Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein

Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein


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Hello Young Lovers: Capitol Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein

For nostalgia buffs and fans of the American popular song hit parade, here's a blast directly out of "this was your life": 20 tracks from the good old days of pop-cum-jazz via the Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein songbook bring you such talented -- but ultimately soft-soap -- singers as Peggy Lee, Al Martino, Vic Damone, and Judy Garland, vocal groups the Andrews Sisters and the Starlighters, a jazzier young Nancy Wilson, and the much hipper Bobby Darin. The funniest number is Jo Stafford's "The Gentleman Is a Dope," the weirdest is Tennessee Ernie Ford doing "My Favorite Things," and the most out-of-context cut is the finale -- by the Sinfonia of London? Quaintness and reverence for the old days does have an appeal, albeit limited in modern times, so if you wax poetic for this type of show tunes and don't have these artists in your home, this could fill the bill.

Product Details

Release Date: 04/05/1994
Label: Capitol
UPC: 0724382810728
catalogNumber: 28107

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Tennessee Ernie Ford   Track Performer
Andrews Sisters   Track Performer
Judy Garland   Track Performer
Peggy Lee   Vocals,Track Performer
Martino   Track Performer
Frank Sinatra   Conductor
Jo Stafford   Track Performer
Nancy Wilson   Track Performer
Bobby Darin   Track Performer
Ray Anthony   Track Performer
Billy May   Conductor
Margaret Whiting   Track Performer
Gerald Wilson   Conductor
Jack Marshall   Conductor
Helen O'Connell   Track Performer
Vic Damone   Track Performer
Dick Haymes   Track Performer
Jeff Alexander   Track Performer
Norrie Paramor   Conductor
Buddy Cole   Conductor
Frank deVol   Conductor
Gordon MacRae   Track Performer
Jack Fascinato   Conductor
Peter DeAngelis   Conductor
Jimmy Jones   Conductor
Dick Reynolds   Conductor
Sinfonia of London Orchestra   Track Performer
Starlighters   Track Performer
Paul Weston & His Orchestra   Conductor
Ian Bernard   Conductor
Harold Mooney   Conductor
Pete King   Conductor
Robert Florence   Conductor
Jeff Alexander Choir   Track Performer

Technical Credits

Bob Norberg   Remixing
Brad Benedict   Producer
Tommy Steele   Art Direction
Jack Halloran   Contributor
Robert Risko   Artwork

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