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Title American popular song [sound recording] / [selected by James R. Morris, J.R. Taylor, and Dwight Blocker Bowers].

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Collection of Recordings, [1984]


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Description 5 audio discs : analog + 1 book (152 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm)
performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Note Subtitle on container and book: Six decades of songwriters and singers.
Performer Sophie Tucker, Bessie Smith, Billy Murray, Grace Kerns, Reed Miller, Al Jolson, Marion Harris, Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire, Ethel Waters, Gene Austin, Helen Morgan, Bing Crosby, Russ Columbo, Mildred Bailey, Irene Taylor ... [et al.].
Note Chiefly popular songs, in part from musical comedies.
Contents Disc 1. Some of these days (Sophie Tucker) -- Alexander's ragtime band (Bessie Smith) -- I love a piano (Billy Murray) -- They didn't believe me (Grace Kerns and Reed Miller) -- April showers (Al Jolson) -- After you've gone. I ain't got nobody. The man I love (Marion Harris) -- Fascinating rhythm (Fred and Adele Astaire) -- Sweet Georgia Brown. I can't give you anything but love (Ethel Waters) -- Melancholy (My melancholy baby) (Gene Austin) -- Why was I born? (Helen Morgan) -- Puttin' on the ritz (Fred Astaire) -- If I had you. Out of nowhere. I'm through with love. Brother, can you spare a dime? (Bing Crosby) -- Street of Dreams (Russ Columbo) -- Georgia on my mind (Mildred Bailey)-- Willow weep for me (Irene Taylor) -- I gotta right to sing the blues (Benny Goodman Orchestra with Jack Teagarden).
Disc 2. Night and day. Isn't this a lovely day?. Cheek to cheek. A fine romance. They can't take that away from me (Fred Astaire) -- I feel a song comin' on (Frances Langford) -- Jeepers creepers (Louis Armstrong) -- You go to my head. More than you know (Billie Holiday) -- Day in, day out (Helen Forrest) -- Taking a chance on love (Benny Goodman Orchestra with Helen Forrest) -- Skylark (Helen Forrest) -- Body and soul (Martha Raye) -- Zing! went the strings of my heart (Judy Garland) -- The nearness of you (Connie Boswell) -- It never entered my mind (Shirley Ross)-- I got it bad (Ivie Anderson) -- Stormy weather. As long as I live (Lena Horne) -- Sweet Lorraine. Embraceable you (Nat "King" Cole) -- But not for me (Judy Garland).
Disc 3. The boy next door (Judy Garland) -- Something to remember you by (Dinah Shore) -- Alone together (Jo Stafford) -- Ev'ry time we say goodbye (Benny Goodman Quintet with Peggy Mann) -- I only have eyes for you (Frank Sinatra) -- A cottage for sale (Billy Eckstine) -- You are too beautiful (Dick Haymes) -- They say it's wonderful (Perry Como) -- I'll get by (Buddy Clark) -- Little girl blue (Margaret Whiting) -- Our love is here to stay (Gene Kelly) -- By myself (Fred Astaire) -- Get happy. The man that got away (Judy Garland) -- Hello, young lovers (Mabel Mercer) -- Dancing on the ceiling (Jeri Southern) -- Easy living (Peggy Lee) -- Sophisticated lady (Rosemary Clooney) -- There will never be another you. Star dust (Nat King Cole) -- 'S wonderful. Autumn in New York (Sarah Vaughan) -- What is this thing called love? (Ella Fitzgerald).
Disc 4. This can't be love. How long has this been going on?. Blues in the night (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Speak low. Isn't it romantic?. Baltimore oriole (Carmen McRae) -- I've got you under my skin. I guess I'll have to change my plan (Frank Sinatra) -- What'll I do? (Johnny Mathis) -- I'm beginning to see the light. Come rain or come shine (Joe Williams) -- Something's gotta give (Fred Astaire) -- Nice work if you can get it. When the sun comes out. One morning in May (Mel Tormé) -- You're driving me crazy (Kay Starr) -- Just one of those things (Lena Horne) -- You don't know what love is. My future just passed (Teddi King) -- Easy street (Elaine Stritch) -- My shining hour (Mabel Mercer).
Disc 5. Glad to be unhappy (Barbara Cook) -- While we're young (Portia Nelson) -- Nobody else but me (Bobby Short) -- Supper time (Eileen Farrell) -- All the things you are (Gordon MacRae)-- Here's that rainy day (Frank Sinatra) -- Last night when we were young. A sleepin' bee. My funny valentine. I'll be around. Sometimes I'm happy (Tony Bennett) -- Ac-cent-tchu-ate the positive (Aretha Franklin) -- I get a kick out of you (Eileen Rodgers) -- As time goes by (Peggy Lee) -- Lush life (Nat "King" Cole) -- Spring will be a little late this year (Leslie Uggams) -- I'm old fashioned (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Lazy afternoon (Sarah Vaughan) -- Quiet night (Barbra Streisand) -- September song (Frank Sinatra) -- Too late now (Marilyn Maye) -- Some other time (Barbara Cook).
Subject Popular music -- United States.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Added Author Morris, James R.
Taylor, J. R.
Bowers, Dwight Blocker.
Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966.
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937.
Murray, Billy.
Kerns, Grace, 1866-1936.
Miller, Reed, 1880-1923.
Jolson, Al, 1886-1950.
Harris, Marion, approximately 1896-1944.
Astaire, Fred.
Astaire, Adele.
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977.
Austin, Gene, 1900-1972.
Morgan, Helen, 1900-1941.
Crosby, Bing, 1903-1977.
Columbo, Russ, 1908-1934.
Bailey, Mildred.
Taylor, Irene.
Added Title Six decades of songwriters and singers.
Smithsonian collection of recordings.
Music No. RD 031 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings
A5 17983 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings
A 17984-A 17988 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings

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