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The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands: Happy Days [Box]

  • 1. Let's Dance at the Make-Believe Ballroom - Charlie Barnet
    2. Happy Days Are Here Again - Ben Selvin
    3. Puttin' on the Ritz - Leo Reisman
    4. Bye Bye Blues - Bert Lown
    5. Lonesome Lover - Isham Jones
    6. All I Want Is Just One Girl - Gus Arnheim
    7. Little White Lies - Fred Waring
    8. Aristocratic Stomp - Paul Tremaine
    9. June Kisses - Henry Thies
    10. What Is This Thing Called Love? - Leo Reisman
    11. You're My Everything - Anson Weeks
    12. Heartaches - Bert Lown
    13. Ho Hum! - Gus Arnheim
    14. I Keep Remembering - Isham Jones
    15. My Love - Richard Himber
    16. Happy-Go-Lucky You (And Broken-Hearted Me) - Buddy Rogers
    17. Yours - Xavier Cugat
    18. Say It Isn't So - Anson Weeks
    19. Honeymoon Hotel - Rudy Valle
    20. Black-Eyed Susan Brown - Phil Harris
    21. Beautiful Girl
    22. Sittin' on a Backyard Fence - Leon Belasco
    23. Gold Diggers' Song, The (We're in the Money) - Leo Reisman
    24. My Dancing Lady - Rudy Valle
    25. Keep Young and Beautiful - Abe Lyman
    0. DISC 2:
    1. Young and Healthy - Fred Waring
    2. You've Got Me Crying Again - Isham Jones
    3. It Isn't Fair - Richard Himber
    4. Give Me Liberty or Give Me Love - Anson Weeks
    5. Easter Parade - Leo Reisman
    6. I Saw Stars - Joe Reichman
    7. Fair and Warmer
    8. You Oughta Be in Pictures - Rudy Valle
    9. Cocktails for Two - Nye Mayhew
    10. Easy Come, Easy Go - Johnny Green
    11. Let's Fall in Love - Gus Arnheim
    12. Object of My Affection, The - Jimmie Grier
    13. For All We Know - Isham Jones
    14. I'll String Along with You - Ted Fio Rito & His Orchestra
    15. Stars Fell on Alabama - Freddy Martin & His Orchestra
    16. Blue Moon - Casa Loma Orchestra
    17. You and the Night and the Music - Enric Madriguera
    18. Did You Ever See a Dream Walking? - Gene Kardos
    19. On the Good Ship Lollipop - Rudy Valle
    20. I Won't Dance - Eddy Duchin
    21. I Wish I Were Aladdin - Will Osborne
    22. Isn't This a Lovely Day? - Archie Bleyer
    23. In the Dark
    24. Top Hat, White Tie and Tails - Ray Noble
    25. You Are My Lucky Star - Eddy Duchin
    0. DISC 3:
    1. Just One of Those Things - Richard Himber
    2. I'd Rather Listen to Your Eyes - Phil Harris
    3. Lullaby of Broadway - Little Jack Little
    4. Now You've Got Me Doing It
    5. I've Got a Feelin' You're Foolin' - Eddy Duchin
    6. Take My Heart
    7. Glory of Love, The - Rudy Valle
    8. Me and the Moon - Joe Reichman
    9. When Did You Leave Heaven? - Charlie Barnet
    10. I'll Sing You a Thousand Love Songs - Russ Morgan
    11. In the Chapel in the Moonlight - Richard Himber
    12. Us on a Bus - Shep Fields
    13. Rainbow on the River - Ted Weems
    14. I've Got My Fingers Crossed - Lud Gluskin
    15. Bye Bye, Baby - Nat Brandwynne
    16. You Can't Stop Me from Dreaming - Guy Lombardo
    17. Folks Who Live on the Hill, The - Ozzie Nelson
    18. Wake Up and Live - Leon Belasco
    19. You're a Sweetheart - Dolly Dawn
    20. This Year's Kisses - Hal Kemp
    21. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - Eddy Duchin
    22. Little Old Lady - Glen Gray/Casa Loma Orchestra
    23. True Confession - Larry Clinton
    24. To You Sweetheart, Aloha - Guy Lombardo
    25. Toodle-Oo - Russ Morgan
    0. DISC 4:
    1. Rosalie - Leo Reisman
    2. Head Over Heels - Lud Gluskin
    3. Slumming on Park Avenue - Ray Noble
    4. Boo-Hoo - Guy Lombardo
    5. On a Little Dream Ranch - Russ Morgan
    6. Change Partners - Larry Clinton
    7. Don't Let That Moon Get Away - Dick Jurgens
    8. I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams - Hal Kemp
    9. I'll Be Seeing You - Mitchell Ayres
    10. Music, Maestro, Please - Kay Kyser
    11. My Heart Is Taking Lessons - Dick Stabile
    12. Says My Heart - Ozzie Nelson
    13. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - Russ Morgan
    14. Love Is Here to Stay - Larry Clinton
    15. This Can't Be Love - Horace Heidt
    16. Umbrella Man, The - Sammy Kaye
    17. Goodnight, Angel - Hal Kemp
    18. Jeepers Creepers - Larry Clinton
    19. Here Comes the Night - Ray Herbeck
    20. Scatterbrain - Frankie Masters
    21. Sunrise Serenade - Glen Gray
    22. Wishing (Will Make It So) - Orrin Tucker
    23. We Three (My Echo, My Shadow and Me) - Bob Chester
    24. Taking a Chance on Love - Sammy Kaye
    25. You Say the Sweetest Things, Baby - Dick Jurgens
    26. Revoir, Pleasant Dreams, Au - Ben Bernie
  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 34

  • Credits
    ProducerGeoff Milne

    Full title: The Golden Age Of American Sweet Bands: Happy Days Are Here Again - 101 Original Memories.
    Includes 101 tracks from the "sweet bands" of the 1930s, the forerunners of the swing bands of the 1940s.
    Performers include: Gus Arnheim, Mitchell Ayers, Charlie Barnet, Xavier Cugat, Casa Loma Orchestra, Larry Clinton, Isham Jones, Kay Kyser, Guy Lombardo, Ozzie Nelson, Fred Waring, Ted Weems, Abe Lyman, Dolly Dawn.
    Personnel: Chick Bullock, Clifton Webb, Elmo Tanner, Dick Todd, Dinah Shore, Dolly Dawn, Mary Ann Mercer, Judy Starr, Stewart Sisters, Elmer Feldkamp, Loyce Whiteman, Frank Sylvano, Ford Leary, Fred Astaire, Fred MacMurray, Pete Fylling, Jerry Cooper, Ginny Simms, Mert Curtis, Art Wilson, Dolores O'neill, Bernie Parks, Harriet Hilliard, Muzzy Marcellino, Lee Sullivan , Lawrence Cotton, The Biltmore Trio, Lew Conrad, Lebert Lombardo, Jane Froman, Joe Hostetter, Joe Martin, Kenny Sargent, Al Bowlly, The Freshmen , Lee Wiley, Lew Sherwood, Alice Faye, Mary Jane Walsh, Ozzie Nelson, Paula Kelly , Perry Como, Pinky Tomlin, Rudy Valle, Stuart Allen, Terry Shand, The Andrews Sisters, The Merry Macs, Tom Waring, Bea Wain, Ben Bernie, Bing Crosby, Buddy Moreno, Hoagy Carmichael (vocals).
    Liner Note Author: Geoff Milne .
    Jasmine's The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands: Happy Days collects 101 songs made popular between 1929 and 1940. Among the highlights of these pre-swing tracks are "Happy Days Are Here Again" by Ben Selvin, "You Oughta Be in Pictures" by Rudy Valle, "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" by Eddy Duchin, "You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby" by Russ Morgan, "Taking a Chance on Love" by Sammy Kaye, "Boo-Hoo" by Guy Lombardo, and "The Folks Who Live on the Hill" by Ozzie Nelson. This is a worthy collection for fans of that era's top hits. ~ Al Campbell

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