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Format: CD
Sku: 60615486
UPC: 602498608500
UPC 14: 00602498608500
Release Date: 10/7/2003
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. You Go To My Head - Billie Holiday ~ Various Artists
2. They Can't Take That Away From Me - Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Armstrong ~ Various Artists
3. Way You Look Tonight, The - Fred Astaire ~ Various Artists
4. It Had To Be You - Billie Holiday ~ Various Artists
5. That Old Feeling - Billy Eckstine ~ Various Artists
6. These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) - Nat "King" Cole ~ Various Artists
7. Very Thought Of You, The - Johnny Hartman ~ Various Artists
8. Moonglow - Billie Holiday ~ Various Artists
9. I'll Be Seeing You - Carmen McRae ~ Various Artists
10. Every Time We Say Goodbye - Jeri Southern ~ Various Artists
11. Nearness Of You - Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Armstrong ~ Various Artists
12. For All We Know - Sarah Vaughan ~ Various Artists
13. We'll Be Together Again - Anita O'Day ~ Various Artists
14. That's All - Sarah Vaughan ~ Various Artists
15. I Get A Kick Out Of You - Dinah Washington ~ Various Artists
16. Misty - Johnny Mathis ~ Various Artists
17. Georgia On My Mind - Shirley Horn ~ Various Artists
18. Stardust - Dinah Washington ~ Various Artists

Album Notes and Credits

Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Compilation producers: Ken Druker, Jeff Moskow.
Muze PNote The idea behind The Original Great American Songbook is a simple one: to collect great American singers doing the greatest songs from some of America's greatest pop and jazz composers, and the end result is a disc that should go up into space in a time capsule. Highlights are constant, but include Billie Holiday's version of Dizzy Gillespie's "You Go to My Head," Jeri Southern doing Cole Porter's "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye," and Shirley Horn's 1993 take on Hoagy Carmichael's "Georgia on My Mind." Dinah Washington does a pair of Cole Porter standards, "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "Stardust," while Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong duet on two songs, the Gershwins' "They Can't Take That Away from Me" and Carmichael's "The Nearness of You." That they don't write 'em like this anymore is obvious, since all of these gems were written in an age when melody determined rhythm; they don't sing 'em like this anymore, either, since melismatic ornamentation had yet to become its own elaborate art form. ~ Steve Leggett

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 10/07/2003
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 2003
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 000118202
Music Label Name Label : UTV
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Studio
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : n/a
Music UPC UPC : 00602498608500

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