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Big Band VocalistsCOMBO: 5-CD SET & 2-DVD SET, GREAT BIG BAND VOCALISTS

5-CD SET, GREAT BIG BAND VOCALISTS

▪ Great Big Band Vocalists, Volumes 1 & 2

▪ Great Big Band Vocalists, Volume 3

▪ Big Band Stereo Hits (2 CDs)

This look back at the greatest “crooners” and “canaries” of the 1940s features the top vocalists of the period, when they began their careers performing with orchestras and dance bands. The most popular singers ultimately became stars on their own.

Among the legendary artists and their timeless hits included in the rare, vintage footage are Louis Armstrong, Perry Como, Doris Day, Helen Forrest with the Harry James Orchestra, Peggy Lee with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, Johnny Mercer and Margaret Whiting, Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and many more favorites from the World War II era. Hosted by Nick Clooney and Peter Marshall.

CD Track List

2-DVD SET, GREAT BIG BAND VOCALISTS

This look back at the greatest “crooners” and “canaries” of the 1940s features the top vocalists of the period, when they began their careers performing with orchestras and dance bands. The most popular singers ultimately became stars on their own.

Among the legendary artists and their timeless hits included in the rare, vintage footage are Louis Armstrong, Perry Como, Doris Day, Helen Forrest with the Harry James Orchestra, Peggy Lee with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, Johnny Mercer and Margaret Whiting, Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and many more favorites from the World War II era. Hosted by Nick Clooney and Peter Marshall.

DVD Track List

About the show:

Hosted by Nick Clooney and Peter Marshall, this My Music special takes a nostalgic look back at the greatest "crooners" and "canaries" of the 1940s, featuring the incomparable vocalists of the period as they started their careers performing with orchestras and dance bands. The most popular singers from the era, among them Louis Armstrong, Perry Como and Doris Day, ultimately became stars in their own right.

My Music: Big Band Vocalists presents rare and vintage footage, from the 1940s and 1950s, of performances by an all-star lineup of legendary artists, including Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, Rosemary Clooney, Alice Faye, Dick Haymes, Peggy Lee, Dinah Shore, Jo Stafford & the Pied Pipers and many more. The singers are backed by some of the most celebrated and influential ensembles of the World War II era led by Benny Goodman, Harry James, Bob Crosby, Jimmy and Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Ray Noble and others.

$250
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Big Band Vocalists5-DVD SET, GREAT BIG BAND VOCALISTS

This 5-CD collection has 102 tracks with the best songs from the top big band vocalists along with great instrumental tunes from the big band era.

▪ Great Big Band Vocalists, Volumes 1 & 2

CD #1

  1. Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree - Tex Beneke, Marion Hutton and The Modernaires with the Glenn Miller Orchestra
  2. I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now - Perry Como
  3. A Tisket, A Tasket - Ella Fitzgerald with Chick Webb Orchestra
  4. You'll Never Know - Rosemary Clooney with the Harry James Orchestra
  5. Strip Polka - The King Sisters with Alvino Rey Orchestra
  6. I Can't Get Started - Bunny Berigan and Orchestra
  7. Under A Blanket Of Blue - Kenny Sargent with Casa Loma Orchestra
  8. Daddy - Sammy Kaye Choir with Orchestra
  9. You Turned The Tables On Me - Benny Goodman and Orchestra
  10. Indian Summer - Ginny Simms with Kay Kyser Orchestra
  11. Blue Skies - Art Lund with Benny Goodman Orchestra
  12. The Old Lamplighter - Billy Williams with the Sammy Kaye Orchestra
  13. 'Tain't What You Do - Jimmie Lunceford & Orchestra
  14. All Or Nothing At All - Frank Sinatra with the Harry James Orchestra
  15. Bell Bottom Trousers - Ruth McCullough and Tony Pastor with Orchestra
  16. I Cross My Fingers - Russ Emery with Perry Faith Orchestra
  17. Marie - Jack Leonard with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  18. Racing With The Moon - Vaughn Monroe and Orchestra
  19. Yes Indeed - Jo Stafford and Sy Oliver with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  20. It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - Ivie Anderson with the Duke Ellington Orchestra
  21. Got A Date With An Angel - Skinnay Ennis

CD #2

  1. I've Heard That Song Before - Helen Forrest with Harry James Orchestra
  2. Blues In The Night - Cab Calloway and Orchestra
  3. I'll Never Smile Again - Frank Sinatra and The Pied Pipers with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  4. Why Don't You Do Right - Peggy Lee with Benny Goodman Orchestra
  5. Flamingo - Herb Jeffries with Duke Ellington Orchestra
  6. Elmer's Tune - Ray Eberle and The Modernaires with Glenn Miller Orchestra
  7. Tangerine - Helen O'Connell & Bob Eberly with Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
  8. And The Angels Sing - Martha Tilton with Benny Goodman Orchestra
  9. Beat Me Daddy (Eight To The Bar) - Ray McKinley with Will Bradley Orchestra
  10. Peg 'O My Heart - Buddy Clark
  11. Caldonia - Woody Herman and Orchestra
  12. Heart and Soul - Bea Wain with Larry Clinton Orchestra
  13. I've Got A Lovely Bunch Of Coconuts - Merv Griffin with Freddy Martin Orchestra
  14. Oh! What It Seemed To Be - Marjorie Hughes with Frankie Carle Orchestra
  15. I'll Get By - Dick Haymes with Harry James Orchestra
  16. Let Me Off Uptown - Anita O'Day and Roy Eldridge with Gene Krupa Orchestra
  17. My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time - Doris Day with Les Brown Orchestra
  18. Darn That Dream - Mildred Bailey with Benny Goodman Orchestra
  19. Taking A Chance On Love - Helen Forrest with Benny Goodman Orchestra.
  20. I'm Beginning To See The Light - Kitty Kalen with Harry James Orchestra
  21. I'll Be Seeing You - Frank Sinatra with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra

▪ Great Big Band Vocalists, Volume 3

CD #3

  1. Long Ago and Far Away - Jo Stafford
  2. Personality - Johnny Mercer
  3. Moonlight In Vermont - Margaret Whiting
  4. Mairzy Doats - The Pied Pipers
  5. Tampico - June Christy with Stan Kenton Orchestra
  6. Amor - Andy Russell
  7. Cow-Cow Boogie - Ella Mae Morse with Freddie Slack Orchestra
  8. On A Slow Boat To China - Benny Goodman Orchestra
  9. I Don't Know Enough About You - Peggy Lee
  10. Hair of Gold, Eyes of Blue - Gordon MacRae
  11. The Trolley Song - Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers
  12. Far Away Places - Margaret Whiting
  13. Powder Your Face With Sunshine - Dean Martin
  14. Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief - Betty Hutton
  15. Linda - Matt Dennis with Paul Weston Orchestra
  16. And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine - Anita O'Day with Stan Kenton Orchestra
  17. Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive - Johnny Mercer
  18. My Happiness - The Pied Pipers
  19. "A" You're Adorable - Jo Stafford and Gordon MacRae
  20. A Tree In The Meadow - Margaret Whiting

▪ Big Band Stereo Hits (2 CDs - The Billy May & Glenn Gray Orchestras)

CD #4

  1. On The Sunny Side of The Street
  2. Twilight Time
  3. Oh What A Beautiful Morning
  4. Walk Jenny Walk
  5. If Dreams Come True
  6. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
  7. The Good Earth
  8. Rachel's Dream
  9. Shorty George
  10. My Inspiration
  11. Memories of You
  12. Symphony in Riffs
  13. Honeysuckle Rose
  14. Undecided
  15. What's New
  16. Skyliner
  17. You Do Something To Me
  18. Contrasts
  19. Goodbye
  20. Remember

CD #5

  1. Christopher Columbus
  2. Changes
  3. Annie Laurie
  4. You Turned The Tables On Me
  5. Smoke Rings
  6. Chicago
  7. Intermission Riff
  8. I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
  9. Tenderly
  10. Down For The Double
  11. Stardreams
  12. Moonlight On The Ganges
  13. Flying Home
  14. Well Git It
  15. Adios
  16. Autumn Nocturne
  17. Bugle Call Rag
  18. Down South Camp Meeting
  19. Little Rock Getaway
  20. Sleepy Time Gal
$150
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Big Band Vocalists2-DVD SET, GREAT BIG BAND VOCALISTS

This look back at the greatest “crooners” and “canaries” of the 1940s features the top vocalists of the period, when they began their careers performing with orchestras and dance bands. The most popular singers ultimately became stars on their own.

Among the legendary artists and their timeless hits included in the rare, vintage footage are Louis Armstrong, Perry Como, Doris Day, Helen Forrest with the Harry James Orchestra, Peggy Lee with the Benny Goodman Orchestra, Johnny Mercer and Margaret Whiting, Jo Stafford and The Pied Pipers with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, and many more favorites from the World War II era. Hosted by Nick Clooney and Peter Marshall.

Track List:

DVD #1 -- Broadcast Program

  1. I Had the Craziest Dream – Helen Forrest with Harry James Orchestra
  2. Why Don’t You Do Right – Peggy Lee with Benny Goodman Orchestra
  3. Night and Day – Frank Sinatra
  4. Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree – The Andrews Sisters with Harry James Orchestra
  5. It Started All Over Again – Jo Stafford & The Pied Pipers with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  6. I’ll Dance at Your Wedding – Buddy Clark with Ray Noble Orchestra
  7. Green Eyes – Bob Eberle and Helen O’Connell with Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
  8. You Send Me – Dick Haymes
  9. You’ll Never Know – Alice Faye
  10. I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now – Perry Como with Ted Weems Orchestra
  11. It’s Magic – Doris Day
  12. Cow-Cow Boogie – Ella Mae Morse with Freddie Slack Orchestra
  13. Somebody Loves Me – Tex Beneke
  14. Blues in the Night – Dinah Shore with Duke Ellington Orchestra
  15. Big Noise from Winnetka – Bob Crosby and Orchestra
  16. I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm – Rosemary Clooney
  17. On the Sunny Side of the Street – Nat King Cole and Tony Martin
  18. Tampico – June Christy with Stan Kenton Orchestra
  19. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love – Louis Armstrong
  20. God Bless America – Kate Smith

DVD #2 – All Bonus Songs

  1. My Lost Horizon - Doris Day with Les Brown Orchestra
  2. You Made Me Love You - Helen Forrest with Harry James Orchestra
  3. Dig It - Fred Astaire with Artie Shaw Orchestra
  4. Steppin' Out Tonight - The Andrews Sisters with Harry James Orchestra
  5. Good Night Sweetheart - Kenny Baker with Guy Lombardo Orchestra
  6. We Mustn't Say Goodbye - Lanny Ross with Freddy Martin Orchestra
  7. Sleep Baby Sleep (In Your Jeep) -- Harry Babbit with Kay Kyser Orchestra
  8. Quicksand - Ethel Waters with Count Basie Orchestra
  9. I May Be Wrong - Peggy Lee
  10. Again - Mel Torme
$120