13 Aug 2014

Irving Berlin (Part 4)

From the collecton Irving Berlin

In the late thirties, Irving Berlin spent most of his time working Hollywood, though he kept a toehold on Broadway, and continued writing stand-alone pop songs like “God Bless America”.

Music Details:

BERLIN: Russian Lullaby - Bunny Berigan and his orchestra (Bluebird 66615)

BERLIN: A Pretty Girl is like a Melody - Allan Jones and Ensemble (DVD MGM 1936)

BERLIN: We saw the see - Fred Astaire History (CD 20.3104)

BERLIN: I'm putting all my eggs in one basket - Cleo Laine (Crescendo GNPD 9024)

BERLIN: Let's face the music... - Fred Astaire (History CD 20.3104)

BERLIN: This Year’s Kisses - Billie Holiday (Columbia 753806)

BERLIN: He ain't got rhythm - Benny Goodman w. vocal by Jimmy Rushing (Giants of Jazz 353042)

BERLIN: I've got my love to keep me warm - Kay Starr (Hallmark 730779)

BERLIN: I used to be colourblind - Anita O’Day (Pollwinners 286935)

BERLIN: Change Partners - Frank Sinatra &Antonio Carlos Jobim (Concord 723202)

BERLIN: Now It Can Be Told - Al Bowlly with Lew Stone and his Orchestra (MI MID 504)

BERLIN: God Bless America - Kate Smith (ASV AJA 5 465)

BERLIN: When that man is dead and gone - Al Bowlly w. Jimmy Messene (guitar) (ABC 763809)

BERLIN: It's a lovely day tomorrow - Jack Payne and his orchestra (BBC 628817)

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