Alto CD

Hollywood Golden Era Songs

Hollywood Golden Era Songs
Hollywood Golden Era Songs

Hollywood Golden Era Songs

Fred Astaire
Gene Kelly
Judy Garland
Louis Armstrong
Bing Crosby
Peggy Lee
Vic Damone
Audrey Hepburn
Marylin Monroe
Marlene Dietrich
Danny Kaye
Frankie Lane
Maurice Chevalier
Dooley Wilson
Frank Sinatra
Ella Fitzgerald

Catalogue Number: ALN 1956
Number of Discs: 1
Date/Runtime: Time: 78:09 1940/61
Barcode: 5055354419560





Full booklet notes with all dates, accompanists, film titles-inside !
“All the Songs and performances here are ‘unforgettable’ in that true sense that is so often abused nowadays. All came to fame in films of the 40’s, 50’s and 60’s (‘Singin’ in the Rain, Wizard of Oz, Casablanca, High Noon ….) and will never, ever, go away !” (MusicalMerit)

  • 1. That’s Entertainment (Dietz/Schwartz) (‘The Bandwagon’) 1953. 3.29
        Fred Astaire, Jack Buchanan, Cyd Charisse & Nanette Fabray  
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  • 2. Singin’ in the Rain (Brown/Freed) (‘Singin’ In the Rain’) 1952 2.55
        Gene Kelly   
  • 3. Over the Rainbow (Arlen/Harburg) (‘The Wizard Of Oz’) 1955 3.30
        Judy Garland  
  • 4. When you wish upon a Star (Washington/Harline) (‘Pinocchio’) 1940. 3.14
        Cliff Edwards    
  • 5. A Kiss to Build a Dream on (Kalmar/Ruby/Hammerstein II) (‘The Strip’) 3.01
        Louis Armstrong    Rec.1951
  • 6. True Love (Porter) (‘High Society’) Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly. 1954 3.05
  • 7. Puttin’ on the Ritz (Berlin) (‘Blue Skies’) Fred Astaire. 1952 2.50
  • 8. S’Wonderful (G. & I. Gershwin) (‘An American In Paris’) 1951. 3.00
        Gene Kelly & George Guetary   
  • 9. The Folks who Live on the Hill (Kern/Hammerstein II)
    (‘High, Wide & Handsome’) Peggy Lee. 1957 3.38
  • 10. Good Mornin’ (Brown/Freed) (‘Singin’ In The Rain’) 1952. 2.48
         Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor  
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  • 11. On the Street where you Live (Lerner/Loewe) (‘My Fair Lady’) 1958. 2.41
         Vic Damone  
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  • 12. Well did you Evah? (Porter) (‘High Society’) 1957. 3.48
         Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby  
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  • 13. Moon River (Mancini/Mercer) (‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’) 1961 2.03
         Audrey Hepburn 
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  • 14. Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend (‘Gentlemen Prefer Blondes’) 1953. 3.30
         Marilyn Monroe   
  • 15. Never on Sunday (Hadjiakis/Towne) (‘Never On Sunday’) 1960. 3.09
         Nana Mouskouri  
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  • 16. Baby it’s Cold Outside (Loesser) (‘Neptune’s Daughter’) 1949. 4.44
         Esther Williams & Riccardo Montalban  
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  • 17. Falling in Love Again (Holländer/Connelly) (‘The Blue Angel’) 1954. 2.57
         Marlene Dietrich  
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  • 18. A Couple of Swells (Berlin) (‘Easter Parade’) 1949. 2.37
         Judy Garland & Fred Astaire   
  • 19. Swingin’ on a Star (Burke/VanHeusen) – 2.30 (‘Going My Way’) 1944. 2.29
         Bing Crosby with the Williams Brothers Quartet   
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  • 20. Wonderful Copenhagen (Loesser) (‘Hans Christian Andersen’) 1952. 2.04
         Danny Kaye    
  • 21. Jeepers Creepers (Arlen Mercer) (‘Going Places’) 1939. 2.03
         Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra   
  • 22. Buttons and Bows (‘The Paleface’) Bob Hope. 1948 2.59
  • 23. High Noon (Do Not Forsake Me) (Tiomkin/Washington) (‘High Noon’) 2.39
         Frankie Laine. Rec.1952
  • 24. Thank Heaven for Little Girls (Lerner/Loewe) (‘Gigi’) 1958. 2.17
         Maurice Chevalier    
  • 25. As Time Goes by (Hupfeld) (‘Casablanca’) Dooley Wilson.1943. 2.45
  • 26. Thanks for the Memory (Robin/Rainger) (‘The Big Broadcast of 1938’) – 2.28
         Ella Fitzgerald with Andre Previn and his Orchestra. Rec.1955