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The best of Irving Berlin

The best of Irving Berlin
The best of Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin was an American composer and lyricist, widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history. His music forms a great part of the Great American Songbook. Berlin's songs have reached the top of the charts 25 times and have been extensively re-recorded by numerous singers. This six CD set features 95 of his best songs
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popular music
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The best of Irving Berlin
The best of Irving Berlin
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  • Disc 1. A couple of song & dance men (Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire) -- A couple of swells (Judy Garland) -- A man chases a girl (Debbie Reynolds) -- A pretty girl is like a melody (John Steel) -- Alexander's Rag Time Band (Louis Armstrong) -- All alone (Judy London) -- All by myself (The McGuire Sisters) -- Always (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Anything you can do (Ethel Merman & Ray Middleton) -- Back to back (Herb MIller Orchestra) -- Be careful it's my heart (Eydie Gorme) -- Because I love you (Artie Shaw) -- Blues skies (Dinah Washington) -- Call me Madam medley (George Melachrino) -- Change partners (Larry Clinton & His Orchestra, vocal Dick Todd) -- Cheek to cheek (Fred Astaire)
  • Disc 2. Count your blessings instead of sheep (Sonny Rollins) -- Doin' what comes naturally (Dinah Shore) -- Easter parade (Judy Garland & Fred Astaire) -- Everybody's step (With Chuck Webb Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald) -- Fools fall in love (Lee Wiley) -- Get thee behind me Satan (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Happy holiday (Bing Crosby & The Music Makers) -- He ain't got rhythm (Benny Goodman) -- Heat wave (Ella Fitzgerald) -- How about me (Ella Fitzgerald) -- How deep is the ocean (Connie Francis) -- How's chances (Ella Fitzgerald) -- I got the sun in the morning (Doris Day) -- I left my heart at thet stage door canteen (Don Cornell) -- I never had a chance (Ella Fitzgerald) -- I poured my heart into a song (Helen Forrest)
  • Disc 3. I threw a kiss in the ocean (Stanley Black & His Orchestra with Julie Dawn) -- I used to be a colour blind (Benny Goodman Orchestra featuring Martha Tilton) -- I wonder why (Eydie Gorme) -- I'm putting all my eggs in one basket (Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald) -- I've got my love to keep me warm (Billie Holiday) -- If I had you (Carmen Cavallaro) -- Irving Berlin medley (Nat Shilkret & The Victor Orchestra) -- Isn't this a lovely day? (Eddie Duchin) -- It all belongs to me (Ruth Etting) -- It's a lovely day today (Doris Day) -- I've got my captain working for me now (Original Dixieland Jazz Band) -- I've lost my heart in Dixieland (Original Dixieland Jazz Band) -- Lady of the evening (Dick Haymes) -- Lazy (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Let me sing and I'm happy (Al Jolson) -- Let yourself go (Ray Noble & His Orchestra with Al Bowlly)
  • Disc 4. Let's face the music and dance (Fred Astaire) -- Let's take an old fashioned walk (Doris Day) -- Mandy (Eddie Cantor) -- Marching along with time (Tony Martin) -- Marie (The Mills Brothers) -- My defences are down (Howard Keel) -- My walking stick (Louis Armstrong) -- No strings (I'm fancy free) (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Now it can be told (Ella Fitzgerald) Oh Marie (Louis Prima) -- Pck up you sins and go to the Devil (Ella Fitzgerald) Play a simple melody (Georgia Gibbs & Bob Crosby) -- Puttin' on the ritz (Harry Richman) -- Reaching for the moon (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Remember (Isham Jones & His Orchestra) -- Roses of yesterday (Tony Bennett)
  • Disc 5. Russian lullaby (Ella Fitzgerald) -- Say it isn't so (Julie London) -- Say it with music (Dick Haymes) -- Shaking the blues away (Ruth Etting) -- Sisters (The Beverley Sisters) -- Slumming on Park Avenue (Alice Faye) -- Soft lights & sweet music (Dick Haymes) -- Some sunny day (Lee Wiley) -- Steppin' out with my baby (Gordon MacRae) -- Suppertime (Ella Fitzgerald) -- That's what the well dressed man in Harlem will wear (Fats Waller) -- The best thing for you (Doris Day) -- The girl that I marry (Pat Boone) -- That hostess with the mostes on the ball (Ethel Merman) -- The piccolino (Ginger Rogers) -- The song is ended (Gillespie, Eldridge, Peterson, Ellis and Brown)
  • Disc 6. There's no business like show business (Ethel Merman) -- They say it's wonderful (Perry Como) -- This is the army Mr. Jones (Irving Berlin) -- This year's kisses (Billie Holiday) -- Together we two (Isham Jones & His Orchestra) -- Top hat, white tails and tie (Fred Astaire) -- We saw the sea (Harry Roy & His Orchestra) -- What'll I do (Johnny Mathis) -- When I had you (Ken Griffin) -- You can have him (Doris Day) -- You can't get a man with a gun (Eydie Gorme) -- You keep me coming back like a song (Dinah Shore) -- You'd be surprised (Eddie Cantor) -- You're just in love (Rosemary Clooney) -- You're laughing at me (Ella Fitzgerald)
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