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Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby

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Swinging With Bing

One of the most popular stars ever, Bing Crosby dominated the musical scene of the late 40s and early 50s, with hundreds of millions of record sales, a radio play history like no other, and a strong presence on the silver screen. 'The Old Crooner's sound became universally recognised as the quality and dedication of his work increased, driven by his sharp grasp of the powers of new and sophisticated recording technology.

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BING CROSBY
Swinging With Bing

One of the most popular stars ever, Bing Crosby dominated the musical scene of the late 40s and early 50s, with hundreds of millions of record sales, a radio play history like no other, and a strong presence on the silver screen. 'The Old Crooner's sound became universally recognised as the quality and dedication of his work increased, driven by his sharp grasp of the powers of new and sophisticated recording technology.

1 I've Found A New Baby
2 Ol' Man River
3 In A Little Spanish Town
4 The Blue Room
5 Jeepers Creepers
6 'Deed I Do
7 Nice Work If You Can Get It
8 They All Laughed
9 Heat Wave
10 Cheek To Cheek
11 Mountain Greenery
12 Seven Nights A Week
13 Some Sunny Day
14 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter
15 Exactly Like You
16 Along The Way To Waikiki
17 Mack The Knife
18 Down Among The Sheltering Palms
19 Dream A Little Dream Of Me
20 Georgia On My Mind

Original Recordings 1945 -1957



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BING CROSBY
Swinging With Bing

With Eddie Heywood (piano), Harry Parr-Jones -trumpets
Vic Dickenson, Harry Coker -trombones/ Lem Davis -alto
Ernie Shepard -bass/ Keg Purnell -drums
Hollywood, 5 Sep 1945 -
1 I've Found A New Baby (Williams, Palmer)
(Decca L 3949-A) MCPS

With The Buddy Cole (piano) & His Trio:
Hollywood, 13 Dec 1955 -
2 Ol' Man River (Kern, Hammerstein II)
(Decca L 8848-A) Chappell
3 In A Little Spanish Town
('Twas On a Night Like This) (Wayne, Lewis, Young)
(Decca L 8849-A) F. D. & H.

With Buddy Bregman & His Orchestra:
Conrad Gozzo, Pete Candoli, Harry 'Sweets' Edison,
Maynard Ferguson -t/ Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate, Milt
Bernhart, George Roberts -tbs/ Bud Shank, Maurice Stein,
Ted Nash, Bob Cooper, Chuck Gentry -saxes/ Paul Smith -p
Barney Kessel -g/ Alvin Stoller (plus unknown woodwind
& strings)
Hollywood, 11-12 Jun 1956 -
4 The Blue Room (Rodgers, Hart)
(Verve BR 20155)
5 Jeepers Creepers (Warren, Mercer)
(Verve BR 20156)
6 'Deed I Do (Rose, Hirsch)
(Verve BR 20158)
7 Nice Work If You Can Get It (G. & I. Gershwin)
(Verve BR 20160)
8 They All Laughed (G. & I. Gershwin)
(Verve BR 20161)
9 Heat Wave (Berlin)
(Verve BR 20162)
10 Cheek To Cheek (Berlin)
(Verve BR 20164)
11 Mountain Greenery (Rodgers, Hart)
(Verve BR 20166)

With Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra (personnel n/k):
Hollywood, early Feb 1957 -
12 Seven Nights A Week (Van Heusen, Cahn)
(Capitol 16693) Robbins/ F.D. & H.

With Bob Scobey (trumpet) & His Frisco Jazz Band:
Frank Beach -t/ Abe Lincoln -tb/ Matty Matlock -cl
Dave Harris -tenor-s/ Clancy Hayes -g/ Ralph Sutton -p
Red Callender -bass/ Nick Fatool -d
Hollywood, 19-20 Feb 1957 -
13 Some Sunny Day (Berlin)
(RCA-Victor H2J B322-3) Irving Berlin Music
14 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down
And Write Myself A Letter (Ahlert, Young)
(RCA-Victor H2J B323-6) Sterling Music
15 Exactly Like You (McHugh, Fields)
(RCA-Victor H2J B325-2) Lawrence Wright
16 Along The Way To Waikiki (Whiting, Kahn)
(RCA-Victor H2J B330-6) Feldman
17 Mack The Knife (Weill, Blitzstein, Brecht)
(RCA-Victor H2J B332-7) Arcadia Music
18 Down Among The Sheltering Palms (Olman, Brockman)
(RCA-Victor H2J B328-5) Sun Music
19 Dream A Little Dream Of Me (Kahn, Schwandt, Andree)
(RCA-Victor H2J B321-2) F. D. & H.

With The Buddy Cole Trio:
Hollywood, 14 Mar 1957 -
20 Georgia On My Mind (Carmichael, Gorrell)
(Decca L 9937) Campbell-Connelly


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