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The Gentlemen Sing: With The Big Bands And More

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The Gentlemen Sing: With The Big Bands And More
The Gentlemen Sing: With The Big Bands And More


After assembling albums titled 'The Ladies Sing' and 'The Groups Sing' Jasmine Records felt it was incumbent upon them to give equal attention to the male vocalists from the Big Band Era and beyond, sampling in many instances both their Big Band performances and then their later starring roles as featured solo singers.

They knew at the outset, of course, that both Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra should be given top billing and they've each been placed at the beginning of the two CDs in this collection. Nineteen other singers have been included to chronicle some key moments in musical history, both from a standpoint of popularity and contribution to the vocal art. Even a few novelty songs have been included, as an example of what was going on in many of the Big Bands at the time.


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  2. Stardust - Frank Sinatra
  3. There Are Such Things - Frank Sinatra
  4. Nancy (With the Laughing Face) - Frank Sinatra
  5. I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night - Frank Sinatra
  6. Why Try to Change Me Now - Frank Sinatra
  7. Strip Polka - Johnny Mercer
  8. On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe - Johnny Mercer
  9. Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive - Johnny Mercer
  10. G.I. Jive - Johnny Mercer
  11. The Breeze and I - Bob Eberly
  12. Maria Elena - Bob Eberly
  13. I Understand - Bob Eberly
  14. Blue Moon - Billy Eckstine
  15. Sophisticated Lady - Billy Eckstine
  16. Besame Mucho - Andy Russell
  17. Amor - Andy Russell
  18. Laughing On the Outside - Andy Russell
  19. The Old Black Magic - Skip Nelson
  20. Racing With The Moon - Vaughn Monroe
  21. Let's Get Lost - Vaughn Monroe
  22. Ballerina - Vaughn Monroe
  23. That's My Desire - Frankie Laine
  24. Mule Train - Frankie Laine
  25. Huggin' And Chalkin' - Hoagy Carmichael
  26. The Frim Fram Sauce - Butch Stone
  27. Be Careful, It's My Heart - Bing Crosby
  28. Moonlight Becomes You - Bing Crosby
  29. Swinging On a Star - Bing Crosby
  30. San Fernando Valley - Bing Crosby
  31. Now Is the Hour - Bing Crosby
  32. Moonlight Cocktail - Ray Eberle
  33. At Last - Ray Eberle
  34. You'll Never Know - Dick Haymes
  35. Little White Lies - Dick Haymes
  36. It Might As Well Be Spring - Dick Haymes
  37. How Blue the Night - Dick Haymes
  38. I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard
  39. To Each His Own - Eddy Howard
  40. Mam'selle - Art Lund
  41. Sleepy Time Gal - Art Lund
  42. Nature Boy - Nat King Cole
  43. Portrait of Jennie - Nat King Cole
  44. Mona Lisa - Nat King Cole
  45. Orange Coloured Sky - Nat King Cole
  46. Till the End of Time - Perry Como
  47. Prisoner of Love - Perry Como
  48. When You Were Sweet Sixteen - Perry Como
  49. Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes - Perry Como
  50. A Gal in Calico - Tex Beneke
  51. Cecilia - Ronnie Kemper
  52. Sam, You Made the Pants Too Long - Ziggy Talent
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