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The Voice of the Big Bands

Artist:
Format:
Compact Disc (Audio)
No of Discs:
1
Availability:
Available
Release Date:
01-05-1997
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Barcode:
604988254525
Packaging:
Jewel Case
Catalog Number:
JASMCD2545
The Voice of the Big Bands
The Voice of the Big Bands

Description

Arguably the most underrated singer of the 20th Century. Her impeccable phrasing and unparrelled range and breath control made it so easy to be heard over a 17 piece band. Miss "99" lbs. of dynamite (according to Downbeat Magazine) was held in the highest regard as the finest band singer ever by such contemporaries such as Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald etc. Listen to her version of "When The Sun Comes Out" with The Benny Goodman Orchestra, albeit one of her lesser known works ,it may well be the greatest interplay you'll ever hear between ban and vocalist !.If you love the big band music of the 1930's and 1940's and have never heard Helen Forrest, then you are missing a lot.

Tracks

  1. Name
  2. Deep In A Dream
  3. Deep Purple
  4. Comes Love
  5. Day In, Day Out
  6. All The Things You Are
  7. Moonray
  8. How High The Moon
  9. Shake Down The Stars
  10. It Never Entered My Mind
  11. I'm Nobody's Baby
  12. Taking A Chance On Love
  13. Yes, My Darling Daughter
  14. Bewitched
  15. I Found A Million Dollar Baby
  16. When The Sun Comes Out
  17. The Devil Sat Down And Cried
  18. I Don't Want To Walk Without You
  19. Skylark
  20. He's My Guy
  21. I Had The Craziest Dream
  22. I've Heard That Song Before
  23. Close To You
  24. Long Ago And Far Away
  25. It Had To Be You
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