Bing Crosby – Kraft Music Hall
Whether you are a Bing Crosby fan, or simply appreciate vocalists of the past, this CD of Bing’s radio performances should prove impressive and inspiring.
Bing’s surviving radio work from this period is particularly scarce, but it isn't just rarity that makes this collection important. Here's Bing at his vocal peak, with his unerring ear, his groundbreaking singing style and his uncanny sense of timing and rhythm.
Bing's radio performances provide an additional insight into his style, combining a slightly more casual approach to his songs while remaining focused on providing a superlative rendition of any song that came his way. This was a time when he could consistently and effortlessly hit those notes that were out of reach to contemporaries and most imitators.
1. Paul Whiteman introduction and hand-over to Bing - 1:53 2. Medley: Please - Learn To Croon - June in January - From the Top Of Your Head - 5:19 3. On Treasure Island - 3:02 4. Red Sails in the Sunset - 3:04 5. Medley: Thanks - Temptation - Love In Bloom - I Wish I Were Aladdin - 6:22 6. Here’s To Romance - 2:37 7. After You’ve Gone - 2:51 8. Take Me Back To My Boots And Saddle -2:47 9. Medley: I Kiss Your Hand, Madame - I’m Yours - I Surrender Dear - From Monday On - 5:20 10. Alone - 2:49 11. Dinah - 2:50 12. Red Sails in the Sunset - 3:25 13. Anything Goes Medley: Sailor Beware - 2:25 14. I Get A Kick Out Of You (with Kay Weber) - 2:18 15. Anything Goes (with the Dorsey Trio) - 0:53 16. Moonburn - 2:59 17. My Heart And I - 3:40 18. Thanks A Million - 1:28 19. You Are My Lucky Star - 2:55 20. Eeny-Meeny-Miney-Mo - 2:06 21. I’ll See You In My Dreams - 2:32 22. Take Me Back To My Boots And Saddle - 2:59 23. A Little Bit Independent - 2:03 24. Some Of These Days - 2:08 25. I Found A Dream - 2:19 26. With All My Heart - 2:32
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