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BILLY MAY - By Arrangement - Double CD

BILLY MAY - By Arrangement - Double CD
£9.99
CD / Product Number: JASCD406

This two disc collection is a celebration of good music, Billy May's music. His genius as an arranger of top quality popular music is showcased throughout the 48 recordings he made between 1939 and 1952. You will hear music that swings with a beat that is bold and vibrant, music that respects the melody and, very notably, music that has imagination and humour. That last ingredient is so typical of Billy May the man because he was a fun person who looked at life with a twinkle in his eye and a smile on his face.

Description

Disc 1

1 CHEROKEE
2 THE WRONG IDEA
3 ROCKIN' IN RHYTHM
4 POMPTON TURNPIKE
5 LEAPING AT THE LINCOLN
6 AFTERNOON OF A MOAX
7 PHYLISSE
8 WINGS OVER MANHATTAN PTS 1 and 2
9 LIGHTS OUT, HOLD ME TIGHT
10 TAKE THE 'A' TRAIN
11 SWINGIN' AT THE SEANCE
12 DAISY MAE
13 MEASURE FOR MEASURE Part 2
14 GABBY GOOSE
15 ONE DOZEN ROSES
16 BLUES IN THE NIGHT
17 I GOT RHYTHM
18 FRIDAY AFTERNOON
19 LONG TALL MAMA
20 CARNIVAL
21 AUTUMN SERENADE
22 ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET

Disc 2

1 BLUE REY
2 CHINESE LULLABY
3 FROM THE LAND OF SKY BLUE WATER
4 APRIL IN PARIS
5 RUSSIAN LULLABY
6 SHOULDN'T I ?
7 SHORTNIN' BREAD
8 THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT
9 ALWAYS
10 HORS D'OEUVRES
11 NINETY-NINE OUT IF A HUNDRED
12 MARYLAND MY MARYLAND
13 DANCING ON THE CEILING
14 ISN'T IT ROMANTIC ?
15 MIMI
16 JOLIE JACQUELINE- Gisele MacKenzie
17 MEAN TO ME - Nellie Lutcher
18 ON THE HONKY TONK HARDWOOD FLOOR - Kay Starr
19 ON THE ATCHSION TOPEKA AND SANTA FE - Bing Crosby
20 RIP VAN WINKLE - Ella Mae Morse
21 ME AND MY SHADOW
22 HOME COOKING - Bob Hope And Margaret Whiting
23 I'VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING
24 I GOTTA RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES - Peggy Lee
25 WALKIN' MY BABY BACK HOME - Nat 'King' Cole
26 DON'T FENCE ME IN - Frank Sinatra