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Moonlight Becomes You: The Songs of Jimmy Van Heusen

MOONLIGHT BECOMES YOU: THE SONGS OF JIMMY VAN HEUSEN

Bing Crosby, Fats Waller, Frank Sinatra, Helen Forrest, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Ella Fitzgerald and Judy Garland sing the Van Heusen songbook. Tracks include “Moonlight Becomes You”, “Deep in a Dream”, “Blue Rain”, “Heaven Can Wait”, “Swingin' On a Star”, “It Could Happen To You” and “Polka Dots and Moonbeams”.
ASV # 5306, 2000.


WWII Radio Broadcasts

WORLD WAR II RADIO BROADCASTS, Vol. 1-5

Bing Crosby hosts uninterrupted Kraft Hall Radio programs featuring songs, comedy sketches, commercials and WW II news bulletins. Performances by Crosby with guests including Lucille Ball, Bob Hope, Phil Silvers, Joan Davis, Roy Rogers, George Murphy, The Andrews Sisters, Duke Ellington, Spike Jones and the Dorsey Bros. Tracks include “The Day After Forever”, “Swinging On a Star”, “I Couldn’t Sleep A Wink Last Night” and “Put it There Pal”. Programs span 1943 through 1945.
Laserlight # 15934, 1994.


Frank Sinatra Sings Academy Award Winners

FRANK SINATRA SINGS DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES, MOON RIVER AND OTHER ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS

Collection of Sinatra movie themes including “Swingin' On a Star”, “The Continental”, “The Way You Look Tonight”, and “Three Coins in the Fountain”.
Reprise # 1011, 1964.


Jo Stafford Cocktail Hour

JO STAFFORD COCKTAIL HOUR

Tracks include “In The Still of the Night”, “This is Always”, “Manhattan Serenade” and the 1944 top ten hit “It Could Happen To You”.
Columbia River Entertainment Group # 218046, 2001.


THE HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS

Johnny Mathis and Henry Mancini perform hits from various Hollywood Musicals, including a Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke medley consisting of “Moonlight Becomes You”, “It Could Happen to You” and “But Beautiful”.
Columbia # 40732, 1986.


Robin & the Seven Hoods - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

ROBIN & THE SEVEN HOODS - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Recorded at United Recording, Studio A, California. Performed by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Sammy Davis, Jr., Bing Crosby and Peter Falk.
Artanis Entertainment Group #104, 1964.