Recommended Materials


Respect: A Century of Women in Music

RESPECT: A CENTURY OF WOMEN IN MUSIC

5-disc compilation of hit songs recorded by women during the 20th century. Nominated for the 2001 Grammy Award for Best Boxed Recording Package and for Best Historical Album, collection includes Ada Jones’ #2 hit recording from 1910, “By the Light of the Silvery Moon”.
Rhino Records # 75815, 1999.


Sinatra in Hollywood

SINATRA IN HOLLYWOOD (1940-1964)

CD box set nominated for the 2003 Grammy Award for Best Album Notes, includes a recording of “Moonlight Bay”. Reprise Records # 78285, 2002.


Bing Crosby: The Movie Hits

BING CROSBY: THE MOVIE HITS

Collection of over 20 recordings from Bing Crosby’s film career between 1935 and 1941. Tracks include “By the Light of the Silvery Moon” from the musical The Star Maker (a biopic about the life of legendary songwriter Gus Edwards).
Pearl Records # 9784, 1992.