Monday, March 28, 2011


Coming soon in the series of excellent Bing Crosby issues from Sepia Records is "Through The Years vol.7". The series covers Bing's recordings in chronological order.

This edition covers Bing's work from 1954, which was a banner year for Crosby. Bing recorded the legendary album "A Musical Autobiography" as well as remained one of Decca records biggest stars - 20 years after signing with the label.

The following titles are covered on the CD:

Date: 21 April 1954
From A Musical Autobiography
1 MG3671 Learn To Croon (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
2 MG3671 Thanks (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
3 MG3669 Muddy Water (Peter De Rose, Harry Richman, Jo Trent)
4 MG3669 Mississippi Mud (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh)
5 MG3669 My Kinda Love (Louis Alter, Jo Trent)
6 MG3669 I Surrender, Dear (Harry Barris, Gordon Clifford,
Bing Crosby)

Date: 28 April 1954
7 L7652-A Oh Tell Me Why (Anon)
Bing is overdubbed on himself to give the impression of a male
quartet. Games with a tape recorder!

Date: 30 April 1954
8 L8648-A If You Love Me (Really Love Me) (Marguerite
Monnot, Geoffrey Parsons, Edith Piaf)

Date: 3 May 1954 From A Musical Autobiography
9 MG3671 Down The Old Ox Road (Arthur Johnston, Sam
10 MG3671 Black Moonlight (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
11 MG3671 The Day You Came Along (Arthur Johnston, Sam
12 MG3671 After Sundown (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)
13 MG3671 Temptation (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)
14 MG3671 Love Thy Neighbour (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
15 MG3671 May I? (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
16 MG3671 Love In Bloom (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin)
17 MG3673 I Love You Truly (Carrie Jacobs Bond)
18 MG3673 June In January (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin)
19 MG3673 Love Is Just Around The Corner (Lewis E Gensler,
Leo Robin)
20 MG3673 It's Easy To Remember (Lorenz Hart, Richard
21 MG3673 I Wished On The Moon (Dorothy Parker, Ralph
22 MG3673 Silent Night, Holy Night (Franz Xavier Gruber,
Joseph Mohr)
23 MG3673 I'm An Old Cowhand (Johnny Mercer)
24 MG3673 Song Of The Islands (Charles E King)
25 MG3673 Sweet Leilani (Harry Owens)
26 MG3673 Blue Hawaii (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin)

Date: 4 May 1954 White Christmas film titles
27 L7649-1 What Can You Do With A General? (Irving Berlin)
28 L7650-1 Count Your Blessings Instead Of Sheep (Irving

Date: 21 May 1954
29 L7704 Liza (Gus Kahn, George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin)
30 L7705-1 In The Good Old Summertime (George Evans, Ren

Date: 16 June 1954 From A Musical Autobiography
31 MG3669 Out Of Nowhere (John W Green, Edward Heyman)
32 MG3669 Stardust (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parrish)
33 MG3673 Soon (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers)
34 MG3673 The One Rose (Del Lyon, Lani Mc Intire)
35 MG3675 There's A Goldmine In The Sky (Charles F Kenny,
Nick A Kenny)
36 MG3675 My Heart Is Taking Lessons (Johnny Burke, James V

You can order this excellent CD: HERE

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