Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Another Stroll Down Memory Lane...various artists


A 40 track collection of hits from the 40's and 50's. Artists include Johnny Ray, Teresa Brewer, The Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby, Al Jolson, Victor Silvester, Patti Page, Glenn Miller, Frankie Lane, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Bob Crosby, Nat King Cole and many more......




                                           


                                           

Saturday, January 19, 2013

Music Suggested by Woody Allen's Movies


Many of Woody Allen's movies have a nostalgic theme or story to them and Woody incorporates the appropriate or relating music to the soundtrack. This 22 track collection has classics from the 30's and 40's from Harry James, Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Frank Sinatra, Carmen Miranda, Django Reinhardt, Duke Ellington, Dooley Wilson, Louis Armstrong, Chuck Webb and Benny Goodman.


Friday, January 18, 2013

Nipper's Greatest Hits - The 30's Volume 1...20 nostalgic tracks by various artists


20 track compilation of classic nostalgic hits featuring the cream of artists of the day including Bing Crosby, Maurice Chevalier, Fred Astaire, Cab Calloway, Hoagy Charmichael, Cole Porter, Mae West, Fats Waller, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, Bunny Berrigan and more. 

These essential recordings of the 1930's show America's attitude towards the state of the nation with Bing Crosby's Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams and Fred Astaire's We're in the Money , but also highlight the birth of jazz with Fats Wallers' Honeysuckle Rose and Bunny Berigan's I Can't Get Started with You.



So Rare...various artists collection 1930's to 1940's

A selection by actor Barry Humphries of his favourite gramophone records


The first post of this blog is a 46 track collection of hits and classics from the 1930's and 1940's with artists including Fred Astaire, Rudy Vallee, Hildegarde, Dick Powell, The Comedy Harmonists and more...