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The Astaire story [sound recording]

The Astaire story [sound recording] / [sung by Fred Astaire].
Astaire, Fred.
[United States] : Mercury, [1952]

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AudioUse in library *LZR 33853 [Disc]Performing Arts Research Collections - Recorded Sound


Additional Authors
  • Brown, Ray, 1926-2002.
  • Kessel, Barney.
  • Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007.
  • Phillips, Flip.
  • Shavers, Charlie, 1917-1971.
  • Stoller, Alvin.
4 sound discs : analog, 33 1/3 rpm; 12 in.
  • Mercury: MG C-1001--MG C-1004.
  • Produced by Norman Granz.
  • Program notes on container.
Side 1. Isn't this a lovely day -- Puttin' on the Ritz -- I used to be color blind -- The continental -- Side 2. Let's call the whole thing off -- Change partners -- 'S wonderful -- Lovely to look at -- They all laughed -- Side 3. Cheek to cheek -- Steppin' out with my baby -- The way you look tonight -- I've got my eyes on you -- Dancing in the dark -- Side 4. The carioca -- Nice work if you can get it -- New sun in the sky -- I won't dance -- (Ad lib) Fast dances -- Side 5. Top hat, white tie and tails -- No strings -- I concentrate on you -- I'm putting all my eggs in one basket -- A fine romance -- Side 6. Night and day -- Fascinating rhythm -- I love Louisa -- (Ad lib) Slow dances -- (Ad lib) Medium dances -- Side 7. They can't take that away from me -- You're easy to dance with -- A needle in a haystack -- So near and yet so far -- A foggy day -- Side 8. Oh, lady be good! -- I'm building up to an awful letdown -- Not my girl -- Jam session.
Call Number
*LZR 33853
Astaire, Fred.
The Astaire story [sound recording] / [sung by Fred Astaire].
[United States] : Mercury, [1952]
The musicians accompanying Astaire are Flip Phillips, tenor saxophone ; Charlie Shavers, trumpet ; Oscar Peterson, piano ; Barney Kessel, guitar ; Ray Brown, bass ; and Alvin Stoller, drums.
Added Author
Brown, Ray, 1926-2002. Performer
Kessel, Barney. Performer
Peterson, Oscar, 1925-2007. Performer
Phillips, Flip. Performer
Shavers, Charlie, 1917-1971. Performer
Stoller, Alvin. Performer
Publisher No.
MGC-1001 Mercury
MGC-1002 Mercury
MGC-1003 Mercury
MGC-1004 Mercury
Research Call Number
*LZR 33853 Program notes on container.
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