12 Aug 2014

Irving Berlin (Part 3)

From the collecton Irving Berlin

At the end of the 1920’s, Irving made a disastrous foray into the brave new world of talking pictures. After a couple of terrible years in the Great Depression, he was coaxed back to Hollywood to write for Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

Music Details:

BERLIN: Russian Lullaby - Bunny Berigan and his orchestra (Bluebird 66615)

BERLIN: Reaching for the Moon - Holly Cole (Alert 980808)

BERLIN: Marie - Tommy Dorsey and his orchestra (EMI 8412292))

BERLIN: Puttin' on the Ritz - Fred Astaire with Van Philips and his orchestra (EMI CDB 7 52034)

BERLIN: Say it isn't so - Rudy Vallee and his orchestra (Vocalion CD 876123)

BERLIN: Lets Have Another Cup Of Coffee - Enric Madriguera and his Hotel Biltmore Orchestra (Sourced from itunes)

BERLIN: How Deep Is The Ocean - Christine Tobin (Babel 2000)

BERLIN: Easter Parade - Lee Wiley (Jazz Classics JZCL 6013)

BERLIN: Heat Wave - Mildred Bailey with the Casa Loma Orchestra (ABC CD 836190)

BERLIN: Supper Time - Ethel Waters (Sourced from itunes)

BERLIN: Top Hat - Tom Chambers (CASTCD 115)

BERLIN: No Strings - Fred Astaire (History CD 20.3105)

BERLIN: Cheek to Cheek - Ella Fizgerald and Louis Armstrong (Verve 825373)

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