George and Ira Gershwin in Hollywood > Soundtrack Anthology


Recording Details

Date
1996
Type
Audio / (Compilation)
Method
Studio
Language
English
Music
George Gershwin (840)
Lyrics
B.G. DeSylva (203), Ira Gershwin (705), Ballard MacDonald (33)
Producer
Michael Feinstein (82), George Feltenstein (50), Bradley Flanagan (31)
Liner Notes
Michael Feinstein (82), Edward Jablonski (48)
Conductor
Victor Baravelle, Adolph Deutsch (38), Tommy Dorsey (50), Leo F. Forbstein (43), Johnny Green (106), Lennie Hayton (77), Alfred Newman (80), André Previn (134), Nelson Riddle (150), Artie Shaw (42), Nathaniel Shilkret (41), Herbert W. Spencer (20), George E. Stoll (101)
Orchestrations
Léo Arnaud (52), George Bassman (44), Robert Russell Bennett (198), Robert Franklyn (27), George Gershwin (840), Wally Heglin (19), Ray Heindorf (88), Calvin Jackson (9), Fud Livingston (5), Frank Perkins (7), Edward B. Powell (24), Nelson Riddle (150), Conrad Salinger (101), Axel Stordahl (60)
Performer
June Allyson (46), Fred Astaire (338), Ralph Blane (107), Anne Brown (19), Bobbie Canvin (6), Kathleen Carns (3), MGM Studio Chorus (43), Ruth Clark (4), Ella Fitzgerald (239), Bob Fosse (52), Judy Garland (473), George Gershwin (840), Betty Grable (73), Mitzi Green (5), Georges Guétary (37), John Hall (4), Dick Haymes (133), Hal Hopper (6), Lena Horne (198), John B. Hughes (2), Al Jolson (161), Gene Kelly (152), Henry Kruze (4), Peg LaCentra (3), Dixie Lee (3), Ella Logan (28), Avon Long (25), Eddie Quillan (7), Ginger Rogers (88), Mickey Rooney (77), Six Hits and a Miss (11), The Stafford Sisters (2), Sally Sweetland (20), Virginia Verrill (4)
Musician
MGM Studio Orchestra (53), RKO Studio Orchestra (2), Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra (15), Warner Bros. Studio Orchestra (12)
Notes
Notes Seventeen films are represented in this collection. The "Blue Monday" track is the only commercial recording of this piece using the original opening lyrics with their dated racial references.
Shortcode
[r8823]

Releases (3)

Format
2-CD
Label
Rhino / Wea R2 72732
Released
1997-06-24
Country
US
Barcode
081227273224
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Also Contains
The Shocking Miss Pilgrim - 1947 Film Soundtrack
Includes Tracks From
Ziegfeld Follies - 1944 Film Soundtrack
Girl Crazy - 1943 Film Soundtrack
The Barkleys Of Broadway - 1949 Film Soundtrack
Give a Girl a Break - 1953 Film Soundtrack
Funny Face - 1957 Film Soundtrack
A Damsel In Distress - 1937 Film Soundtrack
An American In Paris - 1951 Film Soundtrack
Shall We Dance - 1937 Film Soundtrack
Strike Up the Band - 1940 Film Soundtrack
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Book - 1959 Ella Fitzgerald
Rhapsody In Blue - 1945 Soundtrack
# Tracks
40
Length
2:31:32
Lists
42 collectors / 5 wish lists
History
8 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl11985]
Disc 1:
1. Overture -- Warner Bros. Studio Orchestra (outtake)
song from Rhapsody In Blue
2. Swanee -- Al Jolson
3. Somebody Loves Me -- Lena Horne (from the film, Broadway Rhythm)
4. I Can't Be Bothered Now -- Fred Astaire
5. (I'll Build A) Stairway to Paradise -- Georges Guetary
6. They Can't Take That Away From Me -- Fred Astaire (Alternate Version)
song from Shall We Dance
7. Fascinating Rhythm -- Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra, Mickey Rooney (Piano Solo)
song from Lady, Be Good!
8. Love Is Here to Stay -- Gene Kelly
9. They All Laughed -- Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire (with extended chorus)
song from Shall We Dance
10. Embraceable You -- Judy Garland, Henry Kruze, P. Hanna, G. Mershon, H. Stanton, Ernie Newton, Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra, MGM Studio Chorus & Orchestra
song from Girl Crazy
11. 135th Street Blues (Blue Monday) -- John B. Hughes, Chorus (extended version)
song from Blue Monday
12. Summertime -- Anne Brown
song from Porgy and Bess
13. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off -- Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers
song from Shall We Dance
14. But Not for Me -- Ella Fitzgerald (from the film, But Not For Me)
song from Girl Crazy
15. Nice Work If You Can Get It -- Fred Astaire
16. Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) -- Avon Long (outtake)
song from Show Girl
17. I've Got A Crush On You -- Gene Kelly (outtake)
song from Treasure Girl
18. Third Prelude -- Oscar Levant (outtake)
song from Rhapsody In Blue
19. Strike Up the Band -- Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Six Hits And a Miss, The MGM Studio Chorus
Disc 2:
1. Boy! What Love Has Done to Me! -- Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (extended version)
song from Girl Crazy
2. Slap That Bass -- Fred Astaire, Chorus (alternate take)
song from Shall We Dance
3. Aren't You Kind Of Glad We Did? -- Dick Haymes, Betty Grable
4. The Man I Love -- Peg La Centra (dubbing Ida Lupino) (from the film, The Man I Love)
song from Lady, Be Good!
5. Treat Me Rough -- June Allyson, Mickey Rooney, The MGM Studio Chorus, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra (extended version)
song from Girl Crazy
6. A Foggy Day -- Fred Astaire
7. You've Got What Gets Me -- Eddie Quillan, Dixie Lee, Mitzi Green (from the 1932 film. Girl Crazy)
song from Girl Crazy
8. Oh Lady, Be Good -- Artie Shaw and His Orchestra (from the short, Artie Shaw's Symphony in Swing)
song from Lady, Be Good!
9. He Loves and She Loves -- Fred Astaire
song from Funny Face
10. I Was Doing Alright -- Ella Logan
11. Love Walked In -- Virginia Verrill (dubbing Andrea Leeds), Jon Hall (outtake)
12. Promenade (Walking The Dog) -- The RKO Studio Orchestra
song from Shall We Dance
13. (I've Got) Beginner's Luck -- Fred Astaire
song from Shall We Dance
14. 'S Wonderful -- Gene Kelly, Georges Guetary
song from Funny Face
15. Things Are Looking Up -- Fred Astaire
16. Delishious -- Sally Sweetland (dubbing Joan Leslie) (extended version)
song from Delicious
17. Shall We Dance -- Fred Astaire
song from Shall We Dance
18. I Got Rhythm -- Judy Garland, Mickey Rooney, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, The MGM Studio Chorus
song from Girl Crazy
19. You'd Be Hard to Replace -- Fred Astaire] (extended version)
20. In Our United State -- Bob Fosse
21. For You, For Me, For Evermore (The Shocking Miss Pilgrim) -- Dick Haymes, Betty Grable

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Format
CD
Label
Soundtrack Factory 33521
Released
2000-05-30
Country
Holland
Barcode
843600352120
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Notes
Single-disc European bootleg of Rhino recording
# Tracks
21
Length
75:25
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl39439]
1. Overture:Swanee/Somebody Love Me/Fascinating Rhythm/Embraceable You
2. I Can't Be Bothered Now [From Damsel in Distress]
3. They Can't Take That Away from Me [From Shall We Dance]
4. They All Laughed [From Shall We Dance]
5. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off [From Shall We Dance]
6. Nice Work If You Can Get It
7. Slap That Bass [From Shall We Dance]
8. Arent You Kind of Glad We Did? [From The Shocking Miss Pilgrim]
9. The Man I Love [From the Man I Love]
10. A Foggy Day [From A Damsel in Distress]
11. You've Got What Gets Me [From Girl Crazy]
12. Oh, Lady Be Good
13. I Was Doing All Right [From the Goldwyn Follies]
14. Love Walked in [From the Goldwyn Follies]
15. Promenade [From Shall We Dance]
16. (I've Got) Beginner's Luck [From Shall We Dance]
17. Things Are Looking up [From A Damsel in Distress]
18. Delishious [From Rhapsody in Blue]
19. Shall We Dance? [From Shall We Dance]
20. For You, For Me, For Evermore [From The Shocking Miss Pilgrim]
21. Strike up the Band [From Strike Up the Band]

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Format
2-CD
Label
EMI / Turner Classic Movies 7243 8 21558 2 9
Released
1997-09-12
Country
UK
Barcode
724382155829
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Lists
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History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl52203]
Disc 1
1. Ouverture (Medley)
2. Swanee
3. Somebody Loves Me
4. I Can't Be Bothered Now
5. (I'll Build A )Stairway To Paradise
6. The Can't Take That Away From Me
7. Fascinating Rhythm
8. Love Is Here To Stay
9. They All Laughed
10. Embraceable You
11. 135th Street Blues (Blue Monday)
12. Summertime
13. Let's Call The Whole Thing Off
14. But Not For Me
15. Nice Work If You Can Get It
16. Liza (All The Clouds'll Roll Away)
17. I've Got A Crush On You
18. Third Prelude
19. Strike Up The Band
Disc 2
1. Boy! What Love Has Done To Me
2. Slap That Bass
3. Aren't You Kind Of Glad We Did
4. The Man I Love
5. Treat Me Rough
6. A Foggy Day
7. You've Got What Gets Me
8. Oh Lady, Be Good
9. He Loves And She Loves
10. I Was Doing Alright
11. Love Walked In
12. Promenade
13. (I've Got) Beginner's Luck
14. 'S Wonderful
15. Things Are Looking Up
16. Delishious
17. Shall We Dance
18. I Got Rhythm
19. You'd Be Hard To Replace
20. In Our United State
21. For You, For Me, For Evermore

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