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The early years at RKO

by Astaire, Fred,

Format: Music CD 2013
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
Available (1)
Location Collection Call #
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD COMPACT DISC Mo Ast 42856
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD
 
Call Number  COMPACT DISC Mo Ast 42856
 
 
Contents
disc 1. Flying down to Rio. Music makes me ; Flying down to Rio / music by Vincent Youmans ; lyrics by Edward Eliscu and Gus Kahn
The gay divorcee. Night and day / music and lyrics by Cole Porter (Leo Reisman and his orchestra)
Top hat. No strings ; Isn't this a lovely day ; Top hat, white tie, and tails ; Cheek to cheek ; The piccolino / music and lyrics by Irving Berlin (Leo Reisman and his orchestra; Johnny Green and his orchestra)
Follow the fleet. We saw the sea ; Let yourself go ; I'd rather lead a band ; I'm putting all my eggs in one basket ; Let's face the music and dance / music and lyrics by Irving Berlin (Johnny Green and his orchestra)
Swing time. Pick yourself up ; The way you look tonight ; A fine romance ; Bojangles of Harlem ; Never gonna dance / music by Jerome Kern ; lyrics by Dorothy Fields (Johnny Green and his orchestra)
Bonus tracks: A fine romance (alternate take) ; Waltz in swing time (alternate take)
disc 2. Shall we dance. (I've got) Beginner's luck ; Slap that bass ; They all laughed ; Let's call the whole thing off ; They can't take that away from me ; Shall we dance / music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin (Johnny Green and his orchestra)
A damsel in distress. I can't be bothered now ; Things are looking up ; A foggy day ; Nice work if you can get it / music by George Gershwin ; lyrics by Ira Gershwin (Ray Noble and his orchestra)
Carefree. I used to be color blind ; The yam ; Change partners / music and lyrics by Irving Berlin (Ray Noble and his orchestra)
Bonus tracks: They can't take that away from me (alternate take) ; The yam steps (dance steps explained by Fred Astaire) ; The yam (Ginger Rogers, vocals; Hal Borne and his orchestra) ; I used to be color blind (Ginger Rogers, vocals; Hal Borne and his orchestra).

Additional Information
Subjects Popular music -- 1931-1940.
Motion picture music -- Excerpts.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Publisher New York, NY :Masterworks :2013
Distributed by Sony Music Entertainment,
Contributors Rogers, Ginger, 1911-1995, performer.
RKO Radio Pictures.
Participants/Performers Fred Astaire, vocals; with various orchestras and conductors.
Language English
Notes Songs from film musicals.
Compilation of selections originally released 1932-1938.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Michael Feinstein inserted in container.
Description 2 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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