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Chris Connor Collectables Classics (4-CD Box Set)

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  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Released: April 18, 2006
  • Originally Released: 2006
  • Label: Collectables Records

Description by OLDIES.com:

This 4-CD box set from Chris Connor includes the albums Chris Connor / He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, Free Spirits, I Miss You / Witchcraft and In Person / Sings George Gershwin.

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • 1.I Get A Kick Out Of You
  • 2.Something To Live For
  • 3.Get Out Of Town
  • 4.Where Are You
  • 5.Anything Goes
  • 6.You Make Me Feel So Young
  • 7.Ev'rytime
  • 8.Way Out There
  • 9.My April Heart
  • 10.Almost Like Being In Love
  • 11.Circus
  • 12.Flying Home
  • 13.High On A Windy Hill
  • 14.Round About
  • 15.Angel Eyes
  • 16.You Stepped Out Of A Dream
  • 17.Why Can't I
  • 18.Suddenly It's Spring
  • 19.About The Blues
  • 20.Oh! Your Crazy Moon
  • 21.But Not For Me
  • 22.I Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry
  • 23.I Wonder What Became Of Me
  • 24.Thursday's Child

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • 1.Jump For Joy
  • 2.Night Bird
  • 3.Milano
  • 4.Opportunity, Please Knock
  • 5.Day Dream
  • 6.Things Are Swingin'
  • 7.Kansas City
  • 8.Lonely Woman
  • 9.I'm Gonna Go Fishin'
  • 10.God Bless The Child
  • 11.Free Spirits

Tracks on Disc 3:

  • 1.I Miss You So
  • 2.Go 'Way From My Window
  • 3.Trust In Me
  • 4.Past The Age Of Innocence
  • 5.Time Out For Tears
  • 6.I Love You Yes I Do
  • 7.My Heart Is So Full Of You
  • 8.My Ideal
  • 9.Mixed Emotions
  • 10.They All Laughed,
  • 11.Speak Low
  • 12.Radar Blues
  • 13.Witchcraft
  • 14.I'll Never Be Free
  • 15.The Lady Sings The Blues
  • 16.Come Rain Or Come Shine
  • 17.When Sunny Gets Blue
  • 18.How Little We Know
  • 19.I Hear The Music Now
  • 20.Baltimore Oriole
  • 21.Just In Time
  • 22.Like A Woman
  • 23.Skyscraper Blues
  • 24.You Don't Know What Love Is

Tracks on Disc 4:

  • 1.Introduction
  • 2.Strike Up The Band
  • 3.Misty
  • 4.Senor Blues
  • 5.Lover Come Back To Me
  • 6.Angel Eyes
  • 7.Hallelujah I Love Him So
  • 8.Poor Little Rich Girl
  • 9.Round Midnight
  • 10.All About Ronnie
  • 11.Fine And Dandy
  • 12.Don't Worry About Me
  • 13.It Don't Mean A Thing (If You Ain't Got That Swing)
  • 14.Chinatown My Chinatown
  • 15.Foggy Day
  • 16.Summertime
  • 17.They Can't Take That Away From Me
  • 18.Slap That Bass
  • 19.I Was Doing Alright
  • 20.Love Walked In
  • 21.Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 22.I Love You Porgy
  • 23.For You For Me For Evermore
  • 24.Love Is Here To Stay

Product Description:

Personnel: Kenny Burrell, Barry Galbraith, Mundell Lowe (guitar); Leo Kruczek, Felix Giglio, Hinda Barnet, Tony Bambino, Arnold Eidus, Mac Ceppos, David Montagu, Joseph Malin, Max Cahn, Harry Katzman, Gene Orloff, Harry Lookofsky (violin); Henry Pakaln, Isadore Zir (viola); Sidney Edwards, Maurice Brown (cello); Phil Bodner (flute, English horn, saxophone); George Berg (flute, saxophone); Zoot Sims (clarinet, saxophone, tenor saxophone); Danny Bank, Raymond Beckenstein, Al Young, Sam Marowitz (clarinet, saxophone); Sol Schlinger (bass clarinet, baritone saxophone); Jerry Sanfino, Romeo Penque, Al Klink, Hymie Shertzer (saxophone); Phil Woods (alto saxophone); Oliver Nelson (tenor saxophone); Clark Terry, Doc Severinsen, Ernie Royal, Irwin "Marky" Markowitz, Joe Newman Quartet , Joe Cabot, Bernie Glow, Nick Travis, Jimmy Nottingham, Bernie Privin (trumpet); Fred Klein, Jim Buffington (French horn); Robert Alexander , Frank Rehak, Bob Ascher, Chauncey Welsch, Mort Bullman (trombone); Bill Rubinstein, John Richard Lewis, Hank Jones , Moe Wechsler, Ronnie Ball (piano); Sol Gubin (vibraphone, drums, bells); Connie Kay, Dave Bailey , Don Lamond, Lex Humphries, Osie Johnson, Ed Shaughnessy (drums); Bobby Rosengarden (bongos); Phil Kraus (percussion).
Recording information: Village Vanguard, NY.
Arrangers: Richard Wess; Ralph Burns; Ray Ellis.
A valuable investment for the curious or budget-conscious, Collectables Classics repackages four previous collections that together comprise a total of seven original LPs recorded by Chris Connor for Atlantic during the '50s and '60s. Leading off the set is one of her finest, a self-titled debut for Atlantic that brought her wide acclaim after her seminal Bethlehem records and featured a winning mix of plaintive torch songs and breezy uptempo standards. Most of her great Atlantic material is also here, including the full contents of He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, Free Spirits, I Miss You So, Witchcraft, the live Chris in Person, and her songbook Chris Connor Sings George Gershwin. The fact that it includes no Bethlehem material means that it's not the last word on Chris Connor -- This Is Chris is one of her two best moments on vinyl -- but Collectables Classics certainly comes close. ~ John Bush
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  • UPC: 090431040324
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