Bing Crosby Top O' the Morning: His Irish Collection

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Item:  MCA 114062

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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1996
  • Label: MCA

Tracks:

  • Buy for $0.991.When Irish Eyes Are Smiling
  • Buy for $0.992.MacNamara's Band
  • Buy for $0.993.Galway Bay
  • Buy for $0.994.Top o' the Morning
  • Buy for $0.995.Rosaleen
  • Buy for $0.996.How Can You Buy Killarney?
  • Buy for $0.997.It's the Same Old Shillelagh
  • Buy for $1.298.Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby) - (first version)
  • Buy for $0.999.The Rose of Tralee
  • Buy for $0.9910.Dear Old Donegal
  • Buy for $0.9911.Danny Boy
  • Buy for $0.9912.St. Patrick's Day Parade
  • Buy for $0.9913.I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen
  • Buy for $0.9914.The Donovans
  • Buy for $0.9915.Where the River Shannon Flows
  • Buy for $0.9916.Eileen
  • Buy for $0.9917.With My Shillelagh Under My Arm
  • Buy for $0.9918.My Girl's an Irish Girl
  • Buy for $0.9919.That Tumbledown Shack in Athlone
  • Buy for $0.9920.Two Shillelagh O'Sullivan
  • Buy for $0.9921.The Isle of Innisfree
  • Buy for $0.9922.Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder?
  • Buy for $0.9923.Did Your Mother Come from Ireland?
  • Buy for $1.2924.Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ral (That's an Irish Lullaby)

Product Description:

Full title: Top O' The Morning: His Irish Collection.
Personnel includes: Bing Crosby (vocals); John Scott Trotter, Bob Haggart, Victor Young, Matty Matlock, The Jeff Alexander Chorus, The Perry Bodkin String Band, The Jesters, The Mellowmen, The King's Men.
Digitally remastered by Paul Elmore.
Personnel: Bing Crosby (vocals).
Audio Remasterer: Paul Elmore.
Recording information: Los Angeles, CA.
Photographers: Dr. Demento; Frank Driggs; Wayne Knight; Geary Chansley.
Unknown Contributor Roles: Matty Matlock & His Orchestra; John Scott Trotter; The Jesters; Mellomen; Victor Young & His Orchestra; Bob Haggart.
While this collection of Bing Crosby's Irish material contains more than double the amount of tracks on the singer's A LITTLE BIT OF IRISH, there is no overlap whatsoever between the two, which tells you something about the breadth of Irish tunes in the Crosby oeuvre. The approach to the songs here is similar to that found on A LITTLE BIT OF IRISH; pop-oriented orchestral arrangements hold sway instead of traditional folk-oriented instrumentation.
Nevertheless, the increased selection offered here affords the opportunity to dig a little deeper into Crosby's Irish repertoire. So while familiar tunes such as "Too-Ra-Loo-Ra-Loo-Ra" and "I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen" are present, there's also more obscure material, including such light-hearted romps as "Who Threw the Overalls in Mrs. Murphy's Chowder?" The extensive selection of TOP O' THE MORNING makes it the definitive Crosby Irish collection.

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Product Info:

  • Sales Rank: 20,956
  • UPC: 008811140625
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22/lbs (approx)
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