Glenn Miller The Golden Years of Glenn Miller

The Golden Years of Glenn Miller
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Format: CD  (3 Discs)
Item:  SOHO 9
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CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 3
  • Released: October 14, 2002
  • Label: Soho

Tracks:

  • 1.Moonlight Serenade
  • 2.Sunrise Serenade
  • 3.Tuxedo Junction
  • 4.Imagination
  • 5.At Last
  • 6.Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree
  • 7.Runnin Wild
  • 8.Pennsylvania 6-5000
  • 9.Blueberry Hill
  • 10.Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
  • 11.Sun Valley Jump
  • 12.Johnson Rag
  • 13.Stardust
  • 14.Stairway To The Stars
  • 15.Danny Boy (Londerderry Air)
  • 16.String Of Pearls
  • 17.American Patrol
  • 18.Over The Rainbow
  • 19.St. Louis Blues March
  • 20.Elmers Tune
  • 21.In The Mood
  • 22.Lady's In Love With You
  • 23.My Blue Heaven
  • 24.Anvil Chorus
  • 25.Song Of The Volga Boatmen
  • 26.Moonlight Cocktail
  • 27.I've Got A Gal In Kalamazoo
  • 28.Say It
  • 29.Perfidia
  • 30.Wishing (Will Make It So)
  • 31.It's A Blue World
  • 32.Little Brown Jug
  • 33.Caribbean Clipper
  • 34.Slow Freight
  • 35.Rainbow Rhapsody
  • 36.Farewell Blues
  • 37.Frenesi
  • 38.Five O'Clock Whistle
  • 39.Falling Leaves
  • 40.Yes My Darling Daughter
  • 41.Chattanooga Choo Choo
  • 42.Woodpecker's Song
  • 43.Moon Love
  • 44.Adios
  • 45.Bugle Call Rag
  • 46.Fools Rush In (Where Ange's Fear To Tread)
  • 47.That Old Black Magic
  • 48.Rhapsody In Blue
  • 49.When Johnny Comes Marching Home
  • 50.Nearness Of You
  • 51.Moonlight Becomes You
  • 52.Jukebox Saturday Night
  • 53.Serenade In Blue
  • 54.Skylark
  • 55.My Prayer
  • 56.Indian Summer
  • 57.I Know Why
  • 58.You & I
  • 59.Sleepy Town Train
  • 60.It Must Be Jelly (Cause Jam Don't Shake Like That)

Product Description:

This 60-track featuring big bandleader Glenn Miller includes "Runnin' Wild," "Moonlight Serenade," "Tuxedo Junction," and "Stardust."
It's amazing to realize that Glenn Miller, still considered by many historians to be the quintessential (and most popular) '40s big-band leader, reigned for less than three years. Miller thoroughly dominated U.S. record sales from early 1939 until late 1942, at which time he joined the army air force, disbanded his group and, two years later, died when his plane crashed into the English Channel. But what a few years he had. The list of big band classics associated with Miller is astounding. Signed to Bluebird Records, he reeled out one Top Ten hit after the next, many of them reaching number one and becoming indelibly associated with the era. "In the Mood," "Tuxedo Junction," "Chattanooga Choo Choo," "Moonlight Cocktail," "The Woodpecker Song," his version of "Over the Rainbow" -- they're all here in their hit versions on this generous three-CD, 60-track collection from the U.K. The box set also includes "Moonlight Serenade" (Miller's theme), "Pennsylvania 6-5000," "Wishing Will Make It So" (Miller's first chart-topper) and dozens more. The nearest comparisons are BMG/Bluebird's Platinum, a 40-track set released in 2003, and Legacy's 38-track The Essential Glenn Miller, released a couple of years later. By necessity there is a lot of repetition on all three sets, but the British collection ups the ante by going beyond the basics to dig a bit deeper into the catalog (though, oddly, it is missing some key tracks, like the number one "When You Wish Upon a Star"). ~ Jeff Tamarkin

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Product Info:

  • UPC: 698458150929
  • Shipping Weight: 0.48/lbs (approx)
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