- Released: March 14, 2006
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Collectables Records
- Original Album #1: Columbia CL 6218 (1952)
- Original Album #2: Columbia CL 6285 (1954)
Description by OLDIES.com:
Originally released in the early 1950s, these two albums from the Chordettes feature 23 tracks of their sweet, wonderful barbershop singing. A delightful treat!
- 1.Carolina Moon
- 2.Basin Street Blues
- 3.Floatin' Down To Cotton Town
- 4.Drifting And Dreaming
- 5.Garden In The Rain
- 7.The Sweetheart Of Sigma Chi
- 8.Kentucky Babe
- 9.In The Sweet Long Ago
- 10.I'm Drifting Back To Dreamland
- 12.A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet
- 13.The Anniversary Waltz
- 14.Sentimental Journey
- 15.Wait Ôtill The Sun Shines, Nellie
- 16.They Say It's Wonderful
- 17.I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
- 18.For Me And My Gal
- 19.I Believe
- 20.Down Among The Sheltering Palms
- 21.Hello! Ma Baby
- 22.Wonderful One
- 23.(When It's) Darkness On The Delta
2 LPs On 1 CD: HARMONY ENCORES (1952)/YOUR REQUESTS (1954).
Originally released on Columbia.
Personnel: Lynn Evans (vocals).
Recording information: 05/1952-09/1953.
Originally released by Columbia Records in the '50s, these recordings of the Chordettes are strictly female barbershop quartet. There is nothing here with the crossover appeal of their biggest hit, "Mr. Sandman." Harmony Encores and Your Requests remained out of print for many years until they were reissued on CD by Collectables in 2003. The vocal arrangements on these 23 tracks are first-rate especially on "Carolina Moon," "Sweetheart of Sigma Chi," "Anniversary Waltz," and "For Me and My Gal," but rather tedious if taken in large doses. Recommended for die-hard fans and barbershop harmony enthusiasts. ~ Al Campbell