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 Offer 's Wonderful - Songs of George Gershwin

Original recordings 1920-1949

Bing Crosby, Al Jolson, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Billie Holiday, Ethel Merman

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Contents:

Gershwin: George White's Scandals of 1922: I'll build a stairway to paradise

3:16
  • Paul Whiteman Orchestra
  • Recorded: 1 September 1922

Gershwin: Sinbad

2:37
  • Al Jolson (vocals)
  • Recorded: 8 January 1920

Sinbad: Swanee

2:37

Gershwin: Oh, Lady Be Good!

2:54
  • Cliff Edwards (vocals)
  • Recorded: 8 January 1920

Lady, Be Good!: Fascinating Rhythm

2:54

 Excerpt  Gershwin: Oh, Kay!

6:14
  • Edgar Fairchild (piano), Gertrude Lawrence (vocals), Ralph Rainger (piano)
  • Recorded: 25 October 1927

Oh, Kay!: Someone To Watch Over Me

2:46

Oh, Kay! (excerpts): Fidgety Feet - Maybe - Clap Yo’ Hands - Do-do-do

3:28

 Excerpt  Gershwin: Funny Face

3:21
  • Ernie Golden (vocals), Vaughn de Leath (vocals)
  • Recorded: 27 March 1928

Funny Face: ’S Wonderful

3:21

Gershwin: Strike Up the Band

3:34
  • Marion Harris (vocals)
  • Recorded: 8 December 1927

Strike Up the Band: The Man I Love

3:34

Gershwin: Show Girl: Liza "All the clouds'll roll away"

2:54
  • Al Jolson (vocals)
  • Recorded: 25 July 1929

Gershwin: Strike Up the Band

2:12
  • The Revelers
  • Recorded: 31 March 1930

Strike Up The Band: Strike Up The Band

2:12

Gershwin: Embraceable You

8:31
  • The Foursome
  • Ethel Merman (vocals), Judy Garland (vocals)
  • Recorded: 12 December 1947

Girl Crazy: I Got Rhythm

3:01

Girl Crazy: Embraceable You

2:51

Girl Crazy: Bidin’ My Time

2:39

Gershwin: Pardon My English

2:33
  • Lyda Roberti (vocals)
  • Recorded: 26 January 1933

Pardon My English: My Cousin In Milwaukee

2:33
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Gershwin: Let ‘em Eat Cake: Overture

2:47
  • Judy Garland (vocals), Bing Crosby (vocals)
  • Recorded: 20 January 1947

Let ’Em Eat Cake: Mine

2:47

Gershwin: Summertime (from Porgy and Bess)

6:13
  • Guy Lombardo (vocals), Mabel Mercer (vocals)
  • Recorded: 14 December 1935

Porgy and Bess: It Ain’t Necessarily So

3:14

Porgy and Bess: Summertime

2:59

Gershwin: A Damsel in Distress - music from the film

3:08
  • Billie Holiday (vocals)
  • Recorded: 20 January 1947

A Damsel In Distress: Nice work if you can get it

3:08

Gershwin: Goldwyn Follies

2:42
  • Kenny Baker (vocals)
  • Recorded: 22 April 1938

Goldwyn Follies: Love Walked In

2:42

Gershwin: Shall We Dance

3:07
  • Fred Astaire (vocals)
  • Recorded: 12 February 1949

Shall We Dance: They Can’t Take That Away From Me

3:07

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

6:06
  • Jack Hylton Orchestra
  • Alec Templeton (piano)
  • Recorded: 18 November 1933
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