Al Jolson

Al Jolson: Decca Years 1945-1950

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Product Type: CD
Artist: Al Jolson

Artist: Al Jolson
Title: Decca Years 1945-1950
Product Type: COMPACT DISCS

N the 1920s, Al Jolson was America's most famous and highest-paid entertainer and dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer". He popularised many songs that benefited from his "shamelessly sentimental, melodramatic approach." For the first time a 3-CD Al Jolson set containing the master takes of every one of his 1945-1950 Decca recordings (his last commercial recordings) with a total of 71 selections in chronological order and with recording details. Also includes previously unreleased material including alternative takes

Tracks:
1.1 Swanee
1.2 April Showers
1.3 Ma Blushin? Rosie
1.4 My Mammy
1.5 You Made Me Love You
1.6 Rock-A-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody
1.7 California, Here I Come
1.8 Sonny Boy
1.9 Avalon
1.10 Anniversary Song
1.11 Alexander's Ragtime Band
1.12 The Spaniard That Blighted My Life
1.13 All My Love
1.14 Keep Smiling at Trouble
1.15 Back in Your Own Backyard
1.16 I'm Sitting on Top of the World
1.17 Where the Black-Eyed Susans Grow
1.18 Toot, Toot Tootsie!
1.19 Carolina in the Morning
1.20 Liza
1.21 For Me and My Gal
1.22 About a Quarter to Nine
1.23 Waiting for the Robert E. Lee
1.24 Golden Gate
1.25 When You Were Sweet Sixteen
1.26 There's a Rainbow 'Round My Shoulder
1.27 If I Only Had a Match
1.28 Let Me Sing and I'm Happy
2.1 I Want a Girl (Just Like the Girl That Married Dear Old Dad)
2.2 By the Light of the Silvery Moon
2.3 I Wish I Had a Girl
2.4 When I Leave the World Behind
2.5 Someone Else May Be There While I'm Gone
2.6 When the Red, Red, Robin Comes Bob, Bob Bobbin' Along
2.7 Kol Nidre
2.8 Cantor on the Sabbath
2.9 Hatikvoh
2.10 Israel
2.11 Down Among the Sheltering Palms
2.12 Is It True What They Say About Dixie?
2.13 I'm Crying Just for You
2.14 I Only Have Eyes for You
2.15 That Wonderful Girl of Mine
2.16 In Our House
2.17 Pretty Baby
2.18 Medley: I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover/Baby Face
2.19 Chinatown, My Chinatown
2.20 After You've Gone
2.21 It All Depends on You
2.22 Give My Regards to Broadway
2.23 Is It True What They Say About Dixie?
2.24 I'm Just Wild About Harry
2.25 (Just One Way to Say) I Love You
2.26 Paris Wakes Up and Smiles
3.1 Some Enchanted Evening
3.2 Let's Go West Again
3.3 God's Country
3.4 Remember Mother's Day
3.5 My Mother's Rosary
3.6 The Old Piano Roll Blues
3.7 Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
3.8 Are You Lonesome Tonight?
3.9 No Sad Songs for Me
3.10 Old Black Joe
3.11 My Old Kentucky Home
3.12 Beautiful Dreamer
3.13 Massa's in de Cold, Cold Ground
3.14 Old Folks at Home (Swanee River)
3.15 I Dream of Jeanie with the Light Brown Hair
3.16 Oh! Susannah
3.17 De Camptown Races
3.18 Swanee (Alternative Take)
3.19 You Made Me Love You (Alternative Take)
3.20 Rock-A-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody (Incomplete Take)
3.21 California, Here I Come (Alternative Take)
3.22 About a Quarter to Nine (Alternative Take)
3.23 Waiting for the Robert E. Lee (Alternative Take)
3.24 Is It True What They Say About Dixie? (Alternative Take)
3.25 Way Down Yonder in New Orleans (Solo Version)
3.26 Alabamy Bound (Previously Unreleased)

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