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Four Freshmen: Day By Day

Song NameComposer
Day By DaySammy Cahn / Axel Stordahl / Paul Weston
Lulu's Back In TownAl Dbuin / Harry Warren
Polka Dots And MoonbeamsJohnny Burke / Jimmy Van Heusen
Teach Me TonightSammy Cahn / Gene DePaul
(It's Only A) Paper MoonE. Y. Harburg / Billy Rose / Harold Arlen
This OctoberBobby Troup
Their Hearts Were Full Of SpringMack David / Joan Whitney / Alex Kramer
CandyMack David / Joan Whitney / Alex Kramer
Once In Love With AmyFrank Loesser
Show Me The Way To Get Out Of This WorldLes Clark / Matt Dennis
Fools Rush InJohnny Mercer / Rube Bloom
Somebody Loves MeB.G. DeSylva / Ballard McDonald / George Gershwin
Taps MillerWilliam "Count" Basie / Sidney Keith Russell
Route 66Bobby Troup
In This Whole Wide WorldG. Roland / J. Cascales

Recorded in 1962 as part of a Public Service series sponsored by the U.S. Navy for radio broadcast, this recording includes many the Four Freshmen standards-"Day By Day," "Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring," "Route 66"-as well as some lesser known songs. Their trademark voicings made the group a popular favorite; they recorded over twenty albums for Capitol alone! Their likeable onstage persona can be heard on "Once In Love With Amy," a novelty number that sounds like singer Ross Barbour is on helium. "Somebody Loves Me" and "Taps Miller" are swung at a speed that is vivace going on dangerous-"Taps" features a challenging scat performance, while "Somebody Loves Me" has a rubato turn of phrase that is a clever device.

Item code: 4770C | 1 CD | $14.98 |add item to cart
Vocal Jazz  | Accompanied | Male | United States
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