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The Andrews Sisters
Hidden Gems

The Turntable Song
Nobody's Darling But Mine
On The Avenue
The Wedding Samba w. Carmen Miranda
He Rides The Range (For Republic)
Muskrat Ramble
Monkey Is The Root Of All Evil
I See, I See w. Carmen Miranda
Now! Now! Now! Is The Time
Walk With A Wiggle
Down In The Valley
You Can Call Everybody Darling
Underneath The Arches
Any Bonds Tonight?
(I'm Getting) Corns For My Country
It's A Quite Town w. Danny Kaye
Bounce Me Brother With A Solid Four
Gimme Some Skin, My Friend
You're Off To See The World
Hula Ba Luau
His Feet Too Big For De Bed
Choo'n Gum
The Carioca
I'm Going Down The Road w. Burl Ives
Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella
Amelia Cordelia McHugh- McWho? w. Danny Kaye
Take Me Out To The Ball Game w. Dan Dailey
Longtime, No See
We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye
I Hate To Lose You
You Don't Have To Know The Language w. Bing Crosby
Don't Rub Another Man's Castle w. Ernest Tubb
The Glory Of Love
A Rainy Day Refrain
Three O'Clock In The Morning
Between Two Trees
Johnny Peddler
Big Brass Band From Brazil w. Danny Kaye
More Beer
Sweet Marie
Too Fat Polka
That's A-Plenty
Adieu w. Dick Haymes
May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You w. Bill Crosby & Nat King Cole

It's 1943 and the war news on the radio isn't great, so you fiddle with the dial on the huge RCA Victor radio, and there are the Andrews Sisters, singing "I'm Getting Corns for My Country," a song about the painful joys of dancing at the USO. You chuckle and start tapping your feet, and think that a country that could produce a group like the plucky Sisters might win this war after all. "Now Is The Time" is a rare, 2-CD for the price of one collection of Andrews Sisters classics, many of which have not been heard since the end of the war. There are 23 songs, not in total but on each CD! Joining the Sisters are stars like Carmen Miranda on two Samba songs, Danny Kaye on three songs, Bing Crosby on two songs, Burl Ives, Nat King Cole, Dick Hayme, Ernest Tubb and Dan Dailey. All songs are swing band accompanied. Picking favorites isn't easy - all the songs are hip, swinging, and funny and/or poignant: "The Turntable Song," "The Wedding Samba," "He Rides The Range For Republic," "Gimme Some Skin, My Friend," "Choo'n Gum," "Amelia Cordelia McHugh-McWho?" and "Big Brass Band from Brazil" with Danny Kaye, and "Too Fat Polka." Of course you've heard "Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar" on all the other Andrews recordings, but have you heard "Bounce Me Brother With A Solid Four?" If you love the AS, swing music, American history or musical humor, this CD is for you!

Item code: 4491C | 2 CDs | $15.98 add item to cart
Vintage | Accompanied | Female | United States

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