TEA FOR TWO: THE SONGS OF VINCENT YOUMANS
Collection of hit songs from the Vincent Youmans catalog. Tracks include “I Want to be Happy,” “Carioca,” “More than You Know” and “Without a Song.” Performers include Fred Astaire, Connie Boswell, Nelson Eddy and Al Bowlly.
Living Era # 5379, 2004.
LEE WILEY SINGS VINCENT YOUMANS
3-disc collection of songs performed by Lee Wiley. Tracks include “Should I Be Sweet?”, “I Got Lost in His Arms”, “Tea for Two” and “Sometimes I’m Happy.” Album originally released in 1952 on Columbia Records. Guest artists include Buddy Hackett, Cy Walter and Joe Bushkin.
Collectors’ Choice # 204, 2001.
THE VERY BEST OF BENNY GOODMAN
20 hit recordings by Benny Goodman with guest artists Lionel Hampton, Helen Ward, Gene Krupa, Martha Tilton, Teddy Wilson and Ziggy Elman. All tracks recorded in New York City, Chicago and Hollywood between 1935 and 1937. Includes the top 15 recording from 1936, “I Know that You Know.”
RCA Victor #63730, 2000.
TOP HAT, WHITE TIE AND TAILS
2-disc collection of Fred Astaire recordings from 1926 thru 1950, with guest artists Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, Adlee Astaire, Jane Powell, George Gershwin and Benny Goodman. Tracks include the #3 recording from 1937, “Flying Down to Rio”.
ASV Records #260, 2002.
THE FABULOUS BAKER BOYS SOUNDTRACK
Soundtrack from the 1989 film starring Michele Pfeiffer, Jeff Bridges and Beau Bridges. Tracks include the hit song from 1930, “More Than You Know”.
GRP Records # 2002, 1989.
JAY & KAI
J.J. Johnson and Kai Winding on dueling trombones perform standards from 1930 through 1950. Tracks include the #1 hit song from 1934, “Carioca”. Guest artists include Hank Jones, Kenny Clarke and Carles Mingus. Album originally released in 1954.
Savoy Records # 163, 2003.
ROCKIN’ IN RHYTHM
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra perform standards from his catalog as well as his contemporaries. Tracks include “Tea For Two."
Park South Records # 90604, 2002.