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JO ANN GREER - Hollywood's Secret Singing Star

JO ANN GREER - Hollywood's Secret Singing Star
£12.99
CD / Product Number: JASCD228

The first ever CD collection featuring Jo Ann Greer, one of the most talented and distinctive vocalists of the 1950s, who toured with the Les Brown Orchestra for more than 30 years. 28 recordings, most on CD for the first time, including early singles with orchestral backing by: Dave Barbour Jerry Gray Dick Stabile and Ray Anthony, with whom she had the hits 'Wild Horses' and 'The Hokey Pokey', as well as 11 great tracks with Les Brown's Band of Renown featuring superb renditions of 'The Man That Got Away', 'He Needs Me' (from Pete Kelly's Blues), 'Liberace's 'Sincerely Yours', Irving Berlin's 'Sittin' in the Sun' and the Arlen-Mercer song 'Hit the Road to Dreamland'. Through her career Jo Ann Greer enabled many movie legends to sparkle musically on screen including Rita Hayworth, who despite her talent was unable to hold a note. This is a little treasure trove of rare and great performances from someone who sadly was 'Hollywood's secret singing star'.

Description

1. I LOVE TO HEAR A CHOO CHOO TRAIN
2. FINE AND DANDY
3. NO MOON AT ALL
4. MY HEART BELONGS TO ONLY YOU
5. WHEN MY SUGAR WALKS DOWN THE STREET
6. YOU'RE A HEARTBREAKER
7. WILD HORSES
8. THE HOKEY POKEY
9. THAT'S MY WEAKNESS NOW (with Marcie Miller)
10. SITTIN' IN THE SUN
11. SUSQUEHANNA TRANSFER
12. SENTIMENTAL TRAIN
13. THE MAN THAT GOT AWAY
14. FORTY CUPS OF COFFEE
15. HE NEEDS ME
16. SINCERELY YOURS
17. THAT CERTAIN FEELING
18. HIT THE ROAD TO DREAMLAND
19. ANCIENT HISTORY
20. THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE
21. SADIE THOMPSON'S SONG (BLUE PACIFIC BLUES)
22. HEAR NO EVIL, SEE NO EVIL (with Rita Hayworth)
23. THE HEAT IS ON
24. I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT YOU'RE IN LOVE WITH ME
25. PUT THE BLAME ON MAME
26. MY FUNNY VALENTINE
27. ZIP
28. BEWITCHED (with Rita Hayworth)