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Artist: Various Artists
Title: Capturing Oscar Hammerstein’s Dream
Format: CD
Label: SOUNDS OF YESTERYEAR
Catalog Number:2168
Barcode:5019317021689 itemnumber=1000124186
Price: $20.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: OLDIES
Release Date: 12/13/2019
Availability: In Stock
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When I was six years old I heard a song being sung on the wireless, the title of which was When I Grow Too Old To Dream. To my infant mind it made sense, especially as it continued , “I’ll have you to remember”. I did not know that three thousand miles away in Doylestown, Pennsylvania, the writer of these words, Oscar Hammerstein II walked up and down his study singing it, wishing it were not obscure, but feeling that if he liked it so well, perhaps other people would too, and would not be too analytical about its meaning. Oscar often used the word, “dream”, in his lyrics. Of the one hundred and ten lyrics collected by his son, William, in the revised edition of Hammerstein’s “Lyrics”, published in 1985, twenty-six contain the word, “dream”. That is nearly a quarter. Twenty of these lyrics are included on this CD in songs interpreted by a host of singing stars. Featuring When I Grow Too Old To Dream; Out Of My Dreams; I Have Dreamed with Evelyn Laye, Allan Jones, Doris Day, Pearl Bailey, Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Vivian Blaine, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Edmund Hockridge, Shirley Bassey.

Track Listing
 1. 
When I Grow Too Old To Dream vocal: Evelyn Laye with Herbert Stothart and his Orchestra

 2. 
Why Do I Love You ? Vocal: Allan Jones with Lou Bring and his Orchestra

 3. 
The Song Is You - vocal: Doris Day with Paul Weston and his Music

 4. 
Beat Out That Rhythm On A Drum vocal: Pearl Bailey with Herschel Burke Gilbert and his Orchestra

 5. 
Dis Flower vocal: Luther Saxon with Joseph Littau and his Orchestra

 6. 
The Surrey With The Fringe On Top - vocals: Gordon MacRae, Shirley Jones, Charlotte Greenwood.

 7. 
Kansas City vocal: Gene Nelson, Charlotte Greenwood.

 8. 
Out Of My Dreams - vocal: Shirley Jones and Female Chorus

 9. 
That’s For Me - vocals: Vivian Blaine with Alfred Newman

10. 
You’ll Never Walk Alone - vocal : Frank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl, his Orchestra and Chorus

11. 
A Fellow Needs A Girl - vocal: Frank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra.

12. 
Some Enchanted Evening - vocal : Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and his Orchestra.

13. 
Bali Ha’i - vocal : Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and his Orchestra.

14. 
Happy Talk - vocal: Doris Day with Neil Hefti, his Orchestra and Chorus

15. 
Something Wonderful - vocal: Doris Day with Harry Zimmerman and his Orchestra.

16. 
I Have Dreamed - vocal: Doris Day with Jim Harbert and his Orchestra

17. 
No Other Love - vocal: Edmund Hockridge with Tony Osbourne and his Orchestra.

18. 
Do I Love You Because You’re Beautiful? - vocal: Edmund Hockridge with Orchestra and Chorus.

19. 
Sunday - Andre Kostelanetz and his Orchestra.

20. 
Climb Ev’ry Mountain - vocal: Shirley Bassey with Geoff Love, his Orchestra and Chorus.


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