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Artist: Various Artists
Title: The Best Years Of Our Lives 1951
Format: CD
Label: SOUNDS OF YESTERYEAR
Catalog Number:2197
Barcode:5019317021979 itemnumber=1000124698
Price: $20.98  (All prices include domestic shipping.)
Genre: BIG BAND
Release Date: 7/17/2020
Availability: In Stock
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We continue our popular series of nostalgic recordings, this time featuring the best hits of 1951. It was the year that North Korean and Chinese troops captured Seol. French forces held back Viet Minh offensive on Tonkin. Lieutenant-General Ridgway replaced General MacArthur. The Persian oil industry was nationalised. Festival of Britain opened. British diplomats Burgess and Maclean vanished. King Leopold of the Belgians abdicated. King Abdullah of Jordan assassinated. U.S., Australia and New Zealand signed the Tripartite Security Treaty. Japanese Peace Treaty signed. Pakistan’s prime minister Ali Kahn assiassinated British troops seizes the Suez Canal Zone. Conservatives won British General Election. Churchill became thePrime Minister again. Libya became independent. After his firing by President Truman, General MacArthur addressed a joint session of Congress. The 22nd Amendment to the Constitution limits Presidents to two terms. President Truman fired General MacArthur as Commander of Allied Forces in Korea, for challenging U.S. foreign policy by threatening to attack coastal China. United Nations forces pushed Communist troops back to the 38th Parallel. In November negotiators agree on a truce , but it is short-lived. UNIVAC , the first commercially manufactured computer was introduced to the world of commerce and science.

Track Listing
 1. 
Cry - vocal: Johnnie Ray and The Four Lads

 2. 
Because Of You - vocal: Tony Bennett with Percy Faith and his Orchestra

 3. 
How High The Moon? - Benny Goodman and his Orchestra , vocal:Helen Forrest

 4. 
Sin - Eddy Howard and his Orchestra, vocal: Eddy Howard

 5. 
If  -  vocal: Perry Como with Mitchell Ayres and his Orchestra

 6. 
Come On-A My House - vocal: Rosemary Clooney with Stan Freeman (harpsichord)

 7. 
Too Young - Tex Beneke and his Orchestra, vocal: Eydie Gorme

 8. 
Be My Love - vocal: Mario Lanza with the Jeff Alexander Choir and Ray Sinatra and his Orchestra

 9. 
On Top Of Old Smoky - vocal: The Weavers and Terry Gilkyson with Vic Schoen and his Orchestra

10. 
My Heart Cries For You - vocal: Guy Mitchell with Mitch Miller and his Orchestra

11. 
Mockin’ Bird Hill - vocal: Patti Page with Jack Rael and his Orchestra

12. 
Jezebel - vocal: Frankie Laine with Mitch Miller and his Orchestra

13. 
The Little White Cloud That Cried - vocal: Johnnie Ray and the Four Lads

14. 
The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise - Tex Beneke and his Orchestra

15. 
Undecided - vocal: The Ames Brothers with Les Brown and his Band Of Renown

16. 
My Truly, Truly Fair - vocal: Vic Damone with George Bassman and his Orchestra

17. 
I Get Ideas - vocal: Tony Martin with Henri Rene and his Orchestra

18. 
Sweet Violets - vocal: Dinah Shore with Henri Rene and his Orchestra

19. 
Jealousy - Mantovani and his Orchestra

20. 
Sound Off - Jerry Gray and his Orchestra, vocal: Bill Lee and the Lee Gordon Singers

21. 
Abba, Dabba, Honeymoon - vocal: Debbie Reynolds and Carlton Carpenter, with Georgie Stoll and the MGM Studio  Orchestra and Chorus

22. 
Would I Love You, Love You, Love You? - vocal: Patti Page with Henry Geller and his Orchestra

23. 
And So To Sleep Again - Tex Beneke and his Orchestra, vocal: Shirley Wilson

24. 
Frank Sinatra’s selections from “The King And I” with Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra

25. 
Hello, Young Lovers

26. 
We Kiss In A Shadow

27. 
I Whistle A Happy Tune


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