At first glance, it appears to be an excellent summation, including no less than 50 songs and many great performances. In fact, except for the first five songs, the entire set consists of recordings from The odd part here is that Victor -- a division of RCA, so no Dinah Shore - Little White Lies / Crying For Joy (Shellac) for the compilers from a licensing standpoint -- continued to release material during those years.
It begs the question: Why did Vocalion skip almost two dozen Hit Parade entries? Regardless of what's missing, there's still a lot of great material here and it's presented in the best sound ever heard for these recordings -- it's just that The Dinah Shore Collection is obviously tailored to collectors and vocal-music obsessives.
Release Date November 16, Track Listing - Disc 1. On a Bicycle Built for Two. Dinah Shore. Manhattan Serenade. You and I. Meredith Willson. Cole Porter. Coax Me a Little Bit. Two Silhouettes. The Gypsy. Billy Reid. Laughing on the Outside Crying on the Inside. I Got Lost in His Arms. Irving Berlin. That Little Dream Got Nowhere. Come Rain or Come Shine. Doin' What Comes Natur'lly. You, So It's You! Who'll Buy My Violets? A Rainy Night in Rio. Through a Thousand Dreams.
The Kerry Dance. Track Listing - Disc Gangsta Strut - Mass 187 - Real Trues Paying Dues. The Thrill Is Gone. There'll Be Some Changes Made. Benton Overstreet. Georgia on My Mind. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man. They Didn't Believe Me. Dinah Shore - Little White Lies / Crying For Joy (Shellac), Do I Gotta? Ask Anyone Who Knows. Bob Marcus. Poppa Don't Preach to Me.
Frank Loesser. Tea for Two. My Romance. It's De-Lovely. I'm Yours. When a Woman Loves a Man. Crying for Joy. In a Little Bookshop. Love That Boy. This Is the Moment. Buttons and Bows. Little White Lies. Walter Donaldson. Always True to You in My Fashion. You and I Meredith Willson. The Gypsy Billy Reid. Dixie Traditional. Tallahassee Frank Loesser. It's De-Lovely Cole Porter. Little White Lies Walter Donaldson.
Just Like Heaven - The Cure - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me, Lilac Lillies - Amon Düül II - Black Pearls Of Wisdom: Live At The Astoria, London 1996, Мечтаю - Илона Броневицкая - Радио Нашей Любви 1985-1995, Night On The Bare Mountain - Various - A Treasury Of Concert Favourites