BING CROSBY - THROUGH THE YEARS: VOLUME EIGHT (SEPIA 1178)
1. I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams
2. Mexicali Rose
3. That Sly Old Gentleman
4. Alla en El Rancho Grande
5. Tumbling Tumbleweeds
6. Only Forever
7. Did Your Mother Come from Ireland?
9. I Can't Escape from You
10. Pennies from Heaven
11. All She'd Say Was "Umh Hum"
12. She Is the Sunshine of Virginia
13. Blue Skies / I'd Rather See a Minstrel Show / Mandy (with Danny Kaye)
14. Who Gave You the Roses?
15. Song from Desirée (We Meet Again)
16. Peace Prayer of Saint Francis
17. Blessing of St. Francis
18. The Land Around Us
19. It's Mine, It's Yours
20. The Search Is Through
21. Dissertation on the State of Bliss (with Patty Andrews)
22. Jim, Johnny and Jonas
24. Angel Bells
25. Let's Harmonize
Through the Years - Volume Eight (1954 - 1955)
Artists: Bing Crosby
Date: November 2011
This is Volume Eight of the acclaimed series covering Bing Crosby's recordings made in the 1950s issued in chronological order, and released with the support of The International Club Crosby.
The 25 songs here feature tracks Crosby made between June 1954 and July 1955 including the final instalment of songs that formed Crosby's marathon recording project, the best-selling 5 LP set entitled 'Bing Crosby - A Musical Autobiography' which sold for $25 in 1954. The 4 tracks from his Oscar nominated picture 'The Country Girl' are also contained on this CD.