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  • An MVD Exclusive
  • Format: CD
  • SKU: ADDCD3219
  • UPC: 824046321925
  • Street Date: 12/08/17
  • PreBook Date: 11/03/17
  • Label: ACROBAT »
  • Genre: Adult Contemporary/MOR
  • Run Time: 140 mins
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Year of Production: 2017
  • Box Lot: 0
  • Territory: NORTH AMERICA
  • Language: English

 

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Georgia Gibbs - Collection 1946-58

Georgia Gibbs was so astonishingly versatile that she was able to turn her hand to just about any kind of music

Georgia Gibbs - Collection 1946-58
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Georgia Gibbs was a singer whose background was in jazz and big bands during the 1940s, but who was so astonishingly versatile that she was able to turn her hand to just about any kind of music with equal panache and credibility and as a result built an extraordinary hit career that brought her well over thirty hits during her career. She was very much part of the middle-of-the-road pop scene of the early '50s, making her debut with a No. 5 hit with "If I Knew You Were Coming I'd 'Ve Baked You A Cake" in 1950 and had a No. 1 with the dramatic "Kiss Of Fire" the following year. She gained a certain degree of notoriety during the mid-'50s when she became one of the mainstream white pop artists to achieve chart success by recording cover versions of big hits from the R&B charts, scoring a No. 2 with a version of Lavern Baker's "Tweedle-Dee" and a No. 1 with a cover of Etta James' "The Wallflower" as "Dance With Me Henry". By the end of the '50s she had racked up an impressive 34 chart entries. This great-value 56-track 2-CD covers the era from her recording debut in 1946 through to the time when her music had largely been overtaken by the rock 'n' roll era and its aftermath, and includes early recordings for the Majestic label, which illustrate her musical roots, plus subsequent releases on the Coral, Mercury, RCA and Roulette labels, and naturally features all her hits, plus selected A & B sides which amply illustrate her remarkable talent to perform across the pop spectrum with aplomb.

Track Listing

Disc 1:
  • You Keep Coming Back Like A Song
  • Necessity
  • Ballin' The Jack
  • Fool That I Am
  • If I Knew You Were Coming I'd 'Ve Baked You A Cake
  • I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine
  • Play A Simple Melody
  • A Razz A Ma Tazz
  • Cherry Stones
  • I Still Feel The Same About You
  • Tom's Tune
  • Good Morning Mr Echo
  • While You Danced, Danced Danced
  • Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White
  • Cry
  • My Old Flame
  • Kiss Of Fire
  • A Lasting Thing
  • So Madly In Love
  • Make Me Love You
  • My Favorite Song
  • Sinner Or Saint
  • A Moth And A Flame
  • What Does It Mean To Be Lonely
  • Seven Lonely Days
  • For Me, For Me
  • Thunder And Lightning
  • Disc 2:
    • He's Funny That Way
    • Bridge Of Sighs
    • A Home Lovin' Man
    • Under Paris Skies
    • Somebody Bad Stole De Wedding Bell
    • Baubles, Bangles And Beads
    • My Sin
    • I'll Always Be Happy With You
    • Wait For Me, Darling
    • Mambo Baby
    • Love Me
    • Tweedle Dee
    • You're Wrong, All Wrong
    • Dance With Me, Henry
    • Blueberries
    • Sweet And Gentle
    • I Want You To Be My Baby
    • Goodbye To Rome
    • Twenty Fours A Day
    • Rock Right
    • Kiss Me Another
    • Happiness Street
    • Tra La La
    • Silent Lips
    • I'm Walking The Floor Over You
    • Fun Lovin' Baby
    • Great Balls Of Fire
    • The Hula Hoop Song
  

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