CD: The Best Of British Dance Bands
2 CDs. All tracks restored and digitally remastered.
Nothing evokes the glamour, spirit and atmosphere of the 1920s and 30s like a dance band in full swing. Gathered here are the bands who bossed the BBC airwaves - Jack Hylton, Ambrose, Henry Hall, Geraldo, Carroll Gibbons, Jack Payne and more – while signature tunes such as Roy Fox’s Whispering and Jack Payne’s Say It With Music showcase the flair and musicianship of these superstars of the West End ballrooms. Not forgetting the unique styles of such legendary vocalists as Al Bowlly, Sam Browne and Vera Lynn. Could there be any better way to recall the magic of the dance band days? Roll up the carpet and dance to these outstanding vintage recordings.
Painting The Clouds With Sunshine - Jack Hylton, Georgia On My Mind - Nat Gonella, Stairway To The Stars - The Skyrockets, There’s Something In The Air - The Squadronaires, I Don’t Want To Walk Without You - Jay Wilbur, Goodnight, Sweetheart - Ray Noble with Al Bowlly, Pick Yourself Up - Harry Roy, The Sweetest Music This Side Of Heaven - Maurice Winnick, Dancing In The Dark - Ambrose, The Very Thought Of You - Ray Noble, A Foggy Day - Geraldo, On The Air - Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Orpheans, September In The Rain - Jack Hylton, Radio Times -Henry Hall, These Foolish Things - Lew Stone, Here’s To The Next Time - Henry Hall, and many more ...
- Cat. no.: GLMY85
- Barcode: 5060088441336