Young Man With A Horn (Album)

March 13, 1950 No Comments

US Release Date: 13 March 1950

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  1. I May Be Wrong [But I Think You’re Wonderful]
    (Doris Day with Harry James and his Orchestra)
    (Henry Sullivan/Harry Ruskin)
  2. The Man I Love
    (Harry James and the Rhythm Section)
    (George & Ira Gershwin)
  3. The Very Thought Of You
    (Doris Day with Harry James and his Orchestra)
    (Ray Noble)
  4. Melancholy Rhapsody
    (Harry James and his Orchestra)
    (Ray Heindorf/Sammy Cahn)
  5. Get Happy
    (Harry James and his Orchestra)
    (Ted Koehler/Harold Arlen)
  6. Too Marvelous For Words
    (Doris Day with Harry James and his Orchestra)
    (Richard Whiting/Johnny Mercer)
  7. Limehouse Blues
    (Harry James and the Rhythm Section)
    (Phillip Braham/Douglas Furber)
  8. With A Song In My Heart
    (Doris Day with Harry James and his Orchestra)
    (Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Hart)

The pairing of singer Doris Day with trumpeter Harry James is an absolute joy. The recording sessions which involved Doris ran over a two day period from the 25-27 January 1950. The enchanting album that resulted from this union was deservingly catapulted to the #1 spot on the American Billboard chart. On 9 August 1954, Columbia repackaged this release for the 12″ LP format with four bonus tracks (“Pretty Baby”, “I Only Have Eyes For You” plus two further recordings featuring Harry James: “Would I Love You” and “Lullaby Of Broadway”).  In 1999, Columbia (USA) issued a CD of the 1954 edition inclusive of original LP artwork, in depth liner notes and many movie photos.

Conductor: Harry James
Label: Columbia Records (USA)
Format(s): 10″ Mono LP (#CL-6106) / 12″ Mono LP (#CL-582)
Highest Chart Position: US#1

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