Sony Legacy USA celebrate Doris Day’s 90th with a Definitive 2-Disc Collection: ‘The Essential Doris Day’

March 4, 2014 No Comments

Sony Legacy's 2014 CD set 'The Essential Doris Day'
Legacy Recordings, the catalogue division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release ‘THE ESSENTIAL DORIS DAY‘ in celebration of Doris Day’s 90th birthday. The track listing for this classy 2CD anthology is revealed below – the set highlights Doris’ best work with Columbia Records.

This release brings the GRAMMY Award-winning songstress into Sony Music’s “Essential” product line which is a long-running series commemorating the company’s most iconic recording artists such as Barbra Streisand, Tony Bennett & Barry Manilow.

The new compilation was compiled by the GRAMMY Award-nominated record producer Didier C. Deutsch who has been with Columbia since the 1980s and was responsible for the first-ever original Columbia Doris CD compilation – ‘A DAY AT THE MOVIES‘. Pop legend Nancy Sinatra  – who recently interviewed Doris for her US radio show – has written sleeve notes in which she credits Doris for having influenced her own approach to singing.

As fans will see the track list offers a nice overview of Doris’ recording work from the 1940s when she was the lead vocalist to Les Brown’s band through to her very sultry and sophisticated solo album ‘Latin For Lovers’ which was released by Columbia in 1965. Contained are many of Day’s biggest and best loved international hit singles (including multi-million sellers: “Sentimental Journey”“It’s Magic”, “Secret Love” & “Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Será, Será)“) alongside some of her most popular songs from her movie career.

For those who wish to explore Doris’ music post her Columbia signing we recommend ‘MY HEART‘ and ‘MUSIC, MOVIES & MEMORIES‘ which contain recordings from the ’70s & ’80s.

 

Sony Legacy's 2014 CD set 'The Essential Doris Day'

THE ESSENTIAL DORIS DAY
Released: 25 March 2014
Label: Sony Legacy, USA
Catalogue No: 88843014822
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Disc 1

  1. Sentimental Journey
  2. My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time
  3. Till The End Of Time
  4. You Won’t Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)
  5. It’s Magic
  6. Love Somebody – duet with Buddy Clark
  7. My Darling, My Darling – duet with Buddy Clark
  8. Again
  9. Let’s Take An Old-Fashioned Walk – duet with Frank Sinatra
  10. Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered
  11. The Very Thought Of You
  12. On Moonlight Bay
  13. (Why Did I Tell You I Was Going To) Shanghai
  14. Sugarbush – duet with Frankie Laine
  15. A Guy Is A Guy
  16. When I Fall In Love
  17. Mister Tap Toe

Disc 2

  1. By The Light Of The Silvery Moon
  2. The Black Hills Of Dakota
  3. Secret Love
  4. If I Give My Heart To You
  5. Shaking The Blues Away
  6. Love Me Or Leave Me
  7. I’ll Never Stop Loving You
  8. Whatever Will Be, Will Be (Que Será, Será)
  9. The Man Who Invented Love
  10. There Once Was A Man – duet with John Raitt
  11. Teacher’s Pet
  12. Everybody Loves A Lover
  13. Pillow Talk
  14. Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread) – with André Previn, piano
  15. My Romance
  16. They Say It’s Wonderful – duet with Robert Goulet
  17. I Got The Sun In The Morning
  18. Move Over Darling
  19. Desafinado (Slightly Out Of Tune)

Note: the above track listing is subject to last minute changes.

 

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