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Stars come out to salute Doris Day for Sony Music’s 80th birthday CD boxset

Stars come out to salute Doris Day for Sony Music’s 80th birthday CD boxset

April 4, 2004 1 Comment

Doris Day contributes to a very special 3-disc set released by Sony Music (UK) to celebrate her career in music. This has to rate as one of the most significant ‘Doris Day’ releases by the music giant which owns most of Doris Day’s original hit recordings aka Columbia/Sony Music. This definitive boxset comprises of three […]

Eric Braun’s best-selling British Doris Day biography revised for 2004 and featuring rare photos by Hollywood photographer Leo Fuchs

Eric Braun’s best-selling British Doris Day biography revised for 2004 and featuring rare photos by Hollywood photographer Leo Fuchs

April 1, 2004 2 Comments

In the year of Doris’s 80th birthday Orion Publishing print the 2004 edition of their “warm and authoritative” biography by British writer, Eric Braun. First published in 1991, ‘Doris Day’ tells of the star’s childhood, her fame both as a singer and actress, the near-fatal car crash that put paid to her budding career as […]

Universal Studios (USA) release “The Romance Collection”, a lavish Rock Hudson-Doris Day DVD boxset

Universal Studios (USA) release “The Romance Collection”, a lavish Rock Hudson-Doris Day DVD boxset

April 1, 2004 No Comments

‘Lover Comes Back’ makes its DVD debut on the ‘Romance Collection’ – a new North American 3-disc set released on the 6 April 2004. What a simply stunning tribute to Doris Day and Rock Hudson, two of Hollywood’s biggest & best loved stars. This DVD boxset is a real cut above the rest. Open the […]

Lavish Region 2 DVD boxset “The Doris Day Collection” from Universal Studios (UK)

Lavish Region 2 DVD boxset “The Doris Day Collection” from Universal Studios (UK)

March 1, 2004 1 Comment

The Doris Day Collection is being released on the 8 March 2004 to celebrate Doris Day’s 80th birthday. You may be asking yourself what is so special about this set? The truth is compared to a lot of DVD boxsets out there this one does go that extra mile in the presentation stakes. It packages […]

Big-band “Lost Treasures” remastered for Doris Day & Les Brown US CD

Big-band “Lost Treasures” remastered for Doris Day & Les Brown US CD

November 1, 2003 No Comments

It is time for a touch of nostalgia and what better way to do that then return to the days of the big-band sound, when Doris Day was a supreme lead vocalist alongside Les Brown & his orchestra. This American gem of a collection features rare digitally restored transcription recordings from 1944-6 (with the exception […]

Exclusive “Doris Day – Star Box” compilation released by Sony Music Japan

Exclusive “Doris Day – Star Box” compilation released by Sony Music Japan

July 1, 2003 No Comments

On 3 November 2003, after lots and lots of delays Sony Music in Japan finally release their exclusive new compilation of classic Doris Day songs. This is the first major release for Japanese fans since America’s “Golden Girl” CD set was issued their in November 2001. There are no real surprises on this CD but […]

Two Columbia albums released on CD by Sony Music (UK) for Doris Day’s 79th birthday!

Two Columbia albums released on CD by Sony Music (UK) for Doris Day’s 79th birthday!

April 1, 2003 1 Comment

The folks at Sony Music (UK) re-issue another two original Doris Day albums as part of their expansive series of 2on1 CDs. Sony Music (UK) are marking Doris’s 79th birthday with the release of  “Wonderful Day”  and “With A Smile And A Song” on CD format. Their latest offering features two highly collectible albums from […]

British club DJ ‘The Undecided’ remixes Doris Day’s Latin tune “Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps”

British club DJ ‘The Undecided’ remixes Doris Day’s Latin tune “Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps”

March 23, 2003 No Comments

UK clubs are alive with a new club track that samples vocals taken from Doris Day’s bossa-nova favourite “Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps”. Doris’s popular Latin track originated from her 1965 album ‘Latin for Lovers‘. The track which had gained new exposure from being featured in the soundtrack to the hit 1992 Australian movie ‘Strictly Ballroom’ has […]

Sony Music (UK) release a superb budget CD of Doris Day’s essential film songs “25 Movie Greats”

Sony Music (UK) release a superb budget CD of Doris Day’s essential film songs “25 Movie Greats”

January 1, 2003 No Comments

“25 Movie Greats” is a collection I compiled for the British division of Sony Music. It is themed around some of Doris Day’s best movie related recordings. The album is a budget release so offers fans good value for money whilst not compromising on quality as all the recordings are sourced from the original master […]

Sony Music (UK) release TV advertised 2CD Doris Day set to coincide with BBCtv biography

Sony Music (UK) release TV advertised 2CD Doris Day set to coincide with BBCtv biography

March 6, 2002 1 Comment

This 2CD set received a high profile, television advertising campaign all to tie in with the broadcast by BBC television of their Doris Day biography “Hollywood Greats“. Themed around songs that all originate from various Hollywood movies and musicals, it is sumptuously wrapped up with black/white photos from the 1950s and ’60s and includes two […]

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Doris Day offers her personal remembrance of Rock Hudson

Doris Day offers her personal remembrance in the YouTube video below of her close friend and...