The Best of the Decca Years ()

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The Best of the Decca Years - Al Jolson
Track Listing
  1. Swanee
  2. Sonny Boy
  3. California, Here I Come
  4. You Made Me Love You
  5. Anniversary Song
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  1. Swanee
  2. Sonny Boy
  3. California, Here I Come
  4. You Made Me Love You
  5. Anniversary Song
  6. Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
  7. Carolina in the Morning
  8. My Mammy
  9. Rock-A-Bye Your Baby with a Dixie Melody
  10. When You Were Sweet Sixteen
  11. About a Quarter to Nine
  12. Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye
  13. Avalon
  14. Ma Blushin' Rosie
  15. April Showers
  16. Alexander's Ragtime Band
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This is a surprisingly strong and effective presentation of the highlights from the Indian Summer of Al Jolson's career, which began with his appearance in the 1945 movie Rhapsody in Blue. Though he was 15 years older than the last time he'd steadily pursued commercial recording, Jolson still had a powerful voice and was as brash as ever in putting over a song, and modern recording techniques (circa 1945-1947) and their resulting fidelity only seem to have brought out the best in his him, in terms of his instincts as a ...

The Best of the Decca Years 1992, Decca

UPC: 008811050528

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