Uploaded on Mar 6, 2010
Gems from 'Lady, Be Good' and 'Tip-Toes'
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Directed by Nathaniel Shilkret with the Victor Salon Group
Vocals by Jane Froman, Sonny Schuyler and Felix Knight
Originally Broadcast July 10, 1938
This is from a memorial broadcast honoring George Gershwin on the eve of the first anniversary of the composer's premature death on July 11, 1937. The broadcast starred Jane Froman, Felix Knight, Sonny Schuyler and the Victor Salon Group, conducted by Nathaniel Shilkret. The concert was later released on 78 rpm records.
This recording is a medley of Gershwin tunes that includes:
0:00 Lady Be Good (from "Lady be Good") - Sonny Schuyler
1:00 Sweet and Lowdown (from "Tip-Toes") - Orchestra
1:46 So Am I (from "Lady, Be Good") - Jane Froman and Felix Knight
2:32 Fascinating Rhythm (from "Lady, Be Good") - Orchestra and Chorus
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