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The Billy May collection, 1939-60

by May, Billy,

Format: Music CD 2012
Availability: Available at 1 Library 2 of 2 copies
Available (1)
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD COMPACT DISC Po May 45363
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio--Music CD
 
Call Number  COMPACT DISC Po May 45363
 
 
 
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - Reference Media r COMPACT DISC Po May 45363
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - Reference Media
 
Call Number  r COMPACT DISC Po May 45363
 
 
Contents
Disc 1, Big band beginnings and early arrangements. Cherokee (Charlie Barnet [Orchestra]; Billy May, trumpet)
Ida sweet as apple cider ; Boulder Bluff (Glenn Miller & his orchestra; Billy May, trumpet)
Clambake in B flat (the Capitol Jazzmen; Billy May, trumpet)
Captain Kidd ; Buzz me (Ella Mae Morse with Billy May's Orchestra)
The coffee song (the King Sisters with Billy May and his orchestra)
Bloop bleep (Danny Kaye with Billy May's Orchestra)
Memphis in June (Hoagy Carmichael with Billy May and his orchestra)
Put yourself in my place, baby (Hoagy Carmichael with the Rhythmaires and Billy May's Orchestra)
Intro: Sparky's magic piano (Henry Blair; narration by Verne Smith; Ray Turner, piano; with Billy May and his orchestra)
Blind date ; Home cookin' (Margaret Whiting and Bob Hope with Billy May and his orchestra)
I taut I taw a puddy tat (Mel Blanc with Billy May and his orchestra)
I'm a little busybody (Jerry Lewis with Billy May's Orchestra)
D'ya wanna go to Tia Juana (Mel Blanc with Billy May's Orch.)
So far, so good ; My magic heart (Peggy Lee with Billy May's Orch.)
Mean to me (Nellie Lutcher with Billy May's Orch.)
Fat man boogie ; Lean baby (Billy May and his orchestra)
Walkin' my baby back home ; What does it take (Nat King Cole with Billy May Orch.)
Two brothers (Kay Starr with Billy May's Orch.)
La ronde ; Please (Gisele MacKenzie with Billy May's Orch.). Disc 2, Arrangements for orchestra
and singers! Mayhem (Billy May and his orchestra)
Memphis In June (Johnny Mercer with vocal quartet and Billy May's Orch.)
You and the night and the music ; Bacchanalia (Billy May and his orchestra)
South of the border (Frank Sinatra)
This must be the place ; The honeymoon's over (Tennessee Ernie Ford and Betty Hutton with Billy May's Orch.)
River of no return (Tennessee Ernie Ford with Billy May and orch.)
Sh-boom (Stan Freberg with the Toads and Billy May's Orch.)
Open up the doghouse ; Long long ago (Dean Martin and Nat King Cole with Billy May's Orch.)
The Dixieland band (Billy May and his orchestra)
Hello out there, hello (Johnny Mercer with vocal quartet and Billy May's Orch.)
Papa loves mambo (Nat King Cole with the Billy May Orch.)
Mad about the boy ; Pick yourself up ; It's the natural thing to do ; Oklahoma! (Billy May and his orchestra)
Bo mambo ; Carnivalito boliviano (Yma Sumac with Billy May and his orchestra)
Street of dreams (Billy May and his orchestra; the Encores, vocals)
I'll see you again ; Softly as in a morning sunrise ; Main title theme from The man with the golden arm ; Floater ; Christopher Columbus (Billy May and his orchestra)
I never get enough of you (Dick Haymes with Billy May's Orchestra)
Love is a great big nothin' (Billy May and his orchestra)
The banana boat song (Day-o) (Stan Freeberg with Peter Leeds; orchestra; Billy May, conductor). Disc 3, Billy's big band and vocalist backings. Aren't you glad you're you ; Accentuate the positive (the Four Freshmen with Billy May's Orch.)
My romance ; Younger than springtime (the Andrews Sisters with Billy May and his orchestra)
Send for me (Nat King Cole with McCoy's Boys and Billy May's Orch.)
You brought a new kind of love to me (Trudy Richards with Billy May's Orch.)
The party's over (Nat King Cole with Billy May's Orch.)
Brushed off (Alvin Stoller, drums, with Billy May's Orch.)
Let's get away from it all ; Moonlight in Vermont ; Come fly with me (Frank Sinatra with Billy May and his orchestra)
Pawn ticket (Billy May and his orchestra)
Brassmen's holiday (Billy May and his Big Fat Brass)
Lulu's back in town ; Mine ; Memories of you (the George Shearing Quintet with Billy May's Brass Choir)
Lullaby of the leaves ; On the sunny side of the street ; Sposin' (Keely Smith with Billy May and his orchestra)
Solving the riddle (Billy May and his orchestra)
Fancy meeting you here ; Isle of Capri (Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney with Billy May's Orch.)
Something's gotta give (Frank Sinatra with Billy May's Orch.)
Adios ; Frenesi (Billy May's Rico Mambo Orchestra)
Don't look at me that way ; Which ; You're the top (Jeri Southern with Billy May's Orch.). Disc 4, Bing and Louis/Darin and Mercer, plus Peggy, Anita, and Jo. You'd be so easy to love (Anita O'Day with Billy May's Orchestra)
South of the border ; Perfidia ; Adios (Mel TormeĢ with Billy May's Orch.)
In the mood cha cha ; Snowfall (Billy May and his orchestra)
The more I see you ; People will say we're in love (Nancy Wilson with Billy May's Orch.)
Belly up to the bar boys (Billy May, Stan Kenton, Nelson Riddle, vocals, with Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians)
Pretty eyes ; Because I love him so ; I remember you ; Moments like this (Peggy Lee with Billy May's Orch.)
Happy is the word (for love) ; Candy ; What a feeling (Jo Stafford with Billy May and his orchestra)
Ten cents a dance (Anita O'Day with Billy May's Orch.)
Way down yonder in New Orleans ; Muskrat ramble ; Little ol' tune (Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong with Music by Billy May)
Impossible ; September in the rain (Sue Raney with Billy May and his orchestra)
Medley. Paddlin' Madeline home ; Row row row (Bobby Darin and Johnny Mercer with Music by Billy May and his orch.)
Lonesome polecat ; Indiana (Back home in) (Bobby Darin and Johnny Mercer with Music by Billy May and his orch.)
It's only a paper moon ; The man that got away (Ella Fitzgerald with Billy May's Orch.)
The Atchison, Topeka & the Santa Fe (the Four Freshmen with Billy May's Orchestra).

Additional Information
Subjects Popular music -- 1941-1950.
Popular music -- 1951-1960.
Big band music.
Dance orchestra music.
Publisher [Kings Langley, Herts.] :Acrobat,2012
Contributors Billy May Orchestra, performer.
Participants/Performers Billy May, trumpet, conductor, arranger; with his orchestra and various performers.
Language English
Notes Previously released material.
Compact discs.
Program notes by Geoff Wilding ([20] p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Description 4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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