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Old Chestnuts will take you back, to those sentimental songs about love, loyalty and devotion.
Piano, Accordion, Arrangement: Brigham Phillips
Clarinet: Bob De Angelis
Vocals: Bev Foster
Playing Time: 61:35
Old Chestnuts will take you back, to those good old days. Maybe these nostalgic songs were popular when you were young or maybe your parents sang you these songs when you were growing up. Either way, these songs get under our skin and become familiar. A collection of World War II songs and jazz standards, Old Chestnuts seems fresh and new as these songs echo the sentiments of love, loyalty and devotion. And maybe, just maybe, you might reach for your dancing shoes...
Preview Songs from Old Chestnuts Album:
As Time Goes By: Made famous by Dooley Wilson in teh 1942 movie Casablanca, the American Film Institute included As Time Goes By as #2 in their list of 100 best songs in film. The song was written by Herman Hupfield in 1931 for the broadway musical "Everybody's Welcome".
Moonlight Serenade: Moonlight Serenade is an American jazz standard written by Glenn Miller. In his classic style, the clarinet leads the "big band" sound. In 1939, Miller and his own 15 minute radio series on CBS called "Moonlight Serenade". In 1991, Miller's recording of Moonlight Serenade was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
Someone to Watch Over Me: Composed by brother duo George and Ira Gershwin from the 1926 musical Oh Kay, Someone to Watch Over Me is a great American jazz standard and has been covered by lots of artists. It's been used in many movies including Someone to Watch Over Me (1987), Star (1968), Mr. Holland's Opus (1996), Fame (2009) and was featured on the TV series Battlestar Galactica.
White Cliffs of Dover: Another World War II song made famous by Vera Lynn in 1942, There'll Be Bluebirds Over the White Cliffs of Dover was written by Walter Kent and Nat Butler. It was written to uplift the spirits of the Allies when Nazi Germany began to dominate Europe and bomb Britain.
Other Songs: Someone to Watch Over Me; Sentimental Journey; Let Me Call You Sweetheart; Berkeley Square; What a Wonderful World; La Vie En Rose; All the Things You Are; If You Were the Only girl in the World; You'll Never Know How Much I Love You; Now is the Hour
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