VA - Cole Porter Song Book: The Platinum Collection (1998) 2CD
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue&Log) ~ 360 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 275 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Standards, Swing, Vocal Jazz, Vocal Pop, Traditional Pop | Label: Start | # PC622 | Time: 01:52:03
Cole Porter was one of a handful of American musical colossi. He had the genius to conjure up improbable rhyming lyrics to catchy melodies delivering not only a single song but as often or not a whole conundrum of numbers collected within the sphere of a show. This collection of 40 songs exemplifies the talent of Cole Porter and is a testament (tribute) to his longevity in musical history. Wit, humour, sophistication, rhythmic and key changes are small change to his ability.Who else could win a challenge to produce 'Miss Otis Regrets' after questioned whether he could write lyrics from the next words he heard? The cast of star celebrities in this collection say it all. Sinatra, Bennett,Crosby, Ella, Billie,Nat,Marlene, Judy to name a few. Also, the bigger bands of not so long ago, Nat Gonella, Jack Hylton, Geraldo. These need preservation orders and what better than endorse the master composer Mr Cole Porter? Add this to your collection.