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The Sidewalks of New York: Tin Pan Alley

THE SIDEWALKS OF NEW YORK: TIN PAN ALLEY

Over 20 hit songs from the Tin Pan Alley era performed by Uri Caine, Don Bryon, Dave Douglas, Bob Stewart, Eddy Davis, Mark Feldman. Tracks include the #1 hit from 1914, “By the Beautiful Sea.”
Winter & Winter #38, 1999.


The Best of the War Years: Perry Como

THE BEST OF THE WAR YEARS: PERRY COMO

20 recordings by Perry Como from 1943 through 1946 with guest artists Benny Goodman, Ted Steele, Lloyd Shaffer and Terry Snyder. Tracks include the top ten recording from 1946, “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows.”
Stardust Records #1231, 2002.


Cocktail Hour Spike Jones

COCKTAIL HOUR: SPIKE JONES

2-disc collection of Spike Jones recordings, including the hit song “By the Beautiful Sea.”
Columbia River Entertainment Group #218070, 2001.


Angel of the American Stage: Della Reese

ANGEL OF THE AMERICAN STAGE: DELLA REESE

Over 15 recordings by Della Reese, including the #1 hit song from 1918, “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows.”
American Legends #100108, 2003.