Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Dinah 2:23
2 Please 3:03
3 Gone Fishin’ 2:32
4 Down by the Old Mill Stream 2:48
5 Only Forever 3:08
6 Far Away Places 3:01
7 Pennies From Heaven 3:10
8 Smile Right Back at the Sun 2:46
9 Moonlight Becomes You 3:14
10 Swinging on a Star 2:32
11 The Folks Who Live on the Hill 3:09
12 McNamara’s Band 2:44
13 Sunday Monday or Always 2:36
14 Dear Hearts and Gentle People 2:42
15 Home Cookin’ 3:13
16 Play a Simple Melody 2:56
17 Now Is the Hour (Maori Farewell Song) 3:09
18 I’ve Got a Pocketful of Dreams 2:40
19 So Do I 3:14
20 It’s More Fun Than a Picnic 2:35

Credits

CD 1

additional lyricist:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1944-11-20) (track 13)
Dorothy Stewart (1945 – 1947) (track 17)
arranger:
John Scott Trotter (track 3)
composer:
Harry Akst (track 1)
Sammy Fain (track 14)
Jerome Kern (track 11)
Sam M. Lewis (US singer and lyricist) (track 1)
James V. Monaco (tracks 5, 18)
Shamus O'Connor (songwriter) (track 12)
Ralph Rainger (track 2)
Clement Scott (track 17)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 8)
Irving Berlin (track 16)
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 3)
Nick Kenny (track 3)
“Tell” Taylor (Tin Pan Alley songwriter, 1876–1937) (1908) (track 4)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (1936) (track 7)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1942) (track 9)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1943) (track 13)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1944) (track 10)
conductor:
John Scott Trotter (track 3)
lead vocals:
Louis Armstrong (track 3)
Bing Crosby (track 3)
Bing Crosby (1940-07-03) (track 5)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (tracks 5, 8, 18)
Irving Berlin (track 16)
Bob Hilliard (track 14)
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 3)
Nick Kenny (track 3)
Leo Robin (track 2)
John J Stamford (songwriter) (track 12)
Joe Young (US lyricist) (track 1)
“Tell” Taylor (Tin Pan Alley songwriter, 1876–1937) (1908) (track 4)
Maewa Kaihau (1920) (track 17)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1936) (track 7)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1942) (track 9)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1943) (track 13)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1944) (track 10)
The Jesters (Irish group from the '40s) (1945) (track 12)
orchestra:
John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (tracks 2–3, 8–10, 18)
John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (1937-09-20) (track 11)
John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (1940-07-03) (track 5)
performer:
Perry Botkin’s String Band (tracks 14–15)
Buddy Cole Trio (track 1)
vocals:
Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires (tracks 14–15)
Bing Crosby (tracks 1–2, 4, 6–10, 13–20)
Gary Crosby (son of Bing) (track 16)
The Ken Darby Choir (track 17)
The Ken Darby Singers (tracks 6, 13)
The Foursome (track 4)
Bing Crosby (1937-09-20) (track 11)
Bing Crosby (1945) (track 12)
writer:
Harold Adamson (track 20)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 19)
Raymond B. Evans (track 15)
Arthur Johnston (American composer and songwriter) (track 19)
Jay Livingston (track 15)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 20)
Alex Kramer (1948) (track 6)
Joan Whitney (1948) (track 6)
phonographic copyright by:
MCA Records, Inc. (do not use as a release label! a division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (track 13)
MCA Music Ltd. (1936) (tracks 7, 19)
MCA Music Ltd. (1937) (track 11)
MCA Music Ltd. (1938) (track 18)
MCA Music Ltd. (1939) (track 4)
MCA Music Ltd. (1940) (tracks 2, 5)
MCA Music Ltd. (1942) (track 9)
MCA Music Ltd. (1943) (track 13)
MCA Music Ltd. (1944) (track 10)
MCA Music Ltd. (1945) (track 12)
MCA Music Ltd. (1946) (track 8)
MCA Music Ltd. (1947) (track 17)
MCA Music Ltd. (1948) (track 6)
MCA Music Ltd. (1949) (tracks 14, 20)
MCA Music Ltd. (1950) (tracks 15–16)
MCA Music Ltd. (1951) (track 3)
MCA Music Ltd. (1953) (track 1)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music Inc. (ASCAP-affiliated) (track 1)
Laurel Music Corp. (track 6)
Morley Music Corp. (track 1)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 11)
arrangements:
MacNamara’s Band (track 12)
later parody versions:
Sunday, Monday or Always (Sinatra / Crosby parody) (track 13)
later translated versions:
ダイナ (“Dinah”) (track 1)
later versions:
Dînette (track 1)
À toi de choisir (Swinging On A Star) (track 10)
parody version of:
recording of:
Dinah (track 1)
Far Away Places (track 6)
Home Cookin’ (track 15)
McNamara’s Band (1945 song) (track 12)
Please (track 2)
So Do I (track 19)
Sunday, Monday or Always (Sinatra / Crosby parody) (track 13)
Swinging on a Star (track 10)
The Folks Who Live on the Hill (1937-09-20) (track 11)
Only Forever (1940-07-03) (track 5)
Now Is the Hour (1947-11) (track 17)
Gone Fishin' (1951-04-27) (track 3)
referred to in medleys:
Big Band Swing (track 10)
Bing Crosby Medley (tracks 7, 10, 14)
Ja-Da Medley (tracks 1, 7)
revision of:
MacNamara’s Band (track 12)
translated version of:
Po atarau (based on "The Swiss Cradle Song", with English and Maori lyrics) (track 17)

Release

manufactured in:the U.K.
liner notes:Jim Reilly (producer)
copyrighted by:Marks and Spencer PLC (1999)
phonographic copyright by:Marks and Spencer PLC (1999)