Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Rating Length
1 Swinging on a Star
2:48
2 Don't Fence Me In
3:04
3 Bing Introduces Strange Music
0:20
4 Strange Music
1:38
5 Tallahassee
2:50
6 Peg O' My Heart
2:15
7 Shoo Shoo Baby
3:31
8 Bing Chats With the Andrews Sisters
0:38
9 You Don't Have to Know the Language
4:06
10 South America, Take It Away
3:14
11 It's Magic
2:20
12 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes
2:05
13 But Beautiful
2:49
14 Bing Introduces Nat 'King' Cole
0:26
15 Bing Chats With Nat
0:26
16 Sam's Song
2:51
17 My Foolish Heart
2:35
18 Them There Eyes
2:04
19 Too Late Now
3:15
20 Not Mine
2:52
21 Bing Welcomes Back the Andrews Sisters
0:16
22 I Can Dream, Can't I
2:38
23 Sure Thing
2:40
24 Bing Introduces Finale
0:13
25 May the Good Lord Bless and Keep You
3:04
CD 2
# Title Rating Length
1 Basin Street Blues
2:54
2 If This Isn't Love
1:32
3 It's a Good Day
2:05
4 Bing Introduces Louis Armstrong
0:25
5 Bing Chats With Louis
0:18
6 Blueberry Hill (version 1)
3:16
7 A Fella With an Umbrella
2:31
8 Bing Introduces Ella and a Dreamer's Holiday
0:08
9 A Dreamer's Holiday
2:48
10 For You, for Me, Forever More
2:16
11 Bing & Louis Introduce Gone Fishin'
0:50
12 Gone Fishin' (version 1)
2:55
13 Lazy Bones (version 1)
2:32
14 The Best Things in Life Are Free
2:31
15 That's A-Plenty
2:26
16 A Kiss to Build a Dream On (version 1)
3:34
17 Louis Congratulates Bing on His 20th Anniversary
0:18
18 Blueberry Hill (version 2)
2:57
19 Bing Chats With Jack Teagarden
0:28
20 Rockin' Chair, Part 1
3:01
21 Bing Chats With Dinah Shore
0:27
22 Rockin' Chair, Part 2
4:05
23 Five Minutes More
1:17
24 A Marshmallow World
2:56
25 Silver Bells (version 1)
2:12
26 Bing Introduces Memphis Blues
0:10
27 Memphis Blues (version 1)
3:00
CD 3
# Title Rating Length
1 Stay With the Happy People
2:03
2 It Had to Be You
3:10
3 Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy
3:25
4 Now That I Need You
1:45
5 Gone Fishin' (version 2)
2:58
6 Chicago Style
3:08
7 Route 66
3:11
8 Blue Skies
4:09
9 Istanbul
2:46
10 Lazy Bones (version 2)
2:25
11 Bing Introduces Toni Arden and the Band
0:30
12 My Honey's Lovin' Arms
3:07
13 Bing Introduces the Mills Brothers
0:27
14 Up a Lazy River - Paper Doll
3:02
15 Way Back Home
3:10
16 You're Just in Love
2:40
17 Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer
2:29
18 Silver Bell (version 2)
2:22
19 Bing Chats With Ella
0:23
20 White Christmas
3:24
21 A Kiss to Build a Dream On (version 2)
3:07
22 Bing, Ella & Louis Introduce Memphis Blues
0:15
23 Memphis Blues (version 2)
4:11

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Frank Loesser (track 5)
Lew Quatling (track 16)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 9)
Harold Rome (track 10)
Cole Porter (composer) (1934) (track 2)
Sammy Fain (1938) (track 22)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1944) (track 1)
lyricist:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 9)
John Elliot (1914-1972 US film songwriter mostly Westerns, aka Jack Ellott) (track 16)
Harold Rome (track 10)
Robert Fletcher (US poet) (1934) (track 2)
Cole Porter (composer) (1934) (track 2)
Irving Kahal (1938) (track 22)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1944) (track 1)
orchestrator:
Billy May (track 22)
publisher:
Warner Bros., Inc. (not for release label use!) (track 2)
Chappell & Co., Inc. (1938) (track 22)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (1938) (track 22)
later translated versions:
Ma chansonnette (track 16)
later versions:
À toi de choisir (Swinging On A Star) (track 1)
recording of:
Sam's Song (track 16)
Swinging on a Star (track 1)
Tallahassee (track 5)
referred to in medleys:
Big Band Swing (track 1)
Bing Crosby Medley (track 1)

CD 2

composer:
Hoagy Carmichael (track 13)
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 12)
Vincent Rose (early-20th century violinist, pianist, composer & bandleader) (tracks 6, 18)
Nick Kenny (track 12)
William Christopher Handy (1912) (track 27)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (1926) (track 1)
Harry Ruby (1935) (track 16)
Irving Berlin (1947) (track 7)
Peter de Rose (1949) (track 24)
lyricist:
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 12)
Nick Kenny (track 12)
Al Lewis (Tin Pan Alley era lyricist) (tracks 6, 18)
Johnny Mercer (track 13)
Larry Stock (tracks 6, 18)
Spencer Williams (US jazz composer, pianist & singer) (track 1)
George A. Norton (1913) (track 27)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1935) (track 16)
Bert Kalmar (1935) (track 16)
Irving Berlin (1947) (track 7)
Carl Sigman (1949) (track 24)
writer:
Dave Barbour (track 3)
Ray Evans (track 25)
Peggy Lee (jazz vocalist) (track 3)
Jay Livingston (track 25)
publisher:
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 25)
Redwood Music Ltd. (Carlin) (tracks 6, 18)
Songs of Peer, Ltd. (track 13)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 25)
later translated versions:
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 25)
later versions:
part of:
Easter Parade (full musical) (track 7)
recording of:
A Marshmallow World (track 24)
Basin Street Blues (track 1)
Blueberry Hill (tracks 6, 18)
Gone Fishin' (track 12)
It's a Good Day (track 3)
Lazy Bones (track 13)
Silver Bells (track 25)
The Memphis Blues (track 27)
referred to in medleys:
Holiday Cheer (track 25)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 25)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 25)

CD 3

composer:
Hoagy Carmichael (track 10)
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 5)
Joseph Meyer (songwriter) (track 12)
Harry Ruby (track 12)
Nick Kenny (track 5)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 17)
William Christopher Handy (1912) (track 23)
Isham Jones (1924) (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 8)
Harry Ruby (1935) (track 21)
lyricist:
Charles Kenny (songwriter, violinist) (track 5)
Nick Kenny (track 5)
Johnny Marks (American songwriter) (track 17)
Johnny Mercer (track 10)
George A. Norton (1913) (track 23)
Gus Kahn (1924) (track 2)
Irving Berlin (1926) (track 8)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1935) (track 21)
Bert Kalmar (1935) (track 21)
writer:
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (track 6)
Ray Evans (track 18)
Jay Livingston (track 18)
Jimmy Van Heusen (track 6)
publisher:
Chappell & Co Ltd. (track 17)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 17)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 18)
Songs of Peer, Ltd. (track 10)
Sony/ATV Harmony (track 18)
is the basis for:
later parody versions:
Frosty the Red‐Nosed Snowman (Aqua Teen Hunger Force) (track 17)
later translated versions:
Petteri Punakuono (track 17)
Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer (German) (track 17)
Ziemassvētku nakts (Latvian version of "Silver Bells") (track 18)
later versions:
recording of:
Blue Skies (track 8)
Chicago Style (track 6)
Gone Fishin' (track 5)
It Had to Be You (track 2)
Lazy Bones (track 10)
Silver Bells (track 18)
The Memphis Blues (track 23)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 8)
Holiday Cheer (track 18)
Megamix 2 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 18)
Medley (Christmas with Frank Ferrari) (track 17)
Mix 2 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 17)
Mix 3 (The Best Xmas Party Ever!) (track 18)
Megamix 3 (It Must Be Christmas) (track 17)