Frank's collection of old time music
originally recorded on 78's and 33's


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New Years Concert
CD One

FBCD8 - Total Playing Time: 73.55

Die Fledermaus (The Bat)- Highlights1.Act 1: Overture - Orchestra; No. 1, Introduction - Peerce, Musel; Turtle Dove; No. 2, Trio: When These Lawyers Don’t Deliver - Melton, Resnik, Silver; No. 3, Duo: Come Along - Merrill Melton; No. 4, Trio: To Part is Such Sweet Sorrow - Resnik, Melton, Munsel; No. 5, Finale: a) Drinking Song: Drink, My Darling , b) Couplets: Good Sir, What Can You Think, c) Trio: Frank, You Set My Doubts At Rest - Merrill, Melton, Silver, Resnik, Peerce; Act 11: No. 6, Entr’acte & Chorus: What A Joy - Chorus; No. 7, Couplets: From Time To Time - Stevens and cast; No. 8, ”Mein Herr Marquis” - Munsel and chorus; No. 9, Duet: How He Prances & Romances - Resnik & Melton; No. 10, Czardas: Voice Of My Homeland - Resnik; No. 11, Finale 11: Champagne’s Delicious Bubbles - Resnik, Melton & Chorus; No. 12, Brother Dear & Sister Dear - Melton, Merrill, Resnik & Chorus; No. 13, Ensemble & Couplets :My Friends - Stevens, Melton, Resnik, Munsel, Thompson & Chorus; Act 111: No.14, Couplets:Ever Since I Was A Baby - Munsel & Chorus; No. 15, Trio: Last Night I Had Adventures - Peerce, Melton & Chorus; No.16, Oh Eisenstein - Peerce, Resnik & Chorus; Finale 111 - Entire Cast.

Heavenly Aida - Joseph Cotton; Celeste Aida - Juissi Bjorling, Ten. with Orchestra conducted by Nils Grevillius; Rigoletto’s Plea - Dennis King; Cortigiani, Vil Razza Dannata - Leonard Warren, Bar. with RCA Victor Orch. Cond. by Renato Cellini; Opera Skit - It Ain’t Gonna Rain No Moore - Alec Templeton, James Melton, Grace Moore & Chorus.

CD Two
FBCD9 - Total Playing Time: 72.44

When I Was a Lad (H.M.S. Pinafore) (Gilbert & Sullivan.) -James Melton w. Orch; One Fine Day - Deborah Kerr; Un Bel Di Vedremo. (“Madam Butterfly, Act 11” - Puccini (Ital.) - Licia Albanese, Sop. With RCA Victor Orch. Cond. by Victor Trucco. Madame Butterfly - Highlights - With RCA Victor Orch. Cond. by Frieder Weissmann: Love Duet. (Stolta Paura, L’Amor) (Fear Not, My Dearest, For Love) - James Melton, Ten. & Licia Albanese, Sop.; Act 11: Un Bel Di, Vedremo (One Fine Day). Act 11: - Licia Albanese, Sop.; Flower Duet. (Il Cannone Del Porto ) (The Harbour Cannon) - Licia Albanese, Sop. & Lucielle Browning, Mez.-Sop.; Act 111: Addio (Farewell) - James Melton, Ten; Opera Skit - Donza, La Vita. - Alec Templeton & James Melton; Prologue - Dennis King; Prologo: Si Puo ? Si Puo ? (“Pagliacci” - Leoncavallo )(Ital.) - Leonard Warren, Bar. With RCA Victor Orch. Cond. by Renato Cellini




Kenny Baker “I Have A Song To Sing 0’ ”
Volume 1 - Initial days
FBCD10 - Total Playing Time: 71.51

Cheek To Cheek ; Isn’t It A Lovely Day; Lost & Found; Love Walked In; Sing A Song Of Harvest ; Just Let Me Look At You; A Wandering Minstrel; The Moon & I (The Sun Whose Rays Are All Ablaze); Melancholy Mood; Ain’t Cha Comin’ Out?; Cinderella; Let’s Make Memories Tonight; Stairway To The Stars; White Sails (Beneath A Silver Moon); South Of The Border; Stop Kicking My Heart Around; Two Blind Loves; (Why Couldn’t It Last) Last Night; All The Things You Are ; On A Little Street In Singapore ; Faithful Forever; It’s A Blue World.


The James Melton Shows
Volume One - Radio/TV
FBCD11 - Total Playing Time: 74.33

Falling In Love With Love; Begin The Beguine; On a Little Dream Ranch With You; So In Love; I Hear You Calling Me; Day In Day Out; One Little Word; In The Still of The Night; Siboney; Lili Marlene; Love Walked In; Our Waltz; I Love You ; Love Star; Holiday for Strings; Easy to Love; Our Love is Here to Stay; I’ve Got You Under My Skin; Toothache In My Heel ; I Love Paris ; When You Wish Upon a Star; Summertime; I Got Plenty 0' Nuttin’; A Woman is a Sometime Thing; Bess You is My Woman Now; Adios.



A Cavalcade Of Musical Comedy
FBCD12 - Total Playing Time: 72.41

If You Were the Only Girl Girl in the World; More Than You Know; If There is Someone Lovelier Than You; I Get a Kick Out of You; It’s a Lovely Day Today; You’re Just in Love; You & The Night & The Music ; I’m in the Mood for Love; Just One of Those Things; If I Loved You; I’ll See You Again; Indian Love Call; So In Love; “Porgy and Bess” – excerpts : Act 1: Summertime; A Woman Is A Sometime Thing; Gone, Gone, Gone; My Man’s Gone Now; Act 2 : I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’; Bess, You Is My; Woman Now; It Ain’t Necessarily So; Act 3: Where Is My Bess. Soloists: Risé Stevens, Robert Merrill, Dorothy Kirsten, Roberta Peters.



Andre Kostelanetz and his orchestra
Volume One - ‘First Recordings’

FBCD13 - Total Playing Time: 72.44

Revenge With Music - Selection; Rumba Fantasy; Estrellita; Turkey In The Straw; Merry Widow Waltz ; Vienna City Of My Dreams; Tiger Rag; To A Wild Rose; Swamp Fire; Casey Jones ; Adios Muchachos (Argentine Tango); Pavane Pour Une Infante Defunte (Pavane For A Dead Princess); Yira, Yira (Tango); Bugle Call Rag (Fox Trot); Mary Had A Little Lamb (Fox Trot); Chant Of The Weed; To A Water Lily; Mi Sobrero!; Man On The Flying Trapeze; Waltzes From ‘The Count Of Luxemburg’ ; Cubanacan (Rumba); A Perfect Day; Goodnight, Ladies (Fox Trot).



The James Melton Shows
Volume Two- Radio/TV
FBCD14 - Total Playing Time: 73.50

The Piccolino; It's A Most Unusual Day; Up With The Lark; The Whippenproof Song; The Way You Look Tonight; 'Til The End Of Time; Cal-I-Forn-I-Ay; Thru The Years; Amor; Stars in My Eyes; When Day is Done; One Night Of Love; A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody; Midnight In Paris; Autumn Leaves; The Donkey Serenade; The Night Has A Thousand Eyes; One Song; Torna A Surriento; The Surrey With The Fringe On Top; All The Things You Are; I Dream Too Much; The Peanut Vendor; There's A Small Hotel; The World Is Mine Tonight; Chloe; Romance; With My Head In The Clouds; God Bless America.



Anton & The Paramount Theatre Orchestra
Volume One
FBCD15 -Total Playing Time: 70.24

Follow The Fleet - Selection (1936); Ray Noble Medley; The Great Ziegfeld - Selection (1936); Echoes Of The Orient - Selection; Swing Time - Selection (1936) Toy Land Medley; Bell Medley; On Your Toes - Selection (1936); Banjo On My Knee- Selection (1936); Champagne Waltz - Selection (1937); Golddiggers Of 1937 - Selection (1936); A Day At The Races - Selection (1937); Medley Of Stephen Foster's Melodies.



Anton & The Paramount Theatre Orchestra
Volume Two
FBCD16 -Total Playing Time: 70.53

Wake Up & Live - Selection (1937); The Hit Parade - Selection (1937); Shirley Temple Memories; Life Of The Party - Selection (1937); Girl Of The Golden West - Selection (1938); Doll Medley; Serenata (Tostelli); Lovely To Look At Selection (AKA " Thin Ice") (1937); A Ride To Dingley Dell - A Christmas Picture; Big Broadcast Of 1938 - Selection; Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life; Paso-Dobles Medley; Ready, Willing & Able - Selection (1937) For You Alone - Selection (AKA " When You're In Love) (1937); Sally, Irene & Mary - Selection (1938); Swing, Teacher, Swing - Selection (1938).



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