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Connee Boswell - Hits And Selected Singles 1931-54

Connee Boswell - Hits And Selected Singles 1931-54

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Connee Boswell, the singer who began her career as Connie Boswell, but decided to change the spelling of her name in 1945, was a member of the brilliant, influential and hugely successful vocal trio The Boswell Sisters, who had a string of hits in the 1920s and ‘30s until retiring in 1936.

The Boswell Sisters were arguably the best and most original, influential and innovative vocal group in the annals of popular music. Their appreciation of jazz rhythms and blues inflexions combined with their vocal gymnastics to create a unique sound and style, which resulted in huge record sales, regrettably during the pre-record sales chart era. Acrobat’s Boswell Sisters Collection 1925-36 (ADDCD3208), celebrates that legacy.

Connee, who had already been making solo records had hits through into the 1950s. This 73-track set features selected A- and B-sides of her solo singles and duet recordings with Bing Crosby on the Brunswick and Decca labels. Recording variously with the orchestras of Victor Young, Bunny Berigan, Ben Pollack, Bob Crosby, Harry Sosnik, Jimmie Grier, John Scott Trotter, Russ Morgan, Sy Oliver and Bob Haggart, she was a highly-regarded performer across the jazz, swing and pop spectrum.

It includes all her solo chart entries and those with Bing Crosby – 25 in total – including the No.1s Bob White and Alexander’s Ragtime Band with Crosby, and the Top 10 hits Say It Isn’t So, On The Beach At Bali-Bali, Whispers In The Dark, I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart, On The Isle Of May, If I Give My Heart To You and An Apple For The Teacher. An entertaining showcase for her talent as a hit-maker whose chart career lasted over a quarter of a century.


Disc 1
Track Title Artist
1 I'm All Dressed Up With A Broken Heart Connie Boswell
2 Should I Be Sorry? Connie Boswell
3 Lullaby Of The Leaves Connie Boswell
4 Say It Isn't So Connie Boswell
5 I'll Never Have To Dream Again Connie Boswell
6 It's All My Fault Connie Boswell
7 In A Little Second Hand Store Connie Boswell
8 I Cover The Waterfront Connie Boswell
9 The River's Takin' Care Of Me Connie Boswell
10 This Time It's Love Connie Boswell
11 I Had To Change The Words Connie Boswell
12 The Boulevard Of Broken Dreams Connie Boswell
13 A New Moon Is Over My Shoulder Connie Boswell
14 Isn't It A Shame? Connie Boswell
15 I'm Growing Fonder Of You Connie Boswell
16 Blue Moon Connie Boswell
17 Chasing Shadows Connie Boswell
18 You Are My Lucky Star Connie Boswell
19 Moon Over Miami Connie Boswell
20 With All My Heart Connie Boswell
21 The Panic Is On Connie Boswell
22 On The Beach At Bali Bali Connie Boswell
23 Serenade In The Night Connie Boswell
24 Trust In Me Connie Boswell
Disc 2
Track Title Artist
1 Whispers In The Dark Connie Boswell
2 Afraid To Dream Connie Boswell
3 Am I In Love? Connie Boswell
4 Blossoms On Broadway Connie Boswell
5 Basin Street Blues Bing Crosby & Connie Boswell
6 Bob White (Whatcha Gonna Swing Tonight) Bing Crosby & Connie Boswell
7 Ebb Tide Connie Boswell
8 Outside Of Paradise Connie Boswell
9 Martha, Ah So Pure Connie Boswell
10 Ah! Sweet Mystery Of Life Connie Boswell
11 I'm Away From It All Connie Boswell
12 Fare Thee Honey, Fare Thee Well Connie Boswell
13 Moonlight And Roses Connie Boswell
14 Alexander's Ragtime Band Bing Crosby & Connie Boswell
15 All Alone Connie Boswell
16 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart Connie Boswell
17 Simple And Sweet Connie Boswell
18 Thanks For Everything Connie Boswell
19 Sunrise Serenade Connie Boswell
20 At Least You Could Say Hello Connie Boswell
21 Start The Day Right Bing Crosby & Connie Boswell
22 An Apple For The Teacher Bing Crosby & Connie Boswell
23 Between 18th And 19th On Chestnut Street Bing Crosby & Connie Boswell
24 On The Isle Of May Connie Boswell
25 I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby Connie Boswell
Disc 3
Track Title Artist
1 Blueberry Hill Connie Boswell
2 Nobody's Sweetheart Connie Boswell
3 Let's Be Buddies Connie Boswell
4 The Moon Fell In The River Connie Boswell
5 You Were Meant For Me Connie Boswell
6 I Went Out Of My Way Connie Boswell
7 Sand In My Shoes Connie Boswell
8 I'll Keep On Loving You Connie Boswell
9 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Connie Boswell
10 Stormy Weather Connie Boswell
11 A String Of Pearls Connie Boswell
12 One Dozen Roses Connie Boswell
13 Sweet Eloise Connie Boswell
14 South Wind Connie Boswell
15 (As Long As You're Not In Love With Anyone Else) Why Don't You F Connee Boswell
16 Moonlight Mood Connee Boswell
17 Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Connee Boswell
18 Sweetheart Connee Boswell
19 Ole Buttermilk Sky Connee Boswell
20 Zip A Dee Doo Dah Connee Boswell
21 Begin The Beguine Connee Boswell
22 Where There's Smoke There's Fire Connee Boswell & Artie Shaw
23 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter Connee Boswell
24 If I Give My Heart To You Connee Boswell
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    December 2021
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