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wed 1 jan 2014 21:00 

Irving Berlin (Belarus 1888 – New York 1989), part 5.

1. Top Hat, a romantic musical by producer Mark Sandrich from 1935).
With singing from Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers.
Studio-orkest led by Max Steiner.
2. Carefree, a musical comedy also by Mark Sandrich (1938).
Singing: Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Ralph Bellamy, Luella Gear & Jack Carson.
Studio-orkest led by Victor Baravelle.
3. Song ‘Blue Skies’, recorded for Ship Ahoy (1942), but never used.
Frank Sinatra, singing.
Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra.
4. Recordings of Fred Astaire & Bing Crosby from 1976.
a. Song ‘Change Partners’ from Carefree (1938)
Vocal Bing Crosby. The Pete Moore Orchestra.
b. ‘A Couple of Song and Dance Men’ from Blue Skies (1946). Recording from 1976.
Vocals: Fred Astaire, Bing Cosby. The Pete Moore Orchestra.