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The Perfect Medley

PostPosted: Wed Feb 20, 2013 8:49 pm
by tonyd
The Gal That Got Away/It Never Entered My Mind-Recorded April 8,1981-A "Perfect Marriage"-arranged by Nelson Riddle and Don Costa
Can be found on the albums:
She Shot Me Down-Reprise- 1981
The Reprise Collection-1990
The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings-1995

A history of the two songs:

The Gal That Got Away-music by Harold Arlen/words by Ira Gershwin-arranged by Nelson Riddle-recorded May 5,1954-Album:This Is Sinatra,CD-Complete Capitol Singles
Originated in the movie-A Star Is Born by Judy Garland as The Man That Got Away

It Never Entered My Mind-music by Richard Rodgers/words by Lorenz Hart-recorded Nov.5,1947 for Columbia Records and arranged by Axel Stordahl- can be found on Portrait Of Sinatra and The Complete Columbia Years.
Recorded on March 4,1955 for Capitol Records and arranged by Nelson Riddle-can be found on In The Wee Small Hours and Sings The Select Rodgers and Hart