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Operation Build Morale / Glenn Miller


Release Date: 09/16/2010 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 68960  
Composer:  George M. CohanFrank W. MeachamSam H. SteptJerry Gray,   ... 
Performer:  Johnny DesmondMarion HuttonRay EberleRay McKinley
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Personnel includes: Glenn Miller (leader, trombone); Johnny Desmond, Tex Benecke, Marion Hutton, Ray McKinley, The Crew Chiefs, The Modernaires, The Glee Club (vocals).

Includes liner notes by Edward F. Polic.

Released to coincide with the arrival of Memorial Day, Operation: Build Morale is a worthwhile compilation of many of Glenn Miller's most popular and enduring wartime favorites. Among the selections: "In the Mood," "Pennsylvania 6-5000," "American Patrol," "The Squadron Song," "The Army Air Corp/A Fellow on a Furlough" and "(There'll Be a) Hot Time in the Town of Berlin (When the Yanks Go Marching In)."
Personnel includes: Glenn Miller (leader, trombone); Johnny Desmond, Tex Benecke, Marion Hutton, Ray McKinley, The Crew Chiefs, The Modernaires, The Glee Club (vocals).

Includes liner notes by Edward F. Polic.

Released to coincide with the arrival of Memorial Day, Operation: Build Morale is a worthwhile compilation of many of Glenn Miller's most popular and enduring wartime favorites. Among the selections: "In the Mood," "Pennsylvania 6-5000," "American Patrol," "The Squadron Song," "The Army Air Corp/A Fellow on a Furlough" and "(There'll Be a) Hot Time in the Town of Berlin (When the Yanks Go Marching In)."
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Works on This Recording

1. Over There by George M. Cohan
Performer:  Johnny Desmond (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1917; USA 
2. American Patrol by Frank W. Meacham
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1885; USA 
3. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree by Sam H. Stept
Performer:  Marion Hutton (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
4. Jeep Jockey Jump by Jerry Gray
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
5. I've Got a Heart Filled with Love by Joseph Meyer
Performer:  Johnny Desmond (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
6. In the Mood by Joseph C. Garland
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1938; United States of Ame 
7. The Squadron Song by W. S. Fitch
Performer:  Johnny Desmond (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
8. The White Cliffs of Dover by Walter Kent
Performer:  Ray Eberle (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
9. Enlisted Men's Mess by Jerry Gray
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
10. March of the US Air Force by Robert M. Crawford
Performer:  Johnny Desmond (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
11. Pennsylvania 6-5000 by Jerry Gray
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
12. Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar by Hughie Prince
Performer:  Ray McKinley (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
13. With My Head in the Clouds by Irving Berlin
Performer:  Johnny Desmond (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
14. (There'll Be a) Hot Time in the Town of Berlin (When the Yanks Go Marching In) by Joseph Bushkin
Performer:  Ray McKinley (Voice)
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
15. Vict'ry Polka, song by Jule Styne
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra

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