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As Time Goes By / Lee Wiley


Release Date: 12/26/2007 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 3138  
Composer:  Herman HupfeldVarious
Performer:  Lee Wiley
Number of Discs: 1 
Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Track Listing
1. This Is New
2. You're a Sweetheart
3. My Ideal
4. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
5. Who Can I Turn to Now?
6. Can't Get Out of This Mood
7. East of the Sun
8. Limehouse Blues
9. As Time Goes By
10. Keepin' Out of Mischief Now
11. Stars Fell on Alabama
12. My Melancholy Baby
13. Ace in the Hole, The
14. Someday You'll Be Sorry
15. Hundred Years From Today, A
16. Blues in My Heart
17. Maybe You'll Be There
18. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
19. I Don't Want to Walk Without You, Baby
20. Make Believe

Featuring Billy Butterfield.
Read more /> Arrangements by Ralph Burns, Bill Finegan, Al Cohn.

Shortly before she slipped completely into obscurity, singer Lee Wiley recorded two albums for Victor. This Bluebird CD has ten of the 12 songs from West of the Moon, nine of the 12 originally on A Touch of the Blues, and a rendition of "Stars Fell on Alabama" taken from a sampler album. Wiley, only 41 at the time of these last recordings, was essentially through with her career despite still being in prime form. Other than "Stars," Wiley is backed by big bands led by either arranger Ralph Burns or trumpeter Billy Butterfield and mostly performs swing standards, including "You're a Sweetheart," "Can't Get out of This Mood," "Ace in the Hole," "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," and her signature song, "A Hundred Years From Today." An excellent introduction to the work of this unusual and greatly underrated singer. ~ Scott Yanow
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Works on This Recording

1.
As Time Goes By by Herman Hupfeld
Performer:  Lee Wiley (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
2.
Work(s) by Various
Performer:  Lee Wiley (Voice)

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