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Get Happy! / George Shearing, King's Singers


Release Date: 09/10/2002 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 54190   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  George GershwinHarold ArlenGeorge Shearing
Performer:  George ShearingNeil SwainsonJohn Harle
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 10 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Tip-toes: Sweet and low-down by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Shearing (Piano), Neil Swainson (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1925; New York, USA 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Rodney Bennett 
2. Lady, be Good: The half of it, dearie, blues by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Shearing (Piano), Neil Swainson (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1924; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Rodney Bennett 
3. Ladies First: The real American folk song by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Shearing (Piano), Neil Swainson (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1918; New York, USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Hart 
4. St. Louis Woman: Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Neil Swainson (Double Bass), George Shearing (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946 
Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick 
5. Ill Wind by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Neil Swainson (Double Bass), George Shearing (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934 
6. Girl Crazy: I got rhythm by George Gershwin
Performer:  Neil Swainson (Double Bass), George Shearing (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick 
7. Out of this world by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Neil Swainson (Double Bass), George Shearing (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Neil Richardson 
8. The Sky's the Limit: One for My Baby by Harold Arlen
Performer:  John Harle (Saxophone), George Shearing (Piano), Neil Swainson (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Daryl Runswick 
9. Porgy and Bess: Oh, I can't sit down by George Gershwin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Robert Chilcott 
10. Girl Crazy: But not for me by George Gershwin
Performer:  George Shearing (Piano), Neil Swainson (Double Bass)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
11. Porgy and Bess: It ain't necessarily so by George Gershwin
Performer:  Neil Swainson (Double Bass), George Shearing (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Rodney Bennett 
12. It's a New World by Harold Arlen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Richard Rodney Bennett 
13. 9:15 Revue: Get Happy by Harold Arlen
Performer:  George Shearing (Piano), Neil Swainson (Double Bass)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1930; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Paul Hart 
14. When the Sun Comes Out by Harold Arlen
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
Notes: Arranged: Jeremy Lubbock 
15. My Shining Hour by Harold Arlen
Performer:  Neil Swainson (Double Bass), George Shearing (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
16. Lullaby of Birdland by George Shearing
Performer:  Neil Swainson (Double Bass), George Shearing (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  King's Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Notes: Arranged: George Shearing 

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