London Sessions 1934-1939

London Sessions 1934-1939

by The Mills BrothersThe Mills Brothers


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The Mills Brothers were immensely popular in prewar England, so when the British branch of the group's U.S. label, Brunswick Records, went bankrupt and was purchased by London-based Decca Records in 1932, it was a no-brainer to bring the brothers to the U.K. for a series of concerts and recording sessions for their new label. This brief collection brings together some of the highlights of those sessions, including wonderful versions of a pair of Hoagy Carmichael songs, "Lazybones" and "Georgia on My Mind," and yet another rendition of Duke Ellington's "Caravan," which saw the brothers vocally simulate a jazz orchestra -- horns and all -- in their amazing, patented style. Light, breezy, and well recorded, these 14 tracks make a wonderful introduction to one of the greatest vocal groups in the history of pop and jazz.

Product Details

Release Date: 05/25/2004
Label: Fabulous
UPC: 0824046025229
catalogNumber: 252
Rank: 176763

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Mills Brothers   Primary Artist

Technical Credits

Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Irving Mills   Composer
Harold Rome   Composer
Bernard Addison   Composer
Rube Bloom   Composer
Sammy Cahn   Composer
Saul Chaplin   Composer
Duke Ellington   Composer
Will Hudson   Composer
Johnny Mercer   Composer
Mitchell Parish   Composer
Juan Tizol   Composer
Harry Warren   Composer
Ned Washington   Composer
Spencer Williams   Composer
Stuart Gorrell   Composer
Gene Gifford   Composer
Mort Dixon   Composer

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