Over the Rainbow: The Very Best of Judy Garland

Over the Rainbow: The Very Best of Judy Garland

by Judy Garland
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Overview

Four decades after her death, interest in Judy Garland is at an all-time high. One of the 20th century's signature talents, Garland continues to fascinate and inspire with her unique combination of vocal chops and dazzling personality. The Very Best Of Judy Garland includes a couple of alternate takes ("Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," and "Yah-Ta-Ta, Yah-Ta-Ta," a slippery comic duet with Bing Crosby) as well as the landmark versions of "Over the Rainbow," "You Made Me Love You," "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart," "The Trolley Song," "Blues in the Night," and "I Got Rhythm" that have forever ensured Garland's reputation as one of the all-time great swinging belters. But on Very Best the ballads are equally astonishing: "Our Love Affair," "The Boy Next Door," "Embraceable You," and "How About You?" prove that Garland's torch burned hotter than an August heatwave. This well-selected, crisply produced 20-track collection does justice to Garland's ongoing legacy.

Product Details

Release Date: 09/25/2001
Label: Mca
UPC: 0008811269128
catalogNumber: 112691
Rank: 6034

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Judy Garland   Primary Artist
Bing Crosby   Vocals
Gene Kelly   Vocals
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg   Track Performer
Harry Sosnik   Performing Ensemble
Johnny Mercer   Vocals
Victor Young   Performing Ensemble
George Stoll   Performing Ensemble
Merry Macs   Vocals
Victor Young & His Orchestra   Track Performer

Technical Credits

George Gershwin   Composer
Bobby Sherwood   Director,Orchestra Director
Ira Gershwin   Composer
Andy McKaie   Executive Producer
Lynn Murray   Director,Orchestra Director
David Rose   Director,Orchestra Director
Vartan   Art Direction
Joseph Lilley   Director,Orchestra Director
Ron O'Brien   Producer,Liner Notes
Michael Ochs Archives   Photo Courtesy
James V. Monaco   Composer
Joseph McCarthy   Composer
James Hanley   Composer

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