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Stardust Melody


Download links and information about Stardust Melody by Hoagy Carmichael. This album was released in 2002 and it belongs to Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 01:11:27 minutes.

Artist: Hoagy Carmichael
Release date: 2002
Genre: Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 16
Duration: 01:11:27
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No. Title Length
1. New Orleans 3:21
2. Medley: Georgia On My Mind / Can't Get Indiana Off My Mind 6:13
3. Bread and Gravy 5:45
4. My Resistance Is Low 2:58
5. April In My Heart 3:36
6. Moonburn 4:44
7. Star Dust 6:35
8. Little Old Lady 5:58
9. Big Town Blues 4:39
10. What Kind O' Man Is You 3:28
11. Snowball 5:49
12. The Rumba Jumps 3:53
13. The Lamplighter's Serenade 2:36
14. The Nearness of You 4:48
15. Manhattan Rag 3:49
16. Ev'ntide 3:15



Stardust Melody, RCA's first document of Hoagy Carmichael's rich, folksy songwriting and gentle vocal artistry in over ten years, does near-perfect work of balancing great performances by Carmichael the endearing vocalist with several outside versions familiar to those who know his pop songbook. First, it leads off with an expressive solo performance of "Star Dust" from 1933, then collects a pair of early (and unreleased) Carmichael performances ("Rockin' Chair," "March of the Hoodlums"). Bix Beiderbecke, an early friend (and the inspiration for "Star Dust"), appears with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra on one of his earliest compositions, "Washboard Blues." Other guests include Mildred Bailey singing "Rockin' Chair" (a song more associated with her than with Carmichael) and "Georgia on My Mind," Earl Hines & His Orchestra polishing "Skylark" with a refined reading from Billy Eckstine, Ethel Waters on "Old Man Harlem," and close to the top, Hot Lips Page on an ebullient version of "Small Fry" from 1938. Compiler Dick Sudhalter — author of the Carmichael biography and recorder of an album tribute — did an authoritative job bringing the diverse talents of an individual jazz voice (both vocal and compositional) to the fore in this excellent compilation.