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Frankie Laine Setting The Standart - Transcriptions 2-CD

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Frankie Laine: Setting The Standart - Transcriptions 2-CD

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Laine, Frankie - Setting The Standart - Transcriptions 2-CD CD 1
1: By The Light Of The Stars
2: That's My Desire
3: Coquette
4: That Ain't Right
5: Blue Turning Grey Over You
6: Old Fashioned Love
7: Baby All The Time
8: Put Yourself In My Place, Baby
9: We'll Be Together Again
10: All Of Me
11: Dear! Dear! Dear!
12: What Good Am I Without You
13: The Day Isn't Long Enough
14: You Are My Love
15: Rockin' Horse Cowboy
16: Once There Lived A Fool
17: Our Dream
18: Sleepy Ol'River
19: There Is No Solution
20: Singin' The Blues (Until My Baby Comes Home)
21: Never Before
22: Hold Me
23: I Wish You Were Jealous Of Me
24: May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You
Laine, Frankie - Setting The Standart - Transcriptions 2-CD CD 2
1: Rosetta
2: Georgia On My Mind
3: Tara Talara Tala
4: Sweet Talk
5: But Beautiful
6: Someday Sweetheart
7: You've Changed
8: What Could Be Sweeter
9: Don't Blame Me
10: It Ain't Gonna Be Like That
11: Roses Of Picardy
12: West End Blues
13: Laughing At Life
14: Come Love With Me
15: You Can Depend On Me
16: Kiss Me Again
17: It Only Happens Once
18: Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
19: By The River Sainte Marie
20: September In The Rain
21: Two Loves Have I
22: I May Be Wrong, But I Think You're Wonderful
23: Black And Blue
24: I'm In The Mood For Love
25: Adeste Fields


Artikeleigenschaften von Frankie Laine: Setting The Standart - Transcriptions 2-CD

  • Interpret: Frankie Laine

  • Albumtitel: Setting The Standart - Transcriptions 2-CD

  • Format CD
  • Genre Pop

  • Music Genre Pop
  • Music Style Pop Vocal
  • Music Sub-Genre 281 Pop Vocal
  • Title Setting The Standart - Transcriptions 2-CD
  • Label JASMINE

  • Price code JAS
  • SubGenre Pop - Vocal Pop

  • EAN: 0604988038521

  • weight in Kg 0.200

Artist description "Laine, Frankie"

Frankie Laine

Francesco Paolo LoVecchio was born on March 30, 1913 in Chicago's 'Little Italy' district. His parents, Cresenzia 'Anna' Concetta Salerno and Giovanni LoVecchio, had both emigrated from the Sicilian village of Monreale, near Palermo.

Anna was twelve years old when her father, who had emigrated to the United States in search of work, sent for her, her mother and five siblings. Her father had worked as a laborer on the railroad, among other jobs, before settling in Chicago as a butcher. Giovanni had come from Sicily about the same time as Anna, 1906, and was working for the railroad when he took rooms in the home owned by the Salerno family.

Giovanni ambitiously entered trade school and studied to be a barber. He and Anna were married, and Francesco was born on March 30, 1913. Several years later, the family moved to larger quarters in an ethnically disparate neighborhood, where their neighbors were of Italian, German, French, Scandinavian and African ancestry. Giovanni continued cutting hair (Al Capone was a regular customer), and Anna worked in her father's grocery store in addition to raising her eight children -- Francesco being the eldest.

Young Francesco went to school and served as an altar boy at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, when he wasn't pl

aying stickball in the streets or following Chicago White Sox baseball games. His parents weren't particularly musically-inclined, he recalls, though they had a Victrola phonograph and a small collection of opera recordings. He also remembers an Italian pop singer named Carlo Buti. Francesco was more impressed, though, by two Americans: blues singer Bessie Smith and blackface entertainer Al Jolson. Seeing a Jolson film called 'The Singing Fool', Laine later explained, "After watching him sink to his knees and sing 'Sonny Boy', I knew what I wanted to do with my life: I wanted to be like Jolson and captivate an audience with the power of a song.

"I felt I had a tremendous instinctive empathy for jazz music, and as much as I admired Jolson the performer, I never really wanted to sing in his style. I wanted to be more like Louis Armstrong. After I heard his 1928 recording of 'West End Blues' on the radio. I started singing jazz tunes to anyone who'd listen."

In high school, Laine says, his participation in track and field events helped him develop lung power and breath control that he'd later use in
a far different capacity. At the age of fifteen he made his public debut as a singer, entertaining at a friend's sister's 18th birthday party. "A fellow named Tony Benson had bought a tiple(a ten-string ukulele-like instrument) to the party, and we launched into 'Mia Bella Rosa', an Italian flavored pop song of the day. Every girl in the place started bawling, and every guy seemed stunned at what they had heard, as if this was the last thing they'd expected from (me). From then on, every time there was a party or a picnic, I was included in the plans because I could entertain."

It cost fourteen cents' fare to get to the Merry Garden Ballroom on Chicago's North Side, but Francesco made the trip often, helping develop his musical taste by watching the best. The house band, led by Joe Kayser, included among its ranks jazz legends in the making Frankie Trumbauer on C-melody saxophone, clarinetist Frank Teschemacher, cornetist Muggsy Spanier, drummer Gene Krupa, and -- on piano -- a young man named David Rose, who would go on to become one of Hollywood's most prominent composers and arrangers. Visiting stars including Paul Whiteman's Orchestra with vocalist Mildred Bailey, and Cab Calloway. LoVecchio first took the Merry Garden stage, singing Whiteman's 1930 hit Old New England Moon with visiting bandleader Charlie Agnew (who, with his 'Stevens Hotel Orchestra', would have an early hit version of Don't Blame Me); he subsequently joined Kayser's band from time to time for a number or two.

from book BCD16361 -- Frankie Laine That Lucky Old Sun (6CD & 1PD)
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