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MILLS BROTHERS Swing Is The Thing 1934-1938

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weight in Kg 0,107

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MILLS BROTHERS: Swing Is The Thing 1934-1938

(2005/NAXOS) 22 tracks, 58:47min;


Mills Brothers, The - Swing Is The Thing 1934-1938 CD 1
1: Sweet Georgia Brown
2: Old Fashioned Love
3: Miss Otis Regrets
4: Sweeter Than Sugar
5: Rockin' Chair
6: I've Found A New Baby
7: Some Of These Days
8: Limehouse Blues
9: Lulu's Back In Town
10: Sweet And Slow
11: London Rhythm
12: Solitude
13: Swing Is The Thing
14: Carry Me Back To Old Viginny
15: Darling Nellie Gray
16: Organ Grinder's Swing
17: Caravan
18: Flat Foot Floogie
19: My Walking Stick
20: Funiculi Funiculà
21: The Yan
22: The Lambeth Walk


Artikeleigenschaften von MILLS BROTHERS: Swing Is The Thing 1934-1938

  • Interpret: MILLS BROTHERS

  • Albumtitel: Swing Is The Thing 1934-1938

  • Format CD
  • Genre Pop

  • Music Genre Pop
  • Music Style Pop Vocal
  • Music Sub-Genre 281 Pop Vocal
  • Title Swing Is The Thing 1934-1938
  • Release date 2005
  • Label NAXOS

  • SubGenre Pop - Vocal Pop

  • EAN: 0636943268025

  • weight in Kg 0.107

Artist description "Mills Brothers, The"

The Mills Brothers

Get A Job

It's full-circle fitting that one of the best known doo-wop hits of the 1950s would be covered by a vocal group many consider to be the fathers of doo-wop. Recorded by the Silhouettes in October, 1957, Get A Job hit number one on the 'Billboard' pop and R&B charts in February, 1958, twenty-seven years after the Mills Brothers made their first record, Tiger Rag, for Brunswick, back in 1931.


That first Mills Brothers 78, sounding like a red-hot jazz band with the brothers vocally imitating tubas, trumpets and trombones, caused a sensation and came with a note on the label which stated "no musical instruments or mechanical devices used on this recording other than one guitar." The group went on to have a decades-long career with loads of hit records (Paper Doll, Nevertheless, Lazy River and Glow Worm, to name a few) and were a key influence on 1950s doo-wop.


Now, while the Mills Brothers' professional sounding 1958 recording of Get A Job may be missing some of the organically sloppy spontaneity of the Silhouettes' original version, the brothers zero in on the heart of this doo-wop classic, turning in a strong, in-tune, energetic interpretation of the Silhouettes' performance, complete with a hot sax solo from Justin Gordon. As an anonymous YouTube listener commented, "these old guys rock!"

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