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(1998/MCA) 21 tracks 1967/68 - 2 original LP's digital mastered - hard to find now ! more

Mills Brothers & Count Basie: The Board Of Directors - Annual Report (CD)

(1998/MCA) 21 tracks 1967/68 - 2 original LP's digital mastered - hard to find now !

Article properties: Mills Brothers & Count Basie: The Board Of Directors - Annual Report (CD)

  • Interpret: Mills Brothers & Count Basie

  • Album titlle: The Board Of Directors - Annual Report (CD)

  • Label MCA

  • Genre Pop

  • Year of publication 1998
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0008811936624

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Mills Brothers, The - The Board Of Directors - Annual Report (CD) CD 1
01 (Up A) Lazy River Mills Brothers & Count Basie
02 I May Be Wrong But I Think You're Wonderful Mills Brothers & Count Basie
03 Release Me Mills Brothers & Count Basie
04 I Want To Be Happy Mills Brothers & Count Basie
05 Down, Down, Down Mills Brothers & Count Basie
06 The Whiffenpoof Song Mills Brothers & Count Basie
07 I Dig Rock And Roll Music Mills Brothers & Count Basie
08 Tiny Bubbles Mills Brothers & Count Basie
09 December Mills Brothers & Count Basie
10 Let Me Dream Mills Brothers & Count Basie
11 April In Paris Mills Brothers & Count Basie
12 Gentle On My Mind Mills Brothers & Count Basie
13 Cherry Point Mills Brothers & Count Basie
14 You Never Miss The Water Till The Well ... Mills Brothers & Count Basie
15 The Glow Worm Mills Brothers & Count Basie
16 Sent For You Yesterday (And Here You Are...) Mills Brothers & Count Basie
17 Sunny Mills Brothers & Count Basie
18 I'll Be Around Mills Brothers & Count Basie
19 Cielito Lindo Mills Brothers & Count Basie
20 Blue And Sentimental Mills Brothers & Count Basie
21 Every Day Mills Brothers & Count Basie
The Mills Brothers Get A Job It's full-circle fitting that one of the best known... more
"Mills Brothers & Count Basie"

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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