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Recordings Section 7 : Others 1 (5-6 Fields tracks) (Item 7 of 8)

A Portrait of Fred Astaire: Fred Astaire

The classic songs from Swing Time are available on this Astaire collection, and on numerous others.

This particular collection features the recordings Astaire made in 1936 with the Johnny Green orchestra. All are delightful. There are some minor lyric changes on Pick Yourself Up.In the standard version the singer starts with the personal experience When my chin is on the ground, I pick myself up, moving on to advice for the listener Don't lose your confidence ... pick yourself up. Astaire puts the whole song into the first person; I wonder why.

Fields tracks: Never Gonna Dance, Pick Yourself Up, The Way You Look Tonight, A Fine Romance, Bojangles Of Harlem

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