The Very Best Of LES PAUL & MARY FORD (2cd set)

Format: 2CD
Bar-code: 5060143497438
Cat No: NOT2CD743


The world was waiting for the sun to rise on Les Paul and Mary Ford, the American husband and wife duo, when their bold use of entirely new recording techniques combined with instrumental and vocal skills unleashed a plethora of sensational hit records in the early 1950s. Les Paul & Mary Ford tried something new and it worked with astonishing effect, as we can hear and enjoy on this 2 CD retrospective collection of their greatest hits and finest performances. The golden couple sold some six millions records in 1951 alone, and that was just the start of their success together.

Disc 1

1. How High The Moon
2. Mockin’ Bird Hill
3. The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
4. Lady Of Spain
5. Josephine
6. I’m Sittin’ On Top Of The World
7. Tiger Rag
8. Just One More Chance
9. Don’Cha Hear Them Bells
10. I Really Don’t Want To Know
11. It’s Been A Long, Long Time
12. Lover
13. Tennessee Waltz
14. I’m Confessin’ (That I Love You)
15. Blue Hawaii
16. Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (And Dream Your Troubles Away)
17. Bouquet Of Roses
18. How Deep Is The Ocean
19. Some Of These Days
20. Mr Sandman
21. I’m Moving On
22. Frankie And Johnnie
23. On The Sunny Side Of The Street
24. Someday (You’ll Want Me To Want You)
25. Just One Of Those Things

Disc 2

1. Whispering
2. Vaya Con Dios
3. Hummingbird
4. In The Good Old Summertime
5. The Carioca
6. I’m A Fool To Care
7. Bye Bye Blues
8. My Baby’s Coming Home
9. Johnny (Is The Boy For Me)
10. The Kangaroo
11. Whither Thou Goest
12. Jazz Me Blues
13. Song Of The Islands
14. You Win Again
15. Makin’ Whoopee
16. After You’ve Gone
17. Moonlight And Shadows
18. Bewitched
19. Twelfth Street Rag
20. The Best Things In Life Are Free
21. Blues Stay Away From Me
22. Falling In Love With Love
23. I’m Thinking Tonight Of My Blue Eyes
24. A Cottage For Sale
25. Meet Mr Callaghan