Jackie Gleason & His Orchestra

And Awaaay We Go!

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And Awaaay We Go! is divided about equally between easy listening orchestral works and comedy routines, with the latter decidedly outshining the former. On the musical side, "Melancholy Serenade" is here, as well as some familiar themes from The Honeymooners, one of which is built around Jackie Gleason's famous "One of These Days (Pow!)" schticks. Highlights of the comedy routines include Gleason's recitation of "Casey at the Bat" and his "Reggie Van Gleason III" character. The music means virtually nothing to anyone except Honeymooners fanatics, and as for the comedy, it's a lot funnier to see Gleason's characters than only hear the dialogue.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:16
2 2:43
3 3:18
4 2:57
5 3:08
6 2:42
7 3:09
8 2:11
9 2:30
10
2:14
11 3:08
12 3:26
13
5:53
14
2:52
15 2:35
16 3:23
17 2:43
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