Judy Garland

The Music, The Life, The Legend

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Subtitled, "27 songs of stage & screen," this British import disc contains no information indicating the source of the recordings. But from the evidence of the muddy mono sound, the quality of Judy Garland's voice, and the bursts of applause from what sounds like a small audience, at least the first bunch of tracks almost certainly derive from soundtracks for the TV series The Judy Garland Show, which ran during the 1963-64 season. Elsewhere, the sound quality sometimes gets better and the voice sounds much younger; these tracks seem to be drawn from MGM soundtracks or Decca studio recordings. Many of Garland's familiar songs are here ("Over The Rainbow," "The Trolly Song," etc.), she is typically engaging, and the running time of more than 76 minutes is generous. But this is far from Garland at her best, it is skimpily presented, and the packaging is deceptive.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 5:13
2 2:24
3 1:48
4 2:33
5 2:19
6 2:59
7 1:57
8 3:07
9 3:53
10 3:28
11 2:53
12 1:33
13 4:07
14 2:57
15 2:51
16 3:07
17 2:30
18 2:24
19 2:57
20 2:59
21 3:07
22 3:06
23 2:54
24 1:56
25 2:36
26 1:46
27 2:37
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