Various Artists

The Song Is... Jerome Kern

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Living Era's Song Is collection features classic songs of the '30s and '40s performed by some of the era's most prominent bands and singers. Bing Crosby's "Make Believe," Bob Lawrence's "Smoke Gets in Your Eyes," Ramona Davies' "Something Had to Happen," and Paule Robeson's "Old Man River" are among the album's most memorable moments, highlighting the songwriting skills of Hammerstein, Kern, and other lyricists.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 3:00
2 3:17
3 3:06
4 2:56
5 3:03
6 3:05
7 3:21
8 3:30
9 2:57
10 2:26
11 2:55
12 3:20
13 3:21
14 2:41
15 3:15
16 4:00
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