Although film actress and Hollywood legend Marilyn Monroe has been the subject of a large number of albums, she rarely stepped into a recording studio to make a commercial recording and only appeared in five real movie musicals (with a few other musical performances in her straight films), making for a total record and soundtrack output of less than three dozen titles that are recycled endlessly along with bits of movie dialogue and radio and TV appearances on the frequent reissues. Nevertheless, she had a good voice that matched her seductive visual appeal, and her limited catalog includes effective interpretations of the work of such songwriters as Harold Adamson and Hoagy Carmichael; Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer; Irving Berlin; Sammy Cahn and James Van Heusen; Cole Porter; and Leo Robin and Jule Styne. Monroe was the illegitimate ...
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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1953 Gentlemen Prefer Blondes [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
 
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Some Like it Hot [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 2005 Some Like it Hot [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
 
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