Doris Day Songs edit 22 - 02 - 2011

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Doris Day Songs edit 22 - 02 - 2011

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 05 Mar 2006, 10:08

Hi there,

Scroll down this topic to see my latest song list.

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Lost Horizon

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 05 Mar 2006, 13:47

Hi Lauren,

The songs mentioned in the list above are in my collection. I have them all on cd. I do have Lost Horizon on film but not on disc, that's why I didn't listed that song.

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Unread post by nelson » 06 Mar 2006, 04:17

Peter,

Thanks. I'll be double checking to see what I'm missing. Were the tracks from the Best Friends TV show or the specials released in CD form in Europe? Those would be the 1984/85 list. As I recall, the series started in production in June/July 1985.

Lauren
Any chance you know where the BF songs were recorded? Is there a facility that could handle recordings in Santa Cruz or Salinas, or even Santa Barbara?

Guess I'll be checking the list tomorrow, too late tonight.

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Best Friends songs

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 06 Mar 2006, 05:32

Hi Nelson,

My tracks of The Best Friends show are taken from a very bad tape/cassette (don't know the right word) and put to cd. A few songs are missing a little part of their intro. The sound quality is not well, but hey it's Doris Day.

I know that The Doris Day Society in England a few years ago released a cd with a few tracks digatally remastered. I didn't bought one cause these songs sounded resanoble on my tape. I believe the songs where This is the way I dreamed it and My heart. So there are songs around with better sound quality. Stephen Munns has on his site, a small piece of the song: Best Friends and that song sounds better than the music on my cd I think.

I believe you'll can find some information on The Best Friends tracks in Eric Braun's book. I don't have a copy here on my work, I will check it out when I'm at home.

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Unread post by Jas1 » 07 Mar 2006, 06:21

Yes Lauren, that was very funny, I got tapes of the convention years ago and thought this story was so funny. Everyone assumed Doris called the dog Blue becuase of the type of movie he was trying to see and when she realised she said something along the lines of ' oh, not because of that, he [the dog] was a big kerry blue'!

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10 - 03 - 2008

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 10 Mar 2008, 04:31

Hi all,

This list is now avaliable for two years (first posted 05 - 03 - 2006). I hope people can use this list for their own collection. If updated the list this weekend, so I hope that the most errors are out of the list.

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Unread post by dayniac » 10 Mar 2008, 09:06

Peter -- That is fantastic ! Thank-you for compiling this list .... I printed it and I'm going to look it over today. This is a huge amount of great information !
Thanks a bunch !!
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Unread post by John M » 10 Mar 2008, 11:40

Peter, that is incredible!! Thank you so much for sharing all your hard work with everybody! That is awesome! 8)
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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 30 Mar 2008, 16:41

Hi again,

If someone can help me with the next 99 songs... I will have a 1000. Well here's a list of some songs I haven't found. There maybe some mistakes in this list, because I've found these titles on other people lists/sites or in books.

1. Ain’t Misbehavin (with Les Brown)
2. Amore (with Gordon Drake, Les Brown)
3. Blue Music (with Les Brown) 09 – 08 – 1945
4. Crazy Rhytm
5. Don't You Know That I Care (with Les Brown) 15 – 01 – 1945
6. Dream (with Les Brown) 26 – 07 – 1945
7. Easy Street (Les Brown) 1944
8. I Know A Little Bit About A Lot of Things
9. If You Were There (with Les Brown) 1946
10. I’m Glad I Waited for You (with Les Brown)
11. Is This Love (with Les Brown)
12. It Had To Be You 07 – 10 – 1944
13. I've Never Forgotten (with Les Brown)
14. It's A Crying Shame (with Les Brown) 15 – 01 – 1945
15. The Joint Is Really Jumping Down At Carnegie Hall
16. The Last Time I Saw You (with Les Brown)
17. Life Can Be Beautiful (from Rudy Vallee Show) 07 – 01 – 1947
18. Like Someone in Love (with Les Brown) 1944
19. Little Sir Echo (with Barney Rapp)
20. Mad About That Man (with Bob Hope and Jimmy Durante)
21. More Than You know
22. September Song
23. Sleigh Ride In July (with Les Brown)
24. Some Sunday Morning (with Les Brown) 1945
25. There's No You (with Les Brown) 26 – 07 – 1945
26. This Heart of Mine (with Les Brown)
27. You May Not Love Me (with Les Brown)

28. Easy Street (from Rudy Vallee Show) 04 – 01 – 1947
29. I’ll Always Be With You (& Les Brown) 1945
30. It’s Been A Long, Long Time (& Les Brown) 1948
31. Till I Waltz Again With You
32. Being Sensible
33. I’d Rather Be Wrong Than Sorry
34. Treat Me Good
35. What’ll I Do

Soundies Date Unknown:
36. Is It Love Or Conscription (with Les Brown)
37. When We Met (with Les Brown)
38. Lost Horizon (with Les Brown)

Missing Columbia Tracks Recording Date:
39. Make a Miracle 10 – 11 – 1948
40. Never Look Back 03 – 05 – 1954
41. He's So Married 15 – 08 – 1958
42. Falling 21 – 11 – 1961
43. Falling 12 – 06 – 1964
44. Wait Till You See My Baby 12 – 06 – 1964
45. Send Me No flowers 25 – 05 – 1964

Day’s Best Friends 1985 – 1986
46. "Best Friend" theme song from Doris Day's Best Friends
47. "You Can Make It Big" from Doris Day's Best Friends episode 3
48. "Rescue Me" from Doris Day's Best Friends episode
49. "Everyone's Gone To The Moon" from Doris Days Best Friends episode 13
50. "It's All Happening At The Zoo" from Doris Day's Best Friends episode 22

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Unread post by daybyday08 » 31 Mar 2008, 18:08

its simply AMAZING how many songs she has recorded and that you have almost all of them i can't believe its almost 1,000 songs! great job finding them! It must have taken a long time! :wink:

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Unread post by Peter Flapper » 01 Apr 2008, 04:54

Hi,

It took me just over 15 years now.

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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 05 - 10 - 2008

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 05 Oct 2008, 16:29

Hello there,

A few minor changes. And added two songs Doris sang with Gordon MacRae on The Doris Day Show

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Unread post by Theodomus » 05 Oct 2008, 16:55

Hi Peter,

could you possibly give us the changes you made or maybe highlight them somehow in the original post?

Would be very much appreciated. ;)
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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 05 - 10 - 2008

Unread post by mikeydv » 05 Oct 2008, 19:13

Hi Peter....What a great list..now if we could just FIND some of those songs so that we can hear them.

In Addition, here are more songs from her BEST FRIENDS series..not sure which episodes, but I know I have them on a cassette which I got from Australia.


Ryan's on the way to the Roundup
Disney Girls
My Heart
Heaven Tonight
What a Day for a Daydream
Make it Big
This is the Way I Dreamed It
You Are So Beautiful To Me
Stewball Was a Race Horse
Crocodile Rock
Octopuses' Garden

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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 05 - 10 - 2008

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 06 Oct 2008, 02:02

Hi Marion,

The minor changes are:
108. The Lady From 29 Palms (from Your Hit Parade) 24 - 10 - 1947 must be 25 - 10 - 1947

132. In my old list was a number without a song

Added:
318. Cuccle Up A Little Closer (with Gordon MacRae) 09 - 05 - 1952
319. Till We Meet Again (with Gordon MacRae) 09 - 05 - 1952

Changed:

875. to 879 These Day's (with Terry Melcher) recording date 26 - 11 - 1973

That's all folks,
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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 05 - 10 - 2008

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 06 Oct 2008, 02:02

Hi Marion,

The minor changes are:
108. The Lady From 29 Palms (from Your Hit Parade) 24 - 10 - 1947 must be 25 - 10 - 1947

132. In my old list was a number without a song

Added:
318. Cuccle Up A Little Closer (with Gordon MacRae) 09 - 05 - 1952
319. Till We Meet Again (with Gordon MacRae) 09 - 05 - 1952

Changed:

875. to 879 These Day's (with Terry Melcher) recording date 26 - 11 - 1973

That's all folks,
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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 05 - 10 - 2008

Unread post by Theodomus » 06 Oct 2008, 03:26

Thanks, Peter. :-)

Wow, you are really very much into the details, respect!

Mike, Peter had mentioned the Best Friends songs he has in his first post. ;)
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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 05 - 10 - 2008

Unread post by Theodomus » 31 Oct 2008, 18:41

Peter, shouldn't ' 476 Que Sera be from the "Alfred Hitchcock Radio Show 1955"?

Or is there another live version?
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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 05 - 10 - 2008

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 01 Nov 2008, 17:25

Hi Marion,

The song is probably from this show:
00 – 02 – 1956 Close To Your Heart (American Heart Association Syndication)
"Alfred Hitchcock Presents Doris Day"
Stars: Alfred Hitchcock
Guest: Doris Day
Doris sings:
1. Que Sera, Sera#*

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Unread post by Theodomus » 01 Nov 2008, 18:31

Oh okay.

So there is another live version than the one Bryan put up here:
viewtopic.php?f=10&t=2526
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Or was that just a typing mistake and should be 1956?
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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 05 - 10 - 2008

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 01 Nov 2008, 18:43

Hi Marion,

I think it's a typing mistake. My information comes from an list from someone called J. David Goldin and I've used his list and a few nameless one to get this information.

For all I know The Man Who Knew Too Much is listed as a film from 1956, therefor it seems strange to me that this show with Alfred Hitchcock and Doris sould have aired in 1955.

So that combined leeds me to think the show is from: February 1956.

Have an nice SunDAY,

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Unread post by Theodomus » 01 Nov 2008, 18:48

Oops, I didn't even think that far regarding the year of the movie... Thanks! ;)
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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 02 - 09 - 2009

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 12 Jul 2009, 16:24

Hello,

An new and update version is put below.

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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 12 - 06 - 2009

Unread post by texas gonzalo » 31 Jul 2009, 17:51

Peter, within the last hour I discovered a web site dealing with the following:
Les Brown Orchestra featuring Doris Day and Doris Day and Butch Stone
Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands, AFRS #371, Coke Program #526, 25 May 1944
Woodrow Wilson General Hospital, VA (Rebroadcast).
Doris Day and Butch Stone sing "Swingin' On A Star" and then, get this--Doris Day sings
"The Joint Is Really Jumpin' Down At Carnegie Hall". The program runs about 15 minutes and
is from Vintage Radio Shows.com Les Brown mentions at the beginning of the show that
they were at Ashford General Hospital "night before last," which coincides with the
23 May 1944 Spotlight Band broadcast we are already aware of. The show is complete and
can be played, as well as downloaded.
Happy Days,
Texas Gonzalo

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Re: Doris Day Songs edit 12 - 06 - 2009

Unread post by Peter Flapper » 01 Aug 2009, 04:55

Hello Texas,

So nice of you to mention this show. It's sounds so good and it's a new treasure for my collection. I hope more will be found in the near future. I love the sound of (a young) Doris Day!!!

Here's the direct link to the show:
http://www.podcastdirectory.com/podshows/479219" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Thank you!

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