Small Fry (album)

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Small Fry: A Collection of Songs About Small Fry
A-202 Small Fry.jpg
Compilation album by Bing Crosby
ReleasedOriginal 78 album: 1941[1]
Recorded1936, 1938, 1939, 1940[2]
GenrePopular
Length30:09
LabelDecca
Bing Crosby chronology
Hawaii Calls
(1941)
Small Fry: A Collection of Songs About Small Fry
(1941)
Crosbyana
(1941)

Small Fry was a compilation album of phonograph records by Bing Crosby released in 1941 featuring songs centered on the main song, "Small Fry", which was sung by Bing Crosby in the 1938 film Sing You Sinners.

Track listing[edit]

These previously issued songs were featured on a 5-disc, 78 rpm album set, Decca Album No. 202.[3]

Side / Title Writer(s) Recording date Performed with Time
Disc 1 (3600):
A. "Small Fry" Frank Loesser, Hoagy Carmichael July 1, 1938 Johnny Mercer and Victor Young's Small Fryers 3:06
B. "That Sly Old Gentleman" Johnny Burke, James V. Monaco March 10, 1939 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 3:01
Disc 2 (3601):
A. "Shoe Shine Boy" Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin August 4, 1936 Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra 3:03
B. "Just a Kid Named Joe" Mack David, Jerry Livingston December 19, 1938 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 3:06
Disc 3 (3602):
A. "An Apple for the Teacher" Johnny Burke, James V. Monaco June 22, 1939 Connee Boswell 3:03
B. Medley:
"School Days",
"Sunbonnet Sue",
"Jimmy Valentine"
"If I Was a Millionaire"

Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards
Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards
Edward Madden, Gus Edwards
Will D. Cobb, Gus Edwards
June 30, 1939 the Music Maids and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 3:10
Disc 4 (3603):
A. "The Girl with the Pigtails in Her Hair" Sammy Cahn, Saul Chapin February 9, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 2:35
B. "Little Lady Make Believe" Harry Tobias, Nat Simons April 25, 1938 Eddie Dunstedter 3:15
Disc 5 (2385):
A. "Little Sir Echo" Laura R. Smith, J. S. Frears March 31, 1939 the Music Maids and John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 2:42
B. "Poor Old Rover" Del Porter, Ray Johnson March 10, 1939 The Foursome and John Scott Trotter's Frying Pan Five 3:08

[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "CollectorsFrenzy - Bing Crosby Small Fry 1941 Decca 5 Disc 78 SET 202 NM-".
  2. ^ "DECCA (USA) numerical listing discography: 3500 - 3599".
  3. ^ "Discogs.com". Discogs.com. Retrieved August 30, 2015.
  4. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". BING magazine. International Club Crosby. Retrieved August 6, 2017.