Under Western Skies (album)

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Under Western Skies
Under Western Skies (Bing Crosby album) (album cover).jpg
Compilation album by Bing Crosby
Released1941 (original 78rpm album)[1]
Recorded1936, 1940
GenrePopular, Western
Length30:18
LabelDecca
Bing Crosby chronology
Crosbyana
(1941)
Under Western Skies
(1941)
Song Hits from Holiday Inn
(1942)

Under Western Skies is a compilation album of phonograph records by Bing Crosby released in 1941 featuring songs with western themes such as "Empty Saddles" and "Tumbling Tumbleweeds".

Track listing[edit]

These previously issued songs were featured on a 5-disc, 78 rpm album set, Decca Album A-250.[2]

Side / Title Writer(s) Recording date Performed with Time
Disc 1 (870):
A. "Empty Saddles" Billy Hill July 14, 1936 Victor Young and His Orchestra 3:01
B. "Roundup Lullaby" Gertrude Ross, Charles Badger Clark July 14, 1936 Victor Young and His Orchestra 3:08
Disc 2 (4200):
A. "The Singing Hills" Mack David, Sammy Mysels, Dick Sanford February 25, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 2:54
B. "Tumbling Tumbleweeds" Bob Nolan February 9, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 3:05
Disc 3 (3388):
A. "Legend of Old California" Johnny Mercer, Harry Warren July 27, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 3:03
B. "Prairieland Lullaby" Frank Loesser, Victor Young July 27, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 3:05
Disc 4 (3133):
A. "Sierra Sue" Joseph Buell Carey March 22, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 2:59
B. "Marcheta" Victor Schertzinger February 9, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 2:48
Disc 5 (4201):
A. "Along the Santa Fe Trail" Al Dubin, Edwina Coolidge, Will Grosz December 3, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 3:06
B. "Lone Star Trail" Cindy Walker December 3, 1940 John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra 3:09

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Library of Congress LCCN Permalink for 2001538135".
  2. ^ "BINGANG". July 1994: 36.
  3. ^ "A Bing Crosby Discography". A Bing Crosby Discography. Retrieved August 24, 2015.