The lush vocal harmonies of The Four Freshmen grace some of the '50's and '60's' best songs on this wonderful collection: "It's a Blue World," "Poinciana," "Mood Indigo," "Angel Eyes" and more (21 songs in all). Always orchestrated but with frequent a cappella interludes, these songs are first class vocal jazz.
The Four Freshmen: Capitol Collector's Series Song List It's A Blue World The Day Isn't Long Enough Poinciana It Happened Once Before Please Remember We'll Be Together Again Mood Indigo It Never Occurred To Me Day By Day How Can I Tell Her Charmaine In This Whole Wide World Angel Eyes Love Is Just Around The Corner Graduation Day Whistle Me Some Blues It Could Happen To You Candy Get Your Kicks On Route 66 Their Hearts were Full Of Spring And So It's Over
"In the world of jazz, The Four Freshmen hold many distinctions. They were the first successful recording vocal jazz group to play their own instruments; they were the first four-part groupto sing sophisticated jazz arrangements, redefining vocal harmonies; they were among the first artists to use the long-playing album to express a consistent musical theme. Their legacy can be heard in practically every vocal group to come after them from the Hi-Lo's to the Beach Boys to the Manhattan … more