album

The Essential Collection

55 songs (2 hours and 37 minutes) Released on 15 October 2006
Disc 1
1
Fascinating Rhythm (Lady, Be Good!)
Fred Astaire & Adele Astaire
2:29
2
The Half Of It, Dearie, Blues (Lady, Be Good!)
Fred Astaire
2:59
3
Hang On To Me With Adele Astaire (Lady, Be Good!)
Fred Astaire & Adele Astaire
2:53
4
My One And Only (Funny Face)
Fred Astaire
3:12
5
Funny Face (Funny Face)
Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire & Julian Jones
3:12
6
Puttin’ On The Ritz (Puttin’ On The Ritz)
Fred Astaire
2:47
7
Crazy Feet
Fred Astaire
3:01
8
We’re In The Money (The Gold Diggers’ Song) (Gold Diggers Of 1933)
Fred Astaire & Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
2:26
9
Flying Down To Rio (Flying Down To Rio)
Fred Astaire
2:51
10
Music Makes Me (Flying Down To Rio)
Fred Astaire
2:31
11
No Strings (Top Hat)
Fred Astaire & Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
2:36
12
Isn’t This A Lovely Day? (Top Hat)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
3:17
13
Top Hat, White Tie And Tails (Top Hat)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:42
14
Cheek To Cheek (Top Hat)
Fred Astaire & Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
3:21
15
The Piccolino (Top Hat)
Fred Astaire & Leo Reisman & His Orchestra
3:18
16
I’m Building Up To An Awful Let-Down
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
3:12
17
We Saw The Sea (Follow The Fleet)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:23
18
Let Yourself Go (Follow The Fleet)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:39
19
I’d Rather Lead A Band (Follow The Fleet)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:32
20
I’m Putting All My Eggs In One Basket (Follow The Fleet)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:50
21
Let’s Face The Music And Dance (Follow The Fleet)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:34
22
Pick Yourself Up (Swing Time)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
3:02
23
The Way You Look Tonight (Swing Time)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
3:15
24
A Fine Romance (Swing Time)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:57
25
Bojangles Of Harlem (Swing Time)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
3:08
26
Never Gonna Dance (Swing Time)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
3:14
27
(I’ve Got) Beginner’s Luck (Shall We Dance)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:52
Disc 2
1
Slap That Bass (Shall We Dance)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:59
2
They All Laughed (Shall We Dance)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:50
3
Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off (Shall We Dance)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
3:14
4
They Can’t Take That Away From Me (Shall We Dance)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
3:06
5
Shall We Dance? (Shall We Dance)
Fred Astaire & Johnny Green & His Orchestra
2:35
6
I Can’t Be Bothered Now (A Damsel In Distress)
Fred Astaire & Ray Noble & His Orchestra
2:26
7
Things Are Looking Up (A Damsel In Distress)
Fred Astaire & Ray Noble & His Orchestra
3:11
8
A Foggy Day (A Damsel In Distress)
Fred Astaire & Ray Noble & His Orchestra
2:57
9
Nice Work If You Can Get It (A Damsel In Distress)
Fred Astaire & Ray Noble & His Orchestra
2:44
10
I Used To Be Color Blind (Carefree)
Fred Astaire & Ray Noble & His Orchestra
3:06
11
Change Partners (Carefree)
Fred Astaire & Ray Noble & His Orchestra
3:07
12
Just Like Taking Candy From A Baby
Fred Astaire & Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
2:53
13
The Love Of My Life (Second Chorus)
Fred Astaire & Perry Botkin
2:24
14
(I Ain’t Hep To That Step But I’ll) Dig It (Second Chorus)
Fred Astaire & Perry Botkin
2:25
15
Dream Dancing (You’ll Never Get Rich)
Fred Astaire & Harry Sosnik & His Orchestra
2:45
16
Dearly Beloved (You Were Never Lovelier)
Fred Astaire & John Scott Trotter & His Orchestra
2:43
17
I’m Old Fashioned (You Were Never Lovelier)
Fred Astaire & John Scott Trotter & His Orchestra
2:30
18
You’re Easy To Dance With (Holiday Inn)
Fred Astaire & Bob Crosby & His Orchestra
2:59
19
A Couple Of Song And Dance Men (Blue Skies)
Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby & John Scott Trotter
2:27
20
A Couple Of Swells (Easter Parade)
Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, The Mgm Studio Orchestra & Johnny Green
2:47
21
Steppin’ Out With My Baby (Easter Parade)
Fred Astaire, The Mgm Studio Orchestra & Johnny Green
2:39
22
How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Love You When You Know I’ve Been A Liar All My Life? (Wedding Bells/Royal Wedding)
Fred Astaire, Jane Powell, The Mgm Studio Orchestra & Johnny Green
3:16
23
You’re All The World To Me (Wedding Bells/Royal Wedding)
Fred Astaire, The Mgm Studio Orchestra & Johnny Green
3:02
24
The Thing (Parody) (From Chesterfield Cigarettes Radio Show)
Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby & John Scott Trotter & His Orchestra
2:51
25
A Shine On Your Shoes (The Band Wagon)
Fred Astaire, Adolph Deutsch & The Mgm Studio Orchestra
3:24
26
By Myself (The Band Wagon)
Fred Astaire, Adolph Deutsch & The Mgm Studio Orchestra
2:41
27
Triplets (The Band Wagon)
Fred Astaire, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan, The Mgm Studio Orchestra & Johnny Green
2:25
28
Not My Girl
Fred Astiare, Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Adolph Deutsch & The Mgm Studio Orchestra
3:10