Label: RCA - LPM - 1854 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: Italy • Genre: Pop • Style: Vocal
Billy May conducted, and Vojeet - Zeit (File) his usual bouncy and lively arrangements. All of that served as a setting for the always enjoyable interaction between Crosby and Clooney.
Inthe album was reissued on the budget RCA Camden label under the title Rendezvous with a truncated and re-sequenced track listing and different cover artwork. This reissue destroyed the concept of the original album, and the abridgment, which lost the first version of "Love Won't Let You Get Away" as well as "Calcutta" and "Isle of Capri," further voided the concept.
In its review on January 12,Time magazine called this album, "An infectious musical dialogue between two of the sassiest fancy talkers in the business. Louis' — and introduce a punchy, potential hit named 'Calcutta'.
Variety said, "Two savvy singers team up in a charming rundown of a dozen numbers for a pop set with adult appeal. Billboard also liked it, saying: "A lot of charm here — A flock of tunes carrying different place names, carrying out the idea of the album title Cover also carries out the theme.
Performances are very smart, with occasional interpolations and asides by Crosby and Clooney. Arranged and conducted in grand style by Billy May. The British publication The Gramophone in their April edition went further. The Billy May accompaniments throughout are first class, and so, obviously, is the singing; but principally it is the infectious easygoing good humor of the record which remains in the mind.
That, and an occasional twist of lyric; no record can be neglected which ends a nostalgic and twang-ridden version Hindustan - Bing Crosby And Rosemary Clooney - Fancy Meeting You Here the 'Isle of Capri' with 'I've often felt that we both might have stayed there, if it weren't for those stale mandolins.
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