Painted Smiles & Reader's Digest

by G.E. Hewitt

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Date: 1972 (ca)
Location: Westrax Recording Studios, New York
Label: Painted Smiles
Ben Bagley 'Revisited' Series

Ben Bagley (pdr), Johnny Desmond, Mary McCarty, Danny Meehan, Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc), Dick Hyman (dir)

a. In Our United State - 4:03(Burton Lane, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles LP1353 — Ira Gershwin Revisited   (1972)
Kritzerland CD20034-2 — Ira Gershwin Revisited   (2018)
b. Boy Wanted - 3:35(George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles LP1353 — Ira Gershwin Revisited   (1972)
Kritzerland CD20034-2 — Ira Gershwin Revisited   (2018)
c. If Love Remains - 2:44(Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles LP1353 — Ira Gershwin Revisited   (1972)
Kritzerland CD20034-2 — Ira Gershwin Revisited   (2018)
d. I Wish I Didn't Love You So - 3:44(Frank Loesser) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles LP1359 — Frank Loesser Revisited   (1974)
Kritzerland CD20035-2 — Frank Loesser Revisited   (2019)
e. Poppa Don't Preach To Me - 2:55(Frank Loesser) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles LP1359 — Frank Loesser Revisited   (1974)
Kritzerland CD20035-2 — Frank Loesser Revisited   (2019)
f. Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year - 4:44(Frank Loesser) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles LP1359 — Frank Loesser Revisited   (1974)
Kritzerland CD20035-2 — Frank Loesser Revisited   (2019)
g. Sweet River - 3:02(Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles LP1381 — Contemporary Broadway Revisited   (1985)
h. Wishing (Will Make It So) - 2:35(Buddy De Sylva) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles CD144 — De Sylva, Brown & Henderson Revisited, Vol. 1   (1993)
i. Let's Take Advantage Of Now - 2:50(Ted Koehler, Ray Henderson) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles CD145 — De Sylva, Brown & Henderson Revisited, Vol. 2   (1993)
j. It's Great To Be Alive - 2:52(Lew Brown, Ray Henderson) / arr: Dick Hyman
Painted Smiles CD145 — De Sylva, Brown & Henderson Revisited, Vol. 2   (1993)

Johnny Desmond (v) on f; Mary McCarty (v) on b; Danny Meehan (v) on a.


Date: 1985 (ca)
Label: Reader's Digest
Songbird Sessions

Ed Ames, Margaret Whiting (v), unknown (acc, dir), Dick Grove, Roland Shaw, David Whitaker (dir)

a. My Funny Valentine - 3:23(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
RCA LP Box033/A — Great Ladies Of Song   (1985)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
b. I Only Have Eyes For You - 3:38(Harry Warren, Al Dubin)
RCA LP Box033/A — Great Ladies Of Song   (1985)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
c. Till We Meet Again - 2:51(Richard Whiting, Raymond Egan)
RCA LP Box033/A — Great Ladies Of Song   (1985)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
d. Where Or When - 2:52(Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart)
RCA LP Box033/A — Great Ladies Of Song   (1985)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
e. Fly Me To The Moon (In Other Words) - 2:26(Bart Howard)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
f. That Old Black Magic - 2:55(Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
g. It Might As Well Be Spring - 2:48(Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
h. A Tree In The Meadow - 2:55(Billy Reid)
RCA LP Box033/A — Great Ladies Of Song   (1985)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
i. The Money Tree - 2:08(Mark McIntyre, Clifford F. Ferre)
Reader's Digest CD9600789 — The Songbird Sessions   (2008)
j. Tea For Two - 3:38(Vincent Youmans, Irving Caesar)
RCA LP Box033/A — Great Ladies Of Song   (1985)
Reader's Digest download — The Reader's Digest Sessions, Vol. 1   (2007)

Ed Ames (v) on j; Dick Grove (dir) on e; Roland Shaw (dir) on j; unknown (dir) on f-i; David Whitaker (dir) on a-d.

Performances a-d. recorded in London; others probably New York.


Sessions Reported: 2

Performances Reported: 20

Unique Songs Reported: 20

Unique Issues Reported: 10