THE DISC & RECORDINGS:
is the other album in Decca's 1948 series of "...Sings With"
that features Judy. This time, it's one of two volumes of "Bing
Crosby Sings With", and the only one featuring their Decca recordings.
The text on the inside cover gives a blurb about each person
singing with Bing that begins with "...When Bing Sings With...".
Judy's reads: "...When Bing Sings With Judy Garland, the piquant
girl whose engaging personality and exceptional singing talent
have made her a favorite with movie-goers, radio listeners and
record fans alike. Born in the traditional stage trunk - her
family were vaudevillians - Judy made her stage debut at the
advanced age of three in Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Eventually
discovered by a movie talent scout, she won an Academy Award for
her role of Dorothy in 'The Wizard Of Oz' and has since climbed
to new cinematic heights in 'Girl Crazy,' 'Meet Me In St. Louis'
and 'The Harvey Girls' - all of which, incidentally, have been
best-selling Decca albums. But nowhere is the Garland naturalness
and charm more evident than in her vocal duets with Bing in 'You've
Got Me Where You Want Me,' 'Connecticut,' 'Mine,' and the hilarious
All images on this page from the collection of Scott
Detailed information about the non-Garland songs provided by Bernie. Thanks Bernie!