Ethel MERMAN - Doin' What Comes Naturally!

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The irrepressible Ethel Merman, born Ethel Zimmerman in 1909, was one of the great performers of the musical stage. A native New Yorker with a powerful and gutsy voice, she was the star of 14 Broadway musicals in a career that lasted forty years. The British critic Kenneth Tynan once described her voice as 'the most relaxed brass section on earth'! Ethel Merman's first Broadway show was George Gershwin's "Girl Crazy" from 1930 in which she sang the show-stopper "I Got Rhythm". As Merman herself remarked: "When I finished that song on opening night, a star had been born - Me!". Among the musicians playing in the pit orchestra for the show was the young and still unknown trombonist Glenn Miller, drummer Gene Krupa, and even Benny Goodman was featured on clarinet.

Track Listing

1. YOU'RE THE TOP
2. I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU
3. RIDIN' HIGH from
4. YOU CAN'T GET A MAN WITH A GUN from
5. ANYTHING YOU CAN DO duet with Ray Middleton
6. I GOT LOST IN HIS ARMS
7. I GOT THE SUN IN THE MORNING
8. THEY SAY IT'S WONDERFUL duet with Ray Middleton
9. DOIN' WHAT COMES NATUR'LLY
10. MOONSHINE LULLABY
11. I'M AN INDIAN TOO
12. HOW DEEP IS THE OCEAN ?
13. EADIE WAS A LADY
14. AN EARFUL OF MUSIC
15. IT'S DE-LOVELY
16. FRIENDSHIP duet with Bert Lahr
17. MY MOTHER WOULD LOVE YOU
18. LET'S BE BUDDIES duet with Joan Carroll
19. I'VE STILL GOT MY HEALTH
20. I'LL PAY THE CHECK
21. THIS IS IT
22. HEY, GOOD LOOKIN' duet with Bill Johnson
23. HE'S A RIGHT GUY

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Format
CD
Price Code
A
Release Date
01/06/1999
UPC Bar Code No
604988254822