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Price: $28.95
Item Number: MM105
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Legendary performers.  Timeless melodies.  The ultimate collection.  This very special 2-CD set captures America’s best-loved and most influential songs of the 20th Century music.  From jazz to pop, ragtime to Broadway, rock to gospel and more, re-live the coming of age of a nation with this powerful, nostalgic, and entertaining compilation. Created specially for the Whitney Museum of American Art, this classic collection, featuring Jasper John’s enduring image, Three Flags, on the cover, will become a favorite of listeners from all generations.   Running Time:  111:28 (Double CD total)

Disc 1

1.    Scott Joplin
Elite Syncopations  (3:22)

2.    The Mills Brothers
Moonlight Bay  (2:32)

3.    Bessie Smith with Louis Armstrong
St. Louis Blues  (3:09)

4.    Arthur Fields
Over There  (2:46)

5.    Original Dixieland Jazz Band
Livery Stable Blues  (3:05)

6.    Charley Patton
A Spoonful Blues  (3:11)

7.    Fred Rich Orchestra
The Man I Love  (3:06)

8.    Paul Robeson
Ol’ Man River  (2:33)

9.    The Carter Family
Anchored in Love  (2:02)

10.   Jeanette MacDonald
Beyond the Blue Horizon  (2:20)

11.   Fred Astaire
Night and Day  (3:24)

12.   Harold Arlen
Stormy Weather  (3:15)

13.   Woody Guthrie
Dust Bowl Refugee  (3:05)

14.   Glenn Miller and his Orchestra
Tuxedo Junction  (3:27)

15.   Benny Goodman with Count Basie
Wholly Cats  (3:03)

16.   Harry James with Frank Sinatra
All or Nothing at All  (2:56)

17.   Duke Ellington and his Orchestra
Magenta Haze  (3:01)

18.   Ella Fitzgerald
All By Myself  (2:25)

Disc 2

1.    Carl Perkins
Blue Suede Shoes  (2:13)

2.    Hank Williams
Your Cheatin’ Heart  ((2:41)

3.    Dizzy Gillespie
Groovin’ High  (2:38)

4.    Mahalia Jackson
In the Upper Room  (5:56)

5.    Miles Davis with John Coltrane
When I Fall In Love  (4:24)

6.    Original Broadway Cast of Oklahoma!
Oklahoma!  (2:29)

7.    Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Theme from the Magnificent Seven  (1:20)

8.    James Brown
Cold Sweat  (2:51)

9.    Marvin Gaye
What’s Going On  (3:52)

10.   Freedom Singers
We Shall Overcome  (3:36)

11.   Original Broadway Cast of Westside Story
One Hand, One Heart  (3:01)

12.   Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys
Death is Only a Dream  (2:47)

13.   The Staple Singers
Respect Yourself  (4:53)

14.   The Velvet Underground
I’m Waiting for the Man  (4:38)

15.   Patti Smith
Kimberly  (4:25)

16.   Run D.M.C.
Raising Hell  (5:32)
Jasper Johns
Three Flags [CD Cover]

Jean-Michel Basquiat
Hollywood Africans   

George Bellows
Dempsey and Firpo 

Joseph Stella
Brooklyn Bridge:Variation on an old Theme  [CD Back Cover]