By Adam Hetrick
09 Aug 2012
Containing 92 songs and over five hours of music, "Creations" will feature rare Garland photos and remastered recordings of songs Garland was the first to perform. They include "Over The Rainbow," "Good Morning," "Paris Is a Lonely Town," "It's A Great Day For The Irish," "Be A Clown," "Sweet Danger," "The Man That Got Away" and more.
JSP has also released the remastered Garland albums and collections "Lost Tracks," "Smilin' Through" and "The Carnegie Hall Concert." "Creations" is compiled and annotated by Lawrence Schulman. The albums will also feature essays by Christopher Finch, Will Friedwald and John Meyer.
The track list for the collection follows:
A: "It's Love I'm After" 1929-1940
1. Blue Butterfly 2. Hang On To A Rainbow 3. Stompin' At The Savoy 4. Waltz With A Swing/Americana 5. The Balboa 6. The Texas Tornado 7. It's Love I'm After 8. Everybody Sing (with Sophie Tucker) 9.Your Broadway And My Broadway 10. Yours And Mine 11. Swing Mr. Mendelssohn 12. Got A Pair Of New Shoes 13. Down On Melody Farm (with Allan Jones, Reginald Gardiner, and Lynne Carver) 14. Ever Since The World Began/Shall I Sing A Melody? 15. Why? Because! (with Fanny Brice) 16. It Never Rains But What It Pours 17. In Between 18. Meet The Beat Of My Heart 19. Ten Pins In The Sky 20. On The Bumpy Road To Love 21. The Jitterbug (with Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Buddy Ebsen, and Bert Lahr) 22. Over The Rainbow 23. Good Morning (with Mickey Rooney) 24. Sweet Sixteen 25. Oceans Apart 26. Figaro
B: "When I Look At You 1941-1943
1. (Can This Be) The End Of The Rainbow 2. Nobody 3. Drummer Boy 4. Do The La Conga (with Mickey Rooney) 5. It's A Great Day For The Irish 6. A Pretty Girl Milking Her Cow 7. Laugh? I Thought I'd Split My Side (with Charles Winninger) 8. Our Love Affair 9. We Must Have Music (with Tony Martin) 10. Minnie From Trinidad 11. How About You? (with Mickey Rooney) 12. Hoe Down (with Mickey Rooney) 13. Chin Up! Cheerio! Carry On! 14. Babes On Broadway 15. Three Cheers For The Yanks 16. Tom, Tom, The Piper's Son 17. When I Look At You 18. Paging Mr. Greenback 19.T he Joint Is Really Jumpin' Down At Carnegie Hall (with Jose Iturbi at the piano) 20. The Trolley Song 21. The Boy Next Door
C: "Better Luck Next Time 1943-1948
1. Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas 2. A Great Lady Has An Interview (aka The Interview; Madame Crematante) 3. You've Got Me Where You Want Me (with Bing Crosby) 4. On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe 5. In The Valley (Where The Evening Sun Goes Down) 6. My Intuition (with John Hodiak) 7. March Of The Doagies 8. Hayride (with Ray Bolger) 9. Connecticut (with Bing Crosby) 10. It's A Great Big World (with Virginia O'Brien and Marion Doenges) 11. Don't Tell Me That Story 12. There Is No Breeze (To Cool The Flame Of Love) 13. Love Of My Life 14. You Can Do No Wrong 15. Voodoo 16. Be A Clown (with Gene Kelly) 17. Mr. Monotony 18. A Couple Of Swells (with Fred Astaire) 19. Mack The Black 20. It Only Happens When I Dance With You (with Roger Edens at the piano) 21. A Fella With An Umbrella (with Peter Lawford) 22. Better Luck Next Time
D: It's A New World 1948-1962
1. Merry Christmas 2. If You Feel Like Singing, Sing 3. (Howdy, Neighbor) Happy Harvest 4. Friendly Star 5. All For You (with Gene Kelly) 6. You, Wonderful You (with Gene Kelly) 7. Send My Baby Back To Me 8. Heartbroken 9. Without A Memory 10. Here's What I'm Here For 11. Gotta Have Me Go With You (with Don McKabe and Jack Harmon) 12. The Man That Got Away 13. It's A New World 14. Someone At Last 15. Lose That Long Face 16. Maybe I'll Come Back 17. It's Lovely To Be Back In London 18. The Faraway Part