Judy Garland: Classic Duets, a new four-disc collection featuring the Star Is Born and Wizard of Oz star performing alongside such greats as Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Mickey Rooney, Gene Kelly, Fanny Brice, and more, will be released August 4.
JSP Records is releasing the 109-track collection that was compiled by Garland historian Lawrence Schulman. Fifteen tracks featured in the collection have never been released on CD.
Garland is joined by Fred Astaire, Johnny Mercer, Dick Haymes, Bob Hope, Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Mickey Rooney, Gene Kelly, Fred Astaire, Johnny Mercer, Dick Haymes, Bob Hope, Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Deanna Durbin, Ray Bolger, Betty Jaynes, Dough McPhail, Tony Martin, The King’s Men, Mary Kent, John Charles Thomas, The Leo Diamond Harmonica Quintet, Lucille Bremer, Margaret O’Brien, John Hodiak, Kay Thompson, The Merry Macs, Peter Lawford, Perry Como, Vic Damone, The Rhythmaires, and Murray Scheck’s Children’s Chorus.
Judy Garland: Classic Duets is produced by John Stedman. JSP Records has previously released Lost Tracks (2010), Smilin’ Through – The Singles Collection 1936-1947 (2011), The Carnegie Hall Concert (2012), Creations 1929-1962 Songs She Introduced (2013), The Garland Variations (2014), The Best of Lost Tracks (2015), and Judy Garland Sings Harold Arlen (2016).