In Celebration of the Human Voice - The Essential Musical Instrument Andrews Sisters Female Vocal Jazz Trio. During a time when teenagers were doing the jitterbug and Uncle Sam was asking young men to enlist, The Andrews Sisters were America's most popular female singing group. Patty, the youngest sister, was a loud and energetic blond who headed the group with her confident vocals. The middle sister was Maxene, a brunette, whose harmonic range gave the impression of four voices instead of three.
Finally, completing the trio was the eldest, LaVerne, a strong willed red head with a witty sense of humor and an eye for fashion. The Andrews Sisters versatile sound and range in genres explains their longevity in the music industry and popularity with people all over the world. They had major hits in nearly all types of music ranging from swing to country-western. This tremendous popularity did not stop in the music business. The trio could also be found performing in radio series, commercials, Hollywood movies and on Broadway.
Born in Minnesota, the three Andrews sisters developed a love for music at an early age. As children their first experience with music occurred when LaVerne had her two younger sisters sing a musical note around the family's piano. This experience awakened the girls love for music and they began spending all of their free time singing and mimicking the successful singers of the time. Some of their first major influences included the Boswell Sisters, Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme. The girls got their start when Larry Rich hired them to go on tour with his 55 member troupe. In 1932 they stopped touring with Rich, but the girls continued to sing at fairs, vaudeville shows and club acts.
While touring the girls worked hard on their craft and rehearsed daily, sometimes practicing in the back of their father's Buick while driving to the next show. After six years of living on the road the girls had their first major success with 'Bei Mir' which sold 350,000 copies. The song held the Billboards No. 1 slot for five weeks. This achievement established The Andrews Sisters as successful recording artists and they became celebrities. Songbooks, Arrangements and/or Media Displaying 1-9 of 9 items.
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: Apple Blossom Time Part of the ASV 'Living Era' series, 'Apple Blossom Time' contains 25 favorites from the female group that will forever define the harmony sound of World War II. Hits such as 'Rum and Cola,' 'Don't Fence Me In' (with Bing Crosby), 'Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy' and the title track were standard issue back then, and Maxene, Laverne and Patricia captured the spirit of the nation. Their balmy, lilting style (reminiscent of the Boswell Sisters before them), can be saucy one moment ('Strip Polka,' 'Shoo, Shoo Baby') or sweetly romantic ('Near You,' 'Toolie Oolie Doolie') with equal charm. Accompanied, with the big band swing arrangements popular at the time, though on a few tracks - 'Apple Blossom Time' in particular - the instruments are muted and almost insignificant. : Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar ('37-'40) The Andrews Sisters have recorded so many songs and sold so many records (75 million) that to say they were the Queens of Pop in the 1930's and 1940's is practically an understatement. This recording is special because it encompasses their early years, 1937-1940; of course it includes 'Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen,' which established their reputation and went to number #1, but also wonderful nostalgia such as 'Ciribiribin,' with Bing Crosby on lead, 'I Love You Too Much,' 'Pagan Love Song' and so many more - twenty-two songs in all, too many to describe here. Many are accompanied by Vic Schoen, their longtime bandleader and arranger.
The quality is still terrific and hasn't tarnished with age in the least. Songlist: Beat Me Dadd Eight to the Bar, The Cock-Eyed Mayor of Kaunakakai, Beer Barrel Polka, Bei Mir Bist Du Shon, Pennsylvania 6-5000, Rhumboogie, I Love You Too Much, The Ferryboat Serenade, Well All Right, Nice Work If You Can Get It, Ciribiribin (with Bing Crosby), One Two Three O'Leary, Why Talk About Love, You Don't Know How Much You Can Suffer, From the Land of the Sky Blue Water, Pagan Love Song, Hold Tight, Long Time No See, OOOOO-Oh Boom, Short'nin' Bread, Let's Have Another One, I Want My Mama 4148c 1 CD $13.98 Accompanied. : Christmas Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye join the legendary Andrews Sisters on this 10-song (all accompanied) compilation of classic Christmas tunes from the 1940s. Bing treats us to some of his wonderfully laid-back baritone on the opening cut, 'Here Comes Santa Claus,' '12 Days of Christmas,' 'Jingle Bells,' '(The Toys Gave A Party For) Poppa Santa Claus,' and the last cut, 'Santa Claus Is Coming To Town.' Dancehall Rock Riddim 2004 Zip R3i.