Great Romantic Hits
‘Great Romantic Hits’ is a studio double-LP released by CBS in America featuring 24 love songs.
The album comprises 12 new recordings, with the remainder selected from recent studio albums. All tracks are currently available to stream and download from Spotify, and various links are provided above.
Record companies were free to select which tracks to include for their own market, with Teldec’s ‘Träumereien In Gold‘ a popular album in Germany, while ‘Make Believe‘ – a 12 track selection – was also released by CBS in USA. ‘Great Romantic Hits‘, however, was the only release to feature all 12 new recordings.
Highlight tracks include:
‘My Ship’, ‘Blue Hawaii’, ‘Canadian Sunset’ and ‘Make Believe’.
2. *Only You (1988 remix) (Ram / Rand)
3. Night and Day (Porter)
4. Autumn Leaves (Cosma / Mercier / Prevert)
5. Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (Kern / Harbach)
6. Embraceable You (George Gershwin / Ira Gershwin)
7. *Stardust (Carmichael)
8. Deep Purple (De Rose /Parish)
9. *Moonlight & Roses (Black / Moret)
10. If I Loved You (Rodgers / Hammerstein)
11. The Way You Look Tonight (Kern / Fields)
12. As Time Goes By (Hupfeld)
13. Far Away Places (Kramer / Whitney)
14. *Slow Boat To China (Loesser)
15. *Arrivederci Roma (Giovannini / Garinei)
16. *I Love Paris (Porter)
17. Canadian Sunset (Gimbel / Heywood)
18. *Love Letters In The Sand (Coots / Kenny / Kenny)
19. Long Ago And Far Away (Kern / Gershwin)
20. *Lady Of Spain (Damerell / Evans / Hargreaves / Tilsey)
21. *Blue Hawaii (Rainger / Robin)
23. Galway Bay (Traditional)
24. *My Ship (Gershwin / Weill)