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Listed below are recordings featuring Joan. There are 3 sections; under each section, items are listed alphabetically.
Soundtracks Joan Only Collections
Click here to go to bottom of page, where you'll see a list of songs
available for sale on one CD for only $10.
Soundtrack for movie of same name. Music composed and conducted by Alfred Newman (nominated for an Oscar for the title song along with lyricist Sammy Cahn). Orchestrations by Earle Hagen and Herbert Spencer.
CD Tracks (titles highlighted in pink indicate you can click to listen):
Main Title (sung by Johnny Mathis) 4:58
Farewell to Eddie 0:53
The Auditions 0:46
The Apartment 2:00
Who Wanted It 0:50
London Calling 3:20
The Radio 3:37
Barbara and Sidney 1:05
We Meet David 2:24
Gregg (New York) 2:03
The Pied Piper 2:02
The Rape (source) 1:33
Then Let GoŚNow 1:01
The Real Kiss 3:57
I'm Busy Tonight 1:43
End of Play 0:38
The Corsage 1:06
Gregg's Dementia 2:27
The Pillow Case 1:10
I Won't Be Your Mistress/Death for Gregg 5:06
End Title 2:38
Total Time: 48:21
The Best of Everything (demo) 3:08
Again (Lionel Newman) 3:12
Something's Gotta Give (Johnny Mercer) 1:23
Kiss Them for Me (Lionel Newman/Carroll Coates) 1:15
April (piano) 0:59
The Cafeteria (incomplete stereo) 3:14
Who Wanted It (mono) 0:50
London Calling (mono) 3:20
Barbara and Sidney (mono) 1:05
Gregg's Dementia (mono) 2:27
Street Scene (temp music) 1:42
Total Time: 22:54
Total Disc Time: 71:14
Caretakers (1963, Ava Records)
Description: Of the 20 songs, the first 13 listed below are from Joan's 1944 film Hollywood Canteen. The other 7 are from various other musicals, including 2 from Joan's '33 film Dancing Lady: "My Dancing Lady" and "Rhythm of the Day."
Canteen's music was nominated for 3 Oscars: Best Music/Original Song for "Sweet Dreams, Sweetheart"; Best Music/Scoring: Ray Heindorf; Best Sound/Recording: Nathan Levinson.
1. Hollywood Canteen
2. One O'Clock Jump
3. What Are You Doin' the Rest of Your Life
4. The General Jumped at Dawn
5. We're Havin' a Baby
6. Tumblin' Tumbleweeds
7. Don't Fence Me In
8. Gettin' Corns for My Country
9. You Can Always Tell a Yank
10. Sweet Dreams, Sweetheart
11. Ballet in Jive
12. The Bee
13. Voodoo Moon
14. Gypsy Dance
15. My Dancing Lady
16. Rhythm of the Day
17. Lulu's Back in Town
18. Too Marvelous for Words
19. You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby
20. With Plenty of Money and You
See the amazon.com page for ordering info and to hear clips of the first 5 songs.
LP Description: Isaac Stern on violin, from the 1946 movie.
CD Description: Violinist Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg interprets music from the film and other related songs, accompanied by the London Symphony Orchestra. Her liner notes explain her initial fascination with the film.
1. Humoresque No. 7 for piano in G flat major, B. 187/7 (Op.
Musicweb.uk review. (CD)
CD Universe (includes links to hear tracks, and ordering info).
Johnny Guitar (1954 Citadel LP; 10/17/2000
re-issue on CD, Soundtrack Factory)
(1) Main Title; (2) Johnny Guitar; (3 - 18) Orchestral Suite; (19) Johnny Guitar/Ending.
Running time: 52:51
Johnny Guitar (1959, RCA-Spain)
Johnny Guitar (single, year unknown, United Artists-Japan)
Rain (1980s, Caliban)
Torch Song EP (MGM, 1953)
Description: Songs from "Torch Song" conducted by Walter Gross, with vocals by India Adams.
Tracks from the movie:
You're All the World to Me
You Won't Forget Me
Additional tracks: When a Fool Falls in Love, Once In a While, I Don't Know Why.
Description: Side 1: "What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?" sung by Bette Davis and Debbie Burton. Side 2: "I've Written a Letter to Daddy" sung by Debbie Burton.
The Devil's Sister
Gotta Feelin' For You
It's All So New to Me
I'm in Love with the Honorable Mister So and So
Dixieland Jaxx (comedy skit)
The Lamp on the Corner
Let's Go Bavarian!
Joan Crawford - Live
at Town Hall (1978 DPA Records; CD re-issue
early 2000s Deja Vu #1016)
The Littlest Stork
(1953, RCA Victor)
Silver Screen Star Series:
Joan Crawford (1975, Silver Screen)
1 (running time: 28:50)
Award Winners on the Air (1980, Sandy Hook/Radiola Recording)
Cocktail Hour: The Vamps (2000, Columbia River) Joan song: "How Long Will It Last?"
Hollywood: The Collectables [sic] (1989, Deja Vu) CD. 25 tracks from various Hollywood stars. Joan sings "I Never Knew Heaven Could Speak."
Hollywood Party (1974)
The Radio Years: Early Film Recordings from Hollywood 1928 - 1936 (1996, Enterprise) Joan song: "Chant of the Jungle."
The Radio Years: "Trust In Me": The Old
America on the Air (1997, Enterprise) Joan songs: "I'm in Love with the Honorable Mr. So-and-So"
and "It's All So New to Me."
To order the below, or if you have any questions, contact Shane.
MY NOTE: All transactions are between you and this seller. I'm listing the items
here as a service to Joan-fans, but I'm not at all involved in their production.
Joan Crawford Songs (mp3
format; one CD): $10
Joan Crawford - Silver Screen Star Series (1975) - LP Rip:
7. Dancing Lady - Everything I Have Is Yours (with Art Jarrett)
9. The Bride Wore Red - Who Wants Love
Also available for $10 from the same seller: Joan Crawford at Town Hall.