Various: Happy Days Are Here Again

Covering the Great Depression years of the 30s, this wide-ranging selection consists of British and American "cheer up" recordings of songs garnered from the great shows and films of the day (1928-1941). The opening title track says it all, really, in a well-arranged and crisply executed performance from the top-drawer Ambrose Orchestra (featuring trombonist Ted Heath). Most of the early tracks which follow hold little interest for the dedicated jazz listener - apart
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