Saturday, February 24, 2007

Repost - Guess Why? - Oscar Winners Sing Just For You, Vol. 1

This is also another post dedicated to Hans; I know he tapes the Oscars every year, so he (and hopefully somebody else out there) might enjoy this compilation I made up a long time ago.

Admit it, haven't you always wanted to hear Bette Davis sing a Buffy Sainte-Marie song? How about Angelina Jolie singing Petula Clark?

Track List:

01 - Susan Hayward - When The Red, Red Robin Comes Bob, Bob, Bobbin' Along
02 - Sophia Loren - Bing, Bang, Bong
03 - Vanessa Redgrave (& Chorus) - Lusty Month of May
04 - Patty Duke - Funny Little Butterflies
05 - Audrey Hepburn - How Long Has This Been Going On?
06 - Julia Roberts - All My Life
07 - Bette Davis - Until It's Time For You To Go
08 - Kim Basinger - Love Is The Thing
09 - Grace Kelly & Bing Crosby - True Love
10 - Goldie Hawn - I'm Through With Love
11 - Shelley Winters (& Cast) - Be Happy
12 - Angelina Jolie (& Winona Ryder) - Downtown
13 - Jane Wyman & Bing Crosby - In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening
14 - Celeste Holm & Frank Sinatra - Who Wants to Be a Millionaire
15 - Sophia Loren (& Paolo Bacilieri) - Tu Vuo' Fa' L'Americano
16 - Gwyneth Paltrow (& Huey Lewis) - Cruisin'
17 - Sally Field - Felicidad
18 - Sophia Loren - Zoo Be Zoo Be Zoo
19 - Sissy Spacek (& Beverly D'Angelo) - Back In Baby's Arms
20 - Meryl Streep (with Blue Rodeo) - I'm Checkin' Out
21 - Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton (& Bette Midler) - You Don't Own Me
22 - Whoopi Goldberg (& Cast & Chorus) - Shout

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Filesend link:

(It probably would've helped if I hadn't left some dead links here originally. They're fine now!)

Oscar Winners Sing Just For You, Vol. 1


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Oscar Winners Sing Just For You, Vol. 1

Note: I realized after I zipped the files that the text file that contains the track list is missing the line that says '06 - Julia Roberts - All My Life'.

The files also contain a jwl file I included; it's meant to be used with the Adaptec Jewel Case Creator for creating a cover. I don't know if it's transferable to other software. The covers I made are pretty primitive, but I included them anyway.

Volume 1 is devoted to the women. Volume 2 (which probably won't be finished for a long time) is devoted to the men. I'm closer to finishing Volume 3 than I am Volume 2, so maybe that one'll go up someday. Volume 4 is supposed to be devoted to the behind-the-scenes people (directors, writers, etc.), but I don't have nearly enough so if anybody has any additions, I'd be grateful. I've already got ones like Clint Eastwood, Orson Welles, Billy Bob Thornton, Matt Damon, etc., but if you've got anybody else, please let me know.

And if you were wondering why I put some of the ones I did on Volume 1, it's because they were a little more listenable. Volume 5, where a lot of the leftovers ended up, doesn't flow as well as Volume 1. And I didn't mean to put so much Sophia Loren on there, but she recorded so much that I had to spread it out a little over the volumes.

Notes on the compilation:

#01: A rousing way to start the compilation.
#03-#05: Three songs about change and young women whose thoughts turn lightly to love (and sex).
#05 & #06: What's more natural than to follow the question, 'How Long Has This Been Going On?' with the answer, 'All My Life'? But the actual reason I paired these songs was because their singing styles seem kind of similar (although Julia Roberts is a little more off-key).
#12: This one really is mostly Winona Ryder, but you can sort of hear Angelina Jolie in there.
#12-#16: Some upbeat and happy-go-lucky duets.
#14: No, it's not the theme to the TV show, but wouldn't that be amazing if it was?
#14 & #15: Two ironic songs about wanting to be something that you're not (although I'm sure some people outside the United States think that being an Americano and being a millionaire are one in the same).
#20 & #21: Two defiant songs about love gone wrong.
#22: A rousing way to end the compilation.

Ha! I see what I was doing wrong- the password is different. Sorry!
Hi Sallie!

I'm glad it was something simple. I was afraid maybe I screwed up the file! :))

It's a pretty old post when the password used to be different. Sorry for the mix-up! :)
Impossible to download from megaupload, slots always occupied and is not available on filesend, could you repost it? Thanks!
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