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Album Review: 'Stardust: The Classic Decca Hits and Standards Collection'

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Stardust: The Classic Decca Hits and Standards Collection

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Decca, MCA
genre:
Reissues

We gave it an A

Overlook gaffes like the liner notes calling Helen O’Connell’s sultry singing ”goofy” and the decision to include only one cut apiece by Al Jolson and Ella Fitzgerald but two and three by such far less influential singers as the Four Aces and Dick Haymes. The fact remains: This 60th- anniversary double-CD set brings together more classic pop hits than have been found in one place in years. A