CD of the month

Audio CD 7th February 2011.

Words and Music

Cat no. TBC

4CD set.

Disc 1 –3

The Singer's Singer - The Life and Music of Matt Monro.

Read by Michele Monro

An abridged version of the critically aclaimed biography of Matt Monro.

Disc 4

The Hoagy Carmichael Sessions.

This CD features a totally remastered version of the album "Matt Monro Sings Hoagy Carmichael" from the original session tapes as well as several previously unreleased bonus tracks. This disc features every surviving out-take from the EMI vaults and rare recordings from Acetates in the Monro Estate Collection. It includes every Hoagy Carmichael song that Matt recorded and a non Carmichael B side recorded during the album sessions.

Matt Monro Sings Hoagy Carmichael

1. Stardust
2. Small Fry
3. How Little We Know
4. The Nearness Of You
5. Georgia On My Mind
6. Skylark
7. One Morning In May
8. I Get Along Without You Very Well
9. Memphis In June
10. I Guess It Was You All The Time
11. Blue Orchids
12. Rocking Chair

Bonus Tracks
13. Lazy River (Duet with Cleo Laine)
14. The Nearness Of You (With Piano - Acetate circa 1956)
15. Skylark (Previously Unissued Take)
16. I Get Along Without You Very Well (Previously Unissued Take)
17. By The Way (Out-take and Master)

The set also includes notes on the recording sessions, bonus material and the rediscovery of lost tapes by Richard Moore


The Singles Collection

The Greatest

Matt at The BBC and other CD's

Matt Monro with Love

The Rare Monro

The Heart of the Man

A Touch of Class

The Collection

Tesco Exclusive

The Very Best Of

The Singers, Singer

His Finest