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The Anthology


Download links and information about The Anthology by The McGuire Sisters. This album was released in 1999 and it belongs to Pop genres. It contains 50 tracks with total duration of 02:12:25 minutes.

Artist: The McGuire Sisters
Release date: 1999
Genre: Pop
Tracks: 50
Duration: 02:12:25
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No. Title Length
1. Miss You (Remastered) 3:01
2. Tell Us Where the Good Times Are 2:35
3. Goodnight, Sweetheart, Goodnight 2:54
4. Muskrat Ramble 2:15
5. Sincerely 2:58
6. No More (Remastered) 2:12
7. Melody of Love 2:48
8. It May Sound Silly 2:50
9. Something's Gotta Give 2:56
10. Heart 2:39
11. Sweet Song of India 3:02
12. He 2:36
13. 'S Wonderful 2:14
14. Mississippi Mud 2:14
15. Tiptoe Through the Tulips With Me 2:32
16. All By Myself 2:04
17. Do You Remember When? 2:37
18. Ev'ry Day of My Life 2:41
19. Weary Blues (Remastered) 2:50
20. Delilah Jones 2:26
21. Picnic 2:46
22. Goodnight My Love (Pleasant Dreams) 2:58
23. All I Do Is Dream of You 2:09
24. Love Is Here to Stay (Remastered) 3:07
25. Tenderly 2:47
26. Moonglow (Remastered) 2:47
27. Don't Take Your Love From Me 2:15
28. Around the World 2:32
29. Sugartime 2:33
30. Summer Dreams 2:54
31. Ding Dong 2:19
32. Volare 2:40
33. May You Always 2:58
34. Red River Valley 2:38
35. True Love 2:25
36. Always 2:38
37. Love and Marriage 2:18
38. The Blue Room (Remastered) 3:02
39. Makin' Whoopee 3:37
40. Just for Old Time's Sake 2:50
41. Wouldn't It Be Loverly? 2:12
42. Teach Me Tonight 3:05
43. I Really Don't Want to Know 2:37
44. Bye Bye Blackbird 2:10
45. The Birth of Blues 2:01
46. You're Driving Me Crazy (What Did I Do) 2:27
47. Old Devil Moon 2:50
48. I'm Just Taking My Time 2:50
49. Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) [Remastered] 2:49
50. My Heart Cries for You (Remastered) 2:47



The first significant reissue of the McGuire Sisters' classic recordings features 50 songs, covering the years 1952-1965 (the latter from their final ABC-Paramount album), remastered in the late 1990s and, at times, very impressive. Their music can be an acquired taste, evocative as it is of a pre-rock & roll environment and, indeed, competing at the time with R&B acts on the same songs, such as "Goodnight My Love" and "Sincerely." On the other hand, their singing is so radiant, that it's hard to find fault with too much of it. Producer Bob Thiele, who was responsible for guiding most of the recordings contained here, was the founder of the Signature Jazz label, among other top-flight independent jazz imprints, and he didn't slouch on getting the McGuires the best players . So even on numbers like "Heart," which is pure pop, the playing has an edge that, coupled with their harmonies, makes the work compelling. Additionally, the quality of the masters brings out the Andrews Sisters-based edge in their singing: the McGuires come off like three trumpets, exactly like the Andrews Sisters only "played" with a bit more restraint. The overall sound is '50s pop, but with lingering traces in spots of the bounce and swing of '40s big-band. There is absolutely pure pop here, to be sure, such as "He," but the surrounding numbers add bite to the contents where none is expected. The notes are very thorough, and the illustrations, recreating publicity photos and magazine appearances, are also impressive. Disc one is all mono, and disc two, covering the later part of their career, is largely stereo.