Playlist: Compact Discoveries
Compiled By: Aron Levy
Compact Discoveries (Series)
Produced by Fred Flaxman
Most recent piece in this series:
Songs include Cheek to Cheek, Over the Rainbow, Easter Parade, Anything You Can Do, Ol’ Man River, Singin’ in the Rain, The Surrey with the Fringe on Top, Getting to Know You, Some Enchanted Evening, Thank Heaven for Little Girls, Maria, and Seventy-Six Trombones.
The singers include Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Betty Hutton, Howard Keel, William Warfield, Gene Kelly, Gordon MacRae, Marni Nixon, Giorgio Tozzi, Maurice Chevalier, Jim Bryant, and Robert Preston.
Note that this program exists in two versions. Both are 58 minutes long. The first, hosted by Fred Flaxman, is part of the Compact Discoveries series. The second, hosted by Tana Flaxman, Fred's daughter, is a special created for stations that do not currently carry the Compact Discoveries series.