VARIOUS ARTISTS The Songs Of Gamble & Huff (2009) & The Songs Of Sammy Cahn (2009)

I Love Music: The Songs Of Gamble & Huff (2009)
It’s Magic: The Songs Of Sammy Cahn (2009)
Two Rare, Promo-Only Songwriter Spotlights

Two more outstanding compilation CDs from Retro-Active, the in-house, promo-only label created by music publishers Warner/Chappell. These discs are extremely rare, never-sold-in-stores collections designed by Warner/Chappell to promote the music of clients to filmmakers, television and advertisers. Only around 2,500 of these were pressed, and many include rare tracks, like the numerous Single Edits found of The Songs Of Gamble & Huff. Of course, the songwriters represented here should need no introduction, and a perusal of the tracks below will illustrate that you’re in for an interesting listen, while providing a few left field additions to your music library. (Doris Day, anyone?).

I Love Music: The Songs Of Gamble & Huff
THE O’JAYS I Love Music (Part 1) (3:38)
THELMA HOUSTON Don’t Leave Me This Way (Single Edit)
THE O’JAYS Love Train (3:01)
HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUE NOTES If You Don’t Know Me By Now – (Single Edit) (3:31)
THE O’JAYS For The Love Of Money (Single Edit) (3:53)
THE SOUL SURVIVORS Expressway To Your Heart (2:24)
BILLY PAUL Me And Mrs. Jones (4:49)
THE THREE DEGREES When Will I See You Again (3:03)
HAROLD MELVIN & THE BLUE NOTES The Love I Lost (Part 1) (3:44)
LOU RAWLS You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine (Single Edit) (3:36)
THE O’JAYS Use Ta Be My Girl (3:23)
DIANA ROSS & THE SUPREMES I’m Gonna Make You Love Me (3:16)
THE JACKSONS Enjoy Yourself (Single Edit) (2:31)
THE O’JAYS Now That We Found Love (4:42)
THE INTRUDERS Cowboys To Girls (2:42)
MFBS TSOP (The Sound Of Philadelphia) (Single Version) (3:38)

It’s Magic: The Songs Of Sammy Cahn
FRANK SINATRA Love And Marriage (2:13)
HELEN FORREST I’ve Heard That Song Before
THE FOUR ACES Three Coins In The Fountain (2:59)
MICHAEL BUBLE Come Fly With Me (3:20)
DORIS DAY It’s Magic (3:40)
JO STAFFORD Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (2:04)
BROOK BENTON It’s Been A Long Long Time (2:26)
FRANK SINATRA Ring-A-Ding Ding (2:46)
ELLA FITZGERALD Please Be Kind (3:34)
ROD STEWART Until The Real Things Comes Along (3:37)
PEGGY LEE Come Dance With Me (2:26)
DIANA KRALL Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out To Dry (4:51)
THE BEACH BOYS Things We Did Last Summer (2:28)
FRANK SINATRA Saturday Night (The Loneliest Night In The Week) (1:55)
SAMMY DAVIS, JR. Teach Me Tonight (3:07)
BOBBY DARIN I’ll Only Miss Her When I Think Of Her (2:33)
TONY BENNETT The Christmas Waltz (3:20)
FRANK SINATRA My Kind Of Town (3:18)
SAMMY CAHN The Phone Call (0:09)


  • Willard
    June 20, 2011 - 14:25 | Permalink

    Search HERE

  • Jorge Morales
    February 5, 2013 - 11:22 | Permalink

    Hola Willard,que magnificos discos.Yo tengo todos los discos de M.F.S.B. Orchestra y ahi supe de Gumble-Huff los compositores,pero veo que muchos otros artistas han grabado sus temas.Espectacular.Muchas gracias.

    • Willard
      February 5, 2013 - 11:55 | Permalink

      Gracias por el comentario.

  • Iggy
    August 15, 2013 - 09:54 | Permalink

    Thanks so much, my friend. Wonderful music kindly offered.


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