Decca DL-8178 (12-in. long-playing (monaural)). (Album DXB-153)

The following matrix(es) were released with this catalog number:

CompanyMatrix No.Take NumberDateTitle/Artist 
Decca L 8488 [A] 6/16/1955 How deep is the ocean (How high the sky) / Ethel Merman
Decca L 8490 [A] 6/16/1955 I got rhythm (from Girl Crazy) / Ethel Merman
Decca L 8492 [A] 6/16/1955 Anything goes (from Anything goes) / Ethel Merman
Decca L 8493 [A] 6/16/1955 Embraceable you (from Girl Crazy) / Ethel Merman
Decca L 8496 [A] 6/16/1955 You're an old smoothie (from Take a chance) / Ethel Merman
Decca L 8497 [A] 6/16/1955 Alexander's ragtime band (from There's no business like show business) / Ethel Merman
Decca 74188 [A] 12/1/1947 Eadie was a lady, part 1-1 / Ethel Merman
Decca 74189 [A] 12/1/1947 Eadie was a lady, part 2-1 / Ethel Merman
Decca 74190 [A] 12/1/1947 Blow, Gabriel, blow-2 / Ethel Merman
Decca 74208 [A] 12/8/1947 I get a kick out of you-1 / Ethel Merman
Decca 74231 [A] 12/12/1947 Life is just a bowl of cherries-2 / Ethel Merman
Decca 75662 [A] 1/4/1950 Dearie / Ray Bolger ; Ethel Merman
Decca 80041 [A] 10/17/1950 The best thing for you / Ethel Merman
Decca 80042 [A] 10/17/1950 Marrying for love / Ethel Merman
Decca 80043 [A] 10/17/1950 Something to dance about / Ethel Merman
Decca 80044 [A] 10/17/1950 . You're just in love / Ethel Merman
Decca 80182 [A] 11/20/1950 Washington Square dance / Ethel Merman
Decca 80183 [A] 11/20/1950 The hostess with the Mostes' on the ball / Ethel Merman

Primary Performers:

Ethel Merman (vocalist)
Ray Bolger (vocalist)


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