Friday, Jan. 23, 2009

The Bing Crosby CBS Radio Recordings

The signature pop singer of his era, Crosby was also a radio star. The 160 cuts on Mosaic Records' seven-disc box set, recorded from 1954 to '56 with Buddy Cole's quartet, reveal Bing at his most swingin'. These are a master's lucid readings of the American songbook.