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Album Review

This four-song EP gets docked a notch for a dubious title. It contains not "Broadway Classics," but songs from four Broadway musicals: "Lost in Loveliness" from The Girl in Pink Tights (1953), "And This Is My Beloved" from Kismet (1953), "Lazy Afternoon" from The Golden Apple (1954), and "Alone Too Long" from By the Beautiful Sea (1954). Of the four shows, only Kismet turned into a hit, and of the four songs, although "Lost in Loveliness" attracted chart recordings by Billy Eckstine and Dolores Gray and "Alone Too Long" had a chart version by Nat King Cole, only "Lazy Afternoon" has gone on to become something of a semi-standard. This is not, in other words, a collection of "classics." But there are some sturdy songs from such noted writers as Dorothy Fields, Arthur Schwartz, and Sigmund Romberg, and Eddie Fisher handles them well for the most part in his familiar bel canto style, though he slightly over-sings "Lazy Afternoon."


Born: 10 August 1928 in Philadelphia, PA

Genre: Pop

Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s

Eddie Fisher ranked behind only Patti Page and Perry Como as the most successful pop singles artist of the first half of the 1950s, placing 35 songs in the Billboard charts between 1950 and 1954, including 22 Top Ten hits, among them seven gold records, four of which hit number one. Fisher was part of a new generation of male singers who eschewed the intimate crooning style of Como, Bing Crosby, and Frank Sinatra in favor of a more bravura approach that sometimes recalled Al Jolson. At the height...
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