Chuck Mangione - Flugelhorn
* Chuck Mangione only appears on these tracks
DRG Records 5218
This is Maxene Andrews as you've never heard her
before...her first solo album. It's the 1940's come back
to life...but, at the same time, it's new and fresh. It's
yesterday...it's today...it's wonderful!
mention of The Andrews Sisters is enough to conjure up visions
of Mom and apple pie for most Americans. Since their first
hit in the late 1930's, "Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen", their sound
has been a symbol of happiness and hope.
especially true during W.W. II, when the girls entertained
servicemen near the battlefront as well as back home on stage in
theatres all across the country. Their parade of hits,
each a million-seller, includes "Beer Barrel Polka",
"Pennsylvania Polka", "Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree" and many
more. All in all, they recorded some 1800 songs, sold over
75 million records internationally and have 19 gold records to
their credit. They've starred in 21 movies and appeared on
all major TV and radio networks.
in 1967 seemed to signal the end of an era but, when Bette
Midler revived one of their all-time classics, "Boogie Woogie
Bugle Boy", The Andrews Sisters became a hit all over again.
To top it all off, Maxene and Patty found themselves starring in
their own smash hit Broadway show, "Over Here!". Together
or individually, the sound just can't be beaten.
Maxene's one woman show has garnered rave reviews; for instance,
"There are moments in her show-stopping act when all theree of
the former Andrews Sisters seem to be haunting the stage, but
the spotlight belongs to Maxene. She adds laurels to her
already illustrious achievements..." (Rex Reed, The Daily
News). In person or on album, Maxene is