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Marilyn [Limited Edition]

Marilyn MonroeAudio CD
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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listen11. I'm Gonna File My Claim 2:37$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen12. River Of No Return 2:13$0.99  Buy MP3 
listen13. Down In The Meadow 2:27$0.99  Buy MP3 
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Product Details

  • Audio CD (September 11, 2001)
  • Original Release Date: 2001
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Format: Limited Edition
  • Label: Drg
  • ASIN: B00005NVJJ
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #63,643 in Music (See Top 100 in Music)

Editorial Reviews

This officially sanctioned release highlights the vocal talents of the ultimate blonde bombshell, featuring all her essential recordings including Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend, My Heart Belongs to Daddy, the famed Happy Birthday to JFK, and 13 more, all delivered in that unmistakable sultry coo. Also features a previously unreleased recording of Down in the Meadow and an 8-page booklet with extensive notes and rare photos.

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5.0 out of 5 stars Multi-Talented Sex Symbol February 11, 2006
Format:Audio CD
Many people aren't aware of it, but Marilyn Monroe was a very capable singer. She had a beautiful, rich, sexy voice that transcended the breathiness of her screen voice. Most of the songs presented here are from her films like Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Niagara, There's No Business Like Show Business, River of No Return, and Let's Make Love. These include the famous Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend and Lazy, but several are alternate takes from those used like Bye Bye Baby. Still more are not from films at all. Do It Again was a seductive song that Monroe sang to entertain troops in Korea which was later changed to the less risque Kiss Me Again. You'd Be Surprised is also a fun, sexy song. Perhaps the worst song is the Happy Birthday sung to JFK, one of Marilyn's most popular musical performances. You probably will not find yourself tuning into it much. The rest is top notch.
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Basef on all of the hype surrounding Marilyn Monroe (even to this very day) this collection is a bit of a let down. She was the Beyonce' of her era, but that's not saying much at all because in my personal opinion they're both overrated. I will say that Marilyn was indeed very beautiful especially in film. Like Lena Horne, they were both stunning women and I truly believe that this is what got them in the spotlight. Neither of them were actually talented (in my own personal opinion). The problem is not that Marilyn was gorgeous, but rather when only her voice is being heard you aren't able to see her face- so all you're left with is mediocre vocal performances of songs that Ella Fitzgerald would've definitely drizzled honey all over. Marilyn's singing is not parallel to her physical appearance. Unless you have a vivid imagination and can visualize Marilyn's image while the songs are playing there is really not much you're missing- unless you grew up hearing these songs or seeing her films repeatedly and the tunes are stuck in your head you may want to get this collection for the sake of De Ja Vu. 'I'm Gonna File My Claim' 'Diamonds Are A Girl's Bestfriend' and 'I Wanna Be Loved By You' are great songs I just wish other vocalists had versions of them. Still not hhorrible though...
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5.0 out of 5 stars +++++++++++++++++marilyn monroe sings September 25, 2012
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
i am enjoying listening to marilky monroe singing.
i remember some songs from some of the movies i saw her in.
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5.0 out of 5 stars GREAT BUY!! September 1, 2013
Format:Audio CD|Verified Purchase
Haven't had the chance to dig in yet! But I love the quality of this book it's so big and looks so pretty in my MM collection! Buy it!
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