LP0118. HOW THE WEST WAS WON, w.Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Jimmie Driftwood, Sam Hinton, Mormon Tabernacle Choir, etc. [HOW THE WEST WAS WON is a 2-LP album recorded in July 1959 at United Recorders, Hollywood, for Bing Crosby's own company, Project Records. It was released by RCA Victor Records in 1960 and featured Crosby, Rosemary Clooney as well as other singers. The back-up orchestra was conducted by Bob Thompson.] 2-RCA Shaded Dog black label Living Stereo LSO-6070, in gatefold jacket, w.24pp. Elaborate full-size Color Brochure. [NOTE: This is an historical account with musical numbers, NOT the TV or movie soundtrack, recorded in 1959 prior to either one of those.]
"This handsome set is sure to attract. The striking cover and informative booklet are perfect complements to the fine album contents which are interpreted by a stellar line-up of artists. The two-disk set offers a heap of Americana in narrated form."