Various ‎– Happiness Is... Up, Up And Away With The Happy Hits Of Today

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Reader's Digest ‎– RDA 106-A, RCA Custom ‎– RDA 106
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9 × Vinyl, LP, Mono
Box Set, Compilation
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Record 1, Side 1: Happiness Is - The Happy Beat Of Today
A1 Perry Botkin, Jr., And His Orchestra* Happiness Is
A2 David Whitaker And His Orchestra Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head
A3 Joe Reisman, His Orchestra And Chorus* Misty Blue
A4 Perry Botkin, Jr., And His Orchestra* Leaving On A Jet Plane
A5 Perry Botkin, Jr., His Orchestra And Chorus* It Makes No Difference
Vocals – Vic Damone
A6 Billy May and His Orchestra Come Back To Me
Record 1, Side 2: Happiness Is - A Happy Hit
B1 Harry-James And His Orchestra* By The Times I Get To Phoenix
B2 Perry Botkin, Jr., And His Orchestra* My Cup Runneth Over
Vocals – Ed Ames
B3 Perry Botkin, Jr., And His Orchestra* I Say A Little Prayer
B4 Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra Charade
B5 Hank Levine, His Orchestra & Chorus Love Me Tonight
B6 Bob Crosby and His Orchestra Winchester Cathedral
Record 2, Side 1: Happiness Is - Hold Me
C1 Billy May and His Orchestra Hold Me
C2 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Joey's Song
C3 Billy May and His Orchestra Theme From "A Summer Place"
C4 David Whitaker And His Orchestra La La La (If I Had You)
C5 Perry Botkin Jr., And His Orchestra* The Windmills Of Your Mind
C6 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Up, Up And Away
Record 2, Side 2: Happiness Is - A Beatles Hit!
D1 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra The Fool On The Hill
D2 Perry Botkin Jr., And His Orchestra* If I Fell
D3 Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra A Hard Day's Night
D4 Ken Thorne and His Orchestra A Day In The Life
D5 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Hey Jude
D6 Perry Botkin Jr., And His Orchestra* Norwegian Wood
Record 3, Side 1: Happiness Is - The Good Life
E1 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Everybody's Talkin
E2 Billy May and His Orchestra Marrakesh Express
E3 Perry Botkin Jr., And His Orchestra* The Good Life
E4 Joe Reisman's Orchestra And Chorus* Jean (From The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie)
E5 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Soon It's Gonna Rain
E6 Billy May and His Orchestra Jackie
Record 3, Side 2: Happiness Is - Believing
F1 Perry Botkin Jr., And His Orchestra* Our Day Will Come
F2 Frank Comstock and His Orchestra Goin' Out Of My Head
F3 Joe Reisman's Orchestra And Chorus* Yesterday I Heard The Rain
F4 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* A Groovy Kind Of Love
F5 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Macarthur Park
F6 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* I'm A Believer
Record 4, Side 1: Happiness Is - The Look Of Love
G1 Billy May and His Orchestra Soulful Strut
G2 Marty Paich And His Orchestra* The Look Of Love
Vocals – Jack Jones
G3 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* Jennifer Juniper
G4 Hank Levine, His Orchestra & Chorus Where Do I Go (From Hair)
G5 Ken Thorne and His Orchestra No, Not Much
G6 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Spinning Wheel
Record 4, Side 2: Happiness Is - When A Man Loves A Woman
H1 Harry James And His Orchestra A Taste Of Honey
H2 Marty Paich And His Orchestra* Without Her
Vocals – Jack Jones
H3 David Whitaker And His Orchestra Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show
H4 Richard Alden, His Orchestra and Chorus* When A Man Loves A Woman
H5 Richard Alden, His Piano And Orchestra* In The Midnight Hour
H6 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra You've Made Me So Very Happy
Record 5, Side 1: Happiness Is - The Sunshine Of Your Love
I1 Ken Thorne and His Orchestra Sunshine Of Your Love
I2 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Quentin's Theme (From Dark Shadows)
I3 Jack Jones Light My Fire
Arranged By – Patrick WilliamsConductor – Patrick Williams
I4 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* Little Arrows
I5 Hank Levine, His Orchestra & Chorus Goodbye
I6 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* Casatschok (Life Is A Dance)
Record 5, Side 2: Happiness Is - True Grit
J1 Les Brown and His Orchestra Walk On By
J2 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Wichita Lineman
J3 Richard Alden, His Orchestra and Chorus* Honey Pie
J4 Richard Alden, His Piano And Orchestra* The Tracks Of My Tears
J5 Les Brown and His Orchestra These Boots Are Made For Walkin'
J6 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* True Grit
Record 6, Side 1: Happiness Is - Games People Play
K1 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* Games People Play
K2 Perry Botkin Jr., And His Orchestra* Didn't We?
K3 Joe Reisman And His Orchestra And Chorus I Know A Place
K4 Richard Alden, His Piano And Orchestra* Early Autumn
K5 Billy May and His Orchestra Pepito
K6 Billy May and His Orchestra Pass Me By
Record 6, Side 2: Happiness Is - A Way Of Life
L1 Perry Botkin Jr., And His Orchestra* My Cherie Amour
L2 Hank Levine, His Orchestra & Chorus With Pen In Hand
L3 David Whitaker And His Orchestra The Boxer
L4 Johnny Harris And His Orchestra* Softly, As I Leave You
L5 Joe Reisman, His Orchestra And Chorus* My Way Of Life
L6 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)
Record 7, Side 1: Happiness Is - A Happy Heart
M1 Richard Alden & His Orchestra and Chorus Just A Little Lovin'
M2 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Love Theme From "Romeo And Juliet"
M3 David Whitaker And His Orchestra Crystal Blue Persuasion
M4 Joe Reisman, His Orchestra And Chorus* Happy Heart
M5 Pete King and His Orchestra What Have They Done To The Rain?
M6 Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra Come Together
Record 7, Side 2: Happiness Is - In The Name Of Love
N1 Ken Thorne and His Orchestra I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself
N2 Billy Walker, His Orchestra And Chorus* A World Without Love
N3 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Good Morning Starshine (From Hair)
N4 Arthur Greenslade & His Orchestra* Stop In The Name Of Love
N5 Harry James And His Orchestra Traces
N6 Arthur Greenslade, His Orchestra And Chorus* If You Gotta Go, Go Now
Record 8, Side 1: Happiness Is - Live For Love
O1 Harry James And His Orchestra This Guy's In Love With You
O2 Marty Paich And His Orchestra* Live For Life
Vocals – Jack Jones
O3 Duke Ellington and His Orchestra Summer Samba
O4 Henry Mancini and His Orchestra Meditation
O5 Perry Botkin, Jr., And His Orchestra* Let It Be Me
O6 Hank Levine, His Orchestra & Chorus Love's Been Good To Me
Record 8, Side 2: Happiness Is - The Way Of Love
P1 Ken Thorne and His Orchestra Stoned Soul Picnic
P2 Hank Levine, His Orchestra & Chorus As Tears Go By
P3 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra I'll Never Fall In Love Again
P4 Billy May and His Orchestra Soul Coaxin'
P5 Arthur Greenslade, His Orchestra And Chorus* The Way Of Love
P6 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Both Sides Now
Record 9, Side 1: Happiness Is - A Little Love In Your Heart
Q1 Joe Reisman, His Orchestra And Chorus* Put A Little Love In Your Heart
Q2 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Aquarius (From Hair)
Q3 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Pretty World
Q4 Joe Reisman, His Orchestra And Chorus* Grazing In The Grass
Q5 Joe Reisman and His Orchestra Cycles
Q6 Joe Reisman, His Orchestra And Chorus* I'll Never Find Another You
Record 9, Side 2: Happiness Is - Little By Little
R1 Billy May and His Orchestra The Stripper
R2 Billy May and His Orchestra Little Games
R3 Norman Percival and His Orchestra You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
R4 Ken Thorne and His Orchestra Little By Little
R5 Norman Percival and His Orchestra All You Need Is Love
R6 Les Brown and His Orchestra Baby Elephant Walk

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Notes

Label matrix numbers run consecutively from RD3-106-1 through RD3-106-9 and XR2M-9689 through XR2M-9706. They can be viewed on the label images.

Runout matrix numbers run consecutively from XR2M-9689-#S-x#x R (Side A) through XR2M-9706-#S-x#x R (Side R). Complete runouts are provided for record 1 & 9 for illustrative purposes and to confirm pressing plant identification.

Includes an 8 page booklet (RDA 106-E) featuring an essay by John S. Wilson (record reviewer for New York Times) and an alphabetical index to all of the songs.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): XR2M-9689-3S-B1C R
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): XR2M-9690-6S-A4A R
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side Q): XR2M-9705-3S-B1C R
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side R): XR2M-9706-6S-B2C R

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