The New Vienna Woods


  • That Travelin’ Two-Beat was a duet album recorded by Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney, released on Capitol Records in 1965.
  • Jay Livingston and Ray Evans supplied the title track as well as adding new lyrics and countermelodies to the other, more established songs.
  • The album has a world tour theme, it revisits a concept explored in the duo’s acclaimed RCA Records album Fancy Meeting You Here, release in 1958.
  • Arranger, composer and trumpeter Billy Mays wrote the charts for That Travelin’ Two-Beat.
  • The album took popular songs from around the world and set them all to Dixieland two-beat arrangements.
  • Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney were friends and often performed together on television, radio and film.
  • That Travelin’ Two-Beat was re-released on CD in 2001 on the Collectors’ Choice label as a digital remaster.

Recording History
Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney, That Travelin' Two-Beat, Capitol Records, 1965
Bing Crosby and Rosemary Clooney, That Travelin' Two-Beat, Collectors' Choice, 2001