Kings of Swing (a five CD anthology)

Last Edited: 29-May-2012 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas

This anthology is built from remastered single sides. The quality varies from track to track and in some cases suffers from heavy handed noise reduction techniques.


Date

Title / Tracks

Performers

Parameters

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Disc 1

By Harry James and His Orchestra

  1. Trumpet Blues and Cantabile
  2. Feet Draggin Blues
  3. Life Goes to A Party
  4. Back Beat Boogie
  5. Sleepy Time Gal
  6. Flash
  7. Texas Chatter
  8. Bye Bye Blues

By Woody Herman & His Orchestra

  1. Apple Honey
  2. Steps
  3. Woodchopper's Ball
  4. Goosey Gander
  5. Someday Sweetheart
  6. Four Brothers

By Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

  1. Let's Dance
  2. Henderson Stomp
  3. King Porter Stomp
  4. Avalon

see previous column

Master Digital nnnn

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  7. 2:48, 3304, S
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  9. 3:11, 3768, S
  10. 3:17, 3868, S
  11. 3:05, 3637, S
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  13. 3:17, 3884, S
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  16. 2:28, 2915, S
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  18. 4:01, 4733, S
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Disc 2

Glenn Miller and His Orchestra

  1. I've Got A Gal In Kalamazoo - Glenn Miller
  2. American Patrol - Glenn Miller
  3. Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller
  4. Tuxedo Junction - Glenn Miller
  5. St. Louis Blues - Glenn Miller
  6. Little Brown Jug - Glenn Miller
  7. In The Mood - Glenn Miller

Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra

  1. Battle Axe - Jimmie Lunceford
  2. State and Tioga Stomp - Jimmie Lunceford
  3. Jay Gee - Jimmie Lunceford
  4. Annie Laurie - Jimmie Lunceford
  5. O. K. For Baby - Jimmie Lunceford
  6. The Morning After - Jimmie Lunceford

Artie Shaw and His Orchestra

  1. 14 Stardust - Artie Shaw
  2. 15 Blues in The Night - Artie Shaw
  3. 16 Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Artie Shaw
  4. 17 My Blue Heaven - Artie Shaw
  5. 18 Frenesi - Artie Shaw

see previous column

Master Digital nnnn

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  6. 3:19, 3906, S
  7. 4:05, 4812, S
  8. 3:19, 3918, S
  9. 2:15, 2658, S
  10. 2:43, 3202, S
  11. 3:02, 3585, S
  12. 2:58, 3497, S
  13. 4:36, 5415, S
  14. 3:33, 4196, S
  15. 3:14, 3810, S
  16. 3:15, 3833, S
  17. 2:50, 3340, S
  18. 3:03, 3601, S
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Disc 3

Count Basie and His Orchestra

  1. One O'Clock Jump - Count Basie
  2. Jazz Me Blues - Count Basie
  3. Let's Jump - Count Basie
  4. Blee Bop Blues - Count Basie
  5. Basie Talk - Count Basie
  6. Dance Of The Gremlins - Count Basie

Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

  1. Take The A Train - Duke Ellington
  2. Perdido - Duke Ellington
  3. Rain Check - Duke Ellington
  4. the Mooche - Duke Ellington
  5. Black and Tan Fantasy - Duke Ellington
  6. Stormy Weather - Lena Horne
  7. Black Beauty - Duke Ellington
  8. Jumpin Jive - Cab Calloway
  9. Hi De Ho Man - Cab calloway
  10. Ill Wind - Lena Horne
  11. Jubilee Stomp - Duke Ellington

see previous column

Master Digital nnnn

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  6. 4:21, 5132, S
  7. 4:35, 5407, S
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  10. 3:15, 3841, S
  11. 3:24, 4021, S
  12. 3:20, 3827, S
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  14. 2:47, 3286, S
  15. 3:01, 3572, S
  16. 2:30, 2963, S
  17. 2:42, 3195, S
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Disc 4

Ella Fitzgerald

  1. 1 Flying Home by Ella Fitzgerald
  2. 2 Sentimental Journey - Ella Fitzgerald
  3. 3 Cow Cow Boogie - Ella Fitzgerald
  4. 4 Basin Street Blues - Ella Fitzgerald
  5. 5 Starlit Hour - Ella Fitzgerald
  6. 6 Sing Song Swing - Ella Fitzgerald
  7. 7 Chewin' Gum - Ella Fitzgerald
  8. 8 Sugar Blues - Ella Fitzgerald

Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra

  1. 9 How High The Moon - Teddy Wilson
  2. 10 After You've Gone - Teddy Wilson
  3. 11 Stompin' At The Savoy - Teddy Wilson
  4. 12 Dinah - Teddy Wilson
  5. 13 Speculation - Teddy Wilson
  6. 14 It's The Talk Of The Town - Teddy Wilson

Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

  1. 15 Boogie Woogie - Tommy Dorsey
  2. 16 Who - Tommy Dorsey
  3. 17 Night and Day - Tommy Dorsey
  4. 18 Royal Garden Blues - Tommy Dorsey
  5. 19 Song of India - Tommy Dorsey

see previous column

Master Digital nnnn

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  6. 2:52, 3390, S
  7. 3:24, 4005, S
  8. 3:10, 3732, S
  9. 3:19, 3906, S
  10. 2:48, 3319, S
  11. 2:28, 2912, S
  12. 2:51, 3369, S
  13. 3:13, 3796, S
  14. 3:18, 3899, S
  15. 3:10, 3731, S
  16. 3:08, 3696, S
  17. 2:32, 2999, S
  18. 2:52, 3384, S
  19. 3:05, 3637, S
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Disc 5

The All American Jazz Band "conducted by Louis Armstrong"

  1. Esquire Bounce
  2. Basin Street Blues
  3. I'll Get By
  4. Tea For Two
  5. Buck Jumpin
  6. Flying On A V-Disc
  7. Squeeze Me
  8. Billies Blues
  9. I Got Rhythm
  10. Sweet Loraine
  11. Esquire Blues
  12. Honeysuckle Rose
  13. Jamming on Vibes Blues and The All American Jazz Band

see previous column

Master Digital nnnn

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  6. 8:54, 10465, S
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  8. 5:17, 6228, S
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  10. 3:25, 4029, S
  11. 5:24, 6364, S
  12. 1:41, 1995, S
  13. 6:27, 7585, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material

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For documentaries about musical topics, see
http://www.thegbcc.info/Misc/w-nf/Music_and_the_Other_Arts.html