Various ‎– The Swing Era 1936-1937

Label:
Time Life Music ‎– R700-04, EMI-Capitol Special Markets ‎– 7243 5 26263 2 8
Series:
The Swing Era – R700-04
Format:
2 × CD, Compilation, Reissue
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1-1 Bugle Call Rag (Benny Goodman Version)
Arranged By – Jimmy MundyConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Billy Meyers (2), Elmer Schoebel, Jack Pettis
2:54
1-2 John's Idea (Count Basie Version)
Arranged By – Eddie DurhamConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Count Basie, Eddie Durham
2:51
1-3 Organ Grinder's Swing (Jimmie Lunceford Version)
Arranged By – Sy OliverConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish, Will Hudson
2:45
1-4 The Dipsy Doodle (Tommy Dorsey Version)
Conductor – Billy MayVocals – Eileen WilsonWritten-By, Arranged By – Larry Clinton
3:08
1-5 The Toy Trumpet (Raymond Scott Version)
Conductor – Billy MayWritten-By, Arranged By – Raymond Scott
3:07
1-6 Down South Camp Meetin' (Benny Goodman Version)
Arranged By – Fletcher HendersonConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Fletcher Henderson, Irving Mills
3:17
1-7 Little Rock Getaway (Bob Crosby Version)
Arranged By – Bob Haggart, Deane Kincaide, Matty MatlockConductor – Glen GrayWritten-By – Joe Sullivan
2:34
1-8 For Dancers Only (Jimmie Lunceford Version)
Arranged By – Sy OliverConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Don Raye, Sy Oliver, Victor Schoen*
2:44
1-9 Clap Hands! Here Comes Charley! (Chick Webb Version)
Arranged By – Edgar SampsonConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Ballard MacDonald, Billy Rose, Joseph Meyer
2:28
1-10 Sleepy Time Gal (Glen Gray Version)
Arranged By – Gene Gifford*Conductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Ange Lorenzo, Joseph Alden, Raymond Egan, Richard Whiting
4:38
1-11 Swingtime In The Rockies (Benny Goodman Version)
Arranged By – Jimmy MundyConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Benny Goodman, Jimmy Mundy
3:15
1-12 Twilight In Turkey (Raymond Scott Version)
Conductor – Billy MayWritten-By, Arranged By – Raymond Scott
2:52
1-13 Gin Mill Blues (Bob Crosby Version)
Arranged By – Deane KincaideConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Joe Sullivan
3:35
1-14 Roll 'Em (Benny Goodman Version)
Conductor – Billy MayWritten-By, Arranged By – Mary Lou Williams
3:16
1-15 Marie (Tommy Dorsey Version)
Arranged By – Fred StulceConductor – Billy MayVocals – Jack LeonardWritten-By – Irving Berlin
3:08
2-1 Christopher Columbus (Fletcher Henderson Version)
Arranged By – Horace HendersonConductor – Glen GrayWritten-By – Andy Razaf, Leon C. Berry*
3:05
2-2 Changes (Benny Goodman Version)
Arranged By – Fletcher HendersonConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Walter Donaldson
2:30
2-3 In A Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington Version)
Arranged By – Duke EllingtonConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Edward "Duke" Ellington*, Irving Mills, Manny Kurtz
3:12
2-4 Walkin' And Swingin' (Andy Kirk Version)
Conductor – Billy MayWritten-By, Arranged By – Mary Lou Williams
2:48
2-5 Power House (Raymond Scott Version)
Conductor – Billy MayWritten-By, Arranged By – Raymond Scott
2:59
2-6 Annie Laurie (Jimmie Lunceford Version)
Arranged By – Sy OliverConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Lady John Scott, William Douglas
3:17
2-7 You Turned The Tables On Me (Benny Goodman Version)
Arranged By – Fletcher HendersonConductor – Billy MayVocals – Helen WardWritten-By – Louis Alter, Sidney Mitchell
2:49
2-8 Smoke Rings (Glen Gray Version)
Arranged By – Gene Gifford*Conductor – Glen GrayWritten-By – Gene Gifford*, Ned Washington
2:56
2-9 South Rampart Street Parade (Bob Crosby Version)
Arranged By – Bob Haggart, Deane KincaideConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Bob Haggart, Ray Bauduc
3:32
2-10 Stop, Look And Listen (Parts I And II) (Tommy Dorsey Version)
Arranged By – Bobby Van EpsConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – George Van Eps, Johnny Van Eps, Ralph Freed
5:25
2-11 The Prisoner's Song (Bunny Berigan Version)
Arranged By – Dick RhodesConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Guy Massey (2)
4:09
2-12 Coquette (Jimmie Lunceford Version)
Arranged By – Sy OliverConductor – Billy MayVocals – Dan GrissomWritten-By – Carmen Lombardo, Gus Kahn, John Green*
3:09
2-13 Remember (Red Norvo Version)
Arranged By – Eddie SauterConductor – Billy MayWritten-By – Irving Berlin
3:23
2-14 Goodbye (Benny Goodman Version)
Conductor – Glen GrayWritten-By, Arranged By – Gordon Jenkins
3:38

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Credits

  • Compilation Producer [Recording Producer], Other [Consultant]Joe Sasfy
  • DesignWorkHorse Creative
  • Executive Producer – Charles McCardell, Robert Hull
  • Mastered By [Mastering Engineer]Dennis Drake
  • OrchestraBilly May & His Orchestra* (tracks: 1-1 to 1-6, 1-8 to 1-15, 2-2 to 2-7, 2-9 to 2-13), Glen Gray's Casa Loma Orchestra* (tracks: 1-7, 2-1, 2-8, 2-14)
  • Other [Director, Creative Services] – Suzanne Manlove
  • Other [Manager, Creative Services] – Elizabeth Riedl
  • Other [Manager, Licensing] – Genhel Mendenhall
  • Other [Manager, New Product Development] – Dana Levitas
  • Other [President] – Mark Stevens
  • Other [Senior Manager, Operations] – Jennifer Thomas
  • Other [Special Contributors] – Jan Stanley, Lynne O'Connor, Tish King, William Schurk
  • Other [Vice President, Marketing] – Mitchell Peyser
  • Other [Vice President, New Product Development] – Gene Zacharewicz

Notes

This compilation features "modern" stereophonic re-creations recorded in the 1960s and early '70s of the original arrangements of 1930s Swing era recordings.

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