Various ‎– The Best Of The Swing Years

Label:
Reader's Digest ‎– RD4A-113
Format:
8 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
Box Set
Country:
Released:
Genre:
Style:

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Begin The Beguine
A2 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra At Last
Vocals – Ray Eberle
A3 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Marie
Vocals – Jack Leonard And Male Chorus*
A4 Larry Clinton And His Orchestra Deep Purple
Vocals – Bea Wain
A5 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Bumble Boogie
Piano – Jack Fina
A6 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Stompin' At The Savoy
B1 Jan Savitt And His Orchestra 720 In The Books
Vocals – Bon Bon*
B2 Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra Tangerine
Vocals – Bob Eberly, Helen O'Connell
B3 Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra After Hours
Piano – Avery Parrish
B4 Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Racing With The Moon
Vocals – Vaughn Monroe
B5 Blue Barron And His Orchestra Sometimes I'm Happy
Vocals – Russ Carlyle
C1 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra In The Mood
C2 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra The Old Lamp-Lighter
Vocals – Billy Williams And Choir
C3 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Piano Concerto No. 1 (Tchaikovsky)
Piano – Jack Fina
C4 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra I'll Never Smile Again
Vocals – Frank Sinatra, Pied Pipers*
C5 Glen Gray And His Casa Loma Orchestra* Casa Loma Stomp
D1 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Don't Be That Way
D2 Johnny Long And His Orchestra In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town
D3 Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra Bésame Mucho (Kiss Me Much)
Vocals – Bob Eberly, Kitty Kallen
D4 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Pennsylvania 6-5000
D5 Wayne King And His Orchestra Melody Of Love
Narrator – Franklyn MacCormack
D6 Alvino Rey And His Orchestra* Tiger Rag
Vocals – The Four King Sisters*
E1 Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra* I Can't Get Started
Vocals – Bunny Berigan
E2 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Tuxedo Junction
E3 Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra Maria Elena
Vocals – Bob Eberly
E4 Hal Kemp, His Orchestra And Chorus* Washington And Lee Swing
E5 Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra I'm Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town
Vocals – Dan Grissom
F1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra This Love Of Mine
Vocals – Frank Sinatra
F2 Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra Tippin' In
F3 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Ti-Pi-Tin
Vocals – Lombardo Brothers
F4 Wayne King And His Orchestra The Waltz You Saved For Me
F5 Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra Hamp's Boogie Woogie
G1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Song Of India
G2 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Loch Lomond
Vocals – Martha Tilton
G3 Bob Zurke And His Delta Rhythm Band Tea For Two
G4 Bing Crosby And His Orchestra* What's New?
G5 Count Basie And His Orchestra* One O'Clock Jump
H1 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Stardust
H2 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Goody Goody
Vocals – Helen Ward
H3 Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra Pompton Turnpike
H4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Sophisticated Lady
H5 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Sing, Sing, Sing (Introducing Christopher Columbus)
I1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Boogie Woogie
I2 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra I Surrender Dear
I3 Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Green Eyes
I4 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra Lamplight
Vocals – Skinnay Ennis
I5 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Perdido
J1 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Boo-Hoo
Vocals – Lombardo Brothers
J2 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Little Brown Jug
J3 Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five Summit Ridge Drive
J4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Mood Indigo
J5 Bob Chester And His Orchestra Octave Jump
J6 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Grieg Piano Concerto
Piano – Jack Fina
K1 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra And The Angels Sing
Trumpet – Ziggy ElmanVocals – Martha Tilton
K2 Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra Cherokee
K3 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Vocals – The Sentimentalists
K4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Flamingo
Vocals – Herb Jeffries
K5 Wayne King And His Orchestra Josephine
L1 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Don't Get Around Much Anymore
L2 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)
L3 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians September In The Rain
Vocals – Carmen Lombardo
L4 Ted Weems And His Orchestra Heartaches
Whistling – Elmo Tanner
L5 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest
Vocals – Frank Sinatra, Pied Pipers*
L6 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Back Bay Shuffle
M1 Jimmy Dorsey / Bob Eberly And Helen O'Connell Amapola
M2 Glen Gray / Kenny Sargent For You
M3 Woody Herman Golden Wedding
M4 Artie Shaw / Tony Pastor And Orchestra* Indian Love Call
M5 Guy Lombardo / Lebert Lombardo When My Dreamboat Comes Home
M6 Freddy Martin / Clyde Rogers Symphony
N1 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Temptation
N2 Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra Skyliner
N3 Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra Six Lessons From Madame La Zonga
Vocals – Helen O'Connell
N4 Charlie Spivak And His Orchestra Let's Go Home
N5 Glen Gray And The Casa Loma Orchestra* Smoke Rings
O1 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra Got A Date With An Angel
Vocals – Skinnay Ennis
O2 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra The Donkey Serenade
O3 Jimmie Lunceford And His Orchestra Margie
Vocals – Trummy Young
O4 Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra* The Prisoner's Song
O5 Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra Flying Home
O6 Wayne King And His Orchestra Alice Blue Gown
P1 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Seems Like Old Times
P2 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Opus One
P3 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra The Gypsy
Vocals – Mary Marlow
P4 Fats Waller And His Rhythm* Your Feet's Too Big
Piano – Fats WallerVocals – Fats Waller
P5 Earl Hines And His Orchestra Boogie Woogie On St. Louis Blues

Other Versions (5 of 5) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RD4-021, RDA-021 Various The Swing Years(6xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest RD4-021, RDA-021 US 1972 Sell This Version
RDA21-E Various The Swing Years(7xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest RDA21-E Canada 1972 Sell This Version
619-FM Various La Belle Époque Du Swing(7xLP, Comp, Mono + Box) Reader's Digest 619-FM Canada 1972 Sell This Version
619-ES -1/6/G Various The Swing Years(7xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest, RCA Custom 619-ES -1/6/G Canada 1972 Sell This Version
619-EM, RDA21-E Various The Swing Years(7xLP, Comp, Mono + Box) Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest 619-EM, RDA21-E Canada 1972 Sell This Version

Reviews