Various ‎– The Great Band Era

Reader's Digest ‎– RD 5-025-1
4 × 8-Track Cartridge, Compilation

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Theme Songs And 1936-37
1-A1 Glenn Miller Orchestra, The* Moonlight Serenade
Directed By – Tex Beneke
1-A2 Duke Ellington Take The "A" Train
1-A3 Charlie Spivak Stardreams
1-A4 Alvino Rey / Yvonne King And Ensemble Nighty Night
1-A5 Artie Shaw Nightmare
1-A6 Sammy Kaye Kaye's Melody
1-A7 Tommy Dorsey / Edythe Wright Dipsy Doodle
1-A8 Guy Lombardo / Carmen Lombardo That Old Feeling
1-B1 Benny Goodman Goodbye
1-B2 Lionel Hampton Flying Home
1-B3 Claude Thornhill Snowfall
1-B4 Benny Goodman Christopher Columbus
1-B5 Tommy Dorsey / Edythe Wright The Music Goes Round And Round
1-B6 Guy Lombardo / Carmen Lombardo When Did You Leave Heaven?
1-B7 Fats Waller All My Life
1-C1 Benny Goodman / Helen Ward These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You
1-C2 Eddy Duchin / Lew Sherwood Moon Over Miami
1-C3 Benny Goodman / Martha Tilton Bob White
1-C4 Guy Lombardo / Carmen Lombardo A Sailboat In The Moonlight
1-C5 Bunny Berigan A Study In Brown
1-C6 Eddy Duchin / Lew Sherwood Moonlight And Shadows
1-C7 Tommy Dorsey Once In A While
1-C8 Charlie Barnet/The Barnet Modernaires* Make Believe Ballroom
1-D1 Shep Fields Goodnight, My Love
1-D2 Hal Kemp / Bob Allen (3) The Moon Got In My Eyes
1-D3 Guy Lombardo / Carmen Lombardo So Rare
1-D4 Benny Goodman / Betty Van Afraid To Dream
1-D5 Rudy Vallee And The Gentlemen Songsters Vieni, Vieni
1-D6 Tony Pastor Blossoms
1-D7 Tommy Dorsey I'm Gettin' Sentimental Over You
2-A1 Tommy Dorsey / Edythe Wright Music, Maestro, Please!
2-A2 Guy Lombardo / Male Trio Bei Mir Bist Du Schön
2-A3 Ziggy Elman And The Angels Sing
2-A4 Hal Kemp / Judy Starr I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams
2-A5 Larry Clinton / Bea Wain I Double Dare You
2-A6 Jan Savitt / Carlotta Dale You Go To My Head
2-A7 Les Brown / Miriam Shaw Don't Worry 'Bout Me
2-A8 Tommy Dorsey / Jack Leonard Our Love
2-B1 Benny Goodman / Martha Tilton I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
2-B2 Artie Shaw / Bea Wain I Have Eyes
2-B3 Benny Goodman/The Band* The Flatfoot Floogie
2-B4 Ozzie Nelson / Harriet Hilliard Says My Heart
2-B5 Charlie Barnet / Larry Taylor (4) All This And Heaven Too
2-B6 Tommy Dorsey / Jack Leonard Blue Orchids
2-B7 Hal Kemp Sunrise Serenade
2-C1 Larry Clinton / Bea Wain My Reverie
2-C2 Freddy Martin / Glen Hughes* Scatterbrain
2-C3 Skinnay Ennis / Skinnay Ennis Wishing
2-C4 Artie Shaw / Helen Forrest Do I Love You?
2-C5 Larry Clinton / Helen Forrest Heart And Soul
2-C6 Bunny Berigan / Kathleen Lane I Cried For You
2-C7 Tommy Dorsey / Jack Leonard Heaven Can Wait
2-D1 Glenn Miller / Ray Eberle The Lamp Is Low
2-D2 Sammy Kaye / The Three Barons And Chorus* The Umbrella Man
2-D3 Glenn Miller / Ray Eberle Blueberry Hill
2-D4 Tommy Dorsey / Edythe Wright You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
2-D5 Bob Chester / Dolores O'Neill We Three (My Echo, My Shadow And Me)
2-D6 Gray Gordon / Meredith Blake And Chorus* Ferryboat Serenade
2-D7 Tommy Dorsey / Frank Sinatra Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)
2-D8 Vaughn Monroe / Vaughn Monroe There I Go
3-A1 Artie Shaw Frenesi
3-A2 Larry Clinton / Helen Southern The Nearness Of You
3-A3 Glenn Miller / Marion Hutton Woodpecker Song
3-A4 Tommy Dorsey / Frank Sinatra Imagination
3-A5 Bob Chester / Dolores O'Neill With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
3-A6 Glenn Miller / Ray Eberle Sierra Sue
3-A7 Tommy Dorsey / Frank Sinatra Dolores
3-A8 Freddy Martin / Clyde Rogers And Stuart Wade (2) Jingle, Jangle, Jingle
3-B1 Artie Shaw / Bonnie Lake This Time The Dream's On Me
3-B2 Jan Savitt / Allan DeWitt The Things I Love
3-B3 Tommy Dorsey / Frank Sinatra You And I
3-B4 Xavier Cugat / Dinah Shore Yours (Quiéreme Mucho)
3-B5 Glenn Miller / Ray Eberle Serenade In Blue
3-B6 Glenn Miller / Tex Beneke And The Four Modernaires* Chattanooga Choo Choo
3-B7 Earl Hines / Billy Eckstine Skylark
3-C1 Sammy Kaye / The Kaye Choir Daddy
3-C2 Freddy Martin / Eddie Stone (2) The Hut-Sut Song
3-C3 Glenn Miller / Ray Eberle And The Modernaires I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest
3-C4 Hal Kemp / Bob Allen (3) It All Comes Back To Me Now
3-C5 Tommy Dorsey Sleepy Lagoon
3-C6 Alvino Rey / Bill Schallen And Skeets Herfurt Deep In The Heart Of Texas
3-C7 Freddy Martin / Eddie Stone And Chorus Rose O'Day
3-C8 Vaughn Monroe / Vaughn Monroe Tangerine
3-D1 Glenn Miller / Dorothy Claire And The Modernaires Perfidia
3-D2 Artie Shaw / Paula Kelly I Don't Want To Walk Without You
3-D3 Glenn Miller / Ray Eberle And The Modernaires Moonlight Cocktail
3-D4 Tommy Dorsey / Jo Stafford Blues In The Night
3-D5 Vaughn Monroe / Vaughn Monroe When The Lights Go On Again
3-D6 Alvino Rey / The Four King Sisters And Chorus* Strip Polka
3-D7 Charlie Barnet / Bob Carroll I Hear A Rhapsody
4-A1 Alvino Rey / Bill Schallen Dearly Beloved
4-A2 Glenn Miller / Skip Nelson And The Modernaires That Old Black Magic
4-A3 Freddy Martin Warsaw Concerto
Piano – Jack Fina
4-A4 Abe Lyman / Bill Sherman (2) For Me And My Gal
4-A5 Tommy Dorsey / Jo Stafford Manhattan Serenade
4-A6 Sammy Kaye / Nancy Norman There Goes That Song Again
4-A7 Vaughn Monroe And The Norton Sisters There, I've Said It Again
4-B1 Teddy Powell / Peggy Mann Let's Get Lost
4-B2 Freddy Martin / Clyde Rogers All Or Nothing At All
4-B3 Enric Madriguera Brazil
4-B4 Hal McIntyre / Ruth Gaylor I'm Making Believe
4-B5 Tommy Dorsey / Frank Sinatra I'll Be Seeing You
4-B6 Vaughn Monroe / The Norton Sisters And Rosemary Calvin Rum And Coca-Cola
4-B7 Freddy Martin / Clyde Rogers Symphony
4-C1 Tony Pastor Dance With A Dolly
4-C2 Tommy Dorsey / Freddy Stewart* I Dream Of You
4-C3 Glenn Miller / Ray Eberle Blue Rain
4-C4 The Four King Sisters* San Fernando Valley
4-C5 Glenn Miller / Ray Eberle It's Always You
4-C6 The Four King Sisters With Male Chorus* Mairzy Doats (And Dozy Doats)
4-C7 Sammy Kaye / Billy Williams (4) You Always Hurt The One You Love
4-C8 Artie Shaw / Imogene Lynn Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
4-D1 Sammy Kaye / The Three Kadets* Taking A Chance On Love
4-D2 Glenn Miller / Skip Nelson And The Modernaires Moonlight Mood
4-D3 Earl Hines / Madeline Green And The Three Varieties* It Had To Be You
4-D4 Glenn Miller / Skip Nelson A Pink Cocktail For A Blue Lady
4-D5 David Rose Poinciana
4-D6 Tommy Dorsey / The Sentimentalists On The Atchinson, Topeka And The Santa Fe
4-D7 Charlie Spivak / Irene Daye It's Been A Long, Long Time
4-D8 Hal McIntyre Sentimental Journey


Electronically re-recorded to simulate stereo

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Other (Tape 1): RD 8-5384
  • Other (Tape 2): RD 8-5385
  • Other (Tape 3): RD 8-5386
  • Other (Tape 4): RD 8-5387

Other Versions (5 of 8) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RD 25-K Various The Great Band Era (1936-1945)(10xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest, RCA Custom RD 25-K US 1964 Sell This Version
RD 25E-K Various 40-talets Toppband (1936-1945)(10xLP, Comp, RE + LP, Comp, RE, Bon + Box, Comp, R) Reader's Digest, RCA Custom RD 25E-K Sweden 1969 Sell This Version
RD25-K Various The Great Band Era (1936-1945)(10xLP, Comp, Mono + Box) Reader's Digest, RCA Custom RD25-K US 1964 Sell This Version
KRD-025/A2, KRD-025/A4 Various The Great Band Era(4xCass, Comp) Reader's Digest, Reader's Digest KRD-025/A2, KRD-025/A4 US 1983 Sell This Version
616-ES-1-10 Various The Great Band Era (1936-1945)(10xLP, Comp + Box) Reader's Digest 616-ES-1-10 Canada 1964 Sell This Version