Various ‎– The Swing Era 1937-1938

Time Life Records ‎– STL 342
3 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue, Stereo
Box Set

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A1 Don't Be That Way
Arranged By [Benny Goodman Version], Written-By – Edgar SampsonWritten-By – Benny Goodman
A2 Sleepy Time Gal
Arranged By [Glen Gray Version] – H. Eugene GiffordWritten-By – Ange Lorenzo, Richard A. Whiting*
A3 Annie Laurie
Arranged By [Jimmie Lunceford Version] – Sy OliverWritten-By – Lady John Scott
A4 Summertime
Arranged By [Bob Crosby Version] – Deane KincaideWritten-By – George Gershwin
A5 Every Tub
Arranged By [Head Arrangement] – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Count Basie, Eddie Durham
B1 Blue And Sentimental
Arranged By [Head Arrangement] – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Count Basie
B2 What Is This Thing Called Love
Arranged By [Artie Shaw Version] – Jerry GrayWritten-By – Cole Porter
B3 The Dipsy Doodle
Arranged By [Tommy Dorsey Version], Written-By – Larry Clinton
B4 Sing Sing, Sing Part I
Arranged By [Benny Goodman Version] – Jimmy MundyWritten-By – Louis Prima
B5 Sing Sing, Sing Part II
Arranged By [Benny Goodman Version] – Jimmy MundyWritten-By – Louis Prima
C1 John's Idea
Arranged By [Count Basie Version], Written-By – Eddie DurhamWritten-By – Count Basie
C2 Coquette
Arranged By [Jimmie Lunceford Version] – Sy OliverWritten-By – Carmen Lombardo, Johnny Green
C3 Liza
Arranged By [Chick Webb Version] – Benny CarterWritten-By – George Gershwin
C4 Nightmare
Arranged By [Artie Shaw version], Written-By – Artie Shaw
C5 March Of The Bob Cats
Arranged By [Head Arrangement - Bob Crosby Version] – Unknown ArtistWritten-By – Bob Crosby, Bob Haggart, Eddie Miller (2), Gil Rodin, Irving Fazola, Matty Matlock, Nappy Lamare, Ray Bauduc
D1 Back Bay Shuffle
Arranged By [Artie Shaw Version] – Teddy McRaeWritten-By – Artie Shaw, Teggy McRae*
D2 Smoke Rings
Written-By, Arranged By [Glen Gray Version] – H. Eugene Gifford
D3 Little Rock Getaway
Arranged By [Bob Crosby Version] – Matty MatlockWritten-By – Joe Sullivan
D4 I Can't Get Started
Arranged By [Bunny Berigan Version] – Joe LipmanWritten-By – Vernon Duke
D5 Quaker City Jazz
Arranged By [Jan Savitt Version], Written-By – Jimmy Schultz*Written-By – Jan Savitt
E1 For Dancers Only
Arranged By [Jimmie Lunceford Version], Written-By – Sy Oliver
E2 Music, Maestro, Please
Arranged By [Tommy Dorsey Version] – Axel StordahlWritten-By – Allie Wrubel, Herbert Magidson
E3 Powerhouse
Arranged By [Raymond Scott Version] – Raymond ScottWritten-By – Raymond Scott
E4 I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Written-By [Duke Ellington Version], Arranged By – Duke Ellington
E5 Chances
Arranged By [Benny Goodman Version] – Fletcher HendersonWritten-By – Walter Donaldson
F1 Boogie Woogie
Arranged By [Tommy Dorsey Version] – Deane KincaideWritten-By – Clarence "Pinetop" Smith
F2 Twilight In Turkey
Arranged By [Raymond Scott Version], Written-By – Raymond Scott
F3 Margie
Arranged By [Jimmie Lunceford Version] – Sy OliverWritten-By – Con Conrad, J. Russel Robinson
F4 Roll 'Em
Arranged By [Benny Goodman Version], Written-By – Mary Lou Williams
F5 South Rampart Street Parade
Arranged By [Bob Crosby Version] – Dick RhodesWritten-By, Arranged By – Bob Haggart

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Recreations of the Swing Era featuring the original arrangements
Directed by : Billy May & Glen Gray and performed by a Studio orchestra with changing personnel on the various sessions
This Volume 1937 - 1938 is dedicated to the music of Artie Shaw and Glen Gray (see scan pl.)
(P) & C) 1982 Time-Life Book E.V.
Series with 15 Volumes # STL 340 to STL 354
Recorded in Association with Capitol Records
First German Printing
The box set includes the 3 discs plus a 64-page booklet titled "The Swing Era 1937-1938" in german language
Booklet: Printed by Brepols Fabrieken N.V., Turhout, Belgium
Booklet Cover has printed: Deutsche Ausgabe
Behind each title the booklet has printed the the name of the band for the original recording.(see scan)

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society (Centerlabel 1 to 6): BIEM/Stemra
  • Label Code (Centerlabel 1 to 6): Chappell