Various ‎– The Swing Years

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Reader's Digest ‎– RD4-021, Reader's Digest ‎– RDA-021
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6 × Vinyl, LP, Compilation
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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 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians When My Dream Boat Comes Home
Vocals – Lebert Lombardo
A5 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Bumble Boogie
Piano – Jack Fina
A6 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Stompin' At The Savoy
B1 Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Racing With The Moon
Vocals – Vaughn Monroe
B2 Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra* The Prisoner's Song
B3 Blue Barron And His Orchestra Sometimes I'm Happy
Vocals – Russ Carlyle
B4 Bob Zurke And His Delta Rhythm Band Tea For Two
B5 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Indian Love Call
Vocals – Tony Pastor And Orchestra Men*
B6 Wayne King And His Orchestra Three O'clock In The Morning
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 Tchaikovsky Piano Concerto No. 1 In B Flat
Piano – Jack Fina
C4 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra I'll Never Smile Again
Vocals – Frank Sinatra, Pied Pipers*
C5 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Perdido
C6 Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra* One-Two-Three Kick
Vocals – Catalino Rolon
D1 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Don't Be That Way
D2 Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra After Hours
Piano – Avery Parrish
D3 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Temptation
D4 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Pennsylvania 6-5000
D5 Wayne King And His Orchestra Melody Of Love
D6 Alvino Rey And His Orchestra* Tiger Rag
Vocals – The Four King Sisters*
E1 Wayne King And His Orchestra The Waltz You Saved For Me
E2 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Loch Lomond
Vocals – Martha Tilton
E3 Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra* I Can't Get Started
Vocals – Bunny Berigan
E4 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Tuxedo Junction
E5 Earl Hines And His Orchestra Boogie Woogie On St. Louis Blues
E6 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra And Chorus* Washington And Lee Swing
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 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Song Of India
F5 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra Got A Date With An Angel
Vocals – Skinny Ennis*
F6 Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra* Night Must Fall
G1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Boogie Woogie
G2 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Laughing On The Outside (Crying On The Inside)
Vocals – Billy Williams (4)
G3 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra Lamplight
Vocals – Skinny Ennis*
G4 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra I Surrender, Dear
G5 Xavier Cugat And His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra* Green Eyes (Aquellos Ojos Verdes)
G6 Sonny Dunham And His Orchestra Memories Of You
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 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Friendly Tavern Polka
Vocals – Maury Cross And Chorus
H5 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Sophisticated Lady
H6 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Sing, Sing, Sing
I1 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians Boo-Hoo
Vocals – Lombardo Brothers
I2 Artie Shaw And His Gramercy Five Summit Ridge Drive
I3 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Little Brown Jug
I4 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Mood Indigo
I5 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Grieg Piano Concerto
Piano – Jack Fina
I6 Bob Chester And His Orchestra Octave Jump
J1 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra And The Angels Sing
J2 Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra Cherokee
J3 Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Flamingo
Vocals – Herb Jeffries
J4 Wayne King And His Orchestra Josephine
J5 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Moon Love
Vocals – Clyde Burke
J6 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra On The Sunny Side Of The Street
Vocals – The Sentimentalists
K1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Opus One
K2 Wayne King And His Orchestra Alice Blue Gown
K3 Larry Clinton And His Orchestra Martha
Vocals – Bea Wain
K4 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra The Gypsy
Vocals – Mary Marlow
K5 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra The Donkey Serenade
K6 Fats Waller And His Rhythm* Your Feet's Too Big
Piano – Fats WallerVocals – Fats Waller
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

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RDA-021 on sleeve and insert. RD4-021 on labels.

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
RDA 21-A Various The Swing Years(6xLP, Comp, Mono + Box) Reader's Digest, RCA Custom RDA 21-A US Unknown 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
RDA 21-A Various The Swing Years,-24 Top Bands, 72 Top Tunes(6xLP, Comp, Ltd + Box) Reader's Digest, RCA Custom RDA 21-A US Unknown Sell This Version
RD4-21-1 Various A Reader's Digest RCA Record - The Swing Years (6xLP, Comp) RCA Readers Digest RD4-21-1 US Unknown Sell This Version

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April 7, 2017

It's as simple as this: this is a superb collection of Dance Bands, Swing bands and general big band music from the 1930's! So satisfied! Get this, don't hesitate. This is the true Big Band: Glen Miller, etc lots of great vocals and swing!