Various ‎– The Top Bands Play 10 Years Of Top Tunes (1936-1945)

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1936
A1 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Christopher Columbus
Written-By – Razaf*, Berry*
A2 Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Knock, Knock, Who's There?
Vocals – Edward Cuffee*, Roy EldridgeWritten-By – Davis*, Tyson*, Morris*, Lopez*
A3 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians When Did You Leave Heaven?
Vocals – Carmen LombardoWritten-By – Whiting*, Bullock*
A4 "Fats" Waller And His Rhythm* All My Life
Piano – "Fats" Waller*Vocals – "Fats" Waller*Written-By – Stept*, Mitchell*
A5 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Did I Remember
Vocals – Edythe WrightWritten-By – Adamson*, Donaldson*
A6 Shep Fields And His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra* On The Beach At Bali Bali
Vocals – Charles ChesterWritten-By – Silver*, Sherman*, Meskill*
B1 Tommy Dorsey And His Clambake Seven The Music Goes Round And Round
Vocals – Edythe WrightWritten-By – Farley*, Riley*, Hodgson*
B2 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You
Vocals – Helen WardWritten-By – Link*, Marvell*, Strachey*
B3 Eddy Duchin And His Orchestra Moon Over Miami
Vocals – Lew SherwoodWritten-By – Leslie*, Burke*
B4 Richard Himber And His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra* In The Chapel In The Moonlight
Vocals – Stuart AllenWritten-By – Billy Hill
B5 Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Shoe Shine Boy
Vocals – Roy EldridgeWritten-By – Cahn*, Chaplin*
B6 Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra Wah-Hoo
Vocals – Durelle And Gang*Written-By – Cliff Friend
1937
C1 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Bob White
Vocals – Martha TiltonWritten-By – Hanighen*, Mercer*
C2 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians A Sailboat In The Moonlight
Vocals – Carmen LombardoWritten-By – Lombardo*, Loeb*
C3 Teddy Hill And His NBC Orchestra* A Study In Brown
Written-By – Larry Clinton
C4 Eddy Duchin And His Orchestra Moonlight And Shadows
Vocals – Lew SherwoodWritten-By – Hollaender*, Robin*
C5 Ozzie Nelson And His Orchestra Once In A While
Vocals – Harriet HilliardWritten-By – Green*, Edwards*
C6 Shep Fields And His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra* Goodnight My Love
Written-By – Revel*, Gordon*
D1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Dipsy Doodle
Vocals – Edythe WrightWritten-By – Larry Clinton
D2 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra The Moon Got In My Eyes
Vocals – Bob Allen (3)Written-By – Johnston*, Burke*
D3 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra Afraid To Dream
Vocals – Betty VanWritten-By – Revel*, Gordon*
D4 Rudy Vallee And His Connecticut Yankees Vieni, Vieni
Vocals – Rudy Vallee, The Gentlemen SongstersWritten-By – Koger*, Varna*, Vallee*, Scotto*
D5 Shep Fields And His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra* It Looks Like Rain In Cherry Blossom Lane
Vocals – Bobby GodayWritten-By – Leslie*, Burke*
D6 Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians That Old Feeling
Vocals – Carmen LombardoWritten-By – Brown*, Fain*
1938
E1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Music, Maestro, Please
Vocals – Edythe WrightWritten-By – Wrubel*, Magidson*
E2 Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra* Heigh-Ho (It's Off To Work We Go)
Vocals – Gail ReeseWritten-By – Churchill*, Morey*
E3 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart
Vocals – Martha TiltonWritten-By – Ellington*, Nemo*, Mills*, Redmon*
E4 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra I Have Eyes
Vocals – Helen ForrestWritten-By – Robin*, Rainger*
E5 Larry Clinton And His Orchestra Heart And Soul
Vocals – Bea WainWritten-By – Loesser*, Carmichael*
E6 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra I've Got A Pocketful Of Dreams
Vocals – Judy StarrWritten-By – Monaco*, Burke*
F1 Benny Goodman And His Orchestra The Flat Foot Floogee
Vocals [Refrain] – The Band*Written-By – Green*, Stewart*, Gaillard*
F2 Larry Clinton And His Orchestra I Double Dare You
Vocals – Bea WainWritten-By – Eaton*, Shand*
F3 Jan Savitt And His Top Hatters You Go To My Head
Vocals – Carlotta DaleWritten-By – Gillespie*, Coots*
F4 Ozzie Nelson And His Orchestra Says My Heart
Vocals – Harriet HilliardWritten-By – Lane*, Loesser*
F5 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra My Reverie
Vocals – Ray EberleWritten-By – Larry Clinton
F6 Tommy Dorsey And His Clambake Seven You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby
Vocals – Edythe WrightWritten-By – Warren*, Mercer*
1939
G1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Blue Orchids
Arranged By – Wetstein*Vocals – Jack LeonardWritten-By – Carmichael*
G2 Les Brown And His Orchestra Don't Worry 'Bout Me
Vocals – Miriam ShawWritten-By – Bloom*, Koehler*
G3 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra South Of The Border
Vocals – Clyde Burke, Kayedets And Chorus*Written-By – Kennedy*, Carr*
G4 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Scatter-Brain
Vocals – Glen HughesWritten-By – Bean*, Masters*, Burke*, Keene*
G5 Skinnay Ennis And His Orchestra Wishing
Vocals – Skinnay EnnisWritten-By – Bud G. DeSylva*
G6 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra Sunrise Serenade
Written-By – Carle*, Lawrence*
H1 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Do I Love You
Vocals – Helen ForrestWritten-By – Cole Porter
H2 Ziggy Elman And His Orchestra* And The Angels Sing
Written-By – Mercer*, Elman*
H3 Van Alexander And His Orchestra (I'm Afraid) The Masquerade Is Over
Vocals – Jayne Dover*Written-By – Wrubel*, Magidson*
H4 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Heaven Can Wait
Vocals – Jack LeonardWritten-By – DeLange*, Van Heusen*
H5 Ozzie Nelson And His Orchestra Little Skipper
Vocals – Ozzie NelsonWritten-By – Charles Kenny, Nick Kenny
H6 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra The Umbrella Man
Vocals – The Three Barons And Chorus*Written-By – Stock*, Rose*
1940
I1 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Blueberry Hill
Vocals – Ray EberleWritten-By – Lewis*, Stock*, Rose*
I2 Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra All This And Heaven Too
Vocals – Larry Taylor (4)Written-By – DeLange*, Van Heusen*
I3 Bob Chester And His Orchestra We Three (My Echo, My Shadow And Me)
Vocals – Dolores O'NeillWritten-By – Robertson*, Cogane*, Mysels*
I4 Gray Gordon And His Tic-Toc Rhythm Ferryboat Serenade
Vocals – Meredith Blake And Chorus*Written-By – DiLazzaro*, Adamson*, Panseri*
I5 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)
Vocals – Frank SinatraWritten-By – Mercer*, Bloom*
I6 Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra There I Go
Vocals – Vaughn MonroeWritten-By – Zaret*, Weiser*
J1 Larry Clinton And His Orchestra The Nearness Of You
Vocals – Helen SouthernWritten-By – Carmichael*, Washington*
J2 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Woodpecker Song
Vocals – Marion HuttonWritten-By – C.B.*, Eldo Di Lazzaro, Adamson*
J3 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Imagination
Vocals – Frank SinatraWritten-By – Van Heusen-Burke*
J4 Bob Chester And His Orchestra With The Wind And The Rain In Your Hair
Vocals – Dolores O'NeillWritten-By – Edwards*, Lawrence*
J5 Blue Barron And His Orchestra On The Isle Of May
Vocals – Russ CarlyleWritten-By – Kostelanetz*, David*
J6 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Sierra Sue
Vocals – Ray EberleWritten-By – Joseph B. Carey
1941
K1 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Perfidia
Vocals – Dorothy Claire, The ModernairesWritten-By – Dominguez*, Leeds*
K2 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Dolores
Vocals – Frank Sinatra, The Pied PipersWritten-By – Loesser*, Alter*
K3 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra This Time The Dream's On Me
Vocals – Bonnie LakeWritten-By – Arlen, Mercer*
K4 Jan Savitt And His Top Hatters The Things I Love
Vocals – Allan DeWittWritten-By – Barlow*, Harris*
K5 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra You And I
Vocals – Frank SinatraWritten-By – Meredith Willson
K6 Tony Pastor And His Orchestra Maria Elena
Vocals – Dorsey AndersonWritten-By – Barcelata*, Russell*
L1 Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra I Hear A Rhapsody
Vocals – Bob CarrollWritten-By – Gasparre*, Fragos*, Baker*
L2 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Daddy
Vocals – Kaye Choir*Written-By – Bob Troup*
L3 Mitchell Ayres And His Fashions-In-Music* Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina
Vocals – Mary Ann MercerWritten-By – Shaftel*, Cannon*, Skylar*
L4 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra The Hut-Sut Song
Vocals – Eddie Stone (2)Written-By – Owens*, Killion*, McMichael*
L5 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra I Guess I'll Have To Dream The Rest
Vocals – Ray Eberle, The ModernairesWritten-By – Green*, Block*, Stoner*
L6 Hal Kemp And His Orchestra It All Comes Back To Me Now
Vocals – Bob Allen (3)Written-By – Kramer*, Zaret*, Whitney*
1942
M1 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra I Don't Want To Walk Without You
Vocals – Paula KellyWritten-By – Loesser*, Styne*
M2 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Sleepy Lagoon
Trombone [Solo] – Tommy DorseyWritten-By – Coates*, Lawrence*
M3 Alvino Rey And His Orchestra* Deep In The Heart Of Texas
Vocals – Bill Schallen, Skeets HerfurtWritten-By – Swander*, Hershey*
M4 Earl Hines And His Orchestra Skylark
Vocals – Billy EckstineWritten-By – Carmichael*, Mercer*
M5 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Rose O'Day
Vocals – Eddie Stone And ChorusWritten-By – Lewis*, Tobias*
M6 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Moonlight Serenade
Vocals – Ray Eberle, The ModernairesWritten-By – Gannon*, Roberts*
N1 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Serenade In Blue
Vocals – Ray EberleWritten-By – Warren*, Gordon*
N2 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Jingle, Jangle, Jingle
Vocals – Clyde Rogers, Stuart Wade (2)Written-By – Loesser*, Lilley*
N3 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Blues In The Night
Vocals – Jo StaffordWritten-By – Arlen, Mercer*
N4 Shep Fields And His New Music When The Lights Go On Again
Vocals – Ralph YoungWritten-By – Benjemen*, Seiler*, Marcus*
N5 Alvino Rey And His Orchestra* Strip Polka
Vocals – The Four King Sisters And Chorus*Written-By – Johnny Mercer
N6 Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Tangerine
Vocals – Vaughn MonroeWritten-By – Mercer*, Schertzinger*
1943
O1 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Taking A Chance On Love
Vocals – The Three Kadets*Written-By – LaTouche*, Fetter*, Duke*
O2 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Moonlight Mood
Vocals – Skip Nelson, The ModernairesWritten-By – Adamson*, DeRose*
O3 Teddy Powell And His Orchestra Murder, He Says
Vocals – Peggy MannWritten-By – Loesser*, McHugh*
O4 Alvino Rey And His Orchestra* Dearly Beloved
Vocals – Bill SchallenWritten-By – Kern*, Mercer*
O5 Teddy Powell And His Orchestra Let's Get Lost
Vocals – Peggy MannWritten-By – Loesser*, McHugh*
O6 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Warsaw Concerto
Piano – Jack FinaWritten-By – Richard Addinsell
P1 Abe Lyman And His Californians For Me And My Gal
Vocals – Bill Sherman (2)Written-By – Goetz*, Leslie*, Meyer*
P2 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Manhattan Serenade
Vocals – Jo StaffordWritten-By – Adamson*, Alter*
P3 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra All Or Nothing At All
Vocals – Clyde RogersWritten-By – Altman*, Lawrence*
P4 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra A Pink Cocktail For A Blue Lady
Vocals – Skip NelsonWritten-By – Oakland*, Magidson*
P5 Enric Madriguera And His Orchestra Brazil
Written-By – Barroso*
P6 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra It's Always You
Vocals – Ray EberleWritten-By – Burke-Van Heusen*
1944
Q1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra I'll Be Seeing You
Vocals – Frank SinatraWritten-By – Kahal*, Fain*
Q2 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra There Goes That Song Again
Vocals – Nancy NormanWritten-By – Styne, Cahn*
Q3 Tony Pastor And His Orchestra Dance With A Dolly
Vocals – Tony PastorWritten-By – Eaton*, Leader*, Shand*
Q4 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra I Dream Of You
Vocals – Freddie Stewart (2)Written-By – Osser*, Goetschius*
Q5 Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra Rum And Coca-Cola
Vocals – Rosemary Calvin, The Norton Sisters, Vaughn MonroeWritten-By – Sullavan*, Amsterdam*, Baron*
Q6 The Four King Sisters* San Fernando Valley
Written-By – Gordon Jenkins
R1 Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Blue Rain
Vocals – Ray EberleWritten-By – Van Heusen*, Mercer*
R2 Earl Hines And His Orchestra It Had To Be You
Vocals – Madeline Greene And The Three VarietiesWritten-By – Kahn*, Jones*
R3 Hal McIntyre And His Orchestra I'm Making Believe
Vocals – Ruth GaylorWritten-By – Monaco*, Gordon*
R4 The Four King Sisters With Male Chorus* Mairzy Doats (And Dozy Doats)
Written-By – Hoffman*, Livingston*, Drake*
R5 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra You Always Hurt The One You Love
Vocals – Billy Williams (4)Written-By – Roberts*, Fisher*
R6 David Rose And His Orchestra* Poinciana
Written-By – Bernier*, Simon*
1945
S1 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra On The Atchison, Topeka And Santa Fe
Vocals – The SentimentalistsWritten-By – Warren*, Mercer*
S2 Vaughn Monroe And His Orchestra There I've Said It Again
Vocals – The Norton Sisters, Vaughn MonroeWritten-By – Mann*, Evans*
S3 Artie Shaw And His Orchestra Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive
Vocals – Imogene LynnWritten-By – Arlen, Mercer*
S4 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Dream
Vocals – Artie Wayne (2)Written-By – Johnny Mercer
S5 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week
Vocals – Nancy NormanWritten-By – Styne, Cahn*
S6 Erskine Hawkins And His Orchestra Caldonia
Vocals – Ace HarrisWritten-By – Fleecie Moore
T1 Sammy Kaye And His Orchestra Chickery Chick
Vocals – Billy Williams (4), Nancy Norman, The Kaye ChoirWritten-By – Lippman*, Dee*
T2 Freddy Martin And His Orchestra Symphony
Vocals – Clyde RogersWritten-By – Alstone*, Lawrence*
T3 Charlie Spivak And His Orchestra It's Been A Long Long Time
Vocals – Irene DayeWritten-By – Styne, Cahn*
T4 Hal McIntyre And His Orchestra Sentimental Journey
Written-By – Homer*, Green*, Brown*
T5 Tony Pastor And His Orchestra Bell Bottom Trousers
Vocals – Ruth McCullough, Tony PastorWritten-By – Moe Jaffe
T6 Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra Aren't You Glad You're You
Vocals – Stuart FosterWritten-By – Burke-Van Heusen*

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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 5-025-1 Various The Great Band Era(4x8-Trk, Comp) Reader's Digest RD 5-025-1 US 1975 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

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