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June 27, 2017


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Eddie Fisher Just A Little Lovin'  (1952) RCA 20-4680 MP3
Bing Crosby - J.S.Trotter God Bless America  (1939) DLA1739-A DECCA 2400A MP3
Ray Anthony And His Orchestra On The Trail - From The Grand Canyon Suite  (1953) Capitol 2327 MP3
Andrews Sisters Well All Right (Tonight's The Night)  (1939) 65532 DECCA 2462B MP3
Mildred Bailey Don't Take Your Love From Me  (1940) 26464-A COLUMBIA 35921 MP3
Joe Bushkin So In Love  (1950)
Joe Bushkin (p) solos
A384 Atlantic 669 MP3
Martin Denny & His Ensemble Soshu Night Serenade  (1957)
Stereophonically recorded in Capitol Studios Hollywood June 1957 Originally issued in 1957 on monophonic vinyl as LIBERTY LRP3077 Copied from a 1958 Stereo vinyl pressing of the album "Exotica Volume 2"
Sol Hoopii And His Novelty Qt Hula Girl  (1933) LA39 BRUNSWICK 6768 MP3
Mills Blue Rhythm Band Ridin' In Rhythm  (1933) 265074-3 Columbia CB-734 MP3
Count Basie And His Orchestra Blow Top  (1940) 26870-B Columbia C-44 MP3
Whispering Jack Smith Clap Yo' Hands  (1927) 36992-3 VICTOR 20372 MP3
Ben Selvin And His Orchestra Yours And Mine  (1931) W150674-1 COLUMBIA 2266 D MP3
Gid Tanner's Skillet Lickers Pass Around The Bottle  (1926) W142036-1 COLUMBIA 15074 D MP3
Jimmy Dorsey And His Orchestra (Vocal Helen O'connell) Wonder When My Baby's Coming Home  (1942) Decca 18382 MP3
Ethel Merman How Deep In The Ocean  (1932) 73708-1 VICTOR 24146 MP3
Dizzy Gillespie Quintet Salt Peanuts  (1945) G565-B GUILDE 1003 MP3
Louis Armstrong A Woman Is A Sometime Thing  (1957)
acc. by Russ Garcia Orch.
''Porgy & Bess''
21295-9 Verve MGV4011-1/2 MP3
Edmond Hall Celeste Quartet Profoundly Blue No. 2  (1941)
Edmond Hall (cl), Meade Lux Lewis (cel), Charlie Christian (el-g), Israel Crosby (sb)
R3461-2 Blue Note BLP5206 MP3
The Dixie Serenaders Cho-King  (1931)
Doc Hart, James ''King'' Porter (tp) Leon White (tb) Leonard Davidson, Sherman Williams (cl,as) Carlton Wade (cl,ts) Sonny Clay (p) Frank Watkins (bj) Bert Holliday (tu) David Lewis (d)
18183 Champion 16365 MP3
Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians You're Driving Me Crazy! (What Did I Do?)  (1930)
Carmen Lombardo (cl, as, vo), Lebert Lombardo (tp), Jim Dillon (tb), Larry Owen (cl, as), Fred Higman (ts), Victor Lombardo (bar), Fred Kreitzer (p), Francis Henry (bj), Bernard Davis (bb), George Gowans (dm), Guy Lombardo (vn, dir)
W150944-2 COLUMBIA 2335-D MP3
The Brox Sisters Pretty Cinderella  (1927) Victor 20325 MP3
Julius Larosa Domani (Tomorrow)  (1955) Cadence 1265 MP3
Connee Boswell Feat. O/george Siravo The Philadelphia Waltz  (1954) DECCA 29051 MP3
Tony Pastor's Orchestra Salute  (1940)
Vince Badale, Bill Robbins, Irving Berger & Charles Trotta (tpts) Henry Singer, Bill Abel & Russ Brown (tbns) Johnny McAfee & Hank Freeman (as) Tony Pastor, Stuart Anderson & Robert Taylor (ts) Les Burness (p) Frank Isnardi (g) Marvin Wittstein (b) John Morris (d)
RCA Studios, New York, October & November, 1940 Copied from a vinyl pressing of the album ''Radio Discs of Tony Pastor''
Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra This Year's Kisses  (1937)
Buck Clayton (tp) Benny Goodman (cl) [as John Jackson (cl) ] Lester Young (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Freddie Green (g) Walter Page (b) Jo Jones (d) Billie Holiday (vcl)
Hit 144 of 1937
20569-2 BRUNSWICK 7824 MP3
Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Sally - Medley  (1922) VICTOR 35706 MP3
Thomas Morris Lonesome Journey Blues  (1923) S71531 OKeh 4867 MP3
Lee Morse Dallas Blues  (1925) Perfect 11582A MP3
Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra Hollywood Stampede   585 CAPITOL  MP3
New York Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra Festival Day In Seville - Part 2  (1948)
Artur Rodzinski Conducting
V-Disc 816B MP3

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