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SONG TITLE.

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YR

 SONG TITLE  GENRE  SONGWRITER(S)
 SWING, 1930 - 1939 (12 Songs)

1937

Bei Mir Bist Du Schon

Swing

Cahn, S., Chaplin, S., & Secunda, S.; REC: The Andrews Sisters

1937

Caravan

Swing

Ellington, D., Mills, I., & Tizol, J.; REC: Duke Ellington; Art Pepper; Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross; Wynton Marsalis

1936

Goody-Goody

Swing

Malneck, M., & Mercer, J.; REC: Benny Goodman

1938

I'll Be Seeing You

Swing

Fain, S., & Kahal, I.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Tommy Dorsey; Vera Lynn; Bing Crosby; Ruth Brown; Rod Stewart

1938

In The Mood

Swing

Garland, J., & Razaf, A.; REC: Glenn Miller; Benny Goodman; Artie Shaw; Glen Gray; Duke Ellington; Ray Anthony; Bette Midler

1935

Lullaby Of Broadway

Swing

Warren, H., & Dubin, A.; REC: The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra

1937

One O'Clock Jump

Swing

Basie, Count; REC: Count Basie; Lester Young; Benny Goodman; Louis Armstrong; Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1937

Roll 'Em

Swing

Williams, Mary Lou; REC: Benny Goodman; Mary Lou Williams; Andy Kirk; Louis Armstrong; Harry James; Cootie Williams; Bud Powell; Jay McShann

1936

Sing Sing Sing

Swing

Prima, Louis; REC: Benny Goodman

1939

Solo Flight

Swing

Christian, C., Goodman, B., & Mundy, J.; REC: Benny Goodman; Charlie Christian; Buddy Pizzarelli; Jimmy Mundy

1934

Stompin' At The Savoy

Swing

Goodman, B., Sampson, E., Webb, C., & Razaf, A.; REC: Benny Goodman; Clifford Brown; Jimmy Dorsey

1939

Tain't What You Do (It's The Way That Cha Do It)

Swing

Oliver, S., & Young, J. O.; REC: Jimmie Lunceford; Benny Goodman; Harry James; Mildred Bailey; Ella Fitzgerald

       
 SWING, 1940 - 1949 (22 Songs)

1944

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive

Swing

Arlen, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Bing Crosby & the Andrews Sisters; Ella Fitzgerald; Frank Sinatra

1940

Air Mail Special

Swing

Christian, C., Goodman, B., & Mundy, J.; REC: Benny Goodman; Ella Fitzgerald; Charlie Christian; Lionel Hampton; Fats Navarro

1943

And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine

Swing

Kenton, S., Lawrence, C., & Greene, J.; REC: Stan Kenton; Ella Fitzgerald; Anita O'Day; Dinah Washington; Jon Carroll

1941

Artistry In Rhythm

Swing

Kenton, Stan; REC: Stan Kenton; Pete Rugolo; Duke Ellington; BBC Big Band; Benny Goodman

1940

Beat Me Daddy (Eight To The Bar)

Swing

Raye, D., Prince, H., & Sheehy, E.; REC: Will Bradley; The Andrews Sisters; Woody Herman; Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen; George Shearing; Glenn Miller

1941

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Swing

Raye, D., & Prince, H.; REC: The Andrews Sisters; Bette Midler

1942

Brazil

Swing

Barroso, A., & Russell, S. K.; REC: Jimmy Dorsey; Les Paul; Django Reinhardt; Frank Sinatra; Xavier Cugat

1941

Chattanooga Choo Choo

Swing

Warren, H., & Gordon, M.; REC: Glenn Miller

1942

Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)

Swing

Brown, L., Tobias, C., & Stept, S. H.; REC: The Andrews Sisters; Glenn Miller

1941

Flying Home

Swing

Hampton, L., Goodman, B., & Robin, S.; REC: Lionel Hampton; Benny Goodman; Charlie Christian; Ella Fitzgerald; Mary Lou Williams

1944

I'm Beginning To See The Light

Swing

Ellington, D., James, H., Hodges, J., & George, D.; REC: Harry James; Peggy Lee; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1944

Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)?

Swing

Jordan, L., & Austin, B.; REC: Louis Jordan; The Andrews Sisters; Glenn Miller; Woody Herman; Bing Crosby; Anita O'Day

1942

I've Got A Gal In Kalamazoo

Swing

Warren, H., & Gordon, M.; REC: Glenn Miller; Louis Armstrong; The Andrews Sisters; Tommy Dorsey

1946

On The Atchison, Topeka, And The Santa Fe

Swing

Warren, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Judy Garland

1945

Opus One

Swing

Oliver, S., & Garris, S.; REC: Tommy Dorsey

1940

Pennsylvania 6-5000

Swing

Gray, J., & Sigman, C.; REC: Glenn Miller

1942

Perdido

Swing

Tizol, J., Drake, E., & Lengsfelder, H. J.; REC: Duke Ellington; Harry James; Mary Lou Williams

1943

Shoo Shoo Baby

Swing

Moore, Phil; REC: The Andrews Sisters

1942

String Of Pearls, A

Swing

Gray, J., & De Lange, E.; REC: Benny Goodman; Glenn Miller

1941

Take The "A" Train

Swing

Strayhorn, Billy; REC: Duke Ellington; Stuff Smith; Anita O'Day; Marian McPartland; Betty Roche; Chaka Khan; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1942

Tangerine

Swing

Schertzinger, V., & Mercer, J.; REC: Jimmy Dorsey; Chet Baker

1940

Tuxedo Junction

Swing

Hawkins, E., Dash, J., Feyne, B., & Johnson, W.; REC: Glenn Miller

 

 

 

 The Gold Standard
 Song List
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 How Music
 REALLY Works!,
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 The Gold Standard
 Song List
is a
 companion to

 How Music
 REALLY Works!,
 2nd Ed.

  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The Gold Standard
 Song List
is a
 companion to

 How Music
 REALLY Works!,
 2nd Ed.

  
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Top

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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