Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Rating Length
1 I Wished On The Moon
3:04
2 What A Little Moonlight Can Do
2:59
3 Miss Brown To You
3:03
4 If You Were Mine
3:14
5 I Cried For You
3:17
6 Summertime
2:59
7 Billie's Blues
2:42
8 I Must Have That Man!
2:59
9 Foolin' Myself
3:04
10 Easy Living
3:07
11 Me, Myself And I
2:39
12 A Sailbort In The Moonlight
2:53
13 I'm Gonna Lock My Heart
2:10
14 Swing! Brother, Swing!
2:59
15 St. Louis Blues
2:52
16 Loveless Love
3:08

Credits

Medium 1

clarinet:
Benny Goodman (1935-07-02) (tracks 1–3)
Art Shaw (1936-07-10) (tracks 6–7)
Benny Goodman (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Buster Bailey (1937-06-01) (tracks 9–10)
Ed Hall (1937-06-15) (tracks 11–12)
trumpet:
Roy Eldridge (1935-07-02) (tracks 1–3)
Jonah Jones (1936-06-30) (track 5)
Bunny Berigan (1936-07-10) (tracks 6–7)
Buck Clayton (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Buck Clayton (1937-06-01) (tracks 9–10)
Buck Clayton (1937-06-15) (tracks 11–12)
drums:
Cozy Cole (1935-07-02) (tracks 1–3)
Cozy Cole (1936-06-30) (track 5)
Cozy Cole (1936-07-10) (tracks 6–7)
Jo Jones (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Jo Jones (1937-06-01) (tracks 9–10)
Jo Jones (1937-06-15) (tracks 11–12)
guitar:
John Trueheart (1935-07-02) (tracks 1–3)
Dave Barbour (1935-10-25) (track 4)
Lawrence Lucie (1936-06-30) (track 5)
Dick McDonough (1936-07-10) (tracks 6–7)
Freddie Green (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Freddie Green (1937-06-01) (tracks 9–10)
Freddie Green (1937-06-15) (tracks 11–12)
double bass [bass]:
John Kirby (1935-07-02) (tracks 1–3)
John Kirby (1936-06-30) (track 5)
Pete Peterson (jazz bassist) (1936-07-10) (tracks 6–7)
Walter Page (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Walter Page (1937-06-01) (tracks 9–10)
Walter Page (1937-06-15) (tracks 11–12)
alto saxophone [alto sax]:
Johnny Hodges (1936-06-30) (track 5)
piano:
Teddy Wilson (1935-07-02) (tracks 1–3)
Teddy Wilson (1936-06-30) (track 5)
Joe Bushkin (1936-07-10) (tracks 6–7)
Teddy Wilson (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Teddy Wilson (1937-06-01) (tracks 9–10)
Jimmy Sherman (1937-06-15) (tracks 11–12)
baritone saxophone [baritone sax]:
Harry Carney (1936-06-30) (track 5)
tenor saxophone [tenor sax]:
Ben Webster (1935-07-02) (tracks 1–3)
Chu Berry (1935-10-25) (track 4)
Lester Young (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Lester Young (1937-06-01) (tracks 9–10)
Lester Young (1937-06-15) (tracks 11–12)
trombone:
Benny Morton (1935-10-25) (track 4)
composer:
Arthur Freed (track 5)
George Gershwin (track 6)
Irving Gordon (track 11)
Abe Lyman (track 5)
Matty Malneck (track 4)
Jimmy McHugh (track 8)
Ralph Rainger (tracks 1, 3, 10)
Richard A. Whiting (track 3)
Harry M. Woods (track 2)
William Christopher Handy (tracks 15–16)
Leo Robin (track 10)
Billie Holiday (– 1936-08-01) (track 7)
lyricist:
Harry M. Woods (track 2)
Gus Arnheim (track 5)
Dorothy Fields (US Tin Pan Alley librettist and lyricist) (track 8)
Ira Gershwin (track 6)
William Christopher Handy (tracks 15–16)
DuBose Heyward (track 6)
Billie Holiday (track 7)
Alvin S. Kaufman (track 11)
Johnny Mercer (track 4)
Dorothy Parker (track 1)
Allan Roberts (track 11)
Leo Robin (tracks 3, 10)
vocals:
Billie Holiday (1935-07-02) (tracks 1–2)
Billie Holiday (1935-07-25) (track 3)
Billie Holiday (1935-10-25) (track 4)
Billie Holiday (1936-06-30) (track 5)
Billie Holiday (1936-07-10) (tracks 6–7)
Billie Holiday (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Billie Holiday (1937-06-01) (tracks 9–10)
Billie Holiday (1937-06-15) (tracks 11–12)
writer:
Jack Lawrence (US songwriter) (track 9)
John Jacob Loeb (track 12)
Carmen Lombardo (track 12)
Peter Tinturin (track 9)
Ralph Rainger (1937) (track 10)
Leo Robin (1937) (track 10)
publisher:
Basart Editions (track 7)
Chappell & Co. (track 6)
Connelly Basart (track 2)
Famous Music (renamed since 2007-05 as Sony/ATV Harmony/Melody) (track 10)
Warner Bros. Music (track 2)
Warner/Chappell (track 6)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track 6)
WB Music Corp. (1935) (track 6)
recorded at:
arrangements:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track 6)
The Bones of You (track 6)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track 6)
later translated versions:
Sommartid (track 6)
part of:
recording of:
Loveless Love (track 16)
St. Louis Blues (track 15)
I Wished on the Moon (1935-07-02) (track 1)
Miss Brown to You (1935-07-02) (track 3)
What a Little Moonlight Can Do (1935-07-02) (track 2)
If You Were Mine (from “To Beat the Band”) (1935-10-25) (track 4)
I Cried for You (1936-06-30) (track 5)
Billie's Blues (1936-07-10) (track 7)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (1936-07-10) (track 6)
I Must Have That Man (1937-01-25) (track 8)
Easy Living (1937-06-01) (track 10)
Foolin' Myself (1937-06-01) (track 9)
Me, Myself and I (1937-06-15) (track 11)
Sailboat in the Moonlight (1937-06-15) (track 12)

Release Group

part of: The Golden Era Series (Columbia series produced and edited by George Avakian)
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