Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 (I’ll Be With You) Apple Blossom Time
The Andrews Sisters 2:54
2 The Hut-Sut Song
Freddy Martin & His Orchestra 2:43
3 Green Eyes
Helen O’Connell 2:50
4 You Made Me Love You
Harry James & His Music Makers 3:31
5 This Love of Mine
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra with Frank Sinatra 3:41
6 A String of Pearls
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra 3:13
7 Tonight We Love
Freddy Martin & His Orchestra 3:23
8 Jersey Bounce
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra 3:07
9 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
The Andrews Sisters 2:38
10 Who Wouldn’t Love You
Kay Kyser & His Orchestra 2:38
11 Moonlight Cocktail
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra 3:18
12 Tangerine
Jimmy Dorsey & His Orchestra 3:12
13 A Sleepy Lagoon
Harry James & His Music Makers 3:08
14 I Left My Heart at the Stage Door Canteen
Swing & Sway with Sammy Kaye with Don Cornell 3:16
15 (I’ve Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra with Tex Beneke, Marion Hutton & The Modernaires 3 3:16
16 Cow-Cow Boogie
Freddie Slack with Ella Mae Morse 3:15
17 Praise the Lord and Pass the Ammunition
Kay Kyser & His Orchestra 2:35
18 There Are Such Things
Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra with Frank Sinatra 2:41
19 When the Lights Go on Again
Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra 3:07
20 I Had the Craziest Dream
Helen Forrest 2:41
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Jukebox Saturday Night
Tex Beneke & The Modernaires 3:14
2 Why Don’t You Do Right?
Peggy Lee 2:27
3 I’ve Heard That Song Before
Harry James & His Music Makers 2:55
4 You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To
Dinah Shore 2:54
5 Comin’ in on a Wing and a Prayer
The Song Spinners 2:24
6 You’ll Never Know
Dick Haymes 2:26
7 Paper Doll
The Mills Brothers 2:38
8 Shoo‐Shoo Baby
Ella Mae Morse 3:13
9 Besame mucho
Andy Russell 3:09
10 G.I. Jive
Johnny Mercer 3:20
11 Sunday, Monday or Always
Bing Crosby 2:38
12 Mairzy Doats
The Pied Pipers 2:49
13 Pistol Packin’ Mama
Al Dexter 2:51
14 I’ll Be Seeing You
Bing Crosby 2:52
15 Long Ago (and Far Away)
Jo Stafford 2:56
16 Straighten Up and Fly Right
The Nat King Cole Trio 2:26
17 I’ll Walk Alone
Martha Tilton 3:17
18 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra 3:08
19 Swinging on a Star
Bing Crosby 5 2:32
20 It Had to Be You
Betty Hutton 2:23
CD 3
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Trolley Song
The Pied Pipers 3:01
2 AC-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
Johnny Mercer 2:48
3 Rum and Coca-Cola
The Andrews Sisters 3:04
4 Candy
Jo Stafford & Johnny Mercer 3:12
5 Sentimental Journey
Les Brown and His Band of Renown 3:09
6 Dream
The Pied Pipers 2:50
7 Caldonia
Woody Herman & His Orchestra 2:57
8 Chloe (Song of the Swamp)
Spike Jones 2:44
9 Gotta Be This or That
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra 5:51
10 Tampico
Stan Kenton and His Orchestra 2:43
11 There! I’ve Said It Again
Vaughn Monroe & His Orchestra 3:12
12 Chopin’s Polonaise
Carmen Cavaliero & His Orchestra 2:53
13 On the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe
Johnny Mercer 3:06
14 Bell-Bottom Trousers
Jerry Colonna 2:57
15 Waitin’ for the Train to Come In
Peggy Lee 3:07
16 It’s Been a Long, Long Time
Harry James & His Music Makers 3:08
17 It Might as Well Be Spring
Margaret Whiting with Paul Weston & His Orchestra 3:13
18 Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief
Betty Hutton 3:03
19 Symphony
Jo Stafford 2:27
20 Bumble Boogie
Freddy Martin and His Orchestra 2:46

Credits

CD 1

composer:
Mack Gordon (track 15)
Jerry Gray (US big band arranger and conductor) (tracks 6, 6)
Sol Parker (american songwriter) (track 5)
Albert Von Tilzer (track 1)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 15)
conductor:
Billy May (track 6)
lead vocals:
Don Cornell (track 14)
lyricist:
Mack Gordon (track 15)
Eddie DeLange (tracks 6, 6)
Neville Fleeson (track 1)
Henry Sanicola (track 5)
Frank Sinatra (track 5)
orchestra:
Vic Schoen and His Orchestra (1940) (track 1)
vocals:
Tex Beneke (track 15)
Marion Hutton (track 15)
The Modernaires (1940s vocal group) (track 15)
The Andrews Sisters (1940) (track 1)
writer:
Irving Berlin (track 14)
Hughie Prince (tracks 9, 9)
Don Raye (tracks 9, 9)
phonographic copyright by:
UMG Recordings, Inc. (Universal Music Group's legal name in the US) (1940) (track 1)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (tracks 6, 6)
Scarsdale Music (ASCAP) (tracks 6, 6)
recorded at:
live recording of:
A String of Pearls (1954-04-17) (track 6)
recording of:
A String of Pearls (track 6)
This Love of Mine (track 5)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (1940) (track 9)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (1941) (track 9)

CD 2

recorded in:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States (1942-07-30) (track 4)
Los Angeles, California, United States (1944-03-11) (track 20)
additional lyricist:
[unknown] (Special Purpose Artist - Do not add releases here, if possible.) (1944-11-20) (track 11)
background vocals:
Williams Brothers Quartet (vocal quartet comprised of Bob, Don, Dick and Andy Williams) (1944-02-07) (track 19)
composer:
Johnny S. Black (track 7)
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 5)
Harry Warren (US composer and lyricist) (track 6)
Isham Jones (1924) (track 20)
Sammy Fain (1938) (track 14)
Jule Styne (1942) (track 3)
Cole Porter (1943) (track 4)
Jimmy Van Heusen (1944) (track 19)
conductor:
Paul Weinstein (track 4)
Paul Weston (1944-03-11) (track 20)
lead vocals:
Bing Crosby (1944-02-07) (track 19)
lyricist:
Johnny S. Black (track 7)
Harold Adamson (track 5)
Mack Gordon (track 6)
Gus Kahn (1924) (track 20)
Irving Kahal (1938) (track 14)
Sammy Cahn (1942) (track 3)
Cole Porter (1943) (track 4)
Johnny Burke (American lyricist, 1908-1964) (1944) (track 19)
orchestra:
Orchestra conducted by Paul Weston (1942-07-30) (track 4)
John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra (1944-02-07) (track 19)
vocals:
Anita O’Day (track 18)
Dinah Shore (1942-07-30) (track 4)
Betty Hutton (1944-03-11) (track 20)
writer:
Jimmy McHugh (songwriter) (track 5)
Harold Adamson (track 5)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track 4)
Copyright Control (not for release label use! this is only for copyrights and publishing relationships) (track 6)
Fain Music (ASCAP) (track 14)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
Warner/Chappell North America Limited (formerly incorporated as Marmalade Music Ltd., from 1968/09/19–1999/11/09) (track 4)
フジパシフィック音楽出版 (– 2014-12-31) (track 14)
ヤマハミュージックパブリッシング (– 2017-03-31) (tracks 6, 14)
フジパシフィックミュージック (2015-01-01 –) (track 14)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (2017-04-01 –) (tracks 6, 14)
recorded at:
Decca Studios (Los Angeles) in Los Angeles, California, United States (1944-02-07) (track 19)
later translated versions:
later versions:
À toi de choisir (Swinging On A Star) (track 19)
parody version of:
recording of:
Paper Doll (track 7)
Sunday, Monday or Always (Sinatra / Crosby parody) (track 11)
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To (1942-07-30) (track 4)
Swinging on a Star (1944-02-07) (track 19)
It Had to Be You (1944-03-11) (track 20)
referred to in medleys:
Big Band Swing (track 19)
Bing Crosby Medley (track 19)

CD 3

recorded in:
Los Angeles, California, United States (1945-06-29) (track 18)
additional composer:
Morey Amsterdam (track 3)
additional lyricist:
Paul Baron (conductor) (track 3)
Jeri Sullivan (track 3)
composer:
Lionel Belasco (track 3)
Hoagy Carmichael (track 18)
Moe Jaffe (track 14)
Harold Arlen (1944) (track 2)
Alex Kramer (1944) (track 4)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (track 6)
Richard Rodgers (1945) (track 17)
conductor:
Paul Weston (1945-06-29) (track 18)
lyricist:
Lord Invader (calypso vocalist and songwriter) (track 3)
Mack David (1944) (track 4)
Johnny Mercer (1944) (tracks 2, 6)
Joan Whitney (1944) (track 4)
Oscar Hammerstein II (1945) (track 17)
orchestra:
Paul Weston & His Orchestra (1945) (track 17)
vocals:
June Christy (track 10)
Margaret Whiting (1945) (track 17)
Betty Hutton (1945-06-29) (track 18)
writer:
Lionel Belasco (track 3)
Ralph Blane (track 1)
Doris Fisher (track 10)
Hugh Martin (track 1)
Allan Roberts (track 10)
Lord Invader (calypso vocalist and songwriter) (track 3)
publisher:
Bourne Co. (track 4)
Capitol Songs Inc. (track 6)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track 17)
EMI Feist Catalog Inc. (tracks 1, 4)
Universal PolyGram International Publishing, Inc. (existed only since ca. 1998) (track 4)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (track 6)
Warner Music Corp. (track 6)
ヤマハミュージックエンタテインメントホールディングス (holding company - do not use as release label) (tracks 4, 17)
cover recording of:
The Trolley Song (track 1)
later translated versions:
Le Tram (Alys Robi song) (track 1)
Rhum et Coca-Cola (track 3)
part of:
Meet Me in St. Louis (1944 film) (track 1)
State Fair (track 17)
State Fair (1945 film soundtrack) (track 17)
State Fair (1962 film soundtrack) (track 17)
recording of:
Candy (track 4)
Dream (track 6)
Rum and Coca-Cola (calypso) (track 3)
It Might as Well Be Spring (State Fair) (1945) (track 17)
Tampico (1945-05-04) (track 10)
Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief (1945-06-29) (track 18)
referred to in medleys:
Bing Crosby Medley (track 2)

Release

ASIN: US: B000FLH1SI [info]