• Various Artists - Swinging On A V-Disc

Many tracks are by groups specially formed for the V-Disc programme, with several examples of vocalists with groups with whom they did not record elsewhere. Contains tracks by all the well-known and some lesser-known big bands as well as many vocalists and small jazz groups.

All 72 of these tracks are from dedicated V-disc sessions or American Government sponsored broadcasts, nothing is from commercial recordings.

24 page booklet which includes a complete discography and comprehensive notes on the V-disc programme and bands by George Hulme. Digital re-mastering using Cedar technology by Tall Order Mastering.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. Jammin’ On A V-Disc - New York Stars
2. Screaming Boogie - Lionel Hampton
3. I’m Gonna Move To The Outskirts Of Town - Louis Jordan
4. I Understand - Bob Eberly
5. Fried Chicken O’Routee - Slim Gaillard
6. Way Down Yonder In New Orleans - Connee Boswell
7. Stomping At The Savoy - Randy Brooks
8. High Tide (I Ain’t Mad At You) - Count Basie
9. Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen - Kay Starr w. Charlie Barnet
10. That’s Rich - Buddy Rich
11. Brotherly Jump - Dorsey Brothers
12. Ooh, Hot Dawg - Gene Krupa
13. How High The Moon - Les Paul Trio
14. Tiger Rag - Original Dixieland Jazz Band
15. (There’s Gonna Be A) Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin - Frank Sinatra
16. It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - Duke Ellington
17. When I Grow Too Old To Dream - Lt. Bob Crosby
18. Beyond The Blue Horizon - Martha Tilton

Disc 2

1. Melodrama In A V-disc Record Room - Benny Carter
2. Stormy Weather - Capt. Glenn Miller
3. Jack-Armstrong Blues - Louis Armstrong & Jack Teagarden
4. Seventh Avenue - T. Sgt. Sy Oliver
5. Ac-cen-tuate The Positive - Johnny Mercer
6. Pistol Packing Mama - Don Redman
7. Southern Scandal - Stan Kenton
8. So Tired - Russ Morgan
9. Dinah - Sam Donahue
10. Waller Jive - Fats Waller
11. Just You Just Me - Eddie Heywood
12. You Can’t Escape From Me - Bunk Johnson
13. Sleepy Time Gal - T Sergeant Jack Leonard
14. The Sheik Of Araby - Hot Lips Page
15. For Dancers Only - Jimmie Lunceford
16. Ah, Your Father’s Mustache - Woody Herman
17. Goodbye Sue - Perry Como
18. Hollywood Hangover - Duke Ellington

Disc 3

1. Flyin’ On A V-Disc - Lionel Hampton
2. Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag - Lt. Bob Crosby
3. After You’ve Gone - Benny Goodman
4. Pee Wee Speaks - Muggsy Spanier
5. Apple Honey - Woody Herman
6. Flying Home - Red Norvo
7. Just A Gigolo - Louis Prima
8. How Little We Know - Cpl. Buddy Clark
9. Main Stem - Duke Ellington
10. I’ll Always Be In Love With You - Ella Fitzgerald
11. Billy A Dick - Hoagy Carmichael
12. Beaver Junction - Count Basie
13. Victory Polka - Kay Kyser
14. Downhearted Blues - Mildred Bailey w. Red Norvo
15. Cuddle Up A Little Closer - Sammy Kaye
16. I Can’t Give You Anything But Love - Lena Horne w. Charlie Spivak
17. Singin’ In The Rain - Hal McIntyre
18. Rose Room - Harry James

Disc 4

1. Bouncing On A V-disc - Fats Waller
2. Willie - Elliott Lawrence
3. I Get The Blues When It Rains - Peggy Lee
4. Nancy - Frank Sinatra
5. Kansas City Stride - Count Basie
6. Henderson Stomp - Benny Goodman
7. Blue Moon - Jo Stafford
8. Paramount On Parade - Tommy Dorsey
9. My Melancholy Baby - Sam Donahue
10. Love Is Just Around The Corner - The V-Disc Jumpers
11. Stardust - Hoagy Carmichael
12. I Found A New Baby - Roy Eldridge
13. Candy - Nat King Cole Trio
14. If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight - Jack Teagarden
15. Harvard Blues - Jimmy Rushing w. Count Basie
16. Tail End Charlie - Capt. Glenn Miller
17. Oh, What A Beautiful Morning - Jimmy Dorsey
18. Ride On - Stan Kenton

Other Details
Price Code C
Format 4CD
Release Date 12/01/2006
UPC Bar Code No 604988031621

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Various Artists - Swinging On A V-Disc

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