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The Fabulous Swing Collection


Release Date: 02/10/2011 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 68987  
Composer:  Joseph C. GarlandBilly StrayhornLouis PrimaVarious
Conductor:  Glenn MillerEdward "Duke" EllingtonBenny GoodmanTommy Dorsey,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller OrchestraDuke Ellington OrchestraBenny Goodman Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Mono 
Special Order: This CD requires additional production time and ships within 2-3 weeks.  

This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Track Listing
1. Don't Be That Way - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra
2. In the Mood - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
3. Opus One - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
4. Cherokee - Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra
5. Non Stop Flight - Artie Shaw & His Orchestra
6. Casa Loma Stomp - Glen Gray & His Orchestra
7. Take the "A" Train - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
8. Marie - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
9. Minnie the Moocher - Cab Calloway & His Orchestra
10. American Patrol - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
11. All God's Chillun Got Rhythm - Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra
12. Back Bay Shuffle - Artie Shaw &
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13. Cotton Tail - Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
14. String of Pearls, A - Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
15. Boogie Woogie - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
16. Swingin' Uptown - Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra
17. Mary Had a Little Lamb - Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra
18. Flying Home - Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra
19. Sing, Sing, Sing (With A Swing) Parts 1 & 2 / Christopher Columbus - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

Recorded between 1933 and 1944.

The Fabulous Swing Collection offers 19 classic swing hits from the likes of Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Fletcher Henderson, Charlie Barnet, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, and Artie Shaw. There's nothing rare on the compilation, so it's not necessary for collectors, but it's not a bad sampler for casual listeners who want these hits on one disc. ~ Stephen Thomas Erlewine
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Works on This Recording

1.
In the Mood by Joseph C. Garland
Conductor:  Glenn Miller
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Glenn Miller Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1938; United States of Ame 
2.
Take the "A" train by Billy Strayhorn
Conductor:  Edward "Duke" Ellington
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Duke Ellington Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
3.
Sing, Sing, Sing by Louis Prima
Conductor:  Benny Goodman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Benny Goodman Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
4.
Work(s) by Various
Conductor:  Tommy Dorsey,  Artie Shaw,  Cab Calloway,  Jimmie Lunceford  ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Tommy Dorsey Orchestra,  Artie Shaw Orchestra,  Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra  ... 

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