- Released: September 4, 2007
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: Collectables Records
Description by OLDIES.com:
Benny Goodman, "The King of Swing," was the first major bandleader of the swing era. This collection contains some of his best from the start of his long career. Includes great swing standards, "Honeysuckle Rose", "Sweet Sue" and "I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues." Performers on the recording include Bunny Berigan, Mannie Klein, Jacky Jenny, Art Rollini, Archur Schutt, Dick McDonough, Artie Bernstein, Gene Krupa, Stan King and Red McKenzie. All songs recorded in 1934. From the archives of Biograph Records.
- 1.Old Man Harlem
- 2.Keep On Doin' What You're Doin'
- 3.Nobody's Sweetheart Now
- 4.Ain't Cha Glad
- 5.Doctor Heckle And Mr. Jibe
- 6.Georgia Jubilee
- 7.Texas Tea Party
- 8.Honeysuckle Rose
- 9.Sweet Sue
- 10.A Hundred Years From Today
- 11.Riffin' The Scotch
- 12.Your Mother's Son-in-law
- 13.Love Me Or Leave Me
- 14.I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby
- 15.I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues
Personnel: Benny Goodman (clarinet); Red McKenzie (vocals); Art Rollini (tenor saxophone); Bunny Berigan, Mannie Klien (trumpet); Jack Jenny (trombone); Arthur Schutt (piano); Dick McDonough (guitar); Artie Bernstein (bass); Gene Krupa, Stan King (drums).
Recorded in New York, New York in 1934. Includes liner notes by Lawrence Boylan.
Personnel: Benny Goodman (clarinet); Red McKenzie (vocals); Dick McDonough (guitar); Art Rollini (tenor saxophone); Manny Klein, Bunny Berigan (trumpet); Jack Jenney (trombone); Arthur Schutt (piano); Artie Bernstein (bass guitar); Gene Krupa, Stan King (drums).