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Harry James Swingtown

Swingtown
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CD Details

  • Produced By: Dan Rivard
  • Compiled By: Dan Rivard and John Macek
  • Digital Audio Restoration: Ken Robertson
  • Liner Notes: George Durham
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2002
  • Label: Collectables Records

Description by OLDIES.com:

Assembled here for the delight of dancehall divers and die-hard romantics alike are twenty-four snapshots of the Harry James Orchestra at their best. These recordings were made for the Columbia and Brunswick labels between 1938 and 1952.

Tracks:

  • 1.Roll 'em
  • 2.Sweet Jenny Lou
  • 3.Hurry Hurry Hurry
  • 4.Duke's Mixture
  • 5.Lullabye In Rhythm
  • 6.Wait Till The Sun Shines, Nellie
  • 7.All The Way
  • 8.Jump Town
  • 9.Comes Love
  • 10.Woo-Woo
  • 11.The Clipper
  • 12.Doncha Go 'Way Mad
  • 13.Palladium Party
  • 14.Redigal Jump
  • 15.I Still Get Jealous
  • 16.Dodgers' Fan Dance
  • 17.King Porter Stomp
  • 18.Guys And Dolls
  • 19.Ultra
  • 20.Tango Blues
  • 21.Love
  • 22.B-19
  • 23.You're A Sweetheart
  • 24.The Beaumont Ride

Product Description:

Recorded between 1938 & 1952.
All tracks have been digitally remastered.
Personnel: Connie Haines, Dalton Rizzotto, Dick Williams, Jane Stewart, Marion Morgan, Buddy Divito (vocals).
Liner Note Author: George Durham.
This Collectables reissue assembles 24 tracks by the Harry James Orchestra recorded for the Columbia and Brunswick labels between 1938-1952. Swingtown has an edge over the usual best-of collections by going deeper into the trumpeter/bandleader's catalog and coming up with quality material, including Benny Goodman's "Lullaby in Rhythm," "All the Way," "Comes Love," and "I Still Get Jealous." ~ Al Campbell

Music Lovers' Ratings & Reviews:

Customer Rating: Rating 4.1
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Rating 5.0 Harry James Swingtown Music Lover: from Portland, OR US -- July, 1, 2003

This is a fabulous collection of swingin' tunes from the James band. The sound quality is excellent - even the older tunes from 1938 thru early-40's sound magnificent! The selection of cuts is perfect - just the right mix of instrumental and vocals. This CD is guaranteed to get your feet tappin' and your heart thumpin'. If you're a Harry James fan like me, you'll love this CD. If you're looking for a CD that truly captures the excitement of the big band sound of the 40's, this is it!


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Product Info:

  • UPC: 090431745021
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25/lbs (approx)
  • International Shipping: 1 item

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