From 1935 to the birth of Rock & Roll, big bands ruled the American musical landscape. Columbia Records amassed a large roster of these bands, and record them extensively. From their massive library, the recordings on this reissue contain two long out-of-print compilations from 1955, both released by the CBS subsidiary, Epic.
2 LPs on 1 CD: FOR DANCERS ONLY (1955)/DANCING WITH THE STARS (1955).
Originally released on Epic (3120) & Epic (3136). Includes liner notes by Al Fichera.
Personnel: Howard Dulany, Helen Humes, Jimmy Rushing, Peg LaCentra, Anita O'Day, Smith Ballew, Clooney Sisters, Tony Pastor, The Lee Boys (vocals); Kevin Anthony (baritone saxophone); Billy Butterfield (trumpet).
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