Starlit Hour (Mitchell Parish-Peter DeRose) by Glenn Miller & his Orchestra, vocal by Ray Eberle. The final (1940) edition of the “Earl Carroll’s Vanities” musical revue survived only 25 performances on Broadway. Though it boasted [More]
“Moonlight Cocktail” is a 1942 big band song recorded by Glenn Miller during World War II. The music was composed by Luckey Roberts with lyrics by Kim Gannon. The song was originally recorded by Glenn [More]
“Ovеr thе Rаіnbоw” (often rеfеrrеd to as “Sоmеwhеrе Ovеr thе Rаіnbоw”) is a bаllаd, wіth music by Hаrоld Arlеn аnd lyrics by Yip Harburg. It wаѕ written fоr the mоvіе Thе Wizard of Oz (1939) [More]
“Stаrduѕt” is a рорulаr song соmроѕеd іn 1927 bу Hoagy Carmichael with lуrісѕ аddеd іn 1929 bу Mitchell Parish. Cаrmісhаеl fіrѕt recorded thе ѕоng, оrіgіnаllу titled “Stаr Duѕt”, аt thе Gennett Rесоrdѕ ѕtudіо іn Rісhmоnd, [More]
“Roll ‘Em” (Mary Lou Williams). Recorded 1937
“Pennsylvania 6-5000”  is a 1940 swing jazz and pop standard with music by Jerry Gray and lyrics by Carl Sigman.  It was recorded by Glenn Miller and His Orchestra as an RCA Victor Bluebird 78 [More]
“Clementine” (Billy Strayhorn). Personnel: Duke Ellington – piano Wallace Jones, Cootie Williams – trumpet Rex Stewart – cornet Joe Nanton, Lawrence Brown – trombone Juan Tizol – valve trombone Johnny Hodges, Otto Hardwick – alto [More]
“Hot Toddy” (Hendler, Flanagan). Ted Heath and his Music – Hot Toddy (1953). Charted July 1953 in the UK & peaked at # 6. The second of 9 UK hit singles for Ted Heath from 1953 [More]
“Indian Summer” (Dubin,Herbert) by Glenn Miller & his Orchestra, vocal by Ray Eberle. Music composed in 1919 by Victor Herbert with new Al Dubin lyrics.
Personnel: Benny Goodman – clarinet Lionel Hampton – vibraphone Teddy Wilson – piano Gene Krupa – drums With George Duvivier on bass.