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 1940 (36 Songs)

1940

After Hours

Blues

Hawkins, E., & Parrish, A.; REC: Erskine Hawkins; Roy Buchanan; Muddy Waters; Woody Herman; Jimmy Smith

1940

Air Mail Special

Swing

Christian, C., Goodman, B., & Mundy, J.; REC: Benny Goodman; Ella Fitzgerald; Charlie Christian; Lionel Hampton; Fats Navarro

1940

All Or Nothing At All

Jazz

Lawrence, J., & Altman, A.; REC: Frank Sinatra

1940

Beat Me Daddy (Eight To The Bar)

Swing

Raye, D., Prince, H., & Sheehy, E.; REC: Will Bradley; The Andrews Sisters; Woody Herman; Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen; George Shearing; Glenn Miller

1940

Blueberry Hill

R & B/Soul

Lewis, A., Stock, L., & Rose, V.; REC: Fats Domino; Gene Autry; Yellowman

1940

Cabin In The Sky

Jazz

Duke, V., & Latouche; REC: Dinah Washington; Ella Fitzgerald; Ethel Waters

1940

Fine And Mellow

Blues

Holiday, Billie; REC: Billie Holiday; Alberta Hunter; Ella Fitzgerald; Diana Ross; Carmen McRae; Peggy Lee; Cleo Laine; Champion Jack Dupree

1940

Fixin' To Die Blues

Blues

White, Bukka; REC: Bukka White

1940

Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear To Tread)

Jazz

Bloom, R., & Mercer, J.; REC: Glenn Miller; Frank Sinatra; Louis Armstrong; Etta James; Brook Benton; Rick Nelson; Jo Stafford; Shirley Bassey; Peggy Lee; The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra; Tom Jones

1940

Harbor Lights

Musical/Film

Grosz, W., & Kennedy, J.; REC: Rudy Vallee; Sammy Kaye; Charles Brown

1940

Harlem Nocturne

Jazz

Hagen, Earl; REC: Stan Kenton; Johnny Otis

1940

Hot House

Jazz

Dameron, Tadd; REC: Charlie Parker; Charlie Christian; John Coltrane; Lionel Hampton; Clifford Brown; Charles Mingus; Bud Powell

1940

How High The Moon

Jazz

Lewis, M., & Hamilton, N.; REC: Les Paul & Mary Ford; Louis Prima; June Christy; Joe Pass; Ella Fitzgerald; Anita O'Day; Stan Kenton; Art Tatum; Mary Lou Williams

1940

I Could Write A Book

Jazz

Rodgers, R., & Hart, L.; REC: Dinah Washington; Frank Sinatra; Ella Fitzgerald; Miles Davis; Betty Carter

1940

Imagination

Jazz

Van Heusen, J., & Burke, J.; REC: Chet Baker; Ella Fitzgerald; Frank Sinatra; Paul Desmond; Mel Torme; Peggy Lee; Art Pepper; Curtis Fuller; Glenn Miller

1940

In A Mellow Tone

Jazz

Ellington, Duke; REC: Duke Ellington; Oscar Peterson; Erroll Garner; Coleman Hawkins; Ella Fitzgerald

1940

It Hurts Me Too

Blues

Tampa Red; REC: Tampa Red; Big Bill Broonzy; Elmore James; Bob Dylan; The Rolling Stones; The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

1940

It Never Entered My Mind

Jazz

Rodgers, R., & Hart, L.; REC: Sarah Vaughan; Miles Davis; Frank Sinatra; Stan Kenton; Peggy Lee; Wynton Marsalis; Linda Ronstadt

1940

Lilli Marlene

Musical/Film

Schultze, N., & Connor, T.; REC: Marlene Dietrich

1940

More Pretty Girls Than One

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody/Traditional; REC: Woody Guthrie

1940

Nearness Of You, The

Jazz

Carmichael, H., & Washington, N.; REC: Sarah Vaughan; Stan Kenton; Branford Marsalis; Rod Stewart

1940

Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square, A

Musical/Film

Sherwin, M., & Maschwitz, E.; REC: Vera Lynn; Rod Stewart

1940

Parchman Farm Blues

Blues

White, Bukka; REC: Bukka White; Jeff Buckley; The Wilde Flowers

1940

Pennsylvania 6-5000

Swing

Gray, J., & Sigman, C.; REC: Glenn Miller

1940

Polka Dots And Moonbeams

Jazz

Van Heusen, J., & Burke, J.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Sarah Vaughan; Paul Desmond; Cassandra Wilson; Stan Kenton; Tommy Dorsey; Marian McPartland

1940

Scratchin' In The Gravel

Jazz

Williams, Mary Lou; REC: Mary Lou Williams; Marian McPartland; Andy Kirk

1940

Step It Up And Go

Blues

Fuller, Blind Boy; REC: Blind Boy Fuller; Doc Watson; One Too Many; Black Cats & The Kitten

1940

Swing To Bop

Jazz

Christian, Charlie; REC: Charlie Christian; Thelonious Monk

1940

Taking A Chance On Love

Jazz

Duke, V., Latouche, J., & Fetter, T.; REC: Ethel Waters; Mary Lou Williams; Wynton Marsalis

1940

T-Bone Blues

Blues

Walker, T., & Hite, L.; REC: T-Bone Walker; Louis Jordan; Big Al Dupree

1940

This Land Is Your Land

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1940

Tuxedo Junction

Swing

Hawkins, E., Dash, J., Feyne, B., & Johnson, W.; REC: Glenn Miller

1940

Wabash Cannonball

Country/Bluegrass

Carter, A. P./Traditional; REC: The Carter Family; Lonnie Donegan

1940

When You Wish Upon A Star

Musical/Film

Harline, L, & Washington, N.; REC: Cliff Edwards; Glenn Miller; Wynton Marsalis

1940

You Are My Sunshine

Country/Bluegrass

Davis, J., & Mitchell, C.; REC: Gene Autry; Johnny Cash

1940

You'll Get Used To It

Musical/Film

Grant, Freddie; REC: Wilf Carter

       
 1941 (36 Songs)

1941

Artistry In Rhythm

Swing

Kenton, Stan; REC: Stan Kenton; Pete Rugolo; Duke Ellington; BBC Big Band; Benny Goodman

1941

Besame Mucho

Jazz

Velazquez, C., & Skylar, S.; REC: The Flamingos; Diana Krall; Bobby Hutcherson; Art Pepper; Jimmy Dorsey

1941

Bewitched (Bothered And Bewildered)

Jazz

Rodgers, R., & Hart, L.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Ruth Brown; Anita O'Day; Rod Stewart

1941

Bluegrass Breakdown

Country/Bluegrass

Monroe, Bill; REC: Bill Monroe & His Bluegrass Boys; Roy Clark; The Kentucky Colonels; Tom Adams; The Dry Branch Fire Squad; Wynn Osborne; Mick Larie; The Lilly Brothers

1941

Blues In The Night

Jazz

Arlen, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Ella Fitzgerald; Tony Bennett; Artie Shaw

1941

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy

Swing

Raye, D., & Prince, H.; REC: The Andrews Sisters; Bette Midler

1941

Catfish Blues (aka Rollin' Stone or Rolling Stone)

Blues

Petway, Robert; REC: Robert Petway; Muddy Waters; Jimi Hendrix; Mose Alison

1941

Chattanooga Choo Choo

Swing

Warren, H., & Gordon, M.; REC: Glenn Miller

1941

Cow Cow Boogie

Jazz

Raye, D., De Paul, G., & Carter, B.; REC: The Ink Spots; Ella Fitzgerald; Frankie Laine

1941

Flying Home

Swing

Hampton, L., Goodman, B., & Robin, S.; REC: Lionel Hampton; Benny Goodman; Charlie Christian; Ella Fitzgerald; Mary Lou Williams

1941

Glow Worm, The

Jazz

Lincke, P., Mercer, J., & Robinson, L. C.; REC: The Mills Brothers

1941

God Bless The Child

Jazz

Holiday, B., & Herzog, Jr., A.; REC: Billie Holiday; Anita O'Day; Carmen McRae; Blood, Sweat & Tears; Sonny Rollins; Dinah Washington; Charlie Byrd; Stevie Wonder; Aretha Franklin; Sonny Rollins

1941

Goin' Down Slow

Blues

Oden, St. Louis Jimmy; REC: St. Louis Jimmy Oden; Long John Baldry; Howlin' Wolf; Junior Wells; Otis Spann; Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee

1941

Hard, Ain't It Hard

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie; Pete Seeger

1941

How About You?

Jazz

Lane, B., & Freed, R.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Judy Garland; Rosemary Clooney; Chet Baker; Oscar Peterson; Stan Getz; Tommy Dorsey

1941

I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire

Musical/Film

Seiler, E., Marcus, S., Benjamin, B., & Durham, E.; REC: The Ink Spots; The Mills Brothers

1941

I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good)

Jazz

Ellington, D., & Webster, P. F.; REC: Ella Fitzgerald; Peggy Lee; Oscar Peterson

1941

I'll Remember April

Jazz

Raye, D., De Paul, G., & Johnston, P.; REC: Chalie Parker; June Chisty; Clifford Brown; Bud Powell; Dave Brubeck; Miles Davis; Charles Mingus; Oscar Peterson; Frank Sinatra; Stan Getz; Chet Baker; Jennifer Ryan; Lenny Breau; Cannonball Adderley; Wynton Marsalis

1941

Jump For Joy

Jazz

Ellington, D., Kuller, S., & Webster, P. F.; REC: Joe Turner; Peggy Lee

1941

Key To The Highway

Blues

Broonzy, B. B., & Segar, C.; REC: Big Bill Broonzy; Eric Clapton; Jimmy Witherspoon; Little Walter; Charlie Musselwhite; Dinah Washington; Junior Wells; Brownie McGhee; Freddie King

1941

Last Time I Saw Paris, The

Jazz

Kern, J., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Kate Smith; Bud Powell

1941

Me And My Chauffeur Blues

Blues

Memphis Minnie; REC: Memphis Minnie; Lucinda Williams; Sue Foley; Mabel Robinson; Maria Muldaur

1941

Mean Old World

Blues

Walker, T-Bone; REC: T-Bone Walker; Ike & Tina Turner; Little Walter

1941

My Ship

Jazz

Weill, K., & Gershwin, I.; REC: Sarah Vaughan; Miles Davis; Carmen McRae

1941

Nineteen Thirteen Massacre (1913 Massacre)

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie; Bob Dylan

1941

Painted Rhythm

Jazz

Kenton, S., & Rugato, P.; REC: Stan Kenton; Ran Blake; BBC Big Band; Al Anthony

1941

Perfidia

Jazz

Dominguez, A., & Leeds, M.; REC: The Four Aces

1941

Rhythm-A-Ning

Jazz

Monk, Thelonius; REC: Thelonious Monk; Art Blakey; Gerry Mulligan; Gil Evans; Art Pepper; Chick Corea; Joey DeFrancesco; McCoy Tyner; Art Pepper

1941

Steel Guitar Rag

Folk/Roots

Travis, M., Stone, C., & McAuliffe, L.; REC: Merle Travis; Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys; George Jones; Doc Watson; Hank Snow

1941

Take Me Back To Tulsa

Country/Bluegrass

Wills, B., & Duncan, T.; REC: Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys; Asleep at the Wheel

1941

Take The "A" Train

Swing

Strayhorn, Billy; REC: Duke Ellington; Stuff Smith; Anita O'Day; Marian McPartland; Betty Roche; Chaka Khan; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1941

There'll Be Bluebirds Over The White Cliffs Of Dover

Musical/Film

Kent, W., & Burton, N.; REC: Vera Lynn; Glenn Miller; Steeleye Span

1941

This Love Of Mine

Jazz

Sinatra, F., Parker, S., & Sanicola, H.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Dinah Washington; Ella Fitzgerald; Stan Kenton; Sonny Rollins; Shirley Bassey; Count Basie; Wes Montgomery; Ray Charles; Tommy Dorsey

1941

Walking The Floor Over You

Country/Bluegrass

Tubb, Ernest; REC: Ernest Tubb

1941

Worried Life Blues

Blues

Merriweather, Big Maceo; REC: Big Maceo Merriweather; Big Bill Broonzy; Junior Wells; Chuck Berry; The Animals; Ray Charles; Johnny Shines

1941

You Don't Know What Love Is

Jazz

Raye, D., & De Paul, G.; REC: Dinah Washington; Chet Baker; Billie Holiday; John Coltrane; Sonny Rollins; Tony Bennett; Wynton Marsalis

       
 1942 (36 Songs)

1942

At Last

Jazz

Warren, H., & Gordon, M.; REC: Etta James; Joni Mitchell; Phoebe Snow

1942

Brazil

Swing

Barroso, A., & Russell, S. K.; REC: Jimmy Dorsey; Les Paul; Django Reinhardt; Frank Sinatra; Xavier Cugat

1942

Deep In The Heart Of Texas

Country/Bluegrass

Swander, D., & Hershey, J.; REC: Gene Autry

1942

Der Fuehrer's Face

Musical/Film

Wallace, Oliver; REC: Spike Jones

1942

Don't Get Around Much Anymore

Jazz

Ellington, D., & Russell, B.; REC: Duke Ellington; The Ink Spots; Willie Nelson; Ruth Brown; Rod Stewart; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1942

Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)

Swing

Brown, L., Tobias, C., & Stept, S. H.; REC: The Andrews Sisters; Glenn Miller

1942

Epistrophy

Jazz

Monk, T., & Clarke, K.; REC: Thelonious Monk; Cootie Williams; Eric Dolphy; Woody Herman; Bud Powell; Milt Jackson; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis; Jane Bunnett; Miles Davis

1942

Fanfare For The Common Man

Classical/ Contemporary

Copland, Aaron; REC: The London Symphony Orchestra

1942

Grand Coulee Dam

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie; Bob Dylan

1942

I Don't Want To Walk Without You

Musical/Film

Styne, J., & Loesser, F.; REC: Helen Forrest; Dinah Shore

1942

I Remember You

Jazz

Schertzinger, V., & Mercer, J.; REC: Frank Ifield

1942

I'm Old Fashioned

Jazz

Kern, J., & Mercer, J.; REC: Cassandra Wilson; Ella Fitzgerald; John Coltrane; Kiri Te Kanawa; Marian McPartland

1942

I've Got A Gal In Kalamazoo

Swing

Warren, H., & Gordon, M.; REC: Glenn Miller; Louis Armstrong; The Andrews Sisters; Tommy Dorsey

1942

I've Heard That Song Before

Jazz

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Harry James

1942

Jitterbug Waltz

Jazz

Waller, F., & Matby, Jr., R.; REC: Fats Waller; Erroll Garner; Art Tatum; Ralph Sutton; Dinah Washington; Jimmy Smith; Eric Dolphy; Earl Hines; Dizzy Gillespie; Oscar Peterson; Chet Atkins; Stephane Grappelli; Tito Puente; The Canadian Brass; Rahsaan Roland Kirk

1942

Lover Man (Oh Where Can You Be?)

Jazz

Davis, J., Ramirez, R., & Sherman, J.; REC: Billie Holiday; Charlie Parker; Blossom Dearie; J. J. Johnson; Sarah Vaughan; Django Reinhardt; Thelonious Monk; Coleman Hawkins; Bill Evans; Ella Fitzgerald; Chris Connor; Lee Morgan; Jimmy Smith; Wynton Marsalis; Linda Ronstadt

1942

Mean Talkin' Blues

Blues

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1942

Moonlight Becomes You

Musical/Film

Van Heusen, J., & Burke, J.; REC: Bing Crosby

1942

Night In Tunisia, A

Jazz

Gillespie, D., & Paparelli, F.; REC: Dizzy Gillespie; Ella Fitzgerald; Clifford Brown; Art Pepper; Charlie Parker; Bud Powell; Chet Baker; Ernstine Anderson; Charles Mingus; Max Roach; Stan Getz; Sonny Rollins; Stan Kenton; Lee Morgan; Dexter Gordon; Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross; Mary Lou Williams

1942

Pastures Of Plenty

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1942

Perdido

Swing

Tizol, J., Drake, E., & Lengsfelder, H. J.; REC: Duke Ellington; Harry James; Mary Lou Williams

1942

Put Your Dreams Away

Jazz

Weiss, S., Mann, P., & Lowe, R.; REC: Frank Sinatra

1942

Roll On Columbia

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1942

Sinking Of The Reuben James, The

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie; Pete Seeger

1942

Sisters

Musical/Film

Berlin, Irving; REC: Rosemary Clooney; Peggy Lee; The Trahms Sisters; K. T. Sullivan

1942

Skylark

Jazz

Carmichael, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Ernestine Anderson; Tony Bennett; Wynton Marsalis; Art Blakey; Susannah McCorkle; Linda Ronstadt

1942

String Of Pearls, A

Swing

Gray, J., & De Lange, E.; REC: Benny Goodman; Glenn Miller

1942

Tangerine

Swing

Schertzinger, V., & Mercer, J.; REC: Jimmy Dorsey; Chet Baker

1942

That Old Black Magic

Jazz

Arlen, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Louis Prima; Sarah Vaughan; Glenn Miller

1942

There Will Never Be Another You

Jazz

Warren, H., & Gordon, M.; REC: Chet Baker; Betty Johnson; Frank Sinatra; Chet Baker

1942

This Is The Army, Mr. Jones

Musical/Film

Berlin, Irving; REC: Mel Torme; Vera Lynn

1942

When The Lights Go On Again (All Over The World)

Musical/Film

Seiler, E., Marcus, S., & Benjamin, B.; REC: Vera Lynn

1942

White Christmas

Musical/Film

Berlin, Irving; REC: Bing Crosby; Frank Sinatra; Jo Stafford; Louis Armstrong; Charlie Parker; Elvis Presley; The Temptations; Tony Bennett; Merle Haggard

1942

Why Don't You Do Right?

Jazz

McCoy, Joe; REC: Peggy Lee; Benny Goodman; Ella Fitzgerald; Ruth Brown; Cal Tjader; Della Reese; Herbie Mann; Julie London; Fats Domino; Joe Pass; Kiri Te Kanawa; Lil Green

1942

You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To

Jazz

Porter, Cole; REC: Ella Fitzgerald; Julie London; Dinah Shore; Helen Merrill; Ruth Brown; Bud Powell; Anita O'Day; Art Pepper; Cecil Taylor; Stan Kenton

1942

You've Changed

Jazz

Fischer, C., & Carey, B.; REC: Billie Holiday; Ella Fitzgerald; Dexter Gordon; Joni Mitchell; Jean-Luc Ponty; Yusef Lateef; Julie London; Nancy Wilson; Ramsey Lewis; Anita Baker; Barney Kessel; Sarah Vaughan

       
 1943 (28 Songs)

1943

And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine

Swing

Kenton, S., Lawrence, C., & Greene, J.; REC: Stan Kenton; Ella Fitzgerald; Anita O'Day; Dinah Washington; Jon Carroll

1943

Born To Lose

Country/Bluegrass

Brown, F., & Daffan, T.; REC: Ted Daffan's Texans; Ray Charles; Johnny Cash

1943

Casbah

Jazz

Dameron, Tadd; REC: Tadd Dameron; Miles Davis; Fats Navarro; Sonny Stitt; Charlie Rouse; Barry Harris

1943

Come Sunday

Jazz

Ellington, Duke; REC: Duke Ellington; Jennifer Holiday; Ruth Brown; Oscar Peterson

1943

Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer

Musical/Film

McHugh, J., & Adamson, H.; REC: Eddie Cantor; Joseph Spence

1943

Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me

Jazz

Ellington, D., & Russell, B.; REC: Duke Ellington; Billie Holiday; Oscar Peterson; Mose Allison; Quincy Jones

1943

Farmer And The Cowman, The

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: John Raitt & Florence Henderson; Gordon MacRae

1943

Good Bait

Jazz

Dameron, T., & Basie, C.; REC: Count Basie; Dizzy Gillespie; Buddy Rich; Fats Navarro; Miles Davis; John Coltrane; Nina Simone; Bud Powell; Dexter Gordon; Wayne Marsh

1943

Holiday For Strings

Classical/ Contemporary

Rose, D., & Gallop, S.; REC: David Rose; Spike Jones

1943

Lady Bird

Jazz

Dameron, Tadd; REC: Fats Navarro; Tadd Dameron; Bud Powell; Miles Davis; Charles Mingus; Stan Getz; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis; Herbie Mann; Chet Baker; Archie Shepp; Mary Lou Williams

1943

Let's Get Lost

Jazz

Loesser, F., & McHugh, J.; REC: Chet Baker; Mary Martin; Vaughn Monroe; Jimmy Dorsey

1943

Mairzy Doats

Musical/Film

Livingston, J., Hoffman, A., & Drake, M.; REC: The Merry Macs; Burl Ives; Spike Jones

1943

Minuet In Swing

Jazz

Smith, Stuff; REC: Stuff Smith

1943

My Shining Hour

Jazz

Arlen, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Ella Fitzgerald; Chris Connor; John Coltrane; June Christy; Ernestine Anderson; Rosemary Clooney; Mimi Hines; Larry Coryell; Sheila Jordan; Gerry Mulligan; Roy Haynes; Liza Minnelli; Nancy Wilson

1943

Oh What A Beautiful Mornin'

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Gordon MacRae; Bing Crosby

1943

Oklahoma!

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Shirley Jones, Gordon MacRae, et al

1943

One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)

Jazz

Arlen, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Fred Astaire; Tony Bennett; Etta James; Wes Montgomery; Willie Nelson; Iggy Pop

1943

Our Delight

Jazz

Dameron, Tadd; REC: Dizzy Gillespie; Fats Navarro; Tadd Dameron; Bill Evans; Ahmad Jamal; Shelly Manne; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis; Cannonball Adderley; Milt Jackson

1943

People Will Say We're In Love

Jazz

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Gordon MacRae & Shirley Jones

1943

Pistol Packin' Mama

Jazz

Dexter, Al; REC: Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters

1943

Poinciana

Jazz

Simon, N., & Bernier, B.; REC: Ahmad Jamal; Gerry Mulligan; Frank Sinatra; Bing Crosby; Benny Carter; Henry Mancini; Tony Williams; George Shearing; Nat King Cole

1943

Shoo Shoo Baby

Swing

Moore, Phil; REC: The Andrews Sisters

1943

Singing Oyster, The

Jazz

Barton, Dee; REC: Stan Kenton

1943

Speak Low

Jazz

Weill, K., & Nash, O.; REC: Billie Holiday; Diane Schuur; Sarah Vaughan; Chet Baker; Tony Bennett; Carmen McRae; Frank Sinatra; Stan Getz; John Coltrane; Lena Horne; Anita O'Day; Jo Stafford

1943

Straighten Up And Fly Right

Jazz

Cole, N. K., & Mills, I.; REC: Nat King Cole; Natalie Cole; Oscar Peterson; John Pizzarelli; Oscar Brown, Jr.

1943

Surrey With The Fringe On Top

Jazz

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Lena Horne; Mel Torme; Peggy Lee; Cannonball Adderley; Mary Lou Williams; Ahmad Jamal

1943

Uncle Pen

Country/Bluegrass

Monroe, Bill; REC: Bill Monroe; Ricky Skaggs

1943

You'll Never Know

Jazz

Warren, H., & Gordon, M.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Willie Nelson

       
 1944 (30 Songs)

1944

Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive

Swing

Arlen, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Bing Crosby & the Andrews Sisters; Ella Fitzgerald; Frank Sinatra

1944

Bean And The Boys

Jazz

Hawkins, Coleman; REC: Coleman Hawkins; Bud Powell; Jackie McLean; Barry Harris; Richard Carr; Fats Navarro; James Weidman

1944

Bird Of Paradise

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Miles Davis; Sadao Watanabe

1944

Don't Fence Me In

Country/Bluegrass

Porter, Cole; REC: Roy Rogers & The Sons of the Pioneers; Gene Autry

1944

Every Time We Say Goodbye

Jazz

Porter, Cole; REC: Benny Goodman; Cal Tjader; Rod Stewart

1944

Fifty-Second Street Theme (52nd Street Theme)

Jazz

Monk, Thelonius; REC: Thelonious Monk; Charlie Parker; Dizzy Gillespie; Bud Powell; Fats Navarro; Oscar Peterson; Eugene Chadbourne; Miles Davis; Sonny Rollins

1944

Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry

Jazz

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Dexter Gordon; Sarah Vaughan; Carmen McRae; Linda Ronstadt; Diane Schuur; Mel Torme; Harry James; Rosemary Clooney; Wynton Marsalis

1944

How Little We Know

Jazz

Carmichael, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Nat King Cole

1944

I Fall In Love Too Easily

Jazz

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Chet Baker; Frank Sinatra; Miles Davis Shirley Horn; Benny Golson

1944

I'll Walk Alone

Musical/Film

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Dinah Shore

1944

I'm Beginning To See The Light

Swing

Ellington, D., James, H., Hodges, J., & George, D.; REC: Harry James; Peggy Lee; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1944

Invitation To The Blues

Jazz

Gershwin, A., Roberts, A., & Fisher, D.; REC: Julie London; Gene Krupa

1944

Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (Ma' Baby)?

Swing

Jordan, L., & Austin, B.; REC: Louis Jordan; The Andrews Sisters; Glenn Miller; Woody Herman; Bing Crosby; Anita O'Day

1944

It Could Happen To You

Jazz

Van Heusen, J., & Burke, J.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Bud Powell; Sarah Vaughan; Erroll Garner; Miles Davis; Clifford Brown; June Cristy; Sonny Rollins; Barney Kessel; Ahmad Jamal; Jo Stafford; Ruth Brown; Julie London; Peggy Lee; Lenny Breau; George Shearing

1944

Like Someone In Love

Jazz

Van Heusen, J., & Burke, J.; REC: Sarah Vaughan; Paul Desmond; Chet Baker; Bud Powell; Tommy Dorsey; Charles Mingus; Art Blakey; Coleman Hawkins; Art Farmer; Gary Burton; Oscar Peterson; Dexter Gordon

1944

Long Ago And Far Away

Musical/Film

Kern, J., & Gershwin, I.; REC: Bing Crosby

1944

Lost Highway, The

Country/Bluegrass

Payne, Leon; REC: Hank Williams; Johnny Horton; The Osborne Brothers

1944

Marmaduke

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Al Haig; Red Rodney; Jamey Aebersold; Miles Davis; Lou Donaldson; Larry Morgan

1944

Ornithology

Jazz

Parker, C., & Harris, B.; REC: Charlie Parker; Bud Powell; Miles Davis; Gerry Mulligan; Coleman Hawkins; Bill Evans; Joe Pass; Anthony Braxton; Dizzy Gillespie; Stan Getz; Eugene Chadbourne; Bud Powell; Archie Shepp

1944

Parker's Mood

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Phil Woods; Max Roach; Johnny Rae; Sonny Stitt; Roy Hargrove; Hank Crawford

1944

Quasimodo

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker

1944

Round Midnight

Jazz

Monk, T., Williams, C., & Hanighen, B.; REC: Thelonious Monk; Cootie Williams; Charlie Parker; Linda Ronstadt; Bobby McFerrin; Miles Davis; Bill Evans; Art Farmer; Gary Mulligan; Mel Torme; Keith Jarrett; Carmen McRae; Sarah Vaughan; Dexter Gordon; Barney Kessel; Cal Tjader; Mary Lou Williams; Wynton Marsalis; Archie Shepp; Benny Golson

1944

Rum And Coca-Cola

Jazz

Sullavan, J., Baron, P., & Amsterdam, M.; REC: The Andrews Sisters; Xavier Cugat; Professor Longhair

1944

Sentimental Journey

Jazz

Green, B., Brown, L., & Homer, B; REC: Doris Day

1944

Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year

Jazz

Loesser, Frank; REC: Carly Simon; Sarah Vaughan; Wynton Marsalis

1944

Stella By Starlight

Jazz

Young, V., & Washington, N.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Oscar Peterson; Cannonball Adderley; Chet Baker; Ella Fitzgerald; Herbie Hancock; Miles Davis; Stan Getz; Tony Bennett; Benny Golson

1944

Swinging On A Star

Jazz

Van Heusen, J., & Burke, J.; REC: Bing Crosby; Frank Sinatra; Rosemary Clooney; Oscar Peterson

1944

That's What I Like About The South

Country/Bluegrass

Razaf, Andy; REC: Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys

1944

Trolley Song, The

Musical/Film

Blane, R., & Martin, H.; REC: Judy Garland

1944

Twilight Time

R & B/Soul

Ram, B., Nevins, M., Nevins, A., & Dunn, A.; REC: The Platters; The Impressions

       
 1945 (44 Songs)

1945

Ain't That Just Like A Woman

Blues

Moore, F., & Demetrius, C.; REC: Louis Jordan; B. B. King; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown; Jimmy Smith; Chuck Berry; Ronnie Hawkins; Frankie Laine; Fats Domino; Alice Cooper; Robert Palmer

1945

And The Angels Swing

Jazz

Getz, Stan; REC: Stan Getz; Bishop Boys; Brian Ogilvie; Dave Pell

1945

Anthropology

Jazz

Parker, C., & Gilespie, D.; REC: Charlie Parker; Dizzy Gillespie; Claude Thornhill; Fats Navarro; Art Pepper; Sheila Jordan; Houston Person; Hank Jones; Keith Copeland; Tom Cohen; Max Roach; Gil Evans; Milt Jackson; Phil Woods

1945

Bebop

Jazz

Gillespie, Dizzy; REC: Dizzy Gillespie; Charlie Parker; Bud Powell; Milt Jackson; John Coltrane; Deborah Brown; Stan Getz; Tito Puente

1945

Blue Eyes Crying In The Rain

Country/Bluegrass

Rose, Fred; REC: Willie Nelson; Kitty Wells; Floyd Cramer

1945

Caldonia (What Makes Your Big Head So Hard?)

Jazz

Moore, Fleecie; REC: Louis Jordan; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1945

Choo Choo Ch'Boogie

Blues

Horton, V., Darling, D., & Gabler, M.; REC: Louis Jordan; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1945

Constellation

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Sonny Stitt; Jay Brandford; Miles Davis

1945

Detour

Country/Bluegrass

Westmoreland, Paul; REC: Patti Page; Willie Nelson

1945

Dexter Rides Again

Jazz

Gordon, Dexter; REC: Dexter Gordon; Bud Powell; Pepper Adams; Charles McPherson

1945

Dizzy Atmosphere

Jazz

Gillespie, Dizzy; REC: Dizzy Gillespie; Charlie Parker; Charlie Christian; Oscar Peterson; Stan Getz; Fats Navarro

1945

Driftin' Blues

Blues

Brown, C., Williams, E., & Johnny Moore's Three Blazers; REC: Charles Brown & Johnny Moore's Three Blazers

1945

Evidence

Jazz

Monk, Thelonius; REC: Thelonious Monk; Milt Jackson; Art Blakey; Don Cherry; Joey DeFrancesco; Ron Carter; Fred Hersch; Bud Powell; Wynton Marsalis; Branford Marsalis

1945

Groovin' High

Jazz

Gillespie, Dizzy; REC: Dizzy Gillespie; Charlie Parker; Charlie Christian; Fats Navarro; Hampton Hawes; Art Pepper; Mose Allison; Bobby Enriquez; Clifford Jordan; Denise Jannah; Zoot Sims; Benny Golson

1945

Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?

Country/Bluegrass

Wiseman, Scotty; REC: Gene Autry; Bing Crosby; Jim Reeves; The Andrews Sisters; Elvis Presley; Little Jimmy Dickens; Marty Robbins; Eddie Cochran

1945

Honeydripper, The

R & B/Soul

Loggins, Joe; REC: Joe Loggins & The Honeydrippers; Kokomo Arnold; Roosevelt Sykes; Earl Hines; Dr. John; Buddy Guy; Cab Calloway

1945

I Should Care

Jazz

Cahn, S., Stordahl, A., & Weston, P.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Betty Carter; Thelonious Monk; Bud Powell; Bill Evans; Count Basie; Dizzy Gillespie; Julie London; Nat King Cole; Sarah Vaughan; Paul Desmond; Archie Shepp

1945

I Wonder

R & B/Soul

Grant, C., & Leveen, R.; REC: Cecil Grant; Louis Armstrong; Jimmy Witherspoon; Robert Cray; Roosevelt Sykes; Ray Charles

1945

If I Loved You

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Shirley Jones & Gordon MacRae; Little Willie John; Rahsaan Roland Kirk

1945

I'm Just A Lucky So And So

Jazz

Ellington, D., & David, M.; REC: Mose Allison; Tony Bennett; Ella Fitzgerald

1945

It Might As Well Be Spring

Jazz

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Anita Gordon; Clifford Brown; Stan Kenton

1945

It's Been A Long, Long Time

Jazz

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Harry James & Kitty Kallen

1945

Jesus Christ

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1945

June Is Bustin' Out All Over

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Bing Crosby; Christine Johnson; Claramae Turner

1945

Koko

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Dizzy Gillespie; Anthony Braxton; Bud Powell; Max Roach; Sonny Stitt; Jerry Weldon

1945

La Vie En Rose

Musical/Film

Piaf, E., Louiguy, M., & David, M.; REC: Edith Piaf

1945

Laura

Jazz

Raskin, D., & Mercer, J.; REC: Woody Herman; Barney Kessel; Frank Sinatra; Nat King Cole; Sonny Stitt; Erroll Garner; Sidney Bechet; Charlie Parker; Stan Kenton; Gerry Mulligan; Julie London; Ella Fitzgerald; Charles Mingus; Dave Brubeck

1945

Lonely Moments

Jazz

Williams, Mary Lou; REC: Mary Lou Williams; Marian McPartland; Benny Goodman; George Shearing; Wally Leask; Ruby Braff Trio; Edmond Hall; Will Bradley; Hank Jones

1945

Love Letters

Jazz

Young, V., & Heyman, E.; REC: Nat King Cole; Elvis Presley; Stanley Turrentine; Ketty Lester; Dinah Washington; Diana Krall

1945

Moonlight In Vermont

Jazz

Suessdorf, K., & Blackburn, J.; REC: Chet Baker; Ray Charles; Willie Nelson; The Flamingos; Bud Powell; Gerry Mulligan; Ahmad Jamal

1945

More I See You, The

Jazz

Warren, H., & Gordon, M.; REC: Nina Simone; Sarah Vaughan; Diane Schuur

1945

New York, New York

Jazz

Bernstein, L., Comden, B., & Green, A.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Mel Torme

1945

Now's The Time

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Bud Powell; Clifford Brown; The Modern Jazz Quartet; Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross; Art Blakey; Oscar Peterson; Sonny Rollins; Eddie "Cleanhead" Vinson; Archie Shepp; Benny Carter

1945

Opus One

Swing

Oliver, S., & Garris, S.; REC: Tommy Dorsey

1945

Salt Peanuts

Jazz

Gillespie, D., & Clarke, K.; REC: Dizzy Gillespie; Bud Powell; Charlie Parker; Coleman Hawkins; Miles Davis; Charles Mingus; The Pointer Sisters; Max Roach; Coleman Hawkins

1945

Shaw 'Nuff

Jazz

Gillespie, D., Brown, R., & Fuller, G.; REC: Charlie Parker; Dizzy Gillespie; Bud Powell; Donald Byrd; Cecil Payne; Art Pepper; Barney Kessel; Miles Davis; Phil Woods; Clark Terry

1945

Sioux City Sue

Country/Bluegrass

Thomas, D., & Freedman, R.; REC: Gene Autry; Merle Travis

1945

Steeplechase

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Miles Davis; Bob Brookmeyer; Shelly Manne; Hampton Hawes; Phil Woods; Marian McPartland; Dexter Gordon

1945

Stuffy

Jazz

Hawkins, Coleman; REC: Coleman Hawkins; Charlie Parker; Milt Jackson; Stan Getz; Bud Powell; Herb Ellis; Scott Hamilton; Oscar Peterson

1945

Three Bells, The (aka The Jimmy Brown Song)

Folk/Roots

Villard, J., & Manning, D.; REC: Edith Piaf; The Browns

1945

We'll Be Together Again

Jazz

Fischer, C., & Laine, F.; REC: Billie Holiday; Louis Armstrong; Frankie Laine; Frank Sinatra; Ella Fitzgerald; Rod Stewart; Carmen McRae; Frank Sinatra; Anita O'Day; Diane Schuur; Oscar Peterson; MyCoy Tyner

1945

You'll Never Walk Alone

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Judy Garland; Elvis Presley; The Flamingos; Mario Lanza

1945

Young Person's Guide To The Orchestra, The

Classical/ Contemporary

Britten, Benjamin; REC: Arthur Fiedler & the Boston Pops

1945

Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah

Musical/Film

Wrubel, A., & Glibert, R.; REC: Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers; Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans; Louis Armstrong; The Shirelles; The Jackson 5; Xavier Cugat; Paula Abdul

       
 1946 (35 Songs)

1946

Anniversary Song, The

Musical/Film

Chaplin, Saul; REC: Al Jolson

1946

Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home

Musical/Film

Arlen, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Judy Garland; Jo Stafford; Lena Horne; Barbra Streisand

1946

Anything You Can Do

Musical/Film

Berlin, Irving; REC: Ethel Merman & Ray Middleton; Betty Hutton & Howard Keel

1946

Born To Be Blue

Jazz

Torme, M., & Well, R.; REC: Mel Torme; Ray Charles; Mildred Bailey; Grant Green; Helen Merrill; Ella Fitzgerald; Chet Baker; Wes Montgomery; Stan Getz; George Shearing; Nancy Wilson; Gary Burton

1946

Come Rain Or Come Shine

Jazz

Arlen, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Joe Williams; Chet Baker; Art Blakey; Dexter Gordon

1946

Cool Blues

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Chet Baker; Sonny Stitt; Coleman Hawkins; Grant Green; Lee Konitz; Erroll Garner; Jimmy Smith; Miles Davis

1946

Curly Headed Baby

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1946

Dear Mrs. Roosevelt

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie; Bob Dylan

1946

Doin' What Comes Natur'lly

Musical/Film

Berlin, Irving; REC: Ethel Merman; Dinah Shore

1946

Don't Explain

Jazz

Holiday, B., & Herzog, Jr., A.; REC: Billie Holiday; David Clayton Thomas; Dinah Washington; Abbey Lincoln; Chet Baker; Clifford Brown; John Coltrane; Dexter Gordon; Nina Simone; George Shearing; Dexter Gordon

1946

Get Your Kicks On Route 66

Jazz

Troup, Bobby; REC: Nat King Cole

1946

Good Morning, Heartache

Jazz

Drake, E., Fisher, D., & Higginbotham, I.; REC: Billie Holiday; Ella Fitzgerald; Diana Ross; Tony Bennett; Ruth Brown; Dinah Washington; Diane Schuur; Sonny Rollins; Joe Henderson; Natalie Cole; George Shearing; Sam Cooke

1946

Heart Of My Heart

Musical/Film

Ryan, Ben; REC: The Four Aces

1946

Hoodoo Hoodoo (aka Hoodoo Man Blues)

Blues

Williamson, Sonny Boy (The Original); REC: Sonny Boy Williamson (The Original); Buddy Guy; Junior Wells; Ralph Willis

1946

House Of Blue Lights

Jazz

Raye, D., & Slack, F.; REC: Chuck Berry; Asleep At The Wheel; The Andrews Sisters

1946

How Are Things In Glocca Morra?

Musical/Film

Lane, B., & Harburg, E. Y.; REC: Jerry Vale; Julie Andrews; Tommy Dorsey; Wynton Marsalis

1946

I Don't Know Enough About You

Jazz

Lee, P., & Barbour, D.; REC: Peggy Lee; Brook Benton; The Mills Brothers; Della Reese; Lannie Garrett; Rob McConnell; Diana Krall; Johnny Desmon; Mary Lofstrom; Maria Muldaur; Count Basie; Benny Goodman

1946

I Got The Sun In The Morning

Jazz

Berlin, Irving; REC: Ethel Merman; Betty Hutton

1946

If You Could See Me Now

Jazz

Dameron, T., & Sigman, C.; REC: Sarah Vaughan; Natalie Cole; Chet Baker; Wes Montgomery; Joe Henderson; Bill Evans; Carmen McRae; Diane Schuur

1946

It's A Good Day

Jazz

Lee, P., & Barbour, D.; REC: Peggy Lee; Kay Starr; Dean Martin; Bob Wills; Pat Kelly; Gene Krupa; Connie Evingson; Bing Crosby; Dick Haymes; Vaughn Monroe; Nat King Cole; Jessica Molaskey; Rebecca Kilgore

1946

Lady Sings The Blues

Blues

Nichols, H., & Holiday, B.; REC: Billie Holiday; Herbie Nichols; Ella Fitzgerald; Diana Ross; Stan Getz; Archie Shepp

1946

Let The Good Times Roll

R & B/Soul

Moore, F., & Theard, S.; REC: Louis Jordan; B. B. King; Ray Charles; Quincy Jones

1946

Mail Myself To You

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie

1946

Manteca

Jazz

Gillespie, D., Pozo, C., & Fuller, G.; REC: Dizzy Gillespie; Ella Fitzgerald; Mongo Santamaria; Gil Evans; Art Pepper; Woody Herman; Poncho Sanchez; Chano Pozo; Ray Barretto

1946

Now Is The Hour

Musical/Film

Kaihan, M., Stewart, D., & Scott, C.; REC: Bing Crosby

1946

Old Lamp-Lighter, The

Musical/Film

Simon, N., & Tobias, C.; REC: The Browns

1946

On The Atchison, Topeka, And The Santa Fe

Swing

Warren, H., & Mercer, J.; REC: Judy Garland

1946

Scrapple From The Apple

Jazz

Parker, Charlie; REC: Charlie Parker; Phil Woods; Shorty Rogers; Stan Getz; Gerry Mulligan; Wayne Marsh; Dexter Gordon; Oscar Peterson; Art Pepper; Bud Shank; Bobby McFerrin; Anthony Braxton

1946

Shoo-Fly Pie And Apple Pan Dowdy

Jazz

Gallop, S., & Wood, G.; REC: The Andrews Sisters; Stan Kenton; Dinah Shore; June Christy; Mel Davis; Bing Crosby

1946

Tenderly

Jazz

Gross, W., & Lawrence, J.; REC: Sarah Vaughan; Oscar Peterson; Roberta Flack; Louis Armstrong; Ella Fitzgerald; Nat King Cole; Melissa Manchester; Etta James; Anita O'Day

1946

That's All Right, Mama

Blues

Crudup, Arthur; REC: Arthur Crudup; Elvis Presley

1946

There's No Business Like Show Business

Musical/Film

Berlin, Irving; REC: Ethel Merman

1946

Things We Did Last Summer

Jazz

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Frank Sinatra; The Beach Boys; Nancy Wilson

1946

To Each His Own

Musical/Film

Livingston, J., & Evans, R.; REC: Eddy Howard

1946

You Make Me Feel So Young

Jazz

Myrow, J., & Gordon, M.; REC: Frank Sinatra

       
 1947 (28 Songs)

1947

Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens

Jazz

Kramer, A., & Whitney, J.; REC: Louis Jordan

1947

Beyond The Sea

Jazz

Trenet, C., & Lawrence, J.; REC: Bobby Darin

1947

Blue Moon Of Kentucky

Country/Bluegrass

Monroe, Bill; REC: Bill Monroe; Elvis Presley

1947

Bouncing With Bud

Jazz

Powell, B., & Fuller, G.; REC: Bud Powell; Fats Navarro; Art Blakey; Larry Vuckovich; Bud Shank; John Hicks; Keith Jarrett; Sonny Rollins

1947

Bouquet Of Roses

Country/Bluegrass

Hilliard, B., & Nelson, S. E.; REC: Eddy Arnold; Ernest Tubb; Marty Robbins; Dean Martin; Les Paul

1947

But Beautiful

Jazz

Van Heusen, J., & Burke, J.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Carmen McRae; Billie Holiday; Stan Getz; Billie Holiday; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis; Gene Ammons; Peggy Lee; Joe Pass; Shirley Horn; Bing Crosby; Tony Bennett

1947

Dark As A Dungeon

Folk/Roots

Travis, Merle; REC: Merle Travis; Johnny Cash

1947

For Sentimental Reasons

Jazz

Best, W., & Watson, D.; REC: Ella Fitzgerald; Nat King Cole; B. B. King; Rod Stewart; Linda Ronstadt; Sam Cooke; Dinah Shore; Willie Nelson; Dean Martin; Anita Ellis; Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell

1947

Good Rockin' Tonight

R & B/Soul

Brown, Roy; REC: Wynonie Harris; Elvis Presley; Carl Perkins; Jimmy Witherspoon; James Brown; Jerry Lee Lewis; Link Wray

1947

I Believe

Jazz

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Frank Sinatra; Louis Armstrong

1947

In Walked Bud

Jazz

Monk, Thelonius; REC: Thelonious Monk; Art Blakey; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis; Steve Grossman; Tito Puente; McCoy Tyner; Amina Figarova

1947

Messin' Around With The Blues

Blues

Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman); REC: Memphis Slim

1947

Move It On Over

Country/Bluegrass

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.; George Thorogood; Ray Charles; Don Gibson; Del Shannon

1947

Nine Pound Hammer

Folk/Roots

Travis, Merle; REC: Merle Travis; Tony Rice; John Prine

1947

Nostalgia

Jazz

Navarro, Fats; REC: Fats Navarro; Lee Morgan; Hank Mobley; The Heath Brothers; Howard McGhee; Roy Hargrove; Mac Gollehon Smokin' Section; Rein De Graaff; Arturo Sandoval; Nicholas Payton

1947

Old Devil Moon

Jazz

Lane, B., & Harburg, E. Y.; REC: Anita O'Day; Ella Fitzgerald; J. J. Johnson; Chet Baker; Ahmad Jamal; Mel Torme; Carmen McRae; Tony Bennett; Frank Sinatra; Sonny Rollins; Betty Carter; Jo Stafford

1947

Open The Door, Richard

R & B/Soul

Fletcher, D., Howell, D., Mason, J., & McVea, J.; REC: Louis Jordan; Count Basie; Hot Lips Page; Billy Lee Riley

1947

Rockin' The House

Blues

Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman); REC: Memphis Slim; Champion Jack Dupree; Stefan Diestelmann

1947

Ruby, My Dear

Jazz

Monk, Thelonius; REC: Thelonious Monk; John Coltrane; Dexter Gordon; Ted Rosenthal; Larry Coryell; Andy Summers; Steve Lacy; Milt Jackson; Bud Powell; Hank Jones

1947

Sixteen Tons

Folk/Roots

Travis, Merle; REC: Tennessee Ernie Ford

1947

Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette

Folk/Roots

Travis, M., & Williams, T.; REC: Tex Williams; Asleep At the Wheel; Willie Nelson

1947

Stormy Monday Blues

Blues

Walker, T-Bone; REC: T-Bone Walker; Albert King; Buddy Guy; Manfred Mann; Roy Gaines; Bobby "Blue Bland"; Count Basie; Long John Baldry; Jimmy Witherspoon

1947

Things To Come

Jazz

Gillespie, D., & Fuller, G.; REC: Dizzy Gillespie; Tito Puente; Peter Herbolzheimer; Jon Faddis; Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra; Charlie Parker

1947

Time After Time

Jazz

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Ernestine Anderson; Frank Sinatra; Chet Baker; Sonny Stitt; Rod Stewart

1947

Trouble Blues

Blues

Brown, Charles; REC: Charles Brown; Lowell Fulson; Big Joe Turner; Sam Cooke; John Lee Hooker; Luther Johnson; Fats Domino

1947

Union Maid

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, Woody; REC: Woody Guthrie; Pete Seeger

1947

What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

Jazz

Loesser, Frank; REC: Ella Fitzgerald; Joe Williams; Nancy Wilson; The Orioles

1947

Wild Goose, The

Folk/Roots

Hemsworth, Wade; REC: Kate & Anna McGarrigle; Wade Hemsworth

       
 1948 (36 Songs)

1948

Any Time

Musical/Film

Lawson, Herbert H.; REC: Eddy Arnold

1948

Black Coffee

Jazz

Webster, P. F., & Burke, S.; REC: Sarah Vaughan; Ruth Brown; Peggy Lee

1948

Blue Shadows On The Trail

Country/Bluegrass

Daniel, E., & Lange, J.; REC: The Sons of the Pioneers; Vaughn Monroe; Tex Ritter

1948

Boogie Chillen

Blues

Hooker, John Lee; REC: John Lee Hooker; Buddy Guy

1948

Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Musical/Film

Porter, Cole; REC: Harry Clark; Dick Hyman

1948

Buttons And Bows

Country/Bluegrass

Livingston, J., & Evans, R.; REC: Dinah Shore; The Rice Brothers; Gene Autry

1948

Calling You

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1948

Cool Water

Country/Bluegrass

Nolan, Bob; REC: The Sons of the Pioneers; Joni Mitchell

1948

Drivin' Wheel

Blues

Sykes, Roosevelt; REC: Roosevelt Sykes; Butterfield Blues Band; Johnny Winter; Junior Parker

1948

Every Day I Have The Blues (aka Nobody Loves Me)

Blues

Memphis Slim (Peter Chatman); REC: Memphis Slim; B. B. King; Joe Williams; Count Basie; Elmore James; Charles Brown; Buddy Guy

1948

Honky Tonk Blues

Country/Bluegrass

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1948

Honky Tonkin'

Country/Bluegrass

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1948

I Can't Be Satisfied

Blues

Waters, Muddy; REC: Muddy Waters; The Rolling Stones; John Hammond, Jr., Buddy Guy

1948

I Saw The Light

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.; Bill Monroe

1948

I Wish I Was A Single Girl Again

Country/Bluegrass

Howard, Harlan/Traditional; REC: The Maddox Brothers & Rose; Skeeter Davis

1948

I'm A Long Gone Daddy

Country/Bluegrass

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1948

I'm Movin' On

Country/Bluegrass

Snow, Hank; REC: Hank Snow; The Rolling Stones; Jimmy Smith

1948

I'm My Own Grandpa

Country/Bluegrass

Latham, D., & Jaffe, M.; REC: Ray Stevens; Lonzo & Oscar; Homer & Jethro

1948

It's A Most Unusual Day

Jazz

McHugh, J., & Adamson, H.; REC: Chris Connor; June Christy; Louis Armstrong; Mel Torme; Stan Kenton

1948

It's Magic

Jazz

Styne, J., & Cahn, S.; REC: Dinah Washington; Frank Sinatra; Carmen McRae

1948

It's Too Soon To Know

R & B/Soul

Chessler, Deborah; REC: The Orioles; The Flamingos; Dinah Washington; Linda Ronstadt

1948

Log Driver's Waltz, The

Folk/Roots

Hemsworth, Wade; REC: Kate & Anna McGarrigle; Stringband

1948

Manana (Is Soon Enough For Me)

Jazz

Lee, P., & Barbour, D.; REC: Peggy Lee; Dean Martin; Spike Jones; Jimmy Durante; Toni Tennille; Horst Winter; Jackie Davis; Pete Rugolo; Edmundo Ros; John Skinner

1948

Mansion On The Hill, A

Country/Bluegrass

Williams, Sr., H., & Rose, F.; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1948

Nature Boy

Jazz

Ahbez, Eden; REC: Nat King Cole; Frank Sinatra; Ella Fitzgerald; The Impressions; Ahmad Jamal

1948

Okie Dokie Stomp

Blues

Davis, Pluma; REC: Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown; Cornell Dupree; Johnny Dyer; Roy Gaines; Hollywood Fats

1948

On A Slow Boat To China

Jazz

Loesser, Frank; REC: Benny Goodman

1948

Passing Through

Folk/Roots

Blakeslee, Dick; REC: Dick Blakeslee; Oscar Brand; Leonard Cohen; Valdy

1948

Red Roses For A Blue Lady

Musical/Film

Tepper, S., & Brodsky, R.; REC: Vaughn Monroe

1948

Sabre Dance

Classical/ Contemporary

Khachaturian, Aram; REC: Woody Herman

1948

Since I Fell For You

R & B/Soul

Johnson, Buddy; REC: Paul Gayten; Charles Brown; Bonnie Raitt; B. B. King; The Dells; Lee Morgan; Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown

1948

Steppin' Out With My Baby

Jazz

Berlin, Irving; REC: Fred Astaire; Tony Bennett

1948

Tempus Fugit

Jazz

Powell, Bud; REC: Bud Powell; Miles Davis; Stan Getz; Chet Baker; Andy LaVerne; Toshiko Akiyoshi; Chick Corea; Ted Rosenthal

1948

Tennessee Waltz

Country/Bluegrass

King, P. W., & Stewart, R.; REC: Patti Page; Emmylou Harris; Kitty Wells

1948

When God Comes And Gathers His Jewels

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1948

You Came A Long Way From St. Louis

Jazz

Brooks, J. B.; & Russell, B.; REC: Della Reese; Peggy Lee

       
 1949 (45 Songs)

1949

All Night Long

Blues

Otis, Johnny; REC: Johnny Otis

1949

Baby, It's Cold Outside

Jazz

Loesser, Frank; REC: Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Jordan; Rod Stewart

1949

Bali Ha'i

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Peggy Lee; Sam Cooke; Frank Sinatra

1949

Bilbao Song, The

Jazz

Weill, K., & Mercer, J.; REC: Lotte Lenya; Gil Evans

1949

Black Fly Song, The

Folk/Roots

Hemsworth, Wade; REC: Wade Hemsworth

1949

Bonaparte's Retreat

Country/Bluegrass

King, Pee Wee; REC: Kay Starr; Willie Nelson

1949

Boplicity

Jazz

Henry, Cleo; REC: Miles Davis; Gerry Mulligan; Bobby Enriquez; Les Double Six; Joan Cartwright; Barbara Adamson; Gary Motley; Paul Warburton

1949

Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy

Jazz

Stone, H., & Stapp, H.; REC: Red Foley; Bing Crosby

1949

Conception

Jazz

Shearing, George; REC: George Shearing; Bud Powell; Sonny Rollins; Miles Davis; Bill Evans; Gary Burton; Chet Baker; Nicole Yarling; Chuck Wayne

1949

Cry Of The Wild Goose

Country/Bluegrass

Gilkyson, Terry; REC: Frankie Laine

1949

Dance Of The Infidels

Jazz

Powell, Bud; REC: Bud Powell; Fats Navarro; Hank Mobley; Art Blakey; Barry Harris; Charlie Parker; Sonny Rollins; Charles Mingus; Geri Allen

1949

Dear Hearts And Gentle People

Country/Bluegrass

Fain, S., & Hilliard, B.; REC: Red Foley; Jim Reeves

1949

Deportee

Folk/Roots

Guthrie, W., & Hoffman, M.; REC: Woody Guthrie

1949

Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend

Jazz

Styne, J., & Robin, L.; REC: Carol Channing; Marilyn Monroe; Julie London

1949

Django Castle

Jazz

Reinhardt, D., & Grappelli, S.; REC: Django Reinhardt; Chet Atkins; Gerry Beaudoin; Joe Pass; Eddie Harris; Al Hirt

1949

Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee

R & B/Soul

McGhee, G. "Stick", & Williams, J. M.; REC: Jerry Lee Lewis; Lightnin' Hopkins; Ronnie Hawkins; Campion Jack Dupree; Johnny Otis

1949

Far Away Places

Musical/Film

Kramer, A., & Whitney, J.; REC: Bing Crosby; Dinah Shore

1949

Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Country/Bluegrass

Scruggs, Earl; REC: Flatt & Scruggs

1949

Hallucinations (aka Budo)

Jazz

Powell, Bud; REC: Bud Powell; George Shearing; Claude Williamson; Phil Woods; Ted Rosenthal; Bobby McFerrin; Kenny Barron; Miles Davis; Stan Getz

1949

Happy Talk

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Muriel Smith

1949

Hokey Pokey, The

Folk/Roots

Leprise, L., Baker, T., & Macak, C.; REC: Ray Anthony

1949

Hucklebuck (Do The Hucklebuck)

R & B/Soul

Alfred, R., & Gibson, A.; REC: Paul "Hucklebuck" Williams; Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis; Louis Armstrong; Chubby Checker; Pinetop Perkins; King Curtis

1949

I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Peggy Lee; Dinah Shore; Mary Martin; The Weather Girls

1949

I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry

Country/Bluegrass

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.; Cowboy Junkies

1949

Jesus Remembered Me

Gospel

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1949

Kisses Sweeter Than Wine

Folk/Roots

Leadbelly, Seeger, P., Hays, L., Gilbert, R., & Hellerman, F./Traditional; REC: The Weavers; Kate Smith; Eddie Arnold; Peter, Paul & Mary; Marlene Dietrich; Jackson Browne; Waylon Jennings

1949

Lost In The Stars

Musical/Film

Weill, K., & Anderson, M.; REC: Tony Bennett

1949

Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Blues

Byrd, Henry (Professor Longhair); REC: Professor Longhair; Fats Domino

1949

Mind Your Own Business

Country/Bluegrass

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1949

Mockin' bird Hill

Musical/Film

Horton, Vaughn; REC: Les Paul & Mary Ford

1949

Mona Lisa

Jazz

Livingston, J., & Evans, R.; REC: Nat King Cole

1949

Mule Train

Country/Bluegrass

Lange, J., Heath, H., & Glickman, F.; REC: Frankie Laine; Tennessee Ernie Ford

1949

Oo-Bla-Dee (In The Land Of Oo-Bla-Dee)

Jazz

Williams, M. L., & Orent, M.; REC: Mary Lou Williams; Dizzy Gillespie; Marian McPartland; Mark Murphy; Wardell Gray; Junior Mance

1949

Riders In The Sky (aka Ghost Riders In The Sky)

Country/Bluegrass

Jones, Stan; REC: Vaughn Monroe; Riders in the Sky; Gene Autry; Johnny Cash

1949

Rock The Joint

R & B/Soul

Dagby, D., Crafton, H. "Fats", & Keene, D.; REC: Jimmy Preston; Bill Haley & His Comets; Long John Baldry

1949

Saturday Night Fish Fry

R & B/Soul

Jordan, L., & Walsh, E.; REC: Louis Jordan; Pearl Bailey; Billy Lee Riley

1949

Scarlet Ribbons (For Her Hair)

Folk/Roots

Danzig, E., & Segal, J.; REC: Harry Belafonte; The Browns; The Kingston Trio

1949

Some Enchanted Evening

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Ezio Pinza

1949

That Lucky Old Sun

R & B/Soul

Smith, B., & Gillespie, H.; REC: Ray Charles

1949

There'll Be No Teardrops Tonight

Country/Bluegrass

Williams, Sr., Hank; REC: Hank Williams, Sr.

1949

This Nearly Was Mine

Musical/Film

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Ezio Pinza; Bobby Darin; George London; Julie Budd

1949

Too Darn Hot

Jazz

Porter, Cole; REC: Ella Fitzgerald

1949

Twisted

Jazz

Gray, W., & Ross, A.; REC: Joni Mitchell; Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross; Manhattan Transfer

1949

Wail

Jazz

Powell, Bud; REC: Bud Powell; Fats Navarro; Charles McPherson; Stanley Cowell; George Shearing; Paul Motian; Roy Haynes; Sonny Rollins

1949

Younger Than Springtime

Jazz

Rodgers, R., & Hammerstein, II, O.; REC: Rosemary Clooney; Frank Sinatra; Oscar Peterson; Mario Lanza; Judy Collins

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