CD: In The Mood
The biggest dance bands of the war years play their signature tunes.
1 CD. Over 1 hour playing time. All tracks restored and digitally re-mastered.
‘Next to a letter from home,’ wrote Lt. Col. James H. Dolittle to Major Glenn Miller in July 1944, ‘your organisation is the greatest morale builder in the European Theatre of Operations.’ Our selection honours the contribution that Miller’s band and so many of his contemporaries made to the Allied war effort. Captured here are the big band tunes that lit up the dance floors and kept spirits high during six long years of war.
22 classic tracks, including:
In The Mood - Joe Loss, At The Woodchoppers Ball - Woody Herman, Begin The Beguine - Artie Shaw, Twelfth Street Rag - Pee Wee Hunt, Pennsylvania 6-5000 - Glenn Miller, Blue Moon - Billy Butterfield, It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing) - Lionel Hampton, Is You Is, Or Is You Ain't My Baby - Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters, Choo Choo Ch'Boogie - Louis Jordan, Stormy Weather - Billy Butterfield, Don’t Get Around Much Anymore - Duke Ellington, Jumpin' At The Woodside - Count Basie, (I've Got A Gal In) Kalamazoo - Glenn Miller; Sing, Sing, Sing - Benny Goodman, Trumpet Blues & Cantabile - Harry James, South Rampart Street Parade - Bob Crosby, GI Jive - Johnny Mercer, Take The ‘A’ Train - Duke Ellington, Ciribiribin - Harry James.
- Cat. no.: GLMY121
- Barcode: 5060088440261