The Essential BG (4CD)

Benny Goodman

of discs
4
Stock Status (?)
In Stock
Delivery Estimate
2-5 days
Genre
Jazz, Big Band
Label
Proper Box
Released
February 18, 2013

Format: Compact Disc

£11.99

 

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Description

101 track survey of Benny Goodman, a cultural icon who was largely responsible for the popular explosion of swing music during the 1930s & early 1940s.

This chronologically arranged 4CD set presents us with Benny Goodman's greatest recorded big band achievements, kicking off in early 1931. The enclosed 64 page booklet contains his full story and includes rare photos and session details.

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Key Value
Catalogue number PROPERBOX5109
Barcode 0805520221092
Number of items 4
Packaging type Box Set
Imported No
Weight 236g
Dimensions (LxWxH) 126mm x 18mm x 130mm

Disc 1

Track Listing — Disc 1

Song Title Time
1. Basin Street Blues -
2. I Gotta Right To Sing The Blues -
3. Your Mother's Son-In-Law -
4. Ol' Pappy -
5. Moonglow -
6. Nitwit Serenade -
7. Bugle Call Rag -
8. Music Hall Rag -
9. Blue Moon -
10. Down Home Rag -
11. Japanese Sandman -
12. You're A Heavenly Thing -
13. Get Rhythm In Your Feet (And Music In Your Soul) -
14. Ballad In Blue -
15. Blue Skies -
16. Dear Old Southland -
17. Sometimes I'm Happy -
18. King Porter Stomp -
19. (You've Got Me In Between) The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea -
20. Madhouse -
21. Eeny Meeny Miney Mo -
22. When Buddah Smiles -
23. It's Been So Long -
24. Stompin' At The Savoy -
25. Goody-Goody -

Disc 2

Track Listing — Disc 2

Song Title Time
1. Christopher Columbus -
2. I Know That You Know -
3. Stardust -
4. You Can't Put The Wool Over My Eyes -
5. The Glory Of Love -
6. These Foolish Things -
7. Swingtime In The Rockies -
8. House Hop -
9. You Turned The Tables On Me -
10. Down South Camp Meeting -
11. Love Me Or Leave Me -
12. Organ Grinder's Swing -
13. Alexander's Ragtime Band -
14. Jam Session -
15. Goodnight My Love -
16. Smoke Dreams -
17. He Ain't Got Rhythm -
18. This Year's Kisses -
19. Sing, Sing, Sing -
20. Roll 'Em -
21. Peckin’ -
22. Ridin' High -
23. Life Goes To A Party -
24. If Dreams Come True -
25. Don't Be That Way -

Disc 3

Track Listing — Disc 3

Song Title Time
1. One O'Clock Jump -
2. I Let A Song Go Out Of My Heart -
3. Big John Special -
4. Wrappin' It Up -
5. Bach Goes To Town -
6. And The Angels Sing -
7. Show Your Linen, Miss Richardson -
8. There'll Be Some Changes Made -
9. Jumpin' At The Woodside -
10. Stealin' Apples -
11. Night And Day -
12. I Thought About You -
13. Let's Dance -
14. Darn That Dream -
15. Honeysuckle Rose -
16. Opus Local 802 -
17. Board Meeting -
18. Zaggin' With Zig -
19. How High The Moon -
20. Shake Down The Stars -
21. Yours Is My Heart Alone -
22. Cocoanut Grove -
23. The Hour Of Parting -
24. Crazy Rhythm -
25. Who Cares -
26. Benny Rides Again -

Disc 4

Track Listing — Disc 4

Song Title Time
1. Henderson Stomp -
2. Taking A Chance On Love -
3. Frenesi -
4. Superman -
5. Let The Door Knob Hitcha -
6. Scarecrow -
7. Solo Flight -
8. Fiesta In Blue -
9. Air Mail Special -
10. When The Sun Comes Out -
11. Tuesday At Ten -
12. The Count -
13. Pound Ridge -
14. The Earl -
15. Caprice XX1V Paganini -
16. My Old Flame -
17. Clarinet A La King -
18. Jersey Bounce -
19. Idaho -
20. Why Don't You Do Right? -
21. Mission To Moscow -
22. All The Cats Join In -
23. Clarinade -
24. Lonely Moments -
25. Undercurrent Blues -