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Tommy Dorsey And His Greatest Band

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Tommy Dorsey And His Greatest Band
Tommy Dorsey And His Greatest Band


For most people Tommy Dorsey's greatest band was the 1940-1942 edition with Frank Sinatra and the Pied Pipers, but this group comes close. The tracks are taken from transcription discs recorded in 1944. You can hear the band in full gallop on "Well, Git It" and dream to Tommy's silken trombone on "Like A Leaf In THe Wind". More than half of the songs aren't ones that are usually associated with the Dorsey band, and of course by this point Sinatra and The Pied Pipers had given away to Stuart Foster and The Sentimentalists. Nonetheless the thrill of hearing any 1940's Tommy Dorsey makes this CD worth having.


  1. Name
  2. Boogie Woogie (Theme First)
  3. Amor
  4. But She's My Buddy's Chick
  5. Swing High
  6. Like A Leaf In The Wind
  7. Marie
  8. Opus No. 1
  9. Wagon Wheels
  10. Clarinet Cascades
  11. Land Of Dreams
  12. Song Of India
  13. Swanee River
  14. Losers Weepers
  15. There Is No Breeze To Cool The Flame Of Love
  16. The Minor Goes Muggin'
  17. On The Sunny Side Of The Street
  18. We'll Git It
  19. Rest Stop
  20. I'm In Love With Someone
  21. That's My Home
  22. I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
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