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Behind the BeatSeries Discography
Series Discography, Comprehensive list of all the music from the show Billie Holiday in Performance 1948; Benny Goodman 1936; Art Blakey at the Open Door in NYC; Awning of Village Vanguard 1960's
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Episode 4 - By Artist

Louis Armstrong
Song Title: Black and Blue
Written By: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Andy Razaf, Harry Brooks
Year Recorded: 1929
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Dinah
Written By: Sam Lewis, Joe Young, Harry Akst
Year Recorded: 1933
Archival film: Excerpt from the performance film featuring Louis Armstrong, Kobenhavn Kalundborg Og


Song Title: Stardust
Written By: Mitchell Parish, Hoagy Carmichael
Year Recorded: 1931
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Tiger Rag
Written By: Nick LaRocca, Harry De Costa
Year Recorded: 1933
Archival film: Excerpt from the performance film featuring Louis Armstrong, Kobenhavn Kalundborg Og


Song Title: St. James Infirmary
Written By: Joe Primrose
Year Recorded: 1928
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Weary Blues
Written By: Artie Matthews
Year Recorded: 1927
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Ain't Misbehavin'
Written By: Andy Razaf, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Harry Brooks
Year Recorded: 1929
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Chinatown, My Chinatown
Written By: Jean Schwartz, William Jerome
Year Recorded: 1931
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Lazy River
Written By: Hoagy Carmichael, Sydney Arodin
Year Recorded: 1931
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Sidney Bechet and His Blue Note Jazzmen
Song Title: Blue Horizon
Written By: Sidney Bechet
Year Recorded: 1944
Label: Blue Note Records, A Division of Capitol Records


Johnny Dodd's Black Bottom Stompers
Song Title: Wild Man Blues
Written By: Ferdinand Joseph Morton, Louis Armstrong
Year Recorded: 1927
Label: MCA/Universal


Duke Ellington
Song Title: Black Beauty
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1928
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills
Year Recorded: 1932
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Old Man Blues
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills
Year Recorded: 1930
Archival film: From the feature film Check and Double Check


Song Title: Reminiscing In Tempo
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Song Title: Ring Dem Bells
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills
Year Recorded: 1930
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: Solitude
Written By: Irving Mills, Eddie DeLange, Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1949
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: That Lindy Hop
Written By: Andy Razaf, Eubie Blake
Year Recorded: 1930
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: Drop Me Off in Harlem
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1933
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: Sophisticated Lady
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills, Mitchell Parish
Year Recorded: 1933
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: Mood Indigo
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills, Barney Bigard
Year Recorded: 1930
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Song Title: Echoes of Harlem (Cootie's Concerto)
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1936
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Song Title: Creole Love Call
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1949
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Rockin' in Rhythm
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Harry Carney
Year Recorded: 1933
Archival film: From the film Bundle of Blues


Benny Goodman
Song Title: Get Happy
Written By: Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen
Year Recorded: 1936
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: California Here I Come (California Echoes)
Written By: B.G. De Sylva, Al Jolson, Joseph Meyer
Year Recorded: 1929
Archival film: From the short film Ben Pollack and his Park Central Orchestra


Song Title: King Porter Stomp
Written By: Ferdinand Joseph Morton
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: Restless
Written By: Tom Satterfield, Sam Coslow
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: Classics Records (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: Clouds
Written By: Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Song Title: Down South Camp Meetin'
Written By: Fletcher Henderson, Irving Mills
Year Recorded: 1936
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: Throwin' Stones at the Sun
Written By: Nat Simon, Billy Hueston, Sammy Mysels
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Fletcher Henderson
Song Title: Hotter Than 'Ell
Written By: Fletcher Henderson
Year Recorded: 1934
Label: Decca Records The Verve Music Group


Song Title: Sugar Foot Stomp
Written By: Walter Melrose, Joe "King" Oliver
Year Recorded: 1931
Label: Decca Records The Verve Music Group


Song Title: Down South Camp Meetin'
Written By: Fletcher Henderson, Irving Mills
Year Recorded: 1934
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: Shanghai Shuffle
Written By: Gene Rodemich, Larry Conley
Year Recorded: 1934
Label: Decca Records The Verve Music Group


Earl Hines and His Orchestra
Song Title: Rock and Rye
Written By: Jimmy Mundy
Year Recorded: 1934
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Ben Pollack and His Orchestra with Benny Goodman
Song Title: California Here I Come (California Echoes)
Written By: B.G. De Sylva, Al Jolson, Joseph Meyer
Year Recorded: 1929
Archival film: From the short film Ben Pollack and his Park Central Orchestra


Jack Purvis and His Orchestra with Coleman Hawkins
Song Title: Down Georgia Way
Written By: R.B. Stephens, Jack Purvis
Year Recorded: 1930
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Rev. D.C. Rice
Song Title: Lord Keep Me with A Mind
Written By: Traditional
Year Recorded: 1928
Label: Shanachie Records (The Universal Music Group)


Bessie Smith
Song Title: Poor Man's Blues
Written By: Bessie Smith
Year Recorded: 1928
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Art Tatum
Song Title: Three Little Words
Written By: Bert Kahlmar, Harry Ruby
Year Recorded: 1943
Label: GNP Crescendo


Song Title: Tiny's Exercise
Written By: Tiny Grimes, Connie Hayes
Year Recorded: 1943
Archival film: Outtakes from a March of Time newsreel


Song Title: Too Marvelous for Words
Written By: Richard A. Whiting, John H. Mercer
Year Recorded: 1955
Label: Smithsonian (The Verve Music Group)


Thomas "Fats" Waller
Song Title: Handful of Keys
Written By: Thomas "Fats" Waller
Year Recorded: 1929
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: I Ain't Got Nobody
Written By: Williams, Graham
Year Recorded: 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: Your Feets Too Big
Written By: Ada Benson, Fred Fisher
Year Recorded: 1939
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: The Joint Is Jumpin'
Written By: Andy Razaf, Thomas "Fats" Waller, J.C. Johnson
Year Recorded: 1941
Archival film: From the "soundie" The Joint Is Jumpin'


Chick Webb and His Orchestra
Song Title: Stompin' At The Savoy
Written By: Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb
Year Recorded: 1934
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: What A Shuffle
Written By: Donald Eugene Kirkpatrick
Year Recorded: 1934
Label: Best of Jazz Records (Decca Records The Verve Music Group)



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