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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 5 - By Artist

Louis Armstrong
Song Title: Public Melody Number 1
Written By: Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
Year Recorded: 1937
Archival film: From the feature film Artists and Models


Song Title: Blue Again
Written By: Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
Year Recorded: 1931
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Little Rascal, You
Written By: Sam Theard
Year Recorded: 1932

Song Title: Shine
Written By: Lou Brown, Cecil Mack, Ford Dabney
Year Recorded: 1932
Archival film: Excerpt taken from the film short Rhapsody in Black and Blue


Song Title: Sobbin' Hearted Blues
Written By: Bradford, Layer, Davis
Year Recorded: 1925
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra
Song Title: Cherokee
Written By: Ray Noble
Year Recorded: 1939
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Count Basie and His Orchestra
Song Title: Jumpin' at the Woodside
Written By: William Count Basie
Year Recorded: 1938
Label: Decca Records (The Verve Music Group)


Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, featuring Chu Berry
Song Title: Queen Isabella
Written By: Joseph M. Davis, Paul Denniker
Year Recorded: 1937
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Larry Clinton and His Orchestra
Song Title: Smiles
Written By: J. Will Callahan, Lee G. Roberts
Year Recorded: 1943
Archival film: From the "soundie" Larry Clinton and His Orchestra


Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra
Song Title: Song of India
Written By: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakoff arranged by Tommy Dorsey, Red Bone
Year Recorded: 1941
Archival film: From the feature film Las Vegas Nights


Song Title: Well, Git It!
Written By: Sy Oliver
Year Recorded: 1942
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Duke Ellington
Song Title: Creole Rhapsody
Written By: Duke Ellington
Year Recorded: 1935
Archival film: From the short film Paramount Pictorial


Song Title: Saddest Tale (Lost My Man Blues)
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1935
Archival film: From the musical short Symphony in Black


Song Title: Single Petal of a Rose
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1959
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: Stepping into Swing Society
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo
Year Recorded: 1938
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Song Title: Symphony in Black
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1935
Archival film: From the musical short Symphony in Black


Song Title: Unidentified piece "Dreaming"
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1965
Archival film: From a CBC interview with Duke Ellington


Song Title: Truckin'
Written By: Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Song Title: Tough Truckin'
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Song Title: Jeep's Blues
Written By: Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges
Year Recorded: 1938
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Teese Gohl
Song Title: Humoresque
Written By: Antonin Dvorak
Label: Recorded for the Jazz Film Project, Inc.


Benny Goodman
Song Title: Avalon
Written By: Richard Rose, Al Jolson, B.G. De Sylva
Year Recorded: 1937
Archival film: From the short film For Auld Lang Syne


Song Title: Blue Skies
Written By: Irving Berlin
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: Don't Be That Way
Written By: Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman
Year Recorded: 1938
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Ridin' High
Written By: Cole Porter
Year Recorded: 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: (You Got Me In Between) The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Written By: Ted Kohler, Harold Arlen
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: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Sing Sing Sing (with a Swing)
Written By: Louis Prima
Year Recorded: 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: Sing, Sing, Sing
Written By: Louis Prima
Year Recorded: 1937
Archival film: From the feature film Hollywood Hotel


Song Title: Sing, Sing, Sing
Written By: Louis Prima
Year Recorded: 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: Stompin' at the Savoy
Written By: Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, Andy Razaf
Year Recorded: 1936
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: Bugle Call Rag
Written By: Jack Pettis, Billy Meyers, Elmer Schoebel
Year Recorded: 1936
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Song Title: I've Got a Heartful of Music
Written By: Richard Whiting, Johnny Mercer
Year Recorded: 1937
Archival film: From the feature film Hollywood Hotel


Song Title: On The Alamo
Written By: Isham Jones, Gus Kahn
Year Recorded: 1941
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Body and Soul
Written By: Edward Heyman, John W. Green, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: Sweet Leilani (Takin' Leilani Uptown)
Written By: Harry Owens
Year Recorded: 1937
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Time On My Hands
Written By: Mack Gordon, Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson
Year Recorded: 1937
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Who
Written By: Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein, Jerome Kern
Year Recorded: 1935
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Earl Hines and His Orchestra
Song Title: Grand Terrace Shuffle
Written By: Earl Hines
Year Recorded: 1939
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Johnny Hodges
Song Title: Jeep's Blues
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Johnny Hodges
Year Recorded: 1938
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Jeep's Blues
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Johnny Hodges
Year Recorded: 1965
Label: Impulse The Verve Music Group


Billie Holiday
Song Title: Saddest Tale (Lost My Man Blues)
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Year Recorded: 1935
Archival film: From the musical short Symphony in Black


Song Title: A Fine Romance
Written By: Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
Year Recorded: 1936
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Song Title: Pennies from Heaven
Written By: Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston
Year Recorded: 1936
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Jimmy Lunceford and His Orchestra
Song Title: Nagasaki
Written By: Mort Dixon, Harry Warren
Year Recorded: 1936
Archival film: From the musical short Jimmy Lunceford and His Dance Orchestra


Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
Song Title: I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo
Written By: Mack Gordon, Harry Warren
Year Recorded: 1942
Archival film: From the feature film Orchestra Wives


Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
Song Title: Begin the Beguine
Written By: Cole Porter
Year Recorded: 1938
Archival film: From the musical short Artie Shaw and His Orchestra


Song Title: Summertime
Written By: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
Year Recorded: 1945
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Bessie Smith
Song Title: Sobbin' Hearted Blues
Written By: Bradford, Layer, Davis
Year Recorded: 1925
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Chick Webb
Song Title: Don't Be That Way
Written By: Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish
Year Recorded: 1934
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Song Title: Harlem Congo
Written By: Harry A. White
Year Recorded: 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The Verve Music Group)


Song Title: Stompin' at the Savoy
Written By: Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, Andy Razaf
Year Recorded: 1934
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra with Billie Holiday
Song Title: Pennies from Heaven
Written By: Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston
Year Recorded: 1936
Label: Columbia/Legacy



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