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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 Song Title

A Fine Romance
Written By: Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern
Performed by: Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra, 1936
Label: Columbia/Legacy


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


Begin the Beguine
Written By: Cole Porter
Performed by: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, 1938
Archival film: From the musical short Artie Shaw and His Orchestra


Blue Again
Written By: Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh
Performed by: Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra, 1931
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Blue Skies
Written By: Irving Berlin
Performed by: Benny Goodman, 1935
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Body and Soul
Written By: Edward Heyman, John W. Green, Robert Sour, Frank Eyton
Performed by: Benny Goodman Trio, 1935
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Bugle Call Rag
Written By: Jack Pettis, Billy Meyers, Elmer Schoebel
Performed by: Benny Goodman Orchestra, 1936
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Cherokee
Written By: Ray Noble
Performed by: Charlie Barnet and His Orchestra, 1939
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Clouds
Written By: Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson
Performed by: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, 1935
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Creole Rhapsody
Written By: Duke Ellington
Performed by: Duke Ellington, 1935
Archival film: From the short film Paramount Pictorial


(You Got Me In Between) The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea
Written By: Ted Kohler, Harold Arlen
Performed by: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, 1935
Label: Classics Records (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


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


Don't Be That Way
Written By: Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman
Performed by: Benny Goodman, 1938
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Grand Terrace Shuffle
Written By: Earl Hines
Performed by: Earl Hines and His Orchestra, 1939
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Harlem Congo
Written By: Harry A. White
Performed by: Chick Webb and His Orchestra, 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The Verve Music Group)


Humoresque
Written By: Antonin Dvorak
Performed by: Teese Gohl, 2000
Label: Recorded for the Jazz Film Project, Inc.


I've Got a Heartful of Music
Written By: Richard Whiting, Johnny Mercer
Performed by: Benny Goodman Quartet, 1937
Archival film: From the feature film Hollywood Hotel


I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Little Rascal, You
Written By: Sam Theard
Performed by: Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra, 1932

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


Jeep's Blues
Written By: Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges
Performed by: Johnny Hodges and His Orchestra with Duke Ellington, 1938
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Jeep's Blues
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Johnny Hodges
Performed by: Johnny Hodges, 1965
Label: Impulse The Verve Music Group


Jumpin' at the Woodside
Written By: William Count Basie
Performed by: Count Basie and His Orchestra, 1938
Label: Decca Records (The Verve Music Group)


Nagasaki
Written By: Mort Dixon, Harry Warren
Performed by: Jimmy Lunceford and His Orchestra, 1936
Archival film: From the musical short Jimmy Lunceford and His Dance Orchestra


On The Alamo
Written By: Isham Jones, Gus Kahn
Performed by: Benny Goodman Sextet, 1941
Label: Columbia/Legacy


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


Public Melody Number 1
Written By: Harold Arlen, Ted Koehler
Performed by: Louis Armstrong, 1937
Archival film: From the feature film Artists and Models


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


Ridin' High
Written By: Cole Porter
Performed by: Benny Goodman, 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Saddest Tale (Lost My Man Blues)
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Performed by: Billie Holiday and Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, 1935
Archival film: From the musical short Symphony in Black


Shine
Written By: Lou Brown, Cecil Mack, Ford Dabney
Performed by: Louis Armstrong and His Orchestra, 1932
Archival film: Excerpt taken from the film short Rhapsody in Black and Blue


Sing Sing Sing (with a Swing)
Written By: Louis Prima
Performed by: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Sing, Sing, Sing
Written By: Louis Prima
Performed by: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, 1937
Archival film: From the feature film Hollywood Hotel


Sing, Sing, Sing
Written By: Louis Prima
Performed by: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, 1937
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Single Petal of a Rose
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Performed by: Duke Ellington, 1959
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


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


Sobbin' Hearted Blues
Written By: Bradford, Layer, Davis
Performed by: Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, 1925
Label: Columbia/Legacy


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


Stepping into Swing Society
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills, Henry Nemo
Performed by: Duke Ellington, 1938
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Stompin' at the Savoy
Written By: Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, Andy Razaf
Performed by: Chick Webb and His Orchestra, 1934
Label: Smithsonian (The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment)


Stompin' at the Savoy
Written By: Edgar Sampson, Benny Goodman, Chick Webb, Andy Razaf
Performed by: Benny Goodman and His Orchestra, 1936
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Summertime
Written By: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
Performed by: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra, 1945
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Sweet Leilani (Takin' Leilani Uptown)
Written By: Harry Owens
Performed by: Benny Goodman Trio, 1937
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Symphony in Black
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Performed by: Duke Ellington, 1935
Archival film: From the musical short Symphony in Black


Time On My Hands
Written By: Mack Gordon, Vincent Youmans, Harold Adamson
Performed by: Benny Goodman Trio, 1937
Label: Columbia/Legacy


Tough Truckin'
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington, Irving Mills
Performed by: Duke Ellington Sextet, 1935
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Truckin'
Written By: Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom
Performed by: Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, 1935
Label: Classics Records (Columbia/Legacy)


Unidentified piece "Dreaming"
Written By: Edward Kennedy Ellington
Performed by: Duke Ellington, 1965
Archival film: From a CBC interview with Duke Ellington


Well, Git It!
Written By: Sy Oliver
Performed by: Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, 1942
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment


Who
Written By: Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein, Jerome Kern
Performed by: Benny Goodman Trio, 1935
Label: The RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment



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