Benny Goodman - The Absolutely Essential (CD)

The Absolutely Essential
£4.99
This collection features 60 examples of why Benny Goodman was rightly called The King of Swing. All of his key recordings from the '€˜30s and '€˜40s are included here with his orchestras, sometimes fronted by such legendary female vocalists as Billie Holiday and Peggy Lee.
Tracklist:

CD1:
1. Jersey Bounce
2. Riffin' The Scotch
3. Moonglow
4. Bugle Call Rag
5. After You've Gone
6. Japanese Sandman
7. Blue Skies
8. Sometimes I'm Happy
9. King Porter Stomp
10. Goodbye
11. Stompin' At The Savoy
12. Stardust
13. Oh Lady Be Good
14. Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye
15. Swingtime In The Rockies
16. Down South Camp Meeting
17. Sweet Sue, Just You
18. Organ Grinder's Swing
19. More Than You Know
20. Sing, Sing, Sing

CD2:
1. Taking A Chance On Love
2. Roll 'Em
3. Love Me Or Leave Me
4. Whispering
5. Life Goes To A Party
6. If Dreams Come True
7. Don't Be That Way
8. Sugar Foot Stomp
9. My Melancholy Baby
10. One O'Clock Jump
11. Where Or When
12. Big John Special
13. Wrappin' It Up
14. There'll Be Some Changes Made
15. Bach Goes To Town
16. Sweet Lorraine
17. Jumpin' At The Woodside
18. Stealin' Apples
19. Night And Day
20. Somebody Else Is Taking My Place

CD3:
1. Solo Flight
2. Let's Dance
3. Benny Rides Again
4. Henderson Stomp
5. Frenesi
6. Memories Of You
7. Why Don't You Do Right?
8. Fiesta In Blue
9. Air Mail Special
10. The Earl
11. Caprice XX1V Paganini
12. Idaho
13. Mission To Moscow
14. Symphony
15. All The Cats Join In
16. Gotta Be This Or That
17. You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me
18. Oh, Baby
19. Fascinating Rhythm
20. It Could Happen To You