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'40s Jazz & Swing Time

Classic vocal and instrumental performances of some of the 1940s' most popular songs.

20 songs (1 hour and 9 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Take The A Train
Various artists - 20 Golden Big Band Tunes
3:00
2
Sing, Sing, Sing
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra & Benny Goodman - The Essential Benny Goodman
8:43
3
One O'Clock Jump
Count Basie & His Orchestra - Lets Jump
0:48
4
Nuages
Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli & Quintet of the Hot Club de France - Django Reinhardt & The Hot Club
3:16
5
Stompin' at the Savoy
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra - The Only Big Band CD You'll Ever Need
3:14
6
The Last Time I Saw Paris
Johnny Desmond - Last Time I Saw Paris
2:14
7
Moonlight Serenade
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra - The Essential Glenn Miller
3:25
8
Sweet Georgia Brown
Johnny Mercer - Sweet Georgia Brown
2:35
9
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Patti Page - Patti Page with Lou Stein's Music, 1949
1:57
10
Bésame Mucho
Andy Russell - Andy Russell. Themes Only For Lovers
2:39
11
Strange Fruit
Billie Holiday - 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: Best of Billie Holiday
3:13
12
St. James Infirmary Blues (Parts I & II)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra & Hot Lips Page - The Essential Artie Shaw
6:20
13
Accentuate the Positive (feat. Ray Mckinley and the Crew Chiefs)
Glenn Miller & Glenn Miller and his AAFO Orchestra feat. Ray McKinley & The Crew Chiefs - Final Swing
4:20
14
I Got Rhythm
Ethel Waters - Puttin' on the Ritz (Some of the Best Vocalist of the World)
3:09
15
Sentimental Journey (feat. Doris Day)
Les Brown & His Orchestra feat. Doris Day - Music of World War II - Sentimental Journey
2:51
16
Little White Lies
Dick Haymes - Dick Haymes - His Very Best
2:48
17
Across The Alley From The Alamo
The Mills Brothers - Mills Brothers - From The Archives (Digitally Remastered)
2:12
18
The Nearness Of You
Ella Fitzgerald - Essential - Ella Fitzgerald
5:42
19
Salt Peanuts
Charlie Parker - Early Bird (The Best Of The 1945 Studio Recordings)
3:18
20
You're The Top
Cole Porter feat. Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks - De-Lovely Music From The Motion Picture
3:25