playlist

1940s Jazz

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

20 songs (1 hour and 13 minutes) curated by Amazon's Music Experts
1
Take the "A" Train
Duke Ellington & His Famous Orchestra - The Essential Duke Ellington
2:54
2
Sing, Sing, Sing
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra & Benny Goodman - The Essential Benny Goodman
8:40
3
One O'Clock Jump (Live (1957/Newport))
Count Basie - Count Basie At Newport
9:26
4
Salt Peanuts
Dizzy Gillespie - The Best of Dizzy Gillespie
3:21
5
Scrapple From The Apple
Charlie "Bird" Parker - The Complete Savoy & Dial Master Takes
2:56
6
Strange Fruit
Billie Holiday - The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945 - 1959
3:01
7
Variety Stomp (1998 Remastered - Take 2)
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra - The Only Big Band CD You'll Ever Need
3:05
8
The Last Time I Saw Paris
Ann Southern - Jazz Legends: The Essential Women of Jazz
3:07
9
Moonlight Serenade
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra - The Essential Glenn Miller
3:25
10
Sweet Georgia Brown
Johnny Mercer - Big Band Dance Music: 30 Classic Songs of the 1940s and 1950s
2:35
11
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Patti Page - The Best of Big Band: Classic Swing Dance Songs of the 1940s and 1950s
1:57
12
Bésame Mucho
Andy Russell - Andy Russell. Themes Only For Lovers
2:39
13
St. James Infirmary Blues (Parts I & II)
Artie Shaw and His Orchestra & Hot Lips Page - The Essential Artie Shaw
6:20
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
You're The Top
Cole Porter feat. Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks - De-Lovely Music From The Motion Picture
3:25
19
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
The Andrews Sisters - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (28 Hits)
2:46
20
I'll Never Smile Again
Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra - Chart-Toppers of the '40s
3:11