Recordings from 1940-1949

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Song Title Artist Label Matrix Number
Denapas Parade Meade "Lux" Lewis Asch Asch (352-2) Details & Listen
Destination KC Kansas City Seven Keynote Keynote (1303) Details & Listen
Dolores Ike Quebec Blue Note Blue Note (516) Details & Listen
Don't Leave Me Daddy Eddie Condon Commodore Commodore (542) Details & Listen
Don't Look Now But Your Broken Heart Is Showing Ernest Tubb Decca Decca (46040) Details & Listen
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree Les Brown Okeh Okeh (6653) Details & Listen
Eleven Sixty Charlie Ventura National National (9043) Details & Listen
Euphoria Charlie Ventura Sittin in With Sittin in With (504) Details & Listen
Everyday Blues Dorothy Donegan Bluebird Bluebird (B-8979a) Details & Listen
Farewell Blues George Zack Commodore Commodore (599) Details & Listen
Fidgety Feet Eddie Condon Commodore Commodore (542) Details & Listen
Fine And Dandy Mel Torme Musicraft Musicraft (528) Details & Listen
Fine Brown Frame Nellie Lutcher and her Rhythm Capitol Capitol (15032) Details & Listen
Gator Tail Part One Cootie Williams Mercury Mercury (8131) Details & Listen
Gator Tail Part Two Cootie Williams Mercury Mercury (8131) Details & Listen
Gee Baby Ain't I Good to You Nat "King" Cole Capitol Capitol (169) Details & Listen
Georgia On My Mind Gene Krupa Okeh Okeh (6118) Details & Listen
Get Happy Red Norvo Comet Comet (T7) Details & Listen
Glendale Glide Meade "Lux" Lewis Asch Asch (352-2) Details & Listen
Grand Slam Benny Goodman Columbia Columbia (36722) Details & Listen
Green Grow the Lilacs Tex Ritter Capitol Capitol (206) Details & Listen
Groovin' High Dizzy Gillespie Guild Guild (1001) Details & Listen
Hallelujah Red Norvo Comet Comet (T6) Details & Listen
Hard Tack Ike Quebec Blue Note Blue Note (510) Details & Listen
He Pulled a Fast One Errol Garner Asch Asch (5501) Details & Listen
He's a Real Gone Guy Nellie Lutcher and her Rhythm Capitol Capitol (40017) Details & Listen
Helena Polka Otto Hans Mercury Mercury (70673) Details & Listen
High Society Wild Bill Davison Commodore Commodore (615) Details & Listen
Hot House Dizzy Gillespie Guild Guild (1003) Details & Listen
How Come You Do Me Like You Do? Miff Mole Brunswick Brunswick (80105) Details & Listen
How High The Moon - Part 1 Jazz at the Philharmonic Asch Asch (453-1) Details & Listen
How High The Moon - Part 2 Jazz at the Philharmonic Asch Asch (453-1) Details & Listen
How High The Moon - Part 3 Jazz at the Philharmonic Asch Asch (453-2) Details & Listen
How Long Blues Count Basie Columbia Columbia (36710) Details & Listen
How Much Do I Owe You Cowboy Copas King King (696) Details & Listen
Hurry On Down Nellie Lutcher and her Rhythm Capitol Capitol (40002) Details & Listen
I Can't Believe that You're In Love with Me Chocolate Dandies Commodore Commodore (1506) Details & Listen
I Can't Escape From You Benny Carter and His Orchestra Capitol Capitol (40048) Details & Listen
I Can't Get Started - Part 1 Jazz at the Philharmonic Keynote Keynote (2001) Details & Listen
I Can't Get Started - Part 2 Jazz at the Philharmonic Keynote Keynote (2001) Details & Listen
I Can't Get Started With You Lennie Tristano Mercury Mercury (1062) Details & Listen
I Can't See for Lookin' Nat "King" Cole Capitol Capitol (154) Details & Listen
I Cover the Waterfront Eddie Haywood and his Orchestra Commodore Commodore (1514) Details & Listen
I Don't Know Why I Love You Like I Do Charlie Ventura Lamplighter Lamplighter (106) Details & Listen
I Found a New Baby Benny Goodman Columbia Columbia (36721) Details & Listen
I GiveYou My Word Johnny Long Decca Decca (3459) Details & Listen
I Got Rhythm Red Norvo Keynote Keynote (1319) Details & Listen
I Realize Now Nat "King" Cole Capitol Capitol (169) Details & Listen
I Surrender Dear Chocolate Dandies Commodore Commodore (1506) Details & Listen
I Surrender Dear Benny Carter and His Orchestra Capitol Capitol (200) Details & Listen