Records from RCA Victor

9:20 Special

February 7, 2016
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A Kiss to Build a Dream On


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A.C. Meets Osie


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Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive

January 3, 2016
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Song by Johnny Mercer and Harold Arlen. Vocal by Imogene Lynn. Check out Mercer himself singing the song.

After You’ve Gone

August 5, 2018
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Baby Please

February 7, 2016
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Blue Yodel

November 22, 2015
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This is a re-issue of the original 1927 recording, which was released in 1948. Blue Yodel was one of several songs recorded for Victor in New York city in October 1927. It sold nearly half a million copies, making Rodgers into a star.

Count Me In

February 7, 2016
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Doggin’ Around


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Frankie and Johnnie

November 22, 2015
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This is a re-issue of the original 1927 recording, which was released in 1948.

Freddie’s Tune

February 7, 2016
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Jack’s Kinda Swing


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Jazz Me Blues

August 4, 2018
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Jump the Blues Away

February 7, 2016
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Jumpin’ on the Merry-Go-Round

January 5, 2016
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King Jacquet

December 28, 2015
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Lady Be Good

August 5, 2018
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Osie’s Blues

February 7, 2016
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Paper Boy

September 8, 2019
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Pick A Dilly

February 7, 2016
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Riffin’ at 24th Street

December 28, 2015
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Singin’ The Blues

August 4, 2018
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Somebody Stole My Gal

July 29, 2018
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String of Pearls

December 29, 2015
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Personnel: Babe Rusin, G. Beneke, W. Schwartz, E. Caceres and Al Klink on sax; J. Best, R.D. McMickle, Bill May and A. Fila on trumpet; Glenn Miller, Jim Priddy, P. Tanner and F. D’Annolfo on trombone; J.C. MacGregor on piano; R. Hacketton on guitar; E. Goldberg on string bass; M. Purtill on drums.

Sugar Blues

July 29, 2018
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Take the A Train

December 10, 2015
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“Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra” on the label. This is an early instrumental version of this hugely popular and widely covered song, which Billy Strayhorn composed in 1939. He was inspired by Ellington’s directions to his (Ellington’s) house, which began, “Take the A train…” and referred to the “A” train in New York City’s subway system.

The Natural Thing to Do

February 7, 2016
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The Sidewalks of New York

December 10, 2015
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“Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra” on the label.

The Sweetest Gift A Mother’s Smiles

September 8, 2019
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Tuxedo Junction

December 29, 2015
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Personnel: Hal McIntyre, G. Beneke, W. Schwartz, J. Abato and Al Klink on sax; C. Burley, R.D. McMickle, Lee Knowles and J. Best on trumpet; Glenn Miller, T. Mack, P. Tanner and F. D’Annolfo on trombone; J.C. MacGregor on piano; R. Fisher on guitar; R. Bundock on string bass; M. Purtill on drums.