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Swing : the best of the big bands.

Author: Tommy DorseyRay AnthonyBenny CarterRosemary ClooneyTony PastorAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : MCA Home Video, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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For nearly two decades the sound of the big bands dominated American music. Those days are captured here through rare film performances by the Swing Era's greatest musicians, bandleaders and singers.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Tommy Dorsey; Ray Anthony; Benny Carter; Rosemary Clooney; Tony Pastor; Harry James; Billie Holiday; Charlie Barnet; Duke Ellington; Marion Colby; Gene Krupa; Lionel Hampton; Ralph Marterie; Jimmy Dorsey; Sugar Chile Robinson; Tex Beneke; Nat King Cole; Stan Kenton; Sarah Vaughan; Woody Herman; William R Daniels; Les Brown; Freddy Martin; Count Basie; Teresa Brewer; Louis Prima; Buddy Rich; Hi-Lo's (Musical group); Blackbunny Twins.; Ink Spots (Musical group); Mills Brothers.; Skylarks (Musical group); Glenn Miller Orchestra.; MCA Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 64015392
Notes: In 4 containers.
Hi-fi.
Credits: Producer, George Paige ; majority of the materials produced and directed by Will Cowan ; graphics, David Henry, GRFX Productions ; editors, Virginia Carmellini, Barney Robinson ; creative consultant, Jim Washburn.
Performer(s): Featuring Tommy Dorsey ; Hi-Los ; Ray Anthony ; Benny Carter ; Rosemary Clooney & Tony Pastor ; Harry James ; Billie Holiday ; Charlie Barnet ; Duke Ellington ; Blackburn Twins with Marion Colby ; Gene Krupa ; Lionel Hampton ; Ralph Marterie ; Jimmy Dorsey ; Sugar Chile Robinson ; Tex Beneke and the Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Nat King Cole ; Stan Kenton ; Sarah Vaughan ; Woody Herman ; Billy Daniels ; Les Brown ; Freddy Martin ; Count Basie ; Teresa Brewer ; Ink Spots ; Mills Brothers ; Skylarks ; Louis Prima ; Buddy Rich.
Description: 4 videocassettes (VHS) (50 min. each) : sd., b&w ; 1/2 in.
Contents: v. 1. Opus one --
Boogie woogie --
Rockin' chair --
Skip to my lou --
Harlequin bounce --
Congeroo --
Movie tonight --
Charmaine --
Trumpet blues --
God bless the child --
Now (baby) or never --
Redskin rhumba --
Pompton Turnpike --
On a turquoise cloud --
Frankie & Johnny --
I'm in a dancing mood --
Lover --
Leave us leap. v. 2. Skyliner --
Jeepers creepers --
Baby don't love me no more --
International boogie --
Trumpeter's lullaby --
After midnight --
Boogie blues --
Yes, indeed! --
Well, git it! --
Numbers boogie --
Chatanooga choo choo --
Hey ba-ba-re-bop --
Ooh kickeroonie --
Route 66 --
Eager beaver --
Reed rapture --
Don't blame me --
I cried for you --
Caldonia --
Northwest passage. v. 3. Sweet Georgia Brown --
South rampart --
Street parade --
Them there eyes --
That old black magic --
Turkey hop --
La tempesta --
Do, do, do --
History of jazz --
Violet blue --
Brave bulls --
I've got a crush on you --
Red bank boogie --
Old man Mose --
Stompin' at the Savoy --
Melody in F --
If I didn't care --
In a shanty in Old Shanty Town --
Smooth sailing --
Murder at Peyton Hall. v. 4. One o'clock jump --
Swingin' the blues --
Am I blue? --
Lover --
I've got a gal in Kalamazoo --
Little brown jug --
Paper doll --
Opus one --
All Anthony and no Cleopatra --
Mr. Anthony's boogie --
Sweet chariot --
Darktown --
Strutters ball --
Artistry in rhythm --
Tabu --
That old black magic --
Sing, sing, sing --
Burn --
Not so quiet please.
Other Titles: Best of the big bands.

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For nearly two decades the sound of the big bands dominated American music. Those days are captured here through rare film performances by the Swing Era's greatest musicians, bandleaders and singers.

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