Begin the Beguine

~ Recording by Artie Shaw

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.2 Begin the Beguine 3:18 Big Bands Golden Era, Volume 1 Various Artists Compact Classics FPF 10C
1.8 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Begin the Beguine Artie Shaw Bluebird (U.S. label) 6274-2-RB
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Begin the Beguine Artie Shaw Charly Records CDCD 1007
5.7 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Best of the World Various Artists Das Beste aus Reader’s Digest HIT 21725572
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:16 The Big Band Legends: Artie Shaw Artie Shaw RCA Special Products #15098
1.5 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Great American Songwriters: Cole Porter Various Artists LaserLight Digital 12 431
2.1 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Big Bands in Hi-Fi, Volume 2: In the Mood Various Artists 27816
1.3 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Jazz & Blues Collection 36: Artie Shaw Artie Shaw Éditions Atlas
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:17 Swing Time Various Artists Javelin
1.14 Begin the Beguine 3:17 Swing! Greatest Hits Various Artists RCA Victor
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Greatest Hits Artie Shaw RCA Victor 09026 68494-2
1.8 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Jazz Greats, Volume 16: Artie Shaw: Non-Stop Flight Artie Shaw Marshall Cavendish Partworks Limited JAZZ CD 016
1.11 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Jazz of the 1930s: Greatest Hits Various Artists RCA Victor
1.13 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Planet Jazz: Sampler Various Artists
1.2 Begin the Beguine 3:16 The Fabulous Big Band Collection Various Artists
1.7 Begin the Beguine 3:18 In the Mood: Die größten Big Bands Various Artists Disky GDO 851822
1.16 Begin the Beguine 3:14 Best of the Big Bands (disc 2: Artie Shaw) Artie Shaw Hallmark Records (Pickwick UK imprint, unrelated to the US Hallmark greeting card label) 390292
1.14 Begin the Beguine 3:15 I Got Rhythm, Volume 3 Various Artists Exceed 500812
1.14 Begin The Beguine 3:16 Swing is the Thing, Vol. 1 Various Artists Point Entertainment 0934
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Take the A Train Various Artists Exceed 500642
1.6 Begin the Beguine 3:16 The Only Big Band CD You'll Ever Need Various Artists RCA Victor 09026 63661-2
2.3 Begin the Beguine 3:18 A Salute to Broadway Various Artists Columbia River Entertainment Group CRG 218001
1.2 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Les 100 Plus Belles Mélodies Jazzy Various Artists
3.4 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Ken Burns Jazz: The Story of America's Music Various Artists Legacy (Legacy Recordings) C5K 61432
1.4 Begin the Beguine 3:14 As Good as It Gets: Swing Various Artists
5.12 Begin the Beguine 3:17 The History of Pop Radio: 1920-1951 Various Artists History 205514, 205515, 205516, 205517, 205518, 205519, 205520, 205521, 205522, 205523, 205524, 205525, 205526, 205527, 205528, 205529
1.13 Begin the Beguine 3:14 The Very Best of Artie Shaw Artie Shaw
5.18 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Best of Easy Listening Various Artists EMI Gold
1.10 Begin the Beguine 3:16 The Best of the War Years Artie Shaw Cleopatra Records (US label, predominantly industrial/goth) 1063
1.2 Begin The Beguine 3:18 Delicious Hot Jazz - Volume 1 Various Artists Cosmopolitan (Owned by Bellvue Entertainment (UK) Ltd.) 40435-2
4.1 Begin the Beguine 3:18 Self Portrait Artie Shaw Bluebird (U.S. label) 090206-63808-2
1.24 Begin the Beguine 3:15 25 Jazz Greats, Volume 3 Various Artists Time Music International Limited TM1635
1.8 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Swing Brother, Swing Various Artists Emporio EMTBX 330
4.12 Begin the Beguine 3:18 The Jazz Station Various Artists Dereks Records Ltd. DIBCD001, DIBCD002, DIBCD003, DIBCD004, DIBCD005
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Kings of Swing, Volume 4 Various Artists Quality Audio (subsidiary of DSSP Inc) VINY 38002
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:18 Essential Artie Shaw Artie Shaw Legacy (Legacy Recordings) 82876 692392
1.8 Begin the Beguine 3:17 The Original Jazz Box Set Various Artists EMI Gold
2.13 Begin the Beguine 3:18 The Ultimate Nostalgia Collection Various Artists Naxos Nostalgia 8.120852-53
1.52 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Non Stop Music Artie Shaw Documents 231145
2.4 Begin the Beguine 3:17 Pure Easy Various Artists EMI Music India
2.5 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Muziek uit de oorlogsjaren Various Artists EMI Music Belgium 50999 6293012 3
2.18 Begin the Beguine 3:17 101 Golden Memories Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972), EMI TV 50999 4 57288 2 2, VTDCDX 984
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Classic Artie Shaw Bluebird and Victor Sessions Artie Shaw Mosaic Records (US jazz reissues) 244
1.41 Begin the Beguine 3:17 50 Finest Jazz Various Artists X5 Music Group
1.20 Begin the Beguine 3:18 Jukebox Favourites - The Best Of Swing Various Artists Ap Music Ltd AUPCD2200
1.9 Begin the Beguine 3:14 16 Classic Performances Artie Shaw
1.4 Begin the Beguine 3:15 100% Cole Porter - The Greatest Songs of the Legendary Composer Various Artists
1.11 Begin the Beguine 3:14 American Big Bands Various Artists
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:17 Begin the Beguine Artie Shaw
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Big Band Legends: Artie Shaw Artie Shaw
1.5 Begin the Beguine 3:18 Big Bands of the Swinging Years Various Artists Bescol CD-41
1.2 Begin the Beguine 3:17 Jazz Signatures Various Artists
4.1 Begin the Beguine 3:17 Kings of Swing Various Artists
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:17 Swing, Swing, Swing Various Artists
1.2 Begin the Beguine 3:18 The Big Band Sound Various Artists Quality Entertainment QED168
1.11 Begin the Beguine 3:16 The Big Band Sound, Volume 1 Various Artists Double Play (UK budget compilation label owned by Tring International PLC) GRF012
1.2 Begin the Beguine 3:17 The Cole Porter Collection Various Artists
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:17 The Flapper Box Various Artists Flapper
1.8 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Toast to Big Bands Various Artists
1.12 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Ultimate Performers (disc 2) Various Artists
Pseudo-Release
1.14 Begin the Beguine 3:17 Lindy Essentials, Volume 9 Various Artists
(unknown)
1.5 Begin the Beguine 3:16 Frankie Manning's Really Swingin' Big Band Favorites Various Artists
1.1 Begin the Beguine 3:15 American Songbook Various Artists LaserLight Digital 36 305
2.9 Begin the Beguine 3:15 Big Band Music - The Sound of the Fabulous Forties Various Artists
1.2 Begin the Beguine 3:19 Jazz! Jazz!, Volume 5: Blow for Jazz Various Artists

Relationships

recorded in: New York, New York, United States (1938-07-24)
clarinet: Artie Shaw
reeds: Hank Freeman (American jazz saxophonist)
Tony Pastor
Ronnie Perry
Les Robinson
trumpet: Johnny Best (jazz trumpeter)
Claude Bowen
Chuck Peterson (trumpet)
drums: Cliff Leeman
guitar: Al Avola
bass: Sid Weiss
piano: Les Burness
trombone: George Arus
Harry Rodgers
Ted Vesely
orchestra: Artie Shaw and His Orchestra
recording of: Begin the Beguine

Begin the Beguine

composer: Cole Porter (1935)
lyricist: Cole Porter (1935)
publisher: Chappell Music Ltd.
is the basis for: Divine biguine (french)
later translated versions: Beguine
Volver a empezar (Begin the Beguine)
later versions: Begin the Beguine (unknown language, not English)
part of: Jubilee