Annotation

Apparently bundled together by HMV.
Fitzgerald track from V-Disc 775 (along with Daily Double), known either as "Blue Skies" and/or "BudElla".
Note though, that the time here is way too short - and this possibly have been edited.
Date: 1 March 1947
Location: New York
Label: Decca Records
Ella Fitzgerald, Buddy Rich (vc), Joe Mooney (ac), Nick Tagg (p), Sidney Catlett (d)
Also issued nowadays as part of:
Classics Records CD: 998 - The Chronological Ella Fitzgerald - 1945 - 1947 (1998)

Annotation last modified on 2011-06-21 21:15 UTC.

Tracklist

Medium 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 G.I. Jive
Glenn Miller and The Army Air Force Band 3:06
2 If You Can't Smile and Say Yes (Please Don't Cry and Say No)
The Nat King Cole Trio 2:31
3 Flying Home
The Benny Goodman Sextet 3:15
4 It Don't Mean a Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)
Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 4:28
5 Four Rich Brothers
Buddy Rich and His Orchestra 3:28
6 Ah, Your Father's Moustache
Woody Herman & His Orchestra 6:12
7 (There's Gonna Be A) Hot Time in the Town of Berlin
Frank Sinatra 2:36
8 Southern Scandal
Stan Kenton 3:06
9 Dark Eyes
Gene Krupa Trio 3:05
10 Taps Miller
Count Basie & His Orchestra 5:10
11 Convoy
Sam Donahue & The Band of the US Liberation Forces 3:51
12 Blue Skies
Ella Fitzgerald & Buddy Rich 2:54
13 I Like 'em Fat Like That
Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five 1:56
14 On the Alamo
Harry James and His Orchestra 2:13
15 Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me / I'll Get By (as Long as I Have You)
Billie Holiday 5:05
16 Melodrama in a V-Disc Record Room
Benny Carter and His Orchestra 3:29
17 Sweet Georgia Brown
Red Norvo Sextet 2:56
18 Mop Mop
Louis Armstrong & Roy Eldridge 5:16
19 Ac-cen-tuate the Positive (Mister In-Between)
Johnny Mercer 2:42
20 Screamin' Boogie
Lionel Hampton 5:49

Credits

Medium 1

composer:
Count Basie (track 10)
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington (American composer, pianist, & jazz bandleader) (1931-08) (track 4)
lyricist:
Bob Russell (US songwriter/lyricist Sidney Keith "Bob" Russell) (track 10)
Irving Mills (1931) (track 4)
writer:
Louis Jordan (American jazz, blues and rhythm & blues musician and songwriter) (track 2)
Timmie Rogers (track 2)
publisher:
EMI Mills Music (ASCAP) (track 4)
is the basis for:
Swingy Thing (Solo Tenor Horn & Brass Band) (track 4)
later versions:
recording of:
Taps Miller (track 10)