Bunny Berigan, trumpet, with his band (varying personnel, including: Sid Perlmutter, Hank Freeman, Georgie Auld, Clyde Rounds, Joe Dixon, Mike Doty, Milton Schatz, Gus Bivona, Charlie DiMaggio, Joe DiMaggio, Larry Walsh, Stuart Anderson, saxophones, reeds ; Steve Lipkins, Cliff Natalie, Irving Goodman, Johnny Napton, Jake Koven, Truman Quigley, Carl Warwick, trumpets ; Ford Leary, Frank D'Annolfo, Sonny Lee, Morey Samel, Al George, Nat Lobovsky, Ray Conniff, Andy Russo, Mark Pasco, Al Jennings, trombones ; Joe Lippman, Buddy Koss, piano ; Tom Morgan, Dick Wharton, Tommy Moore, guitar ; Arnold Fishkind, Hank Wayland, Morty Stulmaker, bass ; George Wettling, Johnny Blowers, Buddy Rich, Paul Collins, drums) ; with Carol McKay, Ruth Bradley, Gail Reese, Danny Richards, vocals
Big band music, in part with vocals.
Title from disc label.
"Contains eleven previously unissued live recordings made by Bunny Berigan and his band in the late 1930s and makes them available for the first time. The balance of the recordings included here have been issued previously, but are rare"--Insert.
Program notes by Michael P. Zirpolo ( pages : illustrations) inserted in container.
Forms part of: Wisconsin Music Archives.
Bunny speaks -- You can't run away from love tonight / Al Dubin, Harry Warren (2:52) -- Mahogany Hall stomp / Spencer Williams (2:49) -- Mr. Ghost goes to town / Will Hudson (3:35) -- They all laughed / George and Ira Gershwin (2:45) -- Big John special / Horace Henderson (3:26) -- Back in your own back yard / Al Jolson, Dave Dreyer, Billy Rose (3:50) -- Downstream / H. Lawrence, B. Nieson, Jay Milton (3:24) -- Louisiana / Andy Razaf, Bob Shafer, J.C. Johnson (3:56) -- Peg o' my heart / Fred Fisher (3:12) -- Royal Garden blues / Spencer Williams, Clarence Williams (2:51) -- Trees / Oscar Rasbach (3:37) -- Howdja like to love me? / Frank Loesser, Burton Lane (2:45) -- Shanghai shuffle / Larry Conley, Gene Rodemich (3:38) -- Let 'er go / Larry Clinton, Julian Kay (5:12) -- Gangbuster's holiday / Ray Conniff (4:40) -- Night song / Juan Tizol, Jimmy Mundy (3:09) -- I poured my heart into a song / Irving Berlin (3:56) -- Swingin' and jumpin' / Horace Henderson (4:07) -- Little Gate special / Ray Conniff (6:06)