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Swingin' : big band swing and jazz from the 1930's & 1940's

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  • Smithsonian Folkways: FJ 2861; F-2861 on container.
  • Previously issued as analog disc on Folkways Records: FJ 2861, 1986.
  • Compact disc.
  • Notes by Samuel Charters, including full personnel (4 p.) inserted in outer container.


  • Break it down (Frankie Trumbauer and his orchestra) (2:54) -- Darktown strutter's ball (2:53) ; Farewell blues (3:14) (Paul Whiteman and his orchestra) -- Between the devil and the deep blue sea (Phil Harris and his orchestra (3:13) -- Business in "F" (Gene Kardos and his orchestra) (3:00) -- Ocean motion (Pete Brown and his Jump Band) (3:10) -- New Orleans parade (2:56) ; Love in the first degree (2:56) (Ray McKinley's Jazz Band) -- Barnyard cakewalk (2:48) ; How many times (2:56) (Bobby Byrne and his orchestra) -- Go Joe go (Phil Napoleon and his orchestra) (2:57) -- Tempo di jump (Pete Brown and his Jump Band) (2:39) -- Eight bars in search of a melody (Hudson-Delange Orchestra) (3:06) -- The last round-up (Gene Krupa and his Chicagoans) (2:46) -- Boston tea party (Chicago Rhythm Kings) (2:24) -- Sailor man rhythm (Frank Tanner) (2:19)
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