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Bill's Swing era music links (open to public) Install VLC (Free): http://www.videolan.org/ Then enter the URLs in VLC to access these streams.

Big Blue Swinghttp://209.236.126.18:8002
Fred Hall http://198.178.123.2:9116
KCEAhttp://streaming.rubinbroadcasting.com/kcea
KDKIhttp://37.59.37.139:12398
Radio Dismukehttp://early1900s.org/radiodismuke/radiodismuke.asx
Swing FMhttp://swingfm.ice.infomaniak.ch/swingfm-128.mp3
Swingstreet Radiohttp://198.178.123.17:11312/listen.pls
Swiss Internet Radiohttp://www.swissradio.ch/streams/6054.m3u
UK 1940's Jazzhttp://radio3.citrus3.com:2199/tunein/1940sradiostation.asx
WGBH Jazz Decadeshttp://audio.wgbh.org/otherWaysToListen/jazzDecades.asx
WHRO 1920's Radiohttp://tess.fast-serv.com:8570/listen.pls
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Harvey Brooks' Quality Four Mistreatin Daddy 1924 40   MP3
Byron Parker+mountaineers The Letter That Went To God 1940 054598 Bluebird 8633 MP3
Perez Prado's Orchestra With The Dave Lambert Quartet C'est Si Bon 1951 RCA Victor 20-4319 MP3
Delmore Brothers Mississippi Show  KING 592B MP3
Morton Downey Molly Malone 1945
Jimmy Lytell and his Orchestra
V-Disc 511A MP3
Phil Harris The Thing 1950 Radio Broadcast number unknown MP3
FLAC
Glenn Miller And His Orchestra Moonlight Sonata 1941 068418 Bluebird 11386-A MP3
Frances Langford I'm In The Mood For Love 1944 V-Disc 287A MP3
Willie ''the Lion'' Smith And His Orchestra The Lion Steps Out 1953
Henry Goodwin (trumpet), Jimmy Archey (trombone), Cecil Scott (clarinet, tenor sax), Willie ''The Lion'' Smith (piano), George ''Pops'' Foster (bass), William ''Keg'' Purnell (drums)
August
Blue Circle 500 MP3
Artie Shaw And His Orchestra There's Frost On The Moon (Spring In My Heart) 1936
Artie Shaw-Cl/Arr, Lee Castle/Zeke Zarchy-T, Mike Michaels-Tb, Tony Pastor-Ts, Jery Gray/Frank Siegfield-Vn, Sam Persoff-Viol, Bill Schumann-Clo, Joe Lippman-P, Tony Guttuso-G, Ben Ginsberg-B, George Wettling-D, Peg LaCentra-Voc
B 20169-1 Brunswick 7771 MP3
FLAC
Dexter Gordon You've Changed 1961
Dexter Gordon (Ts), Freddie Hubbard (T), Horace Parlan (P), George Tucker (B), Al Harewood (D
Blue Note CDP7-84077-2 MP3
Richard Himber And His Orchestra It's Psychological 1934 81962-1 Bluebird 5421 MP3
Bert Kaempfert's Orchestra Wiederseh'n 1965
Manfred Moch (solo tpt), Ladislav Geissler (Fender Bass Guitar) & Rolf Ahrens (drums)
Issued in the USA as DECCA DL-74693 (''Bye-Bye Blues'') Reissued as DL-74810 (''Greatest Hits
POLYDOR 184046 MP3
Bob Howard Raggedy But Right 1938
Bob Howard (vcl) acc by Frank Froeba (p) Teddy Bunn (g) Haig Stephens (b) O'Neil Spencer (d)
63254-A Decca 1698 MP3
Carroll Gibbons Orch Crazy Rhythm 1928
pianoforte with instrumental acc.
Bb-14797-2 HMV B-2971 MP3
Sir Walter Thomas And His Band Bird Brain 1945
Doc Cheatham (tp) Eddie Barefield (cl) Hilton Jefferson (as) Walter ''Foots'' Thomas, Teddy McRae (ts) Anthony ''Buddy'' Saffer (bar) Billy Taylor (p) Milt Hinton (b) Specs Powell (d)
8132-B Prestige 7584 MP3
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra Good Bait 1947
Dizzy Gillespie (tp, vo), Dave Burns, Elmon Wright, Benny Bailey, Lammar Wright (tp), William Shepherd, Ted Kelly (tb), Howard Johnson, John Brown (as), Joe Gayles, George ''Big Nick'' Nicholas (ts), Cecil Payne (bar), John Lewis (p), Al McKibbon (sb), Kenny Clarke (dm), Chano Pozo (bgo, cga, vo)
D7VB3092-1 Victor 20-2878 MP3
Earl Hines Down Among The Sheltering Palms 1932
Earl Hines (p) solo
12080-A Brunswick 6403 MP3
Fats Waller And His Rhythm Stayin' At Home 1940
Fats Waller (p,vcl) John Hamilton (tp) Gene Sedric (cl,ts) Al Casey (g) Cedric Wallace (b) Slick Jones (d)
051870-1 Bluebird B-10841 MP3
Don Redman And His Orchestra Pistol Packin' Mama 1943
Paul Cohen, Roger Jones, Dick Vance (tp) Henderson Chambers, Earl Hardy, Sandy Williams (tb) Don Redman (as,vcl,arr) Rudy Powell (as) Walter ''Foots'' Thomas, Eddie Williams (ts) Sammy Benskin (p) Jimmy Butts (b) Wilbert Kirk (d) DR & band (vcl)
VP321 V-Disc 104-A MP3
Grace Fields Now Is The Hour  LONDON 110 MP3
June Christy & Pete Rugolo The Night We Called It A Day 1955
June Christy (vcl) acc by Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo, Shorty Rogers (tp) Milt Bernhart, Harry Betts, Frank Rossolino (tb) Vince DeRosa (fhr) Paul Sarmento (tu) Harry Klee, Bud Shank (as,fl,alto
13855 Capitol T516 MP3
Snooks Friedman And His Memphis Stompers Japanese Sandman 1931
James Migliore (tp) Estes Monasco (tp,vcl) Ken Herlin (tb,vcl) Walter Ashby, Elly Bellare (cl,as,vcl) Al Muller (ts) Rupe Biggadike (p) Bob Cooke (bj,g) Chuck Jordan (tu,b) Snooks Friedman (d,dir) Pat McCarthy, Julia Genty (vcl)
70227-1 Victor 22813 MP3
Louis Armstrong And His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight 1930
Louis Armstrong (tp,vcl) Leon Elkins (tp,ldr) Lawrence Brown (tb) Leon Herriford, Willie Stark (as) William Franz (ts) Harvey Brooks (p) Ceele Burke (bj,steel-g) Reggie Jones (tu) Lionel Hampton (d,vib)
404406-A OKeh 6892 MP3
Woody Herman And His Orchestra It Happened Down In Dixieland 1937 62153 Decca 1288 MP3
Stan Kenton And His Orchestra Yes 1952
Buddy Childers, Clyde Reasinger, Conte Candoli, Ruben McFall, Jack Millman (tp) Bob Fitzpatrick, Harold Branch, Gerald Finch (tb) Bill Russo (tb,arr) George Roberts (b-tb) Dick Meldonian, Lennie Niehaus (as) Bill Holman, Lee Elliot (ts) Bob Gioga (bar) Stan Kenton (p,arr) Ralph Blaze (g) Don Bagley (b) Frank Capp (d) Jerri Winters (vcl) Johnny Richards, Pete Rugolo, Gene Roland, Bob Graettinger (arr)
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9789 Capitol 2020 MP3
Perez Prado's Orchestra April In Portugal 1955 RCA Victor LPM-1075 MP3
Martin Denny & His Ensemble Island Of Dreams 1957
Stereophonically recorded in Capitol Studios Hollywood June 1957 Originally issued in 1957 on monophonic vinyl as LIBERTY LRP3077 Copied from a 1958 Stereo vinyl pressing of the album ''Exotica Volume 2''
LIBERTY LST7006 MP3
Les Brown And His Orchestra Long Ago And Far Away 1944
Bob Higgins/Randy Brooks/Tony Faso/-Ernie Englund-T, Kenny Meisel/Don Kramer/Dick Noel/Stumpy Brown-Tb,Les Brown-Cl/As/Arr, George Weidler/Joe Crosswaite-As, Ted Nash/-Evan Aiken-Ts, Butch Stone-Cl/As/Bs, Geoff Clarkson-P, Hy White-G,Robert Leininger-Sb, Richard Shanahan-D, Doris Day-Voc
GOJ 1027 broadcast  MP3
FLAC
The Three Keys Somebody Loses - Somebody Wins 1932 W152292 Columbia 2706 D MP3

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