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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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Woody Herman And His Orchestra Trouble In Mind 1937 62152 Decca 1307 MP3
Sammy Lewis And His Bamville Syncopaters Hateful Papa Blues 1926
Sammy Lewis, v acc. by Edwin Swayzee, Jack Butler, c / tb / cl, as / as / Paul Seminole, p / Jimmy McLin, bj / Lester Nichols, d.
E-3224 Vocalion 1029 MP3
Bing Crosby With John Scott Trotter And His Orchestra I've Got My Captain Working For Me Now Featured In Paramount Picture "Blues Skies" 1946 L4248A Decca 23649 B MP3
Lovie Austin Blues Serenaders Jackass Blues 1926
Lee Collins or Natty Dominique (cnt) Kid Ory (tb) Johnny Dodds (cl) Lovie Austin (p) or Lil Armstrong (p) Johnny St. Cyr (bj) Buddy Burton (d)
11096-2 Paramount 12361 MP3
John Mccormack There's A Long, Long Trail A-Winding 1917 Victor 64694 MP3
Willie Creager & His Orchestra You Were Meant For Me 1929 Banner 6319 MP3
Frankie Trumbauer Orchestra Honky Tonk Train Blues 1940
Howard Lamont, Dick Dunne, Wayne Williams (tp) Del Melton, Bernie Bahr (tb) Frankie Trumbauer, Johnny Ross, Connie Blessing, Joe Schles, Rudy Boyer (reeds) Rene Favre (p,arr) John Kreyer (g) Trigger Alpert (b) Joe Becker (d)
US-1420-1 Varsity 8236 MP3
Alberta Hunter (As Josephine Beatty) Acc. By The Red Onion Jazz Babies Cake Walking Babies (From Home) 1924
Alberta Hunter, Clarence Todd (vo) Louis Armstrong (co) Charlie Irvis (tb) Sidney Bechet (cl, ss) Lil Armstrong (p) Buddy Christian (bj)
9248-A Genett 5627 MP3
George Lewis And His New Orleans Stompers Walking With The King 1954
George Lewis and his New Orleans Stompers
Bakersfield, CA, May 28, 1954
Mosaic MR5-132 MP3
Alexander Brothers Goodnight Irene 1950 Mercury 5448 MP3
Ada Jones It's Got To Be Someone I Love 1911 10172-1 Victor 16896B MP3
Sterling Trio On The South Sea Isle 1916 17979-3 Victor 18113 MP3
Arthur Schutt And His Orchestra 'leven-Thirty Saturday Night 1930 403842-A OKeh 41400 MP3
Benny Carter And His Orchestra June Comes Around Every Year 1945
Irving Lewis, Fred Trainer, Gerald Wilson, Emmett Berry, Paul Cohen (tp), Henry Coker, George Washington, Louis Taylor, Alton Moore (tb), Benny Carter (as, tp, arr), Porter Kilbert, Jewell Grant (as), Bumps Myers, Harold Clark (ts), John Taylor (bari), Rufus Webster (p), Herman Mitchell (g), Charlie Drayton (b), Max Roach (d), Larry Stewart (vcl)
610-5 Mosaic MD12-170 MP3
Frank Sinatra Piece For English Horn 1946
Conducting the Music of Alec Wilder
V-Disc 642B MP3
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra I've Hitched My Wagon To A Star 1937
Ziggy Elman, Harry James, Chris Griffin (tp) Red Ballard, Murray McEachern (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) Hymie Schertzer, George Koenig (as) Arthur Rollini, Vido Musso (ts) Jess Stacy (p) Allen Reuss (g) Harry Goodman (b) Gene Krupa (d) Martha Tilton (vcl)
015538-1 Victor 25708 MP3
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra Yellow Dog Blues 1928 E27771 Brunswick 3987 MP3
Miles Davis All Stars Milestones 1947
Miles Davis (tp) Charlie Parker (ts) John Lewis (p) Nelson Boyd (b) Max Roach (d)
S3440-2 Savoy 310 MP3
Mildred Bailey and her Orchestra With You On My Mind 1938
Mildred Bailey (vcl) acc by Jack Owens, Jack Palmer, Barney Zudecoff (tp) Andy Russo, Al George (tb) Hank D'Amico, Frank Simeone (as,cl) Maurice Kogan, George Berg (ts,cl) Bill Miller (p) Alan Hanlon (g) Pete Peterson (b) George Wettling (d) Red Norvo (xyl)
23463-2 Classics (F)1225 MP3
Pat Flowers And His Rhythm I'm Yours 1947
Pat Flowers-P/Voc, Dan Perri-G, Charles Grean-B, Arthur Trappier-D
D7VB-1719 Victor 20-3161 MP3
FLAC
Woody Herman And His Orchestra Ingie Speaks 1939   MP3
Peter Nero With Arthur Fiedler & The Boston Pops Orchestra Embraceable You 1965
Arranged and orchestrated by Peter Nero and Richard Hayman
RCA Victor LSC-2821 MP3
Novelty Jazz Band Louisville Lou 1923
Novelty Jazz Band Charles F Kleiner (tp), Billy Trittle (tb), Henry Arnold (cl, ss), unknown (cl, ts), Harry Johnson (as, bj), Billy Arnold (p, ldr), Chris Lee (d)
6951 Pathé F6617 MP3
FLAC
Lionel Hampton And His Orchestra Muskrat Ramble 1938
Harry James (tp) Benny Carter (cl,as) Dave Matthews (as) Babe Russin, Herschel Evans (ts) Lionel Hampton (vib) Billy Kyle (p) John Kirby (b) Jo Jones (d)
024068-1 Victor 26017 MP3
Enric Madriguera & His Orchestra Brazil 1941 Victor 27702 MP3
Nat Shilkret And His Orchestra Blue Is The Night 1930
vocal JM
58506-1 Victor 22290B MP3
Mills Hotsy Totsy Gang Deep Harlem 1930
Bix Beiderbecke (cnt) Ray Lodwig (tp) Jack Teagarden (tb) Benny Goodman (cl) unknown as, ts, Min Leibrook (bassax) Matty Malneck (vln) poss Joe Venuti (vln) Jack Russin or Frank Signorelli (p) unknown (g) Gene Krupa (d)
E32949-A Brunswick 4983 MP3
Shelly Manne Quartet (A Suite In Four Parts) 1956
Stu Williamson (tp, vtb), Charlie Mariano (as), Russ Freeman (p), Leroy Vinnegar (sb), Shelly Manne (dm)
Contemporary C3519 MP3
Ted Fiorito Love Is Just Around The Corner  Broadcast Excerpt  MP3
Tiny Hill And His Orchestra I'll Keep On Loving You  OKeh 5275 MP3

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