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ABSOLUTELY THE BEST

Dizzy Gillespie with guest artists Charlie Parker, Ray Brown, Charles Mingus, Milt Jackson, Bud Powell, Sonny Stitt, Max Roach and Dexter Gordon. All tracks recorded between 1945 and 1953 including “Sweet and Lovely”.
Fuel 2000 Records # 061 086, 2000.


Dinah Shore's Greatest Hits

RCA 100TH ANNIVERSARY SERIES: DINAH SHORE GREATEST HITS

Collection of Dinah Shore’s greatest hits, including the 1942 top ten hit “Miss You”. Guest Artists include Paul Wetstein, Albert Sack, Gordon Jenkins and the Russ Case Orchestra.
RCA Records # 69392, 2001.


Louis Armstrong: The Complete Decca Studio Master Takes

LOUIS ARMSTRONG: THE COMPLETE DECCA STUDIO MASTER TAKES, 1940-1949

Louis Armstrong with Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sidney Bechet, Charlie Holmes, Joe Garland, Pops Foster, Sidney Catlett, Zutty Singleton, Cozy Cole and The Mills Brothers. All tracks recorded between March 1940 and September 1949, including the “I’ll Keep the Lovelight Burning”.
Definitive # 11172, 2001.


The Best of Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra

THE BEST OF BILLY VAUGHN & HIS ORCHESTRA

50 tracks of Billy Vaughn’s greatest hits from the 1950’s and 60’s. Tracks include the Billboard # 5 hit recording from 1958 “Sail Along Silvery Moon”.
REPER # RR 4630, 1996.