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Mildred Bailey: 1937-1938

MILDRED BAILEY: 1937-1938

24 recordings by singer Mildred Bailey with guest artists Teddy Wilson, Edmond Hall, Roy Eldridge, Buck Clayton, Jo Jones, Scoops Carry and Chu Berry. Tracks include ther #4 hit recording from 1937, “Trust in Me.”
Classics Jazz # 1114, 2000.


Body and Soul

BODY AND SOUL

Recordings by the incomparable Louis Armstrong. Tracks include his #5 hit recording from 1932 of “Chinatown, My Chinatown.”
Columbia River Entertainment Group # 120013, 2000.


You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet

YOU AIN’T HEARD NOTHIN’ YET: JOLIE’S FINEST COLUMBIA RECORDINGS

Part of Columbia Records Legacy Art Deco series. Includes the #2 hit recording from 1915, “Back to the Carolina You Love.”
Legacy Records # 53419, 1994.


The Carter Family

THE CARTER FAMILY

16 recordings by the Carter Family from 1928-1941. Tracks include a cover of the 1901 #1 hit song “Hello Central, Give Me Heaven.”.
BMG Heritage # 59266, 2004.


Best of Al Jolson

BEST OF AL JOLSON

22 recordings by Al Jolson during the 1900’s and 1920’s. Tracks inclulde the 1918 #1 hit recording of “Rock a Buy Your Baby With a Dixie Lullaby.”
Universal Records, 1997.