Okay, America!: Alternate Takes and Rarities

Okay, America!: Alternate Takes and Rarities

by The Boswell Sisters
     
 
An expansion of the earlier Lp, this valuable CD features a lot of rare performances by one of the premiere jazz vocal groups, the Boswell Sisters. The many alternate takes should appeal to longtime collectors familiar with the Boswells better-known recordings, Connee Boswell is featured on guest appearances with

Overview

An expansion of the earlier Lp, this valuable CD features a lot of rare performances by one of the premiere jazz vocal groups, the Boswell Sisters. The many alternate takes should appeal to longtime collectors familiar with the Boswells better-known recordings, Connee Boswell is featured on guest appearances with Red Nichols and the Casa Loma Orchestra and there are some unusual medleys. Classic jazz fans will want to get this one.

Product Details

Release Date:
01/22/1993
Label:
JASS RECORDS
UPC:
0032501262229
catalogNumber:
622

Tracks

  1. Sing a Little Jingle
  2. Stardust
  3. Put That Sun Back in the Sky
  4. Was That the Human Thing to Do?
  5. Was That the Human Thing to Do?
  6. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans
  7. Dear Old Southland
  8. High Society
  9. Rampart Street Blues
  10. Milneburg Joys
  11. Panama
  12. River, Stay 'way from My Door
  13. Washboard Blues
  14. Lawd, You Made the Night Too Long
  15. She Was Just a Tartar's Daughter
  16. Love Me Tonight
  17. Strange as It Seems
  18. My Romance
  19. The Old Man of the Mountain
  20. We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye
  21. Sleep, Come on and Take Me
  22. Down Among the Sheltering Palms
  23. 42nd Street
  24. The Darktown Strutters' Ball
  25. If I Had a Million Dollars
  26. Dinah
  27. Fare Thee Well, Annabelle
  28. Lullaby of Broadway

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Boswell Sisters   Primary Artist,Vocals
Bing Crosby   Vocals
Mills Brothers   Vocals
Bunny Berigan   Trumpet
Sidney DeParis   Trumpet
Eddie Lang   Guitar
Joe Venuti   Piano,Violin
Red Nichols   Trumpet
Connee Boswell   Vocals
Horace Henderson   Piano
Pee Wee Hunt   Trombone
Benny Morton   Trombone
Babe Russin   Tenor Saxophone
Johnny Scat Davis   Trumpet
Don Redman   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Artie Bernstein   Bass
Larry Binyon   Clarinet,Fiddle,Tenor Saxophone
Tony Briglia   Drums
Shirley Clay   Trumpet
Rupert Cole   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Langston Curl   Trumpet
Jimmy Dorsey   Clarinet,Fiddle,Alto Saxophone,Tenor Saxophone,Baritone
Tommy Dorsey   Trombone
Larry Gomar   Vibes
Joe Hall   Piano
Manzie Johnson   Drums
Claude Jones   Trombone
Stan King   Drums
Manny Klein   Trumpet
Chauncey Morehouse   Drums
Talcott Reeves   Banjo
Kenny Sargent   Alto Saxophone
Arthur Schutt   Piano
Bob Ysaguirre   Baritone Saxophone
Helvetia "Vet" Boswell   Vocals
Martha Boswell   Piano,Vocals
Dick McDonough   Guitar
Joe Tarto   Bass
Henry Jaworski   Violin
Jack Russin   Piano
Hank Stern   Baritone Saxophone
Pat Davis   Tenor Saxophone
Stanley Dennis   Bass
Gene Gifford   Guitar
Harry Hoffman   Violin
Clarence Hutchenrider   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Mel Jenssen   Violin
Fulton McGrath   Piano
Billy Rauch   Trombone
Fred Robinson   Trombone
Fran Frey   Vocals
Art Jarrett   Vocals
Bobby Lee Jones   Trumpet
Carmen Lombardo   Vocals
Frank Munn   Vocals
Jimmy Grier & His Orchestra   Piano
Billy Marcus   Drums
Sonny Dunham   Trumpet
Art Grier   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Bob Morrow   Violin
Grady Watts   Trumpet
Joe Brannelly   Guitar
Gordon Green   Clarinet,Tenor Saxophone
Frank Schumacher   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Dwight Muma   Violin
James Briggs   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Wally Heglin   Guitar
Stanley Green   Trumpet
Bob Effros   Trumpet
Homer Menge   Trombone
Ted Repay   Piano
Dick Webster   Violin
Jake Garcia   Bass
Ed Inge   Clarinet,Alto Saxophone
Dick Ball   Baritone Saxophone
Robert Carroll   Tenor Saxophone
Chuck Campbell   Trombone
Max Bacon   Drums

Technical Credits

Hoagy Carmichael   Composer
Glen Gray   Director
Red Nichols   Director
Irving Mills   Composer
Sammy Fain   Composer
Glenn Miller   Arranger
Victor Young   Arranger,Contributor
Helvetia "Vet" Boswell   Arranger
Sam M. Lewis   Composer
David J. Weiner   Programming
Jimmy Grier & His Orchestra   Director
Cornell Smelser   Contributor
Joe Young   Composer
Harry Akst   Composer
Fred B. Callahan   Composer

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