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TOMMY DORSEY <br>Best of Tommy Dorsey <br> 1975 (RCA Records - Out of Print)

Details: RCA ANL1-1087(e), stereo effect reprocessed from mono recordings, 1975 release

Condition: Vinyl VG++ (very clean!) and cover VG+

From the All Music Guide:

Though he might have been ranked second at any given moment to Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Glenn Miller, or Harry James, Tommy Dorsey was overall the most popular bandleader of the swing era that lasted from 1935 to 1945. His remarkably melodic trombone playing was the signature sound of his orchestra, but he successfully straddled the hot and sweet styles of swing with a mix of ballads and novelty songs. He provided showcases to vocalists like Frank Sinatra, Dick Haymes, and Jo Stafford, and he employed inventive arrangers such as Sy Oliver and Bill Finegan. He was the biggest-selling artist in the history of RCA Victor Records, one of the major labels, until the arrival of Elvis Presley, who was first given national exposure on the 1950s television show he hosted with his brother Jimmy.

The tracks are:
1. Marie
2. Stardust
3. Little White Lies
4. I'll Never Smile Again
5. Yes Indeed
6. Boogie Woogie
7. Opus One
8. Song of India
9. Who?
10. Royal Garden Blues
11. Once in a While
12. I'm Getting' Sentimental Over You

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