Down Beat, November 15, 1944

August 25, 2020 #1984

Ad in Down Beat for synthetic reeds to replace natural ones that were no longer available from France.

This wartime issue of a magazine devoted to the popular music of the day includes interesting tidbits about folks like Guy Lombardo, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw and Maj. Glenn Miller.


Ac-cent-tchu-ate the positive
Artie Shaw
Jumpin’ on the merry-go-round
Artie Shaw
I’ll never be the same
Artie Shaw
Magic is the moonlight
Jimmy Dorsey
Billie Rogers
I’m beginning to see the light
Duke Ellington
Hong Kong blues
Hoagy Carmichael
Guy Lombardo
Benny Goodman
All of me
Art Van Damme
Pipe dreams
Tommy Reynolds
Sweet Georgia Brown
Django Reinhardt
Moonlight serenade
Glenn Miller
In the mood
Glenn Miller
Long ago and far away
Glenn Miller
Song of the Volga boatmen
Glenn Miller