Metronome, March 1945

November 24, 2020 #1997

Metronome was a leading magazine that provided up-to-date news about the popular music industry. The March 1945 issue featured Artie Shaw, Count Basie and a newcomer bandleader named Elliot Lawrence. A popular feature of the magazine was ratings of new record releases by jazz critics Barry Ulanov and Leonard Feather.


That old feeling
Count Basie
Oomph fa fa
Benny Goodman
Out of this world
Woody Herman
It’s the talk of the town
Shorty Sherock
C-jam blues
Sam Donahue
Are you livin’ old man?
Stan Kenton
Don’t let it end
Joe Marsala
Blue Harlem
Ike Quebec
‘S wonderful
Artie Shaw
Sleighride in July
Three Suns
A little on the lonely side
Guy Lombardo
Bedford Drive
Artie Shaw
Perry Como
Elliott Lawrence
Shirt tail stomp
Whoopee Makers