Swingin' the Classics 10

February 16, 2021 #2009

A popular practice during the late 30's and early 40's involved taking a classic tune and converting it into a popular tune, sometimes with new lyrics, other times simply giving the melody a swing twist.


The golden wedding
Woody Herman
The breeze and I
Jimmy Dorsey
Chopin’s Polonaise in boogie
Frankie Carle
Till the end of time
Perry Como
Moon love
Glenn Miller
Tommy Dorsey
Guy Lombardo
Flight of the bumblebee
Harry James
Hungarian dance #5
Claude Thornhill
Ravel’s bolero
Benny Goodman
Galloping comedians
Gene Krupa
My reverie
Larry Clinton
William Tell overture
Spike Jones
Prelude #7
Jimmie Lunceford
Swingin’ down the lane
Philippe DuBois