Down Beat, November 15, 1944

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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.


Together — Haymes/Forrest

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

Perdido — Billie Rogers

I’m beginning to see the light — Duke Ellington

Hong Kong blues — Hoagy Carmichael

Always — Guy Lombardo

Always — 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

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