Down Beat, 10/1/1944

September 15, 2020#1987

News of the music industry as Americans struggle during World War II and music serves as a major morale builder.


Marie — Tommy Dorsey

Quiet please — Tommy Dorsey

Overnight hop — Red Nichols

Are you hep to the jive? — Cab Calloway

In a mellotone — Duke Ellington

W. P. A. — Jan Savitt

Route 23 — Al Donahue

Nostalgia — Benny Goodman

At an Arabian house party — Raymond Scott

Blue clarinet stomp — Johnny Dodds

Special delivery stomp — Artie Shaw

Gravedigger’s holiday — Les Brown

Hep-tee-hootie — Jimmy Dorsey

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