This Is Glenn Miller 1

August 16, 2022#2086


He led the most popular band in the nation in the early 1940s, but he was far from an overnight success. We explore the early days of his professional life.


Playlist

When I first met Mary
Ben Pollack
He’s the last word
Ben Pollack
Hello, Lola
Mound City Blue Blowers
One hour
Mound City Blue Blowers
Annie’s Cousin Fanny
Tommy Dorsey
When Icky Morgan plays the organ
Clark Randall (Frank Tennille)
What’s the reason I’m not pleasin’ you?
Clark Randall (Frank Tennille)
A blues serenade
Glenn Miller
Moonlight on the Ganges
Glenn Miller
In a little Spanish town
Glenn Miller
Solo hop
Glenn Miller
Moonlight Bay
Glenn Miller
I got rhythm
Glenn Miller
Community swing
Glenn Miller
Doin’ the jive
Glenn Miller
Don’t wake up my heart
Glenn Miller
  • When I first met Mary — Ben Pollack
  • He’s the last word — Ben Pollack
  • Hello, Lola — Mound City Blue Blowers
  • One hour — Mound City Blue Blowers
  • Annie’s Cousin Fanny — Tommy Dorsey
  • When Icky Morgan plays the organ — Clark Randall (Frank Tennille)
  • What’s the reason I’m not pleasin’ you? — Clark Randall (Frank Tennille)
  • A blues serenade — Glenn Miller
  • Moonlight on the Ganges — Glenn Miller
  • In a little Spanish town — Glenn Miller
  • Solo hop — Glenn Miller
  • Moonlight Bay — Glenn Miller
  • I got rhythm — Glenn Miller
  • Community swing — Glenn Miller
  • Doin’ the jive — Glenn Miller
  • Don’t wake up my heart — Glenn Miller