Down Beat, February 1, 1945

September 27, 2022#2092


The war was winding down, service personnel would soon be heading back home, but the Big Band Era was facing major challenges.


Playlist

I didn’t know about you
Count Basie
Just one of those things
Benny Goodman
On my way out
Sammy Kaye
Kentucky
Sammy Kaye
Rum and Coca-Cola
Andrews Sisters
I walked in with my eyes wide open
Gene Krupa
Angelina
Louis Prima
Fiesta in blue
Benny Goodman
I can’t give you anything but love
Benny Goodman
Jumpin’ on the merry-go-round
Artie Shaw
Lady Day
Artie Shaw
I didn’t know about you
Duke Ellington
I ain’t got nothin’ but the blues
Duke Ellington
Hey! Ba-ba-re-bop
Lionel Hampton
Skyliner
DeFranco/Raymond
  • I didn’t know about you — Count Basie
  • Just one of those things — Benny Goodman
  • On my way out — Sammy Kaye
  • Kentucky — Sammy Kaye
  • Rum and Coca-Cola — Andrews Sisters
  • I walked in with my eyes wide open — Gene Krupa
  • Angelina — Louis Prima
  • Fiesta in blue — Benny Goodman
  • I can’t give you anything but love — Benny Goodman
  • Jumpin’ on the merry-go-round — Artie Shaw
  • Lady Day — Artie Shaw
  • I didn’t know about you — Duke Ellington
  • I ain’t got nothin’ but the blues — Duke Ellington
  • Hey! Ba-ba-re-bop — Lionel Hampton
  • Skyliner — DeFranco/Raymond