The Other Side 2

February 6, 2024 #2163

Before the invention of cassettes and vinyl records, 78-rpm records had a A and a B side, each containing one tune. We explore both sides of records that had at least one very popular song.


One o’clock jump
Benny Goodman
Don’t be that way
Benny Goodman
Eager beaver
Stan Kenton
Artistry in rhythm
Stan Kenton
Marie--Tommy Dorsey
Song of India--Tommy Dorsey
Liza--Chick Webb
A-tisket, a-tasket--Chick Webb
Two hearts that pass in the night--Sammy Kaye
Daddy--Sammy Kaye
How many times--Orrin Tucker
Oh Johnny, oh Johnny, oh--Orrin Tucker
I want to go back to West Virginia--Spike Jones
Der Fuehrer’s face--Spike Jones
Boogie woogie blues--Larry Clinton
My reverie--Larry Clinton