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www.billieholiday78rpm.nl
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Blues World Auctions
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Bill's Swing era music links (open to public) Install VLC (Free): http://www.videolan.org/ Then enter the URLs in VLC to access these streams.

Big Blue Swinghttp://209.236.126.18:8002
Fred Hall http://198.178.123.2:9116
KCEAhttp://streaming.rubinbroadcasting.com/kcea
KDKIhttp://37.59.37.139:12398
Radio Dismukehttp://early1900s.org/radiodismuke/radiodismuke.asx
Swing FMhttp://swingfm.ice.infomaniak.ch/swingfm-128.mp3
Swingstreet Radiohttp://198.178.123.17:11312/listen.pls
Swiss Internet Radiohttp://www.swissradio.ch/streams/6054.m3u
UK 1940's Jazzhttp://radio3.citrus3.com:2199/tunein/1940sradiostation.asx
WGBH Jazz Decadeshttp://audio.wgbh.org/otherWaysToListen/jazzDecades.asx
WHRO 1920's Radiohttp://tess.fast-serv.com:8570/listen.pls
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Tommy Dorsey And His Clambake 7 Josephine 1937. 013524 VICTOR 25676 MP3
FLAC
Fort Slocum Band Soldier Of God 1944.
vocal by Pvt. Leon Gray
V-Disc 136A MP3
Gus Viseur & Son Orchestre You Rascal You 1941.
Andre Lluis (cl) Gus Viseur (accor) Rene ''Chalin'' Ferret, Jean ''Matelo'' Ferret (g) Maurice Speileux (b)
CL7450-1 Columbia DF2826 MP3
Anson Weeks And His Orchestra Fiesta .   MP3
Teresa Brewer Mutual Admiration Society 1956. Coral 61737 MP3
Dream Weavers Featuring Wade Buff Is There Somebody Else 1956. Decca 29905 MP3
Mildred Bailey And Her Orchestra It's Love I'm After 1936.
Ziggy Elman (tp) Artie Shaw (cl) Ben Webster (ts) Teddy Wilson (p) Dave Barbour (g) John Kirby (b) Cozy Cole (d) Mildred Bailey (vcl) Eddie Sauter (arr)
20218-1 Vocalion 3367 MP3
Mendello's Dance Orchestra (Mendello And His Five Gee-Gees) Dixie Drag 1928. 8261-2 BANNER 6214 MP3
American Quartet On The 5:15 1915. Victor 17704 MP3
Roger Williams With Hal Kanner's Orchestra & Chorus The Sentimental Touch 1958. KAPP K-1081-S MP3
Horace Heidt And His Brigadiers Little Heaven Of The Seven Seas 1937.
The King Sisters (vo), Jerry Bowne, Warren Lewis, Norman Kingsley (tp), Wayne Webb (tb), Bob Riedel (cl), Jimmy DeMeo, Jerry Kasper (as), George Dessinger (ts), 2-3 (vn), Frankie Carle (p), Alvino Rey (stg), Eddie McKinney (sb), Bernie Mattinson (dm)
B-21441-1 BRUNSWICK 7946 MP3
Ruby Braff Quartet Ellie 1954.
Ruby Braff (tp) Johnny Guarnieri (p) Walter Page (b) Bobby Donaldson (d)
Bethlehem BCP1005 MP3
Lee Morse And Her Bluegrass Boys Where The Wild, Wild Flowers Grow 1927. Columbia 1011DB MP3
Manuel Romain I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now 1910. Edison 10287 MP3
Mills Brothers Sleepy Head 1934. SF105A BRUNSWICK 6913 MP3
Sam Price's Texas Blusicians How 'bout That Mess 1940. 68149 DECCA 8505B MP3
Frank Sinatra And Then You Kissed Me 1944. V-DISC 262A2 MP3
Zutty Singleton And His Orchestra King Porter Stomp 1940.
Henry "Red" Allen (tp) Benny Morton (tb) Edmond Hall (cl) Lil Armstrong (p) Bernard Addison (g) Pops Foster (b) Zutty Singleton (d)
67841-A Decca 18093 MP3
Johnny Mercer Wreck Of The Old 97 1944. V-Disc 291A MP3
Joe Bushkin At Sundown 1951.
Joe Bushkin-P Buck Clayton-T Eddie Safranski-Sb Jo Jones-D
CO47007 Columbia 39619 MP3
FLAC
Mary Lou Williams Trio Persian Rug 1944. MA712 ASCH 351-2 MP3
Louis Jordan And His Tympany Five Every Man To His Own Profession 1947.
Aaron Izenhall (tp) Louis Jordan (as,vcl) Eddie Johnson (ts) Wild Bill Davis (p,arr) Carl Hogan (el-g) Dallas Bartley (b) Christopher Columbus (d)
W73884-A Decca 24633 MP3
Johnny Mercer Goofus 1948. V-Disc 849A MP3
Gerry Mulligan And The Concert Jazz Band Go Home 1960.
Don Ferrara, Conte Candoli, Nick Travis (tp), Bob Brookmeyer (vtb), Willie Dennis, Alan Raph (tb), Gene Quill, Bob Donovan (as), Jim Reider, Zoot Sims (ts), Gene Allen (bar), Gerry Mulligan (bar, p), Buddy Clark (sb), Mel Lewis (dm)
Live At The Olympia Paris
Europe 1 RTE1501-2 MP3
The Andrews Sisters Is You Is Or Is You Ain't Ma Baby 1945. V-DISC 358A2 MP3
Ruby Braff Quartet I Can't Get Started 1954.
Ruby Braff (tp) Johnny Guarnieri (p) Walter Page (b) Bobby Donaldson (d)
Bethlehem BCP1005 MP3
Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra Never No Lament 1940.
Rex Stewart (cnt) Cootie Williams, Wallace Jones (tp) Joe Nanton, Juan Tizol, Lawrence Brown (tb) Barney Bigard (cl,ts) Johnny Hodges (as,sop) Otto Hardwick (as,cl) Ben Webster (ts) Harry Carney (bar,cl,b-cl) Duke Ellington (p) Fred Guy (g), Jimmy Blanton (b) Sonny Greer (d) Herb Jeffries (vcl)
049656-1 Victor 26610 MP3
Lennie Tristano Quartet My Melancholy Baby 1955.
Lennie Tristano (P), Lee Konitz (As), Gene Ramey (B), Art Taylor (D)
live ‘‘The Sing Song Room, Confucius Restaurant’‘
Mosaic MQ10-174 MP3
Zutty Singleton And His Orchestra King Porter Stomp 1940.
Henry "Red" Allen (tp), Benny Morton (tb), Edmond Hall (cl), Lil Armstrong (p), Bernard Addison (g), Pops Foster (sb), Zutty Singleton (dm)
67842-A Decca 18093 MP3
Oscar Pettiford Orchestra The Gentle Art Of Love 1956.
Ernie Royal, Art Farmer (tp), Jimmy Cleveland (tb), Julius Watkins, David Amram (fhr), Gigi Gryce (as), Lucky Thompson (ts), Jerome Richardson (ts, fl), Dave Kurtzer (bar), Tommy Flanagan (p), Janet Putnam (harp), Oscar Pettiford (sb), Osie Johnson (dm)
ABC-Paramount ABC135 MP3

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