The Boswell Sisters Connection

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The Boswell Sisters Connection


Young, Herb, IAJRC Journal


The Boswell Sisters Connection

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Martha, Connie & Helvetia Boswell (vocals all tracks). Composite personnel of the musicians: Jack Purvis, Manny Klein, Bunny Berigan, Frank Margulis, Frank Guarante, Johnny "Scat" Davis, Langsten Curl, Sidney DeParis, Shirley Clay, Manny Winestock, Stanley Green, Cliff Barber, Ed Wade, Russ Chase (tp) Red Nichols (cnt) Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Claude Jones, Freddie Robinson, Benny Morton, Will Bradley, Charlie Butterfield., Chuck Campbell, Homer Menge, Larry Atpeter, Russ Jenner (tb) Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Vernon Hayes, Larry Binyon, Bennie Krueger, Babe Russin, Arnold Brilhart, Don Redman, Edward Ingle, Rupert Cole, Robert Carroll, Chester, Hazlett, James Briggs, Frank, Schumacher, Art Greer, Gordon Green, Artie Shaw (reeds) Joe Venuti, Harry Hoffman, Jacques Renard, Dick Webster, Dwight Muma, Henry Jaworski, Bob Morrow, Jackie Taylor (vln) Eddie Lang, Dick McDonough, Carl Kress, Wally Heglin (g) Arthur Schutt, Martha Boswell, Horace Henderson, Sammy Prager, Jack Russin, Fulton McGrath, Ted Repay (p) Joe Tarto (b, tu) Hank Stem, Bob Ysaguirre (tu) Artie Bernstein, Talcott Reeves, Dick Cherwin, Jake Garcia (b) Stan King, Chauncey Morehouse, Manzey Johnson, Ray McKinley, Billy Marcus (d) Larry Gomar (vibes, d). Recorded from March 25, 1925 to February 12, 1936

CD 1 - Wha'dja Do To Me/When I Take My Sugar To Tea/Roll On, Mississippi/Shout, Sister, Shout/Sing A Little Jingle/I Found A Million Dollar Baby/It's The Girl/It's You/Makin' Faces at The Man in the Moon/I Can't Write The Words/Shine On, Harvest Moon/Heebie Jeebies/River Stay 'Way From My Door/An Ev'ning In Caroline/Nothing Is Sweeter Than You/I Thank You Mister Moon/Was That The Human Thing To Do?/Put That Sun Back In The Sky/Stop The Sun, Stop The Moon/Everybody Loves My Baby/There'll Be Some Changes Made/Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea/If It Ain't Love/Got The South In My Soul TT: 73:13

CD 2 - Nights When I'm Lonely/We're On The Highway To Heaven/That's What I Like About You/My Future Just Passed/Heebie Jeebies/Gee But I'd Like To Make You Happy/Don't Tell Him, What Happened to Me/I Surrender Dear/Stardust/Sing A Little Jingle/Gems From George White's Scandals Part 1 & 2/We've Got To Put The Sun Back In The Sky/Was That The Human Thing To Do/A California Medley, Part 1/A California Medley, Part 2/Lawd You Made The Night Too Long/"O.K. America" Medley, Part 2/"O.K. America" Medley, Part 1 TT: 72:21

CD 3 - Was That The Human Thing To Do?/California Medley, Part 2/Lawd You Made The Night Too Long/"O.K. America" Medley, Part 2/"O.K. America" Medley, Part 1/Doggone I've Done It/Hand Me Down My Walkin' Cane/Old Yazoo/We Just Couldn't Say "Goodbye"/Sleep, Come On And Take Me/Down Among The Sheltering Palms/Down On The Delta/Charlie Two-Step/Sentimental Gentleman From Georgia/It Don't Mean a Thing/Louisiana Hayride/Minnie The Moocher's Wedding Day/Crazy People/Mood Indigo/Forty Second Street/Shuffling Off To Buffalo TT: 68:58

CD 4 - California Medley Part 2/O.K. America, Part 2/We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye/Sleep, Come On And Take Me/Down Among The Sheltering Palms/Mood Indigo/Forty Second Street/The Gold Digger's Song/It's Sunday Down In Caroline/Puttin' It On/Swanee Mammy/Sophisticated Lady/That's How Rhythm Was Born/Song Of Surrender/Coffee In The Morning/You Oughta Be In Pictures/I Hate Myself/Goin' Home/The Lonesome Road/Rock And Roll/If I Had A Million Dollars/The Object Of My Affection/It's Written All Over Your Face/Dinah TT: 75:52

CD 5 - O.

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