100 Wartime Memories

Artist: VARIOUS ARTISTS
Format: 4CD
Bar-code: 5060324800392
Cat No: NOT4CD039

£10.99

On Friday, September 3, 1939, following a declaration of war on Germany, air raid sirens blared in London. Only the night before, the sounds had been more mellifluous, as Victor Sylvester and his Ballroom Orchestra had echoed from radios all across the land. The war would prove to be first conflict in which music transmitted by radio would play a major role. Initially, it brought hope where little existed…

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Disc 1

1. String Of Pearls ~ Glenn Miller
2. Take The ‘A’ Train ~ Duke Ellington
3. Praise The Lord And Pass The Ammunition ~ Kay Kyser
4. Sentimental Journey ~ Les Brown & Orch. (with Doris Day)
5. You Always Hurt The One You Love ~ The Mills Brothers
6. I’ll Never Smile Again ~ Tommy Dorsey
7. It’s Time For Every Boy To Be A Soldier ~ Charles H. Hart
8. Don’t Get Around Much Anymore ~ The Ink Spots
9. In The Quartermaster’s Stores ~ Tommy Handley
10. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy ~ The Andrews Sisters
11. Beat Me Daddy, Eight To The Bar ~ Will Bradley & Orch.
12. Skyliner ~ Charlie Barnet & His Orch.
13. I’ll Walk Alone ~ Dinah Shore
14. The Spitfire Song ~ Joe Loss & Orch. (with Sam Browne)
15. Kiss Me Goodnight Sgt. Major ~ Billy Cotton & His Band (with Alan Breeze)
16. (We’re Gonna Hang Out) The Washing On The Siegfried Line ~ Flanagan & Allen
17. The World Will Sing Again ~ Betty Driver
18. How Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em Down On The Farm ~ Harry Fay
19. Swingin’ On A Star ~ Bing Crosby
20. Sing As We Go ~ Gracie Fields
21. The Big Noise From Winnetka ~ Bob Crosby’s Bob Cats
22. Yours ~ Vera Lynn
23. This Is The Army Mister Jones ~ Harry Roy
24. Bless ’em All ~ George Formby
25. Goodnight Sweetheart ~ Al Bowlly

Disc 2

1. I’ll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time ~ The Andrews Sisters
2. The Hut Sut Song ~ Freddy Martin & Orch.
3. Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy) ~ Jimmy Dorsey & Orch. (with Bob Eberly & Helen O’Connell)
4. Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby ~ Louis Jordan
5. Over The Rainbow ~ Judy Garland
6. In The Mood ~ Glenn Miller
7. Maybe ~ The Ink Spots
8. A Nice Cup Of Tea ~ Binnie Hale
9. Be Like The Kettle And Sing ~ Vera Lynn
10. Maria Elena ~ Wayne King & Orch.
11. Blues In The Night (My Mama Done Told Me) ~ Woody Herman & Orch.
12. San Fernando Valley ~ Bing Crosby
13. Sally ~ Gracie Fields
14. You’ll Never Know ~ Dick Haymes & The Song Spinners
15. Sister Susie’s Sewing Shirts For Soldiers ~ Bill Murray
16. The Homecoming Waltz ~ Donald Peers
17. Oh Look At Me Now ~ Tommy Dorsey & Orch. (with Frank Sinatra & Connie Haines)
18. Wish Me Luck ~ Doreen Stevens
19. The Sun Has Got His Hat On ~ Sam Brown
20. Pack Up Your Troubles In Your Old Kit Bag ~ Reinald Werrenrath
21. Roll Me Over ~ Primo Scala
22. Hey Little Hen ~ Nat Gonella & His Georgians
23. Mademoiselle From Armentieres ~ Jack Charman
24. After You’re Gone ~ Benny Goodman
25. There’ll Always Be An England ~ Alfred Piccaver

Disc 3

1. On The Sunny Side Of The Street ~ Tommy Dorsey
2. Perfidia ~ Xavier Cugat & Orch.
3. The White Cliffs Of Dover ~ Vera Lynn
4. Wishing (Will Make It So) ~ Turner Layton
5. Comin’ In On A Wing And A Prayer ~ The Song Spinners
6. Roll Out The Barrell ~ The Rex Massed Bands & Chorus
7. Paper Doll ~ The Mills Brothers
8. Wings Over The Navy ~ Lew Stone & Band
9. Mr. Wu’s An Air Raid Warden Now ~ George Formby
10. I’m Begininning To See The Light ~ Duke Ellington
11. My Shining Hour ~ Glen Gray
12. My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time ~ Doris Day & Les Brown
13. Run Rabbit Run ~ Flanagan & Allen
14. Pompton Turnpike ~ Charlie Barnet & Orch.
15. Do I Worry ~ The Ink Spots
16. Pistol-Packin’ Mama ~ Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters
17. A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square ~ Glenn Miller (with Ray Eberle)
18. There’s A Boy Coming Home On Leave ~ Bebe Daniels & Ben Lyon
19. Ma, I Miss Your Apple Pie ~ Ambrose & Orch.
20. Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall ~ Ella Fitzgerald & The Ink Spots
21. Colonel Bogey ~ International Novelty Orch.
22. Together ~ Dick Haymes & Helen Forest
23. Say Si Si ~ The Andrews Sisters
24. Shoo Shoo Baby ~ Ella Mae Morse
25. When The Lights Go On Again (All Over The World) ~ Vaughn Monroe & Orch.

Disc 4

1. G.I.Jive ~ Louis Jordon & His Tympany Five
2. Rum & Coca Cola ~ The Andrews Sisters
3. Blueberry Hill ~ Glenn Miller (with Ray Eberle)
4. Down Forget-Me-Not Lane ~ Flanagan & Allen
5. Time Waits Fir No One ~ Helen Forest
6. Tangerine ~ Jimmy Dorsey (with Bob Eberly & Helen O’Connell)
7. For Me And My Gal ~ Judy Garland & Gene Kelly (with David Rose & Orch.)
8. I Didn’t Raise My Boy To Be A Soldier ~ Morton Harvey
9. You’ll Never Know ~ Dick Haymes
10. They Can’t Black Out The Moon ~ Harry Roy & Orch.
11. I’m Making Believe ~ Ella Fitzgerald (with The Ink Spots)
12. Begin The Beguine ~ Eddie Heywood & His Orch.
13. Don’t Fence Me In ~ Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters
14. Comin’ In On a Wing And A Prayer ~ Ambrose & Orch. (with Anne Shelton)
15. Lili Marlene ~ Lale Anderson
16. Take Me Back To Dear Old Blighty ~ Ella Retford
17. Remember Pearl Harbour ~ Sammy Kaye & Orch.
18. Let The Rest Of The World Go By ~ Elizabeth Spencer & Charles Hart
19. Painting The Clouds With Sunshine ~ Jack Hylton
20. Over There ~ Nora Bayes
21. I’ll Be Seeing You ~ Anne Shelton
22. How Deep Is The Ocean ~ Peggy Lee
23. Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye ~ Gracie Fields
24. Whispering ~ Tommy Dorsey
25. We’ll Meet Again ~ Vera Lynn