Salutes Great Clarinetists

Pete Fountain Salutes The
Great Clarinetists

This is an English release
Hit Versions Shown – US details

“Amapola (Pretty Little Poppy)”
Castilians – Columbia Records 2938 #20 – 1934
Jimmy Dorsey – Decca Records 3629 #1 (10 weeks) – 1941
Jacky Noguez – Jamie Records 1148 #63 – 1960 

“Begin The Beguine”
Xavier Cugat & His Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra –
Victor Records 25133 #13 – 1935
Artie Shaw – Bluebird Records 7746 #1 (6 weeks) – 1938
Frank Sinatra – Columbia Records 37064 #23 – 1946

“Frenesi”
Woody Herman And His Orchestra – Decca Records 3427 #16 1941
Artie Shaw And His Orchestra –
Victor Records 26542 #1 (13 weeks) – 1940

“Sometimes I’m Happy”
Lousie Groody – Victor Records 20609 #9 – 1927
Charles King – Victor Records 20609 #9 – 1927
Benny Goodman And His Orchestra –
Victor Records 25090 #12 – 1935

 

 

 

 

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