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We finish up a month of celebration for what would have been Glenn Miller’s 120th birthday March first. And we finish by getting back to the man himself.

We’re not ending this memorial month with just any album in my dad’s collection. I refer to it with the same name as a popular and influential Beatles record.

This album has always caught my eye, and a few times my toe as it has the largest cover in the collection and sticks out beyond all the others, and it is made of a near-wood material. It also has one of the best selections of Glenn Miller’s recordings. Some studio. Some from his live national radio broadcasts.

So get ready to hear the last two sides of this great compilation record set from the most famous big band conductor there was in Volume 170: Miller’s White Album Record 5.

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Credits and Copyrights:

Glenn Miller And His Orchestra – RCA Victor Collectors Issue Second Pressing
Label: RCA Victor – LPT 6700
Format: 5 x Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Reissue
Released: 1960
Genre: Jazz
Style: Big Band, swing

Released in a binder with a 14 page liner notes booklet.

The original release of this set was a limited edition in 1953, and the Second Pressing was actually first released in Canada in 1956.

We will hear 6 of the 12 songs from record five of the collection, which is sides 5 and 6. Spindle numbering. The other side of the record is not the next side. The next side is the next record.

Baby Me
Vocals – Kay Starr
Written-By – Archie Gottler, Harry Harris and Lou Handman
January 26, 1939

Love With A Capital “You”
Vocals – Kay Starr
Written-By – Leo Robin and Ralph Rainger
January 26, 1939

Oh So Good
Written-By – Jerry Gray
Broadcast September 5, 1941
Bobby Hacket on guitar

Sun Valley Jump
Written-By – Jerry Gray
January 17, 1941

Rug Cutter’s Swing
Written-By – Horace Henderson
January 29, 1940

King Porter Stomp
Written-By – Jelly Roll Morton
Broadcast March 12, 1940

I do not own the rights to this music. ASCAP, BMI licenses provided by third-party platforms for music that is not under Public Domain.

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