Billboard-charted track (previously unposted). Take Me (Bloom-David) by Benny Goodman & his Orchestra, vocal by (Dick Haymes

One of three popular versions of this little-remembered ballad, a top-10 charted track issued on the flip of the Goodman hit “Idaho.” See also Tommy Dorsey/Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Dorsey/Helen O’Connell.

THE 1942 HITS ARCHIVE - here in one place, a good-quality library of original-release-version best-sellers and songs that made an impact that were either released or enjoyed a major chunk of their popularity within the calendar year 1942 (some were recorded in 1941).


Jazz / Big Band / Swing

Count Basie Orchestra
Hollywood Jump / Someday Sweetheart

Count Basie Orchestra
Breakfast Dance And Barbecue

Frank Sinatra
The Main Event (Live)

Duke Ellington
Verve Jazz Masters 4

Benny Goodman
The Benny Goodman Story Volume 2

Piero Umiliani
La Legge Dei Gangsters (The Original Complete Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Gordon Jenkins
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles / You're Mine, You!

Earl Hines
Géants Du Jazz Volume 1

Benny Goodman
The Great Benny Goodman

Duke Ellington
The Complete Duke Ellington Vol.11 1938

Billie Holiday
Immortal Jazz Series On Verve II Vol.10

Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra
The Beat Of The Big Bands