Gotta Be This Or That (Part 1) (Sunny Skylar) by Benny Goodman & his Orchestra, vocal by Benny Goodman

THE 1945 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 1945 (some were recorded in 1944).


Jazz / Big Band / Swing

The Andrews Sisters
Original Favorites

The Andrews Sisters
Irving Berlin Songs

Artie Shaw
I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles / You're Mine, You!

Lionel Hampton
I Want To Be Loved (But Only By You) / Limehouse Blues

Joe Jackson
The Duke

Duke Ellington And His Orchestra
Historically Speaking - The Duke

Kingsize Dick
Kölle Am Rhing (New York, New York)

Count Basie Orchestra
Ride On / It's Sand, Man!

Caro Emerald
That Man

Billie Holiday
Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do

Henry Mancini
Brass On Ivory

Glenn Miller And His Orchestra
Second Pressing, Volume Two