BDW 8059 | Benny Goodman, 1930-33

The complete recordings issued under Benny Goodman’s name and issued on the Melotone label in 1930 and 1931, as well as selected sides by Grace Johnston and Sid Garry accompanied by the same band. Also included are the four titles by Steve Washington from 1933 featuring Goodman. Liner notes are by Goodman researcher David Jessup.

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Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

2 unknown (t), Tommy Dorsey-?Glenn Miller (tb), Benny Goodman (cl,as,v), Sid Stoneburn (cl,as), Larry Binyon (cl,ts), 2 unknown (vln), (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), (sb), (d), unknown -Harold “Scrappy” Lambert (v).
New York, November 7, 1930

1. E-35341 “He’s Not Worth Your Tears” (Dixon-Rose- Warren)-v?      Melotone M 12023
2. E-35342 Linda (Arlen-Koehler)-vBG                      Melotone M 12024
3. E-35343 And Then Your Lips Met Mine (Nelson-Malneck- Signorelli)-vSL             Melotone M 12023
4. E-35344 Overnight (Rose-Kent-Alter)-vSL                Melotone M 12024

Grace Johnston

Grace Johnston (v) accompanied by probably Ruby Weinstein (t), probably Tommy Dorsey (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), probably Sid Stoneburn (cl,as) probably Larry Binyon (ts), probably Sam Shapiro (vln), probably Arthur Schutt (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), (bb).
New York, January 13, 1931

5. E-35920 (You Gave Me) Ev’rything But Love (G. Kahn- G.L. Kahn)-vGJ        Melotone M 12104

Sid Garry

Sid Garry (v); same accompaniment as track 5.
New York, January 13, 1931

6. E-35923 At Last I’m Happy (Friend-Clare-Conrad)-vSG                 Melotone M 12069

Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

Possibly Ruby Weinstein and another (t), Glenn Miller (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), Sid Stoneburn (cl,as), Larry Binyon (cl,ts), Sam Shapiro (vln), Arthur Schutt (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), Harry Goodman (sb), (d), Paul Small (v).
New York, January 14, 1931

7. E-35156 I’m Happy When You’re Happy (Davis- Baer)-vPS                   Melotone M 12090
8. E-35157 You Didn’t Have To Tell Me (I Knew It All The Time) (Donaldson)-vPS            Melotone M 12090
9. E-35158 Falling In Love Again (Hollander)-vPS                 Melotone M 12079
10. E-35924 If You Haven’t Got A Girl (Davis-Hoffman)-vPS                 Melotone M 12079

Grace Johnston

Grace Johnston (v) accompanied by probably Ruby Weinstein (t), probably Tommy Dorsey (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), probably Sid Stoneburn (cl,as) probably Larry Binyon (ts), probably Sam Shapiro (vln), probably Arthur Schutt (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), (bb).
New York, January 14, 1931

11. E-35161 Keep A Song In Your Soul (Waller-Hill)-vGJ            Panachord 25020

Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

2 unknown (t), Glenn Miller (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), possibly Gil Rodin or Sid Stoneburn (cl,as), Larry Binyon (cl,ts), (vln), Arthur Schutt (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), Harry Goodman (sb), possibly Gene Krupa (d), Paul Small (v).
New York, February 5, 1931

12. E-35834 We Can Live On Love (Ballew-Pola- Golden)-vPS          Melotone M 12120
13. E-35835 When Your Lover Has Gone (Swan)-vPS                         Melotone M 12120
14. E-35836 99 Out Of A Hundred Wanna Be Loved (Lewis- Sherman)-vPS           Aurora 22000
15. E-35838 Mine Yesterday-His Today (Lewis-David)-vPS                Melotone M 12100

Charlie Teagarden and another (t), Glenn Miller (tb), Benny Goodman (cl,as), possibly Sid Stoneburn (cl,as), possibly Larry Binyon (ts), (p,vib), probably Dick McDonough (g), (sb), Johnny Morris (d,v).
New York, March 18, 1931

16. E-36481 What Have We Got To Do To-night But Dance (Kahn-Fiorito)-vJM       Melotone M 12138
17. E-36482 Little Joe (Miller-Stein)-vJM                     Melotone M 12149
18. E-36483 It Looks Like Love (Freed-Woods)-vJM   Melotone M 12149
19. E-36484 I Wanna Be Around My Baby All The Time (Young-Meyer)-vJM           Melotone M 12138

Bunny Berigan-Manny Klein (t), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Benny Goodman (cl,as), Larry Binyon (ts,f), (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), (sb), Gene Krupa (d), Johnny Morris (v).
New York, June 20, 1931

20. E-36835 Slow But Sure (Newman-Agnew-Collins)-vJM              Melotone M 12205
21. E-36874 Pardon Me Pretty Baby (Don’t I Look Familiar To You) (Klages-Meskill-Rose)-vJM             Melotone M 12208
22. E-36875 What Am I Gonna Do For Lovin’? (Magidson-Bernard-Hoffman)-vJM                 Melotone M 12208
23. E-36876 You Can’t Stop Me From Lovin’ You (Holiner-Nichols)-vJM              Melotone M 12205

Steve Washington and His Orchestra

Sterling Bose (t), Benny Goodman (cl), unknown (ts), possibly Harry Hoffman (vln), Fulton McGrath (p), Dick McDonough (g), Artie Bernstein (sb), Stan King or Chauncey Morehouse (d,vib), Steve Washington (v).
New York, November 22, 1933

24. 14363-A We Were The Best Of Friends (Lewis-Meyer- Wendling)-vSW     Vocalion 2598
25. 14364-A Sing A Little Low-Down Tune (Tobias- School-Mencher)-vSW    Vocalion 2598
26. 14365-A Blue River (Washington-Young)-vSW            Vocalion 2609
27. 14366-A Love Me (Washington-Young)-vSW               Vocalion 2609