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1939


Date: February 26, 1939
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Label: Brunswick

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo, Bob Snyder (cl, as), Sam Donahue (ts), Ray Cameron, Dick Lotter, Jack Mootz (t), Dalton Rizzoto, Al Sherman, Bruce Squires (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Milt Raskin (p), Horace Rollins (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

LA-1813-A The Lady’s In Love With You – vID
(Loesser, Lane)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8340 — Some Like It Hot/The Lady’s In Love With You
LA-1814-A Some Like It Hot – vID
(Biondi, Loesser, Krupa)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8340 — Some Like It Hot/The Lady’s In Love With You
Bandstand LP 12″: BS-7117 — Wire Brush Stomp
LA-1815-A Quiet And Roll ‘Em
(Krupa, Donahue, Biondi, Richards)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8335 — The Madam Swings It/Quiet And Roll ‘Em
Columbia EP 7″: B-2000 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks Vol. 2 (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-641 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
LA-1816-A The Madam Swings It
(Olsen, Russell, Martin)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8335 — The Madam Swings It/Quiet And Roll ‘Em
Bandstand LP 12″: BS-7117 — Wire Brush Stomp

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-111 — In Disco Order Volume 4


Date: March 10, 1939
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Brunswick

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo, Bob Snyder (as), Sam Donahue (ts), Ray Cameron, Charles Frankhouser, Nick Prospero (t), Dalton Rizzoto, Bruce Squires, Toby Tyler (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Milt Raskin (p), Horace Rollins (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

B-24545-1 Dracula
(Carpenter, Mundy, Ram)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8361 — Dracula/Foo For Two
B-24546-1 My Hands Are Tied – vID
(Stept, Tobias)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8346 — Variety Is The Spice Of Life/My Hands Are Tied
B-24567-1 Variety Is The Spice Of Life – vID
(Green)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8346 — Variety Is The Spice Of Life/My Hands Are Tied
B-24568-1 Foo For Two
(Ram, Mundy)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8361 — Dracula/Foo For Two

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-111 — In Disco Order Volume 4


Date: April 16, 1939
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo, Bob Snyder (as), Sam Donahue (ts), Ray Cameron, Charles Frankhouser, Nick Prospero (t), Dalton Rizzoto, Bruce Squires, Toby Tyler (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Milt Raskin (p), Horace Rollins (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

WC-2574-1 Hodge Podge
(Ellington, Hodges)
Columbia 78 10″: 35262 — Hodge Podge/On The Beam
WC-2575-A Swanee River – vID
(Foster)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8387 — Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair/Swanee River
WC-2576-A Challenger Chop
(unknown)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8412 — Challenger Chop/Don’t Be Surprised
WC-2577-A Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair
(Foster)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8387 — Jeanie With The Light Brown Hair/Swanee River

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-111 — In Disco Order Volume 4


Date: April 17, 1939
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Brunswick

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo, Bob Snyder (as), Sam Donahue (ts), Ray Cameron, Charles Frankhouser, Nick Prospero (t), Dalton Rizzoto, Bruce Squires, Toby Tyler (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Milt Raskin (p), Horace Rollins (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

WC-2586-A Don’t Be Surprised
(Mundy)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8412 — Challenger Chop/Don’t Be Surprised
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-111 — In Disco Order Volume 4
WC-2587-A You Taught Me To Love Again – vID
(Woode, Dorsey)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8400 — Jungle Madness/You Taught Me To Love Again
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-111 — In Disco Order Volume 4
WC-2588-A Down By The Old Mill Stream
(Taylor)
Okeh 78 10″: 6070 — Sweet Georgia Brown/Down By The Old Mill Stream
Conqueror 78 10″: 9788 — You Are The One/Down By The Old Mill Stream
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-121 — In Disco Order Volume 5
WC-2589-A Jungle Madness
(Willett)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8400 — Jungle Madness/You Taught Me To Love Again
Okeh 78 10″: 5997 — Apurksody/Jungle Madness
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-121 — In Disco Order Volume 5

Date: July 24, 1939
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Brunswick

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo, Bob Snyder (as), Sam Donahue (ts), Ray Cameron, Charles Frankhouser, Tom Gonsoulin (t), Dalton Rizzoto, Bruce Squires, Toby Tyler (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Milt Raskin (p), Horace Rollins (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

B-24923-A Guess I’ll Go Back Home This Summer – vID
(Robison, Mayer)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8451 — Guess I’ll Go Back Home (This Summer)/Whisper While We Dance
B-24924-B You And Your Love – vID
(Mercer, Green)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8448 — Moonlight Serenade/You And Your Love
B-24925-A Moonlight Serenade – vID
(Miller, Parish)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8448 — Moonlight Serenade/You And Your Love
B-24926-A Old Black Joe
(Foster)
Columbia 78 10″: 35205 — My Old Kentucky Home/Old Black Joe
Conqueror 78 10″: 9565 — Old Black Joe/My Old Kentucky Home

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-121 — In Disco Order Volume 5


Date: July 25, 1939
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo, Bob Snyder (as), Sam Donahue (ts), Ray Cameron, Charles Frankhouser, Tom Gonsoulin (t), Dalton Rizzoto, Bruce Squires, Toby Tyler (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Milt Raskin (p), Horace Rollins (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

B-24927-A Whisper While We Dance – vID
(Stride, Weldon, Burton)
Brunswick 78 10″: 8451 — Guess I’ll Go Back Home (This Summer)/Whisper While We Dance
B-24928-A Sweetheart, Honey, Darlin’, Dear – vID
(Krupa, Biondi)
Columbia 78 10″: 35218 — Sweetheart, Honey, Darlin’, Dear/Take Your Love
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P3-13618 — Rare Big Band Gems 1932-1947 (1976)
B-24929-A My Old Kentucky Home
(Foster)
Columbia 78 10″: 35205 — My Old Kentucky Home/Old Black Joe
Conqueror 78 10″: 9565 — Old Black Joe/My Old Kentucky Home
B-24930-A Take Your Love – vID
(Krupa, Barbarin)
Columbia 78 10″: 35218 — Sweetheart, Honey, Darlin’, Dear/Take Your Love

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-121 — In Disco Order Volume 5


Date: September 20, 1939
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Sam Donahue (ts), Corky Cornelius, Torg Halten, Nate Kazebier (t), Floyd O’Brien, Rodney Ogle, Al Sherman (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Milt Raskin (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

CO-25366-1 I Like To Recognize The Tune – vID
(Rodgers, Hart)
Columbia 78 10″: 35237 — All Dressed Up Spic And Spanish/I Like To Recognize The Tune
CO-25367-1 All Dressed Up Spic And Spanish – vID
(Rodgers, Hart)
Columbia 78 10″: 35237 — All Dressed Up Spic And Spanish/I Like To Recognize The Tune
CO-25368-1 On The Beam
(Norman)
Columbia 78 10″: 35262 — Hodge Podge/On The Beam
CO-25369-1 Symphony In Riffs
(Carter)
Columbia 78 10″: 35387 — Symphony In Riffs/Marchetta
Columbia EP 7″: B-1999 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks Vol. 1 (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-641 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks (1955)
Bandstand LP 12″: BS-7117 — Wire Brush Stomp
Encore LP 12″: P-14379 — Krupa Swings (1980)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P-16765 — The Best Of The Big Bands Volume 7 (1982)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-28436 — The Best Of The Big Bands Volume 7

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-121 — In Disco Order Volume 5


Date: November 1, 1939
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley (as), Bob Snyder (as, bar), Sam Donahue (ts), Corky Cornelius, Torg Halten, Nate Kazebier (t), Sid Brantley, Al Jordan, Floyd O’Brien (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Tony D’Adario (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

WC-2816-A After All
(Green, Wood)
Columbia 78 10″: 35304 — Vagabond Dreams/After All
WC-2817-A You’re A Lucky Guy
(Cahn, Chaplin)
Columbia 78 10″: 35336 — Three Little Words/You’re A Lucky Guy
WC-2818-A Vagabond Dreams
(Carmichael, Lawrence)
Columbia 78 10″: 35304 — Vagabond Dreams/After All
WC-2819-A Run, Little Raindrop, Run
(Warren, Gordon)
unissued

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-122 — In Disco Order Volume 6


Date: November 2, 1939
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley (as), Bob Snyder (as, bar), Sam Donahue (ts), Corky Cornelius, Torg Halten, Nate Kazebier (t), Sid Brantley, Al Jordan, Floyd O’Brien (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Tony D’Adario (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye (v)

WC-2824-A Drummin’ Man
(Krupa, Parham)
Columbia 78 10″: 35324 — Drummin’ Man/I’d Love To Call You My Sweetheart
Columbia 78 10″: 37532 — Let Me Off Uptown/Drummin’ Man
Columbia 78 10″: 50012 — Drummin’ Man/Tuxedo Junction
Columbia 78 10″: C-138 — Gene Krupa And His Orchestra (1947)
Columbia EP 7″: B-138 — Gene Krupa And His Orchestra (1947)
Columbia LP 10″: CL-6017 — Gene Krupa And His Orchestra (1948)
Columbia 45 7″: 4-50012 — Tuxedo Junction/Drummin’ Man (1954)
Columbia EP 7″: B-1957 — Hall of Fame Series – Vol. 1: Ballroom Bandstand (1955)
Columbia LP 10″: CL-2515 — Drummin’ Man (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-611 — Hall of Fame Series: Ballroom Bandstand (1955)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7252 — The Gene Krupa Story In Music (1960)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Columbia 45 7″: 13-33313 — Star Burst/Drummin’ Man (1975)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-122 — In Disco Order Volume 6
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-14954 — Big Band Bash (1979)
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-21528 — The Legendary Big Bands (1990)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
WC-2825-A I’d Love To Call You My Sweetheart
(Shay, Ash, Goodwin)
Columbia 78 10″: 35324 — Drummin’ Man/I’d Love To Call You My Sweetheart
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-122 — In Disco Order Volume 6
WC-2826-A Three Little Words
(Kalmar, Ruby)
Columbia 78 10″: 35336 — Three Little Words/You’re A Lucky Guy
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-122 — In Disco Order Volume 6
WC-2827-A
[rejected]
Time Out
(Durham, Battle)
Encore LP 12″: P-14379 — Krupa Swings (1980)

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