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1941


Date: January 17, 1941
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Columbia

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates (ts), Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Rudy Novack, Shorty Sherock (t), Jay Kelliher, Pat Virgadamo, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Bob Kitsis (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Irene Daye, Howard Dulany (v)

C-3528-2 There’ll Be Some Changes Made – vID
(Overstreet, Higgins)
Okeh 78 10″: 6021 — There’ll Be Some Changes Made/These Things You Left Me
Columbia CD: CK-53425 — Drum Boogie (1993)
Conqueror 78 10″: 9748 — There’ll Be Some Changes Made/Drum Boogie
C-3529-1 Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy – vID
(Raye, Prince)
Okeh 78 10″: 6034 — The Big Do/Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
Columbia CD: CK-53425 — Drum Boogie (1993)
Conqueror 78 10″: 9615 — High On A Windy Hill/Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
C-3530-1 Drum Boogie – vID
(Krupa, Eldridge)
Columbia 78 10″: 37531 — Drum Boogie/Leave Us Leap
Okeh 78 10″: 6046 — Drum Boogie/How ‘Bout That Mess
Conqueror 78 10″: 9748 — There’ll Be Some Changes Made/Drum Boogie
Columbia EP 7″: B-138 — Gene Krupa and his Orchestra (1947)
Columbia 78 10″: C-138 — Gene Krupa and his Orchestra (1947)
Columbia LP 10″: CL-6017 — Gene Krupa and his Orchestra (1948)
Columbia LP 10″: CL-2515 — Drummin’ Man (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-753 — Gene Krupa (1955)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7252 — The Gene Krupa Story In Music (1960)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Columbia Musical Treasuries LP 12″: P2M-5267 — The Great Bands (1968)
CSP LP 12″: CSS-1495-8 — Yours for the listening/Thanks for the Memories (1971)
Columbia LP 12″: G-30009 — Big Band’s Greatest Hits (1971)
Columbia LP 12″: JCL-753 — Gene Krupa (1973)
Columbia 45 7″: 13-33285 — Drumboogie/Let Me Off Uptown (1975)
Columbia Musical Treasuries LP 12″: P7S-5122 — Big Bands Revisited
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-14007 — The Fabulous Big Bands (1977)
Columbia LP 12″: P-14926 — We Love The Big Band Sound (1979)
Murray Hill/CSP LP 12″: M-61358 — Boogie Woogie (1983)
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-15908 — Great Bands of the 40’s & 50’s (1992)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-22629 — Greatest Swing Instrumentals (1992)
Columbia CD: CK-53425 — Drum Boogie (1993)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
C-3531-1 These Things You Left Me – vHD
(Dickinson, Lippman)
Okeh 78 10″: 6021 — There’ll Be Some Changes Made/These Things You Left Me
Conqueror 78 10″: 9656 — Never Took A Lesson In My life/These Things You Left Me

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″AJAX-138 — In Disco Order Volume 11


Date: March 1941
Location: Liederkranz Hall, 111 E. 58th Street, New York City, NY
Label: Lang-Worth
Lang-Worth Transcription Session

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Listengart, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (cl, as), Walter Bates, Sam Musiker (ts), Roy Eldridge, Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Milt Raskin (p), Ed Mihelich (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany, Anita O’Day (v)

  Tuning Up
(Akiyoshi)
Monmouth Evergreen LP 12″: MES-7072 — Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With Their Orchestra & Their Vocalists (1975)
  Alreet – vAO
(Livingston, Russell)
Monmouth Evergreen LP 12″: MES-7072 — Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With Their Orchestra & Their Vocalists (1975)
  Full Dress Hop
(Krupa, Eldridge)
Monmouth Evergreen LP 12″: MES-7072 — Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With Their Orchestra & Their Vocalists (1975)
  Fool Am I – vAO
(Krupa, Mundy)
Monmouth Evergreen LP 12″: MES-7072 — Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With Their Orchestra & Their Vocalists (1975)
  Nothin’ Yet [Ball Of Fire]
(Krupa, Eldridge)
Monmouth Evergreen LP 12″: MES-7072 — Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With Their Orchestra & Their Vocalists (1975)
418/VP-767 Drum Boogie – vAO
(Krupa, Eldridge)
V-Disc LP 10″: 279 — Drummer’s Band/Drum Boogie (1944)
Monmouth Evergreen LP 12″: MES-7072 — Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With Their Orchestra & Their Vocalists (1975)
  Siren Serenade
(Krupa)
Monmouth Evergreen LP 12″: MES-7072 — Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With Their Orchestra & Their Vocalists (1975)
419/VP-767 That Drummer’s Band
(Krupa)
V-Disc LP 10″: 279 — Drummer’s Band/Drum Boogie (1944)
Monmouth Evergreen LP 12″: MES-7072 — Gene Krupa\Ziggy Elman With Their Orchestra & Their Vocalists (1975)
  The Things I Love – vHD
(Tchaikovsky, Barlow, Harris)
 
  Let Me Off Uptown – vAO
(Bostic, Evans)
 
  Thanks For The “Boogie” Ride – vAO
(Buck, Mitchell)
 

All titles also on:
Circle CD: CCD-64 — Woody Herman And His Orchestra/Gene Krupa And His Orchestra 1941 (2002)


Date: March 12, 1941
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates (ts), Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Shorty Sherock, Graham Young (t), Jay Kelliher, Pat Virgadamo, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Bob Kitsis (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany, Anita O’Day (v)

CO-29921-1 Alreet – vAO
(Livingston, Russell)
Okeh 78 10″: 6118 — Georgia On My Mind/Alreet
Bandstand LP 12″: BS-7117 — Wire Brush Stomp
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-138 — In Disco Order Volume 11
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
CO-29922-1 Georgia On My Mind – vAO
(Carmichael, Gorrell)
Okeh 78 10″: 6118 — Georgia On My Mind/Alreet
Conqueror 78 10″: 9616 — Georgia On My Mind/The Things I Love
Epic LP 12″: LN-3136 — Dancing With The Stars (1955)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-146 — In Disco Order Volume 12
Epic LP 12″: EE-22027 — That Drummer’s Band
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P-16781 — The Best Of The Big Band Vocalists – Volume 2 (1982)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-26633 — The Best Of The Big Band Vocalists (1996)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
CO-29923-1 The Things I Love – vHD
(Tchaikovsky, Barlow, Harris)
Okeh 78 10″: 6143 — The Things I Love/Little Man With A Candy Cigar
Conqueror 78 10″: 9616 — Georgia On My Mind/The Things I Love
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-146 — In Disco Order Volume 12
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-14954 — Big Band Bash (1979)
CO-29924-1 Fool Am I – vAO
(Krupa, Mundy)
Okeh 78 10″: 6154 — Slow Down/Fool Am I
Conqueror 78 10″: 9655 — It All Comes Back To Me Now/Fool Am I
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-146 — In Disco Order Volume 12
CO-29925-1 Siren Serenade – vAO
(Krupa)
Okeh 78 10″: 6198 — Siren Serenade/Don’t Cry, Cherie
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-146 — In Disco Order Volume 12

Date: March 19, 1941
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates (ts), Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Shorty Sherock, Graham Young (t), Jay Kelliher, Pat Virgadamo, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Bob Kitsis (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany, Anita O’Day (v)

CO-29974-1 Let’s Get Away From It All – vAO
(Dennis, Adair)
Okeh 78 10″: 6130 — Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina/Let’s Get Away From It All
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
CO-29975-1 Little Man With A Candy Cigar – vHD
(Dennis, Killduff)
Okeh 78 10″: 6143 — The Things I Love/Little Man With A Candy Cigar
CO-29976-1 Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina – vAO
(Skylar, Cannon, Shaftel)
Okeh 78 10″: 6130 — Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina/Let’s Get Away From It All
Conqueror 78 10″: 9654 — Sweet Georgia Brown/Just A Little Bit South Of North Carolina
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
CO-29977-1 Slow Down – vAO
(Evans)
Okeh 78 10″: 6154 — Slow Down/Fool Am I
Conqueror 78 10″: 9787 — Yes! My Darling Daughter/Slow Down
Columbia LP 12″: CL-753 — Gene Krupa (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Columbia LP 12″: JCL-753 — Gene Krupa (1973)
Bandstand LP 12″: BS-7117 — Wire Brush Stomp
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″ AJAX-146 — In Disco Order Volume 12


Date: April 11, 1941
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates (ts), Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Shorty Sherock, Graham Young (t), Jay Kelliher, Pat Virgadamo, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Bob Kitsis (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany, Anita O’Day (v)

30237-1 Maria Elena – vHD
(Barcelata, Russell)
Okeh 78 10″: 6165 — A Rendezvous In Rio/Maria Elena
Epic LP 12″: LN-3120 — For Dancers Only (1955)
30238-1 Don’t Cry, Cherie – vHD
(Brown, Henderson)
Okeh 78 10″: 6198 — Siren Serenade/Don’t Cry, Cherie
30239-1 I Take To You – vAO
(Gordon, Warren)
Okeh 78 10″: 6187 — I Take To You/Where You Are
Conqueror 78 10″: 9784 — I Hear Music/I Take To You
30240-1 Where You Are – vHD
(Gordon, Warren)
Okeh 78 10″: 6187 — I Take To You/Where You Are
30241-1 A Rendezvous In Rio – vHD
(Dominguez, Leeds)
Okeh 78 10″: 6165 — A Rendezvous In Rio/Maria Elena

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″ AJAX-146 — In Disco Order Volume 12


Date: May 8, 1941
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates (ts), Roy Eldridge (t, v), Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Bob Kitsis (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany, Anita O’Day (v)

30441-1 Throwing Pebbles In The Millstream – vHD
(Ellis, Gershwin)
Okeh 78 10″: 6222 — Green Eyes/Throwing Pebbles In The Millstream
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-146 — In Disco Order Volume 12
30442-1 Green Eyes – vHD, AO
(Rivera, Woods, Menendez, Utrera)
Okeh 78 10″: 6222 — Green Eyes/Throwing Pebbles In The Millstream
Epic LP 12″: EE-22027 — That Drummer’s Band
Columbia 78 10″38212 — Lover/Green Eyes (1948)
Columbia LP 10″: CL-6066 — Gene Krupa Dance Parade (1949)
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-13927 — 60 Of The Greatest Big Bands (1977)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-14954 — Big Band Bash (1979)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
30442-2
[alternate]
Green Eyes – vHD, AO
(Rivera, Woods, Menendez, Utrera)
Columbia LP 12″: C2-38033 — Roy Eldridge ?– The Early Years (1982)
30443-1 Let Me Off Uptown – vAO, RE
(Bostic, Evans)
Okeh 78 10″: 6210 — Let Me Off Uptown/Flamingo
Conqueror 78 10″: 9957 — Let Me Off Uptown/Flamingo
Columbia 78 10″: 37532 — Let Me Off Uptown/Drummin’ Man
Columbia 78 10″: 50071 — Let Me Off Uptown/Stop! The Red Light’s On
Columbia EP 7″: B-138 — Gene Krupa and his Orchestra (1947)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-28436 — The Best Of The Big Bands Volume 7
V-Disc LP 10″: 197 — Let Me Off Uptown (1944)
Columbia 78 10″: C-138 — Gene Krupa and his Orchestra (1947)
Columbia LP 10″: CL-6017 — Gene Krupa and his Orchestra (1948)
Columbia 45 7″: 4-50071 — Let Me Off Uptown/Stop! The Red Light’s On (1954)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-753 — Gene Krupa (1955)
Columbia EP 7″: B-2520 — Gene Krupa and his Orchestra Featuring Anita O’Day (1957)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7252 — The Gene Krupa Story In Music (1960)
Harmony LP 12″: HL-7277 — More Greatest Hits (1960)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Columbia Musical Treasuries LP 12″: D-405 — The Best of The Big Band Singers (1968)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: CSM-661 — George T. Simon’s: The Big Bands (1968)
Gold-Mor 45 7″: GM-00011 — After You’re Gone/Let Me Off Uptown
Columbia LP 12″: JCL-753 — Gene Krupa (1973)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: CSS-1507 — The Great Big Band Vocalists
Columbia Musical Treasuries LP 12″: P7S-5122 — Big Bands Revisited
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Columbia 45 7″: 13-33285 — Drumboogie/Let Me Off Uptown (1975)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
Columbia LP 12″: JC-36743 — Come Dance With Me (1980)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P-16765 — The Best Of The Big Bands Volume 7 (1982)
Smithsonian Collection LP 12″: P6-19881 — Singers And Soloists Of The Swing Bands (1987)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-21528 — Legendary Big Bands – Gene Krupa, Harry James & Count Basie (1990)
Columbia Legacy CD: C3K-52862 — Swing Time! The Fabulous Big Band Era 1925-1955 (1993)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
Columbia Legacy CD: J2K-65807 — Jazz: The Definitive Performances (1999)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-93712 — Big Band Swing Classics (2005)
30443-2
[alternate]
Let Me Off Uptown – vAO, RE
(Bostic, Evans)
Columbia LP 12″: C2-38033 — Roy Eldridge – The Early Years (1982)
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
30444-1 Flamingo– vHD
(Grouya, Anderson)
Okeh 78 10″: 6210 — Let Me Off Uptown/Flamingo
Conqueror 78 10″: 9957 — Let Me Off Uptown/Flamingo
Bandstand LP 12″: BS-7117 — Wire Brush Stomp
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13

Date: June 5, 1941
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates (ts), Roy Eldridge, Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Bob Kitsis (p), Biddy Bastien (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany, Anita O’Day (v)

30600-1 ‘Til Reveille
(Cowan, Worth)
Okeh 78 10″: 6266 — The Cowboy Serenade (While I’m Rollin’ My Last Cigarette)/’Til Reveille
Conqueror 78 10″: 9896 — The Cowboy Serenade (While I’m Rollin’ My Last Cigarette)/’Till Reveille
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
30601-1 Afraid To Say Hello
(Since You Said Goodbye)
– vHD
(Taylor, Arlen)
Okeh 78 10″: 6255 — Afraid To Say Hello (Since You Said Goodbye)/Love Me As I Am
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
30602-1 Love Me As I Am – vHD
(Loesser, Alter)
Okeh 78 10″: 6255 — Afraid To Say Hello (Since You Said Goodbye)/Love Me As I Am
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
30603-1 The Cowboy Serenade
(While I’m Rollin’ My Last Cigarette)
– vHD
(Hall)
Okeh 78 10″: 6266 — The Cowboy Serenade (While I’m Rollin’ My Last Cigarette)/’Til Reveille
Conqueror 78 10″: 9896 — The Cowboy Serenade (While I’m Rollin’ My Last Cigarette)/’Till Reveille
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
30604-1 Kick It – vAO
(Bland)
Okeh 78 10″: 6278 — After You’ve Gone/Kick It
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
Epic LP 12″: EE-22027 — That Drummer’s Band
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
30605-1 After You’ve Gone
(Creamer, Layton)
Okeh 78 10″: 6278 — After You’ve Gone/Kick It
Columbia 78 10″: 50025 — After You’ve Gone/Dark Eyes
Columbia 78 10″: 38147 — After You’ve Gone/Dark Eyes (1948)
Columbia LP 10″: CL-6066 — Gene Krupa Dance Parade (1949)
Columbia 45 7″: 4-50025 — After You’ve Gone/Dark Eyes (1954)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-753 — Gene Krupa (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-611 — Hall of Fame Series: Ballroom Bandstand (1955)
Columbia EP 7″: B-1958 — Hall of Fame Series – Vol. 2: Ballroom Bandstand (1955)
Columbia EP 7″: B-2519 — Gene Krupa Jazz Trio (1957)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Columbia Musical Treasuries LP 12″: D-450 — The Kings Of Swing (1968)
Gold-Mor 45 7″: GM-00011 — After You’re Gone/Let Me Off Uptown
Columbia LP 12″: JCL-753 — Gene Krupa (1973)
Columbia 45 7″: 13-33283 — After You’ve Gone/Dark Eyes (1975)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-14954 — Big Band Bash (1979)
Smithsonian Collection LP 12″: P6-19881 — Singers And Soloists Of The Swing Bands (1987)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Columbia Legacy CD: CK-48977 — Big Band Instrumentals: 16 Most Requested Songs (1992)
30605-2
[alternate]
After You’ve Gone
(Creamer, Layton)
Columbia LP 12″: C2-38033 — Roy Eldridge – The Early Years (1982)

Date: July 2, 1941
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, ts), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates (ts), Roy Eldridge, Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Ed Mihelich (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany (v)

30827-1 Got A Letter From My Kid Today – vHD
(Zaret, Whitney, Kramer)
Okeh 78 10″: 6306 — Have You Changed?/Got A Letter From My Kid Today
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
30828-1 Have You Changed? – vHD
(Gordon, Dee, Van Duyke, Gordon)
Okeh 78 10″: 6306 — Have You Changed?/Got A Letter From My Kid Today
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
30829-1 Tunin’ Up
(Hill, Krupa)
Okeh 78 10″: 6352 — Tunin’ Up/Rockin’ Chair
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
Sounds Of Swing LP 12″: LP-114 — That Drummer’s Band
30830-1 Rockin’ Chair
(Carmichael)
Okeh 78 10″: 6352 — Tunin’ Up/Rockin’ Chair
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)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-11891 — The Smithsonian Collection Of Classic Jazz (1973)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
Smithsonian Collection LP 12″: P6-19881 — Singers And Soloists Of The Swing Bands (1987)
Columbia Special Products CD: A5-19477 — The Smithsonian Collection Of Classic Jazz (1987)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
30830-4
[altternate]
Rockin’ Chair
(Carmichael)
Columbia LP 12″: C2-38033 — Roy Eldridge – The Early Years (1982)

Date: August 18, 1941
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, as), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates, Jimmy Milione (ts), Roy Eldridge, Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Ed Mihelich (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany, Anita O’Day (v)

C-3964-1 Come Be My, Love – vHD
(Roth)
Okeh 78 10″: 6438 — The Walls Keep Talking/Come Be My, Love
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-154 — In Disco Order Volume 13
C-3965-2A Amour – vHD, AO
(Ruiz, Mendez)
Okeh 78 10″: 6400 — Amour/Watch The Birdie
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
C-3966-1 Rancho Pillow – vHD
(Wrubel, Newman)
Okeh 78 10″: 6376 — You Were There/Rancho Pillow
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
C-3967-1 Stop! The Red Light’s On – vAO
(Miller)
Okeh 78 10″: 6411 — Stop! The Red Light’s On/Who Can I Turn To?
Columbia 78 10″: 50071 — Let Me Off Uptown/Stop! The Red Light’s On
Columbia 45 7″: 4-50071 — Let Me Off Uptown/Stop! The Red Light’s On (1954)
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
Epic LP 12″: EE-22027 — That Drummer’s Band
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)

Date: August 20, 1941
Location: Chicago, IL
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, as), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates, Jimmy Milione (ts), Roy Eldridge (t, v), Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Ed Mihelich (b), Gene Krupa (d), Howard Dulany, Anita O’Day (v)

C-3976-1 You Were There – vHD
(Coward)
Okeh 78 10″: 6376 — You Were There/Rancho Pillow
C-3977-1 Watch The Birdie – vAO
(Raye, DePaul)
Okeh 78 10″: 6400 — Amour/Watch The Birdie
Bandstand LP 12″: BS-7117 — Wire Brush Stomp
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-30897 — Welcome to Swing Town (2001)
C-3978-2 Who Can I Turn To? – vHD
(Wilder)
Okeh 78 10″: 6411 — Stop! The Red Light’s On/Who Can I Turn To?
C-3979-1 The Walls Keep Talking – vAO, RE
(Hill, Bauer)
Okeh 78 10″: 6438 — The Walls Keep Talking/Come Be My, Love
Epic LP 12″: EE-22027 — That Drummer’s Band
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)

All titles also on:
Ajax LP 12″AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14


Date: October 3, 1941
Location: Hollywood, CA
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, as), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates, Jimmy Milione (ts), Roy Eldridge, Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Ed Mihelich (b), Gene Krupa (d), Johnny Desmond, Anita O’Day (v)

H-526-1 The Anniversary Waltz – vJD
(Franklin, Dubin)
Okeh 78 10″: 6465 — I Think Of You/The Anniversary Waltz
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides (2002)
H-527-1 Two In Love – vAO, JD
(Willson)
Okeh 78 10″: 6447 — This Time The Dream’s On Me/Two In Love
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides (2002)
H-528
[breakdown]
This Time The Dream’s On Me – vJD
(Arlen, Mercer)
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides(2002)
H-528-1 This Time The Dream’s On Me – vJD
(Arlen, Mercer)
Okeh 78 10″: 6447 — This Time The Dream’s On Me/Two In Love
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-21528 — Legendary Big Bands – Gene Krupa, Harry James & Count Basie (1990)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides(2002)
H-529-1 Violets For Your Furs – vJD
(Dennis, Adair)
Okeh 78 10″: 6498 — Coppin’ A Plea/Violets For Your Furs
Columbia EP 7″: B-2000 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks Vol. 2 (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-641 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks (1955)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides (2002)

Date: October 14, 1941
Location: Hollywood, IL
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, as), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates, Jimmy Milione (ts), Roy Eldridge, Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Ed Mihelich (b), Gene Krupa (d), Johnny Desmond, Anita O’Day (v)

H-544-1 I Think Of You – vJD
(Marcotte, Elliott)
Okeh 78 10″: 6465 — I Think Of You/The Anniversary Waltz
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides (2002)
H-545-1
[rejected]
How Do? – vAO
(unknown)
Encore LP 12″: P-14379 — Krupa Swings (1980)
H-546-1
[rejected]
Skylark – vAO
(Carmichael, Mercer)
unissued
H-547-1 Coppin’ A Plea – vAO
(Cahn, Chaplin)
Okeh 78 10″: 6498 — Coppin’ A Plea/Violets For Your Furs
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
H-548-1
[alternate]
Bolero At The Savoy – vAO
(Mundy, Biondi, Carpenter, Krupa)
Encore LP 12″: P-14379 — Krupa Swings (1980)

Date: November 25, 1941
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, as), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates, Jimmy Milione (ts), Roy Eldridge (t, v), Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Ed Mihelich (b), Gene Krupa (d), Johnny Desmond, Anita O’Day (v)

31800-1 Skylark – vAO
(Carmichael, Mercer)
Okeh 78 10″: 6607 — Harlem On Parade/Skylark
Columbia EP 7″: B-1999 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks Vol. 1 (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: CL-641 — Gene Krupa’s Sidekicks (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-161 — In Disco Order Volume 14
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Columbia LP 12″: CJ-40652 — The 1940s – The Singers (1987)
Columbia CD: CK-40652 — The 1940s – The Singers (1987)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-21528 — Legendary Big Bands – Gene Krupa, Harry James & Count Basie (1990)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
31801-2 Bolero At The Savoy – vAO
(Mundy, Biondi, Carpenter, Krupa)
Okeh 78 10″: 6721 — Bolero At The Savoy/Side By Side
Columbia 78 10″: 36726 — Bolero At The Savoy/Side By Side
Columbia LP 10″: CL-2515 — Drummin’ Man (1955)
Columbia LP 12″: C2L-29 — Drummin’ Man (1963)
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P6-14954 — Big Band Bash (1979)
Columbia Special Products LP 12″: P-16780 — The Best Of The Big Band Vocalists – Vol. 1 (1982)
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
31802-1
[alternate]
Thanks For The “Boogie” Ride – vAO, RE
(Buck, Mitchell)
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)
31802-2 Thanks For The “Boogie” Ride – vAO/RE
(Buck, Mitchell)
Okeh 78 10″: 6506 — Thanks For The “Boogie” Ride/Keep ‘Em Flying
Columbia LP 12″: KG-32663 — Gene Krupa, His Orchestra And Anita O’Day Featuring Roy Eldridge (1974)
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Columbia CD: CK-65625 — Let Me Off Uptown! (1999)
Columbia Legacy CD: CK-65886 — Swing! Super Hits Volume 1 (2000)
31803-1 Keep ‘Em Flying – vJD
(Coleman)
Okeh 78 10″: 6506 — Thanks For The “Boogie” Ride/Keep ‘Em Flying
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
Sony Music Special Products CD: 34790 — Stage Door Canteen: Songs of WWII (1999)
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides (2002)
31804-1 Day Dreaming – vJD
(Billy Taylor)
Okeh 78 10″: 6517 — Day Dreaming/Tropical Magic
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides (2002)
31805-1 Tropical Magic – vJD
(Gordon, Warren)
Okeh 78 10″: 6517 — Day Dreaming/Tropical Magic
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides (2002)

Date: December 29, 1941
Location: New York City, NY
Label: Okeh

Gene Krupa and his Orchestra
Sam Musiker (cl, as), Clint Neagley, Mascagni “Musky” Ruffo (as), Walter Bates, Jimmy Milione (ts), Roy Eldridge, Torg Halten, Norman Murphy, Graham Young (t), John Grassi, Jay Kelliher, Babe Wagner (tb), Ray Biondi (g), Ed Mihelich (b), Gene Krupa (d), Johnny Desmond, Anita O’Day (v)

32062-1 Night Of Nights (Tura Lura Li) – vJD
(Corday, Mann, Weiss)
Okeh 78 10″: 6635 — Night Of Nights (Tura Lura Li)/Fightin’ Doug MacArthur
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides(2002)
32063-1 Pass The Bounce – vAO
(Nemo)
Okeh 78 10″: 6619 — Pass The Bounce/Me And My Melinda
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Epic LP 12″: EE-22027 — That Drummer’s Band
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
32064-1 All Through The Night – vJD
(Porter)
Okeh 78 10″: 6563 — Ball Of Fire/All Through The Night
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Collector’s Choice CD: CCM-300-2 — The Complete Early Sides(2002)
32065-1 Ball Of Fire
(Eldridge, Krupa)
Okeh 78 10″: 6563 — Ball Of Fire/All Through The Night
Ajax LP 12″: AJAX-167 — In Disco Order Volume 15
Epic LP 12″: EE-22027 — That Drummer’s Band
Columbia CD: CK-45448 — Uptown (1990)
32065-2
[alternate]
Ball Of Fire
(Eldridge, Krupa)
Columbia LP 12″: C2-38033 — Roy Eldridge – The Early Years (1982)
Sony Music Special Products LP 12″: ST-BB12 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1984)
Sony Music Special Products CD: A-17587/R960-13 — Big Bands – Gene Krupa (1993)

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