A Bing Crosby Discography - part 1a
 
Commercial Recordings - Pre Decca

Generated on 09 Nov 2011


Date: 18 October 1926
Location: Los Angeles, California
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
DON CLARK AND HIS HOTEL BILTMORE ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Don Clark and his Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Orchestra (orc)

a. W142785-3    I've Got The Girl - 2:44  (Walter Donaldson)
     FOR COLLECTORS ONLY LP 12": FCO100B — BING CROSBY - FOR COLLECTORS ONLY   
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)

Bing's first recording session ever.
Bing said "We bootlegged a couple of discs in abandoned warehouses" -and - "where the orchestra was set up among the packing cases."

Another title was recorded, almost certainly including participation by Bing Crosby and Al Rinker - "Don't Somebody Need Somebody" Col W142786, but it has not survived.


Date: 22 December 1926
Location: Chicago
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE37285-4    Wistful And Blue - 2:42  (Julian Davidson, Ruth Etting) / arr: Max Farley, Matty Malneck

Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Wilbur Hall (gtr), Matty Malneck (vla), John Sperzel (sb)

b. BVE37286-1    Pretty Lips - 3:07  (Walter Donaldson, Charles Straight) / arr: Max Farley

Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Henry Busse (tr), Mike Pingitore (bjo), Matty Malneck (vla), George Marsh (dms)


     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

The first Whiteman session with Bing and Al Rinker singing as a duo.
This take of "Pretty Lips" was not issued at the time, but a test pressing was discovered. It was re-recorded 28th February 1926.


Date: 10 February 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Austin Young (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker (vbk)

a. BVE37764-4    Shanghai Dream Man - 3:22  (Harry Akst, Benny Davis) / arr: Matty Malneck
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

Crosby and Rinker - the "rhythm singers" of the Whiteman band, join the "sweet" trio, all of whose duties are really just a vocal group lending support to the band in a quaint sounding novelty. Austin Young sings a couple of solo lines.


Date: 25 February 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk)

a. BVE38118-3    That Saxophone Waltz - 3:14  (Julius Mingo, Berry Sisk) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

Another novelty number with Crosby and Rinker plus the "Sweet Trio" of Gaylord, Fulton & Young producing a largely wordless vocal chorus.


Date: 28 February 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), John Sperzel (sb)

a. BVE38124-1    Pretty Lips - 3:06  (Walter Donaldson, Charles Straight) / arr: Max Farley
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)

A duet with Al Rinker and the first, in this compiler's opinion, to show much sense of any individuality. A strong rhythmic number with recognisable voices.


Date: 7 March 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Al Armer (sb)

a. BVE38143-3    Muddy Water - 3:08  (Peter De Rose, Harry Richman, Jo Trent) / arr: Matty Malneck
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

The first solo vocal on record, with Bing coming through strongly. In "A Musical Biography" - the five record set of 1954, Bing said "audience acceptance was something less than enthusiastic", but in fact it is a good piece.


Date: 29 April 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE38135-7    I'm Coming Virginia - 3:05  (Will Marion Cook, Donald Heywood) / arr: Matty Malneck

Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Red Nichols (cn), Charles Strickfadden (bsx), Gilbert Torres (gtr), Matty Malneck (vln)


     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     RCA (US) CD: 9678-2-R — PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- The Victor Masters    (1989)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
b. BVE38135-9    I'm Coming Virginia - 3:04  (Will Marion Cook, Donald Heywood) / arr: Matty Malneck

Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Red Nichols (cn), Charles Strickfadden (bsx), Gilbert Torres (gtr), Matty Malneck (vln)


     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
c. BVE38378-1    Side By Side - 2:58  (Harry M. Woods) / arr: Max Farley

Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Red Nichols (cn), Jimmy Dorsey (asx), Al Armer (sb)


     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
d. BVE38378-4    Side By Side - 2:57  (Harry M. Woods) / arr: Max Farley

Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Red Nichols (cn), Jimmy Dorsey (asx), Al Armer (sb)


     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

The first session said to be with The Rhythm Boys resulting in issued takes, but only two voices can be heard clearly on "I'm Coming Virginia".
"Side By Side" is clearly by the trio.
"I'm Coming Virginia" had been recorded on 3rd March, but all four takes were rejected.

The Rhythm Boys are not actually credited as such.

The first recording in which Red Nichols and Jimmy Dorsey appear with Bing.


Date: 9 May 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Charles Gaylord (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Red Nichols (cn), Charles Strickfadden (bsx)

a. BVE38394-2 test    I'm In Love Again - 3:07  (Cole Porter)
b. BVE38394-3    I'm In Love Again - 2:59  (Cole Porter)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

Date: 24 May 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Red Nichols (cn), Jimmy Dorsey (asx)

a. BVE38779-1    Magnolia - 2:40  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Max Farley
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
b. BVE38779-2 test    Magnolia - 2:40  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Max Farley
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

The Rhythm Boys sounding as such but not so credited.


Date: 20 June 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr)

a. BVE39271-2    Mississippi Mud/ I left My Sugar Standing In The Rain - 2:31  (Harry Barris, Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, James Cavanaugh)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
b. BVE32971-3    Mississippi Mud/ I left My Sugar Standing In The Rain - 2:27  (Harry Barris, Sammy Fain, Irving Kahal, James Cavanaugh)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
c. BVE39272-2 test    Sweet Li'l/ Ain't She Sweet - 3:09  (Harry Barris, Jack Yellen, Milton Ager)
d. BVE39272-3    Sweet Li'l/ Ain't She Sweet - 3:09  (Harry Barris, Jack Yellen, Milton Ager)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

The Rhythm Boys here get credit under that name for the first time. They now introduce some humour and scat singing, the whole performance being presented with some verve.


Date: 6 July 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Jack Fulton (voc, vbk), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Mike Pingitore (bjo)

a. BVE39627-3    My Blue Heaven - 2:48  (Walter Donaldson, George Whiting) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-01 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 01   (1998)

Bing cannot be identified on this track, the solo being handled by Jack Fulton, the remainder of the combined Whiteman singing group merely adding a background.


Date: 16 August 1927
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE39569-2    The Five Step - 3:02  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Matty Malneck

Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jimmy Dorsey (asx), Harry Barris (pno)

b. BVE39569-3    The Five Step - 3:05  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Matty Malneck

Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jimmy Dorsey (asx), Harry Barris (pno)


     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

Another performance with the Rhythm Boys in all but name. Vocal contributions are more less evenly split between the three.


Date: 19 August 1927
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk)

a. BVE39575-1 test    The Calinda - 2:46  (Herman Hupfield) / arr: Matty Malneck
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)
b. BVE39575-2    The Calinda - 2:41  (Herman Hupfield) / arr: Matty Malneck
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

Bing takes a vocal lead in a largely forgettable number with backing from the "Sweet" trio.


Date: 20 August 1927
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE39577-4    It Won't Be Long Now - 3:12  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Matty Malneck

Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tr, tb), Jimmy Dorsey (bsx, cl)

b. BVE39577-8    It Won't Be Long Now - 2:46  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Matty Malneck

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tr, tb), Jimmy Dorsey (bsx, cl)


     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

Again the vocal trio who were in fact the "Rhythm Boys"


Date: 21 September 1927
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk)

a. BVE38392-7    The Missouri Waltz - 3:18  (Frederick Knight Logan, James Royce Shannon) / arr: Matty Malneck
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

Bing merely one a a five strong vocal group, and he is fairly submerged into them, so that his voice is not particularly evident.


Date: 11 November 1927
Location: Chicago
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr)

a. BVE40846-3    That's Grandma - 3:02  (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh, Bing Crosby)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)

The second in which the Rhythm Boys both perform and are fully credited. No orchestral backing - the boys on their own providing their own piano and rhythm accompaniment with a fair amount of humorous asides. Not issued contemporaneously - issue delayed until 1942 on Victor 27688. It was worthy of earlier release.


Date: 17 November 1927
Location: Chicago
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr)

a. BVE40894-2    Miss Annabelle Lee - 3:21  (Sidney Clare, Lew Pollack, Harry Richman)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)

The boys again, fully credited, but with Bing taking a fairly prominent part.


Date: 23 November 1927
Location: Chicago
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Henry Busse (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (asx), Steve Brown (sb)

a. BVE40937-2    Changes - 2:51  (Walter Donaldson) / arr: Bill Challis
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     RCA (US) CD: 9678-2-R — PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- The Victor Masters    (1989)
b. BVE40937-3    Changes - 2:50  (Walter Donaldson) / arr: Bill Challis
     BLUEBIRD (US) CD: CD 6845-2 — BIX BEIDERBECKE - BIX LIVES!   (1989)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

The first occasion on which Bing and Bix recorded together. Both of the Whiteman vocal trios (the 'hot' and the 'sweet') alternate through the "changes" and Bing has some solo work.


Date: 25 November 1927
Location: Chicago
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Henry Busse (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tr, tb), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Jimmy Dorsey (asx, cl), Steve Brown (sb)

a. BVE40945-2    Mary - 2:48  (Walter Donaldson) / arr: Matty Malneck
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     BLUEBIRD (US) CD: CD 6845-2 — BIX BEIDERBECKE - BIX LIVES!   (1989)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
b. BVE40945-4    Mary - 2:46  (Walter Donaldson) / arr: Matty Malneck
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

A solo for Bing, taken at a fair pace with contributions from several of the jazz-oriented instrumentalists.


Date: 11 January 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bix Beiderbecke (tr), Bill Rank (tb), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Jimmy Dorsey (asx, cl), Matty Malneck (vln), Steve Brown (sb)

a. BVE41607-2    Ol' Man River - 3:12  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Bill Challis
     RCA (US) CD: 9678-2-R — PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- The Victor Masters    (1989)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   
b. BVE41607-3    Ol' Man River - 3:12  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Bill Challis
     Sunbeam CD: BXCD 13 — BIX RESTORED Volume 5    (2005)

Another solo for Bing, taken at a cracking, bouncy pace, totally unlike the conventional performance of the stage show at the time. There is interesting work from Frankie Trumbauerand Steve Brown in the last section.

A CD called "Bix Restored - The Complete Recordings and Alternates - Volume 5: Newly Discovered Takes and The Beiderbecke Influence" BXCD 13 (2005) from Sunbeam Records is the only source known to the compiler of take 3 of Ol' Man River.
There is one other Bing track on this CD (Sweet Sue, Just You), which otherwise has a further 24 tracks featuring various groups including Frankie Trumbauer, Red Nichols, Duke Ellington. The differences in Bing's performance are minor and in this compiler's view would not be separately identifiable. The identifiable differences are confined to Frankie Trumbauer's solo starting around 2 minutes 30 seconds where his solo is totally different.


Date: 12 January 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr)

a. BVE41612-1    From Monday On - 2:42  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby)
b. BVE41612-3    From Monday On - 2:41  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

The first example of Bing's whistling. Lots of scat here with Bing's b-b-boo showing through prominently.


Date: 20 January 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: OKEH (US)
FRANK TRUMBAUER AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Frank Trumbauer and his Orchestra (orc), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Bill Rank (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Eddie Lang (gtr), Matty Malneck (vla), Frank Trumbauer (spk)

a. W400034-A    Mississippi Mud - 3:10  (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   

Bing as a soloist with some verbal interpolation by Trumbauer, supported by a small instrumental group with Malneck, Lang and Beiderbecke to the fore.

A take "B" existed at one stage. It got damaged before it could be transcribed for issue, but label information had already been prepared, resulting in the issue of an LP with take A shown as take B. No copy of B is known to exist.

The first recording with Eddie Lang.


Date: 27 January 1928
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Henry Busse (tr), Bill Rank (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (rds), Matty Malneck (vln), Steve Brown (sb)

a. BVE41470-5    Make Believe - 2:55  (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     RCA (US) CD: 9678-2-R — PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- The Victor Masters    (1989)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)

Another solo from Bing, who seems now regualrly to be given more prominent spots by Whiteman. Bing seems to have a cold - he is distinctly husky.


Date: 7 February 1928
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk)

a. BVE41680-1 test    Poor Butterfly - 2:55  (John L Golden, Raymond Hubbell) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)
b. BVE41680-2    Poor Butterfly - 2:45  (John L Golden, Raymond Hubbell) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

A wordless humming chorus producing a novelty with "eastern" effects. A very nondescript recording, with Bing merely part of an amorphous backing group.


Date: 8 February 1928
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE41681-2    There Ain't No Sweet Man That's Worth The Salt Of My Tears - 3:27  (Fred Fisher) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Bing Crosby (voc, vbk), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Roy Bargy (pno)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     BLUEBIRD (US) CD: CD 6845-2 — BIX BEIDERBECKE - BIX LIVES!   (1989)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
b. BVE41681-3    There Ain't No Sweet Man That's Worth The Salt Of My Tears - 3:30  (Fred Fisher) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Bing Crosby (voc, vbk), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Roy Bargy (tr), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)

Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-02 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 02   (1998)

Back to better form here. Bing solos with a supporting vocal group .Beiderbecke, Trumbauer and Bargy have prominent roles .


Date: 13 February 1928
Location: Liederkranz Hall , New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE41688-2 test    Sunshine - 3:03  (Irving Berlin) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc, vbk), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Roy Bargy (pno)

b. BVE41688-3    Sunshine - 3:02  (Irving Berlin) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc, vbk), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Roy Bargy (pno)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
c. BVE41689-3    From Monday On - 2:59  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby) / arr: Matty Malneck

Bing Crosby (voc, vbk), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Steve Brown (sb)


     RCA (US) CD: 9678-2-R — PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- The Victor Masters    (1989)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

On "Sunshine" Bing has a solo spot fronting the vocal group. For "From Monday On" Fulton takes the lead, Bing joining the vocal support. Beiderbecke has a prominent solo. Very different from the same title recorded by the Rhythm Boys on 12 January - only a month before.


Date: 18 February 1928
Location: Liederkranz Hall, New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE41696-2    Mississippi Mud - 3:25  (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Irene Taylor (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Izzy Friedman (cl)


     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
b. BVE41696-3    Mississippi Mud - 3:27  (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Irene Taylor (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Izzy Friedman (cl)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     RCA (US) CD: 9678-2-R — PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- The Victor Masters    (1989)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

The third outing for the title in eight months! Irene Taylor leads with a backing chorus of six including Bing.


Date: 28 February 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE41689-4    From Monday On - 3:02  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby) / arr: Matty Malneck

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Charles Margulis (tr), Bill Rank (tb), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     BLUEBIRD (US) CD: CD 6845-2 — BIX BEIDERBECKE - BIX LIVES!   (1989)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
b. BVE41689-6    From Monday On - 2:58  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby) / arr: Matty Malneck

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Charles Margulis (tr), Bill Rank (tb), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)

c. CVE43117-3    High Water - 3:58  (Ernest R Ball, J Keir Brennan) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Roy Bargy (pno)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

Another effort at this version "From Monday On" as takes 1 - 3 were made on 13 Feb. It was also recorded in different arrangements on 13 Jan. 1928 with the Rhythm Boys, and as a soloist on 20 Jan with Frankie Trumbauer.

"High Water" produces a prominent solo part for Bing in an arrangement not typical of his output so far as it has something of an "operatic tenor" feel about it. There are some high notes, befitting the title, whilst the orchestra arrangement is of distinctive "symphonic" style rather than "Big Band".

A take 11 of "High Water " apparently exists, but is said to be a dubbing of take 3


Date: 1 March 1928
Location: Liederkrantz Hall, New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Harry Barris (pno), Wilbur Hall (gtr), Matty Malneck (vla)

a. BVE 43121-1    What Price Lyrics? - 2:54  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Matty Malneck)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
b. BVE 43121-3    What Price Lyrics? - 2:53  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Matty Malneck)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

A humorous up tempo number from the Rythm Boys with small instrumental support. They return to their scatting and verbal interjections to some good effect.


Date: 12 March 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk)

a. BVE43140-2    I'm Wingin' Home - 2:53  (Bennee Russell, Henry H Tobias) / arr: Tom Satterfield
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
b. BVE43140-3 unis    I'm Wingin' Home - 2:54  (Bennee Russell, Henry H Tobias) / arr: Tom Satterfield
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

Back to fronting the chorus, with some solo lines.


Date: 14 March 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Boyce Cullen, Jack Fulton, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Roy Bargy (pno)

a. CVE43143-3 unis    Metropolis - 4:19  (Ferde Grofe)
b. CVE43143-4    Metropolis - 4:20  (Ferde Grofe)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

A rather pretentious symphonic arrangement originally issued as but one side of four covering two 12 inch records as an orchestral suite representing New York. This side is the only part with Bing, but his voice cannot be distinguished and the vocal group makes only very small contribution.


Date: 15 March 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Henry Busse (tr), Bill Rank (tb), Izzy Friedman (tsx), Roy Bargy, Lennie Hayton (pno), Matty Malneck (vla)

a. BVE43145-1    Lovable - 3:01  (Ralph Holmes, Seymour Simons, Richard A Whiting) / arr: Bill Challis
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     BLUEBIRD (US) CD: CD 6845-2 — BIX BEIDERBECKE - BIX LIVES!   (1989)
     RCA (US) CD: 9678-2-R — PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- The Victor Masters    (1989)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

A relaxed and bouncing number with Bing in good form. There are important contributions from Min Leibrook on bass sax. and Izzy Friedman has a tenor sax. solo, with a small contribution by Beiderbecke.

An oddity is that this was released in the UK at the time, (HMV-B5509) but not released in the USA until 1941. (Victor 27685).

Take 2 of "Lovable" appears to be a dub of 1


Date: 16 March 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Boyce Cullen, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk)

a. BVE43148-1    March Of The Musketeers - 2:47  (Rudolf Friml, Clifford Grey, P G Wodehouse) / arr: Tom Satterfield
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

Notable only for being easily forgettable. Bing has brief solo with the voccal gropu in a full chorus.


Date: 21 April 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Chester (Chet) Hazlett (tsx), Charles Strickfadden (bsx)

a. BVE43660-3    I'm Afraid Of You - 2:52  (Lew Daly, Eddie Davis, Archie Gottler) / arr: Tom Satterfield
b. BVE43660-4    I'm Afraid Of You - 2:55  (Lew Daly, Eddie Davis, Archie Gottler) / arr: Tom Satterfield
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-03 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 03   (1998)

Another dull and unmemorable song. Bing's performance is by no means outstanding but he stands out well against the pedestrian lyric, arrangement and orchestral performance. Hazlett and Strickfadden on saxes also try to improve things.


Date: 22 April 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE43662-1    My Pet - 2:51  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) / arr: Bill Challis

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
b. BVE43662-2    My Pet - 2:50  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) / arr: Bill Challis

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)


     BLUEBIRD (US) CD: CD 6845-2 — BIX BEIDERBECKE - BIX LIVES!   (1989)
c. BVE43662-3    My Pet - 2:53  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) / arr: Bill Challis

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)

d. BVE43663-1    It Was The Dawn Of Love - 3:10  (J Fred Coots, Lou Davis) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (vbk), Roy Bargy, Lennie Hayton (pno)

e. BVE43663-2    It Was The Dawn Of Love - 3:12  (J Fred Coots, Lou Davis) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (vbk), Roy Bargy, Lennie Hayton (pno)

f. BVE43663-3    It Was The Dawn Of Love - 3:10  (J Fred Coots, Lou Davis) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (vbk), Roy Bargy, Lennie Hayton (pno)

g. BVE43664-1    Dancing Shadows - 3:15  (Ernie Golden) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bill Rank (tb), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)

Take 8 of "My Pet" appears to be a dubbing.
Take 2 of "Dancing Shadows" appears to be a dubbing.
In "Dancing Shadows" the vocal group are merely humming in the background.


Date: 23 April 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Henry Busse (tr), Bill Rank (tb), Roy Bargy, Lennie Hayton (pno), Matty Malneck (vla)

a. BVE43667-1    Louisiana - 3:00  (J C Johnson, Andy Razaf, Bob Schafer) / arr: Bill Challis
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
b. BVE43667-3    Louisiana - 3:00  (J C Johnson, Andy Razaf, Bob Schafer) / arr: Bill Challis
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     BLUEBIRD (US) CD: CD 6845-2 — BIX BEIDERBECKE - BIX LIVES!   (1989)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)

Date: 24 April 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. BVE43668-2    Grieving - 3:29  (Wayland Axtell) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Charles Gaylord (voc, vbk), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (vbk)

b. BVE43669-2    Do I Hear You Saying? - 3:00  (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker (vbk), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)

Date: 25 April 1928
Location: Liederkrantz Hall, New York, NY
Label: VICTOR
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Harry Goldfield (tr), Bill Rank (tb), Bix Beiderbecke (c-m), Frank Trumbauer (asx), Matty Malneck (vla), George Marsh (dms)

a. BVE43760-1    You Took Advantage Of Me - 2:57  (Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers) / arr: Tom Satterfield
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     BLUEBIRD (US) CD: CD 6845-2 — BIX BEIDERBECKE - BIX LIVES!   (1989)
     RCA (US) CD: 9678-2-R — PAUL WHITEMAN & HIS ORCHESTRA- The Victor Masters    (1989)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)

Take 2 of "You Took Advantage Of Me" appears to be a dub.


Date: 12 May 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Chorus (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby (vbk)

a. W98533-2    La Paloma - 4:18  (Anon, Sebastian Yradier)
b. W98534-3    La Golondrina - 4:17  (Narcisco Serradell) / arr: Ferde Grofe
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)

Some believe the chorus effects are orchestral. The present listener does not believe this. The vocal effects are felt to be a subdued chorus. No individual voices are identifiable. Crosby may or may not be present. The tracks are included in the listing, like some others, for the "completists".


Date: 17 May 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk)

a. W146291-2    C-O-N-S-T-A-N-T-I-N-O-P-L-E - 3:02  (Harry Carlton) / arr: Tom Satterfield
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
b. W146291-3    C-O-N-S-T-A-N-T-I-N-O-P-L-E - 3:04  (Harry Carlton) / arr: Tom Satterfield
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)

There is disagreement as to whether Bing participated on Constantinople. Most considered opinion is that he did not, so this is again for the completists.


Date: 21 May 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W98533-6    La Paloma - 4:04  (Anon, Sebastian Yradier) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Chorus (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby (vbk)

b. W146250-6    Evening Star - 3:03  (Fred E Ahlert, Roy Turk) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk)

Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)

Disagreement exists as to whether Bing can be heard on La Paloma. The present listener does not believe his voice can be distinguished.

A further take number of "Tain't So Honey, T'ain't So" matrix W146316 was made at this session but was not issued and has probably not survived.


Date: 22 May 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Harry Goldfield (tr)

a. W146319-3    Get Out And Get Under The Moon - 3:21  (William Jerome, Larry Shay, Charles Tobias) / arr: Tom Satterfield
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)

"I'd Rather Cry Over You" was also recorded at this session. Further efforts were made at succeeding sessions, with that on 10th June with Matrix W146320 take 5 finally being issued .


Date: 10 June 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W146316-9    Tain't So Honey, 'tain't So - 2:50  (Willard Robison) / arr: Bill Challis

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (bss)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
b. W146320-5    I'd Rather Cry Over You - 2:39  (Dan Dougherty, Phil Ponce, Jack Yellen) / arr: Bill Challis

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)

Both titles on:      CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-04 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 04   (1998)

Date: 17 June 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W146541-3    I'm On The Crest Of A Wave - 3:11  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Izzy Friedman (tsx)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
b. W146542-3    That's My Weakness Now - 2:58  (Bud Green, Sam H. Stept) / arr: Tom Satterfield

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Bill Rank (tb), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Izzy Friedman (cl)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
c. W146543-3    Georgie Porgie - 2:26  (Billy Mayerl, Gerald Paul) / arr: Bill Challis

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)

d. W146546-3    Lonesome In The Moonlight - 2:45  (Abel Baer, Bennee Russell) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Austin Young (vbk)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-05 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 05   (1999)

Disagreement exists as to whether Bing can be heard on "Georgie Porgie" and "Lonesome in the Moonlight".
The probable remaining members of the vocal group are listed, but this is also uncertain, for both titles.


Date: 18 June 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W146549-2    Because My Baby Don't Mean Maybe Now - 2:57  (Walter Donaldson) / arr: Bill Challis

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
b. W146550-3    Out O' Town Gal - 2:35  (Walter Donaldson) / arr: Bill Challis

Bing Crosby (voc, vbk), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Charles Strickfadden (bsx)


     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
Both titles on:      CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-05 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 05   (1999)

Date: 19 June 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

a. W146336-6    Wa-Da-Da (Everybody's Doing It Now) - 2:24  (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh)

Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Harry Barris (pno), Bing Crosby (cym)


     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
b. W146344-6    That's Grandma - 2:53  (Harry Barris, James Cavanaugh, Bing Crosby)

Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Harry Barris (pno)

Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-05 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 05   (1999)

Date: 19 September 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk), Eddie King (por, slb)

a. W98585-3    Silent Night, Holy Night - 4:00  (Franz Xavier Gruber, Joseph Mohr) / arr: Bill Challis
b. W98586-3    O Holy Night/ Adeste Fidelis - 4:22  (Canon Fred Oakley, John Francis Wade, Adolphe Charles Adam, John Sullivan Dwight) / arr: Ferde Grofe
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-05 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 05   (1999)

Doubts exist as to whether Bing is heard on O Holy Night/ Adeste Fidelis


Date: 10 November 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

a. W147500-3    My Suppressed Desire - 3:12  (Chester Cohn, Ned Miller)

Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Harry Barris (pno), Bing Crosby (cym)


     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
b. W147501-4    Rhythm King - 3:24  (Joe Hoover, J Russel Robinson, Jo Trent)

Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Harry Barris (pno)


     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-05 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 05   (1999)

Date: 22 December 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W147536-5    Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love - 3:00  (Cole Porter) / arr: Bill Challis

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Austin Young (vbk)

b. W147540-7    Makin' Whoopee! - 3:13  (Gus Kahn, Walter Donaldson) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton, Charles Gaylord, Al Rinker, Austin Young (vbk), Manny Klein (tr), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)


     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-05 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 05   (1999)

Bing cannot be separately identified on "Let's Do It".


Date: 28 December 1928
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
THE IPANA TROUBADOURS

Bing Crosby (voc), The Ipana Troubadours (orc), Sam Lanin (dir)

a. W147545-3    I'll Get By - 2:50  (Fred E Ahlert, Roy Turk)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
b. W147546-3    Rose Of Mandalay - 2:25  (Ted Koehler, Frank Magine)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-05 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 05   (1999)

Date: 25 January 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
SAM LANIN'S FAMOUS PLAYERS AND SINGERS

a. W401555-B    I'm Crazy Over You - 3:21  (Al Lewis, Al Sherman)

Bing Crosby (voc), Sam Lanin's Famous Players and Singers (orc), Bob Effros (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (asx)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
b. W401556-B    Susianna - 3:12  (Spencer Williams)

Bing Crosby (voc), Sam Lanin's Famous Players and Singers (orc), Jimmy Dorsey (asx)


     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
c. W401557-C    If I Had You - 3:09  (James Campbell, Reg Connelly, Ted Shapiro)

Bing Crosby (voc), Sam Lanin's Famous Players and Singers (orc), Bob Effros (tr), Jimmy Dorsey (asx), Arthur Schutt (pno)


     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
All titles on:      CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-05 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 05   (1999)

Date: 26 January 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
THE DORSEY BROTHERS ORCHESTRA

a. W401560-B    The Spell Of The Blues - 3:12  (Arthur Johnston, Dave Dreyer, Harry Ruby) / arr: Glenn Miller

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
b. W401561-B    Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love - 3:18  (Cole Porter) / arr: Glenn Miller

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (asx, cl), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
c. W401562-C    My Kinda Love - 3:12  (Louis Alter, Jo Trent) / arr: Glenn Miller

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Jimmy Dorsey (cl)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
All titles on:      CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

Date: 28 February 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)

a. W148013-3    Coquette (Berlin) - 3:11  (Irving Berlin) / arr: William Grant Still
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

Date: 7 March 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)

a. W147751-11    My Angeline - 3:27  (L Wolfe Gilbert, Mabel Wayne) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

After numerous tries, the 11th take of "My Angeline" was finally accepted.


Date: 14 March 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
BING CROSBY and the PAUL WHITEMAN INSTRUMENTAL TRIO

Bing Crosby (voc), Roy Bargy (pno), Edward Quinn (gtr), Matty Malneck (vla)

a. W148073-3    My Kinda Love - 3:09  (Louis Alter, Jo Trent)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
b. W148074-3    Till We Meet - 3:16  (Lou Davis, Ted FioRito)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   

The first session in which Bing as soloist is given lead credits as vocalist.


Date: 15 March 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Andy Secrest (cn)

a. W148086-3    Louise - 3:23  (Leo Robin, Richard A Whiting) / arr: Roy Bargy
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   

Date: 5 April 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (vbk), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Roy Bargy (pno)

a. W148183-3    I'm In Seventh Heaven - 3:11  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Bill Challis
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

Date: 10 April 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

a. W147888-6    So The Bluebirds And The Blackbirds Got Together - 2:59  (Harry Barris, Billy Moll)

Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Harry Barris (pno), Bing Crosby (cym)


     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     NIMBUS (UK) CD: 2013 — BING CROSBY - SONG HITS OF THE MOVIES 1930 to 1953 - The Classic Years In Digital Stereo   (2001)
b. W148428-2    Louise - 3:25  (Leo Robin, Richard A Whiting)

Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Harry Barris (pno)


     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

Date: 25 April 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)

a. W148184-8    Little Pal - 3:09  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

Date: 3 May 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)

a. W148408-4    Reaching For Someone - 3:19  (Edgar Leslie, Walter Donaldson) / arr: Bill Challis
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

Date: 4 May 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W148421-4    Oh Miss Hannah - 3:24  (Jessie Deppen, Thekla Hollingsworth) / arr: Bill Challis

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
b. W148423-4    Orange Blossom Time - 2:41  (Gus Edwards, Joe Goodwin) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)

Both titles on:      COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

Date: 16 May 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W148422-8    Your Mother And Mine - 3:06  (Gus Edwards, Joe Goodwin) / arr: Roy Bargy

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Jack Fulton (vbk)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
b. W148544-3    S'posin' - 3:10  (Paul Denniker, Andy Razaf) / arr: Roy Bargy

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

There are doubts about the precise vocal line up on "Your Mother And Mine". Bing has solo lines, and Fulton can be identified. The others are uncertain.


Date: 24 May 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN INSTRUMENTAL TRIO

Bing Crosby (voc), Roy Bargy (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr), Matty Malneck (vla)

a. W148619-2    I Kiss Your Hand, Madame - 3:10  (Sam M Lewis, Ralph Erwin, Joe Young)
b. W148620-1    Baby Oh Where Can You Be? - 3:03  (Ted Koehler, Frank Magine)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A202 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 1   

A solo vocal session with Bing given named credit on record labels.
Take 3 of "I Kiss Your Hand, Madame" is identical to take 2.


Date: 6 September 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (vbk), Izzy Friedman (asx), Eddie Lang (gtr), Lennie Hayton (cel)

a. W148985-3    At Twilight - 3:02  (Maceo Pinkard, William G Tracy) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-06 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 06   (1999)

Date: 13 September 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W148986-8    Waiting At The End Of The Road - 2:53  (Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bix Beiderbecke (cn), Mike Pingitore (bjo)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5005 R — BIX 'N' BING with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra   (1981)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
b. W149005-3    When You're Counting The Stars Alone - 3:00  (Jack Murray, Vincent Rose, Bennee Russell) / arr: Bill Challis

Bing Crosby, Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Andy Secrest (cn)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)

Date: 27 September 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
INSTRUMENTAL GROUP

Bing Crosby (voc), Charles Margulis (tr), Chester (Chet) Hazlett (cl), Roy Bargy (pno), Matty Malneck (vln)

a. W149066-3    Can't We Be Friends? - 2:59  (Paul James, Kay Swift)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
b. W149067-3    Gay Love - 3:06  (Oscar Levant, Sidney Clare)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   

A solo session, the third, with Bing credited as a lead attraction on the record labels.


Date: 9 October 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W149124-3    Great Day - 3:20  (Edward Eliscu, William Rose, Vincent Youmans) / arr: Bill Challis

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Boyce Cullen, Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (vbk), Andy Secrest (cn)

b. W149125-3    Without A Song - 3:20  (Edward Eliscu, William Rose, Vincent Youmans) / arr: Bill Challis

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc)


     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)

Date: 16 October 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W149149-4    I'm A Dreamer, Aren't We All - 3:17  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Boyce Cullen, Jack Fulton, Al Rinker (vbk), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
b. W149150-4    If I Had A Talking Picture Of You - 2:57  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson) / arr: Lennie Hayton

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Eddie Lang (gtr), Joe Venuti (vln)


     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)

Date: 18 October 1929
Location: New York, NY
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W91790-1 unis    Moonlight And Roses - 3:47  (Ben Black, Neil Moret, Edwin Lemare) / arr: William Grant Still

Jack Fulton (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (vbk), Eddie Lang (gtr)

b. W91790-1    Moonlight Bay  (Edward Madden, Percy Wenrich) / arr: William Grant Still

Jack Fulton (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Bing Crosby, Al Rinker (vbk), Eddie Lang (gtr)

c. W91791-1    Old Black Joe - 3:55  (Stephen Collins Foster) / arr: Roy Bargy

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Mike Pingitore (bjo), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
d. W91791-1    My Old Kentucky Home  (Stephen Collins Foster) / arr: Roy Bargy

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Mike Pingitore (bjo), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
e. W91791-1    Carry Me Back To Old Virginny  (James A Bland) / arr: Roy Bargy

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Mike Pingitore (bjo), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
f. W91791-1    Swanee River  (Stephen Collins Foster) / arr: Roy Bargy

Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Mike Pingitore (bjo), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
g. W149158-3 (W149379-3    A Bundle Of Old Love Letters - 3:25  (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 009 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 1: BING CROSBY WITH PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA    (1995)
h. W149153-3    After You've Gone - 3:05  (Turner Layton, Henry Creamer) / arr: William Grant Still

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Andy Secrest (cn), Bill Rank (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr), Joe Venuti (vln)


     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)

a, b;   c, d, e, f performed as medleys.

It is doubtful that Bing is on the Moonlight and Roses medley


Date: 10 March 1930
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W149810-1    Happy Feet - 2:59  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) / arr: Lennie Hayton

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Andy Secrest (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Eddie Lang (gtr), Joe Venuti (vln), Lennie Hayton (cel)


     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)
     RETROSPECTIVE CD: RTS 4184 — BING CROSBY & BUDDIES - Gone Fishin' - His 53 Finest - CD1   (2011)
b. W149810-alt - (see notes)    Happy Feet - 2:59  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen)

The notes to a 7CD set devoted to Eddie Lang and Joe Venuti issued by Mosaic Records in 2002 entitled "The Classic Columbia and Okeh Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang" state that contrary to all previous discographies, the recording date for this session was 10th March 1930. Whilst they do not quote any specific evidence for this I accept that they had at their disposal the results of up to date research and for the time being I accept their conclusions.

The same notes state that Mosaic are aware of a futher take of the title but were unable to include it in the issued set of CDs. I tentatively list this take.


Date: 21 March 1930
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W149822-2    Song Of The Dawn - 3:16  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc), Chorus (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Eddie Lang (gtr), Joe Venuti (vln)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
b. W149825-1 test    A Bench In The Park - 2:55  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) / arr: Ferde Grofe

The Brox Sisters, Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Andy Secrest (cn), Bill Rank (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
c. W149825-2    A Bench In The Park - 2:55  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) / arr: Ferde Grofe

The Brox Sisters, Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Andy Secrest (cn), Bill Rank (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)

Date: 22 March 1930
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Andy Secrest (cn), Bill Rank (tb), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Eddie Lang (gtr)

a. W149824-4    Livin' In The Sunlight, Lovin' In The Moonlight - 3:20  (Al Lewis, Al Sherman) / arr: Ferde Grofe
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   

Date: 23 March 1930
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

a. W149826-2    I Like To Do Things For You - 2:50  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen) / arr: Lennie Hayton

Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Andy Secrest (cn), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Roy Bargy (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
b. W149827-4    You Brought A New Kinda Love To Me - 3:09  (Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain, Pierre Norman) / arr: Ferde Grofe

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman Orchestra (orc), Eddie Lang (gtr), Lennie Hayton (cel)


     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)

Date: 23 May 1930
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: COLUMBIA (US)
PAUL WHITEMAN'S RHYTHM BOYS

Bing Crosby (voc), Paul Whiteman's Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris and Al Rinker) (vgr), Harry Barris (pno)

a. W149840-4    A Bench In The Park - 3:13  (Milton Ager, Jack Yellen)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)

There was another side made -"Everything's Agreed Upon", but it has not survived.
Having already made the last record with the full Whiteman Orchestra, this was the last under the sponsorship of Whiteman. From now on the Rhythm Boys went their own way, for a short time, until they broke up.


Date: 26 August 1930
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: VICTOR
DUKE ELLINGTON AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), The Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris, Al Rinker) (vgr), Duke Ellington Cotton Club Orchestra (orc), Duke Ellington (pno), Wellman Braud (sb)

a. PBVE61013-5    Three Little Words - 3:03  (Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-07 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 07   (1999)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   

The first session after leaving Whiteman. The boys are now simply "The Rhythm Boys"


Date: 29 October 1930
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: VICTOR
GUS ARNHEIM AND HIS COCOANUT GROVE ORCHESTRA

a. PBVE61047-3    Fool Me Some More - 3:26  (Peter De Rose, Haven Gillespie) / arr: Jimmie Grier

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc), Stanley Green, Walter Holzhaus (tr)

b. PBVE61048-3    It Must Be True - 3:10  (Gus Arnheim, Harry Barris, Gordon Clifford) / arr: Jimmie Grier

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc)


     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)

Date: 20 November 1930
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: VICTOR
GUS ARNHEIM AND HIS COCOANUT GROVE ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), The Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby, Harry Barris, Al Rinker) (vgr), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc)

a. PBVE61057-3    Them There Eyes - 3:37  (Maceo Pinkard, Doris Tauber, William G Tracy)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120696 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 1 Rhythm King 1926 - 1930   (2003)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   

The last "Rhythm Boys" recording.


Date: 25 November 1930
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: VICTOR
GUS ARNHEIM AND HIS COCOANUT GROVE ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc)

a. PBVE61058-7    The Little Things In Life - 2:55  (Irving Berlin)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   

Date: 19 January 1931
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: VICTOR
GUS ARNHEIM AND HIS COCOANUT GROVE ORCHESTRA

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc)

a. PBVE61068-2    I Surrender, Dear - 3:38  (Harry Barris, Gordon Clifford, Bing Crosby) / arr: Jimmie Grier
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)
     SPECTRUM (UK) CD: LC 5064 — BING CROSBY - BLITZ HITS   (2000)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   

"I Surrender, Dear" was probably the most popular of all records made to date.


Date: 2 March 1931
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: VICTOR
GUS ARNHEIM AND HIS COCOANUT GROVE ORCHESTRA

a. PBVE61075-1    Thanks To You - 3:29  (Grant Clarke, Peter Wendling)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc), Nelson Hall (gtr)

b. PBVE61076-2    One More Time - 2:52  (Lew Brown, B G (Buddy) De Sylva, Ray Henderson)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc)


     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   
c. PBVE61077-2    Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams - 3:23  (Ted Koehler, Harry Barris, Billy Moll)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris (pno)


     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
d. PBVE61078-2    Just A Gigolo - 3:19  (Julius Brammer, Irving Caesar, Leonello Cassucci)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc), Harry Barris (pno)


     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)

Date: 30 March 1931
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc)

a. LA983-A    Out Of Nowhere - 3:09  (John W Green, Edward Heyman)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 1   (1993)
     EMI -AXIS (Australia) CD: 8742602 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBER ME   (1995)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
b. LA984-A    If You Should Ever Need Me - 3:17  (Joe Burke, Al Dubin)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5072 — BING CROSBY - ON THE SENTIMENTAL SIDE   (1990)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)

The first recording session under the contract with Brunswick as a solo artist.


Date: 1 May 1931
Location: Hollywood, Calif
Label: VICTOR
GUS ARNHEIM AND HIS COCOANUT GROVE ORCHESTRA

a. PBVE61091-2    Ho Hum! - 2:59  (Edward Heyman, Dana Suesse)

Bing Crosby, Loyce Whiteman (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc)

b. PBVE61092-2    I'm Gonna Get You - 2:32  (Jules Lemare, Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias)

Bing Crosby (voc), Gus Arnheim and his Cocoanut Grove Orchestra (orc)


     NAXOS (UK) CD: 8120697 — THE EARLIEST BING CROSBY Vol 2 Rhythm King 1927 - 1931   (2003)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)

The final session as a dance band vocalist.
"Ho Hum" is the first duet with a female vocalist, Loyce Whiteman, who married Harry Barris. She was not related to Paul Whiteman.


Date: 4 May 1931
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc)

a. LA1036-B    Were You Sincere? - 3:10  (Jack Meskill, Vincent Rose)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
b. LA1037-A    Just One More Chance - 3:28  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 1   (1993)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)

Date: 12 June 1931
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc)

a. LA1024-A    I'm Through With Love - 3:06  (Gus Kahn, Fud Livingstone, Matty Malneck)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD-5764 — BING CROSBY SINGS AGAIN   (1986)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5072 — BING CROSBY - ON THE SENTIMENTAL SIDE   (1990)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 1   (1993)
     HIT MEMORIES (EEC) CD: — BING CROSBY - TRUE LOVE - 20 Greatest Hits   (1995)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     RCA - ARIOLA (Australia) CD: BPCD 5092 — BING CROSBY   
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
b. LA1042-B    Many Happy Returns Of The Day - 3:17  (Joe Burke, Al Dubin)
c. LA1043-B    I Found A Million Dollar Baby In A Five & Ten Cent Store - 3:02  (Mort Dixon, Billy Rose, Harry Warren)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5072 — BING CROSBY - ON THE SENTIMENTAL SIDE   (1990)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 1   (1993)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
All titles on:      LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)

Date: 24 June 1931
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY with HARRY BARRIS (piano)

Bing Crosby (voc), Harry Barris (pno)

a. LA1051-A    At Your Command - 3:26  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Harry Tobias)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
b. LA1051-B    At Your Command - 3:19  (Harry Barris, Bing Crosby, Harry Tobias)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 1   (1993)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-08 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 08   (1999)

Date: 19 August 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

a. E37085-A    I Apologise - 3:17  (Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman, Edward G Nelson)

Bing Crosby (voc), Victor Young (dir)


     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
b. E37086-A    Dancing In The Dark - 2:28  (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz)

Bing Crosby (voc), Victor Young (dir), Joe Venuti (vln)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5072 — BING CROSBY - ON THE SENTIMENTAL SIDE   (1990)
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
c. E37087-A    Stardust - 2:48  (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parrish)

Bing Crosby (voc), Victor Young (dir)


     PICKWICK (UK) CD: PWK 065 — BING CROSBY SINGS THE GREAT SONGS   (1988)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5072 — BING CROSBY - ON THE SENTIMENTAL SIDE   (1990)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL (Japan) CD: UCCC 3031 — THE VERY BEST OF BING CROSBY   (2004)
All titles on:      LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 1   (1993)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)

"Stardust" is alleged to have sold over a million copies, though the general level of claims for record sales in the 1930's has been disputed, and there are few audited records available to verify such claims.


Date: 14 September 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

Bing Crosby (voc), Victor Young (dir)

a. E37156-A    Sweet And Lovely - 3:00  (Jules Lemare, Gus Arnheim, Harry Tobias)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)

Date: 6 October 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

a. E37281-A    Now That You're Gone - 3:01  (Gus Kahn, Ted FioRito)

Bing Crosby (voc), Victor Young (dir)


     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
b. E37282-A    A Faded Summer Love - 3:06  (Phil Baxter)

Bing Crosby (voc), Victor Young (dir), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)

Date: 8 October 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

a. E37284-A    Too Late - 3:05  (Sam M Lewis, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Victor Young (dir), Tommy Dorsey (tr)

b. E37285-A    Goodnight Sweetheart - 2:54  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Ray Noble)

Bing Crosby (voc), Victor Young (dir), Chester (Chet) Hazlett (asx)

Both titles on:      LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)

Date: 25 October 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
Session with Boswell Sisters & Mills Brothers

a. E37320-A    The Thrill Is Gone - 4:24  (Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb)

b. E37321-A    Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries - 4:41  (Lew Brown, Ray Henderson)

Connie Boswell, Bing Crosby (voc), The Boswell Sisters, The Mills Brothers (vgr), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5147 — BING CROSBY & FRIENDS   (1994)
Both titles on:      LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)

Gems from George White's Scandals.

"The Thrill Is Gone" is contained within a multi star medley of "This Is The Missus", with The Boswell Sisters, "The Thrill Is Gone", with Bing and "My Song" with Frank Munn.

Similarly "Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries" is part of a medley of "That's Love" with The Boswell Sisters, "That's Why Darkies Were Born" with Frank Munn, and Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries" with The Mills Brothers, Connie Boswell, Bing, and The Boswell Sisters.
The recordings sometimes appear in edited form omitting the Frank Munn contribution.


Date: 23 November 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra, directed by Bennie Krueger (orc), Eddie Lang (gtr)

a. E37373-A    Where The Blue Of The Night Meets the Gold Of the Day - 2:53  (Fred E Ahlert, Bing Crosby, Roy Turk)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD-5764 — BING CROSBY SINGS AGAIN   (1986)
     MCA (UK) CD: DMCL 1607 — THE BEST OF BING CROSBY   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     MUSIC CLUB (UK) CD: MCCD 089 — BING CROSBY AND FRIENDS   (1992)
     NIMBUS (UK) CD: 2013 — BING CROSBY - SONG HITS OF THE MOVIES 1930 to 1953 - The Classic Years In Digital Stereo   (2001)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     UNIVERSAL INTERNATIONAL (Japan) CD: UCCC 3031 — THE VERY BEST OF BING CROSBY   (2004)
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
b. E37373-B    Where The Blue Of The Night Meets the Gold Of the Day - 3:00  (Fred E Ahlert, Bing Crosby, Roy Turk)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     MCA (US) CD: MCAD4 10887 — BING - HIS LEGENDARY YEARS 1931 - 1957 Disc 1   (1993)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)

The first recording of Bing's theme song, first used three weeks earlier on radio.


Date: 3 December 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
BING CROSBY

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra, directed by Bennie Krueger (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Joe Moresco (pno)

a. E37440-A    I'm Sorry Dear - 3:19  (Johnny Scott, Harry Tobias, Anson Weeks)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
b. E37440-B    I'm Sorry Dear - 3:09  (Johnny Scott, Harry Tobias, Anson Weeks)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1021 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 1   (1992)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)

Date: 16 December 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
Session with The Mills Brothers

Bing Crosby (voc), Larry Gomar, The Mills Brothers (vgr), Brunswick Studio Orchestra, directed by Bennie Krueger (orc), Frank Guarente (tr), Will Bradley (tb), Max Farley (tsx), Joe Moresco (pno)

a. E37467-A    Dinah - 2:52  (Sam M. Lewis, Harry Akst, Joe Young)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5147 — BING CROSBY & FRIENDS   (1994)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     MEMOIR (UK) CD: CDMOIR548 — BING CROSBY AND COMPANY   (2000)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
     RETROSPECTIVE CD: RTS 4184 — BING CROSBY & BUDDIES - Gone Fishin' - His 53 Finest - CD1   (2011)
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
b. E37467-B    Dinah - 2:52  (Sam M. Lewis, Harry Akst, Joe Young)
     LIMITED EDITION CLUB LP 12": JGB1001 — THROUGH THE YEARS - BING CROSBY   
     MCA (Japan) CD: 35XD-501 — Bing Crosby - Best 22 Songs   (1986)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)

Date: 21 December 1931
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
Session with Helen Crawford at the organ

Bing Crosby (voc), Helen Crawford (org)

a. E37474-A    Can't We Talk It Over? - 3:06  (Ned Washington, Victor Young)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
b. E37525-A    I Found You - 3:23  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Ray Noble)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 552 2 — BING CROSBY - WHERE THE BLUE OF THE NIGHT   (1988)
c. E37525-B unis    I Found You - 3:23  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Ray Noble)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-09 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 09   (2000)

An unusual session, because Bing was in the Brunswick's studio at 799 Seventh Avenue and Helen Crawford was playing the organ in New York City's Paramount Theatre, half a mile away, being linked by landline to the studio. To this listener the separation occasionally shows through in the timing.


Date: 21 January 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra, directed by Bennie Krueger (orc)

a. B11163-A    Snuggled On Your Shoulder - 3:13  (Carmen Lombardo, Joe Young)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-10 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 10   (2000)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)

Date: 11 February 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
Session With Duke Ellington and His Orchestra

Bing Crosby (voc), Duke Ellington and his Orchestra (orc), Cootie Williams (tr), Lawrence Brown, Joe Nanton (tb), Harry Carney, Johnny Hodges (tsx), Barney Bigard (cl), Duke Ellington (pno), Fred Guy (gtr)

a. BX11263-A    St. Louis Blues - 4:29  (W C Handy)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     TIMELESS (Holland) CD: CBC1-004 Jazz — TIMELESS HISTORICAL PRESENTS BING CROSBY   (1991)
b. BX11263-B    St. Louis Blues - 4:29  (W C Handy)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5147 — BING CROSBY & FRIENDS   (1994)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-10 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 10   (2000)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   

Date: 16 February 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B11291-A    Starlight - 3:06  (Bernice Petkere, Joe Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Herman "Hymie" Woolfson (tsx), Eddie Lang (gtr)

b. B11291-C    Starlight - 3:06  (Bernice Petkere, Joe Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Herman "Hymie" Woolfson (tsx), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
c. B11292-A    How Long Will It Last? - 3:15  (Max Lief, Joseph Meyer)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-10 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 10   (2000)

Date: 23 February 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B11330-A    Love, You Funny Thing - 3:03  (Fred E Ahlert, Roy Turk)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Larry Gomar (dms)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
b. B11331-A    My Woman - 2:56  (Bing Crosby, Irving Wallman, Max Wartell)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Larry Gomar (dms)


     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-10 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 10   (2000)

Date: 29 February 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
Session with The Mils Brothers

Bing Crosby (voc), The Mills Brothers (vgr), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr)

a. B11376-A    Shine - 3:10  (Cecil Mack, Lew Brown, Ford Dabney)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5147 — BING CROSBY & FRIENDS   (1994)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-10 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 10   (2000)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
     RETROSPECTIVE CD: RTS 4184 — BING CROSBY & BUDDIES - Gone Fishin' - His 53 Finest - CD1   (2011)

Date: 8 March 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. BX11416-B    Soft Lights And Sweet Music - 4:23  (Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     CONIFER-HAPPY DAYS (UK) CD: CDHD232 — BING CROSBY SINGS IRVING BERLIN and RODGERS & HART    (1993)
b. BX11416-C    Soft Lights And Sweet Music - 4:19  (Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc)

c. B11417-A    Shadows On The Window - 3:04  (Ned Washington, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Frank Guarente (tr), Larry Gomar (dms)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
d. B11417-B    Shadows On The Window - 3:07  (Ned Washington, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Frank Guarente (tr), Larry Gomar (dms)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-10 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 10   (2000)

"Soft Lights and Sweet Music" was part of a longer medley running to 9 minutes over two 12" sides. The second part did not feature Bing.


Date: 15 March 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B11480-A    Paradise - 3:01  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gordon Clifford)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
b. B11480-B    Paradise - 3:02  (Nacio Herb Brown, Gordon Clifford)

Bing Crosby (voc), Brunswick Studio Orchestra dir. Victor Young (orc), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
c. B11481-A    You're Still In My Heart - 2:55  (Dan Dougherty, Jack Yellen)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Manny Klein (tr), Eddie Lang (gtr), Joe Venuti (vln)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 1   (1988)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-10 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 10   (2000)

Date: 13 April 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)
Session with The Boswell Sisters

Bing Crosby (voc), The Boswell Sisters (vgr), Don Redman and his Orchestra (orc)

a. BX11701-A    Lawd You Made The Night Too Long - 5:22  (Sam M Lewis, Victor Young) / arr: Horace Henderson
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
b. BX11701-B unis    Lawd You Made The Night Too Long - 5:30  (Sam M Lewis, Victor Young) / arr: Horace Henderson
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-10 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 10   (2000)

Date: 23 April 1932
Location: Chicago
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. JC8592-A    Sweet Georgia Brown - 3:04  (Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard)

Bing Crosby (voc), Isham Jones and his Orchestra (orc), Manny Klein (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Lennie Hayton (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr), Red Norvo (xyl)


     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
b. JC8592-B    Sweet Georgia Brown - 3:04  (Kenneth Casey, Maceo Pinkard)

Bing Crosby (voc), Isham Jones and his Orchestra (orc), Manny Klein (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Lennie Hayton (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr), Red Norvo (xyl)

c. JC8593-A    Waltzing In A Dream - 2:31  (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Isham Jones and his Orchestra (orc)


     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
d. JC8594-A    Happy Go Lucky You - 3:07  (Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman, Jack Murray)

Bing Crosby (voc), Isham Jones and his Orchestra (orc), Howard Smith (pno)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-11 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 11   (1996)

Date: 24 April 1932
Location: Chicago
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. JC8596-B    Lazy Day - 3:01  (Gus Kahn, Grace Leboy Khan, Eric Maschwitz, George Posford)

Bing Crosby (voc), Isham Jones and his Orchestra (orc), Jack Jenney (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
b. JC8597-A    Let's Try Again - 3:05  (Isham Jones, Charles Newman)

Bing Crosby (voc), Isham Jones and his Orchestra (orc), Howard Smith (pno)

Both titles on:      COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-11 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 11   (1996)

Date: 25 May 1932
Location: Chicago
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. JC8635-1    Cabin In The Cotton - 2:55  (Mitchell Parrish, Frank Perkins)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra Dir. Frank Trumbauer (orc), Frank Trumbauer (c-m)


     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
b. JC8636-1    With Summer Coming On - 2:38  (Fred E Ahlert, Roy Turk)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra Dir. Frank Trumbauer (orc), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-11 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 11   (1996)

Date: 26 May 1932
Location: Chicago
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra Dir. Frank Trumbauer (orc), Frank Trumbauer (c-m), Eddie Lang (gtr)

a. JC8640-1     Love Me Tonight - 3:07  (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young)
b. JC8641-1    Some Of These Days - 2:35  (Shelton Brooks)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
Both titles on:      COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-11 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 11   (1996)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)

Date: 16 September 1932
Location: San Francisco, California
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Anson Weeks and his Orchestra (orc), Eddie Lang (gtr)

a. SF11-A    Please - 3:11  (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     EMI -AXIS (Australia) CD: 8742602 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBER ME   (1995)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-11 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 11   (1996)
     COLLECTORS' CHOICE (US) CD: 6 17742 66512 3 — BING CROSBY - V DISC Disc 1   (1997)
     NIMBUS (UK) CD: 2013 — BING CROSBY - SONG HITS OF THE MOVIES 1930 to 1953 - The Classic Years In Digital Stereo   (2001)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   

It is said that this was one of the most successful for Brunswick. It was the hit song from "The Big Broadcast" and is said to have done more to elevate Bing's popularity than any earlier recording. Sales of 60,000 are alleged. As this is actually fewer than claims made for some earlier records, it seems that there may be some irrconcilable conflicting claims.


Date: 14 October 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B12472-A    How Deep Is The Ocean? - 3:15  (Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc)


     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5072 — BING CROSBY - ON THE SENTIMENTAL SIDE   (1990)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     CONIFER-HAPPY DAYS (UK) CD: CDHD232 — BING CROSBY SINGS IRVING BERLIN and RODGERS & HART    (1993)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
b. B12473-A    Here Lies Love - 3:12  (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
c. B12474-A    A Ghost Of A Chance - 3:12  (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno)


     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
d. B12474-B    A Ghost Of A Chance - 3:18  (Bing Crosby, Ned Washington, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-11 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 11   (1996)

Date: 25 October 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B12500-A    Linger A Little Longer In The Twilight - 3:05  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Harry M. Woods)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
b. B12501-A    We're A Couple Of Soldiers (My Baby And Me) - 2:58  (Harry M. Woods)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
c. B12501-"Blow Up"    We're A Couple Of Soldiers (My Baby And Me) - 3:17  (Harry M. Woods)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     LIMITED EDITION CLUB LP 12": JGB1001 — THROUGH THE YEARS - BING CROSBY   
     BROADWAY INTERMISSION (US) CD: BRCD 134 — JUST FOR FUN   (2000)
d. B12502-A    Brother, Can You Spare A Dime? - 3:11  (Jay Gorney, E Y (Yip) Harburg)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
e. B12505-A    Sweet Sue, Just You - 2:49  (Will J Harris, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton (pno)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
     Sunbeam CD: BXCD 13 — BIX RESTORED Volume 5    (2005)
     CBS SPECIAL PRODUCTS (US) CD: A2 201 A203 — THE BING CROSBY STORY Volume 1: The Early Jazz Years 1928-1932 Disc 2   
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-11 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 11   (1996)

The ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra was directed either by Victor Young or Lennie Hayton. On this occasion it is likely to have been Lennie Hayton.

The "blow up" in "We're A Couple Of Soldiers" is one of the more famous such incidents. Part way through, someone, probably Joe Venuti (who was prone to such mischief) gives a "bronx cheer". The whole thing then dissolves into laughter.


Date: 28 October 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), ARC Brunswick Studio Orchestra (orc)

a. B12510-A    Let's Put Out The Lights And Go To Sleep - 3:07  (Herman Hupfield)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
b. B12519-A    I'll Follow You - 2:58  (Fred E Ahlert, Roy Turk)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
c. B12519-B test    I'll Follow You - 2:56  (Fred E Ahlert, Roy Turk)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-11 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 11   (1996)

Date: 4 November 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc)

a. B12530-A    Just An Echo In The Valley - 3:10  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Harry M. Woods)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
b. B12531-A    Some Day We'll Meet Again - 3:08  (Milton Ager, Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
Both titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-12 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 12   (1997)

Date: 9 December 1932
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B12706-A    Street Of Dreams - 3:13  (Sam M Lewis, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Lennie Hayton (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
b. B12706-B test    Street Of Dreams - 3:17  (Sam M Lewis, Victor Young)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Lennie Hayton (pno), Eddie Lang (gtr)

c. B12707-A    It's Within Your Power - 3:12  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Jimmy Dorsey (cl), Lennie Hayton (pno)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-12 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 12   (1997)

Date: 9 January 1933
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B12856-A    I'm Playing With Fire - 3:06  (Irving Berlin)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     CONIFER-HAPPY DAYS (UK) CD: CDHD232 — BING CROSBY SINGS IRVING BERLIN and RODGERS & HART    (1993)
b. B12857-A    Try A Little Tenderness - 3:11  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Harry M. Woods)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Jimmy Dorsey (cl)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
c. B12857-B test    Try A Little Tenderness - 3:18  (Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly, Harry M. Woods)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Jimmy Dorsey (cl)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-12 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 12   (1997)

Date: 12 January 1933
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (orc), Lebert Lombardo (tr)

a. B12887-A    You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me - 2:47  (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
b. B12887-B    You're Getting To Be A Habit With Me - 2:50  (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)
     EMI -AXIS (Australia) CD: 8742602 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBER ME   (1995)
c. B12888-A    Young And Healthy - 3:05  (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
d. B12888-B    Young And Healthy - 3:07  (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)
e. B12889-A    You're Beautiful Tonight My Dear - 3:09  (Carmen Lombardo, Joe Young)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 2   (1988)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
f. B12889-B test    You're Beautiful Tonight My Dear - 3:25  (Carmen Lombardo, Joe Young)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-12 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 12   (1997)

Date: 26 January 1933
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B12991-A    I've Got The World On A String - 3:06  (Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Bunny Berigan (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tb)


     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
b. B12991-B Test    I've Got The World On A String - 3:22  (Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Bunny Berigan (tr), Fulton McGrath (pno)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
c. B12992-A    My Honey's Loving Arms - 2:58  (Joseph Meyer, Harry Ruby)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Mills Brothers (vgr), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Bunny Berigan (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5147 — BING CROSBY & FRIENDS   (1994)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
d. B12992-B    My Honey's Loving Arms - 3:00  (Joseph Meyer, Harry Ruby)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Mills Brothers (vgr), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Bunny Berigan (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     RETROSPECTIVE CD: RTS 4184 — BING CROSBY & BUDDIES - Gone Fishin' - His 53 Finest - CD1   (2011)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-12 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 12   (1997)

Date: 9 February 1933
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B13043-A    What Do I Care, It's Home - 3:09  (Harry Smolin, Roy Turk)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
b. B13043-B test    What Do I Care, It's Home - 3:09  (Harry Smolin, Roy Turk)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb)

c. B13044-A    You've Got Me Crying Again - 3:06  (Isham Jones, Charles Newman)

Bing Crosby (voc), Studio Orchestra (orc), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Eddie Lang (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-12 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 12   (1997)

Date: 14 March 1933
Location: New York, NY
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B13149-A    Someone Stole Gabriel's Horn - 3:00  (Edgar Hayes, Irving Mills, Ned Washington) / arr: Glenn Miller

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
b. B13150-A    Stay On The Right Side Of The Road - 2:45  (Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Bunny Berigan (tr), Jimmy Dorsey (cl)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
c. B13150-B    Stay On The Right Side Of The Road - 2:46  (Ted Koehler, Rube Bloom)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Bunny Berigan (tr), Jimmy Dorsey (cl)


     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
d. B13151-A    Here Is My Heart - 2:45  (Pat Ballard, Henderson)

Bing Crosby (voc), The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra (orc), Bunny Berigan (tr), Tommy Dorsey (tb)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-12 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 12   (1997)

Matrix B13149-A was remastered for prospective issue on V-Disc but was never issued as such


Date: 9 June 1933
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)

a. B779-A    Learn To Croon - 2:42  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
b. B780-A    Moonstruck - 3:31  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
c. B781-A    My Love - 3:01  (Ned Washington, Victor Young)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
d. B782-A    I've Got To Pass Your House - 3:01  (Lew Brown)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120562 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 2   (2001)
e. B782-B    I've Got To Pass Your House - 2:54  (Lew Brown)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-13 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 13   (1997)

Date: 13 June 1933
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)

a. B791-A    Blue Prelude - 3:19  (Gordon Jenkins, Joe Bishop)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
b. B791-B    Blue Prelude - 3:15  (Gordon Jenkins, Joe Bishop)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
c. B792-A    I Would If I Could But I Can't - 3:17  (Bing Crosby, Lanny Grey, Mitchell Parrish)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
d. B793-A    Learn To Croon - 2:48  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
e. B793-B    Learn To Croon - 2:37  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)
f. B794-A    Shadow Waltz - 2:56  (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-13 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 13   (1997)

Date: 16 June 1933
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. B803-A    I've Got To Sing A Torch Song - 3:32  (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc), Frank Schumacher (asx), Richard Ebrecke (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-13 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 13   (1997)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
b. B803-? test    I've Got To Sing A Torch Song - 3:38  (Al Dubin, Harry Warren)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc), Frank Schumacher (asx), Richard Ebrecke (gtr)

c. B804-A    There's A Cabin In The Pines - 3:23  (Billy Hill)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc), Walter Holzhaus (tr), Richard Ebrecke (gtr)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-13 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 13   (1997)
d. B805-A    Down The Old Ox Road - 3:13  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)


     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-13 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 13   (1997)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)

Date: 27 August 1933
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. LA1-A    Thanks - 3:20  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)


     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
b. LA2-A    The Day You Came Along - 3:19  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)


     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
c. LA3-A    I Guess It Had To Be That Way - 3:12  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc), Joe Sullivan (pno)


     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
d. LA4-A    Black Moonlight - 3:25  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)


     LONDON (UK) CD: 820 553 2 — BING CROSBY - OUT OF NOWHERE   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5072 — BING CROSBY - ON THE SENTIMENTAL SIDE   (1990)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 010 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 2: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1930-1933   (1995)
     NIMBUS (UK) CD: 2013 — BING CROSBY - SONG HITS OF THE MOVIES 1930 to 1953 - The Classic Years In Digital Stereo   (2001)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
e. LA4-B    Black Moonlight - 3:25  (Arthur Johnston, Sam Coslow)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)


     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-13 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 13   (1997)

Date: 27 September 1933
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. LA19-A    Beautiful Girl - 3:23  (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno)


     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
b. LA20-A    The Last Roundup - 3:10  (Billy Hill)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc)


     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5160 — BING CROSBY - I'M AN OLD COWHAND   (1995)
     HALLMARK (UK) CD: 306722 — BING SINGS COUNTRY   (1997)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASMCD 3557 — BING CROSBY - COWBOY COUNTRY CROSBY STYLE   (2003)
c. LA21-A    After Sundown - 3:22  (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc)


     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5160 — BING CROSBY - I'M AN OLD COWHAND   (1995)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
d. LA22-A    Home On The Range - 3:29  (Daniel E Kelley, Brewster M Higley)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5160 — BING CROSBY - I'M AN OLD COWHAND   (1995)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
     AVID (UK) CD: AVC 535 — THE IMMORTAL BING CROSBY   
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-13 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 13   (1997)

Brunswick master LA-20 was remastered for V-Disc as matrix VP-1018-D4TC498 and issued as V-Disc 121-A Navy and 341-A Army


Date: 22 October 1933
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. LA68-A    We'll Make Hay While The Sun Shines - 3:12  (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc)


     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
b. LA69-A    Temptation - 3:06  (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno)


     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
c. LA69-B    Temptation - 3:05  (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno)


     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
d. LA70-A    Our Big Love Scene - 2:47  (Nacio Herb Brown, Arthur Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc)


     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5072 — BING CROSBY - ON THE SENTIMENTAL SIDE   (1990)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD1   (2003)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-14 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 14   (1997)

Date: 11 December 1933
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. LA89-A    Did You Ever See A Dream Walking? - 3:17  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc)


     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     CONIFER (UK) CD: CDHD 123 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBERING 1927-34   (1989)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     EMI (Australia) CD: 1572742 — BING CROSBY - 16 CLASSIC PERFORMANCES   
b. LA90-A    Let's Spend An Evening At Home - 3:07  (Harry Barris, Ralph Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
c. LA90-B test    Let's Spend An Evening At Home - 3:05  (Harry Barris, Ralph Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Lennie Hayton Orchestra (orc), Lennie Hayton (pno)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-14 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 14   (1997)

Date: 25 February 1934
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Nat Finston and his Paramount Orchestra (orc)

a. LA134-A    Love Thy Neighbour - 3:02  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     FANFARE (US) CD: CDD 457 — BING CROSBY - POCKETFUL OF DREAMS   (1989)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     PAST (Pavilion Records Ltd) (UK) CD: CD 9784 — BING CROSBY - THE MOVIE HITS   (1991)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD2   (2003)
b. LA134-B test    Love Thy Neighbour - 3:06  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
c. LA134-C test    Love Thy Neighbour - 3:03  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
d. LA135-A    Once In A Blue Moon - 3:08  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD2   (2003)
e. LA135-B test    Once In A Blue Moon - 3:14  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
f. LA136-A    Goodnight Lovely Little Lady - 3:09  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD2   (2003)
g. LA136-B test    Goodnight Lovely Little Lady - 3:08  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
h. LA137-A    May I? - 2:52  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD2   (2003)
i. LA137-B    May I? - 2:54  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-14 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 14   (1997)

Date: 10 March 1934
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

a. LA144-A    Little Dutch Mill - 2:43  (Harry Barris, Ralph Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc), James Briggs (cl)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
b. LA144-B test    Little Dutch Mill - 2:46  (Harry Barris, Ralph Freed)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc), James Briggs (cl)

c. LA145-A    Shadows Of Love - 2:46  (Alvin Kaufman, Mildred Kaufman, Mickey Kippel)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)


     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 766 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 838 985-2 — CLASSIC CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1931 TO 1938   (1990)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
d. LA145-B test    Shadows Of Love - 2:44  (Alvin Kaufman, Mildred Kaufman, Mickey Kippel)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)

All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-14 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 14   (1997)

Date: 13 March 1934
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Jimmy Grier and his Orchestra (orc)

a. LA146-A    She Reminds Me Of You - 3:05  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD2   (2003)
b. LA146-B test    She Reminds Me Of You - 3:07  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     METRONOME CD: MET CD 2025 — CROSBY CLASSICS - 24 HITS 1931-40 - Classic Years in Digital Stereo    (2003)
c. LA147-A    Riding Around In The Rain - 2:55  (Carmen Lombardo, Gene Austin)
d. LA147-B    Riding Around In The Rain - 2:55  (Carmen Lombardo, Gene Austin)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-14 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 14   (1997)

Date: 5 July 1934
Location: Los Angeles, Calif
Label: BRUNSWICK (US)

Bing Crosby (voc), Irving Aaronson and his Commanders (orc)

a. LA181-A    I'm Hummin', I'm Whistlin', I'm Singin' - 2:49  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD2   (2003)
b. LA181-B    I'm Hummin', I'm Whistlin', I'm Singin' - 2:52  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     CHARLY-AFFINITY (UK) CD: CD AFS 1022 — THE JAZZIN' BING CROSBY, 1927-1940 Disc 2   (1996)
c. LA182-A    Love In Bloom - 3:09  (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin)
     ABC RECORDS (Aus) CD: 836 172-2 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1986)
     BBC (UK) CD: CD 648 — BING CROSBY IN DIGITAL STEREO 1927 to 1934   (1987)
     ASV - LIVING ERA (UK) CD: CD AJA 5043 — BING CROSBY - HERE LIES LOVE   (1990)
     EMI -AXIS (Australia) CD: 8742602 — BING CROSBY - REMEMBER ME   (1995)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
     MCA (US) CD: 088 112274-2 — BING CROSBY - ACADEMY AWARD WINNERS & NOMINEES 1934 - 1960   (2000)
     NAXOS (Germany) CD: 8.120507 — CLASSIC CROSBY Volume 1   (2001)
     JASMINE (UK) CD: JASCD 108/9 — BING CROSBY - GOING HOLLYWOOD - Volume 1 1930 - 1936 CD2   (2003)
d. LA182-B test    Love In Bloom - 3:07  (Ralph Rainger, Leo Robin)
e. LA183-A    Straight From The Shoulder - 3:14  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
     CHANSON CINEMA (France) CD: CIN 011 — CHANSONS CINEMA Vol 3: BING CROSBY IN HOLLYWOOD - 1933-1934   (1995)
f. LA183-B test    Straight From The Shoulder - 3:14  (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel)
g. LA184-A    Give Me A Heart To Sing To - 3:22  (Maxson Judell, Ned Washington, Victor Young)
     COLUMBIA (US) CD: C3K 44229 — BING CROSBY - THE CROONER - The Columbia Years 1928 - 1934 Disc 3   (1988)
     ACROBAT (UK) CD: ADDCD 3002 — BING CROSBY - CENTENNIAL COLLECTION Disc 1   (2004)
h. LA184-B test    Give Me A Heart To Sing To - 3:25  (Maxson Judell, Ned Washington, Victor Young)
All titles on:      JONZO (UK) CD: JZCD-15 — THE CHRONOLOGICAL BING CROSBY VOLUME 15   (1997)

The final session under the contract with Brunswick Records. "Give Me A Heart To Sing To" take C appears to be identical to take A.