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Apollo Theatre
Apollo Theatre

Various Artists
Styles: Jazz
Catalogue Number: ACRCD172
For nearly 75 years the Apollo theatre in the heart of New York's Harlem presented every notable name in every sub-genre of black music. Its legendary amateur hour discovered some of America's greatest talent. This compilation pays tribute to some of the great artists who trod that stage during its first 50 years. Tracks include; "Second Balcony Jump" - Earl Hines Ork, "Apollo Jump - Lucky Millinder Ork, "I Got An Uncle In Harlem" - Hot Lips Page Ork, "Pompton Turnpike" - Charlie Barnet Ork, "Sweet Sue" - The Mills Brothers.

22 Back Water Blues Ruby Smith
23 Them There Eyes Billie Holliday & Her Orchestra
Disk 1:
Track Title Artist
1 Take The "A" Train Cab Calloway And His Orchestra
2 Good For Nothin' Joe Lena Horne With Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra
3 Second Balcony Jump Earl Hines & His Orchestra
4 Gimme A Pigfoot Bessie Smith
5 Saturday Night Fish Fry Pearl Bailey & Jackie 'Moms' Mabley
6 Antidisestblishmentarianismist Duke Ellington & His Orchestra
7 East Of The Sun Sarah Vaughan
8 Appolo Jump Lucky Millinder & His Orchestra
9 So Long Ruth Brown With Eddie Condon & His Tv Dixieland Band
10 It's Too Soon To Know The Orioles
11 Somebody Stole My Gal Jimmy Rushing With Count Basie & His Orchestra
12 Sing Me A Swing Song (And Let Me Dance) Ella Fitzgerald With Chick Webb & His Orchestra
13 Keep A Twinkle In Your Eye The Nicholas Brothers
14 Beulah's Boogie Lionel Hampton & His Orchestra
15 You Can't Take That No More Louis Jordan & The Tympany Five
16 Baby, What Else Can I Do Ethel Waters
17 Ol' Man River The Ravens
18 Stop! Your Breaking My Heart Maxine Sullivan With Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra
19 Pompton Turnpike Charlie Barnett & His Orchestra
20 I Got A Uncle In Harlem Hot Lips Page
21 Sweet Sue- Just You The Mills Brothers
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