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From "A" Release - October 1943 - 30 Records - Numbers 1 thru 30

  V-Disc 1 A - Recorded September 4, 1943 (?)
  Source: Your Hit Parade Broadcast
  1. Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey  2. Comin' In On A Wing And A Prayer
  Bea Wain with Orchestra


  V-Disc 1 B - Recorded July 15, 1941
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 27566
  Blue Skies
  Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 2 A - Recorded July 21, 1942
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 20-1525
  It Ain't Necessarily So
  Dinah Shore and Bing Crosby with Gordon Jenkins'Orchestra
  This recording was not issued to the public until 1945

  V-Disc 2 B - Recorded 1. May 26, 1931  2. Oct 31, 1935
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recordings - 1. Victor 1525  2. Victor 1729
  1. Home On The Range  2. Take Me Back To My Boots And Saddle
  John Charles Thomas with 1. Nat Shilkret's Orchestra  2. Carroll Hollister, Piano


  V-Disc 3 A&B - Recording Date Unknown
  Source: "Pause That Refreshes On The Air" Broadcast
  "Oklahoma" Medley - Parts 1 & 2
  Andre Kostelantz and his Orchestra
  Sides A and B spliced to make a continuous performance.

  V-Disc 4 A - Recorded 1943
  Source: 1. Eddie Cantor NBC Program (?)  2. Unknown Broadcast, Hollywood (?)
  1. In My Arms  2. Johnny Zero
  1. Eddie Cantor with Orchestra  2. Marion Hutton and The Modernaires with Orchestra


  V-Disc 4 B - Recorded Early August 1943
  Source: NBC Broadcast - "The Dinah Shore Program" - NBC Studios, Hollywood
  "Murder", He Says!
  Dinah Shore with Orchestra


  V-Disc 5 A - Recorded - Unknown
  Source:CBS Broadcasts - "Your Hit Parade" - CBS Playhouse 3 (?), New York
  1. Meadowland  2. Che Li
  Mark Warnow and his Orchestra and Lyn Murray Singers


  V-Disc 5 B - Recorded - Unknown
  Source:CBS Broadcasts - "Your Hit Parade" - CBS Playhouse 3 (?), New York
  1. I've Got Sixpence  2. When The Yanks Go Marching In
  Mark Warnow and his Orchestra and Lyn Murray Singers


  V-Disc 6 A - Recorded Late August 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios (?), New York
  Man To Man
  Fred Waring and the Fort Slocum Band


  V-Disc 6 B - Recorded Late August 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios (?), New York
  1. The Caissons Go Rolling Along  2. The Army Air Corps
  1. Fort Slocum Band  2. Alvino Rey and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 7 A&B - Recorded July 6, 1937
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 36205
  Sing Sing Sing - Parts 1 & 2  - Mastered as V-Disc on August 12, 1943.
  Benny Goodman and his Orchestra
  Sides A and B spliced to make a continuous performance.

  V-Disc 10 A - Recorded May 4, 1940
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 26610
  Don't Get Around Much Anymore
  Duke Ellington and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 10 B - Recorded October 17, 1940
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 26796
  Warm Valley
  Duke Ellington and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 13 A - Recorded July 24, 1938
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Bluebird B-7746
  Begin The Beguine
  Artie Shaw and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 13 B - Recorded September 27, 1938
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Bluebird B-7875
  Nightmare
  Artie Shaw and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 16 A - Recorded August 13, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - Columbia Records Studios, New York
  How High The Moon
  Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra (At least that's what the label says!)


  V-Disc 16 B - Recorded August 13, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - Columbia Records Studios, New York
  Russian Lullaby
  Teddy Wilson and his Orchestra (At least that's what the label says!)


  V-Disc 22 A - Recorded Late August 1943
  Source: Ft. Hamilton Show "Stars And Gripes"
  1. The Little Brown Suit My Uncle Bought Me  2. Hup! Tup! Thrup! Four!
  Sgt. “Ace” Goodrich with Orchestra


  V-Disc 22 B - Recorded Late August 1943
  Source: Ft. Hamilton Show "Stars And Gripes"
  Love Sometimes Has To Wait
  Cpl. Ziggy Lane with Orchestra


  V-Disc 23 A - Recorded Late August 1943
  Source: Ft. Hamilton Show "Stars And Gripes"
  Jumping To The Jukebox
  Cpl. Ziggy Lane with Orchestra


  V-Disc 23 B - Recorded Late August 1943
  Source: Ft. Hamilton Show "Stars And Gripes"
  My Pin-Up Girl
  Cpl. Ziggy Lane with Orchestra


  V-Disc 24 A - Recorded 1. Early August 1943  2. April 1, 1943 (?)
  Source: 1. The Dinah Shore Program  2. Kraft Music Hall
  1. You'll Never Know  2. You Are My Sunshine
  1. Dinah Shore  2. Bing Crosby


  V-Disc 24 B - Recorded 1. Fall 1943  2. 1943
  Source: 1. The Dinah Shore Program  2. Kate Smith Hour (?)
  1. It's A Long, Long Way To Tipperary  2. Wait For Me Mary
  1. Dinah Shore and Bing Crosby  2. Kate Smith


  V-Disc 30 A - Recorded August 27, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  People Will Say We're In Love
  Hazel Scott, Vocal and Piano


  V-Disc 30 B - Recorded August 27, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Honeysuckle Rose
  Hazel Scott, Vocal and Piano, Sidney Catlett, Drums


From "B" Release - November 1943 - 30 Records - Numbers 31 thru 60

  V-Disc 31 A - Recorded September 9, 1943
  Source: NBC Broadcast - NBC Studio 8-H, Radio City, New York
  Garibaldi's War Hymn
  Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra


  V-Disc 31 B - Recorded April 4, 1943
  Source: NBC Broadcast - NBC Studio 8-H, Radio City, New York
  Stars And Stripes Forever
  Arturo Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra


  V-Disc 32 A - Recorded September 16, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  1, Ain't Misbehavin'  2. Two Sleepy People
  Fats Waller, Piano and Vocal


  V-Disc 32 B - Recorded September 16, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  1. Slightly Less Than Wonderful  2. There's A Gal In My Life
  Fats Waller, Piano and Vocal


  V-Disc 37 A - Recorded August 20, 1930 (Take 3)
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 25076
  Ring Dem Bells
  Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, scat vocal Cootie Williams
  Error?: This is Take 3 but Brian Rust says Take 3 was issued on Victor 20-1532, not 25076.

  V-Disc 37 B - Recorded January 21, 1942
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 27880
  Perdido
  Duke Ellington and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 38 A - Recorded November 3, 1936
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 25467
  Bugle Call Rag
  Benny Goodman and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 38 B - Recorded July 1, 1935
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 25090
  Sometimes I'm Happy
  Benny Goodman and his Orchestra


  Posted Nov 9, 2016
  V-Disc 45 A - Recorded October 7, 1940
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 27230
  Stardust
  Artie Shaw and his Orchestra


  Posted Nov 9, 2016
  V-Disc 45 B - Recorded January 23, 1941
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 27405
  Moonglow
  Artie Shaw and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 46 A - Recorded July 7, 1942
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 27969
  My Hero
  Dorothy Kirsten And Felix Knight with Orchestra and Chorus


  V-Disc 46 B - Recorded July 9, 1942
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 27968
  One Alone
  Dorothy Kirsten And Felix Knight with Orchestra and Chorus


  V-Disc 47 A - Recorded Mid-September 1943
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  1. Venezuela  2. The Keeper Of The Eddystone Light
  Richard Dyer-Bennett with Guitar
  Eddystone misspelled as Eddistone on label.

  V-Disc 47 B - Recorded Mid-September 1943
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Foggy, Foggy Dew
  Richard Dyer-Bennett with Guitar


  V-Disc 48 A - Date Unknown
  Source: NBC Program Reference Recordings (?)
  1. Silent Night  2. Joy To The World
  1. Bing Crosby, Chorus and Orchestra  2. Chorus and Organ


  V-Disc 48 B - Date Unknown
  Source: NBC Program Reference Recordings (?)
  It Came Upon A Midnight Clear
  Chorus and Organ


  V-Disc 50 A - Recorded September 17, 1941
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 2182
  Oh, Little Town Of Bethlehem
  Richard Crooks with Organ


  V-Disc 50 B - Recorded September 17, 1941
  Source: NBC via line to RCA Victor
  1. As With Gladness Men Of Old  2. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
  Chorus and Organ


From "C" Release - November 1943 - 30 Records - Numbers 61 thru 90

  V-Disc 64 A - Recorded Late October 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - Manhattan Beach Coast Guard Training Center, Brooklyn, New York
  1. Semper Paratus  2. Hail, Purdue
  Manhattan Beach Coast Guard Band


  V-Disc 64 B - Recorded Late October 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - Manhattan Beach Coast Guard Training Center, Brooklyn, New York
  1. Anchors Aweigh  2. Marines Hymn
  Manhattan Beach Coast Guard Band


  V-Disc 65 A - Recorded October 29, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Stardust (I prefer the spelling Star Dust (two words) like the original sheet music)
  Captain Glenn Miller and the Army Air Forces Training Orchestra


  V-Disc 65 B - Recorded October 29, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  St. Louis Blues March
  418th AAFTC Band Under The Direction Of Captain Glenn Miller
  This side was reissued on V-Disc 522-A

  V-Disc 72 A - Recorded October 17, 1943
  Source: CBS Broadcast Dress Rehearsal - CBS Playhouse No. 3, New York
  I Only Have Eyes For You
  Frank Sinatra


  V-Disc 72 B - Recorded October 17, 1943
  Source: CBS Broadcast Dress Rehearsal - CBS Playhouse No. 3, New York
  1. Kiss Me Again  2. There's Gonna Be A Hot Time In The Town Of Berlin
  Frank Sinatra


  V-Disc 83 A - Recorded Mid-October 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  1. Journey To A Star  2. My Ideal
  Del Courtney and his Orchestra
  Vocal by 1. Del Courtney  2. Mary Jane Dodd

  V-Disc 83 B - Recorded Mid-October 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Blue Rain
  Del Courtney and his Orchestra
  Vocal by Earl Randall

  V-Disc 88 A - Recorded Oct 7 - Dec 11, 1943
  Source: Network Broadcast - Hotel New Yorker, New York
  Three Little Words
  Benny Goodman Sextette (Actually a Quintet)


  V-Disc 88 B - Recorded Fall 1943
  Source: CBS Broadcast - "Kate Smith Hour" - CBS Studios, New York
  In A Friendly Little Harbor
  Kate Smith


From "D" Release - January 1944 - 30 Records - Numbers 91 thru 120

  V-Disc 91 A - Recorded October 29, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Stormy Weather
  Captain Glenn Miller and the Army Air Forces Training Orchestra


  V-Disc 91 B - Recorded October 29, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  1. Buckle Down Winsocki  2. El Capitan
  418th AAFTC Band Under The Direction Of Captain Glenn Miller


  Posted Nov 9, 2016
  V-Disc 94 A - Recorded Early November 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  For The First Time
  Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra
  Vocal by Vaughn Monroe

  Posted Nov 9, 2016
  V-Disc 94 B - Recorded Early November 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Jealous
  Vaughn Monroe and his Orchestra
  Vocal by Vaughn Monroe

  V-Disc 99 A - Recorded Early September 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  The House I Live In
  Earl Robinson


  Posted Nov 9, 2016
  V-Disc 99 B - Recorded Early September 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  A Man's A Man For A' That
  Earl Robinson


  V-Disc 104 A - Recorded November 12, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Pistol Packin' Mama
  Don Redman and his Orchestra
  Vocal by Don Redman and Chorus

  V-Disc 104 B - Recorded November 12, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Redman Blues
  Don Redman and his Orchestra


From "E" Release - February 1944 - 20 Records - Numbers 121 thru 140

  V-Disc 127 A - Recorded - Unknown
  Source: AFRS Material (?)
  1. The Great Speckled Bird  2. Low And Lonely
  Roy Acuff and his Smoky Mountain Boys


  V-Disc 127 B - Recorded Early December 1943
  Source: V-Disc Session - Location Unknown
  1. The Honey Song  2. Don't Sweetheart Me
  Vincent Lopez and his Orchestra
  Vocals: 1. Karole Singer  2. Bruce Hayes

  V-Disc 133 A - Recorded Early December 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  The Swan
  Gregor Piatigorsky, Cello - Ralph Berkawitz, Piano


  V-Disc 133 B - Recorded Early December 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Melody In F
  Gregor Piatigorsky, Cello - Ralph Berkawitz, Piano


From "F" Release - March 1944 - 20 Records - Numbers 141 thru 160

  V-Disc 151 A&B - Recorded March 19, 1942
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - RCA Victor 11-8580
  The Blue Danube - Parts 1 & 2
  Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra
  Sides A and B spliced to make a continuous performance.

  Posted Mar 15, 2017
  V-Disc 152 A - Recorded January 18, 1944
  Source: Esquire Concert, Metropolitan Opera House, New York
  Mop Mop
  Louis Armstrong and Roy Eldridge
  This is actually Navy disc 135 B. Part of Navy ''G'' Release. Same as Army 152 A.

From "G" Release - April 1944 - 20 Records - Numbers 161 thru 180

  V-Disc 171 A - Recorded November 8, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  1. Can't Get Stuff In Your Cuff  2. I Said No
  1. Ted Fiorito and his Orchestra  2. Ted Fiorito, Piano
  Vocals: 1. Quig Quigley  2. Candy Candido

  V-Disc 171 B - Recorded Early November 1943
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  'Deed I Do
  Tony Pastor and his Orchestra
  Vocal by Tony Pastor

  V-Disc 176 A - Recorded November 8, 1943
  Source: World Transcription Session - World Studios, New York
  Boy Meets Horn
  Duke Ellington and his Orchestra, Rex Stewart, Trumpet


  V-Disc 176 B - Recorded ca. August 1943
  Source: AFRS "Jubilee" Show (?) - NBC Studios, Hollywood
  Savoy
  Lucky Millinder and his Orchestra


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