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From "W" Release - August 1945 - 20 Records - Numbers 481 thru 500

The war in the Pacific was over on August 15, 1945 in Japan (August 14, 1945 in the USA
due to the international date line) when the Japanese agreed to unconditional surrender.
Surrender papers were not signed until September.

  Posted June 12, 2016
  V-Disc 482 A - Recorded 1. May 13, 1944 2. May 27, 1944
  Source: Broadcasts (Both 6:00 PM), "I Sustain The Wings", Vanderbilt Theatre, New York
  1. I Can't Give You Anything But Love Baby  2. Little Brown Jug
  Major Glenn Miller and the Army Air Forces Training Command Orchestra
  Glenn Miller on leave. Jerry Gray leads the band. Vocal by 1. Peanuts Hucko

  Posted June 12, 2016
  V-Disc 482 B - Recorded September 11, 1944
  Source: NBC Broadcast - "For The Record" - NBC Studios, New York
  1. I Can't Get Started  2. Keep The Home Fires Burning
  Charlie Barnet and his Orchestra
  Vocal by 1. Kay Starr

  V-Disc 486 A - Recorded November 22, 1944
  Source: Columbia Commercial Recording - Columbia 55035
  That Old Black Magic  (Shellac Record)
  Morton Gould and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 486 B - Recorded March 28, 1944
  Source: V-Disc Session - Orlando Air Force Base, Orlando, Florida
  Hungarian Dance No. 5  (Shellac Record)
  AAFTAC Symphonette (Army Air Force Tactical Center)


  Posted May 14, 2016
  V-Disc 489 A - Recorded May 21, 1940
  Source: Columbia Commercial Recording - Columbia 35530
  Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar
  Will Bradley and his Orchestra
  Vocal by Ray McKinley and the Band

  Posted May 17, 2016
  V-Disc 489 B - Recorded ca. October 1944
  Source: Langworth Transcriptions
  1. Hodge Podge  2. Caravan
  Bobby Sherwood and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 490 A - Recorded November 25, 1944
  Source: V-Disc Session - Vanderbilt Theatre, New York
  1. Comin' Around The Corner  2. Humoresque
  Guy Lombardo and his Orchestra
  Vocal by 1. The Trio

  V-Disc 490 B - Recorded October 28, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Flying Home
  Red Norvo and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 493 A - Recorded 1. February 26, 1945  2. March 1, 1945
  Source: Columbia Commercial Recordings - 1. Columbia 36789  2. Columbia 36815
  1. Out Of This World  2. Goosey Gander  (Shellac Record)
  Woody Herman and his Orchestra
  Vocal by 1. Frances Wayne

  V-Disc 494 B - Recorded July 31, 1944
  Source: NBC Broadcast - "For The Record" - NBC Studios, New York
  There'll Be A Jubliee  (Shellac Record)
  Mildred Bailey with Benny Goodman and his V-Disc All-Stars


  V-Disc 496 A - Recorded May 31, 1945
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Salt Peanuts
  Plink, Plank And Plunk


  V-Disc 496 B - Recorded 1. December 2, 1941  2. March 6, 1942
  Source: Columbia Commercial Recordings: Both from OKeh 06688
  1. I Feel So Good  2. Tell Me Baby
  "Big Bill" Broonzy


  V-Disc 500 A - Recorded May 16, 1945
  Source: V-Disc Session - World Studios, New York
  No Name Jive
  Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra
  There is more information on this recording at the bottom of the Casa Loma Page.

  V-Disc 500 B - Recorded May 17, 1945
  Source: V-Disc Session - World Studios, New York
  I Was Here When You Left Me
  Louis Prima and his Orchestra
  Vocal by Lilyann Carol

From "X" Release - September 1945 - 15 Records - 501 thru 515

The war in the Pacific was officially over on September 2, 1945 when the
Japanese signed unconditional surrender papers aboard the battleship Missouri.
V-Discs continued to be issued for what were now the occupational troops.

  V-Disc 501 A - Recorded June 25, 1944
  Source: NBC Broadcast - NBC Studio 8-H, Radio City, New York
  Nutcracker Suite - Part One
  (Arturo) Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra


  V-Disc 501 B - Recorded June 25, 1944
  Source: NBC Broadcast - NBC Studio 8-H, Radio City, New York
  Nutcracker Suite - Part Two
  (Arturo) Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra


  V-Disc 502 A - Recorded June 25, 1944
  Source: NBC Broadcast - NBC Studio 8-H, Radio City, New York
  Nutcracker Suite - Part Three
  (Arturo) Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra


  V-Disc 502 B - Recorded June 25, 1944
  Source: NBC Broadcast - NBC Studio 8-H, Radio City, New York
  Nutcracker Suite - Part Four
  (Arturo) Toscanini and the NBC Symphony Orchestra


  V-Disc 504 A - Recorded May 27, 1944
  Source: NBC Broadcast - "I Sustain The Wings" (6:00 PM) - Vanderbilt Theatre, New York
  1. The Army Air Corps Song  2. I Hear You Screamin'  (Shellac Record)
  Major Glenn Miller and the Band Of The AAF Training Command
  Vocal by 1. Johnny Desmond, The Crew Chiefs and The Glee Glub

  V-Disc 504 B - Recorded March 1, 1945
  Source: Columbia Commercial Recordings - 1. Columbia 36815  2. Columbia 36835
  1. A Kiss Goodnight  2. Northwest Passage  (Shellac Record)
  Woody Herman and his Orchestra
  Vocal by 1. Woody Herman

  V-Disc 506 B - Recorded July 2, 1945
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  1. Good-Night, Sweetheart  2. Shine On, Harvest Moon
  Connie Boswell and her V-Disc Play-Fellows


  V-Disc 509 A - Recorded February 17, 1941
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - Victor 36396
  Deep River
  Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra
  Too Noisy? Try this from a nice copy of Victor 36396-B:  Deep River

From "Y" Release - October 1945 - 15 Records - 516 thru 530

  Posted December 17, 2016
  V-Disc 522 A - Recorded Oct 29, 1943
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  St. Louis Blues
  Capt. Glenn Miller and the 418th AAF Band
  Reissued from V-Disc 65-B

  V-Disc 524 A - Recorded May 17, 1944
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Downhearted Blues
  Mildred Bailey with Red Norvo and his Orchestra


  V-Disc 524 B - Recorded May 10, 1945
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Beyond The Blue Horizon
  Martha Tilton and her V-Disc Play-Fellows


  V-Disc 528 A - Recorded - December 6, 1944
  Source: V-Disc Recording Session - NBC Studio 8-H, Radio City, New York
  Can't We Talk It Over  Alternate Source:  Can't We Talk It Over
  Red McKenzie and the V-Disc All Stars
  Vocal by Red McKenzie

  V-Disc 528 B - Recorded - Fall 1943
  Source: World Transcription Session - World Studios, New York
  1. Almendra  2. Tra La La
  Machito and his Afro-Cubans


From "DD" Release - March 1946 - 15 Records - 591 thru 605

  V-Disc 605 A - Recorded 1. September 11, 1945  2. October 18, 1945
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recordings - 1. RCA Victor 20-1728  2. RCA Victor 20-1761
  1. A Door Will Open  2. The Moment I Met You  Alternate Source:  1. A Door Will Open  2. The Moment I Met You
  Tommy Dorsey (and his Orchestra)
  Vocals by 1. Stuart Foster  2. The Sentimentalists

  Replaced with superior copy on May 4, 2016
  V-Disc 605 B - Recorded Late October 1945
  Source: V-Disc Session - NBC Studios, New York
  Old Rob Roy
  Roy Eldridge and his V-Discatters


From "OO" Release - February 1947 - 10 Records - 726 thru 735

  V-Disc 731 A - Recorded April 17, 1945
  Source: RCA Victor Commercial Recording - RCA Victor 28-0406
  Summertime
  Artie Shaw and his Orchestra


From "UU" Release - August 1947 - 10 Records - 786 thru 795

  Posted April 21, 2016
  V-Disc 791 A - Recorded June 5, 1947
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Somebody Loves Me
  Slam Stewart, bass and Dick Farney, piano and vocal


  Posted April 21, 2016
  V-Disc 791 B - Recorded June 5, 1947
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  These Foolish Things
  Slam Stewart, bass and Dick Farney, piano


From "VV" Release - September 1947 - 10 Records - 796 thru 805

  Posted April 21, 2016
  V-Disc 799 A - Recorded June 5, 1947
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Worth Duckin'
  Slam Stewart, bass and vocal and Dick Farney, piano and vocal



  Posted April 21, 2016
  V-Disc 799 B - Recorded June 6, 1947
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  I Must Have That Man
  Peanuts Hucko and his V-Disc Men


From "WW" Release - November 1947 - 10 Records - 806 thru 815

  Posted April 21, 2016
  V-Disc 812 A - Recorded 1947-1948 (?)
  Source: Signature Records (?) - WOR Guild Theatre Playhouse (?)
  That Old Black Magic
  Ray Bloch and his Orchestra - Dick Farney, vocal
  From a YouTube download - Thank you, Whoever!!

  Posted April 21, 2016
  V-Disc 812 B - Recorded June 6, 1947
  Source: V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York
  Peanut Butter
  Peanuts Hucko and his V-Disc Gang


From "XX" Release - January 1948 - 10 Records - 816 thru 825

  Posted April 21, 2016
  V-Disc 820 A - Recorded January 1946 (?)
  Source: Soundtrack MGM film "Blue Skies" - MGM Studios, Hollywood
  I've Got My Captain Working For Me Now
  Bing Crosby with the MGM Orchestra
  Uncredited vocal assist by Billy DeWolfe

  Posted April 21, 2016
  V-Disc 820 B - Recorded 1. June 5, 1947  2. August 15, 1947
  Source: 1. V-Disc Session - RCA Victor Studios, New York  2. Columbia Commercial Recording, Columbia Studios, New York - Columbia 37921
  1. As Long As I'm Dreaming  2. Too Fat Polka
  1. Dick Farney, piano and vocal  2. Arthur Godfrey with Archie Blyer and his Orchestra


From "YY" Release - March 1948 - 10 Records - 826 thru 835

  Posted April 30, 2016
  V-Disc 831 A - Recorded 1. 1947-1948 (?)  2. August 11, 1947
  Source: 1. Signature Records (?) - WOR Guild Theatre Playhouse (?)  2. Columbia Commercial Recording, Columbia Studios, Hollywood - Columbia 38474
  1. You Do  2. One For My Baby
  1. Ray Bloch and his Orchestra - Dick Farney, vocal  2. Frank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl and his Orchestra


From "DDD" Release - January 1949 - 10 Records - 876 thru 885

  Posted April 30, 2016
  V-Disc 879 A - (2nd Selection Only) Recorded Early July 1948
  Source: (2nd Selection Only) CBS Broadcast, "Pause That Refreshes On The Air", CBS Playhouse No. 3, New York
  Un Cantinho E Voco (A Little Corner And You) (In Portuguese)
  Dick Farney with Charles Lichter's Orchestra
  (1st Selection Bad Disk - See Label For Content)

  Posted April 30, 2016
  V-Disc 879 B - Recorded 1. December 1, 1944  2. February 7, 1940
  Source: 1. CBS Broadcast, "Music Till Midnight", CBS Playhouse No. 3, New York  2.Columbia Record Session, World Studios, New York
  1. The Love I Long For  2. All Star Strut
  1. Mildred Bailey, vocal, with Vernon Duke, piano and Paul Baron's Orchestra  2. Band Leader Stars (Ziggy Elman, Harry James, Charlie Spivak, Jack Jenny,
  Jack Teagarden, Benny Goodman, Benny Carter, Toots Mondello, Charlie Barnet, Eddie Miller, Jess Stacy, Charlie Christian, Bob Haggart and Gene Krupa)

From "EEE" Release - March 1949 - 10 Records - 886 thru 895

  V-Disc 889 A - Recorded ca. September 1948
  Source: CBS Broadcast (?) - New York
  Manhattan Serenade
  Andre Kostelanetz and Orchestra


From "FFF" Release - May 1949 - 10 Records - 896 thru 905 - Final V-Disc Release

  V-Disc 903 A - Recorded Mid-December 1948
  Source: Langworth "March Of Dimes" Transcription Session - Liederkranz Hall, New York
  Undercurrent Blues
  Benny Goodman and his Band
  V-Disc Discography incorrectly states this is Side B

  V-Disc 903 B - Recorded 1. September 16, 1946  2. Unknown
  Source: 1. Columbia Commercial Recording - Columbia 38324  2. Langworth Transcription (?)
  1. I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm  2. A Night At The Deuces
  1. Les Brown and his Band  2. Randy Brooks and his Band
  V-Disc Discography incorrectly states this is Side A


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