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Benny Goodman, 1930-33

The complete recordings issued under Benny Goodman's name and issued on the Melotone label in 1930 and 1931, as well as selected sides by Grace Johnston and Sid Garry accompanied by the same band. Also included are the four titles by Steve Washington from 1933 featuring Goodman. Liner notes are by Goodman researcher David Jessup.

Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
2 unknown (t), Tommy Dorsey-?Glenn Miller (tb), Benny Goodman (cl,as,v), Sid Stoneburn (cl,as), Larry Binyon (cl,ts), 2 unknown (vln), (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), (sb), (d), unknown -Harold ďScrappyĒ Lambert (v).
New York, November 7, 1930
1. E-35341 ďHeís Not Worth Your TearsĒ (Dixon-Rose- Warren)-v? Melotone M 12023
2. E-35342 Linda (Arlen-Koehler)-vBG Melotone M 12024
3. E-35343 And Then Your Lips Met Mine (Nelson-Malneck- Signorelli)-vSL Melotone M 12023
4. E-35344 Overnight (Rose-Kent-Alter)-vSL Melotone M 12024
 
Grace Johnston
Grace Johnston (v) accompanied by probably Ruby Weinstein (t), probably Tommy Dorsey (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), probably Sid Stoneburn (cl,as) probably Larry Binyon (ts), probably Sam Shapiro (vln), probably Arthur Schutt (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), (bb).
New York, January 13, 1931
5. E-35920 (You Gave Me) Evírything But Love (G. Kahn- G.L. Kahn)-vGJ Melotone M 12104
 
Sid Garry
Sid Garry (v); same accompaniment as track 5.
New York, January 13, 1931
6. E-35923 At Last Iím Happy (Friend-Clare-Conrad)-vSG Melotone M 12069
 
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
Possibly Ruby Weinstein and another (t), Glenn Miller (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), Sid Stoneburn (cl,as), Larry Binyon (cl,ts), Sam Shapiro (vln), Arthur Schutt (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), Harry Goodman (sb), (d), Paul Small (v).
New York, January 14, 1931
7. E-35156 Iím Happy When Youíre Happy (Davis- Baer)-vPS Melotone M 12090
8. E-35157 You Didnít Have To Tell Me (I Knew It All The Time) (Donaldson)-vPS Melotone M 12090
9. E-35158 Falling In Love Again (Hollander)-vPS Melotone M 12079
10. E-35924 If You Havenít Got A Girl (Davis-Hoffman)-vPS Melotone M 12079
 
Grace Johnston
Grace Johnston (v) accompanied by probably Ruby Weinstein (t), probably Tommy Dorsey (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), probably Sid Stoneburn (cl,as) probably Larry Binyon (ts), probably Sam Shapiro (vln), probably Arthur Schutt (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), (bb).
New York, January 14, 1931
11. E-35161 Keep A Song In Your Soul (Waller-Hill)-vGJ Panachord 25020
 
Benny Goodman and His Orchestra
2 unknown (t), Glenn Miller (tb), Benny Goodman (cl), possibly Gil Rodin or Sid Stoneburn (cl,as), Larry Binyon (cl,ts), (vln), Arthur Schutt (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), Harry Goodman (sb), possibly Gene Krupa (d), Paul Small (v).
New York, February 5, 1931
12. E-35834 We Can Live On Love (Ballew-Pola- Golden)-vPS Melotone M 12120
13. E-35835 When Your Lover Has Gone (Swan)-vPS Melotone M 12120
14. E-35836 99 Out Of A Hundred Wanna Be Loved (Lewis- Sherman)-vPS Aurora 22000
15. E-35838 Mine Yesterday-His Today (Lewis-David)-vPS
 
Charlie Teagarden and another (t), Glenn Miller (tb), Benny Goodman (cl,as), possibly Sid Stoneburn (cl,as), possibly Larry Binyon (ts), (p,vib), probably Dick McDonough (g), (sb), Johnny Morris (d,v).
New York, March 18, 1931
16. E-36481 What Have We Got To Do To-night But Dance (Kahn-Fiorito)-vJM Melotone M 12138
17. E-36482 Little Joe (Miller-Stein)-vJM Melotone M 12149
18. E-36483 It Looks Like Love (Freed-Woods)-vJM Melotone M 12149
19. E-36484 I Wanna Be Around My Baby All The Time (Young-Meyer)-vJM Melotone M 12138
 
Bunny Berigan-Manny Klein (t), Tommy Dorsey (tb), Benny Goodman (cl,as), Larry Binyon (ts,f), (p), probably Dick McDonough (g), (sb), Gene Krupa (d), Johnny Morris (v).
New York, June 20, 1931
20. E-36835 Slow But Sure (Newman-Agnew-Collins)-vJM Melotone M 12205
21. E-36874 Pardon Me Pretty Baby (Donít I Look Familiar To You) (Klages-Meskill-Rose)-vJM Melotone M 12208
22. E-36875 What Am I Gonna Do For Loviní? (Magidson-Bernard-Hoffman)-vJM Melotone M 12208
23. E-36876 You Canít Stop Me From Loviní You (Holiner-Nichols)-vJM Melotone M 12205
 
Steve Washington and His Orchestra
Sterling Bose (t), Benny Goodman (cl), unknown (ts), possibly Harry Hoffman (vln), Fulton McGrath (p), Dick McDonough (g), Artie Bernstein (sb), Stan King or Chauncey Morehouse (d,vib), Steve Washington (v).
New York, November 22, 1933
24. 14363-A We Were The Best Of Friends (Lewis-Meyer- Wendling)-vSW Vocalion 2598
25. 14364-A Sing A Little Low-Down Tune (Tobias- School-Mencher)-vSW Vocalion 2598
26. 14365-A Blue River (Washington-Young)-vSW Vocalion 2609
27. 14366-A Love Me (Washington-Young)-vSW Vocalion 2609