Heart and Soul


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Heart and Soul (m. Hoagy Carmichael, w. Frank Loesser) — published in 1938; original recording by Larry Clinton & his Orchestra featuring vocalist Bea Wain

Larry Clinton & his Orchestra, vocal: Bea Wain — B-side of Victor 78 rpm single 26046, Dodgin’ the Dean (Larry Clinton); recorded on 24 February 1938, released in 1938



Al Donahue and his Orchestra, vocal: Paula Kelly — recorded on 9 September 1938, and released as Vocalion 4398, c/w Clap Hands Clap Hands (Till Daddy Comes Home)

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Mel Tormé — Capitol recording, 4 October 1951 — Mel Tormé (vocal, piano), Howard Roberts (guitar), Clyde Lombardi (bass), Bunny Shawker (drums)


Dave Brubeck Trio — B-side of Fantasy Records 78 rpm single 561, Too Marvelous For Words, released in 1951

  • Dave Brubeck: piano
  • Ron Crotty: bass
  • Cal Tjader : bongos


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The Four Aces, featuring Al Alberts — recorded 23 June 1952; issued as Decca 9-28390, b/w Just Squeeze Me (Lee Gaines, Duke Ellington)


Ella Mae Morse with Orchestra conducted by Billy May — from her 1957 LP The Morse Code, recorded in late June or early July 1957



The Cleftones — Gee Records single G-1064, b/w How Do You Feel, released in April 1961



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