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THE DORSEY BROTHERS 33s
by Music Librarian Christopher Popa

     Titles listed here are the Dorsey Brothers' joint orchestras of the ‘20s and ‘30s as well as their combined band of the 1950s (“Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra, featuring Jimmy Dorsey”).  
     For either Jimmy's or Tommy's separate bands, see their respective individual listings.

7" LPs
7" Guilde du Jazz (Fr) P.27, invitation to dance: Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey
7" Varieton (G) POP-27, Invitation to Dance: Tommy Dorsey und sein Orchester
7” Varieton (G) POP-28, Dance Party I: Tommy Dorsey und sein Orchester
7” Varieton (G) POP-29, Dance Party II: Tommy Dorsey und sein Orchester

10” LPs
10” Br (E) LA 5254, Dixieland Jazz, 1952
10” Dec DL 6008 – see under “Various Artists”
10” Dec DL 6016, Dorsey Bros Orch Vol 1: Dixieland J 1934 – 1935, Jun 1951
10" Festival (Aus) CFR10-298, The fabulous Dorsey Brothers, 1954
10” Riverside RLP-1008, Jazz of the Roaring Twenties, 1953
10” Riverside RLP-1051, T and J Dorsey: with the California Ramblers, 1955

12” LPs
Allegro (E) PR 108, Spotlight On The Dorsey Brothers: Original D Bros Band
Astor (Aus) GG 670, The Golden Era: Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra
ASV Living Era (E) AJA-5017 – see under “Various Artists”
Bandstand BS-7127 – see under “Various Artists”
Bell (Arg) 12027, Musica desde el cielo… Tommy y Jimmy Dorsey 
Belter (Sp) 36.002, Recordando A Tommy Dorsey
Biograph BLP-C3, The Boswell Sisters Acc. By the Dorseys 1932/34
Book-of-the-Month Rec 60-5256 – see under “Various Artists”
Book-of-the-Month Rec 21-5406 – see under “Various Artists”
Braba (It) BB-03, Early Glenn Miller: Dorsey Brothers Orchestra, 1990
Broadway BR-112 – see under “Various Artists”
Br (E) LAT 8037 – see under “Various Artists”
Br (E) LAT 8167 – see under “Various Artists”
Br (E) LAT 8256, The Fabulous Dorseys play Dixieland Jazz, 1958
Br (G) LPBM 87 014 – see under “Various Artists”
Br (G) 87097~99 – see under “Various Artists”
Br (Neth) 349 500 DXY – see under “Various Artists”
CBS (E) 66210 – see under “Various Artists”
CBS (Eu) 460991 – see under “Various Artists” 
CBS Spec Prod (Neth) LSP-14500 – see under “Various Artists”
Circle CLP-20, The Dorsey Brothers’ Orchestra: 1935
Colpix CP-436, Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra: The Golden Era Vol 4
Col C2L 8, The Fabulous Dorseys In Hi Fi, May 1958 2-LPs
Col C3L 35 – see under “Various Artists”
Col CX2-40035 – see under “Various Artists”
Col CJ 40874 – see under “Various Artists”
Col Jazz Masterpieces CJ 45143 – see under “Various Artists”
Col CL 1190, The Fabulous Dorseys In Hi Fi: Vol I, 1958
Col CL 1191, The Fabulous Dorseys In Hi Fi: Vol II, 1958
Col CL 1240, sentimental and swinging: TD and his orch featuring JD, 1958
Col PC 32014, The Beat of the Big Bands: Tommy Dorsey And his Orchestra
Col Collectors’ Series JCL2-8, The Fabulous Dorseys In Hi Fi 2-LPs
Col Spec Prod CSS 809 – see under “Various Artists”
Col Spec Prod CSS 1495-8 – see under “Various Artists”
Col Spec Prod CSS 1506 – see under “Various Artists”
Col Spec Prod C3 10792e – see under “Various Artists”
Col Spec Prod P2 12854 – see under “Various Artists”
Col Spec Prod P6 13927e – see under “Various Artists”
Col Spec Prod (Can) CSP 1400e – see under “Various Artists”
Col (Arg) 80.193, The Beat of The Big Bands: Tommy Dorsey And his Orchestra
Col (Arg) 5102?, Los Fabulosos Dorseys En Hi-Fi
Coral (E) CP 27, The Fabulous Dorseys: play Dixieland Jazz 1934 / 1935, 1958
Coral (E) CRLM 1027, The Fab Dorseys: play Dixieland Jazz 1934 / 1935, 1974
Coral (It) COPS.3274 – see under “Various Artists”
Coronet (Aus) KLP 690, The Fabulous Dorseys In Hi Fi: Vol 1, Aug 1958
Coronet (Aus) KLP 700, the Fabulous Dorseys In Hi Fi: Vol 2, Jan 1959
Coronet (Aus) KLP 849, sentimental and swinging: TD and his o feat JD
Dec DEA 7-3e – see under “Various Artists”
Dec DL 8045 – see under “Various Artists”
Dec DL 8399 – see under “Various Artists”
Dec DL 8631, The Fabulous Dorseys play Dixieland Jazz . . . , May 1958
Dec DL 8654 – see under “Tommy Dorsey”
Dec DXM-140 – see under “Various Artists”
Design DLP 20, The Dorsey Brothers Original Orchestra: “Their Shining Hour”
Design DLP 147, Spotlight On The Dorsey Brothers: Original D Bros Band, 1962
Design DLP-147, The Original Dorsey Brothers Band: Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey
Design SDLP 20, The Dorsey Brothers Original Orchestra: “Their Shining Hour”
Design SDLP-147, Spotlight On The Dorsey Brothers: Orig D Bros Band, 1962
Difusion Musical (Arg), Epoca De Oro: Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra
Discos Music Hall (Arg) 12027, Musica desde el cielo: Tommy y Jimmy Dorsey
Durium Start (It) LPS 40.237 – see under “Various Artists”
Embassy (E) EMB 31016, The Beat Of The Big Bands: T Dorsey And his Orch
EMI Parlophone (Arg) C034 04854, Really the J: T Dorsey – J Dorsey – E Lang
EMI Parlophone (E) PMC 7133, Tommy, Jimmy & Eddie: 1928-29 . . . , 1971
Epic Encore E2E 201 – see under “Various Artists”
Epic Encore E2E 202e – see under “Various Artists”
Fanfare LP5-105, The D Bros: Rare Broadcast Recordings 1932-1933-1934
Fanfare LP39-139, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey: The Meadowbrook 1956
F Mint, . . . Era 57/58 – see under ”Various Artists”
F Mint JAZ 9 – see under “Various Artists”
F Mint JAZ 12 – see under “Various Artists”
F Mint, Hidden Treasures of The Big Band Era – see under “Various Artists”
Gala (E) GLP 307, The Dorsey Brothers Orig Orch: “Their Shining Hour,” 1957
Golden Archives GA-100, Elvis Presley: Dorsey Shows
Gramusic (Sp) GM-288 – see under “Various Artists”
Guilde du Jazz (Fr) P.9001, t dorsey: and his orchestra: featuring jimmy dorsey
Harmony HL 7334, On the Sentimental Side: … Feat Jimmy Dorsey, Apr 1965
Harmony Headliner Ser KH 32014, The Beat of the Big B: TD And his Orch, 1973
Harmony (Aus) HA 020, sentimental and swinging: TD and his o feat JD
Harmony (Aus) HA 056, The Fabulous Dorseys In Hi Fi
Hep (E) 1005, The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra: Mood Hollywood, 1984
Hep (E) 1006, The Dorsey Bros - M Bailey - B Crosby - E Waters: Harlem Lullaby
Historia (G) H 622 – ee under “Various Artists”
Int’l Award Series AK-165, Dorsey Brothers Original Orch: “Their Shining Hour”
Int’l Award Series AK-203, Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey In Person
Jazz Band (E) EB-419, The DBO: Live In The Meadowbrook 28 Oct 1955, 1990
Jazz Kings JK 1213, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey and Their Orchestra Vol I
Jazz Kings JK 1214, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey and Their Orchestra Vol II
Jazz Kings JK 1215, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey and Their Orchestra Vol III
Jazz Kings JK 1216, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey and Their Orchestra Vol IV
Jazz-Line (G) 33-117~126 – see under “Various Artists”
Joker (It) SM 3053 – see under “Various Artists”
Magic (E) AWE 30, The Dorsey Brothers: T and J Live: Stage Show, 1987
Marble Arch (E) MAL 655, The Golden Era: Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra
MCA 1505, the Dorsey Brothers orch: 1934 - 35 Decca Sessions, 1982
MCA 2-4061 – see under “Various Artists”
MCA Coral (G) 28342~28344 – see under “Various Artists”
MCA Coral (G) COPS 7443, The D Bros O: Bring Back The Good Times, 1975
MCA (J) 3142, Dorsey Brothers: Sandman
Monkey Records (Fr) MY 40013, J & T Dorsey & California Ramblers: Vol 13
Music for Pleasure (Aus) MFP 10001, The Beat Of The B B: T D And his Orch, 1973
Philips (E) BBL 7295 (B 07358 L), The Fabulous Dorseys In Hi Fi, 1958
Philips (G) 6641 070 D, Remember Tommy   2-LPs
Pickwick Int’l PR 108, Spotlight On the Dorsey Brothers: Orig Dorsey Bros Band
Rarities (Den) No.44, Intoxicating Dixieland: E Condon: feat The Dorsey Bros
Reader’s Dig RBA-136/A – see under “Various Artists”
Riverside RLP-159, The Roaring Twenties & All That Jazz: Feat T & J Dorsey
Riverside RLP 12-801, Jazz Of The Roaring 20s: TD / JD / R Nichols
Riverside RLP 12-834, A Backward Glance: Tommy And Jimmy Dorsey
Sandy Hook S.H. 2071, The End of the Big Band Era!: Final Perfs By . . . , 1983
Sunbeam HB-301, The Dorsey Brothers-1934, 1974
Sunbeam SB-210, The Fabulous D Brothers: From the C Gardens 1946, 1975
Sunbeam SB-223 – see under “Various Artists”
Sunbeam SB-224, The Fabulous Dorsey Brothers Vol 2 [ 1956 NBC ]
Sunbeam SB-226, The Fabulous Dorsey Brothers Vol 3 [ 1956 NBC ]
The Old Masters TOM-14, The Dorsey Brothers: 1928: Vol One
The Old Masters TOM-15, The Dorsey Brothers: 1928 - 1930: Vol Two
Time-Life STL-J25 – see under “Bunny Berigan”
Top Rank (E) RTJ-1, TD & JD: Last Moments of Greatness, Jun 1960 4-LPs
Urania UJ-1213, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey: Last Moments Of Greatness Vol I
Urania UJ-1214, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey: Last Moments Of Greatness Vol II
Urania UJ-1215, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey: Last Moments Of Greatness Vol III
Urania UJ-1216, Tommy & Jimmy Dorsey: Last Moments Of Greatness Vol IV
Voc (E) VLP5, Boswell Sisters: Sweet Harmony – Hot Rhythm, 1975
Warner Bros 2HW 3639 – see under “Various Artists”
World Records Ltd (E) SHB 67, The Young D Bros: 1928 – 1930, 1980 2-LPs

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