New York City Ramblings 2 Thu, 2012-01-26 14:01

As New York’s young men head over the Atlantic to fight in the Second World War, jazz retreats into smokey basement joints with be-bop taking stage. Meanwhile Woody Guthrie prefers to kill fascists with his guitar. Also, gather up your friends as Leadbelly teaches you a brand new game.

Track Listing

Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio – Les Brown & His Orchestra
Cherokee – Charlie Parker
Koko – Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie
Abaniquito – Tito Puente & Vicentico Valdes
Cubana Be, Cubana Bop – Dizzy Gillespie and his Orchestra
You’ll Never Know – Frank Sinatra
Vigilante Man – Woody Guthrie
Billy Boy – The Almanac Singers
Round and Round Hitler’s Grave – The Almanac Singers
Little Sally Walker – Leadbelly
One Meatball – Josh White
Shadrack – Sister Rosetta Tharpe & Marie Knight
We’ll Meet Again – The Ink Spots
Write Me A Letter – The Ravens