Bing Crosby’s “Merry Christmas” (later reissued as “White Christmas”) is an old-time holiday classic that remains a seasonal favorite.
“Music Out of the Moon” was released in 1947 and featured prominent use of the theremin as its main instrument.
“Folk Songs of the Hills,” released by Merle Travis in 1947, is a pleasant listen and a good history lesson.
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“Zodiac Suite” is one of jazz music’s greatest masterpieces, having inspired everyone from Miles Davis to John Coltrane.
Harry Partch’s “U.S. Highball” is one of the most unique and experimental musical works of the 20th century.
Released in 1947, “Songs by Sinatra” is an inessential yet entertaining footnote in Frank Sinatra’s lengthy career.
“Encores” captures the Stan Kenton Orchestra in transition. Despite the lack of cohesion, the musical performances still deserve praise.
“A Presentation of Progressive Jazz” topped the charts in 1948. It remains one of Stan Kenton’s best albums.
“Artistry in Rhythm,” Stan Kenton’s debut album, features top-notch performances and highly advanced big band music.
Frank Sinatra’s 1946 debut, “The Voice of Frank Sinatra,” is an early hint at his greatness. Essential listening.