Past Perfect CDs


A selection of recently issued Past Perfect CD's featuring original 78rpm recordings of dance bands/big bands/popular vocals of the 1900-1950 era

this page is derived from a page first published by John Wright, 24 Aug 1997
last update 1 February 2012 vintage@r2ok.co.uk

Current special feature label

Past Perfect

digitalised re-issues of Dance bands, Big Bands and entertainers
available by Tel:01869 325052, Fax: 01869 325072, clarity@pastperfect.com Usually 10.99ea (plus postage outside EEC).
You can check out Past Perfect website for more details,
but you can read my reviews below and click the images below to order
Past Perfect
PPWOC001

Tea Dance
A Superb Musical Journey Through the 1920s, 30s and 40s
Includes:
Benny Goodman Orchestra - Sugar Foot Stomp, Artie Shaw - Begin The Beguine
Annette Hanshaw - Lovable And Sweet, Hoagy Carmichael - Rockin Chair
Sam Costa with Peter Yorke Orchestra - A Nice Cup Of Tea
Past Perfect
PPCD78133
You can read my review of this excellent CD


Great Dance Bands Play... Hits of the Thirties
title list :-

Past Perfect
PPCD78112
You can read my review of this excellent CD


British Dance Bands
includes titles from
Jack Hylton, Ambrose, Henry Hall, Joe Loss, Brian Lawrance, Roy Fox, Jay Wilbur, Jack Jackson

Past Perfect
PPCD78140
You can read my review of this excellent CD


Elegance
A Musical Journey Through the 30s and 40s
Includes:
Hutch: Cole Porter Medley, Gertrude Lawrence: My Ship
Noel Coward: I Travel Alone, Ruth Etting: I Wished On The Moon
Nat King Cole: Nature Boy, Christine Norden: I'm Not In Love

Past Perfect
PPCD78141
You can read my review of this excellent CD


Elegance 2
Another Musical Journey Through the 30s and 40s
Includes:
Hutch: Blossoms On Broadway, Gertrude Lawrence: The Saga Of Jenny
Freddy Gardner: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Jessie Matthews: Tony's In Town
Billy Ternent / Sam Browne: You Started Something

Past Perfect
PPCD78134
You can read my review of this excellent CD


The Age Of Style
Includes:
Frances Day: How Do You Do, Mr Right?
Fred Astaire: Change Partners
Carroll Gibbons & His Boy Friends : You
Greta Keller : Deep In A Dream
Hutch : It's De-Lovely

Past Perfect
PPCD78137

Al Bowlly - Love Is The Sweetest Thing
Includes:
Sweet And Lovely, Love Is The Sweetest Thing
Lying In The Hay, You Ought To See Sally On Sunday
Past Perfect
PPCD78147
You can read my review of this excellent CD


GI Jive - American Hits Of WWII
title list :-

Past Perfect
PPCD78143
You can read my review of this excellent CD


Perfect Big Bands
title list :-

Past Perfect
PPCD78101

The Great American Big Bands

featuring more classic recordings, title list:

Past Perfect
PPCD78131

The Jazz Age - Hot Sounds Of The 20's and 30's

double CD featuring Bix Beiderbecke, Red Nichols, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington etc
click the image for details

Past Perfect
PPCD78129

Perfect Jazz

featuring classic jazz recordings
click the image for details

Past Perfect
PPCD78146

Perfect Sax Solos

featuring classic recordings by Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Chu Berry etc
click the image for details

Past Perfect
PPCD78104

Dance Crazy
includes:
The Savoy Orpheans: Charleston
Johnny Hamp's Kentucky Serenaders: Black Bottom
Savoy Orpheans: The Blue Room
Jack Hylton: That's You, Baby/Walking With Susie
Paul Whiteman: Happy Feet
Past Perfect
PPCD78108

Sophistication
includes titles from
Carroll Gibbons, Jack Buchanan, Jessie Matthews and American artistes.
Past Perfect
PPCD78120

Fascinating Rhythm
Includes:
Bert Firman: Kansas City Kitty, Red Nichols: After You've Gone
Savoy Havana Band: Masculine Women & Feminine Men
The Charleston Chasers: Wabash Blues, The Savoy Orpheans: The Charleston
Past Perfect
PPCD78132

Charleston: Great Stars Of The 1920s
title list
Past Perfect
PPCD78135

Noel & Gertie
Double Album
Includes:
Mary Make-Believe, Lorelei, A Room With A View
Dance, Little Lady, Try To Learn To Love, World Weary

Where else can you get these CD's ?

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Alternatively, as these British CD's were issued during the last few years, they may still be available from some good record shops in Britain. Check with your local shop or the specialised shops listed in my 78rpm shops in UK page and my 78rpm shops in USA page

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