Frank Sinatra Discography
The Harry James Years
by Steve Albin

Generated on Mar 20, 2016


Date: February 3, 1939
Location: New York

Frank Sinatra (ldr), Frank Mane (con), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. Demo Our Love(Larry Clinton, Buddy Bernier, Robert Emmerich) / arr: Frank Mane

Date: July 8, 1939
Location: Roseland Ballroom, New York

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Jack Schaeffer (t), Russell Brown, Truett Jones (tb), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Ralph Hawkins (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. Stardust - 3:59(Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish)
b. Wishing Will Make It So - 3:47(Buddy DeSylva)
Both titles on: Hindsight CDHBCD-503 — Bandstand Memories: 1938 To 1948   (1994)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Date: July 10, 1939
Location: Roseland Ballroom, New York

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Bill Schaefer (t), Russell Brown, Truett Jones (tb), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Ralph Hawkins (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. If I Didn't Care - 3:28(Jack Lawrence)
b. The Lamp Is Low - 2:00(Mitchell Parish, Peter DeRose, Maurice Ravel)
Both titles on: Hindsight CDHBCD-503 — Bandstand Memories: 1938 To 1948   (1994)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Date: July 13, 1939
Location: New York

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Jack Schaeffer (t), Russell Brown, Truett Jones (tb), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Ralph Hawkins (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. B25057-1 From The Bottom Of My Heart - 3:13(B. Hays, M. Beck, Harry James, Andy Gibson) / arr: Andy Gibson
Brunswick 788443   
b. B25057-2 From The Bottom Of My Heart - 3:18(B. Hays, M. Beck, Harry James, Andy Gibson) / arr: Andy Gibson
c. B25059-1 Melancholy Mood - 3:04(V. Knight, W. Schumann) / arr: Andy Gibson
Brunswick 788443   
d. B25059-2 Melancholy Mood - 3:10(V. Knight, W. Schumann) / arr: Andy Gibson
All titles on: Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Date: July 24, 1939
Location: Marine Ballroom, Atlantic City

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Bill Schaefer (t), Russell Brown, Truett Jones (tb), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Ralph Hawkins (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. My Love For You - 2:32(Sid Wayne, Abner Silver)
Hindsight CDHBCD-503 — Bandstand Memories: 1938 To 1948   (1994)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Date: August 10, 1939
Location: Roseland Ballroom, New York

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Jack Schaeffer (t), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Ralph Hawkins (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. Moon Love - 2:57(Mack David, Mack Davis, Andre Kostelanetz)
b. This Is No Dream - 3:18(Benny Davis, Tommy Dorsey, Ted Shapiro)
Both titles on: Hindsight CDHBCD-503 — Bandstand Memories: 1938 To 1948   (1994)
Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Date: August 17, 1939
Location: New York

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Jack Schaeffer (t), Russell Brown, Truett Jones (tb), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Ralph Hawkins (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. B25212-2 My Buddy - 2:53(Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) / arr: Andy Gibson
Columbia 7835242   
Columbia 7837520   
b. B25215-1 It's Funny To Everyone But Me - 2:55(Jack Lawrence) / arr: Andy Gibson
Columbia 7835209   
Columbia 7837738   
c. B25215-2 It's Funny To Everyone But Me - 2:50(Jack Lawrence) / arr: Andy Gibson
All titles on: Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Date: August 31, 1939
Location: New York

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Jack Schaeffer (t), Russell Brown, Truett Jones (tb), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Ralph Hawkins (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. B25285-1 Here Comes The Night - 2:48(Frank Loesser, H. Edelstein, C. Hohengarten) / arr: Andy Gibson
Columbia 7835227   
b. CO-25288-1 All Or Nothing At All - 2:57(Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) / arr: Andy Gibson
Columbia 7835587   
Reprise CD45091 — Sinatra: Soundtrack To The CBS Mini-Series   (1992)
c. CO-25288-2 All Or Nothing At All - 2:55(Arthur Altman, Jack Lawrence) / arr: Andy Gibson
All titles on: Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Date: October 13, 1939
Location: Chicago

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Jack Schaeffer (t), Russell Brown, Truett Jones (tb), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Ralph Hawkins (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. WC2798-1 On A Little Street In Singapore - 2:48(Peter DeRose, Billy Hill) / arr: Andy Gibson
Columbia 7836700   
b. WC2799-1 Who Told You I Cared? - 2:37(George Whiting, Bert Reisfeld) / arr: Andy Gibson
Both titles on: Columbia 7835261   
Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Date: November 8, 1939
Location: Hollywood

Harry James and His Orchestra (ldr), Claude Lakey (as, ts), Dave Matthews (as), Bill Luther, Drew Page (ts), Claude Bowen, Harry James, Jack Palmer, Jack Schaeffer (t), Truett Jones, Dalton Rizzoto, Bruce Squires (tb), Red Kent (g), Thurman Teague (b), Jack Gardner (p), Mickey Scrima (d), Frank Sinatra (v)

a. LA2046-1 Ciribiribin - 2:22(Alberto Pestalozza, R. Thaler) / arr: Andy Gibson
Columbia 7835316   
Columbia 7837141   
Columbia 454-50011   
b. LA2047-1 Every Day Of My Life - 2:55(Harry James, M. Beck, B. Hays) / arr: Andy Gibson
Columbia 7836700   
Columbia 7835531   
Both titles on: Columbia Legacy CDCK-66377 — The Complete Recordings   (1995)

Sessions Reported: 10

Performances Reported: 22

Unique Songs Reported: 18

Unique Issues Reported: 16