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The Very Best of British Dance Bands

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Artist Credit
Max Abrams Drums
Harold Adamson Composer
Milton Ager Composer
Les Allen Performer, Primary Artist
Bert Ambrose Director
Bert Ambrose & His Orchestra Performer, Primary Artist
Billy Amstell Clarinet, Sax (Tenor)
Stan Andrews Sax (Alto), Violin
Charlie Asplin Brass Band
Max Bacon Drums
Arthur Baker Drums
Tom Balderson Trumpet
Dick Ball String Bass
Freddie Ballerini Sax (Tenor), Violin
George Barclay Performer, Primary Artist
Norman Barker Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Bert Barnes Piano
Alex Baum Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
The BBC Dance Orchestra Performer, Primary Artist
Dave Bennett Remastering
Harry Berly Clarinet, Ocarina, Sax (Tenor), Viola
Len Bermon Drums
Clem Bernard Piano
Tommy Blades Drums, Xylophone
Michael Blakey Drums
Bill Boland Trombone
Tom Bonney Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Charlie Botterill Drums
Al Bowlly Performer, Primary Artist
Edgar Bracewell Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Alan Breeze Guitar
Erice Breeze Trombone
Reg Brewster Sax (Tenor)
Sid Bright Piano
John Bristol Flute, Sax (Alto)
Tommy Bromley String Bass
Fred Brooks Trumpet
Sid Brown Clarinet, Piano, Sax (Tenor)
Sam Browne Performer, Primary Artist
Fred Bruce Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone), Violin
Philippe Brun Trumpet
Sid Buckman Trumpet
Bert Bullimore Trumpet
Mick Burberry Sax (Baritone)
Joe Burke Composer
Johnny Burke Composer
Maurice Burman Drums
Bill Burton Trumpet
Les Carew Trombone
Harry Carr Flute, Sax (Alto)
Eddie Carroll Piano
Benny Carter Composer
Casani Club Orchestra Primary Artist
Harry Chapman Harp
Tich Charlton Trumpet
Chips Chippendall Clarinet, Primary Artist, Sax (Alto)
Hamish Christie Trombone
Art Christmas Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Alex Clark Drums
Robinson Cleaver Organ
Tommie Connors Composer
Billy Scott Coomber Primary Artist
Jack Cooper Guitar, Performer, Primary Artist
J. Fred Coots Composer
Sam Costa Performer, Primary Artist
Billy Cotton Director, Performer
Billy Cotton & His Band Primary Artist
Archie Craig Trumpet
Eddie Cromar Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Joe Crossman Clarinet, Performer, Primary Artist, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone), Sax (Tenor)
Jack Cummings Drums
Noel "Chappie" d'Amato Guitar, Sax (Alto)
Frank Davis String Bass
Harry Davis Director, Guitar
Joe Davis Composer
Lew Davis Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor), Trombone, Violin
Peggy Dell Piano
Sydney Delmonte Guitar
Paul Denniker Composer
Denny Dennis Performer, Primary Artist
Hughie Diamond Drums, Primary Artist
George Dickinson Guitar
Georges Dickson Guitar
Jack Doyle Trumpet
Al Dubin Composer
Jim Dunlop Violin
Jimmy Durrant Clarinet, Sax (Tenor)
Bob Easson Violin
Jim Easton Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Len Edwards Piano
Jack Edwardson Trumpet
Vivian Ellis Composer
George Evans Sax (Tenor)
Jack Evetts String Bass
Sonny Farrar Banjo, Primary Artist
Theo Farrar Brass, Brass Band, String Bass
Eddie Fearn Trumpet
Sid Fearn Trumpet
Paul Fenoulhet Trombone, Trumpet
Joe Ferrie Trombone
Clinton Ffrench Trumpet
Dorothy Fields Composer
Bob Findlay Sax (Tenor)
Johnny Finneran Violin
Ray Fox Director
Roy Fox Director
Roy Fox & His Band Performer, Primary Artist
Benjamin Frankel Violin
Sam Freed Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Harry Freedman Violin
Eddie Freeman Guitar
Jesse Fuller Trombone
Freddy Gardner Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Cliff Garlick Trumpet
Geraldo & His Orchestra Director, Performer, Primary Artist
George Gershwin Composer
Ira Gershwin Composer
Carroll Gibbons Director, Performer, Piano, Primary Artist, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Spoken Word
George Gibbs String Bass
Freddy Gibson Sax (Baritone)
Joe Gibson String Bass
Haven Gillespie Composer
Burton Gillis Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
Harry Gold Clarinet, Oboe, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
Max Goldberg Trumpet
Lou Goldsmith Guitar
Ralph Goldsmith Drums
Nat Gonella Mellophone, Mellophonium, Trumpet
Al Goodhart Composer
Albert Gordon Piano
Jimmy Gordon Sax (Alto)
Mack Gordon Composer
Cyril Grantham Clarinet, Performer, Primary Artist, Sax (Alto)
Alf Gray Drums
Benny Greenwood Clarinet, Sax (Tenor)
Jack Greenwood Drums
Bert Groves String Bass
Harry Hakan Piano, Piano-Accordian
Henry Hall Director
Cyril Halliday Guitar, String Bass
Jack Halsall Clarinet, Sax (Tenor)
Percy Hampton Drums
Lou Handman Composer
Jack Harris Director, Violin
Jack Harris & His Orchestra Primary Artist
Bill Harty Drums
Ted Heath Trombone
Cyril Hellier Violin
Will Hemmings String Bass
Chick Henderson Performer, Primary Artist
Tommy Henry Trombone
Billy Higgs Trumpet
Jack Hill Guitar
Walter Hirsch Composer
Joseph Hitchenor Violin
Andy Hodgkiss Trumpet
Al Hoffman Composer
Geoff Howard Violin
Stanley Howard Trumpet
Bert Howell Violin
George Hurley Violin
Bobby Hutchinson Trumpet
Jack Hylton Director, Performer
Jack Hylton & His Orchestra Performer, Primary Artist
Mrs. Jack Hylton Primary Artist
Ellis Jackson Trombone
Jack Jackson Director, Performer, Trumpet
Jack Jackson & His Band Director, Trumpet
Jack Jackson & His Orchestra Primary Artist
Joe Jeanette Flute, Sax (Alto)
Jos Jeannette Flute, Sax (Alto)
Teddy Jepsen Trumpet
Jack Jones Trombone
Teddy Joyce Director, Primary Artist
Harry Kahn Piano, Piano-Accordian
Alf Kaplan Piano, Piano-Accordian
Jimmy Kennedy Composer
Frank Kenyon Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Jerome Kern Composer
Henry King Composer
Tommy Kinsman Director, Primary Artist
George Kirby String Bass
Michael Krein Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Charlie Kunz Director, Performer, Piano, Primary Artist, Speech/Speaker/Speaking Part, Spoken Word
Dick Kyte Trumpet
Les Lambert Clarinet, Sax (Tenor), Trumpet
Con Lamprecht Guitar (Steel), Sax (Tenor)
Burton Lane Composer
Brian Lawrance Director, Primary Artist, Trombone, Violin
Clem Lawton Brass Band
Harry Leader Director, Primary Artist
Anne Lenner Performer, Primary Artist
Len Leon Violin
Reg Leopold Violin
Edgar Leslie Composer
Harry Letham Trumpet
Ernie Lewis Violin
Sam M. Lewis Composer
Sydney Lipton Director, Primary Artist, Violin
Monia Liter Piano
Frank Littau Composer
Tommy Littlewood Vibraphone, Xylophone
Jack Llewelyn Guitar
Maurice Loban Violin
Joe Loss Director, Performer, Primary Artist
Jimmy Macaffer Trumpet
Eddie Macaulay Piano
Harry MacFarlane Trumpet
Leon Mack Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
Ivor Mairants Guitar
Matty Malneck Composer
Herb Mandel Composer
Jack Mangin Trombone
Johnny Marks Drums
Roy Martin Clarinet, Sax (Tenor)
Tommy McQuater Trumpet
George Melachrino Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Bass), Violin
Johnny Mercer Composer
Billy Merrin and His Commanders Director, Primary Artist
Jim Merritt String Bass
George W. Meyer Composer
Billy Miller Violin
Danny Miller Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Jimmy Miller Primary Artist
Jimmy Miller Performer
Johnny Miller Violin
Sid Millward Clarinet, Oboe, Sax (Alto)
Simon Millward Clarinet, Oboe, Sax (Alto)
Geoff Milne Compilation Producer
Alec Mitchell Trombone
Alex "Razz" Mitchell Trombone
Al Morgan Sax (Baritone), Violin
Alex Morris Guitar
Wally Morris String Bass
Bill Mulraney Trombone
Billy Munn Piano
John Murphy Trombone, Trumpet
John "Johnny Genius" Murphy Trombone, Trumpet
Jack Nathan Piano
Billy Nicholls Primary Artist, String Bass
Alfie Noakes Mellophone, Mellophonium, Trumpet
Pat O'Malley Performer, Primary Artist
Stan Osborne Piano-Accordian, Sax (Alto)
Harry Owen Trumpet
Rex Owen Clarinet, Flute, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone), Sax (Tenor)
Hugh Palmer Liner Notes
Jack Payne Director
Jack Payne & His Band Primary Artist
Laurie Payne Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Eric Peercival Violin
Jack Penn Piano
Eric Percival Violin
Phil Phillips Violin
Sid Phillips Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Harry Pike Guitar
Eugene Pini Violin
Eddie Platt Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
E.O. Pogson Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Danny Polo Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Jean Pougnet Violin
Lou Preager Director
Harry Preston String Bass
Eddie Pullen Banjo, Guitar
Stan Quiddington Clarinet, Sax (Tenor)
Oscar Rabin Co-Leader, Leader, Primary Artist, Sax (Bass)
Jack Raine Trumpet
Johnny Raitz Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Tenor)
George Rawlinson Drums
Helen Raymond Performer, Primary Artist
Don Redman Composer
Harry Revel Composer
Reggie Richmond String Bass
Ernest Ritte Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Alan Roach Brass, Brass Band, String Bass
Harry Robbins Timpani, Vibraphone, Xylophone
Stanley Roderick Trumpet
Johnny Rosen Violin
Edward Rubach Piano
Harry Rubens Piano
Frenchie Sartell Trumpet
Savoy Hotel Orpheans Performer, Primary Artist
Freddie Schweitzer Sax (Alto)
Jack Scott Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Bill Shakespeare Trumpet
Dave Shand Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Jimmy Shankland Cello, Clarinet, Sax (Tenor), Violin
Bill Shapespeare Trumpet
Harold Sherman Guitar
Eric Siday Violin
Maurice Sigler Composer
Phil Silverstone Violin
Ted Simpkins Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Curt Smith Guitar
George "Harmonica" Smith Clarinet, Sax (Tenor)
Percy Smith Trombone
Harold Spina Composer
Rudy Starita Drums, Vibraphone, Xylophone
Dave Stephenson Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Clem Stevens Trumpet
Lew Stevenson Drums
Ian Stewart Piano
Tiny Stock String Bass
Lew Stone Director
Lew Stone & His Orchestra Performer, Primary Artist
Lee Street String Bass
Don Stutely String Bass
Johnny Swinfen Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Violin
Wally Talbot Trumpet
Eric Tann Trombone
Carl Tauber Impersonations, Violin
George Taylor Trumpet
Joyce Taylor Guitar
Ted Taylor Trombone
Billy Ternent Performer, Primary Artist, Sax (Tenor)
Bert Thomas Guitar
Billy Thorburn Director, Performer, Piano, Primary Artist
Tony Thorpe Trombone
Bill Tringham Guitar
Hugh Tripp Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Phil Trix Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Alec Ure Drums
Jack Uwewllyn Guitar
Cecil Walden Drums
Billy Walker Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Roy Wallace Piano
Roy Wallis Piano
Tommy Ward Trombone
Allen Warren Cello, Clarinet, Oboe, Sax (Tenor)
Harry Warren Composer
Arthur Watkins Cello, Guitar
Gilbert Webster Drums, Timpani, Type, Vibraphone, Xylophone
George Weedon Piano
Pete Wendling Composer
Joseph White String Bass
Teddy White Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Arthur Williams Trumpet
Freddy Williams Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Les Williams Sax (Tenor)
Spencer Williams Composer
Sydney Williamson Violin
Dick Willows Violin
Frank Wilson Trumpet
Garland Wilson Piano, Primary Artist
Harry Wilson Drums, String Bass
Basil Wiltshire Drums
Bob Winnette Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Tiny Winters String Bass
Bob Wise Clarinet, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone)
Cliff Woodridge Trumpet
George Wright Clarinet, Sax (Alto)
Jack Yellen Composer
Peter Yorke Piano
Joe Young Composer