Rhino Flashback's Big Band Classics the War Years: Sweet Georgia Brown collects ten songs made popular between 1939 and 1945. Among the highlights are tracks by Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw, Les Brown, Benny Goodman, Jerry Gray, Jan Garber, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Dorsey, Charlie Spivak and Woody Herman. Rhino's Big Band Classics series is a worthy, budget collection for fans of the era's chart-toppers.
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AllMusic Review by Al Campbell