The copyright was renewed on January 10, The Billboard issue of March 30, lists Glenn Miller and Arthur Malvin as the composers: "Mated is a pleasant plattering of 'I'm Headin' for California,' a rhythmic ditty with Arthur Malvin, the band's romantic voice, and the late maestro authored after the fashion of 'Chattanooga Choo Choo.
It's spry syncopating with the throaty singing of Tex Beneke assisted by the finely blended voices of the Crew Chiefs. There are no known performances. The theme was dropped after six weeks. Recordings of each performance exist. The song contained lyrics. It is score 62 in the Glenn Miller musical score library. The song was presented to the local Community Fund organization. It was not used. It was composed by Captain Glenn Miller and arranged by Sgt.
Jerry Gray. There are no recordings of the score. It was performed on 10 Chesterfield shows. The score number is These broadcasts were recorded. Harold Dickinson of The Modernaires shares credit for the vocal part while Miller wrote the music. The broadcasts were recorded. See the full list. Summer replacement series featuring the musicians and vocalists of the New Glenn Miller Orchestra, many of whom played with Miller's big band in the 30s and 40s, as well as guest singers and dancers.
Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Visit our What to Watch page. Sign In. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends. Full Cast and Crew. It caught the public fancy during this exposure. But the most important thing for Glenn's success was that he recorded " In the Mood " while he was at the casino.
That made him the Michael Jackson of his day. Capitalizing on newfound popularity, Miller decided to add a trombone and a trumpet, giving the band a fuller sound. On April 4, , Miller and his orchestra recorded " Moonlight Serenade ". Considered one of the top songs of the swing era, and Miller's best composition, it soon became the theme song to start and end all of his radio performances.
Miller's most popular track " In the Mood " was recorded August 1, Famous for its opening and bass riffs as well as its "dueling" saxophone solos between Tex Beneke and Al Klink, the song hit number one on the Billboard charts, staying for a total of 30 weeks. Despite playing it for radio broadcast, Shaw found no success with it in this form.
Miller purchased the song in June  and asked Eddie Durham to arrange it for his orchestra, and Miller made final tweaks in Victor studios. In a interview for npr , trombonist Paul Tanner remembered recording the song and playing it live:. He would say, "You fellas do this, and you fellas do that, and let's hear it once.
And in this spot and this spot we're gonna cut way down here and we're gonna have the two saxophones have a little battle in there," and decided to make cuts.
And then at the end, Alice [Winkler, the interviewer], if you know the arrangement, at the end there are all those false endings that go on, and it kept getting softer and softer until Glenn would give the drummer a clue and he would hit the cowbell and then we would know that the next time we were to come on very loud.
And the dancers just loved it. He tried it out on the dances at the Glen Island Casino, and they loved it. They couldn't figure out how we knew when to come in loud. But, you know, I told them, "Well, we have a sixth sense of that sort of thing. And this was all Glenn's doing. On February 5, , Miller recorded " Tuxedo Junction ", which hit number one and reportedly sold , copies within the first week of release, and placed 7th overall for the National Hit Parade that year.
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