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Judy Garland on Decca Records

This page contains a list of all Judy Garland recordings originally released on the Decca Records label. Judy recorded for Decca Records from 1937 to 1947. Re-releases, of which there were many by Decca and other labels, are not listed here. For an alphabetical list of all Judy Garland songs released by Decca, see the Decca Songs list.

Decca Racords is now a part of MCA, and continues to re-release Judy's recordings on CD.

Records are listed chronologically by recording date.
If the title is a link, click on it for details about the song.

Decca 848
    released July 1936
    Side A: Stompin' at the Savoy
    Side B: Swing Mr. Charlie
    both sides with Bob Crosby and His Orchestra
    recorded in New York City on June 12, 1936

Decca 1432
    released September 1937
    Side A: Everybody Sing
    Side B: All God's Chillun Got Rhythm
    both sides with Georgie Stoll and Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on August 30, 1937

Decca 1463
    released October 1937
    Side A: Dear Mr. Gable: You Made Me Love You
    Side B: You Can't Have Everything
    both sides with Harry Sosnik and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on September 24, 1937

Decca 1796
    released May 1938
    Side A: Cry, Baby, Cry
    Side B: Sleep My Baby Sleep
    both sides with Harry Sosnik and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on April 25, 1938

Decca 2017
    released October 1938
    Side A: It Never Rains But What It Pours
    Side B: Ten Pins in the Sky
    both sides with Harry Sosnik and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on August 21, 1938

Decca 2672
    released September 1939
    Side A: Over the Rainbow
    Side B: The Jitterbug with Ken Darby Vocal Trio:
    Harold Arlen (Scarecrow), Bud Lyon (Tin Man), Garney Bell (Lion)
    both sides with Victor Young and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on July 28, 1939

Decca Album DA-74
    released March 1940
    The Wizard of Oz
    Included:

The Wizard of Oz, 1940

Decca 15045
    released March 1940
    Side A: In-Between
    Side B: Sweet Sixteen
    both sides with Victor Young and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on July 28, 1939

Decca 18543
    released May 20, 1943
    Side A: Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart
    Side B: Fascinating Rhythm
    both sides with Victor Young and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on July 29, 1939

Decca 2873
    released March 1940
    Side A: Oceans Apart
    Side B: Figaro
    both sides with Victor Young and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on October 16, 1939

Decca Album DA-76
    The Judy Garland Souvenir Album
    released March 1940
    Included:

Judy Garland Souvenir Album, 1940

Decca 2881
    released April 1940
    Side A: Embraceable You
    Side B: Swanee
    both sides with Victor Young and His Orchestra
    recorded in Holywood on October 16, 1939

Decca Album DA-97
    George Gershwin Songs, Vol. 2
    released April 1940
    Included:

    Decca 2881:
    Side A: Embraceable You
    Side B: Swanee

    others?

Decca 3174
    released June 1940
    Side A: Buds Won't Bud
    Side B: I'm Nobody's Baby
    both sides with orchestra directed by Bobby Sherwood
    recorded in Hollywood on April 10, 1940

Decca 3231A
    released September 1940
    (also used on Decca 4081B, released November 1941)
    (Can This Be) The End of the Rainbow
    with orchestra conducted by Bobby Sherwood
    recorded in Hollywood on April 10, 1940

Decca 3165
    released August 1940

    Side A: Friendship
    with Johnny Mercer and Victor Young and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on April 15, 1940

    Side B: Wearing of the Green
    with Bobby Sherwood and Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on April 10, 1940

Decca 3593
    released January 1941
    Side A: Our Love Affair
    Side B: I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
    both sides with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood, night of December 18/19, 1940

Decca 3604
    released January 1941
    Side A: It's a Great Day for the Irish
    Side B: A Pretty Girl Milking Her Cow
    both sides with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on the night of December 18/19, 1940

Decca 4072
    released November 1941
    Side A: How About You?
    Side B: F.D.R. Jones
    both sides with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on the night of October 24/25, 1941

Decca 4081
    released November 1941

    Side A: Blues in the Night
    with orchestra conducted by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on the night of October 24/25, 1941

    Side B: (Can This Be) The End of the Rainbow
    with orchestra conducted by Bobby Sherwood
    recorded in Hollywood on April 10, 1940
    (same as Decca 3231A)

Decca 4050
    released December 1941
    Side A: The Birthday of a King
    Side B: The Star of the East
    both sides with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on July 20, 1941

Decca 18320
    released June 1942
    Side A: Poor You
    Side B: The Last Call for Love
    both sides with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on April 3, 1942

Decca Album DA-347
    Christmas Candle
    (released December 1942)
    Included:

Brunswick 02969B
    released 1943
    I'm Just Wild About Harry
    with Victor Young and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on July 29, 1939

Decca 18480
    released January 1943
    Side A: For Me and My Gal
    Side B: When You Wore a Tulip (and I Wore a Big Red Rose)
    with Gene Kelly and orchestra conducted by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on July 26, 1942

Decca 18524
    released May 20, 1943

    Side A: I Never Knew (I Could Love Anybody Like I'm Loving You)
    with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on July 26, 1942

    Side B: On the Sunny Side of the Street
    with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on April 3, 1942

Decca 18540
    released May 20, 1943

    Side A: That Old Black Magic
    with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on July 26, 1942

    Side B: Poor Little Rich Girl
    with orchestra directed by David Rose
    recorded in Hollywood on April 3, 1942

Decca Album DA-349
    The Judy Garland Second Souvenir Album
    (released May 20, 1943)
    Included:

The Judy Garland Second Souvenir Album

Decca 18584
    released January 27, 1944
    Side A: No Love, No Nothin'
    Side B: A Journey to a Star
    both sides with Georgie Stoll and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on December 22, 1943

Decca Original Cast Album DA-362
    Girl Crazy
    (released April 6, 1944)
    Included:

Girl Crazy

Decca 23308
    released April 6, 1944

    Side A: Embraceable You
    with unidentified male quintet and George Stoll and Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on November 4, 1943

    B: Could You Use Me?
    with Mickey Rooney and George Stoll and Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on November 4, 1943

Decca 23309
    released April 6, 1944

    Side A: But Not for Me
    with George Stoll and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on November 2, 1943

    B: Treat Me Rough
    solo by Mickey Rooney

Decca 23310
    released April 6, 1944

    Side A: Bidin' My Time
    with male quintet, Leo Diamond Harmonica Quintet
    and George Stoll and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on November 4, 1943

    Side B: I Got Rhythm
    with George Stoll and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on November 2, 1943

Decca Original Cast Album DA-380
    Meet Me in St. Louis
    (released November 2, 1944)
    Included:

Meet Me in St. Louis

Decca 23360
    released November 2, 1944
    Side A: Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis
    Side B: Skip to My Lou
    both sides with George Stoll and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on April 21, 1944

Decca 23361
    released November 2, 1944

    Side A: The Trolley Song
    with George Stoll and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on April 21, 1944

    Side B: Boys and Girls Like You and Me
    with George Stoll and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on April 20, 1944

Decca 23362
    released November 2, 1944
    Side A: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
    Side B: The Boy Next Door
    both sides with George Stoll and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on April 20, 1944

Decca 18660
    released March 22, 1945
    Side A: This Heart of Mine
    Side B: Love
    both sides with Victor Young and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on January 26, 1945

Decca 23410
    released April 19, 1945

    Side A: Yah-Ta-Ta Yah-Ta-Ta (Talk, Talk, Talk)
    with Bing Crosby and orchestra directed by Joseph Lilley
    recorded in Hollywood on March 9, 1945

    Side B: You've Got Me Where You Want Me
    with Bing Crosby and orchestra directed by Joseph Lilley
    recorded in Hollywood on April 19, 1945

Decca Original Cast Album DA-388
    The Harvey Girls
    (released November 1, 1945)
    Included:

The Harvey Girls

Decca 23458
    released November 1, 1945

    Side A: On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe
    with chorus and orchestra directed by Lennie Hayton
    recorded in Hollywood on September 10, 1945

    Side B: In the Valley (Where the Evening Sun Goes Down)
    with orchestra directed by Lennie Hayton
    recorded in Hollywood on September 7, 1945

Decca 23459
    released November 1, 1945
    Side A: Wait and See (Kenny Baker)
    Side B: Swing Your Partner Round and Round
    with Kay Thompson Chorus and orchestra directed by Lennie Hayton
    recorded in Hollywood on May 14, 1945

Decca 23460
    released November 1, 1945
    Side A: It's a Great Big World
    with Virginia O'Brien, Betty Russell and orchestra directed by Lennie Hayton
    recorded in Hollywood on September 7, 1945
    Side B: The Wild, Wild West (Virginia O'Brien)

Decca Album DA-488
    Christmastime
    (released December 1945)
    Included:

Decca 23436
    released September 9, 1945
    Side A: On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe
    Side B: If I Had You
    both sides with The Merry Macs and orchestra conducted by Lyn Murray
    recorded in New York on July 7, 1945

Decca 23539
    released April 15, 1946
    Side A: Smilin' Through
    Side B: You'll Never Walk Alone
    both sides with chorus and orchestra conducted by Lyn Murray
    recorded in New York on July 10, 1945

Decca 23687
    released October 21, 1946
    Side A: For You, For Me, Forevermore
    Side B: Aren't You Kind of Glad We Did?
    both sides with Dick Haymes and Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on September 11, 1946

Decca 23688
    released October 21, 1946

    Side A: Changing My Tune
    with Gordon Jenkins & His Orchestra,
    recorded in Hollywood on September 11, 1946

    Side B: Love
    with Victor Young & his Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on January 26, 1945

Decca 23746
    released December 2, 1946
    Side A: There Is No Breeze (To Cool the Flame of Love)
    Side B: Don't Tell Me That Story
    both sides with Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra
    recorded in Hollywood on October 1, 1946

Decca 23804
    released January 20, 1947

    Side A: Connecticut
    with Bing Crosby and orchestra directed by Joseph Lilley
    recorded in Hollywood on March 9, 1945

    Side B: Mine
    with Bing Crosby and orchestra directed by Joseph Lilley
    recorded in Hollywood on July 31, 1944

Decca 24469
    released July 19, 1948
    Side A: I Wish I Were in Love Again
    Side B: Nothing But You
    both sides with piano accompaniment by Eadie Griffith and Rack Godwin
    recorded in Hollywood on November 15, 1947

Decca Album DA-682
    Judy Garland Sings with...
    (released July 26, 1948)
    Included:

Decca Album DA-671
    Judy Garland Souvenir Album
    (released January 17, 1949)
    Included:

Judy Garland Souvenir Album



Late Releases
The following are unused and alternate takes not released by Decca Records while Judy was on contract to Decca. Most of these were released at later dates, and all are included in the Complete Decca Masters Plus CD Box set.

I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
(alternate take)
with orchestra directed by David Rose
Recorded in Hollywood the night of December 18/19, 1940
First released on MCA LP907, "From the Decca Vaults", 1984

Blues in the Night (My Mama Done Tol' Me)
(alternate take)
with orchestra conducted by David Rose
Recorded in Hollywood the night of October 24/25, 1941
First released on CD The Complete Decca Masters, 1994

I Got Rhythm
(alternate take)
with George Stoll and His Orchestra
Recorded in Hollywood on November 2, 1943
First released on CD The Complete Decca Masters, 1994

Embraceable You
(alternate take)
with unidentified Male Quintet and George Stoll and His Orchestra
Recorded in Hollywood on November 4, 1943
First released on CD The Complete Decca Masters, 1994

Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
(alternate take)
with orchestra directed by George Stoll
Recorded in Hollywood on April 20, 1944
First released on CD Best of the Decca Years, Vol. 2, 1994

This Heart of Mine
(alternate take)
with Victor Young and His Orchestra
Recorded in Hollywood on January 26, 1945
First released on CD Best of the Decca Years, Vol. 2, 1994

Connecticut
(alternate take)
with Bing Crosby and orchestra directed by Joseph Lilley
Recorded in Hollywood on March 9, 1945
First released on CD Best of the Decca Years, Vol. 2, 1994

Yah-Ta-Ta, Yah-Ta-Ta (Talk, Talk, Talk)
(alternate take)
with Bing Crosby and orchestra directed by Joseph Lilley
Recorded in Hollywood on March 9, 1945
First released on LP "From the Decca Vaults" (MCA LP907, 1984)

If I Had You
(alternate take)
with The Merry Macs and orchestra directed by Lyn Murray
Recorded in New York City on July 7, 1945
First released on LP "From the Decca Vaults" (MCA LP907, 1984)

Don't Tell Me That Story
(alternate take)
with orchestra directed by Gordon Jenkins
Recorded in Hollywood on October 1, 1946
First released on CD Best of the Decca Years, Vol. 2, 1994

Falling in Love with Love
with two-piano accompaniment by Griffith and Godwin
(Eadie Griffith and Rack Godwin)
Recorded in Hollywood on November 15, 1947
First released on CD The Complete Decca Masters, 1994

I Wish I Were in Love Again
(alternate take)
with two-piano accompaniment by Griffith and Godwin
(Eadie Griffith and Rack Godwin)
Recorded in Hollywood on November 15, 1947
First released on CD Best of the Decca Years, Vol. 2, 1994



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