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Roulette 100 series (Echoes Of An Era) discography

Roulette released a series of albums with 100 catalog numbers in the early to mid 1970s. The majority of albums in the series have the title Echoes Of An Era. A few of the albums have the title Echoes Of A Rock Era and are included here for completeness sake.

All but one of the releases in the series are double LPs. They are nearly all compilations of previously released material or twofers that combine two earlier albums.

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52000 series : 52001 - 52060 | 52061 - 52124

5000 series : 5000 - 5010   |   100 series (Echoes Of An Era) : 101 - 132

65000 series : 65001 - 65002   |   SRB series : SRB 1 - SRB 2

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Roulette RE 101 to RE 132

Echoes of an Era: The Pearl Bailey Years, Pearl Bailey, 196?, Roulette RE-101

Tracks : She Had To Go And Lose It At The Astor, Josephine, To Keep My Love Alive, I Want A Man, Let's Do It, The Physician, Legalize My Name, You Brought Me More Sunshine, Flings, I Wanna Get Married, Takes Two To Tango, Summertime, Diamonds Are A Girls Best Friend, Come Rain Or Come Shine, They're Either Too Young Or Too Old, Let Me Entertain You, Two Ladies In The Shade Of De Banana Tree, Stormy Weather, Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home, Toot Toot Tootsie, Goodbye

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Echoes of an Era: The Count Basie Years, Count Basie, 1971, Roulette RE-102

Tracks : One O'Clock Jump, Cute, Swingin' The Blues, Shorty George, Lullaby Of Birdland, April In Paris, Goin' To Chicago Blues, Not Now, I'll Tell You When, Lester Leaps In, Jive At Five, Blues In Hoss' Flat, Every Tub, Who Me, Little Pony, Lil' Darlin', Jumpin' At The Woodside, Blee Blop Blues, Moten Swing, Blue And Sentimental, Sent For You Yesterday

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Echoes of an Era: The Sarah Vaughan Years, Sarah Vaughan, 1971, Roulette RE-103

Tracks : Perdido, Solitude, The Second Time Around, Come Spring, The Man I Love, My Ideal, Witchcraft, When Sunny Gets Blue, Slowly, As Long As He Needs Me, The Lady's In Love With You, Moonglow, You've Changed, These Foolish Things Remind Me Of You, Gloomy Sunday, When Your Lover Has Gone, Icy Stone, Stella By Starlight, Midnight Sun, I'll Be Seeing You

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Echoes of an Era: The Dinah Washington Years, Dinah Washington, 1971, Roulette RE-104

Tracks : Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me, Drown In My Own Tears, Lover Man, Take Your Shoes Off Baby, Soulville, No Hard Feelings, Call Me Irresponsible, It's A Mean Old Man's World, Baby Won't You Please Come Home, Drinking Again, The Blues Ain't Nothin' But A Woman Crying For Her Man, A Stranger On Earth, Icy Stone, What Kind Of Fool Am I, Just Friends, Fly Me To The Moon, You've Been A Good Old Wagon, The Man That Got Away, I Wanna' Be Around, The Good Life

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Echoes of an Era: The Charlie Parker-Dizzy Gillespie Years, Charlie Parker / Dizzy Gillespie, 1971, Roulette RE-105

Tracks : A Night In Tunisia (Pt. 1), A Night In Tunisia (Pt. 2), Confirmation, Groovin' High (Pt. 1), Groovin' High (Pt. 2), School Days, Swing Low Sweet Cadillac, Good Bait, The Champ, My Man, Bird Feathers, Air Conditioning, Quasimodo, Crazeology, Dewey Square, Bongo Bop, Klactoveededstene, Ooh Shoobbee Doobee, I've Got The Bluest Blues, Dizzy Atmosphere

Recordings from 1947 and 1953.

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Echoes of an Era: The Johnny Smith - Stan Getz Years, Johnny Smith / Stan Getz, 1971, Roulette RE-106

Tracks : Moonlight In Vermont, Taboo, Tenderly, Jaguar, Stars Fell On Alabama, Where Or When, A Foggy Day, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, It Might As Well Be Spring, On The Alamo, Lullaby Of Birdland, These Foolish Things, Autumn Leaves, Imagination, Dear Old Stockholm, When I Fall In Love, The Nearness Of You, Satin Doll, Sentimental Journey, Deep Purple

Recordings from the early 1950s.

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Echoes of an Era: The Count Basie Vocal Years, Count Basie featuring Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams, Billy Eckstine, 1971, Roulette RE-107

Tracks : Strike Up The Band, I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face, Life Is A Song, Chicago, Anything Goes, You Turned The Tables On Me, You Go To My Head, The Gentleman Is A Dope, Lover Man, Mean To Me, Everyday, The One I Love Belongs To Somebody Else, Travelin' Light, Memories Of You, Baby Won't You Please Come Home, Stormy Monday Blues, Don't Cry Baby, I Want A Little Girl, Song Of The Wanderer, Piano Man

A double LP compilation with each LP side featuring a different vocalist with the Basie band.

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Echoes of an Era: The Duke Ellington - Louis Armstrong Years, Duke Ellington / Louis Armstrong, 1971, Roulette RE-108

Tracks : Duke's Place, I'm Just A Lucky So And So, Cotton Tail, Mood Indigo, Do Nothin' Till You Hear From Me, The Beautiful American, Black And Tan Fantasy, Drop Me Off In Harlem, The Mooche, In A Mellotone, It Don't Mean A Thing, Solitude, Don't Get Around Much Anymore, I'm Beginning To See The Light, Just Squeeze Me, I Got It Bad And That Ain't Good, Azalea

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Echoes of an Era: The Maynard Ferguson and Herbie Mann Years, Maynard Ferguson & Herbie Mann, 1971, Roulette RE-109

Tracks : Brazilian Soft Shoe, Love Chant, Afro-Jazziac, Ring A Levio, To Birdland And Hurry, Calypso John, African Flute, Bacao, Carabunta, Answer Me, Let's Face The Music And Dance, My Foolish Heart, Hey There, I'm Beginning To See The Light, Stella By Starlight, Almost Like Being In Love, The Party's Over, Stompin' At The Savoy, I'll Be Seeing You, Soft Winds

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Echoes of an Era, Art Tatum, Erroll Garner, Bud Powell, Billy Taylor Years, Art Tatum, Erroll Garner, Bud Powell, Billy Taylor, 1971, Roulette RE-110

Tracks : Flying Home, On The Sunnyside Of The Street, I Know That You Know, Dark Eyes, Body And Soul, Pastel, Trio, Don't Worry About Me, Frankie & Johnny Fantasy, Play Piano Play, Love For Sale, I Know That You Know, Someone To Watch Over Me, Just One Of Those Things, Hallucinations, If I Loved You, I'm Beginning To See The Light, All The Things You Are, Just Squeeze Me, Cu-Blu, Making Whoopee

Musicians : Side A: Art Tatum, Side B: Erroll Garner, Side C: Bud Powell, and Side D: Billy Taylor

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Echoes Of A Rock Era: The Early Years, Various Artists, 1971, Roulette RE-111

Tracks : Crying in the Chapel (The Orioles), Shake a Hand (Faye Adams), Bo Diddley (Bo Diddley), Earth Angel (The Penguins), Maybelline (Chuck Berry), Sincerely (The Moonglows), Story Untold (The Nutmegs), Goodnight My Love (Jesse Belvin), Roll Over Beethoven (Chuck Berry), Speedo (The Cadillacs), A Thousand Miles Away (The Heartbeats), Why Do Fools Fall in Love (Frankie Lymon), Gee (The Crows), School Days (Ring Ring Ring Goes the Bell) (Chuck Berry), C.C. Rider (Chuck Willis), Happy Happy Birthday, Baby (The Tune Weavers), Honeycomb (Jimmie Rodgers), Silhouettes (The Rays), Kisses Sweeter Than Wine (Jimmie Rodgers), Party Doll (Buddy Knox)

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Echoes Of A Rock Era: The Middle Years, Various Artists, 1971, Roulette RE-112

Tracks : Book Of Love (Monotones), Get A Job (Silhouettes), Maybe (Chantels), Secretly (Jimmie Rodgers), Tears On My Pillow (Little Anthony & Imperials), Ten Commandments Of Love (Moonglows), Charlie Brown (Coasters), Hey Little Girl (Dee Clark), I Only Have Eyes For You (Flamingos), Kansas City (Wilbert Harrison), Poison Ivy (Coasters), Red River Rock (Johnny & Hurricanes), Sixteen Candles (Crests), So Fine (Fiestas), Let The Little Girl Dance (Billy Bland), Stay (Maurice Williams & Zodiacs), You Talk Too Much (Joe Jones), Funny (Maxine Brown), Bristol Stomp (Dovells), Peppermint Twist, Part 1 (Joey Dee & Starliters)

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Echoes Of A Rock Era: The Later Years, Various Artists, 1971, Roulette RE-113

Tracks : All In My Mind (Maxine Brown), Dedicated To The One I Love (Shirelles), The Fly (Chubby Checker), Gee Whiz (Carla Thomas), Heart And Soul (Cleftones), Look In My Eyes (Chantels), Tossin' And Turnin' (Bobby Lewis), Wheels (Stringalongs), When We Get Married (Dreamlovers), Ya Ya (Lee Dorsey), Soul Twist (King Curtis), Baby It's You (Spaniels), Don't Play That Song (Ben E. King), The Locomotion (Little Eva), Rinky Dink (Dave "Baby" Cortez), Shout (Joey Dee & The Starlighters), Snap Your Fingers (Joe Henderson ), Two Faces I Have (Lou Christie), Easier Said Than Done (Essex), My Guy (Mary Wells)

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Echoes of a Rock Era: The Groups, The Crows / The Harptones, 1972, Roulette RE-114

Tracks : LP 1 (The Crows): Perfidia, Seven Lonely Days, I Love You So, Gee, Heartbreaker, Call The Doctor, Untrue, Baby, Miss You, I Really, Really Love You, Mambo Shevitz (Man, Oh Man), Sweet Sue, Just You / LP 2 (The Harptones): A Sunday Kind Of Love, My Memories Of You, Oo Wee Baby, Three Wishes, That's The Way It Goes, On Sunday Afternoon, The Masquerade Is Over, The Shrine Of St. Cecillia, Cry Like I Cried, So Good, So Fine, You're Mine, Until The Real Thing Comes Along, What Did I Do Wrong

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Echoes of a Rock Era: The Groups, The Heartbeats / Shep & The Limeliters, Various Artists, 1972, Roulette RE-115

Tracks : LP 1 (The Heartbeats): Crazy For You, Darling How Long, People Are Talking, Your Way, A Thousand Miles Away, Oh Baby Don't, I Won't Be The Fool Anymore, One Day Next Year, Lonely Lover, After New Year's Eve, Five Hundred Miles To Go, One Million Years / LP 2 (Shep & The Limelites), Daddy's Home, Ready For Your Love, You'll Be Sorry, What Did Daddy Do, Gee Baby, What About You, Our Anniversary, Three Steps From The Altar, I'm A Hurting Inside, Who Told The Sandman, For You My Love, I'm All Alone, Remember Baby

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Echoes of an Era: Message From Newport / Newport Suite, Maynard Ferguson, 1972, Roulette RE-116

Tracks : Fan It, Janet, The Waltz, Tag Team, And We Listened, Slide's Derangement, Frame For The Blues, Three Little Foxes, Jazz Barries, Foxy, Newport, Got The Spirit, Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child, Ol' Man River, Three More Foxes

A double LP that combines two albums originally released in 1958 and 1960.

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Echoes of an Era: Queen of the Blues, Dinah Washington, 1972, Roulette RE-117

Tracks : Lament (Love, I Found You Gone), I Don't Know You Anymore, Say It Isn't So, On The Street Of Regret, In The Dark, Let Me Be The First To Know, How Long, How Long Blues, Don't Come Runnin' Back, Key To The Highway, If I Never Get To Heaven, Duck Before You Drown, Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning, Why Was I Born, Where Are You, Was It Like That, Funny Thing, They Said You'd Come Back Running, Me And My Gin, He's Gone Again, I'm Gonna Laugh You Out Of My Life

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Echoes of an Era: The Best of Count Basie, Count Basie, 1972, Roulette RE-118

Tracks : The Trot, Easy Money, Amoroso, Goin' On, Swizzle, The Legend, Who's Blue, Turnabout, Discommotion, H.R.H. (Her Royal Highness), Good Time Blues, Rat Race, Mutt And Jeff, Quince, Blues Backstage, Segue In "C"

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Echoes of an Era: The Best of Stan Getz, Stan Getz, 1972, Roulette RE-119

Tracks : Move, Hershey Bar, Sweetie Pie, Gone With The Wind, Yesterdays, Tootsie Roll, Mosquito Knees, Rubberneck, Parker 51, Signal, Budo, Potter's Luck, Navy Blue, Wildwood, Melody Express, Penny, The Song Is You

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Echoes of an Era: The Best of Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, John Coltrane, 1972, Roulette RE-120

Tracks : They Can't Take That Away From Me, Birks Works, I Can't Get Started, Don't Blame Me, Embraceable You, My Old Flame, Out Of Nowhere, Tin Tin Deo, Scrapple From The Apple, Paris Swing, Oh Lady Be Good, Exotica, One And Four, Simple Like

Side A: Dizzy Gilespie, Side B: Charlie Parker, Side C: Dizzy Gilespie & Charlie Parker, Side D: John Coltrane

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Echoes of an Era, Johnny Dankworth & Billy Strayhorn, 1972?, Roulette RE-121

Tracks : LP 1: Billy Strayhorn: Things Ain't What They Used To Be, Jeeps Blues, Mr. Gentle And Mr. Cool, In A Mellowtone, All Of Me, Sophisticated Lady, Passion Flower, On The Sunny Side Of The Street / LP 2: Johnny Dankworth & His Orchestra: Curtain Up, Winter Wail, Daily Date, Esso Blues, String Of Camels, Cannonball, Chano, The Avengers Theme, When My Sugar Walks Down The Street, Sack O' Woe

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Echoes of an Era: Maynard Ferguson '61 / Si! Si! M.F., Maynard Ferguson, 1972?, Roulette RE-122

Tracks : Ole', New Blue, Cold Water Canyon Blues, Ultimate Rejection, The Pharoah, Goodbye, What'll I Do?, Early Hours, Morganpoint, Si, Si, M.F., Almost Like Being In Love, Mimi, Morgan's Organ, Born To Be Blue, Straight Out

A double LP that combines the Maynard '61 and Si Si M.F. albums.

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Echoes of an Era, Stan Getz & Sonny Stitt, 1972?, Roulette RE-123

Tracks : LP 2: Stan Getz: Strike Up The Band, Thou Swell, Standinavian, Prelude To A Kiss, Pennies From Heaven, Night And Day, I Only Have Eyes For You, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Jumping With Symphony Sid, Everything Happens To Me, Yvette / LP 2: Sonny Stitt: O Sole Mio, Feelin's, Nightmare, S'Posin', Look Up, Goodnight Ladies, If I Should Lose You, Hollerin' The Blues, Stretch Pants

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Echoes of an Era: Kansas City Suite/Easin' It, Count Basie, 1972?, Roulette RE-124

Tracks : Vine Street Rumble, Katy-Do, Miss Missouri, Jackson Count Y-Jubilee, Sunset Glow, The Wiggle Walk, Meetin' Time, Passeo Promenade, Blue Five Jive, Rompin' At The Reno, Easin' It, Brotherly Shove, Blues For Daddy-O, Four, Five, Six, Misunderstood Blues, Mama Dev, It's About That Time

Combines two albums originally released in 1961 and 1964.

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Echoes of an Era: Immortal, Dinah Washington, 1972?, Roulette RE-125

Tracks : Make Someone Happy, In San Francisco, I'm Glad For Your Sake, Miss You, Red Sails In The Sunset, Coquette, You're A Sweetheart, Our Love, Love Is The Sweetest Thing, I Don't Know About You, My Devotion, That's My Desire, Me And The One I Love, That Sunday (That Summer), Something's Got To Give, I'll Never Stop Loving You, To Forget About You, Somebody Else Is Taking My Place, That Old Feeling, Don't Say Nothing At All

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Echoes of an Era, Basie, Getz & Vaughan, Live At Birdland, Count Basie, Stan Getz & Sarah Vaughan, 1972?, Roulette RE-126

Tracks : April In Paris, Little Pony, Easy Living, Nails, Rock-a-bye, S'wonderful, Easy To Remember, East Of The Sun, How Important Can It Be, That Old Devil Moon, Make Yourself Comfortable, Finale

Previously unreleased live recordings. Side A is the Basie band with Stan Getz and Side B is the Basie band with Sarah Vaughan.

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Echoes of an Era: Birdland Live at Carnegie Hall, Various Artists, 1974, Roulette RE-127

Tracks : Lullaby Of Birdland (Count Basie), You For Me (Count Basie & Frank Foster), Perdido (Charlie Parker), The Song Is You (Charlie Parker), My Funny Valentine (Charlie Parker), Cool Blues (Charlie Parker), The Teenager (Billie Holiday), Two Franks (Billie Holiday), All Of Me (Billie Holiday), Ain't Nobody Business If I Do (Billie Holiday), Lover Come Back To Me (Billie Holiday), My Man (Billie Holiday), Them There Eyes (Billie Holiday), Lover Man (Billie Holiday), Sure Thing (Count Basie), Pennies From Heaven (Count Basie & Lester Young), Jumpin' At The Woodside (Lester Young), Perdido (Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan), Polka Dots & Moonbeams (Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan), Medley: I Ain't Mad- Summertime (Sarah Vaughan), Saturday (Sarah Vaughan), Time (Sarah Vaughan), That Old Devil Moon (Sarah Vaughan), Tenderly (Sarah Vaughan), Don't Blame Me (Sarah Vaughan), Finale

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Echoes of an Era: Locking Horns, Joe Newman, Zoot Simms, Ray Draper, John Coltrane, 1976, Roulette RE-128

Tracks : LP 1: Corky, Mambo For Joe, Wolafunt's Lament, Midnight Fantasy, Tater Pie, Oh Shave, Bassing Around, Oh Joe, Susette, Similar Souls / LP 2: Essie's Dance, Doxy, I Talk To The Trees, Yesterdays, Oleo, Angel Eyes

Musicians : LP 1: Joe Newman, Zoot Sims, Johnny Acea, Oscar Pettiford, Osie Johnson / LP 2: John Coltrane, Ray Draper, John Maher, Spanky DeBrest, Larry Richie

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Echoes of an Era: Tune Up, Jackie McLean Sextet, 1976, Roulette RE-129

Tracks : LP 1: Filidia, Millie's Pad, Two Sons, What Good Am I Without You?, Tune Up / LP 2: It's You Or No One, Blue Doll, Little Melonae, The Way You Look Tonight, Mood Malody, Lover Man

Musicians : LP 1: Jackie McLean, Webster Young, Ray Draper, Gil Coggins, George Tucke, Larry Richie / LP 2: Jackie McLean, Donald Byrd, Mal Waldron, Doug Watkins, Ronald Tucker

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Echoes of an Era: Bantu, Randy Weston, 1976, Roulette RE-130

Tracks : LP 1: Introduction, Uhuru Kwansa, African Lady, Bantu, Kucheza Blues / LP 2: Earth Birth, Nobody Knows the Trouble I Have Seen, Saucer Eyes, I Got Rhythm, Gingerbread, Cocktails for Two, Honeysuckle Rose, Fe-Double-U Blues

Musicians : LP 1: Randy Weston, Clark Terry, Benny Bailey, Richard Williams, Freddie Hubbard, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Cleveland, Quentin Jackson, Julius Watkins, Gigi Gryce, Yusef Lateef, Sahib Shihab, Budd Johnson, Jerome Richardson, Cecil Payne, Les Spann, Kenny Burrell, George Duvivier, Ron Carter, Max Roach, Charlie Persip, Wilbert G. T. Hoggan, Candido, Babatunde Olatunji, Armando Peraza, Martha Flowers, Brock Peters, Tuntemeke Sanga / LP 2: Randy Weston, Peck Morrison, Connie Kay

Recordings from 1957 and 1960. Released in Europe as Uhuru Africa.

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Echoes of an Era, Messages, Art Blakey / John Handy, 1976, Roulette RE-131

Tracks : LP 1: Art Blakey And His Jazz Messengers: Woodyn' You, Sakeena, Shorty, Dawn On The Harvest / LP 2: John Handy Quartet: From Bird, Blues From M.F., East Of The Sun (West Of The Moon), No Smiles Please, Strugglin', Afternoon Outing

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Echoes of an Era: In The Vernacular, John Handy Quintet / Quartet, 1976, Roulette RE-132

Tracks : I'll Close My Eyes, First Time, Suggested Line, Problem Too, Quote Unquote, Blues In The Vernacular, Dance To The Lady, I'll Never Smile Again, To Randy, Tales Of Paradise, Boo´s Ups And Downs, Hi Number, Prettyside Avenue, No Coast

Originally released on In The Ver·nac'u·lar (1959) and No Coast Jazz (1961)

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