Decca Album Discography, Part 3:
Decca DL 7000 Series (10" LPs) 1949-1954

By David Edwards, Mike Callahan, Patrice Eyries, Randy Watts and Tim Neely
Last update: April 25, 2014

The Decca DL 7000 10-inch series started in 1949, and was used mostly for soundtrack recordings.

The Decca DL 7000 series had a green label with gold print.

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Number - Title - Artist - [Release Date] Contents

Decca DL 7000 Series (10" LPs):

DL 7000 - "Desert Song" (Selections) - Various Artists [1949] Opening Chorus and Riff Song/French Military Marching Song/Romance/Then You Will Know/The Desert Song/Finale Of Act One//One Flower In Your Garden/One Alone/The Sabre Song/Finale

DL 7001 - Radio City Music Hall Souvenir Album - Various Artists [1949] Overture: Orpheus In Hades: Excerpts (From Opera Orpheus In Hades) (Jacques Offenbach)/Largo: Ombra Mai Fù: (From Opera Xerxes) (George Frederic Handel) - Kenneth Schon, Soloist, With Chorus/Tinkle Tot (Owen Murphy)/Doll Dance (Nacio Herb Brown)/Dance Of The Hours (From Opera La Gioconda) (Amilcare Ponchielli)/Aragonaise: Entr'acte (Prelude, Act IV From Opera Carmen) (Georges Bizet)/Parade Of The Wooden Soldiers (Leon Jessel)/Play Gypsies, Dance Gypsies (From Operetta Countess Maritza) (Emmerich Kalman) - John Brooks McCormick, Irene Hill

DL 7002 - "Oklahoma!" (Symphonic Selections)/"Porgy And Bess" (A Symphonic Picture) - Alfred Wallenstein & The Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra [1950] Symphonic Selections From Oklahoma//A Symphonic Picture Of Porgy And Bess

DL 7003 - Heifetz Playing The Music Of Gershwin - Jascha Heifetz [1950] Summer Time, A Woman Is A Sometime Thing/My Man's Gone Now/It Ain't Necessarily So/Tempo De Blues/Bess, You Is My Woman Now/Prelude No. 1/Prelude No. 2/Prelude No.3

DL 7004 - "Babes In Toyland" (Soundtrack) - Various Artists [1950] Opening - Karen Kemple & Kenny Baker/Toyland - Kenny Baker/Floretta - Kenny Baker/March Of The Toys/I Can't Do The Sum - Karen Baker/Go To Sleep, Slumber Deep - Karen Kemple & Kenny Baker/Song Of The Poet - Kenny Baker/The Military Ball/Hail To Christmas/Finale: He Won't Be Happy Till He Gets It-March Of The Toys - Karen Kemple & Kenny Baker

DL 7005 - Songs From "Call Me Mister" (Soundtrack) - Various Artists [1950] Going Home Train/Military Life/Along With Me/When We Meet Again/South America, Take It Away/Little Surplus Me/The Face On The Dime/The Red Ball Express/Yuletide, Park Avenue/Call Me Mister

DL 7006 - Porgy and Bess, Volume 1 (Selections from the Opera) - Todd Duncan & Anne Brown [1950] Overture/Summertime/My Man's Gone Now/I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'/Buzzard Song/Bess, You Is My Woman/It Ain't Necessarily So/The Requiem/Porgy's Lament/Finale

DL 7007 - South African Adventure (Soundtrack) - Arch Oboler [1950] Acholi Royal Dance/Pygmy Rawaneeka Song/Batutsi Entrance Dance/Magnificat/Bairu Marriage Dance/Giriama Crosby/Baganda Wife/Digo Wedding Dance/Bachiga "Mabarisi"/Batwa Lullaby/Bahororo Song/Batoro Song/Toro Drums/Boatman's Song/Bahima Drinking Song/Acholi Death Dance

DL 7008 - "The Student Prince" - Lauritz Melchior/Jane Wilson [7/50] Overture: Deep In My Heart, Dear-Serenade-Students Marching Song/Golden Days/Drinking Song/Students Marching Song/Deep In My Heart, Dear/Serenade/Just We Two/Finale: Golden Days-Gaudeamus-Serenade-Deep In My Heart, Dear

DL 7009 - "South Pacific" (Symphonic Scenario)/"Kiss Me Kate" (Selections for Orchestra) - Louis Levy & the New Queens Hall Symphony Orchestra [1950] South Pacific Symphonic Scenario//Kiss Me Kate Selections for Orchestra

DL 7010 - Shanghai Gesture (Soundtrack) - Florence Reed [1950] Dramatic play with musical background, adapted and directed by Fritz Blocki, starring Florence Reed with supporting cast.

DL 7011 - Smilin' Through (Original Cast) - Jane Cowl [1/51] Dramatic play with musical background; adapted by Fritz Blocki, Jane Cowl with a supporting cast.

DL 7012 - Peg O' My Heart (Original Cast) - Laurette Taylor [1951] Starring Laurette Taylor with supporting cast, Lew White, organist.

DL 7013 - Gene Norman Presents "Just Jazz" - Lionel Hampton All Stars/The All Stars [1951] "Gene Norman Presents" later became a label, eventually shortened to GNP. Stardust//The Man I Love

DL 7014 - "The Vagabond King" (Original Cast) - Alfred Drake with Mimi Benzell & Frances Bible [1951] Overture/Song Of The Vagabonds/Some Day/Only A Rose/Tomorrow/Huguette Waltz/Love Me Tonight/Nocturne-Finale

DL 7015 - Marjane - Leo Marjane [1951] Les Feuilles Mortes/Gigi/Tenampa/Si Tu Viens Danser Dans Mon Village/Tout Ca/Lena/Ceriser Rose Et Pommer Blanc

DL 7016 - Mimi Benzell Sings - Mimi Benzell [1951] Silver Moon (My Maryland)/Sigmund Romberg/Toyland (Babes In Toyland)/Victor Herbert/Vilia (The Merry Widow)/Franz Lehar/I Love You So (Valse Song) (The Merry Widow)/Franz Lehar/Over The Rainbow/Some Day My Prince Will Come/Summertime/Poor Butterfly

DL 7017 - Yves Montand Sings - Yves Montand [1951] Tournesol/Sensationnel/Fleur- De-Seine/Le Cocher De Fiacre//Cornet De Frites/A Paris/Val' D'hiv'/Le Gamin De Paris

DL 7018 - Curtain Call Series, Volume 1 - Various Artists [1952] When My Baby Smiles At Me - Ted Lewis/Wear A Hat With A Silver Lining - Ted Lewis/(Potatoes Are Cheaper, Tomatoes Are Cheaper) Now's The Time To Fall In Love - Eddie Cantor/Makin' Whoopee - Eddie Cantor/Start Off Each Day With A Song - Jimmy Durante/Inka Dinka Doo - Jimmy Durante/Some Of These Days - Sophie Tucker/Life Begins At Forty - Sophie Tucker

DL 7019 - Curtain Call Series, Volume 2 - Various Artists [1952] I Surrender Dear - Bing Crosby/Bei Mir Bist Du Schon (Means That You're Grand) - Andrews Sisters/If I Didn't Care - Ink Spots/Tiger Rag - Mills Brothers/Where The Blue Of The Night Meets The Gold Of The Day - Bing Crosby/(I'll Be With You In) Apple Blossom Time - Andrew Sisters/Do I Worry? - Ink Spots/Paper Doll - Mills Brothers

DL 7020 - Curtain Call Series, Volume 3 - Guy Lombardo/Glen Gray/Russ Morgan/Jimmy Dorsey Orchestras [1952] Auld Lang Syne/Does Your Heart Beat For Me?/Smoke Rings/Contrasts/Humoresque/Wabash Blues/Sunrise Serenade/Green Eyes

DL 7021 - Curtain Call Series, Volume 4 - Marlene Dietrich/George Jessel/Libby Holman/Ben Bernie [1952] The Boys In The Backroom/Love For Sale/Hello Momma/Falling In Love Again/It's A Lonesome Old Town (When You're Not Around)/Moanin' Low/Au Revoir-Pleasant Dreams

DL 7022 - Dixieland Jubilee - Various Artists [1952] Tiger Rag - Kid Ory's Creole Band/Savoy Blues - Kid Ory's Creole Band/Twelfth Street Rag - Kid Ory's Creole Band/Eh!La Bas - Kid Ory's Creole Band//High Society - Castle Jazz Band/Who's Sorry Now - Charlie Lavere's Chicago Loopers & Pete Daily's Chicagoans/Muskrat Ramble - Massed Jazz Bands/South Rampart Street Parade - Massed Jazz Bands

DL 7023 - Curtain Call Series, Volume 5 - Ted Weems/Henry Busse/Johnny Long/Clyde McCoy [1953] Heartaches/Sugar Blues/In A Shanty In Old Shanty Town/Hot Lips/Out Of The Night/Tear It Down/The White Star Of Sigma Nu/When Day Is Done

DL 7024 - Le Petit Monde De Don Camillo (Soundtrack) - Fernandel with Jean Debucourt & Jacques Eyser [1/54] Le Petit Monde De Don Camillo "Extrait Du Film De Julien Duvier" Jean Debucourt with Jacques Eyser//Le Petit Monde De Don Camillo "Extrait Du Film De Julien Duvier Jean Debucourt with Jacques Eyser

DL 7025 - The Chase/The Steeplechase - Wardell Gray & Dexter Gordon [1953] The Steeplechase//The Chase

DL 7026 - Curtain Call Series, Volume 6 - Various Artists [1953] Martha - Connee Boswell/Stormy Weather - Connee Boswell/Then You've Never Been Blue - Frances Langford/Baltimore Oriole - Frances Langford/A-Tisket A-Tasket - Ella Fitzgerald/Undecided - Ella Fitzgerald/Rockin' Chair - Mildred Bailey/Georgia On My Mind - Mildred Bailey

DL 7027 - Ford 50th Anniversary Television Show - Ethel Merman & Mary Martin [1953] Side 1 is the duet of Ethel Merman & Mary Martin. There's No Business Like Show Business/Wonderful Guy/By The Light Of The Silv'ry Moon/Wait 'Till The Sun Shines Nellie/The Sheik Of Araby/The Red, Red, Robin/Mississippi Mud/I Cried For You/I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles/I'm Always Chasing Rainbows/I'm In The Mood For Love/I Love A Parade/I'd Climb The Highest Mountain/I'm Sitting On Top Of The World/I Got A Feelin' Your're Foolin'/I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Baby/I'll Get By/You're Just In Love/I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair/I Get A Kick Out Of You/I've Got You Under My Skin/My Heart Belongs To Daddy/I've Got Rhythm/Indian Love Call/Tea For Two/Stormy Weather/Isn't It Romantic/No Business Like Show Business//Mountain High, Valley Low - Mary Martin/Eadie Was A Lady - Ethel Merman/I'll Walk Alone - Mary Martin

DL 7028 - The Magic Word: Famous Poems that Tell Stories - Fredric March/Agnes Moorehead/Alexander Scourby [1953] The Highwayman (By Alfred Noyes)/Sea Fever (By John Masefield)/If (By Rudyard Kipling)/The Creation (By James Weldon Johnson)/Gunga Din (By Rudyard Kipling)/Paul Revere's Ride (By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)/Nancy Hanks (By Rosemary Benet)

DL 7029 - "Island In The Sky" (Music From The Soundtrack) - Various Artists [1953] Orchestra directed by Emil Newman, Narration by John Wayne, Emil Newman Conducting Orchestra.

DL 7030 - Curtain Call Series, Volume 7 - Woody Herman/Count Basie/Glen Gray/Jimmie Lunceford [1954] Woodchopper's Ball/Amen/No Name Jive/One O'Clock Jump/Blue And Sentimental/Rhythm Is Our Business/For Dancers Only

DL 7031 - Nutcracker Suite/Peer Gynt Suite - Fred Waring & The Pennsylvanians [1954] Nutcracker Suite: Overture/Dance Of The Sugar-Plums/Trepak/Dance Of The Toy Flutes/Waltz Of The Flowers//Peer Gynt Suite: Anitra's Dance/Ase's Death/Morning/In The Hall Of The Mountain King

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