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Books about Glenn Miller

Many books have been written about the man Glenn Miller, his life, his music and his death as well. Some of the following books feature many different bands, including Glenn Miller:

 

George T. Simon
Glenn Miller and His Orchestra
(biography / hardcover) 1974

George T. Simon
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
(biography / softcover) 1974

George T. Simon
Glenn Miller - Sein Leben. Seine
Musik
(biography, german / hardcover) 1987

John Flower
Moonlight Serenade
(bio-discography / hardcover) 1972

Edward F. Polic
The Glenn Miller Army Air Force
Band : Sustineo Alas / I Sustain
The Wings Vol.1
(discography / hardcover) 1989

Edward F. Polic
The Glenn Miller Army Air Force
Band : Sustineo Alas / I Sustain
The Wings Vol.2
(scripts / hardcover) 1989

Roberto Balocco
Glenn Miller - Sideman
Discography 1926-37
(discography / softcover) 1984, 1996

Roberto Balocco
Non Major Label
Glenn Miller on LP and CD
(discography / softcover)

George Snow
Glenn Miller & the Age of Swing
(softcover) 1976
Paul Tanner
Every Night Was New Year's Eve
... on the road with Glenn Miller
(hardcover) 1992

Paul Tanner
Conversation with a Musician
(softcover) 1998

Larry Bruff
Glenn Miller - "What Simon Didn't
Say"
(softcover) 1998

Geoffrey Butcher
Next To A Letter From Home
(biography / hardcover) 1986

Geoffrey Butcher
Next To A Letter From Home
(biography / softcover) 1986, 1994

Chris Way
Glenn Miller In Britain Then And
Now
(hardcover) 1996

Wilbur Wright
Millergate - The Real Glenn Miller
Story
(biography / hardcover) 1990

Wilbur Wright
Millergate - The Glenn Miller
Burial File
(hardcover) 1993

David Wright
Millergate - The Final Solution
(hardcover) 1998

George T. Simon
The Big Bands
(softcover) 1967, 1974

Leo Walker
The Wonderful Era of the Great
Dance Bands
(softcover) 1964, 1990

Leo Walker
The Big Band Almanac
(softcover) 1978, 1989

Albert McCarthy
The Dance Band Era
(hardcover) 1971, 1982

Mark White
The Observer's Book of Big Bands
(hardcover) 1978

Sheila Tracy
Bands, Booze and Broads
(hardcover) 1995

Jan Eberle
The Eberle Named Ray
(softcover) 2002

Leo Kessler
Operation Glenn Miller
(hardcover) 2001
 

Videos with / about Glenn Miller

Glenn Miller made two movies for 20th Century Fox, 'Sun Valley Serenade' (1942) and 'Orchestra Wives' (1942), both have been issued on video. The bio-pic 'The Glenn Miller Story' was filmed in 1953 and has also been issued on video, with stereosound.
 

Sun Valley Serenade
(1941)
Glenn Miller and His Orchestra,
Sonja Henie, John Payne, Milton Berle,
The Nicholas Brothers, ...

Orchestra Wives
(1942)
Glenn Miller and His Orchestra,
George Montgomery, Ann Rutherford,
The Nicholas Brothers, ...

The Glenn Miller Story
(1953)
James Stewart, June Allyson, Henry Morgan,
George Tobias, Charles Drake, Louis
Armstrong, Ben Pollack, Gene Krupa, ...

Glenn Miller - America's Musical Hero
(1992)
First documentary about Glenn Miller

The War Years with Glenn Miller
(1994)
War dokumentary featuring some shots of the
Miller Band

Glenn Miller - King of Sound
(1991)
Collection of the musical performances of the
Miller Band from 'Sun Valley Serenade' and
'Orchestra Wives'

Glenn Miller's Last Flight
(2002)
Documentary about Glenn Miller's Disappearance
   

Records by Glenn Miller

Amongst the hundreds of records with music by Glenn Miller that have been issued, some have become legendary for collectors. Here are some of the most interesting ones:
 
The Complete Glenn Miller And His Orchestra
This set of 13 CDs includes every studio recording by the
Glenn Miller Band from 1938 to 1942, with many alternate 
takes.
The Legendary Glenn Miller On The Air
This box includes 12 CDs with the live recordings of the
Miller Band between 1938 and 1942, and one extra CD
with recordings from Miller's early days plus some Tex
Beneke Orchestra recordings.
The Carnegie Hall Concert
This CD features the Glenn Miller segment of the famous Carnegie
Hall concert of Oct. 6, 1939 that featured also the Benny Goodman
Orchestra and some other bands.
The Andrews Sisters with the
Glenn Miller Orchestra
This is Vol.1 of 2 including the famous songs of the Andrews
Sisters with the Glenn Miller Orchestra of Dec 39 - Mar 40.
Glenn Miller & His Orchestra
1941 in Real Hi-Fi Stereo
This CD brings to us the music of the Glenn Miller Orchestra in
1941 - in Hi-Fi Stereo, recorded with two microphones. Also on
this CD is the full 'Sunset Serenade' program of Dec 27, 1941.
The Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band
V-Disc Sessions
This is Vol.1 of 2 that feature the V-Discs of the Glenn Miller
Army Air Force Band.
The Missing Chapters
This is Vol.1 of a series of 9 CD sets including 290 performances
by the Glenn Miller Army Air Force Band.
Glenn Miller - The Lost Recordings
This 2-CD set features the recordings of the legendary
propaganda broadcasts.