This is the very rare Brunswick version of
the American Decca "Cast Album" of songs from the film, recorded
at the Decca studios. This is the same as the Amercican version,
with the main difference being that the record numbers are
The album of songs from "The Wizard of Oz" was the
first of Decca's original movie "cast albums". Although
these songs were done
at the Decca studios, and differ immensely from those heard in
the film, this album was nonetheless very popular and lucrative
for Decca. The company would re-release the "album" in
various formats over the years.
All images on this page from the collection of Eric
Only "Over The Rainbow" and "The Jitterbug" are
The "vocal trio" who accompany Judy on "The Jitterbug"
are none other than Harold Arlen as The Scarecrow
as The Tin Man, & Garney Bell as The Lion.
The remaining songs are performed by the
Ken Darby Singers.
Part I (includes "Ding! Dong! The Witch Is Dead")
I Only Had A Brain
I Only Had A Heart
Merry Old Land Of Oz
Off To See The Wizard
The Victor Young Orchestra under the direction
Vocals by The Ken Darby Singers under the direction
of Ken Darby