I was glancing at a couple of Glenn Miller greatest hits albums, and found them notable by something they were lacking. I mean – all of the Glenn Miller best of albums (and there’s a lot, let’s face it) feature In the Mood, and most of them seem to start with it.
It is, after all, his most famous arrangement. What is usually missing, however, from these collections is the one that most swing dancers will tell you is far and away his best track.
Which, of course, can only be Jeep Jockey Jump.