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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, June 23, 2013 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Merv Griffin o/ Freddy Martin Manhattan Radio & Recording Rarities, Volume 19
Ben Selvin & Orchestra Do the New York The Young Benny Goodman, 1928-1931
Benny Goodman Orchestra She's a Latin from Manhattan "Let's Dance" Broadcasts rec. 1935, this was the radio program that made Goodman famous. voc. Helen Ward?
Harry James Orchestra v/ Helen Forrest Manhattan Serenade The Complete Helen Forrest rec. 1942
Desi Arnaz I Come From New York The Best of Desi Arnaz the Mambo King
Mel Torme New York, New York Instant Party rec. 1978
Duke Ellington Orchestra Sidewalks of New York The Blanton-Webster Band RCA inst.
Frank Sinatra & Gene Kelly New York, New York On the Town OST great request!
Louis Prima Brooklyn Boogie Selection Of Louis Prima Gold
Ella Fitzgerald How High the Moon Mack the Knife: The Complete Ella in Berlin Verve visit http://facebook.com/divavillelounge for a photo of DJ Sarah visiting the statue of Ella Fitzgerald in Yonkers
Cab Calloway Manhattan Jam Best of the Big Bands inst.
Noel Coward Let's Do It The Noel Coward Album Sony Coward was close friends with Cole Porter, who wrote this song
Marlene Dietrich & Rosemary Clooney Good for Nothing The Cosmopolitan Marlene Dietrich Sony
Dinah Washington Blue Skies First Issue: The Dinah Washington Story Mercury great request!!
Nat King Cole Trio I Was a Little Too Lonely The Complete After Midnight Sessions Essential Jazz Classics
Pearl Bailey Takes Two to Tango Takes Two to Tango ASV
Frank Sinatra (Love Is) The Tender Trap The Complete Capitol Singles Collection Capitol
Sammy Davis Jr. 'Deed I Do All-Star Spectacular Collector's Choice
Nelson Riddle Orchestra Naked City Theme Ultra-Lounge: TV Town Capitol inst.
Peggy Lee o/ Benny Goodman What's the Matter With Us? The Complete Recordings RCA
Artie Shaw Orchestra v/ Tony Pastor (?) Snug as a Bug Begin the Beguine Membran
Frank Sinatra Lean Baby The Capitol Years Capitol
Bobby Darin Sunday in New York Wild, Cool & Swingin' Capitol
Eddie Cantor You'd Be Surprised Top Hits of the Roaring Twenties
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five Big Butter and Egg Man Hot Fives and Sevens JSP
Earl Hines Cavernism Classic Earl Hines Sessions Mosaic inst.
Fats Waller Louisiana Fairytale Complete Recorded Works Volume 3 JSP opening bars of this song were the original theme song for "This Old House"
Buddy Ebsen, Vilma Ebsen, Eleanor Powell Sing Before Breakfast Porter and Freed: The Sound of the Movies History from Broadway Melody of 1936
Hoagy Carmichael & Ella Logan Two Sleepy People Hoagy Carmichael First of the Singer Songwriters JSP
Gene Austin o/ Nat Shilkret Ain't She Sweet Charleston Era ASV happy birthday Gene Austin!
Paul Whiteman Orchestra Whispering Billboard Pop Memories: 1920s inst.
Bing Crosby The Moon was Yellow Bing! His Legendary Years MCA
Al Bowlly All I Do Is Dream of You The Very Thought of You Sanctuary
Henri Salvador o/ Ray Ventura La Samba de la-bas Saint-Germain-Des-Pres
Glenn Miller Adios RCA Original Masters RCA inst.
Rosemary Clooney o/ Perez Prado Adios Mondo Mambo! Rhino until next week, adios!