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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, May 18, 2014 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Fats Waller and his Rhythm I Can't Give You Anything but Love A Good Man is Hard to Find Bluebird
The Mills Brothers Nevertheless Anthology 1931-1968
Erskine Hawkins Cherry The Original Tuxedo Junction
Mildred Bailey o/ Red Norvo The Moon Got In My Eyes Harlem Lullaby ASV Living Era
Vaughn Monroe There I Go The Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine
Eddie Durham Moten's Swing Sounds of Harlem Vol. 2 Hep inst.
Mildred Bailey o/ Red Norvo A Porter's Love Song to a Chambermaid Harlem Lullaby ASV Living Era saw this song performed live by Low Down Sires last night such fun!
Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five Heebie Jeebies Hot Fives and Sevens JSP so great to see this song done live
Duke Ellington Orchestra The Mooche The Duke: Columbia Years Columbia
Ace Brigode & his Fourteen Virginians Yes Sir, That's My Baby! The Charleston Era ASV Living Era
Eddie Cantor Oh! Gee, Oh! Gosh, Oh! Golly, I'm in Love Cocktail Hour Columbia River
Ted Weems Orchestra Blue Rose The Essential Ted Weems 1923-1930 Challenge inst.
Bing Crosby The Moon was Yellow (And the Night Was Young) Bing! His Legendary Years BMG interesting to compare this early hit by Bing with the Eddie Cantor song that characterized the style of male vocalists before Crosby
Al Bowlly Close Your Eyes The Very Thought of You Sanctuary
Fred Astaire I Won't Dance Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino
Frank Sinatra o/ Tommy Dorsey I'll Never Smile Again The Song Is You! Columbia
Perry Como o/ Ted Weems Picture Me Without You Class Will Tell Jasmine
Harry James You Made Me Love You Strictly Instrumental Memoir inst.
Duke Ellington Orchestra Perdido The Great Paris Concert hope this gets close to the spirit of the request!
Rosemary Clooney o/ Duke Ellington Hey Baby Blue Rose Columbia this was (one of?) the first album to have singer & band in different locations, recorded separately & mixed together in editing
Ella FItzgerald You're Driving Me Crazy Twelve Nights in Hollywood Verve
Mel Torme Lulu's Back in Town Lulu's Back in Town Bethlehem Archive
Chet Baker I Remember You The Best of Chet Baker Blue Note
Nat King Cole If I Could Be With You The Piano Style of Nat King Cole Capitol inst.
The Modernaires Milkman's Matinee 78" great request!
Glenn Miller Orchestra v/ Marion Hutton & Tex Beneke Juke Box Saturday Night The Popular Recordings 1938-1942 RCA
Mint Julep Jazz Band If I Didn't Care Durham on Saturday Night performing this Saturday at the Carrboro Century Center
Stan Kenton and June Christy Shoo Fly Pie and Apple Pan Dowdy 'Round Midnight
Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune Capitol Collector's Series Capitol
Eartha Kitt Monotonous Legendary BMG great request!
Henry Mancini Lightly Latin Martinis with Mancini inst.
Vaughn Monroe Ghost Riders in the Sky Billboard Pop Memories 1945-49 Billboard great request!
The Merry Macs The Hut-Sut Song The Harmonious Hits of the Merry Macs Collector's Choice
The Andrews Sisters o/ Glenn Miller Well, Alright! (Tonight's the Night) The Chesterfield Broadcasts BMG
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Ivie Anderson Five O'Clock Whistle The Blanton-Webster Band RCA
Larry Clinton Orchestra v/ Ford Leary Jeepers Creepers The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Helen Ward Goody Goody Queen of Big Band Swing ASV Living Era
Teddy Powell In a Persian Market Ridin' the Subways inst.
Al Jolson Toot, Toot, Tootsie Goodbye You Ain't Heard Nothin' Yet until next week, goodbye!