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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, August 5, 2012 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Tony Martin o/ Ray Sinatra Fools Rush In Memories of You Reader's Digest Tony Martin RIP
Tony Martin Now It Can Be Told Charming Gents of Stage and Screen Martin passed away on Friday, was 98 yrs old
Tony Martin I Hadn't Anyone Till You The 30s Swingers and Singers the last of the golden era crooners
Tony Martin All The Things You Are When the Clouds Roll By OST MGM his career began in the 1920s and lasted until the early 2000s
Tony Martin The Last Time I Saw Paris The Wartime Years - Wartme Memories Reader's Digest Martin and Cyd Charisse were married for 60 yrs until her death in 2008
Tony Martin Where in the World Wartime Heart-Throbs Reader's Digest
Johnny Hodges & His Orchestra feat. Duke Ellington A Blues Serenade 100 Rare Sessions inst.
Nat King Cole Embraceable You The Vocal Classics (1942-1946) Capitol
Frank Sinatra I've Got a Crush On You Nice 'n Easy Capitol
Bing Crosby I'll Be Seeing You Cocktail Hour Columbia River
Billy Eckstine A Cottage for Sale Sentimental Journey Vol. 1
Tony Bennett The Good Life The Essential Tony Bennett happy birthday!
Benny Goodman I Surrender Dear "Let's Dance" Broadcasts live 1935 recording from the radio program that made Benny Goodman's career
Benny Goodman Orchestra She's a Latin from Manhattan "Let's Dance" Broadcasts on the "Let's Dance" show on Saturday nights, Goodman's band aired after midnight on the east coast, & at 9 pm on the west coast, he became wildly popular with teens in CA and didn't know it until he went on tour
Freddy Martin The Lady From 29 Palms Big Band Memories
Kay Kyser Love On a Greyhound Bus A Strict Education in Music
Vaughan Monroe Kokomo Indiana Racing With the Moon: An Anthology
Hoagy Carmichael Ole Buttermilk Sky First of the Singer Songwriters Proper UK
Tommy Dorsey Orch One O'Clock Jump Big Band Jazz inst.
Sammy Kaye Gotta Be This or That Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye
Fred Astaire Dearly Beloved Too Marvelous for Words - Songs of Johnny Mercer
Gus Arnheim v/ Jimmy Newell Let's Fall In Love The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine
The Boswell Sisters Everybody Loves My Baby Head Over High Heels Trikont
Louis Armstrong Heebie Jeebies Hot Fives and Sevens JSP
Ace Brigode & His Fourteen Virginians Yes Sir, That's My Baby The Charleston Era ASV
Ted Weems Somebody Stole My Gal The Essential Ted Weems 1923-1930 Challenge inst.
Ella Fitzgerald Perdido Twelve Night in Hollywood Verve live performance 1961
Joe Williams o/ Count Basie Alright, Okay, You Win Joe Williams' Finest Hour Verve rec 1955
Sarah Vaughan I Cried for You Count Basie and Sarah Vaughan Blue Note
Count Basie 9:20 Special The Essential Count Basie Vol. 3 inst.
Mel Torme o/ George Shearing Aren't You Glad You're You Instant Party: Just Add Mel Torme Corcord
Dinah Washington I've Got You Under My Skin Night and Day: The Cole Porter Songbook Capitol
Perez Prado v/ Beny More Babarabatiri Mondo Mambo! Rhino
Frank Sinatra The Coffee Song Ring-a-Ding-Ding! Reprise
Eartha Kitt Somebody Bad Stole De Wedding Bells Legendary BMG
Sammy Davis o/ Count Basie The Girl from Ipanema RSVP
Roy Eldridge w/ Oscar Peterson Little Jazz Little Jazz Trumpet Giant Proper UK inst.
Tony Martin I Get Ideas Your Hit Parade, 1951-53 farewell, Tony Martin