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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, December 15, 2013 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Glenn Miller Orchestra v/ Tex Beneke (I've Got a Gal in) Kalamazoo The Popular Recordings 1938-1942 RCA today = anniversary of Glenn Miller's death
Glenn Miller Orchestra Pennsylvania 6-5000 The Popular Recordings 1938-1942 RCA Miller was Army captain during WWII and led the Army Air Force band; 15 Dec 1944 his plane was lost over the English Channel
Glenn Miller Orchestra v/ Tex Beneke & Marion Hutton Juke Box Saturday Night The Marion Hutton Collection Miller was officially "missing in action" as the plane was never found
Glenn Miller Orchestra Sun Valley Jump RCA Orginal Masters RCA
Glenn Miller Orchestra v/ Andrews Sisters Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh! The Chesterfield Broadcasts
Glenn Miller Orchestra Little Brown Jug Big Band Legends inst.
Glenn Miller Orchestra v/ Tex Beneke, Ernie Caceres & the Modernaires Jingle Bells Big Band Christmas from Christmas Eve radio broadcast
Lionel Hampton Boogie Woogie Santa Claus Swingin' Christmas great request!
Les Brown Orchestra Flip Lid Les Brown & His Orchestra 1944-46
Ray Anthony Mr. Anthony's Boogie The Young Man With the Horn Capitol another great request!
Louis Jordan Cole Slaw Let the Good Times Roll Bear Family
Glenn Miller & the Army Air Force Band St. Louis Blues The Entertainers of World War II inst.
Ralph Flanagan Dear Hearts and Gentle People 78" RCA Victor rec. 1949, great request!
Frankie Carle Orchestra v/ Marjorie Hughes Oh, What It Seemed to Be Big Band Generation another post-Miller late 40s big band
Bunny Berigan Orchestra v/ Ruth Gaylor The Pied Piper The Pied Piper
Louis Armstrong 'Zat You, Santa Claus? Swingin' Christmas great request as always!
Ella Fitzgerald Sleigh Ride Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas Verve
Ray Anthony Marshmallow World Christmas Cocktails Capitol great request for "upbeat Ray Anthony"
Ray Anthony The Bunny Hop Capitol Collector's Series Capitol not at all Christmasy, but definitely upbeat!
Duke Ellington Orchestra Sugar Rum Cherry Three Suites Ellington's take on the Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies
Frank Sinatra Fly Me to the Moon The Reprise Collection Reprise
June Christy Make Someone Happy The Best of June Christy: The Jazz Sessions Blue Note
Stan Kenton Opus in Pastels Essential Jazz inst.
The Boswell Sisters Everybody Loves My Baby Shout, Sister, Shout! ASV terrific request!
Ben Selvin Orchestra Do the New York The Young Benny Goodman, 1928-1931 Timeless Holland Goodman hated playing this kind of music & left Selvin as quickly as possible to start his own band
Al Bowlly On a Steamer Coming Over The Very Thought Of You Sanctuary
Dick Robertson Under the Mistletoe Big Band Christmas
Freddy Martin The Lady From 29 Palms Big Band Memories Direct Source
Glenn Miller Orchestra Stardust RCA Original Masters RCA inst.
Benny Goodman Orchestra Swingtime in the Rockies Live at the Madhattan Room 20 Nov 1937 otr-cat.com radio broadcast
Benny Goodman Orchestra Loch Lomond The Famous 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert Columbia
The Cats and the Fiddle We Cats Will Swing For You We Cats Will Swing For You
Fats Waller Swingin' Them Jingle Bells Big Band Christmas
Nat King Cole I'm an Errand Boy for Rhythm Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic
Barney Bigard Orchestra Barney Goin' Easy (I'm Checkin Out, Goom-Bye) Duke Ellington 100 Rare Sessions inst.
Duke Ellington Orchestra Cotton Tail The Blanton-Webster Band RCA
Sidney Bechet Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho You Might As Well Jazz 2 Jazz
Fletcher Henderson Blue Lou Roy Eldridge: Little Jazz Trumpet Giant Proper UK
Glenn Miller Adios RCA Original Masters RCA
Glenn Miller Orchestra v/ Andrews Sisters Let's Have Another One (Before We Say Goodbye) The Chesterfield Broadcasts all Christmas show next week!