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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, January 5, 2014 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Frank Sinatra She's Funny That Way Nice 'N' Easy Capitol
Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane Lush Life John Coltrane And Johnny Hartman Impulse!
Sarah Vaughan Body and Soul Perdido! Live at Birdland, 1953 Verve
Mel Torme They Didn't Believe Me Jazz and Velvet Proper UK radio transcription, 1946
Lena Horne o/ Charlie Barnet You're My Thrill Stormy Weather RCA
Nat King Cole Trio Easy Listening Blues Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic inst.
Nat King Cole Trio 'Deed I Do Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic
Nellie Lutcher Hurry On Down The Best of Nellie Lutcher Blue Note
The Cats and the Fiddle Nuts to You We Cats Will Swing For You Fabulous
Joel Sanders and the Coon-Sanders Nighthawks Everything is Hotsy Totsy Now The Charleston Era ASV Living Era
The Washingtonians (Duke Ellington) East St. Louis Toodle-Oo The Duke: The Columbia Years Columbia
The DeZurik Sisters The Arizona Yodeler American Yodeling, 1911-1946 Trikont
The Temperance Seven The Mooche Those BBC Years Upbeat inst.
Desi Arnaz El Cumbanchero Desi Arnaz the Mambo King RCA terrific request as always!
Ethel Smith, Van Johnson & Esther Williams Boneca de Piche Maracas, Marimbas & Mambos Rhino from the sublime to the ridiculous
Larry Clinton v/ Bea Wain I Double Dare You The Very Best of Larry Clinton Collector's Choice
Doris Day Someone Like You 16 Most Requested Songs - Encore! Columbia
Ella Fitzgerald Nice Work If You Can Get It Legendary Decca Recordings Polygram great request!
George Shearing September in the Rain Unforgettable Instrumental Hits inst.
Vince Guaraldi Trio Cast Your Fate to the Wind Jazz Impressions of Black Orpheus another great request, keep them coming!
Peggy Lee Eight, Nine, and Ten Rare Gems and Hidden Treasures Capitol
Dinah Washington o/ Quincy Jones Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby? The Swingin' Miss 'D' Emarcy
Julie London June in January Calendar Girl EMI Europe
Frank Sinatra When I Take My Sugar to Tea Ring-a-Ding Ding! Reprise
Eartha Kitt Monotonous Legendary BMG this was Eartha's breakout hit, from "New Faces of 1953"
Dave Brubeck Quartet Strange Meadow Lark Time Out Columbia beautiful song, thanks for the request!
Chet Baker Long Ago (and Far Away) The Best of Chet Baker Sings Blue Note
Sarah Vaughan & Her Trio You Hit the Spot Swingin' Easy! Mercury
Ella Fitzgerald Blue Moon Twelve Nights in Hollywood Verve
Thelonious Monk Ruby, My Dear Essential Jazz inst.
Cliff Edwards Singin' in the Rain The Roaring Twenties ASV Living Era tune in next week for "Two Takes on a Standard", pairs of arrangements of standard songs
Gene Kelly Singin' in the Rain Singin' in the Rain - An American in Paris for the whole show next week we'll hear original recordings (or close to it) and the more modern takes that we see as definitive now
Nat King Cole Trio Almost Like Being in Love Songs from Stage and Screen Capitol great request!
Annie Ross Give Me the Simple Life Annie Ross Sings a Song with Gerry Mulligan EMI
Anita O'Day Why Shouldn't I? Anita O'Day Swings Cole Porter with Billy May Verve
Nat King Cole I Want to Be Happy The Piano Style of Nat King Cole Capitol inst.
Dinah Washington Bye Bye Blues After Hours with Miss D Emarcy