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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, August 10, 2014 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Mildred Bailey My Melancholy Baby Harlem Lullaby ASV Living Era
Bud Freeman & His Windy City Five What Is There to Say? Bunny Berigan the Key Sessions Proper UK
Tony Murena et son Ensemble Swing Christopher Columbus Squeeze Me - the Jazz and Swing Accordion Story Proper UK
Net King Cole Trio Sweet Lorraine The Vocal Classics 1942-1946 Capitol
Benny Goodman Quartet Avalon Let's Dance inst.
Fats Waller Your Feet's Too Big Great Swingers
Buddy Ebsen, Vilma Ebsen and Eleanor Powell Sing Before Breakfast Sound of the Movies: Porter and Freed from Broadway Melody of 1936
Al Bowlly All I Do is Dream of You The Very Thought of You Sanctuary
Ben Selvin and His Orchestra Do the New York The Young Benny Goodman 1928-1931 Timeless Holland
Aba Daba Honeymoon Arthur Collins and Byron Harlan wax cylinder Edison rec. 1914
Louis Armstrong and his Savoy Ballroom Five Beau Koo Jack Hot Fives and Sevens JSP inst.
King Oliver's Creol Jazz Band v/ Bessie Smith St. Louis Blues 78 rec. 1925, this is one of the greatest recordings of the 1920s
Duke Ellington & the Washingtonians Black and Tan Fantasy The Duke: The Columbia Years Columbia
Benny Moten's Kansas City Swing Orchestra v/ Jimmy Rushing New Orleans Hoagy Carmichael: First of the Singer-Songwriters Proper UK
Billie Holiday Did I Remember? Billie Holiday 1933-37 Sony feat. Bunny Berigan t, Artie Shaw c, Joe Bushkin p, Dick McDonough g, Pete Peterson b, Cozy Cole d.
Benny Goodman Hunkadola Birth of Swing Bluebird inst.
Mario 'Harp' Lorenzi & His Rhythmics Some of These Days British Vintage Jazz
Machito & His Afro-Cubans v/ Graciela Esto Es Felicidad Carambola Tumbao
Ella Fitzgerald o/ Chick Webb Rhythm and Romance Let's Get Together Polygram
Jimmy Lunceford Estrellita 1944-Uncollected inst.
Count Basie Orchestra American Dances 6 July 1938 American Dances otr-cat.com 1938 radio broadcast
Duke Ellington Orchestra Ko-Ko The Blanton-Webster Band RCA inst.
BIlly Eckstine Everything I Have is Yours Everything I Have is Yours: The Best of the MGM Years Polygram great request!
Sarah Vaughan Lullaby of Birdland Sarah Vaughan + Clifford Brown Polygram Vaughan said this was her favorite album she ever made
Anita O'Day Sweet Georgia Brown Pick Yourself Up Polygram for a mind-blowing live performance of this song, check out the movie Jazz on a Summer's Day, documentary about the 1957 Newport Jazz Festival
Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong Can't We Be Friends? Ella & Louis Verve
John Kirby Can't We Be Friends? The Best of 1937-1945 Master Classics Records inst.
Patti Page Cross Over the Bridge 16 Most Requested Songs Columbia
Eartha Kitt Mink, Shmink Legendary BMG
The Four Lads Standing on the Corner 16 Most Requested Songs Columbia
Pearl Bailey Takes Two to Tango Takes Two to Tango ASV Living Era great request!
Benny Goodman Sextet feat. Charlie Christian Solo Flight The Original Guitar Hero another great request!
Louis Jordan Beans and Cornbread The Best of Louis Jordan RCA
Lucky Millinder Little John Special Apollo Jump Proper UK inst.
Charlie Barnet Skyliner Hits of '44 ASV Living Era
Doris Day o/ Les Brown Keep Cool, Fool Complete Recordings with Les Brown The Jazz Factory
Nat King Cole Daisy (On a Bicycle Built for Two) Unforgettable Songs Capitol interesting request for songs about bicycles!
Tessie O'Shea The Day I Rode to Brighton on My Bike I'm Ready I'm Willing
Kay Kyser Playmate The Ol' Professor of Swing Live 1937-1940 rec. live 1940, I cannot believe this song is that old
Artie Shaw Fee Fi Fo Fum Begin the Beguine Membran inst.
Les Paul and Mary Ford The Les Paul Show 2 June 1950 The Les Paul Show otr-cat.com radio broadcast from 1950
Les Paul Lover The Les Paul Show otr-cat.com
Paul Whiteman v/ Delta Rhythm Boys feat. Bing Crosby Muddy Water Bing Crosby: 1926 - 1932 Timeless Holland rec. 1927 this was Bing's first hit, he was 23 years old!
Gene Austin My Blue Heaven Nipper's Greatest Hits: The 20s Austin was one of the first crooners, even before Bing
Cliff Edwards It's Only a Paper Moon Singin' in the Rain ASV Living Era Edwards was a contemporary of Austin, later Edwards was a character actor & appeared in His Girl Friday
Cab Calloway Kickin' the Gong Around 1930-1939 Chronological Classics
Boots and His Buddies Ain't Misbehavin' 1937-1938 Chronological Classics
Cootie Williams and His Rug Cutterse Chasin' Chippies Duke Ellington 100 Rare Sessions inst.
Duke Ellington Orchestra Jack the Bear THe Blanton-Webster Band RCA great request!
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra No Name Jive Part 1 Swing Tonic Jasmine another great request, thanks for calling!
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra No Name Jive Part 2 Swing Tonic Jasmine
Benny Goodman Orchestra Camel Caravan 13 September 1938 Camel Caravan otr-cat.com recorded for radio
Artie Shaw Love Walked In The Complete Spotlight Band 1945 Broadcasts Hep inst.
Frank Sinatra o/ Tommy Dorsey Oh, Look at Me Now! The Song is You RCA
Frankie Masters and His Orchestra Scatterbrain The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine
Ben Bernie and All the Lads So This is Susie The Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine
Jan Savitt Jersey Bounce Big Band Classics 1938-1942 inst.
Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra I'm Gonna Kiss Myself Goodbye The Key Sessions JSP