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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, September 6, 2015 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Nat King Cole Trio (Get Your Kicks On) Route 66 Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic happy Labor Day!
Duke Ellington v/ Ivie Anderson At a Dixie Roadside Diner The Blanton-Webster Band RCA
Ernie Andrews o/ Maxwell Davis Travelin' Baby Jumpin' Like Mad
Louis Jordan Texas and Pacific Let the Good Times Roll RCA
Martha Tilton Let's Get Away from it All The Coral Treasures
The Jesters Traveling Broadens One Little Songs on Big Subjects rec. 1949
Louis Armstrong & HIs Orchestra Struttin' With Some Barbecue Satchmo: Ambassador of Jazz Verve meant to play the Hot Five version, sorry!
Louis Armstrong & HIs Hot Five Struttin' With Some Barbecue Hot Fives and Sevens JSP this is what I meant to play. apparently in the '20s "barbecue" was slang for an attractive woman
Fats Waller All That Meat and No Potatoes Last Years 1940-43 RCA this song is about a pear-shaped woman
Nat King Cole Trio Solid Potato Salad Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic
Les Paul & Mary Ford Smoke Rings The Les Paul Show otr-cat.com
Chester Leighten & His Sophomores On the Beach with You Bunny Berigan the Key Sessions JSP rec. 1931
Johnny Mercer w/ The Skylarks & Ben Pollock She's Shimmying on the Beach Again The Best of Johnny Mercer
Xavier Cugat Miami Beach Rhumba The Original Latin Dance King
Louis Armstrong & Bing Crosby o/ John Scott Trotter Gone Fishin' Satchmo: Ambassador of Jazz Verve
Buddy Clark A Dreamer's Holiday The Buddy Clark Collection
Billie Holiday Nice Work if You Can Get It Lady Day Sony
Artie Shaw Orchestra v/ Leo Watson Whistle While You Work Begin the Beguine Membran
Mildred Bailey Weekend of a Private Secretary 1931-1939 L'Art Vocal
Louis Jordan Every Man to His Own Profession Let the Good Times Roll Bear Family
Roy Milton Porter's Love Song RHythm & Blues from California Historic Recordings
Hoosier Hot Shots The Coat and Pants do All the Work Rural Rhythm 1935-1942
Vaughan Monroe Stop Watching the Clock 1943
Les Brown Orchestra v/ The Modernaires The Milkman's Matinee 45" Coral
Nina Simone Work Song Verve Jazz Masters Verve
Tennessee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons Unforgettable Hits K Tel
Anita O'Day o/ Gene Krupa Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina Let Me Off Uptown: The Best of Anita O'Day great request!
Maxine Sullivan Massachusetts Maxine Sullivan Sings 1955-56 Fresh Sounds
Ella FItzgerald To Keep My Love Alive Rodgers & Hart Songbook Verve
Dolores Gray My Mama Likes You Warm Brandy DRG
Pearl Bailey & Hot Lips Page Ain't She Sweet Takes Two to Tango ASV great request, always happy to play Pearl Bailey!
Eartha Kitt Monotonous Legendary BMG
Dinah Washington I've Got You Under My Skin Night and Day: The Cole Porter Songbook Verve
Sammy Davis Jr. o/ Buddy Rich What the World Needs Now The Sounds of '66 Collector's Choice recorded live in Las Vegas 1966
Frank Sinatra When I Take My Sugar to Tea Ring-a-Ding-Ding! Reprise
Mel Torme o/ Sonny Burke Goodbye Great Gentlemen of Song Vol. 2 tune in next week for Mel Torme tribute show!