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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, April 17, 2016 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys L'il Liza Jane Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys Proper UK
Benny Goodman Quartet Avalon Let's Dance Bluebird rec 1937
Jimmie Junceford T'Ain't What You Do Jukebox Hits 1935-1947 Acrobat
Les Paul & Mary Ford Dreamy About You The World is Waiting for the Sunrise Delta
Bing Crosby You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby Too Marvelous for Words: Songs of Johnny Mercer Capitol
Johnny Mercer w/ the Pied Pipers o/ Paul Weston My Sugar is So Refined Capitol Records from the Vaults Vol 3 Capitol
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Peggy Lee Somebody Else is Taking My Place Complete Recordings 1941-1947 RCA I believe this was Lee's first recording with Goodman
Artie Shaw Orchestra v/ Tony Pastor Whistle While You Work Begin the Beguine Membran
Ernesto Lecuona and the Lecuona Cuban Boys Mambo de Jaruco In South America 1940-1944
Ella FItzgerald Someone to Watch Over Me George and Ira Gershwin Songbook Verve
Mel Torme I Love to Watch the Moonlight Lulu's Back in Town Bethlehem
Frank Sinatra Nice 'N' Easy Nice 'N' Easy Capitol
Nat King Cole Don't Get Around Much Anymore The King Swings Capitol
Count Basie Orchestra v/ Joe Williams The Late, Late Show The Atomic Mr. Basie Blue Note
Milt Buckner THe Late, Late Show Organs in Orbit Capitol inst.
Sarah Vaughan o/ Dizzy GIllespie Perdido Perdido! Live at Birdland 1953 Natasha Imports
Annie Ross Twisted Masters of Jazz Female Vocal Classics Rhino
Anita O'Day Sweet Georgia Brown Anita O'Day's Finest Hour UMVD for the most amazing live jazz performance you will ever see, rent JAZZ ON A SUMMER'S DAY and see O'Day perform this at the Newport Jazz Festival
Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson Willow Weep for Me Satchmo Ambassador of Jazz Verve
Artie Shaw Orchestra Stardust Begin the Beguine Membran great request!
Jo Stafford w/ the Starlighters Smoke Dreams Yes Indeed! Proper UK
Mildred Bailey The Moon Got In My Eyes Harlem Lullaby ASV
Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti Doing Things 78" Victor
Ted Weems & His Orchestra v/ Parker Gibbs Chick, Chick, Chick Chick, Chicken (Lay a Little Egg For Me) The Essential Ted Weems 1923-1930 Challenge rec. 1926 great request, love this song!
Frank Sinatra o/ Nelson Riddle I Concentrate On You Sinatra's Swingin' Session! And More Capitol
Rosemary Clooney o/ Nelson Riddle You Took Advantage of Me Rosie Solves the Swinging Riddle Bluebird
Ella Fitzgerald o/ Nelson Riddle Don't Be That Way Ella Swings Brightly With Nelson Verve
Nelson Riddle Ambulatory Suite (Promenade) The George and Ira Gershwin Songbook Verve music from dog walking scene in SHALL WE DANCE
Fred Astaire Slap That Bass Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino also from SHALL WE DANCE
Dinah Shore Blues in the Night Too Marvelous for Words: Songs of Johnny Mercer Capitol
Dinah Washington Stairway to the Stars The Queen Sings Proper UK
Maxine Sullivan Nice Work if You Can Get it Say It With a Kiss Jasmine
Billie Holiday Good Morning Heartache Great Ladies Sing the Blues
Glenn Miller St. Louis Blues The Jazz Collector Edition