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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, May 1, 2016 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Ella Mae Morse o/ Freddie Slack Cow Cow Boogie The Very Best of Ella Mae Morse
Betty Hutton I Wake Up in the Morning Feeling Fine Spotlight On Betty Hutton Columbia
Eddy Duchin Orchestra v/ Lew Sherwood I Won't Dance The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine
Ginger Rogers I'll Be Hard to Handle Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino
Fred "Sugar" Hall & His Sugar Babies Plenty of Sunshine The Roaring Twenties ASV Living Era
Sammy Davis Jr. & Carmen McRae Happy To Make Your Acquiantance Boy Meets Girl Verve
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Cheek to Cheek Ella and Louis Verve
Peggy Lee Nice Work if You Can Get It Peggy Lee With the Dave Barbour Band Capitol great request!
Bing Crosby w/ Les Paul Trio It's Been a Long, Long Time Bing! His Legendary Years BMG Music Canada
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra v/ Helen O'Connell & Bob Eberle Tangerine Johnny Mercer (1909 - 1976) another great request!
Chet Baker I Remember You The Best of Chet Baker Sings Blue Note
June Christy Baby, Baby All the Time THe Best of June Christy: The Jazz Sessions Blue Note
Mel Torme My Shining Hour Mel Torme in Hollywood Verve
Anita O'Day w/ Cal Tjader I Believe in You Time for Two Verve
Ella Fitzgerald w/ Joe Pass Don't Be That Way Take Love Easy Pablo
Duke Ellington Orchestra Such Sweet Thunder Such Sweet Thunder Columbia
Perez Prado v/ Beny More Babarabatiri Mondo Mambo! Rhino
Astrud Gilberto o/ Walter Wanderley Nega Do Cebelo Duro Samba Swing! Scamp
Judy Holliday An Occasional Man Sex Kittens in Hi-Fi: The Blondes DRG
Dinah Washington o/ Quincy Jones There'll Be a Jubilee In the Land of Hi-Fi Emarcy
Frank Sinatra Luck Be a Lady Rat Pack: From Vegas to St. Louis
Bobby Darin Won't You Come Home Bill Bailey As Long As I'm Singing Collection
Wayne Newton Strangers In the Night Wild, Cool & Swingin' Capitol
Aretha Franklin God Bless the Child The Queen in Waiting Sony rec 1962, great request!
Ella Fitzgerald Joe Williams' Blues Twelve Nights in Hollywood Verve
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Ivie Anderson Let's Have a Jubilee Cocktail Hour COlumbia River
Mills Blue Rhythm Band Harlem Heat 1933-1936 Retrieval Records
Cab Calloway Beale Street Mama Best of the Big Bands Sony great request!
Cootie Williams and His Rug Cutters Ol' Man River Duke Ellington 100 Rare Sessions
Fletcher Henderson Down South Camp Meeting Tidal Wave Decca
Louis Armstrong Heebie Jeebies Satchmo Louis Armstrong Ambassador of Jazz Verve rec. 1926 Armstrong later claimed he invented scat singing during the recording of this song, this may not be strictly true but it may be the first surviving recording of scat
Fats Waller 't Ain't What You Do Phenomenal Fats
Annette Hanshaw I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling VOlume 6 1929 Sensational
Dick Powell With Plenty of Money and You Legendary Entertainers
Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra Let's Call the Whole Thing Off The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine "almost" a request for Ed!