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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, July 31, 2016 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Les Paul & Mary Ford Smoke Rings The Les Paul Show otr-cat.com 1950 radio broadcast
Nat King Cole Trio Riffin' at the Bar-B-Q Nat King Cole 1936-1940 Capitol rec 1939 Cole was 20!
Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Begin the Beguine Membran
Helen Ward Smoke Dreams Queen of Big Band Swing ASV Living Era
Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five The Sad Sack Little Jazz Trumpet Giant Proper UK
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Helen Ward The Night Wind The GOlden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine
Mario "Harp" Lorenzi & His Rhythmics Some of These Days Anthology of British Vintage Swing Vol. 2 Ihor
Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five The Grabtown Grapple Begin the Beguine Membran
The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra v/ The Boswell Sisters Everybody Loves My Baby Bunny Berigan the Key Sessions Proper UK
Eartha Kitt Je Cherche Un Homme Legendary BMG
Mel Torme The Carioca Lulu's Back in Town Bethlehem Archives
Ray Anthony Mr. Anthony's Boogie The Wrong Man With the Horn Capitol great request. sorry it took me a week to fill!
Frank Sinatra When I Take My Sugar to Tea Ring-a-Ding-Ding Reprise
Sammy Davis Jr. Bee-Bom Sammy & Friends Rhino
Wayne Newton L-O-V-E Wild, Cool & Swingin' Capitol
Glenn Miller & the Army Air Force Band St. Louis Blues The Jazz Collector Edition great request for a summer day!
Gene Krupa Orchestra v/ Anita O'Day "Murder" He Says Uptown Sony rec. 1942 feat. Roy Eldridge
Dinah Washington o/ Lionel Hampton A Slick CHick (On the Mellow Side) The Dinah Washington Story Mercury rec. 1946
Larry Clinton Orchestra v/ Bea Wain The Dipsy Doodle Larry Clinton & His Orchestra Collector's Choice
Harry James It's Been a Long, Long Time Big Band Generation thanks for the great request, haven't played this in a long time!
Peggy Lee & Dave Barbour It's a Good Day The Best of Miss Peggy Lee Capitol
Paul Weston Orchestra v/ Johnny Mercer My Sugar is So Refined Capitol Records from the Vaults Vol. 3 Capitol
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five Mop Mop Let the Good Times Roll Bear Family
The Ames Brothers o/ Roy Ross Rag Mop 78" Coral
Bob WIlls & His Texas Playboys Hawaiian War Chant The Tiffany Transcriptions Rhino
Woody Herman Blue Getz Blues The New Thundering Herd great request! sorry I couldn't get to it last week
Mongo Santamaria Mambo De Cuco Sabroso! Fantasy
Chet Baker Let's Get Lost The Best of Chet Baker Sings Blue Note
Sarah Vaughan How High the Moon Live at Mister Kelly's Polygram rec. live 1957
Ella Fitzgerald To Keep My Love Alive The Ridgers & Hart Songbook Verve
Pearl Bailey I Hate Men Naughty but Nice / Songs of the Bad Old Days always happy to play Pearl Bailey, hope this one is new to you!
Count Basie Orchestra Jumpin' at the Woodside Complete Decca Recordings RCA
Django Reinhardt & Stephane Grappelli Avalon Nuages
Earl Hines & His Orchestra Take it Easy Classic Earl Hines Sessions Mosaic alternate title: "Swingtime in the Rockies"
Spike Jones & His City Slickers Der Fuehrer's Face Cocktail Hour Columbia River thanks for the request, fun way to end the show!
Nat King Cole Trio Everyone Is Saying Hello Again (Why Must We Say Goodbye) Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic