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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, September 4, 2016 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Tenneesee Ernie Ford Sixteen Tons Rare Tunes 3: From Latin to Jazz happy Labor Day Weekend!
Poison Gardner & His All Stars Workingman's Blues Rare West Coast Jump N Jive 1945-1954 JSP
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Ivie Anderson Five O'Clock Whistle The Blanton-Webster Band RCA
Billie Holiday Nice Work If You Can Get It Lady Day Sony
Louis Jordan Every Man To His Own Profession Let the Good Tiems Roll Bear Family
Artie Shaw Orchestra v/ Tony Pastor Whistle While You Work Begin the Beguine Membran
Hoosier Hot Shots The Coat and Pants Do All The Work And the Vest Gets All the Gravy Are You Ready Hezzie? ASV Living Era
Jon Fromer We Do the Work Classic Labor Songs Smithsonian Folkways
Nina Simone Work Song Verve Jazz Masters 17 Verve
John Handcox Roll the Union On Classic Labor Songs Smithsonian Folkways
Mildred Bailey Weekend of a Private Secretary 1931-1939 L'art Vocal
Dick Powell With Plenty of Money and You Legendary Entertainers
John O'Connor Carpal Tunnel Classic Labor Songs Smithsonian Folkways rec. 1953
Paul Robeson Ol' Man River The Great American Composers: Jerome Kern great request, perfect for this holiday!
Cootie Williams and His Rug Cutters Ain't the Gravy Good? Duke Ellington 100 Rare Sessions
Nat King Cole Trio Straighten Up and Fly Right The Vocal Classics 1942-46 Capitol
The Ink Spots The Gypsy Billboard Pop Memories 1945-1949 Billboard
Ella FItzgerald Baby, What Else Can I Do? The Legendary Decca Recordings
Benny Goodman I'll Never Be the Same Capitol Small Group Recordings Mosaic
Sammy Davis Jr. Laura Capitol Collector's Series Capitol
Louis Armstrong & Oscar Peterson Let's Fall in Love "Satchmo" Ambassador of Jazz Verve
Dinah Washington Am I Blue After Hours with Miss D Emarcy
Johnny Mercer o/ Paul Weston My Sugar is So Refined Capitol Records From the Vaults Capitol love this song, thanks for requesting!
Doris Day o/ Les Brown You Won't be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) 16 Most REquested Songs: Encore! Columbia
Vaughn Monroe There I Go The Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine
Glenn Miller Little Brown Jug The Popular Recordings 1938-1942 RCA
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra v/ Edyth Wright Milkman's Matinee The Best of Tommy Dorsey 1950-1953
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra Casa Loma Stomp An Anthology of Big Band Swing
Pearl Bailey Nobody Makes a Pass at Me Naughty but Nice / Songs of the Bad Old Days thanks for calling, love playing Pearl Bailey!
Josephine Baker Don't Touch My Tomatoes Divas Exotica Capitol
Eartha Kitt Monotonous Legendary BMG
Benny Goodman Orchestra Life Goes to a Party 6 November 1937 Live at the Madhattan Room otr-cat.com
Artie Shaw Orchestra v/ Tony Pastor The Carioca Strike It. Rich! Proper UK
Fletcher Henderson & His Orchestra Wrappin' It Up (The Lindy Glide) Tidal Wave
Count Basie Orchestra v/ Jimmy Rushing Boo Hoo Complete Decca Recordings RCA
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra v/ Frank Sinatra & Connie Haines Let's Get Away from It All The Song is You! RCA