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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, November 6, 2016 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Louis Jordan Jordan for President Let the Good Times Roll Bear Family song describes 1952 presidental election
Edythe Wright All In Favor of Swing Say Aye 20 Greatest Female Jazz Vocalists 1936-1952, Vol. 2
Ella Fitzgerald o/ Chick Webb Vote for Mr. Rhythm Ken Burns Jazz Columbia/Legacy
Jack Teagarden and His Orchestra I Swung the Election 1935-1939 Chronological Classics
Groucho Marx These Are the Laws of My Administration Duck Soup Soundtrack Factory
Fred Astaire Election Returns The Packard Hour otr-cat.com
Fats Waller & His Rhythm The Joint is Jumpin' Complete Recorded Works Vol. 4 JSP
Benny Goodman Orchestra Christopher Columbus THe Birth of Swing Bluebird
Cab Calloway F.D.R. Jones Best of the Big Bands
Duke Ellington Orchestra Rockin' in Rhythm The Duke Columbia
John Coltrane v/ Johnny Hartman Autumn Serenade John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman Impulse! great request for the season!
Bill Evans Trio Autumn Leaves Portrait in Jazz Riverside another great request! I've never played this version of this song!
Blossom Dearie Moonlight Saving Time Once Upon a Summertime UMVD
Sammy Davis Jr. Meeting the President At the Cocoanut Grove Reprise
Frank Sinatra High Hopes (JFK Campaign Song) On the Radio Capitol
Fred Astaire Election Returns The Packard Hour otr-cat.com
Kay Starr If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) Capitol Collector's Series Capitol RIP Kay Starr
Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune Capitol Collector's Series Capitol
Kay Starr I've Got the World On a String Spotlight On... Capitol Starr passed away on Thursday, she was 94!
Benny Goodman Orchestra Solo Flight The Original Guitar Hero Sony feat. Charlie Christian
Fred Astaire Election Returns The Packard Hour otr-cat.com
Fred Astaire No Strings (I'm Fancy Free) Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino
Ben Selvin & His Orchestra Happy Days Are Here Again The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine rec. 1932, this was a campaign song for FDR
Dwight Eisenhower Presidential Campaign I Like Ike s/t otr-cat.com from the 1956 campaign
Pearl Bailey Doin' the New Low Down Naughty but Nice/Songs from the Bad Old Days always happy to play Pearl Bailey!
Peggy Lee It's a Wonderful World Things are Swingin' Capitol great request! glad you're back home!
Adlai Stevenson Presidential Campaign It's Adlai to Me s/t otr-cat.com from the 1956 campaign
Frank Sinatra Here's to the Losers The Reprise Collection Reprise great request! I think we're all losers this year
Woody Herman Early Autumn Complete Capitol Recordings of Woody Herman Capitol great request!
John Kennedy Presidential Campaign Kennedy For Me s/t otr-cat.com from the 1960 campaign
Fred Astaire Election Returns The Packard Hour otr-cat.com
Glenn Miller Orchestra v/ Marion Hutton At the President's Birthday Ball The Marion Hutton Collection
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Martha Tilton And the Angels Sing Let's Dance Big Band Jump another great request!
Les Brown Orchestra v/ The Modernaires The Milkman's Matinee 45" Coral not strictly a request, but I know you like this song & I'm glad you're back!
Perry Como One More Vote The Definitive Perry Como Collection, Vol. 5 BOFM
Fred Astaire Election Returns The Packard Hour otr-cat.com
Pete Seeger L'Internationale Pete Seeger's Greatest Hits it's political, it fits!
The Six Jumping jacks I Do Not Choose to Run Flashbacks 2: Novelty Songs Trikont
Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians Ike, Mr. President 45" Decca from the 1952 campaign
Fred Astaire Election Returns The Packard Hour otr-cat.com
Noel Coward I Like America The Noel Coward Album Sony