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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

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Sunday, December 24, 2017 | 12:00 to 16:00 | Specialty

Artist Song Album Label Comments
The Beginning of the End Gee Whiz It's Christmas Ernie Not Bert Christmas 2011
Duke Ellington Orchestra Sugar Rum Cherry Three Suites Columbia
Joan Shaw o/ Danny Small I Want a Man for Christmas 7"
Brenda Lee Papa Noel Christmas Belles Lifetime
The Enchanters Mambo Santa Mambo Classic Christmas Party
Ella Fitzgerald Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas A Swinging Christmas with Ella Fitzgerald Verve
Mel Torme Glow Worm Christmas Songs Concord
Frank Sinatra Mistletoe and Holly Christmas With the Rat Pack Reprise
Julie London Warm December Calendar Girl Liberty
Sammy Davis Jr. Christmas Time All Over the World Christmas With the Rat Pack Reprise
June Christy Ring a Merry Bell This Time of Year Collector's Choice
Bernie Cummins Orchestra v/ Walter Cummins I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You Big Band Christmas
Kay Kyser Orchestra Hello Mr. Kringle Christmas Swing: The Big Bands
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Joe Harris Santa Claus Came in the Spring The Birth of Swing Bluebird
Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians Christmas Chopsticks Big Band Christmas
Frankie Carle Orchestra v/ Marjorie Hughes Little Jack Frost Get Lost Swinging Christmas
Dick Robertson Orchestra Under the Mistletoe The Spirit of Christmas Past
Mel Torme Christmas Was Made for Children Christmas Songs Concord great request!
Peggy Lee Happy Holiday Christmas Carousel
Dinah Washington Ole Santa Christmas Belles Lifetime
Tony Bennett o/ Count Basie Christmas Time Is Here A Swingin' Christmas another great request!
Sarah Vaughan Snowbound Christmas Belles Lifetime
Casey MacGill's Blue Four Trio Eggnog Christmas with Kico self
Columbia Quartette Snow Time cylinder Columbia rec. 1911
Vernon Dalhart Hooray for St. Nick 78" Velvet Tone rec. 1928
Debroy Summers On a Christmas Tree Merry Christmas to You
Artie Shaw Orchestra v/ Peg La Centra There's Frost on the Moon Artie Shaw Vol. 1 Membran
Mildred Bailey o/ Red Norvo I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm 1931-1939 L'Art Vocal
Louis Prima Shake Hands With Santa Claus Jingle Bell Swing great request!
Louis Armstrong & The Commanders 'Zat You Santa Claus? Swinging Christmas
The Mills Brothers You Don't Have to Be a Santa Claus The Thrift Store Christmas Compilation
Ella Fitzgerald Santa Claus Got Stuck in My Chimney The Christmas Selection
Fats Waller & His Rhythm Winter Weather Last Years 1940-1943
Nat King Cole Trio The Christmas Song Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic rec 1946, first ever recording of this song. Cole rerecorded it with strings again years later, the second recording is the one we all know
Dean Martin Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer Making Spirits Bright Capitol
Dinah Shore Merry Christmas Polka A Nostalgic Merry Christmas To You
Joe Williams Kissing By the Mistletoe That Holiday Feelin'
Lena Horne Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let Snow! Christmas Belles Lifetime
Johnny Mathis Have Reindeer, Will Travel Sounds of Christmas Mercury
Big John Greer We Wanna See Santa Do the Mambo Classic Christmas Party
Hal Bradley Orchestra v/ Patty Marie Jay Space Age Santa Claus Adventure in Carols 2005 falalalala.com
Lawrence Welk's Little Band Outer Space Santa 45
Bobby Helms Hooray for Captain Santa Claus And His Reindeer Space Patrol A Country Christmas
The BBC Orchestra dir by Henry Hall, v/ Dan Donovan The Santa Claus Express The Spirit of Christmas Past
The Andrews Sisters I'd Like to Hitch a Ride With Santa Claus A Merry Christmas With Bing Crosby And the Andrews Sisters
The Golden Orchestra Little Stowaway on Santa's Sleigh Adventure in Carols 2005 falalalala.com
Glenn Miller Orchestra Jingle Bells radio broadcast Christmas Eve radio broadcast
Ted Weems Orchestra v/ Parker Gibbs Winter Wonderland Big Band Christmas
Bing Crosby & the Andrews Sisters Mele Kalikimaka A Merry Christmas With Bing Crosby And the Andrews Sisters
Dick Robertson Orchestra I Want You for Christmas Big Band Christmas
George Formby Sitting on the Ice in the Ice Rink The Best of George Formby
Kay Martin and her Bodyguards Hang Your Balls on the Christmas Tree I know what he wants for Christmas fun request!
Alvin Stoller Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Mambo Christmas Cocktails Vol. 1 Capitol
Pete Rugolo Orchestra Jingle Bell Mambo 45 Columbia
Lenny Dee Mister Santa Happy Holi-Dee
The Baby Dolls The Bell That Couldn't Jingle The Bell That Couldn't Jingle
Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass My Favorite Things The Christmas Album
Andy Williams Happy Holidays/The Holiday Season The Andy Williams Christmas Album
Vince Guaraldi Trio Skating A Charlie Brown Christmas great request!
Pearl Bailey Jingle Bells Cha-cha-cha Christmas Belles Lifetime
Peggy Lee Christmas Carousel Songs My Mom Would Love Capitol
June Christy The Merriest This Time of Year Collector's Choice
Rosemary Clooney Suzy Snowflake The Christmas Selection
Paddy Roberts Merry Christmas You Suckers 45" Decca
Mervin Shiner o/ Roy Ross Snowy White Snow and Jingle Bells 45" Decca
Eddy Arnold I'm Your Private Santa Claus Christmas Can't Be Far Away
The Crew-Cuts o/ John Carroll Dance Mr. Snowman Dance Christmas Songs and Stories
Les Paul and Mary Ford Jungle Bells (Dingo-Dongo-Day) The Les Paul and Mary Ford Show
Les Brown and his Band of Renown We Wish You the Merriest Big Band Christmas
Fred Sateriale's Big Bnd Toyland Cha Cha Cha Cha Cha Chas - Merengues - Mambos Broadway Latin America Party
Kay Starr (Everybody's Waiting For) The Man With The Bag Swinging Christmas
Larry Clinton Orchestra Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies Big Band Christmas
Fats Waller & His Rhythm Swinging Them Jingle Bells The Spirit of Christmas Past
Judy Garland Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas Complete Decca Masters