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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, October 13, 2019 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Sarah Vaughan September in the Rain Live at Mr. Kelly's Polygram
Sammy Davis Jr. & Laurindo Almeida Here's That Rainy Day Yes I Can! Rhino
Nat King Cole Trio Come In Out of the Rain Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic
Ella FItzgerald & The Ink Spots Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall Hits of '44 ASV Living Era
The Cats and the Fiddle Chant of the Rain We Cats Will Sing for You 1939-1940 Fabulous
Billie Holiday o/ Teddy Wilson & His Orchestra Gloomy Sunday Lady Day Sony
Fats Waller & His Rhythm Some Rainy Day Compelte Recorded Works vol 5 JSP
Mills Blue Rhythm Band A Rainbow Filled With Music 1933-1936 Retreival Records
Judy Garland (Can This Be) The End of the Rainbow The Complete Decca Masters MCA
Fred Astaire Isn't This a Lovely Day (The Be Caught in the Rain) Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino
Astrud Gilberto The Gentle Rain The Silver Collection Polygram
Ella FItzgerald & Joe Pass Rain Fitzgerald & Pass ... Again Pablo rec 1976, Fitzgerald had been singing professionally for almost 40 years!
Patti Page Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head 16 Most Requested Songs Columbia
Mel Torme Walk Between Raindrops Instant Party Concord rec 1988!
Bobby Darin Rhythm of the Rain The Essential Bobby Darin RCA/Legacy
Nancy Wilson Call it Stormy Monday Like in Love/ Something Wonderful
Blossom Dearie I Like London In the Rain Whisper for You Verve rec 1970
Annette Hanshaw I Get the Blues When It Rains Volume 6 1929 Sensational rec 1929
Eddie Lang & Frank Signorelli Rainbow Dreams Eddie Lang & Joe Venuti: The New York Sessions 1926-1935 rec 1928
Leo Reisman & His Orchestra v/ Clifton Webb A Rainy Day The Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine rec 1932
Maurice Chevalier Sweepin' The Clouds Away 16 Classic Performances Columbia
Isham Jones & His Orchestra v/ Eddie Stone Ridin' Around in the Rain The Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine rec 1934
Jack Wilbur and His Band We'll All Go Riding On a Rainbow Songs the Bonzo Dog Band Taught Us Voiceprint UK rec 1933
Desi Arnaz A Rainy Night in Rio The Best of Desi Arnaz the Mambo King RCA/BMG
Artie Shaw Was it Rain? Begin the Beguine Membran
Jack Hylton & His Orchestra Painting the Clouds with Sunshine Wartime Memories: The Wartime Yesas Reader's Digest
Swing & Sway with Sammy Kate The Umbrella Man The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine rec 1938
Ted Weems & His Orchestra v/ Perry Como Rainbow on the River Class Will Tell rec 1936
Frankie Carle & his Orchestra Roses in the Rain Sentimental Journey 171 (1946) rec 1946
Frank Sinatra & Connie Haines o/ Tommy Dorsey I Saw Your Face in a Cloud It's All So New! Columbia rec 1940
Mel Torme Til the Clouds Roll By It's a Blue Word Bethlehem
Earl Grant Evening Rain Singin' and Swingin' The Best of Earl Grant Geffen
Sammy Davis Jr. Where's That Rainbow It's All Over but the Swingin'/ I Gotta Right to Swing MCA
Nat King Cole Trio Paint Yourself a Rainbow Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic
Peggy Lee Sing a Rainbow Black Coffee and Other Delights Capitol rec 1955 originally appeared in "Pete Kelly's Blues" was also the theme music to "Captain Noah and his Magical Ark" children's show in Philadelphia