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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, May 2, 2021 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Sammy Davis Jr. The Lonesome Road Starring Sammy Davis Jr. great request to start the show!
Eartha Kitt Just An Old Fashioned Girl Legendary BMG
Jack Jones Wives and Lovers The Best of Jack Jones great request! I love Jack Jones
Frank Sinatra Love and Marriage The Capitol Years Capitol
Don Swan & His Orchestra Ain't She Sweet Hot-Cha-Cha
The Mills Brothers Nevertheless (I'm In Love With You) Anthology 1931-1968 thanks for requesting the Mills Brothers! I love them
Benny Goodman Trio I'll Never Be the Same Capitol Small Group Recordings of Benny Goodman Mosaic
Dinah Washington Ain't Misbehavin' Complete Dinah Washington on Mercury Mercury
Judy Garland & the Merry Macs If I Had You Judy Garland The Complete Decca Masters
Jo Stafford No Other Love A You're Adorable great request!
Danny Kaye Ballin' the Jack The Immortals thanks for requesting Danny Kaye! Such a talent powerhouse: singing, dancing, comedy, drama
Lawrence Welk Orchestra Beer Barrel Polka 16 Most Requested Songs - Encore! Columbia great request, I don't get requests for Lawrence Welk often!
Kay Kyser Orchestra v/ Sully Mason Cuckoo in the Clock The Kay Kyser Hits Collection 1935-48 this is a good one! thanks for requesting NC's own Kay Kyser!
Hoagy Carmichael Ole Buttermilk Sky Hoagy Carmichael: First of the Singer-Songwriters Proper UK good request! maybe my favorite Tin Pan Alley composer!
The Andrews Sisters w/ Les Paul Trio Rumors are Flying The Trio's Complete Decca Recordings Geffen
Nat King Cole Trio Baby, Baby All the Time Complete Capitol Recordings of the King Cole Trio Mosaic
Hoagy Carmichael and His Pals Star Dust Hoagy Carmichael: First of the Singer-Songwriters Proper UK rec 1927 first recording of this song!
Jimmy Durante Who Will Be With You When I'm Far Away? Inka Dinka Doo THANK YOU for requesting this! It makes me think of Durante's performance in The Man Who Came to Dinner, he keeps singing snippets from this song
Johnny Mercer Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive Mosaic Select: Johnny Mercer Mosaic great request! Another wonderful songwriter & singer
Ella Mae Morse o/ Dick Walters Orchestra Tess' Torch Song (I Had a Man) The Very Best of Ella Mae Morse
Oscar Aleman Darktown Strutter's Ball Swing Guitar Masterpieces
Slim Gaillard Trio Boip! Boip! Laughing in Rhythm Proper UK
Doris Day, Donald O'Connor, Liberace The Doris Day Show May 2, 1952 The Doris Day Show otr-cat.com thanks for requesting Liberace and giving me a reason to play this!
Bing Crosby & the Delta Rhythm Boys o/ Paul Whiteman Mary (What Are You Waiting For?) Bing Crosby: 1926-1932 Timeless Holland great request for Bing Crosby in honor of his birthday! (May 3)
Bing Crosby Just One More Chance Bing! His Legendary Years rec 1931 I mistakenly said on the air Bing sung this in a movie he costarred with Marion Davies. Actually he sang it in the short "One More Chance." It was one of his first big hits as a soloist
Bing Crosby I've Got a Pocketful of Dreams Bing! His Legendary Years rec 1938
Bing Crosby Swinging on a Star Swinging on a Star rec 1944
Bing Crosby & The Andrews Sisters Don't Fence Me In Bing's Gold Records: The Original Decca Recordings rec 1944
Bing Crosby Faraway Places Bing! His Legendary Years rec 1948
Merv Griffin o/ Freddie Martin I'll Remember April Bewitched thanks for this fun request to round out the show!