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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, August 15, 2021 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Nino Rota Cadillac / Arrivederci Roma La Dolce Vita OST Le Chant du Monde
Percy Faith Orchestra Delicado 16 Most Requested Songs Sony Legacy great request to kick off the show!
Joe Loco Moderna Muchacha Ultra-Lounge: Bongo Land Capitol
Frank Sinatra o/ Nelson Riddle Nice 'n' Easy Nice 'n' Easy Capitol great request! Love both Sinatra & Riddle
June Christy Give Me the Simple Life Spotlight on June Christy Capitol
Johnny Mercer It's Ain't Necessarily So Mosaic Select: Johnny Mercer Mosaic
Judy Garland Love Poor Little Rich Girl
Ella FItzgerald Someone Like You The Complete Decca Singles Vol. 3 1942-1949 Verve
Doris Day & Buddy Clark Love Somebody Golden Girl Columbia great request! Always happy to play Doris Day
Perry Como o/ Ted Weems It All Comes Back to Me Now Class Will Tell Jasmine thanks for requesting Perry Como!
Cats & the Fiddle Public Jitterbug No 1 We Cats Will Swing For You Fabulous GREAT request!
Nat King Cole Trio It's Only a Paper Moon Complete Capitol Recordings of the King Cole Trio Mosaic rec 1944
Harry "The Hipster" Gibson You Can Say That Again The Entertains of WWII V-disc
Artie Shaw's Gramercy Five Scuttlebutt The Complete Spotlight Band 1945 Recordings Hep
Joe Marsala The Sheik of Araby The Savory Collection Mosaic
John Kirby Undecided The Best of 1937-1945 Master Classics
Rudy Vallee When Yuba Plays the Rumba on the Tuba Heigh-Ho Everybody! Pearl great request!
Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians I Love to Bumpity Bump (On a Bumpy Road With You) Songs the Bonzo Dog Band Taught Us great request!
Helen Kane o/ Leonard Joy Orchestra I Wanna Be Loved By You Charleston Era: The Definitive Album ASV Living Era
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra Muggles Satchmo: Ambassador of Jazz Verve
Fats Waller & His Rhythm Then I'll Be Tired of You Complete Recorded Works Vol 2 JSP
Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra Judy Hoagy Carmichael: First of the Singer-Songwriters Proper UK
Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra Organ Grinder's Swing Rhythm Is Our Business
Mezz Mezzrow and His Swing Band v/ Rosetta Crawford Double Crossin' Papa Masters of Jazz 33 Best of Mezz Mezzrow & Cozy Cole
Julia Lee & Her Boyfriends Lotus Blossom 1927-1946 Chronological Classics
Duke Ellington Orchestra Chelsea Bridge The Blanton-Webster Band RCA
Kay Starr Stars Fell on Alabama Original Studio Radio Transcriptions Swing Factory
Nat King Cole and the Keynoters My Old Flame Riffin': The Decca, JATP, Keynote and Mercury Recordings Verve
Mel Torme It's Delovely The Bethlehem Years Bethlehem Archive
Bessie Smith w/ Clarence Williams Down Hearted Blues Down Hearted Blues happy birthday Bessie Smith! Born today 1894 rec 1923, this was Smith's first hit recording
Bessie Smith w/ Clarence Williams 'Tain't Nobody's Business If I Do The Essential Bessie Smith rec 1923
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band w/ Bessie Smith St. Louis Blues Satchmo: Ambassador of Jazz Verve rec 1925 feat Louis Armstrong on cornet
Bessie Smith w/ James P. Johnson Back Water Blues Classic James P. Johnson Sessions (1921-1943) Mosaic rec 1927
Bessie Smith w/ instrumental quintet Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out The Essential Bessie Smith Sony Legacy rec 1929
Bessie Smith with Buck and His Band Gimme a Pigfoot and a Bottle of Beer The Essential Bessie Smith Sony Legacy rec 1933 this was Smith's final recording session. The band included Frank Newton trumpet, Jack Teagarden trombone, Chu Berry tenor sax, Buck Washington piano, Bobby Johnson guitar, Billy Taylor on string bass, Benny Goodman clarinet
Bessie Smith w/ instrumental quintet After You've Gone The Essential Bessie Smith Sony Legacy rec 1927