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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

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Sunday, September 24, 2023 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Johnny Mercer Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive Mosaic Select: Johnny Mercer Mosaic
Bing Crosby You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby Too Marvelous for Words: Songs of Johnny Mercer Capitol
Larry Clinton & His Orchestra Jeepers Creepers The Very Best of Larry Clinton & His Orchestra
Mildred Bailey o/ Red Norvo and His Orchestra Cuckoo In The Clock There'll Never be Another You Proper
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Martha Tilton And the Angels Sing Let's Dance Big Band Jazz trumpet solo by Ziggy Elman
Fred Astaire One For My Baby (And One More For the Road) Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino written for the movie THE SKY'S THE LIMIT. all songs in this set: words written by lyricist Johnny Mercer
Frank Sinatra One For My Baby (And One More For the Road) Only The Lonely Capitol
Ella Fitzgerald w/ Paul Smith, piano Angel Eyes Let No Man Write My Epitaph Verve
Sarah Vaughan w/ Clifford Brown Lullaby of Birdland Sarah Vaughan + Clifford Brown Polygram
Eartha Kitt Je Cherche Un Homme Miss Kitt To You RCA
Mel Torme Nice Work If You Can Get It The Bethlehem Years Bethlehem Archives
Dean Martin In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening Too Marvelous for Words: Songs of Johnny Mercer Capitol great request! here's to cool, cool, cool evenings and thank you for the correction: this was written by Johnny Mercer and Hoagy Carmichael, not Harold Arlen
Ella FItzgerald Fascinating Rhythm The George and Ira Gershwin Songbook Verve great request and THANK YOU for reminding me of George Gershwin's 125th birthday on Tuesday! I will do an all-Gershwin show next week!
Duke Ellington Ochestra v/ Herb Jeffries Flamingo The Blanton-Webster Band RCA happy birthday Herb Jeffries!
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra v/ Bob Eberle & Helen O'Connell Tangerine The Jimmy Dorsey Years
Doris Day o/ Les Brown My Lost Horizon Strictly Swing, Vol. 1 I believe this is Doris Day's first recording, it was a soundie
Benny Goodman & His Orchestra I'll Get By Classic Columbia and Okeh Benny Goodman Orchestra Sessions Mosaic
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra Am I Blue? Lady Day Sony
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Herb Jeffries My Little Brown Book The Blanton-Webster Band RCA this song was Jeffries' biggest hit recording, charted at #4
Hoagy Carmichael and His Orchestra Georgia On My Mind First of the Singer-Songwriters Proper UK
Joe Venuti's Blue Four I've Found A New Baby The New York Sessions 1926-1935
Hal Kemp & His Orchestra Them There Eyes The Hot Sides: 1926-1931 Retrieval
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra Chinatown, My Chinatown "Satchmo" Ambassador of Jazz Verve great request!
Casa Loma Orchestra Casa Loma Stomp Big Band Jazz, Vol. 1
Harry Reser and His Six Jumping Jacks Cock-a-Doodle, I'm Off My Noodle, My Baby's Back Harry Reser's Six Jumping Jacks, 1926-1930 Retrieval did not have the Six Jumping Jacks song requested, hope you enjoy this!
Ted Weems & His Orchestra v/ Parker Gibbs Chick, Chick, Chick, Chick, Chicken (Lay A Little Egg For Me) The Essential Ted Weems 1923-1930 Retrieval to make up for not having the Six Jumping Jacks song
Louis Armstrong and His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra Body and Soul "Satchmo" Ambassador of Jazz Verve
Bing Crosby with the Mills Brothers Dinah Four Boys and a Guitar Columbia
Lee Morse I Still Get a Thrill (Thinking of You) A Musical Portrait 1925-1951 Take Two
Fats Waller After You've Gone Complete Recorded Works Vol. 2 JSP
Isham Jones Orchestra Stardust Legendary Bands of the 20s first ballad arrangement of "Stardust," it was instrumental in the song becoming so popular
Cliff "Ukulele Ike" Edwards I'll See You In My Dreams Singin' In The Rain ASV Living Era