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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, November 19, 2023 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Cliff "Ukelele Ike" Edwards Sunday Singin' In The Rain ASV Living Era
George Olsen and his Music The Girl Friend Charleston Era: The Definitive Album ASV Living Era
Clarence Williams Blue Five Cake Walkin' Babies From Home The Clarence Williams Collection1921-1937 Acrobat
Ted Weems & His Orchestra v/ Parker Gibbs I'm Going To Park Myself In Your Arms The Essential Ted Weems 1923-1930 Retrieval
Jelly Roll Marton & His Red Hot Peppers Doctor Jazz Jazz Greats Vol. 17 this is the only recording of Jelly Roll Morton's voice aside from the Alan Lomax interviews from several decades later
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five v/ Louis Armstrong & Lil Hardin Armstrong Big Butter and Egg Man From the West Hot Fives & Sevens JSP every song in the set was recorded in 1926
Mel Torme with the Chico Marx Orchestra Abraham The Best Of great request in honor of the Gettysburg Address 160 years ago today! this was Mel Torme's very first recording, note the announcer slightly mispronounces his name
Duke Ellington Orchestra Emancipation Celebration Black, Brown and Beige RCA one more for your Gettysburg Address request!
Sister Rosetta Tharpe Rock Me Sister Rosetta Tharpe Vol. 2 1942-1944 Document
Trevor Bacon w/ Lucky Millinder and His Orchestra Are You Ready? Apollo Jump Proper UK
Ella Mae Morse o/ Freddie Slack & His Orchestra The Thrill Is Gone The Very Best of Ella Mae Morse Collectables
Erksine Hawkins Orchestra Don't Cry Baby The Original Tuxedo Junction Bluebird
Count Basie Orchestra Jubilee #28, 7 June 1943 Jubilee otr-cat.com this was recorded during the musician's strike but was exempt from the strike because it was considered a radio transcription
Taft Jordan & The Mob Louisiana Fairy Tale Sounds of Harlem Vol. 1 Hep
Fats Waller and His Rhythm By The Light of the Silvery Moon Complete Recorded Works Vol 6 JSP
Bing Crosby w/ Les Paul Trio It's Been a Long, Long Time The Wartime Years - Wartime Memories Reader's Digest
Benny Goodman Quartet Moonglow Let's Dance Big Band Jump
Nat King Cole Trio Straighten Up and Fly Right Hittin' The Ramp: The Early Years Resonance radio transcription from AFRS Personal Album
Leo Reisman and his Orchestra, v/ Lou Levin Happy Days Are Here Again Nipper's Greatest Hits: The 30s great request!
Ben Selvin and His Orchestra Do The New York The Young Benny Goodman, 1928-1931 Timeless Holland
Annette Hanshaw w/ Columbia Studio Orchestra You Wouldn't Fool Me, Would You? Flappers, Vamps and Sweet Young Things ASV Living Era
McKenzie's City Blue Blowers Girls Like You Were Meant For Boys Like Me Eddie Condon Vol. 1: Makin' Friends
Paul Specht & His Orchestra v/ Paul Specht Keepin' Myself for You Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine
Jimmie Rogers w/ Louis Armstrong and Lil Hardin Armstrong Blue Yodel Number 9 "Satchmo" Ambassador of Jazz Verve
Ted Weems & His Orchestra Oh! If Only I Had You The Essential Ted Weems 1923-1930 Retrieval