WXDU 88.7 FM Duke University Radio PLAYLISTS: Current | Past 10 Days LISTEN NOW: MP3 (default) / Ogg
Make a Request
make a request online
Contact Us
WXDU 88.7 FM
PO Box 90689
Duke Station
Durham, NC 27708
WXDU's Mission
WXDU, as a member of the Duke University Union, exists to inform, educate, and entertain both the students of Duke University and the surrounding community of Durham through quality progressive alternative radio programming. WXDU seeks to give its staff the freedom to pursue their personal aesthetic within the framework of a cohesive format. WXDU aims to provide the listener with an alternative viewpoint untainted by commercial interests. WXDU resolves to maintain good relations with the music industry without compromising its integrity and nationally recognized commitment to quality programming. WXDU resolves to remain a laboratory where all members are free to make and learn from their mistakes.

"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, January 27, 2013 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Tony Pastor One Meat Ball "T" You're Adorable Jasmine you get no bread
Cab Calloway (Hep-Hep) The Jumpin' Jive 1930-1939 L'art Vocal
Illinois Jacquet Bottoms Up For Jumpers Only! Delmark
Louis Jordan & Louis Armstrong (I'll be Glad When You're Dead) You Rascal You Let the Good Times Roll Bear Family
Cozy Cole All Stars Talk to Me Big Ben Proper UK inst.
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Mildred Bailey I Didn't Know What Time It Was Camel Caravan 4 November 1939 otr-cat.com recorded live for radio
Benny Goodman Orchestra Bolero Camel Caravan 4 November 1939 otr-cat.com recorded live for radio; Goodman was learning classical clarinet in his spare time & popularized swing arrangements of classical music
Frank Sinatra & Connie Haines o/ Tommy Dorsey Oh, Look at Me Now! It's All So New Buddha happy birthday Connie Haines!
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Helen Ward Night Wind Golden Age of American Dance Bands Jasmine
Doris Day o/ Les Brown My Lost Horizon 78" Okeh one of Doris' first recordings with Les Brown. In the soundie of this song, she's still brunette!
Charlie Parker Quintet Lover Man The Essential Charlie Parker inst.
Billie Holiday o/ Teddy Wilson I Can't Give You Anything but Love Lady Day Sony
Nat King Cole Trio It Could Happen to You The Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic
Frank Sinatra She's Funny That Way Nice n' Easy Capitol
Anita O'Day Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered Anita Sings the Most Polygram
Chet Baker Look for the Silver Lining The Best of Chet Baker Sings Blue Note Happy birthday composer Jerome Kern! this song from Sally, 1920, w. Otto Harbach m. Jerome Kern
Oscar Peterson Trio Ol' Man River The Complete Jerome Kern Songbooks Verve Show Boat, 1927, w. Oscar Hammerstein m. Jerome Kern
Pearl Bailey & The Charioteers Who? The Great COmposers: Jermone Kern Sunny, 1925, w. Oscar Hammerstein m. Jerome Kern
Fred Astaire Dearly Beloved White Tie, Top Hat & Tails ASV Living Era You Were Never Lovelier 1942 w. Johnny Mercer m. Jerome Kern
Lena Horne Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man The Lady & Her Music Recall Records Horne lost out to Ava Gardner for this part because the studio did not want to depict an interracial romance
Billie Holiday o/ Teddy Wilson A Fine Romance Complete Billie Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944 Swingtime, 1936, w. Dorothy Fields m. Jerome Kern
Johnny Green Orchestra Waltz in Swing Time Great American Composers - Jerome Kern
Fred Astaire The Way You Look Tonight White Tie, Top Hat & Tails ASV Living Era Swingtime. This song won the "Best Song" Oscar in 1937. Lyricist Dorothy Fields said that the first time Kern played the melody for her, she cried
Blossom Dearie I Won't Dance Verve Jazz Masters 51 Verve Roberta, 1933, w. Otto Harbach m. Jerome Kern
Helen Forrest All the Things You Are Capitol Sings Jerome Kern Capitol Very Warm for May, 1939, w. Oscar Hammerstein m. Jerome Kern
Nat King Cole Pick Yourself Up Songs from Stage and Screen Rhino Swingtime. Only Tin Pan Alley song ever referenced in a presidential inaugural address?
Mel Torme They Didn't Believe Me Jazz and Velvet Proper UK The Girl from Utah, 1914, w. Herbert Reynolds m. Jerome Kern
Fred Astaire Never Gonna Dance Starring Fred Astaire ASV Living Era Swingtime
Artie Shaw Gramercy Five Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Begin the Beguine Membran Roberta, 1933, w. Otto Harbach m. Jerome Kern
Ginger Rogers I'll Be Hard to Handle Head over High Heels Trikont Roberta. This movie was early in Astaire & Rogers partnership & they were second leads; Irene Dunne was the star
Roy Eldridge Mr. Ghost Goes to Town 20th & Eldridge
Joe Reichman & His Orchestra Me and the Moon THe Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine
Rudy Vallee Flying Down to Rio Sing for Your Supper Movie Stars title song from Fred & Ginger's first movie together
Artie Shaw Orchestra The Carioca Begin the Beguine Membran also from Flying Down to Rio
Frank Sinatra THe Continental Portrait of Sinatra: Columbia Classics Columbia from The Gay Divorcee
Billie Holiday & Her Orchestra I Hear Music Lady Day Sony not from a Fred & Ginger movie
Jimmie Lunceford Four or Five Times Swingsation
Duke Ellington Mood Indigo Black, Brown and Beige Collector's Choice
Johnny Dodd's Black Bottom Stompers After You've Gone Definitive Dodds Great Moments in Jazz feat. Louis Armstrong, Barney Bigard, Earl HInes