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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, February 24, 2013 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Benny Goodman Orchestra Hooray for Hollywood Hooray for Hollywood OST 20th Century Fox today's show, all Oscar nominated songs! (except for this one)
Les Paul The Carioca The Les Paul Show otr-cat.com nominated 1934, from the movie Flying Down to Rio, orig. sung by Etta Moten
Mel Torme The Carioca Lulu's Back in Town Bethlehem Archives 1934 was the first year of the Best Song category
Nat King Cole The Continental Nat King Cole at the Sands Blue Note winner 1934, The Gay Divorcee, orig sung by Ginger Rogers & Eric Rhodes
Milton Brown and His Musical Brownies Love in Bloom Daddy of Western Swing Proper UK nom 1934, She Loves Me Not, orig sung by Bing Crosby
Dinah Washington I've Got You Under My Skin Night and Day: The Cole Porter Songbook Capitol nom 1936, Born to Dance, orig sung by Virginia Bruce
Born to Dance I've Got You Under My Skin Bachelor in Paradise: Cocktail Classics from MGM Films inst.
Count Basie Orch v/ Jimmy Rushing Pennies from Heaven Complete Decca Recordings RCA nom 1936, Pennies from Heaven, orig sung by Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong
Fred Astaire The Way You Look Tonight Swing Time OST RKO Radio Pictures winner 1936, Swing Time, this is the performance from the movie
Bob Hope & Shirley Ross Thanks for the Memory Make Mine a Double Capitol winner 1938, The Big Broadcast of 1938, orig sung by Hope & Ross
Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra Jeepers Creepers Satchmo:Ambassador of Jazz Verve nom 1938, Going Places, originated by Armstrong in the movie
Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim Change Partners Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim Reprise nom 1938, Carefree, originated by Fred Astaire
Alvino Rey Blues in the Night Ultra-Lounge: Space Capades Capitol nom 1941, Blues in the Night, originated by William Gillespie
DInah Shore Blues in the Night Cocktail Hour Columbia River this song lost to "The Last Time I Saw Paris", probably due to a sympathy vote over the occupation of France, prompting a change in Academy rules so that "Paris" would not have been eligible
Andrews Sisters Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Till Then: Music That Helped the Allies Win the War History Channel nom 1941, Buck Privates, originated by Andrews Sisters
Glenn Miller Orchestra v/ Tex Beneke Chattanooga Choo-Choo The Popular Recordings 1938-1942 RCA nom 1941, Sun Valley Serenade, originated by Miller
Kate Smith The Last Time I Saw Paris Great Romantic Moments of the War Years Reader's Digest winner 1941, Lady Be Good, sung by Ann Sothern in the movie but there had been 6 versions on the charts before the movie. Composer Jerome Kern felt "Blues in the Night" was a more deserving song and petitioned the Academy for the rules change that best song nominees had to be written specifically for the movie
Ike Quebec Dolores Blue Harlem Jasmine nom 1941, Las Vegas Nights, originated by Tommy Dorsey (v Bert Wheeler) in the movie
Mel Torme My Shining Hour Mel Torme in Hollywood nom 1943, The Sky's The Limit, introduced by Sally Sweetland o/ Freddie Slack
Julie London You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To The Very Best of Julie London nom 1943, Something to Shout About, originated by Janet Blair & Don Ameche
Georgia Gibbs Happiness is a Thing Called Joe The Best of Georgia Gibbs: THe Mercury Years nom 1943, Cabin in the Sky, originated by Ethel Waters
Nat King Cole You'll Never Know Songs from Stage and Screen Capitol winner 1943, Hello, Frisco, Hello, originated by Alice Faye
Ella Fitzgerald That Old Black Magic Twelve Nights in Hollywood Verve nom 1943, Star Spangled Rhythm, originated by Johnny Johnston
Oscar Peterson That Old Black Magic Oscar Peterson Plays the Harold Arlen Songbook how "You'll Never Know" won in a year with this many incredible songs is just bizarre
Bing Crosby Swinging On a Star Cocktail Hour Columbia River winner 1944, Going My Way, originated by Crosby in the movie
Harry James Orchestra v/ Kitty Kallen I'll Walk Alone Bandstand Memories: 1938-1948 nom 1944, Follow the Boys, originated by Dinah Shore who had a major hit with it, and sang it often for servicemen on USO tours & on the program Command Performance
Frank Sinatra I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night Hits of '44 ASV Living Era nom 1944, Higher and Higher, originated by Sinatra in the movie (his first credited film)
Chet Baker Long Ago (and Far Away) The Best of Chet Baker Sings Blue Note nom 1944, Cover Girl, originated by Gene Kelly
Judy Garland The Trolley Song The Best of the Decca Years Volume 1 nom 1944, Meet Me In St. Louis, originated by Garland
Les Baxter Orchestra The High and the Mighty Capitol Goes to the Movies Capitol nom 1954, The High and the Mighty, originated in movie by studio orchestra, released at the same time as a single by Baxter
Frank Sinatra Three Coins in The Fountain The Capitol Years Capitol winner 1954, Three Coins in the Fountain, originated by Sinatra, m. Jule Styne w. Sammy Cahn
Ella FItzgerald The Man That Got Away The Harold Arlen Songbook Verve nom 1954, A Star is Born, originated by Judy Garland, m. Harold Arlen w. Ira Gershwin
Frank Sinatra (Love Is) The Tender Trap The Capitol Years Capitol nom 1955, The Tender Trap, originated by Sinatra, m. James Van Heusen w. Sammy Cahn
Sammy Davis Jr. Something's Gotta Give Yes I Can! Rhino nom 1955, Daddy Long Legs, originated by Fred Astaire, w. & m. Johnny Mercer. "Unchained Melody" was also nominated in this year, but the winner was "Love is A Many Splendored Thing"!!
Bobby Darin More Wild, Cool & Swingin'! Capitol nom 1963, Mondo Cane, instrumental in the movie, m. Riz Ortolani & Nino Oliviero w. Norman Newell
Blossom Dearie Charade May I Come In? UMVD nom 1963, Charade, instrumental in the movie, m. Henry Mancini w. Johnny Mercer
Ella Fitzgerald The Shadow of Your Smile Jukebox Ella Verve winner 1965, The Sandpiper, instrumental in the movie, m. Johnny Mandel w. Paul Francis Webster
Tom Jones What's New Pussycat? The Very Best of Burt Bacharach nom 1965, What's New Pussycat?, originated by Jones in the movie, m. Burt Bacharach w. Hal David
artist uncredited What's New Pussycat? 45" Hector Records H-1779
Astrud Gilberto I Will Wait for You Look to the Rainbow Verve nom 1965, The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, originated by Catherine Deneuve, m. Michel Legrand w. Jacques Demy, English lyrics Norman Gimbel