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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

step into the lounge!
Sunday, May 5, 2013 | 14:00 to 16:00 | jazz/pop vocalists

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Duke Ellington Orchestra East St. Louis Toodle-Oo The Duke: The Columbia Years Columbia
Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies Am I Blue? Daddy of Western Swing Proper UK
Abe Lyman & His California Orchestra Keep Young and Beautiful The Golden Age of American Sweet Bands Jasmine
Fred Astaire Flying Down to Rio Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino title track from Fred & Ginger's first movie together
Red Nichols and His Five Pennies Washboard Blues Hoagy Carmichael: Best of the Singer Songwriters JSP inst.
Lalo Guerrero Y Sus Cincos Lobos Los Chucos Suaves Pachucho Boogie Arhoolie Guerrero and Tosti were pachuchos, a Mexican American youth movement in CA in the late 40s/early 50s
Don Tosti Y Su Conjunto Mambo Del Pachuco Pachucho Boogie Arhoolie
Ricardo Montalban Baby It's Cold Outside Neptune's Daughter OST MGM Montalban was the first Mexican actor to be a Hollywood leading man
Ricardo Montalban My Heart Beats Faster Neptune's Daughter OST MGM both of these songs from his movie Neptune's Daughter, in other movies like Latin Lover his singing was dubbed
Andy Russell Amor Capitol Records From the Vaults: Love Letters Capitol Russell was Mexican American popular singer, this was his signature song
MGM Studio Orchestra La Bamba Maracas, Marimbas and Mambos Rhino traditional Mexican song popularized in the US by Richie Valens, this recording from the movie Fiesta is credited to the MGM Studio Orchestra but I don't think that's correct, I think they had Mexican performers in the scene
Xavier Cugat Perfidia Golden Selection inst.
George Formby Imagine Me in the Maginot Line Till Then History Channel
Arthur Collins & Byron Harlan Aba Dabba Honeymoon Edison Cylinder possibly the oldest thing I have ever played
Eddie Cantor If You Knew Susie (Like I Know Susie) Charming Gents of Stage and Screen ASV Living Era
Ethel Merman Lady Needs a Change I Get a Kick Out of You Flapper
Al Bowlly The Isle of Capri The Very Thought of You Sanctuary
Bing Crosby I Found a Million Dollar Baby (In a Five and Ten Cent Store) Bing: His Legendary Years MCA rec. 1931, just as Bing was starting to really break out
Mildred Bailey o/ Red Norvo Weekend of a Private Secretary 1931-1939 L'Art Vocal
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Ivie Anderson Happy As the Day is Long The Song Is ... Harold Arlen ASV Living Era this must be from the period in the early 30s when Arlen was staff songwriter and Ellington was the house band at the Cotton Club
Fats Waller Ain't Misbehavin' The Complete REcorded Works Volume 2 JSP
Duke Ellington v/ Betty Roche, The Loumel Morgan Trio, Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, Louis Jordan, Ethel Waters, The Mills Brothers, Jimmie Lunceford, host Ernie "Bubbles" Whitm Jubilee November 2 1943 Jubilee otr-cat.com this was billed as the first anniversary of the program & had a bigger line-up than usual for Jubilee
Chu Berry & His 'Little Jazz' Ensemble Stardust Little Jazz Trumpet Giant Proper UK inst.
Ella Fitzgerald Cutie Pants Ella at Juan-Les Pins Verve live performance from 1964
Sammy Davis Jr. Falling in Love Again At the Cocoanut Grove Reprise live performance from 1962
Frank Sinatra Night and Day A Swingin' Affair Capitol
Rosemary Clooney & Perez Prado I Only Have Eyes for You A Touch of Tabasco BMG
Mel Torme Swingin' On the Moon Swingin' on the Moon Verve
Wayne Newton Danke Shoen Capitol Collector's Series Capitol
Tito Rodriguez The Magnificent Seven Ultra-Lounge: Cha Cha De Amor Capitol inst.
Kay Starr Wheel of Fortune Capitol Collector's Series Capitol
Dinah Washington Willow Weep for Me s/t Jazz Round Midnight the most emo song ever?
Peggy Lee Fever The Best of Miss Peggy Lee Capitol
Sarah Vaughan Dream Live at Mister Kelly's Polygram
The Three Suns Flamingo 1949-1956 Circle inst.
The Three Suns Caravan Movin' n Groovin' Liberty
Mel Torme Sunshine Superman Ultra-Lounge: On the Rocks Part 2 Capitol
Sondi Sodsai o/ Martin Denny Love Dance Sondi Liberty
Peggy Lee Bali Ha'i Far Away Places: Capitol Sings Around the World Capitol
Les Baxter Tropicando Que Mango Scamp inst.
Benny Goodman Orchestra v/ Martha Tilton Live from the Madhattan Room November 6 1937 Madhattan Room otr-cat.com live radio broadcasts like this are an opportunity to hear Goodman as he was meant to be heard: a live band with a dancing audience.
Teddy Wilson Orchestra Sweet Lorraine Little Jazz Trumpet Giant Proper UK inst.
Billie Holiday o/ Teddy Wilson April in My Heart Lady Day Sony rec. 1938
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Herb Jeffries My Little Brown Book The Blanton-Webster Band RCA
Nat King Cole Trio Come to Baby, Do Complete Capitol Recordings Mosaic
Helen Ward o/ Teddy Wilson But Not for Me The Queen of Big Band Swing ASV Living Era
Julia Lee Lotus Blossom Snatch and Grab It EPM
Cab Calloway Kickin' the Gong Around 1930-1939 L'art Vocal
Earl Hines Orchestra Blue Drag Classic Earl Hines Sessions 1928-1945 Mosaic
Louis Jordan Don't Let the Sun Catch You Cryin' Let the Good Times Roll Bear Family
Pearl Bailey Legalize My Name Takes Two to Tango ASV Living Era
Sammy Davis Jr. Ee-O Eleven Sammy & Friends Rhino
Dinah Washington Teach Me Tonight Dinah Washington Story Mercury
Count Basie Orchestra Corner Pocket April in Paris inst.
Bing Crosby Swingin' on a Star Bing! His Legendary Years MCA happy birthday Bing!
Bing Crosby Pennies from Heaven Song Hits from the Movies
Benny GOodman Japanese Sandman "Let's Dance" Broadcasts Circle inst. rec. 1935
Benny Goodman Orchestra Honeysuckle Rose/Jam Session At Carnegie Hall Columbia thanks for the excellent request! great way to close out the show