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"Divaville Lounge" with Sarah O (archive)

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

Artist Song Album Label Comments
Ella Fitzgerald Hooray for Love The Complete Songbooks Verve happy birthday lyricist Dorothy Fields!
Blossom Dearie I Won't Dance Blossom Dearie Verve
Hot Club of Cowtown I'm in the Mood for Love Rendezvous in Rhythm
Fred Astaire The Way You Look Tonight Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino Fields was first woman to win Best Song Oscar with this song, written w/ Jerome Kern for Swing Time
Django Reinhardt I Can't Give You Anything but Love The Classic Early Recordings in Chronological Order JSP inst.
Louis Armstrong and his Savoy Ballroom Five I Can't Give You Anything but Love Hot Fives and Sevens JSP
Ethel Merman Lady Needs a Change I Get a Kick Out of You Flapper
Fred Astaire Never Gonna Dance Starring Fred Astaire ASV
BIllie Holiday & Her Orchestra A Fine Romance Lady Day Sony
Duke Ellington Orchestra v/ Ivie Anderson On the Sunny Side of the Street Ivie Anderson Cocktail Hour Columbia River
The RKO Studio Orchestra Waltz in Swingtime Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers at RKO Rhino inst.
Peggy Lee Big Spender The Best of Miss Peggy Lee Capitol from movie Sweet Charity
Eartha Kitt Mink, Shmink Legendary BMG
Annie Ross Give Me the Simple Life Sings a Song with Gerry Mulligan EMI
Frank Sinatra When I Take My Sugar to Tea Ring-a-Ding-Ding! Reprise
Mel Torme Nice Work if You Can Get It The Bethlehem Years Bethlehem Archive
George Shearing Bittersweet A Vintage Year Concord inst.
Sarah Vaughan Lover Come Back to Me Perdido! Live at Birdland Verve rec. live for radio w/ Dizzy Gillespie 1953
Buddy Rich Just You, Just Me Strike It, Rich! JSP
Ella FItzgerald and Louis Armstrong All My Eggs in One Basket Ella and Louis Again Verve
Louis Jordan Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens Let the Good Times Roll Bear Family
Nellie Lutcher A Chicken Ain't Nothing But a Bird The Best of Nellie Lutcher Blue Note
Lalo Guerrero Chicas Patas Boogie Pachuco Boogie Arhoolie
Cuarteto D'Aida Oye mi ritmo RCA 3393-2-RL RCA Cuban girl group produced by Chico O'Farrill, included a very young Omara Portuondo
Peggy Lee Them There Eyes The Singles Collection Capitol rec. 1947
Benny Goodman All I Do Is Dream Of You Complete Capitol Small Group Recordings Mosaic inst.
Annette Hanshaw Who's That Knocking At My Door? Greatest Hits of the 1920s
Ace Brigode & His Fourteen Virginians Yes Sir, That's My Baby! Charleston Era: The Definitive Album ASV Living Era rec 1925
Fort Worth Doughboys Sunbonnet Sue Doughboys, Playboys and Cowboys Proper UK
Groucho Marx Everyone Says I Love You Horsefeatheres Soundtrack Factory
Carmen Miranda w/ Almirante Boneca de Piche 1930-1945 Harlequin Records
Mildred Bailey Emaline 1931-1939 L'Art Vocal
Cliff 'Ukulele Ike' Edwards It's Only a Paper Moon Singin' in the Rain ASV
Benny Goodman Moonglow Let's Dance Big Band Jump inst.
Hoagy Carmichael Lazy Bones Hoagy Carmichael First of the Singer Songwriters JSP
The Mills Brothers Someday (You'll Want Me to Want You) Anthology 1931-1968 MCA
Nat King Cole Trio Embraceable You The Vocal Classics 1942-1946 Capitol
Ella Fitzgerald A Night in Tunisia Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie Verve
Chet Baker If You Could See Me Now Career 1952-1988 Shout
George Shearing Oh, Lady Be Good! Reflections: The Best of George Shearing Telarc inst.
Nat King Cole w/ George Shearing Quintet Pick Yourself Up Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays Capitol w. Dorothy Fields m. Jerome Kern from Swing Time