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Hooray for Hollywood

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 14 January 2013

Clare Teal presents the BBC Big Band, conductor Eliot Murray and vocal trio The Swingcats in their musical celebration of Hollywood, recorded at the Town Hall Birmingham. Including In the Mood and Chattanooga Choo Choo from the Glenn Miller Orchestra's starring role in Sun Valley Serenade. Vocal guests The Swingcats and Richard Shelton are also featured in film classics including Everybody Wants to be a Cat, Too Darn Hot and Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend.

Music Played

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    The BBC Big Band "In The Mood"

    Composer: Joe Garland Arranger: Joe Garland

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    The BBC Big Band "Chattanooga Choo Choo"

    Composer: Mack Gordon & Harry Warren Arranger: Jerry Gray

  • Image for The BBC Big Band

    The BBC Big Band "Don't Fence Me In"

    Composer: Cole Porter & Bob Fletcher Arranger: Alan Glasscock

  • Image for The Swingcats

    The Swingcats "Everybody Wants To Be A Cat"

    Composer: Huddleston, Rinker Arranger: Eliot Murray

  • Image for The Swingcats

    The Swingcats "Too Darn Hot"

    Composer: Cole Porter Arranger: Eliot Murray

  • Image for The Swingcats

    The Swingcats "Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend"

    Composer: Leo Robin & Jule Styne Arranger: Eliot Murray

  • Image for Clare Teal

    Clare Teal "The Man That Got Away"

    Composer: Harold Arlen & Ira Gershwin Arranger: Skip Martin

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