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1954 and Billy Eckstine

3 hours
First broadcast:
Sunday 19 January 2014

Bob's back with your music and your memories and a special feature on Billy Eckstine.

Music Played

39 items
  • Image for Tony Bennett/Diana Krall

    Tony Bennett/Diana Krall The Best Is Yet To Come


  • Image for Anita O'Day

    Anita O'Day Taking A Chance On Love

    Four Classic Albums

  • Image for The Crew-Cuts

    The Crew-Cuts Sh Boom

    Hits Of The Fifties

  • Image for Nat King Cole

    Nat King Cole Tenderly

    Essential Collection

  • Image for Rosemary Clooney/Bing Crosby

    Rosemary Clooney/Bing Crosby It Happened In Monterey

    Eight Classic Albums

  • Image for Eydie Gormé

    Eydie Gormé Hello Young Lovers

    On Broadway

  • Image for Mel Tormé

    Mel Tormé Hello Young Lovers

    Shubert Alley

  • Image for June Allyson/Peter Lawford

    June Allyson/Peter Lawford Best Things In Life Are Free

    Romantic Duets

  • Image for Count Basie

    Count Basie Splanky

    Big Band Favourites

  • Image for Dinah Washington

    Dinah Washington Manhattan

    Mad About The Boy

  • Image for Brook Benton

    Brook Benton More

    70 Classic Songs

  • Image for Brook Benton

    Brook Benton Peg O' My Heart

    70 Classic Songs

  • Image for Brook Benton

    Brook Benton Second Time Around

    70 Classic Songs

  • Image for Kenny Ball

    Kenny Ball Green Leaves Of Summer

    Greatest Hits

  • Image for Jack Parnell

    Jack Parnell Rainbow Tie

    Jack Parnell

  • Image for The Chordettes

    The Chordettes Mr Sandman

    Hits Of The Fifties

  • Image for Frankie Laine/Jo Stafford

    Frankie Laine/Jo Stafford Basin Street Blues


  • Image for Nellie Lutcher

    Nellie Lutcher Fine Brown Frame

    Fine Brown Frame

  • Image for Nellie Lutcher/Nat King Cole

    Nellie Lutcher/Nat King Cole Can I Come In

    Very Best Of

  • Image for Jimmie Lunceford

    Jimmie Lunceford My Melancholy Baby

    Big Band Favourites

  • Image for Dinah Shore

    Dinah Shore My Melancholy Baby

    Dinah Shore/Andre Previn

  • Image for The Syd Lawrence Orchestra

    The Syd Lawrence Orchestra St Louis Blues

    Very Best Of

  • Image for Tennessee Ernie Ford

    Tennessee Ernie Ford River Of No Return

    16 Tons

  • Image for Judy Garland

    Judy Garland The Man That Got Away

    A Star Is Born

  • Image for Joyce Blair/Oliver Reed

    Joyce Blair/Oliver Reed Baby It's Cold Outside

    Comedy Classics

  • Image for Tony Bennett/James Taylor

    Tony Bennett/James Taylor Put On A Happy Face


  • Image for Pasadena Roof Orchestra

    Pasadena Roof Orchestra About A Quarter To Nine

    Licensed To Swing

  • Image for Billy Eckstine

    Billy Eckstine Without A Song

    Live In Vegas

  • Image for Billy Eckstine

    Billy Eckstine Moonlight In Vermont

    Live In Vegas

  • Image for Billy Eckstine

    Billy Eckstine Deed I Do

    Live In Vegas

  • Image for Billy Eckstine

    Billy Eckstine Misty

    Live In Vegas

  • Image for Cleo Laine/Dudley Moore

    Cleo Laine/Dudley Moore When I Take My Sugar To Tea

    The Two Of Us

  • Image for Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Armstrong

    Ella Fitzgerald/Louis Armstrong Dream A Little Dream


  • Image for Dean Martin

    Dean Martin Sway


  • Image for Doris Day

    Doris Day Secret Love

    Absolutely Hollywood

  • Image for Tony Bennett/Elvis Costello

    Tony Bennett/Elvis Costello Are You Having Any Fun


  • Image for Jake Thackray

    Jake Thackray Lah Di Dah

    Jake In A Box

  • Image for Chris Botti

    Chris Botti The Way You Look Tonight

    To Love Again

  • Image for Lou Rawls/Dianne Reeves

    Lou Rawls/Dianne Reeves At Last

    At Last


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