A String of Pearls

String of Pearls

Playlist for 16 August 2009

  • Title:
    SAY IT WITH MUSIC
    Artist:
    JACK PAYNE BBC DANCE ORCHESTRA
    Album:
    CD: SIGNATURE TUNES OF BRITISH DANCE BANDS
    Label:
    THIS ENGLAND
  • Title:
    STARDUST
    Artist:
    BING CROSBY
    Album:
    CD: HITS OF '31
    Label:
    ASV
  • Title:
    BAUBLES, BANGLES AND BEADS
    Artist:
    ANN BLYTH
    Album:
    CD: KISMET
    Label:
    CBS
  • Title:
    AS TIME GOES BY
    Artist:
    RUDY VALLEE
    Album:
    LP: RUDY VALLEE SINGS THE SONGS HE MADE FAMOUS
    Label:
    RCA
  • Title:
    SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES
    Artist:
    KITTY CARLISLE
    Album:
    CD: SONG OF NORWAY / ROBERTA
    Label:
    SEPIA
  • Title:
    UNCHAINED MELODY
    Artist:
    AL HIBBLER
    Album:
    CD: FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS
    Label:
    ESSENTIAL GOLD
  • Title:
    SWINGING THE BLUES
    Artist:
    COUNT BASIE ORCHESTRA
    Album:
    CD: COUNT BASIE (VOL 1) 1932-38
    Label:
    BBC
  • Title:
    BEYOND THE BLUE HORIZON
    Artist:
    DAVID ROSE ORCHESTRA
    Album:
    LP: SONGS OF THE FABULOUS THIRTIES
    Label:
    LONDON
  • Title:
    UP A LAZY RIVER
    Artist:
    LOUIS ARMSTRONG
    Album:
    LP: THE BEST OF SATCHMO
    Label:
    MCA
  • Title:
    THE BREEZE AND I
    Artist:
    CATERINA VALENTE
    Album:
    CD: HITS OF 1955
    Label:
    MEMOIR
  • Title:
    SPRING WILL BE A LITTLE LATE THIS YEAR / THE ECHO OF A SERENADE / SAN FERNANDO VALLEY
    Artist:
    CHARLIE KUNZ
    Album:
    CD: FAMOUS PIANO MEDLEYS
    Label:
    EMPRESS
  • Title:
    DEEP PURPLE
    Artist:
    BRUCE TRENT / JACK HYLTON ORCHESTRA
    Album:
    CD: BEST OF BRITISH DANCE BANDS
    Label:
    AVID
  • Title:
    IN MY MERRY OLDSMOBILE
    Artist:
    THE PETE KING CHORALE
    Album:
    CD: A MUSICAL TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE
    Label:
    READER'S DIGEST
  • Title:
    HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN
    Artist:
    BEN SELVIN ORCHESTRA / CHORUS
    Album:
    CD: THE GOLDEN AGE OF AMERICAN SWEET BANDS
    Label:
    JASMINE

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