String of Pearls

Playlist for 24 September 2006

  • Title:
    Macnamara's Band
    Artist:
    Bing Crosby/ The Jesters
    Album:
    His Legendary Years
  • Title:
    Swanee
    Artist:
    Jay Wilbur Band
    Album:
    British Dance Bands Play George Gershwin
  • Title:
    Fascinating Rhythm
    Artist:
    Fred & Adele Astaire/ George Gershwin
    Album:
    Fred Astaire: The Complete London Sessions
  • Title:
    Rhapsody In Blue
    Artist:
    Paul Whiteman Orchestra/ George Gershwin
    Album:
    Rhythm Crazy
  • Title:
    Embraceable You
    Artist:
    Jo Stafford/ Pied Pipers/ Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
    Album:
    Jo Stafford
  • Title:
    They Didn't Believe Me
    Artist:
    Kathryn Grayson
    Album:
    Song And Dance
  • Title:
    Some Enchanted Evening
    Artist:
    Mantovani Orchestra
    Album:
    The Magic Of Mantovani
  • Title:
    Bei Mir Bist Du Schon
    Artist:
    Glenn Miller Orchestra/ Andrew Sisters
    Album:
    Glenn Miller And The Andrew Sisters
  • Title:
    I've Got You Under My Skin
    Artist:
    Virginia Bruce
    Album:
    Great Hollywood Musicals
  • Title:
    Miserlou
    Artist:
    Jan August
    Album:
    Jan August At The Piano
  • Title:
    Mexicali Rose
    Artist:
    Gene Autry
    Album:
    The Best Of Gene Autry
  • Title:
    I'm In The Mood For Love
    Artist:
    Vera Lynn/ Charlie Kunz Orchestra
    Album:
    Great Love Songs Of The 30s
  • Title:
    South Of The Border
    Artist:
    Benny Goodman Orchestra
    Album:
    Benny Goodman: The Swing Master

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