STRING OF PEARLS

String of Pearls

Playlist for 23 January 2011

  • Title:
    THERE'S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHO BUSINESS
    Artist:
    ETHEL MERMAN
    Album:
    CD-IRVING BERLIN-100TH ANNIVERSARY COLLECTION
    Label:
    MCA
  • Title:
    LA CUMPARISTA
    Artist:
    JAMES LAST ORCH
    Album:
    LP-JAMES LAST-MASTER OF MELODY
    Label:
    READERS DIGEST
  • Title:
    DRUM BOOGIE
    Artist:
    GENE KRUPA ORCH/IRENE DAY
    Album:
    CD-SING FOR YOUR SUPPER
    Label:
    AVID
  • Title:
    SMILING THROUGH
    Artist:
    WEBSTER BOOTH
    Album:
    CD-DRAWING ROOM BALLADS
    Label:
    EMI
  • Title:
    YOU'D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO
    Artist:
    VERA LYNN
    Album:
    CD-VERA LYNN-LEGENDS OF THE 20TH CENTURY
    Label:
    EMI
  • Title:
    IF I HAD A TALKIN PICTURE OF YOU
    Artist:
    VAN PHILLIPS ORCH
    Album:
    CD-GOT TO DANCE
    Label:
    SAVILLE
  • Title:
    BIRTH OF THE BLUES
    Artist:
    DICKIE VALENTINE
    Album:
    LP-THE WORLD OF DICKIE VALENTINE
    Label:
    DECCA
  • Title:
    MARIE
    Artist:
    TOMMY DORSEY ORCH/JACK LEONARD
    Album:
    CD-TOMMY DORSEY-MASTERS OF JAZZ
    Label:
    DUET
  • Title:
    ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE
    Artist:
    RONNIE HILTON
    Album:
    LP-FAVOURIES OF THE 50S
    Label:
    EMI
  • Title:
    WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS
    Artist:
    RAF DANCE BAND
    Album:
    CD-THE SQUADRONAIRES
    Label:
    ASV
  • Title:
    SWEET SUE
    Artist:
    FATS WALLER
    Album:
    CD-FATS WALLER-THE ULTIMATE COLLECTION
    Label:
    PULSE
  • Title:
    ROAD TO MOROCCO
    Artist:
    BING CROSBY/BOB HOPE
    Album:
    CD-THE BEST OF BOB HOPE
    Label:
    HALF MOON
  • Title:
    ALL THE WAY
    Artist:
    FRANK SINATRA
    Album:
    CD-CLASSIC SINATRA
    Label:
    CAPITOL
  • Title:
    LIMEHOUSE BLUES
    Artist:
    QUINTET OF HOT CLUB OF FRANCE
    Album:
    LP-SWING 35-39
    Label:
    DECCA
  • Title:
    IT MUST BE JELLY COS JAM DON'T SHAKE LIKE THAT
    Artist:
    GLENN MILLER ORCH
    Album:
    CD-75 GLENN MILLER MASTERPIECES
    Label:
    SEPIS

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