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Requests, Birthdays and Dorothy Carless

Clare devotes the hour to your swinging requests for Bob Crosby, Tommy Watt and Oliver Nelson, celebrates the birthdays of Bing Crosby, Duke Ellington and Henry Hall, and pays tribute to singer Dorothy Carless who died last year.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Tommy Watt

    An Apple For The Teacher

    • Watts Cooking.
    • Parlophone.
    • PMC 1107.
  • Squadronaires

    South Rampart Street Parade

    • Big Band Spectacular.
    • Bandleader Records.
    • BND 1037.
  • Bob Crosby's Bobcats

    Muskrat Ramble

    • Bob Crosby’s Greatest Hits.
    • Dot Records.
    • DLP 3278.
  • Bing Crosby with Woody Herman

    I Ain't Got Nobody

    • Bing Crosby And Some Jazz Friends.
    • MCA.
    • GRP 16032.
  • Woody Herman

    Four Brothers

    • Four Brothers.
    • Dreyfus Jazz.
    • FDM 367222.
  • The Four Freshmen

    Oh Lonely Winter

    • Four Freshmen And Five Saxes And Five Guitars.
    • EMI.
    • 7243 49500228.
  • Henry Hall

    Radio Times

    • The Music Goes ‘Round And Around.
    • Vocalion.
    • CDEA 6008.
  • Geraldo with Dorothy Carless

    Elmer's Tune

    • Geraldo And His Orchestra.
    • Empress.
    • RAJCD 811.
  • Dorothy Carless

    This Is No Laughing Matter

    • That Lovely Weekend.
    • Empress.
    • RAJCD 849.
  • Ted Heath

    Skyliner

    • The Golden Age Of Ted Heath Vol 3.
    • Horatio Nelson.
    • CD SIV 6135.
  • The Sauter-Finegan Orchestra

    Song Of The Volga Boatmen

    • In Hi-Fi Sauter-Finegan Memories Of Goodman And Miller.
    • RCA.
    • RD 27093.
  • Billy May

    Rose Marie

    • Billy May’s Naughty Operetta.
    • Capitol.
    • LC 6659.
  • Duke Ellington

    C Jam Blues

    • Storyville Masters Of Jazz Duke Ellington.
    • Storyville Records.
    • 101 8501.
  • Duke Ellington

    Sidewalks Of New York

    • Blue Serge: The Duke Edward Kennedy Ellington.
    • Trumpets Of Jericho.
    • 20/4154-302.
  • The BBC Big Band

    Caravan

    • The Age Of Swing Vol 2.
    • Emporio.
    • EMPRCD 535.
  • Oliver Nelson

    Empty Ballroom Blues

    • Oliver Nelson.
    • RCA Bluebird.
    • ND 86993.

Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra in 1936

Dorothy Carless with Glenn Miller in 1944

Billy May's Naughty Operetta album

Billy May's Naughty Operetta album

The picture shows Billy May's Naughty Operetta 10 inch Album from 1954.

Space Age Pop Music Billy May Biography

Duke Ellington at the BBC in 1969

CONCERTS FOR THE COMING WEEK

Wednesday 1 May <?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />

Syd Lawrence Orchestra

Garrick Theatre

Lichfield

 

Wednesday 1 May

Five Star Swing

Beck Theatre

Hayes

 

Wednesday 1 May

Girls Only Jazz Orchestra

Swing Unlimited Jazz Club

Westbourne

 

Wednesday 1 May

Dan Spanner Big Band

Round Midnight Jazz and Blues Bar

Angel, Islington

London

 

Friday 3 May

Matt Ford Swing Legends

Guildhall Arts Centre

Grantham

 

Friday 3 May

Charleston Chasers

Key Theatre

Peterborough

 

Friday 3 May

Starlight Swing Orchestra

St. Peter’s Club

Chorley

 

Friday 3 May

Swinging at the Cotton Club Revue

Assembly Rooms

Tamworth

 

Friday 3 May

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Welsh Centre

London

 

Friday 3 May

Bert Kaempfert Gala Concert

Lyceum Theatre

Crewe

 

Saturday 4 May

Swinging at the Cotton Club Revue

The Playhouse

Norwich

 

Saturday 4 May

Bert Kaempfert Gala Concert

The Pavilion

Rhyl

 

Saturday 4 May

Mike Smith Orchestra with Matt Ford

Waterside Theatre

Aylesbury

 

Saturday 4 May

Charleston Chasers

Granville Theatre

Ramsgate

 

Saturday 4 May

Pasadena Roof Orchestra

Princess Theatre

Hunstanton

 

Sunday 5 May

Girls Only Jazz Orchestra (Matinee)

Arts Centre

Salisbury

 

Sunday 5 May

Swinging at the Cotton Club Revue

Kenneth More Theatre

Ilford

 

Sunday 5 May

Swing Unlimited Big Band

The Regent Centre

Christchurch

 

Sunday 5 May

Paul Sykes Big Band

Mychett Centre

Near Camberley

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