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A selection of swing classics 'straight from the heart' performed by Bing Crosby (Blue and Broken Hearted), Frank Sinatra (The Curse of an Aching Heart), JJ Johnson (Nobody's Heart), Patti Austin (Hard Hearted Hannah) and dance band legend Victor Sylvester's classic theme You're Dancing on my Heart.

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Manny Albam

    Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart

    • Brass on Fire.
    • Solid State.
    • SS 18000.
  • Cleo Laine

    You've Done Something to My Heart

    • Mad About the Boy.
    • Mastertone.
    • AB 32123.
  • Artie Shaw

    Someday Sweetheart

    • Freewheeling.
    • Proper.
    • P 1437.
  • Bing Crosby

    Blue (And Broken Hearted)

    • Bing Crosby & Some Jazz Friends.
    • GRP.
    • 0506032.
  • Bunny Berigan

    Peg O' My Heart

    • Dance with the Orchestras of the Swing Era.
    • Promosound.
    • DCD 759.
  • Ted Heath & His Music

    My Heart Goes Crazy

    • Listen To My Music.
    • Empress.
    • RAJCD 877.
  • Billy May & His Orchestra

    Young at Heart

    • Billy May Plays the Standards.
    • Capitol.
    • 724357737425.
  • Frank Sinatra

    The Curse of an Aching Heart

    • Sinatra Swings.
    • Reprise.
    • 7599270182.
  • Ray Charles

    Deep in the Heart of Texas

    • Soul + Jazz = Genius.
    • Jasmine.
    • JASCD 191.
  • The Kenny Clarke - Francy Boland Big Band

    My Heart Belongs to Daddy

    • More Smiles.
    • MPS.
    • 9814789.
  • Buddy Bregman

    My Heart Stood Still

    • Swinging Standards.
    • Lonehill.
    • LHL 10243.
  • J. J. Johnson

    Nobody's Heart

    • JJ’s Broadway.
    • Verve.
    • 9860308.
  • Patti Austin

    Hard Hearted Hannah

    • For Ella.
    • Playboy Jazz.
    • PBD 75032.
  • The Clayton‐Hamilton Jazz Orchestra

    Heart & Soul

    • Heart & Soul.
    • Capri.
    • CAPR 74028.
  • Bobby Shew

    With A Song in My Heart

    • Bobby Shew & the Metropole Orchestra.
    • Mons Records.
    • MR 874-821.
  • Victor Sylvester

    You're Dancing on My Heart

    • The Cream of Victor Silvester.
    • Pavilion.
    • PASTCD 9786.

You're Dancing On My Heart - Victor Silvester and Anna Neagle - BBC TV Dance Club - Alexandra Palace 1949

Eddie Condon and Bing Crosby in the studio

J J Johnson - J J's Broadway - Verve 1963

Ray Charles - The Genius Hits the Road - ABC Paramount 1960

Concerts for the coming week

Tuesday 16 July 

Five Star Swing

Somerton Arts Festival

Somerset

 

Tuesday 16 July

Glenn Miller Orchestra UK

Corn Exchange

Newbury

 

Wednesday 17 July

NYJO

The Hideaway

London

 

Thursday 18 July

Big Band Metheny

Jagz Club

Ascot

 

Thursday 18 July

Jim Hames Big Band

Thorngate Halls

Gosport (Lunchtime)

 

Friday 19 July

Matthew Ford and The Swing Legends

Roses Theatre

Tewkesbury

 

Saturday 20 July

Manhattan Sound Big Band

New Mill Club

Holmfirth

 

Saturday 20 July

Callum Au Big Band

Ronnie Scott’s Club

London

 

Saturday 20 July

Nick Ross Orchestra

Coliseum

Oldham

 

Saturday 20 July

Jonathan Wyatt Big Band

Hanger Dance, Airfield Farm

Topcroft, Norfolk

 

Sunday 21 July

National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland

Dundas Castle

Edinburgh

 

Sunday 21 July

Frank Griffith Nonet

The Gunnersbury

Chiswick

London

 

Sunday 21 July

Cedars Big Band

Cedars Inn

Sticklepath

Near Barnstaple

 

Sunday 21 July

Len Phillips Big Band

United Services Club

Sidcup

 

Sunday 21 July

Salisbury Big Band

Elizabeth Gardens

Salisbury

 

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