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Clare welcomes musician and author Simon Spillett to the studio to talk about his book on Tubby Hayes. There's a chance you picked the music in Something Old Something New Something Borrowed Something Blue and there's more from the British dance bands and trad jazz bands.

1 hour, 56 minutes

Music Played

  • Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

    The Frim Fram Sauce

    • Ella and Friends.
  • Tubby Hayes

    You For Me

    • Tubbs In NY.
  • Big Band of Harry Zimmerman

    On A Little Street In Singapore

    • Music For The Jet Set.
  • “Whispering” Jack Smith & Carroll Gibbons

    That's My Weakness Now

    • Me And My Shadows Whispering Jack Smith.
  • London Swing Orchestra

    Everything's In Rhythm With My Heart

    • The Elegant Thirties.
  • Glenn Miller & Ray Eberle

    The Story Of A Starry Night

    • The Real Glenn Miller.
  • Bessie Smith

    Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out

    • The Complete Recordings Vol 4.
  • The Squadronaires

    The Madison

    • Ronnie Aldrich and the Squadronaires Rediffusion Archives.
    • 011.
  • Leslie Jiver Hutchinson

    Big Top Boogie

    • Black British Swing.
  • Anthony Strong

    It's Delovely

    • Delovely.
    • Naive.
  • Henry Mancini

    A Shot In The Dark

    • The Ultimate Pink Panther.
  • Mel Tormé

    Fascinating Rhythm

    • The Very Best Of Mel Torme.
  • Stan Getz & Gary McFarland

    Manha De Carnaval

    • Big Band Bossa Nova.
    • Verve.
  • Tubby Hayes

    Sonnymoon For Two

    • 100% Proof.
  • Tubby Hayes

    Parisian Thoroughfare

    • Tubbs Tours.
  • Oliver Nelson


    • The Argo, Verve and Impulse Big Band Studio Sessions.
    • Verve.
  • Tubby Hayes


    • Tubbs' Tours.
  • Quintette du Hot Club de France

    Ain't Misbehavin'

    • Swing in Paris 1936 -1940 Quintette du Hot Club de France.
  • Dick Esmond's Sound of 17 Big Band

    My Favourite Things

    • Private Recording.
  • Harry James & Helen Forrest

    I'm Beginning To See The Light

    • Trumpet Blues: The Best of Harry James.
  • Fletcher Henderson

    Wrappin' It Up (The Lindy Glide)

    • The Classic Tracks.