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Prompted by another listener's recent request for a different version of the tune, we'll hear a version by singer Mildred Bailey of 'Junk Man' from 1934, as one of Alyn Shipton's selection from this week's letters and emails requesting all styles and periods of jazz.

1 hour

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Sat 13 May 2017 16:00

Music Played

  • Sid Phillips

    Serenade For Tin Horn

    • Sid Phillips and His Band.
    • Castle Music.
    • 14.
  • Benny Goodman & Benny Goodman and His Orchestra

    Junk Man

    • Classics 1934 -1935.
    • CLASSICS.
    • 2.
  • George Shearing

    Lullaby of Birdland

    Performer: George Shearing.
    • Proper Introduction to George Shearing.
    • Proper.
    • 18.
  • Alan Barnes, David Newton, Paul Morgan & Mark Taylor

    Donna Lee

    • Better Late Than Never.
    • Woodville.
    • 8.
  • Courtley-Seymour Orchestra

    Struttin' With Some Barbecue

    • Third Festival of British Jazz.
    • London.
    • 4.
  • Tubby Hayes, Clark Terry, Eddie Costa, George Duvivier & Dave Bailey

    A Pint of Bitter

    • The New York Sessions.
    • Columbia.
    • 2.
  • The Modern Jazz Quartet

    Angel Eyes

    • Fontessa.
    • Essential Jazz Classics.
    • 2.
  • Pete Allen & Peter Allen

    St. Philip Street Breakdown

    • A Nice Place To Be.
    • P.A.R.
    • 16.
  • Stéphane Grappelli & Django Reinhardt

    Ton Doux Sourire (The Sunshine Of Your Smile)

    • Complete String Quintet.
    • Label Ouest.
    • 13.
  • T J Johnson & Tj Johnson

    It's Alright With Me

    • In Retrospect.
    • Upbeat.
    • 14.
  • John Coltrane

    Blues To Elvin

    • The Heavyweight Champion.
    • Rhino.
    • 2.
  • Buddy Rich

    Birdland

    • Class of 78.
    • BBC.
    • 1.

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