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Thomas Dorsey the third and Margaret Whiting

Thomas Dorsey the third remembers his famous father, trombonist and bandleader Tommy Dorsey. In part two, singer Margaret Whiting remembers her old friend Johnny Mercer.

In part one, Thomas Dorsey the third (Tommy Dorsey Junior) remembers his famous father, trombonist and bandleader Tommy Dorsey, who was born on November the 19th. In part two, singer Margaret Whiting remembers her old friend Johnny Mercer, who was born on November the 18th. Graham’s musical theme this week is “pop go the classics”.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Hour 1

    • Nat King Cole

      I Just Found Out About Love

    • Sarah Vaughan

      Have You met Miss Jones?

    • Tony Bennett

      Stranger In Paradise

    • Pery Ribeiro

      Samba De Avaiao

    • Billie Holiday

      What A Little Moonlight Can Do

    • Tommy Dorsey

      The Continental

    • Doris Day

      The Lamp Is Low

    • Billy May

      Autumn Leaves

    • Julie London

      My Kind Of Town

    • Anita O’Day

      Boogie Blues

    • Natalie Cole

      You Go To My Head

    • The Swingle Singers

      Prelude No. 9

    • Moonlight Sonata

      Glenn Miller

  • Hour 2

    • Frank Sinatra

      Something's Gotta Give

    • Ella Fitzgerald

      One For My Baby

    • Benny Goodman

      Bach Goes To Town

    • Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

      Blues Backstage

    • Margaret Whiting

      That Old Balck Magic

    • Jo Stafford

      To Marvellous For Words

    • Johnny Mercer

      Accentuate The Positive

    • Quincy Jones

      On The Street Where You Live

    • Barbra Streisand

      Love Is A Bore

    • Django Reinhardt

      Liebestraum No. 3

    • Helen Merrill

      He Was Too Good To Me

    • Tamba Trio

      Rio

    • Caterina Valente

      The Things I Love

    • Matt Monro

      This Is The Life

    • Nancy Wilson

      Send Me Yesterday

    • Jimmy Dorsey

      Hello, Forget It, Goodbye