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Graham Atha and Herb Ellis

Graham chats with guitarist Graham Atha who was the mainstay of the BBC Big Band for many years and also legendary American guitarist Herb Ellis who remembers his happy days with the Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra in the 1940’s. Graham’s musical theme this week is the great guitarists!

2 hours

Music Played

  • Hour 1

    • Frank Sinatra

      Let's Face The Music And Dance

    • Julie London

      But Not For Me

    • Mel Tormé

      Dat Dere

    • Nancy Wilson

      Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered

    • Charlie Christian

      Solo Flight

    • The BBC Big Band

      Memories Of You

    • Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga


    • The Four Freshmen

      Easy Street

    • Brook Benton

      A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

    • Geraldo

      In Charlie's Footsteps

    • Ella Fitzgerald


    • Charlie Barnet

      Tappin' At The Tappa

    • Matt Monro

      How Little We Know

    • Wes Montgomery


  • Hour 2

    • Jack Jones

      The Mood I'm In

    • Mary Lou Williams Girl Stars

      Harmony Grits

    • Peggy Lee

      Too Close For Comfort

    • Django Reinhardt

      Night And Day

    • Eliane Elias


    • Jimmy Dorsey


    • Jon Hendricks

      Stockholm Sweetnin'

    • Leroy Anderson

      The Waltzing Cat

    • Lena Horne

      I Concentrate On You

    • John Pizzarelli & George Shearing

      Lulu's Back In Town

    • Dick Haymes

      Little White Lies

    • Barney Kessel

      On Green Dolphin Street

    • Ray Charles

      A Stranger In Town

    • Shirley Horn

      I Just Found Out About Love

    • Michael Bublé

      The Way You Look Tonight

    • Ken Mackintosh

      Curtain Call