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Dancing

In part one Robert Farnon recalls Frank Sinatra. In part two, Bruce Boyd Raeburn remembers his famous father, Boyd Raeburn. Graham’s musical theme this week is “Dancing!”

More swinging performances from across the years and around the world spotlighting the finest crooners, songbirds, small groups, big bands, orchestras and instrumentalists. Also, we’ll be meeting two more witnesses to musical history from Graham’s archive of interviews: In part one, Composer, Arranger and Conductor Robert Farnon recalls a memorable recording session with Frank Sinatra in London in 1962;
And in part two, Bruce Boyd Raeburn remembers his famous father, Bandleader Boyd Raeburn. Graham’s musical theme this week is a celebration in words and music of… “Dancing!”

2 hours

Music Played

  • Part 1

    • Artie Shaw

      Let’s Walk

    • Vic Damone

      Falling In Love With Love

    • Peggy Lee

      I Believe In You

    • Tony Bennett

      Country Girl

    • Sérgio Mendes

      Constant Rain

    • Frank Sinatra

      A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square

    • Ella Fitzgerald

      Goody Goody

    • Gil Evans

      Joyspring

    • Lena Horne

      I Got Rhythm

    • Mel Tormé

      The Carioca

    • Eric Winstone

      Catwalk

    • The Hi-Lo’s

      Fascinating Rhythm

    • June Christy & Stan Kenton

      How High The Moon

    • Bobby Darin

      Oh! Look At Me Now

    • Clare Teal

      When In Rome

    • Kingsway Symphony Orchestra

      The Haunted Ballroom

  • Part 2

    • Sammy Davis Jr.

      Begin The Beguine

    • Johnny Mercer & Jo Stafford

      Conversation While Dancing

    • Art Tatum

      More Than You Know

    • João Gilberto

      O Barquinho

    • Boyd Raeburn

      Barefoot Boyd With Cheek

    • Nancy Wilson

      Guess Who I Saw Today

    • David Rose

      Dance Of The Spanish Onion

    • Nat King Cole

      The Continental

    • The Pied Pipers

      In The Middle Of May

    • Gene Krupa

      Coronation Hop

    • Jack Jones

      I’m Old Fashioned

    • Liv Ullman

      The World Is A Circle

    • Julie London

      Gone With The Wind

    • Claude Thornhill

      Buster’s Last Stand