2024-01-IHTSB-January-14 Jimmy Mcpartland’s group as well as vocalists Ella Fitzgerald and Vic Damone are some of the musicians featured on today’s episode.

IHTSB Jan 14, 2024

Today we listen to a selection of singers and big bands in recordings from the 1930s to the 1950s. Among our singers we feature Ella Fitzgerald and Bing Crosby along with Doris Day and Frank Sinatra. We’re joined by the big band led by Count Basie as well as three fine bands led by musicians called Jimmy: Jimmie Lunceford, Jimmy McPartland and Jimmy Dorsey. And we conclude with Helen Humes from 1960 in a recording of “My Old Flame”. Enjoy this lovely music!

Artist Year Song Time

  1. Ella Fitzgerald 1958 No Strings (I’m Fancy Free) 3:04
  2. Vic Damone 1958 Day By Day 3:09
  3. Ginny Simms 1944 Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man 3:28
  4. Bing Crosby 1939 On The Sentimental Side 2:55
  5. Jimmie Lunceford 1937 I’ll See You In My Dreams 2:50
  6. Jimmy McPartland 1957 There’ll Be Some Changes Made 4:14
  7. Jimmy Dorsey 1949 Panama 3:16
  8. Count Basie 1938 Every Tub 3:16
  9. Doris Day 1945 My Dreams Are Getting Better All The Time 3:19
  10. Frank Sinatra 1947 The Nearness of You 2:42
  11. Benny Goodman trio 1935 Who? 3:12
  12. Tony Martin 1950 Dolores 3:15
  13. Kay Starr 1948 Ain’t Misbehavin’ 2:03
  14. Helen Humes 1960 My Old Flame 3:22

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