2023-05-IHTSB-May-28 Some of the featured musicians include bandleader Bob Crosby, vocalist Margaret Whiting, as well as entertainer Sammy Davis Jr.

On today’s show we listen to a mixture of singers, big bands and small jazz groups in recordings taken from the 1930s to the 1950s. Among our ladies we hear delightful pieces from Doris Day and Dolores Gray, and our gentlemen include Sammy Davis Jr and Mel Tormé. We listen to the wonderful big bands led by Count Basie and Bob Crosby. Wild Bill Davison joins us with a fine line up in his group the Commodores, and from 1938 we hear a live recording by the Benny Goodman quartet from the legendary Carnegie Hall concert of that year. Enjoy these and other fantastic recordings from days gone by!

Artist Year Song Time

  1. Bob Crosby orchestra 1935 And Then Some 3:01
  2. Count Basie 1937 Roseland Shuffle 2:34
  3. Wild Bill Davison 1945 A Monday Date 2:52
  4. Margaret Whiting 1945 In Love In Vain 3:01
  5. Doris Day 1954 With A Song In My Heart 3:09
  6. Max Kaminsky 1944 Love Nest 3:01
  7. Mel Tormé 1951 Heart And Soul 2:56
  8. Dick Todd 1939 One Morning in May 2:58
  9. Billie Holiday 1936 Guess Who 3:11
  10. Eddie Condon & His Band 1943 Mandy Make Up Your Mind 3:20
  11. Benny Goodman Quartet 1938 Avalon 4:17
  12. Dolores Gray 1957 Isn’t It Romantic 2:36
  13. Sammy Davis Jnr 1956 All Of You 2:45
  14. Jimmy Dorsey & his Dorseyland Band 1950 That’s a Plenty 2:52
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