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Wayne's Music August 1/2 August 2009. 1940s memories.

Wayne Mowat inviting you to take your partners please for a trot down "swing-time lane", when the BIG bands were JUMPIN.

Laura Woody Herman's Herd blew loud and hot, and soft and cool on that million seller from 1945.
The Artie Shaw version, on this re-creation by The Billy May orchestra.
The Old Bazaar In Cairo Charlie Chester up to his old tricks in 1945.
Ole Buttermilk Sky Hoagy Carmichael introduced his own song in the film "Canyon Passage" which was nominated for an Academy Award.
SwaneeRiver Tommy Dorsey Band.
Some Enchanted Evening Ezio Pinza, star of the Metropolitan Opera. The basso profundo stole everybody's hearts with this glowing love song in South Pacific.
I'm beginning To See The Light a great pop song for Harry James vocalist Kitty Kallen.
Stealin Apples Benny Goodman gave a wonderful performance of this tune with Lionel Hampton in the Danny Kaye film "A Song Is Born".

and many,many more ...