Wayne's Music 19/20 February 2011 - 1940s.
In The Mood - Glenn Miller. This tune would have to be one of the most recognizable of the 1940s decade!
Paper Doll - Mills Brothers
Baby, it's Cold Outside - Ella Fitzgerald with Louis Jordan.
Ghost Riders In The Sky - Vaughn Monroe
Buttons And Bows - Dinah Shore
I'll be With You In Apple Blossom Time - Andrews Sisters
A Little Bird Told Me - Evelyn Knight
Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week - Frank Sinatra
I'm Looking Over A Four leaf Clover - Art Mooney
The Anniversary Song - Al Jolson
Ole Buttermilk Sky - Hoagy Carmichael
A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square - Vera Lynn
White Christmas - Bing Crosby
Powder Your face With Sunshine - Evelyn Knight
It Might As Well be Spring - Dick haymes
Whispering Grass - Ink Spots
I've Heard That Song before - Helen Forrest with Harry James.
Wayne's Music Sunday 20th February 2011. 1940s. PART ONE
Cruising Down The River - Blue BarronSmoke. Smoke Smoke. That Cigarette. - Tex Williams.
Daddy - Sammy Kaye.
G I Jive - Louis Jordan
Chattanoogie Shoe Shine Boy - Red Foley
Cool Water - Sons Of The Pioneers
Stormy Weather - lena Horn
Maria Elena - Los Tabajaras
I Don't Want To set the World On Fire - Suzy Bogguss.
Stardust - Artie Shaw
Swinging On A Star Bing Crosby
Sentimental Journey - Doris Day.
One Dozen Roses Casa Loma orchestra with a swing version of an old song.
Don't Fence Me In originally written in 1934 for an unproduced movie musical called Adios Argentina - ten years later it was resurrected for Roy Rogers to sing in the film Hollywood Canteen, then Kate Smith belted it out on one of her radio broadcasts in 1944, Bing Crosby heard it, and within thirty minutes had recorded it with the Andrews Sisters, selling over a million copies and topping the Billboard charts for 8 weeks in 1944/45, but here's a version I've always enjoyed by Leon Russell and Willie Nelson.
String Of pearls Glenn Miller - had a staff of arrangers who knocked out his originals such as A String Of pearls - it was written and arranged by Jerry Gray.
Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall the title of the song comes from a quote by poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and when it was recorded as a duet by The Ink Spots and Ella Fitzgerald in 1944 it zoomed to the top of the Harlem Hit Parade and the Pop Charts.
Sleepy Lagoon The Platters with the light orchestral "valse serenade" written by British composer Eric Coates in 1930. Rag Mop considered a novelty number, originally written in 12 bar blues style, but the Ames Brothers version in 1950 was dubbed proto-rock and roll .
Full Moon (Noche De Luna) a Mexican song with English lyrics, from Peggy Lee when she was working with benny Goodman in 1942.
That's What The Well-Dressed man In Harlem Will Wear an Irving Berlin song designed to tap into Black America's war-time patriotism.
Woodchoppers Ball Woody Herman style.