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Wayne's Music 8/9 October 2011. 1930s.

It Had To be You Julie Dawn appearing at The Savoy with immaculate backup from the Savoy Orpheans.
Stardust
Freddy Gardner plays his smoother than smooth saxophone with Cecil Norman on piano and Jack Simmons on guitar.
Song Of India Rose Alper with the Dorsey arrangement of Rimsky Korsakoff's immortal melody.

Hitting The High Spots Now George Formby from his 1939 film "Trouble brewing".
He Didn't Even Say Goodbye Joe Crossman works with Nat Gonella with Lew Stone's outfit on the bandstand. Indian Summer the war-era songstress Ginny Simms, who got a start as a singer when she was heard by bandleader Kay Kyser.
My Blue Heaven a 1937 version recorded in Paris by Teddy Weatherford.
I Don't Know Cripple Clarence Lofton, was born with a limp (from which he derived his stage name).
Isn't This A Lovely Day one from the shows, from Top hat with Fred Astaire working with Johnny Greene's band in New York, 1935.)
Flat Foot Floogie
Nat Gonella and His Georgians.
On The Good Ship Lollipop the trademark song for child actress Shirley Temple, from the 1934 movie "Bright Eyes". Moon Over Cuba Duke Ellington
BerlinOr Bust The Six Swingers with George Scott Wood. Sam Browne with the vocal solo, recorded in London in 1939.
Old Fashioned Love The Mills Brothers sing the big number from the 1923 Hit revue "Runnin' Wild".
Darling Je Vous Aime Beaucoup Hildegarde Loretta Sell from Wisconsin, an expert at mixing up languages in her stage act.
My Heart Belongs To Daddy Billy Cotton with vocalist Evelyn Dove.
When I Camped Under The Stars King Of The Cowboys - Roy Rogers. Appeared in more than 100 films, and rode atop his trusty horse Trigger in most of them, singing his theme song, "Happy Trails".

Wayne's Music Sunday 9 October 2011. 1930s. PART ONE.

I Double dare You Jack Harris, with Joanne Andrews, thrashes out this ahead-of-its-time arrangement in 1938. When My Sugar Walks Down The Street sneaking one in from the mid 20s, the Voice Of The Southland Gene Austin with Aileen Stanley.
Doug The Jitterbug one from the small group swing collection of 1939, Louis Jordan and The Tympany Five.
Me Minus You Conee Boswell proving that she was a real swinger as a singer.
Mighty Blues The Port Of Harlem Jazzmen - one of whom was the great boodie pianist Albert Ammons.

PART TWO.

The Girl In The Little Green hat Sid Buckman, the star trumpet player with Roy Fox, who doubled as one of his out front vocalists.
Stars Fell On Alabama Jack Teagarden started out as one of Peck Kelly's Bad Boys, some of the happiest days of his life before he formed his own band in 1922 and became one of the mainstays of jazz music in new York in the 20s, establishing the trombone as a popular solo instrument through his excellence as a technician.
Miss Otis Regrets Douglas Byng, a Frankie and Johnny type moral tale written by Cole Porter in a cowboy lament styling.
Kiss Of Fire The Dulich Debutante who started recording at the age of 12 in 1936 and became the Forces Favourite. Anne Shelton was a wonderful singer, an unaffected and very sweet person who devoted a lot of her time to ex-servicemen's charities.
One More Kiss Jessie Mathews during her best recording days, early thirties.
Cuban Love Song Lawrence Mervil Tibbett the baritone was acknowledged as one of the greatest American male singers of Opera in his day.
I get A Kick Out Of You Ethel merman, known for her powerful, belting alto voice, precise enunciation, and accurate pitch.
Three Little Words The Rhythm Boys working with the Duke in 1930 .
Until The Real Thing Comes Along Fats Waller with a love song standard he recorded in 1936.
The Dixieland Band this comes from the Let's Dance Radio Show of 1935. This is Helen Ward, one of the swing queens of the day, with her disarming girl-next-door charm.
Kitty From Kansas City one for nostalgia's sake from Rudy Vallee.
Brighter Than The Sun Lew Stone in 1932, for many years one of the strongest and most thoughtful influences on popular music in Britain.
South Of The Border The South African-born crooner Al Bowlly with his version of South Of The Border, recorded in 1939.
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes Henry hall directing the BBC Dance orchestra with vocalist Dan Donovan.
More Than You Know Billie Holiday, once again sympathetically backed by Teddy Wilson's piano-led group which includes Roy Eldridge on trumpet and Benny carter on Alto sax.
Chicago In Mind Albert Ammons, possibly the greatest boogie pianist of them all, at least in recorded jazz history.