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A QUICK SWING THROUGH SWING

Jon Holiday’s belief that swing music spans nearly sixty years is supported by the following sequence of recordings from one of his “Swing Era II” broadcasts. “Opus 1,” Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (1945). “Gigi,” Steve Lawrence (1963). “All of Me,” the Billy May Orchestra (1955) “Tuxedo Junction,” Manhattan Transfer (1975). “I Can’t Get Started,” Bunny Berigan (1938). “Cheek To Cheek,” Ray Anthony Orchestra (1956). “When My Sugar Walks Down The Street,” Nat “King” Cole (1961). “Straighten Up and Fly Right,” Linda Rondstadt with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra (1986) “Moonglow,” Artie Shaw Orchestra (1939). “A Cottage for Sale,” Billy Eckstine (1954). “Who Can I Turn To?,” Jo Stafford (1973). “Taking A Chance On Love,” Bill Tole Orchestra (1977). “Starlit Hour,” Ray Eberle with the Glenn Miller Orchestra (1940). “It’s A Pity to Say Goodnight,” the Four Freshmen (1960). “Liebestraum,” the Ted Heath Orchestra (1957). “I Told You I Love You, Now Get Out,” Cybil Shepard (1987). “And The Angels Sing,” Benny Goodman Orchestra with Martha Tilton (1938). “On A Clear Day,” Les Brown and His Band of Renown (1976). “Shiny Stockings,” Ella Fitzgerald with the Count Basie Orchestra (1963). “New York, New York,” Frank Sinatra with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra (1980).


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