Bill Cartwright

Host of Swing with Bill Cartwright

Bill Cartwright brings his passion for 1930’s and 40’s era Big Band music to this entertaining Saturday evening showcase honoring the music of the “Golden Age of Radio.”

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Highlights from this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright include Bobby Darin's "Skylark," Jimmy Dorsey's "Perfidia" and Benny Goodman's "Avalon."

You'll hear some beautiful voices on this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright - as we feature Billie Holiday's "Moonglow, "Peggy Lee's "I've Got You Under My Skin," Etta James' "Stormy Weather" and Nat 'King' Cole's "On the Street Where You Live."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright we take a look at some lesser-known hits from great artists like Four Freshmen's "Laughing on the Outside," The Andrew Sisters singing "House of Blue Lights" and Ray Anthony performing "Mr. Anthony's Boogie."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright features some of the greats, such as Duke Ellington's "Stardust, Ella Fitzgerald singing "Lover" and Dick Haymes performing "How Deep is the Ocean?"

We've got the blues this week on Swing with Bill Cartwright and a few of the pieces you'll hear include Helen Ward with Benny Goodman performing "Blue Moon," Bunny Berigan's "Davenport Blues" and Benny Goodman's "Blue Reverie"

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright Dean Martin sings "I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me," Dinah Washington performs "Makin' Whoopee, " and Frank Sinatra brings us "They Can't Take That Away From Me."

Love is in the air this week on Swing with Bill Cartwright. You'll hear classics like John Pizzarelli's "You Make Me Feel So Young," Ella Fitzgerald's "Somebody Loves Me," Linda Ronstadt singing "Falling in Love Again" and Harry James performing "You Made Me Love You."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Natalie Cole's "The Best if Yet to Come," Kay Kyser and Harry Babbitt performing "Who Wouldn't Love You?" and Gene Krupa's "Drum Boogie."

Join us as we swing in the new year on Swing with Bill Cartwright.

You'll hear classics like "The Way You Look Tonight" by Frank Sinatra and "Moonlight Cocktail" by Glenn Miller as well as Seth MacFarlane's rendition of "You're the Cream in My Coffee" and Diana Krall's "From This Moment On."

Ring in the new year with this special edition of Swing with Bill Cartwright.

Highlights include "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve" by Harry Connick, Jr., Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World," Duke Ellington's "Take the A Train" and "Auld Lang Syne" performed by The Tom Kubis Big Band.

The holiday tradition continues with a special Christmas episode of Swing with Bill Cartwright.

Tonight you'll hear songs of joy and seasonal delight such as Benny Goodman's "Jingle Bells," Johnny Mercer's "Baby It's Cold Outside" and the timeless classic  - "White Christmas" by Bing Crosby.

It's time to get into the holiday spirit... swing-style on this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright.

You'll enjoy the Bing Crosby classic "I'll Be Home for Christmas," Lionel Hampton's rendition of "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus," Frank Sinatra singing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and then we finish it all off with Tom Kubis' Big Band doing "Hark the Herald Angels Sing."

It's time to start getting merry on Swing with Bill Cartwright with Glenn Miller's "Moonlight Cocktail" and Jimmy Lunceford's "My Blue Heaven." Plus Tony Bennett sings "Winter Wonderland," and Woody Herman performs "Let It Snow!  Let It Snow!"

It's a holiday getaway this week on Swing with Bill Cartwright as we bring you The Andrew Sisters with Al Jolson doing "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans," Duke Ellington and Al Hibler performing "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," Lulee Fisher singing "Lullaby of Birdland" and Glen Gray paying homage to "Christopher Columbus."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, Dinah Washington sings "Why Was I Born?" Dean Martin performs "On the Street Where You Live" and you'll also hear June Christy's "Until."