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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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."

It's time for some good feelings, so this week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Ella May Morse performing "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive," Nat Cole singing "Pick Yourself Up," and Patrick Williams' "I've Got the World on a String."

This week's Swing with Bill Cartwright opens with Nat Cole's "You'll Never Know" and Natalie Cole's "Route 66" and closes with Buddy Morrow performing "Shuffle Off to Buffalo." In between is some of the best swing music you'll find on the air.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, Ella Fitzgerald and Count Basie bring you "I'm Beginning to See the Light," Shorty Rogers performs " A Very Special Love" and The Nat King Cole Trio do "Dream a Little Dream of Me."

We've scared up some spooky favorites for this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright including Ella Fitzgerald singing "Ding Dong, the Witch is Dead," Frank Sinatra's "Witchcraft," Louis Prima/Keely Smith performing "That Old Black Magic" and much more.

We get right to the heart of the matter in this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright.

You'll hear Johnny Mercer performing  "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah," Paul Anka's "The Way You Make Me Feel" and Toni Tennille singing "Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries."

On this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll enjoy treats such as Woody Herman's "Woodchopper's Ball," Bob Manning's "I Hadn't Anyone Till You" and Dianne Schuur singing "Love For Sale."

This week is full of classic favorites on ​Swing with Bill Cartwright - from Hoagy Carmichael's "Skylark" and Frank Sinatra's "Pennies From Heaven" to Louis Armstrong's "Just One of Those Things."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Stan Kenton performing "Artistry in Rhythm," The Mills Brothers singing "Rockin Chair," and Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme doing "Together Wherever We Go."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, Ray Anthony sings "You're the Cream in My Coffee," Charlie Spivak performs "Blue Lou" and Count Basie gives us the classic "Lullaby of Birdland."