This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright at 10pm on Saturday, March 28th, Bill shares some of his favorite songs from the era.
The program begins with "Let Me Off Uptown" by Gene Krupa which is followed by "Big John's Special" by Fletcher Henderson. Some of Bill's regular favorite vocalists are also spotlighted like Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Mel Torme.
Singers past and present dominate Bill's swing show this Saturday evening, March 21st at 10pm. The show begins with Bobby Darin, "Sunday in New York," and Linda Ronstadt's, "I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance." You'll also hear from Ella Fitzgerald, Michael Buble and Julie London in the first half of the program.
A number of big band tunes are on this week's playlist of Swing with Bill Cartwright on Saturday, March 14th at 10pm. Songs by some of the iconic big bands of the era will be heard including Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton, Les Brown, and Harry James. Some of the famous vocalists who'll be heard are Eydie Gorme, Nancy Wilson, and Keely Smith.
Songs from Ella Fitzgerald and Billy May start off this week's "Swing with Bill Cartwright" program that airs on Saturday, March 7th at 10pm. During the first half of the program, you'll also hear from Benny Goodman, Keely Smith and Artie Shaw.
After the break, you'll hear "I Won't Dance" by Tony Bennett and the classic "Jumpin' at the Woodside" by Duke Ellington and Count Basie. Other selections include ones by Glenn Miller and Buddy Morrow.
Rod Stewart, who recorded the hit album, Every Picture Tells a Story, later in his career began recording American standards. From his release "It Had to Be You," Bill begins this week's swing show with "Every Time We Say Goodbye," from it. This is followed by two of Bill's favorite singers, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. Later in the first half of Swing with Bill Cartwright, you'll hear from Michael Buble, Billie Holiday and Doris Day.