This week's program begins with the great harmonies of the Andrew Sisters followed by "Marie" by Tommy Dorsey and Will Bradley's "Jimtown Blues." During the first half of Bill's swing show, you'll also hear from the Four Freshmen, Maxine Sullivan, and Earl Fatha Hines.
Ella Fitzgerald singing "Darn That Dream" begins the second hour of this swing program followed by Artie Shaw and Steve Tyrell. And vocalist June Christy "It Don't Mean a Thing" and Glenn Miller's "American Patrol" ends this salute to the swing era.
On this Swing Valentine's Day special, Bill begins with a Frank Sinatra selection, "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To" followed by Linda Ronstadt's "What'll I Do."
Later in the program, you'll hear Billie Holiday, the Four Freshmen, and Maxine Sullivan. The romantic Swing show ends with Doris Day's "I Can't Give You Anything But Love" and Ted Heath's salute to Glenn Miller, "Moonlight Serenade."
Bill begins this swing show with a song by Ella Fitzgerald, "Happiness is a Thing Called Joe" from her Harold Arlen Songbook cd followed by Tony Bennett's "Are You Havin' Any Fun." Tony Bennett has a few concert dates this winter in Florida and on Sunday, Feb. 8th in LA with Lady Gaga. Their live blu-ray was released in 2015.
Join host Bill Cartwright at 10pm on Saturday, January 31st, for a program which begins with "Day In, Day Out" by Diana Krall and ends with "I Can't Get Started" by Bunny Berigan. Also heard in this show is music by vocalists Ella Fitzgerald, Linda Ronstadt, Dinah Washington, and Natalie Cole.
Join Bill Cartwright for another wonderful program featuring classic swing songs at 10pm Saturday, January 24th. The show begins with "Bugle Call Rag" by Glen Gray which is followed by the legendary vocalist Billie Holiday doing "Somebody's on My Mind," and Frank Sinatra's "I Wish I Were in Love Again." After the mid-show break, Bobby Darin performs the classic "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square." And the program ends with Cincinnati's own Blue Wisp Big Band performing "I Won't Dance."