Sample Playlists from Walt's
"Swing Time in Jackson Hole"
KHOL Radio Show, 89.1 fm
Sundays, 9am to 11am

Getting ready for the Basie band, photo by webmaster  Count Basie Band in Scottsdale, AZ, Jan. 2011, photo by webmaster

All music from my own collection with some contributions from: Rick Colson, Fritz, the KHOL library, USAF Heartland of America Band.
(I'll keep it up to date if we ever goto streaming.)
LINK to Walt's earlier Sunday International Music show playlists.
LINK to my Spotlight Show playlists

Opening Show, 2/13/11
Andrews Sisters - Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy
 Andrews Sisters, Laverne, Patty & Maxine
Artie Shaw-Begin the Beguine
Count Basie-This Can't Be Love
Benny Goodman-One O'Clock Jump
Bunny Berigan-Jelly Roll Blues
Billie Holiday w/Teddy Wilson-I Cried for You
Bing Crosby-Swingin' On a Star
Bob Crosby & Bob Haggart-Big Noise from Winnetka
Buddy Rich-Route 66
Buddy Clark-Linda
Doris Day-Sentimental Journey
Duke Ellington-Take the 'A' Train
Duke Ellington's Orch.
Ella Fitzgerald-A Tiskit, A Tasket
Etta James-At Last
Gene Krupa-After You've Gone
Glen Gray-Tuxedo Junction
Glenn Miller-In the Mood
Harry Connick Jr.-All the Way
Jack Teagarden-St. James Infirmary
Herb Jeffries & the Eddie Beal Quartet-Body & Soul
Bob Eberly w/Helen O'Connell & the Jimmy Dorsey Orch.-Tangerine
Jo Stafford-Shrimp Boat
Kay Starr-Side by Side
Les & Larry Elgart-The Varsity Drag
Les Brown-Sentimental Journey
Les Paul Trio-How High the Moon
Louis Armstrong-When the Saints Go Marching In
Bette Midler-Miss Otis Regrets
Hal McIntyre Orch. & the Mills Bros.-Glow Worm
Richard Brown & Brenda Boykin Salute the Duke-I'm Beginning to See the Light
Frank Sinatra-Come Fly w/Me
Stan Kenton-Lullaby of Broadway
Ted Weems-Heartaches
Tommy Dorsey-On the Sunny Side of the Street
Vaughn Monroe-Ballerina
Woody Herman-Woodchopper's Ball
Lelio Lutazzi-Marcia Turca

  Young vocalist Dale Evans  Singer Louise Tobin, a Will Bradley vocalist  

Show No. 2, 2/20/11, Salute to George Shearing after his death on 2/14/11
Shearing-September in the Rain
Rosemary Clooney-I Cried for You / Who's Sorry Now / Goody Goody
Claude Thornhill-Stealin' Apples
Kate Smith w/the Ben Selvin Orch.-I Don't Know Why
Al Donahue & Dee Keating-The Wise Old Owl
Louis Armstrong-What a Wonderful World
Baltimore Bellhops w/Fletcher Henderson-Sing You Sinners
Count Basie-Wind Machine   
Ben Webster-Our Love is Here to Stay                                                    
The Count
Benny Goodman w/Peggy Lee-Not Mine
Brian Pastor Big Band-Sin of Feelings
Chick Webb & Ella Fitzgerald-The Dipsy Doodle
June Christy-Love Turns Winter to Spring
Duke Ellington-Satin Doll
Ella Fitzgerald-Mack the Knife 
Frank & Ella, say no more...
Fats Waller-All that Meat & No Potatoes
Shearing-You Stepped Out of a Dream
Willie Nelson-On the Sunny Side of the Street
Glenn Miller- 7 - 0 - 5
Helen Forrest-I Had the Craziest Dream
Helen O'Connell-Blue & Broken Hearted
Jack Teagarden-Too Marvelous for Words
Kay Kyser & His College of Musical Knowledge-Who Wouldn't Love You?
Johnny Lang-In a Shanty in Old Shantytown
Larry Clinton & Bea Main-The Dipsy Doodle
Teddy Wilson w/Lena Horne-Prisoner of Love

Vocalist Lena Horne
Shearing-You Don't Know What Love Is
McKenzie & Condon's Chicagoans-Nobody's Sweetheart
Hot Lips Page-Pagin' Mr. Page
Tony Pastor Big Band-Makin' Whoopee
Pee Wee Russell-She's Funny That Way
Ray McKinley-Harlem Nocturne
Song Makers-Comin' In On a Wing & a Prayer
Sonny Rollins-Now's the Time
Tommy Dorsey w/Frank Sinatra & the Pied Pipers-Once in a While
Woody Herman-Avalon
Shearing-Lullaby of Birdland

  Your host Walt                                                                                         Not Perry Como, but vocalist Bob Eberly, or was it Eberle?  

Show No. 3, 2/27/11
George Shearing-Have You Met Miss Jones
Mills Bros.-Up a Lazy River
Keely Smith-Swing, Swing, Swing
Al Hirt-Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans
Andrews Sisters-Rum & Coca-Cola
Bob Crosby-Pagan Love Song
Bunny Berigan-Song of India
Cab Calloway-Come on w/the 'Come On
Charlie Barnet & Kay Starr-You Always Hurt the One You Love
Coleman Hawkins-I Only Have Eyes for You
Dave Holland Big Band-What Goes Around
Marlene Dietrich-Lili Marlene
Earl Hines-Jersey Bounce
Ella Fitzgerald & Her Famous Orch.-When My Sugar Walks Down the Street
Glen Gray-720 in the Books
Ink Spots-Rings Telephone Ring
Jimmy Dorsey-Parade of the Milk Bottle Caps
King Oliver's Creole Jazz Band-Froggie Moore
Larry Sonn-You're Driving Me Crazy
Joe Loss & H.O.-What Didja Say?
Main St. Power Band-Ev'rything is Jumpin'
Nat King Cole-Anytime, Anyday, Anywhere
Neal Hefti-Buttercup
Ozzie Nelson & Harriet Hilliard-Everyone But Me
Pat Longo-Poor Butterfly
Raph Marterie-Skokian
Don Redman-Pistol Packin' Mama
Si Zentner-Throwin' Stones at the Sun
Sidney Bechet-On the Sunny Side of the Street
Sonny Stitt-Lover Man

Show No. 4, 3/6/11
Doc Severinsen-King Porter Stomp
The Bickersons-Breakfast w/John & Blanche
Modernaires-Goody Goody
Glen Gray-Casa Loma Stomp
Jack Miller's Orch. w/Kate Smith & the Ambassadors-When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain
Count Basie-Singin' in the Rain                   
Benny Goodman w/Gene Krupa-Sing, Sing, Sing
Bob Zurke-Tea for Two
Charlie Barnet-Six Lessons from Madame La Zonga
Charlie Barnet's big band
Duke Ellington-Caravan
Ella Fitzgerald w/the Ink Spots-I'm Beginning to See the Light
George Gershwin-Sweet & Low Down
Nat Gonella & Stella Moya-Oh Buddy, I'm in Love
Earle Hagen Orch. w/Helen Forrest-I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
John Kirby-Close Shave
Johnny Mercer-My Sugar is So Refined
Les Brown-Blue Skies
Les Elgart-These Foolish Things
Louis Prima & H.O.-Brooklyn Boogie
Luis Russell & H.O.-Louisiana Fairy Tale
Dean Elliott w/Martha Tilton-I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder
Bette Midler-One More Round
Capt. Glenn Miller-Tail End Charlie

Capt. Glenn Miller  
Paul Desmond & Gerry Mulligan-All the Things You Are
Pete Fountain-Just a Closer Walk w/Thee
Ray Anthony-Dancing in the Dark

Show No. 10, 4/17/11, Themes of the Big Bands
Charlie Barnet - Cherokee
Les Brown - Leap Frog (Opening)
Cab Calloway & His Cotton Club Orch.-Minnie the Moocher
Frankie Carle-Sunrise Serenade
Count Basie-One O'Clock Jump
Bob Crosby-Summertime
Tommy Dorsey-I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Les Elgart-The Dancing Sound
Duke Ellington-Take the "A" Train
Skinnay Ennis-Got a Date w/An Angel
Bob Florence-Willowcrest
Benny Goodman-Good-Bye
Erskine Hawkins-Tuxedo Junction
          The famed Savoy
Fletcher Henderson-Christopher Columbus
Woody Herman-Blue Flame
Johnny Hodges & His Orch.-Things Ain't What They Used to Be
Eddy Howard-Carless (Opening)
Harry James-Ciribiribin (They're So in Love)
Stan Kenton-Artistry in Rhythm
Gene Krupa-Apurksody (Early)
Kay Kyser-Think of You, vocal by Harry Babbitt
Ted Lewis-When My Baby Smiles at Me
Guy Lombardo-Auld Aung Syne
Charlie Barnet - Redskin Rhumba (2)
Vincent Lopez-Nola
Jimmie Lunceford-Jazznocracy (Early)
Clyde McCoy-Sugar Blues
Glenn Miller-Moonlight Serenade
This time, it's Major Glenn Miller
Vaughn Monroe-Racing w/the Moon
Buddy Morrow & His Orch.-Night Train
Jan Savitt-Quaker City Jazz
Doc Severinsen-Johnny's Theme
Artie Shaw-Nightmare
      Artie Shaw fans
Charlie Spivak & His. Orch.-Stardreams
Claude Thornhill-Snowfall
Lawrence Welk-Bubbles in the Wine
Gene Krupa-Starburst
Si Zentner-Up a Lazy River
Les Brown-Sentimental Journey w/Doris Day (Closing)
 The 90th Division Artillery Orch. at Camp Barkeley, TX, 1943

2004, on the mall in D.C. at the dedication of the WWII Memorial, photo by webmaster  2004, dance band at the WWII Memorial dedication, it's still a hit, photo by webmaster

Front cover, note Sinatra signature, courtesy Bert Raynes

Back Cover


My friend Bert Raynes gave the above menu to me, from the Astor Hotel in NYC, June 8, 1940.  Enjoy the prices, but first, enjoy the signatures of Sinatra & Rich.
While a little information has been lost in the scans, enjoy a little piece of history, before the war, when the big bands were blooming.

USS Arizona big band
The big band on the USS Arizona, about 2 wks. before the attack on Pearl Harbor, in a competition (Battle of Music) w/other bands from the USS Tennessee, the Marine Barracks,
& the USS Pennsylvania.  All the above were killed in the attack & while the competition was never completed (it was to be held on Dec. 20, 1941),
 the other bands awarded the winning trophy to the crew of the Arizona, which is now on display at the Pearl Harbor Memorial at Honolulu.

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