Boogie Woogie – Tommy Dorsey

Radio Days: Recession's Over!

Episode 6

Episode date - September 20, 2019

How Music Changed

    As the country worked its way out of the recession, popular music became a staple of American culture. Jazz and big band swing merged to become a new craze, with ever more sophisticated songwriters providing material.

    It was a rich age for pop music, as can be attested by the songs in this part of the series.

    Featured tracks include:

    On the Sunny Side of the Street – Lionel Hampton

    Honeysuckle Rose – Fats Waller

    Summertime – Billie Holiday

    Sweet Leilani – Bing Crosby

    Marie – Tommy Dorsey

    Boogie Woogie – Tommy Dorsey

    Caravan – Duke Ellington

    Begin the Beguine – Artie Shaw

    Bei Mir Bist Du Schein – Andrews Sisters

    A Tisket A Tasket – Ella Fitzgerald w/ the Chick Webb Orchestra

     F.D.R. Jones – Ella Fitzgerald w/ the Chick Webb Orchestra

    Thanks for the Memory – Bob Hope and Shirley Ross

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