A magical musical journey down memory lane; a delightful pot-pourri of much-loved songs, big-band works and dance music from the sunset of the Edwardian age to the 1950s.


25th May

Show Playlist
  • [Bratton / Saddler] Teddy Bears' Picnic - Harry Davidson Orchestra
  • [Sidney Clare / Richard Whiting] On The Good Ship Lollipop - The Carlisle Cousins w. Charlie Kunz Directing his Casani Club Orchestra
  • [Frank Churchill / Ann Ronnell] Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf - Les Allen w. Henry Hall Dir. The BBC Dance Orchestra
  • [Richard Whiting] Piano Medley = Sleepy Time Gal / Ukulele Lady / Guilty - Charlie Kunz, Piano w. Rhythm Accompaniment
  • [Oscar Hammerstein / Jerome Kern] Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Margaret Whiting w. Russ Garcia Orchestra
  • [Oscar Hanmerstein /Jerome Kern] All The Things You Are - Joan Regan with Johnny Roberts Orchestra
  • [Medley] Moonlight and Roses / Beautiful Ohio / Moonlight Bay - The Mormon Tabernacle Choir with The Columbia Orchestra Cond. Jerold Ottley
  • [Sidney Lippman] Too Young - Nat King Cole w. Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • [Tod B Galloway] The Whiffenpoof Song - Rudy Vallee And His Connecticut Yankees w. Vocal Refrain by The Gentlemen Songsters
  • [Lincoln Colcord] The Stein Song - Rudy Vallee And His Connecticut Yankees
  • [Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Hart] Love Me Tonight - Gladys Moncrieff w. Gil Dech Orchestra
  • [Marty Robbins] A White Sport Coat (And A Pink Carnation) Marty Robbins w. Instrumental Accompaniment
  • [Bob Merrill / Al Hoffman] Where Will The Dimple Be - Rosemary Clooney w. The Mellowmen / Buddy Cole Trio and Thurl Ravenscroft, Bass
  • [Arale] The Winding Road - Peter Dawson w. Studio Orchestra (Feb 1935)
  • [Lionel Monckton / Howard Talbot ] The Girl With The Brogue from The Arcadians - Valda Bagnall w. Geoff Harvey Orchestra
  • [Franz Lehar] The Gypsy Song - Neil Williams w. Orchestra Cond. Geoff Harvey

  • 18th May

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  • [Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein] Overture to Sweet Adeline - National Philharmonic Orchestra Cond. John McGlynn
  • [Clifford Grey / Nat D Ayre] If You Were The Only Girl In The World - Sam Browne / The Carlisle Cousins / Ambrose & His Orchestra
  • [G Gershwin / I Gershwin] I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise - Joan Morris, Soprano - William Bolcomb, Piano
  • [1 - Clutsam / 2 - Speaks] Sylvia / Ma Curly Headed Baby - Paul Robeson w. Lawrence Brown, Piano and Studio Orchestra
  • [Van Burton / Will Jason] When We're Away (Penthouse Serenade) Sylvia Froos / Leonard Joy's Orchestra
  • [Young / Fain] Was That The Human Thing To Do - The Pickens Sisters w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Harry H Williams / Egbert Van Alstyne] In The Shade Of The Old Apple Tree - Louis Armstrong with The Mills Brothers (Voice and Guitar)
  • [Harry Dacre] Daisy Bell - Gerald Adams w. The Variety Singers and Orchestra
  • [Helen Taylor / May Brahe] Bless This House - Benjamin Luxon - David Willison, Piano
  • [Helen Taylor / May Brahe] The Piper From Over The Way - Angela Parsells w. Piano
  • [Gus Kahn / Walter Donaldson] When My Ship Comes In - Kate Smith And Her Swannee Music
  • [Kurt Weill] My Ship - Hildegarde w. Harry Sosnik Orchestra
  • [Dorothy Reynolds / Julian Slade] Overture to Salad Days - The New World Show Orchestra
  • [Dorothy Reynolds / Julian Slade] The Things That Are Done By A Don - Bristol Old Vic Cast and Orchestra
  • [Dorothy Reynolds / Julian Slade] I Sit In The Sun - Eleanor Drew - Bristol Old Vic Orchestra
  • [Dorothy Reynolds / Julian Slade] "Reprise" Includes We Said We Wouldn't Back / It's Easy To Sing / I Sit In The Sun / We're Looking For A Piano / The Time Of My Life and Oh, Look At Me - Bristol Old Vic Company and Orchestra

  • 11th May

    Show Playlist
  • [Ray Noble] The Very Thought Of You - Al Bowlly with Ray Noble And His Orchestra
  • [Magidson / Wrubel] Music Maestro Please - Victor Sylvester And His Ballroom Orchestra
  • [Purcell] Nymphs and Shepherds - The Manchester Children's Choir w. The Halle Orchestra Conducted by Hamilton Harty
  • [Cole Porter] Begin The Beguine - Chick Henderson w. Joe Loss Orchestra
  • [Arthur F Tate] Somewhere A Voice Is Calling - Peter Dawson w. Organ Accompaniment
  • [Herman Lohr] Little Grey Home In The West - Howard Price w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Tomlin / Tobias] Love Is All - Deanna Durbin w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Burns / Bainton] My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose - Kenneth McKellar w. Robert Sharples Orchestra
  • [Flotsam and Jetsam] Little Betty Bouncer - Flotsam and Jetsam (Malcolm McEachern / B C Hillium)
  • [Offenbach] The Gendarmes Duet - Malcolm McEachern and Harold Williams w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Ball] Let The Rest Of The World Go By - Shirley McDonald & Neil Williams w. Eric Jupp And His Music
  • [Aaronson/Webster] The Lovliest Night Of The Year - The Ballarat YWCA Choir Dir Amy Young w, W H Keith Young At The Organ
  • [A. Penn] Smilin' Through - The Ballarat Civic Male Choir Dir from the Organ by W H Keith Young
  • [William Howard Doane / Katherine Hankey] Tell Me The Old, Old Story - The Ballarat City Choir Dir from the Organ by W H Keith Young
  • [Rudonf Sieczynski] Vienna City Of My Dreams- Richard Crooks w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Al Hoffman] Everything's In Rhythm With Your Heart - Jessie Matthews w. Jay Wilbur's Orchestra
  • [Mabel / Wayne / Hoffman] Little Man You've Had A Busy Day - Paul Robeson w. Studio Orchestra
  • [1 Schubert 2 Negro Spititual] The Trout / Deep River - Marion Anderson w Piano / Orchestra

  • 4th May

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  • [Malneck/Trubauer] Choo Choo - Pat O'Malley w. Jack Hylton's Orchestra
  • [Alan Rowe] The Puffing Billy Song - Alan Rowe, Vocal & Piano w. Tom Mitchell, Organ
  • [Pease/Nelson/Tobias] Peggy O'Neill - Alexander's Accordians With Vocal Chorus
  • [Kisco/Pease/Tobias] The Daughter of Peggy O'Neill - Phil Regan w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Gilbert and Sullivan] Selection from The Mikado - Brian Lawrance w. Louis Levy Orchestra
  • [Kahn / Jones] I'll See You In My Dreams - Marjorie Stedaford w. Mario Harp Lorenzo & His Music
  • [Cox / Ilda] Just A Little Fond Affection - Kate Smith With Four Chicks And A Chap
  • [Shay / Faber / Goodwin] When You're Smiling - Nat King Cole w. Studio Orchecstra
  • [Silvers / DeSylva] - April Showers - Al Jolson w. Guy Lombardo And His Canadians
  • [[Sigler / Goodhart / Hoffman] I'm In A Dancing Mood - Mamie Reid, Piano w. Rhythm Accompaniment
  • [Kerry Mills] Whistling Rufus - Smacka Fitzgibbon Vocal with Ade Monsborough, Recorder and Tin Whistle and Jazz Ensemble
  • [John Burke / Arthur Johnston] One, Two, Button Your Shoe - John McMahon and Muriel Flood w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Harry Parr-Davies] Sing As We Go - Brian Lawrance w. Jay Wilbur's Orchestra
  • [Flynn / Haines] Looking On The Bright Side Of Life - Gracie Fields w. Studio Orchestra
  • [M Flanders / D Swann] The Warthog - Flanders and Swann
  • [M Flanders / D Swann] The Spider - Flanders and Swann
  • [Thomas Waller] Honeysuckle Rose - Fats Waller, Vocal and Piano
  • [Thornton] When You Were Sweet Sixteen - Ronnie Ronalde w. Studio Orchestra

  • 27th April

    Show Playlist
  • [Irving Berlin] We Saw The Sea from Follow The Fleet - Peter Dawson / Studio Orchestra
  • [Medley] Songs The Soldiers Sing / Songs The Sailors Sing - Debroy Somers Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Glenn Miller] Moonlight Serenade - Glenn Miller Orchestra
  • [Lew Brown / Charles Tobias / Sam H Stept] Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - The Andrews Sisters / Vic Schoen Orchestra
  • [Mercer / Warren] Wings Over The Navy - Edmund Butterworth / Jim Davidson ABC Dance Orchestra
  • [James Cavanaugh / Larry Stock / Vincent Rose] Umbrella Man - Bud Flanagan / Chesney Allen w, Studio Orchestra
  • [Von Tilzer '/ Fleetson] I'll Be With You In Apple Blossom Time - Vera Lynn w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Jack O'Hagan] Little Ships Will Sail Again - Barbara James w. George Trevares Australians
  • [Dostal arr. Hurst] At Manzanares - Monique Brynnel & Jon Weaving / Queensland Symphony Orchestra Cons. Vanco Cavdarski
  • [Robert Stolz] Goodbye from The White Horse Inn - Jon Weaving / Queensland Symphony Orchestra Cons. Vanco Cavdarski
  • [Paul Burkhard] Oh, My Papa from The Firework - Monique Brynnel / Queensland Symphony Orchestra Cons. Vanco Cavdarski
  • [Emerich Kalman] Tanzen Mocht''ich - Monique Brynnel & Jon Weaving / Queensland Symphony Orchestra Cons. Vanco Cavdarski
  • [Alan J Lerner / Fredrick Loewe] I'm On My Way (Main Title) from Paint Your Wagon - Mike Sammes Singers / Brian Fahey Orchestra
  • [Alan J. Lerner / Fredrick Loewe] They Call The Wind Maria - Harvey Presnell w. Paramount Chorus and Orchestra from 1969 Soundtrack
  • [Alan J Lerner / Fredrick Loewe] I Talk To The Trees - Greta Keller w. Phillip Green Orchestra
  • [Alan J. Lerner / Frederick Loewe] I Was Born Under A Wandering Star - Lee Marvin - Paramount Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Charles/Parker] Extract from We'll Meet Again - Vera Lynn w. Fron Welsh Male Choir and Studio Orchestra

  • 20th April

    Show Playlist
  • [Milton Ager / Jack Yellen] Happy Days Are Here Again - The Crooners w. Ben Selvin Orchestra
  • [John A Glover-Kind] I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside - Adam Ramet, Piano Roll
  • [Charles Ancliffe] Nights of Gladness - Reginald Kilby with The Studio Two Concert Orchestra
  • [Richard Whiting] Japanese Sandman - Freddy Gardiner And His Messmates
  • [Jule Styne] It's Magic - Doris Day w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Harry M. Woods] A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet - Nat King Cole w. Nelson Riddle Orchestra
  • [W Wolfe Gilbert] Ramona -- Jack O'Hagan
  • [Billy Hill] The Old Spinning Wheel - Gladys Moncrieff w. Columbia SO Cond. Gil Dech
  • [Ted Koehler / Eddie Pola / Jack Golden] My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes - Mick Conway Vocal w. The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band
  • [Johnson / Mall / King] Ice Cream - Frank Traynor's Jazz Preachers - Roger Bell, Vocal
  • [Kosma / Mercer] Autumn Leaves - Jo Stafford w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Tosselli] Stanchen - Rudolf Schock w. Bielefelder Chorus & Orchestra
  • [Bizet] Agnus Dei - Rudolf Schock w Bielefelder Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Carl Millocker arr. Theo Mackeben] I Give My Heart (Ich Schenk Mein Hertz) Elizabeth Schwarzkopf w. Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Otto Ackerman
  • [Strauss, J 2nd / Schanzer / Weiisch] Nun's Chorus and Laura's Song from Casanova - Elizabeth Schwarzkopf w. Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Otto Ackerman
  • [O Straus] A Wattz Dream - Peter Morrison / Marilyn Hill Smith / Chandos Concert Orchestra, Raymond Cohen, Leader - Stuart Barry, Conductor - Chandos Singers Dir. John McCarthy

  • 13th April

    Show Playlist
  • (Various arr. Palmer) Anthology of TV Western Themes Frankie Laine/Cincinatti Pops Cond. Eric Kunzell
  • (Tod B. Galoway) Whiffenpoof Song - Bing Crosby / Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians
  • (Hargreaves/ Mooney /Wright) Delaney's Donkey - Ruby Murray w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Gould/Fields) A Cow, A Plough and a Frau - James Melton w. The Victor Orchestra Cond. David Broekman
  • (Ralpf Benatzky / Robert Gilbery /Harry Graham) Happy Cows from The White Horse Inn - Rita Williams & Her Singers w. Tony Osbourne Orchestra
  • (Various - Medley) St. Louis Blues & Medley of Vera Lynn Songs - Dorothy Baker w. John Fordham, Drums / Peter O'Brien, Bass, Graeme Steele, Trumpet and David Robinson, Piano
  • (Wright / Sterndale / Bennett) Leanin' - Harold Williams w. Piano
  • (Eric Coates) The Fairytales Of Ireland - Florence Austral w. Nils Nelson, Piano
  • (Harold Clifton) Polly Perkins Of Paddington Green - The Victoria Quartet w. Studio Orchestra
  • (JaromirVejvoda) Beer Barrel Polka - The Swing Sisters w. Pasadena Roof Orchestra
  • Jack Scholl / Max Rich) The Girl In The Little Green Hat - Will Young and Studio Orchestra
  • (Burke / Van Heuson) Busy Doing Nothing from Paramount Film A Yankee in King Arthur's Court - Bing Crosby / Bill Bendix / Sir Cedrick Hardwick & Chorus w. Victor Young Orchestra
  • (Eugene Cowles / Flora Wulschner) Forgotten - Theodore Webb w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Tosti) Parted - Glenda Raymond W. Piano

  • 6th April

    Show Playlist
  • [Bernard/Pinkard/Casey] Sweet Georgia Brown - Bing Crosby w. Vocal Chorus & Studio Orchestra
  • [Harry Woods] Side by Side - Primo Scala Accordian Band w. Vocal Chorus
  • [Von Tilzer/Dillon 2) Monaco / Mc Carthy] I Want A Girl / You Made Me Love You - Jimmy Durante Vocal and Piano
  • [Jack O'Hagan] Medley of Jack O'Hagan Songsn {A Little Boy Called Smiley / Never, Never / Gundagui] Ern Pettifer, Alan Winch Vocals w. Spotlight Old Time Dance Orchestra
  • [Tate] Running An Office - Harry Tate and Company
  • [Popplewell] If I Should Fall In Love Again - Sam Browne w. Carrol Gibbons Orchestra
  • [Franz Lehar] Gypsy Love Waltz Medley - John Atwell plays Marrickville Town Hall Wurlitzer Organ
  • [The Artists] Excerpt from Just A Minute - Kenneth Williams / Sheila Hancock / Peter Jones / Derek Nimmo
  • [Not on LP] The White Dove - Thomas Edmonds w. Organ Accompaniment
  • [Sam Lewis / Pete Wending] Nothing Lives Longer Than Love - George Barclay / Mantovani Tipica Orchestra
  • [Rossini] Una Voce Pocp Fa - Amilita Galli-Curci w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Charles Gounod] Salve, Dimora, Casta E Pura - Beniamino Gigli w. Studio Orchestra