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.


11th November

Show Playlist
  • Steck: Birdcage Walk. Harry Davidson Orch
  • Novello: We'll gather lilacs. Richard Tauber
  • Saint Seans: Softly awakes my heart. Marian Anderson
  • TBA: When you wish upon a star (Pinnichio). Tony Fenelon, org.
  • Flanagan: Underneath the arches. Flanagan & Allen
  • tba: Lily of Laguna. Tessie O'Shea
  • Mooroe: The last rose of Summer. Douglas Gamley Orch
  • tba: Roses of Picardy. Kenneth McKellar
  • Kent, Burton: The White Cliffs of Dover. Vera Lynn
  • Ward, Higgs: Sussex by the sea. Grenadier Guards Band
  • tba: I wonder who's kissing her now. Horrie Dargie Quintet
  • Coates: Mayfair Waltz. Royal Liverpool PO
  • Humperdinck: Dance Duet (Hansel & Gretel). Manchester Children's Choir

  • 4th November

    Show Playlist
  • (Scottish Traditional) Scotland The Brave Medley Incorporating Cock O' The North - The Band Of The Scots Guards Cond. Col. S Rhodes
  • (Scottish Trad) The Bluebells Of Scotland - Orchestra Conducted by Leroy Anderson (1954 LP)
  • (Scottish Traditional) Bonnie Mary Of Argyle - Marion Martin w. Instrumental Ensemble
  • (Kenneth Macleod/Robbie Burns) Land of Heart's Desire - Kenneth McKellar w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Bimbo/Lumsdaine) Back To Tipperary Days - Jack Carpenter/Jim Davidson & His ABC Dance Orchestra
  • (Tracy/Pope) Fifty Million Robbins Can't Be Wrong - Alice Smith/Jim Davidson & His ABC Dance Orchestra
  • Verdi, Guiseppi) Drinking Song from La Traviata - Glenda Raymond w.Australian Symphony Orchestra Cond. Hector Crawford
  • (Handel, G. F) Comfort Ye My People from Messiah. Richard Crooks w.. Studio Orchestra
  • (Herbert, V) Gypsy Love - Francis Langford / Bing Crosby w. The Victor Young Concert Orchestra
  • (Herbert, V) Medley - Sweethearts- Rosalind Keene / Toyland - Neil Williams / Isle Of Our Dreams - Neil Williams and Rosalind Keene w. Geoff Harvey Orchestra
  • (Fisher, Fredrick) Trade Winds - Nathan Lay w. John Atwell, Piano Recorded in 3MBS Performance Studio
  • (Tobias/Friend) Trade Winds - Celia Lipton w. Sydney Lipton And His Orchestra
  • (Harry Owens) Sweet Leilani - Jim Jenson, Hawaiian Guitar And His Harmony Hawaiians
  • (H. Williams/Jimmy Kennedy) Harbour Lights - Jim Jenson And His Hawaiian Hot-Shots
  • (Larson) Sounds of Wonder - John Atwell, Organ of the Capri Theatre Adelaide SA
  • (Ketelby, Albert W.) Sanctuary Of The Heart - Oscar Natzke w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Diego) Gypsy Dance - Balaliaka Orchestra Troika

  • 28th October

    Show Playlist
  • (Rodgers & Hammerstein) Overture to The King And I - The John Wilson Orchestra
  • (Rodgers & Hammerstein) Percessional / Maria / Laendler / Edeiweiss - Julie Andrews / Christopher Plumber / Chorus of the Cast / 20th Century Fox Chorus and Orchestra
  • (Ivor Novello) - Waltz Of My Heart / I Can Give You The Starlight - Jeremy Northam, Vocals - Christopher Northam, Piano
  • (Ivor Novello) Music In May - Hilde Gueden w. Stanley Black Orchestra
  • (Ivor Novello) Fly Home Little Heart / The Mayor of Perpignan / Gates of Paradise - Valessa Lee / Olive Gilbert / Phyllis Dare / Dennis Martin
  • (Ivor Novello) Till The Boys Come Home - Sir Thomas Allen w. Malcolm Martineau, Piano
  • (Hans Mainzer) The Merry Musicians - The Band Of The Queen's Royal Regiment
  • (Harry M Woods) Paddlin' Madeline Home - The Pasadena Roof Orchestra
  • (Leslie?Clarke/Abrahams) He'd Have To Get Out And Get Under - The Gaslight Singers / Paul Weston Orchestra
  • (Young/Wayne/Lewis) In A Little Spanish Town - Jo Stafford / The Pied Pipers / Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • (Emil Waldteufel) Acclamations - Waltz - Band of His Majesty's Grenadier Guards Cond. George Miller
  • (Albert W. Ketelby) Wedgewood Blue - Albert W. Ketelby, Piano and Conducting His Concert Orchestra
  • (Eardley/Wilmot/Lohr) My Little Grey Home Of The West Kenneth McKellar - Orchestra Cond. Robert Sharples

  • 21st October

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  • Cliff Friend/Matty Malneck) Love Is Good For Anything That Ail's You - Phyllis Robbins w. Orlando & His Orchestra
  • (Quentin Ashlyn) The Bassoon - Sid Buckman with Jack Hylton Orchestra
  • (B C Hillium/F Godfrey) Lucy Long - Malcolm McEachern, Bass, John Alexander, BAssoon, B C Hillium, Piano with Studio Ensemble
  • (Newman.Wolsley) The Green Eyed Dragon - John Charles Thomas w. Piano and Studio Orchestra
  • (Liza Lehman) There Are Fairies At The Bottom Of The Garden - Cathy Berberian w. Piano
  • (Kathleen Ferrier) What The Edinburgh Festival Has Meant To Me - Kathleen Ferrier
  • (Schubert, F) Romance from Rosamunde - Kathleen Ferrier with Bruno Walter, Piano
  • (Brahms, J) Lullaby - Erich Kunz with Chorus and Orchestra Of The Vienna State Opera

  • 14th October

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  • (Medley - Numerous composers) Medley of World War Two Songs - The Melbourne Welsh Male Voice Choir with The Australian Army Band Cond. David and Bill Mead
  • (Bob Hillard / Sammy Fain) Dear Hearts and Gentle People - Fred Waring And His Pennsylvanians
  • (Redd Stewart / Pee Wee King) Tennessee Waltz - Fred Waring And His Pennsylvanians
  • (Mc.Leod/Boulton) The Skye Boat Song - Tony Meeuwsen, Tenor with The Melbourne Male Choir. Simon Loveless, Guest Accompanist / Music Director - Christopher Stock,
  • (Monti) Czardas - Roman Syrek, Piano Accordian Solo
  • (Manning / Sherwin) A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square - Janelle Hopman with Simon Loveless, Piano
  • (Lerner, Alan J / Loewe, Frederick) Get Me To The Church On Time - The Melbourne Male Voice Choir Dir. Christopher Stock
  • (Jean Sibelius) Be Still My Soul from Finlandia - The Ballarat YWCA Choir Cond. Amy Young
  • (Rodgers, R / Hammerstein 2, O) June Is Bustin' Out All Over - The Ballarat YWCA Choir Cond. Amy Young with WH Keith Young, Organ
  • (Ketelby, Albert W) In A Monastery Garden - Oscar Natzke with Studio Orchestra
  • (Porter, Cole) Begin The Beguine - Jane Froman with Studio Orchestra
  • (Lutz, W. M / Temple, E) Those Were The Days - RAymond Newell, Vocal with Harry Davidson & His Orchesttra
  • (Offenbach, J) The Letter Song from La Perichole Patrice Munsel with Theodore Uppmann / The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra Cond. Kurt Adler
  • (Cox, D / Hall, L/Box, E) I've Got Sixpence The Band Of Her Majesty's Royal Australian Air Force with Vocal Chorus

  • 7th October

    Show Playlist
  • (Richardson) Melody On The Move - Queen's Hall Light Orchestra
  • (Mynddog/Parry) Myfamwy (Arabella) Treorchy Male Voice Choir Cond. John Cynan Jones
  • (Howe / Steffe arr. Ringwald) Battle Hymn Of The Republic - Treorchy Male Voice Choir with Soloist Baritone Sam Griffiths
  • (1- Brahe/Taylor / 2 & 3 - AA Milne / 4 - Negro Spiritual / 5 Edward German / 6 NAt Ayre - Extract from Radio Program of 1954 "Holiday for Song" David Allen / Noella Cornish / Valentine Stewart / Glenda Raymond / Announcer John Curtis - Music - Hector Crawford
  • (Annette Mills) Boomps A Daisy - June Marlow with Jack Hylton & His Orchestra
  • (Jay Livingston / Al Hoffman / Milton Drake) Mairzy Doates - The Merry Macs w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Henry Lawson) The Ballad Of The Drover - Recited by Ron Haddrick
  • (George Edwards) A Brown Slouch Hat - Joan Blake / Bruce Clarke Ensemble

  • 30th September

    Show Playlist
  • (Louis Levy/Brenton Byrd/Sam Coslow/Harry Woods) Selection from "It's Love Again - Vera Lynn w. Charlie Kunz & His Casani Club Orchestra
  • (Joseph Gunge) Casino Dances - Albert White And His San Francisco Masters Of Melody
  • (Cooke/Ray) The Sunshine Of Your Smile - Kate Smith w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Tennyson, A/Balfe, M W) Come Into The Garden, Maud - Stuart Burrows with John Constable, Piano
  • (Carrack, P) How Long Has This Been Going On - The Don Burrows Quintet
  • (Coslow, S / Siegel, A) I Hear A Call To Arms - Marjorie Stedaford w. Phillip Green Orchestra
  • (Gounod, Charles) Valse Ariette "O Legere Hiron" Glenda Raymond w. The Australian Symphony Orchestra Cond. Hector Crawford
  • (Brahe, M / Taylor, H) To A Miniature - Anthony Strange with Idwall Jenkins, Piano
  • (Porter, C) Selection from "Kiss Me Kate" The MGM Studio Orchestra
  • (Porter, C) So In Love / Where Is The Life That Once I Led? / Kathryn Grayson and Howard Keel with The MGM Studio Orchestra
  • (Porter, C) Brush Up Your Shakespeare / Kiss Me KAte Act 2 Finale - James Whitmore / Keenan Wynn / Howard Keel / Kathryn Grayson - MGM Studio Orchestra
  • (Marischka / Strauss, J 2nd) Come In The Gondola - Erich Kunz - Studio Orchestra
  • (Welch Trad) We'll Keep A Welcome (One Chorus Only) The Treorchy Male Voice Choir

  • 23rd September

    Show Playlist
  • (Sousa, J P) Stars and Stripes Forever - The Cincinnatti Pops Orchestra Cond. Eric Kunzell
  • (Traditional British) Early One Morning / A Hunting We Will Go / Charlie Is My Darling - The Hendon Grammar School Choir w. Elizabeth Harwood / Owen Brannigan / Conducted by Charles Mackerras
  • (Traditional) O Waly Waly - Richard Lewis w. Robert Masters Chamber Orchestra Cond. Charles Mackerras
  • (Rodgers, R / Hart, L) My Romance - Mary O'Hara w. Studio Orchestra
  • (Kahn, S / Cicignini, A / Weston, P) Indescression - Jo Stafford accompanied by Liberace, Piano
  • (Flanagan, B / Allen, C)) Medley of Flanagan and Allen Songs - The Black and White Minstrels with Joe Loss And His Orchestra
  • (Silcher, Friedrich) Muss I Den - Eric Kunz, Baritone with Studio Orchestra
  • (Medley) When I Hear An Irish Song / O Erin Dear Killarney / The Queen Of Old Erin / By Killarney's Lakes and Fells / Come Back To Erin - Peter Dawson and Chorus with Studio Orchestra
  • (Boland) Doonaree - Ruby Murray and Brendon O'Dowda w. Studio Orchestra
  • To Be Completed ASAP