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.


6th July

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  • [John Williams] Music From The Movies, March - Louis Levy And His Gaumont British Symphony
  • [Harry Warren] I Only Have Eyes For You - Jane Froman w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Richard Tauber] My Heart And I from "Old Chelsea" - Harry Seacombe and Moira Anderson w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein] Make Believe - Elisabeth Welch with Gordon Langford Orchestra
  • [Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein] Bill / Can't Help Lovin Dat Man from "Showboat" - Ava Gardner with MGM Studio Orchestra.
  • [Ivor Novello] Medley from "Gay's The Word" - Joseph Seal plays the Wurlitzer Organ at Kingston Upon Thames, London
  • [Ivor Novello] Vitality / Bees Are Buzzin' - Cicely Courtneidge w. Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Numerous (Medley)] Music Hall Memories Medley - Florrie Forde And The Company
  • [C J Dennis] Bush Christmas - Recitation by John Derum [includes incidental sound effects
  • [A B "Banjo" Paterson] Waltzing Matilda - Peter Dawson and Chorus w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Oscar Rasbach] Trees - Paul Robeson with Studio Orchestra
  • [William Pitts] The Church In The Wildwood - Ella Fitzgerald and Chorus with Ralph Carmichael Orchestra
  • [Marta Keene Thompson] He Ain't Heavy - The Melbourne Welsh Male Choir Simon Walters, Piano and Claire Little, Recorder

  • 29th June

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  • [Cliff Friend / Matt Malneck] Love Is Good For Anything That Ails You - Phyllis Robbins / Orlando & His Glen Eagles Hotel Orchestra
  • [Carmen Lombardo / J Loeb] A Sailboat In The Moonlight - Dan Donovan w. Orlando & His Gleneagles Hotel Orchestra
  • [Tobias / Burke] In The Valley Of The Moon - Jack Plant, Vocal w. Jesse Crawford Wurlitzer Organ of Empire Theatre London
  • [Furber / Posford] Let Me Give My Happiness To You - Barbara James w. Jim Davidson's New Palais Royal Orchestra
  • [Cole Porter] Anything Goes - Dan Donovan and Vocal Chorus w. Henry Hall Dir The BBC Dance Orchestra
  • [Milton Ager / Ken Welch / Mizzy Welch] Happy Days Are Here Again - The (Original) Comedy Harmonists
  • [Medley - Numerous] Winston Churchill 1939 Speech / Vera Lynn talks on the British Public reaction to that / General Public Sing a long
  • [Jimmy Kennedy / Michael Carr] The General's Fast Asleep - Vera Lynn with The Rhythm Rascals (Orlando Group)
  • [O'Connor / Connor] Be Like The Kettle And Sing - Vera Lynn w. Mantovani Tipica Orchestra
  • [Herman / Newell] Give Me Your Hand - Vera Lynn with Studio Orchestra
  • [Paxton] Who's Garden Was This - Vera Lynn w. Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra
  • [Caldwell / Youmans] More Than You Know - Tony Martin w. MGM Studio Orchestra
  • [Youmans/ Caesar] Ciribiribin [Ciribiribee] Kay Armen / Jane Powell / Tony Martin with MGM Studio Orchestra
  • [Tierney / McCarthy] Alice Blue Gown - Julie Anthony From London Cast Prodiction of Irene
  • [Tierney / McCarthy] You Made Me Love You - Eric Flynn and Julie Anthony From London Cast Prodiction of Irene
  • [Von Tilzer] I Want A Girl Just Like The Girl etc - Jimmy Durante Vocal and Piano
  • [Hupfield] As Time Goes By - Jimmy Durante w Studio Orchestra
  • [Revaux / Feancois / Thibaut / Paul Anka] My Way - Vera Lynn w. Alyn Ainsworth Orchestra

  • 22nd June

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  • [Jerome Kern / Dorothy Fields] Selection from "Swingtime" - RAF Concert Orchestra Cond ? Sidney Torch
  • [Jerome Kern / Dorothy Fields] The Way You Look Tonight - Dick Cranborne w. Jim Davidson's ABC Dance Orchestra
  • [Jerome Kern / Dorothy Fields] Pick Yourself Up - Nat King Cole with George Shearing Quintet
  • [Jerome Kern / Dorothy Fields] A Fine Romance - Alice Smith w. Jim Davidson's ABC Dance Orchestra
  • [Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart] Isn't It Romantic - Gladys Moncrieff w. Columbia SO Cond. Gil Dech
  • [Jack O'Hagan] A Lone Girl Flyer - Art Leonard (Len Maurice) w. Gil Dech Syncopators
  • [Jack O'Hagan] Our Don Bradman - Len Maurice w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Robert Stolz] Two Hearts In Three Quarter Time - Australian Pops Orchcestra Cond. Douglas Gamley
  • [Peretti / Creatore / Weiss] Can't Help Falling In Love - Ernie Sigley w. Peter Sullivan Orchestra
  • [Dempsey / Schmidt] Beautiful Garden Of Roses - Charles Kullman w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Kennedy / Grosz] Red Maple Leaves - Sam Costa w. Harry Leader's Orchestra
  • [Walter Kent / Nat Burton] When The Poppies Bloom Again - Deanna Durbin w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Johnny Mercer / Harold Arlen] Acc-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive - The Four Lads w. Billy May Orchestra
  • [Traditional] Der's No Hiding Place / Every Time I Hear Der Spirit - Marion Anderson w.Kosti Vehenan, Piano
  • [Negro Spiritual] Deep River - Marian Anderson, Contralto w. Piano
  • [Grey / Staothart / Lehar] The White Dove - Lawrence Tibbett w. Piano and Orchestra
  • [Oscar Hammerstein / Sigmund Romberg] Wanting You from The New Moon] Lawrence Tibbett w. Piano and Orchestra
  • [Victor Herbert] A Kiss In The Dark - Beverley Sills with the London Symphony Orchestra Cond. Andre Kostelanetz

  • 15th June

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  • [Bassman] I'm Getting Sentimental Over you - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra
  • [Rapee / Pollock] Charmaine - Mantovani & His Orchestra
  • [Stephen Foster] I Dream Of Jeannie With The Light Brown Hair - Jussi Bjorning w. Gerald Moore, piano
  • [Stephen Foster] Swannee River / Song Of All Songs - James Watsford Chorale
  • [Stolz / Kahn] Waltzing In The Clouds - Deanna Durbin w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Fred Fisher / Alfred Bryan] Come Josaphine In My Flying Machine - Benay Venuta and Eddie Fisher w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Hargreaves / Dammerell / Ewing] Josaphine - Joe Ferrie Lew Stone Orchestra
  • [Wayne King / Burke Bivens / Gus Kahn] Josaphine - Russ Morgan And His Music In The Morgan Manner
  • [E G Nelson / H Pease / Duke Leonard] Josaphine Please No Lean On The Bell - Eddie Cantor w. Rafael Mendez Orchestra
  • [Air de la Lettre from "Mozart" - Yvonne Printemps w. Orchestra
  • [Bizet] Serenade from The Fair Maid Of Perth - Heddle Nash, Tenor w. Orchestra
  • [Hoagy Carmichael] Lazy Bones - Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Adrian Ross] I'm Only A Strolling Vagabond - Cavan O'Connor w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Percy French] Vagabond / Come Back Paddy Reiley - Cavan O'Connor w. his wife, Piano and Un-Named Organist
  • [Coward] My Ain Folk - Moira Anderson w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Sigmund Romberg] You Will Remember Vienna - Frank Luther w. Leo Reisman Orchestra
  • [Edward Lockton / Dr. Rudolf Sieczynski] Vienna, City Of My Dreams - Shirley Jones / Jack Cassidy / Percy Faith Orchestra

  • 8th June

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  • [Moret/Churchill] Whistle While You Work - Bill Currie and Harry Roy, Vocal w. Harry Roy And His Band
  • [Washington/Harline] Little Wooden Head - Anne Lenner, Vocal / The Savoy Hotel Orchestra cond. Carroll Gibbons
  • [Fred Weatherly / Eric Coates] Green Hills Of Somerset - Joan Hammond w. Gerald Moore, Piano
  • [Albert W Ketelby] Sanctuary Of The Heart - Oscar Natzke w. Chorus and Orchestra Directed by Warrick Braithwaite
  • [W S Gilbert / Arthur Sullivan] When A Felon's Not Engaged In His Employment (The Policeman's Song) - Danny Kaye w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Montague Ewing] Policeman's Holiday - The Palm Court Theatre Orchestra Dir. Anthony Godwin
  • [Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein] I Whistle A Happy Tune from "The King And I" - June Bronhill and Ian Burton w. Michael Collins Orchestra
  • [Schubert arr. Berte' / Clutsam] - The Flower from Lilac Time - June Bronhill and Thomas Round w. Michael Collins Orcchestra
  • [Olcott/ Graff Jnr] When Irish Eyes Are Smiling - Howard Price w. Henri Nostro Orchestra
  • [Edens] It's A Great Day For The Irish - Ruby Murry with Vocal Chorus and Studio Orchestra
  • [Flotsam and Jetsam] Introducting Themselves / The British Pantomine / King Canute - Flotsam (B C Hillium) and Jetsam {Malcolm McEachern) Vocals and Piano
  • [Jay Livingston / Ray Evans] To Each His Own - The Ink Spots w. Instrumental Ensemble
  • [Hupfield] As Time Goes By - The Dinning Sisters w. Instrumental Ensemble
  • [Volstedt] Jolly Fellows Waltz - The Boston Pops Orchestra Cond. Arthur Feidler
  • [Colohan] Galway Bay - Bing Crosby / Victor Young Orchestra
  • [Bond] A Perfect Day - Nelson Eddy With Studio Orchestra

  • 1st June

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  • Abad, Marina: The Current of Life

  • 25th May

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  • [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

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  • [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