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.


18th October

Show Playlist
  • Kahn, G / Schertzinger, V - One Night Of Love - Percy Faith And His Orchestra
  • Romberg, S / Donnelly, D - Selection from "The Student Prince" - Gaudeamus Igatur / Golden Days / To The Inn We're Marching / Drinking Song / Come Boys - Jeanette Scovotti / William Lewis / Robert Nagy / Peter Palmer - Chorus and Orchestra Cond. Lehman Engel
  • Rapee / Pollack - Charmaine - Robert White, Tenor with Orchestra
  • Romberg, S - Romance from "The Desert Song"- June Bronhill with Michael Collins Orchestra
  • (1) Herrick, R / Purcell, E - Passing By then (2) Birch, K / Wood, H;- Bird of Love Divine - Sir Thomas Allen with Malcolm Martineau, Piano
  • Kaper, B / Deutsch, H - Hi Lili, Hi Lo - Jimmy Durante with MGM Studio Orchestra
  • Yoell / Brown - When Mother Nature Sings Her Lullaby - Bing Crosby with Eddie Dunstedter, Organ
  • Noble, R - Love Is The Sweetest Thing - Isobel Buchanan with English Chamber Orchestra Cond. Steuart Bedford
  • Monckton, L - Moonstruck - Marilyn Hill Smith with the Southern Festival Orchestra Directed by Robin White
  • Brown, N.H / Freed, A - You Were Meant For Me - Gordon Macrae with The Carlyle Hall Orchestra
  • Bart, Lionel - As Long As He Needs Me from Oliver - Sarah Vaughn with Studio Orchestra
  • Rodgers & Hammerstein - You Are Beautiful from The Flower Drum Song - Samuel Ramey with National Philharmonic Orchestra Arranged and Conducted by Paper Matz
  • Rodgers, R / Hart, L - Where or When from Babes in Arms - Frederica Von Stade - London Symphony Orchestra Conducted by John McGlynn
  • Mercer, J / Kern, J - I'm Old Fashioned - Joan Morris with William Bolcom, Piano

  • 11th October

    Show Playlist
  • Cohan, George M - George M Cohan Medley - Arthur Feidler Conducts the Boston Pops Orchestra
  • Donaldson / Brice - The Daughter of Rosie O'Grady - Gene Kelly with Chorus and Orchestra Cond Carmen Dragon
  • Leonard, Eddie - Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider - The Six Swingers (1938)
  • Foster, Stephen - I Dream Of Jeannie (With The Light Brown Hair)) Stuart Burrows with John Constable, Piano
  • Trad English - Early One Morning / Trad English/Fielding, H - A Hunting We Will Go / Trad. Scottish - Charlie Is My Darling - Elizabeth Harwood, Owen Brannigan, Hendon Grammar School Choir / Pro Arte Orchestra Cond. Charles Mackerras
  • Arlen, Albert / Brown, Nancy / Thompson, Lloyd - Sentimental Bloke - Overture and Rabbit Oh / I Dips Me Lid / Melbourne Cup Day / Winner Of The Cup - Life's What Yer Make It - Frank Ward as Ginger Mick . Edwin Ride as The Bloke - Original Cast Recording
  • Robison, Carson - Life Get's Tee-Jus, Don't It - Walter Brennan with Instrumental Accompaniment
  • Trad - Lolly Too Dum Dey - Fred Waring's Pennsylvanians (1957)
  • Marias - Ay-Round The Corner - Jo Stafford with Norman Luboff Choir and Paul Weston & His Orchestra (1952)
  • Cymbal - Mr. Bassman - The Delltones [Lead Vocals - Col Loughllan, Warren Lucas, Tenor / Brian Perkins, Baritone / Ian "Pee-Wee" Wilson, Bass
  • Stephen / Corbett - Going To The Country - The Pied Pipers with Briam May And The ABC Showband
  • Mercer, J - You Grow Sweeter As The Years Go By - Margaret Whiting with Orchestra

  • 4th October

    Show Playlist
  • Adler, L - Genevieve Waltz - Larry Adler, Mouth Organ with Piano
  • Cooper / Tucker - Sweet Genevieve - Kenny Baker (Kay Kendall), Trumpet with Studio Orchestra
  • Edwards, G / Bryan, V - In My Merry Oldsmobile - Bing Crosby / The Music Maids / John Scott Trotter Orchestra
  • Lehar, F - Lippen Schweigen from The Merry Widow - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf and Erich Kunz with Studio Orchestra
  • Strauss Johanne / Matischka, E - Come In The Gondola - Erich Kunz with Studio Orchestra
  • Strauss, 11 / Haffner / Gene'e - Mein Herr Marquis from Die Fledermaus - Hilde Gueden with Wiener Staatsoper Orchestra Conducted by Robert Stolz
  • Zeller, Carl - Don't Be Cross from Der Obersteiger - Richard Tauber with Orchestra
  • Tauber, R - Selection from Old Chelsea - The Palm Court Orchestra cond. Reginald Leopold
  • Mendelssohn, F / Heine, H - On Wings Of Song - Jean Grayston, Contralto with Palm Court Orchestra
  • Herbert, A P / Ellis, Vivian - La Belle Marguerite from Bless The Bride - Georges Guetary with Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Michael Collins
  • [Brodsky / Cahn] - Paris - Jane Powell / We Never Talk Much (We Just Sit Around) Fernando Lamas & Danielle Darrieux / [Leher/Spaeth] My Little Nest Of Heavenly Blue - Jane Powell all with the MGM Studio Orchestra
  • Strause / Adams - How Lovely To Be A Woman - Susan Watson / Put On A Happy Face - Dick Van Dyke with Original Broadway Cast Studio Orchestra
  • Clutsam - My Curly Headed Baby / Speaks - Sylvia - Paul Robeson with Studio Orchestra
  • Tate - A Broken Doll - Marjorie Stedaford with Brian Lawrence And His Lansdowne House Sextet

  • 27th September

    Show Playlist
  • Wood - Exhibition Swing - Victor Silvester And His Ballroom Orchestra
  • Porter, Cole - In The Still Of The Night - Amy Spruce with John Atwell, Piano
  • Porter, Cole - Let's Do It - Ian Carmichael / Elaine Strich Patricia Routledge, Susannah McCorkle, Elaine Stritch and The Mike Sammes Singers from "Cole" - A Musical Tribute to Cole Porter with Original Cast Studio Orchestra
  • Novello, Ivor - Primrose - Roma Beaumont with Ivor Novello, Piano
  • Novello, Ivor - Someday My Heart Will Awake, Venessa Lee and Take Your Girl, Olive Gilbert and Chorus with Chorus and Studio Orchestra
  • Porter - Cole - True Love - Jane Powell with Orchestra Cond Buddy Bregman
  • McCarthy, J / Monaco, J V - You Made Me Love You -
  • Romberg, / Young - Will You Remember from Deep In My Heart - Jane Powell and Vic Damone with MGM Studio Orchestra Cond. Adolph Deutsch
  • Berlin, I - Top Hat, White and Tails - The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra with Vocal Refrain
  • Berlin, I - There's No Business Like Show Business - Bing Crosby and Dick Haymes with The Andrews Sisters and Orchestra
  • Herbert, Victor - Kiss Me Again - Kate Smith with Jack Miller And His Orchestra
  • Kern, Jerome - I'm Old Fashioned - Ella Fitzgerald and Nelson Riddel's Orchestra
  • Rodgers and Hart - Blue Moon - Graham Dalby And The Grahamophones featuring Lawrence Cook, Alto and Clarinet
  • Rodgers and Hart - With A Song In My Heart from film of the same name - Jane Froman
  • Kern, Jerome - Make Believe - Earl Wrightson and Lois Hunt with Percy Faith Orchestra
  • Gershwin, G & I - Nice Work If You Can Get It - Joan Morris with William Bolcom, Piano

  • 20th September

    Show Playlist
  • Holzman - Blaze Of Glory (Naval Two Step) Harry Davidson Strict Tempo Dance Orchestra
  • Fraser-Simson/Milne, A A - Christopher Robin Is Sayting His Prayers - The Kentucky Minstrels with Denis Wright, Boy Soprano / Berkeley Mason, Organ - Recorded December 1940
  • Nevin - Narcissus - The Revellers with Tenors Elliott Shaw and Ed Smalle
  • Alter, L / Loesser, F - Delores from 1941 Film Las Vagas Nights - The Pied Pipers with Frank Sinatra and Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • Lerner / Lane - Overture and Every Night At Seven - Fred Astaire with MGM Studio Orchestra
  • Lene, B / Lerner, A J - The Happiest Day Of My Life - Jane Powell and the MGM Studio Orchestra
  • Lene, B / Lerner, A J - How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You When You Know I've Been A Liar All My Life - Jane Powell and Fred Astaire the MGM Studio Orchestra
  • Lene, B / Lerner, A J - Too Late Now - Jane Powell and the MGM Studio Orchestra
  • Lewis / Goodhart / Nelson - There's A Ring Around The Moon - The Palm Court Theatre Orchestra Vocal by Mr. Purkiss
  • Belloc, Hilaire - Tarantella - Richard Baker
  • Monckton, Lionel - Two Little Sausages - Richard Baker, Vocal with Raphael Terroni, Pianio
  • Music Hall Medley - She's A Lassie From Lancashire / Girls, Study Your Cookery Book / Hello, Hello Who's Your Lady Friend / Susanna's Long Stocking / Down At The Old Bull And Bush / Has Anybody Here Seen Kelly / Hold Your Hand Out Naughty Boy / Hold Your Hand Out Naughty Boy / Flanagan / Oh! Oh! Antonio / Pack Up Your Troubles / Waiting At The Church / Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me A Bow Wow - Florrie Ford and Vesta Victoria and Vocal Chorus With Orchestra
  • Schubert, F / Rellstab - Standchen, (Serenade) Hans Hotter with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Grieg, E - Ich Liebe Dich - Elisabeth Schwarzkopf with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • Straight, Charley - Humpty Dumpty - The Palm Court Theatre Orchestra dir. Anthony Goodwin

  • 13th September

    Show Playlist
  • Trad - My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose / Sleeps The Noon In The Deep Blue Sky - Kenneth McKellar with Robert Sharples Orchestra
  • Von Tilzer, Albert / McCree, Junie - Put Your Arms Around Me Honey - Dick Haymes And The Song Spinners with Orchestra
  • Layton, Turner / Creamer, Henry - After You've Gone - Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians
  • Pitney, Gene - Hello Mary Lou - Melbournaires Harmony Chorus (Barbershop)
  • - Mary's A Grand Old Name - Dick Haymes with Orchestra
  • Rodgers, R / Hart, L Bewitched (Bothered and Bewildered) - Julie Andrews with Studio Orchestra
  • Lerner, Alan J / Loewe, Frederick - Ordinary Man - Rex Harrison with Studio Orchestra Dir Cyril Ornadel
  • Lerner, Alan J / Loewe, Frederick - How To Handle A Woman - Richard Burton with Original Broadway Cast Orchestra
  • Neopolitan Song - Tiritomba - Joseph Schmidt with Chorus and Orchestra
  • Neopolitan Love Song / Cottrau - Santa Lucia - Beniamino Gigli with Orchestra Dir Walter Goehr
  • Friml / Stothart / Wright / Forrest - The Donkey Serenade - Allan Jones with Vocal Chorus and Orchestra
  • Kaye / Wise / Lippman - "A" You're Adorable - Jo Stafford and Gordon Macrae with Paul Weston Orchestra
  • Gilbert and Sullivan - Take A Pair Of Sparkling Eyes from Gondoliers - Webster Booth with Orchestra
  • Herbert, Victor - Lover, Come Back To Me from The New Moon - Jane Powell with Orchestra
  • Offenbach - Gendarmes Duet - Malcolm McEachern and Harold Williams
  • Dvorak, A - O Silver Moon from Rusalka - Dame Joan Hammond with Philharmonia Orchestra Cond. Wilem Tausky

  • 6th September

    Show Playlist
  • Churchill / Whistle While You Work / Heigh Ho from Walt Disney Snow White & the Seven Dwarfs - The Mormon Tabernacle Choir w Orchcestra
  • Rodgers and Hamerstein - It Might As Well Be Spring - Shirley Jones with Frank De Vol Orchestra
  • Kern / Hammerstein - All The Things You Are - The Robert Shaw Chorale
  • Mendelssohn - Spring Song - Marek Weber Orchestra
  • Jones, Noel - Veteran's Praise - The Salvation Army Melbourne Veterans' Band
  • Davies, Howard - That's the Difference - Noel Jones, Piano with Chorus of the Salvation Army Melbourne Veterans' Band and Rhythm Accompaniment.
  • Jones, Noel - Rivervale Citadel - The Salvation Army Melbourne Veterans' Band
  • Oatman, Rev J arr Jackie Williams - Count Your Blessings - The Celebration Choir and the Band of the Salvation Army Citadel, Sheffield
  • Temple / Morgan - Count Your Blessings - The Luton Girls' Choir with Orchestra
  • Coward, N - Mad Dogs and Englishmen - Noel Coward with Orchestra
  • Strauss, J 2nd - Voices of Spring - Miliza Korjus with Orchestra
  • O'Hogan / Wallace - Old Father Thames - Peter Dawson with Orchestra
  • Carmichael, H - Lazy Bones - Louis Armstrong and Bing Crosby from Kraft Music Hall
  • Kennedy-Fraser / McLeod - Road To the Isles Fr. Sydney McEwan with Orchestra
  • Luckesch / Kluse / Pepper - Hear My Song, Voioletta - Anne Zeigler and Webster Booth with Orchestra
  • Flanagan, Bud - Underneath The Arches - Bud Flanagan and Chesney Allen with Chorus and the Victoria Palace Orchestra dir. Freddie Bretherton
  • Park, P / Parr-Davies, H - Wish Me Luck As You Wave Me Goodbye - Gracie Fields with Chorus of Soldiers, Sailors and Airman plus Orchestra

  • 30th August

    Show Playlist
  • O'Hagan, J - Gundagui / Joplin, S - Pineapple Rag - The Palm Coiurt Orchestra [Sydney Group}
  • McKellar, Dorothea - My Country - Dorothea McKellar [1958]
  • "John O'Brien" [Psu. P J Hartigan] Said Hanraham /
  • Weill, K / Anderson, M - September Song - Elaine Paige with The New World Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Hupfield, - As Time Goes By - Dooley Wilson / Humphrey Bogart / Ingrid Bergman
  • Hupfield - As Time Goes By - Adelaide Hall with Orchestra
  • Carmichael, Hoagy - I Get Along Without You Very Well - Turner Layton, Vocal and Piano
  • Carmichael, Hoagy - Stardust - Nat King Cole with Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Orchestra
  • Coward, N - Oh! What A Century It's Been - Chorus from Original London Cast Recording with Orchestra Dir. Philip Martell
  • DePaul, G / Mercer, Johnny - Overture / Bless Your Beautiful Hide - Howard Keel with MGM Studio Orchestra
  • DePaul, G / Mercer, J - Wonderful, Wonderful Day - Jane Powell w. MGM Studio Orchestra
  • DePaul, G / Mercer, J - Introduction and When You're In Love - Jane Powell and MGM Studio Orchestra
  • Bryant, B and F - All I Have To Do Is Dream - The Everly Brothers
  • Fibich - Poeme [My Moonlight Madonna] Reginald Kilby And His Strings