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.


28th September

Show Playlist
  • [Franz Lehar] Count Of Luxembourg Waltz Medley - The Australian Pops Orchestra Cond. Douglas Gamley
  • [Oscar Straus] A Waltz Dream - David Ashton-Smith with The Chorus Of The Victorian State Opera with The Australian Pops Orchestra Cond. Douglas Gamley
  • [Strauss / Benatsky arr. Gamley] Nun's Chorus from Casanova - Nance Grant And The Chorus Of The Victorian State Opera with The Australian Pops Orchestra Cond. Douglas Gamley
  • [Alfred Hill] Waiata Poi - Neil Williams with Orchestra Conducted by Bob Gibson
  • [Davidson] Just For Today - Neil Williams with Orchestra Conducted by Bob Gibson
  • [Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein] I Have Dreamed - Margaret Nisbett, Soprano with Gordon Hamilton, Organ and Tom Mitchell, Glock and Vibes
  • [Medley] Knees Up Mother Brown / Sound Off / The Caissons Go Rolling Along / The U S Air Force March - The Concert Band Of The Royal Australian Air Force Cond. Dq Ldr R A Y Mitchell
  • [Rodgers and Hamemrstein] Oh What A Beautiful Morning from Oklahoma - Gordon Macrae with Studio Orchestra
  • [Henry Marshall / Stanley Murphy] Be My Little Baby Bumble Bee - Gordon Macrae and June Hutton
  • [Victor Herbert] Extract from "The Railroad Hour" - Pretty As A Picture from Sweethearts - Gordon Macrae with Jane Powell and Studio Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Sigmund Romberg] Just We Two from The Student Prince - Gordon Macrae with Dorothy Kirston with Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Van Alexander
  • [Madden / Wenrich] On Moonlight Bay - Bing and Gary Crosby with Matty Matlock's All-Stars
  • [Loesser] A Bushel And A Peck from Guys and Dolls - Doris Day with Studio Orchestra
  • [Trad arr Sons Of The Pioneers] Home On The Range - The Sons Of The Pioneers
  • [Herbert L Clarke] Variations on Carnival Of Venice - Glenda Raymond with Australian Symphony Orchestra Conducted by Hector Crawford

  • 21st September

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  • [George M Cohan] George M Cohan Medley - Arthur Fiedler Conducts The Boston Pops Orchestra
  • [George M Cohan] Nellie Kelly, I Love You - The American Quartet
  • [G Kahn] Pretty Baby / [T Jackson] You Are My Sunshine / [E V Van Alstyne] Avalon - The Mormon Tabernacle Choir Dir Jerold Ottley
  • [J Strauss / Anne Ronnell] Open Road - John Charles Thomas w. Victor Symphony Orchestra Cond. Frank Tours
  • [Louis Silvers/B G De Sylva] April Showers - Al Jolson w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Harry Akst] Baby Face / [Eddy Cantor] If You Knew Susie - Eddie Cantor with Studio Orchestra
  • [Harry Stone / Jack Stapp] Chatanooga Shoe Shine Boy - Donald Peers with Frank Cordell & His Orchestra
  • [Sidney Carter] Lord Of The Dance / [Bach / Gounod] Ave Maria - Joy Francis with Tony Fenelon, Organ
  • [Jerome Kern] Selection from "Showboat" - Tony Fenelon, Wurlitzer Organ Of The Regent Theatre Melbourne
  • [Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein] Bill from Showboat - Teresa Stratas with The Ambrosian Singers dir. John McCarthy and The London Sinfonetta Conducted and Directed by John McGlynn
  • [Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein] Goodbye My Lady Love from Showboat - David Garrison and Page O'Hara with The Ambrosian Singers dir. John McCarthy and The London Sinfonetta Conducted and Directed by John McGlynn
  • [Rodgers / Hammerstein] Oh! What A Beautiful Morning from Oklahoma - Barbara Cook with Orchestrations by Peter Matz arranged and Conducted by Wally Harper
  • [Albert W Ketelby] In A Monastery Garden - Oscar Natzke with Chorus and Orchestra Conducted by Warrick Braithwaite

  • 14th September

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  • [Eric Plessow] Tonight, Give Me An Hour Of Your Love - Jack Plant, Vocal with Marek Weber Orchestra
  • [Schonberger] Whispering - The Comedian Harmonists
  • [Hoffman / David Livingston] Bibbity Bobbity Boo - Perry Como with The Fontane Sisters and Studio Orchestra
  • [Bob Merrill] Sparrow In The TreeTop - Bing Crosby with The Andrews Sisters and John Scott Trotter Orchestra
  • [Bob Merrill] If I'd Known You Were Coming I'd Have Baked A Cake - Donald Peers with Orchestra
  • [Bob Merrill] How Much Is That Doggie In The Window - Patti Page with Orchestra and effects
  • [Bob Merrill] Pittsburg Pennsylvania - Guy Mitchell With Mitch Miller Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Lee / Manners] - Pennsylvania Polka - Julie Dawn with Billy Thorburne's The Organ, The Dance Band and Me
  • [A Fritz / W Penn] The Honeysuckle And The Bee - Julie Andrews with Vocal Quartet and Orchestra
  • [Arthur A Penn] Smilin' Through - Charles Kullman with Studio Orchestra
  • [Molloy] Love's Old Sweet Song - The De Paur Infantry Chorus with Baritone Solo by George Marshall
  • [Medley] Happy Days Are Here Again / Powder Your Face With Sunshine / I'm Looking Over A Four Leafed Clover / When You're Smiling / Put Your Arms Around Me Honey - The Big Ben Banjo Band with The Mike Sammes Singers and Max Bygraves
  • [Lou Singer / Hy Zara] The Lass With The Delicate Air - Evelyn Knight w. Bob Haggart Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Hook / McNally] Sweet Lass Of Richmond Hill - Kenneth McKellar with Robert Sharples Orchestra
  • [Benjamin Godard] Angels Guard Thee - Kenneth McKellar with Orchestra Cond. Peter Knight
  • [Harburg / Lane] Look To The Rainbow / If This Isn't Love from Finians Rainbow - Rosalind Keene and Neil Williams with Geoff Harvey Orchestra
  • [Emrich Kalman] Lover Mine from The Beggar Student - Jon Weaving and Susanne Steele with Symphony Orchestra Cond. Alan Barker
  • [Stolz arr Freedman] Goodbye From The White Horse Inn - Jon Weaving with The Queensland Symphony Orchestra Cond. Vanco Cavdarski

  • 7th September

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  • [M Abrahams arr Searle-Barnes] He'd Have To Get Out And Get Under - The Palm Court Theatre Orchestra
  • [Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein 11] It Might As Well Be Spring from State Fair - Shirley Jones with Frank De Vol Orchestra
  • [Fritz Rotter] Spring Came Back To Vienna - Jane Powell & Lauritz Melchior with MGM Studio Orchestra
  • [Victor Herbert] I Want What I Want When I Want It from Mlle Modiste - Lauritz Melchior w Studio Orchestra
  • [Richard Rodgers/Oscar Hammerstein 2] Sixteen Going On Seventeen from Sound Of Music - June Bronhill with The Orchestra Of The Princess Theatre Melbourne / Eric Clapham
  • [Collins / Leigh] Don't Dilly Dally On The Way - June Bronhill with The John McCarthy Singers and Geoff Love's Orchestra
  • [Sieczynski] Vienna, City Of My Dreams - David Whitfield With Studio Orchestra
  • [Sigmund Romberg / Oscar Hammerstein 11] You Will Remember Vienna - Shirley Emmons with Sigmund Romberg & His Orchestra
  • [Donizetti / Aveling] Down Her Pearly Cheek from The Elixer Of Love - The Philharmonia Orchestra Cond. Walter Susskind
  • [Bishop / Fitzball arr Moore] The Bloom Is OnThe Rye - Heddle Nash with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • [Annette Mills] A Feather In Her Tyrolean Hat - Paula Green with Joe Loss And His Orchestra
  • [Jack Scholl / Bradford Browne / Max Rich] The Girl In The Little Green Hat - Will Young with Universal Theatre Orchestra
  • [Eyton / Borganoff] Gypsy Moon - Gladys Moncrieff With Colombia Symphony Orchestra Cond Gil Dech
  • [Victor Herbert] When You're Away - Beverly Sills with The London Symphony Orchestra Cond Andre Kostelanetz
  • [Hammerstein / Schwab / Mandel] Softly As In A Morning Sunrise - Gordon Macrae and Men's Chorus of The Roger Wagner Chorale
  • [Pease / Nelson / Dodge] Peggy O'Neill - The Cliff Adams Singers

  • 31st August

    Show Playlist
  • [Czibulka arr. Winter] Stephanie Gavotte - Harry Davidson And His Orchestra
  • [Leigh / Millocker] Selection from the BIP Film - I Give My Heart - I Give My Heart / Good Luck / Before We Met / The Dubarry / Now I Have Found You / Little Jeanne / I Give My Heart Reprise - The Blue Hungarian Band With Un-Named Vocalists
  • [Russell] A Life On The Ocean Wave [Boyce] Heart Of Oak - The Band Of HM Royal Marines Naval Home Command Portsmouth with John Lawrenson, Baritone and The Milton Glee Club
  • [Edward German] Four Jolly Sailormen - Oscar Natzke with Male Quartet and Studio Orchestra
  • [Traditional] A-Roving - The Melbourne Male Choir with Roman Syrek, Accordian, Simon Loveless, Piano Conducted by Christopher Stock
  • [Frederick Keel] Trade Winds - Nathan Lay, Bass with John Atwell, Piano
  • [Ivor Novello] Till The Boys Come Home (Keep The Homefires Burning) Nathan Lay, Bass with Studio Orchestra
  • [J E Jonasson] Cuckoo Waltz - The Ballarat YWCA Choir Cond Amy Young with W H Keith Young, Organ
  • [Franck] Panis Angelicus - Ken Neate with The Ballarat Civic Choir Cond From The Organ By W H Keith Young
  • [R Rodgers / O Hammerstein 2] I Dreamed A Dream from The King And I - Harry Seacombe and Moira Anderson with Studio Orchestra
  • [R Rodgers / O Hammerstein 2] It's A Grand Night For Singing - Barbara Cook with Chorus and Orchestra
  • [George M Cohan] Mary's A Grand Old Name- Bing Crosby With John Scott Trotter Orchestra
  • [Bennie Benjamin / Eddie Durham / Sol Marcus/ Eddie Seiler] Chantez, Chantez - Dinah Shore With Harry Zimmerman Orchestra
  • [Irving Fields / Albert Gamse] I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire - The Ink Spots
  • [Michael Flanders and Donald Swann] A Transport Of Delight - Michael Flanders and Donald Swann
  • [Michael Flanders and Donald Swann] The Hippopotamus Song - Ian Wallace with Donald Swann, Piano
  • [Gilbert and Sullivan] When A Felon's Not Engaged In His Employment from Pirates Of Penzance - The Sergeant Of Police with The Bournemouth Gilbert And Sullivan Ensemble
  • [Montague Ewing] The Policeman's Holiday - The Palm Court Theatre Orchestra with Vocal Refrain

  • 24th August

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  • [Medley] Meet The Minstrels Medley - The George Mitchell Minstrels w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Robison] Life Gets Tee'Jus Don't It - Tex Williams With Orchestra
  • [Tobias / De Rose] When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver - Vernon Delhart and Carson Robison with Instrumental Ensemble
  • [Jerome Kern / Oscar Hammerstein] Why Do I Love You? James Melton and Jane Powell w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Tate] A Broken Doll - Marjorie Stedeford w. Brian Lawrance And His Lansdowne House Sextet
  • [Green] Body and Soul - Marjorie Stedeford w. Joe Paradise And His Music
  • [Sammy Kahn / Earl K Brent] The Little Old State Of Texas - Ezio Pinza and The Sons Of The Pioneers w. Instrumental Accompaniment
  • [Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein 11] Some Enchanted Evening from South Pacific - Ezio Pinza w. The Broadway Cast Studio Orchestra
  • [Alan J Lerner / Frederick Loewe] Camelot (Title Song) Richard Burton with Studio Orchestra
  • [Sigmund Romberg / Dorothy Donnelly] Prologue / Lacky's Chorus / Golden Days / To The Inn We're Marching / Drinking Song / Kathy's Entrance / Come Boys, Let's All Be Gay Boys from The Student Prince. Roberta Peters / Jan Peerce / Gieorgio Tozzi & The Merrill Staton Choir / Orchestra Cond. Franz Allers
  • [Sigmund Romberg / Dorothy Donnelly] Deep In My Heart Dear - from The Student Prince. Roberta Peters / Jan Peerce / Gieorgio Tozzi & The Merrill Staton Choir / Orchestra Cond. Franz Allers.
  • [Sigmund Romberg / Dorothy Donnelly] Serenade from The Student Prince - Mario Lanza w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Wenrich / Mahoney] When You Wore A Tulip - The Singing Waiters with Heinie Beau And His Orchestra
  • [Dacre] Daisy Bell / [Lawlor / Blake] The Sidewalks Of New York - Thurl Ravenscroft and The Gaslight Singers with Frank De Vol Orchestra

  • 17th August

    Show Playlist
  • [Holzman] Blaze Away - The Central Band Of The Royal Australian Air Force Cond. Sqd Ldr Laurie Hicks
  • [Eric Coates] The Dambusters March - Tony Fenelon playing the Wurlitzer Organ of the Pultney Gramar School South Australia
  • [Sammy Fain / Bob Hilliard] Dear Hearts And Gentle People - Dinah Shore with Orchestra and Vocal Group Cond. Harry Zimmerman
  • [Clinton/Bernier/Emmerich] Our Love - George Melachrino Vocal with Carroll Gibbons Orchestra
  • Charles and Nick Kenny] There's A Goldmine In The Sky - The Mills Brothers with Instrumental Ensemble
  • [G & I Gershwin] Our Love Is Here To Stay - The Tunetwisters [Bob Horsfall / Jack Bowkett / Bruce Rangott and Lois Gent]
  • [Irving Berlin] Marie - Jack Leonard and Chorus with Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
  • [Walter Donovan / Lew Brown / Dick Jurgens / Joe Washburn] One Dozen Roses - Dinah Shore w/ Leonard Joy's Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Cole Porter] Begin The Beguine - Artie Shaw And His Orchestra
  • [Jimmy McHugh / Dorothy Fields] I'm In The Mood For Love - Freddy Gardner with Peter York's Orchestra
  • [Burns / Scottish Trad] My Love Is Like A Red, Red Rose - Lauris Elms with Robert Pikler, Piano
  • [Percy French / Phillip Green] Gortnamona - Thomas Edmonds with Peter Tillett, Piano
  • [Eric Coates] The Green Hills Of Somerset - Joan Hammond with Gerald Moore, Piano
  • [Augustin Lara] Granada - Bill McCormack with Studio Orchestra
  • [Mendelssohn] On Wings Of Song - Jean Grayston, Vocal with The Palm Court Trio [Max Jaffa, Violin/Jack Byfield, Piano/Reginald Kilby, Cello]
  • [Sigmund Romberg / Oscar Hammerstein 2] Lover Come Back To Me from "The New Moon" - Anne Zeigler and Webster Booth w. The New London Orchestra Cond. Walter Goehr
  • [Paul Dresser] On The Banks Of The Wabash - Joan Morris with William Bolcom, Piano

  • 10th August

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  • [Walter Donaldson / Gus Kahn] Yes Sir, That's My Baby - Eddie Cantor w. Instrumental Accompaniment
  • [Leo Robin / Frederick Hollander] Moonlight and Shadows - Lew Sherwood w. Eddie Duchin, Piano and His Orchestra
  • [Woods] Side By Side - Primo Scala Accordion Band with Vocal Chorus
  • [McHugh / Fields] On The Sunny Side Of The Street - Doris Day with Studio Orchestra
  • [Johnny Mercer] Ac-Cent-tchu-ate The Positive - The Four Freshmen w Billy May's Orchestra
  • [Jack O'Hagan] Our Don Bradman - Art Leonard (Len Maurice) w. Novelty Accompaniment
  • (Wimbrow) Old Fashioned Locket (Ruby Bennett/Joe Verges/Tommie Malie) Our Bungalo Of Dreams - Don Bradman, Piano
  • [Don Bradman / Len Maurice] Every Day Is A Rainbow Day For Me - Greta Bradman with Leigh Harrold, Piano
  • [Coslow] (Up On Top Of A Rainbow) Sweeping The Clouds Away - Maurice Chevelier w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Peter Milne] The Daughter Of Rosie O'Grady - Gene Kelly with MGM Studio Orchestra
  • [George M Cohan] Nellie Kelly, I Love You - Phil Regan with Studio Orchestra
  • [Allie Wrubel] Zip A Dee Doo Dah - Tony Fenelon at The Regent Theatre Wurlitzer Organ
  • [Dora Jordan] The Bluebells Of Scotland - [Burns] Ye Banks And Braes - Aubrey Wheelan and Laurie Wilson at the Twin Consoles of the State Theatre Wurlitzer
  • [Trad - Kennedy Fraser] The Road To The Isles / [Anne Campbell McLeod] The Skye Boat Song [Frank Ticheli] Loch Lomond - The Ballarat Civic Choir Conducted by W H Keith Young from the Fincham Organ of the Ballarat Wesley Church.
  • {Moller / Ridge] Happy Wanderer - Dianna Decker with Instrumental Accompaniment
  • [Medley] Evening Three Step Medley (That's An Irish Lullaby / When Irish Eyes Are Smiling / My Wild Irish Rose / Sweet Rosie O'Grady) - Harry Davidson And His Orchestra
  • [N Crofts] Bring Me A Shawl From Galway - Mary O'Hara Harp and Vocal with Instrumental Ensemble
  • [Percy French] The Mountains Of Mourne - Peter Dawson with Studio Orchestra
  • [Bud Flanagan and Chesney Allen] Wanderer - Flanagan and Allen - Henry Hall & BBC Dance Orchestra

  • 3rd August

    Show Playlist
  • [Bronislaw Kaper / Walter Jurmann / Gus Kahn] San Francisco - The Herron Sisters with Instrumental Accompaniment
  • [Joseph Gunge] Casino Dances - Albert White And His San Francosco Masters Of Melody
  • [Ballard MacDonald/Jas. W Tate] In The Garden Of Your Heart - Stanley Holloway w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Jesse L Deppen / Geo Graffe] In The Garden Of Tomorrow - Howard Price w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Lockton / Wood] Garden Of Happiness - Richard Crooks w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Pounds / Faeris] Beautiful Isle Of Somewhere - Frank Patterson and John McCormack w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Medley] Waltz Memories Selection - Charlie Kunz, Piano and Directing his Casani Club Orchestra - Vocalists Cecile Petrie and Harry Bentley
  • [Franz Lehar / H B Smith / Frank Black] Yours Is My Heart Alone - Helen Traubel Vocal with Orchestra Conducted by Robert Armbruster.
  • [O. Hammerstein 2 / Jerome Kern] The Song Is You - Lawrence Tibbett with Studio Orchestra
  • [Harold Fraser-Simpson / Harry Graham / James W Tate] A Paradise For Two - Marilyn Hill-Smith / Peter Morrison w. The Chandos Singers and Concert Orchestra
  • [Harold Fraser-Simpson / Harry Graham / James W Tate] Love Will Find A Way - Gladys Moncrieff w. Columbia SO Dir Gilbert Dechelette
  • [Harold Fraser-Simpson / Harry Graham / James W Tate] A Bachelor Gay - Peter Dawson w. Studio Orchestra
  • [Harold Fraser-Simpson / Harry Graham / James W Tate] Husbands and Wives - Sally Burgess / Richard Suart w The New London Light Opera Chorus and Orchestra
  • [Harold Fraser-Simpson / Harry Graham / James W Tate] When Each Day The Tides Are Ebbing and Flowing into Finale - Janis Kelly / Michael George w The Chorus Of Fisherfolk - The New London Light Opera Chorus and Orchestra
  • [E Kalman] Tanzen Mocht' Ich (I'd Like To Dance) from The Gypsy Princess - Monique Brynnel and Jon Weaving with The Queensland Symphony Orchestra Cond. Vanco Cavdarski
  • [Oscar Hammerstein 2 / Jerome Kern] Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson w. The Drury Lane Theatre Orchestra Conducted by Herman Fink