Saturday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 2 at 1:00 p.m.,
Monday, December 3 at 8:00 p.m. & Saturday, December 8 at 5:00 p.m. Big Band Vocalists Taken from long-unseen film footage dating from the 1940s and 1950s, this nostalgic look back offers romantic favorites from an all-star roster of legendary artists such as Louis Armstrong, Perry Como, Doris Day, Helen Forrest, Dick Haymes, Peggy Lee, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra,
Jo Stafford & the Pied Pipers and many more. Go here to get the DVD.
Among the classic World War II-era bands backing up the vocalists are
groups led by Benny Goodman, Harry James, Bob Crosby, Jimmy & Tommy Dorsey, Stan Kenton, Duke Ellington, Ray Noble and others.
BIG BAND VOCALISTS (MY MUSIC) features these performances:
“Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree” – The Andrews Sisters with Harry James Orchestra
“I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” – Louis Armstrong
“Somebody Loves Me” – Tex Beneke
“Tampico” – June Christy with Stan Kenton Orchestra
“I’ll Dance at Your Wedding” – Buddy Clark with Ray Noble Orchestra
“I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” – Rosemary Clooney
“On the Sunny Side of the Street” – Nat King Cole & Tony Martin
“I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now” – Perry Como with Ted Weems Orchestra
“Big Noise From Winnetka” – Bob Crosby & Orchestra
“It’s Magic” – Doris Day
“Green Eyes” – Bob Eberle & Helen O’Connell with Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
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Description: Peter Marshall Nick Clooney (Yes, that's George Clooney's dad) look back at the greatest "crooners" and "canaries" of the 1940s, including Perry Como, Peggy Lee, and Doris Day.