Posts Tagged ‘Big Band music’

Everybody’s Waitin’ for the Man With the Bag

December 24, 2019

“(Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With The Bag,” written by Irving Taylor, Dudley Brooks, and Hal Stanley, recorded by Kay Starr in 1950. Jane Krakowski and The Roots performed the song live on a 2009 NBC Christmas special.

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Five Pound Box Of Money

December 22, 2018

“Five Pound Box Of Money,” written by Jack Barker and Pearl Bailey, sung (and narrated) by Ms. Bailey in 1959.

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Blueberry Hill

October 21, 2018

Blueberry Hill,” written by Vincent Rose (né Vincenzo Cacioppo), with lyrics by Larry Stock and Al Lewis, performed by Glenn Miller & His Orchestra. Ray Eberle, vocalist.

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Five Pound Box Of Money

December 7, 2016

“Five Pound Box Of Money,” written by Jack Barker and Pearl Bailey, sung (and narrated) by Ms. Bailey in 1959.

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Five Pound Box Of Money

December 24, 2015

“Five Pound Box Of Money,” written by Jack Barker and Pearl Bailey, sung (and narrated) by Ms. Bailey in 1959.

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Zat You, Santa Claus?

December 23, 2015

“Zat You, Santa Claus?”  written by Jack Fox and performed by Louis Armstrong and The Commanders in 1953. Satchmo does the vocals but doesn’t solo on trumpet. Too bad.

Related:

“The Year We Racially Profiled Saint Nick: ‘Zat You, Santa Claus?'” Ken Layne, Gawker

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The Man With the Bag

December 19, 2015

“(Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With The Bag,” written by Irving Taylor, Dudley Brooks, and Hal Stanley, recorded by Kay Starr in 1950.

Jane Krakowski and The Roots performed the song live on a 2009 NBC Christmas special:

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Hello Mr. Kringle

December 19, 2015

“Hello Mr. Kringle,” performed by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra in 1939. Harry Babbit, Sully Mason, and Ginny Simms are the vocalists, with patter by bandleader Kyser and comedian Ish Kabibble (Merwyn Bogue).

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Hello Mr. Kringle

December 30, 2014

“Hello Mr. Kringle,” performed by Kay Kyser and His Orchestra in 1939. Harry Babbit, Sully Mason, and Ginny Simms are the vocalists, with patter by bandleader Kyser and comedian Ish Kabibble (Merwyn Bogue).

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Everybody’s Waitin’ for the Man With the Bag

December 24, 2014

“(Everybody’s Waitin’ for) The Man With The Bag,” written by Irving Taylor, Dudley Brooks, and Hal Stanley, recorded by Kay Starr in 1950.

Jane Krakowski and The Roots performed the song live on a 2009 NBC Christmas special:

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