Posts Tagged ‘big bands’

Blueberry Hill

September 22, 2018

Blueberry Hill,” written by Vincent Rose (né Vincenzo Cacioppo), with lyrics by Larry Stock and Al Lewis, performed by Russ Morgan and His Orchestra, 1941. Carol Kay, vocalist.

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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2018

“Auld Lang Syne,” by Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians, a familiar sound to baby boomers, since this band appeared on the live New Year’s Eve telecasts of the “ball drop” in Times Square in the Fifties, Sixties, and early Seventies. The band had filled the same role on radio, starting in 1929.

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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2017

“Auld Lang Syne,” by Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians, a familiar sound for baby boomers, since this band appeared on the live New Year’s Eve telecasts of the “ball drop” in Times Squre in the Fifties, Sixties, and early Seventies. Previously, the band had filled the same role on radio, starting in 1929.

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Snowbird

January 23, 2016

“Snowbird,” written by Gene MacLellan, performed by Bing Crosby with the Count Basie Orchestra. The version by Anne Murray is a bit better known. The Elvis Presley studio version, arranged by Don Tweedy, features Harold Bradley on “electric sitar.”

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Auld Lang Syne

January 1, 2016

“Auld Lang Syne,” by Guy Lombardo & his Royal Canadians, a familiar sound for baby boomers, since this band appeared on the live New Year’s Eve telecasts of the “ball drop” in Times Squre in the Fifties, Sixties, and early Seventies. Previously, the band had filled the same role on radio, starting in 1929.

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