Living Strings "In A Mellow Mood" album cover

September 24, 2022 Playlist & Archive

September 24, 2022 HPZ – Hour 1
September 24, 2022 HPZ – Hour 2
Living Strings "In A Mellow Mood" album cover

Featuring break music from
In A Mellow Mood
by Living Strings

Dolly Dawn w/ George Hall & His Orchestra “It Looks Like Rain In Cherry Blossom Lane” from The Uncollected: George Hall and His Orchestra

Helen Ward w/ Benny Goodman and His Orchestra “Sing Me a Swing Song (And Let Me Dance)” from The Classic Hoagy Carmichael

Rudy Vallee and the Gentleman Songsters w/ Rudy Vallee and his Connecticut Yankees “Vieni, Vieni” from The Great Band Era (1937)

Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra “Poor Little Rich Girl” from The Uncollected: Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra (1947)

Anita O’Day w/ Gene Krupa and HIs Orchestra featuring Roy Eldridge “The Walls Keep Talking” from Gene Krupa, His Orchestra, and Anita O’Day featuring Roy Eldridge

Della Reese “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows” from Special Delivery

Johnny Mathis “When Sunny Gets Blue” from Warm and Tender

Percy Faith “Moon River” from The Magic of Stereo: Soft Lights and Sweet Music

Nat King Cole “Stardust” from The Greatest Of Nat King Cole, Vol. 1

Patti Page “Old Cape Cod” from Golden Hits

Louis Prima “Pennies from Heaven” from Capitol Collectors Series: Louis Prima [REQUEST]

Al Hirt & Ann-Margret “The Best Man” from Beauty and the Beard

John Coltrane “Lush Life” from Lush Life (Remastered)

Walter Huston “September Song” from Those Wonderful Thirties: The Stars of Broadway, Night Clubs and Vaudeville

Elsie Randolph & Jack Buchanan “I’m in a Dancing Mood” from Top Hits of the 1930s

Ray Eberle, Tex Beneke and the Modernaires w/ Glenn Miller & His Orchestra “Elmer’s Tune” from Happy Days Are Here Again!

Helen Forrest w/ Harry James and His Orchestra “I Had the Craziest Dream” from Remembering the ’40s (1942)

Russ Morgan and His Orchestra “The Object Of My Affection” from Golden Favorites: Russ Morgan

Living Strings “Let’s Get Lost” from Living Strings In A Mellow Mood

Frank Sinatra “I Wish You Love (with Count Basie and His Orchestra) [with Count Basie and His Orchestra]” from It Might As Well Be Swing (with Count Basie and His Orchestra)

Andy Williams “Everybody Loves Somebody” from Dear Heart

Ed Ames “There’s a Time for Everything” from My Cup Runneth Over

Dakota Staton “Give Me the Simple Life” from The Late, Late Show

Julie London “Black Coffee” from Julie’s Golden Greats

The Mills Brothers “Mood Indigo” from The Mellow Years

Louis Armstrong & Jack Pleis and His Orchestra “Sittin’ in the Sun” from All Time Greatest Hits

Bing Crosby “Tenderly” from Bing Crosby Treasury: The Songs I Love

Dick Powell “By A Waterfall” from Lullaby of Broadway

Lizzie Miles with Red Camp’s Piano and Tony Almerico’s Parisian Room Band “Dinah” from Torchy Lullabies My Mother Sang Me

The Platters “Enchanted” from All-Time Greatest Hits

The Living Strings “I’ll Be Seeing You” from In A Mellow Mood

September 17, 2022 Playlist & Archive

September 17, 2022 HPZ – Hour 1
September 17, 2022 HPZ – Hour 2

"Wade In the Water" - Ramsey Lewis album cover

Featuring break music from
Wade In the Water
by Ramsey Lewis (May 27, 1935-September 12, 2022)

Ramsey Lewis Trio “Function At the Junction” from Goin’ Latin

Sam Cooke “Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha” from 30 Greatest Hits: Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964

Dakota Staton “Late, Late Show” from The Late, Late Show

Al Hirt & Ann-Margret “Bill Bailey” from Beauty and the Beard

Ramsey Lewis “Up Tight” from Wade In the Water

Claude Thornhill & His Orchestra “Robbin’s Nest” from The Uncollected: Claude Thornhill and His Orchestra (1947)

Lew Sherwood w/ Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra “Moonlight and Shadows” from The Great Band Era (1937)

Helen Forrest w/ Benny Goodman & His Orchestra “Shake Down the Stars” from Benny and Helen: The Original Recordings Of the 1940s

Anita O’Day w/ Gene Krupa & His Orchestra “Murder, He Says” from Gene Krupa, His Orchestra & Anita O’Day, Featuring Roy Eldridge

Bunny Berigan & His Orchestra “Caravan” from The Great Dance Bands Of the ’30s and ’40s [LOCAL]

Doris Day “Love Me or Leave Me” from Doris Day’s Greatest Hits

Dinah Shore “Love Is Here To Stay” from Dinah, Yes Indeed!

Dinah Washington “Easy Living” from Compact Jazz

Tony Bennett “Give Me the Simple Life” from It’s Tony Bennett

George Shearing “Nevermore” from Bossa Nova

Nat King Cole Trio “It’s Only A Paper Moon” from The Velvet Voice of Nat King Cole: Unforgettable [REQUEST]

The Foursome “Bidin’ My Time” from Those Wonderful Thirties: The Stars of Broadway, Night Clubs and Vaudeville

Bing Crosby “I Would If I Could But I Can’t” from Bing Crosby Collection, Volume III

Vera Lynn “A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square” from Sincerely Yours: 22 Great Songs

Judy Garland “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows” from The Very Best of Judy Garland

Billie Holiday “Carelessly” from Top Hits Of the 1930s

Frank Sinatra & The Count Basie Orchestra “Fly Me To The Moon” from It Might As Well Be Swing

Della Reese “You Made Me Love You” from Special Delivery

Andy Williams “You’re Nobody ‘Til Somebody Loves You” from Dear Heart

Dean Martin “Viene Su (Say You Love Me Too)” from That’s Amore: The Best of Dean Martin

Rosemary Clooney & Marian McPartland “September Song” from Piano Jazz [REQUEST]

Ramsey Lewis “Message To Michael” from Wade In the Water

Fats Waller and Benny Payne “After You’ve Gone” from A Handful of Keys

Fred Astaire “I Won’t Dance” from Steppin’Out: Astaire Sings

Ella Fitzgerald “Let’s Take a Walk Around the Block” from Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Songbook (Expanded Edition)

Sammy Davis, Jr. & Carmen McRae “There’s a Small Hotel” from Boy Meets Girl: On Decca

Ramsey Lewis “Hold It Right There” from Wade In the Water

Ramsey Lewis “Cast Your Fate to the Wind” from Goin’ Latin

September 10, 2022 Playlist

Featuring break music from
The Glory of Love: Fabulous Dance Instrumentals
by Sammy Kaye and His Orchestra

The Mary Kaye Trio “Dancing” from Night Life

Dick Van Dyke “When You Want ‘Em You Can’t Get ‘Em, When You’ve Got ‘Em, You Don’t Want ‘Em (feat. The Ray Charles Singers & Enoch Light and His Orchestra)” from Songs I Like (feat. The Ray Charles Singers & Enoch Light and His Orchestra)

Della Reese “Three O’Clock In the Morning” from Special Delivery

Frank Sinatra “More” from It Might As Well Be Swing

Bea Wain & Larry Clinton and His Orchestra “You Go To My Head” from Dancing With Ballroom Stars

Bunny Berigan “Jelly Roll Blues” from The Great Dance Bands Of the ’30s and ’40s [LOCAL]

Ginny Simms w/ Kay Kyser & His Orchestra “Deep Purple” from Best of Big Bands: Kay Kyser

Ray Eberle w/ Glenn Miller & His Orchestra “A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square” from A String Of Pearls: Great Stars Of the 40s

Carmen Lombardo w/ Guy Lombardo and His Royal Canadians “A Sailboat In the Moonlight” from The Great Band Era (1937)

Lew Sherwood w/ Eddy Duchin & His Orchestra “Snuggled on Your Shoulder” from Best Of the Big Bands: Eddy Duchin

Fats Waller “Lulu’s Back In Town” from One Never Knows, Do One?

Dick Powell “I’m Goin’ Shoppin’ With You” from Lullaby of Broadway

Hildegarde “Isn’t This A Lovely Day” from Darling, Je Vous Aime Beaucoup

Jack Cooper “Me and My Girl” from Top Hits of the 1930s

Bing Crosby “Orange Blossom Time” from A Bing Crosby Collection: Volume III

Ruth Etting “Button Up Your Overcoat” from Ruth Etting (1926-1935), Vol. 2 [Remastered]

Mel Torme “Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off” from The 1956 Tormé-Paich Legendary Sessions [REQUEST]

Lou Rawls “Something” from Silk and Soul

Dakota Staton “Broadway” from The Late, Late Show

Merv Griffin “My Ship” from A Tinkling Piano In The Next Apartment

Julie London “Slightly Out Of Tune (Desafinado)” from Julie’s Golden Greats

The George Shearing Quintet “As Long As I Live/Let’s Live Again” from Music For A Bachelor’s Den

Nat King Cole “Mona Lisa” from Unforgettable

Perry Como “Once Upon A Time” from The Best of Perry Como

Johnny Hartman “The End Of A Love Affair” from All Of Me

Peggy Lee “Is That All There Is?” from Pop Memories Of the ’60s

Doris Day “When I Fall In Love” from Doris Day’s Greatest Hits

Vic Damone “Luna Rossa (Blushing Moon)” from Angela Mia

Rosemary Clooney “Love, You Didn’t Do Right By Me” from The Essential Rosemary Clooney

Louis Armstrong “(When We Are Dancin’) I Get Ideas” from All Time Greatest Hits

Nat King Cole “That Sunday That Summer” from The Unforgettable Nat King Cole [REQUEST]

"Music For Dining" album cover

August 27, 2022 Playlist

"Music For Dining" album cover

Featuring break music from
A mystery album tucked inside the sleeve for Music for Dining by The Melachrino Strings and Orchestra

Bing Crosby “Puttin’ On the Ritz” from Bing Crosby Treasury: The Songs I Love

Anita O’ Day w/ Gene Krupa & His Orchestra “Thanks For the Boogie Ride” from Gene Krupa, His Orchestra & Anita O’Day, Featuring Roy Eldridge

Jack Teagarden “Davenport Blues” from The Golden Horn of Jack Teagarden

Carmen Cavallaro “Chopin’s Polonaise” from Happy Days Are Here Again

Ray Eberle w/ Glenn Miller & His Orchestra “Blue Rain” from The Great Band Era (1944) [REQUEST]

Frank Sinatra w/ Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra “Dolores” from The Great Band Era (1941)

Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra “One Night Stand” from The Uncollected: Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra (1944-1946)

Bunny Berigan and His Orchestra “Trees” from The Great Dance Bands Of the ’30s and ’40s [LOCAL]

Nat King Cole “That Sunday That Summer” from Unforgettable [REQUEST]

Sam Cooke “Summertime, Pt. 1” from 30 Greatest Hits: Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 [REQUEST]

Dean Martin “On an Evening In Roma (Sott’er Celo Do Roma)” from The Capitol Collector’s Series

Merv Griffin “Moonlight Cocktail” from A Twinkling Piano In the Next Apartment

Rosemary Clooney “You’re After My Own Heart” from Come On-A My House

Lou Rawls “Sophisticated Lady” from Silk and Soul

Tony Bennett “Stranger In Paradise” from It’s Tony Bennett

Julie London “Black Coffee” from Julie’s Golden Greats

Patti Page “Old Cape Cod” from Golden Hits

Perry Como “Fly Me To the Moon (In Other Words)” from The Best of Perry Como

Acker Bilk “Stranger On the Shore” from Pop Memories of the ’60s

Liberace “I’m Always Chasing Rainbows” from Tenderly [LOCAL]

Johnny Mathis “Gina” from Warm and Tenderly

Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae “Beautiful Isle of Somewhere” from Whispering Hope

Arthur Lyman Group “Yellow Bird” from Music for a Bachelor’s Den

Sarah Vaughan “Lullaby Of Birdland (feat. Clifford Brown)” from Sarah Vaughan’s Golden Hits

Johnny Hartman “I Get A Kick Out Of You” from All Of Me

Vic Damone “Just Say I Love Her (Dicitencello Vuie)” from Angela Mia

Benny Goodman & His Orchestra “Get Happy” from Personalidades

Fats Waller “Sweet Thing” from “One Never Knows, Do One?” – The Best Of Fats Waller

Doris Day w/ Les Brown & His Orchestra “Invitation To the Blues” from The Uncollected: Les Brown & His Orchestra (1944-1946)

Helen Forrest and Dick Haymes “I’ll Buy That Dream” from Your Hit Parade (1945)

Johnny & Santo “Sleep Walk” from Heavy Petting Mix

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August 20, 2022 Playlist

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Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians “Get out Those Old Records” from The Very Best of Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians

Wolfgang Neuss, Wilhelm Brückner-Rüggeberg & Sender Freies Berlin Orchestra “Die Dreigroschenoper, Akt I: Die Moritat von Mackie Messer (“Und der Haifisch, der hat Zähne”)” from Weill: Die Dreigroschenoper

Jack Haley “If I Only Had a Heart (Extended Version)” from The Wizard of Oz (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

Cab Calloway and His Orchestra “How Come You Do Me Like You Do” from The Chronological Cab Calloway (The Early Years 1930-1934)

Marlene Dietrich “Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss auf Liebe eingestellt” from All Time Greatest Hits

Billie Holiday “I Wished On the Moon” from Columbia Jazz: Billie Holiday, 1935-1958

Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra “‘Deed I Do (feat. Edythe Wright)” from You Leave Me Breathless (The Bluebird Recordings In Chronological Order, Vol. 14 – 1938)

Wynonie Harris “Bloodshot Eyes” from Good Rocking Tonight

Bing Crosby “Blue Skies (feat. Les Paul)” from Bing Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook

Jimmie Lunceford “‘Tain’t What You Do (It’s the Way That You Do It)” from Lunceford Special

Ruth Brown “Wild, Wild Young Men” from Ruth Brown

Lionel Hampton And His All-Stars “I’m a Slick Chick” from 1944-45 Broadcasts (Live)

Helen Forrest “They Say (with Artie Shaw)” from Presenting Helen Forrest

The Andrews Sisters “Shoo-Shoo Baby” from Capitol Collectors Series: The Andrews Sisters

Bing Crosby & The Les Paul Trio “It’s Been a Long, Long Time” from 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection: The Best of Bing Crosby

Fred Astaire “(I’ve Got) Beginner’s Luck” from The Early Years at RKO

Ruth Etting “Hey Young Fella” from American Songstress

Roy Brown “Boogie at Midnight” from Good Rockin’ Tonight

Teddy Wilson “Ain’t Misbehavin'” from Complete Jazz Series 1937 – 1938

Ethyl Waters “Shake That Thing”

Joséphine Baker “C’est lui” from J’ai deux amours and Greatest Hits (Remastered)

Lena Horne & Horace Henderson “One for My Baby (And One More for the Road)” from Lena Horne Greatest Hits

Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five “Let the Good Times Roll (1946 Single Version)” from Triple Best of Blues

Sam Browne “Cheek To Cheek” from Body And Soul

Eileen Barton “Night and Day (1954)” from Radio Days (1936-1958), Vol. 3

Frank Sinatra “(How Little It Matters) How Little We Know” from The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Louis Armstrong “On the Sunny Side of the Street (Single Version)” from The Ultimate Collection: Louis Armstrong

Billie Holiday “Them There Eyes” from The Decca Singles Vol. 2: 1949-1951

Judy Garland “But Not For Me” from Girl Crazy (Original Soundtrack Recording) – EP

Gene Krupa and His Orchestra “My Ideal” from My Ideal

Sarah Vaughan “The More I See You” from Dreamy

Freddy Martin and His Orchestra & Merv Griffin “Hello Young Lovers” from Bewitched

The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra “I Believe in Miracles” from 1935 / 1937

Ella Fitzgerald “They Can’t Take That Away From Me” from The Best of the Song Books

Adelaide Hall “I’ll Never Be the Same” from Best of Adelaide Hall

Rosemary Clooney “Love, You Didn’t Do Right By Me” from The Essential Rosemary Clooney

Ruth Brown “I Don’t Know” from Rockin’ In Rhythm – The Best of Ruth Brown

Ted Weems and His Orchestra “I Wonder Who’s Kissing Her Now (feat. Perry Como)” from Golden Hits of the 30s & 40s