Bill Cartwright

Host of Swing with Bill Cartwright

Bill Cartwright brings his passion for 1930’s and 40’s era Big Band music to this entertaining Saturday evening showcase honoring the music of the “Golden Age of Radio.”

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This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, Ralph Flanagan performs "Slow Poke" Etta James sings about "These Foolish Things" and Robin McKelle tell us that "I've Got the World on a String."

Love is in the air this week on Swing with Bill Cartwright. Mel Torme give us those "Three Little Words,"The Mills Brothers ask you to "Be My Life's Companion" and Glenn Miller is "In the Mood."

Spring is in the air, for this week's  Swing with Bill Cartwright. You'll hear  "Blue Skies," Patti Austin's "Honeysuckle Rose" and Si Zentner performing "Spring is Here."

This week Swing with Bill Cartwright brings you Peggy Lee's "It's a Good Day," Jimmie Lunceford's "Blues in the Night," Ella Fitzgerald singing "You Do Something to Me and Buddy Rich performing "Shorty George."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright Gene Krupa and Anita O'Day perform "Let Me Off Uptown," The Modernaires play "East of the Sun" and Joni Mitchell sings "I Wish I Were in Love Again."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright we'll have music from Harry Connick, Jr., Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra and Keely Smith.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, you'll hear Johnny Mercer singing"Candy," Tommy Dorsey doing "I Hadn't Anyone Till You," Oscar Peterson's "Oh, Lady Be Good" and The Glenn Miller Orchestra performing "Pennsylvania 6-5000."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright: Tony Bennett sings both "Boulevard of Broken Dreams" and "Anything Goes" and, in the second half of the program, you'll hear the incomparable "At Last" by Etta James.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you can hear Charlie Barnet performing "Skyliner," Rosemary Clooney singing "From This Moment On" and Glenn Miller's "Little Brown Jug."  You'll also enjoy Ella Fitzgerald singing "This Time the Dream's On Me" and Maxine Sullivan performing "Just in Time."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Buddy Morrow's "Night Train," Patrick Williams & His Big Band performing "In the Still of the Night," as well as Steve Tyrell's "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" and Eileen Farrell "Looking For a Boy."

Beautiful voices are the focus of this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright. You'll hear Mel Torme's "Long Ago and Far Away," Four Freshmen's "Charmaine" and Dinah Shore's "Willow Weep For Me;" as well as  Nat Cole performing "Anytime, Any Day, Any Where" and the King Sisters' version of the classic "Take the A Train."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, Sammy Davis, Jr. asks "Can't We Be Friends," Dean Martin sings "In the Cool Cool of the Evening" and you'll hear Ray Anthony's classic "Peter Gunn Theme."

This week's Swing with Bill Cartwright has a little bit of everything -- from Louis Armstrong's version of "It Don't Mean a Thing" and Ralph Flanagan's "Slow Poke" to Merry Macs' "Mairzy Doats," Glen Gray's "Swanee River Boogie" and Nat King Cole's "Frim-Fram Sauce."

This week Swing with Bill Cartwright brings the classics as Johnny Mercer sings "Accentuate the Positive," Benny Goodman performs "Stompin' at the Savoy," and Frank Sinatra croons "I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright the Four Freshmen sing "Candy," Dick Haymes performs "Skylark" and Tony Bennett tells us that "The Best is Yet to Come."

Join us this week for Swing with Bill Cartwright as Woody Herman performs "Apple Honey," Shorty Rogers brings us "Teacher, Teacher," Rod Stewart sings "A Kiss to Build a Dream On" and Helen Ward does "It's Been So Long.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear "You Took Advantage of Me" by Carmen McRae, "Little White Lies" by Mel Torme, "Goody-Goody" by Julie London and "Love For Sale" performed by The Blue Wisp Big Band.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, we'll warm you up for Valentine's Day with Ella Fitzgerald's "Love Me or Leave Me," Frank Sinatra singing "Ain't She Sweet," "Deed I Do" by Bing Crosby and Jo Stafford's "Dream of You."

Swing with Bill Cartwright this week highlights some great tunes that you don't get to hear every day like Tony DeSare's "You'd be so Nice to Come Home To," Dakota Staton's "East of the Sun," and well as Bunny Berigan's "High Society," and "Call Me Irresponsible" by Buddy Greco.

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright we'll remember Natalie Cole with her version of "It's Only a Paper Moon."

Plus, we'll have hits from Frank Sinatra ("Memories of You"), Mel Torme ("Love is the Sweetest Thing") and Ella Fitzgerald ("Where or When").

There's an eclectic mix on this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright. You'll hear classics such as Frank Sinatra singing "Witchcraft" and Louis Armstrong performing "Jeepers Creepers" as well as unusual treats like Glenn Miller and the Modernaires doing "I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo."

This week we will be featuring Nat "King" Cole's "For Sentimental Reasons," Doris Day's "I've Got a Feeling You're Fooling" and Frank Sinatra's "Pennies From Heaven."

Happy New Year!

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, you'll hear favorites from Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gorme, Four Freshmen as well as Linda Ronstadt, Michael Buble and Ella Fitzgerald.

"Baby It's Cold Outside" but "I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm" as Swing with Bill Cartwright keeps the season going with favorites like "My Favorite Things" by Tony Bennett, "The Christmas Blues" by Dean Martin and "Christmas Night in Harlem" by Louis Armstrong and Benny Carter.

It's time to get into the holiday spirit... swing-style on this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright.

You'll enjoy the Bing Crosby classic "I'll Be Home for Christmas," Lionel Hampton's rendition of "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus," Frank Sinatra singing "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and then we finish it all off with Tom Kubis' Big Band doing "Hark the Herald Angels Sing."

It's time to start getting merry on Swing with Bill Cartwright with Glenn Miller's "Moonlight Cocktail" and Jimmy Lunceford's "My Blue Heaven." Plus Tony Bennett sings "Winter Wonderland," and Woody Herman performs "Let It Snow!  Let It Snow!"

It's a holiday getaway this week on Swing with Bill Cartwright as we bring you The Andrew Sisters with Al Jolson doing "Way Down Yonder in New Orleans," Duke Ellington and Al Hibler performing "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," Lulee Fisher singing "Lullaby of Birdland" and Glen Gray paying homage to "Christopher Columbus."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Ella Fitzgerald's "All the Things You Are," Lulee Fisher's "A Foggy Day" and Pearl Bailey's "A Woman's Prerogative."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Tex Beneke's "Juke Box Saturday Night," Harry James' "Boo-Woo" and Ella May Morse's "Shoo Shoo Baby."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Billie Holiday's "Keeps On Raining," The Blue Wisp Big Band performing "Love For Sale" and Hoagy Carmichael's "Huggin and Chalkin."

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