Swing

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Joe Gransden's "Night and Day," Will Bradley's "All That Meat and No Potatoes" and Les Paul's "I'm Sitting On Top of the World."

This week on Swing With Bill Cartwright you'll hear Buddy Greco's "Call Me Irresponsible," Dinah Shore's "There'll Be Some Changes Made" and Bing Crosby's "Mr. Keyboard Man."

This week on Swing With Bill Cartwright you'll hear The King Sisters' "Take the A  Train," Les Brown's "Get Me to the Church On Time" and Frank Sinatra's "I Won't Dance."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Jo Stafford's "No Love, No Nothin," Judy Garland's "Zing Went the Strings of My Heart" and Gene Krupa's "Drummin Man."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Louis Armstrong's "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," The BBC Big Band's rendition of "Begin the Beguine" and Hoagy Carmichael's "Ole Buttermilk Sky."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Billie Holiday's "Say It Isn't So," Nat King Cole's "That  Ain't Right" and Billy May's "All of Me."

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright you'll hear Andrew Sisters' "Bei Mir Bist Du Schon," Helen Ward's "I've Got a Crush On You" and Carmen McRae's "I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket."

This week, Saturday, July 4th at 10pm on Bill's swing show, he starts things off with Benny Goodman's "King Porter Stomp" followed by Peggy Lee, Bobby Darin and Lena Horne.  He also includes in the first set songs by Woody Herman, Diana Krall and George Shearing.

Originally aired on June 27, 2015:

This week's swing show features a number of great jazz vocalists including Louis Armstrong, June Christy and Dinah Washington in the first set.  There's also great swing music from Buddy Rich, Benny Goodman, and Stan Kenton.

Originally aired on June 13, 2015: 

Mel Torme singing "Lulu's Back in Town" begins this week's Swing show airing on Saturday evening, June 13th at 10pm.  Other vocalists in the first half of the program include Natalie Cole, Deborah Locke, the Four Freshmen, and the great Judy Garland singing, "The Trolley Song."

Originally aired on June 6, 2015: 

Bill begins this week's Swing show with the tune, "The Song is Ended" by vocalist Dakota Staton.  I did some online research and discovered several different references to her birth year from 1930 to 1931 and 1932.  So, I'm going with 1930 as mentioned in her 2007 New York Times obituary.  Her first album which was on Capitol, "The Late, Late Show," was a hit in 1957.  The song Bill features tonight is from her 1959 album also on Capitol, "More Than the Most."

Originally aired on May 30, 2015:

Lots of big bands on this week's Swing with Bill Cartwright - masters like Lionel Hampton, Benny Goodman, Count Basie and Buddy Rich. There are also a number of wonderful vocalists featured including in the first set: Al Jolson, Julie London, John Pizzarelli and Patti Austin. The first set also includes "That Old Feeling" by Billy Eckstine.

Originally aired on May 23, 2015:  

This week's Swing with Bill Cartwright show begins with a musician whom I hadn't heard of...Will Bradley.  Born in 1912, he was a trombonist and band leader who went on to play with Johnny Carson's Tonight Show band.  Mr. Bradley's song, "Beat Me Daddy Eight to the Bar," is followed by vocalist Helen Ward and the big band of Artie Shaw.

Originally aired on May 16, 2015:  

Bill Cartwright has prepared a great show for swing lovers this week.  The show begins with Gregg Field's version of the classic "Satin Doll", "Let Yourself Go" by Stacey Kent and the ever popular Dean Martin with "On the Street Where You Live."

Originally aired on May 9, 2015:   

This week's Swing show begins with Andy Kirk's, "The Lady Who Swings the Band," which is followed by the Nat King Cole Trio, "Little Girl," and Ray Anthony's "Mr. Anthony's Boogie."  Other vocalists heard in the first half of the show include Cincinnati native Doris Day, Mel Torme, Bobby Darin and Carly Simon.

Originally aired on May 2, 2015:   

The legendary Billie Holiday's performance of "Blue Moon" opens this week's edition of Swing with Bill Cartwright. Ms. Holiday is followed by Ted Heath, Steve Tyrell, and the great Jimmy Dorsey.  You'll also hear the classic "Woodchopper's Ball" by Woody Herman at the end of the first half of the program.

Originally aired on April 25, 2015: 

Vocalist June Christy begins this week's edition of Swing with Bill Cartwright. Her song, "You Came a Long Way from St. Louis" is followed by songs by Larry Clinton, Vic Damone, and Johnny Mercer's "Candy."  Other songs heard in the first half of Swing with Bill Cartwright include the Andrew Sisters, Glenn Miller, and local favorite Rosemary Clooney.

Originally aired on April 18, 2015:  

This week's Swing with Bill Cartwright show begins with "In the Mood" by Glen Gray and is followed by a little known vocalist, Lulee Fisher, performing "A Foggy Day."  Also heard in the first half of Bill's swing show are Count Basie, Bing Crosby and Les Brown.  The second half of the show begins with the classic "Sing, Sing, Sing" by Benny Goodman.  Other vocalists in the second half include Patti Page, Peggy Lee, and Dee Dee Bridgewater.

Originally aired on April 11, 2015:

This week on Swing with Bill Cartwright, you'll hear the great Billie Holiday and a duet by Tony Bennett and k.d. lang.  A couple of the other vocalists featured on his show include Carmen McRae with "I Was Doing All Right," and Carly Simon with "The More I See You."  A few of the big bands featured include Woody Herman and Benny Goodman.

Originally aired on April 4, 2015:

Cincinnati native Doris Day opens up this week's edition of Swing with Bill Cartwright.  She'll be singing "Pretty Baby" from the album, Young Man with a Horn.  That's followed by the great Buddy Rich and vocalist Rod Stewart.  During the rest of the first half of Swing, you'll hear from Louis Armstrong, June Christy, and Glenn Miller.

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