Saturday Night Swing Club 1938 Video


Much Hullabulloo To You, Phantom Dancers,

The Phantom Dancer playlist for Tuesday 7 May 2013 is posted for you below. You can hear the show on 2SER 107.3 and online (see the online address at the top of the play list). Tune in for live 1930s – 60s swing and jazz radio by Duke Ellington, Pee Wee Erwin, Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Anita O’Day and more. Enjoy!

And now for your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week, two Phantom Dancer regulars in a soundie of CBS’ Saturday Night Swing Club. Together on the sound stage, the house swing band lead by Leith Stevens and Eddie Condon’s Dixieland group. But who is the singer? Is it Kay Thompson, Bea Wain…?

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney
, Live Stream, Digital Radio

Community Radio Network Show #51

2SER Tuesday 7 May 2013
12 noon – 2:00pm (+10 hours GMT)

Set 1

Open + There Must Be A Way

Boyd Raeburn Orchestra (voc) David Allan & Margie Wood

Rose Room
Palace Hotel
KQW CBS San Francisco
19 Jun 1945

These Things Money Can’t Buy
Nat King Cole

‘King Cole Trio Time’
NBC Cincinnati
6 Dec 1947

To Each His Own / Body & Soul / Mood Indigo
Larry Green
Starlight Room
Hotel Chase
KMOX CBS St Louis
1959
Closing Song & Ads
MacFarlane Twins Orchestra
‘Jack Benny Show’
Fort Mead Md NBC
1943
Set 2
We’re Off To See The Wizard
Jim Davidson ABC Dance Orchestra (voc) Band
Comm Rec
Sydney
21 Nov 1939
I’m Shooting High
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Helen Ward
Joseph Urban Room
Congress Hotel
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
20 Jan 1936
Theme + Dinah
Count Basie Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
2 Oct 1944
Eccentric
Pee Wee Erwin’s Dixieland 6

‘One Night Stand’
Nick’s NYC
AFRS Re-broadcast
14 Dec 1950

Set 3

Diminuendo In Blue
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘A Date With The Duke’
New York
AFRS Re-broadcast
1946
Transbluecency
Duke Ellington Orchestra (voc) Kay Davis
‘A Date With The Duke’
New York
AFRS Re-broadcast
1946
Crescendo In Blue
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘A Date With The Duke’
New York
AFRS Re-broadcast
1946
Pitter Panther Patter
Duke Ellington Orchestra (double bass) Oscar Pettiford

‘A Date With The Duke’
New York
AFRS Re-broadcast
1946

Set 4

Maria Gilberto
Ernesto Bonino
Comm Rec
Fonit Cetra
Rome
1942
Is You Is Or Is You Ain’t My Baby
Herbie Fields Orchestra (voc) Carol Kay
Glen Island Casino
New Rochelle NY
WOR Mutual NY
9 Aug 1944
Mississippi Mud
Dick Jurgens Orchestra (voc) Al Galanti
Trocadero Ballroom
Elitch’s Gardens
Mutual Network
Denver Co
Jun 1951
Swingin’ On A Star
Jan Savitt Orchestra (voc) Buddy Welcome

‘One Night Stand’
Trianon Ballroom
Southgate Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
27 Jul 1944

Set 5

There Goes That Song Again
George Trevare and his Australians (voc) unknown
Comm Rec
Sydney
1943
Do Nothing Till You Here From Me
Harry James Orchestra (voc) Helen Forrest
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
1944
Blue Profile
Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra
Hotel New Yorker
WJZ Blue NY
May 1944
Old Fashioned Love
Eddy Howard Orchestra (voc) Eddy Howard
Aragon Ballroom
WGN Mutual Chicago
5 Dec 1945
Set 6

Singin’ In The Rain
Claude Hopkins and his Cotton Club Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York
18 Oct 1935
St Louis Blues
Count Basie Orchestra (voc) Jimmy Rushing
Chatterbox
Hotel William Penn
WCAE NBC Red
Pittsburgh
8 Feb 1937
Hindustan
Bob Crosby Bobcats
‘Camel Caravan’
WABC CBS NY
4 Jul 1939
Cow Cow Boogie
Gene Krupa Orchestra (voc) Anita O’Day
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
13 Nov 1942
Set 7

Peg O’ My Heart
Vic Lewis and his Jazzmen
Radio Broadcast
London
8 Aug 1945
I Cover The Waterfront
Sarah Vaughan
Eddie Condon’s Floorshow
WPIX TV NY
13 Dec 1948
Jazz Me Blues
Bobby Hackett Band
‘Chamber Music Society Of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
23 Jun 1940
Stadust
Bunny Berrigan
‘What Is Swing?’
WNEW NY
12 Mar 1936
Set 8

Washington Whirligig
Charlie Barnet Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York
21 Jul 1944
Open + I Never Knew
Louis Armstrong Orchestra (voc) Louis Armstrong
‘Spotlight Bands’
Blue Network
Dallas Tx
17 Aug 1943
Open + Benny’s Original
Benny Carter Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Orchestra
1945
God Child
Chubby Jackson Orchestra
‘Symphony Sid Show’
WMCA NY
12 Mar 1949

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2 responses to “Saturday Night Swing Club 1938 Video

  1. Unfortunately, the female singer in the “Tea for Two” clip remains a mystery. She is definitely not Kay Thompson — and I don’t believe she is Bea Wain, either. Does anyone else have a clue? Cheers! Sam Irvin, author of KAY THOMPSON: FROM FUNNY FACE TO ELOISE.

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