Close Encounters 12

June 16, 2020#1974

A review of musical personalities encountered back in 1994-95. Included is bandleader Johnny Catron, shown here being greeted by David Miller as Johnny and his companion arrive from California in his Rolls-Royce. Below: Margaret Whiting and David at lunch in Winston-Salem, NC.

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Photo of bandleader Johnny Catron.

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Margaret Whiting


Ja-da — Doc Severinsen

Charmaine — Billy May

Baby, won’t you please come home? — Johnny Catron

Dogtown blues — Jim Cullum

Cuddle up a little closer — Les Elgart

Basie — Count Basie

A-razz-a-ma-tazz — Margaret Whiting

The whistler and his doghouse — Bob Haggart

Milenburg joys — Orphan News Boys

Spain — Ed Polcer

I’ll sing you softly — Mike Mainieri

In a sentimental mood — Steps Ahead

A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square — Buddy Capers

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