Desert Island 90: Don Curdie

May 04, 2021#2019

A most eclectic collection of a listener’s favorite recordings.


Darktown strutters’ ball — Jimmy Dorsey

Clarinet polka — Lawrence Welk

Ain’t nobody here but us chickens — Louis Jordan

Ballad of Davy Crockett — Tennessee Ernie Ford

Dinah — Boswell Sisters

Jambalaya — Jo Stafford

Take me out to the ball game — Bing Crosby

When you’re smilin’ — Judy Garland

Will everybody here kindly step to the rear? — Marilyn Maye

Moon River — Andy Williams

One less bell to answer — 5th Dimension

My kind of town — Frank Sinatra

Sophisticated lady — Mel Torme

Mary, did you know? — Joe Gransden

Satin Doll — Ellington/Brewer

The shoop shoop song — Cher

It’s my party — Lesley Gore

Duke of Earl — Gene Chandler

Swingin’ down the lane — Orpheum Melody Masters

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