Desert Island 90

December 10, 2020#2019

Long-time listener reveals that recordings he’d like to have with him if stranded in the middle of the ocean.


Darktown strutters’ ball — Jimmy Dorsey

Clarinet polka — Lawrence Welk

Ain’t nobody here but us chickens — Louis Jordan

Ballad of Davy Crockett — Ernie Ford

Dinah — Boswell Sisters

Jambalaya — Jo Stafford

Take me out to the ball game — Bing Crosby

When you’re smilin’ — Judy Garland

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

Moon River — Andy Williams

One less bell to answer — Fifth Dimension

My kind of town — Frank Sinatra

Sophisticated lady — Mel Tormé

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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