Centenarians 2021

April 06, 2021#2003

Celebrating bandleaders, instrumentalists and vocalists who, if alive today, would celebrate their 100th birthdays in 2021.


They all laughed — Bernie Leighton

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend — Carol Channing

Be my love — Mario Lanza

Summertime — Gordon MacRae

Little things mean a lot — Kitty Kallen

Winchester Cathedral — Fantasy on “Frankie and Johnny” -- Erroll Garner

Penthouse serenade — Ken Hanna

Somebody loves me — Billy Taylor

Johnson rag — Warren Covington

Don’t mess around with my love — Jon Hendricks

The Carioca — Chico O’Farrill

Big Four blues — Charlie Ventura

It’s raining sunbeams — Deanna Durbin

King Porter stomp — Steve Allen

Swingin’ down the lane — Four Lads

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