Desert Island 91: Mike Mockbee

November 2, 2021#2045


A listener from Jackson, Mississippi, prompts the host to depart from the usual big band library as he lists the melodies he would like to have available if perchance he found himself on a deserted island with only a wind-up phonograph to help him while away his hours.


Playlist

La mer
Frank Chacksfield
Moon river
Johnny Mercer
True love
Crosby/Kelly
Have you ever been lonely?
Ted Lewis
That'll be the day
Buddy Holly
True love ways
Buddy Holly
Theme from “High Noon”
Frankie Laine
Smoke gets in your eyes
Artie Shaw
Moonglow
Benny Goodman
Riffin' at the Ritz
Benny Goodman
Camelot
Jerry Vale
As time goes by
Dooley Wilson
On the road again
Willie Nelson
Unchained melody
Al Hibbler
Sweet Caroline
Neil Diamond
I’ll never say "never again" again
Benny Goodman
Love walked in
Hi-Lo’s
Medley: In the mood/Begin the beguine/Opus #1
  • La mer — Frank Chacksfield
  • Moon river — Johnny Mercer
  • True love — Crosby/Kelly
  • Have you ever been lonely? — Ted Lewis
  • That'll be the day — Buddy Holly
  • True love ways — Buddy Holly
  • Theme from “High Noon” — Frankie Laine
  • Smoke gets in your eyes — Artie Shaw
  • Moonglow — Benny Goodman
  • Riffin' at the Ritz — Benny Goodman
  • Camelot — Jerry Vale
  • As time goes by — Dooley Wilson
  • On the road again — Willie Nelson
  • Unchained melody — Al Hibbler
  • Sweet Caroline — Neil Diamond
  • I’ll never say "never again" again — Benny Goodman
  • Love walked in — Hi-Lo’s
  • Medley: In the mood/Begin the beguine/Opus #1