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All or Nothing at All - December 26, 2013

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Thursday, December 26, 2013

During WWII, the United States government worked with several record labels inside the U.S. to record albums specifically for American soldiers. V-discs (or victory discs) included the music of the eras most popular singers and orchestras. In this episode, Jonathan talks about this moment in American history and shares some music from these records. 

 

Playlist:

Frank Sinatra - Where Or When - Duets II

Frank Sinatra - Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out To Dry - In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning Duets

Frank Sinatra - All The Way/One For My Baby - Duets

Melody Gardot – Mira – The Abscence

Rosemary Clooney - It Don't Mean A Thing - Jazz Singer

Tony Bennett - It's A Sin To Tell A Lie - When Lights Are Low

Benny Goodman - And the Angels Sing - The Songs of Johnny Mercer

Tony Bennett - It's A Sin To Tell A Lie - When Lights Are Low

Stacey Kent - Makin' Whoopee - The Boy Next Door

Keely Smith - All The Things You Are - I Wish You Love

Frank Sinatra - All The Things You Are - A Voice in Time (1939-1952)

Ruth Brown - Bye Bye Blackbird - The Big Band Sound of Thad Jones Mel Lewis Featuring Miss Ruth Brown

Tierney Sutton – Beautiful Love – Demonstration Record

Diana Krall - S'Wonderful - The Look Of Love

Frank Sinatra - Come Fly With Me - Come Fly With Me

Fred Astaire - A Shine On Your Shoes - The Band Wagon Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

Miles Davis - A Gal in Calico - The Musings of Miles

Ella Fitzgerald - A Foggy Day - Ella And Louis

Ella Fitzgerald - A Foggy Day - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book

Oscar Peterson - A Foggy Day - The Song is You:Best of the Verve Songbooks

Frank Sinatra - Well Did You Evah? - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Bing Crosby - True Love - You're Sensational:Cole Porter in the '20's, '40's, & '50's

Bing Crosby - True Love - You're Sensational:Cole Porter in the '20's, '40's, & '50's

Frank Sinatra - Too Marvelous for Words - Songs for Swingin' Lovers

Cyrille Aimee - A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes - Live at Birdland

Mel Torme - Too Close for Comfort - Swings Schubert Alley

Mel Torme - 42nd Street - Songs of New York

Ben Webster - The Touch of Your Lips - Ben Webster Meets Oscar Peterson

Billie Holiday - Trav'lin' Light - Billie Holiday First Issue: The Great American Song Book

Mandy Patinkin - A Kiss to Build a Dream On - Oscar & Steve

Mandy Patinkin - When I Grow Too Old To Dream/Remember - Oscar & Steve

Nancy LaMott - The Music That Makes Me Dance - Ask Me Again

Count Basie - Warm Breeze - Warm Breeze

Diana Krall - What Are You Doing - New Year's Eve Christmas Songs

Frank Sinatra - What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life - The Reprise Collection

Frank Sinatra - The Nearness Of You - Nice 'n' Easy

Frank Sinatra - This Is All I Ask - September of My Years

Frank Sinatra - The Lady Is A Tramp - A Swingin' Affair!

 

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