THE ORIGINAL BLONDE BOMBSHELL: THE COMPLETE EVELYN DALL RECORDINGS VOLUME ONE MLCD001 Titles: Mrs Worthington; Cohen the Crooner (with Max Bacon, Jack Cooper); Lulu's Back in Town; The General's Fast Asleep (with The Rhythm Brothers); The Lady in Red; Whotcha Gotcha Trombone For?; Woe Is Me (with Jack Cooper); Cuban Pete; I'm All In; Lost My Rhythm, Lost My Music, Lost My Man; Organ Grinder's Swing; Did You Mean It?; On the Isle of Kitchymiboko; Swing Is In the Air; Sailor, Where Art Thou?; I May Be Poor, But I'm Honest (with Sam Browne, Les Carew); Rhythm's O.K. In Harlem; Gangway; Swing High, Swing Low; Poor Robinson Crusoe; Let's Call the Whole Thing Off (with Sam Browne); Fifty Million Robins Can't Be Wrong; It's the Natural Thing To Do [all forgoing with Ambrose and his Orchestra]; No Songs About Love; It’s the Rhythm in Me; The Costa Rumba; You’ll Love the Army; Actions Speak Louder Than Words; Sitting on a Cloud That’s Silver-lined; Hey There, Bellman (with Stephane Grapelli) [all foregoing film soundtracks}. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE MAURICE WINNICK AND SYDNEY LIPTON SESSIONS MLCD002
Titles: Topical Tunes Part 1- Mountains of the Pine, What A Fool I've Been, Twilight Waltz; Springtime Reminds Me Of You; The Waltz200 You Saved For Me; Topical Tunes Part 2 - Life; Pardon Me, Pretty Baby, Shake and Let Us Be Friends, Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen; There's A Gold-Mine In The Sky; Kiss Me Goodnight; Rosalie; In The Still Of The Night; Once In A While; When The Organ Played `Oh, Promise Me'; Somebody's Thinking Of You Tonight; My Heaven On Earth; Chatterbox; When You Wish Upon A Star; Turn On The Old Music Box; Who’s Taking You Home Tonight?; Arm In Arm; There's A Boy Coming Home On Leave; My Capri Serenade [all foregoing with Maurice Winnick and his band/Sweet Music/Orchestra]; The Lonesome Trail Ain't Lonesome Any More; It’s A Long, Long Way To Your Heart; Souvenir Of Love; Trusting My Luck [all foregoing with Sydney Lipton and his Grosvenor House Orchestra]. To the top
SOMETHING FOR THE BOYS: THE COMPLETE EVELYN DALL RECORDINGS VOLUME 2 MLMCD003 Titles : Says My Heart; Joseph! Joseph!; I Got Love; Jeepers Creepers; Hold Tight - Hold Tight; Three Little Fishes (Itty Bitty Poo); Beer Barrel Polka; Ain't Cha Comin' Out?; An Apple for the Teacher (with Jack Cooper); My Heart Belongs To Daddy; Gulliver’s Travels Selection: We’re All Together Now, I Hear a Dream (Vera Lynn), All’s Well (Jack Cooper) and Bluebirds in the Moonlight (Evelyn Dall); My Wubba Dolly (with orchestra); Mr Jones (with orchestra); Pinocchio Selection: Give a Little Whistle (Jack Cooper), Little Wooden Head (Vera Lynn) and I’ve Got No Strings (Evelyn Dall); No Mamma No!; Something For the Boys (Orch: Art Strauss); Hey! Good Lookin’ (Orch: Art Strauss); I Wanna Get Married Part 1 (Orch: Phil Green); I Wanna Get Married Part 2 (Orch: Phil Green) [all foregoing commercial recordings with Ambrose and his Orchestra, unless shown differently.] Do It for the Girl You Love; I'm All In; Lost My Rhythm, Lost My Music, Lost My Man; I Don't Wanna Get Hot; Organ Grinder's Swing; Sing as You Swing; You're What’s the Matter with Me; Rhythms OK in Harlem; Salome; Got A Bee in My Bonnet (with Arthur Askey); Keep Cool, Calm and Collect. [all foregoing are film soundtrack recordings.] To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE HARRY HUDSON SESSIONS VOLUME 1 MLMCD004 Titles: A Bench In the Park; Happy Feet; Blue Is The Night; Cheer Up And Smile; What A Perfect Night For Love; Free And Easy, My Cradle Is The Desert; A Japanese Dream; Go Home And Tell Your Mother; My Sunshine Came On A Rainy Day; Underneath The Spanish Stars; A Little Love Song; Okay, Baby; Old-Fashioned Girl; Never Swat A Fly; Sweet Jennie Lee; You’re Driving Me Crazy; Tap Your Feet; Makin' Wicki-Wacki Down In Waikiki; Sweet Jennie Lee; Ti-dle-id-dle-um-pum; Maybe It's Love; Beyond Blue Horizon; Walkin' My Baby Back Home; Let's Get Friendly; Time On My Hands; I’m Glad I Waited.To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE HARRY HUDSON SESSIONS VOLUME 2 MLMCD005 Titles: Belle Of Barcelona; I’m A Hundred Per Cent. In Love With You; Poor Kid; Mama Inez; Roll On, Mississippi, Roll On; Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams; Honeymoon Lane; I Can’t Do Without You; By The River Sainte Marie; I’m Thru' With Love; Hang Out The Stars In Indiana; Just One More Chance; Lies; Rio De Janeiro; Linda; Dear, When I Met You; Eleven More Months And Ten More Days (AB); Foolish Facts(AB); Eleven More Months And Ten More Days; Foolish Facts; A Faded Summer Love(AB); You Didn't Know The Music (AB); The Farmyard Symphony (BH); When Bill Malone Plays The Xylophone (BH); The Village Jazz Band (BH).
All vocals with Harry Hudson apart from (AB), Al Bowlly solos accompanied by Harry Hudson; and (BH), vocal with Billy Hill and his Boys. To the top
THE SAM BROWNE STORY MLMCD007
A Little Kiss Each Morning (Ambrose); Have a Little Faith In Me (Ambrose) Should I? (SB); Blue Turning Grey Over You (Ambrose); What Good Am I Without You? (Ambrose); Two Of Everything (Radio Melody Boys directed by Harry Hudson); One Little Raindrop (Ambrose); Faithfully Yours (Ambrose); It’s The Girl (Harry Hudson); Till Tomorrow (Ambrose); Skirts (Billy Cotton); Sidewalks Of Cuba (Cuban Havana Band directed By Jay Wilbur); Lovely To Look At (Jack Hylton); A Little Bit Independent (SB); I’m Sitting High On A Hilltop (SB); A Star Fell Out Of Heaven (SB); So Deep Is The Night (Jack Hylton); The Melody Maker (Jack Hylton); Ol’ Man River (SB); Cradle Song (SB); Thoughtless (SB); The Old Postman (SB); Wishing Waltz (SB); Pals Of The Lonesome Trail (SB); Heartbreaker (SB). To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE HOWARD GODFREY, PERCY CHANDLER AND JOCK MCDERMOTT SESSIONS MLMCD008
On The Sunny Side Of The Street; Sweepin' The Clouds Away; Song Of The Dawn; Dancing With Tears In My Eyes (all by the Aldwych Players directed by Howard Godfrey); My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes; Miss Elizabeth Brown; Thank You Most Sincerely; Life Is Meant For Love; Time On My Hands; At Last I'm Happy (takes 1 and 2); Looking For You; That's What I Like About You; Got A Date With An Angel; The Way With Every Sailor; Who Do You Love?; Over The Blue; (all by the Waldorfians directed by Howard Godfrey); Why Couldn't You?; Tango Lady; Really Mine (all with Percy Chandler and his Band); Mona Lisa; Hold My Hand; Whispering; Dinah all by Jock McDermott and his Band). To the top
THEY CALLED HIM AL: AL BOWLLY MLMCD009
Published in conjunction with the 2010 Al Bowlly biography They Called Him Al by Ray Pallett
Titles: My Blue Heaven (John Abriani); Lay My Head Beneath A Rose (Linn Milford and his Hawaiian Singers); Jy's In Die Pad – in Afrikaans (small orch. dir. by Ray Noble* ); The Peanut Vendor – previously unissued take (Roy Fox); Lady Of Spain - 1947 Reissued Version (Ray Noble); Goodnight (Rolando); This Is The Day Of Days – previously unissued take (Ray Noble); Was That The Human Thing To Do? - Hiking Holiday Part 1 (Arthur Lally) ; When The Rest Of The Crowd Goes Home -Hiking Holiday Part 2 (Arthur Lally); Glorious Devon (George Scott-Wood (piano.) *); Barcarolle -Venetian Nights with Suzanne Botterill (Clifford Greenwood); Won't You Stay To Tea? (Lew Stone); Maria, My Own (small Instrumental group *); Driftin' Tide (Ray Noble); One, Two, Button Your Shoe (Ray Noble); Le Touquet (Ronnie Munro); Every Day's A Holiday (Studio group dir. by Leonard Joy.*) The Pretty Little Patchwork Quilt (orch. *); Have You Ever Been In Heaven? (Lew Stone); Penny Serenade (Geraldo); I’m Madly In Love With You (Reginald Williams); Violin In Vienna (orch.*); Careless (Billy Munn *); When That Man Is Dead And Gone (Al Bowlly and Jimmy Mesene). To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE LEN FILLIS SESSIONS VOLUME 1 MLMCD0010
Titles: Honeymoon Chimes; Anita; Playmates; Lay My Head Beneath A Rose; Last Night I Dreamed You Kissed Me; The Pagan Love Song; This Is Heaven; S'posin'; An Old Italian Love Song; In The Moonlight; Silvery Moon; Silv'ry Moon; Happy Days Are Here Again; Gypsy Dream Rose; Silv'ry Moon; Land Of The Might-Have-Been; Somehow; Lazy Lou'siana Moon; Every Little Kindness (Makes An Angel Smile); My Angel Mother; The Golden Gates Of Paradise; The Hymns My Mother Used To Sing; Falling In Love Again; Say A Little Prayer For Me. To the top
JACK PLANT AND THE GREAT BRITISH DANCE BANDS MLMCD0011
Titles: Allah’s Holiday (Ray Noble); It Must Be You (Ray Noble); You’re Sunny Disposition And Mine (Ray Noble); Falling In Love Again (Jay Wilbur); I’ll Be Good Because Of You (Ray Noble); I Apologise (Carroll Gibbons); All My Life (Carroll Gibbons); Hey Young Fella - with Nat Gonella (Sidney Lipton); I’m Playing With Fire (Sidney Lipton); I Can’t Remember (Oscar Rabin); Let Me Explain (Marek Webber); Symphony Of The Breeze (Roy Fox); Then I’ll Be Tired Of You (Teddy Joyce); Dames (George Scott Wood); I Only Have Eyes For You (George Scott Wood); June In January (Teddy Joyce); London On A Rainy Night (Teddy Joyce); No Souvenirs (Mantovani); Dancing Is Another Name For Love (Mantovani); Say It (Mantovani); Devil May Care (Mantovani); Until You Fall In Love (Mantovani); Miss Johnson Phoned Again Today (Eric Winstone); Perfidia (Eric Winstone). To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE LEN FILLIS SESSIONS VOLUME 2 MLMCD0012
Titles: One Night Alone With You - Al Vocale crooners; Rose Dreams, Blue Pacific Moonlight, Here In My Heart, That Little Lock Of Hair - Linn Milford and his Hawaiian Players; There's A Stranger In Heaven Tonight, Aloha Oe - Hawaiian Quartet; Goodbye To All That, Golden Gates Of Paradise - Honolulu Quartet; Sleepy Head, That’s My Song Of Love, Waiting For That Thing Called Happiness - Al Vocale and his Crooners; Lonely Little Vagabond, She's My Secret Passion - Phantom Players; That's My Song Of Love, That Little Lock Of Hair, She's My Secret Passion, Lonely Little Vagabond, There's A Stranger In Heaven Tonight - Earl Melville Ah Hawaiians; Sleepy Head, With My Guitar And You, Go Home And Tell Your Mother - Edgar Adeler's Hawaiian Players; Old Spanish Moon, Love Never Dies, Why Did You Turn Me Down? - Hawaiian Serenaders. To the top
THE ROY FOX / DENNY DENNIS COLLECTION MLMCD013
Titles: Love Is a Dancing Thing; Dangerous You; Marylou; A Beautiful Lady in Blue; Moon for Sale; The Touch of Your Lips; The Stars in My Eyes; At The Cafe Continental; A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody; You; It's a Sin to Tell a Lie; Serenade in the Night; Did Your Mother Come from Ireland; So Do I; In The Chapel in the Moonlight; No More; Seal It with a Kiss; Sweet Is the Word for You; Blue Hawaii; In The Still of the Night; Rosalie; Sweet Someone; Serenade to the Stars; I Won't Tell a Soul. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE LEN FILLIS SESSIONS VOLUME 3 MLMCD0014
Titles: Lovebirds Are Better Than Bluebirds - HS; Headin' For Hollywood - HS; Moonlight On The Colorado - FH*; Cuban Love Song - FH*; The Kiss Waltz - WS*; With My Guitar And You - WS*; Bye, Bye, Blues - WS*; Old New England Moon - WS*; There's A Stranger In Heaven Tonight - LM *; Sleepy Head - LM *; In An Old Churchyard - LM *; The Silver-Toned Chimes Of The Angelus - LM *; That's What Loneliness Means To Me - PB *; My Bluebird Was Caught In The Rain - FH; Somewhere In Old Wyoming - FH*; Oh Donna Clara - WS*; Nobody Cares If I'm Blue - WS*; Somewhere In Old Wyoming - PB *; Oh! Donna Clara - PB *; Hurt - PB; ’Neath Hawaiian Skies - PB; Really Mine - PB; Bubbling Over With Love - LF; Lady Of Spain - LF *; Hawaiian Stars Are Gleaming - LF *
HS, Hawaiian Serenaders; FH, Ferrachini's Hawaiian Band; WS, Waikiki Serenaders ; LM, Linn Milford and his Hawaiian Players; PB, Palm Beach Hawaiians; LF, Len Fillis and his Novelty Orchestra. *Duet with Les Allen. To the top
HARRY BENTLEY AND THE GREAT BRITISH DANCE BANDS MLMCD015
Titles: I’m Keeping Company -Maurice Winnick; You Forget Your Gloves - Jack Harris; Learn To Croon - Howard Flynn; You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me - Oscar Rabin; Moonstruck - CK; Learn To Croon - CK; Whistling Under The Moon - Tommy Kinsman; You’re Still In My Heart - Stanley Barnett; Dear Stranger - CK; Sophisticated Lady - Stanley Barnett; Oceans Of Time - CG; Let’s Sit This One Out - CK*; You’re Gonna Lose Your Girl - CG; This Little Piggy Went To Markey - Howard Flynn; Keep Young And Beautiful - CG; One Morning In May - CG; Two Little Windows - Oscar Rabin; May I? - CG; Better Think Twice - CG; Heaven On Earth - CG; So Help Me - CG; Just A Catchy Little Tune - Sydney Lipton; When The New Moon Shines - CK; Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - CK.
CK, Charlie Kunz; CG, Carroll Gibbons. To the top
THE COMPLETE MARIUS B WINTER AND JACK LEON SESSIONS MLMCD016
What A Perfect Night For Love; Beware Of Love; Never Swat A Fly; Sunny Days; Roamin' Thru' The Roses; An Old-Fashioned Girl; Okay, Baby; A Little Love Song; All Through The Night; Lights Of Paris; Bell-Bottom Trousers; Ya Got Love; Walkin' My Baby Back Home; Walkin' My Baby Back Home (Slow take); Leave The Rest To Nature; I’m So Used To You Now; Goodnight, Sweetheart; Shake And Let Us Be Friends; I’ll Keep You In My Heart Always; Oh! Rosalita; Bubbling Over With Love; I Offer You These Roses.
Tracks 1- 9 are by Marius B. Winter, the remainder by Jack Leon To the top
THE VOICE OF BILLY SCOTT COOMBER MLMCD017
Memories Of You (BSC); Moonlight Saving Time (BBC); My Brother Makes The Noises For The Talkies (BBC); Ain't That The Way It Goes (BBC); Radio Nights (BBC); Down Sunnyside Lane (BBC); Smile Darn Ya Smile (JW); Guilty (BBC); Just Another Dream Of You; Say It Isn't So; In The Dim, Dim Dawning; Always In My Heart (BSC); What More Can I Ask?; Happy Ending; Honeymoon Hotel; One Morning In May; Ill Wind; I Only Have Eyes For You; That's The Way I Like To Hear You Talk; When My Ship Comes In; Star Gazin’ (BSC); Thanks A Million (RS); Six Hit Medley - Please Believe Me (R); Where Are You (PS).
All with Jack Payne and his Band apart from: BBC, Jack Payne and the BBC Dance Orchestra; BSC, Billy Scott-Coomber solo recording; PS, Primo Scala’s Accordion Band (Harry Bidgood);R, Rossini’s Accordion Band (Harry Bidgood); RS, Radio Serenaders (Jay Wilbur). To the top
AL BOWLLY THE SESSION SINGER VOLUME 1 MLMCD018
When The Lilac Blooms Again PM; Up In The Clouds PM; Great Day A; Without A Song A; Living In The Sunlight, Loving In The Moonlight A; You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me; Adeline JW; Roll On, Mississippi, Roll On SP; Heartaches SP; Time Alone Will Tell SP; Tell Me You Love Me SP; I Can't Get Mississippi Off My Mind BC; Come On, Be Happy JJ; Let Bygones Be Bygones JJ; I’m Playing With Fire JJ; Sittin' In The Dark JJ; Le Touquet RM; Vieni, Vieni RM; Smile When You Say Goodbye RM; Hometown RM; Rosalie RM; In The Still Of The Night RM; Proud Of You OR; Proud Of You (second take) OR.
Key: PM, Percival Mackey; A, Alfredo; JW, Jay Wilbur; SP, Sid Phillips; BD. Billy Cotton; JJ, Jack Jackson; RM, Ronnie Munro; OR, Oscar Rabin. To the top
AL BOWLLY THE SESSION SINGER VOLUME 2 MLMCD020
Just Imagine, FM; Wherever You Are , FM; If I Had You, FM; Misery Farm, FM; I’m Sorry, Sally, FM; After The Sun Kissed The World Goodbye, FM; If Anything Happened To You, FM; Rio Rita (Unconfirmed), JW; Listen To The German Band, DS; Sweetheart, SW; Can't We Meet Again?, SW; Pale Volga Moon, SW; The Goodnight, Waltz, SW; Oh! Mister Moon, SW; The Blackpool Walk, FM; The Girl In The Upstairs Flat, FM; When Granny Wore Her Crinoline, FM; I’m Saving The Last Waltz For You, FM; Singers On Parade: Little Lady Make-Believe (take 1), FM; Singers On Parade: Little Lady Make-Believe (take 2), FM; I’m Madly In Love With You, RW; Small Town, RW; What Do You Know About Love?, RW; The Waves Of The Ocean Are Whispering Goodnight, BM.
Key: FE, Fred Elizalde ; JW, Jay Wilbur; DS, Debroy Somers; SW, Scott Wood Accordion Quartet; FM, Felix Mendelssohn; RW, Reginald Williams; BM, Bram Martin. To the top THE VOICE OF ANNE LENNER MLMCD021
Give Me A Heart To Sing To BF; Getting Around And About; We Were So Young; Fatal Fascination; Where There's Me There's You, LL; From One Minute To Another, LL; Crying My Heart Out For You, JL; Miracles Sometimes Happen; I’m In A Dancing Mood; There’s A Lull In My Life; Never In A Million Years (With George Melachrino); One Song; Ten Little Miles From Town; Sing My Heart; What’s New; Sing For Your Supper; A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square; Shake Down The Stars; I’m Nobody’s Baby; Room 504; Room 504, JW; Do I Love You?; You And Your Kiss; I Didn’t Know About You, FW.
Key: All titles re with Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orpheans apart from:
BF, Carroll Gibbons and his Boy Friends; LL, Louis Levy, JL, Joe Loss, FW, Frank Weir, JW, Jay Wilbur. To the top
AL BOWLLY AT THE MOVIES MLMCD022
Titles (Film Soundtrack recordings) I’m So Used To You Now (RF); Leave The Rest To Nature 1 (p); Leave The Rest To Nature 2 (RF); The Wedding Of The Slumtown Babies (LS); Say To Yourself 'I Will Be Happy' (LBB); In London On A Night Like This (RF); Considerin’ (RF); If Anything Happened To You (RF); I Gotta Horse (LS); Goodnight, Sweetheart (RN); The Very Thought Of You (pML); My Melancholy Baby (pML); (Commercial recordings) Sometimes (VP); Falling In Love (NCDO); You Call It Madness (NCDO) I Idolize My Baby's Eyes (NCDO); Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries (NCDO); Songs From The Shows Part 1 (JW); America Calling Part 1 - Cuddle Up Close (EP); America Calling Part 2 - You’ll Never Understand (EP); Wonderbar Part 1 - Wonder Bar; Goin' To Heaven On A Mule (B); Wonderbar Part 2 - Don't Say Goodnight; Wonder Bar Reprise (B); Something To Sing About (M); In My Little Red Book (M); Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind (KJ); It Was A Lover And His Lass (KJ)
Key: RF, Roy Fox; p, piano (unknown); LS, Lew Stone; LLB, Luton Brass Band; RN, Ray Noble; pML, piano, Monia Liter; VP, Van Phillips; NCDO, New Cumberland Dance Orchestra; JW, John Watt; EP, Eddie Pola; B. Bohemians; M, Mantovani; KJ, Ken “Snakehips” Johnson. To the top
AL BOWLLY ON THE AIR WITH RAY NOBLE MLMCD024
Theme: The Very Thought Of You: Let Yourself Go; The Touch Of Your Lips; Please Keep Me In Your Dreams; Flowers For Madame; I Never Had A Chance; Night On The Desert; Let's Put Our Heads Together; Life Is A Song; Way Back Home; Solitude; I Can't Give You Anything But Love; Intro And Theme (Goodnight Sweetheart); Let's Face The Music And Dance; Let Yourself Go; The Very Thought Of You; That Lovely Night In Budapest; Soon; Song Without Words; I’m Misunderstood; Closing Theme Goodnight Sweetheart.
A unique collection of recordings made for, or from, American radio complete with introductions from the announcer and Ray Noble himself. Every track apart from intros and themes features Al Bowlly. This is just as the programmes were heard by American radio audiences. To the top
THE VOICE OF PAT O’MALLEY MLMCD025
Body And Soul; The First Weekend In June; Confessin’; Tap Your Feet; Dancing On The Ceiling; Without Love; By The River Saint Marie; Ain’t That The Way It Goes; Goopy Geer; How Long Will It Last; After Tonight We Say Goodbye; Can’t We Meet Again; You’ve Got Me Crying Again; Did My Heart Beat; Stay As Sweet As You Are JW; The Girl With The Dreamy Eyes JW; Zing! When The Strings Of My Heart; You're A Heavenly Thing JW; I'm So Afraid BH; Round About Regent Street RS; Louisiana Fairytale JW; I Won't Dance BH; Everybody's Got To Wear A Smile RS; Underneath The Stars (That Night Of Love) JW.
Key All with Jack Hylton apart from: BH, Ben Hammond; JW, Jay Wilbur; RS, Radio Serenaders (BH and RS were aliases of Jay Wilbur) To the top
AL BOWLLY IN HIS OWN RIGHT THE DECCA SOLOS VOLUME 1 MLMCD026
She Walked Right Up And Took My Man Away; Nigger Blues; Frankie And Johnny Blues; By The Old Oak Tree; I’m So Used To You Now; Leave The Rest To Nature; Were You Sincere?; I’d Rather Be A Beggar With You; Please Don't Mention It; Wherever You Are; Happy-Go-Lucky You (And Broken-Hearted Me); It Was So Beautiful; Love Is The Sweetest Thing; I’ll Do My Best To Make You Happy; My Romance; Keep Your Last "Good-Night" For Me; So Ashamed; Rosa Mia; I'll Follow You; A Million Dreams; Glorious Devon; Maria, My Own; That's All That Matters To Me; You Must Believe Me. To the top
THE SAM BROWNE STORY VOLUME 2 MLMCD027
Say A Little Prayer For Me SB; My Love Affair SB; Whistling In The Dark; Ho Hum; I Can't Believe It's True; Masquerade; I Guess I'll To Change My Plan; Moonlight The Danube And You; Under My Umbrella SW; The School Song HB; Sweetheart Darlin' HB; Sweetmeat Joe The Candy Man JW; Teddy Bear’s Picnic JW; Lullaby Of Broadway; Music In May; The Way You Look Tonight; A Fine Romance; Who Loves You; I Saw A Ship A Sailing; Taking A Stroll Around The Park; They Can't Take That Away From Me; In A Little French Casino; The Moon Got In My Eyes; Big Ben Is Saying Goodnight.
All with Ambrose and his Orchestra, apart from HB, Harry Bidgood and his Band; SB, Sam Browne (solo recording); JW, Jay Wilbur and his band; SW, George Scott Wood and his Orchestra.
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AL BOWLLY IN HIS OWN RIGHT THE DECCA SOLOS VOLUME 2 MLMCD028
Goodnight, But Not Goodbye; Moonstruck; There's A Cabin In The Pines; Learn To Croon; I’m Gettin' Sentimental Over You; Night And Day; Love Locked Out; Fancy Our Meeting; Lover, Come Back To Me; Everything I Have Is Yours; That's Me Without You; True; The Very Thought Of You (take 1); The Very Thought Of You (take 2); You Ought To Be In Pictures; Little Dutch Mill; Madonna Mine; It’s All Forgotten Now; Isle Of Capri; Judy; When Mother Nature Sings Her Lullaby; There's Rain In My Eyes; Al Bowlly Remembers - Lover, Come Back To Me; Dancing In The Dark; Al Bowlly Remembers - I’m Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter; Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear. To the top
NAT STAR THE STERNO HOUSE BAND LEADER MLMCD029
S'posin'; Lucky Me Loveable You; Happy Days Are Here Again; High Society Blues; All Alone Monday; Harmonica Harry; Goodbye To All That COC; One Night Alone With You JH; Without A Song; JH Song Of The Flame JH; I Am Only The-Words-You - Are The Melody; With My Guitar And You COC; I'm Yours; Can't We Be Friends? COC; I Surrender Dear VR; Whistling In The Dark; Ho Hum; Heartaches BL; The Longer That You Linger In Virginia GH; Just Humming Along; Should I Be Sorry SB; Soft Lights And Sweet Music LA; Cabin In The Cotton SB; What Would Ja Like For Breakfast? SB.
Vocals by Tom Barratt apart from: Les Allen, Sam Browne, Jack Hodges, Geoff Howard, Billie Lockwood, Cavan O’Connor, Val Rosing. To the top
AL BOWLLY THE HMV SOLOS VOLUME 1 MLMCD030
Carelessly; On A Little Dream Ranch; Blue Hawaii; Sweet Is The Word For You; Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen; Marie; You’re A Sweetheart; The Pretty Little Patchwork Quilt; Sweet As A Song; Sweet Someone; Goodnight, Angel; When The Organ Played `Oh Promise Me'; Romany; Lonely; I Miss You In The Morning; Violin In Vienna; What Do You Know About Love?; Hey Gipsy, Play Gipsy; South Of The Border; Dark Eyes; Moon Love; Au Revoir But Not Goodbye; A Man And His Dream; Ridin' Home To the top
DEBROY SOMERS 1928 -1933 MLMCD031
I'm Living On Love CRN; I'm Going Back Again To Old Nebraska CRN; Ev'ry Little While CRN; Just A Little Kiss From A Little Miss CRN; Stay Out Of The South; My Flame Is Just The Match For You BS; The Wedding Of The Painted Doll TB; Nobody's Using It Now TB; There's Something About Your That's Different TB; Mother's Smile TB; Once In A While DD; Soldier On The Shelf DD; The Little Things In Life DD; She's Not Worth Your Tears DD; Betty Co-Ed DD; Bathing In The Sunshine * DD; Lady Play Your Mandolin (as Society Serenaders) DD; When I Take My Sugar To Tea DD; Blazeaway DD; Masquerade DD; Willow Weep For Me DD; The Moment I Say You DD; Look What You’ve Done DD; When You've Fallen In Love AW.
Vocals are by Cyril Ramon Newton, Tom Barratt, Bobby Sanders, Dan Donovan and Anona Winn. To the top
AL BOWLLY THE HMV SOLOS VOLUME 2 MLMCD032
Titles: Bella Bambina; Over The Rainbow; Somewhere In France With You; Give Me My Ranch; It's A Lovely Day Tomorrow; Careless; Dreaming; A Little Rain Must Fall; When You Wear Your Sunday Blue; Walkin' Thru' Mockin' Bird Lane; Make Love With A Guitar - When I Dream Of Home (AB & JM); Make-Believe Island - Woodpecker Song (AB & JM); Turn Your Money In Your Pocket - I’ll Never Smile Again - We’ll Go Smiling Along (AB & JM); I Haven't Time To Be A Millionaire - I’m Stepping Out With A Memory Tonight (AB & JM); The Ferry Boat Serenade (AB & JM); Only Forever (AB & JM); Nicky The Greek (Has Gone) (AB & JM); Nicky The Greek (Has Gone) (AB & JM); Banditlied (The Prisoner's Song); Die Lensam Weg (The Lonesome Road); Kleine Maat (Little Pal); Ou Kaapstad Is Mij Hemel-Land Die Ou Lelie Vallei; Banditlied (The Prisoner's Song) .
Accompaniments are by Ronnie Munro, part from Afrikaans titles which are accompanied by Ray Noble. AB & JM signify duets between Al Bowlly and Jimmy Mesene as The radio Stars With Two Guitars. To the top
THE (NEW) MAYFAIR DANCE ORCHESTRA 1919 to 1940 MLMCD033
How Ya Gonna Keep ‘Em Down On The Farm GWB; Flare Up GWB; My Ohio Home; Funny Face Selection; Chloe; Misery Farm (Leonard Henry); What A Wonderful Wedding That Will Be (Les Allen, Phil Arnold, Eddie Brandt); She’s Funny That Way (Henry Shalson); Blue Hills Of Pasadena (Les Allen, Phil Arnold, Eddie Brandt); His Majesty The Baby (Jack Plant) Water Under The Bridge (BL) Sleepy Time In Sleepy Hollow (BL); Tiny Little Fingerprints (BL); Bing Crosby Selection Part 1 (BL); Bing Crosby Selection Part 2 (BL); Cherokee; Tulip Time GSW (BL); Please Teacher Selection GSW (BL); Hits Of The Moment Part 1 (Ronnie Hill); Hits Of The Moment Part 2 (Ronnie Hill); Ev’ry Day Is A Day Nearer (Sam Browne); All Over The Place (Sam Browne)
All titles are directed by Carroll Gibbons apart from GWB, G W Byng and GSW, George Scott Wood. Vocalists are shown in brackets, BL signifying Brian Lawrance. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE GERALDO SESSIONS VOLUME 1 MLMCD034
My Heart Is Taking Lessons; On The Sentimental Side; In A Little Toy Sail Boat; Small Fry; Never Break A Promise; When Mother Nature Sings Her Lullaby; Penny Serenade; Heart And Soul; Two Sleepy People; Is That The Way To Treat A Sweetheart?; Colorado Sunset; While A Cigarette Was Burning; Any Broken Hearts To Mend?; Summer's End; My Own; You’re As Pretty As A Picture; They Say; If Ever A Heart Was In The Right Place; One Day When We Were Young; I’m In Love With Vienna; Grandma Said; Deep In A Dream; You’re A Sweet Little Headache; The Same Old Story. To the top
HARRY LEADER: THE EARLY YEARS MLMCD035
One Tiny Tear SB: You Were My First Love BAS; I’m Suspicious Of You BAS; I’m Following You BAS; The Spell Of Your Voice BAS; Making Conversation SB; Three Of Us SB; Why Should It Happen To Me BAS; The Wind’s In The West BAS; We’re Through BAS; Day By Day BAS; Yesterday BAS; Why Wait? BAS; Love Thy Neighbour unk; Hold My Hand LA; Dreaming Of You unk; All In A Day AK; Needing You SB; Loveless Girl AK; Music SB; Pop Goes Your Heart CC; Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart CH +2; You Filled My Heart With Sunshine CH; I’m Hand In Glove With The One I Love unk; You’re All I Need CH; Linda CH+2.
Key to vocalists: BAS, Bill Airey-Smith; SB, Sam Browne; CC, Carlyle Cousins; CH, Chick Henderson; AK, Alan Kane; unk, unknown vocalist. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE GERALDO SESSIONS VOLUME 2 MLMCD036
Titles: Could Be; Between A Kiss And A Sigh; To Mother, With Love; Thanks For Everything; I Miss You In The Morning; Colorado Sunset (T); Grandma Said (T); One Day When We Were Young (T); Penny Serenade (T); Romany (T); While A Cigarette Was Burning (T); Change Partners (T); (Theme) Sweet Sue Just You (ML A); It Was So Beautiful (ML A); Pennies From Heaven (ML T); Shoe Shine Boy (ML T); The Red Maple Leaves (LS A); Down And Out Blues (LS A); The Frog On The Water-Lily (LS A); How Do You Do Mr Right? (v Eve Becke); It’s D’lovely; I Have Eyes (v Cyril Grantham); The Lady On The Second Floor (v Cyril Grantham); Waltz Of My Heart.
All are by Geraldo and his Orchestra apart from ML, Monia Liter and the Ace Of Hearts Orchestra and LS, Lew Stone and his Band. An “A” signifies and aircheck, and a “T” signifies a radio transcription disc. To the top
THE VOICE OF ANNE LENNER VOLUME TWO MLMCD037
Titles: I’ll Pray For You; This Can’t Be Love; When Night Is Through (With Sam Browne); I’ve Got My Eyes On You; Fools Rush In; I’m Nobody’s Baby; Until You Fall In Love; I Can’t Resist You; Only Forever; Pretty Little Petticoat; Goodnight Again; Strike Up The Band; The Best Things In Life Are Free; Moon For Sale; A Pair Of Silver Wings; Let There Be Love; You And Your Kiss; Heart’s Don’t Lie; You And I; I Walked Into A Dream Without Knocking; Concerto For Two; Time Was; Two In Love; Baby Mine.
All titles are with Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orpheans, apart from Track One which is by Carroll Gibbons and his Band. To the top
AL BOWLLY SINGS THE BLUES MLMCD038
Titles: Twentieth Century Blues - New Mayfair Novelty Orchestra (Ray Noble); Looking For A Little Bit Of Blue - Lew Stone and his Band; Over The Blue - The Waldorfians; Nobody Cares If I'm Blue (with Les Allen) - Waikiki Serenaders; St Louis Blues - Ray Noble and his Orchestra; The Girl In The Alice Blue Gown - Lew Stone and his Band; Bye, Bye, Blues (with Les Allen) - Waikiki Serenaders; A Beautiful Lady In Blue - Ray Noble and his Orchestra; Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea - Roy Fox and his Band; In A Blue And Pensive Mood – solo; My Bluebird Was Caught In The Rain - Ferrachini’s Hawaiian Band; My Blue Heaven - John Abriani's Six; Blue Moon – solo; Lovebirds Are Better Than Bluebirds - Hawaiian Serenaders;
Blue Hawaii – solo; Junk Man Blues (with Nat Gonella And Chorus) - Lew Stone and the Monseigneur Band; Blue Skies – solo; Blues In My Heart - Ray Noble and his New Mayfair Dance Orchestra; Down And Out Blues (with Sid Colin) - Lew Stone and his Band; Blue Pacific Moonlight (with Les Allen) - Linn Milford and his Hawaiian Players; Frankie And Johnny Blues - Al Bowlly and Ella Logan; Basin Street Blues – solo; Lullaby In Blue - Lew Stone and his Band; Blue Prelude - Lew Stone And The Monseigneur Band. To the top
WHEN THE GREAT BRITISH DANCE BANDS PLAYED HOT MLMCD039
Titles: She Showed Him This - Don Parker and his Dance Band v John Thorne; Just Like A Melody Out Of The Sky - Castle Dance Orchestra (Stan Greening); ‘Leven Thirty Saturday Night - Radio Melody Boys (Harry Hudson) v Sam Browne; Someone - The Night Club Kings (Ray Noble) v Pat O’Malley; In The Moonlight - The Night Club Kings (Ray Noble) v Pat O’Malley; Adeline - Nat Star and his dance Orchestra v Tom Barrett; Without My Gal - Sweet and Low (Cavan O’Connor and Tom Barrett) with Van Phillips and his Orchestra; The Peanut Vendor - Marius B Winter and his Dance Orchestra v Marius B Winter; Choo Choo - Marius B Winter and his Dance Orchestra; Yes!, Yes! (My Baby Said “Yes”) - Carson Sisters; Open Up Dem Pearly Gates - Addison Sims; She Didn’t Say Yes - Arthur Lally and his band (as the Durium Dance Band) v Les Allen; In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town - Sydney Kyte and his band (as Durium Dance Band) v Three Ginx; How’m I Doin’? - Ray Starita and his band (as The Rhythm Monarchs) v Sam Browne, Nat Gonella and unknown girl; Ooh That Kiss - Terry Mack (McGovern) and his band (as Al Terry and his band) v The Three Admirals; There’s a New Day Coming - Midnight Minstrels (Billy Cotton) v Sam Browne (with trio and solo ‘scatter’); Sentimental Gentleman From Georgia - Ginger Johnson and the Swinging Seven (Austin Croon-Johnson); Black Panther - Ernest Broadhurst and his Band; Just By Your Example - Bert Thomas and his Orchestra Unknown vocalist; Sweet Sue - Joe Paradise and his Music; Get Rhythm in Your Feet - Tommy Kinsman and his band; Who Loves You - Regal Cinema Ballroom Dance Orchestra (Tommy Kinsman); When Day Is Done - Novelty Players; Japanese Sandman - Novelty Players. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE CARROLL GIBBONS AND ARTHUR LALLY SESSIONS VOLUME 1 MLMCD040
There’s A Time And Place For Everything; Sweet And Lovely (Take 1); Sweet And Lovely (Take 4); Who Am I?; Linda; Actions Speak Louder Than Words*; One Little Quarrel*; You’re The Kind Of Baby For Me; Whistling Waltz; Sweetheart In My Dreams Tonight; Save The Last Dance For Me; Granny’s Photo Album* CC; Kiss By Kiss* CC; The Night You Gave Me Back The Ring* CC; Only Me Knows Why*; With Love In My Heart*; Take Away The Moon*; We’ll Be Together Again*; Tell Tales*; The Cat And The Fiddle Selection Part One – Try To Forget*; The Cat And The Fiddle Selection Part Two – She Didn’t Say ‘Yes’*; The King Was In His Counting House*; Goopy Geer*; Sailing On The Robert E Lee*.
Asterisked tracks were issued as The Masqueraders. CC – Al Bowlly with the Carlyle Cousins To the top
THE EARLY JOE LOSS MLMCD041
Swingy Little Thingy (NV); Louisiana Lullaby (JM); Did You ever See A Dream Walking (JM); Close Your Eyes (JM); Come up and see me sometime (AK); Sundown In A Little Green Hollow (JM); That's Me Without You (RS); In Town Tonight (Knightsbridge) (NV); In Other Words, We're Through (JM); Let's Fall In Love (NV); Ending With A Kiss (JM); True (JM); Over My Shoulder (HC); When You've Got A Little Springtime In Your Heart (HC); Near And Yet So Far (HC); Out In The Cold Again (HC); Who Made Little Boy Blue (NV); Ole Faithful (HC); Soon (NV); Just A-Wearyin' For you (HC); Hands Across The Table (HC); I Only Have Eyes For You (U); Pop Goes Your Heart (HC); Rain (U).
Vocalists: JM, Jimmy Mesene; HC, Harry Case; AK, Annette Keith; RS, Rhythm Sisters (Kay Munro-Smith, Betty and Teresa Dale); NV, non-vocal; U, unknown vocalist. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE CARROLL GIBBONS AND ARTHUR LALLY SESSIONS VOLUME 2 MLMCD042
Snuggled On Your Shoulder; When We're Alone; What Makes You So; Adorable?; I Heard (w. Carroll Gibbons); What A Life!; A Great Big Bunch Of You; Farewell To Arms; Something To Do With Spring; A Hiking Holiday with Bert Feldman Part 1 (Was That The Human Thing To Do?); A Hiking Holiday with Bert Feldman Part 2 (When The Rest Of The Crowd Goes Home); Good Evening; My Sunny Monterey; Drums In My Heart; Ev'ry Day's A Lucky Day; We’ve Got The Moon And Sixpence; Is I In Love? I Is; Dance Of The Cuckoos; This Is My Love Song; Hello Mike; Considerin'; Looking On The Bright Side; Wicked Mr. Punch; All My Life (Vocal Jack Plant); Sunshine And Roses (Vocal Anona Winn).
Tracks 1 – 8 and 23 and 24 are by the Savoy Hotel Orpheans; the remainder are by Arthur Lally and his Orchestra. Tracks 7 and 8 are from broadcasts. To the top
WHEN THE GREAT BRITISH DANCE BANDS PLAYED HOT, VOLUME 2 MLMCD043
Stomp Off, Let's Go! - Savoy Hotel Orpheans; Red Hair And Freckles - Arthur Lally as Philip Lewis, v Maurice Elwin; Come On Baby - Arthur Lally as The Rhythm Maniacs, v Elsie Carlisle; He’s A Good Man To Have Around - Arthur Lally as Philip Lewis v Elsie Carlisle; That’s How I Feel About You - Arthur Lally as The Rhythm Maniacs v Maurice Elwin; When I Take My Sugar To Tea - Howard Godfrey v Val Rosing; Tell Me, Are You From Georgia - Howard Godfrey v Les Allen; Pardon Me, Pretty Baby - Howard Godfrey v Les Allen; This is the Missus - Sydney Kyte v Three Ginx; Time Alone Will Tell - Teddy Brown with Novelty Sextette v Jack Plant; Yes, Yes, My Baby Says Yes - Sydney Kyte v Three Ginx; What Would You Do? - The Rhythmic Eight directed by John Firmin v Sam Browne; I Raised My Hat - Stanley Barnett v Phyllis Robins; My Bluebirds Singing The Blues - Stanley Barnett v Phyllis Robins; I've Found The Right Girl - Larry Brennan v Tom Barrett; My Hat's On The Side Of My Head - Ambrose v Sam Browne; Your Gonna Lose Your Gal - Stanley Barnett v Annette Keith; Nobody's Sweetheart – Jay Wilbur as Rhythm Rascals v Sam Browne; Bugle Call Rag - Jay Wilbur as Rhythm Rascals; Somebody Stole My Girl - Jay Wilbur as Swing Rhythm Boys v Jack Cooper; My Girl’s a Rhythm Fan - Scott Wood and his Six Swingers v Sam Costa; Rhythm in my Nursery Rhymes - Scott Wood and his Six Swingers v Sam Costa; Dixieland Selection Part 1 - Billy Cotton and his Band v Trio; Dixieland Selection Part 2 - Billy Cotton and his Band v Cab Quay. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE ROY FOX SESSIONS VOLUME 1 MLMCD044
Memories Of You; You’re Lucky To Me; Thank Your Father; Can't We Be Friends?; Wedding Bells Are Ringing For Sally; Missouri Waltz; Lady, Play Your Mandolin; Hurt; Writing A Letter To You; A Peach Of A Pair; Between The Devil And The Deep Blue Sea*; The Peanut Vendor*; The Peanut Vendor*; Maybe It's Love*; You’re The One I Care For; Overnight; Shout! For Happiness; When Your Hair Has Turned To Silver; Bathing In The Sunshine; Reaching For The Moon; All Through The Night; Truly*; I’m Glad I Waited (with the Three Ginx); One More Time.
Asterisk indicated with chorus. To the top
HARRY BIDGOOD, THE VOCALION STUDIO BAND LEADER MLMCD045
When I Met Sally vRM; Under The Moon vRM; I’m Going Back To Old Nebraska vRM; Dream Kisses vJT; Is She My Girl Friend? vRM; Where The Cot Cot Cotton Grows vME; My Pet vJT; Tell Me You’re Sorry vJT; Sonny Boy vCOC; Lover, Come Back To Me vEB; Sweeping The Clouds Away vSB; Any Time’s The Time To Fall In Love vSB; With My Guitar And You vCOC; Shoo The Hoodoo Away vB&AP; When The Little Red Roses vSB; Sing A Little Theme Song vSB; You’re Driving Me Crazy vB&AP; I’m Alone Because I Love You vB&AP; River Stay ‘Way From My Door vSB; Miss Elizabeth Brown vSB; I Like A Little Girl Like That vSB; I Don’t Know Why vCOC; Mimi vTB; My Romance vTB.
Vocalists: RM, Ramon Newton; JT, John Thorne; ME, Maurice Elwin; COC, Cavan O’Connor; EB, Eddie Brandt; SB, Sam Browne; B&AP, Bob and Alf Pearson; TB, Tom Barrett. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE ROY FOX SESSIONS VOLUME 2 MLMCD046
Lady Of Spain; Time On My Hands; Alma Mia (With Trio); Koppa-Ka-Banna (With Trio); Betty Co-Ed; You Didn't Have To Tell Me; When It's Sunset On The Nile; Would You Like To Take A Walk?; Laughing At The Rain; Ya Got Love; Bubbling Over With Love; Fiesta; By My Side; My Temptation; I’m So Used To You Now; I’m Gonna Get You; It Must Be True; Leave The Rest To Nature; Lazy Day; Poor Kid; By The River Sainte Marie; When You Were The Blossom Of Buttercup Lane; Tie A Little String Around Your Finger; I Found You. To the top
WHEN THE GREAT BRITISH DANCE BANDS PLAYED HOT VOLUME 3 MLMCD047
Crazy Words, Crazy Tune - Victor Vorzanger ; Up In The Clouds – Alfredo; Do Something - Jack Payne ; Down Among The Sugar Cane - Philip Lewis; First You Say Yes, Then You Say No - Percival Mackey’s Band as The Ever-Bright Boys; M’ Honey and Me - Percival Mackey’s Band as The Ever-Bright Boys; I’m Feathering a Nest - Teddy Morris and his Boys; High Society Blues - Ray Noble; Here Comes Emily Brown - Jack Payne; Whispering – The Night Club Kings dir. By Ray Noble; Loving You The Way I Do - Cecil and Leslie Norman; Ain't That The Way It Goes - Jack Payne; It’s the Girl - Jerry Hoey and his Orchestra; Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’ve Gone - Jerry Hoey and his Orchestra; That's What I Like About You - Jack Payne; JB Blues - Harry Perritt; Buchanan Stomp - Harry Perritt; Everybody Loves My Baby - Brian Lawrance; Let's Put Some People To Work - Jack Buchanan; Way Down Yonder in New Orleans – Swingtimers; Pick Yourself Up – Swingtimers; Sing Baby Sing – Swingtimers; Sweet Georgia Brown – Swingtimers; In Your Own Quiet Way; Val Rosing and his Swing Stars.
Vocalists: Les Allen, Tom Barrett, Jack Buchanan, Sam Costa, Maurice Elwin, Brian Lawrance, Jack Payne, Val Rosing, Billy Scott Coomber, John Thorne, trio of Jack Payne, Bob Manning and Bob Busby, Wally Vernon. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE ROY FOX SESSIONS VOLUME 3 MLMCD048
Love For Sale; Roll On, Mississippi, Roll On; Roll On, Mississippi, Roll On; Out Of Nowhere; While Hearts Are Singing; I’d Rather Be A Beggar With You; Tell Me, Are You From Georgia? (With Nat Gonella); You Are My Heart's Delight; Cherie, C'est Vous; You Can't Stop Me From Loving You; Dance Hall Doll (With Ella Logan And Chorus); What Are You Thinking About, Baby?; Time Alone Will Tell; When The Waltz Was Through; Sing Another Chorus, Please (With Chorus); Sweet And Lovely; Looking For You; Kiss Me "Goodnight"; Song Of Happiness; Just One More Chance; Just One More Chance; Smile, Darn Ya, Smile; That's What I Like About You; You Forgot Your Gloves. To the top
SINGERS ON PARADE MLMCD049
Singers On Parade Part 1 (Felix Mendelssohn accompanying Sam Costa - I’m Gonna Lock My Heart, Helen Clare - I’m Sorry I Said I Loved You, Paula Green You Couldn’t Be Cuter); Singers On Parade Part 2 (Felix Mendelssohn accompanying George Barclay - The Sweetest Song In The World, Pat Hyde – A Tisket A Tasket, Al Bowlly - Little Lady Make Believe); Over There (Jack Cooper with Sydney Torch and RAF Concert Orch); Castles In The Sand (Sam Browne with Harry Jacobson - piano); Nasty Man (Ray Noble with Dorothy Carless); (Medley) Embraceable You - Sleepy Lagoon (Denny Dennis with Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye); Stormy Weather (Sam Browne with Bert Read And Harry Jacobson - pianos); That’s Life Without You (Vera Lynn with Organ); Listen To The German Band (Durium Dance Band with Sam Browne); Amapola (Geraldo with Dorothy Carless and Len Camber); Lonely Little Vagabond (Donald Peers); Goodbye To Summer (Oscar Rabin with Beryl Davis); When I Learned French (Patrick Waddington with piano); Keep Your Last Goodnight For Me (Ambrose with Sam Browne); Why Don't We Do This More Often (Geraldo with Dorothy Carless and Jackie Hunter); Day By Day (Skyrockets Dance Orchestra with Cyril Shane); Lady Sing Your Gypsy Song (Donald Peers); Down By The River (Denny Dennis with Ivor Moreton and Dave Kaye) Then I’ll Be Tired Of You (Ambrose with Sam Browne); Yes My Darling Daughter (Geraldo with Dorothy Carless); Zip-Ed-Dee-Doo-Dah (Skyrockets Dance Orchestra with Beverley Sisters); Alexander’s Ragtime Band (Lew Stone with Sid Colin); Goodnight Wherever You Are (Anne Lenner with orchestra); Spin A Little Web Of Dreams (Ray Noble with Three Ginx). To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE ROY FOX SESSIONS VOLUME 4 MLMCD050
Take It From Me (I'm Taking To You); Yes, Yes (My Baby Said Yes); I Found A Million Dollar Baby; Look In The Looking Glass; This Is The Missus; Over The Blue; ’Neath The Spell Of Monte Carlo; Life Is Just A Bowl Of Cherries; Yes, Yes (My Baby Said Yes); You Call It Madness (But I Call It Love); Nobody's Sweetheart; Guilty; The Longer That You Linger In Virginia; If I Didn't Have You; There's Something In Your Eyes; Prisoner Of Love; You Didn't Know The Music; To Be Worthy Of You; Jig Time; If Anything Happened To You (RM); In London On A Night Like This (RM); Adios; Concentratin'; Minnie The Moocher. To the top
WHEN THE GREAT BRITISH DANCE BANDS PLAYED HOT VOLUME 4 MLMCD051
Downhearted Blues - Savoy Havana Band; Mama’s Gone - Boston Orchestra; No One Knows What it’s all About - Hannan Dance Band (Stan Greening); Hey Hey! Hee Hee! - Geoffrey Goodhart and his Orchestra; Piccadilly Strut - Gilt Edged Four; My Cutey’s Due at Two-to-Two Today - Don Parker and his Band v probably Don Parker; Brainstorm - Debroy Somers Band; Mediterranean Blues - Hal Radford’s Dance Orchestra; Can’t Help Lovin’ dat Man - Melville Gideon; That’s My Weakness Now - Beth Challis; To-Day Tomorrow, for Ever - Maurice Elwin; Take a Look at Mine - Gracie Fields; My Southern Home - Bohemian Band (Billy Cotton) v Sid Buckman and Joe Ferrie; Deep Hollow - New Mayfair Dance Orchestra (Carroll Gibbons); Nobody’s Sweetheart - Fred Elizalde and his Music; Everything I do I do for You - Rhythm Masters (Pete Mandell) v Tom Barrett; Dream Mother - Rhythm Maniacs v Maurice Elwin; She’s My Slip of a Girl - Eddie Harding Night Club Boys v Harry Bentley; Cosmoitis - Jack Padbury’s Cosmo Club Six; Moanin’ Low - Jack Hylton and his Orchestra v Ella Logan; Cryin’ For The Carolines - Deauville DB v John Hart; What Wouldn’t I Do for that Man - Spike Hughes and his Decca-Dents v Val Rosing; Fascinating Devil - Spike Hughes and his Decca-Dents v Val Rosing; Stomping - Jimmy Wornell’s Hot Blue-Bottles v Tommy Sullivan. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE ROY FOX SESSIONS VOLUME 5 MLMCD052
Kicking The Gong Around; My Sweet Virginia (Take 2); My Sweet Virginia (Take 3); If I Have To Go On Without You (Take 1); If I Have To Go On Without You (Take 2); Kiss By Kiss; Goodnight, Moon; She Didn't Say "Yes"; Goodnight, Vienna; Living In Clover; Somebody Loves You; I’m For You A Hundred Per Cent; Can't We Talk It Over? (Take 1); Can't We Talk It Over? (Take 3); When We're Alone; Lovable; Love, You Funny Thing; ; Gettin' Sentimental; You've Got What Gets Me; I Got Rhythm; Put That Sun Back In The Sky; The Echo Of A Song; It's Always Good-Bye; Lullaby Of The Leaves To the top
LEW STONE THE BAND THAT MATTERED MLMCD053
Melodious Flashes (Part One); Melodious Flashes (Part Two); Speak Easy; Gum Shoe Dick, NG, AN, JC, TW; Rain, AK; Old Bohemian Town, JF; Hilly Billy Band, AN; The Music Goes Round And Round, AN; You’re Laughing At Me, SC; Nice People, SB; The Lady On The Second Floor, SB; The Birthday Of The Little Princess, SB; Little Swiss Whistling Song, SB; Shabby Old Cabby, SB; Crash Bang I Want To Go Home; Farewell Blues (Stonecrackers); When Your Train Has Gone, SB; The Badge From Your Coat, SB; Wednesday Night Hop (Stonecrackers); Beale Street Blues; Pigalle, LF*; Ghost Riders In The Sky, HD; Let's Put Out The Lights And Go To Sleep, SB; The Moon Was Yellow, SB.
Vocalists: SB, Sam Browne; SC, Sam Costa; JC, Joe Crossman; HD, Hughie Diamond; JF, Joe Ferrie; LF, Leo Fuld; NG, Nat Gonella; AK, Alan Kane; AN, Alfie Noakes; TW, Tiny Winters. *Lew Stone and his Concert Orchestra accompanying Leo Fuld. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE ROY FOX SESSIONS VOLUME 6 MLMCD054
Gone Forever; What Makes You So Adorable?; Minnie The Moocher's Wedding Day; Roy Fox's Commentary On Minnie The Moocher's Wedding Reception; One More Affair; Marta; Wherever You Are; Just Another Dream Of You; Ooh! That Kiss!; You’re My Everything; The Night When Love Was Born; Are You Prepared (To Be True?); If You Were Only Mine; Call It A Day; The Old Man Of The Mountains (Take 1); The Old Man Of The Mountains (take 2); How'm I Doin'? (With Nat Gonella and chorus); Moon; All Of A Sudden; Ten Cents A Dance (Vocal: Betty Bolton); Star Dust; What’s Keeping My Prince Charming?; (Vocal: Roy Fox and Ella Logan); You Rascal, You (Vocal: Nat Gonella); Was That The Human Thing To Do? (Vocal: Eve Becke). To the top
ELSIE CARLISLE THE EARLY YEARS MLMCD055
Dance And Song Medley Part 1 - Ronnie Munro; Is There Anything Wrong In That - EC; You’re Driving Me Crazy - EC; An Evening In Caroline - Ray S*; Kiss By Kiss - Ray S; Snuggled On Your Shoulder - Ray S; You’ll Find Out - Ray S; Let That Be A Lesson To You - Ray S; Stop The Sun, Stop The Moon - Ray S; I Heard - Ray S; On A Dreamy Afternoon - Ray S; Gosh Darn - Ray S; Why Waste Your Tears - Durium DB; Rock Your Cares Away - Ray S; Mad About The Boy - Ray S; Pu-Leeze Mr Hemingway - Rudy S; Let’s Put Out The Lights - Rudy S*; Pu-Leeze Mr Hemingway - Rolando; I Don’t Want To Go To Bed - Scala DB*; My Darling - Rudy S; Sitting In The Dark - Rudy S*; Under My Umbrella – Ambrose*; Three Wishes - Oscar Rabin*; Let Me Give My Happiness To You - Oscar Rabin.
Key: Durium DB, Durium Dance Band; EC, Elsie Carlisle; Scala DB, Scala Dance Band; Ray S, Ray Starita; Rudy S, Rudy Starita. Both Rolando and Scala DB are names used by Harry Hudson. An asterisk indicates a duet with Sam Browne. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE LEW STONE SESSIONS VOLUME 1 MLMCD056
Nightfall; Rain, Rain, Go Away; In The Still Of The Night; Why Waste Your Tears?; I Can't Write The Words; Let's Put Out The Lights (And Go To Sleep) (with Mary Charles); Junk Man Blues (with Nat Gonella and chorus); Balloons; My Woman; I’ll Never Be The Same; You’ll Always Be The Same Sweetheart To Me; The Girl Who Thought ... Part 1 (with band); The Girl Who Thought ... Part 2 (with band); Let's All Sing Like The Birdies Sing; What More Can I Ask?; Brighter Than The Sun; Ich Liebe Dich, My Dear; Lying In The Hay (with Nat Gonella); Little Nell; A Letter To My Mother (A Brivele Der Mame); All Of Me; Save The Last Dance For Me; All Of Me; Save The Last Dance For Me. To the top
THE VOICE OF CHICK HENDERSON MLMCD057
Just as Long as The World Goes Round; Looking Forward to Looking After You; Log Cabin Lullaby; Nice Work If You Can Get It; Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen; In My Little Red Book; With You; You’re an Education; The Girl in The Upstairs Flat; Outside of Paradise; Just Let Me Look at You; My Own; Tears On My Pillow; Hurry Home; That Sly Old Gentleman; Sing A Song of Sunbeams; Why Begin Again?; I Poured My Heart into A Song; Ridin’ Home; Day-In, Day-Out; Goodnight, My Beautiful; You Never Miss the Old Faces; When You Wear Your Sunday Blue. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE LEW STONE SESSIONS VOLUME 2 MLMCD058 A Letter To My Mother; What More Can I Ask? News Chronicle Competition Record; In Santa Lucia (with Joe Ferrie And Joe Crossman); Please Handle With Care; Please Handle With Care; The World Is So Small; Mediterranean Madness; My Heart's To Let; When You've Fallen In Love; Someone To Care For; Won't You Stay To Tea?; Oh! Mister Moon; Three Wishes; Let Me Give My Happiness To You; And So I Married The Girl; I Lay Me Down To Sleep; In The Park In Paree; The Language Of Love; Isn't It Heavenly?; Blue Prelude; One More Kiss; By The Fireside; One More Kiss; By The Fireside. To the top
DANCE BAND RARITIES MLMCD059
Me-Ow - London Dance Orchestra Dir Corelli Windeatt; Naughty Baby - Marlborough Dance Orchestra (Nat Star); Wait A Bit, Susie - Marlborough Dance Orchestra (Nat Star); Isn’t She the Sweetest Thing - Bert Ralton and His Havana Dance Band; Brown Eyes Why Are You Blue - Bert Ralton and His Havana Dance Band; Kiss Me Curse You - Ronnie Munro and His Dance Orchestra v Robert English; Valentine - Ronnie Munro and His Dance Orchestra v Robert English; Then I’ll Be Happy - Newton Carlisle and His Dance Orchestra (Bert Firman) v Foster Richardson; Five Feet Two Eyes of Blue) - Newton Carlisle and His Dance Orchestra (Bert Firman) v Foster Richardson; Spring Is Here! - Eddie Norman’s Dance Orchestra (Bert Firman); The Pump Song - Eddie Norman’s Dance Orchestra (Bert Firman); Let’s All Go to Mary’s House - Eugene Brockman’s Dance Orchestra (Bert Firman) v. unidentified; Tinker Tailor - Ronnie Munro and His Dance Orchestra v Sydney Nesbitt; The Popular Pair - Opal and Pearl Dance Orchestra v Eddie Grossbart; Playground in the Sky - Tommy Kinsman and his London Frivolities Band v Maurice Elwin; Make My Cot Where the Cot Cot Cotton Grows - Tommy Kinsman and his London Frivolities Band v Maurice Elwin; Firefly - Nat Star and His Dance Orchestra with The Sarony Twins v Maurice Elwin and 2 others; Not My Girl - Nat Star and His Dance Band v Tom Barratt; That’s What I Call Sweet Music - Nat Star and His Dance Band v Maurice Elwin; Why Are Your Lips Not Mine Alone - Herbert Jaeger and His Orchestra; Button Up Your Overcoat - Arcadians Dance Orchestra v Maurice Elwin; My Future Just Passed - Arthur Rosebery and His Dance Band v Len Lees; The Pickup - Arthur Rosebery and His Dance Band v Len Lees; Sunshine Charlie - River Club Orchestra (Arthur Rosebery); v Maurice Elwin (and one other).To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE LEW STONE SESSIONS VOLUME 3 MLMCD060 Adorable; From Me To You; Don't Change;The Day You Came Along; Thanks; Isn't It Heavenly? (The Bands That Matter); How Could We Be Wrong?; Experiment; Weep No More, My Baby; Close Your Eyes; Minnie The Moocher (Lew Stone Favourites Part 1); Brother, Can You Spare A Dime (Lew Stone Favourites Part 2); Eadie Was A Lady; Who'll Buy An Old Gold Ring?; Dark Clouds (Take 1); Dark Clouds (Take 2); Louisiana Hayride; Faint Harmony; Lullaby In Blue; Gosh! I Must Be Falling In Love; Was That The Human Thing To Do?; Now That You're Gone; Goodnight Vienna.To the top
THE STARS ENTERTAIN THE TROOPS MLMCD061
Theme You're the Tops, Mr Pollyanna - Blue Rockets Augmented Orchestra vocal Rita Williams; The Very Thought of You - Blue Rockets Augmented Orchestra, vocal Rita Williams; Commando Patrol - Blue Rockets Augmented Orchestra; Thanks Mr Censor - Blue Rockets Augmented Orchestra, vocal Anne Lenner; Bell Bottom Boogie - Blue Rockets Augmented Orchestra; A Fellow On a Furlough - Blue Rockets Augmented Orchestra, vocal Denny Dennis; Ho Pocus - Blue Rockets Augmented Orchestra; Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams - Blue Rockets Augmented Orchestra, vocal Denny Dennis; Don't Say That Nobody Loves You - Harry Farmer and his Electronomes, Announcer Corporal Sally Rogers; All of My Life - Harry Farmer and his Electronomes, vocal Sam Costa; Don't Sweetheart Me And Close - Harry Farmer and his Electronomes; On The Alamo - Don Mcaffer (Trombone), Plus 4 Rhythm; Sweet Lorraine - Ray Ellington; Tempo for Two - Sidney Glass and Eddie Palmer (Guitar Duet); Is You Is or Is You Ain't My Baby - Ray Ellington; St. Louis Blues - RAF Rhythm Quintet, Dir Arthur Mouncey; Basin St Blues - RAF Rhythm Quintet, Dir Arthur Mouncey; Over to You Theme, Anchors Aweigh - Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra with Vocal Group, Announcer Christopher Pemberton; Medley: When They Ask About You' Shine On Harvest Moon, I'll Walk Alone, In The Night - Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra, vocal Les Allen; Snowfall - Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra; Carmen Miranda Medley Part 1 - Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra, vocal Magda Kun; Carmen Miranda Medley Part 2, closing Theme - Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra, vocal Magda Kun; Theme, Shoo Shoo Baby - The Streamliners Orchestra, announcer Pilot Officer Warren Wilks; Long Ago and Far Away - The Streamliners Orchestra, vocal Corp Dave Davis; Mark's Slab - Piano Duet Corp. Neil Chotem, Sgt. Ken Bray; Liza - The Streamliners Orchestra; Dark Eyes, Closing Theme - The Streamliners Orchestra. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE LEW STONE SESSIONS VOLUME 4 MLMCD062
Wagon Wheels; Coffee In The Morning (And Kisses In The Night); Vamp Till Ready; In A Shelter From A Shower; Because It's Love; It’s Psychological; Mauna Loa (With Chorus); You’re My Thrill; Melody In Spring; What Is There To Take Its Place?; Lonely Feet; Ending With A Kiss; Hand In Hand; Riding On A Hay Cart Home; I Love You Truly; Riptide; Night On The Desert; Beat O' My Heart; Easy Come, Easy Go; I Never Had A Chance; Fare Thee Well; Fare Thee Well (Take 2); Goodnight, Vienna; My Sweet Virginia; Goodnight, Vienna; My Sweet Virginia. To the top
THE JESSIE MATTHEWS COMPANION MLMCD063
One Little Kiss From You (With John Mills And Basil Sydney); I’ll Stay With You; I’m Looking For You; Three Wishes; Dancing On The Ceiling; Dear, Dear (With Barry Mckay And Sonnie Hale); When You’ve Got A Little Springtime In Your Heart; Over My Shoulder; Say The Word And It’s Yours; It’s Written All Over Your Face; Half And Half Of Everything Is Yours; Say The Word And It’s Yours; Everything’s In Rhythm With My Heart; It’s Love Again (With Robert Young); (I Nearly Let Love Go) Slipping Through My Fingers; Gotta Dance, Gotta Sing (With Sonnie Hale And Robert Young); It’s Love Again Medley; May I Have The Next Romance With You; There’s That Look In Your Eyes Again (With Louis Borel); Head Over Heels; The Courtesy Of Love; Looking Around Corners For You; Don’t Give A Good Gosh Darn; Gangway; Lord And Lady Whoozies (With Barry Mckay); Moon Or No Moon (With Barry Mckay); When You Gotta Sing You Gotta Sing; Trusting My Luck; Your Heart Skips A Beat; Souvenir Of Love; My River; Jessie Matthews Memories Part 1; Jessie Matthews Memories Part 2. To the top
AL BOWLLY: THE COMPLETE LEW STONE SESSIONS VOLUME 5 MLMCD064
Wagon Wheels; Coffee In The Morning (And Kisses In The Night); Vamp Till Ready; In A Shelter From A Shower; Because It's Love; It’s Psychological; Mauna Loa (With Chorus); You’re My Thrill; Melody In Spring; What Is There To Take Its Place?; Lonely Feet; Ending With A Kiss; Hand In Hand; Riding On A Hay Cart Home; I Love You Truly; Riptide; Night On The Desert; Beat O' My Heart; Easy Come, Easy Go; I Never Had A Chance; Fare Thee Well; Fare Thee Well; Goodnight, Vienna; My Sweet Virginia; Goodnight, Vienna; My Sweet Virginia. To the top
EVELYN DALL AND FRIENDS MLMCD065
Murder He Says; Over There; Woe is Me; Who Loves You; The Postman Always Rings Twice; Goodbye To Summer; Army Sketch; Have You Met Miss Jones?; Don’t Go In the Lion's Cage Tonight; In A Little French Casino; You Deserve A Medal; My Prayer; Sitting On A Cloud That's Silver Lined (2nd Version); I’ll Step Out Of The Picture; Oh How I Hate To Get Up In The Morning (and Close); Dinner For One Please James; I May Be Poor But I’m Honest; Muchacha; Lady From Mayfair; That's As Far As It Goes; Life Begins When You’re In Love; A Fine How Do You Do (Complete Version); They Can’t Take That Away From Me; A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square; I Can’t Get Out Of This Mood and close; The Moon Got In My Eyes; Is That All? (Would You Like to Take a Walk?). To the top