Playlist: The Big Band Show – May 9, 2021

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tommy Dorsey – Sunny Side of the Street

Will Bradley – Celery Stalks at Midnight

Tommy Dorsey – Deep River

John Daversa – Do You Want to Know a Secret

Glenn Miller – Kalamazoo

Capt. Bob Farnon – March of the Toys

Ellis McLintock – Kansas City Stride

Swing Shift Big Band/Jackie Richardson – Here’s to Life

Prime Time Big Band – Sands of Time


6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Harry James – Green Onions

Claude Thornhill – A Sunday Kind of Love

Woody Herman – Bijou

Kay Kyser – Coffee Time

Artie Shaw – Little Jazz

Harry James – The Mole 

Jo Stafford – Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home

Phil Nimmons – The Dorian Way

Charlie Barnet – Pompton Turnpike

Woody Herman – The Crickets

John MacLeod – Marta’s Vineyard


7 to 8 p.m.

Charlie Barnet – Where Was I?

Jim Galloway – Symphony in Riffs

Buck Clayton – All the Cats Join In

Swing Shift Big Band – Sound of the Blues

Muggsy Spanier – Little David, Play Your Harp

Muggsy Spanier – Can’t We Be Friends?

Muggsy Spanier – Chicago

Muggsy Spanier – Hesitating Blues

Muggsy Spanier – Wreck of the Old 97

Muggsy Spanier – American Patrol

Muggsy Spanier – More than You Know

Muggsy Spanier – Two O’Clock Jump

Maynard Ferguson – MacArthur Park


8 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Lorraine Desmarais – Olivier

Duke Ellington – Midriff

Kay Kyser – Ol’ Buttermilk Sky

Les Brown/Doris Day – Tain’t Me

Mart Kenney – Honeysuckle Rose

Swing Shift Big Band – Leave Us Leap

Stan Kenton – Dragonwyck

Sarah Vaughan – Dreamsville

Frank Sinatra – I’ve Got You Under My Skin

Stan Kenton – Artistry in Rhythm

Duke Ellington – Artistry in Rhythm

Toronto Jazz Orchestra – Under a Tree


9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Vic Vogel – Take the A Train

Mart Kenney – Victory Parade 1943 broadcast

Boss Brass/Mel Torme – Doncha Go Away Mad

Jim Galloway – Send in the Clowns

Maynard Ferguson – Maria

Ted Blackbourn – Swinging Sundays

Benny Goodman – Sing, Sing, Sing