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The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a weekly podcast that focuses on the music, artists and history of the Big Band Era of the 1930's and 1940's.

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The V-Disc Episodes - Disc #349 - Les Brown, Sammy Kaye
<p>In this episode we examine and listen to Disc #349 of the V-Disc Collection.  This V-Disc features vintage recordings by Les Brown and Sammy Kaye. (E008)</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Gas and Jump Sauce (Show 140)
<p>Features recordings by Ted Heath, Hal McIntyre, Bunny Berigan and Charlie Barnet.  Ronnaldo plays some select audio clips from a 1947 educational film called "Gasoline For Everybody."</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Meatballs and Bubble Gum (Show 139)
<p>Features vintage Big Band recordings by Les Brown, Larry Clinton and Glenn Miller.  We also listen to a catchy little jingle promoting Nedick's Orange Drink.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The V-Disc Episodes - Disc #678 - Jimmy Mundy, Benny Carter
<p>In this episode we examine and listen to Disc #678 of the V-Disc Collection.  This V-Disc features vintage recordings by Jimmy Mundy and Benny Carter. Ronnaldo also discusses why V-Discs are so uncommon and why many of them were destroyed in the past. (E007)</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Some of the Women That Really Swing (Show 138)
<p>Features music by Ina Ray Hutton, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Vivian Garry and Ella Fitzgerald.  We also listen to select audio clips from a 1943 film called "Danger! Women at Work."</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Coax Me a Little Bit, Marie (Show 137)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Harry James, The Dorsey Bothers and Boyd Raeburn.  We also listen to a Soundie by Connie Haines and learn what product is stronger than dirt.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The V-Disc Episodes - Disc #180 - Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we examine and listen to Disc #180 of the V-Disc Collection.  This V-Disc features vintage recordings by Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey. (E006)</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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In a Miller Mood and Obligations (Show 136)
<p>Features music by Andy Kirk, Duke Ellington and Tex Beneke.  We also listen to a rockin' version of The Dipsy Doodle by Glenn Miller and learn a little about "Obligations".</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Peppers and Sprays (Show 135)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Bunny Berigan, Artie Shaw and Georgia Gibbs.  We also listen to a Soundie by The Three Peppers and hear an old radio ad from Gulf Spray.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The V-Disc Episodes - Disc #143 - Red Norvo, John Kirby
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we examine and listen to Disc #143 of the V-Disc Collection.  This V-Disc features vintage recordings by Red Norvo and John Kirby. (E005)</p>
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Swinging and Flying (Show 134)
<p>Features music by Charlie Spivak, Frank Sinatra, Glenn Miller and Lionel Hampton.  We also listen to choice clips from an "amazing" film called "Flying a Kite". </p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Back Home with a New Hat (Show 133)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Ray Anthony, Benny Goodman, and Erskine Hawkins.  We also listen to a catchy little ad by Adam Hats and a great Soundie by The Mel-Tones.  </p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The V-Disc Episodes - Disc #568 - Jimmie Lunceford, Mal Hallett
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we examine and listen to Disc #568 of the V-Disc Collection.  This V-Disc features the music of Jimmie Lunceford and Mal Hallett. Ronnaldo also talks about the contents included in each "Hit Kit". (E004)</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Idaho and the Other Great States (Show 132)
<p>Features vintage music by The Merry Macs, Mildred Bailey, Jerry Gray and Duke Ellington.  Ronnaldo also plays a wacky ad from Old Spice and we learn a little about Gene Austin.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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We Can Live On Love, It’s Right Around The Corner (Show 131)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Bobby Sherwood, Jimmy Mundy and Ziggy Elman.  We also listen to a great Glenn Miller song from a performance at the Glen Island Casino in June of 1939.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The V-Disc Episodes - Disc #567 - Harry James, Pied Pipers, Woody Herman
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we examine and listen to Disc #066 of the V-Disc Collection.  This V-Disc features vintage songs by Harry James, The Pied Pipers and Woody Herman. (E003)</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Listening to Music and Sharing Meat (Show 130)
<p>Features vintage music by Sam Donahue, Woody Herman, Lionel Hampton and others.  Ronnaldo also plays another Soundie and a couple of Red Nichols tracks from 1930.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Some Big Names (Show 129)
<p>Features vintage Big Band recordings by Count Basie, Glenn Miller, Louis Jordan and Harry James.  Ronnaldo also plays music performances by Stan Kenton and Sammy Kaye.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The V-Disc Episodes - Disc #066 - Hal McIntyre
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we examine and listen to Disc #066 of the V-Disc Collection.  This V-Disc features the music of Hal McIntyre and His Orchestra. Ronnaldo also discusses the unique introductions found on many of these historic records. (E002)</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Birdseed and Dog Food (Show 128)
<p>Features vintage music by Raymond Scott, Will Bradley, Ralph Flanagan and Cootie Williams.  Ronnaldo thanks some new supporters and also plays a Soundie.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The V-Disc Episodes - Disc #001 - Bea Wain, Tommy Dorsey
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we examine and listen to Disc #001 of the V-Disc Collection.  This V-Disc features vintage music by Bea Wain and Tommy Dorsey. Ronnaldo also discusses the release designations used throughout the program. (E001)</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The V-Disc Episodes - Series Introduction
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" Ronnaldo describes what to expect from this new series that focuses on the V-Disc Collection.  In case you are not familiar with this historic collection of records, we also get a quick introduction about the V-Disc program itself. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The Feeling Is Mutual (Show 127)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Les Brown, Tommy Dorsey and Ozzie Nelson.  Ronnaldo also plays music performances from an old radio show called The Feeling Is Mutual. Put that in your pipe and smoke it.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Focus On The Basics (Show 126)
<p>Features vintage music by Frank Sinatra, Artie Shaw and Benny Goodman.  We also learn about The Basic Musical Library that was issues by the AFRS and Ronnaldo plays some tracks from the collection.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - August 21: Count Basie
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most influential musicians of the Big Band Era, pianist and bandleader, Count Basie. Basie was born on Aug 21, 1904 in Red Bank, New Jersey.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Woody, Cab and Jack (Show 125)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Glen Gray, Connie Haines, Billy Mills and Woody Herman.  Ronnaldo also plays music performances from The Abbott and Costello Show. </p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - August 17: Larry Clinton
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of trumpeter, bandleader and arranger - Larry Clinton. Larry Clinton was born on Aug 17, 1909 in Brooklyn, NY.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The Great Tobacco Wars (Show 124)
<p>Features vintage music by Glenn Miller, The Boswell Sisters, Tony Pastor and Count Basie.  We also listen to old radio ads from the most popular cigarette companies of the 1940's.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - August 8: Lucky Millinder
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of the more unique bandleaders from the Swing Era - Lucky Millinder. Lucky was born on August 8, 1910 in Anniston, Alabama.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Kool Smoke Dreams (Show 123)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Teddy Powell, Cootie Williams, The Mills Brothers and Les Elgart.  Ronnaldo also plays tracks from "Let's Go Clubbing" and the "Jack Pearl Show". </p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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A Bonus Show and the Time Machine
<p>This Special Bonus Show features vintage music by Count Basie, Les Brown, The Pied Pipers and Benny Goodman.  Ronnaldo talks about the importance of supporting this podcast and also takes the Time Machine back to September of 1944.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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In Search of Pep (Show 122)
<p>Features vintage music by both Tommy Dorsey and Jimmy Dorsey, Vaughn Monroe and Johnny Desmond.  We also follow young Ralph on his quest for better dietary health.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - July 24: Bob Eberly
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of vocalist Bob Eberly. Bob was born on July 24, 1916 in Mechanicville, New York.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Whistle In The Pines (Show 121)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Peggy Lee, Fletcher Henderson and Bunny Berigan.  Ronnaldo plays a fact-filled, classic ad by Dash Soap.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Dreamsville (Show 120)
<p>Features vintage music by Harry James, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman and more.  We also learn a little bit about Family Life in the early 1950's. </p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - July 12: Will Bradley
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of trombonist and bandleader - Will Bradley.  Will was born on July 12, 1912 in Newton, New Jersey.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - July 10: Cootie Williams
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of talented trumpeter and bandleader - Cootie Williams.  Cootie was born on July 10, 1911 in Mobile, Alabama.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Inflation and Morse Code (Show 119)
<p>Features recordings from Art Mooney, Wingy Manone, Perry Como and Louis Jordan.  We also listen to Inflation warnings from the 1950's.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Got Any Stripe Gum, Chum? (Show 118)
<p>Features vintage music by Jerry Gray, Lionel Hampton and Ray Anthony.  Ronnaldo talks a bit about the career of bandleader, Ben Selvin.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - July 1: Alvino Rey
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader and innovative guitarist - Alvino Rey.  Alvino was born on July 1, 1908 in Oakland, California.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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On a Wing and a Prayer (Show 117)
<p>Features recordings by Tommy Dorsey, Buddy Clark, Ambrose and more.  We also learn how to put sunshine into our wash.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - June 22: Ben Pollack
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Ben Pollack.  Pollack was born on June 22, 1903 in Chicago, Illinois.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - June 19: Guy Lombardo
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of violinist and bandleader - Guy Lombardo.  Guy was born on June 19, 1902 in London, Ontario in Canada.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - June 18: Ray McKinley
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of drummer, singer and bandleader - Ray McKinley.   Ray was born on June 18, 1910 in Fort Worth, Texas.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Rugged Romeo (Show 116)
<p>Features vintage recordings from The Dinning Sisters, Duke Ellington, Harry James and more.  We also learn what a pink toothbrush means.  Watch out!</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Hold Tight - Well, Alright! (Show 115)
<p>Features vintage music from Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters, Larry Clinton and more.  We also learn "who" is responsible for those little scratches we sometimes find on our cars.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - June 10: Judy Garland
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of vocalist, Judy Garland. Judy was born on June 10, 1922 in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - June 6: Jimmie Lunceford
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a great alto sax player, a fantastic bandleader and a big influence on the Big Band Era - Jimmie Lunceford.  Jimmie was born on June 6, 1902 in Fulton, Mississippi.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The Man With the Well Groomed Hair (Show 114)
<p>Features vintage recordings from Charlie Barnet, Eddy Howard and Jack Teagarden.  Ronnaldo also plays a couple of tracks from an old radio show called "Riding High" and we learn a little bit about the wonders of hair tonic.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - May 30: Benny Goodman
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a gentleman known as The King of Swing - Benny Goodman.  Benny was born on May 30, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - May 28: Andy Kirk
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a great saxophonist and bandleader - Andy Kirk.  Andy was born on May 28, 1898 in Newport, Kentucky.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Swinging In The Service (Show 113)
<p>Ronnaldo pays tribute to Memorial Day by featuring vintage music from some of the best bands that made recordings while serving with the military during World War II.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - May 23: Artie Shaw
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a huge name from the Swing Era - Artie Shaw. Artie was born on May 23, 1910 in New York City, New York.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Thunder Rock and The Velvet Fog (Show 112)
<p>Features vintage music from Mel Torme with Artie Shaw, Randy Brooks, Hal McIntyre and more.  Ronnaldo also plays a classic Boogie Woogie recording from Will Bradley.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - May 16: Woody Herman
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of clarinetist, and famed bandleader - Woody Herman.  Woody was born on May 16, 1913 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Swing and Inflation (Show 111)
<p>Features vintage recordings from Bobby Sherwood, Jan Garber, Abe Lyman and many more Big Band artists.  Ronnaldo takes a closer look at the show "Treasury Star Parade".</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - May 8: Red Nichols
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader - Red Nichols.  Red was born on May 8, 1905 in Ogden, Utah.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Jill and Ronnaldo (Show 110)
<p>Ronnaldo and the legendary G.I. Jill share the mic in this episode.  Features recordings by Stan Kenton, Lionel Hampton and Artie Shaw.  By the way, has anyone seen Jill's Request Book?</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - May 3: Bing Crosby
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most popular and influential stars of the 20th Century - Bing Crosby.  Bing was born on May 3, 1903 in Tacoma, Washington.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - April 30: Bea Wain
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a very talented vocalist - Bea Wain.  Bea was born on April 30, 1917 in The Bronx, New York. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Smoke and Bopple Sauce (Show 109)
<p>Features vintage music from The Dinning Sisters, Buddy Morrow, Les Brown and Duke Ellington.  We also hear an Esso ad that appeared in movie theaters in 1938.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - April 29: Duke Ellington
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of legendary bandleader - Duke Ellington.  The Duke was born on April 29, 1899 in Washington D.C.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Tea for Two but Coffee for Me (Show 108)
<p>Features recordings by Jimmy Mundy, Gene Krupa, Hal McIntyre and more.  We also listen to a Snader Telescription and an old ad for None Such Coffee.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast. </p>
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Big Band Birthdays - April 20: Lionel Hampton
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader and vibraphone virtuoso - Lionel Hampton.  Lionel was born on April 20, 1908 in Louisville, Kentucky. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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White Rain Smiles (Show 107)
<p>Features vintage music from the Archives of Old Time Radio including tracks by Bill Heathcock, Charlie Barnet and Eugenie Baird.  We also learn the secret behind getting your hair to appear "Sunshine Bright".</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - April 12: Helen Forrest
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of famed female vocalist - Helen Forrest.  Helen was born on April 12, 1917 in Atlantic City, New Jersey.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Apple Tree Suite (Show 106)
<p>Features songs by Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Kay Kyser and more.  That famous Apple Tree we heard so much about in the 1940's takes center stage.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - April 7: Billie Holiday
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of vocalist, "Lady Day" herself - Billie Holiday. Holiday was born on April 7, 1915 in Philadelphia, PA.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - April 3: Doris Day
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of vocalist Doris Day.  Doris was born on April 3, 1922 in Cincinnati, Ohio.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Your Navy Show and Jig Time (Show 105)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Woody Herman, Noble Sissle, Ella Fitzgerald and Tommy Dorsey. We also learn a little bit about an AFRS program called "Your Navy Show".</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - March 28: Paul Whiteman
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader Paul Whiteman.  Paul was born on March 28, 1890 in Denver, Colorado.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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V-Discs and a Flight To Mars (Show 104)
<p>Features songs by Lee Castle, Gene Krupa and The Ink Spots.  We also listen to a bunch of V-Discs.  Fun times for all.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - March 20: Ozzie Nelson
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader and actor - Ozzie Nelson.  Ozzie was born on March 20, 1906 in Jersey City, New Jersey.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Two Jumps at the End (Show 103)
<p>Features vintage recordings by The Pied Pipers, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and more.  Ronnaldo also plays some tracks from the AFRS show "One Night Stand".</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - March 15: Harry James
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader and legendary trumpeter - Harry James.  Harry was born on March 15, 1916 in Albany, New York.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - March 13: Ina Ray Hutton
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader, vocalist and entertainer - Ina Ray Hutton.  Ina Ray was born on March 13, 1916 in Chicago, Illinois.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Molly Malone and a Tired Teddy Bear (Show 102)
<p>Features vintage tracks by Raymond Scott, Charlie Barnet, Sam Donahue and Guy Lombardo.  We also listen to an old Chesterfield ad.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - March 10: Marion Hutton
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of the female vocalist - Marion Hutton.  Marion was born on March 10, 1919 in Sacramento, California.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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A Dose of Swing Tonic (Show 101)
<p>Features recordings by Abe Lyman, Benny Goodman, Ray Noble and more.  Ronnaldo also plays some Glenn Miller to celebrate his recent birthday.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - March 1: Glenn Miller
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of legendary bandleader - Glenn Miller.  Glenn was born on March 1, 1904 in Clarinda, Iowa.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - February 27: Mildred Bailey
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a very talented vocalist,  The Queen of Swing herself - Mildred Bailey.  Bailey was born on February 27th, 1907 in Tekoa, Washington. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Another Jukebox Saturday Night (Show 100)
<p>Features vintage music from the Archives of Old Time Radio by Jerry Grey, Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Miller and more.  Ronnaldo also plays the audio from a great Soundie by Louis Jordan.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - February 22: Cee Pee Johnson
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a lesser known name from the Big Band Era. Drummer, vocalist and bandleader, Cee Pee Johnson. Johnson was born on February 22, 1915 in New Orleans, Louisiana.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Kick It, Gene (Show 99)
<p>Features vintage recordings by Gene Krupa, Artie Shaw, Woody Herman and others.  The Panoram 2000 makes it's first appearance of the year.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - February 12: Tex Beneke
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of vocalist, saxophonist and bandleader - Tex Beneke.  Beneke was born on February 12, 1914 in Fort Worth, Texas.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Starr, Wain and The Robot Monster (Show 98)
<p>Includes vintage Big Band recordings by Duke Ellington, Kay Starr, Bea Wain and The Dorsey Brothers.  We also learn Ronnaldo still needs a lot of work with his German and we are introduced to the Robot Monster.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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A String Bean Boy and a Dolly (Show 97)
<p>Features vintage Big Band music by Jerry Gray, Charlie Barnet, Benny Carter and others.  We also learn about some of the changes at Swing City Radio.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - February 3: Dolly Dawn
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of vocalist Dolly Dawn.  Dolly was born on February 3, 1916 in Newark, New Jersey.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Three Songs From Sisters (Show 96)
<p>Includes Big Band recordings by Vaughn Monroe, Raymond Scott and Les Brown.  We also listen to a track by yet another one of those great Belgian bandleaders, Gus Deloof.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Swing and The Johnny Thing (Show 95)
<p>Features vintage Big Band music by Ozzie Nelson, Bob Crosby, Duke Ellington and more.  Ronnaldo plays clips from a 1946 educational film titled "Johnny Learns His Manners" and also answers listener mail.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - January 20: Ray Anthony
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader, and one heck of a trumpet player - Ray Anthony.  Ray was born on January 20, 1922 in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - January 15: Gene Krupa
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most popular and influential drummers of the Big Band Era - Gene Krupa.  Krupa was born on January 15, 1909 in Chicago, Illinois.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Boog It and Budgets (Show 94)
<p>Includes some great Big Band recordings by Cab Calloway, Sam Donahue and Johnny Mercer.  Ronnaldo also plays a track by Belgian bandleader Fud Candrix and we listen to a couple of clips from "Your Thrift Habits".</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - January 9: Dick Jurgens
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader - Dick Jurgens.  Jurgens was born on January 9, 1910 in Sacramento, California.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Flat Foot Floogie Difficulties (Show 93)
<p>Features vintage Big Band music by Count Basie, Bing Crosby, The Hudson-DeLange Orchestra and many more. We also listen to a great Soundie by Louis Jordan.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - January 3: Maxene Andrews
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of Maxene Andrews.  Maxene was born on January 3, 1916 in Mound, Minnesota.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Collection of Favorites (2021) - Part 2
<p>Ronnaldo ends 2021 by playing some of his favorite tracks from the past year.  Includes vintage music from Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Stan Kenton.  Also, a suggestion for a new holiday is discussed. Deco Down Day.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - December 25: Cab Calloway
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most charismatic and influential performers of the Big Band Era - Cab Calloway.   Calloway was born on December 25, 1907 in Rochester, New York.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Collection of Favorites (2021) - Part 1
<p>This collection of vintage Big Band recordings features Ronnaldo's favorites that he played on the podcast this year.  Includes tracks from Raymond Scott, Ben Pollack, Harry James, Jerry Gray and more.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - December 18: Fletcher Henderson
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most influential arrangers and bandleaders of the Big Band Era - Fletcher Henderson.  Henderson was born on December 18, 1897 in Cuthbert, Georgia.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Emily Brown At Sundown (Show 92)
<p>Includes some great Big Band recordings by Harry James, John Kirby and Gus Arnheim.  We also learn what kept cars looking brand new.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - December 15: Stan Kenton
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of influential pianist and bandleader, a true innovator - Stan Kenton.  Kenton was born December 15, 1911 in Wichita, Kansas.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Mr. Zip and Tomato Soup (Show 91)
<p>Features vintage Big Band music by Bea Wain, Frank Sinatra, Tony Pastor and more.  Ronnaldo plays a bunch of Soundies and we hear an old ad from Campbell's Tomato Soup.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - December 7: Louis Prima
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of singer, songwriter, trumpeter and bandleader - the one and only - Louis Prima.  Prima was born on December 7, 1910 in New Orleans, Louisiana.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - December 3: Connee Boswell
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a female vocalist who was such a major influence of singers like Ella Fitzgerald and The Andrews Sisters - Connee Boswell.  Boswell was born on December 3, 1907 in Kansas City, Missouri.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Swing and Kitchen Safety (Show 90)
<p>Ronnaldo plays some vintage recordings by Johnny Otis, Don Redman and Les Brown.  We also listen to some very important clips about Kitchen Safety.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Celebrating: Another Big Band Christmas
<p>In this special episode we celebrate Christmas music from the 1930's, 1940's and 1950's. We listen to some timeless holiday favorites from Bing Crosby, Martha Tilton, Perry Como and more. We also learn who made the best eggnog back in the day.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Sweet Eloise with the Green Eyes (Show 89)
<p>Includes some vintage music by The Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton and Tommy Dorsey.  We also learn about Jimmy Joy and His Orchestra.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - November 24: Teddy Wilson
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of pianist and sometimes bandleader - Teddy Wilson.  Wilson was born on November 24, 1912 in Austin, Texas.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - November 19: Tommy Dorsey
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of the Sentimental Gentleman of Swing himself - Tommy Dorsey.   Dorsey was born on November 19, 1905 in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Cocktails and The Mole (Show 88)
<p>Features vintage Big Band recordings by Louis Prima, Freddy Martin, Kay Kyser and Benny Goodman.  We also listen to a couple of catchy Soundies.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - November 18: Johnny Mercer
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a very good vocalist.  But, he is most know for his work as a prolific and successful songwriter - Johnny Mercer.  Mercer was born November 18, 1909 in Savannah, Georgia.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - November 14: Martha Tilton
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a popular female vocalist that featured such a large voice wrapped up in a petite, tiny package - Martha Tilton.  Tilton was born on November 14, 1915 in Corpus Christi, Texas.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Crosby and Keto (Show 87)
<p>This episode includes some vintage recordings by Red Nichols, Bing Crosby, Ina Ray Hutton and Bob Chester.  We also learn a little bit about the struggles of Mr. and Mrs. Chubby.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Celebrating: Fletcher Henderson
<p>In this Podcast Extra of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Fletcher Henderson. He was one of the most influential arrangers of the Big Band Era.  Join me in this musical celebration of the great Fletcher Henderson.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Two Jumps Especially For You (Show 86)
<p>This episode features some vintage music by Benny Carter, Andy Kirk, Artie Shaw and more.  Ronnaldo drops some coins into The Panoram 2000 so we can listen to some Soundies.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - November 2: Bunny Berigan
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a very influential trumpeter - Bunny Berigan.  Berigan was born on November 2, 1908 in the State of Wisconsin.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Chicks, Chucks and a Consumer Pledge (Show 85)
<p>This episode includes some vintage recordings by Duke Ellington, The Modernaires, Ella Fitzgerald and Ernst Van t'Hoff.  We also listen to an old Camel Cigarettes testimonial. </p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - October 27: Boyd Raeburn
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader and saxophone great - Boyd Raeburn.  Boyd Albert Raeburn was born on October 27, 1913 in a town called Faith, South Dakota.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - October 26: Charlie Barnet
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a great saxophonist and bandleader - the great Charlie Barnet.  Charles Daly Barnet was born on October 26, 1913 in New York City.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Soundies and Atomic Alerts (Show 84)
<p>This episode features some vintage music by Cab Calloway, Bobby Sherwood and Ray Noble.  Ronnaldo plays selected clips from an old educational film called "Atomic Alert" and we also listen to a boatload of Soundies. </p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - October 18: Anita O‘Day
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of such a unique individual.  She is pretty much considered responsible for shattering the traditional image of the "girl singer" - The Jezebel of Jazz, Anita O'Day.  O'Day was born on October 18, 1919 in Kansas City, Missouri.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Victory Gardens and Cabbage Patches (Show 83)
<p>This episode features recordings from Harry James, Woody Herman, The Andrews Sisters and many more.  We also learn a little bit about Victory Gardens.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Celebrating: Peggy Lee
<p>In this special Podcast Extra of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Miss Peggy Lee. Ronnaldo plays some of her most popular recordings and takes a closer look at this vocal icon of the Big Band Era.  If you are a fan of Peggy Lee, then don't miss this episode.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Now I Want A Magic Wand (Show 82)
<p>This episode includes some vintage music by Benny Goodman, The Merry Macs, Glen Gray and Artie Shaw. We also listen to selected clips from an old social guidance film called "Cindy Goes To A Party".</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - October 7: Vaughn Monroe
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a very popular voice from the Big Band Era - a voice that has two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame - Vaughn Monroe.  Monroe was born on October 7, 1911 in Akron, Ohio.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Jumpin‘ and Waving (Show 81)
<p>This episode features vintage recordings from Tommy Dorsey, Larry Clinton, Duke Ellington and many more.  Ronnaldo thanks Hepcats for their support and briefly discusses Louise Tobin who will turn 103 years old in November of 2021.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - September 30: Buddy Rich
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the celebrate the birthday of one of the most influential drummers of all time - Buddy Rich.  Buddy was born on September 30, 1917 in New York City, New York. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Celebrating: Ella Fitzgerald
<p>Hello there! In this Podcast Extra of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Ella Fitzgerald. We play some of her Hits, songs from her time with Chick Webb and some other tracks by the Queen of Jazz.  Join me in this musical celebration of Ella Fitzgerald.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Some Forrest and Sherwood (Show 80)
<p>This episode includes some vintage music by Louis Jordan and Tony Pastor.  We also listen to some performances from the old AFRS variety show, "Mail Call" by Helen Forrest and Nora Lou Martin.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - September 19: Helen Ward
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a female vocalist who had such a great voice - Helen Ward.  Helen was born September 19, 1916 in New York City, New York.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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So Tired and Need Some Pep (Show 79)
<p>This episode features recordings by Russ Morgan, Frank Sinatra, Tommy Dorsey and more.  We listen to some Soundies and hear about some great little prizes included in boxes of Pep Cereal.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - September 10: Raymond Scott
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the most creative and unique bandleaders of the Big Band Era - Raymond Scott. Raymond was born on September 10, 1908 in Brooklyn, New York.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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A Doozy On The Upbeat (Show 78)
<p>This episode includes songs by Ray Anthony, Count Basie and Dick Stabile. We listen to some music by bandleader Tommy Carlyn as well as hearing a PSA that stresses the importance of driving safely.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - September 4: Jan Savitt
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a bandleader who had very strong ties with classical music but really knew how to Swing.  Violinist, arranger, the Stokowski of Swing himself, Jan Savitt. Jan was born on September 4th, 1907 in what is now considered Ukraine.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Such a Wonderful Feeling (Show 77)
<p>This episode features music by Glenn Miller, Peggy Lee and Gene Krupa. We also enjoy an old radio ad from Lux Soap.  Mmmmm! That's such a wonderful feeling.</p> <p>Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Humming and Dancing With a Dolly (Show 76)
<p>Includes music by Benny Carter, Count Basie, Henry Busse and Ben Pollack. We also listen to a classic Soundie by the Modernaires.  Please remember to leave a review with your favorite podcast provider. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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V-Discs and Some More V-Discs (Show 75)
<p>Features vintage V-Disc recordings from Tommy Dorsey, Hal McIntyre, Perry Como and Tony Pastor.  Ronnaldo takes a closer look at the historic V-Disc program of the 1940's and barely scratches the surface of this fascinating collection of music.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Melodies and a Lullaby (Show 74)
<p>Includes music by The Andrews Sisters, Dick Stabile, Tony Pastor and Ralph Flanagan. We also learn what happens to a fish out of water. Spoiler Alert: It Dies!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - August 13: Skinnay Ennis
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of bandleader, vocalist and overall entertainer - Skinnay Ennis. Skinnay was born on Aug 13, 1907 in Salisbury, North Carolina.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - August 7: Freddie Slack
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of of Daddy Slack himself - pianist, Freddie Slack. Freddie was born Aug 7, 1910 in Westby, Wisconsin.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Shakes, Zigs and a Gentle Zag (Show 73)
<p>Contains some great vintage recordings by Gus Arnheim, Claude Hopkins, Louis Jordan and Jimmie Lunceford.  We also learn a little bit about Alvino Rey and Stringy the Talking Guitar.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - August 4: Louis Armstrong
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a trumpet player and vocalist who just happened to be one of the most influential musicians of not just the Big Band Era but the whole world of Jazz itself - Louis Armstrong. Louis was born on Aug 4, 1901 in New Orleans, Louisiana.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Exploring The Cafe Rouge (Show 72)
<p>Includes vintage performances from Glenn Miller, Woody Herman and Artie Shaw. Ronnaldo dusts off the ol' Time Machine and takes you back to 1943 to visit the iconic Cafe Rouge.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - July 26: Buddy Clark
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Buddy Clark.  Buddy was born on July 26th, 1912 in Dorchester, Massachusetts.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Linda and the Dipsy Doodle (Show 71)
<p>Includes some music from Benny Carter, Anson Weeks, Ray Noble and more.  Ronnaldo plays tracks from old AFRS Radio Shows including Command Performance, Jubilee and One Night Stand.  But hey, he always does that.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - July 21: Kay Starr
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Kay Starr.  Kay was born on July 21, 1922 in Dougherty, Oklahoma.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Tonight is Your Lucky Night (Show 70)
<p>Features vintage recordings from Erskine Hawkins, Boyd Raeburn and Harry James. We also learn a little bit about Lucky Lager.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Music and Pictures from the Sky (Show 69)
<p>Includes some great vintage music from Jimmy Dorsey, Ray McKinley, The Dinning Sisters and more.  Ronnaldo also discusses the differences between Snader Telescriptions and Soundies.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - July 8: Louis Jordan
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Louis Jordan. Jordan was born on July 8, 1908 in Brinkley, Arkansas.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - July 3: Jerry Gray
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Jerry Gray. Jerry was born on July 3, 1915 in Boston, Massachusetts.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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A Frolic and a Jam (Show 68)
<p>Features recordings from Bing Crosby, Ralph Flanagan and Duke Ellington. We also listen to some more tracks from the Saturday Night Swing Club.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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The Hungry Count is Jealous (Show 67)
<p>Includes recordings from Vaughn Monroe, Charlie Barnet, Raymond Scott and more.  This episode is as exciting as a circus and a three day rodeo wrapped up into one!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Maybe I Need More Coffee (Show 66)
<p>Features music from Les Brown, Glenn Miller, Dinah Shore and no, I don't have that high energy delivery of Ernie Bubbles Whitman.  </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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”A Little Jive is Good”, said Martha (Show 65)
<p>Includes recordings from Ella Fitzgerald, The Ink Spots, Larry Clinton and more.  Ronnaldo thanks some new Hepcats for supporting the podcast.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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A Double Dose of Bandleader Blondes (Show 64)
<p>Features music from Ina Ray Hutton, John Kirby, Artie Shaw and more.  We also learn a little bit about vocalist and actress, Thelma White.  </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Upbeat Music from the War Years (Show 63)
<p>Includes recordings from Johnny Mercer, Bea Wain, Glenn Miller and more.  An upbeat way to recognize Memorial Day.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - May 26: Peggy Lee
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of the beautiful, sophisticated and very talented vocalist and songwriter - Peggy Lee.  Miss Peggy Lee was born on May 26, 1920 in Jamestown, North Dakota.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Dusting Off The Panoram (Show 62)
<p>Features the audio portions from Soundies by Tony Pastor, Billy Eckstine, Buddy Clark and more. Ronnaldo also plays tracks from Jan Savitt and The Andrews Sisters. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: Bobby Sherwood
<p>In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Bobby Sherwood. We play some of his popular recordings and take a closer look at this multi-talented artist of the Big Band Era.  Join me this musical celebration of Bobby Sherwood.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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A Beautiful Mornin‘ from Tackyville (Show 61)
<p>Includes music from Glenn Miller, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra and more.  We also learn some informative tips on what to do on a date.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Static and Clicks from Kalamazoo (Show 60)
<p>Features songs by Louis Jordan, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey and more. Ronnaldo discusses cleaning up old audio and welcomes new Hepcats. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: Stan Kenton
<p>Hello there! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Stan Kenton. We play some of his Hits, his Soundies and take a deeper look at this innovative, Big Band Icon.  Join me in this musical celebration of Stan Kenton.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Crew Cut and Other Grooming Tips (Show 59)
<p>Includes tracks from Bobby Sherwood, Woody Herman, Glenn Miller, Tony Pastor and more.  We also listen to some clips from a helpful educational film that focuses on How To Be Well Groomed.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - April 25: Ella Fitzgerald
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of a true vocal icon - The Queen of Jazz, The First Lady of Song, Lady Ella herself - Ella Fitzgerald.  Ella Fitzgerald was born on April 25, 1917 in Newport News, Virginia.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Strange Cargo and a New Time Machine (Show 58)
<p>This episode is quite interesting. We listen to music by Will Bradley, Count Basie, Harry James, Les Brown and many more.  We also take a fun little trip back in time to one of Glenn Miller's last broadcast performances as a civilian. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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I Got Rhythm, Man! (Show 57)
<p>Includes music from Artie Shaw, Jan Savitt, Glenn Miller, Jimmie Lunceford and much more.  Ronnaldo thanks some of the newest Hepcats and Anacin helps us with our headaches.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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The Saturday Night Swing Club and More (Show 56)
<p>Features songs from Vaughn Monroe, Bob Chester, The Andrews Sisters, Hal McIntyre and many more. We also hear some tracks from an old radio show called The Saturday Night Swing Club. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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In the Mood for Contrasts (Show 55)
<p>Includes music from Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Johnny Mercer, Valaida Snow and much more.  We also learn how to make your bath a real pleasure.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Saturday is a Blue Ribbon Night (Show 54)
<p>Features songs from The Andrews Sisters, Frances Carroll and The Coquettes, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm and more.  Ronnaldo discusses the passing of both Viola Smith and Helen Jones Woods in 2020.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Who‘s Buzz Adlam? (Show 53)
<p>Includes music from Bunny Berigan, Jan Savitt, Duke Ellington and Bobby Sherwood.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - March 17: Nat King Cole
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of vocalist and pianist Nat King Cole.  Nat King Cole was born on March 17, 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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My Favorite Object - (Show 52)
<p>Features songs from The Boswell Sisters, Jimmie Lunceford, Cab Calloway and more.  Ronnaldo thanks the newest Hepcats for their support.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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The Bandleader Factory (Show 51)
<p>Features music from former members of the great Ben Pollock Orchestras from the 1920's and 1930's. These talented musicians later became the iconic bandleaders of the 1940's.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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A Cheesy Powerhouse (Show 50)
<p>Includes songs from Raymond Scott, Artie Shaw, Ina Ray Hutton and Frank Sinatra.  Ronnaldo plays a very cheesy radio ad and we hear some great Soundies.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Jitterbugs, It‘s a Good Day (Show 49)
<p>Features some fantastic music from Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Helen Forrest and more.  Ronnaldo plays an old clip that focuses on Jitterbugs and we hear a great Benny Goodman track from 1939.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - February 17: Charlie Spivak
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of trumpeter and bandleader - Charlie Spivak.  Charlie was born Feb 17th of 1905 or 1907 depending on who you ask.  Some resources put his birthplace in the Ukraine while others place it in New Haven, Connecticut.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Topical AND Tropical (Show 48)
<p>Features some great tracks from Bob Chester, Buddy Rich, Glenn Miller and more.  Ronnaldo thanks some of the newest Hepcats and we take a quick look at some Big Band music with a Hawaiian flavor.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - February 10: Chick Webb
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of legendary drummer and bandleader - Chick Webb.  Chick was born on February 10, 1905 in Baltimore, Maryland.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The Magic Touch of Kirk, Day and Goodman (Show 47)
<p>Includes some great music from Andy Kirk, Doris Day, Benny Goodman and more.  We also learn the secret behind the "unmade-up" look.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - January 30: Roy Eldridge
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of one of the finest trumpet players of the Big Band Era - Roy Eldridge.  Roy was born on January 30, 1911 in Pittsburgh, PA.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Soundies and Some Jam (Show 46)
<p>Features some great music from Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Larry Clinton and more.  Ronnaldo also plays a bunch of Soundies and an All-Star Jam Session from 1946.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Mercer, Miller and The Revers-o-scope (Show 45)
<p>Includes some great songs from Johnny Mercer, Frank Sinatra, Liz Tilton and Tony Pastor.  Ronnaldo also unpacks an audio clip from 1944 which, in his opinion, is simply a ridiculous masterpiece.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - January 19: Raymond Eberle
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of vocalist - Raymond Eberle.  Ray was born January 19, 1919 in Mechanicville, New York. * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Monroe, Pied Pipers and Oats (Show 44)
<p>Features tracks from Vaughn Monroe, Artie Shaw, The Pied Pipers and others.  We will also listen to a great version of Tuxedo Junction by Harry James.  Ronnaldo reads a listener's review and we learn who is the Giant of the Cereals.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Kaye, Wain and Eckstine (Show 43)
<p>Features tracks from Earl "Fatha" Hines, Sammy Kaye, Bea Wain, Billy Eckstine and many more.  If you've been cold this winter, I've got an old ad just for you.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Birthdays - January 7: Red Allen
<p>In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the birthday of trumpeter and vocalist Red Allen.  Red was born January 7, 1908 in New Orleans.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Collection of Big Band Favorites - Part 2 (2020)
<p>Hey there People of Swing! I'm going to be taking a small break during the holidays but I DID NOT want to leave you empty handed. So I've put together a collection of songs from past episodes that I really enjoyed cleaning up and playing just for you.  Peggy Lee, Harry James and The Andrews sisters are just a few of the artists you'll hear in this episode.  Enjoy the music and see you soon! </p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Collection of Big Band Favorites - Part 1 (2020)
<p>Hello everyone! I'm going to be taking a little break during the holidays but I DID NOT want to leave you empty handed. So I've put together a collection of songs from past episodes that I really enjoyed cleaning up and playing for you.  The King Sisters, Tex Beneke and Count Basie are just a few of the artists you'll hear in this episode.  Enjoy!</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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A Chick, a Tiger and a Boyd (Show 42)
<p>Features music from Chick Webb, The Original Dixie Land Band, Boyd Raeburn and many more.  We also learn where to go if you need a gift for the Johnsons. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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A Little Dab of Kenton, Basie and Goodman (Show 41)
<p>Features some Stan Kenton, Ina Ray Hutton, Frank Sinatra, Lionel Hampton and more.  We also learn that Brylcream may make your hair disturbingly healthy. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Bands and Beer (Show 40)
<p>Features music from Duke Ellington, Vaughn Monroe, Artie Shaw, Lucky Millinder and many more.  Ronnaldo sings a song in this one?  What?  You can't be serious! </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Bunnies and Wells (Show 39)
<p>Features "hopping" tunes from Bunny Berigan, Charlie Barnet, Glenn Miller, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm and more.  We also listen to an old radio ad from Groves Nose Drops. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: A Big Band Christmas
<p>Hi there Big Band Fans! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate Christmas music from some of the biggest names of The Big Band Era. We play some great, festive songs from Glenn Miller, Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Dinah Shore and more. </p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Soundies and Ironized Yeast Tablets (Show 38)
<p>Features music by Larry Clinton, Louis Jordan, Ginny Simms, Frank Sinatra and more.  We also listen to an old radio ad promoting Ironized Yeast Tablets.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Big Band Hits, Fits and Fear (Show 37)
<p>Features classic tunes from Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Charlie Barnet, The Dorsey Brothers and many more.  Ronnaldo also plays a "comforting" Atomic Bomb public service announcement. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Brown and Gray Smoke Rings (Show 36)
<p>Features music by Ray Anthony, Glen Gray, Les Brown, Harry James and so much more.  We also hear an old advertisement from Chesterfield and learn that 30 years of tobacco research was behind their cigarettes.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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I Can‘t Drive 35! (Show 35)
<p>Features music by Bunny Berigan, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and more.  We also hear a classic live recording from Duke Ellington and learn all about Goodyear Lifeguard Tires.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Anthony, Mundy and ”Shore, I‘ll Buy a Chevy” (Show 34)
<p>Features music by Ray Anthony, Jimmy Mundy, Wilbert Baranco, Jimmy Lunceford, Red Norvo and more.  Dinah Shore also recommends to See the USA in Your Chevrolet. </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: Bing Crosby
<p>Hi there Big Band Fans! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Bing Crosby. We play some great songs from Bing and we take a deeper look at America's first multimedia star.  Join us in this musical celebration of Bing Crosby.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Webb, Berigan and the Importance of Hat Room (Show 33)
<p>Features music by Chick Webb, Vincent Lopez, Kay Kyser, Bunny Berigan and more.  Ronnaldo also rambles on about Rambler.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: The Andrews Sisters
<p>Hi there Swing Music Fans!  In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of The Andrews Sisters. We play some of their classic hits and take a closer look at one of the most famous vocal groups of the Big Band Era.  Join us in this musical celebration of The Andrews Sisters.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Millinder, Martin and Milk from Contented Cows (Show 32)
<p>Features some great music by Gene Krupa, Tommy Dorsey, Red Norvo, Lucky Millinder and Freddy Martin.  We also listen to an old radio ad for Carnation Evaporated Milk.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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GI Jill and Big Band Thrills (Show 31)
<p>Features Ronnaldo sharing the mic with the legendary GI Jill.  We also hear music from Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and much more.  This was a lot of fun to put together.  Enjoy!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Hampton, Fitzgerald and that ‘Ol Trusty Fridge (Show 30)
<p>Features some Stan Kenton, Martha Tilton, Lionel Hampton and Ella Fitzgerald.  Ronnaldo also discusses that old fridge you may have in the garage or basement.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Peggy Lee and Cupcakes for Me! (Show 29)
<p>Features some great songs by Jimmy Lunceford, Benny Goodman, Sam Donahue, Louis Jordan and more.  Let's listen to some great Swing music together and maybe, just maybe, share some cupcakes.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Crosby, The Count and Canned Meats (Show 28)
<p>Features Count Basie, Hal McIntyre, Raymond Scott, Woody Herman and Bing Crosby.  Ronnaldo also discusses delicious canned meat.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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So Many Greats and Little Liver Pills (Show 27)
<p>Features some great music by Chick Webb, Les Brown, Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters and more.  By the way, count how many times I say "great" in the first segment.  Yikes!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: Les Brown
<p>Hello there everyone! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Les Brown. We play some of his hits and take a deeper look at this Big Band Icon.  Join us in this musical celebration of Les Brown.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The Great Hollywood Hangover (Show 26)
<p>Features some great recordings by Duke Ellington, Russ Morgan, The Andrews Sisters, Bob Crosby and more.  Let's get drunk on Big Band and Swing music together.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Beyond Half-Past Jump Time (Show 25)
<p>Features some fantastic music by Martha Tilton, Mabel Lee, Buddy Rich, Larry Clinton, Billie Holiday and more.  It's a Swingin' good time!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Why Don‘t You Do Right, Arthur Murray? (Show 24)
<p>Features some great music by Billy Eckstine, Boyd Raeburn, Betty Hutton, Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra and more. Men also learn how to achieve the well-groomed look to get ahead both socially and on the job.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: Harry James
<p>Hello there fine People of Swing! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of a true icon of the Big Band Era, Harry James. We play some of his hits and take a closer look at the trumpet playing bandleader. Join us in this musical celebration of Harry James.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Frankie, Bing and Delicious Homemade Pickles (Show 23)
<p>Features some great music by The Ink Spots, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, The Benny Goodman Sextet, Ella Fitzgerald and more. We also listen to an old Chase and Sanborn Coffee radio ad. Oh, and I almost forgot: Pickles.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: Count Basie
<p>Hey there People of Swing! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Count Basie. We play some classic tracks and dive deeper into the jumping music of The Count. Join us in this celebration of Count Basie.</p> <p> </p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p> </p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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A Real Swingdinger! (Show 22)
<p>Features some classic Big Band icons including Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw, Charlie Barnet, Fletcher Henderson and more. We listen to an old Dristan radio commercial. All in all, this episode is a real Swingdinger!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Hop, Skip and Jump for a Little Fond Affection (Show 21)
<p>Features some fine music by Gene Krupa, Harry James, Charlie Spivak, Les Brown and The Andrews Sisters. Sorry this recording is not available on a 45 rpm.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Special: How I Became a Fan of Big Band Music
<p>Hi there everyone! This episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a bit different than other episodes.  Listen to Ronnaldo tell the story of how he became a fan of Big Band and Swing music.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Celebrating: Benny Goodman
<p>Hey there everybody! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Benny Goodman. Ronnaldo plays some classic tracks and some lesser known tracks by The King of Swing. Join us in this celebration of Benny Goodman.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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Savitt, Sherwood and Swing! (Show 20)
<p>Features music by Bobby Sherwood, Jimmy Dorsey, Vaughn Monroe, Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer. We also listen to a great radio remote by Jan Savitt from 1944.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celebrating: Glenn Miller
<p>Hello everyone! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Glenn Miller. Ronnaldo plays some classic tracks from one of the biggest names of the Big Band Era. Join us in this audio celebration of Glenn Miller.</p> <p>...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p>
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The Poor Jingle Segue (Show 19)
<p>Features music by Tommy Dorsey, Johnny Long, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Benny Goodman and many more. We also listen to a great Raymond Scott performance from 1961.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Celery Stalks, Barbeque and Woodchucks (Show 18)
<p>Features some fantastic music from Will Bradley, Kay Starr, Tex Beneke, Peggy Lee, Bob Crosby and more. We also learn about Sensible Jane and her "ducky" new slip!</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Tiskets and Taskets (Show 17)
<p>Features some great tracks from Benny Goodman, Will Bradley, Charlie Barnet, Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzgerald. We also listen in on an old radio performance by Glen Gray from April of 1944. You will also learn where to send your letters to the makers of Lava Soap.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Shaw, Cootie and Krinkles (Show 16)
<p>Features music by Cee Pee Johnson, Cootie Williams, Don Redman, Dorothy Dandridge and Harry James. We also listen to a great live radio performance by Artie Shaw from 1945. If you have a clown phobia, then proceed with caution.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Kyser, Kirk and Long Distance Calls (Show 15)
<p>Features music by Fletcher Henderson, Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy, Kay Kyser and Raymond Scott. We listen to a fantastic recording of a Glenn Miller Radio Remote from 1939 and we also learn the importance of calling ahead, long distance.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Names like Elmer and so on... (Show 14)
<p>Includes some great music from Glenn Miller, Bobby Sherwood, Teddy Wilson and Louis Jordan. We take a peek at the history behind the song "Elmer's Tune." Ronnaldo also compares the most popular names from the 1910's and the 2010's.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Boyd Raeburn and the Secret Behind ”Go Power” (Show 13)
<p>Features some fine music by Boyd Raeburn and His Band from an on air live performance recorded in 1944. We also listen to songs from Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Larry Clinton and Hal Bourne with the Murtah Sisters. Ronnaldo also explores the tall tales of Hunter Harry.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Soundies, a Blonde Bombshell and Catsup (Show 12)
<p>Hey there everyone. Hold onto your hats, because you will finally be introduced to The Panoram 2000. So get ready to hear some Soundies in this episode. We'll be listening to some great songs from Stan Kenton, Jimmie Lunceford, Mal Hallett and England's Original Blonde Bombshell, Evelyn Dall. A live radio recording of Louis Prima from January of 1945 will also be played.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Play Nice With Your Brothers and Sisters (Show 11)
<p>Features music from some of the best "Brothers" and "Sisters" of the Big Band Era. We will hear songs from The Dinning Sisters, The Mills Brothers, The King Sisters and The Andrews Sisters. We also listen to a historic recording from The Dorsey Brothers as well as a live radio performance from Bing and Bob Crosby. The Panoram 2000 makes it's podcast debut as we listen to the audio of a Soundie by The Stuart Sisters.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Les and More (Show 10)
<p>Features songs from Jimmie Lunceford, Claude Thornhill and the Boswell Sisters. We also listen to a Les Brown performance from The Hollywood Palladium recorded in September of 1945. This episode will leave you feeling clean and fresh scented.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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The Sentimental Journey of Johnny Zero (Show 9)
<p>Includes songs from Count Basie, Marion Hutton and the Modernaires, Johnny Mercer and Doris Day. We also listen to Benny Goodman performing Sing, Sing, Sing from a V-Disc issued in October of 1943. Warning: Gremlins may appear in this episode.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Less Smoke, More Swing (Show 8)
<p>Features music Tex Beneke, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Ina Ray Hutton and more. We enjoy a classic performance by Harry James from Casino Gardens recorded in August of 1944. Also, you don't want to miss Ronnaldo going off on a small rant about smoking after listening to some old cigarette ads. Fred and Barney make an appearance.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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The Charlie Barnet Episode (Show 7)
<p>This episode focuses on the life and music of Charlie Barnet. Charlie was a fantastic sax player and an even better band leader. We listen to many of his hits including "Pompton Turnpike" and "Skyliner." We also enjoy some of his stomping live performances. So have a listen and celebrate with us the wild, talented and always interesting Charlie Barnet.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Cooking, Cost of Living, Crosby and Clark (Show 6)
<p>Yummy! You can almost smell this delicious episode just waiting to be played. In this episode we hear songs from Stan Kenton, Buddy Clark, Bob Crosby and Charlie Barnet. We also listen to a segment of a Jerry Gray radio performance recorded at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago from 1951. The cost of living is also discussed as we look back at the prices of items in 1930.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Let Me Off Uptown for A String of Pearls (Show 5)
<p>Features songs from Martha Tilton, The Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller and Gene Krupa. We also check out a great Benny Goodman performance on Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands from September of 1943.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Contrasts and The Count (Show 4)
<p>Includes songs from Charlie Spivak, Jimmy Dorsey and Count Basie. We also enjoy a radio performance by Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra which was recorded at the Blackhawk Hotel in 1940.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Cats, Coffee, Kaye and Krupa (Show 3)
<p>Features some Swingin' music by Woody Herman, Glen Gray, Sammy Kaye and many more.  We will also hear from the "Drummer Boy" himself, Gene Krupa. We will be listening to some selected songs from a great performance by Gene from February of 1940. Ronnaldo discusses the challenges of recording the podcast in the presence of five cats that are eager to join the show.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Boogie Woogie, Blue Jays and some Glenn Miller (Show 2)
<p>Features your host Ronnaldo playing some hopping music by Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, Harry James and many more.  We will also listen to some highlights from a Glenn Miller Orchestra radio remote recorded at the Glen Island Casino. Ronnaldo explains some of the sound quality you can expect to hear on this podcast.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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Let‘s Start This Swing Thing! (Show 1)
<p>Host Ronnaldo introduces The Big Band and Swing Podcast.  In this episode you will hear some great music by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Jim Lunceford, Charlie Barnet and many more.  You will also get to hear some selected songs from a fantastic performance by Bob Chester and His Orchestra on Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands from April of 1943.</p> <p>* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.</p> <p>Please support The Big Band and Swing Podcast at: www.SupportSwing.com.</p>
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The Big Band and Swing Podcast Trailer
<p>If you are new to Big Band music or have been listening for years, you will love The Big Band and Swing Podcast.  New episode every Friday.  Follow and Subscribe Today!</p>
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