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THE BANDSTAND: EVERY SATURDAY FROM 7PM - 9PM
Band Stand Song List - 2014/07/26
19h00 - 20h00
SAMMY DAVIS JR. – THE GYPSY IN MY SOUL
MATT MONRO – WALK AWAY
BARRY MANILOW/TOMMY DORSEY ORCHESTRA – ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET
JULIE LONDON – BASIN STREET BLUES
MANHATTAN TRANSFER – ON A LITTLE STREET IN SINGAPORE
FRANK SINATRA – LOVES BEEN GOOD TO ME
DEAN MARTIN/KEVIN SPACEY – KING OF THE ROAD
BOBBY DARIN – STANDING ON THE CORNER
RAY CONNIFF ORCHESTRA – ON THE STREET WHERE YOU LIVE
MAX BYGRAVES – MEET ME ON THE CORNER
GEORGE SHEARING ON PIANO – LOVE IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
NAT KING COLE – A LITTLE STREET WHERE OLD FRIENDS MEET
NATALIE COLE – L.O.V.E – (see BANDSTAND ALBUM OF THE WEEK PREVIEW ON iTUNES)
MATT MONRO – ON DAYS LIKE THESE
20h00 - 21h00
ARTIE SHAW ORCHESTRA – IT’S A LONG WAY TO TIPPERARY
MICHAEL JOHN SINGERS – SIDE BY SIDE
CLIFF ADAMS SINGERS – ROSES OF PICARDY
JACKIE GLEASON ORCHESTRA – MY BUDDY
MICHAEL JOHN SINGERS – LILY OF LAGUNA
CENTRAL BAND OF THE ROYAL BRITISH LEGION – ALEXANDERS RAGTIME BAND
AL JOLSON – I WANT A GIRL
FERGUS O’REILLY – JEANNIE WITH THE LIGHT BROWN HAIR
THE DINNING SISTERS – I WONDER WHO’S KISSING HER NOW
BAND OF H.M. ROYAL MARINES – JERUSALEM
DINAH SHORE – I’LL WALK ALONE
TONY BENNETT – THE RULES OF THE ROAD
DORIS DAY – BLUE SKIES
JOHNNIE RAY – JUST WALKING IN THE RAIN
FRANK SINATRA – YOU’D BE SO NICE TO COME HOME TO
Eleanor presents The Band Stand on Saturday night from 7pm to 9pm.

When I was seventeen “It Was A Very Good Year” – so goes the song made famous in the 60s by Frank Sinatra and for me that was so true. I had just started working and was earning my first salary, so as a teenager I had spending power!

On the radio I was listening to the music of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Eddie Cochrane, Petula Clark and Gary Puckett and The Union Gap but I was buying the LPs of music from the Bandstand era. Every weekend in our home my dad would be playing tunes of the Big Bands and we would hear the voices of Shirley Bassey, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole and Ella Fitzgerald.

The sounds of the Ray Conniff Orchestra and Chorus would permeate every room in the house and unknowingly by osmosis I grew to love it all and many years and many salaries later I am still happily spending on CDs to further increase my collection, only now I’m privileged to be able to share it on Saturday evenings!

Like many of the listeners, the music of the Bandstand era is the music of my childhood and it brings back warm and wonderful memories.
JUST JAZZ
Album Just Jazz - by Chrissy Sykes

Available on Itunes and Spotify

email: chrissysykes@gmail.com

www.cdbaby.com

OUR CD'S
The Best of Bandstand - Volume 5
The Best of Bandstand Volume 5 has 34 of your favourite tracks from the bandstand era. Debuting on this volume 5 compilation are singers Harry Belafonte, Al Martino and Brook Benton among others. Orchestra leaders making their contribution this first time around are Syd Lawrence, James Last and Alyn Ainsworth. Download on iTunes.
The Best of Bandstand - Volume 4
Relive a time when music was the way of life, legends were made, and their songs celebrated, with The Best of Bandstand Volume 4.
The Best of Bandstand - Volume 3
A contemporary take on vintage songs... While the cover has changed the music in this double CD compilation remains vintage Bandstand and there is something for everyone.
The Best of Bandstand - Volume 2
Following your repeated requests, and the phenomenal success of Volume 1, 702 is proud to present ‘The Best of Bandstand – Volume 2’. 
 
TJ'S ACOUSTIC CLUB
Enjoy a live ensemble of old and contemporary music including some bluesy ballads, blue grass, and rock at TJ’s Acoustic Club - Mark’s Park, Judith Road, Emmarentia on Thursday.
Entrance is R25. Tel: Celia 079 729 0294.
THE JONNY COOPER ORCHESTRA

GramaphoneThe Jonny Cooper Orchestra has several cds out now the most popular of which played on the Saturday Bandstand is “Swing Safari” .

Find out more about them and their cds by visiting their website on www.bigband.co.za.

NEEDLES FOR RECORD PLAYERS

GramaphoneRetailers that stock needles for record players:

Johannesburg
Contact Chris in Benoni – email spuy@vodamail.co.za

The music store next to Edgars in Lakeside Mall in Benoni

New World Pharmacy in Menlyn Mall Pretoria

Screenvision – 17 Wright Street, Industria West – 011 247 1300

The Cresta Electronic Shop, on the lower level near Nedbank

Cape Town
There is a company in the Cape – mail order – Arcadia Home
Shopping Tel no. 021 981 8898

The Music Shop in Werdmuller Centre, Claremont Cape Town

INTERESTING INFO
The Big Band Musical Appreciation Society
The Society meets on the second Sunday afternoon of each month in St Johns College, Houghton, Johannesburg, and their secretary, Barney Segal, can be contacted for any information on 011 440 1996. The society was formed in the 1990’s and housed in Sable House in Braamfonteirn, before moving four years ago to their present location at the Jeffrey Auditorium in Houghton. Their chairman, Jack Mink, has emphasized the need for younger members to join the society. Their motto is “It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got swing” and this describes exactly the music that is either shown on videos or DVD’s at their meetings, or is played from CD’s. Music collectors and speakers, such as Don Albert and Harry Fidler, will often give informative talks on the music of the 30’s and 40’s, and showcase those talks with slides and shows form their own personal collections.

A tea is served during the afternoon and is a chance for like-minded musicians and those with a love of Big Band music to get together and reminisce.

The Society meets on the second Sunday afternoon of each month in St Johns College, Houghton, Johannesburg, and their secretary, Marilyn Pein, Tel No. 072 243 7436 or email : marilynpein@gmail.com


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