Heavy Petting Zoo (Freak Scene Edition) 7/27/13

Thanks to Grandma Cyd for letting me sit in. It was a blast putting together a set of make-out music and other fabulous-ities from the way-way-back.

Around our house we call these fabulous instrumental and vocal classics Dinner Music.

Pettin’ In The Park – Dick Powell – Lullaby Of Broadway
Nice Work If You Can Get It – Ella Fitzgerald
Witchcraft – Frank Sinatra
Volare – Dean Martin – 1958

Three Cent Stomp – Duke Ellington – The Duke: The Essential Collection (1927-1962)
Straighten Up And Fly Right – Nat King Cole – Central Avenue Sounds: Jazz in Los Angeles (1921-1956) 1943
Bedspread – Baron Mingus and His Octet – 1946

Till There Was You – Peggy Lee
September Song – Jackie Gleason
Some Enchanted Evening – Billy Vauhn and His Orchestra

Harlem Nocturne – Johnny Otis Orchestra 1945
A Night in Tunisia – Charlie Parker Septet 1946
Jumpin’ At The Woodside – Count Basie 1954

What A Little Moonlight Can Do – Billie Holiday
He’s A Real Gone Guy – Nellie Lutcher
Jump Call – Benny Carter & His Orchestra 1946

Two People – Robert Goulet
Chances Are – Johnny Mathis w/ Ray Conniff and His Orchestra
Unchained Melody – Floyd Cramer – 1961

Please Send Me Someone To Love – Percy Mayfield -) 1950
It Should’ve Been Me – Ray Charles –  1953
Silhouettes – Bobby Vinton

Zing Went The Strings Of My Heart – Judy Garland
Who Wants To Be a Millionaire – Frank Sinatra w/ Grace Kelly
Blame It On The Bossa Nova – Eydie Gorme

Route 66 Theme – Nelson Riddle 1962
Charade – Sammy Kaye & His Orchestra
All Night Long – The Joe Houston Orchestra – Loud, Fast & Out Of Control: 50’s Rock 1959

Felicia No Capicia – Louis Prima
Mischievous Lady – Dexter Gordon Quintet – 1947
Heebie Jeebies – Louis Armstrong & His Hot Five –  1926

Fireball Boogie – Camille Howard –  1950
Swingin’ The Boogie – Hadda Brooks Trio – ) 1945
Dial-ated Pupils – Howard McGhee Sextet –  1946

Sentimental Journey – Doris Day
Blue Velvet – Hollyridge Strings
Danke Shoen – Wayne Newton –  1963But She’s My Buddy’s Chick – Tommy Dorsey Orchestra; Charlie Shavers – Vocal and Trumpet 1944

Love Is Blue – Living Marimbas – 1968


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