The Desoto Hour

Saturday 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Genres: Big Band, Jazz, Bebop, Swing
Hosts: Fred Runde III, Collin Caldwell

A nationally acclaimed Big Band Jazz Show with your host, Fred Runde III. This show even got WREK on the national news. The Kings of Swing, the Barons of BeBop. This might be the best show on radio anywhere.

This show was hosted for many years by Fred’s father, Fred Runde Jr, who passed away on February 13th, 2004.

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Desoto Hour – 01/24/15

The LIVE SHOW!


We’re back in the studio this week!

The Playlist

Les Brown

Undecided
It’s a Wonderful World
Begin The Beguine
Night In Tunisia
So Rare
Woodchopper’s Ball

Art Blakey – Once In A While
Peggy Lee – Where or When

Artie Shaw

Comes Love
GO Fly a Kite
A Man And His Dream
Traffic Jam
Easy To Say
I’ll Remember
Serenade to a Savage
Moon Ray
Melancholy Mood

Spike Jones – Der Fuehrer’s Face
Spike Jones – You Always Hurt The One You Love
Mario Lanza, Fred Astaire, Elenore Powell – Begin the Beguine

Les Brown

Caravan
A String of Pearls
April In Paris
And the Angels Sing
Marie
Got a Date With An Angel

Artie Shaw

ONe Night Stand
One Foot In The Grave
Octoroon
I Poured My Heart Into A Song
When Winter Comes In
ALl I Remember Is You
Out Of Nowhere
I Can’t Afford To Dream

Habour lights – Frances Langford
Billy Holiday – You’ve Changed

Glenn Miller – Pennsylvania 6-5000
seven come eleven – Benny Goodman
Stan Kenton!

Desoto Hour – 01/17/15

The Another Pre-Recorded Show Show!


This picture doesn’t have anything to do with the show, but I felt like it fit!

Bob Crosby

South Rampart
More Than Ever
Little Rock Getaway
It’s Wonderful
You’re An Education
Sugar Foot Strut

Charlie Barnet – Cherokee

Bob Crosby

Honky Tonk Train Blues
It’s Easter Said Than Done
In The Shade of the New Apple Tree
Please Be Kind
Dixieland Shuffle
The Old Apple Tree

Charlie Barnett – Skyliner

Charlie Barnett

Wild Mab of the Fish Pond
Phyllysse
The Gal From Joes
Haunted Town
Good For Nothing Joe
Wings Over Manhattan

Tommy Doresy – Opus One

Charlie Barnett

Afternoon of a Moax
The Reverie of a Moax
Leapin at the Lincoln
Echoes of Harlem
Lament for a Lost Love
Spanish Kick
The Wrong Idea
Louis

Jack Teagarden – Jack Armstrong Blues

Nate Brandywynne

Intermezzo
I Hear A Rhapsody
My Sister and I
You and I
The Last Time I Saw Paris
There I Go
Maria Elena
The Band Played On
Rose O’Day
I Don’t Want to Set the World on Fire
In Apple Blossom Time
I Understand

Desoto Hour – 01/10/14

The Back in School Show!


First show of the school year!

The Ink Spots

If I Didn’t Care
We Three
My Prayer
Whispering Grass
It’s Funny To Everyone But Me
I Don’t Want to Set the World On Fire

Larry Clinton

The Dipsy Doodle
Careless Hands
My Reverie
Lonesome Road
I’m Beginning to Miss You
Study In Brown

The King Of Jazz

The Lord Delivered Daniel
Hot Lips
Ragamuffin Romeo
Linger Awhile

Larry Clinton

Isn’t It Time To Fall In Love
Dance of the Reed Flutes
Sahara
Bread and Butter
Our Love
Bach to Boogie

Benny Goodman

Alone Together
I Cover the Waterfront
A Smooth one
Send in the Clowns
You are the Sunshine of my Life
Seven Come Eleven
Sweet Lorraine
And the Angels Sing
I Only Have Eyes For You
Limehouse Blues

Desoto Hour – 01/03/15

The Brett Show!


First Show of the New YEAR!

Billy Butterfield

Rosetta
She’s Funny That Way
Someday You’ll Be Sorry
Stardust

Benny Goodman

Six Flats Unfurnished
Something New
Air Mail Special
Scarecrow
Superman

Joe Thomas

When You’re Smiling
Love Walked In
You Were Meant Fore Me
East Of The Sun
Love You Funny Thing
Bloodhound Take 1
Bloodhound Take 2
You Come IN Here, Woman

Stuff Smith

Midway
Look At Me
Stop-Look
Skip It
Desert Sands
Don’t You Think

Louis Armstorng – A Kiss To Build A Dream

Ted Weens

Marvellous!
Oh! If I Only Had You
From Saturday Night to Sunday Morning
She’ll Never Find A Fellow Like Me
Chick Chick Chick Chicken
Cobblestones
You’re The Cream In My Coffee
My Troubles Are Over
Piccolo Pete

Ted Lewis

When My Baby Smiles At Me
I’m The Medicine Man For The Blues
St. Louis Blues
Jazz Me Blues
Tiger Rag

Desoto Hour – 12/27/2014

The Winter Break III Show!


Winter break week three!

Jimmy Greir

Sepulveda
The Rickety Rickshaw Man
The Same Old You
The Flying Fish
Come Rain or Come Shine
Coyote Canyon

Tommy Dorsey

That Stolen Melody
Baracoralle
Hymn to the Sun
My Cabin of Dreams
You’re My Desire
AM I Dreaming
In My Meditations
Am I Dreaming

Jimmy Greir

Kilroy Was Here
Pet My Pup
Watta You Gonna Do
Laughing on the Outside
I’ll Never Love Again
How Cute Can You Be

Jimmy Dorsey

June Night
Amapola
Just Swingin’
Sophisticated Swing
No One Ever Lost More
So Rare
Contrasts

Jimmy Greir

Varsity Drag
You’re My Everything
The One I Love
Every Little MOment
You are my Lucky Star
Chicago
Goofus
Lady Be Good

Jimmy Dorsey

Contrasts
Jay-Dees Boogie Woogie
Mambo En Sax
Maria Elena
Speak Low
It’s the Dreamer in Me