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 – 01/31/15

The Almost February Show!

We played some really neat Gene Krupa tonight!

The Playlist

Anson Weeks

Let’s Fly Away
You DO Something To Me
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
With a Song in my Heart
Who’s You’re Little WHo-zits
Dancing on the Ceiling
You’re My Everything
When It’s Sleepy Time Down South

Boyd Raeburn

Memphis In June – With Ginnie Powell and David Allyn
Body and Soul – with Ginnie Powell
Boyd Meets Stravinsky
Who Started Love – with Dorothy Claire and Harry James
Crazy Rhythm

Gene Krupa

Leave Us Leap
Boogie Blues
Jungle Madness
Big Noise From Winnetka

Benny Goodman

Not Mine
The Darktown Strutters Ball
You’re Easy To Dance WIth
Six FLats Unfurnished
Why Don’t You Do Right
After YOu’ve GOne
Mission To Moscow
Fascinating Rhythm
Rattle and Roll
Swing Angel
All The Cats Join In
Oh, Baby!
Fly By Night
Put That Kiss Back Where It Came From

Artie Shaw

It Had To Be You
April In Paris
I Cover The Waterfront
I could Write A Book
Back Bay Shuffle

Desoto Hour – 01/24/15


We’re back in the studio this week!

The Playlist

Les Brown

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

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

Artie Shaw

ONe Night Stand
One Foot In The Grave
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
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

Jack Teagarden – Jack Armstrong Blues

Nate Brandywynne

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
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

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

Benny Goodman

Six Flats Unfurnished
Something New
Air Mail Special

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

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

Louis Armstorng – A Kiss To Build A Dream

Ted Weens

Oh! If I Only Had You
From Saturday Night to Sunday Morning
She’ll Never Find A Fellow Like Me
Chick Chick Chick Chicken
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