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 – 3/14/2015

The First March Show!

Hello March!

The Playlist

Benny Goodman

I Found A Million Dollar
When The Sun Comes out
Pound Ridge
How Deep is the Ocean?
The Earl
Caprice XXIV Paganini
Clarinet A La King

Chick Webb

You’ll Have to Swing It
Breakin’ ‘Em Down
The Dipsy Doodle
Blues in my Heart

Bob Wills – Hawaiian War Chant

Lee Wiley with Victor Young – I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
Betty Hutton – Arthur Murray Taught Me Dancing In A Hurry
The Boswell Sisters – Forty Second Street
Joe Sullivan – Honeysuckle Rose
Mildred Bailey and Dorsey Brothers – Doin’ the Uptown Lowdown
Karl Kress and Dick McDonough – Heat Wave
Fred Astaire – Music Makes Me

Chick Webb

Green Eyes
I Understand
John Silver
Maria Elena
Dusk in Upper Sandusky

Desoto Hour – 3/7/2015

The First March Show!

Hello March!

The Playlist
Bennie Moten – South
Tommy Dorsey – Song of India
Benny Goodman – Sing, Sing, Sing
Bunny Berigan – I cant Get Started
Benny Goodman – Don’t Be That Way

Benny Goodman

In A Mist
You Go To My Head
You’re Driving Me Crazy
Lullaby In Rhythm
Bumble Bee Stomp

Glenn Miller – A String of Pearls
Tommy Dorsey – Opus One
Erskine Hawkins – Tippin’ In
Count Basie – Mister Robert’s Roost
Larry Clinton – Study in Brown

Benny Goodman

Moten Swing
You’re Blase
I’ve Got a Pocket Full of Dreams
Russian Lullaby

Ted Heath

Bond Street
Begin The Beguine
And the Angels Sing

Desi Arnaz

Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps
Tia Juana
La Cumparsita

Griff Williams

Just one of Those Things
The Girl Friend
The Petite Waltz
Let’s Fly Away
In Love In Vain
Medley 2
I Know That You Know
When Day Is Done

Desoto Hour – 2/28/15

The Last Day of February Show!

So long, February!

The Playlist

Jan Savitt

Rose of the Rio Grande
Blues in the Groove
It’s Time to Jump And Shout
Green Goon Jive
My Heart at thy Sweet Voice
Meadowbrook Shuffle
Big Beaver

That’s A Plenty
When Buddha Smiles
I’ll Always Be IN Love With You
Vol Vistu Gaily Star
720 on the Books
Alla En El Rancho Grande
It’s A Wonderful World

Blue Rhythm Band – St. Louis Wiggle Rhythm
Erskine Hawkins – Uproar Shout
Red Norvo – Remember
Ben Pollack – Jimtown Blues
Earl Hines – Flanny Doodle Swing
Jimmie Lunceford – Uptown Blues
Count Basie – Riff Interlude
Benny Goodman – Stealin’ Apples

Ella Fitzgerald – Won’t You Come Home Bill Bailey
Duke Ellington – Trumpet no end
Xavier Cugat – Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White
Xavier Cugat – Perfidia
Benny Goodman – Sing Sing Sing from Carnegie Hall

Casa Loma Orchestra – San Sue Strut
Claude Hopkins – Mush Mouth
Lazy Rhapsody – Duke Ellington
Don Redman – That Blue Eyed Baby From Memphis
The Man From Harlem – Cab Calloway
Fletcher Henderson – Let’s Get Together
Teddy Hill – Passionette

Bobby Hackett – Street of Dreams
Louis Armstrong – Mack the Knife
Billy Holiday – Fine and Mellow

Desoto Hour – 2/21/2015

The Valentine’s Show PART 2!

❤ We didn’t get to play all our music last week, so here’s part two of the Valentine’s Show! ❤

The Playlist
Artie Shaw – It Had To Be You
Artie Shaw – Night And Day
Bob Crosby ft. Kay Weber – It’s Wonderful
Bob Crosby – Pagan Love Song
Easy To Love – Ella Fitzgerald

Larry Clinton – Isn’t It Time To Fall In Love
Frank Sinatra – I Only Have Eyes For You
Ted Weems – You’re the Cream in my Coffee
The Andrews Sisters – I Love You Much Too Much
Louis Prima and Kelly Smith – I Love You Too Much
Benny Goodman with Peggy Lee – All I Need Is You

Frank Sinatra – I Get A Kick Out Of You
Jo Stafford – I Love You
Tommy Dorsey – You’re My Desire
Roy Fox & Sid Buckman – All I Do Is Dream of You
Frank Sinatra – You Make Me Feel So Young
Django Reinhardt – I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me
Ella Fitzgerald – Embraceable You

Bix Bederbeck

Fidgety Feet
Jazz Me Blues

Guy Lombardo

Boo Hoo
September in the Rain
How Deep is the Ocean
That Old Feeling

Dick Richards

So Rare
Swanee River
Song of India
Chicago Flyer
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

James Johnson

Carolina Balmoral
Just Before Daybreak
Carolina Shout
You’ve Got To Be Modernistic

Django Reinhardt

I’ll See you In My Dreams

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Desoto Hour – 02/14/2015

The Valentine’s Show!

❤ Happy Valentine’s Day! ❤

The Playlist
Tommy Dorsey – Our Love

Irving Aaronson – Let’s Misbehavin’
Fats Waller – Ain’t Misbehavin’
Sarah Vaughn – All of Me
Ella Fitzgerald – All of You
Frank Sinatra – What’ll I Do
Ella Fitzgerald – Let’s Fall In Love

Vera Lynn – A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square
The Boswell Sisters – We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye
The Boswell Sisters – Everybody Loves My Baby
Nat King Cole Trio – When I Take My Sugar To Tea
Gene Austin – My Blue Heaven

Lee Morse – Yes, Sir! That’s My Baby!
Al Bowlly – Guilty
Al Bowlly – Midnight The Stars And You
Al Bowlly – The Very Thought of You
Al Bowlly – You’re My Everything

Billy Holiday – Body and Soul
Frank Sinatra – Someone to Watch Over Me

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