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 – 11/22/2014

The Variety Show!


Since we’re playing a lot of different artists tonight, I felt like this picture would be perfect. You can find out more about it at here!

Playlist

Harry James – You Made Me Love You
Artie Shaw – Frenesi
Les Brown – Bizet Has His Day
Tommy Doresy – Deep River
Artie Shaw – Temptation
Glenn Miller – Tuxedo Junction
Woody Herman – Blues On Parade
Charlie Barnet – Cherokee
Earl Hines – Boogie Woogie On St.Louis Blues
Benny Goodman – Stealin’ Apples
Artie Shaw – Stardust
Glenn Miller – Little Brown Jug
Jimmy Lunceford – Well All Right Then
Harry James – Two O’Clock Jump
Glenn Miller – Sunrise Serenade
Charlie Barnet – Redskin Rhumba
Tommy Dorsey – Lonesome Roads Part I
Tommy Dorsey – Lonesome Roads Part II
Xavier Cugat – Miami Beach Rhumba
Xavier Cugat – Maria Elena
Xavier Cugat – El Cumbanchero

Harry James – Ciribiribin
Tommy Dorsey – Swanee River
Harry James – Music Makers
Benny Goodman – Let’s Dance
Desi Arnaz – Brazil
Desi Arnaz – Carnival In Rio
Desi Arnaz – Tres Palabras
Cab Calloway – Between The Devil and the Deep Blue Sea

Cab Calloway – Minnie The Moocher
Cab Calloway – Blues in the Night
Charlie Barnet – Pompton Turnpike
Glenn Miller – Moonlight Serenade
Count Basie – Jumping At the Woodside
Carmen Miranda – Cuanto La Gusta (From A Date with Judy)

Jan Savitt – 720 In The Books
Duke Ellington – Take The “A” Train
Claude Thornhill – Snowfall
Glenn Miller – Moonlight Serenade
Glenn Miller – Anvil Chorus Part I
Glenn Miller – Anvil Chorus Part II

Desoto Hour – 11/15/2014

The Laid-Back Show!


We had some requests for Desi and Carmen tonight, and they were absolutely wonderful! We’ll be playing them in the future!

Playlist

Jan Garber

Should I
Tumbling tumbleweeds
i can’t believe hat you’re in love with me
because of you
tea for two
my dear
my dear
its a wonderful world
somebody loves me
s wonderful
lovely to look at
lady be good
I Love My Baby
You Turned The Tables ON Me
Three Little Words
I Hear A Rhapsody
Blue and Brokenhearted
At Sundown
Do You Ever Think Of Me
Stardust
Rose Room
My Melancholy Baby
Just Friends
I’ll See You In My Dreams

Duke Ellington

East St. Louis Blues
The Duke Steps Out
Koko
Creole Love Call

Glenn Miller

Anchors Aweigh
St. Louis Blues March
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
String of Pearls
Fools Rush In
The Lamplighter’s Serenade

The Andrews Sisters

Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree
Last Night On The Back Porch
Proper Cup of Coffee

The Andrews Sisters – Rum and Coca Cola
Spike Jones – My Old Flame
Spike Jones – That Old Black Magic
Spike Jones – The Blue Danube (CHARTREUSE!)

Joe Haymes

Just Hummin to Myself
Lullaby of the Leaves
Is I In Love, I is

Desoto Hour – 11/08/2014

The Laid-Back Show!


We had some requests for Desi and Carmen tonight, and they were absolutely wonderful! We’ll be playing them in the future!

Playlist

Frankie Carle

I’m Gonna See My Baby
Lonely Love
La Rosita
I Surrender, Dear
My Baby Said Yes
Swannee River

Ted Lewis

The Best Things In Life Are Free
Jealous
** Artie Shaw – Begin the Beguine
King For A Day
Sing a Little Love Song For Your Baby
Good Night

Frankie Carle

Semper Fidelis
The Trolley SOng
Stars in your Eyes
A Little Consideration
I’d Rather Be Me
Whistler’s Mother in Law

Ted Lewis

When My Baby Smiles at me
I’m The Medicine Man for the Blues
St. Louis Blues
Jazz Me BLues
Tiger Rag

Peggie Lee Sings with Benny Goodman

How Long has this been Going On
That Did It, Marie
Elmer’s Tune
I Threw a Kiss in the Ocean\
We’ll Meet Again

Dean Martin and Peggy Lee – You Was
Desi Arnaz- Rumba Matumba
Desi Arnaz- I Come from New York
Desi Arnaz y su orquesta: canta Elsa Miranda

Peggie Lee Sings with Benny Goodman

My Old Flame
That’s the Way It Goes
All I Need Is You
Not a Care in the World
Full Moon

Carmen Miranda – Chica Chica Boom Chic
Carmen Miranda – O QUE É QUE A BAIANA TEM
Carmen Miranda – Rebola a Bola

Benny Goodman with Jelly Roll Morton & ORCH – King Porter Stomp

Desoto Hour – 11/1/2014

The “ITS REALLY COLD OUTSIDE” Show!


Tonight, we played Spike Jones and it was wonderful.

Playlist

Bobby Sherwood

365 in the Books
It’s Anybody’s Spring
Salt Water COwboy
In the Dark
Honolulu Blues
Snuf Stuff

Teddy Powell

In A Persian Market
Teddy’s Boogie Woogie
March of the Toys
Jamaica Jam
Pussy in the Corner
Flea on A Spree
Some Day

Spike Jones

Hotcha Cornia
William Tell Overture
The Flight of the Bumblebee
Cocktails for Two
Chloe
The Man On The Flying Trapeze
My Pretty Girl
Popcorn Sack

Bobby Sherwood

And Suddenly It’s Spring
A Sure Thing
After Hours
Joshua Fit De Battle of Jericho
Like Someone in Love
Blou Lout

Teddy Powell

The Sphinx
The One I Love
I Get The Blues When It Rains
Am I Blue
Ridin’ The Subways
Please Take A Letter Miss Brown

Duke Ellington – Take the A Train
Duke Ellington – Isfahan
Rosemary Clooney and Benny Goodman – It’s Bad For Me (other vocalist was Benny)
Rosemary Clooney and Benny Goodman – Memories Of You

Duke Ellington

My Funny Valentine
Everything But You
Frustration
Cotton Tail

Desoto Hour – 10/25/2014

The “Collin has never heard of these people” Show!


Most of them at least…

Playlist

Tommy Doresy

That Stolen Melody
Barcarolle
Hymn to the Sun
My Cabin of Dreams* With His Clambake Seven
You’re My Desire
Am I Dreaming
In My Meditations
Am I Dreaming

Ted Heath

Vanessa
Amapola
Siboney
Tenderly
Opus One
Big Deep

Red Norvo and His Orchestra – Remember

The Ink Spots

I Don’t Want to Set the World On Fire
Stop Pretending
Slap That Bass

Steve Allen

This Could Be The Start of Something
Selfish Love
I Should Have Told You
Playing the Field
Conversation
Lazy Rhapsody

The Andrews Sister – Bei Mir Bist Du Shein

Sam Donahue

Dinah
My Melancholy Baby
Blue Moon
Roses of Picardy
Sentimental Journey
I Cover the Waterfront
Theme For Dancing
Sax O’Boogie

Steve Allen – Sing, Sing, Sing
Steve Allen – Sweet Lorraine
Spike Jones – Laura
Bunny Berigan – I Can’t Get Started

Roy Fox

A Fine Romance “You’re as cold as yesterday’s mashpotatoes”
A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody
All I Do Is Dream of You
Between the Devil and The Deep Blue Sea