Category Archives: Chuck Cecil

Mills Brothers– I’ll See You In My Dreams” – Late 1940‘s

Thanks to Gonzalez Ggggonzalez for the You Tube I couldn’t find any listing of when this was recorded but my ears listening to the backup instrumentation says it was probably recorded in the late 1940‘s to early 1950‘s. They were … Continue reading

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The Pied Pipers with the Paul Weston Orchestra — I’ll See You In My Dreams — 1947

Thanks to Mr.RJDB1969 The Pied Pipers were a vocal group and they got their break from Tommy Dorsey where they were vocal backup for Frank Sinatra.  After a quarrel with Dorsey, they struck out on their own  and here they … Continue reading

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Ella Fitzgerald, I’ll See You In My Dreams, 1945-47

Thanks to Dante Vargas for the You Tube Ella sings this song  with that wonderful lilt in her voice.  Others on this cut were not listed except for Eddie Heywood, piano; Charlie Shavers, trumpet; Cozy Cole, drums.   I can’t find … Continue reading

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Dinah Shore — It Had To Be You- written by Isham Jones and Gus Kahn, 1924

Thanks to ssou02 for the You Tube According to one of the You Tube commentators,  this recording was from 1960 with Andre Previn, piano; Red Mitchell, bass; and Frank Capp on drums.  1960 seems right for the sound quality, the … Continue reading

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Spike Jones — Laura

Thanks to the BassetHoundTrio Spike Jones plays his special version of  Laura. What could be more appropriate for April Fool’s Day, April 1st?  Presented in loving memory of my cousin Walter.  It’s very important that I play this record on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mom

Thanks to  thevimanaskirmish for the You Tube Today is my Mother’s birthday.  She would have been 111 years old(1908-1996).  I came along late in her life.  She was born premature on the south shore of Pelican Lake in Orr, Minnesota … Continue reading

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Heartaches — Patsy Cline (1962), Al Bowly(1931), Elmo Tanner(1938-1947)

Thanks to MrBlindFreddy9999 Heartaches was written in 1931 music by Al Hoffman lyrics by John Klenner.   Many versions of it were recorded but it wasn’t a hit until the Ted Weems-Elmo Tanner version below. Patsy Cline had made the rough … Continue reading

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Art Tatum — How High The Moon

Originally written: music, Morgan Lewis; lyrics, Nancy Hamilton; for the Broadway Show  Two For The Show. This is from the 1949 Shrine Auditorium Concert re-engineered by Zenph Studios.    I think we hear some of Art Tatum’s sense of humor here. … Continue reading

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Les Paul and Mary Ford How High The Moon

Thanks for the You Tube MusicProf78 This  45 RPM record holds a great memory for me, because I got a 45 RPM record player for my Third Birthday and this was among the first records I got.  I just loved … Continue reading

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Fats on Friday — I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby

Thanks to mymusicdiscovery for the You Tube. I’ve never heard of this version before, but it sounds like a transcription of a radio broadcast.   The poster didn’t name his source. Fats Waller was a master of the piano and a … Continue reading

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