SENTIMENTAL JOURNEYS - SINGING STARS OF THE 40'S AND 50'S - DVD
This musical special presents a variety of Popular vocalists from the late 1940Ís
and early 1950Ís. A featured performer, Cyd Charisse, re-creates
some of the stylish dances she did in her MGM Films. The whole program is an enjoyable one-
a joy to older viewers and a revelation to newer ones.
. Artists featured and performing medleys of their best known hits include:
*GEORGIA GIBBS: _ TroubleÍs A Bubble _ BallinÍ the Jack- Tweedlee Dee _
Arrivederci Roma _ Dance With Me Henry- Kiss Of Fire
*HARRY BABBIT .. Vocalist with the Kay Kaiser Orch :-
Jingle, Jangle, Jingle _ Why DonÍt We This More Often- Who
WouldnÍt Love You _ Three Little Fishes - Mairzy Doats _ On A Slow Boat To China -
*RAY McKINLEY former drummer in the Glenn Miller Orch.
& later introduced big-band boogie _woogie; also vocals _
Beat Me Daddy Eight To the Bar _ Accentuate the Positive _ You Came A Long Way From St. Louis -
*KAY STARR- former vocalist with Glenn Miller and Charlie Barnett :
Comes Along A Love _( Recalls her meeting with Edith Piaf and sings) ï If You Love Me,
Really Love MeÍ _ Rock and Roll Waltz _ Side By Side ( with Margaret Whiting) _ Wheel Of Fortune-
*TONY MARTIN :-
I Get Ideas _ To Each His Own _ La Vie En Rose - ThereÍs No Tomorrow _ Begin the Beguine
*VIVIAN BLAINE:- (lead in BÍWayÍs smash ïGuys and DollsÍ):
Broadway Baby _Bushel and A Peck - Take Back Your Mink _ AdelaideÍs Lament -
*NANCY WILSON:- Jazz stylist sings songs of love/blues:
What A Little Moonlight Can Do _ You Can Have Him, I DonÍt Want Himƒ more.
*CYD CHARISSE:- with dancers, recreates some of her famous MGM Dance Routines from:
Silk Stockings _Singing In the Rain _ Brigadoon - The Band Wagon -
*Guest MAX MORATH, ragtime pianist, Dixie Band & Orch. closes this outstanding show
with lively tunes from the good old days!
Living the Ragtime Life _ IÍm A Ding-Dong Daddy - Scott JoplinÍs ïMaple Leaf RagÍ-
AlexanderÍs Ragtime Band.
Audience joins in song to close with ïSentimental JourneyÍ.