The Best of British Dance Bands

The spirit and atmosphere of the 1920s & 1930s

The Best of British Dance Bands

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Nothing evokes the glamour, spirit and atmosphere of the 1920s and 30s like a dance band in full swing. 

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Price: £ 9.99

Nothing evokes the glamour, spirit and atmosphere of the 1920s and 30s like a dance band in full swing. Relive the golden decades of British dance music by way of this 2 CD collection. It ably proves how our bands sounded so refreshingly different from their American counterparts! Including: Easy Come, Easy Go - Lew Stone with Al Bowlly • Whispering - Roy Fox • Down Sunnyside Lane - Jack Payne • Painting The Clouds With Sunshine - Jack Hylton • Georgia On My Mind - Nat Gonella • You’re An Old Smoothie - Debroy Somers • Say It With Music - Jack Payne • There’s Something In The Air - The Squadronaires • I Don’t Want To Walk Without You - Jay Wilbur • Yours - Billy Cotton • Pick Yourself Up - Harry Roy and many more …

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Disc 1
1. Henry Hall and the New BBC Dance Orchestra and Val Rosing - Its Just the Time for Dancing - Henry Hall and The BBC Dance Orchestra
2. Ambrose and his Orchestra - Night Ride - Ambrose and His Orchestra
3. Lew Stone and his Band and Al Bowlly - Easy Come, Easy Go - Lew Stone and His Band
4. Roy Fox and his Band - Whispering - Roy Fox and His Band
5. Geraldo and his Orchestra and Beryl Davis - Im Old Fashioned - Geraldo and His Orchestra
6. Jack Jackson and his Orchestra and Fred Latham - What a Little Moonlight Can Do - Jack Jackson and His Orchestra
7. Jack Payne and his BBC Dance Orchestra and Billy Scott-Coomber - Down Sunnyside Lane - Jack Payne and His BBC Dance Orchestra
8. Jack Hylton and his Ballroom Orchestra, Jack Jackson and Sam Browne Trio - Painting The Clouds With Sunshine - Jack Hylton and His Ballroom Orchestra
9. Nat Gonella and his New Georgians - Georgia On My Mind - Nat Gonella and His Georgians
10. Harry Roy and his Orchestra and Bill Currie - She Had To Go and Lose It at the Astor - Harry Roy and His Orchestra
11. Debroy Somers Band and Dan Donovan - Youre An Old Smoothie - Debroy Somers Band
12. Lou Praeger and his Orchestra and Edna Kaye - My Dreams Are Getting Better All the Time - Lou Praeger and His Orchestra
13. Maurice Winnick and his Orchestra and Joe Leigh - Moon Over Miami - Maurice Winnick and His Orchestra
14. The Skyrockets and Leslie Douglas - The Stairway to the Stars - The Skyrockets
15. Sydney Lipton and his Grosvenor House Dance Orchestra and Eddie Bryant - The Breeze and I - Sydney Lipton and His Grosvenor House Dance Orchestra
16. Carroll Gibbons and The Savoy Hotel Orpheans and Maurice Elwin - Isnt It Romantic - Carroll Gibbons and Savoy Hotel Orpheans
17. Billy Ternent and his Orchestra and Don Emsley - Shes My Lovely - Billy Ternent and His Orchestra
18. The Squadronaires - Theres Something In The Air - The Squadronaires
19. Jay Wilbur and his Band and Jack Cooper - I Dont Want To Walk Without You - Jay Wilbur and His Band
20. Billy Cotton and his Band and Millicent Phillips - Yours - Billy Cotton and His Band
21. Ray Noble and the New Mayfair Dance Orchestra and Al Bowlly - Goodnight, Sweetheart - Ray Noble and The New Mayfair Dance Orchestra
22. Eric Winstone and his Orchestra - Stage Coach - Eric Stone and His Orchestra


Disc 2
1. Lew Stone and his Band, Nat Gonella, Alfie Noakes, Joe Ferrie and Joe Crossmans - The Continental - Lew Stone and His Band
2. Harry Roy and his Band and Bill Currie - Pick Yourself Up - Harry Roy and His Band
3. Maurice Winnick and his Orchestra, Sam Costa and Judy Shirley - The Sweetest Music This Side Of Heaven - Maurice Winnick and His Orchestra
4. Ambrose and his Orchestra and Sam Browne - Dancing in the Dark - Ambrose and His Orchestra
5. Joe Loss and his Orchestra and Chick Henderson - Change Partners - Joe Loss and His Orchestra
6. Ray Noble and his Orchestra and Al Bowlly - The Very Thought Of You - Ray Noble and His Orchestra
7. Roy Fox and his Band and Sid Buckman - All I Do Is Dream of You - Roy Fox and His Band
8. Nat Gonella and his Georgians - Lady, Be Good - Nat Gonella and His Georgians
9. Billy Cotton and his Band and Alan Breeze - Heat Wave - Billy Cotton and His Band
10. Harry Roy and his Orchestra and Chorus - South American Joe - Harry Roy and His Orchestra
11. Roy Fox and his Band and Barry Gray - Harbour Lights - Roy Fox and His Band
12. Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra and Val Rosing - The Teddy Bears Picnic - Henry Hall and The BBC Dance Orchestra
13. Geraldo and his Orchestra and Cyril Grantham - A Foggy Day - Geraldo and His Orchestra
14. Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orpheans and Harry Bentley - On The Air - Carroll Gibbons and Savoy Hotel Orpheans
15. Ambrose and his Orchestra and Sam Browne - Say It Isnt So - Ambrose and His Orchestra
16. Jack Hylton and his Orchestra and Tom Wareing - September In The Rain - Jack Hylton and His Orchestra
17. Jack Payne and his BBC Dance Orchestra - Say It with Music - Jack Payne and His BBC Dance Orchestra
18. Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra and Dan Donovan - Radio Times - Henry Hall and The BBC Dance Orchestra
19. Lew Stone and his Band and Suzanne Botterell - These Foolish Things - Lew Stone and His Band
20. Maurice Winnick and his Sweet Music and Vera Lynn - So Many Memories - Maurice Winnick and His Sweet Music
21. Henry Hall and the New BBC Dance Orchestra and Val Rosing - Heres to the Next Time - Henry Hall and The BBC Dance Orchestra
22. Geraldo and his Orchestra and Eve Becker - Begin the Beguine - Geraldo and His Orchestra
23. Nat Gonella and his Georgians and Jimmy Mesene - Pennies from Heaven - Nat Gonella and His Georgians