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face the music

face the music 3.28.13made of songs by irving berlin
Everybody Step {1921}Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra 1921
Alexander’s Ragtime Band {1911}Bessie Smith & her Band 1927
Waiting at the End of the Road {1929}Thomas Waller 1929
Let Me Sing and I’m Happy {1930}Waring’s Pennsylvanians 1929vocal by Fred Waring & the Three Girlfriends
Mandy {1919}Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934
Slumming On Park Avenue {1937}Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra 1937
I’ll See You in C-U-B-A {1920}Dick Hyman 1987
Cheek to Cheek {1935}Guy Van Duser 1976
A Pretty Girl is Like a Melody {1919}Eddie Heywood Trio 1951
Always {1925}Dizzy Gillespie 1953
Let’s Face the Music and Dance {1936}Chris Connor 1986
How Deep Is The Ocean? {1932}Coleman Hawkins 1943
Blue Skies {1927}John Kirby Sextet 1939
Blue Skies (Trumpets No End) Duke Ellington & his Orchestra 1943arrangement by Mary Lou Williams
Russian Lullaby {1927}Cab Calloway & his Orchestra 1944
You Keep Coming Back Like a Song {1946}Easy Street Jazz Band 2001