Dance Band Days: 1988-12-26

Boxing Day Special

  1. Have You Anything on Tonight, Matilda Darling? – Billy Cotton Band, voc. Alan Breeze & chorus
  2. I Must See Annie Tonight – Harry Roy and his Band, voc. Harry Roy
  3. The Pig Got Up and Slowly Walked Away – Billy Cotton Band, voc. Alan Breeze
  4. Ali Baba’s Camel – Jack Payne & his BBC Dance Orchestra, Voc. Jack Payne
  5. Mr. Gimbal with the Symbol – Ambrose and his Orchestra, voc. Sam Browne
  6. There’s a Song They Sing at the Sing Song in Sing Sing – Henry Hall’s BBC Dance Orchestra, voc. George Elrick & the Convicts
  7. Follow the White Line – Jack Hylton and Some of His Boys, voc. Arthur Askey
  8. The Lambeth Walk – Ronnie Monroe & His Orchestra, voc. Jack Cooper & The Pearlies
  9. Goosey Goosey – Jack Hylton and His Orchestra

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4 thoughts on “Dance Band Days: 1988-12-26

  1. What a lovely programme. Boxing Day 1988 and my birthday. Thanks for doing this important work of preserving these programmes Steve even though you’re busy.

    1. This project just took a turn for the worse: I’m trying to digitise a collection of several hundred cassettes that are poorly marked, with some programmes late and chopped off. I’ve just discovered a pile of Big Band Sound recordings that were simply marked “Alan Dell” and the date, and some cassettes have both shows. Basically, it’s a huge dog-pile and a massive undertaking just to sort out the mess. Little by little…

  2. 1. Have You Anything on Tonight, Matilda Darling? – Alan Breeze with the Billy Cotton Band
    2. I Must See Annie Tonight – Harry Roy and his Band
    3. The Pig Got Up and Slowly Walked Away – Alan Breeze with the Billy Cotton Band
    4. Ali Baba’s Camel – Jack Payne & his BBC Dance Orchestra
    5. Mr Gimbal with the Symbol – Sam Browne with Ambrose and his Orchestra
    6. There’s a Song They Sing at the Sing Song in Sing Sing – George Elrick & the Convicts with Henry Hall’s BBC Dance Orchestra
    7. Follow the White Line – Arthur Askey with Jack Hylton and Some of His Boys
    8. The Lambeth Walk – Ronnie Monroe & His Orchestra and Jack Cooper
    9. Goosey Goosey – Jack Hylton and His Orchestra

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