Name: Moonlight In Vermont
Artist: Billie Holiday
Album: Body and Soul
445 plays
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billie holiday - 1950's - a favourite - moonlight in vermont -
Name: Did You Mean It?
Artist: Benny Goodman & his orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald
396 plays

Benny Goodman and his orchestra with vocal refrain by Ella Fitzgerald
Did You Mean It? (1936)

Did you mean it?
When you held me while the night drifted by
Did you mean it?
—Hope you did, ‘cos so did I

(Source: nostalgic-symphonies)

2 days ago with 104 notes
ella fitzgerald - she was only 19 here ;___; - benny goodman - benny goodman and his orchestra - benny goodman & his orchestra - did you mean it? - 1936 - 1930's - a favourite -
Name: We'll Be Together Again
Artist: Al Bowlly
296 plays

Al Bowlly — We’ll Be Together Again (1932)

Your smile in dreams
Tells me, It seems
We’ll be together again

(Source: nostalgic-symphonies)

3 days ago with 54 notes
al bowlly - we'll be together again - 1932 - 1930's - a favourite -
Name: While My Lady Sleeps [Take 10]
Artist: Chet Baker
Album: (Chet Baker Sings) It Could Happen to You
340 plays

Chet Baker — While My Lady Sleeps [Take 10]
(Chet Baker Sings) It Could Happen To You (1956)

Starlight and moonlight and amorous melody wasted
What can they mean when I’m yearning for kisses never tasted?

(Source: nostalgic-symphonies)

6 days ago with 47 notes
chet baker - while my lady sleeps - while my lady sleeps (take 10) - chet baker sings - it could happen to you - (chet baker sings) it could happen to you - 1956 - 1950's - a favourite -
Name: Old Devil Moon
Artist: Chet Baker
Album: (Chet Baker Sings) It Could Happen to You [Europe]
254 plays

Chet Baker — Old Devil Moon (1956)

(Source: nostalgic-symphonies)

6 days ago with 48 notes
chet baker - old devil moon - 1956 - 1950's -
Name: Monday Again
Artist: Nat King Cole Trio
Album: Complete Capitol Recordings
298 plays

natkingcool:

Artist: The Nat King Cole Trio
Song: Monday Again 
Recorded: New York, December 20, 1947

Someday each day will be heaven
Someday, but heaven knows when
Then you’ll be completely mine
—But in the meantime
Here it is, Monday again

1 week ago with 78 notes / via: natkingcool source: natkingcool
nat king cole - the nat king cole trio - nat king cole trio - monday again - 1947 - 1940's - a favourite -
Name: Blue In Green
Artist: Miles Davis
Album: Kind Of Blue
819 plays
1 week ago with 175 notes / via: deadniggastorage source: deadniggastorage
miles davis - 1959 - kind of blue - blue in green - 1950's - music - a favourite -
Name: Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair
Artist: Nina Simone
Album: Live At Town Hall
242 plays

Nina Simone — Black Is The Color Of My True Love’s Hair (Live At Town Hall, 1959)

And still I hope
That the time will come
When he and I will be as one

(Source: nostalgic-symphonies)

1 week ago with 50 notes
nina simone - black is the color of my true love's hair - 1959 - 1950's - live at town hall - a favourite - ;__; -
Name: Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Artist: June Christy
Album: Complete Capitol Small Group Transcriptions
224 plays

June Christy — Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams (1945)

(Source: nostalgic-symphonies)

1 week ago with 35 notes
june christy - wrap your troubles in dreams - 1945 - 1940's - complete capitol small group transcriptions -
Name: I Thought You Ought To Know (K1)
Artist: Nat King Cole Trio
Album: Complete Capitol Recordings
280 plays

natkingcool:

Artist: The Nat King Cole Trio
Song: I Thought You Ought To Know 
Recorded: Los Angeles, May 23, 1945

Skies seem to be bluer
Birds sing sweeter, too
But all this never happens
Except when I’m with you

2 weeks ago with 53 notes / via: natkingcool source: natkingcool
nat king cole - the nat king cole trio - nat king cole trio - 1945 - 1940's - i thought you ought to know - a favourite -