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Swing Playlist: 2009-06-03 - Nick's Nightclub in Alexandria, VA

  • "Oops, My Bad!"
        by Yalloppin' Hounds
        from the album "Ghetto Swing Extreme"
  • "Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate The Positive"
        by Jive Aces, The
        from the album "Planet Jive"
  • "On Revival Day (Mono LP Version)"
        by Lavern Baker
        from the album "Sings Bessie Smith"
  • "Wang Dang Doodle"
        by Koko Taylor
        from the album "Blending the Blues"
  • "Streamliner"
        by Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra, The
        from the album "Calling All Jitterbugs"
  • "Apollo Jump"
        by Lucky Millinder
        from the album "Vol. 2-Swingdance"
  • "Walk 'Em"
        by Buddy Johnson & His Orchestra
        from the album "Ultimate Swing!"

The Jive Aces at Glen Echo


Band: The Jive Aces from London, England
Location: Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo, MD
Date: Saturday, May 30th, 2009

The Jive Aces at the Dulles Hilton


Band: The Jive Aces from London, England
Location: Dulles Hilton, Herndon, VA
Date: Friday, May 29th, 2009

Swing Playlist: 2009-05-27 - Wednesday at Nick's

  • "Take The "A" Train"
        by Duke Ellington
        from the album "Frankie Manning's Really Swingin' Big Band Favorites"
  • "Let's Get Together"
        by Duke Ellington
        from the album "Frankie Manning's Really Swingin' Big Band Favorites"
  • "Gotta Do Some War Work"
        by Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five
        from the album "Crazy Rhythm"
  • "Walk Of Life"
        by Dire Straits
        from the album "Top 1000 Pop Hits of the 80's"
  • "Let's Get Away From It All"
        by Pete Jacobs And His Wartime Radio Revue
        from the album "Kiss The Boys Goodbye -Disc 2"
  • "Times Gettin' Tougher (Unknown Alternate Take)"
        by Jimmy Witherspoon
        from the album "A Taste Of Swing Time"

Glen Echo w/ the Tom Cunningham Orchestra

Band: The Tom Cunningham Orchestra
Location: Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo, MD
Date: Saturday, May 23rd, 2009

Swing Playlist: 2009-05-20 - Wednesday at Nick's

  • "Mr. Boogie Woogie Man"
        by Casey MacGill's Blue 4 Trio
        from the album "Casey MacGill's Blue 4 Trio"
  • "Beans and Cornbread"
        by Louis Jordan
        from the album "Dabe's "Near Perfect" Swing CD"
  • "Everybody Eats when they Come to My House"
        by Cab Calloway
        from the album "Dabe's "Near Perfect" Swing CD"
  • "Hamp's Boogie Woogie"
        by Lionel Hampton
        from the album "Frankie Manning's Really Swingin' Big Band Favorites"
  • "Take The "A" Train"
        by Duke Ellington
        from the album "Frankie Manning's Really Swingin' Big Band Favorites"
  • "Honey Love"
        by Joker's Wild, The
        from the album "Live in DC!!!"

Swing Playlist: 2009-05-17 - Sunday at McGinty's

  • "The Train Kept A Rollin'"
        by Tiny Bradshaw
        from the album "The R&B Years: 1952 (Disc 2)"
  • "Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens"
        by Louis Jordan
        from the album "Choo Choo Ch' Boogie"
  • "Mr. Boogie Woogie Man"
        by Casey MacGill's Blue 4 Trio
        from the album "Casey MacGill's Blue 4 Trio"
  • "Now Has Jazz"
        by Louis Armstrong
        from the album "Lindy Hop Jamboree, Part 5, Jumpin'"
  • "Runaround Sue"
        by Dion and the Belmonts
        from the album "Unknown Album"
  • "That's How You Got Killed Before (feat. The Dirty Dozen Brassband)"
        by Elvis Costello
        from the album "Kojak Variety (bonus disc)"

Friday Night at the Dulles Hilton with "J.P. McDermott and Western Bop"

Location: Dulles Hilton, Herndon, VA
Date: Friday, May 15th, 2009

Nick's ("Tweedlee Dee" by King Teddy)

Location: Nick's Nightclub, Alexandria, VA
Date: Wednesday, May 13th, 2009
Music: "Tweedlee Dee" by King Teddy

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