Ana Lani & Ray Kinney: Hawaiian Hula Song w/Steel Guitar – 1940’s

Hawaiian Hula Song, a classic. A seductive beauty does the hula while a duo play on guitar and slide. During

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Gordon Terry: It Ain’t Right – 1950’s

Gordon Terry performs his hit song ‘It Ain’t Right’ live, backed by the great Billy Mize and the equally talented

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Martha Davis & Her Spouse – 1950’s

It’s clear that Martha Davis wears the pants in this relationship. Influenced by the great Fats Waller, she and her

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Louis Jordan: How Long Must I Wait for You – 1940’s

Louis Jordan performs “How Long Must I Wait for You” with his Timpany Five. Considered by some to be no

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Lionel Hampton: Bongo Interlude – 1950’s

Lionel Hampton performs Bongo Interlude, a number that oozes with the exotica motifs prevalent in American pop culture at that

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Rosalie Allen: Chime Bells – 1940’s

Who doesn’t love a great yodeler? It’s Rosalie Allen, who taught herself to play music as a child in Pennsylvania

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Jimmy Wakely: You Are My Sunshine – 1940’s

In this clip, western-swing act Jimmy Wakely & the Sunshine Girls perform “You Are My Sunshine.” Jimmy Wakely was a

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RCA-Victor Magic of Music – 1957

Take any home. Your home! Set it aglow with the magic of music. Then watch as it opens a new

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Tica Ti – Tica Ta – 1942

Tica Ti Tica Ta, produced in 1942, stars “dynamite swing singer” Ginger Harmon and vaudeville dancing team the Mercer Brothers.

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Ruth Brown: Raining Teardrops from My Eyes – 1950’s

Ruth Brown performs Raining Teardrops from My Eyes live in 1955.               [amazon_link asins=’B0012FFM0K,B00YWD375G,B00123KDYC,B005NHPBY0,B0052Q34KA,B000UAYC54,B01H772QA0,B007LTJLMG,1556114869,B01MSR4BWV’ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’weirdovideo-20′ marketplace=’US’

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Count Basie: He Plays Bass in the Basie Band – 1955

In this clip Count Basie gives a rousing rendition with his orchestra of the song He Plays Bass in the Basie

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