REC 139 Dance bands on the air - Volume 1 by Various

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Catalogue numberREC 139
TitleDance bands on the air - Volume 1
Cover conditionGood
Record conditionVery Good Plus
BBC records label codeC
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byBBC
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreMusic - Popular
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesRE + 139 + 1 + 1 BBC E
RE + 139 + 2 + 1 BBC B
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1On the air [Carroll Gibbons and Savoy Hotel Orpheans]
A2Happy feet [Jack Hilton and his Orchestra]
A3I like a little girl [Jack Payne and the BBC Dance Orchestra]
A4If I didn't have you [Roy Fox and his band with Al Bowlly]
A5What a little moonlight can do [Harry Roy and his Orchestra From The Mayfair Hotel / Harry Roy]
A6Heart of gold [Charlie Kunz and Casani Club Orchestra / Vera Lynn]
A7Lazy rhythm [Lew Stone and the Monseigneur Band]
B1Hors d'oeuvres [Ambrose and his Orchestra]
B2The sweetest music this side of heaven [Maurice Winnick and his Orchestra / Judy Shirley / Sam Costa / The Trio]
B3The glory of love [The BBC Dance Orchestra]
B4The moon of Manakoora [Felix Mendelssohn and his Hawaiian Serenaders / Roland Peachy / George Barclay]
B5I double dare you [Jack Harris and his Orchestra]
B6That lovely weekend [Joe Loss and his Orchestra / Chick Henderson]
B7You're dancing on my heart, Don't say goodbye [Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra, Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra]
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The occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the BBC. Re-issued in 1976.

Artwork By Andrew Prewett.
Co-producer Chris Ellis, Geoff Milne.
Coordinator Jim Stock.
Producer John Kingdon.

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