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Does anyone know the name of the songs played on KPEN's Farewell To The Fox

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  • Does anyone know the name of the songs played on KPEN's Farewell To The Fox

    Hey there,

    found some audio files of the Farewell To The Fox Broadcast but unfortunately without the titles.

    Does anyone know those songs?

    http://www.sierrachapteratos.org/sound/fox3.mp3

    http://www.sierrachapteratos.org/sound/fox5.mp3

    There are 3 title in each audio file. The very first title is Coquette by Green, Lombardo and Kahn.

    Here's the whole archive:

    http://www.sierrachapteratos.org/audio8.html

    Thank you in advance

  • #2
    Berthold,

    Welcome to the Forum!

    The fox3.mp3 is a medley of tunes I've never heard before. That said, however, the recording of fox5.mp3 begins with (I believe) a song containing the topic or lyrics "Lazy River." I could be all off on that, but that's my guess. I know I've played it in our concert band.

    Michael
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    • #3
      Fox 3 Mp3:
      1. Coquette - Gus Kahn
      2. Jalousie (Tango Tzigane) - Jacob Gade
      3. You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want To Do It) - Joseph McCarthy

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      • #4
        Fox 5 Mp3:
        1. Up a Lazy River (you got it, Michael) - Hoagy Carmichael and Sidney Arodin
        2. ?
        3. ?

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        • myorgan
          myorgan commented
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          That's right, it was from a Hoagy Carmichael medley of pieces. It's amazing how versatile his music was, and how many pieces he wrote that people don't realize he wrote (i.e. Heart and Soul).

          Michael

        • sandstone42
          sandstone42 commented
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          George Wright had a really neat Dixieland style arrangement for this piece. It was on his recording, "The Wright Touch."

      • #5
        Thanks a lot! Your information were very helpfulđź‘Ť

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        • #6
          I recognized the last piece of the fox5 set, but can't remember the name. I think it was from an old Broadway musical--maybe late 40s or early 50s. Possibly the closing song for the whole troupe.

          David

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          • myorgan
            myorgan commented
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            What makes this thread interesting is that I'm sure people played music familiar at the time. It makes me wonder–will recordings made, say 50 years ago still be relevant 50 years from now to anyone but ethnomusicologists? Will anyone actually recognize the songs?

            Michael

          • davidecasteel
            davidecasteel commented
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            Re: my comment above. Something makes me think it's a stylized version of "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered".

          • berthold
            berthold commented
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            Is it possible you mean it's from "Anchors Aweigh"?
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