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Vocalist, Monica Lewis, while she was under a recording contract with Signature Records

Vocalist, Monica Lewis, while she was under a recording contract with Signature Records

Vocalist, Martha Tilton aka "Liltin" Martha Tilton, was a member of the vocal quartet, The Three Hits and A Miss, before becoming a "songbird" with Benny Goodman. By 1942, she had become a solo performer and had a signed recording contract with Johnny Mercer's Capitol Records, in Hollywood.

Vocalist, Martha Tilton aka "Liltin" Martha Tilton, was a member of the vocal quartet, The Three Hits and A Miss, before becoming a "songbird" with Benny Goodman. By 1942, she had become a solo performer and had a signed recording contract with Johnny Mercer's Capitol Records, in Hollywood.

Ella Fitzgerald Sheet Music "Meloncoloy Me" by Joe Thomas & Howard Biggs Recorded on Decca Records

Ella Fitzgerald Sheet Music "Meloncoloy Me" by Joe Thomas & Howard Biggs Recorded on Decca Records

Moonlight Becomes You. 1942. Words by Johnny Burke, Music by Jimmy Van Heusen. The song was written for the Paramount Pictures release Road to Morocco (1942), Featured here with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. The song has been recorded many times, becoming a standard, but a recording by Bing Crosby is the best known. Ella Fitzgerald recorded a version on her Verve release Get Happy! (1959). Chet Baker covered the tune in his album My Funny Valentine (1980).

Moonlight Becomes You. 1942. Words by Johnny Burke, Music by Jimmy Van Heusen. The song was written for the Paramount Pictures release Road to Morocco (1942), Featured here with Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Dorothy Lamour. The song has been recorded many times, becoming a standard, but a recording by Bing Crosby is the best known. Ella Fitzgerald recorded a version on her Verve release Get Happy! (1959). Chet Baker covered the tune in his album My Funny Valentine (1980).

By the late 1950's, Capitol Records was still going strong with it's roster of name orchestra's;  as this advertisement proves

By the late 1950's, Capitol Records was still going strong with it's roster of name orchestra's; as this advertisement proves

Sheet music for, "Come To Baby, Do" by Les Brown & His Orchestra w/ vocal by Doris Day - Jimmy Dorsey, Georgie Auld, Jack Smith, Nat Cole, & Duke Ellington also made recordings of this composition.

Sheet music for, "Come To Baby, Do" by Les Brown & His Orchestra w/ vocal by Doris Day - Jimmy Dorsey, Georgie Auld, Jack Smith, Nat Cole, & Duke Ellington also made recordings of this composition.

Vocalist, Peggy Lee - ( May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) - Birth name: Norma Deloris Egstrom - Birth place: Jamestown, North Dakota - Place of death: Los Angeles, California - Peggy was a vocalist with Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

Vocalist, Peggy Lee - ( May 26, 1920 – January 21, 2002) - Birth name: Norma Deloris Egstrom - Birth place: Jamestown, North Dakota - Place of death: Los Angeles, California - Peggy was a vocalist with Benny Goodman & His Orchestra

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