Playlist

The Stone Frigate Big Band playlist, which we are continuously expanding, features songs from a range of styles including swing, the American songbook, Motown / R&B, pop music, jazz and ballroom dance classics. (Updated April 19, 2019)

New to the playlist since our last update: Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett), One Day (Caro Emerald).

Motown / R&B and Pop

At Last (Etta James), Beyond the Sea (Bobby Darin), Blue Moon (Elvis Presley), Can’t Buy Me Love (The Beatles), Crazy Little Thing Called Love (Queen), Electric Lady (Janelle Monae), Happy  (Pharrell Williams), How Sweet It Is (James Taylor), I Can’t Stop Loving You (Ray Charles), I Wan’na Be Like You (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), I’m a Believer (The Monkees), It’s Not Unusual (Tom Jones), The Last Saskatchewan Pirate (The Arrogant Worms), Mack the Knife (Bobby Darin), Mambo Italiano (Bette Midler), Moondance (Van Morrison), Mustang Sally (Wilson Pickett), Never My Love (The Association), A Night Like This (Caro Emerald), One Day (Caro Emerald), Pick Up the Pieces (Average White Band), Respect (Aretha Franklin), Rock This Town (The Stray Cats), September (Earth Wind and Fire), Signed Sealed Delivered (Stevie Wonder), Skyfall (Adele), Sway (Michael Buble), Sweet Caroline (Neil Diamond), Sweet Home Chicago (The Blues Brothers), Tank! (Seatbelts), Tequila (The Champs), That Man (Caro Emerald), Uptown Funk (Mark Ronson), Waterloo (ABBA), What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong), YMCA (The Village People)

American Songbook

All of Me (Frank Sinatra), All or Nothing at All (Diana Krall), Almost Like Being in Love (Nat King Cole), Alright OK You Win (Bobby Darin), Autumn Leaves (Roger Williams), Besame Mucho (Diane Schuur), Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Ella Fitzgerald), Black Coffee (Julie London), Blue Skies (Frank Sinatra), Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man (Liza Minelli), Cheek to Cheek (Ella Fitzgerald), Chicago (Frank Sinatra), Come Fly with Me (Frank Sinatra), ‘Deed I Do (Diane Schuur), Do Nothin’ Till You Hear from Me (Diana Krall), Don’t Get Around Much Anymore (Natalie Cole), Embraceable You (Billie Holiday), Fever (Peggy Lee), Fly Me to the Moon (Frank Sinatra), A Foggy Day (Frank Sinatra), The Girl from Ipanema (Astrud Gilberto), How High the Moon (Ella Fitzgerald), I Love Being Here with You (Peggy Lee), I Only Have Eyes for You (Ella Fizgerald), I’ve Got You Under My Skin (Frank Sinatra), In the Cool Cool Cool of the Evening (Bette Midler), Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby (Joe Jackson), It Had to Be You (Frank Sinatra), It’s Only a Paper Moon (Natalie Cole), Just a Gigolo (Louis Armstrong), Kansas City (Peggy Lee), L-O-V-E (Nat King Cole), The Lady is a Tramp (Frank Sinatra), Let’s Fall in Love (Diana Krall), The Look of Love (Diana Krall), Love Me or Leave Me (Sammy Davis Jr.), My Baby Just Cares for Me (Nina Simone), New York New York (Frank Sinatra), Night and Day (Ella Fitzgerald), On the Sunny Side of the Street (Natalie Cole), Orange Coloured Sky (Natalie Cole), Puttin’ on the Ritz (Ella Fitzgerald), Relax Max (Dinah Washington), Route 66 (Natalie Cole), ‘S Wonderful (Diana Krall), Saturday Night (Helen O’Connell), Sentimental Journey (Doris Day), Stella by Starlight (Chet Baker), Straighten Up and Fly Right (Diana Krall), Summer Wind (Frank Sinatra), Summertime (Ella Fitzgerald), That Old Black Magic (Ella Fitzgerald), This Can’t Be Love (Ella Fitzgerald), Time After Time (Ella Fitzgerald), The Very Thought of You (Diana Krall), The Way You Look Tonight (Billie Holiday), What is This Thing Called Love (Ella Fitzgerald), Whatever Lola Wants (Carmen McRae), White Cliffs of Dover (Vera Miles), Why Don’t You Do Right (Peggy Lee), You Make Me Feel So Young (Frank Sinatra), You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You (Frank Sinatra)

Swing

9:20 Special (Count Basie), Ain’t Nobody Here but Us Chickens (Louis Jordan), All the Cats Join In (Benny Goodman / Peggy Lee), All the Things You Are (Sarah Vaughn), American Patrol (Glenn Miller), And the Angels Sing (Benny Goodman / Martha Tilton), Any Old time (Artie Shaw / Billie Holiday), April in Paris (Count Basie), Back Bay Shuffle (Benny Goodman), Basin Street Blues (Louis Armstrong), Begin the Beguine (Artie Shaw), Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Benny Goodman), Big John’s Special (Benny Goodman), Big Time Operator (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), Blues in Hoss’s Flat (Count Basie), Bugle Boogie Blues, Charleston, Chattanooga Choo Choo (Glenn Miller), Choo Choo Ch’Boogie (Louis Jordan), Corner Pocket (Count Basie), Don’t Be That Way (Count Basie), East St. Louis Toodle-oo (Duke Ellington), Flip Flop and Fly (Big Joe Turner), Flying Home (Lionel Hampton), Front Burner (Count Basie), Fun Time (Count Basie), Go Daddy O (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), Hay Burner (Count Basie), I Know Why (Glenn Miller), I’m Beginning to See the Light (Duke Ellington), If You Can’t Rock Me (Brian Setzer Orchestra), In the Mood, It Don’t Mean a Thing (Duke Ellington), Jersey Bounce (Benny Goodman), Jive at Five, Jumpin’ at the Woodside (Count Basie), Jumpin’ Jack (Big Bad Voodoo Daddy), Jumpin’ with Symphony Sid (Joe Jackson), Kissing Bug (Bill Holman), Leap Frog (Les Brown), Let’s Dance (Benny Goodman), Little Brown Jug (Glenn Miller), Minnie the Moocher (Cab Colloway), Moonlight Serenade (Glenn Miller), Moten Swing (Count Basie), Mr. Anthony’s Boogie (Ray Anthony), Pennsylvania 6-5000 (Glenn Miller), Perdido (Duke Ellington), Roll ‘Em (Benny Goodman), Satin Doll (Duke Ellington), Shiny Stockings (Count Basie), Sing Sing Sing (Benny Goodman), Song of the Volga Boatmen (Glenn Miller), Soul Bossa Nova (Quincy Jones), Splanky (Count Basie), St. Louis Blues March (Glenn Miller), Stardust (Hoagy Charmichael), Stompin’ at the Savoy (Benny Goodman), A String of Pearls (Glenn Miller), The Stripper, Stuff Like That There (Bette Midler), Sweet Georgia Brown (Nat King Cole), Switch in Time (Count Basie), Take the A Train (Duke Ellington), Tune Town Shuffle (Count Basie), Tuxedo Junction (Glenn Miller), Two O’Clock Jump (Glenn Miller), Woodchoppers’ Ball (Woody Herman)

Jazz

All Blues (Miles Davis), Backrow Politics (Gordon Goodwin), Birdland (Weather Report), Bluesette (Chet Baker), Bone Collection, Caravan (Chicago), Count Babba (Gordon Goodwin), Country Road (Maynard Ferguson), In a Sentimental Mood (Duke Ellington), Ja-Da (Tommy Dorsey), Meetin’ Time (Count Basie), Outrageous Mother (Phil Wilson), The Preacher (Woody Herman), Take Five (Dave Brubeck), Blue Bossa (Kenny Dorham), Caliente, Children of Sanchez (Chuck Mangione), Desafinado (Stan Getz), Funky Cha Cha (Arturo Sandoval), Manteca (Dizzy Gillespie), Mercy Mercy Mercy (Buddy Rich), A Night in Tunisia (Dizzy Gillespie), Spanish Flea (Herb Alpert)

Ballroom

Adios Muchachos (tango), Anniversary Waltz, Downtown Tango, Good Night (waltz), Good Times (rumba), In a Waltz Mood, Isle of Capri (tango), Just a Little Cha Cha, Last Waltz, My Favourite Things (waltz), New Beer Barrel Polka, New Pennsylvania Polka, Pennsylvania Polka, Pick Yourself Up (cha cha), Scarborough Fair (waltz)

TV / Movie Themes

From Russia with Love, Get Smart, Goldfinger, Hawaii Five-O, Hogan’s Heroes, James Bond Theme, Live and Let Die, M Squad, M*A*S*H, Mission Impossible, Moon River, The Odd Couple, Peter Gunn, The Pink Panther

Christmas Season

Auld Lang Syne, Frosty the Snowman, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Jingle Bells, Let It Snow, Santa Baby, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town