Ian's Top Ten: A Handful of Swing Era Classics
Presenter: Ian Whitcomb
Thu, Aug 1, 5:00 - 6:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
OFAM's resident historian of American popular music Ian Whitcomb sings his top 10 list of Swing Era favorites harkening from many corners of the popular music world, but with a decided emphasis on Western Swing, with comments and interesting facts along the way.
Program
Ian's Top 10
 April Showers
(1921)
Words by B. G. DeSylva - Music by Louis Silvers
 The Darktown Strutters' Ball
(1916)
Words & music by Shelton Brooks
 I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover
(1927)
Words by Mort Dixon - Music by Harry Woods
 It's A Sin To Tell A Lie
(1936)
Words & music by Billy Mayhew
 Shine On, Harvest Moon
(1908)
Words & music by Nora Bayes, Jack Norworth
 Who's Sorry Now?
(1923)
Words by Bert Kalmar, Harry Ruby - Music by Ted Snyder
 Somebody Stole My Gal
(1918)
Words & music by Leo Wood
 Goodnight
(2005)
Words & music by Ian Whitcomb
 I Can't Give You Anything But Love
(1928) Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928
Words by Dorothy Fields - Music by Jimmy McHugh
 San Antonio Rose
(1940)
Words & music by Bob Wills
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Nora Bayes, 1880-1928
Shelton Brooks, 1886-1975
B. G. DeSylva, 1895-1950
Mort Dixon, 1892-1956
Dorothy Fields, 1905-1975
Bert Kalmar, 1884-1947
Billy Mayhew, -
Jimmy McHugh, 1895-1969
Jack Norworth, 1879-1959
Harry Ruby, 1895-1974
Louis Silvers, 1889-1954
Ted Snyder, 1881-1965
Ian Whitcomb, 1941-
Bob Wills, 1905-1975
Leo Wood, 1882-1929
Harry Woods, 1896-1970
Ticket/Venue Info
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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