5 Song Set is a semi-monthly five song music podcast, featuring an eclectic mix of generally upbeat music. You can listen to the individual episodes and find more information in the show notes on the shows page, or if you want to subscribe to the podcast, you can do so by pointing your podcatcher at the feed page. You can find more detailed instructions on this website. Also, the podcast is available for free at the iTunes Store.

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 Play Episode 117: Swing! - Part 2 from December 22, 2016 - or check out the show notes for links to the songs, the bands and more information.

This episode is the second of three episodes featuring music from the Big Band era. These songs were recorded in 1939 and 1940. The songs are:

  • "Swing Street Strut" by the Charlie Barnet Orchestra
  • "San Juan Hill" by Rex Stewart and His Orchestra
  • "The Eel" by Bud Freeman and his Summa Cum Laude Orchestra
  • "Take Those Blues Away" by Andy Kirk and His Twelve Clouds of Joy
  • "Dinner for the Duchess" by Wingy Manone and his Orchestra

If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact 5songset@gmail.com. Also, a big thanks to all the musicians in these podcasts for giving me permission to use their songs and to Alexander Piterskiy for the theme music.