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Back to dance music….from the first half the 20th century, give or take a few years. In fact, most of the music recorded by this orchestra leader was recorded on 78 RPM records. And according to discogs he had 88 of them to his name. So let’s get ready to get this party swinging with Volume 44: Invitation to the Dance.

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Credits and Copyrights:

Al Donahue And His Society Orchestra – Invitation To Dance
Label: Design Records (2) – DLP 51
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono
Country: US
Released: 1957
Genre: Jazz, Pop
Style: Easy Listening

Low Down Rhythm In A Top Hat
Written in 1935 by Irving Berlin
Autumn Leaves
composed by Joseph Kosma in 1945. Lyrics by Johnny Mercer
High Society
originally a march copyrighted in April 1901 by Porter Steele
Around The World In Eighty Days
music by Victor Young in 1956 for the movie of the same name
Baila, Cha Cha Cha
Composed by Ernesto Duarte Brito in 1953
Nocturne For Nell

I do not own the rights to this music. ASCAP, BMI licenses provided by third-party platforms for music that is not under Public Domain

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