"....consequently, this country is at war...."
A special, nostalgic look-back edition of Lambert's Basement this week, covering music through the era of World War 2. Featuring: Vera Lynn, Ray Ellington, Benny Carter & his Orchestra, The Andrews Sisters, and much more! Join the spirit of the Blitz, and come on down into the basement.
Neville Chamberlain (speech) - We are at war.
Vera Lynn - The White Cliffs of Dover
The Squadronaires - Hey Ba-Ba-Rebop
The Andrews Sisters - The Beer Barrel Polka
Benny Carter & his Orchestra - Gin & Jive
Ray Ellington Quartet - Five Guys Named Moe
The Two Leslies - We're Gonna Hang Out The Washing On The Seigfried Line
BBC Radio Announcement - Always Carry Your Gasmask
Madame Tussaud's Dance Band - Jazz Cocktail
The Yorkshire Jazz Band - Alexander's Ragtime Band
Devonshire Dance Band - Sugar Foot Stomp
Flanagan & Allen - Run Rabbit Run
Sydney Bechet with Humphrey Lyttelton & his Band - Some Of These Days
Margaret Eaves with Joe Loss & his Orchestra - 'V' Stands For Victory
Washboard Serenaders - Sheik of Araby
Harry Kaye with Joe Loss & his Orch. - Praise The lord & Pass The Ammunition
George Formby - When I'm Cleaning Windows
Fred Elizalde & his Cambridge Undergraduates - Stomp Your Feet
Ted Heath & his music - Bakerloo Non-stop
Vera Lynn - We'll Meet Again
Winston Churchill & London Symphony Orchestra - Nimrod
Flanagan & Allen - Who Do You Think You Are Kidding, Mr Hitler?
London Symphony Orchestra - Rule Britannia (edit)