Billy Cotton And His Band / Percival Mackey & His Kit-Cat Band - Day By Day / To-day I Feel So Happy download mp3 album
Cotton continued to direct the band throughout its existence. The band began recording for the Metropole and Piccadilly labels in 1928. By 1930 the band was appearing at the Streatham Locarno and the Astoria Ballroom and under contract to the Regal label, Columbia's lower-priced subsidiary.
Listen to music from Billy Cotton & His Band like Maybe It's Because I'm A Londoner, I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Billy Cotton & His Band. William Edward Cotton (6 May 1899 – 25 March 1969), better known as Billy Cotton, was a British band leader and entertainer, one of the few whose orchestras survived the dance band era. Today, he is mainly remembered as a 1950s and 1960s radio and television personality, although his musical talent emerged as early as the 1920s. In his younger years Billy Cotton was also an amateur footballer for Brentford .
In his younger years Billy Cotton was also an amateur footballer (soccer player) for Brentford (and later, for the then Athenian league club Wimbledon), an accomplished racing driver and the owner of a Gipsy Moth, which he piloted himself. His autobiography, I Did It My Way, was published in 1970, a year after his death. Born in Smith Square, London, to Joseph and Susan Cotton, Cotton was a choirboy and started his musical career as a drummer. He enlisted in the Royal Fusiliers by falsifying his age and saw service in the First World War in Malta and Egypt, before landing at Gallipoli in the middle of an artillery barrage. During the Second World War Cotton and his band toured France with the Entertainments National Service Association (ENSA). After the war, he started his successful Sunday lunchtime radio show on BBC, the Billy Cotton Band Show, which ran from 1949 to 1968.
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Billy Cotton & his Band songs download, free online mp3 listen. Day By Day. album: Sleepy Time Down South 1931 - 1932. album: Nobody's Sweetheart. Friends And Neighbours. album: British Singles Chart - Week Ending 2 July 1954. Friends & Neighbours. album: UK - July - 1954. album: British Dance Band Music, volume 2, Recordings 1926 - 1945. album: British Dance Music, Volume 1, Recordings 1926-1945.
Billy Cotton & his Band. Geraldo - Yes My Darling Daughter 02:41. Carroll Gibbons - Says My Heart 03:03. Джордж Гершвин, Carroll Gibbons, Savoy Hotel Orphean, Carroll Gibbons, Savoy Hotel Orphean - The Night Is Young and You're so Beautiful 03:10. Jack Hylton - Happy Feet 02:58. Ambrose - I'll Be Seeing You 03:27. Jimmy Dorsey - Too Marvellous for Words 03:04. Harry Ray - Pick Yourself Up 02:47. Lew Stone & His Band - Red Sails in the Sunset 03:06. Henry Hall & the New BBC Orchestra - It's Just the Time for Dancing 02:31. Jay Wilbur & his Band - Its a Hap-Hap-Happy Day 02:56. Harry Roy - There Goes That Song Again 02:48. Ирвинг Берлин, Carroll Gibbons, Carroll Gibbons and the Savoy Hotel Orpheans - Change Partners 03:10.
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- Matrix / Runout (Side A): AR 1222
- Matrix / Runout (Side B): AR 810