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David Smith: 60ís & 70ís: Keyboards: Savoy Records (SAV 364CD) Added 26/07/07

Track

Dance

Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

We shall not be moved / Happy heart

2:24

48

49

7

X

2

Quickstep

Save your kisses for me / Take me home country roads

2:43

48

49

8

P

3

M. Waltz

Try to remember / May each day

3:54

30

30

7

P

4

M. Waltz

All kinds of everything / Cavatina (He was beautiful)

3:23

30

30

6

P

5

Foxtrot

For once in my life / King of the road

4:02

29

29

7

P

6

Foxtrot

New York New York / Sing

3:29

29

29

6

P

7

Tango

What kind of fool am I / Spanish eyes

3:35

32

33

7

X

8

Tango

In the summertime / Solitaire

3:07

32

33

6

X

9

Blues

Fings aint what they used to be / Island of dreams

3:28

29

29

6

P

10

Blues

Matchstalk men and matchstalk cats and dogs

3:28

29

29

6

P

11

Rumba

Iíll never find another you / Carnival is over

4:20

27

27

7

P

12

Rumba

And I love you so / Donít it make my brown eyes blue

3:45

27

27

6

P

13

Cha Cha

In an old bazaar in Cairo / Bobbyís girl

3:14

31

31

6

P

14

Cha Cha

Youíre the first, the last my everything/You are the sunshine of

3:47

31

31

7

X

15

Salsa

Yeah yeah / Save the last dance for me

3:20

35

35

7

P

16

Salsa

Beautiful Sunday / Amarillo

2:54

35

35

6

P

17

Saunter

My kinda girl / Daydream believer

4:10

28

28

7

P

18

Saunter

Donít stay away too long / Streets of London

3:36

28

28

6

P

19

Swing

Those lazy hazy crazy days of summer / Open up them pearly

2:05

48

49

6

P

20

Swing

Jambalaya (On the Bayou) / Tie a yellow ribbon round the old

2:05

48

49

6

P

21

Rumba

Everybodyís talkiní / From Russia with love

4:20

27

27

7

P

22

Rumba

Canít smile without you / Sailing

3:45

27

27

6

PPP

Total Playing Time: 76 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (uninspiring) X (out of sequence/phase)

 

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David Smith: 1940ís In Sequence: Keyboards: Savoy Records (SAV354CD): Added 05/01/13

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Dambusters march / Aces high (Luftwaffe march)

-

50

50

7

P

2

Quickstep

Jeepers creepers / Good morning

-

50

50

6

X

3

M. Waltz

The anniversary waltz / Iíll be with you in apple blossom time

-

30

30

6

P

4

M. Waltz

If I should fall in love again / When they sound the last all clear

-

30

30

6

X

5

Tango

Always in my heart / Silver wings in the moonlight

-

32

32

6

X

6

Tango

You belong to my heart / Besame mucho

-

32

32

6

P

7

Foxtrot

That lovely weekend / Youíll never know

-

29

29

6

P

8

Foxtrot

When the lights go on again / What more can I say?

-

29

29

6

P

9

Swing

Run rabbit run /Hang out the washing on the Siegfried line

-

50

50

6

P

10

Swing

Oh Johnny! Oh Johnny! Oh!/Who do you think you are kidding Mr Hitler

-

50

50

6

P

11

Rumba

Yours / Cuban love song

-

27

27

7

X

12

Rumba

Maria Elena / Amapola

-

27

27

6

P

13

Blues

Whispering grass / All over the place

-

29

29

6

P

14

Blues

The white cliffs of Dover / Weíll meet again

-

29

29

6

P

15

Cha Cha

Blueberry hill / Ma! I miss your apple pie

-

32

32

5

P

16

Cha Cha

Three little fishes / Bless Ďem all

-

32

32

6

P

17

Jive

In the quartermaster store / Boogie woogie bugle boy

-

36

35

6

P

18

Jive

Opus one / In the mood

-

36

35

6

X

19

Saunter

Underneath the arches / Hometown

-

28

28

6

P

20

Saunter

Lilli Marlene / Music maestro please

-

28

28

6

P

Total Playing Time: 63 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (Ďuninspiringí)

 

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David Smith: Everyoneís A Winner: Keyboards: Savoy Records (SAV 348CD): Added 12/08/14

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Moonstruck / Keep your sunny side up

2:03

50

50

6

P

2

Quickstep

So whatís new / Bei mir bist du schoen

2:03

50

50

6

P

3

M. Waltz

Sally / I wonder whatís become of Sally

3:23

30

30

6

P

4

M. Waltz

Love will find a way / If the whole world stopped loving

3:23

30

30

6

X

5

Tango

No other love / April love

3:07

32

32

6

X

6

Tango

Play gypsy play / Rosetta

3:07

32

32

6

P

7

Foxtrot

By the fireside / The very thought of you

3:28

29

29

6

X

8

Foxtrot

You belong to me / A garden in the rain

3:28

29

29

6

P

9

Swing

Love makes the world go round / Somebody stole my gal

2:21

50

50

7

P

10

Swing

The sheik of Araby / Mad dogs and Englishmen

2:02

50

50

6

P

11

Rumba

What now my love / As long as he needs me

4:10

28

28

7

P

12

Rumba

Donít laugh at me (cause Iím a fool) / Love me with all your heart

3:40

28

28

6

P

13

Cha Cha

Wheels / Iím beginning to see the light

3:09

32

32

6

P

14

Cha Cha

Iím confessiní / Show me the way to go home

3:09

32

32

6

X

15

Salsa

Las Vegas / Thereís a kind of hush

3:20

35

35

7

X

16

Salsa

Splish splash / Heartbeat

2:53

35

35

6

X

17

Mambo

Laughing samba / Manana (is good enough for me)

2:25

42

42

6

P

18

Mambo

April in Portugal

2:25

42

42

6

P

19

Saunter

Promises / Tears

3:35

28

28

6

P

20

Saunter

Itís been a long time / On the sunny side of the street

3:35

28

28

6

P

Total Playing Time: 62 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (Ďuninspiringí)

 

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David Smith: Memories Of The Black & White Minstrels: Keyboards: Savoy Records (SAV 347CD) Added 12/12/06

Track

Dance

Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Ma heís making eyes at me / Yes sir! thatís my baby

2:22

-

50

7

P

2

Quickstep

Iím looking over a four leaved clover / Toot toot tootsie

2:23

-

50

7

P

3

M. Waltz

It happened in Monterey / When I grow too old to love

3:24

-

30

6

X

4

M. Waltz

Ramona / Beautiful dreamer

3:24

-

30

6

X

5

Blues

Let me sing and Iím happy / My mammy

3:30

-

29

6

P

6

Blues

If I had my way / You made me love you

3:32

-

29

6

P

7

Foxtrot

Stars fell on Alabama / Did you ever see a dream walking

3:33

-

29

6

P

8

Foxtrot

Bewitched, bothered and bewildered / Days of wine & roses

3:33

-

29

6

P

9

Tango

South American way / Arrivederci Roma

3:12

-

33

6

X

10

Tango

Can I forget you / South of the border

3:09

-

33

6

X

11

Rumba

Poor old Joe / Way down upon the Swanee river

3:40

-

28

6

P

12

Rumba

Born free / Gentle Annie

3:41

-

28

6

P

13

Cha Cha

Singiní in the rain / Georgia on my mind

3:10

-

32

6

P

14

Cha Cha

When the red red robin / Itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow

3:14

-

32

6

P

15

Saunter

Walking my baby back home / Strolliní

3:40

-

28

6

P

16

Saunter

Roses of Picardy / Me and my shadow

4:13

-

28

7

P

17

Swing

Iíve never seen a straight banana / Alexanderís ragtime

2:25

-

50

7

P

18

Swing

Zip-a-dee-do-dah / Baby face

2:04

-

50

6

P

19

Paso

Una Paloma blanca

2:13

-

62

8

P

20

Paso

Y viva Espana

1:42

-

62

6

PP

21

Jive

Everybodyís doing it / When the saints go marching in

2:53

-

36

6

PX

22

Jive

ChataNooga choo choo / Shuffle off to Buffalo

2:53

-

36

6

P

Total Playing Time: 69 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (uninspiring) X (out of sequence/phase)

 

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David Smith: Lord Of The Dance: Keyboards: Savoy Records (SAV 343 CD) Added 05/08/10

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Blowiní in the wind / Top of the world

-

-

50

7

P

2

Quickstep

Deed I do / Luluís back in town

-

-

50

6

X

3

M. Waltz

ĎAllo, Ďallo / Last of the summer wine

-

-

30

6

P

4

M. Waltz

Cara mia / I can give you the starlight

-

-

30

6

P

5

Foxtrot

More / A dream is a wish your heart makes

-

-

29

6

P

6

Foxtrot

I left my heart in San Francisco / A gal in calico

-

-

29

6

P

7

Tango

Golden tango

-

-

33

5

P

8

Tango

Serenade in the night / Hernandoís hideaway

-

-

33

6

P

9

Cha Cha

Lady in red / Everyday

-

-

32

6

P

10

Cha Cha

Heís got the whole world in his hands / Lord of the dance

-

-

32

5

X

11

Rumba

Blue bayou / Friend for life

-

-

28

6

P

12

Rumba

Where is love / Will you still love me tomorrow

-

-

28

6

X

13

Mambo

Happy birthday sweet sixteen

-

-

41

6

X

14

Mambo

Japanese sandman / Blackpool belle

-

-

41

6

X

15

Blues

Indian love call / (Iíll build a) stairway to paradise

-

-

28

6

P

16

Blues

Down forget me not lane / I do like to be beside the seaside

-

-

29

6

P

17

Swing

Cíest magnifique / Itís a hap hap happy day

-

-

50

6

X

18

Swing

Bring me sunshine / Nice people

-

-

50

6

X

19

OT Waltz

Upstairs downstairs / Quaker girl

-

-

44

6

P

20

OT Waltz

Tales from the Vienna woods / Roses from the south

-

-

44

7

P

21

Salsa

Itís my party / Ten guitars

-

-

35

6

X

22

Salsa

Happiness

-

-

35

6

P

Total Playing Time: 65 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (Ďuninspiringí)

 

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David Smith: I Hear Music: Keyboards: Savoy Records (SAV 340CD) Added 05/08/10

Track
Dance
Music Titles

Data on CD

Reviewed Data

Time

bpm

bpm

Seq

Grades

1

Quickstep

Zing went the strings of my heart / Somebody loves me

-

-

50

X

2

Quickstep

It doesnít matter any more / Bye, bye love

-

-

50

6

X

3

M. Waltz

Wonderful one / Down in the glen

-

-

30

6

X

4

M. Waltz

Everywhere / Love is my reason

-

-

30

6

P

5

Tango

Amor amor / Paper roses

-

-

32

6

X

6

Tango

Kiss of fire / Luna rossa

-

-

32

6

P

7

Foxtrot

Fly me to the moon / Youíre nobody till somebody loves you

-

-

29

6

P

8

Foxtrot

Iíll close my eyes / Long ago and far away

-

-

29

6

X

9

Swing

Limehouse blues / Chinatown my Chinatown

-

-

50

6

X

10

Swing

Yes we have no bananas / Iím gonna get lit up

-

-

50

6

X

11

Rumba

Magic is the moonlight /How wonderful to know

-

-

28

6

P

12

Rumba

Iíve got you under my skin / Sometimes when we touch

-

-

28

7

P

13

Cha Cha

Ainít that a grand and glorious feeling/When my sugar walks down the street

-

-

32

6

P

14

Cha Cha

Iíve told every little star / Pardon my pretty baby

-

-

32

6

X

15

Salsa

Dallas theme tune / Tea for two

-

-

34

6

X

16

Salsa

Never on a Sunday / Letís twist again

-

-

34

6

X

17

Jive

Holiday rock from Hi di Hi / Green door

-

-

37

6

X

18

Jive

ĎAint she sweet / Sit down your rockin the boat

-

-

37

6

X

19

Saunter

Pennies from heaven / Beautiful briny

-

-

28

6

P

20

Saunter

Raining in my heart / Only sixteen

-

-

28

6

P

Total Playing Time: 62 minutes

Grades: P (good music) X (Ďuninspiringí)

 

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Page last revised 05 January 2013

 

 

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