Roseville Big Band with the Rosetones
The Bees Knees

Scott County Historical Society World War II Hangar Dance, September 24, 2011,
in the hangar at Lot 72A, Sierra Lane,
at the Flying Cloud Airport, 10110 Flying Cloud Drive, Eden Prairie, MN 55347
Led by Glen Newton

Wear black suits, white shirts, blue ties and cummerbunds.

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD. Songs crossed out like this were on the original list but were skipped due to lack of time. Songs in Italics were added by audience request.

Set One (7:00-8:00):
1. Dance to the Big Band Swing (Rosetones, Glen P., Dave)
2. Old Devil Moon (Mark S.)
3. Glory of Love (Rosetones, Kay)
4. All of Me (Karen, GN, Glen P., Rich)
5. Just in Time (Ragsdale arr.; Glen P., Ann)
6. It Don't Mean a Thing (Rosetones, Mark L.)
7. Come Fly with Me (high key version; Kirk, Glen P.)
8. American Patrol (Mark L.)
9. Sunny Side of the Street (Carubia arr.; Rosetones)
10. (It Seems to Me I've) Heard that Song Before (Mark S., GN-vocal)
11. Moon River (Bill F. and Len, alto sax duet; Rosetones)
12. Bei Mir Bist du Schoen (Key of F minor; Rosetones, Rich, Scott)
13. Satin Doll (Ann, Mark S., Dan D., Rosetones)
14. Fly Me to the Moon (Kirk, Bill F.)
15. Chattanooga Choo-Choo (Wolpe arr.; Glen P.)

At 8:00 the prohibition-era liquor raid was followed by bailing out the prisoners, a costume contest, and a live auction.

Set Two (8:25-9:15):
1. Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (Rosetones)
2. Look for the Silver Lining (Bob, Ann)
3. Beer Barrel Polka (Rosetones)
4. Sway (Karen, GN, and audience guest percussionists)
5. Blue Skirt Waltz (Kirk)
6. In the Mood (Tyzik arr., Doc Severinson version; Glen P., Len, Mark S., GN, Dave)
7. Lady is a Tramp (Rosetones; GN)
8. Moonglow (Rosetones)
9. Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy (Karen, Diane, Kirk, trumpets)
10. Somebody Loves Me (Rosetones, Glen P.)
11. Little Brown Jug (Glen P., Neil)

The Charleston contest was held at 9:15, when the silent auction closed.

Charleston Contest Songs:
1. The Charleston (Karen, Mike B.; dance contest)
2. Leap Frog (Glen P., Dave; in case they need a second number for the contest; otherwise we'll start the third set with this song.)

Set Three (9:40-10:30):
1. Woodchopper's Ball (GN, trumpet with plunger; Bob, Scott, Len, Mike B., Mark S., Rich, Bill F., James, Dan D., Mike W.)
2. Minnie the Moocher (GN, vocal and trumpet)
3. When You're Smiling (Glen P.)

4. What the World Needs Now (Mark L.)
5. Love is Here to Stay (Kirk, Rosetones, Mark S.)
6. Prom Polka
7. I'll Never Smile Again/Dream Medley (Rosetones)
8. Star Dust (Mark S., Karen)
9. I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo (Rosetones)
10. I Get a Kick Out of You (Wolpe arr.; Karen, Len)
10.3. String of Pearls (Bill F., GN (trumpet), Ann)
10.6. Georgia on My Mind (Rosetones, Glen P.)

11. Opus One (Rosetones, Glen P., Rich, Mike W.)
11.5. What a Wonderful World (Rosetones)
12. Stompin' at the Savoy (Glen P., Ann)
13. Last: Show Me the Way to Go Home (Ann, Glen P., Mike W.)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance:

Saxes: Bill Frank (alto), Len Yaeger (alto), Glen Peterson (tenor), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Mark Lee, Mark Syman, Neil Baumgartner III, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Mike Bratlie, Scott Swenson, Rich Eyman, and Jenn Shodis (bass trombone)
Rhythm: Ann Booth (piano), James Holdman (guitar), Mike Wobig (bass), and Dave Tuenge (drums); Glen Newton (vibraphone)
Vocal: The Rosetones (Karen Dunn, Diane Lindberg, Kirk Lindberg, and Glen Newton)

More than 100 guests attended the dance.
Other waltzes we were prepared to play if requested: Waltz for Debby, Melody of Love, Let Me Call You Sweetheart

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