Roseville Big Band
Song List for the Carleton College
2017 Mid-Winter Ball, February 4, 2017
in the Great Hall in Severance Hall on campus
Led by Glen Newton
WCS=West Coast Swing; ECS=East Coast Swing; SFT=Slow Fox Trot.

Songs in red are available on the Roseville Big Band Concert in the Park (+8) CD and cassette tape. The songin pink was first performed by the Roseville Big Band at this dance. The song in Italics was not in the original lineup. The songs crossed off were omitted due to lack of time.

Pictures from the dance are on Facebook.

Set 1: 9:30-10:30 Set 2: 10:45-11:45 Set 3: 12:00-1:00

I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm (WCS)
Just the Way You Look Tonight (ECS)
String of Pearls (ECS)
All of Me - Karen and Keith (ECS)
Sleepy Time Gal (ECS)
When You're Smiling (WCS)
Beer Barrel Polka
That's All (WCS)
My Buddy (waltz)
God Bless the Child (SFT)
Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow (ECS)
Mean to Me (WCS)

Who Walks in When I Walk Out (WCS)
The Swizzle (ECS)

Dance to the Big Band Swing (ECS)
You've Got a Friend in Me (WCS)

Don't Get Around Much Anymore Keith vocal (ECS)
Night and Day (low key female vocal) (ECS)
La Bamba (w. guest percussionists)
When I Fall in Love (SFT)
Mr. Bojangles (waltz)
Hey Jealous Lover (WCS)
In the Mood - Tyzik arr. (ECS)
Just in Time (Wolpe arr., low key female vocal)
(It's Only a) Paper Moon (WCS)
Woodchopper's Ball (ECS)
Cry Me a River (WCS)
Waltzing Matilda (ECS)

Sing, Sing Sing (ECS)
Secret Love (ECS)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 - in Book I (WCS)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (ECS)
Makin' Whoopie (Keith vocal) (WCS)
You're Nobody 'Til Somebody Loves You (ECS)
Cha Cha Cha for Judy (w. guest percussionists)

Things Ain't What They Used to Be (WCS)
Moon River (waltz)
Lady is a Tramp (ECS)

Liechtensteiner Polka
Old Devil Moon (ECS)
The Nearness of You (Keith vocal) (SFT)
On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe (ECS)
Somebody Loves Me (ECS)
Show Me the Way to Go Home (WCS)

Roseville Big Band performers for this dance (left to right):
Saxes: Glen Peterson (tenor), Bill Frank (alto), Kay Foster (alto and clarinet), Dan Desmonds (tenor), and Bill Pearson (baritone)
Trumpets/Flugelhorns: Dan Theobald, Mark Syman, Mark Lee, and Bob Nielsen
Trombones: Keith Miner, George Henly, and Chris Allen (bass)
Rhythm: John Helgen (piano), Jason Swalley (guitar), Steve Levens (bass), Jim Foster (drums), Glen Newton (vibraphone), and Karen Dunn (Latin percussion)
Vocal: Karen Dunn, Glen Newton and Keith Miner

During the band's first break, The Russell Sprouts performed. The band, led by guitarist Russell Star-Lack, is made up of Carleton students. They played '60's rock wtih vocalist, lead and thythm guitars, electric bass, and drums.

Songs to have ready in case they are requested:
Of course, all the songs in our book are available on request, but the ones below are categorized for those dancers who want a style but don't know specific titles.

Beguines/Rhumbas: Bossa Novas: Cha-Chas: Mambos:

Days of Wine and Roses (beguine)
Frenesi (Latin/Swing)
Latin Fantasy (Beguine and Samba)
Moon Over Naples
Perfidia (Latin/Swing)
Tonight (it could be played as a rhumba, too)

For All We Know
Girl from Impanema
I'll Never Smile Again/Dream
Moonlight in Vermont
Summer Samba (yes, itís a bossa nova)
Watch What Happens

Cha Cha Cha for Judy
Hot Cha Cha Cha
Kiss of Fire Cha Cha

Mambo Jambo
Mambo #5
El Sol Tambien se Pone
Sambas: Tangos: Meringues: Other Latin:

Caravan (arr. by Sweeney)
Latin Fantasy (Beguine and Samba)
Mas Que Nada
Temprana es la Noche

Blue Tango
Kiss of Fire Tango
La Cumparsita Tango


Funky Cha Cha (Latin Funk)
La Bamba (Latin Rock)
My Funny Valentine (Latin/Swing)
Strangers in the Night
Tequila (Latin Rock)

Other Latin:
Carnival Del Soul (Latin Funk)
Days of Wine and Roses
Don't Know Why
Waltzes: Polkas: Slow Fox Trot: Medium Fox Trot:

Blue Skirt Waltz
Fascination (missing which tenor part?)
(The) Last Waltz
Let Me Call You Sweetheart
Love Makes the World Go ĎRound
Melody of Love (Do we have the bass part?)
Moon River
Mr. Bojangles
Norwegian Wood
(A) Rose is a Rose
Three Times a Lady
Waltz for Debbie

Beer Barrel Polka
Julida Polka
Liechtensteiner Polka
Polka Medley
Prom Polka

Angel Eyes
As Time Goes By
Georgia on My Mind
Ghost of a Chance
Moonlight Serenade
Nearness of You (The)
Sophisticated Lady
Star Dust
Two for the Road
What a Wonderful World
When I Fall in Love

Blue Moon
But Beautiful
I Won't Last a Day Without You
Stranger in Paradise
West Coast Swing: West Coast Swing: East Coast Swing: East Coast Swing:

At Last
Birth of the Blues
Donít Get Around Much Anymore
Fly Me to the Moon
Glory of Love
Hard-Hearted Hannah
Harlem Nocturne
I Canít Give You Anything But Love
I Canít Stop Loving You
Kansas City
Mean to Me
Minnie the Moocher
New York, New York
Night Train
Pennsylvania 6-5000
Route 66

Satin Doll
Show Me the Way to Go Home
Sunny Side of the Street
Tuxedo Junction (W. Johnson, arr.)
Wrong, Wrong Side of the Street (to the tune of "Sunny Side of the Street")
You're the Boss
Your Cheatiní Heart

All of Me
As Long As I'm Singing
Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen
Beyond the Sea
Big Noise from Winnetka
Blue Skies
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Dance to the Big Band Swing
Fascinating Rhythm
Flip, Flop, and Fly
How About You?
Iím Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter
In the Mood
It Donít Mean a Thing if it Ainít Got That Swing
Jump, Jive, and Wail

Lady is a Tramp
Let It Snow
Little Brown Jug
Midnight in Moscow
On the Atchison, Topeka, and the Santa Fe
One OíClock Jump
Opus One
(Itís Only a) Paper Moon
Pick Yourself Up
Rock Around the Clock
Sleigh Ride (arr. LaBarbara)
Sing, Sing, Sing
Somebody Loves Me
String of Pearls
Switch in Time
Winter Wonderland
Woodchopperís Ball
Youíre Nobody ĎTil Somebody Loves You

Love Shack
Proud Mary
She Works Hard for the Money

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Friday, February 07, 2020.

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