“Pleasant Dreams”

Host:  Mary Lou Metzger with guest  Tiny Little

Original Air Date:  January 11, 1958

This black and white classic opens with Lawrence and the Band performing “Cheek to Cheek,” the Lennon sisters sing “Till the End of Time,” and Dick Dale wants “One Dozen Roses.” Big Tiny Little tickles those ivories with “Spaghetti Rag” and then sings “Caldonia.”


"Cheek to Cheek" -  orchestra

"I’m a Fool to Care" - Alice Lon

"Snow Train Shuffle" - Myron Floren on accordion

"Till the End of Time" - The Lennon Sisters

"Donkey Serenade" - Jack Imel on marimba

"One Dozen Roses" - Dick Dale

"He’ll Be There" - Dick Kesner

"Jingle Jangle Jingle" - orchestra

"Sad Sack" - Rocky Rockwell

"In the Evening by the Moonlight" - Alvin Ashby, Larry Hooper, Jimmy Henderson and Larry Dean

"Spaghetti Rag" - Big Tiny Little on ragtime piano

"Caledonia" - Big Tiny Little

"Meet Me Tonight in Dreamland" - Jimmy Roberts

"Manhattan" - orchestra

"Mississippi Mud" - Larry Hooper

"The Swan" - orchestra

"Candy Store" - Dianne Lennon and Larry Dean

"Tail Gate Blues" - Pete Fountain on clarinet, Russ Klein on saxophone, Jimmy Henderson on trombone and Art DePew on trumpet

"Medley:  Don’t Fence Me In/ The Night is Young" - orchestra

"Goodnight Ladies" - Larry Hooper, Jimmy Roberts, Alice Lon, Aladdin and Bob Lido