Below are sound files which “should” play in your web browser, if you click on the triangular play symbols. I’ve tried to find three examples of each of the songs in the Song Gems Of Yesterday book (but in some cases have only found one or two songs).

Three versions of ALL OF ME. 1) Count Basie Orch., 2) Billie Holiday, 3) Michael Supnick


Three versions of ARE YOU LONESOME TONIGHT? 1) Doris Day 2) Chris Botti 3) Andre Rieu


Three versions of BACK IN YOUR OWN BACK YARD. 1) Miami Society Orchestra 2) Al Jolson 3) Peggy Lee


Three versions of BYE BYE BLUES. 1) Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong 2) Les Paul, Mary Ford 3) Caravan Gypsy Swing Ensemble.


Two versions of CARELESS 1) Lew Quadling 2) Tony Martin


One version of CECILIA. 1) Erroll Garner


Three versions of GIMME A LITTLE KISS, WILL YA, HUH? 1) Little Jack Little 2) Syd Dale 3) Jean Gold Kette


Three versions of I NEVER KNEW. 1) Frank Sinatra 2) Sonny Stitt 3) Kenny Burrell


Two versions of I’D CLIMB THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN. 1) The Ink Spots 2) Al Jolson


Three versions of I’M CONFESSIN’ (THAT I LOVE YOU). 1) Louis Armstrong 2) Harry James 3) Helen Forrest


Three versions of LOVE LETTERS IN THE SAND. 1) Patsy Cline 2) Pat Boone 3) Ray Conniff


Three versions of ME AND MY SHADOW. 1) Julie London 2) Peggy Lee 3) John Hallam


Three versions of MOON OVER MIAMI. 1) Ray Charles 2) Sarah Vaughan 3) George Hall


Three versions of OH HOW I MISS YOU TONIGHT. 1) Frank Sinatra 2) Doris Day 3) Eddie Cantor


Three versions of SAN ANTONIO ROSE. 1) Patsy Cline 2) Floyd Cramer 3) Ray Price


Three versions of THEM THERE EYES. 1) Peggy Lee 2) Carmen McRae 3) Joe Bonamassa


Three versions of THESE FOOLISH THINGS. 1) Frank Sinatra 2) Chet Baker 3) Michael Buble


Three versions of TONY’S WIFE. 1) Ramona and her grand piano 2) Larry Elgart 3) St. Mix


Three versions of WHEN THE RED RED ROBIN COMES BOB BOB BOBBIN’ ALONG. 1) Mary Ellen Spann 2) Al Jolson 3) Ben Selvin


Three versions of YEARNING. 1) Tommy Dorsey 2) Leon Redbone 3) Asleep At The Wheel


Two versions of YES, SIR! THAT’S MY BABY. 1) Frank Sinatra 2) Eddie Cantor