Category Archives: radio

“Big Band Files” Salute to 15 Top TV Theme Songs

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we salute 15 of the top TV theme songs of all time.





“Big Band Files” Sinatra’s Chairman of the Board Report WNEW 1130 Style

On this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we re-create “The Chairman’s Report” by the Chairman of the Board himself Frank Sinatra with a selection of his greatest songs in the style of the late, great New York City radio station WNEW 1130.





“Big Band Files” Salute to Peggy Lee in her 100th Birthday Year

In this edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we salute the legendary singer Peggy Lee in her 100th year with a selection of her recordings both solos and duets with artists Bobby Darin, Dinah Shore, Dean Martin and Petula Clark.





“Big Band Files” Salute to Bing Crosby

In this episode of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles, we salute the legendary singer and actor, Bing Crosby with a selection of songs he recorded both as solos and with other artists, The Andrews Sisters, Bob Hope, Fred Astaire, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Rosemary Clooney and Louis Armstrong.





“Big Band Files” WNEW Style Christmas Show

In this edition of the “Big Band Files with Doug Miles” we salute the late, great New York radio station WNEW 1130 as we re-create it’s style of broadcasting with classic Christmas songs from Judy Garland, Jack Jones, Mel Torme, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Nancy Wilson, Peggy Lee, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Count Basie Orchestra and more.





“Artist Spotlight” Singer Deana Martin White Christmas CD 11/28/12

Doug Miles talks with Deana Martin (recorded 11/28/12). Deana is the daughter of the legendary entertainer Dean Martin. She is a singer and author. Deana talks about her Christmas Show now touring throughout the U.S., her “White Christmas” CD, working with Andy Williams and Davy Jones and tells some great stories about her father Dean Martin.





“Book Talk” Guest Steven Blush Author “Bustin’ Balls: World Team Tennis 1974-78 Pro Sports, Pop Culture and Progressive Politics”

Don Henderson joins me to talk with Steven Blush author “Bustin’ Balls: World Team Tennis 1974-78 Pro Sports, Pop Culture and Progressive Politics”. Book link available below:





“Big Band Files” Christmas Show 7

In this archived edition of the “Big Band Files” with Doug Miles originally aired on WSLR Radio in 2009, we feature classic Christmas songs and American Popular Standards from Bing Crosby, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Dean Martin, Andy Williams, Frank Sinatra, Michael Feinstein, Rosemary Clooney, Sammy Davis Jr., Guy Lombardo’s Royal Canadians, Tommy Dorsey Orchestra, Bob Hope, Mel Torme, Bobby Darin and more. (HR 2)





“Book Talk” Guest Richard A. Lertzman Author “Deconstructing The Rat Pack: Joey, The Mob and the Summit”

Doug Miles talks with Richard A. Lertzman author “Deconstructing The Rat Pack: Joey, The Mob and the Summit” on “Talk Across America”. Book link available below:





“Big Band Files” with Doug Miles Salute to Composer Harold Arlen (Part 2)

In this episode of the “Big Band Files” we pay tribute to the songs of composer Harold Arlen (Part 2)