3 A Rather Cheery Spot

Ken Mac
Journey to a Star, 1942
When Ken Mac made this recording, his singer was Poona-born Beryl Templeman. She spent her early life in England, before returning to India during the Second World War for what she imagined would be a short vacation. She stayed for seven years, touring India, Batavia, Hong Kong and Singapore. Back in England, she sang with Roy Fox’s band after the war. The male vocalist is Bob Parke.
A Journey to a Star by naresh.fernandes

COL FB 40175 Taj Mahal Hotel Dance Orchestra, headed by Joe Theodore, vocalist unknown.
Chin Up, Cheerio, Carry On
Recorded in Calcutta, May 1942 Chin Up Cheerio Carry On by THE TAJMAHAL HOTEL DANCE ORCHESTRA by Taj Mahal Foxtrot

COL FB 40175 Taj Mahal Hotel Dance Orchestra, headed by Joe Theodore, vocalist unknown
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Recorded in Calcutta, May 1942 Chattanooga Choo Choo by THE TAJMAHAL HOTEL DANCE ORCHESTRA by Taj Mahal Foxtrot

Rhythm 786 Theodore’s New Music with Pepita, vocalsRhythm 4756 THEODORE ORCHESTRA + PEPITA Down Argentine way No 786
Down Argentine Way
Recorded in Bombay, 1941
Down Argentine Way by Theodore’s Dance Orchestra by tajmahalfoxtrot1

Rhythm 4757 THEODORE ORCHESTRA + PEPITA Our love affair No 786Rhythm 786 Theodore’s New Music with Pepita, vocals
Our Love Affair
Recorded in Bombay, 1941Our Love Affair by Theodore and his Dance Orchestra with Pepita by tajmahalfoxtrot1

Electro Voice 9048 HUGH BERT ORCH. Sentimental Journey EV 791Electro-Voice EV 791 Hugh Bert Orchestra, with vocals by Maurice Concessio
Sentimental Journey
Recorded in Bombay, 1945
Sentimental journey by HUGH BERT ORCHESTRA by tajmahalfoxtrot1

Electro Voice 9049 HUGH BERT ORCH. Please don't  say no EV 791Electro-Voice EV 791 Hugh Bert Orchestra, with vocals by Maurice Concessio
Please Don’t Say No
Recorded in Bombay, 1945Please Don’t Say No by HUGH BERT ORCHESTRA by tajmahalfoxtrot1

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