I mentioned an old tune the other day Percy Faith and a Summer Place. I was brought up with big band sounds before I moved onto the Everly Brothers and then the Rolling Stones… My father loved the big bands of Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington et al.
Anyway he played a clarinet and I believe he carried it with him in his kit bag half way around the world during the War. He couldn’t read a note of music but he could play the clarinet and piano by ear. One of his favourite tunes was “Stranger on the shore,” which I recall was also the theme to a TV series in about 1961.
Here is the link to the tune,