Thursday, 14 March 2019

Series 14, Prog 8

BEST-DRESSED SONGS!

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home - Judy Garland: Judy
Buttons and Bows - Gene Autry: Gene Autry’s Country Music Hall of Fame Album
Fine and Mellow - Carmen McRae: For Lady Day - Vol 1
Style - Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby & Dean Martin: Frank Sinatra In Hollywood (1958-1964)
Polka Dots and Moonbeams - Sarah Vaughan: Sassy Swings The Tivoli
A Shine On Your Shoes - Mel Tormé: My Kind of Music
These Boots Are Made for Walkin’ (Mono Version) - Nancy Sinatra: Boots
Violets for Your Furs - Frank Sinatra: Songs for Young Lovers
I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Billie Holiday: Stay with Me
The Lady’s In Love with You - Ian Shaw: The Abbey Road Sessions
Famous Blue Raincoat - Christine Tobin: A Thousand Kisses Deep
Gal In Calico - Eddie Erickson & Rebecca Kilgore Quartet: Yes, Indeed!
The Lady Is a Tramp - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers And Hart Song Book (Vol 1)
Only a Girl - Randy Newman: Harps and Angels
Puttin’ On the Ritz - Fred Astaire: The Astaire Story - Vol 1

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Friday, 8 March 2019

Series 14, Prog 7

TAKE A LOOK!

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Look at Me - Bobby Darin: Hello Dolly to Goodbye Charlie
Looks Like They’re In Love - Cleo Laine: single
The Look of Love - Diana Krall: The Look of Love
The Look of Love - Frank Sinatra: Softly, As I Leave You
Look to Your Heart - Sarah Vaughan: Snowbound
Looking for a Boy - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George & Ira Gershwin Song Book - Vol 2
The Way You Look Tonight - Mel Tormé & George Shearing : A Vintage Year
Look Out Up There - June Christy: This Is June Christy
Look at That Face - Carmen McRae: Woman Talk/Live At The Village Gate
When I Looked Again - Denise Donatelli: Soul Shadows
Hey, Look Me Over - Peggy Lee: Extra Special!
Hey Look, No Crying - Frank Sinatra: She Shot Me Down
I’m Beginning to See the Light - Nancy Wilson: The Nancy Wilson Show!
Close Your Eyes - Doris Day & André Previn: Duet
Oh! Look at Me Now - Dick Haymes: Oh! Look at Me Now
Here’s Looking at You - Cynthia Crane & Mike Renzi: Smoky Bar Songs
Them There Eyes - Anita O’Day: Anita Sings The Most

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Saturday, 2 March 2019

Series 14, Prog 6

LESSER-HEARD VOICES

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A Hard Day's Night - Rene Marie: Serene Renegade
Walk On By - Morgana King: Gemini Changes
(You'd Be So) Easy to Love - Patricia Barber: The Cole Porter Mix
It's Tomorrow's World - Jacqui Dankworth: Live to Love
Reminiscing In Tempo - James Tormé: Love for Sale
A Sleepin' Bee - Toni Harper & Marty Paich Orchestra: Night Mood
Everybody Knows - Barb Jungr: Hard Rain (The Songs of Bob Dylan & Leonard Cohen)
Where Do the Children Play? - Jess Abrams: Cat Stevens Reconstructed 
Stairway to the Stars - Toni Lincoln: Toni Lincoln
These Boots Are Made for Walkin' - Spencer Day: A Day's Work
I Get Along Without You Very Well - Clare Teal, Grant Windsor & Pee Wee Ellis: In Good Company
Make Someone Happy - Rebecca Kilgore: A Further Remembrance of Maxine Sullivan 
Only a Girl - Randy Newman: Harps and Angels
Across the Universe - Fiona Apple: Pleasantville (Soundtrack) 

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Saturday, 23 February 2019

Series 14, Prog 5

THE FINAL FRONTIER
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Stairway to the Stars - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella In Hollywood
Out of This World - Norma Winstone: Somewhere Called Home
Fly Me to the Moon - Tony Bennett: The Singles Collection
Venus Rising - Barb Jungr & Laurence Hobgood: Shelter from the Storm/Songs of Hope for Troubled Times
Space Captain - Barbra Streisand: Barbra Joan Streisand
If - Frank Sinatra: Some Nice Things I’ve Missed
The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress - Sheila Jordan: Jazz Child
To Love and be Loved - Todd Gordon: Ballads from the Midnight Hotel
Midnight Sun - Carmen McRae: Live at Century Plaza
Earthbound - Sammy Davis Jr: single
Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to be a Long, Long Time) - Kate Bush: single
The Man Who Sold the World - Claire Martin: Time and Place
Star Eyes - Clairdee: Destination Moon

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Saturday, 9 February 2019

Series 14, Prog 4

HEART 
Celebrating Valentines Day the Bittersweet Way!

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Heart - Peggy Lee: Latin Ala Lee
This One's from the Heart - Tom Waits & Crystal Gayle: One from the Heart
How Many Hearts Have You Broken? - Drank Rosolino: Turn Me Loose!
What Will I Tell My Heart? - Dinah Washington: In the Land of Hi-Fi
Take These Chains from My Heart - Madeleine Peyroux: The Blue Room
Cold, Cold Heart - Nat King Cole: The Billy May Sessions
Keep Your Hand On Your Heart - Joe Williams: Joe Williams & That Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra
With a Song In My Heart - Sammy Davis Jr: That's All
I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart - Irene Kral: The Band and I
(All of a Sudden) My Heart Sings - Nellie Lutcher: Our New Nellie
I Left My Heart In San Francisco - Tony Bennett: The Singles Collection
Raining In My Heart - Liane Carroll: Ballads
My Heart Belongs to Daddy - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Loves Cole
My Heart Belongs to Only You - June Christy: This Is June Christy
Dear Hearts and Gentle People - Perry Como: Como Swings

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Saturday, 2 February 2019

Series 14, Prog 3

BLUE SONGS

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

It's a Blue World - Frank Sinatra: Point of No Return
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea - Blossom Dearie: Give Him the Ooh-La-La
Blue City - Shirley Horn: Embers and Ashes
How Blue Can You Get? - B B King: Live at The Regal
Blue - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: High Flying with Lambert, Hendricks & Ross
Blue Holiday - Aretha Franklin: The Electrifying Aretha Franklin
Blue It Grows - Toni Harper & Marty Paich Orchestra: Lady Lonely
When Sunny Gets Blue - Chris Connor: Witchcraft
Blue Skies - Sy Oliver: For You
Beyond the Blue Horizon - Susannah McCorkle: Thanks for the Memory
Blue and Sentimental - Mel Tormé: I Dig The Count/I Dig The Duke
Blue Moon - June Christy: June's Got Rhythm
Blue Orchids - Sarah Vaughan: Vaughan and Voices
Blue Prelude - Nancy Wilson: Yesterday's Love Songs, Today's Blues
Ballad In Blue - Hoagy Carmichael: Hoagy Sings Carmichael
Blue Turning Grey Over You - Ann Burton: Remember (1966-1988)
Am I Blue - Cher: Bittersweet White Light

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Friday, 25 January 2019

Series 14, Prog 2

ANATOMY IN MUSIC!
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Dry Bones - The Delta Rhythm Boys: The Delta Rhythm Boys
All of Me - Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Gently with Nelson (Bonus Track)
I See Your Face Before Me - Johnny Hartman: Remembering Madison County/Once In Every Life
Your Feet’s Too Big - Fats Waller: Fun with Fats
You Go to My Head - Dolores Gray: Warm Brandy
Satisfy Me One More Time - Frank Sinatra: Some Nice Things I’ve Missed
Spanish Eyes - Al Martino: Spanish Eyes
I Only Have Eyes for You - Carmen McRae: Live at Umbria Jazz
My Kind of Girl - Mark Murphy: Who Can I Turn To?
Cheek to Cheek - Clairdee: Music Moves
The Nearness of You - Bob Manning: Bob Manning Sings The Nearness of You
(You Gotta Have) Heart - Peggy Lee: Latin ala Lee
My Heart Stood Still - Tony Bennett: The Complete Improv Recordings
Lazy Bones - Marion Montgomery: For the Love of Mercer (Vol 2)
Autumn Leaves - Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole Sings For Two In Love
Body and Soul - Billie Holiday: The Lady Sings
The Man In the Looking Glass - Frank Sinatra: September of My Years


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com