Saturday, 12 January 2019

Series 13, Prog 20

A WORLD OF TOMORROWS

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

It’s Tomorrow’s World - Jacqui Dankworth: Live to Love
There’s Always Tomorrow - Tony Bennett: The Complete Improv Recordings
There’ll Be No Tomorrow - Carmen McRae & Dave Brubeck: Tonight Only!
Goin’ Home Tomorrow - Dr John: Goin’ Back to New Orleans
Reach for Tomorrow - Audrey Morris: Film Noir
Is It Tomorrow Yet - Joan Armatrading: Me Myself I
Don’t Forget Tonight Tomorrow - Frank Sinatra & The Charioteers: The Columbia Years
All My Tomorrows - Frank Sinatra: My Way
Save Your Sorrows for Tomorrow - Peggy Lee: Trav’lin’ Light
Small Day Tomorrow - Ian Shaw: A Ghost In Every Bar (The Lyrics of Fran Landesman)
One More Tomorrow - Eric Benét: Love & Life
Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More) - Nina Simone: The Amazing Nina Simone
Tomorrow Is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life - Frank Sinatra Jr: Spice
Will You Love Me Tomorrow - Robert Flack: Softly With These Songs
There’s No Tomorrow - Dean Martin: Dino - Italian Love Songs
It’s Tomorrow’s World (Reprise) - Jacqui Dankworth: Live to Love


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Series 13, Prog 19

WILD ABOUT HARRY (WARREN)

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

September In the Rain - Dinah Washington: September In the Rain
I Only Have Eyes for You - Carmen McRae: The Great American Songbook
You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - Peggy Lee: Somethin’ Groovy!
You’ll Never Know - Frank Sinatra Jr: That Face
The More I See You - Nancy Sinatra: Nancy In London
Serenade In Blue - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra & Swingin’ Brass
At Last - Etta James: At Last!
You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me - Eydie Gormé
The Rose Tattoo - Perry Como: Dreamer’s Holiday
I’d Rather Listen to Your Eyes/I’d Love to Take Orders from You - Mildred Bailey: The Blues Singer, 1929-1937
Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fonder (For Somebody Else) - Ann Richards: I’m Shooting High
No Love, No Nothin’ - Richard Rodney Bennett: When Lights Are Low
You Let Me Down - Billie Holiday: The Real Billie Holiday
Lullaby of Broadway - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers
Sweet and Slow - Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Gently with Nelson
You’re My Everything - Nat King Cole: I Don’t Want to be Hurt Anymore 
This Is Always - Irene Kral: Better Than Anything
About a Quarter to Nine - Mavis Rivers: Take a Number
There Will Never Be Another You - Ernestine Anderson: Ernestine Anderson


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com






































Harry Warren (24 Dec 1893 - 22 Sep 1981)

Thursday, 27 December 2018

Series 13, Prog 18

BRINGING IN A BRAND NEW YEAR
Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Happy New Year - Chris Connor & Maynard Ferguson: Double Exposure
Still Crazy After All These Years - Ray Charles: My World
Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year - Carol Sloane: We’ll Meet Again
How Old Am I? - Frank Sinatra: September of My Years
A Hundred Years from Today - Helen Humes: Sneakin’ Around
The Future - Leonard Cohen: The Future
My Favorite Year - Margaret Whiting: The Lady’s In Love With You!
It Was a Very Good Year - Keely Smith: Keely Sings Sinatra
The Hungry Years - Peggy Lee: Peggy
This Year’s Kisses - Ella Fitzgerald: Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!
Alone Again (Naturally) - Todd Gordon: Love dot com
Bringing In a Brand New Year - Clairdee (with Brenda Boykin & Nicolas Bearde): This Christmas

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Friday, 21 December 2018

Series 13, Prog 17

CHRISTMAS TURNTABLE

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

The Christmas Song - Mel Tormé: My Kind of Music
Happy Holiday/The Holiday Season - Andy Williams: The Andy Williams Christmas Album
The Secret of Christmas - Ella Fitzgerald: Jukebox Ella
Christmas Is - Lou Rawls: Ho! Ho! Ho!
Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Chanticleer: Let It Snow
The Christmas Waltz (Awayteam Remix) - Nancy Wilson: Merry Mixmas (Christmas Classics Remix)
White Christmas - Tony Bennett & Dexter Gordon: Bennett/Berlin
Love Never Fails - Janet Seidel: Hooray for Christmas
Christmas Glow Worm - Johnny Mercer: Capitol Sings Johnny Mercer
Blue Christmas - Harry Connick Jr: Harry for the Holidays
Christmas Time Is Here - Diana Krall: Christmas Songs
Merry Christmas, Baby - B B King: Yule Be Miserable
Winter Wonderland - Clairdee: This Christmas
Jingle Bells - Lena Horne: Merry from Lena
Getting Ready for Christmas Day - Paul Simon: Single
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Todd Gordon: Single

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Series 13, Prog 16

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

Jingle Bells - Frank Sinatra: A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra
An Old Fashioned Christmas - Frank Sinatra: 12 Songs of Christmas
White Christmas - Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby: The Christmas Collection
Christmas Mem’ries - Frank Sinatra: single
The First Noel - Frank Sinatra: A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra
I’ll Be Home for Christmas - Frank Sinatra: A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra
Christmas Dreaming - Christmas Songs by Sinatra
Whatever Happened to Christmas? - Frank Sinatra: The Sinatra Family Wish You a Merry Christmas
I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Frank Sinatra: Ring-a-Ding, Ding!
Moonlight In Vermont - Frank Sinatra: Come Fly with Me
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Frank Sinatra: Frank Sinatra In Hollywood (1958-1964)
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town - Frank Sinatra: The Columbia Years (1943-1952)
The Christmas Song - Frank Sinatra: A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra
I Wouldn’t Trade Christmas - Frank, Nancy, Frank Jr & Tina Sinatra: The Sinatra Family Wish You a Merry Christmas
The Christmas Waltz - Frank Sinatra: The Sinatra Family Wish You a Merry Christmas
We Wish You the Merriest - Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby: 12 Songs of Christmas
Silent Night - Frank Sinatra: The Christmas Collection

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


























Saturday, 8 December 2018

Series 13, Prog 15

AUDIENCES WITH...

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

Mack the Knife - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella & Duke/Cote d'Azur Concerts (Disc 5)
Do It Again - Vic Damone: The Great Vic Damone
Help Me Make It Through the Night - Johnny Hartman: Boston Concert 1976
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered - June Christy & Stan Kenton: Road Show
What Now, My Love? - Sammy Davis & Buddy Rich: The Sounds of '66
Out of This World - Mel Tormé & George Shearing: A Vintage Year
A Little Street Where Old Friends Meet - Tony Bennett: Unplugged
The Shadow of Your Smile - Lou Rawls: Lou Rawls Live!
I'll Be Seeing You - Sarah Vaughan: Sassy Swings The Tivoli (Disc 2)
Day By Day - Carmen McRae: The Great American Songbook, Vol 1
If I Could Almost Read Your Mind - Perry Como: In Person
You Gotta Know How - Peggy Lee: In Concert at The London Palladium
If - Frank Sinatra: New York
Teach Me Tonight - Clare Teal: Live at Ebenezer Chapel

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Friday, 30 November 2018

Series 13, Prog 14

THE ART OF THE ARRANGER

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

I’ve Got You Under My Skin - Frank Sinatra: Songs for Swingin’ Lovers! (Nelson Riddle)
It Ain’t Necessarily So - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Porgy & Bess (Russell Garcia)
You’re Blasé - Ella Fitzgerald: Like Someone In Love (Frank De Vol)
Chicago - Sy Oliver: Sentimental Sy (Sy Oliver)
Kansas City - Peggy Lee: Blues Cross Country with The Quincy Jones Orchestra (Quincy Jones)
Fly Me to the Moon - Tony Bennett: If I Ruled the World/Songs for the Jet Set (Don Costa)
The Late, Late Show - Dakota Staton: The Late, Late Show (Van Alexander)
Dancing In the Dark - Diana Krall: The Look of Love (Claus Ogerman)
Solitary Moon - Shirley Horn: You’re My Thrill (Johnny Mandel)
In the Dark - Jimmy Witherspoon: Hey, Mrs Jones (H B Barnum)
As Time Goes By - Harry Nilsson: A Little Touch of Schmilsson In the Night (Gordon Jenkins)
It’s a Pity to Say Goodnight - June Christy: June Christy Recalls Those Kenton Days (Pete Rugolo)
There’ll Be Some Changes Made - Dinah Washington: Dinah (Hal Mooney)
Artificial Flowers - Bobby Darin: single (Dick Behrke)
The Song Is You - Nancy Wilson: Yesterday’s Love Songs, Today’s Blues (Gerald Wilson)

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com





















One of the greatest pairings of all time: Frank Sinatra & Nelson Riddle