Friday, 21 February 2020

Series 16, Prog 17

TRAINS and BOATS and PLANES

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

Trains and Boats and Planes - Dionne Warwick: single
Let’s Get Away From It All - Jo Stafford: Getting Sentimental Over Tommy Dorsey
These Foolish Things - Nat King Cole: Just One of Those Things
Come Fly with Me - Shirley Horn: The Swingin’ Shirley Horn
Watertown - Franks Sinatra: Watertown
On a Slow Boat to China - Janet Seidel: The Art of Lounge (Vol 2)
Leaving On a Jet Plane - Peter, Paul & Mary: Album 1700
Take the “A” Train - Ella Fitzgerald: Twelve Nights In Hollywood
Why Do the Wrong People Travel? - Elaine Stritch: At Liberty
There’s a Boat That’s Leavin’ Soon for New York - Ernestine Anderson: The Toast of the Critics
Up, Up and Away - Sammy Davis Jr: Lonely Is the Name
I Thought About You - Marion Montgomery: For the Love of Mercer (Vol 1)
My Cutey’s Due at Two-to-Two Today - Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer: Two of a Kind
Red Sails In the Sunset - Big Joe Turner: Nobody In Mind
Waiting for the Robert E Lee - Bing Crosby & Al Jolson: The Complete Radio Duets

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Monday, 17 February 2020

Series 16, Prog 16

MAD, BAD AND ANGRY...

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Angry - Rosemary Clooney & Nelson Riddle: Rosie Solves the Swingin’ Riddle
It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World - Lena Horne: Lena In Hollywood
Need Your Love So Bad - Eva Cassidy & Chuck Brown: Eva By Heart
I Ain’t Mad at You, Pretty Baby - Jimmy Witherspoon: Hey, Mrs Jones
Mad About Him, Sad About Him, How Can I Be Glad Without Him Blues - Morgana King: Let Me Love You
Don’cha Go ‘Way Mad - Mel Tormé: Mel Tormé, Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass
Be Mad Little Girl - Bobby Darin: Bobby Darin Hits
Whose Little Angry Man Are You? - Sheila Jordan & Harvie Swartz: Old Time Feeling
Ticket to Ride - The Beatles: 1
Just When We’re Falling In Love - Ella Fitzgerald: Things Ain’t What They Used to Be (And You’d Better Believe It)
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Frank Sinatra: New York (Disc 3)
My One Bad Habit - Carmen McRae & Dave Brubeck: Tonight Only!
Being Bad - Bitter:Sweet: Duplicity (Soundtrack)
Bad for Each Other - Peggy Lee: Love Held Lightly/Rare Songs By Harold Arlen
Love You Madly - Mark Murphy: Memories of You/Remembering Joe Williams
I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good) - Cher: Bittersweet White Light
Mad About the Boy - Liane Carroll: Ballads

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Saturday, 8 February 2020

Series 16, Prog 15

HOME SWEET HOME

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Comin’ Home Baby - James Tormé: Love for Sale
A House Is Not a Home - Mel Tormé: Mel Tormé, Rob McConnell And The Boss Brass
Somewhere Called Home - Norma Winstone: Somewhere Called Home
She’s Leaving Home - Claire Martin: Time and Place
New York’s My Home - Ray Charles: The Genius Hits the Road
Come On Home - Shirley Horn: Where Are You Going?
Paddlin’ Madelin’ Home/Row, Row, Row - Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer: Two of a Kind
Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home - Cleo Laine: Born On a Friday
Come Home Baby - Jacqui Dankworth: Detour Ahead
Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home - Frank Sinatra: Where Are You?
There’s No Place Like Home - Nancy Sinatra: California Girl
You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To - Daryl Sherman: Mississippi Belle/Cole Porter In The Quarter
Why Do You Have to Go Home? - June Christy: This Is June Christy
Bring It On Home To Me - Lou Rawls: I Can't Make It Alone/The Axelrod Years
I’ll Be Home - Barbra Streisand: Stoney End
I’m Coming Home Again - Carmen McRae: I’m Coming Home Again

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Saturday, 1 February 2020

Series 16, Prog 14

THE ART OF THE SONGWRITER: RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN

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Oh, What a Beautiful Morning - Ray Charles & Count Basie Orchestra: Ray Sings, Basie Swings
Bali Ha'i - Rosemary Clooney & Pérez Prado Orchestra: A Touch of Tobasco
If I Loved You - Barbra Streisand: The Broadway Album
You'll Never Walk Alone - Frank Sinatra: The Concert Sinatra
The Surrey with the Fringe on Top - Nat King Cole: At The Sands
Something Wonderful - Carmen McRae: Something Wonderful
Getting to Know You - Nancy Wilson: Broadway My Way
We Kiss In a Shadow - June Christy & Stan Kenton: Duet
People Will Say We're In Love - Norma Winstone: Manhattan In the Rain
Some Enchanted Evening - Perry Como: Single
I Enjoy Being a Girl - Peggy Lee: Latin Ala Lee
My Favorite Things - Mark Murphy: Rah!
It Might As Well Be Spring - Mel Tormé & George Shearing: An Evening with George Shearing & Mel Tormé 
I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair - The Weather Girls: Success
I Have Dreamed - Bobby Darin: Darin At The Copa
No Other Love - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Sings Broadway
Happy Talk - The Four Freshmen: Voices In Fun

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Saturday, 25 January 2020

Series 16, Prog 13

NIGHT

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Blues In the Night (Parts 1 & 2) - Billy May & His Orchestra featuring Trummy Young: Jimmie Lunceford In Hi-Fi
I Could Have Danced All Night - Peggy Lee: Latin ala Lee
In the Still of the Night -Patricia Barber: The Cole Porter Mix
A Long Night - Frank Sinatra: She Shot Me Down
Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) - Salena Jones: Salena Sings Jobim with the Jobims
The Night We Called It a Day - Irene Kral: The Band and I
Black Night - Frank Sinatra Jr: Spice
A Hard Day’s Night - René Marie: Serenade Renegade
Deep Night - Vic Damone: Linger Awhile with Vic Damone
All Through the Night - Ella Fitzgerald: The Cole Porter Song Book (Vol 1)
Every Night - Paul McCartney: McCartney
Night and Day - Elaine Delmar: Elaine Delmar Sings Cole Porter
Strangers In the Night - Wayne Newton: Song of the Year, Wayne Newton Style
I Don’t Want the Night to End - Phoebe Snow: Phoebe Snow
This Is My Night to Dream - Jackie Paris: The Jackie Paris Sound


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Monday, 20 January 2020

Series 16, Prog 12

CELEBRATING COLE PORTER

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From This Moment On - Diana Krall: From This Moment On
So In Love - Carol Kidd & Brian Kellock: Carol Kidd Live (Sings Cole Porter)
So Near and Yet So Far - Fred Astaire: The Astaire Story (Vol 4)
Get Out of Town - Ian Shaw: The Abbey Road Sessions
Night and Day - Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66: Equinox
(You’d Be So) Easy to Love - Harry Connick Jr: Come By Me
You’re the Top - Jean Turner: From the Creative World of Stan Kenton Comes Jean Turner
What Is This Thing Called Love? - Frank Sinatra: In the Wee Small Hours
All Of You - Billie Holiday: The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve 1945-1959 (Disc 10)
Just One of Those Things - Louis Armstrong: Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson
Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye - Ella Fitzgerald: The Cole Porter Song Book
Begin the Beguine - Sammy Davis Jr & Mel Lewis: The Wham of Sam!
Ridin’ High - Jeri Southern: Southern Breeze
Why Shouldn’t I? - Carmen McRae: Live at Century Plaza
My Heart Belongs to Daddy - Anita O’Day: Anita O’Day Swings Cole Porter


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Saturday, 11 January 2020

Series 16, Prog 11

TOGETHER

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Together (Wherever We Go) - Judy Garland & Liza Minnelli: Live at The London Palladium
Let’s Stay Together - James Tormé: Love for Sale
We’ll Be Together Again - Denise Donatelli: What Lies Within
Happy Together - Peter Grant: Traditional
Alone Together - Charlie Wood & Jacqui Dankworth: Lush Life
How’m I Gonna Keep Myself Together? - Dory Previn: Children of Coincidence
Come Together - Clare Teal: In Good Company
Together - Frank Sinatra: All Alone
The Little Thing You Do Together - Original Cast: Company
Someday We’ll Be Together - Diana Ross & The Supremes
Together Again - Ray Charles: Together Again
You and Me Together - Esther Phillips: Alone Again, Naturally
Sixty Seconds Together - The Mills Brothers: Golden Greats
We’re Together - Long John Baldry: Let the Heartaches Begin
We’re In This Love Together - Barbara Morrison: By Request (Vol 1)
Together Till the End of Time - Billy Eckstine: For the Love of Ivy

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