Saturday, 16 June 2018

Series 12, Prog 13

SUMMER

Intro: A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (Stem Label)

Summertime - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Porgy & Bess
Summertime Promises - Jack Jones: Wives and Lovers
When Summer Turns to Snow - Denise Donatelli: In the Company of Friends
Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer - Nat King Cole: Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer
That Sunday, That Summer - Dinah Washington: Golden Hits
Something Wonderful Happens In Summer - Frank Sinatra: This Is Sinatra - Vol 2
Indian Summer - Sarah Vaughan & The Count Basie Orchestra: Send In the Clowns
Summer Nights - Lee Hazlewood: Something Special
Summer Night - Helen Carr: Why Do I Love You
The Summer Knows - Shaynee Rainbolt: At Home
Once Upon a Summertime - Tony Bennett: I Wanna Be Around
The Things We Did Last Summer - Georgia Mancio featuring Colin Oxley: Live at ReVoice!
Summer Wind - Royal Air Force Squadronaires & Todd Gordon: Evergreen
Brandy In the Summertime - Emily Elbert: Emily Elbert
Here Comes the Sun - Nina Simone: Here Comes the Sun

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com (Stem Label)

Saturday, 9 June 2018

Series 12, Prog 12

APPAREL

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 



Saturday, 2 June 2018

Series 12, Prog 11

A CONCERT THAT NEVER WAS

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

I Concentrate On You - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba’s
What Now My Love - Sammy Davis Jr & Buddy Rich: The Sounds of ’66
Fascinating Rhythm - Sarah Vaughan & LA Philharmonic: Gershwin Live
My Melancholy Baby - Carol Sloane: Live at 30th Street
Million Dollar Secret - Helen Humes: ‘Deed I Do
Then I’ll Be Tired of You - Mel Tormé & George Shearing: An Evening at Charlie’s
Medley: Blue Skies/On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever)/A Foggy Day (In London Town) - Ella Fitzgerald: Live from The Cave Supper Club, Vancouver
Maybe This Time - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra 80th/Live In Concert
Keep Smiling at Trouble (Trouble’s a Bubble) - Tony Bennett: Live at The Sahara, Las Vegas, 1964
Maybe - Lena Horne: An Evening with Lena Horne/Live at The Supper Club
If I Could Almost Read Your Mind - Perry Como: In Person (at The International Hotel, Las Vegas)
Do It Again - Judy Garland: Judy at Carnegie Hall
Satin Doll - Buddy Greco: Live at The Sands
Broadway Baby - Elaine Stritch: Follies In Concert
You Leave Me Breathless - Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole at The Sands
Climbing Higher Mountains - Diane Schuur: Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Saturday, 26 May 2018

Series 12, Prog 10

STEVIE WONDER SONGBOOK

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

Every Day I Have the Blues - Tony Bennett & Stevie Wonder: Playing With My Friends
Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder: Songs In the Key of Life
Superwoman - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba’s!
I Just Called to Say I Love You - Diane Schuur & Herbie Hancock: Friends for Schuur
Uptight (Everything’s Alright) - Nancy Wilson: A Touch of Today
Thank You Love - Billy Eckstine: Single
You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder & Ella Fitzgerald: We Love Ella
For Once In My Life - Harry Connick Jr: Only You
Too Shy to Say - Diana Ross: Baby, It’s Me
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder: My Cherie Amour
Isn’t She Lovely - Frank Sinatra: Reprise Studio Recordings (Disc 18)
To Know You Is to Love You - Thelma Houston & The Pressure Cookers: I’ve Got the Music In Me
Superstition - Mel Tormé: Live at The Maisonette
Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder: In Square Circle
Moon Blue - Carol Kidd & Nigel Clark: Tell Me Once Again
Living for the City - Stevie Wonder: Innervisions

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com



Thursday, 24 May 2018

LP Artwork: Gentle Is My Love / Nancy Wilson

Gentle Is My Love - Nancy Wilson's 1965 release on Capitol Records contains one of the tracks featured in this week's programme: If Ever I Would Leave You. This lovely song was written by Alan J Lerner and Frederick Loewe for their hit musical, Camelot.

Friday, 18 May 2018

Series 12, Prog 9

EVER & FOREVER

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

Did You Ever - Jimmy Rushing: Five Feet of Soul
Nothing Ever Changes My Love for You - Dinah Washington: In the Land of Hi-Fi
Don’t Ever Go Away - Frank Sinatra & Anotonio Carlos Jobim: Sinatra & Company
Evergreen - Todd Gordon & Royal Air Force Squadronaires: Helping the Heroes
Did I Ever Really Love - Carmen McRae: Live at Century Plaza
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles - Charlie Ventura and His Band with Jackie Cain & Roy Kral: Jackie and Roy
If Ever I Would Leave You - Nancy Wilson: Gentle Is My Love
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face - Dick Haymes: Dick Haymes Comes Home! Live At The Cocoanut Grove 1973
No One Ever Tells You - Cynthia Crane & Mike Renzi: Smokey Bar Songs
Have You Ever Seen the Rain - The Spin Doctors: Philadelphia (Soundtrack)
For You, For Me, For Evermore - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book - Vol 3
On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) - Frank Sinatra: Strangers In the Night
Don’t Ever Leave Me - Margaret Whiting: Margaret Whiting Sings The Jerome Kern Song Book - Vol 1
Only Forever - Dean Martin: Pretty Baby
If You Ever Should Leave - Mildred Bailey: The Blues Singer 1937-1939
Strawberry Fields Forever - The Beatles: Love

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com 


Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Series 12, Prog 8

STOP!

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

Stop! In the Name of Love - The Supremes: Single
Stop! You’re Breaking My Heart - Maxine Sullivan: The Lady’s In Love With You/Maxine Sullivan Sings The Music of Burton Lane
The Day the World Stopped Turning - Johnny Hartman: The Voice That Is!
Please Don’t Stop Him - Memphis Minnie: Hoodoo Lady (1933-1937)
Stoppin’ the Clock - Mark Murphy: Rah
Stop Living In the Past - Peggy Lee: That Was Then, This Is Now
Hey! Stop Kissin’ My Sister - Fats Waller: Fun With Fats
Can’t Stop a Woman In Love - Diane Schuur: Deedles
Stop Her On Sight - Long John Baldry: Looking at Long John
I Can’t Stop Loving You - Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz at The Santa Monica Civic ’72
The Music Stopped - Keely Smith: Keely Sings Sinatra
Stop Beatin’ Around the Mulberry Bush - Tommy Dorsey & Edythe Wright: 78rpm Single
Stop the Wedding - Etta James: Etta James’ Top Ten
I’ll Never Stop Loving You - Sue Raney: A Tribute to Doris Day/Heart’s Desire
Ya Better Stop! - Frank Sinatra: The Complete Capitol Singles Collection (Disc 4)
When I Stop Loving You - Frank Sinatra: Look to Your Heart
Stop and Look Around - Juliet Roberts: Beneath the Surface

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com