Thursday, 16 May 2019

Series 14, Prog 17

IT’S IN THE TELLING…

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

I’ll Tell You What - Ronnie Whyte: Shades of Whyte
Something Tells Me (I'm Falling In Love) - Kristin Korb: Beyond the Moon
It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie - Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller: Fats Waller Plays and Sings
Tell Me Once Again - Carol Kidd & Nigel Clark: Tell Me Once Again
Someone to Tell It To - Nat King Cole: Looking Back
My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe My Heart) - Nat King Cole: The Very Thought of You
Tell All the World About You - Peggy Lee: Sugar & Spice
No One Ever Tells You - Frank Sinatra: A Swingin’ Affair!
Tell Her You Love Her - Frank Sinatra: Tell Her You Love Her
Tell Her (You Lover Her Each Day) - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra ’65
You Don’t Have to Tell Me - Carmen McRae: The Very Thought of You
You Tell Me Your Dreams, I'll Tell You Mine - The Mills Brothers: 78rpm single
Tell Me - Bing Crosby & Bob Scobey's Frisco Jazz Band: Bing with a Beat
Tell Me More And More, And Then Some - Ann Burton: New York State of Mind
Tell Me How Do You Feel - Ray Charles: single
Tell Me the Truth - Nancy Wilson: single
What Will I Tell My Heart - Arthur Prysock & Count Basie: Arthur Prysock-Count Basie
Tell Mama - Etta James: Tell Mama


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Thursday, 9 May 2019

Series 14, Prog 16

ENDEARMENTS

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

Call Me Darling - Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Gently with Nelson (Bonus Track)
Can’t You see Darling (What You’re Doing to Me) - Ray Charles: The Greatest Collection Ever Made
My Dearest Darling - Etta James: At Last!
Move Over Darling - Doris Day: Doris Day Sings Her Great Movie Hits
My Cutey's Due at Two-to-Two Today - Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer: Two of a Kind
Talk to Me, Baby - Mark Murphy: Who Can I Turn To?
My Melancholy Baby - Dinah Shore & André Previn: Dinah Sings, Previn Plays
Sentimental Baby - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra Sings... Of Love and Things
Yes Sir, That’s My Baby - Frank Sinatra: Strangers In the Night (Alternate Version - Take 4)
'Tain't So, Honey, 'T Aint So - Peggy Lee & Dave Barbour Quartet: Trav’lin’ Light
My Honey’s Lovin’ Arms - Bing Crosby, Toni Arden, Louis Armstrong, Jack Teagarden & Joe Venuti - Swingin' With Bing/Bing Crosby's Lost Radio Performances [Disc 3]
Come and Get It, Honey - Nellie Lutcher: Real Gone
Honey Honey - Ray Charles: single
Sweet Pumpkin - Carmen McRae: Live at Century Plaza
I’m Sorry Dear - Sammy Davis Jr: The Capitol Years
I Surrender Dear - Helen Humes: Swingin’ with Humes
I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher: Look at Us
You’re a Sweetheart - Frank Rosolino: Turn Me Loose!
Someday, Sweetheart - Johnny Mercer: Sweet Georgia Brown


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Saturday, 4 May 2019

Series 14, Prog 15

FIRST SUNG BY FRED (ASTAIRE)

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

Cheek to Cheek - Fred Astaire: The Astaire Story (Vol 2)
A Foggy Day - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George & Ira Gershwin Songbook
Change Partners - Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim: Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim
Pick Yourself Up - Diana Krall: When I Look In Your Eyes
Steppin’ Out with My Baby - Tony Bennett: Unplugged
Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off - Mel Tormé: Mel Tormé Sings Fred Astaire
The Way You Look Tonight - Alison Burns: Kissing Bug
They Can’t Take That Away From Me - Vic Damone: The Liveliest
A Fine Romance - Oleg Frish & Melissa Manchester
Night and Day - Kat Edmonson: Take to the Sky
Dream Dancing - Denise Donatelli: In the Company of Friends
Top Hat, White Tie and Tails - Louis Armstrong: Louis Under the Stars
One for My Baby - Julie London: Your Number Please...
My One and Only - Claire Martin & Richard Rodney Bennett: When Lights Are Low
Fascinating Rhythm - Sarah Vaughan: Viva! Vaughan
Puttin’ On the Ritz - Fred Astaire: The Complete London Sessions 

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com




























Fred Astaire at Capitol Studios, Hollywood, circa 1955


Saturday, 27 April 2019

Series 14, Prog 14

SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW

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

Over the Rainbow - Janet Seidel: The Art of Lounge (Vol 3)
There’s a Rainbow ‘Round My Shoulder - Bobby Darin: Oh! Look at Me Now
Look for the Rainbow - Astrud Gilberto: Look for the Rainbow
A Ride On a Rainbow - Lena Horne: Lena Horne at The Sands
I’m Always Chasing Rainbows - Harry Nilsson: As Time Goes By (The Complete Schmilsson In the Night)
Sing a Rainbow - Peggy Lee: Pete Kelly’s Blues (Soundtrack)
Make Me Rainbows - Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie: A Perfect Match (Ella & Basie, Montreux ’79)
Over the Rainbow - Ella Fitzgerald: The Harold Arlen Song Book
Moon River - The Four Freshmen: In Person (Vol 2)
Where Is the Rainbow - Estelle Kokot: Information
What a Wonderful World - Tony Bennett & k d lang: A Wonderful World
You Can Sing a Rainbow - Nina Simone: Folksy Nina
This Is All I Ask - Carmen McRae: Live at Sugar Hill, San Francisco
Marie - Randy Newman: Good Old Boys
I’ve Got the World On a String - Frank Sinatra: This Is Sinatra
Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland: Judy at Carnegie Hall 

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com




Saturday, 20 April 2019

Series 14, Prog 13

IT’S MAGIC

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

The Music Is the Magic - Sarah McKenzie: We Could Be Lovers
Mister Magic - Tony Bennett: The Complete Improv Recordings
Under the Spell of the Blues - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb
That Old Black Magic - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book (Vol 1)
Witchcraft - Frank Sinatra: All the Way
If It’s Magic - Alison Burns & Martin Taylor: 1:AM
Magic Garden - Johnny Mathis: I’ll Buy You a Star
(You’ve Got) The Magic Touch - The Platters: The Fabulous Platters
It’s Magic - Keely Smith: Politely
He Cast a Spell On Me - Linda Hindmarsh: Hello Again
Magic Is The Moonlight (Te Quiero Dijiste; aka Muñequita linda - Cute Little Doll) - Rosemary Clooney & Perez Prado: A Touch of Tabasco
Under Your Spell Again - Bobby Darin: You’re the Reason I’m Living
The Magic Gift - June Christy: This Time of Year
It’s Not Magic - Barcelona Big Latin Band: Live recording
I Put a Spell On You - Nina Simone: I Put a Spell On You

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com



























The ever-so-talented writing partnership of Jule Styne
and Sammy Cahn who wrote It’s Magic, introduce by
Doris Day in 1947.

Friday, 19 April 2019

Series 14, Prog 12

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

Little Black Spider - James Tormé: Love for Sale (Bonus Track)
Bye Bye Blackbird - Esther Phillips: Confessin’ the Blues
Black Is The Color Of My True Love's Hair - The Hi-Lo’s: The Hi-Lo’s Happen to Folk Songs
That Old Black Magic - Bobby Troup: Bobby Troup Sings Johnny Mercer
(What Did I Do To Be So) Black And Blue - Carmen McRae: Fine and Mellow/Live at Birdland West
Baby’s In Black - The Beatles: Beatles for Sale
Black Coffee - Chris Connor & Maynard Ferguson: Double Exposure
Black Moonlight - Perry Como: Relaxing with Perry Como (TV Favorites)
Blackjack - Ray Charles: Yes Indeed!
The Beat of Black Wings - Joni Mitchell: Chalk Mark In a Rain Storm
Black Night - Frank Sinatra Jr: Spice
Black Hole Sun - Paul Anka: Rock Swings
Black-Eyed Blues - Esther Phillips: Black-Eyed Blues

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Friday, 5 April 2019

Series 14, Prog 11

TALK, TALK AND MORE TALK!

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

Talk to Me, Baby - Mark Murphy: Who Can I Turn To?
Walkin’ and Talkin’ - Dinah Washington: Single
Talk to Me - Frank Sinatra: All the Way
Let the Little People Talk - Lena Horne: Soul
Sweet Talkin’ Hannah - Matt Monro: Here’s to My Lady
I Want to Talk About You - Nancy Wilson: Tender Loving Care
Everybody’s Talkin’ - Perry Como: In Person (at The International Hotel, Las Vegas)
The Talkative Woman and the Two-Star General - Dory Previn: Reflections In a Mud Puddle
Talk to the Animals - Sammy Davis Jr: Sammy Davis Jr Sings the Complete ‘Dr Doolittle’
Talking to Myself - Sinne Eeg: Remembering You
It’s the Talk of the Town - Joe Williams: A Man Ain’t Supposed to Cry
Don’t Talk - Carmen McRae: For Once In My Life
Sweet Talk - Peggy Lee: Let’s Love
Let Them Talk - Harry Connick Jr: Oh, My Nola
Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone - Billie Holiday: Velvet Mood
Can’t We Talk It Over - Janet Seidel (with Tom Baker & Ben Jones): The Art of Lounge - Vol 2


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com