Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Series 14, Prog 18

FLOWERS

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

And Roses and Roses - Vic Damone: You Were Only Fooling
Blue Gardenia - Dinah Washington: For Those In Love
American Beauty Rose - Frank Sinatra: Come Swing with Me!
Bouquet of Blues - Dinah Shore: Bouquet of Blues
Secret Love - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba’s!
When Daffodils Begin to Peer - Maxine Sullivan: Sullivan/Shakespeare/Hyman
My Shy Violet - The Mills Brothers: My Shy Violet
Flowers - Ian Shaw: Lifejacket
Days of Wine and Roses - Janet Seidel: Charade
Tip-Toe Thru’ the Tulips with Me - Tiny Tim: God Bless Tiny Tim
Where Have All the Flowers Gone? - Marlene Dietrich: Dietrich (Limited edition single/book)
House of Flowers - Tony Bennett: Tony Bennett Sings a String of Harold Arlen
Beware of Young Girls - Kate Dimbleby & Naadia Sheriff: Beware of Young Girls/The Songs of Dory Previn
Artificial Flowers - Bobby Darin: Single
Orchids In the Moonlight - Syliva Syms: Torch Song
Red Roses for a Blue Lady - Wayne Newton: Red Roses for a Blue Lady
Passion Flower - Nancy Wilson: Like In Love

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com



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 Love 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