Thursday, 21 January 2021

Series 19, Prog 4


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

Somewhere Along the Way - Nat King Cole: Top Pops

There Must Be a Way - Dinah Washington: Dinah ’63

You Came a Long Way from St Louis - Perry Como: Como Swings

Don’t Be That Way - Ella Fitzgerald: Greatest Jazz Concert In The World [Disc 3]

The Way We Were - Johnny Hartman: Boston Concert 1976 [Disc 1]

The Way You Look Tonight - Cassandra Wilson: Coming Forth by Day

Don’cha Go ‘Way Mad - Harry James & The Skylighters: More Harry James In Hi-Fi

All the Way - Jimmy Scott: All the Way

You Showed Me the Way - Helen O’Connell: Here’s Helen

All the Way Home - Frank Sinatra: Reprise Studio Recordings [Disc 20]

Ain’t No Way - Aretha Franklin: single

I Never Felt This Way Before - Carmen McRae: Live at Umbria Jazz

That’s the Way Love Is - Bobby Darin: That’s All

Stayin’ Is the Only Way to Go - Erin Dickins: Nice Girls

Way Down Yonder In New Orleans - Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong: Bing & Satchmo

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Gratisography

Thursday, 14 January 2021

Series 19, Prog 3


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

Dry Bones - The Delta Rhythm Boys: The Delta Rhythm Boys

All of Me - Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Gently with Nelson (Bonus Track)

I See Your Face Before Me - Johnny Hartman: Remembering Madison County/Once In Every Life

Your Feet’s Too Big - Fats Waller: Fun with Fats

You Go to My Head - Dolores Gray: Warm Brandy

Satisfy Me One More Time - Frank Sinatra: Some Nice Things I’ve Missed

Spanish Eyes - Al Martino: Spanish Eyes

I Only Have Eyes for You - Carmen McRae: Live at Umbria Jazz

My Kind of Girl - Mark Murphy: Who Can I Turn To?

Cheek to Cheek - Clairdee: Music Moves

The Nearness of You - Bob Manning: Bob Manning Sings The Nearness of You

(You Gotta Have) Heart - Peggy Lee: Latin ala Lee

My Heart Stood Still - Tony Bennett: The Complete Improv Recordings

Lazy Bones - Marion Montgomery: For the Love of Mercer (Vol 2)

Autumn Leaves - Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole Sings For Two In Love

Body and Soul - Billie Holiday: The Lady Sings

The Man In the Looking Glass - Frank Sinatra: September of My Years

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Tima Miroshnichenko

Thursday, 7 January 2021

Series 19, Prog 2


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

You Are My Lucky Star - Sammy Davis Jr: The Capitol Years

When You Wish Upon a Star - June Christy: The Cool School

Catch a Falling Star - Mark Murphy: Mark Murphy's Hip Parade

Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) - Stan Getz & João Gilberto: Getz/Gilberto

I've Told Every Little Star - Annie Ross: Annie By Candlelight

A Handful of Stars - Nat King Cole: Sings for Two In Love

Stars Fell On Alabama - Billie Holiday: Songs for Distingue Lovers 

How Many Stars Have to Shine - Carmen McRae: The Very Thought of You

Don't Let the Stars Get In Your Eyes - Perry Como: Single

Evening Star - Marlene VerPlanck: Once There Was a Moon

So Many Stars - Tony Bennett: The Art of Excellence

It Was Written In the Stars - Susannah McCorkle: Thanks for the Memory

Stargazer - Frank Sinatra: Single

Lost In the Stars - Frank Sinatra: The Concert Sinatra

Stairway to the Stars - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella In Hollywood

Stardust - Janet Seidel & William Galison: Love Letters

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Eberhard Grossgasteiger

Sunday, 27 December 2020

Series 19, Prog 1


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

Happy New Year - Chris Connor & Maynard Ferguson: Double Exposure

On the Very First Day - Bing Crosby: Seasons

This Year’s Kisses - Nina Simone: Let It All Out

Still Crazy After All These Years - Ray Charles: My World

Through the Years - Ready, Willing & Mabel: A Cocktail for the Ears

This Time of Year - June Christy: This Time of Year

Ten Years of Tears - Cannonball Adderley & Ernie Andrews: Live Session!

Ten Good Years - Nancy Wilson: The Nancy Wilson Show!

The September of My Years - Frank Sinatra: September of My Years

New Year’s Eve Song - Patricia Barber: The Cole Porter Mix

It Was a Very Good Year - Lou Rawls: Soulin’

The Hungry Years - Peggy Lee: Peggy Lee Live In London 

A Hundred Years from Today - June Christy Recalls Those Kenton Days

The Impatient Years - Frank Sinatra: Our Town (EP)

Bringing In a Brand New Year - Clairdee (with Brenda Boykin & Nicolas Bearde): This Christmas

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Karolina Grabowska

Thursday, 10 December 2020

Series 18, Prog 19


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

What a Diff’rence a Day Makes - Bobby Darin: Bobby Darin Winners

Ain’t This a Wonderful Day - Anita O’Day: The Lady Is a Tramp

The Day You Came Along - Mel Tormé: A Tribute to Bing Crosby

All the Livelong Day - Ella Fitzgerald: Jukebox Ella

Another Day - Denise Donatelli: Soul Shadows

Anytime, Any Day, Anywhere - Lee Wiley: Rarities/Thinking of You

Day By Day - Frank Sinatra: Come Swing with Me!

Day In - Day Out - Diana Krall: From This Moment On

Here’s That Rainy Day - Irene Kral: Just for Now

It’s Monday Every Day - Lou Rawls: Nobody But Lou

It’s a Most Unusual Day - June Christy: Gone for the Day

Night and Day - Elaine Delmar: Elaine Delmar Sings Cole Porter

The Night We Called It a Day - Bob Dylan: Shadows In the Night

On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) - Carmen McRae: Live at Century Plaza

Our Day Will Come - Martha Reeves: Martha Reeves

A Foggy Day (In London Town) - Sammy Davis Jr: Here’s Lookin’ at You

Some of These Days - Sue Raney: All By Myself 

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Jess Bailey Designs

Thursday, 3 December 2020

Series 18, Prog 18


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

I’ll Walk Alone - Nancy Wilson: But Beautiful

Sweethearts On Parade - Nat King Cole: Sincerely

I Don’t Want to Walk Without You Baby - Helen Forrest: Voice of the Name Bands

Boots (Original Melody) - Lee Hazlewood: Cake or Death

When the Saints Go Marching In - Helen Humes: ‘Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do

I’ll Come Running Back to You - Sophie Milman: In the Moonlight (Bonus Track)

I Walk a Little Faster - Mark Murphy: Sings Mostly Dorothy Fields and Cy Coleman

I’m Walking Through Heaven With You - Peggy Lee: Pretty Eyes

Walk On By - Morgana King: Gemini Changes

Walk Right In - Sammy Davis Jr: Sings the Big Ones for Young Lovers

In Walked Bud - Carmen McRae: Carmen Sings Monk

Come Runnin’ - Lena Horne: Lena Horne at The Waldorf Astoria

Let’s Take a Walk Around the Block - Jackie Paris: Jackie Paris Sings the Lyrics of Ira Gershwin

Love Walked In - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George & Ira Gershwin Song Book - Vol 4

Walkin' And Talkin' (And Crying My Blues Away) - Dinah Washington: Single

Jolly Coppers On Parade - Randy Newman: Little Criminals

Runnin’ Wild - Ernestine Anderson: Ernestine Anderson

Walkin’ - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: The Hottest New Group In Jazz [Bonus/Unreleased Tracks]

Sentimental Walk - Vladimir Costa: Diva (Soundtrack)

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Daria Shevtsova

Thursday, 26 November 2020

Series 18, Prog 17


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

After You’ve Gone - Teresa Brewer & Count Basie: The Songs of Bessie Smith

Summer Is Gone - Carmen McRae: Blue Moon

Gone With the Wind - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella In Berlin

Lament (Love, I Found You Gone) - Dinah Washington: Drinking Again

He’s a Real Gone Guy - Nellie Lutcher: Real Gone

Good Days Gone - Martha Reeves: Home to You

I Wonder Where Our Love Has Gone - Lou Rawls: Your Good Thing

Love Has Come, Love Has Gone - Toni Harper & Marty Paich & His Orchestra: Lady Lonely

Mama’s Gone, Goodbye - Peggy Lee: I’m a Woman

My Man’s Gone Now - Claire Martin: Time and Place

Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone - Helen Humes: Songs I Like to Sing

(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone - Aretha Franklin: Lady Soul

The Your Lover Has Gone - Linda Ronstadt & Nelson Riddle: Lush Life

Where Have All the Flowers Gone - Marlene Dietrich: Where Have All the Flowers Gone (EP)

You’ve Been Gone Too Long - Nina Simone: The Amazing Nina Simone

All Gone - Cleo Laine: Johnny Dankworth / Let's Slip Away - Film And TV 1960 - 1973: The Servant

The Thrill Is Gone - Patti Page: In the Land of Hi-Fi

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Anna Tarazevich