Thursday 18 July 2024

Series 28, Prog 6


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

I Think You’d Better Go - Jo Harrop: The Heart Wants
Don'cha Go ’Way Mad - Lucy Ann Polk: Lucky Lucy Ann
Easy Come, Easy Go - Steve Lawrence: Portrait of Steve
Easy As You Go - The Dave Brubeck Quartet & Carmen McRae: The Real Ambassadors
If You Go Away (Ne Me Quitte Pas) - Frank Sinatra: My Way
Go Away Little Boy - Shirley Horn: Shirley Horn with Horns
Go Slow - Julie London: Make Love to Me
Don’t Let Her Go - Sammy Davis Jr: Here’s Lookin’ at You
Goin’ to Chicago Blues - Peggy Lee: Blues Cross Country with the Quincy Jones Orchestra 
Here We Go Again - Ray Charles: Ray Charles Invites You to Listen
Go Away, My Love! - Beverly Kenney: Born to Be Blue
Guy On the Go - The Mills Brothers: Dream
After the Lights Go Down Low - Freda Payne: After The Lights Go Down Low And Much More!!!
You Go to My Head - Billie Holiday: Solitude
So Very Hard to Go - Tower of Power: Tower of Power
I Go for That - Audrey Morris: The Voice of Audrey Morris
Go Away - Johnny Hartman: I Love Everybody
Never Let Me Go - Nancy Wilson: Yesterday’s Love Songs, Today’s Blues
I’m Gonna Go Fishin’ - Mel Tormé: I Dig the Duke/I Dig the Count

Photo: Ivan Samkov

Thursday 11 July 2024

Series 28, Prog 5


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

This Must Be the Place - Betty Hutton & Tennessee Ernie Ford with Billy May & His Orchestra: 78rpm single
Duke's Place (C-Jam Blues) - Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington: Ella at Duke’s Place
My Safest Place - Ian Shaw: Lifejacket
No Place to Go - Sue Raney: All By Myself
I Know a Place - Sammy Davis Jr & Buddy Rich: The Sounds of ’66
Something’ Stupid - Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra: The World We Knew
No Place to Go - Connie Conway: The Very Best of Connie Conway (Vol 1)
A Place for Lovers - Ella Fitzgerald: A Place for Lovers (Soundtrack)
Far Away Places - Tommy Sands: Dream with Me
I Hope I Never Leave This Place - Lorraine Feather: Attachments
No Particular Place to Go - Chuck Berry: single
(Theme from) A Summer Place - Joanie Sommers: Johnny Get Angry
A Lonely Place - Tony Bennett: I’ve Gotta be Me
No Place to Be Somebody - Oscar Brown Jr: Movie’ On
A Rock and a Hard Place - Carol Kidd: Both Sides Now
Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home - Judy Garland: Judy

Photo: Tim Mossholder


Saturday 6 July 2024

Series 28, Prog 4


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

Your Mother’s Son-in-Law - Billie Holiday with Benny Goodman & His Orchestra: The Real Billie Holiday

Night Time was My Mother - June Christy: The Song Is June

Gran’ma Plays the Numbers - Sy Oliver: 78rpm single

My Cousin in Milwaukee - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the George & Ira Gershwin Song Book (Vol 2)

Texas Girl at the Funeral of Her Father - Randy Newman: Little Criminals

Hey! Stop Kissin’ My Sister - Fats Waller: Fun with Fats

Four Brothers - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: Sing a Song of Basie

Aunt Hagar’s Blues - Pearl Bailey: St Louis Blues

My Cousin Louella - Frank Sinatra: The Columbia Years (1943-1952) - Vol 7

This Mother’s Daughter - Nancy Wilson: This Mother’s Daughter

Who Takes Care of the Caretaker’s Daughter - Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer: Two of a Kind

Sons of - Judy Collins: Whales & Nightingales

Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean - Annie Ross: Sings a Handful of Songs (bonus track)

Songs and Lullabies - Norma Winstone & Fred Hersch: Songs & Lullabies

My Father - Nina Simone: Baltimore

(Me and) Brother Bill - Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong: Bing & Satchmo

(I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My) Sister Kate - Madeleine Peyroux: Celebrating 20 Years Of The Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (1980-2000)

Photo: Pexels User

Series 28, Prog 3


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

I Believe in You - Sarah Vaughan: The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan

Making Believe You’re Here - Nat King Cole: The Very Thought of You

Believe - Nat King Cole: Every Time I Feel the Spirit (bonus track)

Make Believe Dreams - Esther Phillips: And I Love Him (Esther Phillips Sings Great Love Songs)

I Believe - Dinah Washington & Brook Benton: The Two of Us

Do You Believe - Carol Kidd & Nigel Clark: Dreamsville

You Better Believe It - Billy Eckstine: For the Love of Ivy

I Believe in Dreams - Doris Day: I Have Dreamed

I Can’t Believe That You’re in Love with Me - Helen O’Connell: Here’s Helen

I Believe - Frank Sinatra, Jimmy Durante & Bobby Long: Sinatra in Hollywood

Would You Believe - Claire Martin & Richard Rodney Bennett: Witchcraft/The Songs of Cy Coleman

You Must Believe in Spring - Ian Shaw: Somewhere Towards Love

I’m Making Believe - Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass: Easy Living

How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Loved You (When You Know I've Been a Liar All My Life) - Bing Crosby & Judy Garland: Bing Crosby Radio Show

I’m a Believer - Barb Jungr: The Men I Love/The New American Songbook

Believe It, Beloved - Al Hibbler with Johnny Hodges & His Orchestra: Favorites

Make Believe - Peggy Lee: Live in London

Photo: Brett Sayles

Thursday 20 June 2024

Series 28, Prog 2


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

I’d Know You Anywhere - Irene Kral & Herb Pomeroy: The Band and I
On the Sunny Side of the Street - The Modernaires: We Remember Tommy Dorsey Too!
Reach for Tomorrow - Ella Fitzgerald: Let No Man Write My Epitaph
I Feel a Song Comin’ On - Claire Martin featuring Joe Locke: I Feel a Song Coming On
Where Are You? - Frank Sinatra: Where Are You?
I’m Shooting High - Ann Richards: I’m Shooting High
I Just Found Out About Love - Diane Schuur: Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra
Lost in a Fog - Tommy Leonetti With Marion Evans & His Orchestra: Dream Street
The Music Stopped - Keely Smith: Keely Sings Sinatra
A Most Unusual Day - June Christy with Stan Kenton: Road Show (Recorded in Concert at Purdue University)
Don’t Blame Me - The Mills Brothers: Gems by the Mills Brothers
Spreadin’ Rhythm Around - Billie Holiday & Teddy Wilson: The Real Billie Holiday
I Can't Believe That You're in Love with Me - Dean Martin: This Time I’m Swingin’
I’m In the Mood for Love - Mae West: The Fabulous Mae West
Can’t Get Out of This Mood - Samara Joy: Linger Awhile
When My Sugar Walks Down the Street - Nat King Cole: Let’s Face the Music
Exactly Like You - Carmen McRae: After Glow
Let’s Get Lost - Chet Baker: Chet Baker Sings and Plays
A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening - Ann Burton & Louis van Dyke Trio: Ballads & Burton
I Can’t Give You Anything but Love - Sarah Vaughan & Benny Carter: The Explosive Side of Sarah Vaughan

Jimmy McHugh 
(July 10, 1894 – May 23, 1969)

Thursday 13 June 2024

Series 28, Prog 1


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

The Best is Yet to Come - Carmen McRae: Sarah - Dedicated to You
Just for a Thrill - Peggy Lee: Norma Delores Egstrom from Jamestown North Dakota
Close Your Eyes - Vic Damone: Linger Awhile with Vic Damone
My Silent Love - Sue Raney: When Your Lover Has Gone
Close as Pages in a Book - Maxine Sullivan & Bob Wilber: Close as Pages in a Book
Now or Never - Billie Holiday with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra: 78rpm single
Drinking Again - Frank Sinatra: The World We Knew
How Am I to Know? - Rosemary Clooney & Nelson Riddle: Rose Solves the Swingin’ Riddle
Lucky to be Me - Norma Winstone: Manhattan in the Rain
My Secret Place - Joni Mitchell: Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm
Can’t We Be Friends - Sammy Davis Jr: The Wham of Sam
Go Away Little Boy - Shirley Horn: Shirley Horn with Horns
The Man with the Child in His Eyes - Kate Bush: The Kick Inside
Inside a Silent Tear - Carol Sloane: Love You Madly
I’m in Love Again - Blossom Dearie: May I Come In?
Come in from the Rain - Todd Gordon: Ballads from the Midnight Hotel
Make Me Rainbows - Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie: A Perfect Match (Ella & Basie at the Montreux Jazz Festival 1979)

Photo: Tima Miroshnichenko

Series 27, Prog 20


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

To Say Goodbye (Pra Dizer Adeus) - Janet Seidel: The Art of Lounge 1
Make This a Slow Goodbye - Vic Damone: My Baby Loves to Swing
Goodby - Dianne Reeves: Bridges
Goodbye - Nancy Wilson: RSVP (Rare Songs, Very Personal)
Goodbye, Charlie - Bobby Darin: Hello Dolly to Goodbye, Charlie
Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye - Elaine Delmar: Sings Cole Porter
Goodbye (She Quietly Says) - Todd Gordon: Love dot com
Goodbye for Now - Claire Martin, Scott Dunn & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: I Watch You Sleep
Goodbye Love - Georgia Cécile & Euan Stevenson: Only the Lover Sings
Goodbye, Goodbye - Johnny Hartman: I Love Everybody
My Last Goodbye to You - Beverly Jenkins: Gordon Jenkins Presents My Wife The Blues Singer
I Will Say Goodbye - Sarah Vaughan: Sarah Vaughan with Michel Legrand
Mama’s Gone, Goodbye - Peggy Lee: I’m a Woman
Don’t Like Goodbyes - Frank Sinatra: Close to You
The Long Goodbye - Clydie King: The Long Goodbye (soundtrack)
Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye - Eydie Gormé: Vamps the Roaring 20s

Photo: Cottonbro Studio