Friday, 19 November 2021

Series 21, Prog 7

MOMENTS

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


Take the Moment - Lena Horne: Feelin’ Good

A Moment with Me - Harry Connick Jr: Come By Me

Girl of the Moment - Jackie Paris: Jackie Paris Sings the Lyrics of Ira Gershwin

The Moment of Truth - Morgana King: Wild Is Love

I’ve Had My Moments - Frank Sinatra: Close to You

Golden Moment - Frank Sinatra: My Kind of Broadway

Magic Moment - Nat King Cole: Thank You, Pretty Baby

Moment to Moment - Janet Seidel: Charade - The Henry Mancini Songbook

A Moment - Bitter:Sweet: Drama

Moment of Love - Bobby Darin: single (B-side)

Stolen Moments (You Belong to Her) - Carmen McRae & Betty Carter: Duets

This Magic Moment/Dance with Me - Rick James: Rock, Rhythm & Blues

Until (A Matter of Moments) - Barb Jungr & John McDaniel: Float Like a Butterfly - The Songs of Sting

For a Moment of Your Love - Nat King Cole: single

In a Matter of Moments - Ian Shaw: A Ghost in Every Bar (The Lyrics of Fran Landesman)

From This Moment On - Diana Krall: From This Moment On


Photo: Karolina Grabowska




Thursday, 11 November 2021

Series 21, Prog 6

SWEET

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


Ain’t She Sweet - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra and Swingin' Brass

Sweet Alibis - Carmen McRae: I’m Coming Home Again

My Sweet Thing - Nancy Wilson: single

Sweet Georgia Brown - Diane Schuur: In Tribute

Stay as Sweet as You Are - Mel Tormé: It’s a Blue World

Sweet Affection - Sarah Vaughan: The Magic of Sarah Vaughan

I Wanna Be Around - Mark Murphy: Who Can I Turn To?

Sweet and Lovely - Keely Smith: Politely

Sweet Lorraine - Gregory Porter: Nat King Cole and Me

Sweet and Low-Down - Lee Wiley: ’S Wonderful

My Sweet Lord - Peggy Lee: Where Did They Go?

How Sweet It Is (to be Loved by You) - Joe Williams: Presenting Joe Williams & Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra

Some Sweet Day - Alberta Hunter: Remember My Name

Sweet and Slow - Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Gently with Nelson

Sweet Sue, Just You - Fats Waller: Fun with Fats

Sweet Thing - Lena Horne: Stormy Weather 

Embraceable You  - Claire Martin: Too Much in Love to Care

Sweet Talkin’ Hannah - Matt Monro: Here’s to My Lady


Photo: Arminas Raudys



Friday, 5 November 2021

Series 21, Prog 5

ALONE

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

Trav’lin’ All Alone - Billy Eckstine & Count Basie: Basie/Eckstine Incorporated
Alone Together - Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson
Alone Too Long - Nat King Cole: Sings Ballads of the Day
Alone on My Own - Ernestine Anderson: When the Sun Goes Down
I Can’t Make It Alone - Lou Rawls: Your Good Thing
When Your Lover Has Gone - Keely Smith: I Wish You Love
Alone - Johnny Hartman: And I Though About You
I’ll Walk Alone - Nancy Wilson: Thanks for Nothing
A Man Alone - Frank Sinatra: A Man Alone
Louisiana Sunday Afternoon - Linley Hamilton, Cian Boyal & The Camden Orchestra featuring Dana Masters
Alone in Paris - Michael Dees: The Michael Dees Affair
It Takes Too Long to Learn to Live Alone - Peggy Lee: Norma Delores Egstrom from Jamestown North Dakota
Bird Alone - Sheila Jordan: Little Jazz
Penthouse Serenade (When We’re Alone) - Dolores Gray: Warm Brandy
Alone Again (Naturally) - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Lukas Rychvalsky


Thursday, 28 October 2021

Series 21, Prog 4

CHICAGO

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

Goin’ to Chicago - Peggy Lee & The Quincy Jones Orchestra: Blues Cross Country
When the Levee Breaks - Kansas Joe McCoy & Memphis Minnie
Chicago Style - Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald & Bill Taylor: Swingin’ with Bing (Bing Crosby’s Lost Radio Performances)
On the South Side of Chicago - Vic Damone: On the South Side of Chicago
Chicago - Judy Garland: Judy at Carnegie Hall
Dead End Street - Lou Rawls: Too Much!
My Kind of Town - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra at the Sands
Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Jim Croce: Life and Times
Put the Blame on Mame - Anita Ellis: The World in My Arms
Born in Chicago: The Butterfield Blues Band: single
Just Blew In from the Windy City - Doris Day: Calamity Jane (Soundtrack)
Red Hot Chicago - The Hot Air Men: 78rpm single
Dancing in the Street - The Mamas and The Papas: single
She was in Chicago - John Lee Hooker: She was in Chicago
Sweet Home Chicago - Robert Johnson: 78rpm single
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - The Andrews Sisters: Andrews Sisters in Hi-Fi
In the Ghetto (aka The Vicious Circle) - Elvis Presley: single
Gone to Chicago - The Pied Pipers: single
Born in Chicago - The Butterfield Blues Band: single
Chi-Chi-Chi-Chicago - Nellie Lutcher: single

Photo: Cameron Casey


Saturday, 23 October 2021

Series 21, Prog 3

NIGHT, NIGHT

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


All Through the Night - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings The Cole Porter Songbook

Blues in the Night (Parts 1 & 2) - Billy May & His Orchestra featuring Trummy Young - Jimmie Lunceford in Hi-Fi

The Night We Called It a Day - Callum Au & Claire Martin: Songs and Stories

Black Night - Frank Sinatra Jr: Spice

Every Night - Peggy Lee: single

Night Time Is the Right Time - Joe Williams: Presenting Joe Williams & Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra

Summer Night - Helen Carr: Why Do I Love You?

In the Still of the Night - Steve Lawrence & Nelson Riddle: Portrait of Steve

Night and Day - Clare Teal: Live at Ebenezer Chapel

Lonely Night in Paris - The Four Freshmen: Freshmen Favorites

In the Heat of the Night - Nancy Wilson: Welcome to My Love

Why Can’t This Night Go On Forever - Frank D’Rone with Billy May & His Orchestra: After the Ball

Thief in the Night - Rebecca Kilgore & Dave Frishberg: The Starlit Hour

The Morning After the Night Before - Ann Richards with Stan Kenton & His Orchestra: Two Much!

You and the Night and the Music - Frank Sinatra: Ring-a-Ding Ding!


Photo: Alex Fu



Thursday, 14 October 2021

Series 21, Prog 2

HEY!


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


Hey, Good Looking’ - Ray Charles: Modern Sounds in Country & Western Music

Hey, John - Carmen McRae: Ms Jazz

Hey, Laura - Gregory Porter: Live in Berlin

Hey, Baby - Rosemary Clooney with Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Blue Rose

Hey, Baby - Lucy Yeghiarazaryan & Vanisha Gould featuring Richard Cortez: In Her Words

Hey, Little Girl - Big Joe Turner: Things That I Used to Do

Hey Look, No Crying - Frank Sinatra: She Shot Me Down

Hey, Love - Earl ‘Fatha’ Hines & Marva Josie - Jazz Is His Old Lady… and My Old Man

Hey, There - Sammy Davis Jr: Mr Wonderful!

Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye - ChristineTobin: A Thousand Kisses Deep

Hey, Boy! Hey, Girl! - Louis Prima & Keely Smith: Hey, Boy! Hey, Girl!

Hey, Look Me Over - Mel Tormé & Margaret Whiting: Broadway, Right Now !

Hey! Stop Kissing’ My Sister - Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller: Fun with Fats

Hey! Jealous Lover - Frank Sinatra: This Is Sinatra - Vol 2

Hey, Mrs Jones - Jimmy Witherspoon: Hey, Mrs Jones

If Love Were All - Ian Shaw: Somewhere Towards Love

Hey, Lawdy Mama - Dakota Staton: ‘Round Midnight


Photo: Markus Spiske

Friday, 8 October 2021

Series 21, Prog 1

SLEEP

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

Sleepy Time Gal - Dinah Shore: Dinah Sings, Previn Plays
Two Sleepy People - Jean Sablon with Django Reinhardt: single
Let’s Put Out the Lights and Go to Sleep - Lena Horne: Give the Lady What She Wants
A Sleep with No Dreaming - k d lang: Sing It Loud
Sleepy Head - The Mills Brothers: Golden Greats
A Sleepin’ Bee - Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley: Nancy Wilson with Cannonball Adderley
Rock Me to Sleep - Irene Kral: Just for Now
I’ll Sleep Tonight - Vic Damone: On the South Side of Chicago
Night After Night - Georgia Mancio & Alan Broadbent: Quiet Is the Star
The City Never Sleeps at Night - Nancy Sinatra: single
Sleep Warm - Dean Martin: Sleep Warm
I Go to Sleep - Peggy Lee: That Was Then, Now Is Now
Hit the Road to Dreamland - Betty Hutton: single
I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night - Frank Sinatra: Close to You
When It’s Sleepy Time Down South - Louis Armstrong: Satchmo in Style
I’m Only Sleeping - Bob Belden Orchestra featuring Holly Cole: Bob Belden Presents Strawberry Fields
There’s a Small Hotel - Elaine Delmar: But Beautiful
Have a Nice Day - Bing Crosby & Count Basie: Bing ’n Basie

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