Thursday, 15 July 2021

Series 20, Prog 9

SALUTE TO DUKE ELLINGTON

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


Things Ain't What They Used to Be - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: Sing Ellington

Love You Madly - Cleo Laine and Mel Tormé: Nothing Without You

I'm Checking Out... Goodbye - Rosemary Clooney & Duke Ellington: Blue Rose

I'm Just a Lucky So and So - Louis Armstrong & Duke Ellington: The Great Summit

Come Sunday - Carmen McRae: Bittersweet

I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart - Lena Horne: Lovely and Alive

I Didn't Know About You - Patti Page: In the Land of Hi-Fi

Don't Get Around Much Any More - Barry Manilow: Singin' with the Big Bands

I Got It Bad (And That Ain't Good) - Julie London: For the Night People

Satin Doll - Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington Orchestra: Côte d'Azur Concerts (Disc 5)

All I Need Is the Girl - Frank Sinatra & Duke Ellington: Francis A & Edward K

Blue Piano - Freda Payne: After the Lights Go Down Low

Just Squeeze Me - Sarah Vaughan: Sarah + 2

Caravan - Tony Bennett: Bennett Sings Ellington/Hot and Cool

I'm Beginning to See the Light - Nancy Wilson: The Nancy Wilson Show!

Jump for Joy - Mark Murphy: Midnight Mood


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com




Thursday, 8 July 2021

Series 20, Prog 8

TERMS OF ENDEARMENT

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


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, ‘Tain't 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 - 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


Photo: Cottonbro


Wednesday, 30 June 2021

Series 20, Prog 7

MUSIC ON THE MENU

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


All That Meat and No Potatoes - Louis Armstrong & Velma Middleton: Satch Plays Fats

Frim Fram Sauce - Carmen McRae: You’re Looking at Me

Home Cookin’ - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross w/ Ike Isaacs Trio: The Way-Out Voices of Lambert, Hendricks & Ross

Savoy Truffle - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella

Ravioli - Peter Matthews & Joan Viskant: Rhythm, Rhyme & Ravioli

Life Is a Minestrone - 10cc: Single

Chicken Today and Feathers Tomorrow - Lee Wiley: The Carnegie Hall Concert

Hungry for Love - The Weather Girls: Success

Pineapple Pete - Johnny Mercer: Singer-Songwriter

Sentimental Journey - Dinah Shore: Dinah, Yes Indeed!

Come-On-a-My-House - Della Reese: Della Cha-Cha-Cha

Jambalaya (On the Bayou) - Harry Connick Jr: Oh, My Nola

Boston Beans - Peggy Lee: Blues Cross Country with the Quincy Jones Orchestra

You’re Not the Only Oyster In the Stew - Fats Waller: Fats Waller Plays and Sings

The Coffee Song - Frank Sinatra: Ring-a-Ding Ding!

Hold Tight, Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood Mama) - The Andrews Sisters: Andrews Sisters In Hi-Fi


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Photo: Alleksana



Wednesday, 23 June 2021

Series 20, Prog 6

LEAVING

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


When Did You Leave Heaven - Nancy Wilson: Hollywood My Way

Don’t Ever Leave Me - Margaret Whiting: The Jerome Kern Songbook (Vol 1)

Leaving On a Jet Plane - Peter, Paul & Mary: Album 1700

Leaving Again/In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning - Kurt Elling: Nightmoves

She’s Leaving Home - Claire Martin: Time & Place

Softly, As I Leave You - Frank Sinatra: Softly, As I Leave You

When I Leave the World Behind - Lee Wiley: Back Home Again

You Leave Me Breathless - Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole at The Sands

50 Ways to Leave Your Lover - Dinah Shore: For the Good Times

Leave Me - Jimmy Rushing: Goin’ to Chicago

Love Me or Leave Me - Nina Simone: My Baby Just Cares for Me

I Hope I Never Leave This Place - Lorraine Feather: Attachments

You Can Leave Your Hat On (Demo) - Randy Newman: Sail Away (Bonus Track)

You Can Leave Your Hat On - Joe Cocker: The Best of Joe Cocker

If You Ever Should Leave - Ella Fitzgerald: The Complete Recordings (1935-1939)

Leave My Woman Alone - Ray Charles: Yes Indeed!


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Photo: Cottonbro


Thursday, 17 June 2021

Series 20, Prog 5

TOMORROW

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


It’s Tomorrow’s World - Jacqui Dankworth: Live to Love

There’s Always Tomorrow - Tony Bennett: The Complete Improv Recordings

There’ll Be No Tomorrow - Carmen McRae & Dave Brubeck: Tonight Only!

Goin’ Home Tomorrow - Dr John: Goin’ Back to New Orleans

Reach for Tomorrow - Audrey Morris: Film Noir

Is It Tomorrow Yet - Joan Armatrading: Me Myself I

Don’t Forget Tonight Tomorrow - Frank Sinatra & The Charioteers: The Columbia Years

All My Tomorrows - Frank Sinatra: My Way

Save Your Sorrows for Tomorrow - Peggy Lee: Trav’lin’ Light

Small Day Tomorrow - Ian Shaw: A Ghost In Every Bar (The Lyrics of Fran Landesman)

One More Tomorrow - Eric Benét: Love & Life

Tomorrow (We Will Meet Once More) - Nina Simone: The Amazing Nina Simone

Tomorrow Is the First Day of the Rest of Your Life - Frank Sinatra Jr: Spice

Will You Love Me Tomorrow - Robert Flack: Softly With These Songs

There’s No Tomorrow - Dean Martin: Dino: Italian Love Songs

It’s Tomorrow’s World (Reprise) - Jacqui Dankworth: Live to Love


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Photo: Marek Spiske



Thursday, 10 June 2021

Series 20, Prog 4

SUMMERTIME

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


Summertime - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Porgy & Bess

Summertime Promises - Jack Jones: Wives and Lovers

When Summer Turns to Snow - Denise Donatelli: In the Company of Friends

Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer - Nat King Cole: Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer

That Sunday, That Summer - Dinah Washington: Golden Hits

Something Wonderful Happens In Summer - Frank Sinatra: This Is Sinatra - Vol 2

Indian Summer - Sarah Vaughan & The Count Basie Orchestra: Send In the Clowns

Summer Nights - Lee Hazlewood: Something Special

Summer Night - Helen Carr: Why Do I Love You

The Summer Knows - Shaynee Rainbolt: At Home

Once Upon a Summertime - Tony Bennett: I Wanna Be Around

The Things We Did Last Summer - Georgia Mancio featuring Colin Oxley: Live at ReVoice!

Summer Wind - Royal Air Force Squadronaires & Todd Gordon: Evergreen

Brandy In the Summertime - Emily Elbert: Emily Elbert

Here Comes the Sun - Nina Simone: Here Comes the Sun


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Photo: Ylanite Koppens



Series 20, Prog 3

HOME

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


The Journey Home - Georgia Mancio & Alan Broadbent: Songbook

Comin’ Home Baby - Mel Tormé: Comin’ Home Baby!

Home (With You) - Dena DeRose: A Walk In the Park

Come In From the Rain - Todd Gordon: Ballads from the Midnight Hotel

Why Do the Wrong People Travel? - Elaine Stritch: At Liberty

It’s Nice to Go Trav’ling (But Oh So Nice to Come Home) - Frank Sinatra: Come Fly With Me

I’ll Be Home - Lee Wiley: Back Home Again

Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home - Shirley Horn: I Remember Miles

Home Again - Christine Tobin & Liam Noble: Tapestry Unravelled

Gotta Travel On - The Hi-Lo’s: The Hi-Lo’s Happen to Folk Songs

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

Sentimental Journey - Sue Raney: A Tribute to Doris Day/Heart’s Desire

Walkin’ My Baby Back Home - Nat King Cole

Bring It on Home to Me - Aretha Franklin: Soul ’69


Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com


Photo: Kelly Lacy