Thursday, 18 February 2021

Series 19, Prog 8


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

The Moon Got In My Eyes - Mildred Bailey: Harlem Lullaby

Through the Eyes of Love - Peggy Lee: Close Enough for Love

Close Your Eyes - Doris Day & André Previn: Duet

Angel Eyes - Frank Sinatra: Only the Lonely

I Only Have Eyes for You - Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You - Nancy Wilson: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

Right Under My Eyes - Kristin Korb: Beyond the Moon

Five Foot Two, Eyes Of Blue (Has Anybody Seen My Gal) - Bing Crosby: Radio Broadcast (Nov 1950)

His Eyes, Her Eyes - Sarah Vaughan: Sarah Vaughan with Michel Legrand

The Night Has a Thousand Eyes - Irene Kral: Second Chance

The Man with the Child In His Eyes - Kate Bush: The Kick Inside

I Never Want To Look Into Those Eyes Again - June Christy: This Is June Christy

Sunset Eyes - Ernie Andrews: In the Dark with Ernie Andrews

Star Eyes - Clairdee: Destination Moon

Them There Eyes - Billy Holiday: 78rpm single

When I Look In Your Eyes - Diana Krall: When I Look In Your Eyes

Black-Eyed Blues - Esther Phillips: Black-Eyed Blues

I’d Rather Listen to Your Eyes - Mildred Bailey: The Blues Singer (1929-1937)

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com 

Photo: Ramona Duque

Series 19, Prog 7


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

Alley Cat Song - Peggy Lee: I’m a Woman

How Come My Dog Don’t Bark (When You Come ‘Round) - Dr John: Goin’ Back to New Orleans

Salty Dog Blues - Fionna Duncan with Ian Menzies & His Clyde Valley Stompers: Have Tartan …Will Trad

Just Me and My Dog - Iain Mackenzie: Be Brief (EP)

The Most Effectual Top Cat - Top Cat Theme Song: Original TV Soundtracks!

Some Cats Know - Liza Minnelli: Gently

Hound Dog - Big Mama Thornton: single

Mad Dogs and Englishmen - Nöel Coward: The Noel Coward Album

Tom Cat - The Clare Fischer Voices: …And Sometimes Instruments

Gyp the Cat - Bobby Darin: Ultra Lounge Artist Series/Bobby Darin

Low Down Dog - Big Joe Turner: Boss of the Blues

Wendell’s Cat - Daryl Sherman: New O’leans

Bad, Bad Leroy Brown - Frank Sinatra: The Main Event

Lonesome Polecat - Johnny Mercer & Bobby Darin: Two of a Kind

Old at 18/Dog Bowl - Lorraine Feather: Ages

Yellow Dog Blues - Nat King Cole: Songs from St Louis Blues

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Snapwire

Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Series 19, Prog 6


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

A Rockin' Good Way - Dinah Washington & Brook Benton: The Two of Us

Blue and Sentimental - The Mills Brothers & Count Basie: Annual Report

I'm Confessin' - Tony Bennett & k d lang: A Wonderful World

Calcutta - Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney: Fancy Meeting You Here

Am I Blue? - Carmen McRae & Betty Carter: Duets

Turkey In the Straw - The Hi-Lo's: The Hi-Lo's Happen to Folk Songs

Silly Habits - Mel Tormé & Janis Ian: Mel Tormé & Friends

Who? - The Pied Pipers: The Song Is You (Capitol Sings Jerome Kern)

I Like Your Kind of Love - Andy Williams & Peggy Powers: Single

Don't Worry 'Bout Me - The Four Freshmen: Four Freshmen & Five Guitars

God Only Knows - The Beach Boys: Pet Sounds

Bei Mir Bist du Scon (Means That You're Grand) - The Andrews Sisters: In HiFi

Stompin' at the Savoy - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Ella & Louis Again

Somethin' Stupid - Frank & Nancy Sinatra: Nancy Sinatra/For My Dad

Cheek to Cheek - Sarah Vaughan & Billy Eckstine: Sing the Best of Irving Berlin

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Foteros

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Series 19, Prog 5


Hard-Hearted Hannah - Ella Fitzgerald: Pete Kelly's Blues (Soundtrack)
The Shadow of Your Smile - Peggy Lee: Guitars a la Lee
Just in Time - Dean Martin: This Time I'm Swingin’
As Time Goes By - Rosemary Clooney: Dedicated to Nelson
I Love Paris - Lena Horne: Lena in Hollywood
Moon River - The Four Freshmen: In Person (Vol 2)
Moonlight Serenade - Frank Sinatra: Moonlight Serenade
Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head - Johnny Hartman: I've Been There
Cheek to Cheek - Billie Holiday: All or Nothing at All
I Won't Dance - Fred Astaire: The Astaire Story (Vol 1) 
Change Partners - Harry Connick Jr: Come By Me
That Old Black Magic - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba's! 
Moonlight Swim - Tony Perkins: The Prettiest Girl in School
Maybe This Time - Liza Minnelli: At Carnegie Hall
Over the Rainbow - Judy Garland: Judy at Carnegie Hall
The Windmills of Your Mind - Mark Murphy: North Sea Jazz Sessions (Vol 5) 

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Pixabay

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