Wednesday 29 July 2020

Series 17, Prog 19


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

Pineapple Pete - Johnny Mercer: Singer-Songwriter
Peel Me a Grape - René Marie: I Wanna Be Evil (With Love to Eartha Kitt)
Best Is Yet To Come - Mark Murphy: A Swingin’, Singin’ Affair
Strange Fruit - Bille Holiday: Lady Sings the Blues
In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree - The Mills Brothers: Golden Greats
Little Green Apples - Nancy Wilson: RSVP 
Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree - The Andrews Sisters: Andrews Sisters In Hi-Fi
Coconut - Harry Nilsson: Nilsson Schmilsson
Forbidden Fruit - Nina Simone: Forbidden Fruit
Underneath the Apple Tree - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba’s!
Peach Trees - Rufus Wainwright: Want Two
Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries - Judy Garland: Judy
Apples, Peaches and Cherries - Peggy Lee: Songs In an Intimate Style
Come On-a My House - Rosemary Clooney: single
Cherry Pies Ought To Be You - Frank Sinatra & Rosemary Clooney: The Columbia Years (1943-1952)/The Complete Recordings - Vol 11
Banana Split for My Baby - Louis Prima: single

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Ian Turnell

Monday 20 July 2020

Series 17, Prog 18


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

On the Sunny Side of the Street - Keely Smith: Politely
Gone with the Wind - Ella Fitzgerald: Live from The Cave Supper Club, Vancouver
Winter Weather - Joe Williams & Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison: Together
Isn’t This a Lovely Day - Billie Holiday: Music for Torching
Here’s That Rainy Day (Koop Remix) - Astrud Gilberto: Verve Remixed 2
Stormy Weather - Etta James: At Last!
Summer Wind - Todd Gordon & Royal Air Force Squadronaires: Evergreen
Come Rain or Come Shine - Judy Garland: Judy at Carnegie Hall
Hello Sunshine - Aretha Franklin: Aretha Now
Rainin’ - Bobby Darin: single 
Heat Wave - Ernestine Anderson: The Toast of the Nation’s Critics
Here Comes the Sun - Nina Simone: Here Comes the Sun
Cool Breeze Woman - Jimmy Rushing & Ada Moore: Cat Meets Chick
Snow - Patricia Barber: The Cole Porter Mix
Nice Weather for Ducks - Irene Kral: Just For Now
Sunny Afternoon - The Kinks: Face to Face

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Sid Ali

Thursday 9 July 2020

Series 17, Prog 17


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

Sing a Rainbow - Peggy Lee: Is That All There Is?
Blue Skies - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Songbook
Cherry Red - Big Joe Turner: Boss of the Blues
Deep Purple - Janet Seidel: Moon of Manakoola
Orange Colored Sky - Nat King Cole: Nat King Cole Sings the Blues
I Used to Be Color Blind - Anite O’Day: Pick Yourself Up
Yellow Days - Frank Sinatra & Duke Ellington: Francis A & Edward K
Colours Ran - Cleo Laine: Born On a Friday
The Moon Was Yellow - Mel Tormé: Swingin’ On the Moon
Gold Brazilian Sun - The Hi-Lo’s: The Hi-Lo’s Happen to Bossa Nova
Blue Turning Grey Over You - Maxine Sullivan: A Tribute to Andy Razaf
Pink Champagne - Jimmy Witherspoon: Hey, Mrs Jones
Bein’ Green - Mark Murphy: Once To Every Heart
Red Top - King Pleasure & Betty Carter: King Pleasure Sings
When the Wind Was Green - Eydie Gormé: Love Is a Season
Tie a Yellow Ribbon ‘Round the Old Oak Tree - Bing Crosby: single
I’m Painting the Town Red - Carmen McRae: For Lady Day (Vol 2)

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Thursday 2 July 2020

Series 17, Prog 16


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

Talk to the Animals - Sammy Davis Jr: Dr Doolittle
Alley Cat Song - Peggy Lee: I'm a Woman
White Horses - Dean & Britta: Back Numbers
Swinging On a Star - Mark Murphy: Playing the Field
Let's Do It - Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington Orchestra: Côte d'Azur Concerts (Disc 6)
Underneath the Apple Tree - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba's
Bye Bye Blackbird - Esther Phillips: Confessin' The Blues
Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear - Randy Newman: Sail Away
Taking a Chance On Love - Frank Sinatra: Swing Easy
Gimme a Pigfoot - Teresa Brewer & Count Basie: The Songs of Bessie Smith
Lonesome Polecat - Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer: Two of a Kind
Professor Hauptmann's Performing Dogs - Peggy Lee: Mirrors
I'm Gonna Go Fishin' - Mel Tormé: I Dig the Count, I Dig the Duke
At the Zoo - Simon & Garfunkel: Bookends
In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening - Todd Gordon: Moon River to the Days of Wine and Roses/The Genius of Johnny Mercer
Blackbird - Sarah Vaughan: Songs of The Beatles

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Julian Kirschner