Saturday 26 September 2020

Series 18, Prog 8


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

Poor Little Rich Girl - Ann Richards: I’m Shooting High

Mad About the Boy - Cleo Laine: Spread a Little Happiness

You’re My Girl - Dick Haymes: Look at Me Now!

Looking for a Boy - Ernestine Anderson: Hot Cargo

Chattanooga Choo-Choo - Ray Charles: The Genius Hits the Road

My Little Boy - Nellie Lutcher: Real Gone

Nature Boy - Johnny Hartman: The Tokyo Albums

When That I Was and a Little Tiny Boy - Maxine Sullivan: Sullivan/Shakespeare/Hyman

Swingin’ Till the Girls Come Home - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: The Hottest New Group In Jazz

I Want a Little Girl - Big Joe Turner: Boss of the Blues

This Girl’s In Love with You - Ella Fitzgerald: Sunshine of Your Love

My Kind of Girl - Mark Murphy: Who Can I Turn To?

The Most Beautiful Girl - Perry Como: Perry

Little Girl Blue - Nina Simone: My Baby Just Cares for Me

Girl Talk - Tony Bennett: The Movie Song Album

I Enjoy Being a Girl - Peggy Lee: Latin ala Lee

The Girl Next Door - Mel Tormé: At The Crescendo

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo by Burst

Thursday 17 September 2020

Series 18, Prog 7


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

Only You - Diane Schuur: Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra

Dance Only with Me - Blossom Dearie: Blossom Dearie Sings Comden & Green

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

I Only Have Eyes for You - Carmen McRae: Carmen McRae at Ratso’s (Vol 3)

I Only Wanted a Buddy, Not a Sweetheart - Kay Starr: Jazz Singer

I Only Know - Dinah Washington: Music for a First Love

I’ll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her - Frank Sinatra: My Kind of Broadway

If I Only Had a Heart - Susannah McCorkle: Over the Rainbow/The Songs of E ‘Yip’ Harburg 

I’ve Only Myself to Blame - Joe Williams: A Man Ain’t Supposed to Cry

There’s Only One Union - Judy Garland: Maggie May (EP)

I Want to Be Loved (But Only By You) - Sy Oliver & Henry Wells: The Chronological Classics 1945-1949

Only the Lonely - Shirley Horn: Load of Love

Love Is the Only Thing - Aretha Franklin: Aretha with the Ray Bryant Combo

My One and Only - Claire Martin & Richard Rodney Bennett: When Lights Are Low

Only the Very Young - Mel Tormé: That’s All (Bonus Track)

My One and Only Love - Cleo Laine: She’s the Tops!

Only Why No More - Ian Shaw: A Ghost In Every Bar/The Lyrics of Fran Landesman

It’s Only a Paper Moon - Morgana King: Morgana King Sings the Blues

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Adam Lowley

Friday 11 September 2020

Series 18, Prog 6


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

Lover - Anita O’Day: Anita O'Day And Billy May Swing Rodgers & Hart

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

Baby, Won't You Please Come Home - Ella Mae Morse: Morse Code

Come Fly with Me - Frank Sinatra: Come Fly with Me

You’ve Changed - Nancy Wilson: Lush Life

The Rules of the Road - Nat King Cole: The Nat King Cole/Billy May Sessions

Alone Too Long - Nat King Cole: Ballads of the Day

One For My Baby (And One More For The Road) - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book (Vol 2)

Baia - Mel Tormé: Olé Tormé

Street of Dreams - The Encores with Billy May & His Orchestra: Single

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

You Fascinate Me So - Peggy Lee: Pretty Eyes

On The Atchison, Topeka And The Santa Fe - The Four Freshmen: Voices In Fun

Bo Mambo - Yma Sumac: Mambo!

Bye Bye Blues - Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong: Bing & Satchmo

A Cottage for Sale - Billy Eckstine: One More with Feeling

I Got Rhythm - Ethel Merman: Her Greatest Hits

Say ''Si Si'' (Para Vigo Me Voy) - Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney: Fancy Meeting You Here

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Edward William May Jr (10 Nov 1916 - 22 Jan 2004)

Saturday 5 September 2020

Series 18, Prog 5


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

The Shadow of Your Smile - Peggy Lee: That Was Then, Now Is Now
Take a Little Time to Smile - Shirley Horn: Lazy Afternoon
Time to Smile - Tony Bennett: Art of Romance
With a Smile - Dena DeRose: I Can See Clearly Now
I’ll Never Smile Again - Frank Sinatra: No One Cares
I’m All Smiles - Nancy Wilson: Today - My Way
Smile, Darn Ya, Smile! - Sammy Davis Jr: Mr Entertainment
Smile - Madeleine Peyroux: Half the Perfect World
Paris Smiles - Mel Tormé: That’s All (Bonus Track)
When I Just Wear My Smile - Mama Cass Elliot: Bubble Gum, Lemonade... And Something For Mama
It’s Hard to Laugh or Smile - Jimmy Rushing: Listen to the Blues
I Dance and Dance and Smile and Smile - Dory Previn: Reflections In a Mud Puddle
I Can’t Smile Without You - Vic Damone: The Best of Vic Damone, Live
Just One Smile - Dusty Springfield: Dusty In Memphis
Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella - Bing Crosby & Bob Scobey's Frisco Jazz Band: Bing with a Beat
Smile Away Each Rainy Day (From the Film, "Darling Lili”) - The Mills Brothers: Single
A Smile Will Go a Long, Long Way - The Andrews Sisters: The Andrews Sisters Sing the Dancing 20s
The Shadow of Your Smile - Lou Rawls: Lou Rawls Live!

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Wednesday 2 September 2020

Series 18, Prog 4


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

When My Sugar Walks Down The Street - Nat King Cole: Love Is Here to Stay
I Want a Little Sugar In My Bowl - Nina Simone: Nina Simone Sings The Blues
Sugar Stevie Ray - Ann Chris: single
Sugar (That Sugar Baby O' Mine) - Mads Mathias: Free Falling
I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake City - Peggy Lee & George Shearing: The Beauty and The Beat!
Sugar - Georgia Mancio featuring Laurence Cottle: Live at Revoice!
When I Take My Sugar to Tea - Frank Sinatra: Ring-a-Ding, Ding!
Sugar Town - Nancy Sinatra: Sugar Town
Burnt Sugar - Sue Raney: All By Myself
Sugar, Don’t You Know - Bing Crosby & Count Basie: Bing ’n Basie
Sugar Blues - Ella Fitzgerald: 78rpm single
Sugarfoot Rag - Ella Fitzgerald with Sy Oliver & His Orchestra: The Chronological Classics 1950
Sugar Rush - Estelle Kokot: The Sound of You
Sugar Buzz - k d lang: Sing It Loud
My Sugar Is So Refined - Johnny Mercer: Personality
Can I Call You Sugar (Sugar Rum Cherry) - Lorraine Feather: Such Sweet Thunder
Sugar Mama - Bitter:Sweet: Drama

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Mali Maeder

Series 18, Prog 3


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

On the Sunny Side of the Street - Keely Smith: Politely
Cloudy Morning - Tony Bennett: Here's to the Ladies
Pennies from Heaven - Frank Sinatra: Songs for Swingin' Lovers!
I Think It's Going to Rain Today - Peggy Lee: A Natural Woman
Stormy Weather - Lou Rawls: Tobacco Road
Gone with the Wind - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella In Berlin
Isn't This a Lovely Day - Jeri Southern: Southern Breeze
Rainin' - Bobby Darin: I Were a Carpenter single B-side
I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - Billie Holiday: The Complete Billie Holiday on Verve (Disc 3)
Kentucky Rain - Barb Jungr: Love Me Tender
Both Sides, Now - Ian Shaw: Drawn to All Things (The Songs of Joni Mitchell)
Summer Wind - Todd Gordon & Royal Air Force Squadronaires: Helping the Heroes
Ill Wind - Jacqui Dankworth: It Happens Quietly
Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head - Johnny Hartman: I've Be There
A Foggy Day - Sarah Vaughan: Ronnie Scott's Presents Sarah Vaughan Live

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com