Sunday 28 March 2021

Series 19, Prog 13


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

I Want to be Happy - Cleo Laine: All About Me

Let Me Sing and I’m Happy -  Bing Crosby & Al Jolson: The Complete Radio Duets

Put On a Happy Face - Ann Burton: Remember 1966-1988

Sometimes I’m Happy - Alberta Hunter: Downhearted Blues - Live At The Cookery

I Whistle a Happy Tune - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra Sings Rodgers & Hammerstein

Love’s Been Good to Me - Frank Sinatra: A Man Alone

This Happy Madness (Estrada Branca) - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra and Company

Two Shots Of Happy, One Shot Of Sad - Nancy Sinatra: Nancy Sinatra

Walking Happy - Frank Sinatra Jr: That Face

You’ve Made Me So Very Happy - Nancy Wilson: Can’t Take My Eyes Off You

Stay with the Happy People - Bing Crosby & Ella Fitzgerald: Swingin' With Bing: Bing Crosby's Lost Radio Performances [Disc 3]

You're Making The Wrong Guy Happy - The Mills Brothers: single

Singing’ In the Rain - Lena Horne: Lena In Hollywood

Oh, How Happy - Billy Eckstine: Motown Years

Sunrise, Sunset - Bing Crosby & Count Basie: Bing ’n Basie

How Am I to Know - Rosemary Clooney: Rosie Solves the Swingin’ Riddle!

Make Someone Happy - Jimmy Durante: Jimmy Durante’s Way of Life

Back In Your Own Backyard - Billie Holiday: The Real Billie Holiday

Oh, Happy Day - Edwin Hawkins Singers: single

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com 

Photo: Ava

Friday 19 March 2021

Series 19, Prog 12


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

The Music Is the Magic - Sarah McKenzie: We Could Be Lovers

Mister Magic - Tony Bennett: The Complete Improv Recordings

Under the Spell of the Blues - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald & Chick Webb

That Old Black Magic - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Song Book (Vol 1)

Witchcraft - Frank Sinatra: All the Way

If It’s Magic - Alison Burns & Martin Taylor: 1:AM

Magic Garden - Johnny Mathis: I’ll Buy You a Star

(You’ve Got) The Magic Touch - The Platters: The Fabulous Platters

It’s Magic - Keely Smith: Politely

He Cast a Spell On Me - Linda Hindmarsh: Hello Again

Magic Is The Moonlight (Te Quiero Dijiste; aka Muñequita linda - Cute Little Doll) - Rosemary Clooney & Perez Prado: A Touch of Tabasco

Under Your Spell Again - Bobby Darin: You’re the Reason I’m Living

The Magic Gift - June Christy: This Time of Year

It’s Not Magic - Barcelona Big Latin Band: Live recording

I Put a Spell On You - Nina Simone: I Put a Spell On You

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Vinícius Vieira 

Thursday 11 March 2021

Series 19, Prog 11


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

Every Day I Have the Blues - Tony Bennett & Stevie Wonder: Playing With My Friends

Sir Duke - Stevie Wonder: Songs In the Key of Life

Superwoman - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba’s!

I Just Called to Say I Love You - Diane Schuur & Herbie Hancock: Friends for Schuur

Uptight (Everything’s Alright) - Nancy Wilson: A Touch of Today

Thank You Love - Billy Eckstine: Single

You Are the Sunshine of My Life - Stevie Wonder & Ella Fitzgerald: We Love Ella

For Once In My Life - Harry Connick Jr: Only You

Too Shy to Say - Diana Ross: Baby, It’s Me

My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder: My Cherie Amour

Isn’t She Lovely - Frank Sinatra: Reprise Studio Recordings (Disc 18)

To Know You Is to Love You - Thelma Houston & The Pressure Cookers: I’ve Got the Music In Me

Superstition - Mel Tormé: Live at The Maisonette

Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder: In Square Circle

Moon Blue - Carol Kidd & Nigel Clark: Tell Me Once Again

Living for the City - Stevie Wonder: Innervisions

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Thursday 4 March 2021

Series 19, Prog 10


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

It’s Anybody’s Spring - Lena Horne: Songs by Burke & Van Heusen

It Might As Well Be Spring - Bill Charlap & Sandy Stewart: Love Is Here to Stay

Another Spring - Sammy Davis Jr: That’s All

A Fine Spring Morning - Blossom Dearie: Blossom Dearie

Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most - Ian Shaw: A Ghost In Every Bar (The Lyrics of Fran Landesman)

Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year - Carol Sloane: We’ll Meet Again

Spring Is Here - Frank Sinatra: Frank Sinatra Sings for Only the Lonely

They Say It’s Spring - Marlene VerPlanck: Once There Was a Moon

Spring Won’t Be Around This Season - Teddi King: Storyville Presents Miss Teddi King

Spring, Spring, Spring - Elaine Delmar: But Beautiful

You Must Believe In Spring - Tony Bennett: Tony Bennett & Bill Evans Together Again

Some Other Spring - Billie Holiday: The Lady Sings

Suddenly It’s Spring - June Christy: The Intimate Miss Christy

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Pixaby