Saturday 31 July 2021

Series 20, Prog 11


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

So Hard to Laugh, So Easy to Cry - Lou Rawls: Soulin’
Dedicated to the One I Love - The Mamas and The Papas: Deliver
Heard Hearted Hannah - Shirley Horn: The Swingin’ Shirley Horn
So Very Hard to Go - Tower of Power: Tower of Power
Hard Rain - Barb Jungr: Hard Rain/The Songs of Bob Dylan & Leonard Cohen
Hard Times (No One Knows Better Than I) - Ray Charles: The Genius Sings the Blues
Hard Times for Lovers - Judy Collins: Hard Times for Lovers
It’s Hard - Clifton Chenier: Louisiana Blues and Zydeco
I’ll Be Hard to Handle - Ella Fitzgerald: The Jerome Kern Song Book
Sorry Seems to be the Hardest Word - Elton John: Rocket Man/The Definitive Hits
It’s Hard to Laugh or Smile - Jimmy Rushing: Listen to the Blues
Between a Rock and a Hard Place - Carol Kidd & Hilary Brooks: advance copy
It’s So Hard - John Lennon: Imagine
A Hard Day’s Night - Ramsey Lewis: Hang On Ramsey!
A Good Man Is Hard to Find - Alberta Hunter: Amtrak Blues

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Photo: Jaksbro

Series 20, Prog 10


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

All Alone - Rosemary Clooney: Thanks for Nothing
All In Fun - Margaret Whiting: Margaret Whiting Sings The Jerome Kern Song Book - Vol 1
All I Need Is the Girl - Vic Damone: Live from Las Vegas
All My Love - Dena DeRose: A Walk In the Park
All or Nothing at All - Morgana King: Let Me Love You
All of Me - Frank Sinatra: Classic Sinatra II
All the Way - Keely Smith: Politely
All the World Is Green - Tom Waits: Blood Money
All Blues - Ernestine Anderson: Ow! The Concord All Stars
All This and Heaven Too - Mel Tormé: It’s a Blue World
All His Children - Bing Crosby & Count Basie: Bing ’n Basie
All Gone - Cleo Laine: The Servant (Soundtrack)
All I Could Do Is Cry - Etta James: At Last!
All These Things - Harry Connick Jr: Only You
All Is Quiet - Jacqui Dankworth: Live to Love

Outro: Holding On - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Thursday 15 July 2021

Series 20, Prog 9


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


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