Thursday 30 December 2021

Series 12, Prog 13


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

My Man - Peggy Lee: I Like Men!

I’m Just Wild About Harry - Cleo Laine: All About Me

Do It Again - Vic Damone: The Best of Vic Damone

I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise - Nancy Sinatra: Shifting Gears

My Buddy - Clare Martin: Secret Love

April Showers - Judy Garland: Judy

Chicago - Frank Sinatra: The Hollywood Years

Second Hand Rose - Barbra Streisand: Funny Girl (Soundtrack)

Toot, Toot, Tootsie (Goo’ Bye) - Eydie Gormé: Vamps the Roaring 20s

Aggravatin’ Papa - Pearl Bailey: More Songs for Adults Only

Downhearted Blues - Mildred Bailey: Blues by Mildred Bailey

Way Down Yonder in New Orleans - Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong: Bing & Satchmo

My Honey’s Lovin’ Arms - The Gotham Stompers featuring Ivie Anderson

Runnin’ Wild - Marilyn Monroe: Some Like It Hot (Soundtrack)

Some Sunny Day - Lee Wiley: Lee Wiley Sings Irving Berlin

The Sheik of Araby - Fats Domino: A Lot of Dominos!

Limehouse Blues - Rosemary Clooney & Nelson Riddle: Rosie Solves the Swinging’ Riddle!

‘Tain’t Nobody’s Business (If I Do) - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella in Montreux

Photo: Anna Tarazevich

Thursday 23 December 2021

Series 21, Prog 12


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

Winter Weather - Joe Williams & Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison: Together

Blackberry Winter - Marlene VerPlanck: Marlene VerPlanck Sings Alec Wilder

Winter Night - Eydie Gormé: Love Is a Season

Summer Me, Winter Me - Frank Sinatra: She Shot Me Down

In the Winter - Janis Ian: Between the Lines

Love Turns Winter to Spring - The Four Freshmen: Freshmen Favorites

Winter in May - Carmen McRae: Second to None

Look Out the Window (The Winter Song) - Rosemary Clooney & Gene Autry: The Night Before Christmas (single)

Violets for Your (My) Furs - Billie Holiday: Lady in Satin

Winter Moon - Hoagy Carmichael: Hoagy Sings Carmichael

Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind - Cleo Laine: Cleo Sings Elizabethan

The Winter of My Discontent - Ben Sidran & The Bob Rockell Quartet: Walk Pretty (The Songs of Alec Wilder)

A Winter Romance - Dean Martin: A Winter Romance

Snow - Patricia Barber: The Cole Porter Mix

I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - John Altman Orchestra featuring Joan Viskant: Sure Thing

I Remember Sky - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

When Winter Comes - Joanie Sommers: Sommers’ Seasons

Photo: Ruvim Miksanskiy

Thursday 16 December 2021

Series 21, Prog 11


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

It Looks a Lot Like Christmas - Bob Saker & Bill Conner: Swingin’ Christmas

The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole: The Christmas Song

Snowfall - Doris Day: The Doris Day Christmas Album

The Christmas Blues - Dean Martin: Holiday Cheer

Little Drummer Boy - Lou Rawls: Merry Christmas - Ho! Ho! Ho!

The Secret of Christmas - Ella Fitzgerald: single

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year - Andy Williams: The Andy Williams Christmas Album

Cool Yule - John Sheridan’s Dream Band featuring Rebecca Kilgore

I’ll Be Home for Christmas - Frank Sinatra: A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra

Hooray for Christmas - Janet Seidel: Hooray for Christmas

White Christmas - Perry Como: Perry Como Sings Merry Christmas Music

Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) - The Mills Brothers: Merry Christmas

Christmas in San Francisco - Vic Damone: single

The Merriest - June Christy: This Time of Year

No Room at the Inn - Mahalia Jackson: Christmas with Mahalia

Photo: Tom Mossholder

Thursday 9 December 2021

Series 21, Prog 10


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

Tuxedo Junction - Ella Fitzgerald: Things Ain’t What They Used to Be
Alabamy Bound - Bobby Darin: Oh! Look at Me Now
Carolina in the Morning - Dinah Shore: Dinah Down Home
Ode to Billie Jo - Nancy Wilson: Welcome to My Love
Georgia on My Mind - Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra: Ray Sings, Basie Swings
Mississippi - Kay Starr: The Fabulous Favorites
Do You Know What It Means to Miss New Orleans: Rosemary Clooney: Dedicated to Nelson
Basin Street Blues - Peggy Lee & Quincy Jones Orchestra: Blues Cross Country
Louisiana - Fred Astaire: The Complete London Sessions
Louisiana 1927 - Randy Newman: Good Old Boys
Louisiana Sunday Afternoon - Dana Masters, Linley Hamilton, Cian Boyal & The Camden Orchestra 
Goin’ Back to New Orleans - Dr John: Goin’ Back to New Orleans
Hard Hearted Hannah - Shirley Horn: Light Out of Darkness
Memphis in June - Hoagy Carmichael: Hoagy Sings Carmichael
Stars Fell on Alabama - Billie Holiday: Songs for Distingue Lovers
Mississippi Mud - Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer: Two of a Kind

Photo: Thomas B Didgeman

Saturday 4 December 2021

Series 21, Prog 9


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

Tenderly - Georgia Cécile - Live studio recording
Willow Tree - Mildred Bailey: The Blues Singer (1927-1937)
Gone with the Wind - Frank Sinatra: Sings for Only the Lonely
Poinciana (Song of the Tree) - Janet Seidel: The Art of Lounge (Vol 2)
I Talk to the Trees - Danny Williams: Moon River
The White Birch and the Sycamore - Peggy Lee: Seas Shells
The Best Is Yet to Come - Todd Gordon & RAF Squadronaires: Evergreen
Lullaby of the Leaves - Keely Smith: Politely
Peach Trees - Rufus Wainwright: Want Two
The Apple Tree - Matt Monro: Stranger in Paradise - The Lost New York Sessions
(Ah the Apple Trees) When the World was Young - Blossom Dearie: Blossom Time at Ronnie Scott’s
Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree (with Anyone Else but Me) - Barry Manilow: Singin’ with the Big Bands
Willow Weep for Me - Lena Horne: Feelin’ Good
The Sweetheart Tree - Steve Lawrence: The Steve Lawrence Show
An Olive Tree - Basia: The Sweetest Illusion

Photo: Johannes Plenio