Thursday 27 January 2022

Series 21, Prog 17


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

(Love Is) The Tender Trap - Frank Sinatra: single
I Don’t Stand a Ghost of a Chance with You - Billie Holiday: Music for Torching
Love’s Been Good to Me - Nina Simone: A Single Woman
Be Easy, Be Tender - Ann Richards: The Many Moods of Ann Richards
There’s Love - Nat King Cole: L-O-V-E
Tender as a Rose - Carol Stevens with Phil Moore’s Music: That Satin Doll
Yellow Days - Tony Bennett: Tony Bennett’s “Something”
Tenderly - Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong: Ella and Louis
The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella
Tender Is the Night - Steve Lawrence: Love Songs from the Movies
The One I Love (Belongs to Somebody Else) - Dinah Shore: Dinah, Yes Indeed!
Love Me Tender - Barb Jungr: Love Me Tender
Begin the Beguine - Perry Como: Como Swings
Try a Little Tenderness - Peggy Lee: unreleased single
I Concentrate on You - Judy Garland: Judy In Love

Photo: William Fortunato

Friday 21 January 2022

Series 21, Prog 16


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

I’m Walkin’ Through Heaven with You - Jimmy Rushing: Five Feet of Soul

This One’s from the Heart - Tom Waits & Crystal Gale: One from The Heart (Soundtrack)

I Still Suits Me - Bobby Troup: The Distinctive Style of Bobby Troup

I Wanna Be Loved by You - Marilyn Monroe: Some Like It Hot! (Soundtrack)

That’s Life - Alan Cumming: I Bought a Blue Car Today

I’ll See You in My Dreams - Jimmy Durante: Jimmy Durante’s Way of Life

Everyone’s in Love with You - David Byrne: Look into the Eyeball

I’m in the Mood for Love - Mae West: The Fabulous Mae West

Lullaby in Ragtime - Harry Nilsson: A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night

So, Relax - Leon Redbone: Sugar

Bo Mambo - Yma Sumac: Mambo!

C’est Si Bon - Louis Armstrong: Satchmo Serenades

Roll ‘Em Pete - Big Joe Turner: Boss of the Blues

You’ll Be Sorry - Big Maybelle: The Okeh Sessions

Good Night, Irene - Dr John: Goin’ Back to New Orleans

Honeysuckle Rose - Marlene Dietrich: Dietrich In London

The Time of Your Life - Randy Newman: A Bug’s Life (Soundtrack)

Photo: SHVETS Production

Saturday 15 January 2022

Series 21, Prog 15


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

It’s a Sin to Tell a Lie - Tony Bennett: When Lights Are Low

I Never Lied to You - Carmen McRae: I Am Music

I’m Gonna Go Fishin’ - Mel Tormé: I Dig the Duke/I Dig the Count

The Lies of Handsome Men - Cleo Laine: Blue and Sentimental

Talk to Me, Baby - Mark Murphy: Who Can I Turn To?

Little White Lies - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Swings Lightly

They Didn’t Believe Me - Dinah Washington: The Swingin’ Miss “D”

What Will I Tell My Heart - Joe Williams: A Man Ain’t Supposed to Cry

How Deep Is the Ocean - Dena DeRose: A Walk in the Park

Sweet Georgia Brown - Diane Schuur: In Tribute

Goodbye (She Quietly Says) - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Blizzard of Lies - Shaynee Rainbolt: At Home

Got to Get You into My Life - Thelma Houston & The Pressure Cooker: I’ve Got the Music in Me

The Rules of the Road - Nat King Cole: Let’s Face the Music!

Don’t Play That Song (You Lied) - Aretha Franklin: Live at The Fillmore West

Don’t Like Goodbyes - Callum Au & Claire Martin: Songs and Stories

Photo: lilartsy

Friday 7 January 2022

Series 21, Prog 14


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

All I Need Is the Girl - Frank Sinatra with Duke Ellington & His Orchestra: Francis A & Edward K

Small World - Barbara Long with Herb Geller & His All-Stars: Selections from Gypsy

Together (Wherever We Go) - Peggy Lee: Olé ala Lee

Not While I’m Around - Kurt Elling: Flirting with Twilight

Old Friend - Lena Horne: An Evening with Lena Horne (Live at The Supper Club)

Broadway Baby - Elaine Stritch: Follies in Concert

West Side Story Medley - Sammy Davis Jr & Johnny Mendoza: At The Cocoanut Grove

The Ladies Who Lunch - Eydie Gormé: single

Send In the Clowns - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba’s!

Everything’s Coming Up Roses - Johnny Mathis: The Rhythms of Broadway

One Hand, One Heart - Kiri Te Kanawa & José Carreras: West Side Story

Somewhere - Aretha Franklin: Hey Now Hey (The Other Side of the Sky)

Good Thing Going - Frank Sinatra: She Shot Me Down

President Obama honours Stephen Sondheim at The White House (Photo: Evan Vucci)