Thursday 24 March 2022

Series 22, Prog 5


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

Why Don’t You Do Right - Ella Fitzgerald: JATP in Japan/The Ella Fitzgerald Set
I Know Why (and So Do You) - June Christy: Fair and Warmer
Why Try to Change Me Now - Frank Sinatra: No One Cares
Wonder Why - Claire Martin: Too Much in Love to Care
I Don’t Know Why (I Just Do) - Joe Williams & Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison: Together
Why Can’t I - Judy Garland: Classic Garland (The Capitol Years 1955-1965)
Why - Ernie Andrews: This Is Ernie Andrews
Why Shouldn’t I - Margaret Whiting: Margaret Whiting Sings for the Starry-Eyed
Why’d You Do Me The Way You Did - The Royal Bopsters: Party of Four
Why Was I Born - Cher: Bittersweet White Light
Why Keep On Breaking My Heart - Nina Simone: Wild Is the Wind
Why and How - Mark Murphy: Midnight Mood
Why Don’t We Try Staying Home - Susannah McCorkle: Easy to Love (The Songs of Cole Porter)
Why Not - Johnny Mathis: Live It Up!
Don’t Know Why - Norah Jones: Come Away with Me
Why Should I Cry Over You - Andy Williams: single
Why Can’t This Night Go On Forever - Frank D’Rone with Billy May & His Orchestra: After the Ball
I Wonder Why - Ella  Fitzgerald: Ella

Photo: Magda Ehlers

Thursday 17 March 2022

Series 22, Prog 4


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

Prayer for Peace - Jacqui Dankworth: Back to You
You’ve Got a Friend - Ella Fitzgerald: Jazz at the Santa Monica Civic ’72
What the World Needs Now - Lena Horne: Soul
Imagine - Dena DeRose: A Walk in the Park
Gonna Build a Mountain - Bing Crosby & Count Basie: Bing ’n Basie
Where Have All the Flowers Gone - Marlene Dietrich: Dietrich
As Time Goes By - Carmen McRae: Alone, Live at The Dug
Blowin’ in the Wind - Stevie Wonder: Greatest Hits
The Fields of St Etienne - Mary Hopkin: Those Were the Days
What a Wonderful World - Tony Bennett & k d lang: A Wonderful World
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Peggy Lee: Bridge Over Troubled Water
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) - Nina Simone: To Love Somebody
Over the Rainbow - Harry Nilsson: A Little Schmilsson in the Night
Give Peace a Chance (Edit) - John Lennon: Working Class Hero
Climbing Higher Mountains - Diane Schuur: Diane Schuur & The Count Basie Orchestra

Photo: Disha Sheta

Friday 11 March 2022

Series 22, Prog 3


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

Café Society - Lorraine Feather: Café Society
It’s Been So Long - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra featuring Helen Ward: 78rpm single
Pick Yourself Up - Nat King Cole & George Shearing: Nat King Cole Sings - George Shearing Quintet Plays
Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart - Pearl Bailey & Louie Bellson: Pearl Bailey & Louie Bellson in New York
I Didn’t Know What Time It Was - Carmen McRae: Dream of Life
Have You Met Miss Jones? - Joe Williams: Swingin’ Night at Birdland
Too Marvelous for Words - Billie Holiday: Lady Sings the Blues
My Melancholy Baby - Dinah Shore & André Previn: Dinah Sings, Previn Plays
I Only Have Eyes for You - Mark Muphy: Mark Murphy’s Hip Parade
Did I Remember? - Ernestine Anderson: Hot Cargo
My Romance - Sammy Davis Jr: The Wham of Sam
This Can’t Be Love - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings The Rodgers & Hart Song Book
June in January - Dean Martin: A Winter Romance
Jeepers Creepers - Cleo Laine: Cleo Laine Sings
Manhattan - Todd Gordon & RAF Squadronaires featuring Jacqui Dankworth: Evergreen
There’s a Small Hotel - Elaine Delmar: But Beautiful
Mountain Greenery - Patti Page: In the Land of Hi-Fi
You Turned the Tables on Me - Louis Armstrong: I’ve Got the World on a String
The Peanut Vendor - Anita O’Day: Sings the Winners

Photo: Pixabay

Friday 4 March 2022

Series 22, Prog 2


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

It’s Been So Long - Jo Stafford: single
Alone Too Long - Mark Murphy: Sings Mostly Dorothy Fields & Cy Coleman
It’s Been a Long, Long Time - Harry James & His Orchestra featuring Helen Forrest: Harry James in Hi-Fi
As Long As I’m Singing - Bobby Darin: Ultra-Lounge Artist Series
It Takes Too Long to Learn to Live Alone - Peggy Lee: Norman Dolores Egstrom from Jamestown North Dakota
You Came a Long Way from St Louis - Bing Crosby & Rosemary Clooney: Fancy Meeting You Here
All Night Long - Shirley Horn: You’re My Thrill
As Long as I Live - Ernestine Anderson: Never Make Your Move Too Soon
As Long as There’s Music - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra in Hollywood: 1940-1964
Don’t Wait Too Long - Blossom Dearie: May I Come In?
Long Ago and Far Away - Margaret Whiting: Sings The Jerome Kern Song Book (Vol 2)
I’ll Get By (As Long as I Have You) - Jackie Paris: The Jackie Paris Sound
At Long Last Love - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Loves Cole
How Long Has This Been Going On? - Elaine Delmar: But Beautiful
As Long as She Needs Me - Sammy Davis Jr: That’s All
How Long, How Long Blues - Big Joe Turner: Boss of the Blues

Photo: Oladimeji Ajegbile