Friday 29 April 2022

Series 22, Prog 10


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

I Like the Likes of You - Dick Haymes: Moondreams
April in Paris - Rosemary Clooney & Nelson Riddle: Rosie Solves the Swingin’ Riddle!
What Is There to Say - Sylvia Syms - Sylvia Syms Sings
The Great Come-and-Get-It Day - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra in Hollywood
Then I’ll Be Tired of You - Ella Fitzgerald: Like Someone in Love
Down with Love - Bobby Darin: This Is Darin
Here’s to You Illusions in Times Like These - Susannah McCorkle: Over the Rainbow (The Songs of E Y ‘Yip’ Harburg)
If This Isn’t Love - Sarah Vaughan: At Mister Kelly's
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime - Bing Crosby: American Songs During the Great Depression
Buds Won’t Bud - Peggy Lee: Love Held Lightly: Rare Songs by Harold Arlen
Old Devil Moon - Mel Tormé: Swings Shubert Alley
Poor You - Maxine Sullivan: The Lady’s In Love with You (Maxine Sullivan Sings the Music of Burton Lane)
Lydia the Tattooed Lady - Groucho Marx: At the Circus (Soundtrack)
Moanin’ in the Mornin’ - Dinah Shore: Holding Hands at Midnight
Last Night When We Were Young - Carmen McRae: Torchy
It’s Only a Paper Moon - Nat King Cole: After Midnight
Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe - Carol Kidd: Dreamsville
Over the Rainbow - Harry Nilsson: A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night

Edgar Yip Harburg
(April 8, 1986 - March 5, 1981)

Wednesday 27 April 2022

Series 22, Prog 9


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

Time - Mel Tormé: Right Now!

Any Old Time - Artie Shaw & his Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday: Any Old Time

Once Upon a Time - Frank Sinatra: September of My Years

Any Time, Any Day, Anywhere - Lee Wiley: Back Home Again

As Time Goes By - Jimmy Durante: Jimmy Durante’s Way of Life

By the Time I Get to Phoenix - Peggy Lee: Two Shows Nightly (Copacabana, New York - April 1968)

I’m Having a Good Time - Alberta Hunter: Amtrak Blues

Cryin’ Time - Ray Charles: single

Just in Time - Blossom Dearie: Sings Comden & Green

Four or Five Times - Sy Oliver: Jimmy Lunceford in Hi-Fi

A Time for Love - Morgana King: Gemini Changes

Good Times - Steve Lawrence: Steve Lawrence Sings of Love and Sad Young Men

I Forget the Time - Frankie Laine & Michel Legrand: Reunion in Rhythm

Every Time We Say Goodbye - Janet Seidel & William Galison: Love Letters

Seems Like Old Times - Vaughn Monroe: 78rpm single

Time After Time - Chet Baker: Chet Baker Sings

I Didn’t Know What Time It Was - Buddy Greco: Live at The Sands

Photo: Pixabay

Thursday 14 April 2022

Series 22, Prog 8


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

The Best Things in Life are Free - Lena Horne: Here’s Lena, Now!

Free and Easy - Bobby Troup: Bobby Troup & His Stars of Jazz

Born Free - Frank Sinatra: The World We Knew

Any Place I Hang My Hat is Home - Judy Garland: Judy

Don’t Set Me Free - Ray Charles: single

Young Hearts Run Free - Candi Staton: single

Simple Song of Freedom - Bobby Darin: Live! at The Desert Inn

Someday We’ll All Be Free - Jacqui Dankworth: Live to Love

The Good Life - Steve Lawrence: Portrait of Steve

La Nouvelle Liberté (New Freedom) - Susanna Bartilla & Ted Bjurwill: single

Free Spirits - Peggy Lee: That Was Then, This Is Now

Somewhere in My Heart - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

Free - Tommy Leonetti: single

Free Fall - Clare Fischer: Free Fall

I Feel Free - Cream: single

I Wish You Love - Esther Phillips: And I Love Him/Esther Phillips Sings Great Love Songs

Photo: Petr Ganaj

Sunday 10 April 2022

Series 22, Prog 7


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

A Fine Romance - Ella Fitzgerald: Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Song Book
First Romance - Tony Perkins: First Romance (EP)
I’ll Take Romance - Ernestine Anderson & George Shearing: A Perfect Match
The Moon Was Yellow - Frank Sinatra: Moonlight Sinatra
My Romance - Carmen McRae: Book of Ballads
Come Dance with Me - Diana Krall: From This Moment On
Now It Can Be Told - Tony Bennett: Bennett/Berlin
My Reverie - Betty Carter: The Modern Sound of Betty Carter
By Myself - Judy Garland: I Could Go On Singing
The Lady’s In Love with You - Ian Shaw: The Abbey Road Sessions
I’ll Never Smile Again - Jo Stafford: Getting Sentimental Over Tommy Dorsey
Nice ’n’ Easy - Alan Bergman: Lyrically, Alan Bergman
How’s Your Romance - Lena Horne: An Evening with Lena Horne Live at The Supper Club
They Say It’s Wonderful - John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman: John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
That Old Feeling - Helen Humes: Helen Comes Back
(Romance) In the Dark - Jimmy Witherspoon: Hey, Mrs Jones

Photo: Jasmine Carter 

Series 22, Prog 6


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

When I Fall in Love - Nat King Cole: Love Is the Thing

Love Letters - Patti Austin: The Real Me

I Cover the Waterfront - Sammy Davis Jr: It’s All Over but the Swingin’

You’re Mine , You - June Christy & Stan Kenton: Duet

Out of Nowhere - Paul Marinaro: studio recording

What’s Wrong with Me - Morgana King: Gemini Changes

My Love for You - Harry James: The Complete Harry James & His Orchestra featuring Frank Sinatra

Through the Years - Ready Willing and Mabel: A Cocktail for the Ears

For Sentimental Reasons - Amanda Randolph: The ‘30s Girls (1932-1940)

Boo Hoo - Jimmy Rushing with Count Basie & His Orchestra: Blues I Love to Sing

My Silent Love - Carol Sloane: Out of the Blue

I Wanna be Loved - Lena Horne: Lena on the Blue Side

Blame It on My Youth - Kurt Elling: Flirting with Twilight

Easy Come, Easy Go - Anita O’Day: Sings Jimmy Giuffre Arrangements

(I Offer You the Moon) Señorita - Frank Sinatra: The Columbia Years (1943-1952)

If I Steal a Kiss - Frank Sinatra: The Columbia Years (1943-1952)

Body and Soul - Ella Fitzgerald & Nelson Riddle: Ella Swings Gently with Nelson

EDWARD HEYMAN  (March 14, 1907 - October 16, 1981)