Thursday 30 June 2022

Series 22, Prog 19


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

A Song for You - Ray Charles: My World

I’ve Heard That Song Before - Helen Forrest & Harry James Orchestra: Harry James in Hi-Fi

Brazilian Love Song - Nat King Cole: single

I Let a Song Go Out of My Heart - Mildred Bailey: Harlem Lullaby

The Hut Sut Song (A Swedish Serenade) - Mel Tormé: Musical Sounds are the Best Songs

Deep Song - Billie Holiday: Love Songs

The Coffee Song - Sam Cooke: Cooke’s Tour

Killing Me Softly with His Song - Lori Lieberman: Lori Lieberman

The Alley Cat Song - Peggy Lee: I’m a Woman

Moon Song - Frank Sinatra: Moonlight Sinatra

The Song Is You - Nancy Wilson: Yesterday’s Love Songs, Today’s Blues

Night Song - Sammy Davis Jr: If I Ruled the World

With a Song in My Heart - Sue Raney: A Tribute to Doris Day/Heart’s Desire

The Moonbeam Song - Harry Nilsson: Nilsson Schmilsson

I Feel a Song Coming On - Judy Garland: Judy

September Song - The Mills Brothers: The Mills Bros. Sing

Without a Song - Keely Smith: Keely Sings Sinatra

Summer Song - Dave Brubeck & Carmen McRae: The Real Ambassadors

The Song Is Ended - Nat King Cole: Just One of Those Things

Photo: Pixabay

Thursday 23 June 2022

Series 22, Prog 18


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

Hello, Dolly! - Ella Fitzgerald: Hello, Dolly!
Alfie - Carol Kidd & Nigel Clark: Tell Me Once Again
Roll ‘Em Pete - Big Joe Turner: Boss of the Blues
Sweet William - Jacy Parker: Spotlight on Jacy Parker
Sam’s Song - Bing Crosby & Nat King Cole: Swinging’ with Bing: Bing Crosby’s Lost Radio Performances
Jim - Helen O’Connell: Green Eyes
Simon Smith and the Amazing Dancing Bear - Randy Newman: Sail Away
Hey John - Carmen McRae: Carmen McRae at Ratso’s (Vol 1)
Michael and Peter - Frank Sinatra: Watertown (2022 Remix)
Bill - Morgana King: Morgana King Sings the Blues
Vincent (Starry, Starry Night) - Don McLean: American Pie
Ode to Billie Jo - Nancy Wilson: Welcome to My Love
Alexander’s Ragtime Band - Ray Charles: The Genius of Ray Charles
Harry - Catherine Howe: Harry
I Keep Goin’ Back to Joe’s - Nat King Cole: Where Did Everyone Go?
Danny Boy - Rosemary Clooney: Live at The London Palladium
Hit the Road, Jack - Shirley Horn: The Swingin’ Shirley Horn

Thursday 16 June 2022

Series 22, Prog 17


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

Ain’t This a Wonderful Day - Anita O’Day: The Lady Is a Tramp
They Say It’s Wonderful - Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane: John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman
I May Be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful) - The Mills Brothers & Count Basie: The Board of Directors & Annual Report
It’s Wonderful - Rebecca Kilgore: Make Someone Happy (A Further Remembrance Of Maxine Sullivan)
Something Wonderful - Carol Kidd: Both Sides Now
It’s a Wonderful World - Frank Sinatra: Swing Along with Me (aka Sinatra Swings)
Mr Wonderful - Janet Seidel: Don’t Smoke in Bed
What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World
Wonderful Baby - Fred Astaire: Attitude Dancing
On a Wonderful Day Like Today - Lena Horne: Feeling’ Good
He’s Only Wonderful - Peggy Lee: The Singles Collection (1952-1958)
It’s a Big, Wide, Wonderful World - Peggy Lee: Mink Jazz
Something Wonderful Happens in Summer - Frank Sinatra: This Is Sinatra
’S Wonderful - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Book (Vol 2)
The Wonderful Season of Love - Rosemary Clooney: single
When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful - Fats Waller: Your Feet's Too Big (EP)

Friday 10 June 2022

Series 22, Prog 16


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

My Guitar - Peggy Lee: Guitars a la Lee

Invitation - The Four Freshmen: Four Freshmen and Five Guitars

Blue Guitar - Helen Merrill: The Complete Helen Merrill on Mercury

Granada - Frank Sinatra: Swing Along with Me

It’s Sunday - Frank Sinatra & Tony Mottola: single

Johnny Guitar - Janet Seidel: Don’t Smoke in Bed

The Owl and the Pussycat - Dory Previn: We’re Children of Coincidence and Harpo Marx

Slow Eyes - Tony Romano: A Moonlight Affair

While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles: The Beatles (White Album)

An Open Fire - Johnny Mathis: An Open Fire, Two Guitars

Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) - Jacqui Dankworth & Charlie Wood: Just You, Just Me

The Old Gibson - Ted Bjurwill: single

Bang, Bang (He Shot Me Down) - Nancy Sinatra: How Does That Grab You?

Superstar - Peggy Lee: Norma Delores Egstrom from Jamestown North Dakota

Nina - Noël Coward: The Noël Coward Album

Photo: Nothing Ahead

Thursday 2 June 2022

Series 22, Prog 15


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

Things - Bobby Darin: single
All the Things You Are - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the Jerome Kern Song Book
The Good Things in Life - Tony Bennett: The Good Things in Life
The Best Things Happen When You’re Dancing - Rosemary Clooney: Songs from Irving Berlin’s White Christmas
Hearing Things - Lorraine Feather: Attachments
These Foolish Things - Nat King Cole: Just One of Those Things
Just One of Those Things - Elaine Delmar: Elaine Delmar Sings Porter
How Are Things in Glocca Morra? - Maxine Sullivan: The Lady's In Love With You: Maxine Sullivan Sings The Music of Burton Lane
All These Things - Harry Connick Jr: Only You
The Little Things that Mean So Much - Carmen McRae: After Glow
My Favorite Things - Todd Gordon & Royal Air Force Squadronaires featuring Erin Dickins
There Are Such Things - Jo Stafford: Getting Sentimental Over Tommy Dorsey
The Things We Did Last Summer - Ernestine Anderson & George Shearing: A Perfect Match
Strange Things - Randy Newman: Toy Story (Soundtrack)
Things Are Looking Up - Sarah Vaughan: Sings George Gershwin [Disc 2]
Things Are Swingin’ - Peggy Lee: Things Are Swingin’

Photo: Dominika Roseclay

Series 22, Prog 14


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

This Must be the Place - Betty Hutton & Tennessee Ernie Ford with Billy May & His Orchestra: 78rpm single

Duke's Place (C-Jam Blues) - Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington: Ella at Duke’s Place

My Safest Place - Ian Shaw: Lifejacket

No Place to Go - Sue Raney: All By Myself

I Know a Place - Sammy Davis Jr & Buddy Rich: The Sounds of ’66

Something’ Stupid - Frank Sinatra & Nancy Sinatra: The World We Knew

No Place to Go - Connie Conway: The Very Best of Connie Conway (Vol 1)

A Place for Lovers - Ella Fitzgerald: A Place for Lovers (Soundtrack)

Far Away Places - Tommy Sands: Dream with Me

I Hope I Never Leave This Place - Lorraine Feather: Attachments

No Particular Place to Go - Chuck Berry: single

(Theme from) A Summer Place - Joanie Sommers: Johnny Get Angry

A Lonely Place - Tony Bennett: I’ve Gotta be Me

No Place to be Somebody - Oscar Brown Jr: Movie’ On

A Rock and a Hard Place - Carol Kidd: Both Sides Now

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

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