Thursday 25 August 2022

Series 23, Prog 6


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

It’s Been So Long - Benny Goodman Orchestra featuring Helen Ward: 78rpm single

Did I Remember? - Nancy Wilson: Hollywood My Way

Sleepy Head - The Mills Brothers: Golden Greats

Mister Meadowlark - Bing Crosby & Johnny Mercer: Personality 

Cuckoo in the Clock - Lena Horne: Lena Like Latin

At Sundown - Morgana King: The Greatest Songs Ever Swung

My Mammy - Liza Minnelli: Liza with a “Z”

'Tain't No Sin (To Dance Around In Your Bones) - Mark Murphy: Let Yourself Go

What Can I Say After I Say I'm Sorry - Keely Smith: Swingin’ Pretty

Little White Lies - Dick Haymes: Rain or Shine

My Buddy - Claire Martin: Secret Love

You’re Driving Me Crazy - Big Joe Turner: Boss of the Blues

Carolina in the Morning - Dinah Shore: Dinah Down Home

My Blue Heaven - Sy Oliver & His Orchestra & Chorus: Jimmie Lunceford in Hi-Fi

Makin’ Whoopee! - Dinah Washington: The Swingin’ Miss “D”

I’ve Had My Moments - Frank Sinatra: Close to You

Love Me or Leave Me - Peggy Lee: Black Coffee

Yes Sir, That’s My Baby - Frank Sinatra: Strangers in the Night


February 15, 1893 - July 15, 1947

Series 23, Prog 7


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

Almost in Your Arms - Nancy Wilson: Hollywood My Way

I Got Lost in His Arms - Carol Kidd & Nigel Clark: Tell Me Once Again

Cinderella (Stay in My Arms) - Jackie Paris: The Song is Paris

I’ve Never Left Your Arms - Peggy Lee: Peggy at Basin Street East

Wish I Was Back In My Baby's Arms - Lena Horne: Lena Sings Your Requests

Back in My Arms - Nat King Cole: The Beautiful Ballads

Here in My Arms - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the Rodgers & Hart Song Book

In the Arms of Love - Matt Monro & Nelson Riddle: Matt Sings, Nelson Swings

Time On My Hands (You In My Arms) - Billie Holiday: 78rpm single

Into My Arms - Ian Shaw: Somewhere Towards Love

My Honey’s Login’ Arms - The Gotham Stompers Featuring Ivie Anderson: The Chronological Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1937

The Shelter of Your Arms - Sammy Davis Jr: The Shelter of Your Arms

Take Me in Your Arms - Dinah Washington: Dinah ’63

In My Arms - Glen Campbell: Ghost on the Canvas

Put Your Arms Around Me, Honey - Ella Mae Morse: single

Full Moon and Empty Arms - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra Sings Nancy (EP)

World in My Arms - Nat King Cole: Looking Back (original version)

All of Me - Jimmy Rushing & Eddie Condon: Eddie Condon in Japan

Photo: Lilartsy

Thursday 11 August 2022

Series 23, Prog 5


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

Don'cha Go ’Way Mad - Lucy Ann Polk: Lucky Lucy Ann

Maybe You’ll Be There - Sue Raney: All By Myself

I’ll Never Be the Same - Thelma Gracen: Thelma Gracen

Once Bitten - Lorraine Feather: Dooji Wooji

Saturday Night (Is The Loneliest Night Of The Week) - Anne Phillips: Born to be Blue

The Movie About Us - Eva Dahlgren: Fimen Om Oss

40 Cups of Coffee - Ella Mae Morse: The Hits of Freddie Slack

Maybe - Clairdee: A Love Letter to Lena

You’re the Cream in My Coffee - Jacy Parker: Spotlight on Jacy Parker

Quietly - Marlene VerPlanck: One Dream at a Time

Will You Still be Mine? - Carol Sloane: Out of the Blue

You’re the Top - Patricia Barber: The Cole Porter Mix

I’d Rather Talk About You - René Marie: Vertigo

Social Call - Alexis Cole: Sky Blossom (Songs from My Tour of Duty)

Come Summertime - Georgia Cécile: Only the Lover Sings

After You’ve Gone - Teresa Brewer & Count Basie: The Songs of Bessie Smith

Photo: Dziubi Steenbergen

Thursday 4 August 2022

Series 23, Prog 4


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

Come Dance with Me - Shirley Horn: Shirley Horn with Horns

The Charleston - Louis Prima: Louis Prima

Cha Cha de Amor - Dean Martin: Cha Cha de Amor

Just Another Rhumba - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings The George And Ira Gershwin Song Book (Vol 1)

After the Waltz is Over - Mel Tormé & George Shearing: An Elegant Evening

Just a Little Bit of Twist - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: The Hottest New Group in Jazz (bonus track)

Mambo Italiano - Rosemary Clooney: The Voice of Your Choice

Rock and Roll - Jimmy Rushing: Listen to the Blues

Tango - Peggy Lee: Sings Leiber & Stoller (aka Mirrors)

GI Jive - Johnny Mercer: Personality

Ballerina - Nat King Cole: single

Samba Da Bencao (Samba Of The Blessing) - Bebel Gilberto: Eat, Pray, Love (Soundtrack)

The Continental - Fred Astaire & JATP All-Stars: The Astaire Story

Everybody’s Twistin’ - Frank Sinatra: single 

Begin the Beguine - Ann-Margaret: The Vivacious One

The Carioca - Mel Tormé & Marty Paich Dek-Tette: Lulu’s Back in Town

Photo: Andrea Piacquadio