Saturday 31 December 2022

Season 24, Prog 5

NEW YEAR 2023 - BACK TO '23

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

Swingin’ Down the Lane - Frank Sinatra: Songs for Swinging’ Lovers!

(I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My) Sister Kate - Madeleine Peyroux: Celebrating 20 Years of The Festival International de Jazz de Montreal (1980-2000)

Wonderful One - Mel Tormé: It’s a Blue World

Carolina in the Morning -  Dinah Shore: Dinah Down Home

Way Down Yonder in New Orleans - Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong: Bing & Satchmo

Gulf Coast Blues - Teresa Brewer & Count Basie: The Songs of Bessie Smith

'Tain't Nobody's Bizness - Billie Holiday: 78rpm single

Baby, Won’t You Please Come Home - Steve Lawrence: Sings Of Love And Sad Young Men

Aggravatin’ Papa - Pearl Bailey: More Songs for Adults Only

Last Night on the Back Porch - Bing Crosby & Bob Scobey’s Frisco Jazz Band: Bing with a Beat

Downhearted Blues - Alberta Hunter: Remember My Name

Linger Awhile - Vic Damone: Linger Awhile with Vic Damone

Toot, Toot, Tootsie, Goodbye - Eydie Gormé: Vamps the Roaring '20s

Who’s Sorry Now - Nat King Cole: Just One of Those Things

I Cried for You - Ella Fitzgerald: Let No Man Write My Epitaph

Yes, We Have No Bananas - Louis Prima: single

The Charleston - Louis Prima: single


Thursday 22 December 2022

Series 24, Prog 4

Series 24, Prog 4


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

Winter Weather - Joe Williams & Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison: Together

Blackberry Winter - Marlene VerPlanck: Marlene VerPlanck Sings Alec Wilder

Winter Night - Eydie Gormé: Love Is a Season

Summer Me, Winter Me - Frank Sinatra: She Shot Me Down

In the Winter - Janis Ian: Between the Lines

Love Turns Winter to Spring - The Four Freshmen: Freshmen Favorites

Winter in May - Carmen McRae: Second to None

Look Out the Window (The Winter Song) - Rosemary Clooney & Gene Autry: The Night Before Christmas (single)

Violets for Your (My) Furs - Billie Holiday: Lady in Satin

Winter Moon - Hoagy Carmichael: Hoagy Sings Carmichael

I Concentrate on You - Claire Martin & Callum Au: Songs and Stories

A Winter Romance - Dean Martin: A Winter Romance

Snow - Patricia Barber: The Cole Porter Mix

I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm - John Altman Orchestra featuring Joan Viskant: Sure Thing

I Remember Sky - Todd Gordon: Love dot com

When Winter Comes - Joanie Sommers: Sommers’ Seasons

Photo: Pixabay

Saturday 17 December 2022

Series 24, Prog 3

 Series 24, Prog 3 (17 Dec 2022)


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

Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! - Diana Krall: Christmas Songs

The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole: 78rpm single

A Yellow Ribbon (and Love) - Blossom Dearie & Mike Renzi: Christmas Spice So Very Nice

Christmas Auld Lang Syne - Bobby Darin: single

Christmas Present - Doris Day: The Doris Day Christmas Album

Let Me Be The First (To Wish You Merry Christmas) - Steve Lawrence: Goodyear Best of the Great Songs of Christmas (Vol 7)

Christmas Island - Ella Fitzgerald: Juke Box Ella

Jingle Bells - Sammy Davis Jr: Frank Sinatra & His Friends Invite You To Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

Coventry Carol - Carol Kidd: Christmas with Carol

Here Comes Santa Claus (Right Down Santa Claus Lane) - The Mills Brothers: Merry Christmas

Love Never Fails - Janet Seidel: Hooray for Christmas

Hurry Home for Christmas - Steve Lawrence & Eydie Gormé: single

Little Jack Frost Get Lost - John Sheridan's Dream Band featuring Rebecca Kilgore: Hooray for Christmas!

Do You Hear What I Hear - Andy Williams: Merry Christmas

I’d Like You for Christmas - Julie London: single

Christmas Dreaming - Harry Connick Jr: When My Heart Finds Christmas

This Time of Year - June Christy: This Time of Year

A Christmas Carol - Tom Lehrer: More Of Tom Lehrer (Song & More Songs By Tom Lehrer)

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Darlene Love: A Christmas Gift For You from Phil Spector

Photo: Capitol Records Archive

Thursday 8 December 2022

Series 24, Prog 2


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

Skylark - Marion Montgomery - For the Love of Mercer - Vol 2

Confessin’ the Blues - Marian Montgomery: Marian Montgomery Swings for Winners and Losers

Breezing’ Along with the Breeze - Marian Montgomery: Marian Montgomery Swings for Winners and Losers

I Wonder - Marian Montgomery: Let There be Love, Let There be Swing, Let There be Marian Montgomery

There, I’ve Said It Again - Marian Montgomery: Lovin’ is Living’ and Living’ is Lovin’

I Got Lost in His Arms - Marion Montgomery: Skylark

Love Makes Two People Swing - Marian Montgomery: single

Me and My Shadow - Marian Montgomery: What’s New?

That’s Life - Marian Montgomery: single

That’s Life - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra New York (Disc 2)

Moon River - Marion Montgomery: For the Love of Mercer - Vol 1

Love - Marian Montgomery: Marian in the Morning

I Wanna be Loved - Marian Montgomery: Lovin’ is Livin’ and Living’ is Lovin’

Charade - Marion Montgomery: For the Love of Mercer - Vol 2

What’s New? - Marian Montgomery: What’s New?

Dayton Ohio 1903/Tea for Two - Marion Montgomery & Richard Rodney Bennett: Surprise, Surprise

Just a Dream (I Had on My Mind) - Marian Montgomery: Lovin’ is Livin’ and Living’ is Lovin’

If I Should Lose You - Marion Montgomery: And Now… Marion Montgomery: That Lady from Natchez

It Must be Love - Marian Montgomery: Marian in the Morning

Marion (aka Marian) Montgomery

November 17, 1934 - July 22, 2002

Thursday 1 December 2022

Series 24, Prog 1


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

Three Little Words - Nellie Lutcher: Our New Nellie
Dream a Little Dream of Me - Janet Seidel: Moon of Manakoola
Go Away Little Girl - Steve Lawrence: Winners
Goodbye Little Dream, Goodbye - Susannah McCorkle: East to Love/The Songs of Cole Porter
Little Brown Jug - The Modernaires: The Modernaires Sing the Great Glenn Miller Instrumentals
I Had a Little Sorrow - June Christy: Ballads for Night People
I Was a Little Too Lonely (and You Were a Little Too Late) - Nat King Cole: After Midnight
Every Little Bit Hurts - Aretha Franklin: Run-in’ Out of Fools
Little Girl Blue - Johnny Hartman: And I Thought About You
Take a Little Time to Smile - Shirley Horn: A Lazy Afternoon
A Little White Ship - Todd Gordon: Love dot com
Give a Little, Get a Little (Love) - Carmen McRae: Something Wonderful
Little Green Apples - Bing Crosby & Count Basie: Bing ’n Basie
What a Little Moonlight Can Do - Billie Holiday & Teddy Wilson Orchestra: Teddy Wilson-Billie Holiday
Little Unhappy Boy - Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley: Nancy Wilson with Cannonball Adderley
Little Jazz Bird - Mark Murphy: Let Yourself Go
A Little Bit - Madeleine Peyroux: Half the Perfect World
Little Pony - Lambert, Hendricks & Ross: Sing a Song of Basie
Try a Little Tenderness - Frank Sinatra: Nice ’n’ Easy

Photo: Min An