Friday 24 February 2023

Series 24, Prog 13


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

Please Send Me Someone to Love - Thelma Houston: A Woman’s Touch
Send for Me - Nat King Cole: Looking Back (sans rhythm)
Send in the Clowns - Carmen McRae: Live at Bubba’s
Sent for You Yesterday (and Here You Come Today) - The Mills Brothers & Count Basie: The Board of Directors/Annual Report
Send Me Yesterday - Nancy Wilson: Yesterday’s Love Songs, Today’s Blues
The Birth of the Blues - Sammy Davis Jr: That’s All
He Won’t Send Roses - Carol Kidd & Nigel Clark: Tell Me Once Again
Gonna Build a Mountain - Bing Crosby & Count Basie: Bing ’n Basie
My Baby Sends Me - Rosemary Clooney: The Voice of Your Choice
Angel Eyes - Mark Murphy: Love is What Stays
Cherry Red - Big Joe Turner: Boss of the Blues
Children, Go Where I Send You - Nina Simone: Amazing Nina Simone (bonus track)
Send Me to the ‘Lectric Chair - Dinah Washington: Sings Bessie Smith
Send Me the Pillow You Dream On - Dean Martin: Dean Martin Hits Again
Gimme a Pigfoot - Teresa Brewer & Count Basie: The Songs of Bessie Smith
Be Careful, It’s My Heart - Frank Sinatra: Ring-a-Ding Ding! 

Photo: Cottonbro Studio

Saturday 18 February 2023

Series 24, Prog 12


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

Nobody Knows The Way I Feel This Morning - Joe Williams: Presenting Joe Williams & Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra
Early in the Morning - Ella Mae Morse: single
Good Morning Heartache - Billy Eckstine: For the Love of Ivy
Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise - Lorez Alexandria: Deep Roots
Cloudy Morning - Peggy Lee: Mink Jazz
Touch Me in the Morning - Peggy Lee: The New Collection
Three O’Clock in the Morning - Lou Rawls: Lou Rawls and Strings
I Got the Sun in the Morning - John Altman Orchestra with Joan Viskant: Sure Thing
Monday Morning Quarterback - James Darren: Pamela Phillips-Oland’s personal collection
In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning - Carol Sloane: The Songs of Sinatra
Sweet Morning - Andy Williams: The Village of St Bernadette
Good Morning - Memphis Minnie: Hoodoo Lady (1933-1937)
Oh, What a Beautiful Morning - Ray Charles & The Count Basie Orchestra: Ray Sings, Basie Swings
The Sun Forgot to Shine This Morning - Ella Fitzgerald: single
Manhã de Carnival (Morning Of The Carnival) - Perry Como: Lightly Latin
The Morning After (the Night Before) - Ann Richards & Stan Kenton: Two Much!

Photo: Simon Berger

Thursday 9 February 2023

Series 24, Prog 11


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

I’m Just a Lucky So and So - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings The Duke Ellington Song Book (Vol2)
Lucky Day - Judy Garland - Judy
Just My Luck - Lena Horne: A Friend of Yours (Songs by Burke & Van Heusen)
Lucky in Love - Tommy Leonetti: Dream Street
If I’m Lucky (I’ll be the One) - Charlie Haden Quartet West featuring Melody Gardot: Sophisticated Ladies
You’re a Lucky Guy - Rebecca Kilgore: A Further Remembrance of Main Sullivan
Luck Lips - Ruth Brown: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller
How Lucky Can You Get - Bing Crosby & Fred Astaire: A Couple of Song and Dance Men
That Lucky Old Sun (Just Rolls Around Heaven All Day) - Aretha Franklin: The Electrifying Aretha Franklin
Better Luck Next Time - Marlene VerPlanck: Once There was a Moon
You’re Lucky to Me - Lee Wiley: Back Home Again
You Are My Lucky Star - Sammy Davis Jr: Mr Entertainment
(I’ve Got) Beginner’s Luck - Abe Lyman & His Californians featuring Rose Blaine: 78rpm single
Mr Lucky - Janet Seidel: Charade/The Henry Mancini Songbook
I’m a Bad Luck Woman - Memphis Minnie: Hoodoo Lady (1933-1937)
Luck be a Lady - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra - Vegas (Live)

Photo: Djalma Paiva Armelin

Friday 3 February 2023

Series 24, Prog 10


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

Cocktails for Two - Keely Smith: Politely

You Go to My Head - Johnny Hartman: I’ve Been There

I’m Always Drunk in San Francisco - Carmen McRae: At the Great American Music Hall (Vol 1)

Corn Whiskey - Jimmy Witherspoon: The Songs of Leiber & Stoller

Scotch and Soda - Cynthia Crane & Mike Renzi: Smoky Bar Songs

Well, Did You Evah? - Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra: High Society (Soundtrack)

Days of Wine and Roses - Peggy Lee: Mink Jazz

Moonlight Cocktail - Mel Tormé: Swingin’ on the Moon

Gimme a Pigfoot (and a Bottle of Beer) - La Vern Baker: Sings Bessie Smith

Marie - Randy Newman: Good Old Boys

Drinkin’ Fool - Big John Greer & His Rhythm Rockers - single

Lilac Wine - Bett Blake: Sings in a Tender Mood

Drinking Again - Dinah Washington: Drinking Again

One Mint Julep - Louis Prima: single

You Go to My Head - Dolores Gray: Warm Brandy

Angel Eyes - Frank Sinatra: Standing Room Only: The Sands, Las Vegas, Nevada - 28 Jan 1966 (2nd Show)

Photo: Chris F