Thursday 25 May 2023

Series 25, Prog 6


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

I’ll Be Seeing You - Sarah Vaughan: Sassy Swings the Tivoli

I Should Not Be Seeing You - Connie Conway: single

Can't You Just See Yourself In Love With Me - Sylvia Syms: Sylvia Syms Sings

If You Could See Me Now - Morgana King: For You, For Me, For Evermore

I Saw Stars - Teddi King: Storyville Presents Miss Teddi King

You’ll See - Nat King Cole: The Beautiful Ballads

I Can’t See for Looking - Carmen McRae: You’re Looking at Me

The More I See You - Ed Townsend with Nelson Riddle & His Orchestra: New in Town

I See a Million People - Carol Sloane: I Never Went Away

I’m Beginning to See the Light - Harry James & Helen Forrest: Harry James in Hi-Fi

I’ll See You Again - Frank Sinatra: Point of No Return

Seeing You Again - Susan Werner: I Can’t Be New

Wait Till You See Him - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the Rodgers & Hart Song Book (Vol 2)

I See Your Face Before Me - Johnny Hartman: Songs from the Heart

So Nice to see You, Baby - Nellie Lutcher: Real Gone

Guess Who I Saw Today - Elaine Delmar: But Beautiful

If My Friends Could See Me Now - Sammy Davis Jr: I’ve Gotta Be Me

I’ll Be Seeing You - Peggy Lee: Norma Delores Egstrom From Jamestown North Dakota

Photo: Noelle Otto

Thursday 18 May 2023

Series 24, Prog 5


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

You've Got To See Mamma Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mamma At All) - Peggy Lee: The Singles Collection (1952-1958)

Blues, the Mother of Sin - Billy Eckstine & Count Basie: Basie/Eckstine Incorporated

This Mother’s Daughter - Nancy Wilson: This Mother’s Daughter

Mama Don't Want No Peas an' Rice an' Coconut Oil - Jimmy Rushing & Count Basie's Orchestra: Blues I Love to Sing

Mother Nature’s Son - The Beatles: The Beatles (White Album)

Blues for Mama - Nina Simone: Sings the Blues

Tell Mama - Etta James: Tell Mama

My Mother’s Eyes - Nellie Lutcher: Real Gone

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child - Lou Rawls: The Soul Stirring Gospel Sound of the Pilgrim Travelers Featuring Lou Rawls

Your Mother’s Son-in-Law - Benny Goodman & His Orchestra featuring Billie Holiday: The Real Billie Holiday

Mother - Barbra Streisand: Barbra Joan Streisand

Hold Tight (Want Some Seafood, Mama) - The Andrews Sisters: Andrews Sisters in Hi-Fi

Honest Papas Love Their Mamas Better - Fats Domino: Fats Is Back

Mama’s Gone, Goodbye - Peggy Lee: I’m a Woman

Don’t Be Afraid to Tell Your Mother - The Mills Brothers: 78rpm single

Night Time Was My Mother - June Christy: The Song Is June

Hey, Lawdy Mama - Dakota Staton: ‘Round Midnight

Little Mama - Billy Eckstine: No Cover, No Minimum 

Photo: Sippakorn Yamkasikorn

Thursday 11 May 2023

Series 25, Prog 4


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

Let’s Begin - Anita O’Day: Pick Yourself Up

Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off - Billie Holiday: The Real Billie Holiday

Let’s Sing Like a Dixieland Band - Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong: Bing & Satchmo

Let’s Take an Old Fashioned Walk - Diane Marino: Soul Serenade/The Gloria Lynne Project

Let’s Get Away from It All - Jo Stafford: Getting Sentimental Over Tommy Dorsey

Let’s Have a Ball - Ray Charles: single

Let’s Fall in Love - Diana Krall: When I Look In Your Eyes

Let’s Misbehave - Johnny Mathis: The Rhythms of Broadway

Let’s Fall In Love All Over Again - Nancy Wilson: Now I’m a Woman

Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love) - Todd Gordon & Eddi Reader with the RAF Squadronaires Big Band: Evergreen

Let’s Move and Groove - Esther Phillips: Alone Again, Naturally

Let’s Take the Long Way Home - Pinky Winters & Richard Rodney Bennett: Rain Sometimes

Let’s Get Lost - Chet Baker: Chet Baker Sings and Plays

Let’s Make Love - Marilyn Monroe & Frankie Vaughan: Let’s Make Love (Soundtrack)

Let’s Make Love (Reprise) - Yves Montand: Let’s Make Love (Soundtrack)

Let’s Stick Together - Bryan Ferry: Let’s Stick Together

Let’s Kiss and Make Up - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the George & Ira Gershwin Song Book (Vol 5)

Let’s Face the Music and Dance - Frank Sinatra: Ring-a-Ding Ding!

Thursday 4 May 2023

Series 25, Prog 3


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

Laura - Frank Sinatra: Where Are You?

How About Me - Judy Garland: Alone

New York’s My Home - Original Cast & Ralph Brewster Singers

Stardust - Nat King Cole: Love Is the Thing

Lover - Peggy Lee: Lover

Just Friends - Frank Sinatra: No One Cares

Together - Frank Sinatra: All Alone

It Was a Very Good Year - Frank Sinatra: September of My Years

Daylight Saving Blues - Beverly Jenkins: Gordon Jenkins Presents My Wife The Blues Singer

I’ll See You in My Dreams - Jimmy Durante: Jimmy Durante’s Way of Life

After Loving You (De T'avoir Aimée) - Charles Aznavour: His Kind of Love Songs

PS I Love You - Susannah McCorkle: No More Blues

I Wished On the Moon - Ella Fitzgerald: Miss Ella Fitzgerald And Mr Gordon Jenkins Invite You To Listen And Relax

This Is All I Ask - Nat King Cole: The Very Thought of You

Goodbye - June Christy: Big Band Specials

Always - Harry Nilsson: A Little Touch of Schmillson in the Night


May 12, 1910 - May 1, 1984