Wednesday 27 December 2023

Series 26, Prog 16


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

The Charleston - Louis Prima: Louis Prima
Everybody Loves My Baby - Dinah Washington & Eddie Chamblee: Dinah Washington Sings Fats Waller
Somebody Loves Me - Perry Como: We Get Letters
Fascinating Rhythm - Sarah Vaughan with Michael Tilson Thomas & Los Angeles Philharmonic/Gershwin Live!
All By Myself - Jimmy Rushing & Dave Brubeck Quartet
Lazy - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the Irving Berlin Song Book (Vol 1)
All Alone - Frank Sinatra: All Alone
I Want to Be Happy - Cleo Laine: All About Me
California, Here I Come - Ray Charles: The Genius Hits the Road
What’ll I Do - Gloria Lynne & Earl May Trio: I’m Glad There Is You
I’ll See You in My Dreams - Jimmy Durante: Jimmy Durante’s Way of Life
Big Bad Bill (Is Sweet William Now) - Peggy Lee: Sugar & Spice
Tea for Two - Beverly Kenney: Snuggled on Your Shoulder
Alabamy Bound - Dean Martin: Swinging’ Down Yonder
Heard Hearted Hannah - Shirley Horn: Light Out of Darkness (A Tribute to Ray Charles)
It Had to Be You - Harry Connick Jr: Recipe for Love
The Man I Love - Carmen McRae: Can’t Hide Love
When My Sugar Walks Down the Street - Nat King Cole: Let’s Face the Music!
Oh, Lady be Good - Ella Fitzgerald: Live in Paris (1957-1960)

Image: Jill Wellington

Friday 15 December 2023

Series 26, Prog 15


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

Happy Holiday - Peggy Lee: Christmas Carousel
On Christmas Day - Gloria Lynne & Earl May Trio: I’m Glad There Is You
Christmas Time - Mighty Blue Kings: The Christmas Album
It’s Christmas - Blossom Dearie & Mike Renzie: Christmas Spice So Very Nice
Snow - Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Peggy Lee & Trudy Stevens: single
The Merriest - June Christy: This Time of Year
Have a Jolly Holly Christmas - Harry Connick Jr: What a Night! A Christmas Album
I’d Like You for Christmas - Julie London: single
The Little Drummer Boy - Lou Rawls: Ho! Ho! Ho!
Snowfall - Doris Day: The Doris Day Christmas Album
Dear Heart - Janet Seidel: Hooray for Christmas
A Christmas Carol - Tom Lehrer: More of Tom Lehrer
The Christmas Waltz - Nancy Wilson: Merry Mixmas/Christmas Classics Remix (Verve)
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas - Eydie Gormé: That Holiday Feeling!
Little Jack Frost, Get Lost - John Sheridan’s Dream Band featuring Rebecca Kilgore:
Hooray for Christmas!
Merry Christmas, Baby - Clairdee & Nicolas Bearde: This Christmas
Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town - Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers: 78rpm single
The Secret of Christmas - Ella Fitzgerald: single
Jingle Bells - Frank Sinatra with Gordon Jenkins' Orchestra & Chorus: A Jolly Christmas from Frank Sinatra

Thursday 7 December 2023

Series 26, Prog 14


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

Beyond the Sea (La Mer) - Bobby Darin: single
River Shallow - Nancy Wilson: Lush Life
Moon River - Steve Lawrence: Winners
Walkin’ by the River - Una Mae Carlisle: 78rpm single
The Sand and the Sea - Nat King Cole: Sings Ballads of the Day
Sand and Sea - Frank Sinatra: That’s Life
Ebb Tide - Frank Sinatra: Sings for Only the Lonely
River Weep - Toni Harper & Marty Paich Orchestra: Lady Lonely
By the River Sainte Marie - Johnny Mercer: The Uncollected Johnny Mercer with Paul Weston’s Orchestra
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the Harold Arlen Song Book (Vol 1)
Lazy River - The Mills Brothers & Count Basie: The Board of Directors
Cry Me a River - Julie London: Julie Is Her Name
River, Stay ‘Way from My Door - Frank Sinatra: All the Way
Sea Lady - Norma Winstone: Somewhere Called Home
Ol’ Man River - Gloria Lynne & Earl May Trio: I’m Glad There Is You
Swanee River Rock (Talkin’ About that River) - Ray Charles: Yes Indeed!
Take Me to the River - Diane Schuur: Schuur Thing

Photo: Tyler Lastovich