Thursday 29 February 2024

Series 27, Prog 6


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

Just in Time - Mel Tormé: Swings Shubert Alley
I Like Myself - Blossom Dearie: Sings Comden & Green
Hold Me, Hold Me, Hold Me - Blossom Dearie: Sings Comden & Green
How Will He Know - Blossom Dearie: Sings Comden & Green
Lonely Town - Frank Sinatra: Where Are You?
The Right Girl for Me - Frank Sinatra: The Columbia Years (1942- 1952) Vol 9
Never Never Land - Carol Sloane: Live at 30th Street
So Far, So Good - Peggy Lee: The Lost ‘40s and ’50s Capitol Masters
Dance Only with Me - Peggy Lee: Latin ala Lee
Lucky to Be Me - Georgia Cécile & Fraser Urquhart: Sure of You
Do It Yourself - The Skip-Jacks: Sweet, Hot and Blue
I Know About Love - June Christy: Do Re Mi
Now - Lena Horne: Here’s Lena Now!
Some Other Time - Ernestine Anderson & George Shearing: A Perfect Match
It’s Love - Carmen McRae: Something to Swing About
Make Someone Happy - Carmen McRae: Live at Sugar Hill: San Francisco
Lone Before I Knew You - Carmen McRae: Something Wonderful
The Party’s Over - Nat King Cole: Just One of Those Things

Betty Comden (May 3, 1917 – November 23, 2006) 
& Adolph Green (December 2, 1914 – October 23, 2002) 

Thursday 22 February 2024

Series 27, Prog 5


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

I Ain’t Got Nobody - Rosemary Clooney & Nelson Riddle: Rosie Solves the Swingin’ Riddle!
Nobody Cares - Ray Charles: The Genius Sings the Blues
Nobody Does It Like Me - Claire Martin & Richard Rodney Bennett: Witchcraft/The Songs of Cy Coleman
Nobody in Mind - Big Joe Turner: Nobody in Mind
I’m Nobody’s Baby - Annie Ross & Zoot Sims: A Gasser!
Nobody Home - Johnny Hartman: Once in Every Life
Nobody Does It Better - Carly Simon: The Spy Who Loved Me (Soundtrack)
Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen - Louis Armstrong: Louis and the Good Book
Nobody Like My Baby - Ann Richards & Stan Kenton: Two Much!
Nobody’s Chasin’ Me - Pearl Bailey: More Songs for Adults Only
’Tain’t Nobody’s Business - Jimmy Rushing: Five Feet of Soul
Nobody Home But the Blues - Toni Harper & Marty Paich Orchestra: Lady Lonely
Nobody’s Sweetheart - Cab Calloway: 78rpm single
I Don’t Want Nothin’ from Nobody - Carmen McRae & The Kenny Clarke-Francy Boland Big Band: November Girl
Nobody Wins - Frank Sinatra: Ol’ Blue Eyes Is Back
Nobody Else But Me - Irene Kral: Second Chance
You’re Nobody ’Til Somebody Loves You - Dinah Washington: Dinah ’62

Photo: Skylar Kang

Thursday 15 February 2024

Series 27, Prog 4


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

Serenade - Barbara Long: Soul

A Blues Serenade - Jimmy Witherspoon: ‘Spoon

Charade - Kat Edmonson: Take to the Sky

The Lamplighter’s Serenade - The Four Freshmen: Stars In Our Eyes (Sing Tributes to Great Songs and to the Outstanding Vocal Groups that Originally Recorded Them)

Manhattan Serenade - Tommy Dorsey & His Orchestra featuring Jo Stafford: The Essence of Tommy Dorsey

Autumn Serenade - Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane: John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman

Moonlight Serenade - Frank Sinatra: Moonlight Sinatra

Penthouse Serenade (When We’re Alone) - Dolores Grey: Warm Brandy

Donkey Serenade - Perry Como: Como Swings

Serenade in Blue - Ethel Ennis: Have You Forgotten?

Home in Hawaii (King’s Serenade) - Bing Crosby: Return to Paradise

Sunrise Serenade - The Modernaires: Sing the Great Glenn Miller Instrumentals

Serenade - Della Reese: Classic Della

Soul Serenade - Lou Rawls: I Can’t Make It Alone/The Axelrod Years

Ferry Boat Serenade - The Andrews Sisters: In Hi-Fi

Sleepy Serenade - The Andrews Sisters: 78rpm single

This Is My Song - Frank Sinatra: The World We Knew

The Hut Sut Song (A Swedish Serenade) - Mel Tormé: Musical Sounds are the Best Songs

Photo: Méline Waxx

Thursday 8 February 2024

Series 27, Prog 3


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

Cow-Cow Boogie - Janet Seidel: The Art of Lounge 3

Afterthoughts - Nancy Wilson: single

Spring, Spring, Spring - Johnny Mercer: Sings Just for Fun

Cocoanuts - Mavis Rivers: Swing Along with Mavis Rivers

You Don’t Know What Love Is - Dick Haymes: Moondreams

I’ll Remember April - Cleo Laine: The April Age

Irresistible You - June Christy: Fair and Warmer

He’s My Guy - Nancy Wilson: Something Wonderful

Lonesome Polecat - Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer: Two of a Kind

Teach Me Tonight - Dinah Washington: Golden Hits (Vol2 )

Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars (Corcovado) - Stan Getz & João Gilberto & Astrid Gilberto: Getz/Gilberto

Song Of The Jet (Samba Do Avião) - Salena Jones: Salena Sings Jobim with the Jobims

Yesterday I Heard The Rain (Esta Tarde Vi Llover) - Tony Bennett: Yesterday I Heard The Rain

Desifinado - Gene Lees: Bridges/Gene Lees Sings The Gene Lees Song Book (bonus track)

Desifinado - Ella Fitzgerald: single

Bridges - Andy Bey: Tuesdays in Chinatown

Waltz for Debby - Johnny Hartman: The Voice That Is!

Someone To Light Up My Life (Se Todos Fossem Iquais a Voce) - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra & Company

Gene de Paul (June 17, 1919 - February 27, 1988)

Gene Lees (February 8, 1928 - April 22, 2010)