Thursday 25 April 2024

Series 27, Prog 14

IN THE COUNTRY

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


It’s So Peaceful in the Country - Rosemary Clooney: Dedicated to Nelson

Heart of the Country - John Pizarrelli: Midnight McCartney

Bye, Bye Country Boy - Susannah McCorkle

Country Girl - Tony Bennett & London Philharmonic Orchestra: Get Happy

The Old Country - Shirley Horn: I Love You, Paris

Mountain Greenery - Barbara Lea: Lea in Love

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

In the Country - Cliff Richard & The Shadows: single

Bull Doze Blues - Henry Thomas: 78rpm single

Going Up the Country - Canned Heat: single

The Folks Who Live on the Hill - Peggy Lee: The Man I Love

Mister Meadowlark - Johnny Mercer & Bing Crosby: Personality

Love Is Sweeping the Country - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the George & Ira Song Book (Vol 4)

Let’s Go and Live in the Country - Claire Martin, Scott Dunn & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra: I Watch You Sleep

Take Me Home, Country Roads - Ray Charles: A Message from the People

Like an Old Song (Fairy Tale Countryside) - Denise Donatelli: What Lies Within

Don’t Fence Me In - Steve Lawrence: Swinging West


Photo: Quang Nguyen Vinh




Friday 19 April 2024

Series 27, Prog 13

THE HAROLD ADAMSON SONG BOOK

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

Everything I Have Is Yours - Billie Holiday: Billie Holiday
Daybreak - Frank Sinatra: I Remember Tommy
An Affair to Remember (Our Love Affair) - Nat King Cole: Sings the Great Songs!
The Little Things That Mean So Much - Carmen McRae: After Glow
It’s a Most Unusual Day - June Christy: Gone for the Day
Moonlight Mood - Frank Sinatra: Moonlight Sinatra
Around the World - Steve Lawrence: Winners
You’re a Sweetheart - Dinah Washington: In Love
Time On My Hands (You in My Arms) - Mark Murphy: I’ll Close My Eyes
You - Teri Thornton: Sings the Open Highway
A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening - Ernestine Anderson: A Song for You
I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night - Frank Sinatra: Close to You
Winter Moon - Barbara Lea, Bob Dorough & Dick Sudhalter: Hoagy's Children: Songs of Hoagy Carmichael (Vol 2)
My Resistance Is Low - Hoagy Carmichael & Jane Russell: The Las Vegas Story (Soundtrack)
When Love Goes Wrong - Marilyn Monroe & Jane Russell: Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Soundtrack)
Too Young to Go Steady - Kurt Elling: This Time It’s Love
It’s a Wonderful World - Peggy Lee: Big Spender

Harold Adamson 
(December 10, 1906 - August 17, 1980)





Thursday 11 April 2024

Series 27, Prog 12

BEAUTY

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

Oooh! Look-a-There, Ain't She Pretty - Jimmy Rushing: Five Feet of Soul
Came So Far for Beauty - Jennifer Warnes: Famous Blue Raincoat
Finding Beauty - Ann Hampton Callaway: At Last
I Feel Pretty - Annie Ross & Gerry Mulligan: Annie Ross Sings a Song with Mulligan
The Beautiful Strangers - Frank Sinatra: A Man Alone
Still We Dream (Ugly Beauty) - Carmen McRae: Carmen Sings Monk
Beautiful - Barbra Streisand: Barbra Joan Streisand
The Bad and the Beautiful - June Christy: Off Beat
I Ain’t Mad at You, Pretty Baby - Jimmy Witherspoon: Hey, Mrs Jones
Pretty Eyes - Peggy Lee: Pretty Eyes
The Lies of Handsome Men - Margaret Whiting: Then and Now
(The End of) A Beautiful Friendship - Nat King Cole & George Shearing: Nat King Cole Sings - George Shearing Quintet Plays
Oh, Pretty Woman - Sharleen Spiteri: The Movie Song Book
But Beautiful - Elaine Delmar & Brian Dee: But Beautiful
Warm and Beautiful - John Pizzarelli: Midnight McCartney
Beautiful Moons Ago - Carmen McRae: You’re Looking at Me
You Must Have Been a Beautiful Baby - The Hi-Lo’s & Frank Comstock Orchestra: The Hi-Lo’s in Stereo

Photo: Lisa Fotios

Thursday 4 April 2024

Series 27, Prog 11

SOULFUL

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


Love Letters - Patti Austin: The Real Me

So Very Hard to Go - Tower of Power: Tower of Power

Anyone Who Knows What Love Is (Will Understand) - Irma Thomas: Take a Look

What Do You Want the Girl to Do - Lowell George: Thanks I’ll Eat It Here

Unforgettable - Aretha Franklin: Unforgettable/A Tribute to Dinah Washington

Ain’t That Peculiar - Martha Reeves: Martha Reeves

For Once in My Life - Stevie Wonder: For Once in My Life

Always Be Right - Georgia C├ęcile: Only the Lover Sings

It Was a Very Good Year - Lou Rawls: Soulin’

To Know You Is to Love You - Thelma Houston & The Pressure Cooker: I’ve Got the Music in Me

Save Me (Ballad) - Alex Briley: single

I Don’t Want to Do Wrong - Esther Phillips: Alone Again, Naturally

Lovely Day - Bill Withers: single

Ain’t No Way - Jean Carne: You’re a Part of Me

Rehab - Amy Winehouse: Back to Black


Image: Magda Ehlers