Monday 20 May 2024

Series 27, Prog 17

SOMETHING WONDERFUL

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


Ain’t This a Wonderful Day - Anita O’Day: The Lady Is a Tramp

They Say It’s Wonderful - Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane: John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman

I May Be Wrong (But I Think You're Wonderful) - The Mills Brothers & Count Basie: The Board of Directors & Annual Report

It’s Wonderful - Rebecca Kilgore: Make Someone Happy (A Further Remembrance Of Maxine Sullivan)

Something Wonderful - Carol Kidd: Both Sides Now

It’s a Wonderful World - Frank Sinatra: Swing Along with Me (aka Sinatra Swings)

Mr Wonderful - Janet Seidel: Don’t Smoke in Bed

What a Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong: What a Wonderful World

Wonderful Baby - Fred Astaire: Attitude Dancing

On a Wonderful Day Like Today - Lena Horne: Feeling’ Good

He’s Only Wonderful - Peggy Lee: The Singles Collection (1952-1958)

It’s a Big, Wide, Wonderful World - Peggy Lee: Mink Jazz

Something Wonderful Happens in Summer - Frank Sinatra: This Is Sinatra

’S Wonderful - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Book (Vol 2)

The Wonderful Season of Love - Rosemary Clooney: single

When Somebody Thinks You’re Wonderful - Fats Waller: Your Feet Too Big (EP)




Thursday 9 May 2024

Series 27, Prog 16

BOYS

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


Forget About the Boy - Veronica Swift: Confessions

Nature Boy - Alison Burns & Martin Taylor: Songs for Nature

Big Boy Blue - The Mills Brothers & Ella Fitzgerald: 78rpm single

Looking for a Boy - Ella Fitzgerald: Sings The George & Ira Gershwin Song Book - Vol 2

Danny Boy - Harry Connick Jr: Come By Me

Go Away Little Boy - Shirley Horn: Shirley Horn with Horns

Charley, My Boy - Peggy Lee: I Like Men!

The Boy Next Door - Sandy Stewart & Bill Charlap: Love Is Here to Stay

My Little Boy: Nellie Lutcher: Real Gone (1960 reissue)

A Boy and His Dreams - Tommy Sands: Dream with Me

My Kind of Boy - Ella Fitzgerald: Twelve Nights in Hollywood

The Boy from Ipanema - Lena Horne: Feelin’ Good

Boy On a Dolphin - Julie London: Our Fair Lady

Chattanooga Shoe Shine Boy - Bing Crosby & Joe Venuti: Swingin’ with Bing

First Boy I Loved - Judy Collins: Who Knows Where the Time Goes

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - The Andrews Sisters: 78rpm single


Photo: Cottonbro



Thursday 2 May 2024

Series 27, Prog 15

THE YIP HARBURG SONG BOOK


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


I Like the Likes of You - Dick Haymes: Moondreams

April in Paris - Rosemary Clooney & Nelson Riddle: Rosie Solves the Swingin’ Riddle!

What Is There to Say - Sylvia Syms - Sylvia Syms Sings

The Great Come-and-Get-It Day - Frank Sinatra: Sinatra in Hollywood

Then I’ll Be Tired of You - Ella Fitzgerald: Like Someone in Love

Down with Love - Bobby Darin: This Is Darin

Here’s to Your Illusions in Times Like These - Susannah McCorkle: Over the Rainbow (The Songs of E Y ‘Yip’ Harburg)

If This Isn’t Love - Sarah Vaughan: At Mister Kellys

Brother, Can You Spare a Dime - Bing Crosby: American Songs During the Great Depression

Buds Won’t Bud - Peggy Lee: Love Held Lightly: Rare Songs by Harold Arlen

Old Devil Moon - Mel Tormé: Swings Shubert Alley

Poor You - Maxine Sullivan: The Lady’s In Love with You (Maxine Sullivan Sings the Music of Burton Lane)

Lydia the Tattooed Lady - Groucho Marx: At the Circus (Soundtrack)

Moanin’ in the Mornin’ - Dinah Shore: Holding Hands at Midnight

Last Night When We Were Young - Carmen McRae: Torchy

It’s Only a Paper Moon - Nat King Cole: After Midnight

Happiness Is a Thing Called Joe - Carol Kidd: Dreamsville

Over the Rainbow - Harry Nilsson: A Little Touch of Schmilsson in the Night

Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead - Sammy Davis Jr & Buddy Rich: The Sounds of ’66


Edgar Yipsel Harburg 

(April 8, 1896 - March 5, 1981)