8 Jan

For the first program of 2012, I thought we’d spend an hour engaged in “civil discourse,” songs about Please and Thank You. In an election year, this may have been our last chance. 

Things will get back to normal this Saturday. Drop back on Wednesday for a clue. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • PLEASE BE KIND  /  Frank Sinatra/Count Basie  /  “Sinatra-Basie: An Historic Musical First”
  • THANKS FOR THE MEMORIES  /     Stacey Kent  /  “Dreamsville”
  • MAY I COME IN?  /  Kevin Mahogany  /  “My Romance”
  • OPPORTUNITY PLEASE KNOCK  /  Jackie Ryan  /  “Doozy”
  • BILL BASIE WON’T YOU PLEASE COME HOME  /  Sammy Davis/Count Basie  /  “Our Shining Hour”
  • PLEASE DON’T THINK IT’S FUNNY  /  Holly Yarborough  /  “Mr. Rogers Swings!”
  • SQUEEZE ME BUT PLEASE DON’T TEASE ME  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Memories of You”
  • DANKE SHOEN  /  (mystery vocalist)  /  Patty Duke  /  “The Very Best of Patty Duke”
  • UN PERNOD SIL VOUS PLAIT  /  Roberta Gambarini  /  “The Complete Kind of Blue Recordings”
  • PLEASE SEND ME SOMONE TO LOVE  /  Joe Williams/Count Basie  /  “Live In Las Vegas”
  • COME SUNDAY  /  The Real Group  /  “Live”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (theme)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Recording)

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