PLAYLIST FOR “THE MELODY CAME FIRST” (3.30.13)

1 Apr

This week I played a number of hit jazz tunes which were so popular that lyrics were added later — sometimes years later — so that singers could add them to their sets. “Holiday For Strings” is an outlier and an anomaly, but if you know Mandy’s version, you know why I couldn’t resist playing it.  

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

 

 

  • SATIN DOLL  /  Nancy Wilson/Gerald Wilson  /  “Yesterday’s Love Songs/Today’s Blues”
  • MISTY  /  Billy Eckstine  /  “No Cover, No Minimum”
  • WALTZ FOR DEBBY  /  (Mystery Pianist)  Chevy Chase  /  “Here’s A Song  Vol. 2”
  • WALTZ FOR DEBBY  /  Tony Bennett/Bill Evans  /  “The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album”
  • STOLEN MOMENTS  /  Betty Carter/Carmen McRae  /  “Duets”
  • MOANIN’  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Vikki Carr  /  “The Ultimate Collection”
  • LIKE YOUNG  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Easy The Hard Way”
  • HOLIDAY FOR STRINGS  /  Mandy Patinkin  /  “Kidults”
  • A CHILD IS BORN  /  The Real Group  /  “UnReal”
  • WHAT’S YOUR STORY MORNING GLORY  /  Kristin Korb  /  “What’s Your Story?”
  • DAT DERE  /  Oscar Brown Jr.  /  “Sin And Soul”
  • DAT DERE  /  Louise Rogers  /  “Bop Boo Day”
  • MOOD INDIGO  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “Duke Ellington Songbook Vol.2”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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