22 Feb

Which swimsuits to take to a desert island, which books, which movies, which antiseptics — all that’s easy. But which music? Tonight was another attempt at my coming to grips with the question that tantalizes and tortures people, usually when they’ve run out of important things to think about. Some of this music I can’t do without, and some it…well, choosing is just too hard. Don’t forget: You can play this game at home, but knowing you, you’ll somehow turn it into another drinking game. I’m so proud.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title   


  • PASS ME THE JAZZ  /  The Real Group  /  “Live In Japan”
  • HERE’S THAT RAINY DAY  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “The Kenny Rankin Album”
  • ISN’T THIS A LOVELY DAY  /  Billie Holiday  /  “Music For Torching”
  • THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra Sings Days of Wine and Roses, Moon River and Other Academy Award Winners”
  • THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Fifty Years – The Artistry of Tony Bennett”
  • I CAN COOK TOO  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Gypsy Rose Lee  /  “Gypsy Meets Gypsy”
  • I REMEMBER CLIFFORD  /  Keith Jarrett and The Standards Trio  /  “Still Live
  • EMBRACEABLE YOU  /  Lillie Huddleston  /  “How Long Has This Been Going On”
  • YOU’RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa
  • LIVING WITHOUT YOU  /  Bill Henderson  /  “Live At The Vic”
  • LIVING WITHOUT YOU  /  Luciana Souza  /  “The New Bossa Nova”
  • ON A CLEAR DAY  /  Nancy Harms  /  “In The Indigo”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /(Unreleased Master)

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