PLAYLIST FOR “HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BILLIE!” (9.19.15) #jazz #jazzradio #jazzsingers

19 Sep

An hour of Billie Holiday music and tributes without any of the drugs and drink…at least on my part. What you do while listening is your business. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • WHAT A LITTLE MOONLIGHT CAN DO  /  Billie Holiday  /  “Billie’s Best”
  • EASY TO REMEMBER  /  Billie Holiday  /  “Lady In Satin”
  • LOVER MAN  /  Janet Planet & The Planet Sax Quartet  /  “Passion From The Wreckage”
  • SWING BROTHER SWING  /  Lily Frost  / “Too Hot For Words”
  • TRAV’LIN’ LIGHT  /  Carmen McRae  /  “Lover Man”
  • TENDERLY  /  Jose James  /  “Yesterday I Had The Blues”
  • CRAZY HE CALLS ME  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Audra McDonald  /  “Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar & Grill”
  • YOU’VE CHANGED  /  Paula Cole  /  “Stormy Weather”
  • GOD BLESS THE CHILD  /  Tony Bennett & Billie Holiday  /  Bennett On Holiday”
  • LADY SINGS THE BLUES  /  (Mystery Billie Holiday)  /  Diana Ross  /  “Lady Sings The Blues”
  • DO NOTHIN’ TILL YOU HEAR FROM ME  /  Molly Johnson  /  “Because Of Billie”
  • OSCAR MEYER  /  (Mystery Billie Holiday)  /  David Sidaris
  • WHEN A WOMAN LOVES A MAN  /  Ranee Lee  /  “Deep Song (A Tribute To Billie Holiday)
  • DON”T EXPLAIN  /  Nina Simone  /  “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  Cody Owen Stine

I’m going to be away for a couple weeks with excellent guest hosts sitting in the chair for me. Tune in if you can. If you’re missing me too much, try listening to a Turntable For one podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange.

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