16 Jan

Who wrote these songs? A man or a woman? Don’t think of this as a test. Think of it as a provocative little quiz. Sure, there are right and wrong answers. Plus, how you answer does reflect how much you know about music; and what unconscious biases you have; and whether you’re a decent human being or a total disgrace. But it wasn’t a test. It also was some of my favorite music. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • WIVES AND LOVERS  /  Mark Jennett  /  “Everybody Says Don’t”
  • YOU ARE TOO BEAUTIFUL  /  Johnny Hartman & John Coltrane  /  “John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman”
  • KEEP IT TO YOURSELF  /  Amy Rigby  /  “18 Again”
  • THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Days Of Wine & Roses, Moon River, & Other Academy Award Winners”
  • TWISTED  /  Lambert, Hedricks, & Ross  /  “Twisted: The Best Of Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross”
  • DO I LOVE YOU BECAUSE YOU’RE BEAUTIFUL  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Jack Webb  /  “Just The Tracks, Ma’m”
  • GIRL TALK  /  Ulysses Owens Jr. Big Band  /  “Soul Conversations”
  • I’M GONNA GO FISHIN’  /  Iraida Noriega  /  “Ven Conmigo”
  • SHINY STOCKINGS  /  Lambert, Hendricks, & Bavan  /   “At Basin Street East”
  • SHINY STOCKINGS  /  /  Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie  /  “Ella And Basie”
  • WHAT ARE YOU DOING THE REST OF YOUR LIFE  /  The Real Group  /  “Unreal!”
  • THE RULES OF THE ROAD  /  Yannick Bovy  /  “Yannick Bovy Celebrates Nat King Cole”
  • YOU’LL SEE  /  Jackie Ryan  /  “Doozy”
  • CITY OF THE ANGELS  /  Tony Bennett  /  “The Art Of Excellence”
  • POSTCARD LOVERS  /  Stacey Kent  /  “Dreamer In Concert”
  • BILLY’S BLUES  /  Mark Winkler  /  The Laura Nyro Project”
  • I’M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS  /  Karrin Allyson  /  “Round Midnight”
  • THE BALLAD OF THE SAD YOUNG MEN  /  Boz Skaggs  /  “Speak Low”
  • THE REAL THING  /  Carol Sloane  /  “The Real Thing”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Roberta Donnay  /  ‘Blossoming”
  • SOME OTHER TIME  /  Bill Evan Trio  /  Waltz For Debby”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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