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PLAYLIST FOR ” A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN” (1.12.19)

13 Jan

Turntable For One is all about problems – certainly not solving them, more like creating them, exacerbating them, and at the very least exploiting them. So this week I tackled the problem of the government shutdown. What did I do? I played music, of course, but I also dedicated the program to the 800,000 federal employees who have gone from figuring out how to live paycheck to paycheck to how to live no paycheck to no paycheck. The President said he didn’t want to call this a shutdown. I agree. How about travesty?

 

(Government Dept.)  /SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME?  /  George Michael  /  “Symphonica”
  • (Interior Dept.)  /  MOUNTAIN GREENERY  /  Jackie & Roy  /  “Echoes”
  • (Interior Dept.)  /  TEDDY BEAR’S PICNIC  /  Bing Crosby  /  “Musical Moments To Remember: Bing Crosby”
  • (Interior Dept.)  /  RHODE ISLAND IS FAMOUS FOR YOU  /  Nancy LaMott  /  “My Foolish Heart”
  • STARS AND STRIPES FOREVER  /  John Daversa Big Band  /  “American Dreamers”
  • (TSA, FBI)  /  SOMEONE TO WATCH OVER ME  /  Nancy Wilson  /  “The Very Best Of Nancy WIlson”
  • (TSA, FBI)  /  I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU  /  Frank Sinatra & Count Basie  /  “Sinatra/Basie”
  • (Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms)  /   SCOTCH AND SODA  /  Amanda Carr  /  “Carr-Toons”
  • (Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms)  /   SMOKING MY SAD CIGARETTE  /  Kate McGarry  /  “Centennial”
  • (Alcohol, Tobacco, & Firearms)  /   THE CONTINUING STORY OF BUNGALOW BILL  /  The Beatles  /  “The Beatles”
  •  (Treasury Dept.)  /  WHO WILL BUY  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Nancy Sinatra  /  “Movin’ With Nancy Sinatra”
  • (Treasury Dept.)  /  BUY AND SELL  /  Mark Winkler  /  “The Laura Nyro Project”
  • (Politician to Lobbyist)  /  LOVE FOR SALE  /  Aretha Franklin  /  “Yeah!!” 
  • THE NEUTRON DANCE  /  The Ault Sisters  /  “Sisters In Swing”
  • (HUD)  /  THE FOLKS WHO LIVE ON THE HILL  /  Johnny Hartman  /  “Boston Concert 1976”
  • (HUD)  /  HOME ON THE RANGE  /  Janet Planet  /  “Of Thee I Sing”
  • (FDA)  /  FRIM FRAM SAUCE  /  Vocapella  /  “Black Coffee”
  • (Coast Guard)  /  MY SHIP  /  Joanie Sommers  /  “For Those Who Think Young”
  • (Transportation Dept.)  /  COME FLY WITH ME  /  Shirley Horn  /  “Close Enough For Love”
  • (Transportation Dept.)  /  ROUTE 66  /  Ann Hampton Callaway  /  “Signature”
  • (Transportation Dept.)  /  I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU  /  Keith Jarrett  /  “Bye Bye Blackbird”
  • (State Department)  /  CHORO POUR LES AMANTS ETERNELS  /  Sarah Lancman  /  “A Contretemps”
  • (State Department)  /  WHAT ARE YOU DOING THE REST OF YOUR LIFE  /  The Real Group  /  “Unreal”
  • (State Department)  /  APRIL IN PARIS  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Gypsy In My Soul”
  • AMERICAN TUNE  /  Kurt Elling  /  “1619 Broadway – The Brill Building Project”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

 

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PLAYLIST FOR “COMMENCEMENT SPEECHES” (6.7.14)

7 Jun

Just imagine: you’re sitting on an metal folding chair or in the stands of a stadium, the sun is beating down, and I’m delivering a litany of what I consider the truths and facts of life. That’s how you feel every week listening to the show? That’s not what I was going for. Think graduation, think the possibilities and potentials of the future, think an hour of musical advice to graduates! 

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist/  CD Or Album Title

 

  • EXPERIMENT  /  Jane Stuart  /  “Don’t Look Back”
  • PICK YOUrSELF UP  /  Nat Cole/George Shearing  /  “Nat Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays”
  • OUR TIME  /  Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway  /  “Sibling Revelry”
  • EVERYBODY HAS THE RIGHT TO BE WRONG  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “My Kind Of Broadway”
  • EVERYBODY SAYS DON’T  /  Cleo Laine  /  “Cleo Sings Sondheim”
  • LISTEN HERE  /  Dave Frishberg  /  “Classics”
  • THROW IT AWAY  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Stockholm Sweetnin’”
  • THIS FUNNY WORLD  /  Tony Bennett  /  “The Complete Improv Sessions”
  • AS TIME GOES BY  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Dirk Bogarde  /  “Lyrics For Lovers”
  • I HOPE YOU DANCE  /  Deborah Lippmann  /  “Nightingale”
  • YOU MIGHT AS WELL LIVE  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Mark Winkler Sings Bobby Troup”
  • SOME OTHER TIME  /  Blossom Dearie  /  “Blossom Dearie Sings Comden & Green”
  • WHEN I’M GONE  /  Phil Ochs  /  “There But For Fortune”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FROM “DUETS” (12.14.13) (AN ARCHIVED SHOW)

15 Dec

 

 

Ok, so I’m not the Postal Service and snow and rain and wind did stay the completion of my duties on Saturday. But wasn’t it almost as much fun to relive this special show from last year? (I’m probably glad I can’t hear your answer.) My thanks to my special guest host, Siri, for helping me out with a duet behind the mic. But the real stars are below, a fabulous collection of singers and duets. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

  • THE LADY IS A TRAMP  /  Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga  /  “Duets 2”
  • ISN’T IT ROMANTIC?  /  Carmen McRae & Betty Carter  /  “The Carmen McRae  Betty Carter Duets”
  • I CONCENTRATE ON YOU  /  Frank Sinatra/Antonio Carlos Jobim  /  “The Frank Sinatra Collection”
  • SOMETIMES I’M HAPPY/I WANT TO BE HAPPY  /  Jessica Molaskey/John Pizzarelli  /  “Sitting In Limbo”
  • BIG CITY BLUES  /  Barry Manilow & Mel Torme  /  “2:00 AM Paradise Café”
  • CORCOVADO  /  Jackie & Roy  /  “Lovesick”
  • LOVE WON’T LET YOU GET AWAY  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Seth MacFarlane & Sara Bareiles  /  “Music Is Better Than Words”
  • IF I HAD YOU  /  Willie Nelson & Diana Krall  /  “American Classic”
  • TEACH ME TONIGHT  /  Sarah Vaughan & Joe Williams  /  “The Complete Roulette Sarah Vaughan Studio Sessions”
  • I WONDER  /  Tony Bennett & k.d. lang  /  “A Wonderful World”
  • HAPPY DAYS ARE HERE AGAIN /  Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway  /  “Sibling Revelry”
  • TWO SLEEPY PEOPLE  /  Carly Simon & John Travolta  /  “Film Noir”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “A CAPPELLA NIGHT” (4.13.13)

13 Apr

Hearing voices?  You must have been listening to A Cappella night. Thanks. But the 802 called. Musicians will be back next week, and, I guess, so will I. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • DON’T WAIT TOO LONG  /  The Idea Of North  /  “Extraordinary Tale”
  • ALWAYS  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “Because Of You”
  • THEME FROM CINEMA PARADISO  /  Petra Haden  /  “Petra Goes To The Movies”
  • SUMMERTIME  /  Sarah  Vaughan  /  “Recital A Paris  (1985)”
  • SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED  /  Kevin Mahogany/Take 6  /  “Pride And Joy”
  • BLUE RONDO A LA TURK  /  Swingle Singers  /  “Mood Swings”
  • WHEN I LOST YOU  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Bennett On Berlin”
  • HAPPY BIRTHDAY MISTER PRESIDENT  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Marilyn Monroe  /  “The Essentials”
  • TOM’S DINER  /  Suzanne Vega  /  “Solitude Standing”
  • COCKLES AND MUSCLES  /  The Hi-Los  /  “The Hi-Los Happen To Folk Music”
  • A NIGHTINGALE SANG IN BERKELEY SQUARE  /  Manhattan Transfer  /  “The Very Best Of…”
  • YOU MUST BELIEVE IN SPRING  /  Liz Callaway/Ann Hampton Callaway  /  “Sibling Revelry”
  • THE BEAR  /  Molly Holm  /  “Permission”
  • I’M WITH YOU  /  The Real Group  /  “Nothing But The Real Group”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Theme Music)  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “ALL ALONE” (3.23.13)

24 Mar

All songs about the pain, the difficulty, the deep and lasting longing, the heart-aching impact of being alone this week. Thanks to everyone who kept me company for the hour!

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • ALL BY MYSELF  /  Bobby Darin  /  “Oh, Look At Me Now”
  • WHAT’LL I DO  /  Nicole Henry  /  “The Nearness Of You”
  • SOLITUDE  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Bennett On Holiday”
  • WHEN YOUR LOVER HAS GONE  /  Luciana  Souza   /  “North and South”                                   
  • SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT OF THE WEEK  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • ALL ALONE  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “Sassy Swings Again”
  • ME AND MY SHADOW  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Buddy Rich  /  “Rich Voice”
  • ODE TO BILLIE JO  /  Buddy Rich Big Band  /  Mercy, Mercy
  • DON’T LET ME BE LONELY TONIGHT  /  Kevin Mahogany  /  “My Romance”
  • BY MYSELF  /  Susie Arioli Band  /  “Live At The Montreal International Jazz Festival”
  • SMOKING MY SAD CIGARETTE  /  Kate McGarry/Ryan Truesdale  /  “Centennial: The Gil Evans Project”
  • NO ONE IS ALONE  /  Ann Hampton Callaway  /  “Blues In The Night”           
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “THE SECRETS OF LIFE” (3.2.13)

3 Mar

The secret of (a happy) life for me starts with wonderful music with sometimes ironic messages, and with only the occasional,  unfortunate interruption of a woeful mystery vocalist.  See examples below…

SONG TITLE  /  Performer  /  Album or CD Title

  • GIVE ME THE SIMPLE LIFE  /  Alice  Ricciardi  /  “Comes Love” 
  • YOU’RE NOBODY UNTIL SOMEBODY LOVES YOU  /  Sammy Davis/Count Basie  /  “Our Shining Hour”
  • TAKE LOVE EASY  /  Ella Fitzgerald/Joe Pass  /  “Take Love Easy”
  • THE RAINBOW CONNECTION  /  Bobby Scott  /  “Slowly”
  • PLAN #46  /  Rigmor Gustafsson  /  PLAN #46
  • WITH PLENTY OF MONEY & YOU  /  Tony Bennett/Count Basie  /  “Ultra Lounge”
  • SMILE  /  Melissa Stylianou  /  “Silent Movie”           
  • THAT’S LIFE  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Kate Smith  /  “The Best Of Kate Smith”
  • DEVIL MAY CARE  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “Sunday Express Vol. 1”
  • HIP TO BE HAPPY  /  Ann Hampton Callaway  /  “Blues In The Night”
  • YOUNG AT HEART  /  Joe Williams/George Shearing /  “Heart And Soul”
  • ALL OF US IN IT  /  Madeline Eastman  /  “A Quiet Thing”
  • LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF CHERRIES  /  Julian Yeo  /  “You And The Night & The Music”
  • SECRET O’ LIFE  /  James Taylor  /  “One Man Band”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)                                       

PLAYLIST FOR “DUETS” (3.31.12)

1 Apr

A program of duets, including a special co-host for the night, Siri, the personal assistant on my iPhone.  Now I think I know how Dr. Frankenstein felt.  Drop by on Wednesday for a hint about next Saturday night’s show.  

  • THE LADY IS A TRAMP  /  Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga  /  “Duets 2”
  • ISN’T IT ROMANTIC?  /  Carmen McRae & Betty Carter  /  “The Carmen McRae  Betty Carter Duets”
  • I CONCENTRATE ON YOU  /  Frank Sinatra/Antonio Carlos Jobim  /  “The Frank Sinatra Collection”
  • SOMETIMES I’M HAPPY/I WANT TO BE HAPPY  /  Jessica Molaskey/John Pizzarelli  /  “Sitting In Limbo”
  • BIG CITY BLUES  /  Barry Manilow & Mel Torme  /  “2:00 AM Paradise Café”
  • CORCOVADO  /  Jackie & Roy  /  “Lovesick”
  • LOVE WON’T LET YOU GET AWAY  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Seth MacFarlane & Sara Bareiles  /  “Music Is Better Than Words”
  • IF I HAD YOU  /  Willie Nelson & Diana Krall  /  “American Classic”
  • TEACH ME TONIGHT  /  Sarah Vaughan & Joe Williams  /  “The Complete Roulette Sarah Vaughan Studio Sessions”
  • I WONDER  /  Tony Bennett & k.d. lang  /  “A Wonderful World”
  • OUR TIME  /  Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway  /  “Sibling Revelry”
  • TWO SLEEPY PEOPLE  /  Carly Simon & John Travolta  /  “Film Noir”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)