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PLAYLIST FOR “NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR 2018” (12.30.17)

30 Dec

Haven’t thought of your New Year’s Resolutions yet? Maybe this will help. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • THERE’LL BE SOME CHANGES MADE  / Tony Bennett  /  ”That San Francisco Sun”
  • I’M GONNA WASH THAT MAN RIGHT OUTTA MY HAIR  /  Rebecca Kilgore w/ Harry Allen Quartet  /  “Play Music From South Pacific”
  • I’M GONNA LIVE TILL I DIE  /  Sophie Berkal-Sarbit  /  “Young & Foolish”
  • I’M PUTTING ALL MY EGGS IN ONE BASKET  /  Fred Astaire  /  “The Irving Berlin Songbook”
  • EVERYTHING I DO GONH BE FUNKY  /  Madeline Peyroux  /  “Secular Hymns”
  • LEMON TWIST  /  Mark Winkler  /  “West Coast Cool”
  • FRIM FRAM SAUCE  /  Vocapella  /  “Black Coffee”
  • FAR AWAY PLACES  /  Norma Winstone  /  “Manhattan In The Rain”
  • THE ICE HOTEL  /  Stacey Kent  /  “Breakfast On The Morning Tram”
  • SMOKE, SMOKE SMOKE THAT CIGARETTE  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Jimmy Dean  /  “Big Bad John”
  • IF IT’S THE LAST THING I DO  /  Esther Phillips  /  “Burnin”
  • THERE’S GOTTA BE SOMETHING BETTER THAN THIS  /  Mark Jennett  /  “Everybody Says No”
  • YOU’RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa”
  • I DON’T WANNA BE KISSED BY ANYONE ELSE BUT YOU  /  Miles Davis  /  “Miles Ahead”
  • TV BLUES  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • I WANNA GET MARRIED  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Audra McDonald  /  “Build A Bridge”
  • NEVER WILL I MARRY  /  Cecile McLorin Salvant  /  “Dreams & Daggers”
  • A LOT OF LIVING TO DO  /  Sammy Davis Jr.  /  “Sammy Davis Jr. Belts The Best Of Broadway”
  • COFFEE TIME  /  Natalie Cole  /  “Still Unforgettable”
  • CHAMPAGNE  /  Kat Edmonson  /  “Way Down Low”
  • I’M THROUGH WITH LOVE  /  Niki Haris  /  “Live In Bern, Switzerland”
  • I WANNA BE LOVED  /  Mary Stallings W/ Gene Harris  /  “Only Trust Your Heart”
  • THE NIGHT THE PUGILIST LEARNED TO DANCE  /  Sting  /  “The Last Ship”
  • MAKING IT UP AS WE GO ALONG  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Language”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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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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