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PLAYLIST FOR “WE DIG DADS” (6.17.17)

19 Jun

For Fathers Day: Songs by Dads, songs about Dads, a couple mystery vocalists, and a few rounds of the always-fun game, “Who’s Your Daddy?” And, no, this isn’t the game where Charlie Sheen takes a paternity test. I played some singers and the audience had to guess who is the singer’s father. A good time was had by all…well, okay, I can be certain of this: a good time was had by me.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • GIVE ME THE SIMPLE LIFE  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “Meet the Robinsons”
  • I WANT TO TALK ABOUT YOU  /  Gina Eckstine  /  ”Everything I Have Is Yours”
  • WITHOUT A SONG  /  Billy Eckstine  /  “Without A Song”
  • BEIN’ A DAD  /  Loudon Wainwright III  /  “Little Ship”
  • THE WIFFENPOOF SONG  /  Claire Hogan  /  “Boozers & Losers”
  • I’M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS  /  Mandy Patinkin  /  Dress Casual”
  • SONG FOR MY FATHER  /  Lillie Huddleston  /  “How Long Has This Been Going On?”
  • SONG FOR MY FATHER  /  Gregory Porter  /  Serenade For Horace”
  • FATHER’S DAY  /  Groucho Marx  /  “Master Comedians”
  • UNFORGETTABLE  /  Nat & Natalie Cole  /  “Unforgettable”
  • MY PA  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Darlene Gillespie  /  “Songs From Annette”
  • FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE  /  Nancy Sinatra  /  “Nancy”
  • SOLILOQUY  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “The Concert Sinatra”
  • DEED I DO  /  Jeanie Bryson  /  “Some Cats Know: The Music of Peggy Lee”
  • CON ALMA  /  Dizzy Gillespie & The Double Six Of Paris  /  ”The Verve & Phillips Small Group Recordings”
  • GOT TO GET HOME SO I CAN SEE MY CHILDREN  /  Dave Tull  /  “I Just Want To Get Paid”
  • ANYONE CAN WHISTLE  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Roy Kral  /  “A Stephen Sondheim Collection
  • MIMOSA & ME  /  Jackie & Roy  /  “Lovesick”
  • COME BACK TO ME  /  James Tormé  /  “Love For Sale”
  • ISN’T IT ROMANTIC  /  Mel Tormé  /  “Live At Marty’s”
  • ST. JUDY’S COMET  /  Paul Simon  /  “Negotiations & Love Songs”
  • SUBWAY TO THE COUNTRY  /  David Ackles  /  “Subway To The Country”
  • WALTZ FOR DEBBY  /  Bill Evans Trio  /  “The Last Waltz””
  • BROWN BABY  /  Oscar Brown Jr.  /  “Sin & Soul”
  • A CHILD IS BORN  /  Tony Bennett & Bill Evans  /  “Together Again”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “BATTLE OF THE HAVES AND HAVE-NOTS” (3.4.17)

6 Mar

They say that there’s more that unites us than divides us. Well, not on Turntable For One, I’m happy to say. Lots of opposing viewpoints, lots of opposing styles, and lots of songs about “having” and “not having”. And a good time was had by all…okay, maybe only by the host.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • GOD BLESS THE CHILD  /  Tony Bennett & Billie Holiday  /  “Bennett On Holiday”
  • I’VE GOT THE SUN IN THE MORNING  /  Marlene Ver Planck  /  “Meets Saxomania In Paris”
  • I GOT PLENTY O NUTTIN’  /  Louis Armstrong & Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Porgy & Bess”
  • NOBODY KNOWS YOU WHEN YOU’RE DOWN AND OUT  /  Nina Simone  /  “Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood”
  • I’VE GOT EVERYTHING I NEED  /  Fleurine  /  “Meant To Be”
  • I HADN’T ANYONE TILL YOU  /  Thelonious Monk  /  “Solo Monk”
  • I HADN’T ANYONE TILL YOU  /  Veronica Nunn  /  “Standard Delivery”
  • EVERYDAY  /  Joe Williams & Count Basie  /  “Breakfast Dance & Barbecue”
  • EVERY OTHER DAY I HAVE THE BLUES  /  Dave Tull  /  “I Just Want To Get Paid”
  • I’VE GOT A RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Judy Holliday  /  “Their Only Recording Together”
  • I’VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Ultimate Sinatra”
  • I’VE GOT NO STRINGS  /  Roz Corral  /  “Telling Tales”
  • EVERYTHING I HAVE IS YOURS  /  Kevin Mahogany  /  “My Romance”
  • EVERYTHING I’VE GOT BELONGS TO YOU  /  Johanna Sillanpaa  /  “From This Side”
  • I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN  /  Curtis Stigers  /  “One More for The Road”
  • I AIN’T GOT NOTHING BUT THE BLUES  /  Silvia Droste  /  “From Dusk To Dawn”
  • BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME  /  Sonny Criss  /  “Out Of Nowhere”
  • I’VE GOT FIVE DOLLARS  /  Anita O’Day  /  “Swings Rogers & Hart”
  • YOU GOT TO PICK A POCKET OR TWO  /  Ian Shaw  /  “The Theory of Joy”
  • I’VE GOT THAT THING  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Sentimental Streak”
  • IF I ONLY HAD A HEART  /  Michael Winkle  /  “The Only Dream”
  • IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “Insomnia”
  • I GOT IT BAD  /  Nancy Harms  /  “Ellington At Night”
  • BILLY’S BLUES  /  Mark Winkler  /  “The Laura Nyro Project”
  • IF I HAD YOU  /  Nnena Freelon  /  “Live”
  • GOD BLESS THE CHILD  /  Gregory Porter  /  “Be Good”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “TWO SHOWS FROM THE ARCHIVE” (2.27.16) #jazz #jazzradio #jazzsingers

27 Feb

I played two shows from the archive while I took a Saturday off to gather my thoughts. I should have brought a leaf rake. First up was “All Talk Radio!” a show from last fall after an exciting two weeks at Pundit Training Camp where I learned the valuable lessons all pundits and news commentators know, such as: it’s not what you have to say, but how long it takes you to say it. Oh, I could have talked on and on and on and on about this, but I filled up most of the hour with some great songs about talking. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • HAPPY TALK  /  Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley/  “Nancy Wilson & Cannonball Adderley”
  • TALK TO ME, TALK TO ME  /   Freddie Cole  /  “Talk To Me”
  • TALK TO ME BABY  /  Cleo Laine  /  “Quintessential Cleo”
  • YOUR MIND IS ON VACATION  /  Mose Allison  /  “Lounge Live From The Mountain Stage”
  • GIRL TALK  /  Holly Cole  /  “Girl Talk”
  • TALK TO ME  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “The Complete Capitol Singles”
  • TOO HOT FOR WORDS  /  Lily Frost  /  “Too Hot For Words”
  • THIS LAND IS YOUR LAND  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Bernie Sanders
  • SHOW ME  /  Karrin Allyson  /  “Daydream”
  • CAN WE TALK  /  Ben Sidran  /  “Don’t Cry For No Hipster”
  • EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ AT ME  /  Donna Lewis  /  “Brand New Day”
  • I DON’T WANT TO HEAR IT ANYMORE  /  Mark Jennett  /  “The Way I Am”
  • WORDS  /  The Real Group  /  “Live In Japan”

 

The second show, “The Complaint Department,” first aired 3 years ago. The only complaint I want to hear after the show is from your neighbors because you were playing the music too loud.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • BUT NOT FOR ME  /  Gladys Knight  /  “Before Me”
  • HOW COULD YOU DO A THING LIKE THAT  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Come Swing With Me”
  • RAIN JUST RAIN  /  Rigmor Gustafsson Quintet  /  “In The Light Of Day”
  • I WISH I DIDN’T LOVE YOU SO  /  Steven Pasquale  /  “Somethin’ Like Love”
  • KISSING BUG  /  Hetty Kate  /  “Kissing Bug”
  • YOU’RE TALKING TOO LOUD  /  Dave Tull  /  “I Just Want To Get Paid”
  • TELEPHONE SONG  /  Stan Getz & Astrud  Gilberto  /  “The Girl From Ipanema”
  • WHININ’ BOY BLUES  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Hugh Laurie  /  “Let Them Talk”
  • WHY DON’T YOU DO RIGHT  /  Delicatessen  /  “My Baby Just Cares For Me”
  • CAUGHT YOU SPREADING YOUR LOVE AROUND  /  Uptown Vocal Jazz Quartet  /  “Hustlin’ For A Gig”
  • EVERYTHING HAPPENS TO ME  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Hello Love”
  • SINCE I FELL FOR YOU  /  Mark Murphy & The Metropole Orch.  /  “The Dream”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  / Cody Owen Stine 

I’ll be back live next Saturday, but if you want to listen to more “canned music” (in tribute to the late Dan Hicks), try a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. Click the link below: 

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PLAYLIST FOR “EMBARRASSING SITUATIONS” (AN ARCHIVE REPLAY) (4.4.15) #jazz. #jazzradio #jazzsingers

6 Apr

This week we took a trip down memory lane for an archive replay program from last September. Next time maybe you’ll remember to bring a GPS so we won’t get so lost. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

  • I CANT TAKE YOU NOWHERE  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Little Did I Dream”
  • DON’T’CHA GO ‘WAY MAD  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Live At The Opera House”
  • DINNER FOR ONE PLEASE, JAMES  /  Joe Williams  /  “Ballad And Blues Master”
  • WHERE ARE MY KEYS  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Language”
  • YOUNG AT HEART  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Live At The Sands, November, 1961
  • YOU GO TO MY HEAD  /  Judy Garland  /  “Judy At Carnegie”
  • FEET DO YOUR STUFF  /  Ian Shaw  /  “A Ghost In Every Bar”
  • GUESS WHO I SAW TODAY  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Phyllis Diller  /  “Wet Toe In A Hot Socket”
  • WAITER, OH WAITER  /  Stacey Kent  /  “The Changing Lights”
  • YOU’RE TALKING TOO LOUD  /  Dave Tull  /  “I Just Want To Get Paid”
  • CHAMPAGNE  /  Kat Edmonson  /  “Way Down Low”
  • DID WE HAVE ANY FUN  /  Shepley Metcalf  /  “Something Irresistible”
  • LOOKS LIKE DECEMBER  /  Antonio Carlos Jobim  /  “Christmas For Lovers”
  • SOMETHING COOL  /  Cheryl Bentyne  /  “West Coast Cool”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  

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PLAYLIST FOR “EMBARRASSING SITUATIONS” (9.13.14)

14 Sep

Life is long and more than enough of it is filled with embarrassing situations. It seems to me the least I can do is recognize those situations and totally exploit them by creating an hour of songs about embarrassing moments. Cheating and getting caught? A double embarrassment. Forgetting your keys? That cuts a little too close to home. But worse: forgetting your lyrics. I left that embarrassment for Sinatra and Judy. What? You were expecting empathy? Do I look like Dr. Oz?

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

  • I CANT TAKE YOU NOWHERE  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Little Did I Dream”
  • DON’T’CHA GO ‘WAY MAD  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Live At The Opera House”
  • DINNER FOR ONE PLEASE, JAMES  /  Joe Williams  /  “Ballad And Blues Master”
  • WHERE ARE MY KEYS  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Language”
  • YOUNG AT HEART  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Live At The Sands, November, 1961
  • YOU GO TO MY HEAD  /  Judy Garland  /  “Judy At Carnegie”
  • FEET DO YOUR STUFF  /  Ian Shaw  /  “A Ghost In Every Bar”
  • GUESS WHO I SAW TODAY  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Phyllis Diller  /  “Wet Toe In A Hot Socket”
  • WAITER, OH WAITER  /  Stacey Kent  /  “The Changing Lights”
  • YOU’RE TALKING TOO LOUD  /  Dave Tull  /  “I Just Want To Get Paid”
  • CHAMPAGNE  /  Kat Edmonson  /  “Way Down Low”
  • DID WE HAVE ANY FUN  /  Shepley Metcalf  /  “Something Irresistible”
  • LOOKS LIKE DECEMBER  /  Antonio Carlos Jobim  /  “Christmas For Lovers”
  • SOMETHING COOL  /  Cheryl Bentyne  /  “West Coast Cool”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  “Unreleased Master”

PLAYLIST FOR “I’M OUTTA HERE” (1.19.13)

23 Jan

Sorry I’m posting this late, but I have been wrestling with a bad bug for a week. Hoping to be victorious by Saturday.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Come Swing With Me”
  • THE GYPSY IN MY SOUL  /  Jackie Ryan  /  “Listen Here”
  • JOEY, JOEY, JOEY  /  Al Jarreau  /  “One Note Samba”
  • FAR AWAY PLACES  /  Norma Winstone  /  “Manhattan In The Rain”
  • HOW TO PACK A SUITCASE  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Till I Get It Right”
  • YOU’RE OUTTA HERE  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “New York City Drag”
  • I’M GONNA MOVE TO THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Gary Crosby  /“Gary Crosby Belts The Blues”                                                                           
  • DOWNTOWN  /  Holly Cole  /  “Girl Talk”
  • THE AIRPLANE SONG  /  Dave Tull  /  “I Just Want To Get Paid”
  • I THOUGHT ABOUT YOU  /  Carmen McRae  /  “The Great American Songbook” 
  • ANY PLACE I HANG MY HAT  /  Dr. John  /  Johnny Mercer: The Dream’s On Me”           
  • GO BACK HOME  /  Nancy Stearns  /  “A Wish”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unrelased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “THINGS THAT MAKE US HAPPY” (1.5.13)

5 Jan

Wanted to start the new year with some “happy” songs before someone says or does something we have to regret for the entire year. 

Talk to you next week!

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • I WANT TO BE HAPPY  /  Julian Yeo  /  “You And The Night”
  • HAPPINESS IS JUST A THING CALLED JOE  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Twelve Nights In Hollywood”
  • SOMETIMES I’M HAPPY  /  Nat Cole  /  “After Midnight”
  • I’M OLD FASHIONED  /  Jo Lawry  /  “I Want To Be Happy”
  • WALKING HAPPY  /  Frank Sinatra Jr.  /  “That Face”
  • COOKING BREAKFAST FOR ONE I LOVE  /  Gelber & Manning  /  “Moonlight Picnic”
  • GOT TO GET HOME TO SEE MY CHILDREN  /  Dave Tull  /  “I Just Want To Get Paid”
  • THAT FACE  /  Mystery Vocalist  /  Alan Bergman  /  “Lyrically, Alan Bergman”
  • MY FAVORITE THINGS  /  Al Jarreau/Kathleen Battle  /  “Tenderness”  
  • SOMETHIN’ LIKE LOVE  /  Steven Pasquale  /  “Somethin’ Like Love”
  • I’VE GOT THE SUN IN THE MORNING  /  Jacqui Naylor  /  “Live At The Plush Room”
  • MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY  /  Tony Bennett/Bill Evans  /  “Together Again”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)