Tag Archives: Diahann Carroll

PLAYLIST FOR “EPITAPHS” (4.16.16) #jazz #jazzradio #jazzsingers #thelastword

17 Apr

Have you thought about your epitaph? Have you thought about what you’d like to say as your last word – forever? How about a few suggestions to help you decide?

SONG TITLE  / Artist  /  CD or Album Title

 

  • PLEASE DON’T TALK ABOUT ME WHEN I’M GONE  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra Swings”
  • I SHOULD CARE  /  Diahann Carroll  /  “The Magic Of Diahann Carroll”
  • WE’LL BE TOGETHER AGAIN  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Songbook”
  • BORN TO LOSE  /  Madeleine Peyroux  /  “The Blue Room”
  • ALL BY MYSELF  /  Bobby Darin  /  “Oh! Look At Me Now”
  • WHAT GOES UP (MUST COME DOWN)  /  Shepley Metcalf  /  “Don’t Bother To Knock”
  • SORRY SEEMS TO BE THE HARDEST WORD  /  Diana Krall  /  “Wallflower”
  • LOOKIN’ GOOD  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “Sunday Express”
  • I WILL WAIT FOR YOU  /  Daniela Schachter  /  “Purple Butterfly”
  • HERE’S THAT RAINY DAY  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “The Kenny Rankin Album”
  • I WONDER WHO’S KISSING HER NOW  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Shel Silverstein  /  Hairy Jazz”
  • STOP THIS TRAIN  /  Roberta Donnay  /  “What’s Your Story?”
  • AT LEAST WE GOT TO THE RACE  /  Ben Sidran  /  “Don’t Cry For No Hipster”
  • I HAVE THE FEELING I’VE BEEN HERE BEFORE  /  Greta Metassa  /  “Two For The Road”
  • GOT A DATE WITH AN ANGEL  /  The Four Freshmen  /  “Spotlight On The Four Freshmen”
  • HAS ANYONE HERE SEEN BASIE?  /  Count Basie  /  “Basie Plays Hefti”
  • TIME TO GO  /  Sinne Eeg  /  “Don’t Be So Blue”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Nat King Cole  /  “The Billy May Sessions”
  • WE’LL MEET AGAIN  /  She & Him  /  “Classics”
  • DON’T GET AROUND MUCH ANYMORE  /  Barry Manilow  /  “Singing With The Big Bands”
  • I WONDER WHAT BECAME OF ME  /  Trijntje Oosterhuis & Toots Thielemans  /  “One More For The Road”
  • GONE  /  Miles Davis  /  Porgy & Bess”
  • WHAT A LITTLE MOONLIGHT CAN DO  /  Billie Holiday  /  “Billie’s Best”
  • DON’T LIKE GOODBYES  /  Tony Bennett  /  The Art Of Romance”
  • HARD TO SAY GOODBYE  /  The Real Group  /  “One For All”
  • TOO DARN HOT  /  Sara Gazarek  /  “At The Cookery”
  • WAITER THE CHECK  /  Nicki Leighton-Thomas  /  “Forbidden Games”
  • DID I EVER REALLY LIVE?  / Joe Williams  /  “One More For My Baby”
  • SOME OTHER TIME  /  Blossom Dearie  /  “Blossom Dearie Sings Comden & Green”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

Need more Turntable For One? Don’t fight the urge! Listen to a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. Click the link below.

http://www.prx.org/series/33284-turntable-for-one

 

PLAYLIST FOR “TRICK OR TREAT AT TURNTABLE FOR ONE” (10.31.15) #jazz #jazzradio #jazzsingers #Halloween

31 Oct

How would you like an evening filled with witches, ghosts, and goblins? Then watch one of the Presidential candidate debates. If, instead, you’d like an hour of swinging, haunting Halloween songs, I’ll bet you’re mad at yourself for missing tonight’s show. Don’t let it happen again. I’m just thinking about you. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • HALLOWEEN SPOOKS  /  Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross  /  “The Hottest New Group In Jazz”
  • THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC  /  Tony Bennett & Dave Brubeck  /  “Bennett & Brubeck: The White House Sessions”
  • I LOVE THE WAY YOU’RE BREAKING MY HEART  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa”
  • WITCHCRAFT  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “You’re Mine, You”
  • I’M SUCH A HUNGRY MAN  /  Bobby Troup  /  “Essential Jazz Masters”
  • SPOOKY  /  Ann Farnsworth  /  “Sealed With A Kiss”
  • ACCIDENTS WILL HAPPEN  /  Tony Perkins  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  “The Very Best Of”
  • ERRAND GIRL FOR RHYTHM  /  Diana Krall  /  “All For You”
  • THESE FOOLISH THINGS  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Point Of No Return”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Diahann Carroll  /  “The Magic Of Diahann Carroll
  • YOUR CAT PLAYS PIANO  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Jazz & Other Four Letter Words”
  • GHOST WRITER  /  Sophie Milman  /  “Just Passing Through”
  • HERE’S TO LIFE  /  Mark Murphy  /  “A Beautiful Friendship: Remembering Shirley Horn”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

Want more great jazz vocals? Click the link below for a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. 

http://www.prx.org/series/33284-turntable-for-one

PLAYLIST FOR “IMPROPER SUGGESTIONS” (1.10.15)

10 Jan

Feeling a little frisky, I thought I’d get suggestive this week with an hour of Improper Suggestion songs sung by a highly proper collection of singers.  

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  Album Or CD Title

  • IT’S ALL RIGHT WITH ME  /Diahann Carroll  /  “The Magic Of Diahann Carroll”
  • WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF  /  Tony Bennett  /  “The Art Of Excellence”
  • DO SOMETHING  /  Kate McGarry  /  “The Target”
  • WHEN IN ROME/YOU FASCINATE ME SO  /  Mark Jennett  /  “The Way I Am”
  • I WANT A LITTLE SUGAR IN MY BOWL  /  Nina Simone  /  “Nina Sings The Blues”
  • LET’S GET LOST  /  Curtis Stigers  /  “Baby Plays Around”
  • KEEP IT TO YOURSELF  /  Amy Rigby  /  “18 Again: An Anthology”
  • ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Homer & Jethro  /  “Cornfucius Say”
  • HE AIN’T MR. RIGHT  /  Sally Mayes  /  “The Story Hour”
  • DON’T MISUNDERSTAND  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Song Book”
  • DO IT AGAIN  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa”
  • I’VE GOT YOUR NUMBER  /  Marc Pompe  /  “Monk’s Dream”
  • SATISFACTION  /  Gabriela Anders  / “Bossa Beliza”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

PLAYLIST FOR 2013 THE TURNTABLE FOR ONE YEAR IN REVIEW (12.28.13)

28 Dec

 A fond look back at the year that was and some of the musical themes I featured during 2013, or, in other words, an hour of reflection on unfulfilled possibilities. My kind of New Year’s Party. Hope yours is a good one, too. 

Talk to you next Saturday night!

2013 MUSICAL THEME  /  SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title  

  • ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT  /  PLEASE BE KIND  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra-Basie: An Historic Musical First”
  • SURPRISE ENDINGS  /  I SHOULD CARE  /  Diahann Carroll/Andre Previn  /  “The Magic Of Diahann Carroll”
  • ALL ALONE  /  SOLITUDE  /  Tony Bennett  /  “BENNETT ON HOLIDAY”
  • FINDING MY RELIGION  /  GOD WILL  /  Holly Cole  /  “Blame It On My Youth”
  • MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO THE NSA  /  TELL ME ALL ABOUT YOURSELF  /  Nat Cole  /  “Tell Me All About Yourself”
  • WEEKEND DANCE MARATHON  /  SHALL WE DANCE  /  Norma Winstone  /  “Manhattan in The Rain”
  • ASKING FOR TROUBLE  /  I FALL IN LOVE TOO EASILY  /  Cormac Kenevey  /  “The Art Of Dreaming”
  • TRIBUTE TO THE INANIMATE OBJECT  /  BROOKLYN BRIDGE  /  Hilary Gardner  /  “The Great City”
  • FAVORITE 2013 MYSTERY VOCALIST  /  PICK YOURSELF UP  /  Wilford Brimley  /  “Wilford Brimley with the Jeff Hamilton Trio”
  • PITY PARTY  /  GOOD GUY  /  Tricia Yearwood  /  “Stormy Weather”
  • HUNGER GAMES  /  HUNGRY MAN  /  Mark Winkler   /  “West Coast Cool”
  • TRIBUTE TO THE DECLARATIVE SENTENCE  /  YOU TURNED THE TABLES ON ME  /  Delicatessen  /  “Good Night Kiss
  • HERE’S TO 2014!  /  MAKING IT UP AS WE GO ALONG  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Language” 
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

Playlist for “Surprise Endings” (11.2.13)

2 Nov

Surprise!  Bet you didn’t see these coming.

 SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • I SHOULD CARE  /  Diahann Carroll  /  The Magic Of Diahann Carroll”
  • BEAUTIFUL FRIENDSHIP  /  Nat Cole & George Shearing  /  “Nat Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays
  • GUESS WHO I SAW TODAY  /  Carmen McRae  /  “Carmen McRae: At Ratso’s Vol. 2”
  • STELLA BY STARLIGHT  /  Maynard Ferguson  /  “Message From Birdland”
  • I’M ALWAYS DRUNK IN SAN FRANCISCO  /  Claire Hogan  /  “Boozers And Losers”    
  • MOMENTS LIKE THIS  /  Tony Bennett  /  “The Art Of Excellence” 
  • YOU’RE GOOD FOR ME  /Doris Day/Andre Previn  /  “Duet” 
  • Father’s Day  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Groucho Marx  /  “An Evening With Groucho”
  • RIDIN’ HIGH  /  Cleo Laine  /  “Cleo Laine At Carnegie Hall”
  • DO NOTHIN’ TILL YOU HEAR FROM ME  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Once To Every Heart”  
  • LET’S BEGIN  /  Jackie And Roy  /  “The Complete Jerome Kern Songbooks”  
  • I CAN’T WAIT TO MISS YOU  /  Jack Jones  /  “Love Ballad”
  • SOME OTHER TIME  /  Barbra Streisand  /  “Love Is The Answer”
  • WHERE OR WHEN  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “The Rare Sinatra” 
  • MICKEY MOUSE ALMA MATER  /  Jimmy Dodd & The Mouseketeers  /  “Disney’s Greatest Hits  Vol. 3” 
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “FINDING MY RELIGION” (9.14.13)

15 Sep

This show was all about feeling the spirit. It was about the joy of accepting soul in your soul. Okay, it was mostly about songs that, either directly or indirectly, mentioned God, and often to ironic effect.  This still is my show after all. 

 

 SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • SERMONETTE  /  Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross  /  “Twisted: The Best of Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross”
  • SING YOU SINNERS  /  Hetty Kate  /  “11:60 PM”
  • GOD BLESS THE CHILD  /  Lou Rawls  /  “Stormy Monday”
  • WHEN DID YOU LEAVE HEAVEN  /  Mishka Adams  /  “God Bless The Child”
  • HOUSE OF GOLD  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “The Kenny Rankin Albumr”
  • JOYFUL JOYFUL WE ADORE YOU  /  Lucy Smith  /  “Songs My Mama Would Like”
  • GOD WILL  /  Holly Cole  /  “Blame It On My Youth”
  • OL’ MAN RIVER  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  The Beach Boys  /  “The Fabulous Mr. Fox”
  • GOD ONLY KNOWS  /  Madeline Eastman  /  “A Quiet Thing”
  • IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE   /  Tony Bennett  /  “When Lights Are Low”
  • IT AIN’T NECESSARILY SO  /  Diahann Carroll/Andre Previn Trio  /  “Porgy And Bess” 
  • ALL GOD’S CHILDREN HAVE RHYTHM/DO YOU WANT TO JUMP CHILDREN  /  Joe Williams  /  “At Newport ‘63”
  • NOBODY’S FAULT BUT MINE  /  Nina Simone  /  “Nina Simone & Piano”
  • LONESOME ROAD  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “A Swingin’ Affair”
  • COME SUNDAY  /  The Real Group  /  “Live In Stockholm”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  “Unreleased Master”

PLAYLIST FOR “HELLO I MUST BE GOING” (SEASON FINALE) (6.30.12)

1 Jul

 Vacation time!  Turntable For One is taking a two-month hiatus until September. Don’t let that stop you from dropping  back here now and then because I’ll have news about next season’s shows, and I’ll be posting thoughts about some of the new music I’m listening to this summer.

I see that the blog has visitors from all over the world. I’d love to hear what music you’re listening to these days. Leave me a comment and let’s start a conversation.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • EVERY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “After Hours”
  • WE’LL BE TOGETHER AGAIN  /   Frank Sinatra  /  “Songs For Swinging Lovers”
  • THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE  /  Diane Marino  /  “Just Groovin”
  • I CAN’T WAIT TO MISS YOU  /  Jack Jones  /  “Love Ballad”
  • MEET ME AT NO SPECIAL PLACE  /  Maud Hixson  /  “Love’s Refrain”
  • DON’T LIKE GOODBYES  /  Bill Henderson  /  “The Complete VeeJay Recordings”
  • HEY THAT’S NO WAY TO SAY GOODBYE  /  (mystery vocalist)  Claudine Longet  /  “Let’s Spend The Night Together”
  • WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT GOODBYE  /  Diahann Carroll  /  Diahann Carroll Sings Harold Arlen”
  • I WILL WAIT FOR YOU  /  Daniella Schachter  /  “Purple Butterfly”
  • GOODBYE FOR NOW  /  Rigmor Gustaffson  /  “Calling You”
  • FOR ALL WE KNOW  /  Donny Hathaway  /  “A Donny Hathaway Collection”
  • IT’S A PITY TO SAY GOODNIGHT  /  Delicatessen  /  “Goodnight Kiss”
  • SOME OTHER TIME  /  Blossom Dearie  /  “Blossom Dearie Sings Comden & Green”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (theme music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)