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26 Feb

Harold Arlen was born in February. I was not. But the differences don’t end there. He wrote more than 500 songs. I haven’t. And that’s not all. He’s dead and I’m not – hold on while I get a second opinion…

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • I’VE GOT THE WORLD ON A STRING  /  Frank Sinatra  / “Ultimate Sinatra”
  • LET’S FALL IN LOVE  /  Diana Krall  /  “Live In Paris”
  • SLEEPIN’ BEE  /  Johnny Hartman  /  “I Just Dropped By To Say Hello”
  • I NEVER HAS SEEN SNOW  /  Hilary Gardner  /  “The Late Set”
  • COME RAIN OR SHINE  /  Gerry Mulligan Concert Jazz Band  /  “At The Village Gate”
  • MY SHINING HOUR  /  Sara Gazark  /  “Yours”
  • IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN  /  John Doaks  /  “Forever Reasons”
  • IF I ONLY HAD A HEART  /  Michelle Lordi  /  “Drive”
  • GET HAPPY  /  Lucy Dixon  /  “Lulu’s Back In Town”
  • TODAY I LOVE EVERYBODY  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Harold Arlen  /  “Harold Sings Arlen”
  • AS LONG AS I LIVE  /  Delicatessen  /  “Goodnight Kiss”
  • WHAT’S GOOD ABOUT GOODBYE  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “The Complete Roulette Sarah Vaughan Studio Sessions”
  • OUT OF THIS WORLD  /  Tony Bennett & Stan Getz  /  “Jazz”
  • I GOT A RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES  /  Billie Holiday  /  “The Complete Billie Holiday On Verve”
  • IT’S ONLY A PAPER MOON  /  Nat Cole  /  “After Midnight”
  • I WONDER WHAT BECAME OF ME  /  Toots Thielemans & Trijntje Oosterhuis  /  “One More For The Road”
  • WHEN THE SUN COMES OUT  /  Rahsaan Roland Kirk  /  “Relaxed Jazz”
  • HAPPY WITH THE BLUES  /  Peggy Lee  /  “Love Held Lightly”
  • HOORAY FOR LOVE  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Songbook”
  • DOWN WITH LOVE  /  Janet Seidel  /  “Winter Moon”
  • EASY STREET  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Louis Armstrong & Gary Crosby  /  “The Decca Singles”
  • SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW  /  Gregory Porter  /  “Great Voices Of Harlem”
  • THE MAN THAT GOT AWAY  /  Judy Garland  /  “Judy At Carnegie”
  • DON’T LIKE GOODBYES  /  Ed Reed  /  “The Song Is You”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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6 Dec

“What happens next?” That’s a question we’ve all been asking since the first time we heard a bedtime story. Well, tonight, I decided not to keep you in suspense. When you listened to one song, you only had to wait a couple of minutes to find out what happened next. However, now you have to wait until Wednesday to see the hint of what I’ll be doing next Saturday night.  

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title 

  • CHANGE PARTNERS  /  Sammy Davis  /  “The Great American Song Book”
  • I LOVE IT WHEN YOU DANCE THAT WAY  /  Denise Donatelli  /  “What Lies Within”
  • BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Cycles”
  • OH, YES, TAKE ANOTHER GUESS  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Strictly Romancin’”
  • YOU’LL SEE  /  Diane Schuur  /  “Love Songs”
  • I’M BEGINNING TO SEE THE LIGHT  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Gary Crosby  /  “The Happy Bachelor”
  • WHAT DID I FORGET  /  Susannah McCorkle  /  “Hearts And Minds”  
  • I FORGOT TO HAVE CHILDREN  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Ages”
  • I JUST FOUND OUT ABOUT LOVE  /  Shirley Horn  /  “You Won’t Forget Me”
  • THE FOLKS WHO LIVE ON THE HILL  /  Melissa Stylianou  /  “Silent Movie”
  • NOBODY HOME  /  Johnny Hartman  /  “Once In Every Life”
  • RAINBOW CONNECTION  /  Bobby Scott  /  “Slowly”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (THEME MUSIC)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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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)


21 May

I’ve been on vacation, so last Saturday’s show was from what I call the archive and some of you call the crypt.  Thanks a lot.  

Here’s a link to the playlist when the show aired live in February. 



I’m back and this Saturday’s show will be new. Drop back on Wednesday for a hint about the theme. Special imaginary prize for the first ten people who do.