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PLAYLIST FOR “ANTHROPOMORPHISM: THE INSIDIOUS SUBTERFUGE” (AN ARCHIVE PROGRAM FROM 10/12)

21 Apr

This week, as another in a series of uncalled for public services, I tried to warn you about a musical danger which is as rampant as it is clever – Anthropomorphism in the Great American Songbook. Don’t try to thank me — just doing my job. Okay, I changed my mind. Go ahead, try to thank me.

Here’s the playlist of the examples I chose. Listen and beware!

New show this Saturday; hint on Wednesday. 

 

SONG TITLE / Artist / CD Or Album Title

  • TALK TO THE ANIMALS / Bobby Darin / “If I Were A Carpenter”
  • STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT / Carmen McRae / “Velvet Soul”
  • THREE BEARS / Mark Winkler / “Mark Winkler Sings Bobby Troup”
  • WITH A SONG IN MY HEART / Fay Claasson / “With A Song In My Heart”
  • I LET A SONG GO OUT OF MY HEART / Tony Bennett / “Jazz”
  • IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN / Judy Wexler / “Dreams And Shadows”
  • SKYLARK / (Mystery Vocalist) / The Nutty Squirrels / “Bird Watching”
  • SKYLARK / Real Group / “Unreal”
  • OLD DEVIL MOON / Frank Sinatra Jr. / “As I Remember It”
  • THEN I’LL BE TIRED OF YOU / Peggy Lee / “Riding High”
  • COTTON TAIL / Maude Hixson / (Promo CD)
  • THE DUCK / Emilie-Claire Barlow / “The Very Thought Of You”
  • OLD MAN RIVER / Bela Karoli / “Furnished Rooms”
  • TIME YOU OLD GYPSY MAN / Julius LaRosa / “It’s A Wrap”
  • PARIS MISMATCH / Cody Owen Stine / (Unreleased Master)

Yearning for more Turntable For One? I won’t judge. I only want to help. Check out the podcasts on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. 

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

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PLAYLIST FOR “ANTHROPOMORPHISM” (10.13.12)

13 Oct

This week, as another in a series of uncalled for public services, I tried to warn you about a musical danger which is as rampant as it is clever – Anthropomorphism in the Great American Songbook. Don’t try to thank me — just doing my job. Okay, I changed my mind. Go ahead, try to thank me.

Here’s the playlist of the examples I chose.

Talk to you next week.

 

SONG TITLE / Artist / CD Or Album Title

  • TALK TO THE ANIMALS / Bobby Darin / “If I Were A Carpenter”
  • STRAIGHTEN UP AND FLY RIGHT / Carmen McRae / “Velvet Soul”
  • THREE BEARS / Mark Winkler / “Mark Winkler Sings Bobby Troup”
  • WITH A SONG IN MY HEART / Fay Claasson / “With A Song In My Heart”
  • I LET A SONG GO OUT OF MY HEART / Tony Bennett / “Jazz”
  • IF I ONLY HAD A BRAIN / Judy Wexler / “Dreams And Shadows”
  • SKYLARK / (Mystery Vocalist) / The Nutty Squirrels / “Bird Watching”
  • SKYLARK / Real Group / “Unreal”
  • OLD DEVIL MOON / Frank Sinatra Jr. / “As I Remember It”
  • THEN I’LL BE TIRED OF YOU / Peggy Lee / “Riding High”
  • COTTON TAIL / Maude Hixson / (Promo CD)
  • THE DUCK / Emilie-Claire Barlow / “The Very Thought Of You”
  • BLACKBIRD / Kenny Rankin / “Silver Morning”
  • OLD MAN RIVER / Bela Karoli / “Furnished Rooms”
  • TIME YOU OLD GYPSY MAN / Julius LaRosa / “It’s A Wrap”
  • PARIS MISMATCH / Cody Owen Stine / (Unreleased Master)

 

 

PLAYLIST FOR “WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL” (3.10.12)

11 Mar

Thanks for sharing Lawrence Welk’s birthday celebration with me. I will always think of him as one of those musical soldiers, who, even in the face of Daylight Saving Time, was always trying to turn the clocks back. In weeks to come you won’t want to miss other stirring Turntable For One tributes to those singers and musicians who helped make music what it is today, by retiring, giving up, getting into debilitating fistfights, and/or opening up dry cleaning shops. Bless them all.

 I’ll put up a hint about next week’s show on Wednesday, and talk to you next week. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • WONDERFUL, WONDERFUL   /  Judy Wexler  /  “Under A Painted Sky”
  • IT’S A WONDERFUL WORLD   /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra Swings”
  • MR. WONDERFUL  /  Peggy Lee  /  “The Singles Collection”
  • ‘S WONDERFUL  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Gypsy In My Soul”
  • (WHAT A) WONDERFUL WORLD  /  Art Garfunkel, Paul Simon, James Taylor  /  “Garfunkel”
  • ON A WONDERFUL DAY LIKE TODAY  /  Veronica Nunn  /  “American Lullaby”
  • WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD  /  (mystery vocalist)  /  Joe Pesci  /  “Vincent LaGuardia Gambini Sings Just For You”
  • WONDERFUL GUY  /  Nellie McKay  /  “Normal as Blueberry Pie”
  • THEY SAY IT’S WONDERFUL  /  Kurt Elling  /  “Dedicated To You”
  • WHEN SOMEBODY THINKS YOU’RE WONDERFUL  /  Nicole Ratté  /  “When Someone Thinks You’re Wonderful”
  • SOMETHING WONDERFUL  /  Carly Simon  /  “My Romance”
  • WONDERFUL  /  Victoria Hart  /  “Whatever Happened To Romance?”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (theme)  /  (Unreleased Master)