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PLAYLIST FOR “UNCLE BILL’S STORYTIME” (4.13.19)

14 Apr

Two hours of arguably the best of the best singers; I’d also argue that they are among the best of the best storytellers, too. This week was all about finding singers and songs that tell a story. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • NEVER NEVER LAND  /  Jeff Hall  /  “Life: Collected”
  • ITSY BITSY BLUES  /  Cynthia Bane  /  “Clearly”
  • THE THREE BEARS  /  Bobby Troup  /  “Tell Me You’re Home”
  • WHAT’S YOUR STORY, MORNING GLORY?  /  Kristin Korb  /  “What’s Your Story?”
  • IN THE EXTRAOUTOSPHERE  /  Cormac Kenevey  /  “The Art Of Dreaming”
  • SURREY WITH THE FRINGE ON TOP  /  Heather Bambrick  /  “You’ll Never Know”
  • THE FOLKS WHO LIVE ON THE HILL  /  Paul Jost  /  “Simple Life”
  • ONCE UPON A TIME  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Charles Boyer  /  “Gigi And Other Romantic Songs”
  • THE TROLLEY SONG  /  Betty Carter  /  “The Audience With Betty Carter”
  • DINNER FOR ONE, PLEASE, JAMES  /  Joe Williams  /  Ballad & Blues Master”
  • LITTLE BLUE MAN  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “DotDotDot”
  • THAT AFTERNOON IN HARLEM  /  Mark Winkler  /  “The Company I Keep”
  • AT THE RENDEZVOUS  /  Clint Holmes & Joey DeFrancesco  /  “Rendezvous”
  • STEPSISTERS’ LAMENT  /  Cecile McLorin Salvant  /  “For One To Love”
  • LEOPARD-SKIN PILL-BOX HAT  /  Janet Planet  /  “Sings The Bob Dylan Songbook”
  • MISS OTIS REGRETS  /  Johnny Hartman  /  “This One’s For Tedi”
  • CLOSE ENOUGH FOR LOVE  /  Ethel Ennis  /  “Ethel Ennis”
  • OVER THE RAINBOW  /  Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond  /  “Live At Storyville”
  • WALTZ FOR DEBBY  /  The Real Group  /  “Live”
  • I KEEP GOING BACK TO JOE’S  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • ALBATROSS  /  Judy Collins & Lara Downes  /  Holes In The Sky”
  • THE HUMAN TOUCH  /  Nina Simone  /  Nina Simone & Piano”
  • THE RULES DON’T APPLY  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Math Camp”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “CHRISTMAS PARTY 2018” (12.22.18)

27 Dec

Ho, Ho Ho – I wasn’t quoting from a misogynistic rap song. I was just getting into the Christmas spirit and ready to play some old and new holiday favorites. 

SONG TITLE  / Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • MY FAVORITE THINGS  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Snowfall: The Christmas album”
  • CHRISTMAS IS STARTING NOW  /  Laura Dickinson  /  “Auld Lang Syne”
  • I’LL BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “A Christmas album”
  • SNOW DAY  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “A Very Chaise Lounge Christmas”
  • MEDLEY  /  Maureen McGovern  /  “Christmas With Maureen McGovern”
  • BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE  /  Lydia Lyza & Josiah Lemanski  
  • JINGLE BELLS  /  Accent
  • JINGLE BELLS  /  Duke Ellington  /  “Jingle Bell Jam”
  • THE WORLD FOR CHRISTMAS  /  The Real Group  /  “The World For Christmas”
  • SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Frank Sinatra & Cyndi Lauper  /  “A Very Special Christmas 2”
  • WHITE CHRISTMAS  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas”
  • CHRISTMAS TIME IS HERE  /  Vince Guaraldi  /  “A Charlie Brown Christmas”
  • SLEIGH RIDE  /  Cyrille Aimee & The Lost Fingers  /  “Coconut Christmas”
  • HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS  /  Leslie Odom Jr.  /  “Simply Christmas”
  • MEDLEY  /  The Swingle Singers  /  “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas”
  • HE’S GONNA TAKE AWAY OUR CHRISTMAS  /  Robert Goulet  /  “Wonderful World Of Christmas”
  • THE SECRET OF CHRISTMAS  /  Connie Evingson  /  “The Secret of Christmas”
  • THE THEORY SONG  /  David Swenson  /  
  • THE CHRISTMAS SONG  /  Gregory Porter  /  “Nat ‘King’ Cole & Me”
  • A CHRISTMAS COMPROMISE  /  Duchess  /  “Harmony For the Holidays”
  • MERRY CHRISTMAS, BABY  /  Ramsey Lewis Trio  /  “Sound Of Christmas”
  • WOULDN’T YOU LIKE AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS?  /  Monica Ramey & Beegie Adair  /  “Some Enchanted Christmas”
  • CHRISTMAS WILL REALLY BE CHRISTMAS  /  Kristin Korb  /  “That Time Of Year”
  • A CHILD IS BORN  /  Oscar Peterson  /  “Have Yourself A Jazzy Little Christmas”
  • STAR OF WONDER  /  Kurt Elling  /  “The Beautiful Day”
  • ANGEL’S LULLABY  /  Emilie-Claire Barlow  /  “Winter Wonderland”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “ME AND MY SCHADENFREUDE” (4.5.14)

5 Apr

Schadenfreude taking pleasure in the failures of someone else. In other words, listeners’ usual response to my show. Well, this week, right back at you with about a dozen songs that drip of one of our most secret and guilty pleasures. The singers this week aren’t bad, either. Take a look.

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title  

 

  • GOODY GOODY  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Sinatra And Swingin’ Brass”
  • WHO’S SORRY NOW  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “The Intimate Ella”
  • I CRIED FOR YOU  /  Kalil Wilson  /  “Easy To Love”
  • DON’T LET THE SUN CATCH YOU CRYING  /  Laverne Butler  / “Blues In The City”
  • I WAS A LITTLE TOO LONELY  /  Nat Cole  /  “After Midnight”
  • RED WAGON  /  Kristin Korb  /  “What’s Your Story?”
  • I WANNA BE AROUND  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Tony Bennett & Bono  /  “Duets: An American Classic”
  • AFTER YOU’VE GONE/TOO GONE TOO LONG  /  Christine Ebersol  /  “Strings Attached”
  • SOMEDAY YOU’LL BE SORRY  /  Louis Armstrong and the Commanders  /  “The Ultimate Collection”
  • SOMEDAY YOU’LL WANT ME TO WANT YOU  /  Ray Charles  / “A Clearer View”
  • SCRABBLE  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Ages”
  • AIN’T NO USE  /  Joe Williams  / “Ballad And Blues Master”
  • CRY ME A RIVER  /  Nancy Harms  /  “In The Indigo”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

 

 

 

PLAYLIST FOR “THE MELODY CAME FIRST” (3.30.13)

1 Apr

This week I played a number of hit jazz tunes which were so popular that lyrics were added later — sometimes years later — so that singers could add them to their sets. “Holiday For Strings” is an outlier and an anomaly, but if you know Mandy’s version, you know why I couldn’t resist playing it.  

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

 

 

  • SATIN DOLL  /  Nancy Wilson/Gerald Wilson  /  “Yesterday’s Love Songs/Today’s Blues”
  • MISTY  /  Billy Eckstine  /  “No Cover, No Minimum”
  • WALTZ FOR DEBBY  /  (Mystery Pianist)  Chevy Chase  /  “Here’s A Song  Vol. 2”
  • WALTZ FOR DEBBY  /  Tony Bennett/Bill Evans  /  “The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album”
  • STOLEN MOMENTS  /  Betty Carter/Carmen McRae  /  “Duets”
  • MOANIN’  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Vikki Carr  /  “The Ultimate Collection”
  • LIKE YOUNG  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Easy The Hard Way”
  • HOLIDAY FOR STRINGS  /  Mandy Patinkin  /  “Kidults”
  • A CHILD IS BORN  /  The Real Group  /  “UnReal”
  • WHAT’S YOUR STORY MORNING GLORY  /  Kristin Korb  /  “What’s Your Story?”
  • DAT DERE  /  Oscar Brown Jr.  /  “Sin And Soul”
  • DAT DERE  /  Louise Rogers  /  “Bop Boo Day”
  • MOOD INDIGO  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “Duke Ellington Songbook Vol.2”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLAYLIST FOR “NAME CALLING” (11.10.12)

10 Nov

Calling names – it’s as American as throwing an apple pie, or criticizing a baseball or football umpire . So you didn’t like the show tonight? Try next Saturday night, bozo.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • THE GENTLEMAN IS A DOPE  /  Sarah Vaughan/Count Basie  /  “Count Basie & Sarah Vaughan”
  • CANDY  /  Nat Cole  /  “After Midnight”
  • SO LONG, YOU FOOL  /  Sophie Milman  /  “Make Someone Happy”
  • CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE  /  Bobby Darin  /  “Hello Dolly To Goodbye Charlie”
  • CALL ME DARLING  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Jukebox Ella”
  • SISSIES  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Till I Get It Right”
  • YOU’RE BLASÉ  /  Kristin Korb  /  “Why Can’t You Behave?”
  • YOU’RE THE TOP  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Cary Grant  /  “Did You Know These Stars Also Sang?” 
  • BABY, BABY ALL THE TIME  /  Shirley Horn  /  “Close Enough For Love”
  • YOUR MIND’S ON VACATION  /  Mose Allison  /  “Lounge Live From The Mountain Stage”     
  • THE LADY IS A TRAMP  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “The Main Event”
  • HE’S A TRAMP  /  Stacy Sullivan  /  “It’s A Good Day”  
  • CRAZY SHE CALLS ME  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Bennett On Holiday”
  • YOU AIN’T NOTHING BUT A J.A.M.F.  /  Roberta Gambarini  /  “So In Love”                    
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)                

PLAYLIST FOR “REMEMBERING TO BREATHE” (11.3.12)

4 Nov

After Sandy stormed through, I thought a show short on silliness and longer on reflection was needed. Back to business next Saturday night.  

Want to help me plan the November 24th show? Click on Thanksgiving Show and then offer a suggestion of music you’ve been thankful for this year.  

Talk to you next week!

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title 

 

 

  • REMEMBERING TO BREATHE  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Dooji Wooji”
  • DANCING IN THE DARK  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Come Dance With Me”
  • COME SUNDAY  /  Gladys Knight  /  “Before Me”
  • MOONLIGHT PICNIC  /  Gelber & Manning  /  “Moonlight Picnic”
  • MAKE IT GO AWAY  /  Holly Cole  /  Dark Dear Heart”
  • BABY’S REQUEST  /  Paul McCartney  /  “Kisses On The Bottom”
  • IT ISN’T SO GOOD IT COULDN’T BE BETTER  /  Irene Kral  /  “Second Chance”
  • LOOK FOR THE SILVER LINING  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Rod McKuen  /  “Jerome Kern: Life Upon The Wicked S.T.A.G.E.
  • TAKE FIVE  /  Dave Brubeck/Carmen McRae  /  “Vocal Encounters”
  • NO ONE IS ALONE  /  Chip Zien  /  “Wall To Wall Sondheim”
  • TOMORROW’S ANOTHER DAY  /  Kristin Korb  /  “In The Meantime”
  • SMILE  /  Rickie Lee Jones  /  “It’s Like This”
  • LET IT BE  /  The Beatles  /  “Let It Be”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE – NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS (12.31.11)

2 Jan

Well, now we won’t have 2011 to kick around anymore. Hope we don’t regret that.

Happy New Year! Stop back next Wednesday for a clue about the theme for the first show of 2012.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  “Album or CD Title”

  • EXPERIMENT  /  Jane Stuart  /  “Don’t Look Back”
  • THERE’LL BE SOME CHANGES MADE  /  Tony Bennett  /  “That San Francisco Sun”
  • I’M GONNA WASH THAT MAN RIGHT OUT OF MY HAIR  /  Stacey Kent  /  “In Love Again”
  • I WANT TO BE HAPPY  /  Julian Yeo  /  “You And The Night”
  • I’M GOING TO LIVE TILL I DIE  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “The Complete Roulette Sarah Vaughan Studio Sessions”
  • I’M LIKE A NEW BROOM  /  Jonathan Schwartz  /  “Alone Together”
  • SOMEDAY  /  Chantal Chamberland  /  “Dripping Indigo”
  • THE FOLKS WHO LIVE ON THE HILL  /  Bill Henderson  /  “Bill Henderson with the Oscar Peterson Trio” 
  • I’M GOING TO LOCK MY HEART  /  Kristin Korb  /  “Why Can’t You Behave?”
  • TAKE A CHANCE  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “The Rare Sinatra”
  • SMILE  /  Madeleine Peyroux  /  “Half The Perfect World”
  • I WON’T GROW UP  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “From The Vaults”
  • REMEMBERING TO BREATHE  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Dooji Wooji”  
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (theme music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Recording)