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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 “6TH ANNUAL MUSIC TO BE THANKFUL FOR SHOW” (11.28.15)

30 Nov

This is always a special show for me because I invite a number of my broadcasting colleagues at the radio station to play music for which they’ve been thankful during the past year. I think it makes all of us at the station even more thankful for the opportunity to play music we love for our audiences. (For more info about the broadcasters, go to wmnr.org) And because this show always comes around my birthday, I’m also joined every year in the studio and on the air by the people I am most thankful for – my wife and my son.  

(Broadcaster Or Guest’s Name)  /  SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • (Fred Velardi)  /  HE WAS TOO GOOD TO ME  /  Natalie Cole  /  “Stardust”
  • (Dan Lenore)  /  I GOT A ROBE, YOU GOT A ROBE  /  Charlie Haden & Hank Jones  /  “Steal Away”
  • (Rich Moran)  /  I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN  /  Frank Sinatra & Count Basie  /  “Sinatra At The Sands”
  • (Will Duchon)  /  YOU MY LOVE  /  Bill Henderson & Charlie Haden  / “The Art Of The Song”
  • (Megan Stine)  /  THANK GOD I’M ME  /  Mike Daley  /  Demo from “The Prisoner of Vegas”
  • (Gary Gerrard)  /  YOU GO TO MY HEAD  /  Mary Stallings  /  “Manhattan Moods”
  • (H. William Stine)  /  Alabamy Bound  /  Darlene & Jonathan Edwards  /  “Sing Along With Dearlen & Jonathan Edwards”
  • (Dominique Johnson)  /  I WISHED ON THE MOON  /  Lara Downes  /  “A Billie Holiday Songbook”
  • (Garrett Stack)  /  HIGHER  /  Lea Salonga  /  “Allegiance”
  • (Cindy Carlson)  /  ‘S WONDERFUL  /  The Cast  /  “An American In Paris”
  • (Cody Owen Stine)  /  DEDICATED TO YOU  /  Kurt Elling  /  “Dedicated To You”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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