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PLAYLIST FOR “OLD ENOUGH” (12.3.22)

6 Dec

Songs about being young and being old this week. I swear it has nothing to do with just celebrating another damned birthday.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • YOU’RE GONNA HEAR FROM ME  /  Veronica Swift  /  “Confessions”
  • YOUNG AT HEART  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Ultimate Sinatra”
  • I’M OLD FASHIONED  /  Delicatessen /  “Goodnight Kiss”
  • YOUNG AND FOOLISH  /  Tony Bennett & Bill Evans  /  “The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album”
  • YOUNG AND NAIVE  /  Heather Ridden  /  “Young & Naive”
  • YOUNGER THAN SPRING TIME   /  Oscar Peterson Trio  /  “On A Clear Day”
  • SEPTEMBER SONG  /  Nat King Cole & George Shearing  /  Nat King Cole Sings, George Shearing Plays”
  • KEEP YOUNG AND BEAUTIFUL  /  Emmy Rossum  /  “Sentimental Journey”
  • I’M GLAD I’M NOT YOUNG ANYMORE  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Lorne Green  /  “Young At Heart”
  • YOU MEAKE ME FEEL SO YOUNG  /  Curtis Stigers & Cyrille Aimee  /  “Hooray For Love”
  • OLD COUNTRY  /  Tierney Sutton  /  “Introducing Tierney Sutton”
  • OLD WINE NEW BOTTLE  /  Ben Sidran  /  “Who’s The Old Man Now?”
  • THE SECOND TIME AROUND  /  Peggy Lee  /  “Basin Street East Present Miss Peggy Lee”
  • WHEN YOU ARE OLD AND GRAY  /  Tom Lehrer  /  “Tom Lehrer Revisited”
  • WHEN I GROW TOO OLD TO DREAM  /  Jackie Ryan  /  “Best Of Love Songs”
  • BLAME IT ON MY YOUTH  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “Professional Dreamer
  • WHILE WE’RE YOUNG  /  Mary Stallings  /   “Songs Are Made To Sing”
  • OLD MEN SING THE BLUES  /  Kevin Mahogany  /  “The Vienna Affair”
  • BE A CHILD  /  Cleo Laine & Dudley Moore  /  “I’ll Be Around”
  • I WON’T GROW UP  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “From The Vaults”
  • WHEN OCTOBER GOES  /  Barry Manilow  /  “2:00 AM Paradise Cafe”
  • LAST NIGHT WHEN WE WERE YOUNG  /  Kenny Burrell  /  “Guitar Forms”
  • THE FOLKS TO LIVE ON THE HILL  /  Carmen McRae  /  “Live At The Great American Music Hall”
  • HERE’S TO LIFE  /  Shirley Horn  /  “Here’s To Life”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “FACT OR ALTERNATIVE FACT?” (6-24-17)

25 Jun

It seems now we even disagree about agreeing to disagree. Things are totally out of control. Don’t you agree? So as a person with a microphone (when I remember to turn it on), don’t I have a solemn responsibility to try to provide some clarity and maybe even some answers? Of course I do. But that doesn’t mean I’m going to do it. Instead I presented a couple hours of people arguing and contradicting each other and never finding common ground. You want cumbaya? Watch Dr. Phil. You want some great singers singing some great songs? Check this out:

SONG  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • EVERYBODY HAS THE RIGHT TO BE WRONG  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “My Kind Of Broadway”
  • TALK TO ME BABY (TELL ME LIES) /  Cleo Laine  /  “Quintessential Cleo”
  • IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE  /  Jimmy Rushing  /  “Rushing Lullabies”
  • (I’M DANCING AND) I CAN’T BE BOTHERED NOW  /  Nicole Henry  /  “The Very Thought Of You”
  • I WON’T DANCE  /  Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong  /  “Ella & Louis Again”
  • NO ONE EVER TELLS YOU  /  Jackie Ryan  /  “Listen Here”
  • I COULD HAVE TOLD YOU  /  Bob Dylan  /  “I Could Have Told You”
  • DAYS LIKE THIS  /  Van Morrison  /  “Days Like This”
  • DAYS LIKE THIS  /  Melissa Morgan  /  “Days Like This”
  • WHILE WE’RE YOUNG  /  Nancy Harms  /  “Dreams In Apartments”
  • I’M GLAD I’M NOT YOUNG ANYMORE  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Lorne Greene  /  “Young At Heart”
  • CAN’T BUY ME LOVE  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Let It Be Jazz”
  • WITH PLENTY OF MONEY & YOU  /  Susannah McCorkle  /  “The Music Of Harry Warren”
  • I ONLY HAVE EYES FOR YOU  /  Andre Previn  /  “After Hours”
  • IT’S ALRIGHT WITH ME  /  Kevin Mahogany & Veronica Martell  /  “Big Band”
  • DREAM  /  Diana Krall  /  “Turn up The Quiet”
  • INSOMNIA  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “Insomnia”
  • ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET  /  Tony Bennett & Willie Nelson  /  “Duets II”
  • DOWN  /  Ian Shaw  /  “A Ghost In Every Bar”
  • I’M OLD FASHIONED  /  Delicatessen  /  “Goodnight Kiss”
  • SO NICE  /  Tamar Korn  /  “The Rhythm Method”
  • THE SECRET O’ LIFE  /  Nancy LaMott  /  “Live At Tavern On The Green”
  • I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING  /  Mose Allison  /  “Mose In Your Ear”
  • BLUE SKIES  /  Susie Arioli  /  “Night Lights”
  • I THINK IT’S GOING TO RAIN TODAY  /  Randy Newman  /  “The Randy Newman Songbook”
  • IF YOU WANT THE RAINBOW  /  Roberta Donnay  /  “Bathtub Gin”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “THE FACTS OF LIFE” (11.7.15) #jazz #jazzradio #jazzsingers

7 Nov

Once again Turntable For One goes where no other radio program goes and, as usual, I forgot to bring a map. But I thought it was time that someone told the audience the facts of life. And, as you can see, I had some impressive help. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • LIFE IS JUST A BOWL OF CHERRIES  /  Carmen McRae  /  “The Ultimate Carmen McRae” 
  • YOU’RE NOBODY TILL SOMEBODY LOVES YOU  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “A Night On The Town With The Rat Pack”
  • BITTER WITH THE SWEET  /  Jenna Mammina & Rolf Sturm /  “Spark” 
  • DOWN  /  Ian Shaw  /  “A Ghost In Every Bar”
  • YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT LOVE IS  /  Sinne Eeg & Thomas Fonnesbaek  /  “Eeg—Fonnesbaek”
  • THE WATERS OF MARCH  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Giants Of Jazz: Mark Murphy”  
  • WHILE WE’RE YOUNG  /  Nancy Harms  /  “Dreams In Apartment”
  • I’M GLAD I’M NOT YOUNG ANYMORE  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Lorne Greene  /  “Young At Heart”
  • IF YOU WANT THE RAINBOW  /  Roberta Donnay  /  “Bathtub Gin”
  • GOD BLESS THE CHILD  /  Gregory Porter  /  “Be Good” 
  • THROW IT AWAY  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Stockholm Sweetnin”
  • YOU MIGHT AS WELL LIVE  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Till I Get It Right”  
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine 

Here’s one of the better facts of life: you can listen to a Turntable For One podcast anywhere, anytime, day or night (except maybe when you’re in surgery). Click the link below to go to PRX, the Public Radio Exchange. 

 

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PLAYLIST FOR “DESERT ISLAND GAME-2015” (3.7.15)

7 Mar

We’ve played The Desert Island game before when I’ve asked listeners to choose songs or singers to take with them to a desert island. Of course I laughed at their pain and deliberations and difficulty in choosing to take one thing and leave behind another equally good choice — but not this week because it was my turn to play the game. Suddenly the Sondheim lyrics, “the choice may have been mistaken, but choosing was not” didn’t sound as easy or certain. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  ALbum Or CD Title

  • RING-A-DING-DING  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Ring-A-Ding-Ding”
  • TIME TO SMILE  /  Tony Bennett  /  “The Art Of Romance”
  • YOU TURNED THE TABLES ON ME  /  Delicatessen  /  “Goodnight Kiss”
  • BODY AND SOUL  /  The Real Group  /  “Unreal”
  • BLAME IT ON MY YOUTH  /  Nat Cole  /  “After Midnight”
  • BLAME IT ON MY YOUTH  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “Twentysomething”
  • JUST IN TIME  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Lorne Greene  /  “Young At Heart”
  • JUST IN TIME  /  Nina Simone  /  “At The Village Gate”
  • I KNOW THE WAY TO BROOKLYN  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “Dooji Wooji”
  • CRY IF YOU WANT TO  /  Holly Cole Trio  /  “Don’t Smoke In Bed”
  • MOON RIVER  /  Nancy LaMott  /  “Come Rain Or Come Shine”
  • LOST ON THE RIVER  /  Rhiannon Giddens  /  “The New Basement Tapes”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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