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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 “HEARTFELT, HEARTLESS, & HEARTBROKEN: SONGS FOR VALENTINE’S DAY (2.13.16) #jazzradio

14 Feb

In last Wednesday’s hint, I asked what was the only thing I haven’t been called during the 5 1/2 year run of Turntable For One. Thanks for all of the suggestions (most of which were unprintable). Of course, calling me these things immediately disqualifies your answer from the quiz. The answer I was thinking of was “all heart.” And as you peruse the playlist, I think you’ll see that I’ve rectified that situation. Have you ever seen a radio program with more heart?

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • THIS HEART OF MINE  /  Jackie Ryan  /  “The Best Of Love Songs” 
  • THE CURSE OF AN ACHING HEART  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Swing Along With Me”  
  • ANYONE WHO HAD A HEART  /  Diane Marino  /  “Just Groovin’” (M&M Records)
  • IF I ONLY HAD A HEART  /  Michael Winkle  /  “The Only Dream”  
  • WORRISOME HEART  /  Melody Gardot  /  “Worrisome Heart” 
  • I WISH I DIDN’T LOVE YOU SO  /  Steven Pasquale  /  “Somethin’ Like Love”
  • BE CAREFUL IT’S MY HEART  /  Holly Cole  /  “Holly Cole” 
  • SHAPE OF MY HEART  /  Sting  /  “Ten Summoner’s Tales”
  • MY FUNNY VALENTINE  /  Chris Botti  /  “A Thousand Kisses Deep”
  • NOBODY’S HEART  /  Lillie Kae  /  The Very Thought Of You”  
  • CANDY  /  Nat King Cole  /  “After Midnight”
  • I’M GONNA LOCK MY HEART  /  Nicole Henry  /  “The Very Thought Of You”
  • THEN I’LL BE TIRED OF YOU  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Tim McCarver  /  “Tim McCarver Sings Selections From The Great American Songbook   
  • WITH A SONG IN MY HEART  /  Phoebe Snow  /  “Live” 
  • I LET A SONG GO OUT OF MY HEART  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Tony Makes It Happen”
  • ONLY TRUST YOUR HEART  /  Stacey Kent  /  “Tenderly” 
  • LOVE WON’T LET YOU GET AWAY  /  Seth MacFarlane & Sara Bareilles  /  “Music Is Better Than Words”
  • IT’S CRAZY  /  Lyn Stanley  /  “Interludes”  
  • HERE’S THAT RAINY DAY  /  Kenny Rankin  /  “The Kenny Rankin Album”   
  • SO I LOVE YOU  /  Shirley Horn  /  “Close Enough For Love” 
  • MY FOOLISH HEART  /  Bill Evans  /  The Last Waltz”
  • I LOVE THE WAY YOU’RE BREAKING MY HEART  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa”
  • YOU WON’T BE SATISFIED  /  Svetlana & The Delancy Five  /  “Night At The Speakeasy”
  • BETWEEN ME AND MY HEART  /  Emilie-Claire Barlow  /  “Just Passing Through”   
  • YOUNG AT HEART  /  Joe Williams  /  “Heart & Soul of Joe Williams & George Shearing”
  • MY FUNNY VALENTINE  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “Live In Japan”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

Is your heart still yearning for more Turntable For One? Try a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Pubic Radio Exchange. (Now that I’m finally over this cold, I’ll be putting up new shows very soon.) Click the link below: 

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PLAYLIST FOR “SONG & DANCE” (9.12.15) #jazz #jazzradio #jazzsingers

12 Sep

Just in case anyone couldn’t wait for the next Republican Presidential debate to get their quota of Song & Dance, I presented an all-singing, some-dancing hour of great songs and singers. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • WITHOUT A SONG  /  Joe Williams  /  “Live At Newport ‘64”
  • STOMPIN’ AT THE SAVOY  /  Nina Simone  /  “The Amazing Nina Simone”
  • I WON’T DANCE  /  Frank Sinatra & Count Basie  /  “Sinatra-Basie: An Historic Musical First”
  • POLKA DOTS AND MOONBEAMS  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “Sassy Swings The Tivoli”
  • THE BEST THINGS HAPPEN WHEN YOU’RE DANCING  /  Kurt Elling  /  “This Time It’s Love”
  • DIG IT  /  Nellie McKay  /  “Normal As Blueberry Pie”
  • THE NIGHT THE PUGILIST LEARNED HOW TO DANCE  /  Sting  /  “The Last Ship”
  • BY MYSELF  /  (Mystery Dancer)  Sammy Davis Jr.  /  “Live From Australia”
  • MONICAS VALS  /  The Real Group  /  “Varför Får Man Inte Bara Vara Som Man Är?
  • I CAN’T BE BOTHERED NOW  /  Nicole Henry  /  “The Very Thought Of You”
  • SONGS FOR SWINGING LOVERS  /  Denzal Sinclaire  /  “Just Passing Through”
  • WHEN HE MAKES MUSIC  /  Nancy Wilson  /  “How Glad I Am”
  • I HOPE YOU DANCE  /  Deborah Lippmann & Savion Glover  /  “Nightingale”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

This may sound like the same old song and dance, but you could be listening to a Turntable For One podcast on PRX, the Public Radio Exchange instead of doing something constructive with your life. Many people have. Click the link below:

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PLAYLIST FOR “ALL ALONE” (3.23.13)

24 Mar

All songs about the pain, the difficulty, the deep and lasting longing, the heart-aching impact of being alone this week. Thanks to everyone who kept me company for the hour!

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • ALL BY MYSELF  /  Bobby Darin  /  “Oh, Look At Me Now”
  • WHAT’LL I DO  /  Nicole Henry  /  “The Nearness Of You”
  • SOLITUDE  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Bennett On Holiday”
  • WHEN YOUR LOVER HAS GONE  /  Luciana  Souza   /  “North and South”                                   
  • SATURDAY NIGHT IS THE LONELIEST NIGHT OF THE WEEK  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • ALL ALONE  /  Sarah Vaughan  /  “Sassy Swings Again”
  • ME AND MY SHADOW  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Buddy Rich  /  “Rich Voice”
  • ODE TO BILLIE JO  /  Buddy Rich Big Band  /  Mercy, Mercy
  • DON’T LET ME BE LONELY TONIGHT  /  Kevin Mahogany  /  “My Romance”
  • BY MYSELF  /  Susie Arioli Band  /  “Live At The Montreal International Jazz Festival”
  • SMOKING MY SAD CIGARETTE  /  Kate McGarry/Ryan Truesdale  /  “Centennial: The Gil Evans Project”
  • NO ONE IS ALONE  /  Ann Hampton Callaway  /  “Blues In The Night”           
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “TOP 12 TURNTABLE FOR ONE SONGS IN 2012”

30 Dec

I’ve played about 500 songs in the past year and thought I’d end 2012 with a dozen of my favorites culled from some of my favorite weekly themes. The Billy Joel song at the end is something that’s been running through my head the past week.  Sadness or Euphoria?  I wish you a great imbalance of the latter for 2013. 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • #12  /  I’M GONNA LOCK MY HEART  /  Nicole Henry  /  “The Very Thought Of You”
  • #11  /  TEACH ME TONIGHT  /  Joe Coughlin  /  “Things Turn Out That Way”
  • #10  /  I DON’T KNOW ENOUGH ABOUT YOU  /  Delicatessen  /  “Goodnight Kiss”
  •  #9  /  SOMEDAY MY PRINCE WILL COME  /  Dave Brubeck  /  “Everybody Wants To Be A Cat”
  •  #8  /  YOU ARE THERE  /  Rebecca Sullivan  /  “This Way, This Time”
  •  #7  /  I CAN’T WAIT TO MISS YOU  /  Jack Jones  /  “Love Ballad”
  •  #6  /  I GO FOR THAT  /  Hetty Kate  /  “11:60 PM”  
  •  #5  /  TRAV’LIN’ LIGHT  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Bennett On Holiday”
  •  #4  /  THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES  /  Irene Kral  /  “Second Chance”
  •  #3  /  SISSIES  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Till I Get It Right”  
  •  #2  /  ALWAYS  /  The Swingle Singers  /  “A Celebration of The Voice”
  •  #1  /  I WISH I DIDN’T LOVE YOU SO  /  Steven Pasquale  /  “Something Like Love”
  •   SUMMER, HIGHLAND FALLS  /  Jessica Molaskey  /  “Sitting In Limbo”
  •   PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “DUMB IDEAS” (12.8.12)

10 Dec

New Coke, a musical version of Rebecca, comb-overs, a plan to nuke the moon – the world does not want for Dumb Ideas. Neither did Turntable For One this week. Hope you didn’t miss the show. That would be the dumbest idea of all. Tell yourself you’ll do better this Saturday night.

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  Album or CD Title

  • FLY ME TO THE MOON  /  Nicole Henry  /  “The Very Thought Of You”
  • ROUTE 66  /  Sammy Davis Jr.  /  “The Nat King Cole Songbook”
  • WHEN IN ROME  /  Jackie Allen  /  “Starry Night”
  • SINGING IN THE RAIN  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “Twentysomething”
  • DRINKING AGAIN  /  Dinah Washington  /  “Dinah 62”
  • CATCH A FALLING STAR  /  Mystery Vocalist  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Birth Of A Legend 1958-1961”
  • MR. FATS  /  Dave Brubeck  /  “Tritonis”
  • TV BLUES  /  Tom Rust  /  “Are We There Yet?”
  • I’M PUTTING ALL MY EGGS IN ONE BASKET  /  Stacey Kent  /  “Let Yourself Go”
  • BLUE FRIDAY  /  Jason Paul Curtis  /  “Lovers Holiday”
  • I WON’T GROW UP  /  Rickie Lee Jones  /  “Up From The Skies”
  • DREAM  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Nice And Easy”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  Theme Music  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

 

PLAYLIST FOR “TRIBUTE TO THE DSM” (6.16.12)

17 Jun

This week’s program was a musical tribute to a book to which we can all relate…if not resemble…sometimes in unfortunate ways. In addition to the song title, artist, and album title, I’ve included the DSM Diagnosis so that you might self-diagnose. Just doing my job.

(DIAGNOSIS) / SONG TITLE / Artist / Album or CD Title

  • TWISTED / Lambert, Hendricks, and Ross / “Twisted: The Best of Lambert, Hendricks, & Ross
  • (OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER) / NIGHT AND DAY / Frank Sinatra / “A Swingin’ Affair”
  • (NARCISSISM) / I FEEL PRETTY / Sarah Vaughan / “Live In Copenhagen”
  • (CLINICAL DEPRESSION) / MOOD INDIGO / Nat Cole / “Big Band Cole”
  • (SUBSTANCE DEPENDENCY) / YOU’RE GETTING TO BE A HABIT WITH ME / Delicatessen / “Jazz + Bossa”
  • (MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER) / ME MYSELF AND I / Tony Bennett / “Tony Bennett on Holiday”
  • (RESTLESS LEG SYNDROME) / I CAN’T BE BOTHERED NOW / Nicole Henry / “The Very Thought Of You”
  • (BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER) / AFTER YOU GET WHAT YOU WANT YOU DON’T WANT IT / Julian Yeo / “You And The Night”
  • (OPPOSITIONAL DEFIANT DISORDER) / EVERYBODY SAYS DON’T / Melora Hardin / “All The Way To Mars”
  • (ASPERGER’S SYNDROME) / HOW INSENSITIVE / (Mystery Vocalists) / The Monkees / “Missing Links: Volume 3”
  • (PARANOIA) / THE NIGHT HAS A THOUSAND EYES / Irene Kral / “Second Chance”
  • (BIPOLAR DISORDER) / SOMETIMES I’M HAPPY / Jessica Molaskey/John Pizzarelli / “Sitting In Limbo”
  • (ATTENTION DEFICIT HYPER-ACTIVITY DISORDER) / DAT DERE / Rickie Lee Jones / “Up From The Skies”
  • (SCHIZOPHRENIA) / I’M GONNA SIT RIGHT DOWN AND WRITE MYSELF A LETTER / Paul McCartney / “Kisses On The Bottom”
  • (OBSESSIVE-COMPULSIVE DISORDER) / SAY IT / Kurt Elling / “Flirting With Twilight”
  • PARIS MISMATCH / (Theme Music) / Cody Owen Stine / “(Unreleased Master)