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PLAYLIST FOR “HALLOWEEN PARTY 2017” (10.28.17)

28 Oct

I think I gave out more treats than tricks during the annual Turntable For One Halloween Party. And when a few people showed up at the door in costumes, I played some songs especially for them.

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

  • HALLOWEEN SPOOKS  Lambert, Hendricks, And Ross  /  “The Hottest New Group In Jazz”
  • DING DONG THE WITCH IS DEAD  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Halloween Jazz”
  • CANDY  /  Nat King Cole  / “After Midnight”
  • I PUT A SPELL ON YOU  /  Nina Simone  /  “I Put A Spell On You”
  • (Sarah Huckabee Sanders Costume)  /  TALK TO ME BABY  /  Cleo Laine  /  “Quintessential Cleo”
  • WHISTLING PAST THE GRAVEYARD  /  Holly Cole  /  “Night”
  • WHISTLING AWAY THE DARK  /  Champian Fulton Trio  /  “Sometimes I’m Happy”
  • (Vladimir Putin Costume)  /  I’VE GOT YOU NUMBER  /  Marc Pompe  /  “Monk’s Dream”
  • BEWITCHED  /  Pamela Luss  /  “At The Jazz Standard”
  • WITCHCRAFT  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Robert Palmer  /  “Ridin’ High”
  • (Steve Mnuchen, Ryan Zinke, Tom Price Costumes)  /  COME FLY WITH ME  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Come Fly With Me”
  • THE HOUSE IS HAUNTED  /  Lisa Lindsley  /  “Long After Midnight”
  • THIS OLD HOUSE IS HAUNTED  /  Andy Scott  /  “Angels”
  •  (Melania Trump Costume)  WHEN I’M 64  /  Connie Evingson  /  “Let It Be Jazz”
  • GHOST RIDERS IN THE SKY  /  Bob James  /  “Bold Conceptions”
  • (Bill Cosby Costume)  /  LOVE POTION #9  /  Ron Boustead  /  “Unlikely Valentine:
  • SPOOKY  /  Anne Farnsworth  /  “Sealed With A Kiss”
  • (A Cat Knocks On The Door)  /  YOUR CAT PLAYS PIANO  /  Mark Winkler  /  “Jazz & Other Four-Letter Words”
  • I AM A CAT  /  Laura Nyro  /  “Smile”
  • (Robert Mueller Costume)  /  I’VE GOT MY EYES ON YOU  /  Dianne Reeves  /  “Good Night & Good Luck”
  • THAT OLD BLACK MAGIC  /  Bob Dylan  /  “Fallen Angels”
  • DON’T STAND A GHOST OF A CHANCE  /  Wild Bill Davis & Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis  /  “Live in Chateauneuf-du-Pape”
  • GHOST OF YESTERDAY  /  Carmen McRae  /  “Bittersweet”
  • (Harry Potter Costume)  /  IT’S MAGIC  /  James Brown  /  “Soul On Top”
  • HAUNTED HEART  /  Renee Fleming & Fred Hersch  /  “Haunted Heart”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Sally Mayes  /  “Our Private World”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

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PLAYLIST FOR “IMPROPER SUGGESTIONS” (1.10.15)

10 Jan

Feeling a little frisky, I thought I’d get suggestive this week with an hour of Improper Suggestion songs sung by a highly proper collection of singers.  

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  Album Or CD Title

  • IT’S ALL RIGHT WITH ME  /Diahann Carroll  /  “The Magic Of Diahann Carroll”
  • WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF  /  Tony Bennett  /  “The Art Of Excellence”
  • DO SOMETHING  /  Kate McGarry  /  “The Target”
  • WHEN IN ROME/YOU FASCINATE ME SO  /  Mark Jennett  /  “The Way I Am”
  • I WANT A LITTLE SUGAR IN MY BOWL  /  Nina Simone  /  “Nina Sings The Blues”
  • LET’S GET LOST  /  Curtis Stigers  /  “Baby Plays Around”
  • KEEP IT TO YOURSELF  /  Amy Rigby  /  “18 Again: An Anthology”
  • ON A SLOW BOAT TO CHINA  /  (Mystery Vocalists)  /  Homer & Jethro  /  “Cornfucius Say”
  • HE AIN’T MR. RIGHT  /  Sally Mayes  /  “The Story Hour”
  • DON’T MISUNDERSTAND  /  Mark Murphy  /  “Song Book”
  • DO IT AGAIN  /  Delicatessen  /  “Jazz + Bossa”
  • I’VE GOT YOUR NUMBER  /  Marc Pompe  /  “Monk’s Dream”
  • SATISFACTION  /  Gabriela Anders  / “Bossa Beliza”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine

PLAYLIST FOR “CAMPAIGN NIGHT 2014” (11.1.14)

2 Nov

If we could put this election season to music, what would it sound like? My name is H. William Stine, and I approve this playlist.

CAMPAIGN NIGHT 2014

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD Or Album Title

 

  • I LOVE BEING HERE WITH YOU  /  Peggy Lee  /  “Basin Street East Proudly Presents Peggy Lee” 
  • IT’S A SIN TO TELL A LIE  /  Tony Bennett  /  “When Lights Are Low”   
  • LITTLE WHITE LIES  /  Ella Fitzgerald  /  “Ella Swings Lightly”   
  • CALL ME IRRESPONSIBLE  /  Jack Jones  /  “Love Ballad”   
  • THE LIES OF HANDSOME MEN  /  Marlene Ver Planck  /  “A Quiet Storm”
  • BLIZZARD OF LIES  /  Dave Frishberg  /  “Classics”     
  • I’M OLD FASHIONED  /  Shirley Horn  /  “A Lazy Afternoon”  
  • I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  John Travolta  /  “A Love Song For Bobby Long”
  • I DON’T WORRY ABOUT A THING  /  Mose Allison  /  “Mose in Your Ear”   
  • I’VE GOT NO STRINGS  /  Roz Corral  /  “Telling Tales”     
  • I BELIEVE IN YOU  /  Frank Sinatra & Count Basie  /  “It Might As Well Be Swing”  
  • WE THE PEOPLE  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Inside This Heart Of Mine”   
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Nat King Cole  /  “The Billy May Sessions” 
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Sally Mayes  /  “Our Private World”   
  • HONESTY  /  Berlin Voices  /  “States Of Mind”               
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

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PLAYLIST FOR THE SEASON FINALE – PARTING WORDS (6.29.13)

29 Jun

So we have to say goodbye for the summer…

Maybe the show is going on summer vacation, but watch this spot for CD reviews, news about the new, up-coming season, and a lemon merengue recipe that nearly cost me my life.  But if I come up with two out of three, that will suffice, right?

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title

  • YOU’RE OUT OF HERE  /  Lorraine Feather  /  “New York City Drag”
  • EV’RY TIME WE SAY GOODBYE  /  Ray Charles/Betty Carter  /  “Ray Charles & Betty Carter
  • OH YES, TAKE ANOTHER GUESS  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Sentimental Streak”
  • I’LL GUESS I’LL GO BACK HOME  /  Nat King Cole/George Shearing  /  Nat Cole Sings, George Shearing Plays”
  • WE’LL BE TOGETHER AGAIN  /  Cyrille Aimee  /“Smile”
  • GROWING UP IS LEARNING TO SAY GOODBYE  /  Maude Hixson  /  “Don’t Let A Good Thing Get Away”
  • I JUST WANT ALL OF MY STUFF  /  Chaise Lounge  /  “Dot-Dot-Dot”
  • JUST ONE OF THOSE THINGS  /  Jamie Cullum  /  “The Pursuit”
  • UNTIL IT’S TIME FOR YOU TO GO  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Bette Davis  /  “Miss Bette Davis”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Sally Mayes  /  “Our Private World”
  • DON’T WORRY ‘BOUT ME  /  Frank Sinatra/Count Basie  /  “Sinatra: Las Vegas”
  • NOT QUITE  /  Heather Rigdon  /  “Young And Naive”
  • GOODBYE FOR NOW  /  Rigmor Gustafsson  /  “Calling You”
  • SIGNING OFF  /  Helen Merrill  /  “You’ve Got A Date With The Blues”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)

PLAYLIST FOR “TRIBUTE TO THE DECLARATIVE SENTENCE” 5.18.13)

18 May

Great to be back and doing a live show. Hope you feel the same. Tonight was another in our series of “No Listeners left Behind,” a review of the declarative sentence. In weeks to come we’ll be discussing, “Dangling Participles: Is Cosmetic Surgery The Only Answer?” Get there early for a good seat!

 

SONG TITLE  /  Artist  /  CD or Album Title 

 

  • I HEAR MUSIC  /  Carman McRae  /  “Betty Carter/Carmen McRae: Duets”
  • I LET A SONG GO OUT OF MY HEART  /  Tony Bennett  /  “Tony Makes It Happen”
  • THIS CAN’T BE LOVE  /  Diane Marino  /  “From The Heart”
  • THIS IS A LOVELY WAY TO SPEND AN EVENING  /  Bobby Scott  /  “Slowly”
  • YOU TURNED THE TABLES ON ME  /  Delicatessen  /  “Goodnight Kiss”
  • AT LEAST WE GOT TO THE RACE  /  Ben Sidran  /  “Don’t Cry For No Hipster”
  • THE BEST IS YET TO COME  /  Laila Biali  /  “Live In Concert”
  • YOU GO TO MY HEAD  /  Frank Sinatra  /  “Nice And Easy”
  • I GET A KICK OUT OF YOU  /  (Mystery Vocalist)  /  Dolly Parton  /  “The Acoustic Collection”
  • YOU FASCINATE ME SO  /  Marlene VerPlanck  /  “Ballads…Mostly”
  • IT WAS ALMOST LIKE A SONG  /  Johnny Hartman  /  “Once In Every Life”
  • THE PARTY’S OVER  /  Sally Mayes  /  “Our Private World”
  • THERE’S A LULL IN MY LIFE  /  Nat King Cole  /  “Nat King Cole Sings George Shearing Plays”
  • I’M CHECKIN’ OUT, GOOMBYE!  /  Catherine Russell  /  “Strictly Romancin’”
  • PARIS MISMATCH  /  (Theme Music)  /  Cody Owen Stine  /  (Unreleased Master)