Friday, October 30, 2009

Friday Soundings 10/30

Host - John Gaguine

Chet Baker - I'm Glad There Is You (Tommy Dorsey, recorded in 1954 with his sextet); Look for the Silver Lining (Jerome Kern; recorded in 1988 with a big band, just before Baker's death); Moonlight Becomes You (Burke/Van Heusen; recorded in 1953 with a seven-member ensemble)

The Band, from their famous finale concert, The Last Waltz, at the Winterland, in San Francisco, T'giving, 1976 - Who Do You Love? (written by Bo Diddley, performed with Ronnie Hawkins); Mystery Train (with Paul Butterfield); Mannish Boy (written and sung by Muddy Waters)

Guy Van Duser (acoustic guitar) and Billy Novick (clarinet) - Ready for the River, Just a Closer Walk with Thee

Otis Redding and Carla Thomas - Knock on Wood (Steve Cropper/Eddie Floyd), When Something Is Wrong with My Baby (Isaac Hayes/David Porter), Bring It on Home to Me (Sam Cooke)

Carmen McRae - Music (James Taylor; recorded in 1976); Elusive Butterfly (Bob Lind - a big hit for him in the late 60s; also recorded in 1976); New York State of Mind (Billy Joel; recorded in 1978)

The Band - from their 1998 CD Jubilation, when only three of the original five members - Levon Helm, Rick Danko, and Garth Hudson - were still in the group - Bound by Love (John Hiatt, who also sang and played guitar), White Cadillac (Ode to Ronnie Hawkins) (co-written by Levon Helms)

Oliver Jones (drums) and many others - Stompy Jones (Duke Ellington), Stealin' Apples (Fats Waller/Andy Razaf)

Melvin Taylor and the Slack Band - All Your Love (I Miss Loving) (Otis Rush), T-Bone Shuffle (Aaron "T-Bone" Walker)

Otis Redding - Respect, I've Been Lovin' You Too Long to Stop Now (both by him)

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