Friday, January 1, 2010

Friday Soundings 1/1

Host - John Gaguine

Happy New Year and New Decade, Everyone!

Chet Baker - Heather on the Hill (Lerner and Loewe)

A couple of New Year's Eve songs -
Dan Fogelberg - Same Old Lang Syne
Camille Conte (an Alaskan singer) - What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

Tribute to Blossom Dearie, who passed away last year-
Dearie - The Best Is Yet to Come, Quiet Night and Quiet Stars (Corcovado) (AC Jobim)
Karrin Allyson - Bye Bye Country Boy (co-written by Dearie)

Koko Taylor (who also died last year) - Let the Good Times Roll, Spoonful (Willie Dixon), Queen Bee, Born Under a Bad Sign (Wm. Bell/Booker T. Jones)

Boz Scaggs - I'll Be Long Gone ("I'm gonna get up and make my life shine")

Kim Nalley - Our Day Will Come (the old Ruby and the Romantics song from the 1960s), I Put a Spell on You (Screaming Jay Hawkins)

Diana Krall - Folks Who Live on the Hill (Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein), Where or When (Lorenz Hart/Richard Rodgers), Peel Me A Grape (Dave Frishberg), Let's Face the Music and Dance (Irving Berlin)

We had a blue moon yesterday -
Nanci Griffith - Once in a Very Blue Moon
The Marcels - Blue Moon
Monica Mancini - Moon River (Henry Mancini, her dad)

Kim Nalley - Trouble in Mind, I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free

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