Friday, April 30, 2010

Friday Soundings 4/30

Host - John Gaguine

Spring show - songs about spring (or summer, since they sort of run together in Juneau) or that make me think of spring or summer

Cheryl Bentyne - It Might as Well Be Spring (Rodgers and Hart)

Frank Sinatra - April in Paris (Duke and Harburg), Summer Winds
Bing Crosby, with Les Paul on guitar - Blue Skies (Irving Berlin)

Miles Davis - Spring Is Here (Rodgers and Hart again)
Chet Baker - The Heather on the Hill (Lerner and Loewe)
Stan Getz, with Astrid Gilberto, A.C. Jobim and Joao Gilberto - The Girl from Ipanema (Jobim)

Tierney Sutton - Something Cool, Joy Spring (Clifford Brown)
Crystal Gayle - You Belong to Me (the old Duprees hit, c. 1960)

George Benson - Here Comes the Sun (George Harrison), Groovin' (the old Young Rascals hit)

Michael Feinstein - Half of April (and All of May), How Are Things in Glocca-Moora? (from Finian's Rainbow)
Harry Connick, Sr. - Up a Lazy River (Hoagy Carmichael), Rocky Mountain Moon (Johnny Mercer) (with Harry, Jr.)

Feinstein - I'm a Dreamer, Aren't We All
Cleo Laine, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra - Don't You Know I Care (Or Don't You Care to Know?)
Laine - Both Sides Now (Joni Mitchell)

Harry Connick, Jr. - Way Down Yonder in New Orleans, Sweet Georgia Brown (from the CD Eleven, recorded when Harry, playing the piano, was 11 years old)

Jim Pepper - Witchi-Tai-To (Pepper)
Brewer and Shipley - same song

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