Friday, January 30, 2015

You’re Getting to Be a Playlist with Me


bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley [1568] / Mighty Moe and Joe [alt take] / Blue Note / 6.23.57
Sonny Rollins / Sonny Rollins, Volume 2 / You Stepped Out of a Dream / Blue Note / 1957
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Sweet Mama / Brunswick / 10.12.29
Whispering Jack Smith / Me and My Shadow / Victor / 4.28.27 / with Dave Dreyer on piano
Harold Burrage / Way Down Boogie / Aladdin / Chicago 3.26.51 / with Jimmy Binkley & his Orchestra
Billie Holiday / Willow Weep for Me / Verve / live, Newport 7.6.57

set 2

Duke Jordan / Flight to Jordan / Deacon Joe / Blue Note / 8.4.60
Max Roach / Deeds, Not Words / Deeds, Not Words / Riverside / 9.4.58
Lorenzo Holden / Our Love Is Here to Stay / Crown / LA 1954
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Troubled Waters / Victor / Hollywood 5.9.34 / vocal = Ivie Anderson 
Doris Day / Lullaby of Broadway / You’re Getting to Be a Habit with Me / Columbia / Hollywood 12.4.50 / Frank Comstock & Orchestra 
Louis Jordan / I Seen What’cha Done / Aladdin / 1.54

set 3
Prestige All Stars / Olio / Dakar / Prestige / 2.16.57 
John Wright / Mr. Soul / Strut / Prestige / 4.10.62 
Eddie Davis & his Beboppers / Just a Mystery / Savoy / 12.20.46
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra / Ain’t That Just Like a Man / AFRS Jubilee radio show No. 26 / Hollywood 3 & 4.43 / vocal = Teresa Harris; with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Gotham’s Four Notes / Away / Gotham / 1948
Bob Stewart / Let’s Talk About Love / If I’m Lucky / Dawn / 1956

set 4
Ralph Sharon / Around the World in Jazz / Ask an Alaskan / Rama / 1.9, 10 & 2.5, 7.57
Clifford Brown / Jazz Immortal / Tiny Capers / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.13.54
King Cole Trio / Easy Listening Blues / Capital / Hollywood 3.6.44
Noel Coward / Imagine the Duchess’s Feelings / HMV / London 7.41 / with Carroll Gibbons on piano
Louis “Zooma Zooma!” Prima & his Orchestra / I Was Here When You Left Me / V Disc 500-B / 5.17.45 / vocal = Lily Ann Carol
El Dorados / Lights Are Low / Vee Jay / 11.6.57 
Jubalaires / Swing Down Chariot / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
Major Lance / Please Don’t Say No More / Chicago 5.8.63

Friday, January 23, 2015

Playlist (Means Good Luck)

Swede sitting proper

Coffeetime, January 23, 2015, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Johnny Griffin / Introducing Johnny Griffin / Cherokee / Blue Note [unissued] / 4.17.56
John Coltrane / Blue Train / Lazy Bird / Blue Note / 9.15.57
Benny Goodman & his Orchestra / Lullaby in Rhythm / Victor / 4.8.38
George Hall & his Taft Hotel Orchestra / I Never Saw a Better Night / Bluebird / 07.12.35 / vocal = Dolly Dawn & Sonny Schuyler
Jesse Price & his Blues Band / You Can’t Take It with You / Capitol / LA 10.17.46
Sarah Vaughan / With Clifford Brown / Embraceable You / EmArcy / 12.16, 18.1954

set 2
Jimmy Smith / Open House / Embraceable You / Blue Note / 3.22.60
Kenny Dorham / Afro-Cuban / Lotus Flower / Blue Note / 1.30.55
Lennie Niehaus / Volume 1, “The Quintets” / Day by Day / Contemporary / LA 7.9.54
The Capitol Jazzmen / In My Solitude / MacGregor transciptions / Hollywood 11.16.43
Cleo Brown / When Hollywood Goes Black and Tan / Decca / LA 11.20.35 
Jerry “Boogie” McCain / Stay Out of Automobiles / Trumpet / Jackson, MS 11.4.54
Peggy Lee / I Don't Know Enough About You / CBS radio transcription, The Summer Electric Hour / Hollywood, summer 1947 / with Dave Barbour & his Orchestra 
Frank Sinatra & Count Basie / It Might As Well Be Spring / I Believe in You / Reprise / LA 1964

set 3
JR Monterose / JR Monterose / Ka-Link / Blue Note / 10.21.56
Teddy Edwards / Roy’s Boys / Rex / 7.47
Chuck Foster & his Orchestra / My Sister and I / transcription / Chicago 1940 / vocal = Jimmy Castle
The Ravens / Mahzel (Means Good Luck) / National / 4.23 & 24.47 
Bobby Troup / Stars of Jazz / I’m Thru with Love / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1958

set 4
Wes Montgomery / Montgomeryland / Wes’ Tune / Pacific Jazz / LA 4.18.58
Art Pepper / …The Way It Was! / The Way You Look Tonight / Contemporary / LA 2.29.60
Nat Gonella & his Georgians / Jubilee / Parlophone / 1.27.38
Helen Humes / Helen’s Advice / Discovery LA / 11.20.50 [4.51?] / with Dexter Gordon’s Orchestra 
Nancy Andrews & Phil Leeds / Christine [original Broadway cast recording] / Freedom Can Be a Most Uncomfortable Thing [reprise] / Columbia / 1960
Swan Silvertones / My Rock / Jesus Is a Friend / Specialty / Hollywood 1953

last soulful song
Stevie Wonder / Talking Book / Tuesday Heartbreak / Tamla / 1973

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Le Fête à Playlist

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Coffeetime, January 16, 2015, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Clifford Jordan / Bearcat / The Middle of the Road / Jazzland / winter 1961-62
Harold Land / The Fox / One Down / Contemporary / LA 8.59
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / I’m Getting Sentimental Over You / Victor / 10.18.35
Billy Cotton & his Band / Ole Faithful / Regal Zonophone / London 11.19.34 / vocal = Alan Breeze & the band 
The Rivals / Rival Blues / Apollo / 5.9.50
Dinah Washington / Blue Gardenia / EmArcy / 3.15.55

set 2
Mal Waldron / Left Alone / You Don’t Know What Love Is / Bethlehem / 11.57
Oliver Nelson / Nocturne / Man with a Horn / Prestige Moodsville 13 / 8.23.60
Sol Hoopii & his Novelty Five / Fascinating Rhythm / Decca / 1938 
Ruth Etting / Try a Little Tenderness / Banner / 2.8.33
Frank Sinatra / The Way You Look Tonight / V-Disc 116-B (CBS broadcast dress rehearsal of “Songs by Sinatra”) / 11.14.43 / with The Bobby Tucker Singers and Alex Stordahl & his Orchestra 
Lula Reed / Blue and Moody / Sample Man / King / Cincinnati 2.6.54
Yves Montand / Les Grandes Chanson (Volume II) / Le Fête à Loulou / Columbia / 1960 / avec Christiane Legrand

set 3
Lee Morgan / The Rajah / Once in My Lifetime / Blue Note / 11.29.66
Ray Charles / The Genius After Hours / I Surrender Dear / Atlantic / 11.20.56
Gene Krupa / Showcase / Clef / 9.10.53 
Ozzie Nelson & his Orchestra / Everyone But Me / radio transcription / LA early 1940s / vocal = Harriet Hilliard
The Robins / I’m Living O.K. / Savoy / LA 2.13.50 / with the Johnny Otis Quintette 
Sammy Davis Jr. / The Shelter of Your Arms / That’s for Me / Reprise / Hollywood 7.7.61 / with Marty Paich & his Orchestra 

set 4
Paul Horn / Jazz West Coast, Volume Five / Joe’s Tune / World Pacific / Hollywood 1959
Martial Solal / Verneuillade / soundtrack to movie L’Affaire d’une Nuit” / Columbia / Paris 1960
George Wallington / My Nephew and I / Prestige / 5.25.53
Boswell Sisters / Nights When I Am Lonely / New Orleans 3.25.25 / with Vitaly Jaques “Vic” Lubowski on piano 
Charles Brown / Get Yourself Another Fool / Aladdin / LA 11.11.48 / with Johnny Moore and Eddy Williams
Rosemary Clooney & Bing Crosby / Fancy Meeting You Here / Fancy Meeting You Here / RCA Victor / Hollywood 8.7.58
Paramount Singers / Work and Pray On / Duke / San Francisco 1955 

last soul song

Aretha Franklin / Runnin’ Out of Fools / I Can’t Wait Until I See My Baby’s Face / Columbia

Friday, January 09, 2015

When Yuba Plays the Rumba on the Playlist


Coffeetime, January 2, 2015, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Hub Cap / Plexus [alt take] / Blue Note / 4.9.61
J.J. Johnson / The Playboy Jazz All Stars [volume 1] / Joey, Joey, Joey / Columbia / 1.31.57
Dickie Wells & his Orchestra / I Found a New Baby / Disques Swing / Paris 7.12.37
Broadway Bell-hops / Hello Bluebird / Harmony / 10.8.26 
Percy Mayfield / Strange Things Happening / Specialty / Hollywood 1950 
Julie London / All Through the Night / All Through the Night / Liberty / Hollywood 7.12,13,16.65 / with the Bud Shank Quintet

set 2
Stan Getz / Stan Getz at Large / The Thrill Is Gone / HMV [unissued] / Copenhagen 1.14-15.60
George Van Eps / Mellow Guitar / They Can’t Take That Away from Me / Columbia / LA 8.1.56
Cannonball Adderley / Know What I Mean? / Elsa / Riverside / 2.27.61
Ben Selvin & his Orchestra / When Yuba Plays the Rumba on the Tuba / Okeh / 6.18.31 / vocal = Dick Robertson
The Merry Macs / By-U, By-O (The Lou’siana Lullaby) / Decca / Hollywood 9.12.41 
The Griffin Brothers featuring Margie Day / The Clock Song (Let Your Pendulum Swing) / Dot / 1952 
Mr. Google Eyes (Joseph August ) / Love Me / Columbia / 12.1.49 / Billy Ford & his Musical V-8s 

set 3
Harry Edison / Gee, Baby, Ain’t I Good to You / Blues for Bill Basie / Verve / Hollywood 3.5.57
Charlie Ventura & his Orchestra / Dark Eyes / RCA Victor / 4.6.50
Maxine Sullivan / Behavin’ Myself for You / Joe Davis / 11.24.44 / with Cedric Wallace and His Orchestra
The Sultans / You Captured My Heart / Jubilee / 1951 
Mel Tormé / The Blues / Bethlehem / Hollywood 1.56

set 4
Oscar Moore / Kiss Me Again / Tampa / LA 1954
John Graas / Jazz Studio 3 / Mulliganesque / Decca / Hollywood winter 12.16.54 
John Kirby & his Orchestra / I Give You My Word / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940
Mae West / Willie of the Valley / soundtrack to Universal Pictures movie My Little Chickadee / Hollywood 1940
Betty Hall Jones / Frustration, Frustration / Combo / LA 1951
Peggy Lee / Sugar ’n‘ Spice / I Don’t Wanna Leave You Now / Capitol / 10.62 / with orchestra conducted by Benny Carter
Selah Jubilee Singers / Traveling Shoes / Decca / 4.28.39

last soulful song
Gene Chandler / Check Yourself / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1963

Friday, January 02, 2015

Dirt Dishin' Playlist

He seems like a good egg.

Coffeetime, January 2, 2015, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Shelly Manne & his Men / At the Blackhawk, volume 5 / How Deep Are the Roots / Contemporary / live, The Blackhawk, San Francisco 9.23.59
Jan Garber & his Orchestra / Tin Ear / Columbia / 2.18.28
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / Nasty Man / Victor / 3.5.34 / with the Do-Re-Mi Trio
Ella Fitzgerald & her Famous Orchestra / Betcha Nickel / Decca / 6.29.39
Calvin Boze & his All-Stars / Safronia B / Aladdin / LA 1.13.50 
Doris Day / Show Time / I’ve Grown Accustomed to his Face / Columbia / Hollywood 2.11-25.60

set 2
Joe Newman / Good ’n‘ Groovy / Li’l Darlin’ / Prestige Swingville / 3.19.61
Stanley Turrentine / Comin’ Your Way / Someone to Watch Over Me / Blue Note / 1.20.61
Adrian Rollini & his Orchestra / Somebody Loves Me / Brunswick / 10.23.34
Willie Bryant & his Orchestra / It’s Over Because We’re Through / Bluebird / 1.4.35  
Martha Raye / The Voice / Ooh, Dr. Kinsey / Discovery / 1950
Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra / Who, Me? / Epic / 1955 / vocal = Abbe Lane

set 3
Benny Golson / The Other Side of Benny Golson / This Night / Riverside / 11.12.58
Gene Ammons / The Big Sound / The Real McCoy / Prestige / 1.3.58
The Mills Brothers / Dirt Dishin’ Daisy / Brunswick / 11.21.32
Kay Starr / Don’t Do Something to Someone Else / radio transcription / Hollywood 1949 / with Billy Butterfield & his Orchestra
Jean Sablon / Ces Petites Choses / HMV/Pathé Marconi / Paris 1955

set 4
Stan Getz / Tour’s End / JATP / Hollywood 10.10.57
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / The Big Shorty Express / At Home with Sweets / RCA Victor / LA 7.5.56
Mildred Bailey / It's So Peaceful in the Country / radio transcription, The Morton Downey Show / spring 1951 / with Carmen Mastren on guitar
Kay Starr / When My Dreamboat Comes Home / Capitol / Hollywood 7.24.53
B.B. King & his Orchestra / Please Love Me / RPM / LA 1953
Echo Gospel Singers / I Want Jesus to Walk with Me / Gotham / 1954 

last soulful song
Billy Vera & Judy Clay / Really Together / Atlantic / 1.12.68

Friday, December 26, 2014

Playlist Hoot



Coffeetime, December 12, 2014, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bucky Pizzarelli / Flashes - Solo 7-String Guitar, Volume 3 / Arbors Jazz / 2004

set 1
Horace Parlan / On the Spur of the Moment / Skoo Chee / Blue Note / 3.18.61
Gigi Gryce / Gigi Gryce and the Jazz Lab Quintet / Wake Up! / Riverside / 2.27 & 3.7.57
Blue Barron & his Orchestra / That’s Right, I’m Wrong / radio transcription / 1938-39 / vocal = Charlie Fisher
Cab Calloway & his Orchestra / Jitterbug / Bluebird / 1.22.34
Joe Swift / Crazy ’Bout Your Cookin’ / Exclusive / LA 1948 / with Johnny Otis Band
Nancy Wilson / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Capitol / Hollywood 11.11.63

set 2
Ben Webster / Soulville / Where Are You? / Verve / LA 10.15.57
Joe Wilder / Wilder ’n‘ Wilder / Mad About the Boy / Savoy / 1.19.56
Larry Adler Plays Paris Pops / Genevieve / Angel / 1953 
Pee Wee Russell / By Appointment Only / Missy / Storyville / featuring George Wein’s Mahogany Hall All Stars / Boston 1952
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Columbia / 1946 / vocal = Harry Babbitt & the Campus Kids
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Let It Roll Again / King / 5.50 / vocal = Big John Greer & ensemble 
Hermione Gingold & Maurice Chevalier / Yes, I Remember It Well  / MGM movie Gigi / Hollywood fall 1957
Mickey Rooney / Merry Merry Micklemas / Mickey’s New Year / Mickey [Timic] / Hollywood 1979

set 3
Junior Mance / Junior Mance Trio at the Village Vanguard / 63rd Street Theme / Jazzland / live at the Village Vanguard 2.22, 23.61
Bob Brookmeyer / Bob Brookmeyer and Friends / Jive Hoot / Columbia / 5.26, 27.64
Ruby Braff / Flaky / Storyville / Boston 1955
Margaret Whiting / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Capitol / Hollywood 1947  
The Ravens / Count Every Star / National / 3.50
Billy Eckstine / Temptation / MGM / Hollywood 1949

set 4
Shelly Manne / My Fair Lady / Show Me / Contemporary / LA 8.17.56
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Sunday Jazz á la Lighthouse, Vol. 1 / Morgan Davis / Contemporary / live, The Lighthouse, Hermosa Beach, CA 1953
Dick Haymes / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Decca / Hollywood 7.25.47 / with Les Paul Trio
Georgia Carr / Make Me a Present of You / Capitol [unreleased] / Hollywood mid-1950s
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Blue Moon / Duke / Memphis 1962
Golden Gate Quartet / Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho / Columbia / 6.5.46

last soulful song

The Incredibles / I’ll Make It Easy  (If You’ll Come On Home) / Audio Arts! / Hollywood 1966 

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Wanted, $10,000.00 Playlist

Toy box: ready to play.

Burnt Biscuits, December 20, 2014, Angelynn Grant, filling in for John Funke

set 1
Larry Williams / You Bug Me, Baby / Specialty
Jesse Lee Turner / Shake, Shake, Shake / Carlton
Bobby Darin / Bullmoose / Atco
Beginners Guitar / Don Rainey / none on label
Ricky Nelson / Waitin' in School / Imperial
David Seville / Almost Good / Liberty
Ernie Freeman / Puddin' / Imperial
Charlie Drake / She's My Girl / United Artists

Bob B. Soxx & the Blue Jeans / Annette / Philles / bed

set 2
Chubby Checker / Popeye the Hitchhiker / Parkway
Ernie K-Doe / Wanted $10,000.00 Reward / Minit
Ronnie & the Hi-Lites / Twistin' and Kissin' / Joy
Faye Adams / It Hurts Me to My Heart / Warwick
Baby Cortez / Getting Right / Chess
The Drifters / Rat Race / Atlantic

The String-A-Longs / Wheels / Warwick / bed

set 3
Maxine Brown / My Life / ABC-Paramount
The Van Dykes / You're Shakin' Me Up / Mala
France Gall / Et des Baisers / Philips
The Ventures / 007-11 / Dolton
Steps of Stone / Keep Away from Me / Hope

Edwin Starr / Agent Double-O-Soul [instr] / Ric-Tic / bed

set 4
The Flamingos / Boogaloo Party / Philips
The Sandpebbles / Forget It / Calla
The Raeletts, featuring Vernita Moss / Leave My Man (Woman) Alone / TRC
Ray Agee / Your Precious Love / Celeste

last joyful song
The Penguins / Jingle Jangle / Mercury