Friday, November 08, 2019

Put Some Money in the Playlist, ’Cause the Juice is Running Low

Mr. Milton says WMBR’s listeners are number one!

Coffeetime, November 8, 2019, Angelynn Grant – Fundraising Show

set 1
Hank Mobley / No Room for Squares / No Room for Squares [alternate take] / Blue Note / 10.2.63
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Blakey / Mayreh / EmArcy / 5.20.54
Whispering Jack Smith / It All Depends on You / Bluebird / Hayes, Middlesex, England 6.17.27
Dinah Washington / Rich Man’s Blues / Apollo / LA 12.10, 12, 13.45

set 2
Lee Morgan / Expoobident / Lost & Found / Vee Jay / Chicago 10.14.60
James Moody’s Modernists / Moody’s All Frantic / Blue Note / 10.19.48
Bing Crosby / Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? / Brunswick / 10.25.32 / with Lennie Hayten & his Orchestra
Boswell Sisters / If I Had a Million Dollars [alternate take B] / Brunswick / LA 10.4.34 / with Jimmy Grier & his Orchestra
Ken Nordine / Colors / Green / Philips / Chicago 1966 / with musical director Dick Campbell

set 3
Mills Brothers / Swing for Sale / Decca / 2.3.37
The Charioteers / Swing for Sale / NBC Reference Recording, transcription / 10.28.43
Etta Jones / The Richest Guy in the Graveyard / Victor / 3.11.47 / with J. C. Heard & his Orchestra
Louis Jordan / Put Some Money in the Pot, ’Cause the Juice is Running Low / Aladdin / 4.54

set 4
Lucky Thompson / Lucky Thompson & Gerard Pochonet et son quartette / Tenderly / Dawn / Paris 3.12, 14.56
Gene Ammons / Once in a While / Chess/Aristocrat / Chicago 2.28.49
Hildegarde / I’m Feeling Like a Million / Vocalion / London 1935 / with Carroll Gibbons & his Orchestra
Chubby Newsome / Where’s The Money, Honey? / Regal / 2.23.51
Camille Howard / Money Blues / Specialty / Hollywood 2.26.51

set 5
The Toppers / If Money Grew on Trees / Savoy / 1944
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers (including Oscar Moore) / Money’s Getting Cheaper / Exclusive / Hollywood 11.47
Johnny Mercer and The King Cole Trio / You Can’t Make Money Dreamin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 8.20.47
Ernestine “Annisteen” Allen & her Home Town Boys / Give It Up (’Cause You Can’t Take It With You) / Queen / 12.20.45
Dean Martin / Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket / Capitol / Hollywood 12.23.53

set 6 (10) (no later than 3:41 !!!!)
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + 11 / Shaw Nuff / Contemporary / LA 3.28.59
Bobby Blue Bland / Turn On Your Love Light / Duke / Chicago 1961
Bobby Darin / That’s All / That’s All / Atco / LA 12.19.58
Swan Silvertones / End of My Journey / My Rock / Vee-Jay / 1957

last (thankful) soul song
Little Milton / We’re Gonna Make It / Checker / Checker 2.16.65

Friday, November 01, 2019

It’s the Talk of the Playlist

Oscar is rapturous… as are we all.
Coffeetime, November 1, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey & the Messengers / ’S Make It / Waltz for Ruth / Limelight / Hollywood 11.64
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / A Night in Tunisia / Kozo’s Waltz / Blue Note / 8.60
Teddy Wilson Quintet / Memories of You / Musicraft / 1.15.45
Jack Hylton & his Orchestra / Got a Date with an Angel / Zonophone / London 10.14.31 / vocal = Pat O’Malley
Jesse “Tiny” Kennedy / Early in the Mornin’, Baby / Trumpet / Memphis 9.25.52 / with Elmer, The Disc Jockey Rooster
George Shearing / The George Shearing Quintet with Nancy Wilson / The Nearness of You / Capitol / Hollywood 6.29.60 / vocal = Nancy Wilson

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

set 2
Barry Harris / Preminado / It’s the Talk of the Town / Riverside / 1.19.61
Jon Eardley / Jon Eardley 7 / There’s No You / Prestige / 1.13.56
Lester Young & Harry Edison / It’s the Talk of the Town / Norgran / Hollywood 11.1.55
Connee Boswell / I Can’t Give You Anything but Love / Decca [alt take] / Laren, the Netherlands 8.26.35 / with The Ramblers
Louis Armstrong & his Orchestra / You’re Everything I Love / AFRS Jubilee radio show No. 26 / Hollywood 3 & 4.43 / vocal = Sonny Woods, with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
The Eligibles / Dearly Beloved / Capitol / Hollywood 1960

set 3
Leo Wright / Suddenly the Blues / Tali / Atlantic / 1962
Gene Ammons / Live! in Chicago / Sweet Georgia Brown / Prestige / DJ Lounge, Chicago 8.29.61
Howard McGhee / Up in Dodd’s Room / Dial / Hollywood 10.18.46
Maxine Sullivan / I Can’t Get Started with You / International / 1946 / with The New Friends of Rhythm
The Ravens / It’s the Talk of the Town / National [unissued] / 12.13.49
Frank D’Rone / In Person / My One and Only Love / Mercury / live, hungry i, San Francisco 1962

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Chico Hamilton Quintet in Hi Fi / Takin’ a Chance on Love / World Pacific [Pacific Jazz] / Hollywood 1.4.56
Pete Brown / Jazz Kaleidoscope / Tea for Two / Bethlehem / 11.16.54
Les Paul / It’s the Talk of the Town / V-Disc 751B / Hollywood 1947
Georgia White / I’ll Keep Sittin’ on It (If I Can’t Sell It) / Decca / Chicago 5.12.36 / with Les Paul
Fred Astaire / I Love Louisa / from MGM movie, The Band Wagon / Hollywood 1953 / with Oscar Levant
Aretha Franklin / Aretha Now / You Send Me / Atlantic / 1968
Jubalaires / My Trouble is Hard / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soulful song
The Sapphires / Who Do You Love? / Swan / 1963

Friday, October 25, 2019

Just Like a Dog (Barking Up the Wrong Playlist)

Dreamy Hadda and her dreamy shoulders and dreamy diamonds.

Coffeetime, October 25, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jackie McLean / [Consequence] / Slumber / Blue Note / 12.3.65
Prestige All Stars / Olio / Potpourri / Prestige / 2.16.57
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Schubert’s Serenade / V-Disc 756 / c. fall 1941
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Collegiana / Brunswick / 3.2.28 / vocal = Skinny Ennis
The Four Buddies / Sweet Slumber / Savoy / 1.13.51
Sarah Vaughan / After Hours at the London House / Detour Ahead / Mercury / live, London House, Chicago 3.7.58

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

set 2
Cal Tjader / Tjader Plays Tjazz / I’ve Never Been in Love Before / Fantasy / Marines Memorial Theater 12.4.54
Ben Webster / Soulville / Soulville / Verve / LA 10.15.57
Hadda Brooks / Schubert’s Serenade in Boogie / Modern / Hollywood 1951
Larry Adler & his Orchestra / Solitude / Regal Zonophone / London 6.35
The Ramblers Dance Orchestra / South of the Border / Decca / Hilversum, Holland 5.9.39 / vocal = Hal Yates
Shirley Booth / I’m in the Mood for Love / radio broadcast / Hollywood 1945 / The Danny Kaye Show on CBS
Willie Mae (Big Mama) Thornton / Just Like a Dog (Barking Up the Wrong Tree) / Peacock / Houston 1957

set 3
Lee Morgan / The Procrastinator / Soft Touch / Blue Note / 10.14.69
Milt Jackon & Ray Charles / Soul Brothers / Blue Funk / Atlantic / 9.12.57
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Sweet Slumber / Decca / 10.19.43 / vocal = Trevor Bacon
Dixiaires [Dixieaires] / Keep Me With You / 20th Century Records / 1948

set 4
Bill Holman / In a Jazz Orbit / You Go to My Head / Andex / LA 2.11-13.58
J.J. Johnson & Kai Winding / Kai and Jay, Bennie Green with Strings / Riviera / Prestige / 12.3.54
Tony Pastor & his Orchestra / Braggin’ / V-Disc 215B / 1944
Mabel Robinson / Me and My Chauffeur / Decca / 1.20.42
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / You’re a Grand Old Flag / RCA / LA 1957
Dixieaires / Let Me Fly / Exclusive [unissued] / c. 1948

last soulful song
Jay Wiggins / Sad Girl / IPG / 1963



Friday, October 18, 2019

Playliscapade

Mister Wilson, please do advise me on love
Coffeetime, October 18, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Jenkins, Clifford Jordan, Bobby Timmons / Jenkins, Jordan and Timmons / Soft Talk / New Jazz / 7.26.57
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra / Hot Mallets / Bluebird / 9.11.39
Ruth Etting / Stay as Sweet as You Are / Columbia / 11.21.34
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / How ’Bout That / Decca / Chicago 11.15.41
Toni Harper / Toni / Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered / Verve / LA 1.3.56

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

set 2
Bill Hardman / Jackie’s Pal / It Could Happen to You / Prestige / 8.31.56
George Jenkins & his All Stars / Drum Magic / It Had to Be You / Tampa / LA 1955
Art Tatum / Smoke Gets in Your Eyes / radio transcription AFRS Jubilee 91 / Hollywood c. 6.44 / with MC Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
 Cliff Jackson & his Crazy Kats / Waiting thru the Night / Radiex / 2.27.30
Golden Gate Quartet / Straighten Up and Fly Right / radio transcription AFRS Jubilee 91 / Hollywood c. 6.44 / with MC Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Anita Boyer & Her Tomboyers / Blue Skies / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 4.44 / with the King Cole Trio
Margie Day with the Griffin Brothers Orchestra / Little Red Rooster / Dot / 1951
Peggy Lee / This Is a Very Special Day / Decca / Hollywood 12.16.52 / with Gordon Jenkins & his Orchestra & Chorus

set 3
Ike Quebec / Congo Lament / Blue Note / 1.20.62
Ike Quebec / All the Way / Blue Note [unissued] / 2.5.62
Tommy Douglas & his Orchestra / Hot Sauce / Capitol / Kansas City 5.49
Mildred Bailey / Bugle Woogie / CBS radio transcription, The Mildred Bailey Show / 1943 / with the Delta Rhythm Boys
Claude Thornhill & his Orchestra / I May Be Wrong / radio transcription / 1947 / vocal = Gene Williams
Joe Mooney / Lush Life / The Kid’s a Dreamer / Atlantic / 1958

set 4
Quincy Jones / Harry Arnold + Big Band + Quincy Jones = Jazz! / Meet Benny Bailey / EmArcy / Stockholm spring 1958
Bobby Jaspar / Clarinescapade / Pathé Marconi / 11.12, 14, 20.56
Joe Venuti’s Rhythm Boys / To To Blues / Columbia / 9.10.31
[Sylvester “Big Duke”] Studs Henderson & his Band / I’m Not Fooling / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
Frank Sinatra & Marcy McGuire / I Saw You First / RKO movie soundtrack, Higher and Higher / Hollywood 8.24.43
Linda Hayes / Yes! I Know (What You’re Putting Down) / Record in Hollywood / Hollywood 1952
Sewanee Quintet aka Swanee Quintet / Jesus on My Mind / Nashboro / Nashville 1951

last soulful song
Thelma Lindsey / Why Weren't You There / Magic City / Detroit 1967

Friday, October 11, 2019

The Key’s in the Playlist

I really should pull my sock up…

Coffeetime, October 11, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Booker Ervin / The Blues Book / One for Mort / Prestige / 6.30.64
Bill Evans / Everybody Digs Bill Evans / Minority / Riverside / 12.15.58
Duke Ellington & his Cotton Club Orchestra / Awful Sad / Brunswick / 10.20.28
Musical Comedy Orchestra aka Rudy Vallée & his Yale Collegians / Salaaming the Rajah / Harmony / 8.30.28
Jack McVea & his All Stars / The Key’s in the Mailbox / Black & White / LA 1.47
Eugenie Baird / Eugenie Baird Sings, Duke’s Boys Play Ellington / Lush Life / Design / 1958

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

set 2
Jimmy Smith / The Sermon! / Flamingo / Blue Note / 2.25.58
Victor Feldman / The Arrival of Victor Feldman / Flamingo / Contemporary / LA 1.21, 22.58
Morris Lane & his Orchestra / September Song / Continental / 1947
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / Nasty Man / Victor / 3.5.34 / vocal = The Do-Re-Me Trio
Bing Crosby / Home on the Range / Decca / Hollywood 9.27.33 / with Lennie Hayton’s Orchestra
Herb Jeffries & the Four Tones / Got the Payday Blues / soundtrack, The Bronze Buckaroo / Hollywood 1938
Jimmy Nolen / Wipe Your Tears / Federal / LA 1.5.56

set 3
Art Farmer / Perception / Punsu / Argo / 10.25-27.61
Teddy Edwards / It’s About Time / Sunset Eyes / Pacific Jazz / 8.16.60
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Apollo Jump / Decca / 9.5.41
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall in Love) / Victor / 5.31.39 / vocal = The Smoothies
Bill Johnson & his Musical Notes / Let’s Be Sweethearts Again / RCA Victor / 11.8.47
Mose Allison / The Word from Mose / Don’t Forget to Smile / Atlantic / 1965

set 4
Bud Shank / Latin Contrasts / Gershwin Prelude / World-Pacific Records / Hollywood 1959
Barney Kessel / To Swing or Not to Swing / Happy Feeling / Contemporary / LA 7.26.55
Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang / Doin’ Things; Goin’ Places / Okeh / 5.4.27
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra / Flamingo / V-Disc 116B / Hollywood 9.17.41 / vocal = Herb Jeffries
Georgia Carr / Rocks in My Bed / Hallelujah ’Cause I Love Him So / Vee-Jay / 1964
The Trumpeteers / Babylon’s Fallen / Score / 1949

last soulful song
Bettye Swann / I’d Rather Go Blind / Atlantic / 1972





Friday, October 04, 2019

Tired, Broke, and Playlisted

Syreeta: she not only sings, she glows.

Coffeetime, October 4, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Taylor / AT’s Delight / Syeeda’s Song Flute / Blue Note / 8.6.60
Art Taylor / Taylor’s Tenors / Cape Millie / New Jazz / 6.3.59
A Jam Session at Victor / Honeysuckle Rose / Victor / 3.31.37
The Blue Lyres / How Deep Is the Ocean / Regal Zonophone / London 12.1.32
Martha Davis & her Torrid Trio / I Ain’t Gettin’ Any Younger (I Ain’t Gonna Wait Too Long) / Decca / Hollywood 12.26.47
Ella Fitzgerald / It Had to Be You / Verve / live at the Crescendo, Hollywood 6.29-30.62

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

set 2
Conte Candoli & Lou Levy / West Coast Wailers / Flamingo / Atlantic / LA 8.17.55
George Shearing & The Montgomery Brothers / Enchanted / Jazzland / LA 10.9-10.61
Flip Phillips–Howard McGhee Boptet / My Old Flame / Mercury / LA 10.47
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Alone Together / Bluebird / 1.31.39
Mildred Bailey / I Shoulda Stood in Bed / Vocalion / 11.3.39
The Robins / Around About Midnight / Score / LA 5.27.49
Pee Wee Crayton / I Got News for You / Imperial / New Orleans 1.28.55
Noel Coward / At Las Vegas / Uncle Harry / Columbia / live, Wilber Clark’s Desert Inn, Las Vegas 6.7.55 / with Carlton Hayes & his Orchestra

set 3
Charlie Persip / Right Down Front / Soul March / Bethlehem / 4.2.60
Sal Salvador / Tribute to the Greats / Yardbird Suite / Bethlehem / 6.3-5.57
Charlie Parker / Yardbird Suite / home recording: Chuck Kopely / Hollywood 2.1.147
The Mills Brothers / Fiddlin’ Joe / Banner / 1.25.33
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / This Is It / Bluebird / 1.31.39 / vocal = Helen Forrest
Bobby Troup & his Trio / Dream of You / Liberty / Celebrity Room, Hollywood 1955 


set 4
Conte Candoli / Conte Candoli Quartet / Flamingo / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Shorty Rogers & his  Giants / The Big Shorty Express / Blues Express / RCA Victor / LA 7.5.56
Emilio Cáceres Trio / I Got Rhythm / Victor / 11.5.37
Floyd Dixon / Tired, Broke, and Busted / Capitol / Hollywood 1952
Juanita Hall / South Pacific soundtrack / Bali Ha’i / Hollywood 1958
Bobby Darin / Love Swings / It Had to Be You / Atco / 1961
Sensational Golden Light Quartet of Philadelphia / When I’ve Gone the Last Mile / Apex / Philadelphia 1949

last soulful song
Syreeta / Syreeta / Keep Him Like He Is / LA 1972



Friday, September 27, 2019

When the Playlist was Young

Wait, fine Strider… exactly how much coffee have you had?

Coffeetime, September 27, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Teddy Edwards / Teddy’s Ready! / Scrapple from the Apple / Contemporary / LA 8.17.60
Cannonball Adderley / The Cannonball Adderley Quintet in San Francisco / Bohemia After Dark / Riverside / The Jazz Workshop, San Francisco 10.18, 20.59
Benny Goodman Quartet / Handful of Keys / Victor / Hollywood 7.30.37
Ruth Etting / It’s Easy to Remember / Columbia / 4.5.35
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / Thelma Lou / Specialty / Hollywood 3.18.50
Felicia Sanders / I Wish You Love / When the World was Young / Time / 8.18.54

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

set 2
Harold Mabern / Workin' & Wailin’ / A Time for Love / Prestige / 6.30.69
Sonny Stitt / Sonny Stitt Plays / The Nearness of You / Roost / 12.15.55
Ben Webster / Soulville / Ill Wind / Verve / LA 10.15.57
Tram, Bix and Lang / For No Reason at All in C / Okeh / 5.13.27
Blue Lu Barker / That Made Him Mad / Apollo / 11.22.38
Bing Crosby / When the World Was Young / Decca / Hollywood 10.4.51
Ann Cole / I’ve Got Nothing Working Now / Baton / 1957


set 3
Mal Waldron / Mal-1 / Yesterdays / Prestige / 11.9.56
Oscar Pettiford / Bohemia After Dark / Bethlehem / 8.12.55
Jack Teagarden & his Orchestra / That’s Right – I’m Wrong / Brunswick 4.28.39 / vocal = Jean Arnold
The Striders / 5 O’Clock Blues; Vamoose / Apollo; Soundie / 3.20.50
David Allen / This Is My Lucky Day / A Swing for Joey / Everest / Hollywood 1964

set 4
Howard Roberts / Good Pickin’s / Will You Still Be Mine / Verve / LA 1959
Hampton Hawes / Four Real! / Crazeology / Contemporary / 3.17.58
Toni Harper / Here Come the Girls! / I Telephoned, I Telegraphed / Verve / Hollywood 2.14.56 / with Buddy Bregman & his Orchestra
Burt Bacharach / Living Together / Something Big / A&M / Hollywood 1973
The Trumpeteers / This Is a Mean Old World / King / 1.24.50

last soulful song
Ad Libs / Giving Up / Share / 1969