Friday, May 22, 2009

Playlist in Bloom



Coffeetime, May 22, 2009, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Teddy Edwards / Together Again! / Sandy / Contemporary / LA 5.15, 17.61
Johnny Costa / Introducing Johnny Costa [Neighborhood] / Honeysuckle Rose / Savoy / 2.26.55
Eddie South / Pate-rified / Chess [unissued] / Chicago 1956
Irving Kaufman / Pagan Love Song / Harmony / 5.28.29
Martha Davis & her Torrid Trio / Experience / Coral / 5.10.51
Paula Castle / Lost Love / Last Love / Bethlehem / 1955

set 2
Bennie Green / Blows His Horn / Laura / Prestige / 6.10.55
Joe Wilder / The Pretty Sound / The Boy Next Door / Columbia / 12.1.58
Eddie Davis / Ebb Tide / King / 1.22.57
Dick McDonough Orch / Chinatown, My Chinatown / early 1937
Mildred Bailey / Harlem Lullaby / Brunswick / 4.8.33 / with Dorsey Brothers Orch
Ray Charles Trio / She's on the Ball / Swingtime / LA 1950
Lucky Millinder & his Orch / Clap Your Hands / King / 5.50 / vocal = Big John Greer & orch
Tony Martin / Did'ja Ever? / soundtrack to MGM film Easy to Love / Hollywood 3.3.53

set 3
Sonny Criss / I'll Catch the Sun / Blue Sunset / Prestige / 1.20.69
Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfa / Jazz Samba Encore! / Mania de Maria / Verve / 2.8.63
Red Norvo / Slammin' the Gate / Continental / 5.28.45 / with Bill DeArango on guitar
The Dandridge Sisters & The Cats & The Fiddle / Harlem Yodel / From MGM film Snow Gets in your Eyes / Hollywood 1938
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orch / Someday Sweetheart / radio transcription / late 1943 / vocal = Helen O'Connell
George Sanders / The George Sanders Touch: Songs for the Lovely Lady / The Very Thought of You / ABC-Paramount / LA 1958

set 4
Jerry Goldsmith / I Walked Myself / soundtrack to MGM film A Patch of Blue / Mainstream / Hollywood 1965
Vince Guaraldi / Modern Music from San Francisco / Ginza / Fantasy / LA 1955
Frank Rosolino / Swing… Not Spring! / Rubberneck / Savoy / Detroit 9.52
Bing Crosby / Love in Bloom / Brunswick / LA 7.5.34 / with Irving Aaronson & his Commanders
Larry Birdsong / Ain't Nothing But a Fool / Vee Jay [unissued] / Chicago 1958
José Feliciano / Encore! / Hitchcock Railway / RCA / LA 1971
Jackson Harmoneers aka Sensational Blind Singers aka Five Blind Boys of Mississippi / Standing in the Safety Zone / 1946

last soul song
Betty Wright / If You Ain't Got It / Alston / 1970

Friday, May 15, 2009

Don't Let the Playlist Catch You Crying



Coffeetime, May 15, 2009, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Johnny Griffin / The Little Giant / The Message / Riverside / 8.4-5.59
Sonny Clark / Leapin' and Lopin' / Melody for C / Blue Note / 11.13.61
Freddie Rich & his Orch / I've Got Five Dollars / radio transcription from Fred's Friendly Five / 1931-32
Debroy Somers Band / You're an Old Smoothie / Columbia / London 1933 / vocal = Dan Donovan
Gene Gilmore / She Got Something There / Decca / Chicago 6.4.40
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers / Freeway Comin' Thru / Modern? / Hollywood 1953 / vocal = Lex Nelson (Nelson Alexander)
Lorez Alexandria / The Sensational Voice of Lorez Alexandria / But Beautiful / Sing / Chicago 2.59

set 2
Clark Terry / In Orbit / Trust in Me / Riverside / 5.7, 12.58
Gerry Mulligan / Gerry Mulligan Meets Ben Webster / Tell Me When / Verve / LA 12.2.59
Ernie Felice / Cocktail Time / Let the Rest of the World Go By / Capitol / Hollywood 1950
Art Tatum / Smoke Gets in Your Eyes / radio transcription AFRS Jubilee / Hollywood 1944
Ruth Etting / A Cottage for Sale / Columbia / 03.25.30
Blue Barron & his Orch / Love Is Where You Find It / radio transcription / 1938-39 / vocal = Charlie Fisher
Annisteen Allen / My Brand of Loving / King / 5.25.53
Vincent Edwards / In Person At the Riviera, Las Vegas / Ben Casey medley: Put On a Happy Face; With Every Breath I Take; This Could Be the Start of Something Big / Decca / Las Vegas 1963

set 3
Dizzy Gillespie / New Wave! / In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town / Philips / 1962
Kenny Clarke / You Turned the Tables on Me / Savoy / 5.9.56
Joe Morris Orch / Out of the Night / Manor / late 1947
Delores Jackson & Cabin Boys / Cloudy / Decca / 11.10.37
Teddy Wilson & his Orch / There's a Lull in My Life / Brunswick / 4.23.37 / vocal = Helen Ward
Dean Martin / Pretty Baby / Neverless / Capitol / LA 1957

set 4
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette's Swinging Shepherds / Pony Tale / EmArcy / LA 3.5.58
Benny Carter / Swingin' the '20s / Sweet Lorraine / Contemporary / LA 11.2.58
Kay Starr / Blame My Absentminded Heart / radio transcription / LA 1944 [49?] / with Les Paul, Joe Venuti, & Billy Butterfield
Martha Carter / Nobody Knows / Ron / New Orleans 9.8.60
Jackie DeShannon / This Is Jackie DeShannon / Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying / Imperial / LA 1965
Songbirds of the South / 99 1/2 Won't Do & Where Could I Go / radio transcription [WDIA] / Memphis early 1950s

last soul song
Willie Tee / Thank You John / Atlantic / 1965

Friday, May 08, 2009

I Enjoy Being a Playlist

Coffeetime, May 8, 2009, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Duke Jordan / Flight to Jordan / Cu-Ba / Savoy / 11.20.55
Gene Ammons / Jammin' with Gene / We'll Be Together Again / Prestige / 7.13.56
Count Basie & his Orch / John's Idea / Decca / 7.7.37
Oscar Rabin and his Romany Band / Woe is Me / HMV / London 1937 / vocal = Dinah Miller & ensemble
The Robins / Key to My Heart / Crown / LA 12.53
Billie Holiday / Songs for Distingué Lovers / I Didn't Know What Time It Was / Verve / LA 1.4.57

set 2
Dexter Gordon / [Clubhouse] / Jodi / Blue Note / 5.27.65
Warne Marsh / Music for Prancing / Everything Happens to Me / Mode / Hollywood 9.57
Clara Smith / Papa I Don't Need You Now / Columbia / 9.4.29
Chuck Foster & his Orch / Friendly Tavern Polka / transcription / Chicago 1940 / vocal = The 3 Ds [Dorothy Brandon, Don Crawford, Dick Arant aka Dick, Don, and Dottie]
Amos Milburn & his Aladdin Chickenshackers / I Love You Anyway / Aladdin / LA 4.18.51
Peggy Lee / A Natural Woman / Lean On Me / Capitol / LA 5.69

set 3
Miles Davis / Blue Haze / Smooch / Prestige / 5.19.53
Duke Pearson / The Right Touch / Los Malos Hombres / Blue Note / 9.13.67
Jesse Price & his Blues Band / The Whirligig / Capitol / LA 10.47
Ivie Anderson & her All Stars / Empty Bed Blues / Black & White / LA 10.46 / with Phil Moore's Orch [Shades of Blue / Alfi]
Melody Masters / Subway Cutie / Apollo / 1947
Sammy Davis Jr & Count Basie / Our Shining Hour / Why Try to Change Me Now / Verve / 8.31 & 9.2-5.64

set 4
Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca / The Brothers! / Hags! / RCA Victor / 6.25.55
Quincy Jones / Go West, Man! / Ballad Medley: What's New; We'll Be Together Again; Time on My Hands; You Go to My Head; Laura / ABC-Paramount / LA 2.57
Anita Boyer & Her Tomboyers / I Never Knew / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 4.44 / with the King Cole Trio
Garnet Mimms / All About Love / Veep / Philadelphia 1966
Pat Suzuki / Broadway '59 / I Enjoy Being a Girl / RCA / between 12.58 and 1.59
Swan Silvertones / Seek, Seek / Vee Jay / Chicago 1963

last soul song
Mad Lads / The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Lads / Cry Baby / Volt / Memphis 1969

Friday, May 01, 2009

Playlistology

Coffeetime, May 1, 2009, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Horace Silver / The Stylings of Silver / No Smokin' / Blue Note / 5.8.57
Hal McKusick / Bird Feathers / Interim / Prestige / 12.27.57
Cootie Williams Sextet / You Talk a Little Trash (And I'll Spend a Little Cash) / transcription (Mercury / 1.4.44 (1947?)
Rudy Vallee & His Connecticut Yankees / Outside / Harmony / 1.31.29
Steve Gibson & the Original Red Caps / Wait / RCA / LA 6.2.52
Sarah Vaughan / Sarah Vaughan / April in Paris / EmArcy / 12.18.54

set 2
Red Rodney / You Better Go Now / Signal / 11.22.57
Wynton Kelly / Wynton Kelly! / Love I've Found You / Vee Jay / 7.21.61
Doc Cheatham & his Trio / Embraceable You / Disques Swing/Pathé Marconi / Paris 1.21.50
Eddie Lang & Frank Signorelli / Melody Man's Dream / Okeh / 10.21.27
Fanny Brice / Cooking Breakfast for the One I Love / Victor / Hollywood 1930
Lula Reed / Blue and Moody / Sample Man / King / Cincinnati 2.6.54
The Barry Sisters / Shalom / Chiribim Chiribom / Roulette / 1960
Frank Sinatra / Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim / Once I Loved / Reprise / LA 1967

set 3
Frank Foster / No Count / Serenata / Savoy / 3.5.56
George Shearing & The Montgomery Brothers / Stranger in Paradise / Jazzland / LA 10.9-10.61
Teddy Edwards / Rexology / Rex / LA 7.47
Les Brown & his Orch / Dream / radio transcription / Hollywood (Palladium) 7.26.45 / vocal = Doris Day
The Marshall Brothers / I Won't Believe You Anymore / Savoy [unissued] / 12.17.51
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / Manhattan / RCA / LA 1957

set 4
Cannonball Adderley with Sergio Mendes / Cannonball's Bossa Nova [Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars] / Batida Diferente / Riverside / 12.11.62
Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars / Lighthouse at Laguna / Blind Man's Bluff / Laguna Beach 6.20.55
Mae West / Paramount film I'm No Angel / I Want You, I Need You / Brunswick / Hollywood 10.7.33
Jimmy Witherspoon / Just for You / Federal / LA 10.5.53 / with the Lamplighters
Alton Ellis / Sings Rock and Soul / Ain't that Loving You / Coxsone / Kingston, Jamaica 1967
Shield Brothers / Lord, Won't You Hear Me Pray / Cleveland c. late 1940s

last soul song
Brother to Brother / In the Bottle / Turbo / 1974