Friday, December 31, 2010

Bidin' My Playlist

Coffeetime, December 31, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Paul Gonsalves / Gettin' Together / Hard Groove / Jazzland / 12.20.60
Kenny Drew / This is New / Little T / Riverside / 4.3.57
Georgie Auld & his Orch / Mandrake Root / transcription / 3.28.44
Billy Bissett & his Orch / Never in a Million Years / HMV / Mayfair Hotel, London 6.14.37 / duet with Alice Mann
Charles Brown / Gee / Aladdin / LA 1.17.50
June Christy / Ballads for Night People / My Ship / Capitol / LA 1959

set 2
Kenny Burrell / Bluesin’ Around / Mood Indigo / Columbia / 11.29.61
Dizzy Gillespie / She’s Funny That Way / Vogue / Paris 4.11.52
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch / Mandy / Vocalion / 4.7.39
Horace Henderson & his Orch / I’ve Got to Sing a Torch Song / Parlophone / Chicago 10.3.33
Isham Jones & his Famous Orch / Sweet Jennie Lee! / Brunswick / Chicago 9.12.30 / vocal = Eddie Stone
Willie Lewis & his Entertainers / I’m Shooting High / Pathé Marconi / Paris 5.5.36 / vocal = Adelaide Hall
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown / Too Late Baby / Peacock / Houston c. 9.50
Phyllis Newman / Those Were the Days / Gentle on My Mind / Sire / 10.26 & 30.68

set 3
Gene Ammons / Blue Gene / Blue Greens ’n’ Beans / Prestige / 5.2.58
Gene Ammons / Wow / Prestige / 1.16.51
Charioteers / I Can’t Get Started / Columbia / 6.9.47
Claude Thornhill & his Orch / Plays George Gerswhin for Dancing [Dinner for Two] / Bidin’ My Time / RCA Victor [RCA Camden] / vocal = The Snowflakes / 1950
Fred Astaire / I Used to Be Color Blind / Clef / Hollywood 12.52

set 4
Stan Getz, Cal Tjader / Liz-Anne / Fantasy / San Francisco 2.8.58
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / The Swinging Mr. Rogers / My Heart Stood Still / Atlantic / Hollywood 3.1.55
Dolly Cooper / You Gotta Be Good to Yourself / Savoy / 12.8.53 / with The Wanderers
John W. Bubbles / Bubbles, John W. That Is / I Won’t Dance / Vee-Jay / 1964
Christland Singers / Peace in the Land / Peacock / Houston 1952

last soul song
Esther Phillips / I’m in Love / Atlantic [unissued] / Miami 5.70

Friday, December 24, 2010

Coffeetime Xmas Bonus Show

Coffeetime Xmas Bonus, December 24, 2010, 4-5p, Angelynn Grant

bed
Christmas Music Box / Audio Fidelity Records / 1962

set 1
The Jackson Trio (aka The Ebonaires) / Love for Christmas / Hollywood (Swing Time?) / mid-50s
Holiday Hand Bell Choir / Christmas Bells / We Wish You a Merry Christmas / Classic Christmas Records / 1973 / featuring the Golden Harp Strings
Edward “Edd” (Kookie) Byrnes / We Wish You a Merry Christmas / Yulesville / Warner Brothers / Hollywood 1959
The Mexicali Brass / Jingle Bells / The First Noël / Custom Records / 1966
Margaret Whiting & Jimmy Wakely / Silver Bells / Capitol / Hollywood 9.20.50
Bing Crosby, Marjorie Reynolds, Fred Astaire, et al / Original Soundtrack “Holiday Inn” / White Christmas Finale / Hollywood spring 1942
Bläser der Berliner Philharmoniker / Weltstars Wünschen Frohe Weihnachten / Kommet, ihr Hirten / Deutsche Grammophon / 1977
Laurence Naismith, Janis Paige, Fred Gwynne / Pine Cones and Holly Berries / Meredith Wilson’s Here’s Love [score from Broadway musical] / Columbia / 1963

set 2
Gene Autry / Freddie, The Little Fir Tree / Columbia / 1953
Doris Day / Santa Claus is Coming to Town / Columbia / 1949
Hermann Prey & Fritz Wunderlich / Weltstars Wünschen Frohe Weihnachten / In dulci jubilo / Deutsche Grammophon / 1966
Chet Atkins / Christmas with Chet Atkins / Medley: The Coventry Carol; God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen / RCA Victor / Nashville 1961
The Walt Disney Players / Dicken’s Christmas Carol / Under the Mistletoe / Disneyland / 1974
Julie London / I'd Like You for Christmas / Liberty / 1957
Regensburger Domspatzen / Weltstars Wünschen Frohe Weihnachten / Vom Himmel hoch, da komm ich her / Deutsche Grammophon / 1980 / conducted by Georg Ratzinger
Bob Keeshan / Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas from Captain Kangaroo / Crackerjack Christmas; Little Fir Tree / Golden Records / 1958 / with Jimmy Carroll & Orch and Mr. Green Jeans aka Lumpy Brannum
Sammy Davis Jr / Frank Sinatra and his Friends Want You to Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / Jingle Bells / Reprise / Hollywood 1965

last Xmas-y song
Les Brown & his Orch / We Wish You the Merriest / Columbia / 1951

Three Beaus and a Playlist



Coffeetime, December 24, 2010, Angelynn Grant

bed
Bill Smith Trio / Folk Jazz / Greensleeves / Contemporary / LA 1959
Don Patterson / Holiday Soul / Merry Christmas, Baby / Prestige / 11.25.64
Junior Mance Trio / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / White Christmas / LA 1994

set 1
Al Caiola and Riz Ortolani / Sound of Christmas / Sleigh Ride / United Artists / 1967
Bobby Timmons / Holiday Soul / White Christmas / Prestige / 11.24.64
Duke Ellington & his Orch / AFRS Christmas Jubilee Show aired 12.47 / Ring Dem Bells / radio transcription / Hollywood 7.11.46
Clarence Williams & his Orch / Christmas Night in Harlem / Vocalion / 3.23.34
King Cole Trio / Jingle Bells / Standard transcription / LA 10.38
Frank Sinatra / Christmas Dreaming / Columbia / 1947
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / Gonna Have a Merry Christmas / RPM / LA 1950 / with Little Esther
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Peggy Lee, Trudy Stevens / White Christmas / Snow / Decca / Hollywood 1953 / with Joseph J. Lilley and his Orch and Chorus; a re-recording of the songs from the Paramount movie
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas / What Are You Doing New Year's Eve / Verve / LA 7.15 & 16.60

set 2
Charles Schultz /A Charlie Brown Christmas original soundtrack / dialogue snippet / Buena Vista / LA 1977
Vince Guaraldi / A Charlie Brown Christmas / O Tannenbaum; Skating; Hark, the Herald Angels Sing; The Christmas Song; Christmas Time is Here (vocal); / Fantasy / LA 1965
Dean Martin / It's Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas / radio transcription / Hollywood 1950s
Mitch Miller / Christmas Songs and Carols / When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter / Golden Records / 1958 / vocal = Anne Lloyd & the Sandpipers
Cary Grant / Christmas Lullaby / Columbia / LA 1967 / lyrics by Peggy Lee, music by Cy Coleman, written for Cary Grant's daughter Jennifer
Doris Day / The Doris Day Christmas Album / The Christmas Waltz / Columbia / LA 1964

set 3
Cranston East A Cappella Choir / Speak to One Another / Fum, Fum, Fum / Vogt / Cranston, RI fall 1972
Kenny Burrell / Have Yourself a Soulful Little Christmas / Merry Christmas Baby / Cadet / 10.66
Steve Allen Trio / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / Jingle Bells / LA 1973
Mel Blanc and the Sportsmen / Jingle Bells / radio transcription AFRS Mail Call Christmas Special / Hollywood 40s
Kay Starr / December / radio transcription / fall 1949 / with Billy Butterfield Quintet and background vocals by The Three Beaus & a Peep
Jo Stafford / Happy Holiday / Winter Weather / Columbia / 1955
Bing Crosby / White Christmas / Count Your Blessings / Decca / Hollywood 1953 / with Joseph J. Lilley and his Orch and Chorus; a re-recording of the songs from the Paramount movie

set 4
Tommy Flanagan / An Uptown Christmas / The Christmas Waltz / Uptown / 8.12.87
Judy Garland / from the soundtrack to the film “Meet Me in St. Louis” Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas / MGM / 12.4.43
King Cole Trio / The Christmas Song / Capitol / 6.14.46
Johnny Mercer / Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town (Capitol Promo) / Capitol / LA 9.17.47
James Brown & his Famous Flames / James Brown Christmas Album / Merry Christmas, I Love You / King / 1966
Dinah Washington / Make Me a Present of You / EmArcy / LA 11.11.55 / with Ernie Wilkins Orch Golden Gate Quartet / Go Where I Send Thee / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soul (Christmas) song
Otis Redding / Soul Christmas / Merry Christmas, Baby / Atco / Memphis 2.57

Friday, December 17, 2010

What Do the Playlists Do at Christmas?





Coffeetime, December 17, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Hand / Bronze Dance / Blue Note / 5.31.59
Elmo Hope / Hope Meets Foster / Wail Frank, Wail / Prestige / 10.4.55
Count Basie & his Orch / Basie in London / Flute Juice / Verve / live in Gothenburg, Sweden 9.7.56
Ted Weems & his Orch / Winter Wonderland / Columbia / Chicago 11.11.34 / vocal = Parker Gibbs
Johnny Desmond & the Ray Charles Singers / Sleigh Ride / MGM / 1950
Peggy Lee / Christmas Carousel / Christmas Waltz / Capitol / LA 1963

set 2
Tommy Flanagan / At Ease with Coleman Hawkins / Trouble Is a Man / Prestige Moodsville / 1.29.60
James Moody / Great Day / One Never Knows / Argo [Cadet] / Chicago 6.17, 18.63
Benny Carter & his Swing Quintet / Jingle Bells / Vocalion / London 10.19.36
Paul Whiteman & his Orch / Christmas Night in Harlem / 4.17.34 / vocal = Jack Teagarden & Johnny Mercer
Les Brown & his Orch / We Wish You the Merriest / Columbia / 1951
Bob Keeshan / Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas from Captain Kangaroo / Sleigh Ride / Golden Records / 1958 / with Jimmy Carroll & Orch and Mr. Green Jeans aka Lumpy Brannum
Danny Kaye / The Best Things Happen While You're Dancing / soundtrack to White Christmas / Hollywood 1953 / dialogue with Vera-Ellen

Videocraft Chorus / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / There’s Always Tomorrow / Decca / 1969 / vocal = Janet Orenstein


set 3
Hank Mobley / Thinking of Home / Talk about Gittin' It / Blue Note / 7.31.70
Charlie Parker / Perhaps / Savoy / 9.24.48
Felix Gross / Love for Christmas / Savoy / LA 10.25.49
Bill Lacey with Lil Armstrong & Her Ebony-Aires / Cowboy Santa Claus / Ebony / Chicago 1959
Billy Eckstine / Blue Christmas / MGM / 1950
Frankie Laine / Christmas Favorites / You're All I Want For Christmas / Mercury / 1950

set 4
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet with Carl Perkins / Roulette / Tampa / LA 1954
Ronnie Kole Trio / Merry Christmas, Baby / Winter Wonderland / Paula / New Orleans 1969
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch / Swingin' on C / Columbia / 1940
Jiminy Cricket aka Cliff Edwards / Happy Birthday & Songs for Every Holiday / Kris Kringle / Disneyland / LA 1958
Kay Starr / (Everybody's Waitin' For) The Man With The Bag / Capitol / LA 1950
Dean Martin / Silver Bells / radio transcription / Hollywood 1950s
Jubalaires / John Saw the Number / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soul song
Emotions / What Do the Lonely Do at Christmas? / Volt / 1973

Friday, December 10, 2010

A Playlist in the Clouds



Coffeetime, December 10, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Elmo Hope / Informal Jazz / Avalon / Prestige / 5.7.56
The Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis Big Band / Stolen Moments / Jaws / Prestige / 9.20.60 / arranged by Ernie Wilkins
Hal Kemp & his Orch / When Summer Is Gone; This Is Romance / radio transcription / 1934 / vocal = Wendell “Gus” Mayhew
Roy Milton / Let Me Give You All My Love / Specialty / Hollywood 1953
Lucy Reed / This is Lucy Reed / This Is New / Fantasy / 1.57

set 2
Yusef Lateef / Cry! - Tender / If You Could See Me Now / New Jazz / 10.16.59
Wynton Kelly / Someday My Prince Will Come / Weird Lullaby / Vee-Jay / 4.27.60
Danny Polo & his Swing Stars / More than Somewhat / Decca / Paris 1.30.39
Willie Bryant & his Orch / Jerry the Junker / Victor / 5.8.35
Bing Crosby / It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas / Decca / 10.1.51
Cab Calloway & Co / Broadway cast recording, Hello, Dolly! / It Takes a Woman / RCA Victor / 1967

set 3
Jimmy Smith / I'm Movin' On / What Kind of Fool Am I? / Blue Note / 1.31.63
George Jenkins & his All Stars / Drum Magic / Antipathy / Tampa / LA 1955
Walter Fuller / Closer to My Heart / Kicks / 1954
Benny Goodman & his Orch / A Home in the Clouds / Victor / 2.9.39 / vocal = Martha Tilton
Cal Bostic / Introducing… Cal Bostic/ The Darkest Hour / RCA Canada / Toronto 8.67

set 4
Stu Williamson / A Jazz Band Ball / Logrolling / Mode / Hollywood 7.57
Ralph Burns & his Ensemble / Bijou / Bijou / Period [Bethlehem] / 1955
The International Sweethearts of Rhythm / Lady Be Good / AFRS Jubilee 82 / Hollywood spring 1944 / with master of ceremonies Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Red Callender Trio / Be Happy, Pappy / Black & White / LA 7.46
Bette McLaurin/ Ol’ Man River / Jubilee / 1954 / with Sy Oliver & his Orch
Dan Grissom & the Ebb Tones / Just Fall in Love / Million / 1955
Ann-Margret / The Swinger / RCA Victor / LA 1966
The Paramount Singers / Heaven in My View / Specialty / Geno Terrell’s living room, San Francisco 1949

last soul song
Barbara George / I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) / Honest I Do / AFO / New Orleans 1962

Friday, December 03, 2010

Oo Playlist Do

Coffeetime, December 3, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Harold Land / The Fox / One Second, Please / Contemporary / LA 8.59
Clifford Brown / Jazz Immortal / Blueberry Hill / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 8.13.54
John Kirby & his Orch / Coquette / V-Disc / c. early 1941 (?)
Adrian Rollini, Carl Kress, Dick McDonough / My Gal Sal / unknown / early 1937
Billy Cotton & his Band / Free / Regal-Zonophone / London 1937
Bram Martin & his Band / When My Dreamboat Comes Home / Regal-Zonophone / Holborn Restaurant, London 1938
The Larks / Christmas to New Years / Apollo [unreleased] / 10.18.51
Dakota Staton / Crazy He Calls Me / Invitation / Capitol / 1958

set 2
Stanley Turrentine / Blue Hour / Willow Weep for Me / Blue Note / 12.16.60
Quincy Jones / The Birth of a Band! / I Remember Clifford / Mercury / 5.27, 28.59 / solo = Clark Terry, arranged by Nat Pierce
The Hollywood Hucksters / Them There Eyes / Capitol / LA 5.29.47
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four / The Man from the South / Okeh / 6.14.28
Little Esther / Oo Papa Do / Savoy / 2.19.59
Bobby Brookes / This Is the Night / Same Old Saturday Night / RCA Victor / 1957

set 3
Johnny Coles / Little Johnny C / Hobo Joe / Blue Note / 7.18.62
Morris Lane & his Combo / Turntable / Continental / 1947
Maxine Sullivan / Say It with a Kiss / 12.10.38
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Romance a la Mode / Bluebird / 7.13.42 / vocal = Deep River Boys
John Coltrane & Johnny Hartman / They Say It’s Wonderful / Impulse! / 3.7.63

set 4
Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All Star Big Band / Jazz Rolls Royce / The Clown’s Dance / Phillips / UCLA 1957
Buddy Collette / Jazz Loves Paris / Pigalle / Specialty / Hollywood mid-50s
Mabel Scott / Good Lookin’ Fella / Exclusive / LA 1947
Sammy Davis Jr / Salutes the Stars of the London Palladium / Jalousie / Reprise / London 5.63
Southern Sons / I’m Free at Last / Victor / 8.28.42

last soul song
Barbara Lewis / Workin' on a Groovy Thing / Love Makes the World Go Round / Atlantic / 6.3.66

Friday, November 26, 2010

Little Miss Playlist

Coffeetime, November 26, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Horace Silver / 6 Pieces of Silver / Vergo / Blue Note / 6.15.58
Horace Parlan / Happy Frame of Mind / Kucheza Blues / Blue Note / 2.14.63
Stan Getz & his Four Brothers / The Brothers / Battleground / Prestige / 4.8.49
Ray Noble & his Orch / Here Lies Love / HMV / London 12.8.32 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Willa Mae “Big Mama” Thornton / Let Your Tears Fall Baby / Peacock / Houston 1951
Anita O'Day & Cal Tjader / Time for Two / Spring Will Be a Little Late This Year / Verve / Hollywood 2.26-28.62

set 2
Wayne Shorter / Second Genesis / The Albatross / Vee-Jay / Chicago 10.11.60
Henry Mancini / Combo! / Dream of You / RCA Victor / Hollywood 6.14, 17, 21.60
Buddy Greco / On Stage! / I Can’t Get Started / Epic / live, Columbia Record’s 30th Street Studio 6.30.64
Teddy Wilson & his Orch / Jungle Love / Brunswick / 4.29.38
George Lee & his Novelty Singing Orch / He’s Tall, Dark, and Handsome / Brunswick / Kansas City circa 11.8.29 / vocal = Julia Lee
Dorothy Ellis / Slowly Going Out of Your Mind / Federal / LA 1.16.52 / with Johnny Otis Band
Jumping Jacks / Julocka Jolly / Lloyds [Apollo] / 4.27.53
Buddy Greco / On Stage! / Take a Little Walk / Epic / live, Columbia Record’s 30th Street Studio 6.30.64

set 3
The Jazzpickers / For Moderns Only / When You Love Someone / EmArcy / 5.2.57
Bobby Timmons / In Person / They Didn’t Believe Me [cd bonus track] / Riverside [unreleased] / live at the Village Vanguard 10.1.61
Benny Carter & his Orch / Cadillac Slim / Swing / 8.23.46
Benny Goodman Sextet / 10" LP / The Way You Look Tonight / Columbia / 3.10.42 / vocal = Peggy Lee
The Four Tunes / My Last Affair / RCA Victor / 1949
Mel Tormé / Songs for Any Taste / It’s All Right with Me / Bethlehem / live, Crescendo Club, LA 2.22.57

set 4
Conte Candoli & Lou Levy / West Coast Wailers / Cheremoya / Atlantic / LA 8.16.55
Kenny Burrell & Frank Wess / Playboy / Savoy / 12.26.56
Lud Gluskin & his Orch / Midnight in Paris / Brunswick / 1935 / vocal = Buddy Clark
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Honey Child / Duke / Houston 1968
Soul Stirrers / I’m So Glad (Trouble Don’t Last Always) / Specialty / Hollywood 2.16.55

last soul song
Major Lance / Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um / Little Miss Love / Okeh / 10.17.63

Friday, November 19, 2010

A Lovely Way to Spend a Playlist

Coffeetime, November 19, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Benny Golson / The Other Side of Benny Golson / Strut Time / Riverside / 11.12.58
Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis & Johnny Griffin / Griff & Lock / The Last Train from Overbrook / Jazzland / 11.4, 10.60
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabiel) & his Orch / Tuxedo Junction / Bluebird / 7.18.39
Ipana Troubadours / I’m Riding to Glory / Columbia / 4.17.28 / vocal = unknown trio
Mildred Bailey / I’ll Get By / Mildred Bailey Show, CBS radio transcription / LA 1944 / with Paul Baron's Orch
Clarence Gatemouth Brown / Mary Is Fine / Peacock / Houston 1.49
Nancy Wilson / Welcome to My Love / Why Try to Change Me Now / Capitol / Hollywood 1968

set 2
Lucky Thompson / One Last Goodbye / (French) Columbia / 4.20.56
Vince Guaraldi / Cast Your Fate to the Wind / Since I Fell for You / Fantasy / LA 1962
Horace Henderson & his Orch / Chloe / Vocalion / Chicago 5.8.40
Chocolate Dandies / Paducah / Okeh / 10.13.28
Jane Pickens / There’s a Lull in My Life / radio transcription / Hollywood 1937
Georges Guétary / Divine Melodie / Pathé Marconi / Paris 1946
The Treniers / Who Put The “Ungh” in Mambo / Okeh / 11.15.54 / with Quincy Jones & Orch

set 3
Baby-Face Willette / Behind the 8 Ball / Tacos Joe / Argo / Chicago 11.30.64
Kenny Clarke / Afternoon in Paris / Savoy / 5.9.56
Charlie Parker / The Genius of Charlie Parker #7 / Diverse / Verve / 5.5.49
Ink Spots / A Lovely Way to Spend an Evening / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee #78 / Hollywood 5.2.44
Savannah Churchill / The Things You Do to Me / Columbia [Manor] / fall 1948 / with The Four Tunes
Sammy Davis Jr / When the Feeling Hits You / Don’t Cry Joe / Reprise / Las Vegas ("recorded wild in…") 4.30.64 / with Sam Butera & the Witnesses

set 4
Steve Allen / Allen's All Stars / Snacks at Pasternak’s / Mercury / live, Joe Pasternak's Home, Hollywood 3.24.58
Trigger Alpert / Trigger Happy! / I Like the Likes of You / Riverside / 11.23.56
Cliff Edwards aka Ukulele Ike / Yaaka Hula Hickey Dula / Columbia? / late-20s?
Albinia Jones / Salty Papa / National / 4.14.45 / with Don Byas’ Swing Seven
Bobby Short / Mabel Mercer & Bobby Short at Town Hall / Something to Live For / Atlantic / live at Town Hall 5.19.68
Hunki-Dori aka Chester McDowell / I Hear the Savior Calling / Sun / Memphis c. 1958

last soul song
Barbara Lynn / I’m a One Man Woman / Atlantic / 1971

Friday, November 12, 2010

I'm a Playlist (But Aren't We All)

Coffeetime, November 12, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley (5066) / Love for Sale / Blue Note / 3.27.55
Sonny Criss / This is Criss! / Steve's Blues / Prestige / 10.21.66
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orch / All the Things You Ain't / V-Disc / LA 7.20.44
Annette Hanshaw / I’m Sure of Everything but You / Banner / 12.2.32
Floyd Dixon / Wine Wine Wine / Aladdin / LA 5.12.52
Honi Gordon / Honi Gordon Sings / Lament of the Lonely / Prestige / 3.23.62

set 2
Serge Chaloff / Boston Blow-Up! / What's New / Capitol / 4.4-5.55
Chico Hamilton / Ellington Suite / In a Sentimental Mood / World Pacific / LA 1959
Red Norvo / Russian Lullaby / Keynote / 10.10.44
The Mason-Dixon Orch / What a Day! / Columbia / 5.15.29
Peggy Lee / Trav’lin Light / Capitol radio transcriptions / LA 4.4, 8.49
Cardinals / Shouldn’t I Know / Atlantic / 3.51
Noel Coward / Noel Coward in New York / What’s Going to Happen to the Tots / Columbia / 1956

set 3
David Fathead Newman / House of David / Little Sister / Atlantic / 1967
Pete Rugolo & his Orch / An Adventure in Sound – Reeds in Hi-Fi / Polytonal Blues / Mercury / LA 11.1.56
Lem Davis / G-U-M-P-E-Y / Savoy / 5.10.46
Les Brown & his Orch / Dreamer’s Holiday / radio transcription / 1946 / vocal = Lucy Ann Polk
The James Quintet / Bewildered / Coral / 1949
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / Manhattan / RCA / LA 1957

set 4
Herb Geller / Stax of Sax / Change Partners / Jubilee / LA 1958
Don Elliott / Double Trumpet Doings / The Bull Speaks / Jazzland / 3.16-17.55
King Bennie Nawahi / I’m a Dreamer (But Aren’t We All) / Columbia / 1928
King Cole Swingsters aka King Cole Trio / That “Please Be Mine-able Feeling / Davis & Schwegler [Keystone] transcription / LA 1.14.39
Pearl Bailey / Naughty but Nice / They’re Either Too Young or Too Old / Roulette / 1960
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Leaning on the Lord / Specialty [unissued] / Hollywood 11.11.52

last (thankful) soul song
Little Milton / I'm Mighty Grateful / Checker / Chicago 3.4.66

Saturday, November 06, 2010

Money Burns a Hole in My Playlist




My deepest thanks to Jesse Kaminsky, Laura Wilson, Larry Azrin, Keith Sawyer, and Bruce Sylvester. And thanks to all who have donated or pledged so far, those who will in the future, and those who want to but can't, but still are out there for me every week.

Coffeetime, November 5, 2010 -- Fundraiser Show

no bed

set 1
John Coltrane, Julian Cannonball Adderley / Cannonball & Coltrane / Grand Central / EmArcy / Chicago 2.3.59
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
Dean Martin / Money Burns a Hole in My Pocket / Capitol / Hollywood 12.23.53

set 2
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quintet with Carl Perkins / Buddy Can You Spare a Dime / Tampa / Hollywood 1954
Art Blakey’s Messengers / Bop Alley / Blue Note / 12. 22. 47
Bing Crosby / Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? / Brunswick / 10.25.32 / with Lennie Hayten & his Orch
The Charioteers / Swing for Sale / transciption / 1942

set 3
Mills Brothers / Swing for Sale / Decca / 2.3.37
Peggy Lee & Dave Barbour / Why Don't You Do Right / Columbia / 7.27.42
Monroe Tucker & His All Stars / You Gotta Give It Up / Apollo / 2.27.46 / vocal = Frank Haywood

set 4
David Fathead Newman / House of David / One Room Paradise / Atlantic / 1967
John Wright / Mr. Soul / Shake / Prestige / 4.10.62
Boswell Sisters / If I Had a Million Dollars [alternate take B] / Brunswick / LA 10.4.34 / with Jimmy Grier & his Orch
The Ink Spots / With Plenty of Money and You / Decca / Hollywood 2.5.37
Chubby Newsome / Where's The Money, Honey? / Regal / 2.23.51

set 5
Ernestine "Annisteen" Allen & her Home Town Boys / Give It Up ('Cause You Can't Take It With You) / Queen / 12.20.45
Etta Jones / The Richest Guy in the Graveyard / Victor / 3.11.47 / with J.C. Heard & his Orch

set 6
Mills Brothers / Money in My Pockets / Decca / 2.24.34
Johnny Mercer and The King Cole Trio / You Can’t Make Money Dreamin’ / Capitol / Hollywood 8.20.47

set 7
Art Pepper / Surf Ride / Straight Life / Savoy / LA 3.4.52
Bobby Blue Bland / Turn On Your Love Light / Duke / Chicago 1961
Swan Silvertones / Get Your Soul Right / Vee Jay / 1957

last (thankful) soul song
Sugar Pie DeSanto / In the Basement, part 1 / Chess / Chicago 1966 / duet with Etta James

Friday, October 29, 2010

On a Clear Playlist You Can See Forever

Coffeetime, October 29, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Phil Woods & Gene Quill / Phil & Quill / A Night at St. Nicks / Prestige / 3.29.57
Jackie McLean / Jackie’s Bag / Appointment in Ghana / Blue Note / 9.1.60
Cee Pee Johnson & his Orch / Sherman Shuffle / AFRS Jubilee #61 / Hollywood c. 12.44
Jack Jackson & his Band / Roll Along, Prairie Moon / Vocalion / London mid-30s / vocal = Fred Latham
Sarah Vaughan / After Hours at the London House / Detour Ahead / Mercury / live, London House, Chicago 3.7.58

set 2
Buddy Collette / Everything Happens to Me / Milan / 1961
Tadd Dameron / Fontainebleau / Fontaienbleau / Prestige / 3.9.56
Johnny Costa / Introducing Johnny Costa [Neighborhood] / Manhattan / Savoy / 2.26.55
The Ramblers O.L.V. Theo Uden Masman / Original Dixieland One-Step / Decca / Casino Hamdorff, Laren, Netherlands 4.26.37
Connee Boswell & Bing Crosby / Everything Happens to Me / radio broadcast / Hollywood 6.12.41
Billy Taylor / So You Think You’re Cute? / HRS / c. 6.47
Sherman Booker & the Blue Notes / You Must Be Crazy / Coco [unissued] / LA mid-1950s
Phil Harris / That's What I Like About the South / The Preacher & the Bear / RCA Victor / 1958

set 3
David Fathead Newman / Fathead / Hard Times / Atlantic / 11.5.58
Ronnie Mathews / Doin' the Thang! / Ichi-Ban (Number One) / Prestige / 12.17.63
Jimmy Jones’ Big Four / Sunny Side Up / HRS / c. 8.47
Brick Fleagle / Swamp Mist / HRS / 5.45 / vocal = Annette Warren
The Rockets aka The Trumpeteers / Little Brown Jug / Aladdin / 1949
Dean Martin / Dream with Dean / Hands Across the Table / Reprise / Hollywood 1964

set 4
Barney Kessel / Poll Winners Three! / Easy Living / Contemporary / 11.2.59
Quincy Jones / Go West, Man! / Blues Day / ABC-Paramount / LA 2.57
Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers / Lazy Blues aka Johnny's After Hours / Recorded In Hollywood/Modern [unissued] / Hollywood 1950
Tommy Dorsey & his Orch / Everything Happens to Me / Victor / 1941 / vocal = Frank Sinatra
Lucky Millinder & his Orch / I Can’t See for Lookin’ / Decca / 5.26.44 / vocal = Judy Carol
John Cullum / On a Clear Day You Can See Forever / Broadway score from On a Clear Day You Can See Forever / RCA Victor / 1965
Golden Gate Quartet / The Preacher and the Bear / Bluebird / Charlotte 8.4.37

last soul song
Lulu / What's Easy for Two Is So Hard for One / Decca / 1961

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Alex fills in for me… Again!

Thanks once more to Alex for sitting in for me on Coffeetime. What a show he did! I love it. I'll be taking care of CT myself for the new few weeks.

Below is his playlist:

Today's focus was on vocal versions of the TV themes known mainly in their instrumental incarnations.
Vocals are marked with (v).
01. Laurindo Almeida - Theme from Route 66
02. Teri Thornton - Theme from Route 66 (Open Highway) (v)
03. Les Brown with Pam Garner, vocal - The Thin Man (v)
04. James Darren - This Is the Naked City [first theme from series] (v)
05. Teri Thornton - Naked City [second theme] (Somewhere in the Night) (v)
06. Nelson Riddle - New Naked City Theme [third theme]
07. Stanley Wilson - Wide Country
08. Marian & Jimmy McPartland - Bat Masterson
09. Al Caiola & Orch. - Bonanza
10. Johnny Cash - Bonanza (v)
11. Stanley Wilson - Theme from the Virginian
12. Gary Clarke - Theme from the Virginian (Lonesome Tree) (v)
13. Sons of the Pioneers - Wagon Train [first theme] (v)
14. Johnny O'Neill - Wagon Train [second theme - Roll Along Wagon Train] (v)
15. NBC Orch. - Wagon Train [third theme - agons Ho]
16. Jack Valentine - Gunsmoke (Gunsmoke Trail) (v)
17. Henry Mancini - Mr. Lucky
18. George Chakiris - Mr. Lucky (v)
19. Felicia Sanders - Blue Star (Theme from Medic) (v)
20. Richard Chamberlain - Three Stars Will Shine Tonight (Theme from Dr. Kildare) (v)
21. Chris Connelly - For Those Who Are Young (Theme from Peyton Place) (v)
22. Maynard Ferguson - Straightaway
23. Theme from I Love Lucy
24. Desi Arnas - I Love Lucy (v)
25. Theme from The Andy Griffith Show
26. Andy Griffith - The Fishin' Hole (Andy Griffith Theme) (v)
27. Theme from Bewitched
28. Frankie Randall - Bewitched (v)
29. Theme from I Dream of Jeannie
30. Hugo Montenegro Orch. & Chorus - Jeannie (v)
31. Theme from Hogan's Heroes
32. Hogan's Heroes Cast - Hogan's Heroes March (v)
33. Sally Field - Who Needs Wings to Fly (theme from The Flying Nun) (v)
34. Neal Hefti - The Odd Couple (v)
35. Nelson Riddle - Dick Van Dyke/The Alvin Show
36. Theme from Star Trek
37. Judy Roberts - Star Trek (v)
38. Theme from Mission: Impossible
39. Kane Triplets - Mission Impossible
40. Theme from Mork & Mindy
41. Sunburst - Mork and Mindy (v)
42. Barry Manilow - Bandstand Boogie (theme from American Bandstand) (v)
43. Nelson Riddle - I'm Dickens, He's Fenster March
44. Geoffrey Burgon - Brideshead Revisited
45. Laurindo Almeida - Mr. Lucky
46. Theme from Huckleberry Hound (v)
47. Edwin Astley - The Saint

Monday, October 18, 2010

Alex fills in for me

Hi Sleepies, Alex McNeil of Lost & Found filled in for me last Friday and will do so again this week. I'll be back at it the Friday before Halloween. Until then, here's Alex's playlist from this past show. It was another stellar turn by him.

Coffeetime, Friday October 15, 2010 -- Alex McNeil

01. Johnny Williams - Checkmate (CD)
02. Johnny Williams - The King Swings (from Checkmate soundtrack) (CD)
03. Johnny Williams - The Time Tunnel (CD)
04. Barry Gray Orch. - Thunderbirds (LP)
05. Laurie Johnson - The Avengers (LP)
06. Theme from Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea (LP)
07. Garry Miller - Stingray (LP)
08. Bernard Herrmann - Twilight Zone (first opening theme) (LP)
09. Al Hirt - Green Hornet Theme (LP)
10. Johnny Gregory - Cheyenne (LP)
11. Bud Wattles - The Lone Ranger (LP)
12. CBS Orch. - Gunsmoke Theme (CD)
13. Herchel Burke Gilbert - Wanted Dead or Alive (first theme) (LP)
14. Bud Wattles - Wanted Dead or Alive (second theme) (LP)
15. Frankie Laine - Rawhide (CD)
16. Al Caiola - The Rebel (LP)
17. Johnny Gegory - Sugarfoot (LP)
18. Johnny Western - The Ballad of Paladin (CD)
19. Mary Martin & Noel Coward - Together With Music (LP)
20. Bud Shank & Bob Cooper - Dinah (LP)
21. Buddy Morrow - Parade of the Chessmen (Racket Squad Theme) (CD)
22. Hugo Winterahlter - Coca-Cola Company Theme (LP)
23. Richard Gleason Orch. - Leave it to Beaver (LP)
24. Buddy Morrow - Highway Patrol (CD)
25. Mundell Lowe & His All-Stars - The Thin Man (LP)
26. Nelson Riddle - The Untouchables (LP)
27. Johnny Gregory - Tightrope! (LP)
28. Pete Rugolo - Nervous (from The Dick Powell Theater) (LP)
29. Si Zentner - The Fugitive (CD)
30. Jack Costanzo - Naked City (second theme) (LP)
31. Nelson Riddle - Naked City (third theme) (LP)
32. Warren Barker & Frank Comstock - 77 Sunset Strip (LP)
33. Carl Brandt - New Sunset (second theme for 77 Sunset Strip) (LP)
34. Liberty Soundtrack Orch. - Burke's Law Suite (CD)
35. Warren Barker & Frank Comstock - Peter Gunn (LP)
36. Carl Brandt - Arrest and Trial (LP)
37. Kenyon Hopkins - East Side, West Side (LP)
38. Herb Ellis & Ray Brown - The Flintstones (LP)
39. Tony Mottola - Danger (1960 version) (LP)
40. Roger Kellaway - Remembering You (closing theme from All in the Family) (LP)
41. Mariachi Brass with Chet Baker - Dating Game Theme (LP)
42. Johnny Williams - The Isolated Pawn (from Checkmate soundtrack) (CD)

Friday, October 08, 2010

That Lucky Old Playlist

Coffeetime, October 8, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Richard Williams / New Horn in Town / Blues in a Quandary / Candid / 9.27.60
Joe Gordon / Lookin' Good / A Song for Richard / Contemporary / LA 7.11, 12 & 18.61
Lester Young / You’re Driving Me Crazy / Aladdin / LA 8.46
Cootie Williams & his Orch / Salt Lake City Bounce / Capitol / 7.17.45
Gene Austin / My Fate Is in Your Hands / Victor / 11.25.29 / with Fats Waller on piano
Louis Jordan & his Typany Five / Never Let Your Left Hand Know What Your Right Hand’s Doin’ / Decca / 1940
Jo Stafford / Autumn in New York / Capitol / 1950

set 2
Tal Farlow / The Aritstry of Tal Farlow / Autumn in New York / Verve / LA 11.15, 16.54
Cannonball Adderley / Know What I Mean? / Goodbye / Riverside / 2.27.61
Tab Smith & his Orch / All My Life / United / Chicago c. 2.52 (1953?)
Joe Haymes & his Orch / He’s a Curbstone Cutie / Bluebird / 8.33 / vocal = John Riley Scott
Barrie Sisters / Basin Street Blues / MacGregor transcription / LA 11.21.44 / with the King Cole Trio
Joe Thomas & his Orch / My Baby Left Me / King / Cincinnati 5.21.49
Bobby Darin & Johnny Mercer / Two of a Kind / East of the Rockies / Atco / LA 1961 / orch arranged & conducted by Billy May

set 3
McCoy Tyner / Tender Moments / Man from Tanganyika / Blue Note / 12.1.67
The Montgomery Brothers / Brothers in Canada / Barbados / Fantasy / "The Cellar", Vancouver, Canada 9.16.61
Charlie Parker / Chasin’ the Bird / Savoy / 5.8.47
Cabineers / Sweet Louise / Decca / 12.11.40
June Hutton & the Pied Pipers / The Trolley Song / V-Disc 316A [Capitol] / Hollywood 5.19.44
Hoagy Carmichael / Hoagy Sings Carmichael / Two Sleepy People / Pacific Jazz / LA 9.11.56

set 4
Stan Levey / Stan Levey Plays The Composition Of Bill Holman, Bob Cooper And Jimmy Giuffre / Exaktamo / Bethlehem / LA 12.6.54
Chubby Jackson & his Orch / Conception / So What / Prestige / 3.15.50
The Hot Club Swing Stars / Daphné / Swing / Paris 12.14.38
Chuck Foster & his Orch / She Don’t Wanna / V-Disc 239B / 1944
Sammy Davis Jr / Sings and Impersonates / That Lucky Old Sun / Reprise / LA c. 6.20.61
Mount Eagle Quartet / He’s a Friend to Us All / Apex / c. 11.48

last soul song
The Montclairs / Dreaming Out of Season / Unwanted Love / Paula / 1972

Friday, October 01, 2010

Playlist (With the Naturally Curly Hair)



Coffeetime, October 1, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Dexter Gordon / Dexter Calling... / Modal Mood / Blue Note / 5.9.61
Thad Jones & Kenny Burrell / Detroit-New York Junction / / Tarriff / Blue Note / 3.13.56
Duke Ellington & his Orch / Esquire Jump / live, 2nd annual Esquire award winners concert, live, LA 1.17.45 / announcer = Danny Kaye
Ambrose & his Orch / Reaching for Someone / Decca / Chenil Galleries, Chelsea, London 7.9.29 / vocal = unknown
Mabel Scott / Somebody Goofed / Coral / 5.22.51
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong / Ella and Louis Again / Autumn in New York / Verve / LA 7.23.57

set 2
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette in Italy / Room with Skies / Ricordi / 1961
Gigi Gryce / The Hap’nin’s / Lover Man / New Jazz / 5.3.60
Jack Teagarden / Shades of Night / Junk Man / Capitol / 1958
Bert Lown & his Loungers / Here Comes My Ball & Chain / Harmony / 4.5.29
Alice Faye / Nasty Man / Bluebird [from 20th Century Fox movie George White’s Scandals] / Hollywood 1934 / with Freddy Martin & his Orch
The Four Aces / Garbage Man / Trilon / 12.46
Ann Cole / Easy, Easy, Baby / Baton / 1956
Nat King Cole / Cole Español / Quizas, Quizas, Quizas (Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps) / Capitol / Havana 1958

set 3
Jimmy Smith / Softly As a Summer Breeze / One for Philly Joe / Blue Note / 10.14.58
Bennie Green / Bennie Green / Sometimes I’m Happy / Time / 9.27.60
Jesse Price & his Jump Jivers / Creepin’ and Peepin’ (Tippin’ Out) / Capitol / LA 1948
Maxine Sullivan / Ill Wind / Victor / 8.22.39
The Ravens / Deep Purple / National / 1.27.49
Yves Montand / Paris Recital / L’Enfant de Paris / Philips / live at Le Theatre D'Etoile, Paris 1964

set 4
Chico Hamilton / Plays Jazz Themes from Sweet Smell of Success / Goodbye Baby / Decca / LA 1957
Vince Guaraldi / A Boy Named Charlie Brown / Freda (With the Naturally Curly Hair) / Fantasy / San Francisco 1964
Floyd Dixon / Come Back Baby / Aladdin / 5.12.52
Peggy Lee / Hallelujah, I Love Him So / Capitol / LA 1959
Carolyn Franklin / Baby Dynamite! / There I Go (Se per te c’e’ soltanto quell ‘uomo) / RCA / 1969
Jubalaires / Dese Bones Gwine Rise Again / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soul song
The Five Stairsteps / The Five Stairsteps & Cubie / Our Family Portrait / Bad News / Buddah / Chicago 1967

Friday, September 24, 2010

Boogin' in the Playlist

Coffeetime, September 24, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Max Roach / Max Roach + 4 on the Chicago Scene / Shirley / EmArcy / Chicago 6.3.58
The Prestige All Stars / All Night Long / Boo-Lu / Prestige / 12.28.56
Count Basie & his Orch / Feedin' the Bean / Okeh / Chicago 4.10.41
Richard Himber & his Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orch / What Can You Say in a Love Song / Victor / 7.13.34 / vocal = Joey Nash
Ivory Joe Hunter & his Orch / Boogin' in the Basement / Pacific / San Francisco/Oakland 1946
June Christy / Ballads for Night People / Bewitched / Capitol / LA 1959

set 2
Lionel Hampton / You Better Know It!!! / Taste of Honey / Impulse! / 10.26, 29.64
Sonny Stitt / Burnin' / Lover Man / Argo / Chicago 1960
Red Garland / A Garland of Red / What Is This Thing Called Love / Prestige / 8.17.56
Boots [Clifford "Boots" Douglass] & his Buddies / Coquette / Bluebird / San Antonio 2.25.36
Annette Hanshaw / It's the Talk of the Town / Banner / 9.1.33
Tab Smith & his Orch / Roebie's Blues / Ebony / LA 8.45 / vocal = Roebie Kirk
Cliff "Ukulele Ike" Edwards / Sleepy Time Gal / radio transcription / LA ? 1940s?

set 3
Tiny Grimes & J.C. Higginbotham / Callin' the Blues / Callin' the blues / Prestige / 7.18.58
Dizzy Gillespie / That's Earl, Brother / Savoy / 5.15.46
The Four Vagabonds / Ask Anyone Who Knows / Apollo / 3.24.47
Gene Krupa & his Orch / Boogie Blues / Columbia / 8.21.45 / vocal = Anita O'Day
Clark Terry / Travellin' All Alone / Ducretet Thomson / Paris 1.60 / vocal = Quentin Jackson

set 4
Al Cohn, Bill Perkins, Richie Kamuca / The Brothers! / Gay Blade / RCA Victor / 6.25.55
Russ Freeman & Chet Baker / Quartet / Hugo Hurwhey / Pacific Jazz / LA 11.6.56
Georgie Auld & his Orch / Dancing in the Land of Hi-Fi / Laura / EmArcy / LA 1955
Rudy Vallée & His Connecticut Yankees / The Drunkard Song (There Is a Tavern in the Town) / Victor / 7.2.34
Pearl Bailey / The Songs of Academy Award Winner James Van Heusen / Personality / Roulette / 1964
Highway QC's / Jesus is Waiting / I Heard / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1960

last soul song
Tyrone Davis / Without You in My Life / Dakar / 1973

Friday, September 17, 2010

Have Mercy, Playlist

Coffeetime, September 17, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Hank Mobley / The Turnaround! / Pat 'N Chat / Blue Note / 2.5.65
Lou Donaldson / Blues Walk / Callin' All Cats / Blue Note / 7.28.58
Fletcher Henderson & his Orch / Stealin' Apples / Columbia / 10.25.37
Jack Jackson & his Orch / I Like to Go Back in the Evening / Vocalion / mid-1930s
The Ray-O-Vacs / Let's / Decca / 6.51
Morgana King / Let Me Love You / Let Me Love You / United Artists / LA 7.58

set 2
Richard Williams / New Horn in Town / Over the Rainbow / Candid / 9.27.60
Quincy Jones / soundtrack to The Pawnbroker / The Naked Truth / Mercury / 2.20.65
King Cole Trio / Moon Song (That Wasn't Meant for Me) / Standard transcription / LA 5.39
Blanche Calloway & her Joy Boys / Concentratin' on You / Victor / 11.18.31
Fred Astaire / Music Makes Me / Brunswick (?) / London 12.12.33
The Cadillacs / Let Me Explain / Josie / 10.55
Los Cariñosos / Vamo A Cuba / Cachito / Vik (RCA Victor) / 1950s

set 3
Jimmy Heath / Swamp Seed / Swamp Seed / Riverside / 5.28.63
Oliver Nelson / The Blues & the Abstract Truth / Yearnin' / Impulse! / 2.23.61
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown / Atomic Energy / Peacock / Houston 1.49 / with Jack McVea Band
Benny Goodman & his Orch / Don't Wake Up My Heart / RCA Bluebird / 5.28.38 / vocal = Martha Tilton
Basin Street Boys / This Is the End of a Dream / Exclusive / LA c. 6.46 / with Eddie Beal Fourtet
Billy Eckstine / The Modern Sound of Mr. B / Poor Fool / Mercury / Hollywood 2.19.64

set 4
Bob Enevoldsen / Quintet / Loaded with Bass / Tampa / LA 1955
Salvatore "Tutti" Camarata / Tutti's Trumpets / Louis / Disneyland / LA 4.27.57
Doris Day / Lullaby of Broadway / I Love the Way You Say Goodnight / Columbia / Hollywood 12.8.50 / with Norman Luboff Choir & the Buddy Cole Quartet
Little Milton / Sings Big Blues / Have Mercy, Baby / Checker / Chicago 6.3.66
Southern Sons / Rest for the Weary / Bluebird / 10.29.41

last soul song
Little Esther / Alone Again, Naturally / I've Never Found a Man (To Love Me Like You Do) / Kudu / 1972

Friday, September 10, 2010

Art Howard Reminisces on Coffeetime

Coffeetime, September 10, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Max Roach / Max Roach + 4 & More / It Don't Mean a Thing / Mercury / 3.18.57
Benny Carter / Aspects / September Song / United Artists / LA 9.58
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch / For Dancers Only / Decca / 6.01.37
Ethel Waters / Shake That Thing / Columbia / 12.23.25
Spike Jones & His City Slickers / Little Bo Peep Has Lost Her Jeep / Bluebird / 1942 / vocal = Del Porter
Sarah Vaughan / September Song / EmArcy / 12.16.54

set 2
Clark Terry / In Orbit / Trust in Me / Riverside / 5.7, 12.58
Dizzy Gillespie / Hurry Home (alt take) / Vogue / Paris 3.27.52
Bill "Bojangles" Robinson / Ain't Misbehavin' / radio transcription / 9.4.29 / with Irving Mills & his Hotsy-Totsy Gang
Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers / Corrine Corrina / Decca / San Antonio 2.5.37
Wingy Manone & his Orch / Corrine, Corrini / Bluebird / 4.26.39
Tommy Dorsey & his Orch / I'll Never Smile Again / Victor / 5.23.40 / vocal = Frank Sinatra & the Pied Pipers
Ray Charles / Ray Charles / Don't You Know / Atlantic / Miami 6.55

set 3
Sonny Stitt & Zoot Sims / Inter-Action / Look Down That Lonesome Road / Cadet / Chicago 1.25.65
Charlie Parker / Cheryl / [Savoy] / live, Royal Roost 3.5.49 / announcer = Symphony Sid
Ink Spots / If I Didn't Care / radio broadcast, AFRS Jubilee #78 / Hollywood 5.2.44

set 4
Teddy Edwards / Together Again! / Perhaps / Contemporary / LA 5.15, 17.61
Andy Kirk & his 12 Clouds of Joy / Trust in Me / radio transcription / Trianon Ballroom, Cleveland 1937 / vocal = Pha Terrell
Billie Holiday / All or Nothing at All / Speak Low / Verve / LA 8.14.56
Southernaires / Couldn't Hear Nobody Pray / Decca / 6.14.39

Friday, September 03, 2010

Working on a Groovy Playlist

Coffeetime, September 3, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore / Blowing in from Chicago / Staus Quo / Blue Note / 3.3.57
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / Dig Dis / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Count Basie & his Orch / Time Out / Decca / 8.9.37
Little Jack Little / With Every Breath I Take / Columbia / 10.25.34
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch / Sassin' the Boss / Vocalion / 8.2.39 / vocal = Willie Smith
Bev Kelly / Love Locked Out / Gloomy Sunday / Riverside / 10.27, 28, 30.59

set 2
Rene Thomas / Guitar Groove / Ruby, My Dear / Jazzland / 9.7-8.60
Blue Mitchell / A Sure Thing / A Sure Thing / Riverside / 3.8.62
Les Paul Trio / All of Me / V-Disc / mid-1940s
Het Ramblers Quintet aka The Ramblers o.l.v. Theo Uden Masman / Swinging the Fiddles / Decca / Hilversum, Holland 11.15.38
Don Redman & his Orch / Doin' What I Please / Brunswick / 10.6.32 / vocal = Don Redman
Mildred Bailey / I'll Never Be the Same /Mildred Bailey Show, CBS radio transcription / LA 1944 / with Paul Baron's Orch
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 / Fool on the Hill / Upa, Neguinho /A&M / Hollywood 1968

set 3
Willie Bobo / Feelin' So Good / Reza / Verve / 9.27.66
Lee Morgan / Delightfulee / The Delightful Deggie / Blue Note / 5.27.66
Paul Gayten & his Band / Bear Hug / Regal [unissued] / New Orleans 1950
The Four Blackbirds / Miss Otis Regrets / Vocalion / 1935
The Charioteers / Riding Around in the Rain / Decca / 1935
Midge Williams & her Jazz Jesters / Mama's Gone, Goodbye / Vocalion / 11.23.37
Bobby Darin / That's All / Was There a Call for Me / Atco / 12.19.58

set 4
Art Pepper / Art Pepper + 11 / Walkin' [alt take 2] / Contemporary / LA 5.12.59
Herbie Harper / Herbie Harper Quintet / Pick Yourself Up / Tampa / LA 6.15.55
Teddy Wilson with Paul Baron Orch / Body and Soul + It Had to Be You + Closing Theme /Mildred Bailey Show, CBS radio transcription / LA 1944 / with Paul Baron's Orch
The Dorsey Brothers Orch / Stay on the Right Side of the Road / Brunswick / 3.14.33 / vocal = Bing Crosby
Barbara Lewis / Workin' on a Groovy Thing / Girls Need Loving Care / Atlantic / 6.3.66
Evening Star Quartet / Lord Take My Hand / Apex / 1.49

last soul song
Bobby "Blue" Bland / Back in the Same Old Bag Again / Duke / Houston 1966

Friday, August 27, 2010

Alex fills in for me

Thanks so much to Alex for filling in for me yet again. I was busy, but I was also listening and I loved it!


01. Mundell Lowe & His All Stars - M Squad
02. Metropolitan Jazz Quartet - Mickey Mouse March
03. Perry Como - Dream Along with Me
04. Karen Chandler - Love Is the $64,000 Question
05. Les Brown & His Band of Renown (w/ Pam Garner) - The Thin Man
06. June Christy - Pete Kelly's Blues
07. Harry Betts - Cain's Hundred
08. Marian & Jimmy McPartland - Mr. Lucky
09. Ella Fitzgerald - Dreams Are Made for Children
10. Kukla, Fran & Ollie - Here We Are/ Mr. K & Mr. O/ Hello Cutie
11. Mickey Mouse Club - Fun with Music
12. (no artist credited) - Dobie Gillis
13. Johnny Tillotson - (Wait Till You See My) Gidget
14. Sammy Davis, Jr. - My Mother the Car
15. (no artist credited) - Theme from the Patty Duke Show
16. Soupy Sales - Soupy's Theme
17. Hugo Montenegro - Jeannie
18. Puppet - Best Friend
19. Cowsills - Love American Style
20. Bob Crane - Theme from Candid Camera
21. John Williams - Checkmate
22. Vic Schoen - Tightrope
23. Pete Rugolo - Richard Diamond, Private Detective
24. Buddy Morrow - Staccato's Theme
25. Tony Crombie - Man from Interpol
26. Warren Barker - The Man and the Challenge
27. Alex North - Theme from Playhouse 90
28. Jon Faddis - Western Omelette
29. Ralf Paulsen - Bonanza [auf Deutsch!]
30. Larry Collins - Johnny Yuma, The Rebel
31. Bernard Herrmann - Have Gun Will Travel (opening theme)
32. Buddy Morrow - Rawhide
33. Frankie Laine - Gunslinger
34. (no artist credited) - Lawman
35. Bill Hayes - The Nine Lives of Elfego Baca
36. (no artist credited) - Cheyenne
37. George Duning - Big Valley
38. Doc Severinsen - Johnny' Theme
39. Gary Portnoy - Cheers (Where Everybody Knows Your Name)
40. Fred Rogers - Won't You Be My Neighbor
41. Elliott & Ferguson - Theme from Barney Miller
42. Jackie Gleason - Melancholy Serenade

Friday, August 20, 2010

Raggle Taggle Playlist

Coffeetime, August 20, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Prestige All Stars / All Day Long / A.T. / Prestige / 1.4.57
Billy Taylor / Taylor Made Jazz / Daddy-O / Argo / Chicago 11.17.59
Sonny Criss / At the Crossroads / Butt's Delight / Peacock / Chicago 3.59
Coon-Sanders Nighthawks / Sluefoot / Victor / Kansas City, MO 12.3.28 / vocal = C. A. Coon & J. L. Saunders
Jimmy Nelson / Last Time Around aka Last Turn Around / RPM [unissued] / 1951
Ella Fitzgerald / It Had to Be You / Verve / live at the Crescendo, Hollywood 6.29-30.62

set 2
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette in Italy / My Funny Valentine / Ricordi / 1961
Jimmy Heath / Really Big! / Mona's Mood / Riverside / 6.28.60
Buck Clayton & Buddy Tate / Buck & Buddy / Can't We Be Friends / Prestige Swingville / 12.20.60
George E. Lee & his Novelty Singing Orch / Paseo Strut / Brunswick / Kansas City circa 11.6.29
Tony Pastor & the Clooney Sisters / Tira Lira Li (The Song of the Gondolier) / 6.5.47
Roy Milton & his Solid Senders / When I Grow Too Old to Dream / Specialty / Hollywood 7.8 and 8.1.47
Beny Moré / Como Esta Me Conuco / RCA / 1957

set 3
George Benson / The New Boss Guitar of George Benson with the Brother Jack McDuff Quartet / Rock-A-Bye / Prestige / 5.1.64
Vince Guaraldi & Bola Sete / From All Sides / Little Fishes / Fantasy / San Fransisco 5.65
Lynn Hope / Free and Easy / Aladdin / Chicago 5.1.51
Mills Brothers / Goodbye Blues / Brunswick / 3.8.32
Maxine Sullivan / Raggle Taggle Gypsies / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / with John Kirby & his Orch
Johnny Hartman / Just You, Just Me... / There Goes My Heart [unissued alt take] / Savoy / 12.18.47

set 4
Hampton Hawes / Four! / Sweet Sue / Contemporary / LA 1.27.58

Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch / Blue Blazes / Vocalion / 1939

Mae West / from Paramount movie I'm No Angel / I'm No Angel / Brunswick / Hollywood 10.3.33
Lula Reed & Freddy King / Boy-Girl-Boy / It's Easy Child / Federal [King] / 1962
Kenneth Nelson & Rita Gardner / Original Off Broadway Cast of The Fantasticks / Soon It's Gonna Rain / MGM / 6.13.60
Quarteto Em Cy (The Girls from Bahia in the US) / Revolucion Con Brasilia / A Banda (Parade) / WB / 1964 (1967?)
Dorothy Love Coates & the Original Gospel Harmonettes / 99 1/2 / Specialty [unissued alternate take 5] / Hollywood mid-1950s

last soul song
Ann Peebles / I Can't Stand the Rain / If We Can't Trust Each Other / Hi / Memphis 1973

Friday, August 13, 2010

O, There's a Playlist in My Life



Thanks so much once again to Alex McNeil of Lost & Found for filling in for me last week! He played an awesome show of theme music from medical-type TV shows in honor of my collar bone saga.

Coffeetime, August 13, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Thad Jones / Mad Thad [?] / Jumpin' for Jane / Period / 12.12.56
Mal Waldron / Mal/2 / Potpourri / Prestige / 4.19.57
Artie Shaw & his Orch / The Glider / Musicraft / LA 11.16.45
Annette Hanshaw / You're Just Too Sweet for Words, Honey o' Mine / Clarion / 2.20.31
The Ravens / How Could I Know / National / 12.22.47
Patti Page / Indiscretion / We Just Couldn't Say Goodbye / Mercury / 1955

set 2
Sonny Clark / Leapin' and Lopin' / Deep in a Dream / Blue Note / 11.13.61
Ike Quebec / I Surrender Dear / Blue Note / 7.17.45
Irving Mills & his Hotsy Totsy Gang / Loved One (first take) / Vocalion / 6.6.30
Alice Faye / There's a Lull in My Life / Brunswick / Hollywood 3.18.37 / orch arranged & conducted by Cy Feuer / from 20th Century Fox movie Wake Up and Live
Amos Milburn / Rocky Mountain / Showtime at the Apollo telescription / c. 1954 / with Willie Bryant announcing
Lord Melody / Again! Lord Melody Sings Calypso / Sparrow's Sister / Cook / Trinidad 1957 / with the Frankie Francis Orchestra and the March of Dimes Quartette
Frank Sinatra / Come Fly with Me / Brazil / Capitol / Hollywood late 1950s / with Billy May & his Orch

set 2
Coleman Hawkins / Desafinado / I'm Looking Over A Four Leaf Clover (Jazz Samba) / Impulse! / 9.12.62
Roy Haynes / Cracklin' / Honeydew / New Jazz / 4.10.63
Tal Farlow / Tal / Chuckles / Verve / 1956
Charlie Parker / The Genius of Charlie Parker / Popity Pop [orig take 1] / Savoy / 12.29.45 / vocal = Slim Gaillard and Bam Brown
Madeline Greene and the Three Varieties / Sally Won't You Come Back / Bluebird / 1941 / with Earl Hines Orch
Basin Street Boys / Summertime Gal / Exclusive / LA 1947 / with Lucky Thompson Orch
Mel Tormé / Songs for Any Taste / Tenderly / Bethlehem / live, Crescendo Club, LA 2.22.57

set 4
Chico Hamilton / South Pacific in Hi-Fi / There Is Nothing Like a Dame / Pacific Jazz / LA 1958
Stan Getz & Luiz Bonfa / Jazz Samba Encore! / Ebony Samba / Verve / 2.7.63
Fats Waller / Numb Fumblin' / Victor / 3.1.29
Benny Carter & his Orch / Hurry, Hurry / Capitol / San Francisco 10.25.43 / vocal = Savannah Churchill
Ella Logan & Donald Richards / Broadway cast recording of Finian's Rainbow / Old Devil Moon / Columbia / 6.48 [rel]
[Unknown] / Lonesome for Mother's Prayer / Gotham / Detroit winter 1950-51

last soul song
Gene Chandler / There Was a Time! / Cowboys to Girls / Brunswick / 1968

Friday, July 30, 2010

Got a Bran' New Playlist

Coffeetime, July 30, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Bob Enevoldsen / Quintet / Blues & Rhythm / Tampa / LA 1955
Budd Johnson / Let's Swing! / Falling in Love with Love / Prestige Swingville / 12.2.60
Charlie Barnet / Redskin Rumpus / Along the Santa Fe Trail / RCA Victor / 1954
Bert Lown & his Hotel Biltmore Orch / Under a Texas Moon / Harmony / 1930 / vocal = Smith [Sykes] Ballew
Joe Liggins & his Honey Drippers / Breaking My Heart / Exclusive / LA 7.8.46
Freda Payne / After the Lights Go Down Low and Much More!!! / I Wish I Knew / Impulse / 9.19.63

set 2
Milt Jackson / Milt Jackson / My Funny Valentine / Prestige / 5.20.55
Jimmy Hamilton / Swing Low Sweet Clarinet / In a Sentimental Mood / Everest / 1960
Joe Biviano / Accordion Antics / Accordiana Jump / Regent / mid-1950s
Freddy Johnson & Lex Spall and their Orchs / Haarlem Hot Club Stomp / Casino van Hamdorff, Laren, the Netherlands 11.29.34 / vocal = Rosie Poindexter
Ann Miller & cast / Too Darn Hot / soundtrack to MGM movie Kiss Me Kate / Hollywood 3.17.53 and 4.15.53
Johnny Moore's Three Blazers / I Was Wrong / RCA Victor [unissued] / LA 2.49
Di Mara Sisters / Italy / La Campagnola / Roulette / 1957

set 3
Billy Butterfield / College Jazz Sampler / Dancing on the Ceiling / Essex / 1955
Eddie Davis / Out of Nowhere / King / 6.14.58
Tadd Dameron / Symphonette / Blue Note / 9.13.48
Tommy Dorsey & his Orch / Got a Bran' New Suit / Victor / 10.11.35 vocal & taps = Eleanor Powell
The Charioteers / On the Sunny Side of the Street / Columbia / 6.3.47
Bobby Darin / It's You / All I Do Is Cry / Atco / LA 1960

set 4
Clark Terry & Bob Brookmeyer / The Power of Positive Swinging / Gal in Calico / Mainstream / 1964
Jack Millman Sextet / Shades of "Things to Come" / The Great Lie / Liberty / LA 9.55
Teddy Philips Orch with Colleen Lovett / Five Men Plus Girl! / Penthouse Serenade / Carlton / 1961
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orch / You Ain't Nowhere / radio transcription / 6.19.40 / vocal = Dandridge Sisters & Lunceford Quartet
Gene McDaniels / You Can Have Her / Liberty / 1961
Astrid Gilberto / The Shadow of Your Smile / Non-Stop to Brazil / Verve / LA 6.3 & 4.65
Golden Gate Quartet / I Was Brave / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 1.24.38

last soul song
Tom Jones / The Body and Soul of Tom Jones / Ain't No Sunshine / Parrot / 1973

Friday, July 23, 2010

Playlist of Paradise

Coffeetime, July 23, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Russ Freeman & Chet Baker / Quartet / Say When / Pacific Jazz / LA 11.6.56
Sandy Mosse / "Relaxin" with … Sandy Mosse / Fools Rush In / Argo / Chicago 9.5.58
Seldon Powell / Sextet / Biscuit for Duncan / Roost / 1956
The Ramblers Dance Orch / Alabama Swing / Decca / Hilversum, The Netherlands 9.33
Ray Noble & his Orch / Song Without Words / HMV / London 11.29.33 / vocal = Al Bowlly
Etta Jones / This Is a Fine Time / Victor / 10.8.47 / with Luther Henderson & his orch
Wynonie Harris / I Gotta Lyin' Woman / Apollo / LA fall 1945 / with Oscar Pettiford & his All Stars
Lorez Alexandria / The Sensational Voice of Lorez Alexandria / Lush Life / Sing / Chicago 2.59

set 2
Chet Baker / Chet / It Never Entered My Mind / Riverside / 12.30.58
Dexter Gordon / Doin' Allright / You've Changed / Blue Note / 5.6.61
The Mason-Dixon Orch / Alabammy Snow / Columbia / 5.15.29
Ethel Waters & the Cecil Mack Choir / St Louis Blues / Brunswick / 12.23.32 / Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1928
Bing Crosby / To See You Is to Love You / radio transcription from The Bing Crosby Show for General Electric No. 11 / Hollywood 11.30.52 for airing on 12.18.52
Ilene Woods / A Dream Is a Wish Your Heart Makes / soundtrack to Walt Disney's Cinderella / Disneyland / LA 1950

set 3
Lem Winchester / Winchester Special / Down Fuzz / New Jazz / 9.25.59
Leo Parker & his Mad Lads / Leo Leaps In [take 3] / Gotham [unissued] / 12.28.59
Dorothy Lamour / Palms of Paradise / soundtrack to Paramount movie Typhoon [Bluebird] / Hollywood 1940
Buddy Johnson & his Orch / Walkin' / There's No One Like You / Mercury / 5.54 / vocal = Nolan Lewis
Flamingos / Plan for Love / Chance / 1953 / with Red Hollaway's Orch

set 4
Bill Holman / Jive for Five / Mah Lindy Lou / Andex / Hollywood 6.6.58
Gerry Mulligan / Mulligan Plays Mulligan / Bweebida Bobbida / Prestige / 8.27.51
Louis Prima & his New Orleans Gang / Put on an Old Pair of Shoes / Brunswick / 4.3.35
Robert Morse / I Believe in You / original Broadway cast score to How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying / RCA Victor / 1961
The Four Internes / Going Back to Jesus / King / Cincinnati 6.52

last soul song
The Charmels / I'll Never Grow Old / Volt / late sixties

Friday, July 16, 2010

Playlist in My Hand

Coffeetime, July 16, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers / Like Someone in Love / Noise in the Attic / Blue Note / 8.7.60
Johnny Griffin / The Congregation / I'm Glad There Is You / Blue Note / 10.13.57
Willie Lewis & his Entertainers / Organ Grinder's Swing / Pathé Marconi / Paris / 10.15.36
Joe Haymes & his Orch / Just Give Me the Girl / Bluebird / 7.11.33 / vocal = Ward Silloway
Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown / Guitar in My Hand / Aladdin / LA 8.21.47 / with Maxwell Davis Orch
Georgia Carr / The Sun Forgot to Shine / Capitol / LA 1952

set 2
Serge Chaloff / Blue Serge / Stairway to the Stars / Capitol / LA 3.4.56
Wes Montgomery / Montgomeryland [Far Wes] / Falling in Love with Love / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.1.59
Bill Coleman & Django Reinhardt / Bill Coleman's Blues / Disques Swing / Paris 11.19.37
Jack Teagarden / The Little Man Who Wasn't There / Brunswick / Chicago 6.23.39
Dinah Washington / Stairway to the Stars / Mercury / 3.25 or 4.15.47 / with Chubby Jackson's Orch
Gene Phillips / You Can [Can't?] Come Back Home / Modern / LA late 1948 / with Jack McVea & his All Stars
Ann Sothern / Sothern Exposure / Summertime / Tops / LA 1957

set 3
Duke Pearson / Sweet Honey Bee / Empathy / Blue Note / 12.7.66
Jack McDuff & Gene Ammons / Brother Jack Meets the Boss / Mellow Gravy / Prestige / 1.23.62
Bobby Smith & his Orch / Station Break / Apollo / 5.16.50
Gene Krupa & his Orch / Slow Down / Okeh / 3.19.41 / vocal = Anita O'Day
The Four Buddies / Don't Leave Me Now / Savoy / 10.12.50
Jackie Wilson / It's All a Part of Love [I Get the Sweetest Feeling] / Don't Go to Strangers / Brunswick / 1970 [1968]

set 4
Conte Candoli / Conte Candoli Quartet / Walkie Talkie / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Shorty Rogers & his Giants / Shorty Rogers Plays Richard Rodgers / The Girl Friend / RCA Victor / 1957
Mildred Bailey / Concentratin' / Okeh? / Chicago 11.24.31
The Dells / Zing, Zing, Zing / Vee-Jay / 9.15.55
Lowell Fulson & his Orch / Don't Leave Me Baby / Alladin / New Orleans 10.19.53
Anthony Newley / Pure Imagination / Pure Imagination / MGM / Hollywood 1971
The Simmons-Akers Trio / Going to Canaan's Shore / Specialty [previously unissued demo] / Hollywood 2.8.51

last soul song
Moments / Sweet Sweet Lady / Stang / 1974

Friday, July 09, 2010

The Playlist of Make Believe

Coffeetime, July 9, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Sonny Clark / Lover / Blue Note [unissued] / 1.5.58
Cannonball Adderley / Takes Charge / I've Told Ev'ry Little Star / Riverside / 4.23.57
Brick Fleagle's Orch / A Slight Case of the Shakes / HRS / 7.19 or 25.45
Morris's Hot Babies [Fats Waller] / Won't You Take Me Home / Victor / 5.20.27
McKinney's Cotton Pickers / Do You Believe in Love at Sight? / Victor / 9.8.31 / vocal = Quentin Jackson (?)
Dave "Dizzy" Dixon / Soup Line [alt take] / Vee-Jay [unissued] / Chicago 11.55
Ella Fitzgerald / Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook / Manhattan / Verve / LA 8.29.56

set 2
Cal Tjader / Latin Kick / Moonlight in Vermont / Fantasy / LA 11.56
Jimmy Forrest / Out of the Forrest / I've Got a Right to Cry / Prestige / 4.18.61
Joe Newman / Joe Newman with Woodwinds / Nancy / Roulette / 1958
Artie Shaw & his Orch / Begin the Beguine / Musicraft / LA 6.13.46
Alex Combelle et son Orch / Fast, Slow, Medium Tempo / Swing / Paris 2.20.40
Ethel Merman / You're a Builder Upper / Brunswick / 10.8.34 / with Johnny Green & his Orch
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Trust in Me / Decca / 1951
Allen Orange / Miss Nosey / Minit / New Orleans / 9.22.61

set 3
Ronnie Mathews / Doin' the Thang! / The Thang / Prestige / 12.17.63
Max Roach Quintet / Baby "Sis" aka Maxology / Vogue / Paris 5.15.49
The Three Keys / Anything for You / Brunswick / 10.12.32
Savannah Churchill & the Striders / Once There Lived a Fool / Regal / 12.24.50
Sammy Davis, Jr / Sammy Davis, Jr Sings, Laurindo Almeida Plays / Speak Low / Reprise / Las Vegas 6.1.66

set 4
Curtis Counce / Vol. 1, Landslide / Sonar / Contemporary / LA 10.15.56
Howard Roberts / Whatever's Fair! / On a Clear Day (You Can See Forever) / Capitol / LA 1966
Bonnie Lake & the King Cole Trio / The Land of Make Believe / Davis & Schwegler/Keystone transcription / Hollywood 1.14.39
Otis Rush / Keep On Loving Me Baby / Cobra / 1958
Buddy Greco / Buddy & Soul / I'm in Love / Columbia / 1962
Soul Stirrers / Touch the Hem of His Garment / Specialty / Hollywood 2.2.56

last soul song
Deon Jackson / Love Makes the World Go Round / Love Is What You Make It / Atco / 1966

Friday, July 02, 2010

You're a Grand Old Playlist

Coffeetime, June 25, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
André Previn / soundtrack to MGM movie The Subterraneans / Should I / MGM / LA summer 1959
Thad Jones / The Magnificent Thad Jones [1527] / Thedia / Blue Note / 7.14.56
Erskine Hawkins (The Twentieth Century Gabriel) & his Orch / Rockin' Rollers' Jubilee / Victor / 9.12.38
Ruth Etting / Me! / 9.9.31
Leo "Snub" Mosley & his Band / Between You and the Devil / Decca / 2.11.42
Dinah Washington / Drinking Again / Drinking Again / Roulette / 1962

set 2
Red Garland / Bright and Breezy / What Is There to Say? / Jazzland / 7.19.61
Jack Teagarden / Shades of Night / Someone Else's Love / Capitol / 1958
Curtis Fuller / Curtis Fuller and Hampton Hawes with French Horns / Five Spot / New Jazz / 5.18.57
Arthur "Guitar Boogie" Smith / South / transcription / 1945
Don Redman & his Orch / Lawd, You Made the Night Too Long / Victor [alt take B] / 4.13.32 / vocal = the Boswell Sisters & Bing Crosby
Tiny Topsy / Just a Little Bit / Federal / Chicago early 1959
Tom Glazer & Dottie Evans / Energy & Motion / Jets (Action and Reaction) / Motivation Records / 1961

set 3
Jimmy Heath / Really Big! / Big "P" / Riverside / 6.24.60
Mundell Lowe / A Grand Night for Swinging / Blues Before Freud / Riverside / 4.10.57
Teddy Edwards / Bird Legs / Rex / 7.47
Benny Goodman & his Orch / Yankee Doodle Never Went to Town / RCA Victor / 11.22.35 / vocal = Helen Ward
The Ravens / The House I Live In / Savoy [National] / spring 1948
Jimmy Smith / Angel Eyes / Blue Note / 10.14.58

set 4
Howard Rumsey's Lighthouse All-Stars / In the Solo Spotlight / Bud (The Whippet) / Contemporary / 3.14.54
Pete Rugolo & his All Stars / Out On a Limb / Sunday, Monday or Always / EmArcy / LA 7.10.56
Lil Green / Give Your Mama One Smile / Bluebird / Chicago 1.21.41
Die Spree-Revellers / Wer Sich Die Welt Mit Einem Donnerschlag Erobern Will / Kristall / Berlin 1936
Pete "Guitar" Lewis / Raggedy Blues / Federal / LA / 1.3.52
Mickey Rooney / Mickey Rooney Sings George M. Cohan / You're a Grand Old Flag / RCA / LA 1957
Jubalaires / Ezekiel / Standard transcription / late 1940s

last soul song
Jan Bradley / You Gave Me What's Missing / Chess / Chicago 1968

Friday, June 25, 2010

Oh My Achin' Playlist

Coffeetime, June 25, 2010, Angelynn Grant

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

set 1
Lee Morgan / Introducing Lee Morgan / Hank's Shout / Savoy / 11.5.56
Clifford Brown / You're a Lucky Guy / unissued alt take, Vogue [Prestige] / Paris 10.15.53
Andy Kirk & his Clouds of Joy / Never Slept a Wink Last Night/ live, Trianon Ballroom, Cleveland early 1937
Harry Dial's Blusicians / Poison / Vocalion / Chicago /11.19.30
Hal Kemp & his Orch / Puddin Head Jones / radio transcription / 1934
Delta Rhythm Boys / Bye, Bye, Alibi Baby / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1.30.47 / with Lowell Martin's Orch
Peggy Lee / Rendezvous with Peggy Lee / While We're Young / Capitol / Hollywood 1949

set 2
Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane / Kenny Burrell & John Coltrane / Why Was I Born? / New Jazz / 3.7.58
Don Elliott / Double Trumpet Doings / Easy to Remember / Jazzland / 3.16-17.55
Dick Stabile / Plays for You /My Fate Is in Your Hands/ Bethlehem / 1955
Willie Bryant & his Orch / Liza / Victor / 8.1.35
Bette Davis / soundtrack to MGM movie Thank Your Lucky Stars / They're Either Too Young or Too Old / Hollywood 1943
John Kerr & Mitzi Gaynor / soundtrack to 20th Century Fox movie South Pacific / My Girl Back Home / RCA Victor / Hollywood 1958
Etta James / Miss Etta James / [Number One] My One and Only / Crown [Modern] / LA 1956
Randy van Horne Swing Choir / Swingin' Singin' / My Blue Heaven / RCA Victor / 1957

set 3
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Hand /Here Am I / Blue Note / 5.31.59
Don Byas / Super Session / Super Disc / 9.12.45
Maxine Sullivan / Summertime / Joe Davis (?) / 1947
The Four Vagabonds / Oh My Achin' Heart / Apollo / 3.24.47
Billy Eckstine & Sarah Vaughan / Sing the Best of Irving Berlin / Isn't It a Lovely Day / Mercury / 4.25.57

set 4
Quincy Jones / Go West, Man! / King Road Blues / ABC-Paramount / LA 2.57
Nick Travis / The Panic Is On / In the Nick of Time / RCA Victor / 1954
Carson Robison / The Charms of the City Ain't Fer Me / V-Disc / c. 1947
Tony Pastor & his Orch / Braggin' / V-Disc [Army V-Disc 125, side 2] / c. 1943
King Cole Trio / It Only Happens Once / Capitol [unissued] / LA 4.13.45
Frankie Laine / Rockin' / Shine / Columbia / 1957
The Chosen Gospel Singers / Ananias / Specialty [unissued take 3] / Hollywood 11.11.52

last soul song
Tavares / Whodunit / Capitol / 1977