Friday, December 27, 2019

A Little Playlist Each Morning (A Little Kiss at Night)

I might just tell Harry what I’m doing NYE…
Coffeetime, December 27, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Horace Silver / Silver’s Blue / Shoutin’ Out / Blue Note / 7.17.56
Dizzy Gillespie / Have Trumpet, Will Excite / My Heart Belongs to Daddy / Verve / 2.17.59
Brick Fleagle’s Orchestra / So Blue Love / HRS / 5.45
Rudy Vallée & his Connecticut Yankees / A Little Kiss Each Morning (A Little Kiss at Night) / Victor / 11.6.29
Bing Crosby / Let’s Start the New Year Right / Decca / Hollywood 5.25.42 / with Bob Crosby & his Orchestra
Johnny Otis Band / Happy New Year, Baby / Excelsior / 1947 / vocal = Lem Tally
Chris Connor & Maynard Ferguson / Double Exposure / Happy New Year / Atlantic / 12.5.60

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

set 2
Budd Johnson / Blues à la Mode / Leave Room in Your Heart for Me / Felsted / 2.11.58
Bengt Hallberg / The Things We Did Last Summer / Metronome Records / Stockholm 1956
Art Tatum / Yesterdays / AFRS Jubilee radio show / 1947
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / When Winter Comes / Bluebird / 1939 / vocal = Tony Pastor
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Columbia / 1946 / vocal = Harry Babbitt & the Campus Kids
Peggy Lee / Song at Midnight / Capitol / Hollywood 6.3.49 / with the Jud Conlon Singers

set 3
Wes Montgomery / The Incredible Jazz Guitar of Wes Montgomery / Mister Walker / Riverside / 1.26.60
Red Garland / Groovy / What  Can I Say, Dear / Prestige / 8.9.57
Glenn Miller & his Orchestra / It Happened in Sun Valley / Bluebird / Hollywood 8.11.41 / vocal = Paula Kelly, Ray Eberle, Tex Beneke, &  The Modernaires
Margaret Whiting / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Capitol / Hollywood 1947
Heartbeats / After New Year’s Eve / Gee / 10.57

set 4
Nick Travis / The Panic Is On / Travisimo / RCA Victor / 1954
Fats Waller & his Rhythm / Winter Weather / Bluebird / 1941
Guy Lombardo / Guy Lombardo in Hi Fi / Auld Lang Syne / Capitol / Hollywood 1956
King Curtis / Soul Christmas / What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? / Atco / 10.23.68
Dick Haymes / What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? / Decca / Hollywood 7.25.47 / with Les Paul Trio
The Larks / Christmas to New Years / Apollo [unreleased] / 10.18.51
Jo Ann Campbell / Happy New Year, Baby / Gone / 1958
The Trumpeteers / So Many Years / Grand / Philadelphia late 1954

last soulful song
Theresa Lindsay / Wonderful One / Correc-Tone / 1966

Friday, December 20, 2019

Playlist Dreaming

In my imagination, that’s me in the lower left.

Coffeetime, December 20, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Red Garland / All Kinds of Weather / Winter Wonderland / Prestige / 11.27.58
Clarence Williams & his Orchestra / Christmas Night in Harlem / Vocalion / 3.23.34
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra / Hello, Mister Kringle / Columbia / LA 9.7.39 / vocal = Ginny Simms, Harry Babbitt, Sully Mason, & Ish Kabibble
Frank Sinatra / Christmas Dreaming / Columbia / Hollywood 6.26, 27.47 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
The Nic Nacs [The Robins] / Gonna Have a Merry Christmas / RPM / LA 1950 / with Little Esther
Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, Vera Ellen / Snow / soundtrack, Paramount movie White Christmas / Hollywood 1953
Judy Holliday / Holliday with Mulligan / It Must Be Christmas / MGM [unissued] / 4.10-17.61
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Wishes You a Swinging Christmas / Sleigh Ride / Verve / LA 7.15 & 16.60

bed
Bill Smith Trio / Folk Jazz / Greensleeves / Contemporary / LA 1959

set 2
Charles Schultz /A Charlie Brown Christmas original soundtrack / dialogue snippet / Buena Vista / LA 1977 / with Peter Robbins [Charlie Brown] & Christopher Shea [Linus]
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 c. 1950
Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee / Here Comes Santa Claus / radio broadcast, The Bing Crosby Show For Chesterfield / Hollywood 12.3.49 / with Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires {Conlon, Mack McLean, Charles Parlato, Loulie “Lily” Jean Norman, Gloria Wood} and John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra
Anne Lloyd & the Sandpipers / Christmas Songs and Carols / When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter / Golden Records / 1958 / with = Mitch Miller; cover by Lowell Hess
Doris Day / The Doris Day Christmas Album / The Christmas Waltz / Columbia / LA 1964

bed
Don Patterson / Holiday Soul / Merry Christmas, Baby / Prestige / 11.25.64

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 / Chicago 10.66 / with Charles Stepney, piano; Cleveland Eaton, bass; Morris Jennings, drums
Steve Allen Trio / A Chiaroscuro Christmas / Jingle Bells / Pittson PA, WVIA 1973
Henry Hall & the BBC Dance Orchestra / The Fairy on the Christmas Tree / HMV / London 1936 / vocal = Three Sisters
Mel Blanc and the Sportsmen / Jingle Bells / radio transcription AFRS Mail Call Christmas Special / Hollywood 40s
Kay Starr / December / radio transcription / Hollywood fall 1949 / with Billy Butterfield Quintet and background vocals by The Three Beaus & a Peep
Jo Stafford / Happy Holiday / Happy Holiday; Winter Weather / Columbia / 1955
Julie London / I’d Like You for Christmas / Liberty / LA 1957
Sammy Davis Jr. / It’s Christmas Time All Over The World / Reprise / LA mid-1965


bed
Gene Ammons / Night Lights / The Christmas Song / Prestige / 2.2.70

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 / Hollywood 12.4.43
King Cole Trio / The Christmas Song / Capitol / Hollywood 6.14.46
Johnny Mercer / Santa Claus Is Comin’ to Town; Jingle Bells (Capitol Promos) / Capitol / Hollywood 9.17.47; 1946 / with the Pied Pipers
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 Orchestra
Golden Gate Quartet / Go Where I Send Thee / Bluebird / Charlotte, NC 8.4.37

last soulful (Christmas) song
Otis Redding / Soul Christmas / Merry Christmas, Baby / Atco / Memphis 2.67

Friday, December 13, 2019

It's a Marshmallow Playlist

Merry Xmas, Kiddie Records Weekly!
Coffeetime, December 13, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hank Mobley / Hank Mobley Quintet / Startin’ from Scratch / Blue Note / 3.9.57
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All Stars / Double or Nothin’ / Reggie of Chester / Liberty / LA 2.27.57
Bernie Cummins & his Orchestra / I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You / Vocalion / 12.12.37 / vocal = Walter Cummins
Frankie Laine / Christmas Favorites / You’re All I Want For Christmas / Mercury / 1950
Cecil Gant / It’s Christmas Once Again / Decca / Nashville 10.13.50
Sparky / I Don’t Want a Lot for Christmas / Capitol / Hollywood 1952 / with music by Billy May https://youtu.be/48a4l3sNb1k http://www.kiddierecords.com/xmas/index.htm
Connee Boswell / Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! / Decca / Hollywood 1946 / with Russ Morgan & his Orchestra
Jo Stafford / Ski Trails / By the Fireside / Columbia / 1955 / with The Starlighters

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

set 2
Jimmy Hamilton / Can’t Help Swinging / Dancing on the Ceiling / Prestige Swingville / 4.4.61
Bing Crosby / I’d Like to Hitch a Ride with Santa Claus / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time / Hollywood 5.14.47 / duet with Lindsey Crosby; with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra and Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires
Eddy Duchin & his Orchestra / When Winter Comes / Brunswick / 5.16.39 / vocal = Johnny MacAfee
Bob Keeshan / Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry, Merry Christmas from Captain Kangaroo / Crackerjack Christmas / Golden Records / 1958 / with Jimmy Carroll & Orchestra 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 & Rosemary Clooney https://youtu.be/ax66QU8pvtA
Billie Mae Richards & Paul Soles / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / We’re a Couple of Misfits / Decca / 1964
Videocraft Chorus / soundtrack to TV show Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer / There’s Always Tomorrow / Decca / 1964 / vocal = Janet Orenstein

set 3
Coleman Hawkins / Soul / Greensleeves / Prestige / 11.7.58
Bill Harris / The Harris Touch / Yesterdays / EmArcy / 5.2.57
Lowell Fulson / Christmas Party Shuffle / Swing Time / LA 1950
Sammy Kaye / Santa Claus Is on His Way / Victor / 1941 / vocal = The Three Kadets
Bing Crosby & Peggy Lee / Little Jack Frost Get Lost / radio broadcast, Philco Radio Time / Hollywood 1.11.50 / with John Scott Trotter & his Orchestra and Jud Conlon’s Rhythmaires https://youtu.be/lx7YUZrdTf0
The Dinning Sisters & Bob Atcher / Christmas Island / Capitol / Hollywood 1950
Wardell Gray / Jingle Jangle Jump / Swing Time / LA 6.9.52 / vocal = Gladys Bentley
Dean Martin / Christmas Blues / Capitol / Hollywood 10.5.53
Allen Keller / A New Look at the World / Christmas Road / Charlie Parker Records / early 1960s

set 4
Herb Geller / Sleigh Ride / EmArcy / 1954
Oscar Moore / The Christmas Song / Horizon / Burbank 4.65
The Starlighters / I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm / Capitol / Hollywood 1948
June Hutton / Song of the Sleigh Bells / Capitol / Hollywood 11.26.52 / with Axel Stordahl & his Orchestra
Jimmy Witherspoon / How I Hate to See Christmas Come Around / Swing Time / LA 1951
Mabel Mercer / At Town Hall / Season’s Greetings / Atlantic / 5.19.68
Les Brown & his Orchestra / We Wish You the Merriest / Columbia / 1951
Golden Gate Quartet / Walk in Jerusalem Just Like John / NBC Thesaurus radio program / 1941

last soulful song
The Free Movement / I've Found Someone of My Own / Decca / 1971

Friday, December 06, 2019

It’s the Playlist in Me

How great was Teddy Pendergrass?!
Coffeetime, December 6, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Mustang / Fly Little Bird Fly / Blue Note / 6.24.66
Donald Byrd / Byrd in Flight / My Girl Shirl / Blue Note / 1.25.60
Coleman Hawkins & his Sax Ensemble / Three Little Words / Keynote / 5.21.44
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / So Tired / Victor / 12.12.27 / vocal = Hoagy Carmich;;ael
Joseph “Mr. Google Eyes” August & his 4 Bars / Rock My Soul / Coleman Records / c. 1946
Elaine Delmar / Swinging the Bard / Live with Me and Be My Love / Atco / 1964 / with The Elizabethan Consort of Viols & Geoffrey Emmott’s Recorder Consort

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

set 2
Shelly Manne / Shelly Manne & his Men at the Black Hawk, volume 4 / Just Squeeze Me / Contemporary / Black Hawk, San Francisco 9.24.59
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Blackbirds Revue Finale: I Can’t Give You Anything But Love; Doin’ the New Low Down; I Must Have that Man; Baby; Dixie; Diga Diga Doo; Porgy; I Can’t Give You Anything But Love (reprise) / Brunswick  / 2.17.33
Ethel Merman / It’s the Animal in Me / from Paramount film The Big Broadcast of 1936 / Brunswick / Hollywood 7.17.35
Georgia Carr / Make Me a Present of You / Capitol [unreleased] / Hollywood mid-1950s
T-Bone Walker / News for You Baby / Imperial / LA 12.51

set 3
Illinois Jacquet / The Soul Explosion / The Soul Explosion / Prestige / 3.25.69
Art Farmer / To Sweden with Love / Kristallen den Fina (The Fine Crystal) / Atlantic / Stockholm 4.30.64
Mills Brothers / Diga Diga Doo / Columbia / 12.27.32 / with Duke Ellington & his Orchestra
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Begging for Love / Decca / 4.11.47 / vocal = Paul Breckinridge
Sam Fletcher / Sings I Believe in You / Make Me a Present of You / Vee Jay / 1964 / with Harry “Sweets” Edison, arranged by Bill Finnegan

set 4
Cannonball Adderley / Cannonball Adderley & the Poll-Winners / Never Will I Marry / Riverside / LA 6.5.60
King Cole Trio / (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons) / Capitol / 8.22.46
Dinah Washington / A Sunday Kind of Love / Mercury / Chicago 12.55
Nancy Wilson / Easy / Make Me a Present of You / Capitol / Hollywood  1968
Highway QC’s / I Dreamed That Heaven Was Like This; I’ll Trust His Word / Vee-Jay / Chicago 1956

last soulful song
Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes / Wake Up Everybody / Keep on Lovin’ You / Philadelphia International Records / Philadelphia 1975

Friday, November 29, 2019

Got a Playlist with an Angel

Dance your Emotions!
Coffeetime, November 29, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
John Coltrane / Giant Steps (alt take) / Atlantic / 5.5.59
Lee Morgan / Volume 3 [1557] / Hasaan’s Dream / Blue Note / 3.24.57
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra / Stampede / Vocalion / 3.22.37
Bert Lown & his Orchestra / I’ll Build a Nest / Bluebird /  5.18.33 / vocal = Ted Hold
Wally Mercer / Sad & Blue / Trumpet / Jackson, Mississippi 10.19.54
Helen Carr / Got a Date with an Angel / Bethlehem / LA 11.11.55

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

set 2
Blue Mitchell / Down With It! / Alone, Alone and Alone / Blue Note / 7.14.65
Milt Jackson / Milt Jackson / The Nearness of You / Prestige / 5.20.55
Ben Webster / Memories of You / Commodore / 3.18.44
Kay Kyser & his Gentlemen from the Carolines / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave to Me / radio broadcast / 1934 / duet with Sully Mason
Count Basie & his Orchestra / Cabin in the Sky / AFRS #32 / Hollywood late spring 1943 / vocal = Earl Warren; master of ceremonies = Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
Wynona Carr / What Do You Know (About Love) / Specialty / Hollywood 1957

set 3
Red Garland / Solar / I Just Can’t See for Looking / Jazzland / 1.30.62
Yusef Lateef / The Three Faces of Yusef Lateef / Lateef Minor / Riverside / 5.9.60
Gene Ammons / Don’t Do Me Wrong / Chess / Chicago 2.28.49
Norfolk Jazz Quartet / Beedle De Beedle De Bop Bop (Adi Eedi Idio) / Decca / 7.19.37
Anita O’Day / I Apologize / London / 12.27.50 / with Ben Homer & his Orchestra
Woody Herman / Songs for Hip Lovers / Willow Weep for Me / Verve / LA 1.11.57

set 44
Barney Kessel / To Swing or Not to Swing / Wail Street / Contemporary / LA 3.28.55
Benny Carter / Jazz Giant / Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives to Me / Contemporary / 4.21.58
Hot Lips Page & his Orchestra / You Need Coachin’ / Commodore / 9.29.44
Frankie Laine / Rockin’ / That’s My Desire / Columbia / 1957 / with Billy May & his Orchestra
Little Milton / Blues ’n‘ Soul / Sweet Woman of Mine / Stax / Memphis 1974
Soul Stirrers / The Love of God (alt take 4) / Specialty / Hollywood 3.4.58

last soulful song
The Emotions / Flowers / No Plans for Tomorrow / Columbia / Chicago 1976

Friday, November 22, 2019

A Woman Alone with the Playlist

Long-fingered, sharp-dressed Desi, even

Coffeetime, November 22, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Buddy Collette / Buddy Collette in Italy / Santa Tecla / Ricordi / 1961
Dexter Gordon / Doin’ Allright / It’s You Or No One / Blue Note / 5.6.61
Bennie Green / Glidin’ Along / Expubidence / Jazzland / 3.9.61
Gus Arnheim & his Orchestra / Glad Rag Doll / Okeh / Hollywood 1.17.29 / vocal = Russ Columbo
Cats & the Fiddle / Gang Busters / Bluebird / Chicago 6.27.39
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Song Book / The Way You Look Tonight / Verve / LA 1.63

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

set 2
Bobby Jaspar / Bobby Jaspar / Before Dawn / Riverside / 5.57
Hank Mobley / Introducing Lee Morgan / P.S. I Love You / Savoy / 11.5.56
Stan Getz / Chamber Music by the Stan Getz Quintet / Autumn Leaves / Roost / 12.5.52
Golden Gate Orchestra / Miss Annabelle Lee / Edison Diamond Disc / 7.15.27
Paul Robeson / Lonely Road / HMV / London 1936
Rosemary Clooney / Swing Around Rosie / Goody Goody / Coral / 1958 / with Buddy Cole Trio
Quarteto Em Cy (The Girls from Bahia in the US) / ¡Revolución Con Brasilia! / Manhattan / Warner Brothers / 1967

set 3
Paul Horn / Something Blue / Something Blue / Hifi Jazz / 3.60
Wynton Kelly / It’s All Right! / On the Trail / Verve / 3.19.61
Five Red Caps / Somebody’s Lyin’ / Beacon / 3.44
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Swing Time Up in Harlem / Victor / 10.16.40 / vocal = Connie Haines
Frank Sinatra / Nice ‘n’ Easy / Nevertheless / Capitol / Hollywood spring 1960

set 4
Howard Roberts / Good Pickin’s / Easy Living / Verve / LA 1959
Lyle Murphy / Gone with the Woodwinds! / Triton / Contemporary / LA 10.11.55
Desi Arnaz & his Orchestra / La Cumparsita / RCA / LA 1947
Amos Milburn / Hard Luck Blues / Aladdin / LA 5.18.50
Amos Milburn / Sad and Blue / Aladdin / LA 4.26.47Anita O’Day / All the Sad Young Men / A Woman Alone with the Blues / Verve /10.16.61
Zion Harmonizers / Working the Road / Gotham / 1958

last soulful song
Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston / Marvin Gaye and his Girls / I Want You ’Round / Motown / Detroit 1969

Friday, November 15, 2019

Playlist at Twilight

Lovely Savannah wants to be loved: she is!
Coffeetime, November 15, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
James Clay & David “Fathead” Newman / The Sound of Wide Open Spaces !!!! / Figger-ation / Riverside / 4.26.60
Paul Chambers / Whims of Chambers / Just for the Love / Blue Note / 9.21.56
Chu Berry & his Jazz Ensemble / Blowing Up a Breeze / Commodore / 8.28.41
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / I’m So Afraid of You / Brunswick / Chicago 1.7.31
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / All for the Love of Lil / Decca / 10.10.46
Carmen McRae / Book of Ballads / If Love Is Good to Me / Kapp / 1958

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

set 2
John Coltrane / Ballads / I Wish I Knew / Impulse! / 11.13.62
Gerry Mulligan / Polka Dots and Moonbeams / World Pacific, Pacific Jazz / 12.14.54
Sarane Ferret et le Swing Quintette de Paris / Cocktail Swing / Odeon / Paris 6.23.41
Cliff Edwards / Pennies from Heaven / Syndicated Radio Transcription Disc / 1936 / with Freddy Rich Orchestra, MC = Harry Richman
Gene Autry / The Old Trail / Okeh / Hollywood 6.23.38
Don Heitgerd & ensemble / The Prince Is Giving a Ball / from soundtrack CBS broadcast of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella / Hollywood 11.2, 5, 6.64 / premiered on CBS TV on 2.22.65

set 3
McCoy Tyner / Nights of Ballads and Blues / ’Round Midnight / Impulse! / 3.4.63
Art Pepper / The Art Pepper Quartet / Blues at Twilight / Tampa / LA 11.23.56
Preston Love Sextet / Strictly Cash / Federal / LA 1.22.52
Savannah Churchill & the Sentimentalists / Foolishly Yours / Manor / 12.46 / The Sentimentalists were comprised of the Brown Dots and later became the Four Tunes
Matt Monro / Blue and Sentimental / A Cottage for Sale / London [Decca] / London 1957 / with Malcolm Lockyer & his Orchestra

set 4
Herbie Mann & Buddy Collette / Flute Fraternity / Baubles, Bangles, and Beads / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Joe Roland / Joe Roland / Stairway to Steinway / Bethlehem / 3.55
Fats Waller / Down Home Blues / radio transcription / 3.11.35
Dick Powell & the Four Mills Brothers / Out for No Good / radio transcription / 1934
Basin Street Boys / I Sold My Heart to the Junkman / Exclusive / LA c. 6.46 / with Eddie Beal Fourtet
LaVern Baker / LaVern Baker Sings Bessie Smith / Money Blues / Atlantic / 7.27.58
Soul Stirrers / There’s Not a Friend Like Jesus / Specialty / Hollywood 2.4.59

last soulful song
Barbara Lewis / I’m Thankful for What I Got / Atlantic / 1968

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

Friday, September 20, 2019

I Married a Playlist

Peggy thinks Dave’s wonderful. (Or maybe it’s his guitar….)

Coffeetime, September 20, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Louis Smith / Here Comes Louis Smith / Ande / Blue Note / 2.9.57
Prestige Blues-Swingers / Outskirts of Town / Blues A-Swingin’ / Prestige / 8.29.58
Johnny Guarnieri  / Piano Contrasts / All My Life / EmArcy / 8.17.45
Al Bowlly / Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries / Filmophone / London c. 1.32 / with New Cumberland Dance Orchestra
Ella Johnson / If You Would Only Say You’re Sorry / Mercury / 2.11.55
Audrey Morris / The Voice of Audrey Morris / Glad to Be Unhappy / Bethlehem / Hollywood 7.56 / with Felix Slatkin & the Hollywood String Quartet

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

set 2
Hank Mobley / The Jazz Message of Hank Mobley / I Married an Angel / Savoy / 2.8.56
Johnny Sparrow & his Bows & Arrows / Yesterdays / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia 1951
Louis Prima & his New Orleans Gang / Star Dust / Brunswick / 9.27.34
Luis Russell & his Louisiana Swing Orchestra / My Blue Heaven / Banner / 8.8.34 / vocal = Sonny Woods
Andrew Tibbs / Drinking Ink Splink / Aristocrat / 1947 / with Dave Young’s Orchestra
Matt Dennis / She Dances Overhead / I Married an Angel / RCA / 1955

set 3
The Jazzpickers / For Moderns Only / I Married an Angel / EmArcy / 5.3.57
Horace Parlan / Speakin’ My Piece / Rastus / Blue Note / 7.14.60
Maxwell Davis / Ooh! / Aladdin / LA 9.8.53
Teddy Wilson & his Orchestra / It’s Swell of You / Brunswick / 4.23.37 / vocal = Helen Ward
The Beavers / Big Mouth Mama / Coral / 1950
Johnny Hartman / The Voice That Is! / Joey, Joey, Joey / Impulse! / 9.22.64

set 4
Cal Tjader / Latin Kick / I Love Paris / Fantasy / 1956
Lennie Niehaus / The Octet #2 / Rose Room / Contemporary / Hollywood 2.15.55
Peggy Lee / As Long as I’m Dreaming / Capitol radio transcriptions / Hollywood 4.4.49 / with the Dave Barbour Four
Jackie Wilson / I’ll Be Satisfied / Brunswick / 1959
Sammy Davis Jr. / The Shelter of Your Arms / I Married an Angel / Reprise / Hollywood 7.62
Friendly Brothers / You Can’t Even Thumb a Ride  / Vee Jay / 1.59

last soulful song
Jean Wells / Putting the Best on the Outside / Calla / 1967

Friday, September 13, 2019

Quelli che Hanno un Playlist

Multilingual Petula thrills him!

Coffeetime, September 13, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Bobby Jaspar / Bobby Jaspar / Doublemint / Riverside / 5.57
Lee Morgan / Here’s Lee Morgan / Terrible “T” [take 6] / Vee Jay / 2.60
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Down a Carolina Lane / Columbia / 2.15.33
The Ramblers Dance Orchestra / Footlights Parade Selection, part 2 / Decca / The Hague, Netherlands 4.2.34 / vocal = Wim Poppink
Amos Milburn / Atomic Baby / Aladdin [unissued] / LA 1.4.50
Peggy Lee / Basin Street East Proudly Presents Miss Peggy Lee / Moments Like This / Capitol / 1.12.61

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

set 2
Grant Green / Am I Blue / Sweet Slumber / Blue Note / 5.16.63
David Newman / Fathead / Willow Weep for Me / Atlantic / 11.5.58
John Kirby & his Orchestra / Comin’ Back / Victor / 2.11.42
Benny Carter & his Orchestra / Love, You’re Not the One for Me / Columbia / 3.14.33
Julia Lee & her Boyfriends / I Know It’s Wrong / Capitol / Kansas City 7.22.50
Mae West / They Call Me Sister Honky Tonk / Decca / Hollywood 11.23.54 / with Sy Oliver & his Orchestra

set 3
Hank Mobley / Soul Station / Dig Dis / Blue Note / 2.7.60
Sonny Criss / Willow Weep for Me / Imperial / LA 1.26.56
Charlie Parker / Segment / Mercury / 5.5.49
The Basin Street Boys / I Want to Love and Be Loved / Exclusive / LA late 1945 / vocal = Judy Carol; with the Eddie Beal Trio
Pearl Bailey / Tired / V-Disc 527B / 4.24.45
Buddy Greco / Songs for Swingin’ Losers / Blame It on My Youth / Epic / 1960

set 4
Howard Roberts / Good Pickin’s / Relaxin’ at Camarillo / Verve / LA 1959
Lyle Murphy / Gone with the Woodwinds! / Seismograph / Contemporary / LA 8.16.55
Nat King Cole & his Trio / After Midnight / Blame It on My Youth / Capitol / Hollywood 9.21.56
Petula Clark / Quelli che Hanno un Cuore (Anyone Who Had a Heart) / Vogue / 1964
Bill Landford &  the Landfordaires / Run On for a Long Time / Columbia / 12.49

last soulful song
The Colt 45s / Lady, Lady / Jerry / 1966



Friday, September 06, 2019

That Playlist (That Summer)

Power of persuasive dancing works with Maggie.

Coffeetime, September 6, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Paul Horn / Something Blue / Dun-Dunnee / Hifi Jazz / 3.60
Jerome Richardson / Roamin’ with Richardson / Up at Teddy’s Hill / New Jazz / 10.21.59
Alex Combelle et son Orchestre / Fast, Slow, Medium Tempo / Swing / Paris 2.20.40
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / Miss Hannah / Brunswick / Chicago 5.14.30 / vocal = Eddie Stone
Wynonie Harris / Papa Tree Top / Apollo / LA 12.45 / with Johnnie Alston & his All Stars
Dinah Washington / In Tribute… / That Sunday (That Summer) / Roulette / 1963

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

set 2
Dave Newman / Fathead Comes On / Lady Day / Atlantic / 6.6.63
Johnny Costa / Introducing Johnny Costa [Neighborhood] / La Mer (Beyond the Sea) / Savoy / 2.26.55
Isham Jones & his Famous Orchestra / Star Dust / Brunswick / Chicago 5.16.30
Lil Armstrong & her Swing Orchestra / Brown Gal / Decca / Chicago 10.27.36
Ella Mae Morse / AFRS Mail Call #87 / Tess’s Torch Song / Hollywood 4.19.44 / with AFRS Orchestra conducted by Captain Meredith Wilson and Myrna Loy
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / Your Socks Don’t Match / Decca [unissued] / Hollywood c. 7.44 / duet with Bing Crosby

set 3
Jack Wilson / Easterly Winds / Easterly Winds / Blue Note / 9.22.67
Kai Winding & J.J. Johnson / The Great Kai & J.J. / Theme from Picnic / Impulse! / 11.4.60
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson / Movin’ the Boogie / AFRS Jubilee No. 6 / 1.43 / MC = Cab Calloway
Louis Prima & his Orchestra / Alone / radio transcription, Bandstand USA / 6.50 / vocal = Keely Smith
Maggie Hathaway & her Bluesmen / Too Late to Be Good Blues / Black & White / LA 1946 
Mel Tormé / Mel Torme With The Marty Paich Dek-Tette / When the Sun Comes Out / Bethlehem / Hollywood 1.56

set 4
Jack Sheldon / The Hard Swing / It’s Only a Paper Moon / World Pacific / LA 11.18.55
Lennie Niehaus / Zounds! / Seaside / Contemporary / Hollywood 8.23.54
Walter Huston / September Song / Decca / 1944 / with Victor Young & his Orchestra
Georgie Auld & his Orchestra / I’ll Never Be the Same / Musicraft / 3.45 / vocal = Patti Powers
Nat King Cole / That Sunday, That Summer / BBC TV broadcast, An Evening With Nat King Cole / London 7.63 / with the Cliff Adams Singers and the Ted Heath Orchestra
Swan Silvertones / Saviour Pass Me Not / Blessed Quietness / Vee-Jay / 1962

last soulful song
Joyce Bennett / The New Boy / Jaguar / 1964



Friday, August 30, 2019

I’ll Carry Your Playlist Wherever I Go

The very thought of Hoagy and Doris in a movie together is heavenly.

Coffeetime, August 30, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Jack McDuff and Gene Ammons / Brother Jack Meets the Boss / Mr. Clean / Prestige / 1.23.62
Horace Silver / Further Explorations / The Outlaw / Blue Note / 1.13.58
Jungle Town Stompers / Slow as Molasses / Okeh / 4.15.29
Tommy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Alone / Victor / 11.7.35 / vocal = Cliff Weston
Elmore Nixon & his Orchestra / You See Me Smiling / Peacock / Houston 1950
Helen O’Connell / Penthouse Serenade / radio transcription / LA 1953 / with the Page Cavanaugh Trio

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

set 2
Roy Haynes / Cracklin’ / Sketch of Melba / New Jazz / 4.10.63
Sonny Criss / Jazz USA / These Foolish Things / Imperial / LA spring 1956
Les Brown & his Orchestra / Shadow Time / radio transcription / 1946
Harry Dial’s Blusicians / I Like What I Like Like I Like It / Southern Records / Chicago 10.2.30 / vocal = Harry Dial
Doris Day / soundtrack Warner Brothers movie Young Man With a Horn / The Very Thought of You / Columbia / Hollywood 1.25.50 / Harry James & his Orchestra
Little Willie John / I’ll Carry Your Love Wherever I Go / King / Cincinnati 1958

set 3
Barry Harris / Luminescence! / Webb City / Prestige / 4.20.67
Clifford Brown, Art Farmer, and the Swedish All Stars / Clifford Brown Memorial / ’Scuse These Blues / Prestige / Stockholm 9.15.53
Jay Jay Johnson / Modern Jazz Trombones / Elysses / Prestige / 5.26.49
Gene Krupa & his Orchestra / Let’s Get Away from It All / Okeh / 3.19.41 / vocal = Anita O’Day
The Hollywood Four Flames / W-I-N-E / Unique / LA 1950
Dean Martin / Dean Martin Sings / I’m Yours / Capitol / Hollywood 1.12.53

set 4
Bill Holman / In a Jazz Orbit / Kissin’ Bug / Andex / LA 2.11-13.58
Paul Smith / Fine, Sweet and Tasty / September Song / Tampa / Hollywood 11.13.53
Red Norvo / Little White Lies  / Savoy / Chicago 10.13.50
King Cole Trio / This Will Make You Laugh / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.23.44
Esther Phillips / And I Love Him! / Moonglow; Theme from Picnic / Atlantic / 1965
Sensational Golden Light Quartet of Philadelphia / Prodigal Son / Apex / Philadelphia 1949

last soulful song
Malo / Suavecito / Warner Brothers / LA 1972

Friday, August 23, 2019

With the Wind and the Rain in Your Playlist

Mr. Eckstine wants to talk about me.

Coffeetime, August 23, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Donald Byrd / Fuego / Low Life / Blue Note / 10.4.59
Julian “Cannonball” Adderley / Portrait of Cannonball / People Will Say We’re in Love / Riverside / 7.1.58
Joe Haymes & his Orchestra / Am I Wasting My Time / Bluebird / 6.14.32 / vocal = Roy Wager
Jimmy Nelson / Meet Me with Your Black Dress On / RPM / 1952
Kitty White / A New Voice in Jazz / With the Wind and the Rain in Your Hair / EmArcy / 4.21.55

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / Guitar Forms / Last Night When We Were Young / Verve / 12.4.64
Blue Mitchell / The Cup Bearers / How Deep Is the Ocean / Riverside / 8.28, 30.62
Mat Mathews / The Modern Art of Mat Mathews / Summertime / Dawn / 2.3.56
The Original Memphis Five / Static Strut / Victor / 4.16.26
Blue Barron & his Orchestra / Somebody Nobody Knows / transcription / 1938 / vocal = Russ Carlyle
Gene Ammons / Sweet Jennie Lou / Prestige / 7.27.50
Toni Harper / Here Come the Girls! / Love Is a Wonderful Thing / Verve / Hollywood 2.14.56 / with Buddy Bregman & his Orchestra

set 3
Clifford Jordan & John Gilmore / Blowing in from Chicago / Evil Eye / Blue Note / 3.3.57
Phineas Newborn / Fabulous Phineas / No Moon at All / RCA Victor [unissued] / 3.28.58
Johnny Sparrow & his Bows & Arrows / Sparrow in the Barrel / Gotham [unissued] / Philadelphia 1951
Billy Eckstine / I Want to Talk About You / AFRS radio transcription / 3.4.45 / arranged by Tadd Dameron
Madeline Greene & the Magichords / I’ve Got a Right to Be Blue / Domino / 1950 / with René Hall’s Band
Yves Montand / Yves Montand Sings / Le Cocher de Fiacre / Odeon [Decca] / Paris 2.50 / with Bob Castella & his Rhythm

set 4
Gerry Mulligan / The Gerry Mulligan Songbook, Volume 1 / Crazy Day / Pacific Jazz / 12.4 & 5.57
Lennie Niehaus / Volume 1, “The Quintets” / Prime Rib / Contemporary / LA 7.2.54
King Cole Trio / You’ve Changed / Capitol [unissued] / Hollywood 11.5.47
Vikki Carr [Florencia Bisenta De Casillas Martinez Cardona] / Intimate Excitement / Meditation (Meditacáo) / Pickwick [Liberty] / 1967
Sewanee Quintet aka Swanee Quintet / Walk in the Light / Nashboro / Nashville 1951

last soulful song
Major Lance / Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um / Think Nothing About It / Okeh / Chicago 1964

Friday, August 16, 2019

Ask Me ’Bout Nothing (But the Playlist)

A golden Jackie with a come-hither look.

Coffeetime, August 16, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Freddie Hubbard / Hub-Tones / Hub-Tones (alt take) / Blue Note / 10.10.62
Kenny Dorham / ’Round About Midnight at the Café Bohemia, volume 2 / Monaco (alt take) / Blue Note / 5.31.56
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Three Little Words / radio transcription / 11.28.42
Cliff Edwards (Ukelele Ike) with his Hot Combination / I’m Tellin’ the Birds, I’m Tellin’ the Bees / Pathé Actuelle / 11.5.26
The Cats & the Fiddle / Life’s Too Short (To Worry About That) / Manor / 10.41
Ella Fitzgerald / Ella Sings Gerswhin / Someone to Watch Over Me / Decca / 9.12.50

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

set 2
Victor Feldman / Suite Sixteen / Sunshine on a Dull Day / Contemporary / London 8.19.55
Ben Webster / Old Folks / EmArcy / LA 12.27.51
Joe Venuti & his Orchestra / Stardust / transcription / 12.26-28.34 / vocal = Louis Prima
Dick McIntire’s Harmony Hawaiians / Minnehaha / Decca / Hollywood 1947
The Syncopaters / These Are Things I Want to Share with You / Savoy / 10.49
T-Bone Walker / Mean Old World / Capitol / Hollywood 7.20.42
Jackie De Shannon / For You / It’s All in the Game / Imperial / LA 1967

set 3
Max Roach / Max / Audio Blues / Argo / Chicago 1.14.58 / produced by Holmes “Daddy-O” Daylie
Pete Brown / Jazz Kaleidoscope / Used Blues / Bethlehem / 11.16.54
Teddy Reig’s All Stars / O-Go-Mo / Savoy / 1.22.47
Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra / Someday Sweetheart / radio transcription / 11.28.42 / vocal = Helen O’Connell
James Quintet / Pleasing You (As Long As I Live) / Coral / 1949
Sam Cooke / Night Beat / Mean Old World / Abkco / Hollywood 2.23.63

set 4
Buddy Collette / Nice Day with Buddy Collette / Minor Deviation / Contemporary / LA 12.22.58
Howard Rumsey’s Lighthouse All-Stars / Lighthouse All-Stars, Volume 4 – Oboe/Flute / Swing House / Contemporary / Hermosa Beach, Calif 9.25.54
King Cole Trio / Can You Look Me in the Eyes (And Say We’re Through) / Capitol / Hollywood 12.30.46
Maxine Brown / Oh Lord, What Are You Doing to Me / Wand / 5.31.66
Bobby “Blue” Bland / Ask Me ’Bout Nothing (But the Blues) / Duke / 1969
The Trumpeteers / Somehow / King / 1.24.50

last soulful song
Brenton Wood / Oogum Boogum / I’m the One Who Knows / Double Shot / LA 1967

Friday, August 09, 2019

I Know (My Playlist Loves Me)

Smiling 101 with Prof. June

Coffeetime, August 9, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Curtis Amy & Paul Bryant / Meetin’ Here / Just Friends / Pacific Jazz / Hollywood 1961
Sonny Clark / Cool Struttin’ / Deep Night / Blue Note / 1.5.58
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Monsoon / Brunswick / 10.18.37
The Harmonians / Because My Baby Don’t Mean “Maybe” Now / Harmony / 6.11.26 / vocal = Irving Kaufman; with Lou Gold Orchestra
Bill Hayes & his Band aka Henry Hayes / I’m Just Another Fool / Jade / Houston 1950 / vocal = Goree Carter
Bev Kelly / Bev Kelly in Person / My Foolish Heart / Riverside / live, The Coffee Gallery, San Francisco 10.14.60

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

set 2
Oscar Moore / The Oscar Moore Quartet / Body and Soul / Skylark / Hollywood 1954
The Small Herd / She’s Funny That Way / EmArcy / Chicago 4.5.45
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra / Stardust / personal recording / Fargo, Illinois 11.7.40
Herman Waldman’s Orchestra / Marbles / Brunswick / 10.29
Blanche Calloway & her Joy Boys / I’m Getting Myself Ready for You / Victor / Camden 3.27.31
Big Mama Thornton / Story of My Blues / Peacock / Houston 1954
Mr. Google Eyes [Joseph August] & his 4 Bars / Boogie with Calypso / Flip / c. 1954
Bamboo Orchestra / Calypso / Cousin, Cousin, Scratch Here So for Me / Bluebird / Trinidad 1940 / vocal = Wilmoth Houdini

set 3
James Clay / A Double Dose of Soul / Pavanne / Riverside / LA 10.11.60
Bennie Green / Hornful of Soul / Summertime / Bethlehem / 12.60
Eddie Davis & his Beboppers / Fracture / Savoy / 12.18.46
June Christy / Supper Time / Capitol Transcription / Hollywood 12.45 / with The Kentones
Jubalaires / When the Midnight Choo Choo Leaves for Alabam / Standard transcription / late 1940s
Anthony Newley / Tony / All or Nothing at All / London / 1961

set 4
Milt Bernhardt / Modern Brass / Amor Flamengo / RCA / 3.4.55
Bob Brookmeyer / Brookmeyer & Guitars [The Street Swingers] / Raney Day / Kimberly [World Pacific] / 12.13, 16.57
King Cole Trio / Baby, Baby All the Time / Capitol / Hollywood 4.11.46
Ethel Waters / The Favorite Songs of Ethel Waters / St. Louis Blues / Mercury / 1954
Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 / Herb Alpert Presents / The Joker / A&M / LA 1966
Flying Clouds of Detroit / When They Ring Those Golden Bells / J-V-B / Detroit 1957

last soulful song
Geater Davis / I Know (My Baby Loves Me) / House of Orange / Shreveport, LA 1971

Friday, August 02, 2019

There Ain’t No “Maybe” in My Playlist

Peace, Willie!
Coffeetime, August 2, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Art Blakey / A Jazz Message / Summertime / Impulse! / 7.16.65
Gene Ammons / Funky / King Size / Prestige / 1.11.57
Artie Shaw & his Orchestra / Stardust / radio broadcast / live, Blue Room at the Lincoln Hotel 12.6.38
Whispering Jack Smith / There Ain’t No “Maybe” in My Baby’s Eyes / Victor / 10.30.26
The Five Keys / Hucklebuck with Jimmy / Aladdin / 3.22.51
Clora Bryant / ...Gal with a Horn / Man with a Horn / Mode / Hollywood 5.57

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

set 2
Art Pepper / Smack Up / Maybe Next Year / Contemporary / LA 10.24-25.60
Howard McGhee / Man with a Horn / Savoy / Guam 1.17.52
Julian Dash & his Orchestra / My Silent Love / Mello-Roll / 1950
Frankie Trumbauer & his Orchestra / Krazy Kat (Tone Poem in Slow Rhythm) / Okeh / 9.28.27
Luis Russell’s Heebie Jeebie Stompers / Please Don’t Turn Me Down / Okeh / Chicago 11.17.26
The Mills Brothers / Goodbye Blues / radio commercial / 1932
Lucky Millinder & his Orchestra / Who Said Shorty Wasn’t Coming Back? / King / Cincinnati 2.23.50 / vocal = Henry Glover
Sam Cooke / Good Times / RCA Victor / 1963

set 3
Lee Morgan / Free Flow / Blue Note / 10.10.69
Morris Nanton / Something We’ve Got / Something We’ve Got / Prestige / 1965
Maxine Sullivan / If I Had a Ribbon Bow / Lang-Worth transcription / 1940-41 / with John Kirby & his Orchestra
The Ravens / Moonglow / National [unreleased] / 1950
Sonny Rollins / Tour de Force / My Ideal / Prestige / 12.7.56 / vocal = Earl Coleman

set 4
Dizzy Gillespie / Something Old, Something New / This Lovely Feeling / Philips / 4.25.63
Zoot Sims All Stars with Kai Winding & Al Cohn / The Brothers / The Red Door / Prestige / 9.8.52
Sonny Stitt / Cool Mambo / Prestige / 3.25.52
King Cole Trio / You Must Be Blind / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 5.24.44
The Maytals / Pressure Drop / Island / Kingston, Jamaica 1969
The Trumpeteers / Milky White Way / Score / Baltimore 9.12.47

last soulful song
Willie Hutch / Slick / Motown / 1973

Friday, July 26, 2019

Woman with a Playlist

Hey Fred: After you, no one.
Coffeetime, July 26, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Hampton Hawes / For Real! / I Love You / Contemporary / 3.17.58
Freddie Hubbard / Goin’ Up Up Up / Asiatic Raes / Blue Note / 11.6.60
Irving Mills & his Hotsy Totsy Gang / Loved One (first take) / Vocalion / 6.6.30
Hal Kemp & his Orchestra / Washington and Lee Swing / Brunswick 9.28.28 / vocal = ensemble
Gene Kardos & his Orchestra / My Extraordinary Gal / Victor / 4.7.32 /  vocal = Dick Robertson
Walter Brown / The Search / Peacock / Houston 1951 / with Jay McShann’s Orchestra
Anita O’Day / Pick Yourself Up / Man with a Horn / Verve / LA 12.19.56

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

set 2
Dexter Gordon / [Clubhouse] / Jodi / Blue Note / 5.27.65
Modern Jazz Quartet / Concorde / Gershwin Medley: Soon; For You, For Me, Forevermore; Love Walked In; Our Love Is Here to Stay / Prestige / 7.2.55
Ernie Morris / In the Mood / AFRS Jubilee #9 / radio transcription / LA 1.43 / intro by Ernie “Bubbles” Whitman
King Cole Trio / Harlem Sandman / MacGregor Transcription / Hollywood 5.12.44 / vocal = Ida James
Carl Campbell / Going Down to Nashville / Freedom / Houston 1.12.50
Kay Starr / Movin’ On Broadway! / Baubles, Bangles, and Beads / Capitol / Hollywood 1960

set 3
Art Farmer / Meet the Jazztet / Mox Nix / Argo / 2.6, 9, 10.60
Jimmy Smith / Crazy Baby! / When Johnny Comes Marching Home / Blue Note / 1.4.60
Brew Moore & his Playboys / More Brew / Savoy / 10.22.48
The Mills Brothers / Goodbye Blues / Brunswick / 3.8.32
Allen Miller & his Orchestra / Rosie the Riveter  / Hit / 1943
Frank Sinatra / Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim / Baubles, Bangles, and Beads / Reprise / LA 1967

set 4
Wes Montgomery / Fusion! / Baubles, Bangles and Beads / Riverside / 4.19.63
Richie Kamuca / Richie Kamuca Quartet / Nevertheless / Mode / Hollywood 6.57
Fred Astaire / After You, Who? / Columbia / Hollywood 5.23.33
King Cole Trio / I Thought You Ought to Know / MacGregor transcription / Hollywood 11.21.44
Patti Page / In the Land of Hi Fi / Nevertheless / EmArcy / Hollywood 5.8.56 / with Pete Rugulo & his Orchestra
The Four Internes / Home Again / King / Cincinnati 6.52

last soulful song
The Five Stairsteps / Oooh, Baby Baby / Windy C / Chicago 1967

Friday, July 19, 2019

Playlist and Such

Billie, all pretty, on British TV.
Coffeetime, July 19, 2019, Angelynn Grant

set 1
Sonny Clark / Sonny’s Crib / Speak Low / Blue Note / 9.1.57
Sonny Clark / Sonny Clark Trio / Sonny’s Crip / Time / 3.23.60
Danny Polo Trio / You Made Me Love You / Decca / Paris 1.30.39
Jean Goldkette & his Orchestra / Lonesome and Sorry / Victor / 4.23.26 / vocal = Carl Mathieu & James Stanley
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five / How Long Must I Wait for You? / Decca / 7.16.45
Billie Holiday / Music for Torching / It Had to Be You / Clef / LA 8.55

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

set 2
Kenny Burrell / The Tender Gender / If Someone Had Told Me / Cadet / 4.66
Jackie McLean / The Jackie McLean Quintet / Lover Man / Jubilee / 10.21.55
Joe Venuti / Lady Be Good / radio transcription, Bing Crosby GE show / LA 1952-53 season (when Venuti was a regular)
Lonnie Johnson / 6/88 Glide / Okeh [unreleased] / St. Louis 10.27
The Spirits of Rhythm / That’s What I Hate About Love / Brunswick / 9.14.34
Judy Garland & ensemble / March of the Doagies / outtake from movie The Harvey Girls / Hollywood 2.17.45
Lonnie Sattin / In Brazil Sings Bossa Nova Warm and True / Caravan / Scepter / LA 1963

set 3
Bennie Green / Walking Down / Walkin’ / Prestige / 5.29.56
Arthur “Guitar Boogie” Smith / Stuff and Such / transcription / 1945
Ink Spots / Don’t Let Old Age Creep Upon You / Decca / 2.5.37
Tab Smith & his Orchestra / The Things You Are / Regis / Chicago 2.45 / vocal = Trevor Bacon
Don Elliott / Don Elliott Sings / Speak Low / Bethlehem / 11.2.55

set 4
Chet Baker / Big Band / Darn That Dream / Pacific Jazz / LA 10.26.56
Curtis Counce / You Get More Bounce with Curtis Counce / Strangers in Paradise / Contemporary / LA 10.8.56
King Cole Trio / Embraceable You / Capitol / Hollywood 12.15.43
Bobby “Blue” Bland / You Got Me (Where You Want Me) / Duke / Chicago 1958
Alphabetical Four / I Just Can’t Help From Crying Sometimes / Decca / 4.7.41

last soulful song
Aretha Franklin / Young, Gifted and Black / Day Dreaming / Atlantic / Miami 1972