Tuesday, January 30, 2007



But None Like You

music and lyric by Ray Noble
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 8

Monday, January 29, 2007





But It Didn't Mean A Thing

music by Jerry Livingston (above)

lyric by Mack David (top)

Artist: Glenn Miller
Album: The Popular Recordings 1938-1942

Bugle Call Rag

Artist: Glenn Miller
Album: The Popular Recordings 1938-1942 (click on link for YouTube video)
Album: On The Air 1937-1938 (click on link for YouTube video)


Bop! Goes My Heart


music by Jule Styne (top)
lyric by Walter Bishop
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 9


Bluebirds In The Moonlight

music by Ralph Rainger
lyric by Leo Robin (top l-r: Leo Robin, Gus Kahn, Jerome Kern, L. Wolfe Gilbert, Sigmund Romberg)
Artist: Glenn Miller
Album: The Popular Recordings 1938-1942
Album: Bluebirds In The Moonlight; Roll 'Em, Vol. 1


Bluebird


Artist:
Hank Jones
Album: Bluebird




Blue Evening

music by Joe Bishop lyric by Gordon Jenkins (top)

Artist: Glenn Miller
Album: The Popular Recordings 1938-1942; In The Digital Mood
Artist: Glenn Miller
Album: The Original Recordings By Glenn Miller & His Orchestra


Bim Bam Baby

music and lyric by Sammy Mysels
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 12

Sunday, January 28, 2007



Billie's Blues

music and lyric by Billie Holiday
Album: The Complete Commodore Recordings; The Complete 1951 Storyville Club Sessions; The Billie Holiday Songbook
Artist: Carmen McRae
Album: For Lady Day, Vol. 2





Be Happy

music and lyric by Henry Nemo, Louis Prima (above) & Edgar Battle (top)
Artist: Glenn Miller
Album: The Popular Recordings 1938-1942


Baby, I Don't Cry Over You

music and lyric by Morton Krouse
Album: Lady's Decca Days, Vol. 1; Billie Holiday: Portrait

Friday, January 26, 2007



Ask Me Now

Artist: Howard Alden
Album: Snowy Morning Blues


Always True To You In My Fashion

music and lyric by Cole Porter
Album: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook
Album: Beauty And The Beat!


Alpha

music by Hank Jones
Artist: Hank Jones
Album: Bluebird




All Through The Night

music and lyric by Cole Porter
Album: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook
Artist: Bing Crosby
Album: The Bing Crosby CBS Radio Recordings 1954-56, disc 1
Artist: Ralph Sharon
Album: The Magic Of Cole Porter
Album: Howard McGhee vol. 2


All I Desire aka You Belong To Me

music and lyric by David Lieberman aka Dave Lieber

Album: Charlie Barnet And His Orchestra 1941 (vocal by Lena Horne)

Thursday, January 25, 2007


Ace In The Hole

music and lyric by Cole Porter
Album: Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook
Artist: Mabel Mercer
Album: Mabel Mercer Sings Cole Porter


Accidents Will Happen

music by Jimmy Van Heusen (left)
lyric by Johnny Burke (right)
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 11


A Good Man Is Hard To Find

music and lyric by Eddie Green
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 12


A Fella With An Umbrella

music and lyric by Irving Berlin
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 9


Why Remind Me

music by Doris Tauber
lyric by Sis Willner
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 10; MP3 Download

Tuesday, January 23, 2007






Whispers In The Dark

music by Friedrich Hollander (above)
lyric by Leo Robin (top l-r: Leo Robin, Gus Kahn, Jerome Kern, L. Wolfe Gilbert, Sigmund Romberg)
Album: On The Air 1937-1938








Whisper Not

music by Benny Golson (above)

lyric by Leonard Feather (top)

Artist: Stan Getz
Album: Cool Velvet/Voices
Album: A Vintage Year; Complete Concord Recordings, disc 5
Artist: Milt Jackson
Album: Bags' Opus
Artist: Quincy Jones
Album: The Quincy Jones ABC/Mercury Big Band Jazz Sessions, Disc 2


Where Flamingos Fly

music and lyric by John Benson Brooks, Harold Courlander & Elthea Paine Brooks
Artist: Stan Getz
Album: Cool Velvet/Voices; MP3 Download
Artist: Chris Connor
Album: All About Ronnie; Sweet And Swinging
Album: The Complete Helen Merrill On Mercury; MP3 Download








When Buddha Smiles

music by Nacio Herb Brown (top left)
lyric by Arthur Freed (top right) & King Zany
Album: On The Air 1937-1938; The Birth Of Swing; MP3 Download


With Every Breath I Take

music by Ralph Rainger
lyric by Leo Robin (top l-r: Leo Robin, Gus Kahn, Jerome Kern, L. Wolfe Gilbert, Sigmund Romberg)
Artist: Buddy Clark
Album: Once And For Always
Album: Close To You; MP3 Download
Album: No Amps Allowed; MP3 Download
Artist: Mel Torme
Album: A Tribute To Bing Crosby
Artist: Ben Webster
Album: The Warm Moods

Monday, January 22, 2007



A Taste Of Honey

music by Bobby Scott

lyric by Ric Marlow

Artist: Sarah Vaughan
Album: Viva! Vaughan
Artist: Herb Alpert
Album: Midnight Sun
Artist: Woody Herman
Album: Mosaic Select No. 31, Disc 1



What A Little Moonlight Can Do

music and lyric by Harry Woods
Album: The Billie Holiday Songbook (click on link for YouTube video with Billie Holiday)
Artist: Teddy Wilson
Album: With Billie In Mind




What Am I Here For

music by Duke Ellington (top)

lyric by Frankie Laine (above)

Artist: Hank Jones
Album: Arigato
Artist: Count Basie
Album: April In Paris
Album: Togethering
Album: The Blanton-Webster Band
Artist: Andre Previn
Album: A Touch Of Elegance





We're Just A Kiss Apart

music by Jule Styne (above)
lyric by Leo Robin (top: l-r: Leo Robin, Gus Kahn, Jerome Kern, L. Wolfe Gilbert, Sigmund Romberg)
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 10


Walking In The Sunshine


music and lyric by Bob Merrill
Album: The Columbia Years 1943-1952 Complete Recordings, Vol. 12



Walkin'

music by Richard Carpenter

Artist:
Quincy Jones
Album: This Is How I Feel About Jazz
Album: The Complete Verve Tal Farlow Sessions, disc 2
Artist: Miles Davis
Album: The Legendary Prestige Quintet Sessions, disc 4 (Click Here for YouTube video clip)

Sunday, January 21, 2007



Two Loves Have I (J'ai Deux Amours)

original music by Vincent Baptiste Scotto and lyrics by Georges Konyn (aka Georges Koger) & Henri Eugene Vantard (aka Henri Varna)
English version by Jack Murray and Barry Trivers
Album: After Midnight; MP3 Download

Saturday, January 20, 2007



Too Young To Go Steady

music by Jimmy McHugh (left)
lyric by Harold Adamson (right)
Album: Ballads; MP3 Download