Arlen and Others (8/10/13)

John’s been thinking about all the great Harold Arlen compositions and wants to play some of his favorite recordings of some of his favorites. He also quizzes Jessica in the category of “Singers Who Have Sung With George Shearing.” And then Jessica suggests the category “Good-Looking Boy Singers.” Add some random favorites and there’s something for everybody!

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Paul McCartney - It's Only a Paper Moon (Kisses on the Bottom)
Paul McCartney - Accentuate the Positive (Kisses on the Bottom)
Frank Sinatra - I've Got the World on a String (Capitol Collector's Series)
Barbra Streisand - I Had Myself a True Love (The Third Album)
Peggy Lee - Happy with the Blues (Love Held Lightly)
Peggy Lee - Look Who's Been Dreaming (Love Held Lightly)
Bobby Troup - Lemon Twist (Kicks on 66)
Darin, Bobby - Down With Love (The Greatest Hits)
Annie Ross - Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (Sings a Song with Mulligan!)
Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - Cloudburst (The Hottest New Group In Jazz)
Dave Frishberg - Do You Miss New York? (Live at the Algonquin)
Rosemary Clooney - Sweet Kentucky Ham (Girl Singer)
Ella Fitzgerald - Too Close for Comfort (Twelve Nights In Hollywood)
Art Blakey and The Jazz Messangers - Come Rain or Come Shine (Moanin')

Diana Krall - Let's Fall in Love (Live in Paris)
Judy Garland - The Man That Got Away (A Star Is Born OMPS)
Lena Horne - Stormy Weather (The Essential Lena Horne - The RCA Years)
Mel Torme/George Shearing - Give Me the Simple Life (An Evening With George Shearing and Mel Torme)
Peggy Lee - You Came a Long Way From St. Louis (Miss Peggy Lee)
John Pizzarelli/George Shearing Quintet - Lulu’s Back in Town (The Rare Delight of You)
Nat King Cole/George Shearing - Let There Be Love (Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays)
Nancy Wilson/George Shearing Quintet - The Things We Did Last Summer (The Swingin's Mutual)
Nancy Wilson/George Shearing Quintet - On Green Dolphin Street (The Swingin's Mutual)
Dakota Staton - I Hear Music (Great Ladies of Song: Spotlight on Dakota Staton)
Curtis Stigers - Bye Bye Blackbird (Lost In Dreams)
Steven Pasquale - Laura (Somethin' Like Love)
Kurt Elling - Tight (Nightmoves)
George Shearing Trio - It's Only a Paper Moon (Paper Moon)