Thanksgiving and TV Movies (11/30/13)

There are movies about the holidays and then there are the movies that we see at holiday time. Good, classic, family films start appearing on television around Thanksgiving weekend. And music plays a prominent role in most of them. Today John talks about – and listens to – some of his favorite movies.

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Clifford Brown & Max Roach - Parisian Thoroughfare (Jazz Masters)
Nat King Cole/George Shearing - Azure-Te (Nat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays)
Courtney Kenny - Another Song About Paris (American Cabaret Songs, 1950-2000)
Glenn Miller & His Orch. - Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee (The Ultimate Collection, Vol. 2)
Desi Arnaz - We're Having a Baby (The Best of I Love Lucy)
Desi Arnaz - A Rainy Night in Rio (The Best of Desi Arnaz: The Mambo King)
Dooley Wilson - As Time Goes By (Casablanca OMPS)
Dooley Wilson - Knock on Wood (Casablanca OMPS)
Dooley Wilson - The Eagle and Me (Casablanca OMPS)
Tierney Sutton - The Eagle and Me (American Road)
Gene Kelly - Broadway Melody (Singing in the Rain OMPS)
Gene Kelly - Singin' in the Rain (Singing in the Rain OMPS)
Gene Kelly & Debbie Reynolds - You Are My Lucky Star (Singing in the Rain OMPS)
Dave Grusin - Two for the Road (Two for the Road)

Fred Astaire - A Shine on Your Shoes (The Band Wagon OMPS)
Fred Astaire & John Buchannan - I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plan (The Band Wagon OMPS)
Fred Astaire & Company - That's Entertainment (The Band Wagon OMPS)
Bucky Pizzarelli & Aaron Weinstein - Turkey in the Raw (Diggin' Up Bones)
Michael McKean - Down t'Uncle Bill's (live radio performance)
Johnny Mercer & Nat King Cole - Save the Bones for Henry Jones (Capitol Collectors Series)
Bing Crosby - I've Got Plenty to Be Thankful For (Selections from Holiday Inn)
Bing Crosby & Frank Sinatra - Well, Did You Evah (High Society OMPS)
Bing Crosby - I Love You, Samantha (High Society OMPS)
Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong - Now You Has Jazz (High Society OMPS)
Konrad Paszkudzki - Let's Fall in Love (The Konrad Pasckudzki Trio)
Frank Sinatra - Come Rain or Come Shine (The Reprise Collection)
Judy Garland - Come Rain or Come Shine (Great Ladies of Song: Spotlight on Judy Garland)
Oscar Peterson Trio - Swinging on a Star (The Oscar Peterson Trio at the Stratford Shakespearean Festival)