June 6, 2009 Playlist

Thanks to Paul Snyder, keeper of Ain’t Superstitious But These Things I’ve Seen, for his co-hosting abilities and encyclopedic musical knowledge.

Don’t forget to download Paul’s summertime collection, Summertime Is A Mix Tape, Vol. III, featuring the likes of Cliff Edwards, Astrud Gilberto, and more (modern) musicians!


(Musical selections below that are derived from — or still available on — Paul’s blog are highlighted and possibly hyperlinked in bold.)

[1] Paris by Edith Piaf from Les Amants de Paris

[2] Our Love Affairs by June Robbins & Johnny Drake from Best of the Big Bands

[3] Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo by Jo Stafford & Gordon MacRae from Alone & Together

[5] Too Darn Hot by Lorenzo Fuller, Eddie Sledge and Fred Davis from Cole Porter: The Ultimate Collection

[6] You’d Be So Easy To Love by Frank Sinatra from Ring-A-Ding-Ding

[7] Making Whoopee by Doris Day from Shaken, Not Stirred

[9] The Promise by Rosemary Clooney from Girl Singer

[10] As Time Goes By by Jimmy Durante from Sleepless In Seattle soundtrack

[11] That Lucky Old Sun by Louis Armstrong from All Time Greatest Hits

[12] Comin’ Home Baby by Mel Torme from Comin’ Home Baby!

[14] On the Street Where You Live by Vic Damone from Fantastic Fifties

[15] Eee-O-Eleven by Sammy Davis, Jr. from Eee-O-11

[16] A Doodlin’ Song by Peggy Lee from Extra Special!

[17] That’s All by Nat King Cole from Hooray For Love: The Great Gentlemen of Song

[18] Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying by Ray Charles from The Genius of Ray Charles

[19] Moonglow by Cab Calloway from The Best Loved Bands of All Time

[20] Always and Always by Benny Goodman & His Orchestra from The Notebook

[21] The Milk Cow Blues by Sidney Bechet from The Best of Sidney Bechet

[22] Ain’t Misbehavin’ by Fats Waller from Greatest Hits

[23] (Marie’s the Name Of) His Latest Flame by Elvis Presley from Artist of the Century

[24] Listen To Me by Buddy Holly from Buddy Holly

[25] A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square by Bobby Darin from Oh Look At Me Now!

[27] Swinging On A Star by Bing Crosby from Greatest Hits

[28] Just As Though You Were Here by Russ Morgan from Best of the Big Bands: Memories Of You

[29] Begin the Beguine by Ella Fitzgerald from The Cole Porter Songbook

[30] Pennies From Heaven by Louis Prima from Jump, Jive, and Wail