Greed, for Lack of a Better Word, is Good

with Diana

Thursday, December 19, 2013
23:00 to 01:00
Rock/etc
other shows

ArtistSongAlbumComments
Marion HarrisThere'll Be Some Changes MadeRoaring 20s Jazz
Alberta HunterYou Can't Tell the Difference After Darkvol. 4 1927-1946"We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed." -Alberta Hunter
Bessie SmithNeed a Little Sugar in my BowlBessie Smith"No time to marry. No time to settle down. I'm a young woman, and I ain't done running around." -Bessie Smith
Lee MorseTain't No SinA Musical Portrait
Vaughn DeleathBanana Oil1920s
Boswell SistersShout Sister ShoutBoswell Sisters
Boswell SistersShine On Harvest MoonBoswell Sisters
Billie HolidayThe Very Thought of YouLady Day"They think they can make fuel from horse maneur - now, I don't know if your car will be able to get 30 miles to the gallon, but it's sure gonna put a stop to siphoning."
The Andrews SistersDon't Sit Under the Apple TreeThe Andrews Sisters
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis ArmstrongDream a Little Dream of MeElla & Louis"The only thing better than singing is more singing." -Ella Fitzgerald
Helen ForrestBewitched, Bothered, and BewilderedHelen Forrest
Dinah ShoreLavender BlueDinah Shore"Bing Crosby sings like all people think they sing in the shower." - Dinah Shore
Dinah ShoreSweet VioletsDinah Shore"I earn and pay me own way as a great many women do today." -Dinah Shore
Kay StarrI've Got My Love to Keep Me WarmKay Starr"When they brought in rock, hard rock, and acid rock, I thought God was trying to tell me it was my turn to get off stage." -Kay Starr
Kay StarrWheel of FortuneKay StarrWas chosen in the 1930s to sing with an orchestra at the age of 15. Her parents insisted on a midnight curfew.
Vera LynnThere'll Be Bluebirds OverVera Lynn
Vera LynnYou'll Never KnowVera Lynn
Helen WardThe Glory of LoveHelen Ward
Helen WardIt's Been So LongHelen Ward
Ivie AndersonIt Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't got that SwingIvie Anderson
Carmen MirandaChica Chica Boom ChicCarmen Miranda
Lena HorneStormy WeatherLena Horne
Julie LondonCry Me a RiverJulie is her Name"If I learned to sing, I'd lose my style." -Julie London
Jo StaffordMoonlight in VermontHappy Holidays"I just learned my lyrics and tried not to bump into the trumpet player. That was my philosophy." -Jo Stafford
Carmen McRaeWhatever Lola WantsCarmen McRae
Josephine BakerWhere'd You Get Those EyesJosephine Baker"I have walked into the palaces of kinds and queens and into the houses of presidents. And much more. But I could not walk into a hotel in America and get a cup of coffee, and that made me mad." -Josephine Baker
Josephine BakerThen I'll Be HappyJosephine Baker
Ethel WatersAm I Blue?Ethel Waters
Annette HanshawHappy Days Are Here AgainAnnette Hanshaw
Annette HanshawI Want to Be BadAnnette Hanshaw
Marlene DietrichLili MarleneMarlene DietrichShe became a US citizen in 1939, in large part to her opposition to the Nazi party.
Connee BoswellBlue MoonBlue Moon
Helen O'ConnellEmbraceable YouHelen O'Connell
Helen O'ConnellAutumn LeavesHelen O'Connell
Dinah WashingtonSmoke Gets in Your EyesDinah Washington
Edith PiafLa vie en roseEdith Piaf