Greed, for Lack of a Better Word, is Good

with Diana

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

Artist Song Album Comments
Marion Harris There'll Be Some Changes Made Roaring 20s Jazz
Alberta Hunter You Can't Tell the Difference After Dark vol. 4 1927-1946 "We sing the blues because our hearts have been hurt, our souls have been disturbed." -Alberta Hunter
Bessie Smith Need a Little Sugar in my Bowl Bessie 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 Morse Tain't No Sin A Musical Portrait
Vaughn Deleath Banana Oil 1920s
Boswell Sisters Shout Sister Shout Boswell Sisters
Boswell Sisters Shine On Harvest Moon Boswell Sisters
Billie Holiday The Very Thought of You Lady 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 Sisters Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree The Andrews Sisters
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong Dream a Little Dream of Me Ella & Louis "The only thing better than singing is more singing." -Ella Fitzgerald
Helen Forrest Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered Helen Forrest
Dinah Shore Lavender Blue Dinah Shore "Bing Crosby sings like all people think they sing in the shower." - Dinah Shore
Dinah Shore Sweet Violets Dinah Shore "I earn and pay me own way as a great many women do today." -Dinah Shore
Kay Starr I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm Kay 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 Starr Wheel of Fortune Kay Starr Was chosen in the 1930s to sing with an orchestra at the age of 15. Her parents insisted on a midnight curfew.
Vera Lynn There'll Be Bluebirds Over Vera Lynn
Vera Lynn You'll Never Know Vera Lynn
Helen Ward The Glory of Love Helen Ward
Helen Ward It's Been So Long Helen Ward
Ivie Anderson It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't got that Swing Ivie Anderson
Carmen Miranda Chica Chica Boom Chic Carmen Miranda
Lena Horne Stormy Weather Lena Horne
Julie London Cry Me a River Julie is her Name "If I learned to sing, I'd lose my style." -Julie London
Jo Stafford Moonlight in Vermont Happy Holidays "I just learned my lyrics and tried not to bump into the trumpet player. That was my philosophy." -Jo Stafford
Carmen McRae Whatever Lola Wants Carmen McRae
Josephine Baker Where'd You Get Those Eyes Josephine 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 Baker Then I'll Be Happy Josephine Baker
Ethel Waters Am I Blue? Ethel Waters
Annette Hanshaw Happy Days Are Here Again Annette Hanshaw
Annette Hanshaw I Want to Be Bad Annette Hanshaw
Marlene Dietrich Lili Marlene Marlene Dietrich She became a US citizen in 1939, in large part to her opposition to the Nazi party.
Connee Boswell Blue Moon Blue Moon
Helen O'Connell Embraceable You Helen O'Connell
Helen O'Connell Autumn Leaves Helen O'Connell
Dinah Washington Smoke Gets in Your Eyes Dinah Washington
Edith Piaf La vie en rose Edith Piaf