Feelin’ Smoochie (6/8/13)

John & Jess are playing records in the deluxe living room, as they often do. There are new recordings, a new release recorded in 1962, and classics from Blossom, Billie, Dinah, Hoagy, Lester, and the two Louises (Armstrong and Prima). One by the latter inspires this week’s theme.

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Jennifer Hudson - Proud Mary (John Fogerty Wrote a Song for Everyone)
Cecile McLorin Salvant - Baby Have Pity on Me (WomanChild)
Tony Bennett - Make Someone Happy (Bennett & Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962)
Hoagy Carmichael - Lazy River (Hoagy Sings Carmichael)
Django Reinhardt - The Continental (The Original Masters - 101 Classic Gypsy Jazz Favorites)
Frank Sinatra - Everybody's Twistin' (Greatest Big Hits of 1962, Vol. 48)
Michael Feinstein - Begin the Beguine (The Sinatra Project)
Kermit Ruffins - Jeepers Creepers (We Partyin' Traditional Style!)
Louis Armstrong - It Takes Two to Tango (All Time Greatest Hits)
Oscar Peterson & Lester Young - It Takes Two to Tango (Complete 1952 Verve Studio Sessions with Lester Young)
Cannonball Adderley - I Can't Get Started (Ballads: Cannonball Adderley)

Bill Evans - Witchcraft (The Complete Riverside Recordings)
Chet Atkins - Autumn Leaves (A Prairie Home Companion: Duets)
Louis Prima - I Feel So Smoochie (Say It With a Slap)
Louis Prima - Buona Sera (Capitol Collectors Series)
Kurt Ellilng - Undone (Undone)
Joshua Redman - Easy Living (Walking Shadows)
Charlie Parker - Dancing in the Dark (Charlie Parker with Strings: Complete Master Takes)
Dinah Washington - What a Difference a Day Makes (Jazz Compilation, Vol. 4)
Billie Holiday - God Bless the Child (Jazz Masters 12)
Fred Astaire/Oscar Peterson - You're Easy to Dance With (Steppin' Out: Astaire Sings)
Blossom Dearie - I Won't Dance (Blossom Dearie)
Madeleine Peyroux - Dance Me to the End of Love (Careless Love)
Dave Brubeck - You'll Never Know (Indian Summer)