Catching Up on Odds and Ends

Here is a list a various songs added during the last couple months:

Someone To Watch Over Me, Blossom Dearie ✭✭
The Shiek Of Araby, Red Nichols ✭✭
The Supernatural, Peter Green ✭✭
Tain’t What You Do, Chick Webb ✭✭
Tain’t What You Do, Jimmie Lunceford and His Orchestra ✭✭

(Back Home Again In) Indiana, Errol Garner ✭✭
We’ll Be Together Again, Benny Carter
We’ll Be Together Again, Ben Webster ✭✭
The Wayward Wind, Gogi Grant
Marie, Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra

Summertime, Billy Stewart ✭✭
Summertime, Paul Desmond
A Shot In The Dark, Henry Mancini & His Orchestra ✭✭✭
I Can’t Hold Out, Elmore James ✭✭
I Do Love You, Billy Stewart ✭✭

Seventh Son, Willie Mabon ✭✭
All Day Music, War ✭✭✭
Let It All Hang Out, John Mellencamp ✭✭
Living In The Jungle, Flo & Eddie ✭✭
I Can’t Stand The Rain, Ann Peebles ✭✭✭

Long Grey Mare, Gary Moore ✭✭
Stolen Identity, Steve Forbert
Sinnerman (Felix Da Housecat Mix), Nina Simone & Felix Da Housecat ✭✭
Willing To Learn, Tower of Power ✭✭✭
Thorazine Shuffle, Government Mule ✭✭

Last Train Home (acoustic), Pat Metheny
Salty Dog, The George Lewis Band of New Orleans ✭✭✭
Train In Vain, Annie Lennox ✭✭
Hard Times, Bob Dylan ✭✭
24 Hours At A Time, The Marshall Tucker Band ✭✭

This Ol’ Cowboy, The Marshall Tucker Band ✭✭✭
You’re No Good, The Swinging Blue Jeans ✭✭✭
When Will I Be Loved, Linda Ronstadt ✭✭
Crying, Waiting, Hoping (overdubbed version), Buddy Holly ✭✭✭
This Is Not A Test, She & Him ✭✭

The Pusher, Nina Simone ✭✭
Mendocino, The Sir Douglas Quintet ✭✭
Wild Thing, The Troggs ✭✭✭✭
The Lion Sleeps Tonight, The Tokens ✭✭
New Orleans, Gary U.S. Bonds ✭✭

Tallahassee Lassie, Freddy Cannon
Palisades Park, Freddy Cannon ✭✭
She’s A Lady, Tom Jones
Angel From Montgomery, Susan Tedeschi ✭✭
Tired Of My Tears, Susan Tedeschi

Hot Smoke And Sassafras, Bubblepuppy
Resurrection Shuffle, Ashton, Gardner & Dyke ✭✭✭
Superstar, Bonnie Bramlett ✭✭
Blues In The Night, Jimmie Lunceford & His Orchestra
Blues In The Night, Dinah Shore ✭✭✭

Love Me Or Leave Me, Nina Simone ✭✭
Don’t Telephone, Don’t Telegraph, Tell A Woman, Tex Williams
Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters ✭✭
Mule Skinner Blues, The Fendermen ✭✭✭

This Party Sucks, The Slickee Boys ✭✭✭
Are You Gonna Be My Girl, JET ✭✭✭
Long Long Time, Linda Ronstadt ✭✭
I Kissed A Girl, Jill Sobule ✭✭
You Know I’m No Good, Amy Winehouse ✭✭

Waiting On The World To Change (alternate with Ben Harper), John Mayer ✭✭✭
Walking In The Wind, Traffic ✭✭

That’s enough, bringing me back to about February.

“Long Long Time” by Linda Ronstadt sounds much better with just a guitar backing in this performance from “Playboy After Hours”:

Of the songs I didn’t know beforehand, my favorite is probably “Crying, Waiting, Hoping”, which I first heard on a Beatles cover from their BBC sessions.

“Resurrection Shuffle” caught my ear on the radio when I was just a kid. It’s one of those songs that’s been hard to find a copy of, since it was only a modest American hit.

iTunes added “This Party Sucks” and the original version of “I Can’t Stand The Rain”, which I have removed from the Wish List. “This Party Sucks” is fantastic…”that girl looks like Grace Jones!”

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