Archive for the ‘music’ Category

Open Up the Heavens

May 9, 2021

“Open Up the Heavens,” written and recorded by Jade Bird, 2021.

Jade Bird website

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Heaven

May 9, 2021

“Heaven,” written by David Byrne and Jerry Harrison, recorded by Talking Heads, 1979.

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Heaven Is My Home

May 9, 2021

“Heaven Is My Home,” written and recorded by Chris Hillman, 2005. Chris Hillman (vocal, guitar), Larry Park (guitar), Herb Pedersen (guitar), Sally Van Meter (dobro), Bill Bryson (bass).

Chris Hillman website

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God Said He Would Heal The Land

May 9, 2021

“God Said He Would Heal The Land,” written by Milton Biggham, recorded by Rev. Clay Evans, Milton Biggham, and the Fellowship Choir, 1984.

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Without Your Love

May 8, 2021

“Without Your Love,” written by Johnny Lange and Fred Stryker, recorded by Billie Holiday, 1937. Billie Holiday (vocal), Buck Clayton (trumpet), Edmond Hall (clarinet), Lester Young (tenor sax), James Sherman (piano), Freddie Green (guitar), Walter Page (bass), Jo Jones (drums).

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Bad Guy Tango

May 8, 2021

“Bad Guy,” written by Billie Eilish O’Connell and Finneas O’Connell, arranged by Scott Bradlee, sung by Ariana Savalas, accompanied by Nora Germain (violin), Ara Dabandjian (accordian), Scott Bradlee (piano), Cooper Appelt (bass), Aaron McLendon (drums). A 2019 Postmodern Jukebox performance.

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West Side Baby

May 8, 2021

“West Side Baby,” written by Dallas Bartley and John Cameron, recorded by T-Bone Walker, 1948. T-Bone Walker (vocal, guitar), Willard McDaniel (piano), Hubert Myers (tenor sax), Jack Trainor (trumpet), Bill Hadnott (bass), Oscar Bradley (drums).

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Wayfaring Stranger

May 8, 2021

“Wayfaring Stranger,” a traditional song in an unconventional setting, recorded by Eva Cassidy. Released in 1997, a year after her death. Keith Grimes on guitar.

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Too Much Heaven

May 2, 2021

“Too Much Heaven,” written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, and Maurice Gibb, performed by The Idea of North, 2016. Kaichiro Kitamura, guest vocal percussionist. Wonderful arrangement by Naomi Crellin.

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What’s Going On

May 2, 2021

“What’s Going On,” written by Marvin Gaye, Al Cleveland, and Renaldo Benson, recorded by Alex Boyé, Alisha Popat, and Maia von Lekow, 2015.

More:

“Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ still relevant and revealing, 50 years on,” Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press

“Marvin Gaye’s ‘What’s Going On’ is still asking hard questions at 50,” Russell Contreras, Axios

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