Episode #2767

I Only Have Eyes For You

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Thursday, February 14, 2008

For Valentine's Day, listen to a series of unusual arrangements of one of the great love songs in American pop music: "I Only Have Eyes For You." Featuring versions by Lester Bowie and his Brass Fantasy, British trip-hop singer Martina Topfley-Bird, downtown New Yorker Phil Kline, and so many more.

PROGRAM #2767, Theme & Variation: I Only Have Eyes for You (First aired on Thursday, 2-14-08)





The Flamingos

The Best of

I Only Have Eyes for You, excerpt

Rhino* or download from iTunes

Martina Topley-Bird

Sweetheart 2005: Love Songs

I Only Have Eyes for You [5:00] OR* or download from iTunes

Phil Kline (incl. The Flamingos

After the Fire,The Kitchen New Sounds Live, 12/8/00

Dream (I Only Have Eyes for You) [9:00]

Not commercially available.

Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy

I Only Have Eyes for You

I Only Have Eyes for You [9:30]

ECM #1296

Santo And Johnny


I Only Have Eyes for You [4:00]

Download from

Mark Eitzel

Music for Courage and Confidence

I Only Have Eyes for You [4:00]

New West Records 6038 Available at* or download from

George Rochberg

Eden, Out of Time & Out of Space

American Bouquet: I Only Have Eyes for You [4:00]

Arabesque 6745 OR download from or

Guy Klucevsek

Transylvanian Softwear

Duckworth: Slow Dancing in Yugoslavia, excerpt [9:00]

Starkland #207

Coleman Hawkins

Coleman Hawkins In Holland

I Only Have Eyes for You, excerpt [1:00]

Avid Records. Download from

Comments [1]

Dennis Vogel from New Jersey

John, the program is only minutes old and I'm already in heaven. As a baby boomer who came of age in the 60s, the Flamingos bring back many fond memories.

Keep up the good work.

Dennis Vogel
Somerset, NJ

Feb. 14 2008 11:06 PM

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