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Cole Porter: A Musical Legacy

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Monday, June 09, 2014

Composer Cole Porter in the 1930s (Wikipedia Commons)

Today on The Jonathan Channel, take a tour through the legacy of Cole Porter. A lyricist and composer, Porter conquered Broadway and Hollywood with witty lyrics and beautiful melodies. A career that spanned over 30 years, his songs are the foundation of The Great American Songbook and can regularly be heard on The Jonathan Channel. Songs like; "Night and Day", "I Get A Kick Out of You" and "Love For Sale" are ever-present and will dominate the airwaves during our 3-hour Cole Porter Marathon.

Playlist:

The Singers Unlimited - Anything Goes - Magic Voices

Frank Sinatra - I've Got You Under My Skin - Songs for Swingin' Lovers

Jeri Southern - Let's Fly Away - Meets Cole Porter/At the Crescendo

Kenny Rankin - You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To - Professional Dreamer

Lee Wiley - Looking at You - L.A. Confidential Soundtrack

Louis Armstrong - Let's Do It - Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson

Diana Krall - Just One Of Those Things - De-Lovely-Music from the Motion Picture

Frank Sinatra - What Is This Thing Called Love - In The Wee Small Hours

Jane Monheit - Why Can't You Behave? - Taking a Chance On Love

Artie Shaw - Begin The Beguine - Begin the Beguine

Michael Feinstein - Begin The Beguine - The Sinatra Project

Judy Garland - Do I Love You? - Judy/Judy in Love

Frank Sinatra - Mind If I Make Love To You? - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Rebecca Luker - In The Still Of The Night - Anything Goes-Rebecca Luker Sings Cole Porter

Tony Bennett – Experiment - Life Is Beautiful

Nancy LaMott - So In Love - Ask Me Again

Frank Sinatra - Night and Day - A Swingin' Affair!

Mary Martin - My Heart Belongs to Daddy - American Songbook Series Cole Porter

Fred Astaire - I Concentrate On You The Astaire Story

Maria Friedman - I Happen to like New York - Now and Then

Frank Sinatra - I Love You - Sinatra and Swingin' Brass

Champian Fulton - Get Out Of Town - Champian

Mel Torme - It's Delovely - At The Red Hill/Live at The Maisonette

Rosemary Clooney - I Get A Kick Out Of You - Rosemary Clooney Sings the Music of Cole Porter

Ray Charles & Betty Carter - Every Time We Say Goodbye - Ray Charles And Betty Carter

Peggy Lee - Always True To You In My Fashion - The Songs of Cole Porter

Bobby Darin - All Of You - Spotlight On Bobby Darin

Sandy Stewart - After You, Who? - Love is Here to Stay

Bing Crosby - Don't Fence Me In - The Best of Bing Crosby

Rebecca Luker - Dream Dancing - Anything Goes-Rebecca Luker Sings Cole Porter

Tony Bennett - All Of You - When Lights Are Low

Ella Fitzgerald - Easy To Love - Jazz Round Midnight Again

Frank Sinatra - It's All Right With Me - Frank Sinatra Sings the Select Cole Porter

Bing Crosby & Louis Armstrong - Now You Has Jazz - You're Sensational:Cole Porter in the '20's, '40's, & '50's

Peggy Lee - Ridin' High - Things Are Swingin'/Jump For Joy

Mel Torme - Too Darn Hot - Swings Schubert Alley

Michel Legrand - Blow, Gabriel, Blow - Cole Porter

Frank Sinatra - Why Shouldn't I - The Voice of Frank Sinatra

Bing Crosby & Grace Kelly - True Love - You're Sensational:Cole Porter in the '20's, '40's, & '50's

Julie Andrews - The Physician - Star! Original Soundtrack

Bobby Darin - Love For Sale - The Songs of Cole Porter

Judy Garland - Love Of My Life - Collectors' Gems From the MGM Films

Frank Sinatra - From This Moment On - A Swingin' Affair!

Sarah Vaughan - Don't Look at Me that Way Sings Broadway:Great Songs from Hit Shows

Judy Garland & Gene Kelly - Be A Clown - American Songbook Series Cole Porter

Jeri Southern - Which? - Meets Cole Porter/At the Crescendo

Bing Crosby - I Love You, Samantha - The Songs of Cole Porter

Annette Sanders - Everything I Love - Everything I Love

Frank Sinatra - At Long Last Love - A Swingin' Affair!

Cole Porter - You're The Top - From This Moment On

Nelson Riddle - You Do Something to Me - The Riddle Touch

Ruby Braff & Ellis Larkins - Love For Sale - You're the Top: Cole Porter in the 1930's

 

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