A Kiss to Build A Dream On

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Friday, February 14, 2014

The Jonathan Channel provides an intimate, insightful, and original approach to the Great American Songbook. You can enjoy this eclectic mix of beloved music by visiting

Episode Playlist:

Frank Sinatra - My Funny Valentine Songs - For Young Lovers & Swing Easy

Jo Stafford - Make Believe - Autumn in New York

Nat King Cole - Night Lights - Night Lights

Ella Fitzgerald - My One and Only - Pure Ella

Ella Fitzgerald - My One and Only - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book

Frank Sinatra - River, Stay 'Way From My Door - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Oscar Peterson - The Song is Ended - The Song is You:Best of the Verve Songbooks

Nancy LaMott - Accentuate The Positive - Come Rain or Come Shine | The Music of Johnny Mercer

Mel Torme - Lullaby Of Birdland - Songs of New York

Mel Torme - Lullaby Of Birdland - Lulu's Back In Town

Dianne Reeves - How High The Moon - Good Night, and Good Luck

Tierney Sutton - Route 66 - Something Cool

Glenn Miller - Pennsylvania 6-5000 - Greatest Hits

Jessica Molaskey - Sitting in Limbo - Sitting in Limbo

Michael Feinstein – Melinda - Michael Feinstein Sings the Burton Lane Songbook, Vol II

Lena Horne - Rodgers and Hammerstein Medley:A Cock-Eyed Optimist/I Have Dreamed/Surrey with the Fringe on Top - At The Waldorf Astoria/At The Sands

Rebecca Kilgore - Seven Lonely Days - Four + 1

Frank Sinatra - You And The Night And The Music - Ring-A-Ding Ding!

Jeri Southern - Looking at You - Meets Cole Porter/At the Crescendo

Margaret Whiting - She Didn't Say Yes - Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook

Louis Armstrong - Let's Fall In Love - Louis Armstrong Meets Oscar Peterson

Rebecca Kilgore - I'm Making Believe - PIZZArelli Party with the Arbors All Stars

Tony Bennett - The Day You Leave Me - The Art Of Excellence

Sarah Vaughan - It's Delovely - Sings Broadway:Great Songs from Hit Shows

Jack Jones - Who Can I Turn To - Jack Jones Paints a Tribute to Tony Bennett

Ella Fitzgerald - Strike Up the Band - Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book

Carly Simon - By Myself/I See Your Face Before Me - My Romance

Diana Krall - I Was Doing All Right - From This Moment On

Michael Feinstein - There's A Small Hotel - The Sinatra Project

Keely Smith - Don't Take Your Love from Me - I Wish You Love

Mandy Patinkin - Not A Day Goes By - Oscar & Steve

Carmen McRae - Three Little Words - Here To Stay

Frank Sinatra - Send In The Clowns - The Reprise Collection

Sylvia McNair - A Sleepin' Bee - Come Rain or Come Shine

Frank Sinatra - River, Stay 'Way From My Door - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Frank Sinatra - Send In The Clowns - The Reprise Collection

Bill Charlap - I'm Old Fashioned - I'm Old Fashioned

Carly Simon - Scarborough Fair - Into White

Carly Simon - Scarborough Fair - Into White

Blossom Dearie - Let Me Love You - Blossom Dearie Jazz Masters 51

Tony Bennett - Time After Time - Perfectly Frank

Nancy Wilson - Close Your Eyes - Nancy Wilson Ballads, Blues & Big Bands: The Best of Nancy Wilson

Frank Sinatra - Come Dance With Me - Come Dance With Me!

Frank Sinatra - Ring-A-Ding Ding - Ring-A-Ding Ding!

Frank Sinatra - Please Be Kind - Frank Sinatra & Count Basie

Frank Sinatra - Tangerine - Sinatra and Swingin' Brass

Frank Sinatra - Same Old Song and Dance - The Complete Capitol Singles Collection

Frank Sinatra - I Never Knew - Swing Along With Me

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Comments [2]

The man's been successful on radio for almost half a century now, and you want him to change his style? Ain't gonna happen, nor should it.

Feb. 17 2014 10:53 AM
Patrice Mulholland from Greenwich, ct

Dear Mr. Schwartz,
I absolutely LOVE listening and look forward to
your show each week. My only criticism (and from MANY
people I know) is that you seem to speak much
TOO close to your microphone. It is very distracting
as it feels as though your mouth is right up against
one's ear. I can't help but believe that you might
have lost many listeners due to this problem.
I even find myself turning down the volume during
your commentary. I'd appreciate commentary from other

Patrice Mulholland

Feb. 16 2014 01:43 PM

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