Valentine Podcasts

featuring:

* Amadio Mio - Pink Martini
* Advice For The Young At Heart - Tears for Fears
* Small Wonders - Dog’s Eye View
* Lovesong - The Cure
* Great Expectations - Elbow
* Crush - Garbage (from the Baz Luhrman “Romeo and Juliet”)
* Blue - Joni Mitchell
* Corcovado - Everything But the Girl

featuring:

* Help Me - Joni
* Destiny - Zero 7
* Sagaba - Blue Scholars
* I Can’t Get Started - Bunny Berrigan
* Someone To Watch Over Me - Linda Ronstadt/Nelson Eddy Orchestra
* Since I Fell For You - Lenny Welch

And 2014:

Start off with a sugar hit: Stardust played by Artie Shaw’s band, terrific trumpet work by Paul Butterfield.

Then we get into some seasonality:

Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra
September - Kami Lyle, a Nashville musician who we saw at the Pier in Seattle fronting for Ani DiFranco. If a woman’s playing a trumpet, I’m all ears.
Autumn In New York - Billie Holiday.  I’ve never been to NYC, but this song always beckons me. I’ll go soon.
Sometimes In Winter - Blood, Sweat & Tears, sung by Steve Katz
Where Were You When I Needed You Last Winter - Stevie Wonder

Then a few songs evincing obsession:
Big Lie, Small World - a Sting song produced nicely by Denise Donatelli
Car On A Hill - Joni Mitchell, from the Help Me album, and always one of my favorites. “We seem so righteous at the start, when there’s so much laughter, when there’s so much spark, when there’s so much sweetness in the dark”
Constrant Craving - K.D. Lang.  ‘Nuff said

A little bit sexy: Just Can’t Make It - Maktub, a Seattle band featuring Reggie Watts that we stalked through the late 90s/early aughts

Smokin’: Love Like A River Does - Melody Gardot