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Celebrate songwriters Abbey Lincoln and Bernice Petkere

Mary Foster Conklin By

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Many special birthdays in this episode of A Broad Spectrum as we honor the great Abbey Lincoln and remember Bernice Petkere, named the "Queen of Tin Pan Alley" by Irving Berlin for her songs "Close Your Eyes" and ""Lullaby of the Leaves."

Playlist

  • Linda Dachtyl "A Late One" from A Late One (Chicken Coop Records) 00:00
  • Pucci Amanda Jhones "Key Largo" from Love, Jhones (Candace Jazz) 04:20
  • Benny Carter "Blue Moonlight" from Benny Carter Songbook, Vol. 2 (Music Masters) 12:24
  • Deborah Pearl "Sail Away with Me" from Souvenir of You (Evening Star) 18:10
  • Host speaks 20:59
  • Michika Fukumori "The Seasons: The Story I Want to Tell You" from Piano Images (Summit) 24:07
  • Frank Senior "Just for a Thrill" from Senior's Center of Love (Self released) 29:16
  • Karrin Allyson "Nobody Said Love Was Easy" from Some of That Sunshine (kasrecords) 34:25
  • Host speaks 38:29
  • Cyrille Aimee "Each Day" from Cyrille Aimee Live (Mack Avenue) 43:05
  • Wayne Powers "Just in Time" from If Love Were All (Kabockie Records) 49:29
  • Host speaks 52:31
  • Regina Carter "Day Dreaming On the Niger" from Reverse Thread (E1 Music) 53:50
  • Meg Okura "Black Rain" from Ima Ima (New Music USA) 1:00;11
  • Dee Bell "After the Storm (Depois Dos Temporais)" from Lins, Lenox & Life (Self released) 1:07:10
  • Maggie Herron "Changing Winds" from A Ton of Trouble (Herron Song) 1:12:36
  • Host speaks 1:17:30
  • Hank Jones "Close Your Eyes" from When There Is Love (Universal Music) 1:21:07
  • Susan Tobocman "Close Your Eyes" from Watercolor Dream (Cap Records) 1:24:14r
  • Danny Bacher "A Sunday Kind of Love" from Swing That Music! (Whaling City Sound) 1:28:37
  • Kat Gang "Love and the Lack Thereof" from Love and the Lack Thereof (NKR Records) 1:33:05
  • Host speaks 1:36:19
  • Shakers and Bakers "Swing Low Sweet Chariot" from Heart Love (Little I Music) 1:40:34
  • Judi Silvano "Dust" from Lessons Learned (Unit Records) 1:45:30
  • Rebecca Martin and Guillermo Klein "To Make the Most of Today" from The Upstate Project (Sunnyside) 1:51:09
  • Host speaks 1:55:54
  • Hendrik Meurkens and Bill Cunliffe "Ode to Billy Joe" from Cabin in the Sky (Height Advantage) 1:57:58
  • Marian McPartland "Lullaby of the Leaves" from Just Friends (Concord Jazz) Time Marker
  • George Evans "Lullaby of the Leave" from From Moment to Moment (M-Swing) 2:08:46
  • Mark Winkler and Cheryl Bentyne "Thins Are Swingin'" from Eastern Standard Time (Café Pacific) 2:15:46
  • Host speaks 2:19:13
  • Carol Albert "Chasing Waterfalls" from Fly Away Butterfly (Self released) 2:22:12
  • Vertical Voices "Travel On By" from Fourward (Self released) 2:26:35
  • Amanda McBroom "The Rose" from Voices (LML Music) 2:32:38
  • Host speaks 2:37:22
  • Plucky Strum "Old and Young Blues" from Departure (Whaling City Sound) 2:39:58
  • Sheila Jordan "Better Than Anything" from I'v Grown Accustomed to the Bass (HighNote) 2:46:23
  • Isabel Crespo For Now "(We're) Home" from Elsewhere (Self released) 2:50:42
  • Host speaks 2:55:47
  • Dorothy Ashby "Pawky" from The Jazz Harpist (Savoy Jazz) 2:57:31
  • Roxy Coss "Females Are Strong As Hell" from The Future Is Female (Posi-Tone Music) 3:04:38
  • Virginia Schenck "Wholly Earth" from Aminita Moseka (Self released) 3:07:49
  • Ed Reed "Throw It Away" from Born To Be Blue (Blue Shorts Records) 3:13:20
  • Kendra Shank "Not to Worry" from A Spirit Free (Challenge) 3:18:11
  • Host speaks 3:21:58
  • Marc Cary "When I'm Called Home" from For the Love of Abbey (Motema) 3:24:31
  • Abbey Lincoln "Rainbow" from Love Having You Around (HighNote) 3:30:23
  • Abbey Lincoln "I Got Thunder (And It Rings)" from The World Is Falling Down (Polygram) 3:34:53
  • Host speaks 3:40:38
  • Geoffrey Keezer "Guanajuato" from On My Way to You (Self released) 3:43:09
  • Tiffany Austin "The Blessing" from Unbroken (Con Alma Music) 3:50:22
  • Host speaks 3:54:22
  • Roberta Piket "A Bridge to Nowhere" from West Coast Trio (13th Note) 3:55:30
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