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Disinformation. It's a word we're hearing frequently these days. Some people call Disinformation propaganda; some people with a straight face call it alternative facts. I call it pernicious lies. So I spent two hours defining and explicating Disinformation; and, most importantly, telling people how to protect themselves from it. JUST KIDDING! You know me. Instead, I spent the two hours exploiting this sensitive issue and squeezing every last drop of irony and rueful laughter from it with songs I claimed were anti-science, or manipulative, or just deceitful. However, before things got too silly, I started the show with a much-too appropriately titled Ukrainian folk song, recognizing the only thing breaking apart faster than my heart is the world.

Playlist

  • Cody Owen Stine "Paris Mismatch (Theme Music)" from (Unreleased Master) 00:00
  • Bob Arthurs, Steve LaMattina "Do Not Ask Me Why My Eyes Are Teary" from Jazz It Up-Ukrainian Folk Songs For Three Dads (Blue Griffin) 03:00
  • Frank Sinatra, ::Count Basie|| "Pennies From Heaven" from Sinatra/Basie: The Complete Reprise Studio Recordings (Reprise Records) 09:49
  • Carol Welsman "When you're Smiling" from Memories Of You: A Tribute To Benny Goodman (Welcar Music) 14:00
  • José James "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm" from Merry Christmas From Jose James (Universal Music) 19:19
  • Stacey Kent "The Ice Hotel" from Breakfast On The Morning Tram (Token Productions) 23:45
  • Johnny Hartman "Sleepin' Bee" from I Just Dropped by To Say Hello (Impulse Records) 29:00
  • Ella Fitzgerald "Little White Lies" from Ella Swings Lightly (Verve Records) 33:00
  • Buddy Rich "It's Only A Paper Moon" from Buddy 100 (Universal Music) 37:06
  • Buddy Rich Big Band "Ode To Billie Jo" from Mercy Mercy (Blue Note Records) 40:17
  • John Pizzarelli "On The Sunny Side Of The Street" from Dear Mr. Cole (RCA Novus) 45:03
  • Nina Simone "Forbidden Fruit" from Forbidden Fruit (Colpix) 50:07
  • Tony Bennett, Bill Evans "When In Rome" from The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album (Concord Records)54:36
  • Catherine Russell "You Can't Pull The Wool Over My Eyes" from Alone Together (Dot Time Records) 57:52
  • Dave Frishberg "Blizzard Of Lies" from Dave Frishberg Classics (Concord Records) 01:01:47
  • Sarah Vaughan "Dream" from Sarah Vaughan At Mister Kelley's (Verve Reissues) 01:05:31
  • Michael Franks "Scatsville" from Rendezvous In Rio (eOne Music) 01:10:41
  • Ray Charles, Betty Carter "People Will Say We're In Love" from Ray Charles & Betty Carter (ABD Paramount) 01:15:42
  • Jonathan Karrant, Joshua White "Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams" from Shadows Fall (Jonathan Karrant) 01:18:30
  • Carol Sloane "Never Never Land" from Live At 30th Street (Columbia Records) 01:22:54
  • Mark Murphy "Do Nothin' Till you Hear From Me" from Once To Every Heart (Boutique) 0127:06
  • Maud Hixson "The Lies Of Handsome Men" from (Unreleased Master) 01:35:00
  • Art Farmer Benny Golson "It Ain't Necessarily So" from Art Farmer & Benny Golson Meet The Jazztet (From The Valley) 01:37:54
  • Kat Edmonson "A Dream Is A Wish your Heart Makes" from Dreamers Do (MRI) 01:43:00
  • Gregory Porter "When You Wish Upon A Star" from Jazz Loves Disney (Decca Records France) 0146:52
  • Norah Jones "Peace" from Midnight Jones (Universal Music Group) 01:51:59
  • Cody Owen Stine "Paris Mismatch (Theme Music)" from (Unreleased Master) 01:55:00

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