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“Old” School

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Old Dog? New Tricks?

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Old hat; same old same old; you can't teach an old dog new tricks. I don't get it why people are so negative about the word, old. Some of our greatest songwriters have used that word in some of their best songs. And some of our youngest singers are giving new voice to these old songs. I say, this grievous mistake must be corrected (or am I just up to my old tricks, trying to fill two hours with music? You be the judge...).

Playlist

  • Joanie Sommers "I'm Old Fashioned" from Dream (Discovery) 2:23
  • Tony Bennett "Old Devil Moon" from Tony Makes It Happen (Columbia) 5:33
  • Ella Fitzgerald "You're An Old Smoothie" from Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song (Verve) 9:22
  • Joe Coughlin "That Old Devil Called Love" from Low Down on Broadway (Roadhouse Records) 12:45
  • Hilary Gardner "Seems Like Old Times" from The Late Set (Anzic records) 18:12
  • Tom Lehrer "When you Are Old And Gray" from The Old Dope Peddler (Regis Records) 22:07
  • Etta Jones "Old Folks" from Love Shout (Ojc) 26:14
  • Kevin Mahogany "Old Times Sake" from You Got What It Takes (Enja) 31:24
  • Melissa Walker "Let's Take An Old Fashioned Walk" from I Saw The Sky (Enja) 34:31
  • (Mystery Vocalist) Dick Van Dyke "Old Rockin' Chair" from Step Back In Time (CD Baby) 40:38
  • Dorothy Dandridge "That Old Feeling" from Smooth Operator (Polygram Records) 46:50
  • Loston Harris "That Old Black Magic" from Why Try To Change Me Now (CD Baby) 49:50
  • April Barrows "An Old Stuffed Sofa" from My Dream is You (CD Baby) 54:41
  • Stan Kenton "My Old Flame" from The Stan Kenton Orchestra In Concert (Hindsight Records) 58:05
  • Nina Simone "Marriage Is For Old Folks" from I Put A Spell On You (Phillips) 1:04:23
  • Kristin Berardi / James Sherlock "Old Fashioned Way" from Kristin Berardi Meets The Jazzgroove Mothership Orchestra (Jazzhead) 1:09:04
  • (Mystery Vocalist) Richard Chamberlain "It's a Lonesome Old Town" from Richard Chamberlain Sings (MGM) 1:15:12
  • Shirley Horn "Old Country" from I Love You Paris (Verve) 1:17:40
  • Chaise Lounge Ft Marilyn Older "I Just Want All My Stuff" from Dot...Dot...Dot (Modern Songbook Records) 1:25:15
  • Simon and Garfunkel "Old Friends" from Bookends (Columbia) 1:28:58
  • Rosemary Clooney "Old Friends" from Demi- Centennial (Concord Records) 1:32:39
  • Nat Cole "When I Grow Too Old to Dream" from After Midnight (Capitol Records) 1:38:03
  • Kat Edmonson "Old Fashioned Gal" from Old Fashioned Gal (MRI) 1:42:02
  • Stan Getz, Chet Baker "Dear Old Stockholm" from The Stockholm Concerts (Verve International) 1:45:42
  • Jenny Evans "Good Old Days" from Shiny Stockings (Enja) 1:51:40
  • (Theme Music) Cody Owen Stine "Paris Mismatch" 1:55:29

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