Celebrating mid-October birthdays with songs by pianist/composer Roy Kral, who with his wife vocalist Jackie Cain formed the duo group Jackie & Roy, and also Thelonious Monk a year after his centennial. Also remembering songwriter Carol Hall (1936-2018) best known for the Broadway musical The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, but who also contributed lyrics to two Bill Evans tunes "Very Early" and "The Two Lonely People."
Johnny O'Neal "People Make the World Go Round" from In the Moment (Smoke Sessions) 00:00
Nancy Kelly " Let's Talk Business" from Born to Swing (Amhearst Records) 05:20
Helen Sung "Mean What You Say" from Sung with Words (Stricker Street Records) 09:52
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