This song was originally featured in the 1937 musical comedy, “I’d Rather Be Right” by Richard Rodgers, with lyrics by Lorenz Hart 1937, but was a commonly covered jazz standard throughout the swinging 1950’s and 1960’s. True, Ella and Ol’ Blue Eyes both covered the song to great applause, but I like these two instrumental …
“Us” by Regina Spektor (Soviet Kitsch, Sire Records, 2004). Written by Regina Spektor.
SONG OF THE DAY “Other Side of the Game” by Erykah Badu (Live, Kedar/ Universal, 1997) VIDEO OF THE DAY and the live version I love:
SONG OF THE DAY “Detroit Girl” by Raphael Saadiq (Ray Ray, Pookie Entertainment, 2004). Written by Michael Angelo and Raphael Saadiq. VIDEO OF THE DAY
SONG OF THE DAY “Dharma Lady” by Geronimo Jackson (Magna Carta, ABC, 2009) WHERE I HEARD IT This is the faux band from ABC’s Lost, and, so, yeah, I heard it on Lost. Nowhere else to hear it, right? Wrong! ABC actually released this song as a single on iTunes, so it exists in the real world! Only …
SONG OF THE DAY “Nowadays” as performed by Renee Zellweger (Chicago: Music from the Miramax Motion Picture, Epic Records, 2002). Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb. VIDEO OF THE DAY
SONG OF THE DAY “A Case Of You” by James Blake (Enough Thunder, Universal Records, 2011). Written by Joni Mitchell. WHERE I HEARD IT Season 3 of NBC’s Parenthood. VIDEO OF THE DAY
SONG OF THE DAY “Accused of Stealing” by The Delgados (The Great Eastern, Chemikal Underground, 2000). VIDEO OF THE DAY