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IRA'S BLEND #33: MINSTRELS AND INTERPRETERS



IRA’S BLEND #33: MINSTRELS AND INTERPRETERS
Broadcast 31-7-2016
Host/Engineer: Ira
For: ex-patradio.fr

Listen to archived show on Mixcloud HERE

Tony Bennett/Norah Jones – Speak Low
Tony Bennett/Michael Buble – Don’t Get Around Much Any More
Tony Bennett/Faith Hill – The Way You Look Tonight
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Dave Brubeck – Blue Rondo a la Turk
Dave Brubeck – The Duke
Dave Brubeck – Take Five
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k.d. lang – Get Some
k.d. lang – Maybe
k.d. lang – I Want It All
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Gordon Lightfoot – Minstrel of the Dawn
Gordon Lightfoot – Approaching Lavender
Gordon Lightfoot – If You Could Read My Mind
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Steeleye Span – All Around My Hat
Steeleye Span – Thomas the Rhymer
Steeleye Span – Cam Ye O’er Frae France
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Roberta Flack – I’m the Girl
Roberta Flack – Jesse
Roberta Flack – Killing Me Softly with His Song
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Michael McDonald – How Sweet It Is to Be Loved by You
Michael McDonald – I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Michael McDonald – Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours
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Robert Palmer – Respect Yourself
Robert Palmer – Mercy, Mercy Me-I Want You
Robert Palmer – Addicted to Love
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Billie Holiday and Lester Young – All of Me
Charlie Parker and Dizzie Gillespie – My Melancholy Baby
Ella Fitzgerald – My Last Affair


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