Wishing Doris Recorded These Songs

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Wishing Doris Recorded These Songs

Unread post by Johnny » 13 May 2017, 11:17

Some of my favourite songs (past and current), that I wish I could have heard Doris sing:

My Foolish Heart
My Funny Valentine
Tonight From West Side Story
The Sound Of Silence
I Don't Know How To Love Him
River
A Case Of You
Blue
Love For Sale
I'll Be Seeing You
Somewhere
Stars
City Of Stars
Someone Like You
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Unread post by Musiclover » 13 May 2017, 12:43

Good list, Johnny. Mine would include:

How Little We Know
Please Be Kind
Someone to Watch Over Me
These Foolish Things (identified by Sinatra as his favorite to sing)
Time on My Hands

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Unread post by jmichael » 15 May 2017, 10:11

I know I am going to overlook several but off-the-top of my head...


The Days Of Wine and Roses - Henry Mancini
Losing My Mind, Send In The Clowns or Not A Day Goes By- Stephen Sondheim
Walk On By and A House Is Not A Home - Hal David and Burt Bacharach
A Case of You and River - Joni Mitchell
Make You Feel My Love - Bob Dylan
A Time For Love - Johnny Mandel and Paul Francis Webster
How Deep Is The Ocean - Irving Berlin
Something So Right - Paul Simon
The Nearness Of You - Hoagy Carmichael and Ned Washington
I Never Meant To Hurt You - Laura Nyro
The Shadow Of Your Smile - Johnny Mandel
Niagara - Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager, and Bruce Roberts
What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life / How Do You Keep The Music Playing? - Marilyn & Alan Bergman
Blame it On My Youth - Edward Heyman and Oscar Levant
What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? - Frank Loesser
Here's That Rainy Day - Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke
Speak Low - Kurt Weill
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Unread post by Jas1 » 16 May 2017, 05:43

The man that got away;
Lover-man;
The Shadow of your smile;
I'm still here;
Lush life;
The Island;
Evergreen;


to cite a few...

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Unread post by howard » 16 May 2017, 16:57

Here are some of my picks:

Let's Do it
Folks Who Live on the Hill
Love for Sale
Do Nothing Till You Hear From Me
Guess Who I Saw Today?
London by Night
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Pick Yourself Up
How Do You Keep the Music Playing?
You're Gonna Hear From Me
It's a Lovely Day Today
Get Happy
My Man

I'm sure there are dozens more I could name!
Like Irene Dunne done.

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Unread post by On Moonlight Bay » 16 May 2017, 17:25

Free association: :wink:

Fever - Peggy Lee
Don't Rain on My Parade - Barbara Streisand
I'd Rather Be Blue Over You (Than Happy with Somebody Else) - Barbara Streisand
Let's Do it (Let's Falli Love) - Eartha Kit
If I Can Dream - Elvis Presley
Someone to Watch Over Me - Frank Sinatra
Yesterday - The Beatles
Cry Me A River - Julie London
White Christmas - Bing Crosby
You've Got a Friend - Carole King
Almost Like Being in Love - Billy May / Frank Sinatra

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Unread post by Jas1 » 17 May 2017, 05:35

Great choices.

Howard- I LOVE Nancy Wilson's "Guess who I saw today" - yes, would love to hear Doris sing that.

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