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Options December 2, 2002: Big Stars, little stars, blowing through the night

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Artist Track Album Label Year Format Comments
Nino Rota  Rosa aurata   Options Giulietta Degli Spiriti        Showtime: Three to Six a.m. Fillin for Jefferson. 
Katyna Ranieri  Juliet of the Spirits   Options Fellini's Movie songs  Milan    CD   
Rolling Stones  Backstreet Girl   Options Between the Buttons (British release)  London    CD  Also on "Flowers" 
Neils Van Hoorn  Strange Dream   Options Colours      CD  Based on riff from A Love Supreme 
 
Albert King  Walking the Backstreets and Crying (Listen: Real)   Options I Wanna Get Funky  Stax    LP  King continued to perform until his sudden death in 1992, when he suffered a fatal heart attack on December 21. 
Uri Caine / Gustac Mahler  Funeral March from Symphony #5   Options Primal Light    1997  CD  A classic album, already. 
Lalo Schifrin  Shifting Gears   Options Bullitt soundtrack      CD  Fine music, but total time: 38 minutes. 
Herbie Hancock  Death Wish Main Title theme   Options Death Wish Soundtrack      LP   
 
Susie Ibarra Trio  Passing Clouds (Listen: Real)   Options Songbird Suite  Tzadik  2002  CD   
Lonnie Smith  Spirits Free (Listen: Real)   Options Afro-Desia  Groove Merchant    LP  with Joe Lovano, Ron Carter. No phony Dr. prefix, no turban. 
Tipsy / World Standard  Papaya Freeway   Options Remix Party      CD   
King Crimson  Waiting Man   Options Beat      CD   
Beautiful People  Happiness in the Wind   Options If 60's Were 90's      CD  Hendrix sampled into new songs. 
 
Abida Parveen  Ishq na derda mot kolon (Listen: Real)   Options Mystic Poets from the Hind & Sind      CD  She's a lovely Pakistani singer & composer. "Ordinary people pray five times a day, lovers pray any time." 
John Cage (1948)  Dream   Options Just West Coast: Microtonal Music for Guitar and Harp  Bridge    CD  Performed by John Schneider, Guitar and Amy Shulman, Harp 
Erik Satie  Sonneries de la Rose Croix (1892) (Listen: Real)   Options Caresse  Arte Nova    CD  John White, Piano
 
Grace Braun  Sent Ahead   Options I'm Your Girl      CD   
 
Cath Carroll  Leaving Song (Listen: Real)   Options The Gondoliers of Ghost Lake      CD   
Neil Young  Change Your Mind   Options Sleeps With Angels (With Crazy Horse)      CD  Long, almost low key electric cut. Album is still under-rated. 
Tara Jane O'Neil  Bye Bye   Options TJO-TKO      CD  Irresistable name. 
William Duckworth  Cheerful   Options Southern Harmony  Lovely    CD  Gregg Smith Singers. 
 
Lotte Lenya  Lost In the Stars (Listen: Real)   Options Sings American Theater Songs  Columbia    CD  Recorded 1957.  
Thelonius Monk  Jackie-ing   Options San Francisco Holiday  Milestone (Riverside)    CD  That was in 1960. In April 1961 he recorded this in Paris with Charlie Rouse, John Ore, & Frankie Dunlop. 
Brazil '65 with Sergio Mendez Trio & featuring the "Sunny, refreshing voice of Wanda de Sah"  Berimbau   Options Brasil '65  Capitol    CD  Before they signed to A&M on the condition that Herb Alpert's wife join the band. A great pop LP. 
Grant Green  Western Union Man   Options Alive!  Blue Note    CD  Recorded at the Cliche Lounge, Newark, NJ, 1970. Wish I'd been there. 
 
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