iPod Shuffle, September 2017

On what is, apparently, the first official day of Autumn, this is what my iPod came up with this morning, as I was walking to the Royal Free Hospital for a routine blood test …



  1. A Song For You : Dusty Springfield, from Something Special
  2. When Your Lover Has Gone : Ray Charles, from The Genius of Ray Charles
  3. What You Came Here to Do : Girlboy, from Late Bloomers
  4. Keep it to Yourself : Amy Rigby, from 18 Again
  5. A Bitter Mule : Me’Shell Ndegeocello, from Weather
  6. Prelude & Fugue No. 10 in C Minor : Keith Jarrett, from Shostakovich 24 Preludes & Fugues
  7. My Romance : Warne Marsh, from A Ballad Album
  8. Teachers : Leonard Cohen, from The Songs of Leonard Cohen
  9. Baby Took a Limo to Memphis : Guy Clarke, from Dublin Blues
  10. The Last Campaign Trilogy : John Stewart, from The Complete Phoenix Concerts
  11. Two Pianos : John Tilbury & Phillip Thomas, from Morton Feldman, Two Pianos & Other Pieces, 1953-1969
  12. Ad Lib Blues : Lester Young, from The President Plays




iPod Shuffle, February 2017


  • Pancho and Lefty : Townes Van Zandt (from Live at the Union Chapel)
  • Satie: Ogive No. 2 : Sarah Rothenberg (from Rothko Chapel)
  • Famous Blue Raincoat : Jennifer Warnes (from Famous Blue Raincoat)
  • Sitting on Top of the World : Mississippi Shieks (from Stop & Listen Blues)
  • Cold Enough to Cross : Joe Henry (from Scar)
  • Three Guitar Special : Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys (from Anthology, 1935-73)
  • No One Gets In : Bill Frisell (from Disfarmer)
  • Driving Home : Liz Simcock (from Seven Sisters Road)
  • Let Him Roll : Guy Clark (from Old No. 1)
  • My Girl : Otis Redding (from Otis Blue)
  • In a Mellotone : Duke Ellington (from Highlights of the Great 1940-42 Band)
  • I’m Pulling Through : Billie Holiday (from Billie Holiday & Lester Young, Complete Studio Recordings)


Back on the Old iPod Shuffle, Jan. 2016

Let’s see what chance threw back at us this month …


  • Stay : Jackson Brown from The Very Best of Jackson Brown
  • Alberta’s Child : Ian Tyson from Cowboyography
  • Let Him Roll : Guy Clark from Old No. 1
  • Defying Gravity : Emmylou Harris from Quarter Moon in a Ten Cent Town
  • Rockin’ in Rhythm : Duke Ellington Orchestra from The Great Paris Concert
  • You Can Call Me Al : Paul Simon from Graceland
  • Shortnin’/Henduck : Otha Turner & The Rising Star Fife & Drum Band from Everyday Hollering’ Goat
  • Lucinda Williams : Vic Chestnut from West of Rome
  • Kinda Dukish : Duke Ellington Orchestra from The Great Paris Concert
  • Because Of : Leonard Cohen from Dear Heather
  • Sad Eyes : Josh Rouse from Nashville
  • Cotton Tail : Duke Ellington Orchestra from Never No Lament (The Blanton-Webster Band)