• cover art & compilation by aleXander hirka
10 April 2010

  1. Alice Faye – I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm
2. Allison Krause w/ Robert Plant – Sister Rosetta Goes Before Us
3. Amanda Palmer – Have To Drive
 4. Andrews Sisters – One Meatball
 5. Angélique Ionatos – O Kyklos Tou Nerou
  6. Ani Difranco – Shameless
  7. Anita O’ Day – Take The A Train
  8. Anjani – The Golden Gate
  9. Anna Vissi – Erotevmenaki
 10. Anne Briggs – She Moves Through The Fair
 11. Anne Clark – Our Darkness
 12. Annie Ross w/Lambert & Hendricks – Twisted
 13. April Stevens – Teach Me Tiger
 14. Aretha Franklin – I Never Loved A Man
 15. Barbara Lewis – Hello Stranger
 16. Bessie Smith – You Gotta Give Me Some (1929)
 17. Betty Carter – I Don’t Want to set the World on Fire
 18. Betty Hutton – He’s A Demon, He’s A Devil, He’s A Doll
 19. Big Mama Thornton – Hound Dog
 20. Billie Holiday – Autumn In New York
 21. Brandi Carlile – The Story
 22. Brenda Lee – I’m Sorry
 23. Buffy Sainte-Marie – Cho Cho Fire
 24. Carmen McRae – I’d Rather Leave When I’m In Love
 25. Cassandra Wilson – It Would Be So Easy
 26. Cher – Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
 27. Claudine Clark – Party Lights
 28. CocoRosie – Good Friday
 29. Connie Francis – V-a-c-a-t-i-o-n
 30. Dagmar Krause w/ Art Bears – The Hermit
 31. Dar WIlliams – The Baby Sitter Is Here
 32. Darlene Love – Chapel of Love
 33. Dawn Upshaw – Górecki – Symphony #3,   Symphony Of Sorrowful Songs – 2. Lento E Largo, Tranquillissimo
 34. Dayna Kurtz – Satisfied
 35. Diamanda Galas – Gloomy Sunday
 36. Diane Krall – Dream A Little Dream Of Me
 37. Dianne Reeves – Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
 38. Dinah Washington –  That Old Feeling
 39. Dolly Parton – Endless Stream Of Tears
 40. Doris Day – Que Sara Sara
 41. Dusty Springfield – You Don’t Have to SayYou Love Me
 42. Eartha Kitt – Where Is My Man
 43. Eliza Carthy – 10,000 Miles
 44. Ella Fitzgerald – I’m Glad There Is You
 45. Ellen  Mcilwaine – I Don’t Want to Play
 46. Emma Shapplin – Spente Le Stelle
 47. Emmylou Harris – Going Back To Harlan
 48. Esma Redzepova – Djelem
 49. Ethel Merman – I Got The Sun In The Morning
 50. Forrester Sisters –  I Fell In Love Again Last Night
 51  Geeshie Wiley – Last Kind Words
 52. Grace Slick w/ Jefferson Airplaine – Triad
 53. Gracie Fields – Autumn Leaves
 54. Hayley Mills – Femininity
 55. Irina Fogelson – Papirossn
 56. Iris DeMent –  Hotter Than Mojave In My Heart
 57. Janis Ian – Breaking Silence
 58. Janis Joplin –  Piece Of My Heart
 59. Jann Arden – California Dreamin’
 60. Jennifer Warnes – Ain’t No Cure For Love
 61. Jesse Sykes – Troubled Soul
 62. Joan Baez – Love Song To A Stranger
 63. Joanna Newsom – Cosmia
 64. Joni Mitchell – Don Juan’s Reckless Daughter
 65. Josephine Baker – Where’d you get those eyes
 66. Josephine Foster – Hazel Eyes, I Will Lead You
 67. Juana Molina – Un Día
 68. Judy Garland – Over The Rainbow
 69. Julie Cruise – The Nightingale (Twin Peaks)
 70. June Christy – Bewitched
 71. Karen Dalton – How Did the Feeling Feel to You
 72. Karrin Allyson – All You Need to Say (Never Say Yes)
  73. Kate & Anna McGarrigle – Mother Mother
 74. Kate Smith – In Old New York
 75. Kathrin Deboer w/Belleruche – Anything You Want [Not That]
  76. Keely Smith – New York, New York
 77. Laurie Anderson- O Superman
 78. Lenka –  Live Like You’re Dying
 79. Lesley Gore – You Don’t Own Me
 80. Lhasa De Sela – I’m Going In
 81. Linda Ronstadt – Long Long Time
 82. Linda Thompson – The Way I Love You
 83. Lisa Germano – In the Maybe World
 84. Little Eva – The Locomotion
 85. Lizzy Mercier Descloux – Fire
 86. Lucinda Williams – Side Of The Road
 87. Ma Rainey – Memphis Minnie
 88. Mae West – A Guy What Takes His Time 1933
 89. Margaret Whiting – The Wheel Of Hurt 1956
 90. Marianne Faithful – Broken English
 91. Marilyn Monroe – Some Like It Hot
 92. Marlene Dietrich – Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss auf
             Liebe eingestellt (Falling in Love Again)
 93. Marrisa Nadler – Calico.m4a
 94. Mary Gauthier – Wheel Inside The Wheel
 95. Me’Shell Ndegéocello – Hot Night
 96. Mildred Bailey – They Can’t Take That Away from Me
 97. Misia – Estatua Falsa
 98. Mya – Whatcha Gonna Do
 99. Nancy Sinatra – These Boots Are Made For Walking
100. Nico – I’ll Be Your Mirror
101. Nina Hagen –  New York New York
102. Nina Simone – Lilac Wine
103. Norah Jones – Back to Manhatten
104. Odetta – Down On Me
105. Patricia Barber –  You’re The Top
106. Patsy Cline – Always
107. Patsy Montana – I Wanna Be A Cowboy’s Sweetheart
108. Patti Smith Group – Free Money
109. Paula Frazer w/Tarnation – Like A Ghost
110. Pearl Bailey – I Hate Men
111. Peggy Lee – September in the Rain
112. Petula Clark – Downtown
113. Pieta Brown – Remember The Sun
114. Regina Spektor – Summer In The City
115. Renée Geyer – Fever
116. Rita Mitsouko – Don’t Forget The Night
117. Rita Pavone – Come Te Non C’E Nessuno
118. Ronee Blakley – New Sun Rising
119. Rosemary Clooney –  Let’s Face The Music And Dance
120. Rusty Warren – Bounce Your Boobies
121. Sarah Vaughan – If I Should Lose Yoi
122. Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – 100 Days, 100 Nights
123. Sharron Kraus – The Family Tradition
124. Shirley Bassey – Goldfinger
125. Shirley Horn – May The Music Never End
126. Sophie Tucker – I Don’t Want To Get Thin
127. Soraya – On Nights Like This
128. Souad Massi – Raoul
129. Steph Pappas – Double Dare Ya
130. Susan Werner – Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood
131. Sweet Honey In The Rock – Study War No More
132. The Ditty Bops – Wishful Thinking
133. The Ronettes – Be My Baby
134. Theola Kilgore – The Love Of My Man
135. Tierney Sutton – Im A Fool To Want You
136. Tina Turner w/ Ike Turner – River Deep-Mountain High
137. Tish Hinojosa – Something In Rain
138. Toni Braxton – Unbreak My Heart
139. Tracy Chapman – I Did It All
140. Umm Kulthum – title unknown
141. Vanessa Daou – How Do You Feel
142. Vashti Bunyan – Diamond Day
143. Victoria Spivey – Grant Spivey
144. Victoria Williams – I Can’t Cry Hard Enough
145. Wanda Jackson – Stupid Cupid
146. Yma Sumac – Remember
147. Yoko Ono – Midsummer New York

 

a few videos . . .

Diamanda Galas – Gloomy Sunday

Hayley Mills – Femininity

Angelique Ionatos – O Kyklos Tou Nerou

Ronee Blakley – New Sun Rising

 

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