I've Heard That Song Before is a podcast about the jazz standards of the Great American Songbook. In each episode, one song is explored by jazz musician host, Joe Hunter, and his jazz musician guest. You'll hear 4 different renditions of the selected song introduced by the hosts who compare and contrast the merits of each adaptation. At the end of each episode, you'll also get to hear a related bonus song. The easy-going conversational format of the show makes it enjoyable for both jazz buffs and novices alike. Episodes are all approximately 35 minutes.

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"A Foggy Day in London Town"

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Host: Joe Hunter

Guest: Les Roberts

American Standard: “A Foggy Day in London Town” (1937)

Music: George Gershwin

Lyrics: Ira Gershwin

Featured Performers: Fred Astaire, Patti Page, Oscar Peterson, & Judy Garland

Bonus Track: “It’s Only a Paper Moon”

Performed by: Oscar Peterson

Podcast Summary: Joe and his guest, Les Roberts, listen with you to renditions of "A Foggy Day in London Town" by Fred Astaire, Patti Page, Oscar Peterson, & Judy Garland. They explore the merits of each - of which there are many - and Les discusses the appearance of this song in film. Then you'll enjoy this week's bonus tune, a rare vocal performance by the great pianist, Oscar Peterson.

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