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.More episodes
Host: Joe Hunter
Guest: Bill Rudman
American Standard: "Falling in Love with Love" (1938)
Music: Richard Rodgers
Lyrics: Lorenz Hart
Featured Performers: Frances Langford, Frank Sinatra, Julian "Cannonball" Adderley & Mary Cleere Haran
Bonus Track: “Thou Swell"
Performed by: Nat King Cole
Show Notes: Joe and his guest, Bill Rudman, listen with you to 4 renditions of "Falling in Love with Love," exploring the merits of each. Bill discusses the appearance of this standard in the farce of a play: "The Boys from Syracuse." Then they discuss this week's bonus tune, "Thou Swell" by Nat King Cole.