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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"The Lady is a Tramp"

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Host: Joe Hunter

Guest: Les Roberts

American Standard: “The Lady is a Tramp” (1937)

Music: Richard Rodgers

Lyrics: Lorenz Hart

Featured Performers: Frank Sinatra, Susannah McCorkle, Erroll Garner, & Lou Rawls

Bonus Track: “On the Sunny Side of the Street”

Performed by: Nat King Cole

Podcast Summary: Joe and his guest, Les Roberts, listen with you to renditions of "The Lady is a tramp" by Frank Sinatra, Susannah McCorkle, Erroll Garner, & Lou Rawls. They explore the merits of each performance and Les explains why it’s a favorite of jazz performers. Then they leave us with a final “bonus track” by Nat King Cole packed with almost as much attitude as our featured song.

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