Celebrate the Great American Songbook
In this show about the jazz standards of the Great American Songbook, one song is explored by jazz musician host, Joe Hunter, and his guest. Four different renditions of the selected song is introduced by the hosts who compare and contrast the merits of each adaptation.
"I've Got You Under My Skin"
Host: Joe Hunter
Guest: Ernie Krivda
American Standard: “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” (1936)
Music & Lyrics: Cole Porter
Featured Performers: Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Monty Alexander, Louis Prima & Keely Smith
Bonus Track: “What Is This Thing Called Love”
Performed By: Sarah Vaughan
Podcast Summary: Joe and Ernie explore this memorable romantic classic and it’s many renditions. From the musical Born To Dance (1936), “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Song and went on to become a signature song for Frank Sinatra as well as many popular jazz musicians of the time. From the lyrics to the well-crafted arrangement, you’ll enjoy every musical moment of this show!