Here is your ‘Sunday Standards’ Playlist 8/2/20

Sunday Standards

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WGN listeners have been asking for the list of songs we select for ‘Sunday Standards’. Here was Sunday August 2nd’s list of songs. If you’d like to request a song for future shows, email John at

  1. Ray Charles – They Can’t Take That Away From Me
  2. Irene Krall – Better Than Anything
  3. Marcos Valle – So Nice (Summer Samba)
  4. Mel Torme – Swinging On The Moon
  5. Manhattan Transfer – Shaker Song
  6. Butch Cassidy And The Sundance Kid Soundtrack – South American Getaway
  7. Jeremy Davenport – A Beautiful Friendship
  8. Barbra Streisand – My Man
  9. Hi Los – Fascinating Rhythm
  10. Julie London – Soft Summer Breeze
  11. Johnny Mathis – A Certain Smile
  12. Caterina Valente – Make Someone Happy
  13. Barry Manilow – Where Have You Gone
  14. Dave Tull – The Minutes Pass Like Hours
  15. Cy Coleman Trio – Coming Home Baby
  16. Nora Jones – The Nearness Of You
  17. Stevie Wonder – Alfie
  18. James Taylor – Moon River
  19. Art Garfunkel – Life Is But A Dream
  20. Four Freshman – Give Me The Simple Life
  21. Justin Hayward – Vincent
  22. Blossom Dearie – Tea For Two
  23. Ella Fitzgerald – My One and Only

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