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Straight No Chaser - A Jazz Show


Straight No Chaser is the place for jazz lovers (and those who will soon be jazz lovers) to enjoy podcasts with their favorite music and artists. Winner of the 2017 JazzTimes Readers' Poll for Best Podcast, your host Jeffrey Siegel will take you inside the world of jazz, from the new releases to the best festiva;s to remembrances of jazz legends.

Oct 28, 2014

In past years I’ve done a Halloween podcast featuring songs with scary titles – check out these beauties from 2012, 2011 and 2009 – and last year I changing course a bit, and all the songs mentioned the Prince of Darkness, Ol’ Scratch, Lucifer – yes, the Devil -  in the title of the song or album. For 2014, it's the return of the Spooky Song. Maybe it's the title or the track, maybe it's the sound or mood - but in any event, here is Podcast 452, the 2014 Spooky Song collection:

Rene Marie - "I'd Rather Burn as a Witch"

Medeski, Martin & Wood - "Dracula"

LaVerne Baker - "Voodoo, Voodoo"

Herbie Hancock Quartet - "The Sorcerer"

Frank Sinatra - "Witchcraft"

Glenn Miller Orchestra - "Ding Dong, The Witch is Dead"

Chet Baker Quartet - "Old Devil Moon"

Thelonious Monk - "Misterioso"

Dinah Washington - "Mean and Evil Blues" 

Arthur Barron, Dave Liebman & Abel Pabon - "Slow Dance On the Killing Ground"

Incognito - "Wind Sorceress"

Mary Halvorsen - "Torturer's Reverse Delight"

Mark Guiliana - "My Blood"

Sean Jones - "Dr. Jekyll"

Stanton Moore - "Waltz for All Souls"