Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Playlist for Sunday, May 20, 2018: Pomp For Two

I like Pomp. I'm not too sure about Circumstance, but Pomp really gets me. And there is a helluva lot of Pomp about to happen across the pond. Carriages. Epaulets. Lace. Tiaras. Dangerously tilted chapeaux (to x or to s, that is the question). Gloves on guys. That sorta thing gets But it took a fan/mentor to remind me that all that filagreed fluff was happening THIS SATURDAY! Meghan and Harry's big Do only days away, and why wasn't I celebrating this Royal Wedding on air? Well, tear up that old fogey of a playlist and attempt to get with the times!

Duets! Weddings! Sex! Ascot Gavottes (that's where those dangerous hats come in)! Some distractions (Dolores Finkelstein, remember her?)! And of course me, souping it all up into some sort of deliberate package. Which is debatable, but hey! Throw some rice (not done anymore, right?), tie some shoes (what?) on the bumper (what?) of a car, dust off your epaulets and tiaras (no problem there!), toss down some champagne (always) and celebrate Pomp.

Let's Have A Simple Wedding (David Christmas, Bernadette Peters,
      Dames At Sea)
Guido's Song (Raul Julia, Nine)
I Want To Be Seen With You (Sydney Chaplin, Barbra Streisand, Funny Girl)
Barcelona (Dean Jones, Susan Browning, Company)
Sue Me (Sam Levene, Vivian Blaine, Guys And Dolls)
Strange Duet (Orson Bean, Phyllis Newman, Subways Are For Sleeping)
I Don't Need Anything But You (Andrea McArdle, Reid Shelton, Annie)
Bosum Buddies (Angela Lansbury, Bea Arthur, Mame)
I Am Here For You (Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, The Book Of Mormon)
Hold Me, Hold Me, Hold Me Tight (Dolores Gray, Two On The Aisle)
Klenzrite/Thanks A Lot, But No Thanks (Dolores Gray, It's Always Fair
If You Hadn't, But You Did (Dolores Gray, Two On The Aisle)
Sex Marches On (Merwin Goldsmith, Michael McGrath, George S. Irving,
      Louisiana Purchase)
Quartet Erotica (Christopher Fitzgerald, Brad Oscar, Graham Rowat,
      Philip Chaffin, Life Begins At 8:40)
Sex Is In The Heel (Billy Porter, Stark Sands, Company, Kinky Boots)
The Tennis Song (Dee Hoty, James Naughton, City Of Angels)
You And Me (Julie Andrews, Robert Preston, Victor/Victoria)
Bounce (Howard McGillan, Richard Kind, Bounce)
It Takes Two (Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien, Into The Woods)
Not While I'm Around (Ken Jennings, Angela Lansbury, Sweeney Todd)
Marian The Librarian (Robert Preston, The Music Man)
I Wrote The Book (Lauren Bacall, Woman Of The Year)
A Trip To The Library (Barbara Baxley, She Loves Me)
Overture & Why Can't The English? (Rex Harrison, My Fair Lady)
Ascot Gavotte (Ensemble, My Fair Lady)
Get Me To The Church On Time (Stanley Holloway, My Fair Lady)
I Love To Cry At Weddings (John Wheeler, Michael Davis, Helen
      Gallagher, Thelma Oliver, Sweet Charity)
An Old-Fashioned Wedding (Ethel Merman, Ray Middleton, Annie Get Your
Cloudburst/Getting Married (Jessica Molaskey, John Pizzarelli, Make
We Should Be Together (Shirley Temple, George Murphy, Little Miss
Together Again (Roger Bart, Christopher Fitzgerald, Young Frankenstein)

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