A Witch For All Seasons

From ‘Dust My Broom’ to ‘Spellbound’ , we have mixed 17 ‘Jazz and Blues with a slice of Latin‘ tunes around the theme of ‘Witchcraft‘. It has Koko Taylor, David Seville, John Coltrane, The Atlantics and many more.

IMAGE : Spooky People Photo by Anadorei

Wikipedia: The original lyrics (of Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” (correct title is “Bewitched”) ) present an unabashed celebration of feminine sexuality that has been bowdlerized in most covers to remove the song’s blatant sexual allusions.

Lorenz&Hart : I’ll sing to him…And worship the trousers that cling to him… Horizontally speaking… Thank God I can’t be over-sexed again ( Hmmm!)

BuffyGuide.com : In the “Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered” episode, the dialogue says “Angel: “Dear Buffy. I’m still trying to decide the best way to send my regards.” Spike: “Why don’t you rip her lungs out? Might make an impression.”..

ARtFactsNet : “Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered” aims to exploit the psychological associations of space with its multiplicity of emotional overtones, mapping its extremes and its psychic environment. (this is obscure!)

Wikipedia : At the 1st Grammy Awards, Frank Sinatra was nominated for six Grammy awards, “Witchcraft” being nominated for the Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Best Vocal Performance, Male, and Nelson Riddle’s arrangement nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Arrangement. He won the Grammy Award for Best Album Cover.

PLAYLIST : Salma Hayek & Los Vega – La Bruja (1.51) . Vagif Mustafazadeh – Keys, Brooms, Strings (4.15) . Pauline London – Bewitched (5.02) . Cassandra Wilson – Dust My Broom (4.38) . Frank Sinatra With Anita Baker – Witchcraft (3.20) . John Coltrane – Witches Pit (6.39) . Koko Taylor – Spellbound (3.59) . David Seville – Witch Doctor (2.00) . Ranie Burnette – Hungry Spell (4.09) . Art Pepper – Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered (4.22) . Al Kooper – Season Of The Witch (2.20) . The Atlantics – I Put A Spell On You (3.35) . Milladoiro – A Bruxa (3.00) . Coleman Hawkins – Spellbound (3.04) . Gilberto Gil – A Bruxa Da Mentira (2.57) . Conjunto Jardin – La Bruja (4.16) . Harold Arlen – Ding-Dong! The Witch Is Dead (3.09) .


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