Song of the day: Frank Bennett – "Black Stick"

April 26, 2011

Here’s cooler-than-cool Frank Bennett with his take on “Black Stick”, a not-quite-a-jazz-standard by The Cruel Sea:

Frank Bennett – “Black Stick” (1998)


Here’s the original for comparison:

The Cruel Sea – “Black Stick” (1992)


I know which one I prefer, baby. I’m hep.

Song of the day: Frank Bennett – "Beautiful People"

September 12, 2009

Here’s swingin’ hep cat Frank Bennett with grooviest version imaginable of Australian Crawl‘s “Beautiful People“. Can you dig it?

Frank Bennett – “Beautiful People (1998)


Frank’s version appears on his 1998 album Cash Landing, along with plenty of other fiscally-inspired tracks. Beautiful.

Here’s the original:

Australian Crawl – “Beautiful People (1979)