Friday, August 28, 2015

"Spare the Prod" August 28, 2015

(Week 437)

This RADIOLA! requires neither a carrot nor a stick.

RADIOLA! streams continuously through my Live365 station. Slog on-cast here. Each RADIOLA! program is sent to subscribers on my mailing list (email here).

On this program I mention that I am writing for The American Rag, a monthly publication dedicated to ragtime and early jazz. (Subscribe here to read it--it's print-only.)

Sam Moore (octacorda) - Laughing Rag (1921) - Okeh 4412 B
Albert Ammons and his Rhythm Kings - Early Mornin' Blues (1936) - Decca 3521 B
Willard Robison (w/Ipana Troubadours) - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Edwin J. McEnelly's Orch (Henry Burr v) - That Night in Araby (1926) - Victor 20259 B
Carl Fenton and his Orch (Frank Munn v) - Following The Sun Around (1927) - orig Brunswick 3472 (Healey)
Fess Williams and his Royal Flush Orch - Slide Mr. Jelly, Slide (1929) - Jazz Oracle BDW 8041
Irving Kaufman - Sick and Tired (1927) - Regal 8372 B
Nick Lucas (Sammy Stept p) - Let Me Live and Love You Just For To-night (1926) - Brunswick 3283 B
Ruth Etting - Say Yes Today (1928) - Columbia 1352 D
Jack Shilkret's Orch - No One Knows What's It's All About - orig Victor 19507 (Healey)
Five Birmingham Babies - Down And Out Blues (1925) - Heart Breakin' Baby (Frog DGF58)
Georgia Melodians - Hangin' Around (1926) - orig Edison test mx 10914 (Healey)
Singin' Sam - Cheyenne (1939) - Refreshment Time B 685 (World Tx)
Ambrose and his Orch (Sam Browne ann) - Ambrose's Jubilee Cavalcade Pt.1 (1935) - Decca K 750 A
Ambrose and his Orch (Sam Browne ann) - Ambrose's Jubilee Cavalcade Pt.2 (1935) - Decca K 750 B
Cell Block 7 - In a Persian Market (Ketèlbey arr Jim Maihack) (2014) - Guilty As Charged
Tom McDermott and Connie Jones - Creole Nocturne (Chopin Op. 9 No. 2 arr Tom McDermott) (2007) - Creole Nocturne (Arbors ARCD 19366)
Orkiestra Akc Tow Janus - Na szancach Manzurji (On the Hills of Manchuria) (Shatrov) (1910) - Janus Record 441
Arthur Fields with Peerless Quartet - When I Send You a Picture of Berlin (1918) - Victor 18474 A
Five Birmingham Babies - Deep Sea Blues (1924) - Heart Breakin' Baby (Frog DGF58)
Victor Arden Phil Ohman and their Orch (Frank Luther v) - Dancing the Devil Away (1929) - Victor 22383 A
Lloyd Keating and his Music (Spitalny) (Paul Small v) - Sing You Sinners (1930) - Diva 3118 G
Henry Busse and his Orch (Richard Barry v) - Got the Bench, Got the Park (1931) - Victor 22651 B
Ray Noble New Mayfair Orchestra (Dorothy Carless v) - Nasty Man (1934) - HMV B649
Vincent Rose and his Orch (Freddy Martin) (Russ Morgan v) - What About Me? (1934) - Melotone M 13144 A
Harry Richman - If I Should Lose You (1936) - Decca 702 B
Casa Loma Orch - Stompin' Around (1934) - orig Decca 286 (Healey)
Kitty Gray and her Wampus Cats - Baton Rouge Rag (1937) - Columbia CG 33566
Johnny Hodges and his Orch - Rent Party Blues (1939) - Vocalion 5100
Eddie Delange and his Orch (Elisse Cooper v) - What Are Little Girls Made Of? (1938) - orig Bluebird B 7855 (Healey)
Una Mae Carlisle - Oh! I'm Evil (1941) - Bluebird B 11159 B
Bob Crosby's Bob Cats - Slow Mood (1938) - Decca 2011 B

Friday, August 21, 2015

"Phoning From the Office" August 21, 2015

(Week 436)

This RADIOLA! puts you on hold, but with better music.

RADIOLA! streams continuously from my Live365 station. Busy signal-cast here. Each RADIOLA! program is sent to listeners on my mailing list (email here).

On this program I mention that I am writing for The American Rag, a monthly publication dedicated to ragtime and early jazz. (Subscribe here to read it--it's print-only.)

Jesse Crawford (Chicago Theatre) - All Alone (1924) - Autograph 4005 A
The Wanderers - Tiger Rag (1935) - HMV JF 26
Willard Robison (w/Ipana Troubadours) - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Gus C. Edwards and his Orch (Cliff Covert v) - Alabama Stomp (1926) - Victor 20230 B
Bob Haring and his Orch (Arthur Hall v)  From Monday On (1928) - orig Perfect 15004 (Healey)
Dallas String Band - Dallas Rag (1928) - New World NW 235
Nick Lucas - High High High Up In The Hills (1927) - Brunswick 3439 B
Ruth Etting - When You're With Somebody Else (1928) - Columbia 1288 D
Fred Sugar Hall and his Sugar Babies (Arthur Fields v) - I Lift Up My Finger And Say Tweet Tweet (1929) - orig Okeh 41310 (Healey)
Varsity Eight - No-One Knows What It's All About (1924) - orig Cameo 806 (Healey)
Herb Wiedoeft and his Cinderella Roof Orch - Roamin' Around (1925) - orig Brunswick 2893 (Healey)
The Dixie Stompers (Henderson) - I'm Feelin' Devilish (1928) - Harmony 974 H
American Quartet - Mocking Bird Rag (1912) - Victor 17204 B
Victor Light Opera Co - Gems from Oh Lady! Lady! (Bolton-Wodehouse-Kern) (1918) - Victor 35672 A
Esther Walker - Whatcha Gonna Do When There Ain't No Jazz? (1920) - Victor 18680 B
Butch Thompson (piano) Eli Newberger (tuba) Jimmy Mazzy (banjo v) - Sweet Music (1999) - The Men They Will Become (Stomp Off CD 1352)
Butch Thompson (piano) Eli Newberger (tuba) Jimmy Mazzy (banjo v) - Everybody Loves My Baby (1999) - The Men They Will Become (Stomp Off CD 1352)
Arthur Pryor's Band - That Flying Rag (1911) - Victor 17021 A
Earl Fuller's Rector Novelty Orch - Russian Rag (1918) - Columbia A2649
Handy's Orch of Memphis - Fuzzy Wuzzy Rag (1917) - Columbia A2421
Ben Bernie and his Orch (Pat Kennedy v) - It's A Lonesome Old Town (When You're Not Around) (1930) - orig Brunswick 4943 (Healey)
Seger Ellis - Shivery Stomp (1930) - Parlophone R 714
Louis Armstrong and his Savoy Ballroom Five - Mahogany Hall Stomp (1929) - Columbia 35879
The Revelers - Blue Shadows (1928) - Victor 21765 B
Bing Crosby with the Mills Bros - Dinah (1932) - Brunswick 1271 A
The Boswell Sisters - Hand Me Down My Walking Cane (1932) - Columbia 36520
Clyde McCoy and his Orch -  Roseland Stomp (1936) - Decca 833 B
Albert Ammons and his Rhythm Kings - Mile-Or-No Bird Rag (1936) - Decca 975 B
Henry Red Allen and his Orch - Algiers Stomp (1936) - Vocalion 3302
Muggsy Spanier and his Ragtime Band - Someday Sweetheart (1939) - Bluebird B 10384 B
Mark Warnow and his Orch (Hit Paraders v) - The Music Goes 'Round And Around (1942) - orig Victor 27868 (Healey)
California Ramblers - Dreaming Of A Castle In The Air (1925) - Columbia 527 D (Healey)

Friday, August 14, 2015

Sisyphus Takes a Holiday; Massive Boulder Destroys Village

No RADIOLA! today. I'll be back on the oblivious treadmill next week. In the meantime, there's this.

Thursday, August 06, 2015

"Underthrow" August 7, 2015

(Week 435)

This RADIOLA! is hardly revolting at all.

RADIOLA! streams continuously through my Live365 station. The die is-cast here. Each RADIOLA! program is sent to subscribers on my mailing list (email here).

Willie Creager and his Orch (Irving Kaufman v) - Revolutionary Rhythm (1929) - orig Harmony 1006-H (Healey)
Fats Waller and his Rhythm - There'll Be Some Changes Made (1935) - Bluebird B 10322 A
Willard Robison (w/Ipana Troubadours) - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Johnny Ringer and his Rosemont Ballroom Orch (Arthur Fields v) - Who's That Knockin' At My Door (1927) - Gennett 6264 A
Ross Gorman and his Earl Carroll Orch - Rhythm of the Day (1925) - Columbia 498 D
International Novelty Orch - Song of the Vagabonds (1925) - Victor 19901 A
Nick Lucas - Looking at the World Thru Rose Colored Glasses (1926) - Brunswick 3283 A
California Ramblers - Changes (1927) - 1925-1928 (Timeless CBC 1-053) (orig Columbia 1275 D)
Tampa Red's Hokum Jazz Band (Frankie Jaxon v) - My Daddy Rocks Me (1929) - British Rhythm Society 994 (orig Vocalion 1274)
Casino Dance Orch - Canadian Capers (1921) - Pathe 20619
Ray Miller and his Orch - Canary Isle (1922) - Gennett 4859 A
Georgia Melodians - Tea Pot Dome Blues (1924) - Edison 51347 R
Billy Murray - Indianola (1918) - Victor 18474 B
National Quartet - Jubilee Days (1925) - Harmony 40 H
Lewis James - The Ten Commandments of Love (1924) - Victor 19473 B
The Hot Jazz Alliance - After I Say I'm Sorry (2014) - Bandstand Diplomacy (HJA 2015)
The Hot Jazz Alliance - Crazy Rhythm (2014) - Bandstand Diplomacy (HJA 2015)
Violin Solo - The Prelude from The Deluge (Saint-Saëns) (1905) - American Record Co 031159
Five Birmingham Babies - Hard Hearted Hannah (1924) - Heart Breakin' Baby (Frog DGF58)
Don Voorhees and his Earl Carroll's Vanities Orch (Harold Yates v) - Muddy Water (1927) - Edison 51927 R
 Bix Beiderbecke and his Gang - Rhythm King (1928) - Brunswick 8242
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians - I Wouldn't Change You For the World (1931) - Columbia 2547 D
Leo Reisman and his Orch (Lew Conrad v) - What Is This Thing Called Love (1930) - Victor 22282 A
University Orch (Lanin) (Irving Kaufman v) -  Miss Wonderful (1929) - Gennett 7011
Louis Armstrong and his Orch - I Got Rhythm (1931) - Parlophone R 1207
Washboard Rhythm Boys - Tiger Rag (1932) - HMV B 6289
Vernon Geyer - You Turned the Tables on Me (1936) - Bluebird 6652 A
Bunny Berigan and his Boys (Chick Bullock v) - Rhythm Saved The World (1936) - Vocalion 3225
Milt Herth Trio - Rockin' In Rhythm (1938) - Decca 2046 B
Milton Mezz Mezzrow and Orch - Revolutionary Blues (1938) - HMV B 9470
Louis Armstrong and his Orch - 2:19 Blues (1940) - Decca 18090 A
Joseph Robechaux and his New Orleans Rhythm Boys (Walter Williams v) - Sleep, Come On and Take Me (1933) - Vocalion 2881 B

Friday, July 31, 2015

"Exceeding One's Grasp" July 31, 2015

(Week 434)

This RADIOLA! is not so much about multi-tasking as it is about juggling.

RADIOLA! streams continuously from my Live365 station. Rusty sabre dance-cast here. Each RADIOLA! is sent to subscribers on my mailing list (email here).

On this program I mention that I am writing for The American Rag, a monthly publication dedicated to ragtime and early jazz. (Subscribe here to read it--it's print-only.)

Tim Brymn's Black Devil Four - Aunt Hagar's Children Blues (1921) - Okeh 8011 A
Joe Marsala and his Delta Six - Twelve Bar Stampede (1939) - Decca 18111 A
Willard Robison (w/Ipana Troubadours) - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Harry Reser's Jazz Pilots (Tom Stacks v) - Pretty Lips (1926) - Okeh 40730 A
Ben Selvin and his Orch - After I Say I'm Sorry (1926) - Vocalion B 15258
Harry Raderman's Dance Orch (Jimmy Kern v) - Halleleujah (1927) - Okeh 40829
Chick Endor - Precious (1926) - Vocalion B 15382
The Record Boys (Al Bernard, Frank Kamplain, and Sam Stept) - When a Kid Who Came from the East Side Found a Sweet Society Rose (1926) - Vocalion B 15265
Evelyn Thompson - Someday Sweetheart (1926) - Vocalion A 1075
Joseph Samuels' Jazz Band - No Wonder I'm Blue (1921) - Okeh 4233 A
The Tennessee Tooters - Deep Elm (1925) - Vocalion A 15109
Night Club Orchestra (Reser) - Ah-Ha! (1925) - Vocalion A 15031
Esther Bigeou (acc bt Ricketts' Stars) - Aggravatin' Papa (1923) - Okeh 8053 A
Richard B Gilbert (Taro Patch accomp) - Because of You (1925) - Okeh 40401 A
Umbrian Glee Club - Rain Song (1926) - Vocalion B 1013
Eli Newberger (piano and tuba) - Prelude in C Sharp Minor (Gershwin) (1985) - Shake It Down (Stomp Off SOS 1109)
The Hot Jazz Alliance - San (2014) - Bandstand Diplomacy (HJA 2015)
Louisiana Five Jazz Orch - Slow and Easy (1919) - Columbia A2949
The Original Memphis Five - That Barking Dog - Woof! Woof! (1922) - Vocalion B 14461
Banjo Bill Bowen (Charles Baumshlag p) - Nifty Notes (1926) - Okeh 40553 A
Jay Richards and his Orch (unk v) - Used To You (1929) - Vocalion B 15812
Leo Reisman and his Orch (Lewis Levin v) - Lucky Me Lovable You (1929) - Victor 22221 A
The High Hatters (Leonard Joy) (Frank Luther v) - I'm In Love With You (1929) - Victor 22141 A
Sophie Tucker (Ted Shapiro p) - ('Cause I Feel) Low Down (1928) - Okeh 41058
The Lonesome Cowboy - Take Care of the Farmer (1930) - Perfect 12616 B
The Piano Twins (Dick Robertson v) - Lazy Day (1932) - Perfect 11334 A
Adrian Schubert and his Orch (Irving Kaufman v) - Sing, You Sinners (1930) - orig Oriole 1883 (Healey)
Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orch (Kenny Sargent v) - We Were the Best Of Friends (1933) - Brunswick 6708
Ambrose and his Orch - Limehouse Blues (1935) - Decca 660 A
Joe Marsala and his Orch - Bulls Eye (1941) - Decca 3715 A
Casa Loma Orch with Connie Boswell - Washboard Blues (1932) - Brunswick 20108
Jimmy Mazzy (banjo) and Eli Newberger (tuba) - When You Wish Upon a Star (1985) - Shake It Down (Stomp Off SOS 1109)

Friday, July 24, 2015

They said it couldn't be done!

And they were right. No RADIOLA! this week. This should tide you over.

Friday, July 17, 2015

"Lazy Dog Days" July 17, 2015

(Week 433)

This RADIOLA! just can't seem to keep the quick brown fox from the door.

RADIOLA! streams continuously from my Live365 station. QWERTY-cast here. Each RADIOLA! program is sent to subscribers on my mailing list (email here).

On this program I mention that I am writing for The American Rag, a monthly publication dedicated to ragtime and early jazz. (Subscribe here to read it--it's print-only.)

Esther Walker - Slow and Easy (1920) - Victor 18680 A
Isham Jones and his Orch (Eddie Stone v) - I Wanna Be in Winchell's Column (1937) - Perfect 8-01-03
Willard Robison (w/Ipana Troubadours) - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Howard Lanin's Ben Franklin Dance Orch - Don't Wake Me Up Let Me Dream (1925) - Victor 19797 B
Jean Goldkette and his Orch - Slow River (take 2) (1927) - Victor 25354 A
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies - Mean Dog Blues (1927) - Brunswick 3597 A
Nick Lucas - Sleepy Time Gal (1925) - Brunswick 2990 A
Peggy English - Lazy Weather (1927) - Vocalion A 15561
Buddy Prince and his Seven Jewels - Huggable, Kissable You (1929) - Piccadilly 382
The Cotton Pickers - Got To Cool My Doggies Now (1922) - Brunswick 2338 B
Vincent Lopez and his Hotel Pennsylvania Orch - Maybe (She'll Write Me) (1924) - Okeh 40051A
Art Landry and his Orch - Lazy Blues (1924) - Victor 19488 A
Ed Morton - What Do You Mean You Lost Your Dog? (1913) - Columbia A1419
Blossom Seeley and the Georgians - Lazy (1924) - Original Sounds of the 20s III (Columbia CL 2230)
Hare and Jones - Too Tired (1924) - Cameo 623
Jeff Healey guitar/vocal (w Jesse Barksdale, rhythm guitar; Colin Bray, bass; Reide Kaiser, piano; Dan Levinson clarinet; Tom Pletcher, cornet) - My Honey's Lovin' Arms (2004) - Adventures In Jazzland (purchase here)
Stephanie Trick - Liza (2010) - Live (TRCD004)
William H. Reitz - Buffalo News March (Lampe) (1913) - Victor 17357 A
Varsity Eight - Easy Melody (1923) - Cameo 445
Isham Jones' Orch - Dog On The Piano (1924) - orig Brunswick 2646 (Healey)
Kensington Serenaders (Selvin) (Franklyn Baur v) - Good News (1927) - Vocalion B 15628
Miami Royal Palm Orch (W. Robison) (Irving Kaufman v) - So Tired (1928) - Cameo 8181
Jacques Renard and his Cocoanut Grove Orch (Johnny Marvin v) - When the Morning Glories Wake Up in the Morning (1927) - Victor 20981 A
Noel Coward - World Weary (1929) - HMV B 3158
Rudy Vallee Connecticut Yankees - Weary River (1929) - Victor 21868 A
Roy Carroll and his Sands Point Orch (Selvin) (Scrappy Lambert v) - I Can't Write The Words (1931) - orig Harmony 1345-H (Healey)
Joe Haymes and his Orch (Roy Wager v) - Lazybones (1933) - Perfect 15790 A
Todd Rollins and his Orch (Chick Bullock v) - You Can Put It In The Papers (1934) - orig Banner 33176 (Healey)
Slim Green - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (1935) - Decca 7105 A
Joe Marsala and his Delta Six - Feather Bed Lament (1939) - Decca 18111 B
Joe Reichman and his Orch (Marion Shaw v) - I Could Write A Book (1941) - orig Victor 27325 (Healey)
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (CL v) - Street of Dreams (1932) - Collectors' Choice CCM 299