Friday, December 19, 2014

A Holiday Tradition

As usual, there will be no RADIOLA! Christmas program this year. The last time I attempted one there were several suggestions that I seek professional help. I should have something pretty good for New Year's Eve, though.

Friday, December 12, 2014

"Opposite of Traction" December 12, 2014

(Week 410)

This RADIOLA! is getting nowhere faster.

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The Duncan Sisters (Phil Ohman p) - Stick in the Mud (1923) - Victor 19113 B
Paul Whiteman and his Orch - Parade of the Wooden Soldiers (1928) - Victor 21304 A
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
George Olsen and his Music - Hot Aire (1925) - Victor 19761 B
Ted Weems and his Orch (Dusty Rhodes v) - The Day That I Met You (1926) - Victor 19938 B
The Washingtonians (Duke Ellington) - Move Over (1928) - Romeo 829
The Sunflower Girl of WBAP (Bessie Coldiron) - You Went Away Too Far (1927) - Columbia 1107 D
The Singing Sophomores - Slow River (1927) - Columbia 4619 (UK)
Charles W. Hamp - The Wobbly Walk (1928) - Okeh 41036
Joseph C. Smith's Orch - Whose Baby Are You (intro I Love the Lassies) (1920) - Victor 18661 B
Hawaiian Trio (Ferera Franchini GH Green) - Hawaiian Twilight (1920) - Victor 18689 B
Herb Wiedoeft and his Cinderella Roof Orch (Clyde Lucas v) - Deep Elm (1925) - Brunswick 2982 B
Edna Brown (Elsie Baker) - Please Don't Take My Lovin' Man Away (1912) - Victor 17102 B
Irving Kaufman - I'm Always Falling in Love (1920) - Emerson 10165
Frank Crumit - Home Again Blues (1921) - Columbia A3375
Jeff Healey - Bugle Call Rag (2004) - Adventures in Jazzland
Fritz Kreisler - La Gitana (arr Kreisler) (1919) - Victrola 709 B
Jack Kaufman - I've Got the Profiteering Blues (1920) - Emerson 10165
George Olsen and his Music - Why Couldn't It Be Poor Little Me? (1925) - Everybody Loves My Baby (Renovation 7001) orig Victor 19573
Gene Austin and his Orch - Who Am I? (1931) - Oriole 2333 A
Buddy Lane and his Orch (v) - Lies (1931) - Crown 3231 A
Clyde McCoy and his Orch - I've Found a New Baby (1931) - Columbia 2531 D
Nick Lucas - I'm Waiting For Ships That Never Come In (1928) - Brunswick 3968
Singin' Sam (Harry Frankel) - Got the South in My Soul (1932) - Broadcast 3210 B (UK)
Julia Sanderson and Frank Crumit - Would You Like to Take a Walk? (1931) - Victor 22630 A
Chick Bullock - I'm Putting All My Eggs in One Basket (1936) - Melotone 6-04-01
Mills Brothers - The Love Bug Will Bite You (1937) - Decca 1227 A
Wendell Hall and Orch - Where's Elmer? (1933) - Bluebird B 5291 A
Patricia Norman (w Music by Meakin) - I'm Sorry I Made You Cry (1939) - Vocalion 4763
The Four Squires - The Prisoner's Song (1938) - Vocalion 4057
Jesse Crawford - The Song is Ended (1927) - Victor 21092 B

Friday, December 05, 2014

"Off Demand" December 5, 2014

(Week 409)

This RADIOLA! is full of great music that nobody asked for.

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Frank C Stanley - I Want What I Want When I Want It (from Mlle Modiste) (Blossom-Herbert) (1906) - Victor 31509
Johnny Green (with Dave Terry) - Medley of Shall We Dance Selections Pt 2 (Let's Call the Whole Thing Off/I've Got Beginner's Luck/Slap That Bass) (1937) - Brunswick 7892-cr-nr
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Ted Weems and his Orch (Dusty Rhodes v) - Smile a Little Bit (1926) - Victor 19930 B
Harmony Dance Orch (Arthur Fields v) - Wishing and Waiting (1927) - Grey Gull 1441-b
Newport Dance Orch (Al Lynch) - You Don't Like It Not Much (1927) - Perfect 14839
The Whispering Pianist (Art Gillham) - Broken Hearted (1926) - Columbia 972 D
The Revelers - Honolulu Moon (1927) - Victor 20719 A
Miss Lydia Russell - It Was Almost a Honeymoon (1931) - Eclipse 38
Joseph C. Smith's Orch - Tulip Time (into Shimmee Town) (1919) - Victor 18618 A
Johnny Dunn's Original Jazz Hounds - Spanish Dreams (1923) - Columbia A3839
The Harmonians (Bar Harbor Society Orch) (Irving Kaufman v) - That's Annabelle (1926) - Harmony 234 H
Alice Green (Olive Kline) Harry MacDonough - The Didn't Believe Me (Reynolds-Kern) (1915) - Victor 35491 B
Victor Light Opera Co - Gems from Jack O'Lantern (Caldwell-Burnside-Caryll) (1918) - Victor 35666 A
Arthur Fields - Carolina In The Morning (1923) - Vocalion A 14518
Jeff Healey guitar (w Drew Jurecka violin) - The Wildcat (2007) - Last Call
Mark Shane - Ain't Misbehavin' (2012) - Suite 16 (Amber Lake 006)
Prince's Orch - Selections from The Mikado (Gilbert-Sullivan) (1910) - Columbia A5229
Casino Dance Orch - Boo Hoo Hoo (1922) - Pathe Actuelle test mx N69579-2
International Novelty Orch (Arthur Hall v) - O, Katharina! (tk 6) (1925) - Victor 19586 A
Anson Weeks and his Hotel Mark Hopkins Orch (v) - Tear Drops (1929) - Columbia 1894 D
Vincent Lopez (Jack Parker v) - I'm a Dreamer Aren't We All (1929) - Oriole 1786 a
Louis Armstrong and his Orch - Beau Koo Jack (1928) - Vocalion 3085
Gene Austin - St. James Infirmary (1930) - Bluebird B 6863 B
Miss Lydia Russell - You're Driving Me Crazy (1931) - Eclipse 38
Bing Crosby - The Day You Came Along (1933) - Columbia DB 2009
Dick Himber and his Essex House Orch (Joey Nash v) - It Isn't Fair (1933) - Renovation 7002
Oscar Rabin Romany Band (Sam Browne v) - Moon Song (1933) - Sterno 1186
Freddy Martin and his Orch (Elmer Feldkamp v) - A Tree Was A Tree (1933) - orig Banner 32678 (Healey col)
Four Aces - Rhythm is Our Business (1935) - Champion 40028
Glenn Miller and his Orch - Moonlight Sonata (1942) - 20th Century Fox TCF-100-2
Ben Pollack and his Orch (Paula Gayle v) - After You've Gone (1938) - Decca 2057 A

Friday, November 28, 2014

"What Remains" November 28, 2014

(Week 408)

This RADIOLA! has more leftovers than it knows what to do with.

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Julie Wintz and his Hofbrau Orch (Bill Zimmer v) - She Don't Wanna (1927) - Velvet Tone 1436 V
The Delta Four - Swingin' on The Famous Door (1935) - Decca 737 A
Gladys Rice - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - Edison 52606 L
Jack Hylton and his Orch - Anybody But You (1927) - HMV B 5358
Al Goering's Collegians (Ben Bernie) (Frank Munn v) - Precious (1926) - Vocalion B 15409
Frank Trumbauer and his Orch - Riverboat Shuffle (1927) - UHCA 30
Billy Jones and Ernie Hare - Why Aren't Yez Eatin' More Oranges? (1925) - Vocalion A 15210
Fanny Brice - My Man (1927) - Victor 21168 A
Harry Reser's Jazz Pilots (Tom Stacks v) - That's a Good Girl (1926) - Okeh 40730 B
Selvin's Novelty Orch - Dardanella (1919) - Victor 18633 A
Della Robbia Orch (Max Fells) - Paper Doll (1921) - Actuelle 020555 B
Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orch - There's No One Just Like You (1924) - Victor 19357 A
Hawaiian Quintette - One Two Three Four (1913) - Victor 18573 B
Billy Murray - At The Moving Picture Ball (1920) - Aeolian Vocalion A 14049
Betty Morgan - But I Do, You Know I Do (1926) - Pathe Actuelle 32180 B
Jeff Healey (Drew Jurecka violin) - Black And Blue Bottom (2007) - Last Call
Bria Skonberg and Jim Fryer's Borderline Jazz Band - Buddy Bolden's Blues (2007) - Over Easy
Fritz Kreisler - Gypsy Serenade (Charles R. Valdez) (1919) - Victrola 709 A
Palace Trio (R Wiedoeft M Perry JR Robinson) - Hold Me (intro Do You Know) (1920) - Victor 18682 A
Eddie Frazier and his Plantation Orch - Everything is Hotsy-Totsy Now (1925) - Timeless CBC 1-061
Jack Pettis and his Pets - Spanish Dream (1928) - Victor 21559 B
Dan Russo's Oriole Orch (v) - I'm The Medicine Man For The Blues (1929) - orig Brunswick 4490 (Healey col)
Jack Phillips' Melodians (Harry Bidgood) (Sam Browne v) - Always In All Ways (1931) - Broadcast Twelve 3039 B
Billy Mayerl piano (Phyllis Robins v) - You Can't Stop Me From Loving You (1931) - Columbia DB 639
Hoagy Carmichael and his Orch - Barnacle Bill the Sailor (1930) - Beat the Band to the Bar (Living Era CD AJA 5599) orig Victor V-38139
Dick Robertson - Was That The Human Thing To Do? (1932) - Velvet Tone 10504 V
Richard Himber and His Orchestra (Joey Nash v) - Winter Wonderland (1934) - Complete Vol.2 (Renovation 7007)
The BBC Dance Orch (Henry Hall) (Les Allen v) - Did You Ever See a Dream Walking? (1933) - Columbia CB 699
Reilly and Comfort - St. Louis Blues (1933) - Decca F 3574 (UK)
Mildred Bailey and her Orch - What Have You Got That Gets Me? (1938) - Vocalion 4406
Connee Boswell (Victor Young orch) - Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (1941) - Decca 25055 A
Jesse Crawford - Estrellita (1927) - Victor 20586 A

Friday, November 21, 2014

"Jellophant in the Room" November 21, 2014

(Week 407)

This RADIOLA! is trying not to think about the obvious.

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Bert Williams - Let It Alone (1906) - Archeophone 5004 (orig Columbia 3504)
Tommy Dorsey and his Orch (Edythe Wright v) - Back to Back (1939) - orig Victor 26271
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
The Bostonians (Ernie Golden) (Al Bernard v) - Let's Talk About My Sweetie (1926) - Vocalion B 15275
Roy Collins' Dance Orch (poss A Schubert) - I'm Always Outside Looking In (1926) - Oriole 756 B
Bix Beiderbecke and his Gang - Sorry (1927) - Vocalion 3148
Peggy English - Just a Little Longer (1926) - Vocalion B 15479
The Singing Sophomores - Just a Memory (1927) - Columbia 1178 D
Bud Billings - How To Make Love (1928) - Victor V40043 B
Joseph C. Smith's Orch - Love Nest (intro Mary) (1920) - Victor 18678 A
The Great White Way Orch - Wild-Flower (intro April Blossoms) (1923) - Victor 19077 A
New Synco Jazz Band (Samuels) - Big Bad Bill (1924) - Silvertone 1293 A
Dolly Connolly - Oh Mr Dream Man Please Let Me Dream Some More (1911) - Columbia A1083
Irving Kaufman - There's a Little Bit of Bad in Every Good Little Girl (1916) - Columbia A2091
Marion Harris - A Good Man is Hard to Find (1919) - Victor 18535 A
Jeff Healey - Pennies From Heaven (2007) - Last Call
Mark Shane - Beautiful Love (2012) - Suite 16 (Amber Lake 006)
Charles Kellogg (The Nature Singer) - Serenade (Moszkowski) (1916) - Victor 45085 B
Oriole Terrace Orch (Russo) - Carolina in the Morning (1922) - Brunswick 2324 A
The Harmonians (Bar Harbor Society Orch) (Irving Kaufman v) - That's Why Girls Go Wrong (1928) - Diva 2774 G
Jesse Stafford and his Orch (Laurence Grey v) - Only Love is Real (1929) - Brunswick 4658
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians - Can't You Understand? (1929) - Columbia 2089 D
George Olsen and his Music (Fran Frey v) - Pu-Leeze! Mister Hemingway (1932) - orig Victor 24138 (Healey col)
Bessie Smith - Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out (1929) - Columbia 37577
Ralph Kirbery and Orch - Happy Go Lucky You And Broken Hearted Me (1932) - Hit Of The Week E 3 4
Helen Morgan (V Young Orch, Louis Alter piano) - Bill (1932) - Columbia 55005
The Four Musketeers - Shuffle Off To Buffalo (1933) - Columbia DB 1162
Hal Kemp and his Orch (Bob Allen v) - Hold My Hand (1934) - Brunswick 6857
Harlem Hot Shots (Manone) - March Winds and April Showers (1935) - Melotone M 13333 A
Maxine Sullivan and her Orch - Loch Lomond (1937) - Vocalion 3654
Russ Morgan and his Orch - Valse Triste (Sibelius) (1939) - Decca 2455 B
Sandhills Sixteen (Theo S. Page solo) - Shine On Me (1927) - Victor 20903 A

Friday, November 14, 2014

"Still Getting There" November 14, 2014

(Week 406)

This RADIOLA! is arriving somewhere on schedule.

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Bert Williams - Constantly (1910) - Columbia A915
Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys (Jesse Ashlock v) - I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate (1938) - Vocalion 04439
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Tuxedo Orch (Park Lane Orch Reuben Greenberg) (Vaughn DeLeath v) - It's a Happy Old World After All (1927) - Vocalion B 15534
Traymore Orch (Duke Ellington) - Soliloquy (1927) - Vocalion B 15555
King Oliver Dixie Syncopators - New Wang Wang Blues (1926) - Vocalion B 1049
Evelyn Thompson - I Got a Papa Down in New Orleans, Another Papa Up in Maine (1926) - Vocalion B 1075
The Record Boys (Al Bernard, Frank Kamplain, and Sam Stept) - When Spring Comes Peeping Through (1926) - Vocalion A 15265
The Bostonians (Ernie Golden) (Billy Jones v) - I'm Just Wild About Animal Crackers (1926) - Vocalion A 15379
Joseph C. Smith's Orch - Left All Alone Again Blues (intro Good Night Boat) (1920) - Victor 18661 A
Rudy Wiedoeft's Californians - When Buddha Smiles (1921) - Regal 9150
The Benson Orch of Chicago - No No Nora (1923) - Victor 19121 B
Esther Walker - Nobody Knows (And Nobody Seems To Care) (1919) - Victor 18613 B
Fanny Watson - You Can't Get Lovin' (Where There Ain't Any Love) (1919) - Emerson 9217
Tom Moore (Irving Kaufman) - Wait Till The Sun Shines Again (1925) - Silvertone 2697 B
Mark Shane - Poor Butterfly (2012) - Suite 16 (Amber Lake 006)
Emily Asher's Garden Party - Big Butter and Egg Man (2014) - Meet Me in the Morning
Van Eps Banjo Orch - Sans Souci (Maxixe Brasilienne) (1914) - Columbia A1594
Sam Moore and Horace Davis - Mighty Lak a Rose (1922) - Vocalion B 14403
Oriole Terrace Orch (Russo) - Chicago (1922) - Brunswick 2324 B
Kenn Sisson and his Orch (Francis Luther v) - The Whole World Knows I Love You (1928) - Brunswick 4120
Willie Creager and his Orch - Cat's Kittens (Low Down) (1928) - orig Banner 6257 (Healey col)
St Louis Serenaders (Fred Hall) (Arthur Fields v) - Oh, Gee! There's Ain't No Justice (1929) - Madison 1652 B
Gene Austin - How Am I To Know? (1929) - Victor 22128 A
Johnny Marvin - Same Old Moon Same Old June (1929) - Victor 22125B
Edith Wilson - I'll Get Even With You (1930) - ''Ain't Gonna Settle Down'' (Archeophone 6006) orig Victor V-38624
Ted Black and his Orchestra (Edith Caldwell v) - As Long As I Live (1934) - Bluebird B 5387 (Healey col)
Bunny Berigan and his Boys - I Can't Get Started (1936) - Vocalion 3225
Tempo King and his Kings of Tempo - High, Wide and Handsome (1937) - Vocalion 3630
Sweet Violet Boys (Lucille Lee v) - Boy, Take Your Time (1939) - Vocalion 05162
John Kirby and his Orch - I May Be Wrong (1939) - Vocalion 5048
Umbrian Glee Club - Exhortation (1926) - Vocalion A 1013

Friday, November 07, 2014

"A Little Bit Stagnant" November 7, 2014

(Week 405)

This RADIOLA! discerns that it's Midnight at the Stasis Oasis.

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Honey Duke and his Uke (Johnny Marvin) - Just The Same (1927) - Diva 2409 G
Johnny McGee and his Orch (Carol Anders Harry Garrett v) - Playmates (1940) - orig Varsity 8200 (Healey col)
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
The Okeh Melodians (Lanin) (Irving Kaufman v) - Forever and Ever (1928) - Okeh 41017
Charley Straight and his Orch - Waiting and Dreaming (1928) - Brunswick 4026
Ted Lewis and his Band - Is Everybody Happy Now? (1928) - Columbia 1207 D
The Revelers - Was It a Dream? (1928) - Victor 21516 A
Harry Wilson - Waiting for a Train (1929) - Pathe Actuelle 32477 B
Plantation Players (Tom Stacks v) - You Never Get Nowhere Holding Hands (1927) - Romeo 409
Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orch - Why Don't My Dreams Come True? (1924) - Victor 19357 B
Sunkist Serenaders (Emerson DO) - I've Always Got The Blues (1925) - Everybody's 1069 B
University Six (Arthur Fields v) - Slow River (1927) - Velvet Tone 1433 V
Esther Walker - Slow and Easy (1920) - Victor 18680 A
The Dixie Stars - Never Gettin' No Place Blues (1924) - Brunswick 2689 B
Nick Lucas - Dreamer of Dreams (1924) - Brunswick 2768 B
Dalton Ridenhour - I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter (2012) - Eccentricity (Rivermont BSW 2220)
Jack Warner - Wait Till The Cows Come Home (1917) - Emerson 7296
Columbia Saxophone Sextette (Albert Campbell and Henry Burr v) - I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles (intro Lamp of Love) (1919) - Columbia A2784
American Quartet - Where Do We Go From Here? (1917) - Victor 18335 B
Bill Wirges and his Orch (Irving Kaufman v) - Where's That Rainbow? (1927) - Perfect 14762 B
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (Weston Vaughan v) - Charmaine! (1927) - Columbia 1048 D
Nat Shilkret and the Victor Orch (Belle Mann v) - Wishing and Waiting For Love (1929) - Victor 22019 B
Johnny Marvin - I'm a Dreamer Aren't We All? (1929) - Victor 22148 A
Ruth Etting - Nevertheless (1931) - Imperial 2579
Ted Weems and his Orch (Red Ingle v) - Sittin' Up Waitin' For You (1933) - Bluebird B 5290 B
BBC Dance Orch (Henry Hall) (Flanagan and Allen v) - Dreaming (1932) - Columbia CB 530
Layton and Johnstone - With My Eyes Wide Open I'm Dreaming (1934) - Columbia DB 1433
Bob Crosby and his Orch - Stop! You're Breaking My Heart (1937) - Decca 1346 B
Ceelle Burke Orch - South of Pago Pago (1940) - Decca 3315 B
Mildred Bailey and her Orch - My Reverie (1938) - Vocalion 4406
The Ambassadors (Katzman) (Irving Kaufman v) - Everything Will Happen For The Best (1926) - Vocalion A 15357