Friday, September 19, 2014

"Inside the Box" September 19, 2014

(Week 399)

This RADIOLA! looks into one particular case, for the most part.

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Arthur Fields and Fred Hall - Song of the Condemned (1929) - Velvet Tone 2079-V
Tommy Dorsey and his Clambake Seven (Edythe Wright v) - He's a Gypsy From Poughkeepsie (1937) - Victor 25577 B
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
George Olsen and his Music - Someone to Watch Over Me (1926) - Victor 20392 B
Paul Whiteman and his Orch (Franklyn Baur v) - Valencia (1926) - Victor 20007 A
Jesse Crawford with Goldkette's Book-Cadillac Orch - I'd Love to Call You My Sweetheart (1926) - Victor 20257 A
Frank Crumit (Frank Banta p) - My Sweetie Turned Me Down (1925) - Victor 19701 B
The Revelers - All Alone Monday (1926) - Victor 20417A
Waring's Pennsylvanians - Who's Blue Now? (1928) - Victor 21258 A
Joseph C. Smith's Orch - 'N' Everything (Intro Cleopatra) (1918) - Victor 18507 B
Hilo Hawaiian Orch (Vernon Dalhart v) - Beautiful Gown (1925) - Victor 19713 B
International Novelty Orch (Arthur Hall v) - Titina (from Puzzles of 1925) (tk 3) (1925) - Victor 19586 B
George MacFarlane - Can't You Hear Me Calling, Caroline? (1914) - Victor 45185 A
Enrico Caruso - 'A Vucchella (D'Annunzio-Tosti) (1919) - Victrola 501 B
Eddie Peabody (Arthur Fields v) - Ukulele Lady (1925) - Banner 1572 B
Bria Skonberg and Jim Fryer's Borderline Jazz Band - Big Bear Stomp (Lu Watters) (2007) - Over Easy
Dalton Ridenhour - Charleston Rag (Eubie Blake) (2012) - Eccentricity (Rivermont BSW 2220)
Sousa's Band - Stars and Stripes Forever March (1912) - Victor 16777 A
Peerless Quartette - Follow Up That Big Brass Band (1914) - Columbia A1532
The Lanin Orch (Billy Jones v) - Big Boy (1924) - Okeh 40111 A
Coon-Sanders Orch (CAC and JLS v) - Stay Out of the South! (1927) - Victor 21258 B
Andrew Aiona's Novelty Four - Paahana (1929) - Columbia 1788 D
Paul Whiteman and his Orch - O, Ya Ya (1928) - Victor21304 B
Annette Hanshaw - If I Had a Girl Like You (1930) - Velvet Tone 2178 V
Red McKenzie - Dream Sweetheart (1932) - Columbia 2654 D
Reilly and Comfort - Popular Favorites Medley (I Ain't Got Nobody/Ain't She Sweet?/Dinah) (1933) - Decca F 3668 B (UK)
Dorsey Bros Orch (Kay Weber v) - The Words Are in My Heart (1935) - Decca 370 B
Bob Crosby and his Orch - So This Is Heaven (1936) - Decca 728 A
Louis Armstrong and his Orch - Public Melody Number One (1937) - Decca 1347 A
Sandhills Sixteen - What Sort o' Robes Do de Angels Wear? (1927) - Victor 20903 B
Franklyn Baur - Maybe (1926) - Victor 20417 B
The DeReszke Singers - Love's Old Sweet Song (1925) - Victor 45517 A

Friday, September 12, 2014

"Scrap Drive" September 12, 2014

(Week 398)

This RADIOLA! is a thing of shreds and patches but isn't looking for a fight.

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Arthur Collins - Grizzly Bear (1910) - Aretino D681 (orig Columbia A844) Key of F
King Oliver - Struggle Buggy (1930) - Victor 23001 B
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
The Ambassadors (Katzman) - When Autumn Leaves Are Falling (1926) - Vocalion B 15279
Dixieland Jug Blowers - Memphis Shake (1926) - Victor 20415 B
Herbert Spencer and his Orch - Tin Ear (Bob Effros) (1928) - orig Banner 7050 (Healey col.)
Franklyn Baur (Frank Banta p) - The Two of Us (1926) - Victor 20258 B
Evelyn Thompson - Someday Sweetheart (1926) - Vocalion A 1075
Arthur Fields - Muddy Water (1927) - Bell 495 A
Joseph C. Smith 's Orch - Karavan (1920) - Victor 18662 A
The Benson Orch of Chicago - Nobody Knows But My Pillow and Me (1923) - Victor 19102 A
George Olsen and his Music - Sax-o-phun (unissued) (1924) - Everybody Loves My Baby (Renovation 7001)
Victor Light Opera Co - Gems from The Quaker Girl (Ross Greenbank Monckton) (1911) - Victor 35410 B
The Manhattan Merrymakers (Hugo Frey dir) (Billy Murray v) - Bonnie (1923) - Victor 19183 A
The Harmonians (Irving Kaufman v) - A Garden In The Rain (1929) - Velvet Tone 1894 V
Stephanie Trick - Passionette (Smith) (2011) - Something More (Victoria VC4387)
Dan Levinson's Palomar Quartet (Molly Ryan v) (2008) - Silhouetted in the Moonlight - Four on the Floor
Will Rogers - A New Slant on War (1923) - Victor 45347 A
Ukranian Chorus - lak umro, to pohovaite (1925) - Odeon 15521 A
Southampton Society Orch (CA Ramblers) (Arthur Fields v) - I Miss My Swiss (1925) - Perfect 14457
Jack Pettis and his Pets - Doin' the New Low Down (1928) - Victor 21559 A
Ben's Bad Boys - Wang-Wang Blues (1929) - Victor 21971 B
Alexander Dobrohotoff - Kamarinskaja I Svietit Miesiatz (1928) - Okeh 15078
Ethel Waters - Guess Who's In Town? (1928) - Columbia 14353 D
Bing Crosby - You're Still in My Heart (1932) - Columbia DB 2123
Carolina Club Orch (Dick Robertson v) - Why Don't You Get Lost? (1932) - orig Melotone M-12376 (Healey Col.)
Louis King Garcia and his Swing Band (Don Darcy v) - Love is Like a Cigarette (1936) - Bluebird B 6302 A
Bert Firman and his Orch (Sam Costa v) - Don't Play With Fire (1937) - Victor 25661 A
Connie Boswell (w Woody Herman Orch) - Deep in a Dream (1939) - Decca 2259 B
Ray Nichols and his Four Towers Orch (Al Graff) - A Sweet Beginning Like This (1935) - Bluebird B 6012 B
The Tiger - Let Them Fight For Ten Thousand Years (1940) - West Indian Rhythm Vol. 9 (Bear Family)
Victor Salon Orch - Serenade (Toselli) (1926) - Victor 21253 B

Friday, September 05, 2014

"Chasing the Equinox" September 5, 2014

(Week 397)

This RADIOLA! considers that it might as well be Fall.

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Sam Ash - Old Fashioned Garden (1920) - Okeh 4083 A
Carl Deacon Moore and his Orch - Nobody Knows Where She's Gone (1938) - Decca 2183 B
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Art Landry and his Orch - Just Around the Corner (May Be Sunshine For You) (1926) - Victor 19930 A
Roger Wolfe Kahn and his Orch (Franklyn Baur v) - Wouldn't You (1926) - Victor 20379 A
Sid Sydney's Orch (International Novelty Orch) - Could I, I Certainly Could (1926) - Victor 20029 B
Freddie Rose - The Voice of the Southland (1927) - Brunswick 3769 B
Lillie Delk Christian - Ain't She Sweet (1927) - Okeh 8475
Waring's Pennsylvanians - I Love the College Girls (1926) - Victor 20378 B
Joseph C Smith's Orch - Hindustan (1918) - Victor 18507 A
Charles Dornberger and his Orch - The Gold Digger (Dig a Little Deeper) (1923) - Victor 19128 A
The Benson Orch of Chicago - I Never Miss the Sunshine (I'm So Used to the Rain) (1923) - Victor 19102 B
Edna Brown (Elsie Baker) and James F Harrison (Frederick Wheeler) - The Trail of the Lonesome Pine (1913) - Victor 17338 A
Victor Light Opera Co - Gems from Miss Daisy (Bartholomae-Hein) (1914) - Victor 35404 B
Billy Murray and Ed Smalle - Choo Choo (I Gotta Hurry Home) (1924) - Victor 19516 A
Frank DeVol and his Chorus and Orch - Lonely Acres (In the West) (Willard Robison) (1951) - Capitol 1503
Lee Morse and her Blue Grass Boys - Lonesome Darlin' (1950) - Decca 27066
Ada Jones - They Always Pick on Me (1911) - Aretino D710
The Great White Way Orch (Hugo Frey) - Oh Susanna Medley (1923) - Victor 19125 A
Vic Meyers and his Orch (Frank Bessinger v) (Reser bj) - Sad (1924) - Brunswick 2800 A
Victor Salon Orch - The Wedding of the Painted Doll (1929) - Victor 22043 A
Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orch - The Jones Law Blues (1929) - Band Box Shuffle (Hep CD 1070)
Enric Madriguera and his Orch (Richard Barry v) - Let's Have Another Cup Of Coffee (1932) - orig Columbia 2651-D
Annette Hanshaw - I Get the Blues When it Rains (1929) - Velvet Tone 1910 V
Bing Crosby - Wrap Your Troubles in Dreams (1931) - Bluebird B 7102 A
The Rhythmic Pianists (Ray Heatherton v) - She's Mine (1932) - Melotone M 12413
Dalton Ridenhour - If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) (2012) - Eccentricity (Rivermont BSW 2220)
The Singapore Slingers (Matt Tolentino v) - The Lady in Red (2014) - The Frank Skinner Project (buy a full download here)
Ragtime Jazz Band with Carling's Family - Happy Rhythm (2009) - Coco 51
Richard Himber and his Ritz-Carlton Orch (Joey Nash v) - In a Blue and Pensive Mood (1934) - Lullaby of Broadway (Renovation 7009)
Isham Jones' Orch (Ed Stone v) - When You Climb Those Golden Stairs (1934) - Decca 220 B
B. F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orch (Knecht) (Silver Masked Tenor v) - Trail of Dreams (1926) - Victor 20238 A

Friday, August 29, 2014

"Reheat Wave" August 29, 2014

(Week 396)

This RADIOLA! observes sweater weather by warming over a few old favorites.

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Many and sincere thanks to Dan Levinson for sending excellent CDs from the old Renovation label. Dan helped produce these wonderful reissues, and I am delighted to be able to play them on this program. (Speaking of which, Dan's new CDs are also quite wonderful!)

Billy West (Billy Jones) - Get Hot (1921) - Regal 9124
Richard Himber and his Ritz-Carlton Orch (Joey Nash v) - Ev'rything's Been Done Before (1934) - Lullaby of Broadway (Renovation 7009)
Dick Barrow with Dot Scott's Rhythm Band - Down at the Cabin Inn (1936) - Decca 7226 B
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Ted Weems and his Orch (Parker Gibbs v) - My Cutey's Due at Two-To-Two Today (1926) - My Gal Sal (Renovation 7005)
George Olsen and his Music - Too Bad (1926) - Who? (Renovation 7004)
The Six Hottentots (IK v) - Rosy Cheeks (1927) - Regal 8289 B
Whispering Jack Smith - Tonight's My Night With Baby (1926) - Victor 20069 A
The Merrymakers (Revelers) - Mah Lindy Lou (1926) - Brunswick 3154 B
Ethel Waters - Am I Blue (1929) - Columbia 1837 D
(Emerson) Military Band - Chinese Jazz (1918) - Symphonola 467
Charles Dornberger and his Orch - Oh! Sister, Ain't That Hot! (1923) - Victor 19138 A
Ted Weems and his Orch - Big Boy! (1924) - My Gal Sal (Renovation 7005)
Agnes Lynn - Jazz Baby (1919) - Columbia A2745
Palmetto Jazz Quartette - My Jazz Gal (1921) - Okeh 8011 B
Dave Harman (acc by The Razz Jazz Trio) - Baby What Is Your Name? (1925) - Okeh 40342 A
Dalton Ridenhour - Eccentricity (James P. Johnson) (2012) - Eccentricity (Rivermont BSW 2220)
Gene Austin (Billy Carpenter uke) - Everything Is Hotsy Totsy Now (1925) - Victor 19656 A
The Benson Orch of Chicago - March of the Mannikins (1923) - Victor 19183 B
Harry Raderman's Red Hotters - Sunday (1926) - Okeh 40736 B
Chicago Loopers - Three Blind Mice Master No 1 (1927) - Hot Record Society 1
Johnny Dodds' Hot Six - Too Tight (1929) - Bluebird B10240 A
Louis Armstrong and his Orch - I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You (1931) - Parlophone R 992
Hotel Bossert Orch (Freddy Martin) (Elmer Feldkamp v) - I've Got to Pass Your House to Get to My House (1933) - Melotone M 12725
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (CL v) - Nothing But the Best (1934) - Melotone M 13124 A
Claude Hopkins and his Orch (Orlando Roberson v) - Mandy (1934) - Decca 353 A
Shep Fields and his Rippling Rhythm Orch (Bob Goday v) - Where Have You Been All My Life? (1936) - Bluebird B 6641 A
Mal Hallett Orch (Teddy Grace v) - Turn On That Red Hot Heat (1937) - Decca 1384 B
Quintette of the Hot Club of France - Swing Guitars (1937) - Victor 25601 B
The Piano Twins (Dick Robertson v) - Got a Date With an Angel (1932) - Perfect 11334 A
Smith Ballew and his Orch - The World is Mine (1934) - Oriole 3037 A
Richard Himber and his Ritz-Carlton Orch (Joey Nash v) - Autumn in New York (1934) - Lullaby of Broadway (Renovation 7009)

Friday, August 22, 2014

"Dog Gone Wit's End" August 22, 2014

(Week 395)

This RADIOLA! veers toward the elegiac but manages to get in some good tunes along the way.

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Groucho Marx - Willow, Tit Willow (1960) - The Mikado (DRG 19106)
Lil Armstrong and her Swing Orch - Happy Today Sad Tomorrow (1938) - Decca 1788 B
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Ross Gorman and his Earl Carroll Orch - Oh! Boy, What a Girl (1925) - Columbia 435 D
Nat Shilkret and the Victor Orch (Johnny Marvin v) - All Alone Monday (1926) - Victor 20259 A
George Olsen and his Music (trio v) - Leander (1926) - Victor 20289 B
Charles Dickson (Irving Kaufman) - Laugh Clown Laugh (1929) - Jewel 5297 A
Greta Woodson (Leroy Shield p) - What's the Use of Crying? (1926) - Victor 20275 A
Gloria Geer (Vaughn DeLeath) - Bye Bye Blackbird (1926) - Cameo 963
Paul Biese and his Novelty Orch - When You're Alone (1919) - Victor 18662 B
The Benson Orch of Chicago - Foolish Child (1923) - Victor 19136 A
Six Black Diamonds (Samuels) - Sobbin' Blues (1923) - Banner 1265 B
Victor Light Opera Co - Gems from Queen of the Movies (Paulton-MacDonough-Gilbert) (1914) - Victor 35365 A
Willard Robison and his Piano - Thinking of You (1926) - Perfect 12311 B
Sam Lanin and his Orch (Irving Kaufman v) - Gone (1930) - Velvet Tone 2107 V
Ragtime Jazz Band with Carling's Family - New and Easy (2009) - Coco 51
Molly Ryan - These Foolish Things (2007) - Songbird in the Moonlight
Alma Gluck and Efrem Zimbalist - Élégie (Massenet) (1912) - Victrola 87513
Arthur Pryor's Band - The Whistler and his Dog (1913) - Victor 17380 A
The Benson Orch of Chicago - That Old Gang of Mine (1923) - Victor 19136 B
Hotel Pennsylvania Music (Spitalny) - Tiger Rag (1930) - Harmony 1092 H
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies (Dick Robertson v) - Twenty-One Years (1931) - Brunswick 6241
Paul Whiteman and his Orch (Irene Taylor v) - Willow Weep For Me (1932) - Victor 24187 A
Gene Austin - Now That You're Gone (1931) - Hit Of The Week L3
Chris Hall - Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone (1931) – Edison Bell Winner 5338 (UK)
Jenny Howard - Looking On The Bright Side (1931) - Edison Bell Winner 5515 (UK)
Shep Fields and his Rippling Rhythm Orch (Bob Goday v) - I'm Always In the Mood For You (1937) - Bluebird B 7180 A
The Waltz Kings (Ken McComber dir) - Tales From the Vienna Woods (1934) - Bluebird B 5685 A
The New Music of Reginald Foresythe - The Melancholy Clown (1935) - Columbia 3060 D
Tempo King and his Kings of Tempo - Cryin' Mood (1937) - Vocalion 3716
Bumble Bee Slim - Past and Gone (1936) - Decca 7343 B
Russ Columbo - Auf Wiedersehen, My Dear (1932) - Victor 22976 B

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

No Show This Week

I'm going on hiatus for. . .a while.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

"Lapse Dancing" August 1, 2014

(Week 394)

This RADIOLA! is morally relaxed and ethically limber.

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Les Reis - Positively Absolutely (1927) - Okeh 40804
New Dixie Demons - Was I Drunk? (1936) - Decca 5257 A
Willard Robison w/Ipana Troubadours - Wake Up! Chill'un, Wake Up! (1929) - from Columbia 1779 D
Paul Whiteman and his Orch - Rhythm Rag (1925) - Victor 19773 B
The Knickerbockers (Selvin) (Johnny Marvin v) - The Kinkajou (1927) - Columbia 893 D
Levee Loungers (Haring) (IK v) - Crazy Rhythm (1928) - Perfect 15030
Lowe Stokes and his North Georgians - Take Me To The Land of Jazz (1928) - Columbia 15367 D
Helen Kane - I Want To Be Bad (1929) - Victor 21863 B
Libby Holman - I May Be Wrong (1929) - Brunswick 4506
Earl Fuller's Rector Novelty Orch - Pork and Beans (C. Luckeyth Roberts) (1917) - Columbia A2370
Isham Jones' Orch - Get Lucky (1924) - Brunswick 2678 B
The Arkansaw Travelers - Copenhagen (1924) - Okeh 40236 B
Addy Britt (Arthur Fields) - Where's My Sweetie Hiding? (1924) - Cameo 607
Sally Freeman (Dolly Kay) - I Love My Baby (1926) - Harmony 107 H
Louis Armstrong and his Hot Five - Don't Forget to Mess Around (1926) - Okeh 8343 A
Dalton Ridenhour - The Crave (2012) - Eccentricity (Rivermont BSW 2220)
Bria Skonberg and Jim Fryer's Borderline Jazz Band - Struttin' With Some Barbecue (2007) - Over Easy
Theodore Morse and Abe Frankel - Jazzin' Around (1917) - Pathe 20430 B
Bessie Smith (Clarence Williams p) - Oh Daddy Blues (1923) - Columbia A3888
The Georgians - You've Got To See Mamma Ev'ry Night (1923) - Columbia A3857
Van Phillips and his Band (Maurice Elwin, v) - Dancing on the Ceiling (1930) - Columbia CB 172
Dave Harman and his Orch (George Marks v) - Live And Love Tonight (1934) - Bluebird B 5437 B
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies - Shim Me Sha Wabble (1930) - Brunswick 4885
Russ Columbo - Call Me Darling (1931) - Victor 22861 A
Belle Baker - Overnight (1931) - Brunswick 6051
Bob Causer and his Cornellians (Kardos) (Harry Goldfield v) - Pu-leeze Mister Hemingway! (1932) - Melotone 91452 A
Ray Noble and his Orch (Al Bowlly v) - Grinzing (1934) - Victor 24771 B
The Royal Castilians (Terig Tucci) - In The Madness Of The Rhumba (1934) - Perfect 15977 B
The Lion (w Gerald Clark and his Caribbean Serenaders) - Netty Netty (1937) - Decca 17297 A
Johnny Green (with Dave Terry) - Medley of Shall We Dance Selections Pt 1 (They All Laughed, They Can't Take That Away From Me, Shall We Dance) (1937) - Brunswick 7892
Andy Kirk and his Clouds of Joy (Mary Lou Williams p) - Moten Swing (1936) - Decca 3517 B
George Bias - Ain't Mishehavin' (1929) - Columbia 14470 D