Friday, July 27, 2007

"Conflict" July 25, 2007

(Week 86)

Conflict makes life more dramatic and interesting, but sometimes a little can go a long way. Tune in tonight at 8 PM EDT to WHCL for this pugnacious RADIOLA!

Ray Miller and his Orch. – Angry (1929) – Proper P 1553
Jelly Roll Morton and his Red Hot Peppers – Jersey Joe (1929) – JSP 322
Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orch. – Wake Up, Chillun, Wake Up (1929) – JSP 926B
Charlie Johnson’s Paradise Ten – Hot Tempered Blues (1928) – Frog DGF 8
Tiny Parham and his Musicians – After All I’ve Done For You (1930) – Classics 691
Gulf Coast Seven – Keep Your Temper (1925) – Frog DGF 32
Annette Hanshaw – Wasting My Love On You (1930) – Rivermont BSW 1144
Kay Thompson – You Let Me Down (1935) – Columbia CK 57711
The Boswell Sisters – Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (1932) – Collectables COL-CD-6461
King Oliver and his Orch. – Struggle Buggy (1930) – JSP CD 3404
Roane’s Pennsylvanians – Why Don’t You Get Lost (1932) – The Old Masters mb125
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies – You Rascal You (1931) – Quadromania 222464-444
Al Jolson – The Spaniard Who Blighted My Life (1928) – Rhino R2 72544
Clyde McCoy and his Orch. – Palooka (It’s a Grand Old Name) (1933) – Collectors’ Choice CCM-155-2
Billy Hicks and his Sizzling Six – Joe the Bomber (tk.6) (1937) – Rounder 82161-1106-2
Joseph Robichaux and his N.O. Rhythm Boys – You Keep Me Always Living in Sin (1933) – DOCD 1016
Cab Calloway and his Orch. – Is That Religion? (1930) – Masters of Jazz MJCD 182
Benny Carter and his Orch – Devil’s Holiday (1933) – Proper P1369
Bing Crosby – You’ve Got Me Crying Again (1933) – Columbia CK44306
Louis Armstrong and his Orch. – Black and Blue (1929) – Columbia CK 44422
Jesse Stafford and his Orch. – I Need Sympathy (1928) – The Old Masters mb122
Clarence Williams and Sara Martin – Squabblin’ Blues (1923) – JSP927A
Red Onion Jazz Babies – Of All the Wrongs You’ve Done to Me (1924) – Jazz Heritage 513282W
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orch. – Trouble in Mind (1928) – Bluebird 3139-2-RB
Louisiana Rhythm Kings – Skinner’s Sock (1928) – Timeless CBC 1-041
Fred Hall and his Sugar Babies – Sergeant Flagg and Sergeant Quirt (1929) – The Old Masters mb106
Hoagy Carmichael and his Orch. – Barnacle Bill the Sailor (1930) – RCA Jazz Tribune No.48
Lew Bray – We Can’t Use Each Other Any More (1929) – Columbia C2K 52942
Ethel Waters – You Can’t Stop Me From Loving You (1931) – Classics 721
Fats Waller and his Rhythm – What’s The Reason (I’m Not Pleasin’ You) (1935) – Bluebird 66618-2
Bing Crosby – Let’s Try Again (1932) – Columbia CK 44305
George Formby – Bless ‘Em All (1940) – Hallmark 300282
Spike Hughes’ American Band – Sweet Sue-Just You (1933) – Proper P1369


Nick D said...


Yet another classic 'bout throwing in a track from a band Brian Rust said {on his old "Mardi Gras" show on U.K.'s Capital Radio} was the "hottest of them all"....King Oliver's Dixie Syncopators' "Wa Wa Wa"....personally, I thought the OKeh "Dippermouth Blues" from '23 was hotter, but who am I to question the esteemed Mr. Rust or his voting listeners....

Andy said...

Thanks! I've got all those Dixie Syncopator sides on LP somewhere (one of those Italian bootleg sets) and they're very enjoyable. (I wouldn't go so far as to agree with Brian Rust that they're the hottest ever recorded--but I am tempted to give them another listen.)

I could listen to some of the 1929-1930 New York sides endlessly--Struggle Buggy and Shake It and Break It, and others. That band should have been much more successful than it was, but Louis got there first.

As far as New Orleans jazz goes, I'd have to put Oscar "Papa" Celestin's Original Tuxedo Jazz Band--"Papa's Got the Jim-Jams"--right near the very top.

You're right--I gotta play more King Oliver.

Nick Dragos said...


You inspired me to dig out my 1992 GRP/Decca Jazz CD of King Oliver & His Dixie Syncopators, "Sugar Foot Stomp" {GRD 616}.....while my heart tells me the 1923 Oliver classics are my favorites, but there sure is a heck of a lot of hot jazz is the case on the BMG/Bluebird 1989 CD "King Oliver - The New York Sessions (1929-1930)...

And your regard for "Papa's Git The Jim-Jams" is very well placed!