Friday, June 13, 2008

"Dicta" June 13, 2008

(Week 126)

This RADIOLA! explores categorical statements made by incontrovertible authorities: songwriters. (We beg to differ, but then we always do.) Tune in tonight at 8 PM Eastern to WHCL 88.7 FM (with streaming HERE). The show will be uploaded to my Live365 station this weekend--of that you can be certain.

Six Jumping Jacks – Positively-Absolutely (1927) – The Old Masters mb128
Oscar Rabin and his Band (Beryl Davis, v.) – Could Be (1939) – Music & Memories MMD1007
Ipana Troubadors – Wake Up, Chill’un, Wake Up (1929) – Columbia 1779-D
George Olsen and his Music – The Best Things In Life Are Free (1927) – Living Era CD AJA5388
Tom Dorsey and his Novelty Orch – You Can’t Cheat a Cheater (1929) – Jazz Oracle BDW8005
Vincent Lopez and his Orch – Everything’s Made For Love (1927) – ASV Living Era CD AJA5002
Lee Morse – There Must Be a Silver Lining (1928) – Jasmine JASCD 646/2
Maurice Chevalier – It’s a Great Life (If You Don’t Weaken) (1929) – ASV Living Era CD AJA5016
Sophie Tucker – Take Off Your Mask and Be Yourself (1929) – Take Two TT404CD
Ted Weems and his Orch – Highways are Happy Ways (1927) – Collectors’ Choice CCM-174-2
Chic Nelson’s Collegians – Ya Gotta Know How to Love (1926) – Rivermont BSW-1143
Herb Wiedoeft and his Orch – Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella (1928) – The Old Masters mb122
The Tiger – Money is King (1935) – Arhoolie Folklyric CD 7004
Lord Beginner and Atilla the Hun – Women Are Good and Women Are Bad (1935) – Rounder CD1141
Hoagy Carmichael – Hong Kong Blues (1938) – Legacy JK 64640
Coon-Sanders’ Nighthawks – Who Wouldn’t Be Jealous of You? (1928) – The Old Masters mb113
Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks – Charleston is the Best Dance After All (1993) – Stomp Off CD1260
Clementine Smith – Nobody Knows What a Red Head Mama Can Do (1924) – Memphis Archive MA7017
Irving Kaufman (w/Bailey’s Lucky Seven) – Yes! We Have No Bananas (1923) – Archeophone 5504
Broadway Bellhops – There Ain’t No Land Like Dixieland to Me (1927) – Columbia CK 45450
Louis Armstrong and his Orch – When You’re Smiling (1930) – ASV Living Era CD AJA 5195
Clarence Williams’ Jazz Kings (Eva Taylor, v.) – You’ve Got to Be Modernistic (1929) – Frog DGF17
Claude Hopkins and his Orch – Yankee Doodle Never Went to Town (1935) – Hep CD 1049
Bessie Smith – A Good Man is Hard to Find (1927) – Excelsior EXL-2-5317
Vaughn DeLeath – There’s Ain’t No Sweet Man (1928) – Living Era CD AJA5468
Ramona Davies – The Heart is Quicker than the Eye (1936) – The Old Masters mb116
Orlando and his Gleneagles Orch (EDall) – Love is Good For Anything that Ails You (1937) MMD 1007
Duke Ellington and his Orch (Ivie Anderson, v.) – It Don’t Mean a Thing (1932) – ASV CD AJA 5420
Jimmie Lunceford and his Orch – Tain’t What You Do (1939) – Proper P1599
Leslie “Hutch” Hutchinson – Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries (1931) – ASL Living Era CD AJA 5190
Paul Robeson – It Ain’t Necessarily So (1938) – ASV Living Era CD AJA 5276
Rudy Vallee and his CT Yankees – As Time Goes By (1931) – Sony Music Special Projects A2 23671


Nick Dragos said...

Look like a very strong episode, Andy......very interesting mix!

"Nobody Knows What a Red Head Mama Can Do" someone who dealt with more than one RHM, I can attest to this first-hand.....

Andy said...


Thanks! This went well.