zondag 12 februari 2012

Official Summer 2012 Limbo Pre-Party

Winter has lasted more than long enough now, so why not blow away the cold with some steaming mambo, African and Brazilian rhythms, a bit of rock 'n' roll and a few limbo party classics?

Les Baxter – Bom bom
Yma Sumac – Babalu
Red Nichols & his World Famous Pennies – Jungle fever
Kay Kyser & his Orchestra – One-zy, two-zy (I love you-zy)
The Matys Bros. – Muskat ramble
Les Baxter – Congo train
Harry Breuer – Bumble bee bolero
Orchestre Rock a Mambo – El rico Cuban mambo
Franco – Motindo Na Yo Te
Dewayon – Alliance mode succes
Shorty Rogers – Mambo del crow
Marco Valle – Crickets sing for Anamaria
Xavier Cugat – Mambo nr. 5
Bert Kaempfert & his Orchestra – Mambo mania
Alèmayèhu Eshèté - Telantena Zaré
Rufus Thomas – Do the funky penguin
Los Apsons – Suzy Q
The Champs – Limbo rock
Louis Prima – Banana Split for my baby
The Guitars Unlimited plus 7 – Crazy rhythm
Jo An Castle – Tico Tico
Southern Tropical Steel Band – Caramelos
Xavier Cugat – Theme from Zorba the Greek

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zondag 9 oktober 2011

Sepia Sunday Matinee

A chilled and fun selection for the laidback Sunday crowd, taking it easy with some dreamy melodies and novelty oldtime tunes.

Frankie Lain – Music, maestro, please!
Fritz Kreisler – Gypsy serenade
Ted Lewis & his Band – Play, fiddle, play
Billie Holiday – Lady sings the blues
All Bowlly – The very thought of you
Al Dexter & his Troopers – Too late to worry
Eartha Kitt – I want to be evil
Peggy Lee – Similau (See-me-lo)
Yma Sumac – Accla Taqui (Chant of the chosen maidens)
Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra – Gypsy conga
Julius LaRosa – Eh cumpari
Kay Kaiser & his Orchestra – Woody Woodpecker
The Andrew Sisters – Money is the root of all evil
Louis Jordan & his Tympani 5 – Saxa woogie
Ted Lewis & his Band – I’ll see you in C-U-B-A
Gertrude Lawrence – Poor little rich girl
Art Landry & his Orchestra – Dreamy melody
Woody Herman & his Orchestra – Blue prelude
Joseph Lamb – Ragtime nightingale

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woensdag 21 september 2011

Oldtime rockin' good songs

A nonstop feelgood selection of rocking favorites and enough cats, dogs, chickens, hawks and screaming bats to fill a dancefloor, bring it on home, folks!

Lowell Fulson – Check yourself
Willie Dixon – Bring it on home
Bill Doggett – Honky tonk part I
Tennessee Ernie Ford – Sixteen tons
Jimmy Nelson – I sat and cried
Joe Turner – The Chicken and the hawk
Cecil McNabb Jr. – Nothing like this
Roy Brown – Mr. Hound Dog’s in town
Rufus Thomas – Bear Cat
Christine Kittrell - You ain’t nothing but trouble
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – Little demon
Sammy Masters – Flat feet
Tampa Red – Let me play with your poodle
Emery Blades – Look what you done to me
Jimmy Selph – Tom Catin’ around
Warren Smith – Uranium Rock
The Hurricanes – Pistol packin’ momma
Louis Prima – Oh Marie!
Screamin’ Jay Hawkins – You ain’t foolin’ me
The Champs – El Rancho rock

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maandag 1 augustus 2011

Oldtime songs on the sunny side

Another sundrenched selection of merry oldtime tunes to whistle along to. Just two words, folks: get happy!

Bing Crosby – Blue prelude
Ray Noble & his Orchestra – Top hat, white tie and tails
Al Dexter & his Troopers – Rosalita
Louis Jordan – Jack, you're dead
Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra – Zip-a-dee-doo-dah
Django Reinhardt – Sifflez et traillant (Whistle while you work)
Eartha Kitt – C'est si bon
June Christy – Get happy
Ted Weems & his Orchestra – You're the cream in my coffee
Xavier Cugat – La cucaracha
Louis Jordan & his Tympany Five – Choo choo Ch'Boogie
Al Dexter & his Troopers – Triflin' Gal
Romay with Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra – Brazil
Patato & Totico – Mas que nada
Herbie Mann – Cuban Patato Chip
Louis Armstrong – King of the Zulus
Ray Noble & his Orchestra – Bugle call rag
All Bowlly – Over the rainbow

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woensdag 4 mei 2011

Oldtime songs'll fire up the BBQ

Summer's near, and so are those happy cocktail and garden parties. To get things moving and fire up that BBQ, these often rather strange but always funny tunes will spark up the night with some hot swinging fever.

John Barry – The girl with the sun in her hair
Vilayat Khan – Arrival in Benaras
Yma Sumac – La molina
Burl Ives – I walk the line
Al Dexter and his Troopers – Guitar polka
Charles Trenet – Boum!
Eartha Kitt- Somebody bad stole de wedding bell
King Sisters – It's love love love
Carmen Miranda & the Banda da Lua – Tico-tico no fuba
Harry Breuer and his Quintet – Minute merengue
James Last & his Orchestra – Happy Brasilia
Billy Mure – Hawaiian war chant
Perrey-Kingsley – Unidentified Flying Object
Serge Gainsbourg – Comic strip
Vampyros Lesbos – There's no satisfaction
Gert Wilden & his Orchestra – Dirty Beat
Milt Buckner – The Beast
The Champs – Honky tonk
Dave Brubeck – Unsquare dance
Hot Butter – Skokian
Fred Lowery – William Tell Overture
Louis Prima – Jump Jive an' Wail
Ken Nordine – Flesh
Buddy Holly – Everyday

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woensdag 13 april 2011

The Oldtime Songs Bonanza

Anything goes in this swinging selection of all time favorite oldtime songs, ideal to fire up the BBQ with, or serve as a perfect introduction to the fun and rhythms of the cracklin' oldtime tunes.

Cole Porter – Anything goes
Cliff Edwards – Singin' in the rain
Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra – It don't mean a thing if you ain't got that swing
Al Dexter and his Troopers – Pistol packin' mama
Freddie Fisher & his Orchestra – The wild, wild, wild women (are making a wild man of me)
Louis Jordan – Stone cold dead in the market
Harold Boyce and his Harlem Indians – Wille Willie don't go from me
Harry Belafonte – Matilda, Matilda
Xavier Cugat – Blen,blen blen
Semi Sheheen – Dabka dance
F. Ming Pep-Steppers - Indian war whoop
Bow Wills and his Texas Playboys – Cotton-eyed Joe
Don Redman & his Orchestra – Watchin' the knife and fork spoon
Jan Garber & his Orchestra - Puttin' on the ritz
Duke Ellington & his Famous Orchestra – Diga diga doo
Louis Armstrong – Peanut vendor
Blue Ribbon Boys – Futuristic jungle
Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – Rockin' in rhythm
Fred Waring and his Pensylvanians – Dry bones
The Andrew Sisters – Aurora
Carmen Miranda & the Bando de Lua – Chica-chica-boom-chick
The Champs – Limbo rock
Yma Sumac – Bo Mambo
Louis Prima – Beep! Beep!
Burl Ives – Fooba wooba John
Chick Webb & his orchestra feat. Ella Fitzgerald – 't Ain' whatcha do it's the way that cha' do it
Ray Noble & his Orchestra – Thanks

Get into the swing of things right HERE

zaterdag 5 maart 2011

Oldtime roaring songs

The oldtime songs travel way back to the Boardwalk Empire era, the roarin' twenties, with it's steamin' speakeasies, smokey stripclubs, swingin' decadance, happy flappers dancin' the charleston and it's bittersweet love songs. Step out folks!

Fat Waller – Lenox avenue blues
Scott Joplin – The entertainer
Al Jolson – Steppin' out
Jack Hylton – Singin' in the rain
Ted Weems & his Orchestra – My baby just cares for me
Josephine Baker – Bam bam bamy shore
Jack Hylton Band – Jeepers creepers
Fats Waller – All that meat and no potatoes
Laurel & Hardy – Honolulu Baby
Jan Garber with his Orchestra – Puttin' on the Ritz
Ted Weems & his Orchestra – What a day!
Al Lendz & his Orchestra – Sam, the old accordian man
Green Brother's Novelty Orchestra – Fascinating rhythm
Rudy Wiedoeft's Canadians – The Sheik of Araby
Ted Weems & his Orchestra – Heartaches
Jan Garber & his Orchestra – You're gonna lose your gal
Scott Joplin – Sugar Cane
Ruth Etting – Ain't misbehavin'
Ray Noble & Al Bowlly – Good night, sweetheart

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