zondag 22 maart 2009

Springtime for Ol' 78s

Another selection of fingersnapping, dusty and crackling ol’ 78s goodness, to take along with you on your sunny cruise down the springtime river.

Dick Haymes – It might as well be spring
Mr. Ero – My darling Rose
Max Harris and His Novelty Trio – Peg o’ my heart
Noubar Bey – Fantaisie Maggiar
Fernando Velches – Flor de Petenera
Lou Preager – Cruising down the river
Jack Kauffman – I’ll see you in C-U-B-A
Blue Ribbon Boys – Futuristic Jungleism
Louis Armstrong – Peanut vendor
Duke Ellington – Rockin’ in rhythm
The Andrew Sisters – Aurora
The Carter Family – Keep on the sunny side
Jonuzi Me Shokët – Vome Kabé
Caterina Valente - The Breeze and I (Andalucia)
Charles King and Elisabeth Brice – That Hula Hula
Paul Whiteman and his Orchestra – Rhapsody in Blue, Parts 1 and 2
Henry Burr – Come down, ma ev’ning star

Get on the sunny side HERE

Ol' Dusty 78s Records Mix

A special selection of crackling blues records, Arabic 30s swing, French mambo, Apalachian folk traditionals and some roots jazz. Don’t know about you, but this old stuff always makes me smile.

Record selection:
Alan Lomax – Comments on the early days of collecting
David Boeddinghause - Ragtime Nightingale
Fairouz – Hala la laya
Geechie Wiley - Last kind word blues
Mark and André – Sunday is a bore
Anne Shelton – Blues in the night
Semi Sheheen – Dance Sherazad
Lonnie Young, Ed Young and Lonnie Young Jr. – Jim and John
T.J. Chesser – Field Holler
Clarence Ashley – The coo coo bird
Hanan and Feyrouz – Swing
Semi Sheheen – Dabka Dance
Claire Leclerc – Magic Flowers
Al Chark – Nights of Happiness
David Boeddinghause - Frog-I-More Rag
Eddie Constantine – Announce the sunlight
Billie Holiday – I cover the waterfront
Skip James – Devil got my woman

Get that record player spinning right HERE or HERE

The Ol' 78s Return

There are just too damn much dusty golden oldies out there. This one's a bit more focused on the blues, but don't let that get you down!

The Caretaker – We cannot escape the past
Ruth Etting – Love me or leave me
Ray Noble & his Orchestra - Midnight the stars and you
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians – It’s easier said than done
Sam Mayo – Things are worse in Russia
Jack Sheedy’s Dixieland Band – Gambler’s Blues
Robert Johnson – 32-20 Blues
Mighty Sparrow – The queen’s canary
Cliff ‘Ukelele Ike’ Edwards – I ain’t got nobody
Unkown Prisoner – Lonesome Blues
Hank Williams – Ramblin’ man (weirdly pitched version)
Bukka White – High fever blues
Fred McDowell – 36-61 Highway
Jean Mpia – Tembele
Rizeli Kemençeci Sadik – Maçka Sarkisi
Alabama Sacred Harp Convention – Sherburne ‘59
Calamity Jane – Row row row your boat

Dust them ol' songs off HERE