zondag 17 mei 2009

Ol' 78s Swingtime Radio Hour

And we're back in the Golden Age of swinging music, funny lyrics and absurd songtitles.
Don't mean a thing, if you don't grab this swing, folks!

Slim Gaillard – Slim’s Jam
Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra – Moonglow
The Ink Spots – Java Jive
Tampa Red – Let me play with your poodle
Cab Calloway and his Orchestra – Hoy-Hoy
Chick Web and his Orchestra – Sugar Pie
Fred Warring and his Pennsylvanians – Dry Bones
Slim Gaillard and his Flat Footed Floogee Boys – Matzoh Balls
Ambrose and his Orchestra – Limehouse Blues
Lionel Hampton – Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop
Blind Willie Nelson – John the Revelator
Al Dexter and his Troopers – Pistol packin’ mama
Cab Calloway and his Orchestra – Hot water
Nat King Cole feat. Nelson Riddle’s Orchestra – Haji Baba
Henry Hall – The teddy bear’s picnic
Lu Watters – Pineapple Rag
Dizzie Gilespie – Salt peanuts
Lu Watters – Big Bear Stomp
Sammy Kay and his Orchestra – The Umbrella Man
Lester Young – In a little Spanish town
Gerry Mulligan Quartet - Line for Lyons

Get those feet a-swingin' HERE
And many thanks to Richard G. for making these lovely images!

zaterdag 16 mei 2009

Ol' 78s Radio Hour

Broadcast on local studentradio Urgent FM as part of the Ghent Beach dj-contest final, this is a Best of 78s tunes compilation mix, bringing together some favorite crackling classics from all over the world. Tune in!

G.U. Hsu – The English sound table
Mr. Ero – My darling Rose
Jerry Roll Morton – Frog-I-More Rag
Max Harris and His Novelty Trio – Peg o’ my heart
Geechie Wiley – Last kind word blues
Fairouz – Hala la laya
Magia Melagia and G. Mouzaki – The woman’s heart
Claire Leclerc – Magic Flowers
Jack Kaufman – I’ll see you in C-U-B-A
Rose Mania - Moi moi
Semi Sheheen – Dabka Dance
Unknown prisoner – How I got into the penitentiary
Lonnie Young, Ed Young and Lonnie Young Jr. – Jim and John
Unknown prisoner – Murder’s home
Jonuzi Me Shokët – Vome Kabé
Clarence Ashley – The coo coo bird
Semi Sheheen – Dance Sherazad
Blue Ribbon Boys – Futuristic Jungleism
Rose Mania – Fickle Lulu
Louis Armstrong – Peanut vendor
Duke Ellington – Rockin’ in rhythm
Cliff ‘Ukelele Ike’ Edwards – I ain’t got nobody
Ruth Etting – Love me or leave me
Joseph Lamb – Ragtime Nightingale

Grab it HERE, folks!