zondag 20 juni 2010

Oldtime songs'll make you smile

A selection of snappy happy tunes that do just what it says on the tin: put a smile on your face and a tap in your feet. And that's a promise!

Grandpa Jones – Turn your radio on
Burl Ives – Mama don't want no peas no rice
Ethel Smith – Diga diga doo
Helen Grayco with her Orchestra – Oop shoop
Al Casey – Easy Pickin'
George Zimmerman & The Thrills – Ain't got no money to pay for this drink
Moondog – Paris
Burl Ives – Fooba wooba John
Carmen Miranda & the Bando de Lua – Chica-chica-boom-chick
Jackie Davis – Maňana (Is soon enough for me)
Yma Sumac – Bo Mambo
Louis Prima – Beep Beep
Perry-Kingsley – Swan's splashdown
Mulatu Astatké – I faran gami i faram
Carmen Miranda & the Bando de Lua – Tico tico nu fuba
Shankar Jaikishan – Typewriter tip tip tip
The Champs – Limbo rock
The Muppets – Man nah man nah
Bruce Reitherman – Bear necessities
Charles Trenet – Boum!
The Wellingtons – The ballad of Davy Crocket
Burl Ives – Grey goose

Listen or download and start smiling HERE

woensdag 2 juni 2010

Space Age Stereophonic Pop Bonanza (BBQ edit)

Some summery and highly stereophonic tunes to light your BBQs with, a best of selection from the Space Age Pop compilations, celebrating the strange and funny tunes that kept the cocktailparties in the 50s and early 60s swinging till the early hours.

Esquivel – Jungle Drum
Sir Julian – Caravan
The 3 Suns – Fever
John Klein & Sid Ramin – The Third Man Theme
Bernie Green & his Orchestra – Under Paris Skies
Bob Thompson, his Choir & Orchestra – Diga Diga Doo
Leo Addeo & his Orchestra – Stumbling
The 3 Suns – Delicado
Esquivel – Foolin' around
Perez Prado – Why wait
The 3 Suns – Danny's inferno
Henry Mancini – Springtime for Hitler
Perez Prado – Monitor Mambo
Russ Case & his Orchestra – Wardance of the wooden indians
Sauter-Finegan Orchestra – Swingcussion
The Guitars Unlimited plus 7 – Crazy Rhythm
Bernie Green & his Orchestra – Ping Pong
Esquivel – Carioca
The 3 Suns – Caravan

Light up that BBQ HERE