zaterdag 25 september 2010

Oldtime songs go on the town

The oldtime songs take a night on the town, stumblin' and jumpin' from whitey's ballroom to smokey blues and ragtime shacks, sneaking a peek in an after hours speakeasy and ending up broke and high in front of the cracklin' radio.

Phil Harris – Play a simple melody
Ray Noble & his Orchestra – My hat's on the wrong side of my head
King Oliver – Shake it and break it
Fats Waller – The Sheik of Araby
Bessie Smith – Gimme a pigfoot (Gimme a reefer)
Geechie Wiley & Elvie Thomas – Skinny leg blues
Glen Gray & the Casa Loma Orchestra – Blue prelude
Blanche Calloway – Growlin' Dan
Cab Calloway – The ghost of Smokey Joe
The Jungle Band – Jungle mama
Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra – Walter Winchell Rhumba
Ray McKinley & his Orchestra – Civilization (Bongo bongo bongo)
Ernest Hare & Billy Jones - That certain party
Chas Creath's Jazz-o-maniacs – King Porter's stomp
Fats Waller – Reefer song
Jack Sheedy's Dixieland Jazz Band – Gambler's blues
Bessie Smith – 't Ain' nobody's bizness if I do
Reverend Gary Davis – Candyman
Al Bowly – Kleine maat (little pal)
Ray Noble & his Orchestra – Midnight, the stars and you

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zondag 19 september 2010

Oldtime songs're takin' it easy

A wide selection of oldtime tunes for nice 'n chilled times. Starting off with some jazzy pickings, strolling along with some country and folk sounds from the ol' west, the big rock mountains, all the way to Hawaii, and ending with some pioneers of the blues.

Glen Gray and his Casa Loma Orchestra – You're gonna lose your gal
Billie Holiday – Baby, I don't cry over you
The Ink Spots – If I didn't care
The Andrew Sisters – I'll be with you in apple blossom time
Sammy Kay and his Orchestra – Umbrella man
Ella Fitzgerald – Blues in the night
The Sons of the Pioneers – Cool Water
Burl Ives – Big rock candy mountain
The Carter Family – Wildwood flower
Bow Wills and his Texas Playboys – Cotton-eyed Joe
Hank Williams – Long gone lonesome blues
Slim Whitman – Indian love call
Kane Hawaiians – Mokihana
Dorothy Lamaur – Lovely Hula hands
Rice Brothers Gang – You are my sunshine
Woody Guthrie – House of the rising sun
Leadbelly – Where did you sleep last night
Uncle Dave Macon – Uncle Dave's beloved solo

Start takin' 'er easy right HERE