Gramophoney Baloney

Dec.4th Gramophoney Baloney: Sound Reproductions 1926-1950

Monday, December 5

D.J. McSchmormac kicks off the final month of 2011 with yet another daringly diverse selection of historic recordings from before the end of 1950…




  • “Hicaz Taxim” by Şükrü Tunar from “Legendary Clarinetist of Turkey”
  • “Qalaqt ou melite” by Cheikh El Afrite from “Jewish-Arab Song Treasures – Tunisie
  • “Bei Mir Bist du Schoen” by Al Bowlly accompanied by Maurice Winnick & His Sweet Music from “Hits of ‘38”
  • “Broken Hearted, Ragged and Dirty Too” by Sleepy John Estes from “Legendary Country Blues Artists”
  • “Drawing Room Blues” by Duke Ellington & Billy Strayhorn at one piano from “Time’s A Wastin’ Original Recordings Vol.11 1945-1946”
  • “Roll On, Daddy Roll On” by The Pine Mountain Boys from “Mountain Frolic – Rare Old Timey Classics 1924-1937”
  • “Special Rider Blues” by Skip James from “Legends of the Country Blues”
  • “不要唱吧 (Stop Singing)” by Zhou Xuan /Chou Hsuan/周璇 from “Shanghai Lounge Divas”
  • “Ley Fatal” by Sexteto Occidente from “Sextetos Cubanos – Sones Vol.II”
  • “Clark Kent – Captured by The Wolf”
  • “Ill Wind” by Harold Arlen with Arthur Schutt from “Harold Arlen sings Sweet and Hot”
  • “The End of the World, and Time Will Be No More” by Rev. J.M. Gates and Congregation from “Are You Bound For Heaven or Hell? – The Best of”
  • “Death Is Only A Dream” by The Stanley Brothers from “Echoes of Clinch Mountain”
  • “Soft Winds” by Art Tatum Trio from “Fine and Dandy – Original Recordings 1937-1944 Vol.2”
  • “Keep That Oil A-Rollin’” by The Almanac Singers from “The Sea, The Soil And The Struggle (1941-1942)”
  • “Kolika Je Javorina Planina (Oh! How High The Javorina Mountain)” by Sofka with Gypsy Orchestra from “Tamburitza! Hot String Band Music from The Balkans To America 1910-1950”
  • “Police Sergeant Blues” by Robert Wilkins from “Masters of Memphis Blues”
  • “Tu Que Puedes Vuelvete” by Atahualpa Yupanqui from “Piedra y Camino – 1936-1947”
  • “Good Time Blues” by Redd Lyte with the Johnny Otis Orchestra from “The Chronological Classics – 1950”
  • “Hindu yamsegesa” by Mzee Jume and Shirazi Men” from “Tanzania Instruments – Tanganyika 1950”
  • “I Shall Not Be Moved” by Charley Patton from “Complete Recordings 1929-1934”
  • “Choo Sho San (Buddhist Chant)” by Shan Yuen Shung, Tan Roon Guang and Li Chung Poo from “Rain Dropping on the Banana Tree – An Anthology of Chinese Classical Music”
  • “Transbluency (A Blue Fog That You Can Almost See Through)” by Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra featuring Kay Davis on vocal from “Time’s A Wastin’ Original Recordings Vol.11 1945-1946”
  • “The Magna Charter” by Marriot Edgar from “The Art of The Monologue”
  • “Mallorca” by Pipe Major Forsyth from “Black Mirror – Reflections in Global Musics
  • “I Still Get A Thrill Thinking of You” by Lee Morse with her Bluegrass Boys from “A Musical Portrait – Recordings from 1925-1951”
  • “Humors of Mullingar/Jackson’s Wife To The Road” by William Mullaly from “Farewell to Ireland”
  • “Seigaihe” by Imperial Househould Agency – Music Section from “Japanese Traditional Music – Gagku – Buddhist chant – Kokusai Bunkukai Shinkokai 1941”
  • “Ingênuo” by Benedito Lacerda & Pixinguinha from “Choro – 1906-1947”
  • “Rollin’ On”(exceprt) by The Monroe Brothers from “All The Classic Releases 1937-1949″

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