Gramophoney Baloney

Gramophoney Baloney’s mid-February fun

Monday, February 13

Pre-1951 musical recordings from places far & wide including Macedonia, Romania, Kuwait, India, Java, Uganda, featuring a couple of tracks from Aquarius Records‘ “Record of the Week”; “Ustad Abdul Karim Khan 1934-1935” compiled by Ian Nagoski, guest on last week’s show.

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The Crazy House, Chutes-at-the-Beach, San Francisco, c. 1924


  • “The Kildare Fancy”(excerpt) by Patsy Touhey from “The Piping of Patsy Touhey”
  • “Molly Durkin” by Murty Rabbett from “Ballinasloe Fair – Early Recordings of Irish Music in America – 1920-1930”
  • “Fihren Die Mechutonim Aheim” by Naftule Brandwein with the Abe Schwartz Orchestra from “Klezmer Music – Early Yiddish Instrumental Music – The First Recordings: 1908-1927
  • “Boogie Chillen” by John Lee Hooker from “The Classic Early Years 1948 – 1951”
  • “Dos Gardenias” by Las Hermanos Lago from “La Flor de la Canela”
  • “Sliding on the Frets” by Andy Sanella from “It’s Hotter In Hawaii”
  • “Dancing With Tears In My Eyes” by Lennington H. Shewell from “
  • “Cool Drink Of Water Blues” by Tommy Johnson with Charlie McCoy from “Legends of the Country Blues”
  • “Kitten On The Keys” by Zez Confrey from “Keyboard Wizards of the Gershwin Era – Volume IV”
  • “The Hucklebuck” Paul Williams from “Still Stompin’ at The Savoy”
  • “Paidushke horo” by Iliya Atanasov from “Song of the Crooked Dance – Early Bulgarian Traditional Music 1927-42”
  • “Tsenkovata Pesen” by Kolyo Gaidadzhiyata from “The Ace & Deuce of Pipering  -1906-1947”
  • “Kemençe Taksim” by Aleko Bacanos from “Udi Yorgo Bacanos – 1900-1977”
  • “Pop Goes The Weasel” by The Raymond Scott Orchestra from “Toonerville Trolley 1940-1944”
  • “Stabbing of June Anderson”
  • “Two Way Stretch” by The Raymond Scott Orchestra from “Toonerville Trolley 1940-1944”
  • “Rights of Man, Wexford, Dunphy’s (hornpipes)” by Leo Rowsome from “Classics of Irish Piping”
  • “Bhairavi Thumri: Jamuna Ke Tira Kanha (Adantal)” by Abdul Karim Khan from “Ustad Abdul Karim Khan 1934-1935”
  • “Aquí Como Allá” by Arsenio Rodriguez y su conjunto from “Montuneando 1946-50”
  • “I Am Bound For The Promised Land” by Alfred G. Karnes from “The Bristol Sessions”
  • “Lantern Street” by Alexander Laszlo from “The Secret Music of China
  • “Corn Grinding Song” by Navajo Elders from “Navajo Songs – recorded by Laura Boulton in 1933 and 1940”
  • “Basant Khyal: Ab Maine Man Dekheri (Ektal)” by Abdul Karim Khan from “Ustad Abdul Karim Khan 1934-1935”
  • “Dance Song” by Anon. Group (Romania) from “The Secret Museum of Mankind, Vol. I – Ethnic Music Classics: 1925-48”
  • “Fouad Burban El Amaria” by Abdul El Fadallah from “The Secret Museum of Mankind, Vol. 4 – Ethnic Music Classics: 1925-48”
  • “’Tain’t No Sin” by Lee Morse and her Bluegrass Boys from “A Musical Portrait”
  • “Ahenda” by Awombo Wa Agala from “Something Is Wrong – Vintage Recordings from East Africa”
  • “Tjimpelang” by Nji Raden Hadji Djoehla from “String of Pearls – International 78s”
  • “Ogul Mogul (A Kanakanese Love Lyric)” by Billy Bennett from “Almost A Gentleman”
  • “Listen Mr. Bilbo” by Pete Seeger from “If I Had A Hammer 1944-1950”
  • “Columbia’s Waters” by Woody Guthrie from “Some Folk”
  • “Leih Yah Zaman (excerpt)” by Omme Kolsoum from “Wedad – original soundtrack”

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