Gramophoney Baloney

Post-St. Patrick’s Day Gramophoney Baloney

Monday, March 19

Just to prove he’s not the drunken Irish bum that some people might think he is, D.J. McSchmormac made a point of coming into Radio Valencia the morning after St Patrick’s Day to do a fantastic show of vintage recordings from 1950 and earlier!


(or click here to listen)


  • “Ukulele Bounce (excerpt)” by Roy Smeck from “With My Little Ukulele In My Hand”
  • “Frankie And Johnny” by Frank Crumit from “A Gay Caballero”
  • “Mandalay” by Billy Bennett from “Almost A Gentleman”
  • “Billy Lyons And Stack O’Lee” by Furry Lewis from “Masters of Memphis Blues”
  • “Nagasaki” by Albert Ammons & His Rhythm Kings from “1936-1946 Alternate Takes, Radio Performances and Unissued Home Recordings”
  • “Kafi kanada – sukh kar aayi “ by Kesarbai Kerkar from “1936 – Classics of the 78rpm Era”
  • “Boléro” by Larry Adler with orchestra conducted by Carroll Gibbons from “The Great Larry Adler – Original Recordings 1934-1947”
  • “Venezuela” by Harry Belafonte and The Belafonte Singers from “Matilda, Matilda – Original Recordings – 1949-1954”
  • “Gujri Todi: Beguna guna ga (drut)” by Abdul Karim Khan from “Ustad Abdul Karim Khan 1934-1935”
  • “As Aman Or Syri I Zi” by Jonuzai Me Shocket from “Albanian Village Music – Recorded in Tirana 1930”
  • “Hoodoo Lady” by Memphis Minnie by Memphis Minnie from ”Columbia Original Masters – The Best of … 1933-1937”
  • “The Cherry Blossom” by Frank Quinn from “Farewell To Ireland”
  • “Turn Your Radio On” by Les Paul & Mary Ford from “Les Paul & Mary Ford Shows – May & June 1950”
  • “Milk ‘Em In The Morning Blues” by Tennessee Ernie Ford from “Vintage”
  • “Singin’ Waterfall” by Hank Williams from “Lost Highway – December 1948 – March 1949 – Volume III”
  • “I Had A Dream” by John Lee Hooker from “The Classic Early Years 1948 – 1951”
  • “A Man From A Far Countree” by Edith Sitwell and Constant Lambert from “Follies & Facçades”
  • “The Road To Paradise” by Unknown German Orchestra from “It’s Hotter in Hawaii”
  • “Die Goldene Chasene” by Abe Ellstein Orchestra from “Dave Tarras – Yiddish-American Music: 1925-1956”
  • “Mississippi Bottom Blues” by Kid Bailey from “When The Levee Breaks – Mississippi Blues – Rare Cuts – 1926-1941”
  • “Stars And Stripes” by Charles Diamond from “Sol Hoopii In Hollywood – His First Recordings 1925”
  • “Keep Sweeping Cobwebs Off The Moon” Lee Morse and her Bluegrass Boys from “A Musical Portrait”
  • “Sloppy Water Blues” by Thomas “Fats” Waller from “Portrait Vol. 1”
  • “Dickie Bird Hop” by Ann Stephens from “Teddy Bears’ Picnic”
  • “Los Sitios Hacere” by Arsenio Rodriguez y su Conjunto from “Dundunbanza 1946-1951”
  • “Swingin’ On A Star” by Oscar Alemán from “Swing Guitar Masterpieces – 1938-1957”
  • “Braila” by Marika Papagika from “Greek Popular and Rebetic music in New York 1918 – 1929”
  • “Bells of Athenry” by Flanagan Brothers from “Oldtime Records – Vol. 1 U.S. Recordings”
  • “Mary” by El Ciego Melquiades from “San Antonio House Party”
  • “Bound Steel Blues” by Dock Boggs from “Country Blues – Complete Early Recordings (1927-1929)”
  • “Baby Take A Bow” by James Dunn & Shirley Temple from “America’s Sweetheart Vol. I”
  • “Inspiración” by Aníbal Troilo Y Su Orquesta Típica  “Astor Piazzolla – Los primeros años”

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