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Pre-Bagpipe Appreciation Day Gramophoney Baloney

Sunday, July 22

D.J. McSchmormac was joined today by the esteemed Professor Dilettante, for a special Pre-International Bagpipe Appreciation Day show, featuring piping tunes from Poland, Ireland, Bulgaria and of course Scotland, as well as a bunch of other fantastic stuff, from hither and yon, all recorded some time between 1904-1949.


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Pat Cash (left) and Johnny Doran (right) at the Green Lanes, Terenure, Dublin, Ireland – Christmas, 1941


  • “Chindia (Dusk) (excerpt)” by Orchestra Romaneasca from “Blowers From The Balkans – classic historic recordings of wind instruments”
  • ‘Kokoleo-Ko’ by The Greenwood Singers from “Songs of the African Coast – Café Music of Liberia – Recorded by Arthur S. Alberts”
  • “Boll Weevil Song” by Woody Guthrie from “Some Folk”
  • “The Honky Tonk Blues” by Hank Williams from “Alone With His Guitar”
  • “Gotta Feelin’ For You” by The Seven ‘Hot’ Air Men from “John Peel And Sheila – The Pig’s Big 78s – A Beginner’s Guide
  • “Pelo telephone” by Bahiano & Conjunto da Odeon from “Bresil – Choro – Samba – Frevo – 1914-1945”
  • “Brejeiro” by Banda do corpo dos bombeiros from “Brazilian Big Bands – Dancing Days- 1904-1954”
  • “Testamento do veio” by Jararaca & Rathino from “Bresil – Le chant du Nordeste – 1928-1950”
  • “Pisa de Mansinho” by Luiz Gonzaga from “Sabido”
  • “Owczarz” by “Unknown” from “The Ace & Deuce of Pipering – 1906-1947”
  • “(Hornpipes) The Sweep’s – The Harvest Home – The High Level – The Harvest Home” by Johnny Doran from “The Master Pipers – Vol. I
  • “Kitka Hora” by Slavi Velev from “Outsinging The Nightingale – Lost Treasures of Bulgarian Music – 1905-1950
  • “Ker-Oglu Nagarasy” by Ali Kerimova from “The Secret Museum of Mankind – Central Asia – Ethnic Music Classics: 1925-48”
  • “Lezghinka (Lekuri)” by Bagrat Bagramiants with Avetik & Gigo from “before the Revolution – a 1909 Recording Expedition In the Caucasus and Central Asia by The Gramophone Company”
  • “Dark Eyes” by The Slam Stewart Quartet from “Bowin’ Singin’ Slam”
  • “Going To The Fair” by Frank Quinn with Nan Fitzpatrick from “If You Are Irish – Pioneer American-Irish recordings 1923-34”
  • “Ruzia Kaczky Zahaniala (Ruzia Drove The Ducks…)” by Josef Pizio from “Ukrainian Village Music – Historic Recordings 1928-1933”
  • “El Manicero” by Trio Matamoros from “The Legendary Trio Matamoros”
  • “La Rosa-Valse” by Gerald Clark And His Caribbean Serenaders from “Calypso Carnival 1936-1941”
  • “Kam ba’athna m’a al-nasim salamah (How much peace we have sent with the breeze)” by Sourayyah Qaddourah from “Women of Egypt 1924-1931 – pioneers of stardom and fame”
  • “Deep Purple” by The Art Tatum Trio from “Trio Days”
  • “Deep Purple” by Art Tatum from “Fine and Dandy – Original Recordings 1937-1944 Vol.2”
  • “Soleá De Juaquin El De Paula” by El Sevillano with Niño Ricardo from “El Sevillano – Grabaciones Discos Pizarra – Año 1935-49”
  • “Freddo” by Atilla The Hun from “Calypso Carnival 1936-1941”
  • “Runnin’ Wild” by James Cole’s Washboard Four from “Down In The Basement – Joe Bussard’s Treasure Trove of Vintage 78s – 1926-1937″
  • “Legnum Vital” by Merrick’s Orchestra from “Calypso Calaloo”
  • “Three Friends’ Advice” by Duke of Iron from “Calypso At Midnight!”
  • “Mallorca” by Pipe Major Forsyth from “Black Mirror – Reflections in Global Musics”
  • “Peter Tambourine” by The Raymond Scott Quintette from “Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights”
  • “I Am Going To Buy A Bungalow” by The Lion from “Calypso Carnival 1936-1941”
  • “Tarantella d’O Paese (excerpt)” by Antonio Della Basilicata from “The Ace & Deuce of Pipering – 1906-1947”

“Dudelsack” is the German word for “bagpipe”! How cool is that, ladies & gentlemen?

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