Gramophoney Baloney

First Gramophoney Baloney of 2013

Monday, January 7

D.J.McSchmormac, with his Janus-like ability, started the new year looking both forward and backward, with a selection of tunes from 1950 and earlier, some that were played on the show before, and others being played for the first time.


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  • “La noia alegre que no sap plorar”(excerpt) by Cobla Principal de la Bisbal from “Cobles Catalanes – Enregistrements 78 tours (1920-1930)”
  • “The Tennessee Waltz“ by Patti Page from “All My Love”
  • “Red Riding Woods” by Slim Gaillard and his Trio from “The Chronological Classics – 1947-1951”
  • “As Long As I Live” by Harold Arlen with Arthur Schutt from “Harold Arlen sings Sweet and Hot”
  • “Marguerite” by Gerald Clark And His Caribbean Serenaders from “Trinidad – 1912-1941”
  • “T’kias ‘Shofer Blosen’ (Blowing The Ram’s Horn)” by Sam Beckerman from “Abe Schwartz – The Klezmer King”
  • “Ukrainske Wesilla w Ameryci (Ukrainian Wedding in America Pt. 1)” by Ukrainska Orchestra Pawla Humeniuka from “Aimer et Perdre – To Love & To Lose – Songs, 1917-1934”
  • “Bells” by Dorianna Masha from “Estrada – Russian Gypsy Singers – Recordings from 1905-1931”
  • “Long Gone Daddy” by Hank Williams With His Drifting Cowboys from “Move It On Over”
  • “Devil Got My Woman” by Skip James from “Legends of the Country Blues”
  • “Hey Lawdy Mama – The France Blues” by Papa Harvey Hull & Long ‘Cleve’ Reed from“A Richer Tradition – Country Blues and String Band Music 1923-1942”
  • “Mbube” by Soloman Linda’s Original Evening Birds from “MBUBE ROOTS – Zulu Choral Music from South Africa, 1930s-1960s”
  • “At The River” by the Tennessee Mountaineers from “RCA Country Legends – The Bristol Sessions – Vol. 1”
  • “Youchi Soga (icchô): part I” by Kondô Kenzô and Ôkura Rokuzô from “Japanese Traditional Music – Noh · Biwa · Shakuhachi – Kokusai Bunka Shinkokai 1941”
  • “Powerhouse” by The Raymond Scott Quintette from “Reckless Nights and Turkish Twilights”
  • “Dedicatory Piece to the Crew and Passangers of the First Experimental Rocket Express to the Moon” by The Raymond Scott Quintet from “Ectoplasm”
  • “Let Your Light Shine On Me” by Blind Willie Johnson from “Blind Willie Johnson and the Guitar Evangelists”
  • “One, Two, Three” by Ferera – Franchini – Lufsky from “It’s Hotter In Hawaii”
  • “At The Codfish Ball (from “Captain January”) by Shirley Temple with Buddy Ebsen from “America’s Sweetheart Vol. I”
  • “(Two-Steps:) The Wreck Of The 99/Dem Golden Slippers/Goodbye Mick, Goodbye Pat “ by James Morrisson from “Irish Dances – Music from Ireland”
  • “‘Valle’ – kapisseshte (Dance)” by P. Opingari and S.T. Ilo from “Blowers From The Balkans – classic historic recordings of wind instruments”
  • “Les Fulles Seques” by Cobla Principal de la Bisbal from “Voice of Spain – Spanish Regional Music 1927-1931”
  • “君恋し (I Love You)” by Teiichi Futamura from “青春歌年鑑<戦前編>(1) 昭和3年~8年(1928年~33年)”
  • “Tangled Tunes (Part 3)” by The Casino Orchestra conducted by Albert W. Ketèlbey from “Tangled Tunes”
  • “Po’ Boy” by Bukka White from “Legends of the Country Blues”
  • “Alpufzug” by Urnäscher Streichmusik & Jodler Quartett from “Patchwork Europe – Early Recordings 1911-1954”
  • “Mama’s Angel Child” by Sweet Papa Stovepipe from “The Paramount Masters”
  • “Arrah, come in out of the rain, Barney McShane” by James J. Mullan from “Farewell to Ireland”
  • “Brother Can You Spare A Dime?” by Bing Crosby with Lennie Hayton’s Orchestra from “Hits of the 1930s – Vol.2 – 1931-1933”
  • “The Moving Clouds” by Néillidh Boyle from “A Feeling In The Blood”
  • “East Virginia Blues” by Lily May Ledford from “The Ballad Operas: The Martins & The Coys”
  • “All of Me”(excerpt) by Eddie Heywood and his Orchestra from “Columbia Original Masters – The best of Billie Holiday – The master takes and singles”

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