Gramophoney Baloney

Gramophoney Baloney 13.1.13

Monday, January 14

Another reasonably fine mix of vintage recordings, this time from 1907-1950, including a couple of Mel Tormé‘s especially for Prof. Dilettante who dropped by for a long overdue visit. Wow! and I was so bummed about not bringing my playlist, I totally forgot about miscues!


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Mel Tormé


  • “March Medley: The Fairies’ Revels/I Won’t Be a Nun”(excerpt) by Leo Rowsome from “Classics of Irish Piping”
  • “Tight Time Blues” by Leroy Carr & Scrapper Blackwell from “Hard Time Blues”
  • “Voisa” by Choir Makvaneti from “Drinking Horns and Gramophones – The First Recordings in the Georgian Republic, 1902-1914”
  • “Pagina gris” by El Trio Victor from “Elvino Vardaro – El Violin Mayor del Tango – 1928-1943″
  • “Mos Me Kjani More Shoke” by Mati Kola from “Albanian Village Music – Recorded in Tirana 1930”
  • “Where Was Eve Sleeping?” by the Delta Big Four from “Charley Patton – Complete Recordings 1929-1934”
  • “Flûte mexicaine (Mexican Flute)” by Pierre Schaeffer “Panorama De Musique Concrète”
  • “Blue Skies” by Duke Ellington & His Orchestra from “Black, Brown and Beige – Original Recordings – Vol.9 – 1943-1945”
  • “Ya Khouya Aaoued el Khber” by Cheika Zohra Rilizania from “The Secret Museum of Mankind – North Africa – Ethnic Music Classics: 1925-48”
  • “Black Stick” by Sidney ‘Pops’ Bechet with Noble Sissle’s Swingsters from “Sidney Bechet – Ken Burns Jazz”
  • “The opening of the battle of Gettysburg” by Stephen Vincent Benét from “In Their Own Voices – A Century of Recorded Poetry”
  • “It’s a Grand and Healthy Life” by George Formby from “With My Little Ukulele In My Hand”
  • “I’ve Got A Feeling I’m Falling” by Mel Tormé with the Red Norvo Trio from “Spotlight on Mel Tormé”
  • “Tune Tonic” by Emile Grimshaw and his Banjo Quartet from “Ring, Ring de Banjo – Banjo Showpieces”
  • “Happy Talk” by Juanita Hall from “South Pacific – Original Broadway Cast and Bonus Recordings – 1949-1951”
  • “Ngwidika Sadanga Wapamagulu” by Pancras Mkwawa and Anselm P. Mkwawa from “Tanzania Instruments – Tanganyika 1950”
  • “Holiday for Strings” by Spike Jones & His City Slickers from “Strictly For Music Lovers”
  • “Manasa Sri Ramachandra” by Thiruvazhimilalai Subramanian Bros. & Needamangalam Meenakshisundaram Pillai from “Black Mirror – Reflections in Global Musics”
  • “I Ain’t Got Nobody” by the Art Tatum Trio from “Trio Days”
  • “Deuces Wild” by Johnny Guarnieri Trio from “Slam Stewart – Bowin’ Singin’ Slam”
  • (Rachmaninov’s) “Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 19: Allegro mosso – Meno mosso – Moderato – Piu vivo” by William Kapell (piano) & Edmund Kurtz (cello) from “Great Pianists – Kapell – Beethoven-Schubert-Rachmaninov”
  • “You’re Getting To Be A Habit With Me” by Mel Tormé with orchestra conducted by Sonny Burke from “Spotlight on Mel Tormé”
  • “Marcia Cogliolo” by Pasquale Taraffo from “”O Rêua” – Una leggenda della vecchia Genova”
  • “Dog House Blues” by Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys from “Bill Monroe – All The Classic Releases 1937-1949“
  • “Háthika Trelláthika” by Roza Eskenazi from “Rembetissa 1933-1936”
  • “Don’t Leave Me Here” by Henry ‘Ragtime’ Thomas from “Baby, How Can It Be? – Songs of Love, Lust and Contempt from the 1920s and 1930s”
  • “Les Patineurs” by Guido Deiro from “Complete Recorded Works, Vol.2”
  • “Java Jive” by The Ink Spots from “Swing High, Swing Low – The Early Recordings 1935-41”
  • “Javor Kolo” by Tamburitza Orchestra ‘Javor’ from “Tamburitza! Hot String Band Music from The Balkans To America 1910-1950”

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