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Gramophoney Baloney: Bad DJ interviews Bad Santa director

December 17, 2012
6:27 am

Today’s show had some tunes from birthday celebrants Ludwig van Beethoven, Kate Kühl and Noël Coward, and an exclusive phone-interview from film-maker Terry Zwigoff, talking about a special screening of his flim “Bad Santa” next Saturday, December 22nd, as part of the SF Sketchfest.

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PLAYLIST:

  • “Chuhen Tanz (Wedding Dance)” by Yiddisher Orchestra from “Abe Schwartz – Master Of Klezmer Music – Volume One -The First Recordings 1917”
  • “Milk ‘Em In The Morning Blues” by Tennessee Ernie Ford from “Vintage”
  • “A Rag Blues” by Walter Hawkins from “Charlie Patton – Complete Recordings 1929-1934”
  • “Introduction” by Gene Buck and “Deep Purple” by Peter DeRose & San Francisco Symphony Orchestra from “Carousel of American Music – The Fabled 24 September 1940 San Francisco Concerts”
  • “Vooey Vooey Vay” by Sugar Chile Robinson from “The Chronological Classics – 1949-1952”
  • “My Blue Heaven” by Johnny Guarnieri Trio from “Slam Stewart – Bowin’ Singin’ Slam”
  • “Phipps’ Deep” by Babs’ Three Bips And A Bop from “Babs Gonzales – The Chronological Classics – 1947-1949”
  • “Goof Square (alt.2)” by J.J. Johnson Quintet from “Sonny Rollins – Complete Capitol, Savoy and Blue Note Feature Recordings”
  • “Mary Make-Belive” by Noël Coward with orchestra conducted by Carroll Gibbons from “A Room With A View”
  • “A Room With A View” by Noël Coward with orchestra conducted by Carroll Gibbons from “A Room With A View”
  • “Nie Bede Sie Zynil (I Will Not Marry)” by Karol Stoch from “Fire In The Mountains – Polish Mountain Fiddle Music – Vol. 2 – The Great Highland Bands”
  • “Z Karpat (From The Carpathians)” by Baczkowski Wiejska Orkiestra from “Polish Village Music – Historic Polish-American Recordings – Chicago and New York 1927-1933”
  • “Ida, The Wayward Sturgeon” by Dwight Fiske from “The Art of The Monologue”
  • “Pussy” by Harry Roy and his Bat Club Boys from “Baby How Can It Be? Songs of Love, Lust & Contempt from the 1920s and 1930s”
  • “Shivery Stomp” by Frankie Trumbauer & Orchestra from “Halloween Stomp – jazz and big band dance music for a haunted house party!”
  • “Double jig: Gallagher’s” by Pádraig O’Keeffe from “The Sliabh Luachra Fiddle Master”
  • “Ein Sauerampfer” by Kate Kühl from “Hoppla – Wir Leben!”
  • “Auf den Schachtfeldern von Verdun” by Kate Kühl from “Hoppla – Wir Leben!”
  • “O Molly Dear” by B.F. Shelton from “The Bristol Sessions”
  • “McNamara’s Band” by Spike Jones & His City Slickers from “Strictly For Music Lovers”
  • “Scolia Enchiriadis” from “Pictures of Sound: One Thousand Years of Educed Audio: 980-1980”
  • “Scripture’s Curves” from “Pictures of Sound: One Thousand Years of Educed Audio: 980-1980
  • “Nangandu” by Orquesta de Felix Gonzalez from “Early Cuban Danzón Orchestras – 1916-1920”
  • “Introduction (excerpt) from (Beethoven’s) Variations in G major on Wenzel Müller‘s Ich bin der Schneider Kakadu, Op. 121a” by Thibaud-Casals-Cortot from “HAYDN/BEETHOVEN/SCHUBERT: Piano Trios (1926-1927)”
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Robert Crumb & Terry Zwigoff on Gramophoney Baloney!

May 6, 2012
6:19 pm

Ace selection of pre-1951 recordings from DJ McSchmormac with distinguished guest selectors Terry Zwigoff & Robert Crumb!

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Camera-shy Terry Zwigoff with Robert Crumb, in effect, in the Radio Valencia studio today

PLAYLIST:

  • “Memphis Blues, or Mister Crump” by Prince’s Band from “Cakewalks, Rags & Blues – Military Style”
  • “Mexico en Una Laguna” by Lidya Mendoza y Familia from “Hot Women – Women Singers From the Torrid Regions”
  • “Monterrey” by La Familia Mendoza from “Mal Hombre & Other Original Hits from the 1930s”
  • “El Coco” by La Familia Mendoza from “Vida Mía”
  • “La Bamba” by Hermanos Huesca from “Frank Fairfield’s Pawn Records Presents Unheard Ofs & Forgotten Abouts”
  • “Mr. Johnson Turn Me Aloose” by The South Georgia Highballers from “Serenade In The Mountains – Early Old Time Music on Record”
  • “False Hearted Lover’s Blues (introduced by Joe Wilson)” by Dock Boggs from “A Guide to the Crooked Road – Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail”
  • “Sugar Baby” by Dock Boggs from “R. Crumb’s Heroes of Blues, Jazz & Country”
  • “Croquet Habits” by Freeny’s Barn Dance Band from “The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of – Super Rarities & Unissued Gems Of The 1920s & 30s”
  • “Old Rub Alcohol” by Dock Boggs from “The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of – Super Rarities & Unissued Gems Of The 1920s & 30s”
  • “Greenback Dollar” by Weems String Band from “Down In The Basement – Joe Bussard’s Treasure Trove of Vintage 78s – 1926-1937”
  • “Honeysuckle” by Charlie Poole and His North Carolina Ramblers from “With the North Carolina Ramblers & The Highlanders”
  • “Goodbye Sweet Liza Jane” by Charlie Poole and His North Carolina Ramblers from “With the North Carolina Ramblers & The Highlanders”
  • “Il Portavoce” by Trio Mandolinistico from “Italian String Virtuosi”
  • “I Found A Four-Leaf Clover” by Al Miller from “Early Mandolin Classics – Volume 1”
  • “Hindustani “Comic” Song” by Luknow Zananas from ”Music of India, Vol. 2 – From Old 78 RPM Records – 1920s, ’30s, ’40s” (R. Crumb unreleased CD)
  • “Violin & Piano Instrumental” by Paritosh Seal & K. Bhattacharya from ”Music of India, Vol. 2 – From Old 78 RPM Records – 1920s, ’30s, ’40s” (R. Crumb unreleased CD)
  • “(Blank Label)” by Anon. Male Singer with instrumental accomp. from ”Music of India, Vol. 2 – From Old 78 RPM Records – 1920s, ’30s, ’40s” (R. Crumb unreleased CD)
  • “Hai Hai El Hai (The Living God)” by Abid David from “Shir Hodu – Jewish Song From Bombay of 30s”
  • “Kate Muldoon” by Frank Quinn from “Oldtime Records – Vol. 2 – U.S. Recordings”
  • “Murphy’s Wife” by Frank Quinn from “Baby, How Can It Be? – Songs of Love, Lust and Contempt from the 1920s and 1930s”
  • “Chant D’Amour” by Chants Populaires Tahitens from “Hot Women – Women Singers From the Torrid Regions”
  • “Ama Ama” by Tauta Archer from “Frank Fairfield’s Pawn Records Presents Unheard Ofs & Forgotten Abouts”
  • “Mama E” by Kalama’s Quartet from “Early Hawaiian Classics 1927 – 1932”
  • “Lei E” by Emma Bush with Johnny Noble and his Hawaiian Music from “Hot Women – Women Singers From the Torrid Regions”
  • “Gay Life In Dikanka” by Kornienko’s Ukrainska Orchestra from “Gay Life in Dikanka – R. Crumb’s Old-Time Favourites”

SOUTH GEORGIA HIGHBALLERS

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UPDATE!

During the show Terry & Robert mentioned that they’d seen Meredith Axelrod at Atlas Cafe the previous day singing “Come Take A Trip In My Air Ship”, here’s a video of that very same performance both guests were enthusing about: CLICK HERE – with Craig Ventresco on guitar – who features in the soundtracks of two of Terry Zwigoff’s films, “Crumb” & “Ghost World“.

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Here’s a video of highlights from the main feature of last Sunday’s “Silent Movie Night” at Chez Poulet, a selection of short films by Georges Méliès with live improvised musical accompaniment by Ralph Carney, Beth Custer, Rob Reich & Randy Odell, and narration by D.J. McSchmormac: CLICK HERE

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