8 March 2016 Phantom Dancer – International Women’s Day Show


Hear the IWD2016 Phantom Dancer now online at 107.3 2SER Sydney

8th March is International Women’s Day. So today’s The Phantom Dancer mix, with Greg Poppleton on 107.3 2SER Sydney and online, is non-stop swing and jazz women singers, women instrumentalists and women big bands from 1930s – 1950s radio.

Meet Australia’s Des Tooley ‘The Lady Baritone’ from 1930, Mary Osbourne pioneer electric guitarist, big band guitarist and founder of Osbourne guitars, Dizzy Gillespie trombonist Melba Liston, Woody Herman vibes player Marjorie Hyams and the big bands of Ina Ray Hutton, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Ella Fitzgerald and lots more. Check out the play list.

The final hour of the mix is all vinyl.

The Phantom Dancer is also conveniently live-streamed for your enjoyment Tuesdays 12 – 2pm (1 – 3am GMT), http://www.2ser.com.

After the Tuesday broadcast, you can hear past Phantom Dancers archived at 2ser.com/Phantom_Dancer as well. Scroll down for the show you want to hear.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is from a 1936 swing short featuring Ina Ray Hutton and her Melodears. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #205

107.3 2SER Tuesday 8 March 2016
International Women’s Day Show
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
2SER Sunday 2SER 5 – 6pm
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 30 other stations.

Set 1
Women Jazz Band Leaders on the Radio
Open + Hallelujah
Ina Rae Hutton Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Fort Monroe Virginia
Blue Network
13 Apr 1943
Pine Top’s Boogie
Sylvia Marlowe (harpsichord) and Band
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
17 Dec 1941
Bohemia After Dark + Close
Marian McPartland Trio
‘All Star Parade of Bands’
Composers Club
WRCA NBC NY
23 Apr 1956
Set 2
Dinah Washington on WJZ NY in 1951
Baby Get Lost + patter with Symphony Sid
Dinah Washington (voc) Quartet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
21 Jul 1951
I Wanna Be Loved + I Won’t Cry Anymore
Dinah Washington (voc) Quartet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
21 Jul 1951
Please Send Me Someone To Love
Dinah Washington (voc) Quartet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
21 Jul 1951
Set 3
Pop Singers on the Air
Open + I Cried For You + He’s Home For A Little While
Helen Forrest
‘Personal Album’
AFRS Hollywood
1945
Open + You Make Me Feel So Young
Rosemary Clooney
‘Rosemary Clooney Show’
KNX CBS LA
4 Nov 1954
You Bought A New Kind Of Love To Me + I Surrender Dear + Close
Ginny Simms
‘Ginny Simm’s Show’
WABC CBS NY
11 Jan 1946
Set 4
Women Instrumentalists on the Radio
Tin Roof Blues
Jack Teagarden Band (piano) Norma Teagarden
Club Hangover
KCBS CBS San Francisco
7 May 1955
Isle of Capri
Gay Claridge Orchestra (electric guitar) Mary Osbourne
‘One Night Stand’
Chez Paree Chicago
AFRS Re-broadcast
21 Aug 1945
Northwest Passage
Woody Herman’s Third Herd (vibes) Marjorie Hyams
Meadowbrook Ballroom
Cedar Grove NJ
WABC CBS NY
18 Feb 1945
Set 5
Big Bands led by Women on the Wireless
Jump Children
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
Comm Rec
New York City
14 Oct 1946
Open + Who Ya’ Hunchin’
Ella Fitzgerald Orchestra
Roseland Ballroom
WEAF NBC Red NY
26 Feb 1940
Galvanising
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Jan 1945
Mr Sandman + Eddie My Love
The Chordettes (backed by Count Basie’s Orchestra)
‘Saturday Night Rock’n’Roll Dance Party’
Paramount Theatre
Brooklyn
WCBS CBS NY
1956
Set 6
Mildred Bailey’s Music Till Midnight Radio Show
Open + Please Don’t Talk About Me When I’m Gone
Mildred Bailey (voc) Paul Baron Orchestra
‘Music Till Midnight’
WABC CBS NY
1944
Tain’t Me
Mildred Bailey (voc) Paul Baron Orchestra
‘Music Till Midnight’
WABC CBS NY
24 Nov 1944
I Dream Of You
Mildred Bailey (voc) Paul Baron Orchestra
‘Music Till Midnight’
WABC CBS NY
1944
Robin Hood
Mildred Bailey (voc) Paul Baron Orchestra
‘Music Till Midnight’
WABC CBS NY
12 Jan 1945
Set 7
More Women Instrumentalists
Strange Things Happen Every Day
Sister Rosetta Tharpe (vocal and guitar)
Comm Rec
New York City
23 Sep 1944
Stella By Starlight
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra (tb) Melba Liston
Birdland
WCBS CBS NY
Jul 1956
The Boogie Woogie Girl
Christine Chatman (voc) and her Orchestra (piano) Mabel Smith
Comm Rec
New York City
6 Apr 1944
Solid Geometry For Squares
Joe Marsala Orchestra (harp) Adele Girard
Log Cabin Farm
Armouk NY
WJZ NBC Blue NY
23 Oct 1942
Set 8
Women Singers 1930s-40s Radio
I’m sailing On A Sunbeam
Des Tooley (The Girl with the unusual (baritone) voice) Beryl Newell (piano)
Comm Rec
Sydney
Mar 1930
Mr Paganini + Sing Me A Swing Song + Copper Coloured Gal
Francis Faye (vocal and piano)
‘Norge Program’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1937
Honeysuckle Rose
Lena Horne (voc) Fletcher Henderson Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1944
Mean To Me
Sarah Vaughan (voc) Billy Eckstine Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Feb 1945
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