2SER Supporter Drive 2018 – Week 1 Phantom Dancer

2SER subscriber drive


This is the first week of the annual 2SER Supporter Drive.

The Phantom Dancer with Greg Poppleton is your non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV every week. It’s been on 2SER since 1985, thanks to your financial support in 33 subscriber drives.

And over those years, Greg Poppleton and The Phantom Dancer have inspired musicians, painters, film, TV and theatre creatives.

On-air Tuesdays 12:04-2:00pm AEST (+11 GMT) and online


2SER is community radio with a wide range of specialist music, like The Phantom Dancer, plus independent news and current affairs unavailable on any other station.

2SER runs on your financial support. Give any amount you want this year and you’ll be in the running for some great prizes in the daily prize draw.

Standard annual subscriptions are:
$40 concession
$80 standard
$160 passionate
$600 life member

Support 2SER now.
Any money amount enters you into the daily prize draw.


Over the next fortnight, I’ll be sharing with you some of my favourite 2ser Phantom Dancer musical moments mixed from shows recorded ten years ago.

I’ve got some of my kids on-air moments to share with you, moments from when they were aged 4 and 6. And I’ve got some of your great listener stories to share with you, too!

Check out more 2SER listener stories on the 2SER home page, or read quotes from our listeners on this page.

You can hear lots of past Phantom Dancers, too, at 2ser.com.

2SER subscriber drive


At 2SER, we’re really lucky to air such a wide range of specialist music shows, in depth news programs, and plenty of local and alternative stories from our community every day.

Listeners like yourself truly shape that content, sending us comments, letting us know about your events and businesses, and giving us all feedback too. And of course, being able to send all this into your earlobes wouldn’t be possible without your support!


2SER Greg Poppleton

“I love your radio show! ” Harri
“Will keep listening for sure. I really love your show” Michelle, Melbourne
“Love your program. We tape it each week” Trish
“Your program is wonderful,” Tim
“Loving it! ” Nathan
“Knocked out by your show. We’ll be regular listeners from now on” Trevor & Betty
“Your show rocks!” Sonja
“Love your show” Tara


Support 2SER now
You can also call in your support 61 2 9514 9500


Inside the Phantom Dancer 2SER study filmed just last month…


Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #337

107.3 2SER Tuesday 16 October 2018
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 24 other stations.

Set 1
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Swing That Music
Louis Armstrong (voc) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
Comm Rec
Los Angeles
Aug 1936
You Old Son of a Gun
Rosemary Clooney (voc) Buddy Cole Music
‘Stars for Defense’
Radio Transcription
Nov 1959
Sherlock Holmes & Wine Ad
Nigel Bruce
‘Adventures of Sherlock Holmes’
KHJ Mutual LA
Sep 1945
Wabash Blues
Jerry Thomas Quintet
Comm Rec
Zurich, Switzerland
Set 2
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Open + Bridegroom Special
Yiddish Swing Orchestra
‘Yiddish Melodies in Swing’
China Boy
Sidney Bechet (sop sax)
‘Eddie Condon Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue Network NYC
Feb 1945
Stage Coach
Wally Portingale Orchestra
‘Army on Parade’
2CH AWA Sydney
Oct 1943
That’s Love
Phil Harris Orchestra (voc) The Three Ambassadors
‘Cocoanut Grove’
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
Set 3
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Jan Garber Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Trianon Ballroom
Southgate Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
Mar 1945
Easter Parade
Martha Mears
’10-2-4 Time’
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
Mar 1948
Don’t Blame Me
Dinah Shore
‘Guest Star’
Radio Transcription
New York City
Dec 1948
Set 4
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Isn’t It Romantic?
Chet Baker Quartet
Copley Square Hotel
WHDH Boston
16 Mar 1954
Good Evening (theme) + April Showers
Del Courtney Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Rose Room
Palace Hotel
San Francisco
AFRS Re-broadcast
7 Jan 1948
Drifting and Dreaming (theme) + Cheek to Cheek
Orrin Tucker Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cocoanut Grove
Wiltshire Centre
Los Angeles
AFRS Re-broadcast
Pretending + Hold My Hand + Theme
Griff Williams Orchestra
Empire Room
Palmer House
WGN Chicago
5 Mar 1947
Set 5
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Love, Nuts and Noodles
Phil Harris Orchestra (voc) Jack Smith
‘Cocoanut Grove’
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
I’d Rather Lead A Band + Farewell Blues + Theme
Bob Crosby Orchestra (voc) Bob Crosby and The Four Freshman
‘Ford V-8 Revue’
Radio Transcription
Arabian Lover
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York City
3 May 1929
These Foolish Things
Count Basie Nonet
7 Sep 1954
Set 6
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Levee Blues
Jimmy Dorsey’s Dorseyland Band (voc) Charlie Teagarden
Radio Transcription
Till The End of Time
Woody Herman Orchestra (voc) Frances Wayne
‘Woody Herman Show’
1 Dec 1946
Horace Heidt and his Musical Knights
‘Trianon Time’
Trianon Ballroom
Southgate Ca
I’ve Got Five Dollars (theme) + Ooh! That Kiss!
Freddy Rich Orchestra
‘Friendly Five Footnotes’
Radio Transcription
You Can’t Have Your Cake And Eat It
Harry James Orchestra
Trianon Ballroom
Southgate Ca
Dec 1945
Section A + Theme
Raymond Scott Orchestra
‘Raymond Scott Show’
AFRS Re-broadcast
Set 7
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When My Dreamboat Comes Home
Jimmy Rushing (voc) Count Basie Orchestra
Savoy Ballroom
New York City
30 Jun 1937
The Glider
Artie Shaw Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Santa Barbara Ca
10 Oct 1945
Artistry in Rhythm (theme) + Eager Beaver
Stan Kenton Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
28 Nov 1944
Savoy Blues
George Lewis
‘Dixieland Jamboree’
WDSU ABC New Orleans
7 Oct 1950
Get Out Of Town
Leah Matthews (voc) Woody Herman’s Third Herd
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Peony Park
Helen O’Connell and Bob Eberle (voc) Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra
Benny Goodman

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