28 February Phantom Dancer – 1952 Liberace TV Show with Ads


The Phantom Dancer radio show is your two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV presented by Greg Poppleton since 1985.

Live-streamed and archived online at 2ser.com. The Phantom Dancer is heard on over 22 radio stations.

In the Phantom Dancer mix this week: airchecks by Red Nichols from 1929 radio, the early Benny Goodman swing band on 1934-37 radio and star women singers on 1940s-50s radio.

See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is a complete Liberace show from 1952 with jazz band and complete with commercials

Enjoy!

Make sure you come back to this blog, Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge, every Tuesday, for the newest Phantom Dancer play list and Video of the Week!

Thank you.

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #253

107.3 2SER Tuesday 28 February 2017
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 22 other stations.

Set 1
Women Singing Stars on 1943 – 1953 Radio
Theme + It’s A Lovely Day Today
Jo Stafford (voc) Buzz Adlam Orchestra
‘Navy Star Time’
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1952
Down By The Riverside
Sister Rosetta Tharpe (voc and g) Lucky Millinder Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS New York City
2 Aug 1943
Corner To Corner
Sarah Vaughan
‘Stars In Jazz’
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
16 Apr 1953
Set 2
1930s Dance Bands on the Radio
Darktown Strutters’ Ball
Phil Harris Orchestra (voc) PH
Aircheck
Hollywood
28 Feb 1937
Swamp Fire
Frankie Masters Orchestra
‘Rhythm and Romance’
WJSV CBS Washington DC
21 Sep 1939
Ad + The Broken Record
Paul Whiteman Orchestra (voc and piano) Ramona
‘Paul Whiteman’s Musical Varieties’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
12 Jan 1936
Set 3
Jazz Piano Virtuosi on 1930s – 50s Radio
Humouresque
Art Tatum
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
Radio City
WJZ NBC Blue NY
28 Jul 1941
Theme + Oh Baby!
Ralph Sutton Quartet
Club Hangover
KCBS San Francisco
24 Jul 1954
The Joy Jump + One O’Clock Jump + Deep Forest (theme)
Earl Hines and the Esquire All-Stars (voc) Earl Hines and Band
Club Hangover
KCBS San Francisco
30 Jan 1954
Set 4
Big Bands on 1947-53 Radio
Blue Flame (theme) + Woodchoppers Ball
Woody Herman’s Third Herd
Starlite Roof
Edgewater Hotel
CBS Madison Wi
12 Jul 1950
September Song
Harry James Orchestra
Cocoanut Grove
Ambassador Hotel
KFI NBC Los Angeles
7 Jan 1953
Early Autumn
Claude Thornhill Orchestra (voc) Fran Warren
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WJZ NBC Blue NY
22 Sep 1947
Set 5
The New Wave on 1940s-50s Radio
What’s New
Howard McGee Group
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
Sep 1951
Imagination
Slim Gaillard
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
2 Jun 1951
Polkadots and Moonbeams
Lester Young Quintet
Birdland
WABC ABC NY
7 Aug 1956
Confirmation
Charlie Parker Quintet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
19 Feb 1949
Set 6
Early Benny Goodman Swing Band on Radio
Let’s Dance (theme) + You’re The Object Of My Affection
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Buddy Clark
‘Let’s Dance’
WEAF NBC Red NY
1 Dec 1934
I Hate To Talk About Myself
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Helen Ward
Palomar Ballroom
KFI Red NBC Los Angeles
22 Aug 1935
Mama That Moon’s Here Again
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Martha Tilton
‘Camel Caravan’
WABC CBS NY
16 Jul 1937
Life Goes To A Party
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Madhattan Room
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS New York City
22 Dec 1937
Set 7
1920s Radio – Brunswick Brevities
Nobody’s Sweetheart
Irving Mills Hotsy Totsy Gang
‘Brunswick Brevities’
Radio Transcription
New York City
Oct 1929
They Didn’t Believe Me
Red Nichols Orchestra (voc) Scrappy Lambert
‘Brunswick Brevities’
Radio Transcription
New York City
Oct 1929
Harvey
Irving Mills Hotsy Totsy Gang (voc and piano) Hoagy Carmichael
‘Brunswick Brevities’
Radio Transcription
New York City
Oct 1929
That’s A’Plenty + Say It With Music (theme)
Red Nichols Orchestra
‘Brunswick Brevities’
Radio Transcription
New York City
Oct 1929
Set 8
Kansas City Jazz On Radio
Moten Swing
Jay McShann Orchestra (incl Charlie Parker)
Radio Transcription
KFBI Witchita Ka.
2 Dec 1940
Oh Lady Be Good
Count Basie Orchestra (with violin!)
Chatterbox
Hotel William Penn
WCAE NBC Pittsburg Pa
8 Feb 1937
You Say Forward, I’ll March
Jay McShann Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS New York City
Dec 1943
Andy’s Blues
Count Basie Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Avodon Balroom
Los Angeles
AFRS Re-broadcast
Jun 1946

14 February Phantom Dancer – Movietone 1969 Valentine’s Day Pop Awards


It’s Valentine’s Day on The Phantom Dancer.

And on your two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV presented by Greg Poppleton since 1985, the love poureth over.

Suppose you missed today’s Phantom Dancer. How would you catch up? It’s now online here at 2SER

Live-streamed and archived online at 2ser.com. The Phantom Dancer is heard on over 22 radio stations.

In the Phantom Dancer mix this week: moody swing from 1944-45 radio, 15 minutes with Alvino Rey and The Armed Forces Radio Service Orchestra and a set of swing Jimmy Lunceford and his 1940s big band.

See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is a Valentine’s Day massacre, the 1969 Valentine’s Day pop awards

Enjoy!

Make sure you come back to this blog, Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge, every Tuesday, for the newest Phantom Dancer play list and Video of the Week!

Thank you.

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #251

107.3 2SER Tuesday 14 February 2017
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 22 other stations.

Set 1
Moody Swing on 1944 – 45 Radio
Juice Head Baby
Cootie Williams Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York City
7 July 1945
It Could Happen To You
Lenny Conn Orchestra (voc) Ellen Connor
‘One Night Stand’
AFRS Re-broadcast
1944
Brazil
Horace Heidt Orchestra
‘Trianon Ballroom’
Trianon Ballroom
Southgate Ca
KECA ABC Los Angeles
23 Jun 1945
Set 2
1920s Radio
Blue Idol
The Anglo-Persians
Comm Rec
New York City
4 May 1928
I May Be Wrong
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies (voc)Scrappy Lambert
‘Brunswick Brevities’
Radio Transcription
New York City
27 Aug 1929
That Sentimental Gentleman From Georgia + Happy Days Are Here Again (theme)
George Olsen’s Music (voc) Hotcha Gardner
‘The Lucky Strike Hour’
WEAF NBC Red NY
1 Dec 1932
Set 3
At Ease With Alvino Rey
Open + Nice Work If You Can Get It + I Love You + Avalon + I Surrender Dear + Who’s Sorry Now + Stardust + Old Man River + Bidin’ My Time + Maybe It’s Because + Ther I’ve Said IT Again + Honey
Alvino Rey with the Armed Forces Radio Service Orchestra (voc) King Sisters
‘At Ease’
AFRS Hollywood
1945
Set 4
Modern Chords on 1940s-50s Radio
My Serenade
Rytmin Swing Yhtye
Comm Rec
Helsinki, Finland
1947
How High The Moon
International All-Stars
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1947
Ornithology
Charlie Parker
Hi-Hat Club
WCOP Boston
1954
Set 5
Sweet Bands from 1930s-40s Radio
All You Want To Do Is Dance + It’s The Natural Thing To Do + Double Or Nothing + The Moon Got In My Eyes
Louis Levy and the Gaumont British Symphony
Comm Rec
London
1939
Isn’t It A Lovely Day
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (voc) Carmen Lombardo
‘Esso Boulevarde’
WABC CBS NY
28 Aug 1935
Romance (theme) + We Just Couldn’t Say Goodbye
Ray Herbeck and his Music With Romance Orchestra
Trianon Ballroom
WLS Chicago
24 Nov 1947
Medley + So Long For Now (theme)
Eddie Howard Orchestra (voc) Eddie Howard
Aragon Ballroom
WGN Chicago
5 Dec 1945
Set 6
Jimmie Lunceford
Annie Laurie
Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra
Aircheck
1941
Intro + LIttle John
Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Casa Manana
Culver City Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
8 Sep 1945
Mollie Malone
Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra (voc) Maxine Sullican
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1944
Basin Street Blues
Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
AFRS Re-broadcast
4 May 1945
Set 7
Swinging 1943-45 Radio
The Great Lie
Cab Calloway Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Zanzibar NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
20 Jul 1945
Gin Mill Special
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1943
Trouble Trouble
Benny Carter Orchestra (voc) Bette Roche
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1945
Ain’t It The Truth
Count Basie Orchestra
‘Swingtime’
AFRS Hollywood
Nov 1945
Set 8
Post-Bop On 1950s Radio
Hi Beck
Lee Konitz
Storyville
Copley Square Hotel
WHDH Boston
5 Jan 1954
Lullaby Of Broadway + Lester Leaps In
Lester Young
Birdland
WABC ABC NY
7 Aug 1956

7 February Phantom Dancer – Julius Sumner Miller ‘Why Is It So?’


Where has the year gone?

7 February already? It’s almost Christmas!

Well, it feels like Christmas now because today’s Phantom Dancer is ONLINE at Radio 2SER

Never mind, here’s your The Phantom Dancer play list for 7 February, your two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV.

Non-stop swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio presented by Greg Poppleton over 107.3 2SER Sydney every Tuesday from 12 noon since 1985.

And now live-streamed, archived online at 2ser.com and heard on over 22 radio stations.

In the Phantom Dancer mix this week: Australia swing on 1930s – 40s radio, Trad Jazz on the air with Kid Ory, Louis Armstrong and more plus a mix of women big bands on live 1940s radio.

See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is Professor Julius Sumner Miller examining reflected images on glass slabs from the 1960s ABC TV series, ‘Why Is It So?’

Enjoy!

Make sure you come back to this blog, Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge, every Tuesday, for the newest Phantom Dancer play list and Video of the Week!

Thank you.

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #250

107.3 2SER Tuesday 7 February 2017
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 22 other stations.

Set 1
Post Swing Era Swing on 1948 – 53 Radio
Open + Blue Flame + Woodchoppers’ Ball
Woody Herman Third Herd
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Royal Grove
Peony Park
WOW NBC Omaha Nebraska
1948
Grieg’s Grotto
Dorsey Brothers’ Orchestra (voc) Frances Caldwell
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Hotel Claridge
WMC NBC Memphis Tenn.
19 Jun 1953
Blue Velvet + Close
Bob Crosby Orchestra (voc) Alan Copeland and The Modernaires
‘Bob Crosby Show’
Television Centre Hollywood
AFRTS Re-broadcast
1955
Set 2
1930s-1940s Australian Radio
Mortein Commercial
Rex ‘Wacka’ Dawe
‘Yes, What?’
5AD Adelaide
1938
Minnie’s In The Money
Barbara James (voc) Reg Lewis Orchestra
‘Hit Parade’
2UE
Sydney
1945
My Song Goes Around The World + With A Sweet Melody + Sweet Lucy Brown
Frank Coughlan Trocadero Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Featuradio
Sydney
Apr 1936
Set 3
1943 – 45 Swing Bands
Open + Swingin’ The Blues
Clyde McCoy Fort Huachuca Band
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Oct 1943
Open + Whispering
Gene Krupa Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Blue Network
11 Nov 1944
On The Sunny Side of the Street + Close
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) The Sentimentalists
‘GI Jive’
AFRS Re-broadcast
1945
Set 4
1930s Radio Dance Orchestra
In The Mood
Russ Morgan Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1939
Sugar Foot Stomp
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Madhattan Room
WOR Mutual NY
21 Oct 1937
Hold Tight
Glenn Miller Orchestra (voc) Marion Hutton
Glen Island Casino
New Rochelle NY
WEAF NBC Red
20 Jun 1939
Set 5
1938-39 Radio Mickey Mouse Bands
I’ll See You In My Dreams
Jan Garber Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1939
The Man I Love
Del Courtney Orchestra
Aircheck
Rainbow Room
New Kenmore Hotel
Albany NY
31 Oct 1938
Annabelle
Gray Gordon and his Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1939
You’re The Only Star In My Blue Heaven
Blue Barron Orchestra (voc) Russ Carlyle and The Glee Club
Radio Trancription
New York City
1939
Set 6
Trad Bands On The Air
Wailing Blues
The Cellar Boys
Comm Rec
Chicago
24 Jan 1930
Bay City (theme) + Down Home Rag
Turk Murphy’s San Francisco Jazz Band
Easy Street
KCBS San Francisco
2 Dec 1958
Singing The Blues
Jack Parnell’s Jazzmen
‘Swing Session’
BBC London
13 Feb 1945
Basin Street Blues
Louis Armstrong and Jack Teagarden (voc)
‘Spotlight Bands’
Metropolitan Opera House
WJZ NBC Blue NY
18 Jan 1944
Set 7
Women Swing Singers on 1940s Radio
Blueberry Hill
Raymond Scott Orchestra (voc) Nan Wynn
Panther Room
Hotel Sherman
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
1940
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Charlie Spivak Orchestra (voc) Irene Day
Spotlight Bands
Jamestown NY
Blue Network
19 Jan 1945
Long Ago And Far Away
Les Brown Orchestra (voc) Doris Day
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS NY
7 Jul 1944
Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen
Charlie Barnet Orchestra (voc) Kay Starr
‘For The Record’
WEAF NBC NY
11 Sep 1944
Set 8
Moderne Sounds on the Radio Apparatus
I Keep Rollin’ On
Hot Lips Page Hot 7
Comm Rec
New York City
14 Jun 1944
Slipped Disc
Benny Goodman Sextet
‘Kings of Jazz’
BBC NY
8 Dec 1945
Love For Sale
Stan Kenton Orchestra
‘Concert In Miniature’
Fort Sheridan, Illinois
NBC
2 Sep 1952
Elevation
Elliot Lawrence Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
5 Dec 1947

31 January Phantom Dancer – 1935 UK Driving Test Film


Huzzah! At last, here’s your The Phantom Dancer play list for 31 January, your two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV.

Non-stop swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio presented by Greg Poppleton over 107.3 2SER Sydney every Tuesday from 12 noon since 1985.

And now live-streamed, archived online at 2ser.com and heard on over 22 radio stations. LISTEN

In the Phantom Dancer mix this week: Polynesian swing from 1930s – 40s radio, 1950s Lounge played by real lounge orchestras live on 1950s radio, and for the final set, a mix of big bands on live 1947 radio.

See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is all about taking your driving test in 1935. Narration is by Sir Malcolm Campbell.

Enjoy!

Please visit this blog, Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge, every Tuesday, so you can read the newest Phantom Dancer play list and see the latest Video of the Week!

Thank you.

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #249

107.3 2SER Tuesday 31 January 2017
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 22 other stations.

Set 1
Jump and Jive on 1944-45 Radio
Lady In The Evening
Gus Martello Orchestra
Aircheck
21 Jul 1944
Whispering
Dean Hudson Orchestra (voc) Frances Caldwell
‘One Night Stand’
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln
New York City
AFRS Re-broadcast
11 Nov 1944
On The Atcheson, Topeka and Santa Fe + Caldonia (close)/div>
Louis Jordan Orchestra (voc) Louis Jordan
Cafe Zanzibar
WOR Mutual NY
15 Oct 1945
Set 2
1930s-1940s Polynesian Swing
Open + E’Kotamowenala
Harry Owens Orchestra
‘Songs Of The Islands’
AFRS Hollywood
1944
Mauna Loa + Royal Hawaiian Hotel Hula + Lehi Lehi Oe + Close
Keeamoku Louis Orchestra
‘Royal Hawaiian Hotel Revue’
Radio Transcription
Honolulu
Sep 1934
Hava Nagilah
Henry Red Allen
London House
WBBM CBS Chicago
AFRTS Re-broadcast
30 Mar 1962
Set 3
1950s Lounge Music Live On 1950s Radio
Isn’t It A Romantic (theme) + We Belong Together
Matt Dennis Trio (voc) Matt Denis
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Chi-Chi Club
WRCA NBC NY
13 Jun 1955
Sugar Loaf Mambo
Bernard ‘Whitey’ Berquist and the NBC Symphony Chicago
‘Monitor’
WRCA NBC NY
19 Jun 1955
Take The A-Train + Moonlight Serenade (close)
Ted Heath Orchestra
‘International Bandstand’
NBC via BBC London
2 Mar 1959
Set 4
Singers on 1940s Radio
Austerity Blues
Barbara James (voc) Albert Fisher Orchestra
‘Song of Australia’
2UE Sydney
1944
Intro + Sign of Rain
Golden Gate Quartet
‘Forecast’
WABC CBS NY
9 Aug 1940
Lanterns On The Levee
Diane Courtney (voc) Paul Lavalle Dixieland Octet
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue
19 nov 1941
Set 5
Jazz Piano on 1950s Radio
Sweet Lorraine
Art Tatum
Aircheck
1950
In Your Own Sweet Way
Dave Brubeck Quartet
Basin Street
WRCA NBC NY
Feb 1956
Passin’ Through
Errol Garner
Peacock Lane
KFI NBC LA
Mar 1957
All The Things You Are
Thelonius Monk
Aircheck
1950s
Set 6
Sweet Bands On The Air
Pinch Me
Sterling Young Orchestra (voc) Bobbie Ennis
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1939
15 Minute Broadcast
Art Kassel Orchestra
‘Treasury Bandstand’
WWL CBS New Orleans
13 Jun 1950
Set 7
1933 Musical Advertorial
If It’s True
Don Redman Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York City
28 Jun 1932
Eden’s Liquid-Dry Shampoo
Freddy Martin Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1933
Set 8
Big Bands On 1947 Radio
Lover Come Back To Me
Harry James Orchestra
Aircheck
The Click, Philadelphia
1947
Open The Door Richard
The Hit Paraders (voc) Your Hit Parade Orchestra
‘Your Hit Parade’
WEAF NBC NY
1 Mar 1947
Santa Catalina
Raymond Scott Orchestra (voc) Dorothy Collins
Rose Room
Palace Hotel
KQW CBS San Francisco
16 Sep 1947
Bonne Inetrmezzo
Charlie Barnet Orchestra
Casino Gardens
Ocean Park
KECA ABC LA
3 Jan 1947

24 January Phantom Dancer – Starman Film ‘Atomic Rulers Of The World’


Here’s your Phantom Dancer two hour non-stop mix playlist for 24 January and Video of the Week.

Non-stop swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio presented by Greg Poppleton over 107.3 2SER Sydney every Tuesday from 12 noon since 1985.

And now live-streamed, archived online at 2ser.com and heard on over 22 radio stations.

HEAR today’s show HERE at radio 2ser.com

In the mix this week: 1930s radio including two songs by Johnny Green, the composer of Body and Soul. These are ‘Rockin’ The Town’ (1937) and ‘There’s A Ring Around The Moon’ (1933): Louis Armstrong on Armed Forces Radio 1943 – 1945 and his former wife Lil plays piano on a 1961 TV show plus two sets of live jazz from the 1960s by Oscar Peterson, Gene Krupa, Duke Ellington and more.

See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is a Japanese STARMAN film, Atomic Rulers Of The World. These used to be shown on local TV on Saturday afternoons.

Enjoy!

Make sure you come back to this blog, Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge, every Tuesday, for the newest Phantom Dancer play list and Video of the Week!

Thank you.

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #249

107.3 2SER Tuesday 24 January2017
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 22 other stations.

Set 1
1948 Radio When Orwell Wrote 1984
Good Evening (theme) + April Showers
Del Courtney Orchestra
Rose Room
Palace Hotel
KQW CBS San Francisco
7 Jan 1948
Open + Holy Smoke
Jimmy Zito Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1 Mar 1948
Northwest Passage + Apple Honey
Woody Herman Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Palladium Ballroom
AFRS Hollywood
8 Feb 1948
Set 2
Swing on 1960s Radio
Wheatland
Oscar Peterson Trio
Montreal Jazz Festival
CBC Montreal
1968
Get Out Of Town
Patty McGovern (voc)
‘Jazz International’
AFRTS Hollywood
16 Ju 1960
Hava Nagilah
Henry Red Allen
London House
WBBM CBS Chicago
AFRTS Re-broadcast
30 Mar 1962
Set 3
Songs From 1930s Radio
Rhythm and Romance (Chick Webb Orchestra) + The Lamp Is Low
Frankie Masters Orchestra (as Freddie Monroe with Marian Forbes (voc))
‘Rhythm and Romance’
WJSV CBS Washington DC
21 Sep 1939
Rocking The Town
Hal Kemp Orchestra
‘Chesterfield Time’
KNX CBS LA
25 Dec 1938
There’s A Ring Around The Moon + Ad
Johnny Green Orchestra
‘Oldsmobile Program’
WABC CBS NY
5 Mar 1934
Set 4
Louis Armstrong on AFRS 1943-45
Open + Coquette
Louis Armstrong Orchestra (voc) Louis Armstrong
‘Downbeat’
AFRS Hollywood
1943
Peanut Vendor
Louis Armstrong Orchestra (voc) Louis Armstrong
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
24 May 1943
What’s Your Hurry?
Louis Armstrong Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Aug 1945
Set 5
1930-1932 Radio Dance Bands
You Brought A New Kind Of Love To Me
Hit Of the Week Orchestra (tp: Bob Effros) (Voc) Dick Robertson
Comm Rec
New York City
Aug 1930
Down Among The Sleepy Pines
Jimmy Grier Orchestra (voc) Jean Shark and The Three Ambassadors
Radio Transcription
Cocoanut Grove
Ambassador Hotel
Hollywood
1932
Me
Gus Arnheim Orchestra (voc) Dave Marshall and Loyce Whiteman
Radio Transcription
Cocoanut Grove
Ambassador Hotel
Hollywood
1932
Fine and Dandy
Anson Weeks Orchestra (voc) The Rhythmsters
Radio Transcription
Peacock Court
Hotel Mark Hopkins
San Francisco
1932
Set 6
Back To The Sixties
Original Boogie
Lil Armstrong (piano)
‘Chicago and All That Jazz!’
TV Show
New York City
31 Oct 1961
Danke Schoen
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Steel Pier<
Atlantic City NJ
AFRTS
Jul 1964
Undecided (theme) + Pennies From Heaven
Charlie Shavers Quartet
London House
WBBM CBS Chicago
May 1962
Dark Eyes
Gene Krupa Quartet
‘New Year’s Dancing Party’
Metropole Cafe
WNBC NBC New York City
31 Dec 1965
Set 7
Mid 1930s Radio Swing Bands
Sweet Sue
Seger Ellis and his Choirs of Brass
Radio Transcription
New York City
1937
Christopher Columbus
Isham Jones Orchestra
WOR Mutual NY
13 Mar 1936
Midnight (theme) + On The Good Ship Lollipop
Joe Haymes Orchestra (voc) Cliff Weston
Grill Room
Hotel McAlpin
WABC CBS NY
29 Jan 1935
Alexander’s Ragtime Band
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘The Magic Key of RCA’
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
29 Dec 1935
Set 8
Lester Young on The Air
Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid
Lester Young
‘Bandstand USA’
Cafe Bohemia
WOR Mutual NY
1956
Lullaby of Birdland + Up’n’Adam
Lester Young Quintet
Birdland
WABC ABC NY
7 Aug 1956
Be Bop Boogie
Lester Young Sextet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
4 Dec 1948

10 January Phantom Dancer – 1924 Sound Film Ben Bernie Jazz Orchestra


HEAR your Jan 10 Phantom Dancer mix ONLINE at 2SER radio

Today on your non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio you’ll hear a set of Australian dance bands my parents danced to in the 1930s, Frank Coughlan and his Trocadero Orchestra, Jim Davidson and his ABC Dance Orchestra and Dudley Cantrell’s Grace Granadiers (who played in the Grace Brothers department store ballroom on Broadway in Sydney.)

There’s also a set of women band leaders on the wireless Ella, Billie, Anna Mae Winburn and a set of jazz from swinging 60s radio and TV by Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa and the Charlie Shavers Quartet without Charlie Shavers.

Eight sets in total – names, bands, song titles and the originating radio station and date are listed in the play list below.

The play list is after The Phantom Dancer video of the Week.

Here is The Phantom Dancer Video of the Week. “A very important bit of film, both for the history of Film and Music in the early twentieth century! Surely one of the earliest films with the sound printed on the nitrate film itself instead of a separate disc or cylinder. It was produced by the De Forest Phonofilm system, which unfortunately was met with little success because there was no backing by any major studio. All that came of it were a few films of mostly musical subjects – which were at the time still making records by the acoustic process!” Alex Allen, YouTube. Enjoy!

Make sure you come back to this blog, Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge, every Tuesday, for the newest Phantom Dancer play list and Video of the Week!

Thank you.

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #248

107.3 2SER Tuesday 10 January 2017
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 22 other stations

Set 1
It’s Trad, Dad on Live 1940s Radio
Open + Dark Eyes
Henry Levine Dixieland Octet
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
23 Jun 1941
Basin Street Blues
Frank, Jack and Tom Coughlan with the Wally Portingale Orchestra (voc) Frank, Jack & Tom
‘Army on Parade’
2CH AWA Network
Oct 1943
Tiger Rag
Wild Bill Davison and band (members announced)
‘This Is Jazz’
WOR Mutual NY
10 May 1947
Set 2
1940s Radio Swing Bands with Women Singers
St Louis Blues (Le tristezze di San Luigi)
Trio Lescano (voc) Pippo Barzizza Orch
Comm Rec
Turin
1940
Saturday Night Is The Loneliest Night of the Week
Woody Herman Orchestra (voc) Frances Wayne
Meadowbrook Ballroom
Cedar Grove NJ
WABC CBS NY
18 Feb 1945
Somebody Loves Me
Harry James Orchestra (voc) Kitty Kallen
Rice Hotel
CBS Houston
Apr 1953
Set 3
Stan Kenton 1952 NBC ‘Concerts in Miniature’
Open + Sweets
San Kenton Orchestra
‘Concert In Miniature’
WSOC NBC Charlotte NC
1952
Artistry in Bolero
Stan Kenton Orchestra
‘Concert in Miniature’
WRC NBC Washington DC
15 Jul 1952
Blue Moon
Stan Kenton Orchestra
‘Concert in Miniature’
30 Sep 1952
Set 4
Paul Whiteman Orchestra on 1936-39 Radio
Ad + Flight of a Hay Bag
Paul Whiteman Orchestra
‘Paul Whiteman’s Musical Varieties’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
2 Feb 1936
Open + The Music Goes Round and Round
Paul Whiteman Orchestra (voc) Jack Teagarden
‘Paul Whiteman’s Musical Varieties’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
12 Jan 1936
Comes Love
Paul Whiteman Orchestra
‘Chesterfield Show’
Hotel Schroeder
CBS Milwaukee
Ocean Park Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
9 Aug 1939
Set 5
1930s – 1940s Sydney Dance Bands. For My Father’s 100th Birthday
Don’t Sweetheart Me
George Trevare Orchestra (voc) Joan Blake
Comm Rec
Sydney
1944
Harlem Heat
Dudley Cantrell and the Grace Grenadiers
Comm Rec
Sydney
22 Nov 1937
Hang Your Heart On A Hickory Limb
Jim Davidson and his ABC Dance Orchestra (voc) Alice Smith and Jack Carpenter
Comm Rec
Sydney
24 Jul 1939
Blue Birds In The Moonlight
Dick Freeman and his Trocadero Dance Band (voc) Barbara James
Comm Rec
Sydney
Mar 1940
Set 6
1930s – 40s Women Band Leaders
Some Other Spring
Billie Holiday Orchestra (voc) Billie Holiday
Comm Rec
New York City
5 Jul 1939
Who Ya’ Hunchin’?
Ella Fitzgerald Orchestra
Savoy Ballroom
WEAF NBC Red NY
26 Feb 1940
Mary Lou Williams’ Girl Stars
Boogie Misterioso
Comm Rec
New York City
24 Jul 1946
Diggin’ Dyke
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Feb 1945
Set 7
Swinging Sixties Radio and TV Jazz
Chicago
Benny Goodman Quartet
‘Illinois Sesquicentennial’
WMAQ NBC TV Chicago
21 Aug 1967
Hello Dolly
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Steel Pier
Atlantic City
AFN Europe Re-broadcast
Jul 1964
A Tisket A Tasket
Charlie Shavers Quartet
London House
WBBM CBS Chicago
May 1962
Fascinatin’ Rhythm
Gene Krupa Quartet
‘Guard Session’
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1963
Set 8
A Date With The Duke ABC 1945
A Friend Of Yours
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘A Date With The Duke’
Regal Theatre
ABC Chicago
25 May 1945
Chelsea Bridge
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘A Date With The Duke’
Apollo Theatre
WJZ ABC NYC
30 Mar 1945
Blues On The Double
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘A Date With The Duke’
ABC Battle Creek Mich.
2 Jun 1945
C Jam Blues
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘A Date With The Duke’
ABC Toledo OH
9 Jun 1945
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3 January 2017 Phantom Dancer – Video: Independent Radio Station WMCA NY 1952


The first Phantom Dancer for 2017. Will it be like the first Phantom Dancer for 2007, 1997 or 1987? Nope, lot’s of newly discovered radio swing and jazz airchecks for you from the 1930s-60s in a non-stop two hour mix.

Hear it Now online at 2SER.com

The Phantom Dancer is as much a first hand social history program as much as it is a music show, without me lecturing. So as well swing and jazz we hear a few vintage ads, a set of theatre organ and Hammond organ on 1930s radio and Duke Ellington on air through the decades, from the 1920s to the 1960s.

If you can’t catch the show live on one of the over 22 radio stations it goes to air on each week, come back here late next Tuesday because this is where I put the link to the online mix.

See the play list below, after The Phantom Dancer video of the Week. How independent radio is made. A film from the 1940s.

Make sure you come back to this blog, Greg Poppleton’s Radio Lounge, every Tuesday, for the newest Phantom Dancer play list and Video of the Week!

Thank you.

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Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #246

107.3 2SER Tuesday 3 January 2017
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 22 other stations.

Set 1
Cutting Edge Swing From 1945-49 Hollywood Radio
Undercurrent Blues
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Palladium Ballroom
Hollywood
AFRS Re-broadcast
29 Mar 1949
All Too Soon
Bobby Sherwood Orchestra (tp) Skippy Layton
‘One Night Stand’
Avodon Ballroom
Hollywood
AFRS Re-broadcast
3 Jun 1946
Tonsillectomy + Close
Boyd Raeburn Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Club Morocco
Hollywood
AFRS Re-broadcast
1945
Set 2
Organ Music on Radio Normandie and WJSV Washington DC 1937-39
Happy Days Are Here Again (theme) + Here Comes The Sun + The Sun Breaks Through + There’s A Place In The Sun For You + Sunshine Ahead + Ad
Sandy MacPherson (theatre organ) Peggy and Ronny (voc)
‘Rinso Radio Review’
Empire Theatre
London
Radio Normandie
1938
Time On My Hands (theme) + Summertime + Tea For Two
Johnny Saab (Hammond B2 Organ)
‘Let’s Take Time Out’
WJSV CBS Washington DC
21 Sep 1939
Set 3
1930s Crooner Dan Donovan on BBC London and AVRO Hilversum
Bye Bye Baby
Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra (voc) Dan Donovan
Comm Rec
London
1936
A Garden In Granada
Dan Donovan (voc) Radio AVRO Orkest
Aircheck
AVRO Radio
Hilversum Holland
9 Jan 1939
Swing Bolero
Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra (voc) Dan Donovan
Radio Broadcast
BBC London
Apr 1937
Set 4
1944 – 51 Dance Bands on the Air
Son Belle
Natalino Otto
Comm Rec
Turin
1948
Open + Side By Side
Orrin Tucker Orchestra (voc) Orrin Tucker
Boulevarde Room
Hotel Stevens
ABC Chicago
1951
Twilight Time
Dean Hudson Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Blue Room
Hotel Edison
New York City
AFRS Re-broadcast
11 Nov 1944
Set 5
Duke Ellington 1920s – 1940s
Arabian Lover
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York City
3 May 1929
Sophisticated Lady
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Cotton Club
WOR Mutual NY
18 Mar 1937
Rockin’ In Rhythm + Close
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Cotton Club
WOR Mutual NY
18 Mar 1937
Candy + Teardrops in the Rain + 2 News Flashes
Duke Ellington Orchestra (voc) Ray Nance
‘A Date With The Duke’
400 Restaurant
WJZ Blue Network NY
28 Apr 1945
Set 6
Duke Ellington 1950s – 1960s
Take The A Train (Open) + The Mooche
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
20 Nov 1957
Sonnet for Sister Kate from the Suite, Such Sweet Thunder
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘Ravinia Festival’
WBBM CBS Chicago
1 Jul 1957
Satin Doll
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Steel Pier
Atlantic City NJ
AFN Europe
July 1964
Night Train
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Steel Pier
Atlantic City NJ
AFN Europe
July 1964
Set 7
Count Basie from Birdland on 1954-56 Radio
One O’Clock Jump (theme) +
Count Basie Orchestra
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Birdland
WRCA NBC NY
1956
Sent For You Yesterday
Count Basie Orchestra (voc) Jimmy Rushing
‘Birdland 5th Anniversary’
WNBC NBC NY
16 Dec 1954
Blee Blop Blues
Count Basie Orchestra
Birdland
WCBS CBS NY
16 Dec 1956
One O’Clock Jump
Count Basie Orchestra
Birdland
WCBS CBS NY
16 Dec 1956
Set 8
It’s Trad, Dad! On 1940s-50s Radio
Open + Beale Street Blues
Henry Levine Dixieland Octet
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
16 Jun 1940
Sweet Georgia Brown
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue Network NY
10 Mar 1945
Lazy River + I’ve Got A Right To Sing The Blues
Jack Teagarden
Club Hangover
KCBS CBS San Francisco
30 Apr 1955