7 March Phantom Dancer – 1952 Liberace TV Beer Barrel Polka


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.

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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, Liberace ‘Rolls Out The Barrel’ on his 1952 TV show.

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
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2 August Phantom Dancer plus Laurel and Hardy ‘Blotto’ (1930)


On this week’s Phantom Dancer with Greg Poppleton, your weekly non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s – 60s radio, you’ll hear a set of Louis Armstrong live on 1930s-40s radio, including a radio recording he made with Fats Waller and his Rhythm. We hear from singers Patti Page, Ginny Simms and Frank Sinatra on their own radio features. Julie London also makes a rare 1956 radio appearance. And we’ll finish with a Charlie Parker set from WMCA NY radio in 1949.

See the full play list below.

Hear the show archived at 2ser.com

The Phantom Dancer is your non-stop 2 hour mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio every week online and on 2SER radio.

The final hour of the mix is all vinyl.

The Phantom Dancer is live-streamed as the show goes to air on 107.3 2SER Sydney, Tuesdays 12 – 2pm (12 – 2am GMT) and repeated 5 – 6pm Sundays, http://www.2ser.com

The show is then archived for you to listen to any time at 2ser.com/Phantom_Dancer.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is the Laurel and Hardy (with Anita Garvin) classic, Blotto (1930)

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #225

107.3 2SER Tuesday 2 AugustĀ 2016
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+10 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
1940s Swing Bands Re-Broadcast by Armed Forces Radio
Open + Song of India
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
‘Tommy Dorsey Show’
AFRS Re-broadcast
23 Jun 1943
Open + Wherever There’s Me There’s You
Bobby Sherwood Orchestra (voc) Jay Johnson and Frances Glenn
‘One Night Stand’
Avodon Ballroom
Los Angeles
AFRS Re-broadcast
3 Jun 1946
Mabel Mabel + Yerxa
Boyd Raeburn Orchestra (voc) Jackie Suerrel
‘One Night Stand’
Club Morocco
Los Angeles
AFRS Re-broadcast
19 Aug 1946
Set 2
Singing for your Supper
Ad + s’Wonderful + A Girl To Love
Jack Smith then Ginny Simms(voc) Frank deVol Orchestra
‘Tide Show’
KNX CBS LA
11 Feb 1951
Station ID + Theme + I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby
Dinah Shore (voc)
‘The Dinah Shore Show’
WRCA NBC NY
1954
Goin’ Home + Close
Frank Sinatra (voc) Dave Rose Orchestra
‘Guest Star’
Radio Transcription
New York City
20 Dec 1947
Set 3
NBC’s All-Star Parade of Bands
Cool Water
Billy May Orchestra (voc) Bob Moore
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Hollywood Palladium
KFI NBC LA
21 Dec 1953
Rain
Sauter-Finegan Orchestra
‘All-Star Parade’
Blue Note
WMAQ NBC Chicago
9 Dec 1953
Cry Me A River
Julie London
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
The Cameo
WRCA NBC NY
1956
Set 4
Harry James on 1943 – 1961 Radio
My Old Flame
Harry James Orchestra (voc) Judy Williams
‘Chesterfield Show’
WABC CBS NY
14 Dec 1943
Open + Ultra
Harry James Orchestra
‘Guest Star’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1951
Two O’Clock Jump
Harry James Orchestra
El Patio Ballroom
KCBS CBS San Francisco
20 May 1961
Set 5
Louis Armstrong on Radio
On The Sunny Side of the Street
Fats Waller and his Rhythm with Louis Armstrong and Jack Teagarden
Aircheck
New York City
Oct 1938
I’ve Got Plenty of Nothin’
Louis Armstrong Orchestra (voc) Ada Brown
‘Jubilee’
AFRS NY
Mar 1943
I Lost My Sugar In Salt Lake City
Louis Armstrong Orchestra (voc) LA
‘Spotlight Bands’
Dallas Tx
Blue Network
17 Aug 1943
It Had To Be You + Theme
Louis Armstrong Orchestra (voc) LA
‘Spotlight Bands’
Tuskagee Airfield, Alabama
Blue Network
5 Oct 1944
Set 6
Swing Bands on 1937-38 Radio
Sugar Foot Stomp
Fud Candrix Orchestra
Comm Rec
Blankenberghe Casino, Belgium
27 Jun 1938
One, Two Button Your Shoe
Duke Ellington Orchestra (voc) Ivie Anderson
Cotton Club
WABC CBS NY
18 Mar 1937
I’ll Always Be In Love With You
Count Basie Orchestra
Savoy Ballroom
Aircheck NY
30 Jun 1937
There’s a Small Hotel + Close
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
‘Norge Programme’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1937
Set 7
Earliest Recorded Radio from 1929-34
Intro + It Don’t Mean a Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing + Ad
Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
‘Chrysler Show’
New York City
1934
I May Be Wrong
Red Nichols and his Five Pennies (voc) Scrappy Lambert
‘Brunswick Brevities’
Radio Transcription
New York City
27 Aug 1929
Intro + This Is The Missus
Ben Selvin Orchestra
‘Davis Musical Moments’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1932
What A Day
Eskimo Pie Orchesra
‘Eskimo Pie Orchestra’
Radio Transcription
Chicago
Jul 1929
Set 8
Charlie Parker from Royal Roost on the Symphony Sid Show
How High The Moon
Charlie Parker (as) Flip Philips, Charlie Ventura (ts) Conte Condoli (tp) Bennie Green (tp) Al Haig (piano) Curley Russell, Tommy Potter (b) Ed Shaugnessy(d)
‘Symphony Sid Show’
WMCA NY
1 Jan 1949
Groovin’ High
Charlie Parker (as) Kenny Dorham (tp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (b) Max Roach (d)
‘Symphony Sid Show’
WMCA NY
19 Feb 1949
Oo Bop Sh’Bam
Charlie Parker (as) Kenny Dorham (tp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (b) Max Roach (d) Band (voc)
‘Symphony Sid Show’
WMCA NY
22 Jan 1949
Barbados
Charlie Parker (as) Kenny Dorham (tp) Al Haig (piano) Tommy Potter (b) Max Roach (d)
‘Symphony Sid Show’
WMCA NY
5 Feb 1949