28 March 2017 Phantom Dancer – I’ll See You In My Dreams Video


On this week’s Phantom Dancer radio show – your two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV presented by Greg Poppleton since 1985:
– a set of Billie Holliday on 1950s radio, 1930s radio dance bands, Latin rhythms on 1940s-60s radio and a set of ground-breaking jazz saxophonists. See the play list below.

Listen archived online now at radio 2ser.com.

Your 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.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is a reflective piece I filmed at Waiheke in New Zealand last year. Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters were playing at the Waiheke International Jazz Festival. The music is from the latest Greg Poppleton album ‘ Back In Your Own Backyard’ available now on CD and Mp3 at Bandcamp. 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 #257

107.3 2SER Tuesday 28 March 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
Dance Bands On 1930s Radio
Theme (My Time Is Your Time) + Sweet Music
Rudy Vallee
‘Fleischman Yeast Hour’
WEAF NBC Red NY
13 Dec 1934
Weather + Never In A Million Years
Unidentified Orchestra
‘Sunrise’
WJSV CBS Washington DC
21 Sep 1939
Day In Day Out + Address Unknown + Running Through My Mind + South of the Border
Jerry Livingstone and his Young Men Of Manhattan (voc) Ann Stuart and Paul Dylam
Miami Room NYC
WJSV CBS Washington DC
21 Sep 1939
Set 2
Seminal Jazz Sax On 1940s-50s Radio
Theme + Look Out
Sam ‘The Man’ Taylor (ts) Big Band
‘Saturday Night Rock’n’Roll Dance Party’
Paramount Theatre
Brooklyn
WCBS CBS NY
1957
These Foolish Things
Lester Young (ts) Nat King Cole Trio and Buddy Rich
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
20 Mar 1946
Dizzy Atmosphere
Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker (as) with Milt Jackson, Al Haig, Tommy Potter and Stan Levey
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
29 Dec 1945
Set 3
Traditional Jazz on 1947 – 56 Radio
With You Anywhere You Are
Al Hirt Band
‘Jazz Band Ball’
WWL CBS New Orleans
18 Aug 1956
Yellow Dog Blues
Wild Bill Davison, Albert Nicholas (voc) Coot Grant
‘This Is Jazz’
WOR Mutual NY
3 May 1947
Fidgety Feet + I’ve Got A Right To Sing The Blues (theme)
Jack Teagarden and Band
Club Hangover
KCBS San Francisco
7 May 1955
Set 4
Latin Rhythms On 1940s-60s Radio
Cuban Love Song (theme) + A Banda
Edmundo Ros Orchestra
‘Edmundo Ros Programme’
BBC London
1969
Gatto Noche Un Amor
Xavier Cugat Orchestra (voc) del Campo
‘Xavier Cugat Show’
AFRS Re-broadcast
Los Angeles
1944
Peanut Vendor Cha cha
Stan Kenton Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Steel Pier
Atlantic City NJ
AFRS Re-broadcast
1958
Set 5
Swing Bands on 1940 Radio
East St Louis Toodle-Oo (theme) + Grievin’
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Southland Cafe
WNAC NBC Red Boston
9 Jan 1940
Reminiscing Time
Bob Crosby Orchestra
Blackhawk Restaurant
WGN Mutual Chicago
29 Apr 1940
Sioux Sue
Ray Noble Orchestra
Beverley-Wiltshire Hotel
KFI NBC Red LA
4 Feb 1940
All The Things You Are + Make Believe Dance Land
Ozzie Nelson Orchestra
Blackhawk Restaurant
WGN Mutual Chicago
WMCA NY
24 Mar 1940
Set 6
1930s Radio Dance Bands
The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down
Dick Jurgens Orchestra (voc) Eddy Howard
Radio Transcription
Chicago
1938
Solitude
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians
‘Esso Boulevarde’
WABC CBS NY
22 Aug 1935
Scattin’ At The Kit Kat
George Hall Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1937
Siberian Sleighride
Hal Kemp Orchestra
‘Chesterfield Show’
WABC CBS New York City
1937
Set 7
1940s Radio Swing Bands
Frantic in the Atlantic
Cab Calloway Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Zanzibar
New York City
AFRS Re-broadcast
22 Sep 1944
Swanee River
Lionel Hampton Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
3 Dec 1945
Memphis Blues
Harry James Orchestra
Roof Garden
Astor Hotel
WABC CBS New York City
28 Aug 1942
I’ve Found A New Baby + Close
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Cornell University
Blue Network
Ithaca New York
25 Sep 1943
Set 8
Billie Holiday On Radio
It’s Like Reaching For The Moon
Billie Holiday (voc) Teddy Wilson Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York City
30 Jun 1936
You Go To My Head
Billie Holiday
Storyville
Copley Square Hotel
WHDH Boston
Oct 1953
Billie’s Blues
Billie Holliday
‘Storyville
Copley Square Hotel
WMEX Boston
Apr 1959
Andy’s Blues
Count Basie Orchestra
Storyville
Copley Square Hotel
WMEX Boston
29 Oct 1951

20 December Christmas Phantom Dancer – Bizarre Short Film ‘What A Life!’


Christmas comes early to The Phantom Dancer this year. The 107.3 2SER broadcast date is the Tuesday before Christmas, 20 December.

Hear the Xmas Show Now Online at radio 2ser.com

So on your non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio you’ll hear plenty of Jingle Bells by Fats Waller, The Delta Rhythm Boys, Benny Goodman, Paul Baron and more. Lena Horne, Frances Langford, The Three Sisters and Chiquita also bring some Christmas cheer.

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

See Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters Thursday 19 January at their debut Foundry616 jazz club 1920s show. Dinner and show also available. TICKETS

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

Here is The Phantom Dancer Video of the Week. It’s a bizarre short film from 1949 about post-war austerity and misery called “What A Life!”. Enjoy!

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

107.3 2SER Tuesday 20 December 2016 Christmas Show
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
Let’s Dance (theme) + Jingle Bells
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Joseph Urban Room
Congress Hotel
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
25 Dec 1935
Open + It Had To Be You + The Fairy On The Christmas Tree
Henry Hall and the BBC Dance Orchestra (voc) The 3 Sisters
BBC Regional Service
London
25 Dec 1936
Set 2
Open + Maple Leaf Rag
Kid Ory
Club Hangover
KCBS CBS San Francisco
25 Dec 1954
Theme + Blue Christmas
Jan Garber Orchestra (voc) Ray Cordell
Melody Mill
WGN Chicago
1950
Weary Blues + Ad
Kid Ory
Club Hangover
KCBS CBS San Francisco
25 Dec 1954
Set 3
Jingle Bells (open) + The Morning After
Chico Hamilton Quartet
‘Stars In Jazz’
AFRTS Re-broadcast
New York
25 Dec 1958
Wrap your Troubles In Dreams
Chico Hamilton Quartet (voc) Georgia Carr
‘Stars In Jazz’
AFRTS Re-broadcast
New York
25 Dec 1958
Blee Blop Blues + One O’Clock Jump (theme)
Count Basie Orchestra
Birdland
WRCA NBC NY
16 Dec 1956
Set 4
Happy Hollidays + Here We Come a’Caroling + Silent Night
Bing Crosby and the Norman Luboff Choir (voc) Paul Weston Orchestra
‘Christmas Sing With Bing’
KNX CBS LA
24 Dec 1957
Description of Ballarat’s Carols By Candlelight + Joseph Mine, Help Me Cradle The Child Divine
Ted Furlong (station manager 3BA Ballarat) + The Ballarat YWCA Choir
Christmas Sing With Bing’
KNX CBS LA
via 3BA Ballarat
24 Dec 1957
Champagne Cocktail + Close (When Summer Is Gone)
Hal Kemp Orchestra
‘Chesterfield Time’
KNX CBS LA
24 Dec 1937
Set 5
Open + March of the Toy Soldiers
Phil Davis Orchestra
‘Fountain of Fun’
WLW Cinncinnati
19 Dec 1943
Jingle Bells
 Thrasher Sisters
‘Fountain of Fun’
WLW Cinncinnati
19 Dec 1943
Jack-Armstrong Blues
Louis Armstrong and Jack Teagarden
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
25 Dec 1947
Embraceable You
 The Pied Pipers (voc) Harry James Orchestra
‘Command Performance USA’
AFRS
25 Dec 1945
Set 6
Swingin’ Them Jingle Bells
Fats Waller and his Rhythm
Comm Rec
New York
29 Nov 1936
Jingle Bells
Glenn Miller Orchestra
Café Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WJZ NBC Blue NY
27 Dec 1941
Jingle Bells
Dave Brubeck
Birdland
WABC ABC NY
Jan 1954
Jingle Bells (theme) / Half Nelson / White Christmas / Little Willie Leaps
Charlie Parker (as) Kenny Dorham (tp) Al Haig (p) Tommy Potter (b) Max Roach (d)
‘Symphony Side Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
25 Dec 1948
Set 7
Open + March of the Toys
Phil Davis Orchestra
‘Fountain of Fun’
WLW Cincinnati
19 Dec 1943
My Silent Love
Lena Horne (voc) Count Basie Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
25 Dec 1945
Embraceable You
The Pied Pipers (voc) Harry James and the Music Makers
‘Command Performance USA’
AFRS Hollywood
25 Dec 1945
Yesterdays
Art Tatum (p)
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
25 Dec 1947
Set 8
Open + 2 Latin American Christmas Songs
Chiquita
‘Chiquita’
AFRS Hollywood
Dec 1946
O Come All Ye Faithful / Oh Little Town Of Bethlehem / It Came Upon A Midnight Clear / Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
Frank Sinatra
‘V-Disc Christmas Selections’
New York
1944
Good King Wenceslas
Carol Richards, Garry Crosby, The Mellow Men (voc) Ray Noble Orchestra
‘The New Edgar Bergen Show’
KNX CBS LA
25 Dec 1955

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.

Phantom Dancer 10 Feb. 1930s, 1940s, 1950s Radio. Julius Sumner Miller – The Strange Behaviour Of Ice And Water


Hello Phantom Dancers,

There’s 2 hours of swing, jazz and dance from live 1930s – 60s radio and TV (listen online at http://www.2ser.com) for you on this Tuesday’s 10 Feb 2015 Phantom Dancer, presented by Greg Poppleton.

LISTEN. SHOW ONLINE TILL MARCH

There’s a set of Count Basie, a set of 1930s swing, hot big band swing from the 1940s and plenty more. See the play list.

1943 Count Basie Ad
1943 Count Basie Ad

As this week’s Phantom Dancer Video of the Week, recorded at ABC-TV in Sydney in 1969, Julius Sumner Miller investigates the Strange Behaviour of Ice and Water. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN#144

2SER Tuesday 10 Feb 2015
12 noon – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)

Set 1
Pot Pourri from the film ‘Frauen im Metropol’
Adolf Steimel Organum-Tanz-Orchester
Comm Rec
Berlin
5 Sep 1940
Komennoi Ostrow
Lawrence Welk Champagne Music
Aragon Ballroom
Ocean Park
KECA ABC LA
1955
Hello Dolly
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Steel Pier
Atlantic City NJ
AFRTS re-broadcast
Jul 1964
Set 2
That Da Da Strain
Bobby Hackett ct, Edmond Hall cl. Vic Dickenson tb. Joe Sullivan p. Eddie Condon g. Geo. Wettling d.
Private Concert
Commodore Hotel
NYC
17 Mar 1953
The Turkish March
Sylvia Marlowe (harpsichord)
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
17 Dec 1941
A Rainy Day
Phil Harris Orchestra (voc) PH and Leah Ray
Cocoanut Grove
TRANSCO
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1933
Set 3
Naina Paivina (Some of these Days)
Erik Lindstrom Kvintetti (voc) Helena Siltale
Comm Rec
Helsinki
13 Dec 1955
Ornithology
Charlie Parker
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Hi-Hat Club
WCOP Boston
18 Dec 1953
Set 4
Variations on I’ve Got Rhythm
Count Basie Orchestra
V-Disc
New York
27 May 1944
Open + Bread
Count Basie Orchestra
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
1 Jan 1953
Two For The Blues
Count Basie Orchestra
Red Hill Inn
Pennsauken NJ
Mutual Network
30 Dec 1956
Set 5
Cincinnati
Charlie Spivak Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS Los Angeles
4 Apr 1948
Drop Me Off
Charlie Barnet Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Ft Devons Mass.
ABC
15 Oct 1945
Hawaiian War Chant
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
26 Nov 1940
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Louis Armstrong Orchestra (voc) LA
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1943
Set 6
Backslider’s Ball
Lucky Millinder Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York
15 Jun 1952
Interview
Gerard Hoffnung and Cyril Richardson
‘Saturday Night on the Light’
BBC Light Programme
London
1955
Before Midnight
Gladys Bentley Quartet
Comm Rec
Los Angeles
early 1950s
Barrelhouse
Illinois Jacquette
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1943
Set 7
Liza
Gene Krupa Trio
V-Disc
New York
4 May 1944
Limehouse Blues
Benny Goodman Sextet
‘One Night Stand’
The Click
Philadelphia
AFRS re-broadcast
3 Jun 1948
Love Me Or Leave Me
Sarah Vaughan
‘Eddie Condon Floor Show’
WNBT TV NY
13 Dec 1948
Bebop Boogie
Lester Young Sextet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
4 Dec 1948
Set 8
Harmony In Harlem
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Cotton Club
WABC CBS NY
1 May 1938
Let’s Stop The Clock
Artie Shaw Orchestra (voc) Helen Forrest
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln
WEAF NBC Red NY
20 Dec 1938
Just An Angel In Disguise + I Hear Blue Birds
Hal Kemp Orchestra (voc) Janet Blair
Aircheck
Cedar Point, OH
3 Jul 1940
Livery Stable Blues
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
Panther Room
Hotel Sherman
WMAQ NBC Red
Chicago
Jul 1939