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

13 December Phantom Dancer – Christmas in Australia 1958


Here is your Phantom Dancer play list for Tuesday 13 December 2016 on 107.3 2SER Sydney 12noon – 2pm, online and archived for your listening and dancing pleasure after the Tuesday broadcast at http://www.2ser.com

On this week’s 2 hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s – 1960s radio you’ll hear some real radio rarities – George Gershwin, The 3 T’s (Jack and Charlie Teagarden and Frank Trambauer) and The Three Potato Bugs ocarina trio.

Plus there’re a few commercial sides including a 1930s side by Australian swing maestri Frank Coughlan and George Trevare, and a 1940s record by Mandopop singer Yao Lee whose song Rose, Rose I Love You is the only Chinese Pop Song ever to get into the top 3 in the US Charts. It was covered by Frankie Laine in 1951. Petula Clark did a cover of the 1940 song in the UK.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is a 1958 film about Christmas in Australia. Enjoy…

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #244

107.3 2SER Tuesday 13 December 2016
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
Repeat Sunday 2SER 5 – 6pm

Set 1
The Object Of My Affection
Boswell Sisters
Comm Rec
New York
10 Dec 1934
Rose, Rose I Love You
Yao Lee
Comm Rec
Shanghai
1940
Hut Sut Song
The Three Potato Bugs
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue
11 Aug 1941
Set 2
Medley: I Don’t Know Why I Love You Like I Do + Easy Street + You Oughta Be In Pictures + Close
Tommy Carlin Orchestra
Bill Green’s Casino
NBC Pittsburgh
1945
Vagabond Dreams
Frank Geoghan Orchestra
Terrace Room
Hotel Statler
WHK Mutual Cleveland
5 April 1940
I’m Grateful To You + Cross Patch + Without A Shadow Of A Doubt + Shoeshine Boy
Clint Noble Orchestra (voc) unidentified male vocalist and Judy Land
Sustaining Program
NBC
1936
Set 3
Sobbin’ Blues
Frank Coughlan Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Sydney
25 May 1937
Dipsy Doodle (open) + Heart and Soul
Larry Clinton Orchestra (voc) Bea Wain
Streets of Paris
International Casino
WEAF NBC Red NY
15 Nov 1938
Love Is Sweeping The Country + Wintergreen For President
George Gershwin with Orchestra
‘Music By Gershwin’
KFI NBC Gold LA
1933
Set 4
Open + Who’s Sorry Now?
Ray Anthony Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Rouge
Cafe Statler
AFRS Re-broadcast
11 Jan 1952
Bing Steals Bob’s Opening Monologue
Bob Hope and Bing Crosby
‘Command Performance USA’
AFRS Hollywood
1945
El Greco
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Palladium Ballroom
AFRS Re-broadcast
1949
Set 5
Curl The Mo, Uncle Joe
George Trevare Orchestra
Comm Rec
Sydney
1944
Jump Woogie
Tony Pastor Orchestra
Aircheck
New York
Apr 1944
Ad + Beulah’s Boogie
Lionel Hampton Orchestra
Casa Manana
Culver City
KFI NBC LA
20 Jul 1947
Blues In The Night + Honeysuckle Rose
Harry James Orchestra (voc) Buddy Moreno
Blue Room
Roosevelt Hotel
WWL CBS New Orleans
1951
Set 6
Honeysuckle Rose
Coleman Hawkins All-Star Jam Band
Comm Rec
Paris
28 Apr 1937
Hold Tight
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘Camel Caravan’
Earle Theatre
Phildelphia
14 Feb 1939
What Goes Here In My Heart
Jan Savitt and his Top Hatters
KYW NBC Red
Philadelphia
17 Oct 1938
Medley: You Took Advantage Of Me + Tea For Two + Lady Be Good
The 3 T’s (Jack and Charlie Teagarden and Frank Trambauer)
Hickory House
WEAF NBC Red NY
9 Dec 1936
Set 7
It Had To Be You
Sterling Young Orchestra (voc) Bobby Ennis
Radio Transcription
Chicago
1939
Snootie Little Cutie
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) Frank Sinatra and The Pied Pipers (incl Jo Stafford)
‘Tommy Dorsey Show’
Capitol Theatre
Washington DC
Aircheck
18 Aug 1942
My Baby Said Yes
Charlie Spivak Orchestra (voc) Irene Daye
‘One Night Stand’
Century Room
Hotel Commodore NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
25 Feb 1945
In A Mizz + Rose of the Rio Grande
Duke Ellington Orchestra (voc) Ivie Anderson
Ritz-Carlton Hotel
WNAC NBC Red Boston
26 Jul 1939
Set 8
Slow Boat To China
Charlie Parker Quintet
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
26 Feb 1949
Blue and Boogie (theme) + Together
Billy Eckstine Orchestra (voc) BE
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Feb 1945
T’Ain’t What You Think
Les Brown Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Miami Fl
Blue Network
10 Aug 1943
Set 9
Today I Feel So Happy
Jack Hylton Orchestra
Comm Rec
London
7 Sep 1931
Es Leigt in der Luft
Marlene Dietrich, Margo Lion, Oskar Karlweis and more with Mischa Spolianski Revue-Orchestra
Comm Rec
Berlin
May 1928

5 July Phantom Dancer – Bobby Troup, Tony Leonetti But No ‘My City Of Sydney’


On this week’s Phantom Dancer with Greg Poppleton, swing and jazz from live 1920s – 60s radio includes performances by Frank Sinatra, Chico Hamilton, Count Basie, Jelly Roll Morton, Jan Savitt, Howard McGee, Bobby Troup and Tony Leonetti not singing ‘My City of Sydney’. (He’s in the video of the week from 1958.)

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.

There’s a set of Shuffle Rhythm bands from 1930s-40s radio, modern jazz from 1950-60 radio and a broadcast of song with full orchestra from a plane flying 24,000 feet above New York City in 1946.

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:

Since on today’s Phantom Dancer, Bobby Troup sings his self-penned hit ‘Route 66’, your Vid of the Week has the singer of another Bobby Troup song, the locally famous, ‘My City of Sydney’. That singer is Tony Leonetti. And he’s on the TV version of the radio show that opens today’s Phantom Dancer, ‘Your Hit Parade’. Tony Leonetti sings the Everly Brothers’ ‘All I Do is Dream (Dream, Dream, Dream)’. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #221

107.3 2SER Tuesday 5 July 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
Your Hit Parade
Open + Stop Beating Around The Mulberry Bush
Al Goodman Orchestra (voc) The Hit Paraders
‘Your Hit Parade’
WABC CBS NY
22 Oct 1938
So In Love
Frank Sinatra (voc) Axel Stordahl Orchestra
‘Your Hit Parade’
KFI NBC Hollywood
20 Apr 1949
Moonlight Becomes You + Love Me Or Leave Me
Mark Warnow Orchestra (voc) Barry Wood
‘Your Hit Parade’
AFRS Re-broadcast
23 Jan 1943
Set 2
Jazz Moderne from live 1952 – 1960 Radio
Open + Route 66
Bobby Troup (voc) Trio
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
The Cameo
WRCA NBC NY
1956
Without A Song
Wild Bill Davis Trio
‘Stars in Jazz’
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
1952
Sleep + Close
Chico Hamilton Quintet
‘Jazz International’
AFRTS Hollywood
16 Jan 1960
Set 3
The Supper Club broadcasting from a Plane over New York
All Through The Day
Art van Damme Quintet
‘The Supper Club’
TWA Constellation 24,000′ over New York City
NBC/AFRS
4 Apr 1946
Blue Skies + Got Me A Seat Upon The California Sunbeam + Doctor, Lawyer, Indian Chief + Temptation
Perry Como and the Satisfiers (voc) Ray Bloch Orchestra
‘The Supper Club’
TWA Constellation 24,000′ over New York City
NBC/AFRS
4 Apr 1946
Sweet Georgia Brown + I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles
Art van Damme Quintet
‘The Supper Club’
TWA Constellation 24,000′ over New York City
NBC/AFRS
4 Apr 1946
Set 4
1930s Swing on the Radio
Bumpy Weather Over Newark
Raymond Scott Quintette
Comm Rec
New York
Apr 1939
There’s a Lull in My Life
Benny Goodman Trio
‘Saturday Night Swing Club’
from Pittsburgh
WABC CBS NY
12 Jun 1937
Stay in My Arms, Cinderella
Bob Chester Orchestra (voc) Stu Bradon
Mayfair Restaurant
Hotel van Cleve
Dayton OH
21 May 1956
Set 5
Swinging 1944 Radio
Blue Lou
Count Basie Orchestra
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln
WABC CBS NY
21 Apr 1944
Hawaiian War Chant
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Casino Gardens
Ocean Park Ca
KFI NBC LA
Oct 1944
Oh So Good
Glenn Miller Orchestra
ABSIE (American Broadcasting Station in Europe)
London
12 Oct 1944
Keep The Home Fires Burning
Charlie Barnet Orchestra
‘For The Record’
WEAF NBC Red NY
11 Sep 1944
Set 6
Shuffle Rhythm Live on 1935-45 Radio
Futuristic Shuffle
Jan Savitt and his Top Hatters
Radio Transcripotion
New York
22 Jul 1938
Instrumental
Henry Busse Orchestra
Rose Room
Palace Hotel
CBS San Francisco
28 Dec 1944
Quaker City Jazz
Jan Savitt and his Top Hatters
Arcadia Restaurant
KYW NBC Red Philadelphia
2 Dec 1938
Sidewalks of Cuba + When Day Is Done (theme)
Henry Busse Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Chicago
1935
Set 7
The Dixie Revival on the Air
Winnin’ Boy
Jelly Roll Morton
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
14 Jul 1940
Big Butter and Egg Man
Miff Mole and his Nixieland Six
Aircheck
30 Oct 1944
Yesterdays
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Jazz Concert’
Town Hall NY
WJZ Blue Network
21 Oct 1944
Ride Red Ride + Close
Red Allen Dixielanders
‘Doctor Jazz’
WMGM NY
1950
Set 8
Progressive Jazz Live on the Air, Daddy-o!
Perfume Counter
Dave Brubeck Quartet
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
Dec 1953
Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid (theme) Perdido
Howard McGee
Birdland
WMCA NY
Sep 1951
Little Girl Blue
Stan Getz Quartet
Basin Street
WCBS CBS NY
1956
Smoke Signals + The Gentle Art of Love
Oscar Pettiford Band
Birdland
WRCA NBC NY
26 May 1957

12 April Phantom Dancer Radio Swing – 1951 TV Stand-Up By Myron Cohen


The 12 April Phantom Dancer is, like every Tuesday and online, your non-stop mix with Greg Poppleton on 107.3 2SER of swing and jazz from live 1930s – 1950s radio and TV.

We kick off with a set of Big Band Latin on 1950s radio, and there’s a set of swing bands just from 1940s radio.

The final hour of the mix is all vinyl.

LISTEN NOW ONLINE

The Phantom Dancer is also conveniently live-streamed as the show goes to air on Tuesdays 12 – 2pm (1 – 3am GMT), http://www.2ser.com.

After the Tuesday broadcast, you can then hear the show, and 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 stand-up comedian Myron Cohen on 1951 TV. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #209

107.3 2SER Tuesday 12 April 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
1950s Big Band Radio Latin
Blue Tango
Ray Anthony Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1954
Cha Cha
Vincent Lopez Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Grill Room
Hotel Taft NY
AFRTS
1959
Tequila
Ted Heath Orchestra (voc) Duncan Campbell
‘International Bandstand’
BBC London / NBC NY
2 Mar 1959
Set 2
The Heirs To The Glenn Miller Sound Live on Radio
Moonlight Serenade (theme) + Sun Valley Jump
Tex Beneke with the Glenn Miller Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
11 Sep 1946
Love is Wonderful
Ray McKinley Orchestra (voc) Teddy Norman
‘One Night Stand’
Century Room
Hotel Commodore NY
AFRS
1946
It Took Ten Days Blues + 7:42 + Close
Jerry Gray and his Band of Today
‘One Night Stand’
Palladium Ballroom LA
AFRTS
30 Oct 1959
Set 3
Women Singers on 1930-33 Radio
Sweet and Lovely (theme) + Any Corner is a Cosy Corner
Loyce Whiteman (voc) Gus Arnheim Orchestra
‘Cocoanut Grove’
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1932
Lucky Me Loveable You
The Boswell Sisters
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1930
Won’t You Stay To Tea
Ethel Chappet (voc) George Olsen’s Music
‘Lucky Strike Hour’
WEAF NBC Red NY
1 Dec 1932
Set 4
Jubilee Radio Show
Taking a Chance on Love
Ethel Waters
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
17 Jul 1945
Comedy
Nicodemus
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
17 Jul 1945
What’s You Hurry? + Blue ‘n’ Boogie (close)
Louis Armstrong Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Aug 1945
Set 5
1930s Sweet Bands on Radio
Ride Tenderfoot Ride
Dick Jurgens Orchestra (voc) Eddy Howard
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1938
Sweet Is The Word For You
Hal Kemp Orchestra (voc) Bob Allen
‘Chesterfield Show’
WABC CBS NY
1937
Way Back In 1939 AD
Gray Gordon and his Tic-Toc Rhythm (voc) Cliff Grass
Radio Transcription
New York
1939
I Love To Dance With You
Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians (voc) Carmen Lombardo and Chorus
‘Esso Boulevarde’
WABC CBS NY
7 Oct 1935
Set 6
Jazz Blues on 1940s Radio and TV
Blues + Riverboat Shuffle
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Floorshow’
WNBT NBC TV NY
9 Jul 1949
Diminuendo in Blue + Rocks in my Bed + Crescendo in Blue
Duke Ellington Orchestra (voc) Joya Sherrill
‘A Date With The Duke’
ABC
Toledo OH
9 Jun 1945
Set 7
Swing Bands Broadcasting in 1940
I’m Nobody’s Baby
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) Connie Haines
Aircheck
New York
10 Apr 1940
Reminiscing Time
Bob Crosby Orchestra
Blackhawk Restaurant
WGN Chicago
29 Apr 1940
Lila Lou
Fats Waller and his Rhythm
Panther Room
Hotel Sherman
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
3 Dec 1940
Frenesi
Jack Teagarden Orchestra
Arcadia Ballroom
WEAF NBC Red NY
11 Dec 1940
Set 8
Modern Jazz on 1950s-60s Radio
Undecided (theme) + St Louis Blues
Charlie Shavers Quartet
London House
WBBM CBS Chicago
May 1962
Theme + Sweet Georgia Brown
Roy Eldridge Quintet
Cafe Bohemia
WOR Mutual NY
Mar 1957
In Your Own Sweet Way + Trolley Song
Dave Brubeck Quartet
Basin Street
WCBS CBS NY
Feb 1956

Phantom Dancer 25 Nov 2014 and the Strange Behaviour Of Rolling Things. Julius Sumner Miller #12


If you add the digits 2-5-1-1-1-4 which makes up the date for today’s Phantom Dancer, 25 November 2014, you get 14, which of course is this year.

CLICK ON THIS LINK AND YOU’LL HEAR THE WHOLE SHOW ONLINE TILL JANUARY

And 14 is a number with no other consequence for today’s Phantom Dancer show, 12 noon, 107.3 2SER Sydney. (Also heard online at http://www.2ser.com where you’ll also find an archive of past shows, just follow the Phantom Dancer links at Program Guide.)

But of consequence will be swing and jazz from live 1920s – 1960s radio and TV by Lionel Hampton, Bob Effros, Earl ‘Fatha’ Hines, Artie Shaw, a set of Eddie Condon and more. See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is program 12 in the series ‘Demonstrations in Physics’ with Professor Julius Sumner Miller and made at ABC TV in Sydney in 1969. The series was telecast in Australia as ‘Why Is It So?’ This week, the Professor demonstrates the strange physics of rolling things.

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN#133
2SER Tuesday 25 November 2014
12 noon – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
Set 1
I Haven’t Heard A Word From Baby
Frank Coughlan Orchestra (voc) FC
Comm Rec
Sydney
6 Feb 1956
Open + St Louis Blues Boogie
Earl ‘Fatha’ Hines
Club Hangover
KCBS CBS San Francisco
30 Jan 1954
Rockin’ In Rhythm
Ray Anthony Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Statler NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
11 Jan 1952
Set 2
 
 
They Say It’s Wonderful
Frank Sinatra
Breakdown Session
Hollywood
10 Mar 1946
Open + You Do Something To Me
Paul Weston Orchestra
‘Let’s Go To Town’
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1954
Debussy’s Danse Profane + Close
Dave Rose Orchestra
‘California Melodies’
KHJ Mutual – Don Lees
Los Angeles
4 Jul 1942
Set 3
 
 
Instrumnental
Lionel Hampton Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Aquarium Restaurant NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
1949
The Fatha Jump
Earl ‘Fatha’ Hines
‘Yank Swing Sessions’
AFRS Hollywood
1944
Honeysuckle Rose
Duke Ellington Orchestra
‘A Date With The Duke’
AFRS Re-broadcast
1945
Set 4
 
 
That’s You, Baby
Annette Hanshaw (voc) with Bob Effros (tp) Benny Goodman (as)
Comm Rec
New York
5 Apr 1929
Tin Ear
The Philco Orchestra (tp) Bob Effros
‘The Philco Hour’
Radio Transcription NY
1930
Here Comes A Lady
Phil Harris Orchestra (voc) The Three Ambassadors
Cocoanut Grove
TRANSCO
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1933
Set 5
 
 
Got A Bran’ New Suit
Paul Whiteman Orchestra (tb) Jack Teagarden
‘Musical Varieties’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
19 Jan 1936
What A Little Moonlight Can Do
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Helen Ward
Palomar Ballroom
KFI NBC LA
22 Aug 1935
Lost
Isham Jones Orchestra
WOR Mutual NY
6 Mar 1936
Shuffle Off To Buffalo
Hal Kemp Orchestra (voc) Skinnay Ennis
‘Lavena Program’
Radio Transcription
New York
1934
Set 6
 
 
Satan Takes The Rhumba
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York
2 Oct 1939
Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
Artie Shaw Orchestra
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln
WEAF NBC Red NY
2 Dec 1938
Who’s Got The Ball?
Harry James Orchestra
The Click
WFIL ABC Philadelphia
23 Dec 1947
Sing Sing Sing
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘Camel Caravan’
WABC CBS NY
11 Apr 1939
Set 7
 
 
How Strange
Chuck Foster Orchestra (voc) Dorothy Brandon
Radio Transcription
New York
1939
Linda
Blue Barron Orchestra (voc) Charlie Fisher
Green Room
Hotel Edison
WOR Mutual NY
1947
The Man I Love
Del Courtney Orchestra
Rainbow Room
New Kenmore Hotel
Albany NY
31 Oct 1939
Sophisticated Lady
Les Brown Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
28 Dec 1945
Set 8
 
 
Avalon
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
Town Hall
WJZ NBC Blue NY
1944
It’s The Talk Of The Town
Eddie Condon Group (voc) Red McKenzie
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
Ritz Theatre
WJZ NBC Blue NY
27 Jan 1945
Jazz Me Blues
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
Town Hall
WJZ NBC Blue NY
22 Jul 1944

Julius Sumner Miller 9. Soap Bubbles. Phantom Dancer 28 Oct 2014


On this week’s Phantom Dancer, you’ll hear live radio jazz by Cab Calloway, Charlie Parker, Shep Fields and others didn’t play as scheduled on the 14th October show because of all the excitement raising funds for 2SER in the annual Supporter Drive.

THIS SHOW IS NOW ONLINE FOR THE NEXT 4 WEEKS

This week’s Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is Part 9 in our 48 part series of ‘Demonstrations in Physics’ known in Australia as ‘Why Is It So?’. Filmed at ABC Sydney in 1969, the always entertaining Professor Julius Sumner Miller uses toys to excite us about Soap Bubbles and Film. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN#127
2SER Tuesday 28 October 2014
12 noon – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)
Set 1
Open + Down Yonder
Blue Barron Orchestra (voc) 3 Blue Notes
‘One Night Stand’
Palladium Ballroom
Hollywood
AFRS Rebroadcast
20 Nov 1951A
Afraid To Dream
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Martha Tilton
Madhattan Room
Hotel Pennsylvania
WOR Mutual NY
21 Oct 1937
Oh Bess, Where’s My Bess?
Frank Sinatra
‘Personal Album’
AFRS Hollywood
1946
Set 2
 
 
So Io Fossi Un Millionario (If I’d Been A Millionaire)
Ernesto Bonino (voc) Orchestra Cetra diretta dal Maestro Pippo Barzizza
Cetra, Turin
1941
Sheik Of Araby + Love Come Back To Me + Fire Dance (theme) + Close
Shep Fields Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Blue Network
21 Jul 1943
Set 3
 
 
Bai Bai Blu
Tre Italiani In America
Comm Rec
Milan
29 Dec 1940
Cirribirri-bee
The Tune Toppers
‘Chamber Music Society Of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
1 Sep 1941
Dancing Tambourine + Close
Henry Russell Orchestra
‘Let’s Dance’
KFI NBC LA
1948
Set 4
 
 
7-42
Jerry Gray and his Band Of Today
Palladium Ballroom
KFI NBC LA
20 Jan 1961
Blue Skies + The Hucklebuck
Erroll Garner (piano)
‘Guest Star’
New York
16 Dec 1949
Artistry In Bolero + Close
Stan Kenton Orchestra
‘Jazz Club USA’
Voice of America
1952
Set 5
 
 
Back To Coajingolong
George Trevare Orchestra
Comm Rec
Sydney
1945
If I Had You
Muggsy Spanier
Club Hangover
KCBS CBS San Francisco
18 Apr 1953
Oh, Didn’t He Ramble
The Southern Jazz Group
Radio Broadcast
Adelaide
18 Jun 1948
Bugle Call Rag
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
Town Hall
WJZ Blue NY
30 Sep 1944
Set 6
 
 
Granada (In A Little Spanish Town)
Goldene Sieben
Comm Rec
Berlin
Mar 1938
Complainin’
Bob Crosby Orchestra
Terrace Room
Hotel New Yorker
WOR Mutual NY
25 Mar 1940
Helpful Advice
John J Anthony
‘Goodwill Hour’
WOR MUtual NY
1944
Shakey
Shep Fields and his New Music
Radio Transcription
New York
1943
Set 7
 
 
52nd Street Theme + Ko Ko
Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Tadd Dameron, Curley Russell, Max Roach
‘Symphony Sid Show’
WMCA New York
4 Sep 1948
Groovin’ High
Charlie Parker
Storyville
Copley Square Hotel
WHDH Boston
22 Sep 1953
Set 8
 
 
Beat Me Daddy Eight To The Bar
Ted Weems Orchestra
‘Beat The Band’
WMAQ NBC Chicago
1940
Studio 50
Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Statler
WCBS CBS NY
1955
Frantic In The Atlantic
Cab Calloway Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Club Zanzibar NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
22 Sep 1944

Julius Sumner Miller 7. Simple Pendulum and Oscillating Things. Phantom Dancer 14 Oct 2014


Ladies and gentlemen, it’s the first week in the Festival of Giving. That’s the 2SER Supporter Drive. 2SER is 35 years old this year (1 October to be exact). And The Phantom Dancer has been on 2SER 107.3 Sydney every week, and for some years twice a week, for 29 of those years, since 1985.

LISTEN TO THE SHOW. IT’S ONLINE UNTIL DECEMBER

The Phantom Dancer, swing and jazz from live 1920s – 1960s radio and TV can only stay on 2SER, and 2SER can only stay on air, through your support.

Once a year 2SER asks you to financially support the station so if you like what we do then this is your opportunity to help us keep doing what we do – tell a lover, a friend, a family member or your pet !!

As well as supporting 2SER’s cutting edge stories, music and ideas, there are plenty of prizes up for grabs and this year if you sign up with your lover or another, you will get a night in on 2SER. (see website for details)

This year Supporter Drive runs from October 13 – 25… It feels good to give, and we want to say thank you for listening.

Call in your support during The Phantom Dancer 02 9514 9500 or support The Phantom Dancer online.

See The Phantom Dancer Supporter Drive play list below.

And as this week’s Phantom Dancer Video of the Week, enjoy Part 7 in our 48 part series of ‘Demonstrations in Physics’. Filmed at ABC Sydney in 1969, the always entertaining Professor Julius Sumner Miller uses toys to excite us about The Simple Pendulum and Oscillating Things. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer 107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
2SER Supporter Drive Show #1
2SER Tuesday 14 October 2014 12 noon – 2:00pm (+10 hours GMT)
One O’Clock Jump
Glenn Miller Orchestra
‘Chesterfield Show’
WABC CBS NY
29 Feb 1940
One O’Clock Jump
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Madhattan Room
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS NY
20 Oct 1937
Powerhouse
Raymond Scott Quintette
‘Saturday Night Swing Club’
WABC CBS NY
12 Jun 1937
Good Night For A Murder
George Barnes (elec guitar)
‘Chamber Music Society Of Lower Basin Street’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
8 Sep 1941
The Object of My Affection
Vincent Valsanti Orchestra (voc) Jack Howard and ‘Candy’
‘Cocoanut Grove’
Radio Transcription
TRANSCO
Los Angekes
1934
Was That The Human Thing To Do?
Jimmie Grier Orchestra (voc) Margaret Lawrence
‘Cocoanut Grove’
Radio Transcription
TRANSCO
Los Angekes
1932
Minor Blues
Jam Session No. 4
Comm Rec
Paris
19 Nov 1946
Please Send Me Someone To Love
Dinah Washington
‘Symphony Sid Show’
WJZ ABC NY
21 Jul 1951
Open + Dynaflow
Stan Kenton Orchestra
‘Jazz Club USA’
Voice Of America
Washington DC
1952
Instrumental + Sentimental Journey
Ray Anthony Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Statler NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
12 Dec 1950
Exzentric
 Die Goldene Sieben
Comm Rec
Berlin
Feb 1937
Comes Love
Artie Shaw Orchestra (voc) Helen Forrest
Summer Terrace
Ritz-Carlton Hotel
WNAC NBC Boston
19 Aug 1939
Let’s Call It Swing
Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Statler-Hilton Hotel
WCBS CBS NY
Apr 1956
Adios
Claude Thornhill Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Steel Pier
Atlantic City NJ
AFRS Re-broadcast
19 Jun 1955
St Louis Wiggle Rhythm
Blue Rhythm Band
Comm Rec
New York
20 May 1936
Heigh Ho
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra (voc) Gail Reese
Paradise Restaurant
WABC CBS NY
3 May 1938
Confirmation
Charlie Parker
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
12 Feb 1949
Groovin’ High
Charlie Parker
Storyville
Copley Square Hotel
WHDH Boston
22 Sep 1953
Jazz Me Blues
Bob Crosby Bobcats
Blackhawk Restaurant
WGN Mutual Chicago
29 Apr 1940
Bugle Call Rag
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue NY
30 Sep 1944
Shakey
Shep Fields and his New Music
Radio Transcription
New York
1943
Frantic in The Atlantic
Cab Calloway Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Zanzibar NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
16 Jul 1946