21 February 2017 Phantom Dancer Swing Jazz Mix – Why Is It So? (1960s TV)


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.

You can hear it archived online now at radio 2ser.com

In the Phantom Dancer mix this week: (in the last hour of vinyl) airchecks by the Benny Goodman Orchestra and alumni Gene Krupa, Helen Ward and Harry James plus a set of women bands on radio including Ella Fitzgerald and Ann Mae Winburn.

See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is another educational ‘Why Is It So?’ from ABC TV Sydney in the 1960s. In this episode, Professor Julius Sumner Miller investigates the fascinating physics behind balance.

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 #252

107.3 2SER Tuesday 21 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
Woody Herman on 1944 – 46 Radio
Blue Flame (theme) + Irresistible You
Woody Herman Orchestra (voc) Frances Wayne
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS New York City
21 Aug 1944
Bijou
Woody Herman Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS New York City
23 Jul 1945
Wild Root + Blue Flame (theme)
Woody Herman Orchestra
‘Wild Root Creme Oil Show’
Eastwood Gardens
ABC Detroit Mich.
26 Apr 1946
Set 2
1950s Novelty Songs on the Radio
The Thing
Phil Harris Orchestra (voc) PH and Band
Aircheck
Hollywood
1950
Wimoweh
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) Band
Starlite Roof
Edgewater Hotel
CBS Madison Wis.
4 Aug 1952
Old Piano Roll Rock
Vincent Lopez Orchestra (voc) Johnny Messner
‘One Night Stand’
Grill Room
Hotel Taft NYC
AFRTS Re-broadcast
1959
Set 3
Piano Jazz and Dance on 1930s Radio
If You Were Someone Else + You and I Know + Goodbye Jonah
Fairchild and Carroll
WEAF NBC Red NY
15 Sep 1937
The New York Boat
Ramona
‘Paul Whiteman’s Musical Varieties’
WJZ NBC Blue
2 Feb 1936
Oceans of Time + Let’s Face The Music and Dance (close)
Dick Carroll and his Music
‘The World Dances’
WJSV CBS Washington DC
21 Sep 1939
Set 4
Stank Kenton 1941-45 Radio Transcriptions
Got A Penny, Jenny?
Stan Kenton Orchestra (voc) June Christy
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
Dec 1945
Flamingo
Stan Kenton Orchestra (voc) Red Dorris
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
6 Jan 1942
I Haven’t Got The Heart + Artistry In Rhythm (theme)
Stan Kenton Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
Oct 1941
Set 5
Benny Goodman and alumni
Intro + Sugarfoot Stmp
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Springfield Mass
Blue Network
29 Sep 1943
Theme + Amour
Gene Krupa Orchestra (voc) Anita O’Day
Aircheck
1941
My Funny Valentine
Helen Ward
‘Eddie Condon’s Floorshow’
WNBT-TV NBC NY
29 Mar 1949
Feet Draggin’ Blues
Harry James Orchestra
Aircheck
Chatterbox
Mountainside NJ
Feb 1940
Set 6
Early 1930s Radio and Film Music
Gnädige Frau komm und spiel mit mir
Hans Albers
‘Quick’ (film)
Berlin
19 32
Wagon Wheels
Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
‘Chrysler Show’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1934
You’re My Everything
Anson Weeks Orchestra (voc) Pete Fylling
Peacock Court
Hotel Mark Hopkins
KGO NBC San Francisco
1932
Somebody Love Me
Ben Selvin Orchestra
‘Davis Gelatine Show’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1932
Set 7
Women Band Leaders on 1940s Radio
Galvanising
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Feb 1945
The Boogie Woogie Girl
Dorothy Chatman Orchestra (voc) Sammy Price
Comm Rec
New York City
6 Apr 1944
Central Avenue Boogie
Anna Mae Winburn (voc) International Sweethearts of Rhythm
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1945
Chewin’ Gum + I Wanna Be A Rug Cutter
Ella Fitzgerald Orchestra (voc) EF
Savoy Ballroom
WEAF NBC Red NY
4 Mar 1940
Set 8
Jazz on 1950s Telly
Them There Eyes
Billie Holliday
‘Tonight Show’
NBC Hollywood
1958
Ellington Medley
Duke Ellington (piano) Tommy Dorsey (tb) Jimmy Dorsey (as) Lee Castle (tp) Buddy Rich (d) and Orchestra
‘Dorsey Brothers’ Stage Show’
CBS-TV NY
1 Jan 1955
St Louis Blues Jam Session
Louis Armstrong, Gerry Mulligan, Gene Krupa, lionel Hampton and more
‘Second Timex All-Star Jazz Show’
CBS-TV NY
30 Apr 1958

31 May Phantom Dancer Swing Radio Mix – 1929 Vitaphone Short of Amazing Drummer Freddie Crump.


On this Tuesday’s 31 May 107.3 2SER Phantom Dancer, your non-stop 2 hour mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio with Greg Poppleton, brings you jazz from Paris on French radio, a set of jazz from some of the earliest extant radio, and mix of singers on their own sponsored radio shows: Mildred Bailey, Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore and Peggy Lee.

Hear the show online NOW at 2ser.com

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 a Vitaphone short from 1929.

Be amazed by the drumming tricks of Freddie Crump. Ignore the singer. Flick through for the Freddie Crump routines on his 1920s drum kit which is so different from a modern jazz kit. Enjoy!

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #216

107.3 2SER Tuesday 31 May 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
Jive on 1944 Radio
Theme + Three Little Words
Denny Beckner Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Norfolk Virginia
Blue Network
AFRS Re-broadcast
30 Mar 1944
Fifth Avenue Sax
Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Tune Town Ballroom
St Louis Mo
AFRS Re-broadcast
5 Apr 1944
On The Sunny Side Of The Street + Close
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) The Sentimentalists
‘Gi Jive’
AFRS Hollywood
Sep 1944
Set 2
All-Star Parade of Bands from 1950s Radio
Open + The Man On The Beat
Ray Anthony Orchestra
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Palladium Ballroom
KFI NBC Hollywood
23 Nov 1953
Take The A-Train (theme) + Caravan
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Basin Street
WCBS CBS NY
16 Apr 1956
Rain
Les Brown and his Band of Renown
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Palladium Ballroom
KFI NBC Hollywood
12 Oct 1953
Set 3
Some of the Earliest Recorded Jazz Radio
Tie Me To Your Apron Strings Again
The Volunteer Firemen directed by Harry Reser
Comm Rec
New York City
27 Jan 1927
I Lost My Gal From Memphis / Here Comes Emily Brown
Red Nichols Orchestra (voc) Dick Robertson
‘Heat’
Radio Transcrition
New York City
3 Aug 1930
Egyptian Ella
Philco Hour Orchestra
‘Philco Hour’
WABC CBS NY
1931
Set 4
Excursions in Modern Music on 1949 Radio
Open + Bop City
Charlie Barnet Orchestra
‘Excursions in Modern Music’
Rendevous Ballroom
Balboa Ca
30 Jul 1949
Diz Does Everything
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (tp) Maynard Ferguson
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Rouge
Statler Hotel
AFRS Re-broadcast
7 Apr 1949
Flying Home
Lionel Hampton Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Aquarium Restaurant NYC
AFRS Re-brodcast
1949
Set 5
French Jazz on the Air 1949 – 1953
Dream of You
Django Reinhardt et la Quintette du Hot Club de France
Radio Geneva
Switzerland
25 Oct 1949
Jam Session
Dizzy Gillespie (tp) avec Tony Proteau et son Orchestre
Rex Theatre
RDF Paris
Feb 1953
Night and Day
Django Reinhardt acc. par Paul Baron et son Grand Orchestre
‘This is Paris’
NBC
1950
Le Boogie de Paris
Jacques Helian et son Orchestre
Comm Rec
Paris
1946
Set 6
Dance Bands on 1938 – 40 Radio
John Peel
Paul Whiteman Orchestra and Chorus with Jack Teagarden (tb)
‘Chesterfield Show’
WABC CBS NY
28 Dec 1938
Comes Love
Artie Shaw Orchestra (voc) Helen Forrest
Summer Terrace
Ritz Carlton Hotel
WNAC NBC Boston
19 Aug 1939
Sugar Blues
Ella Fitzgerald Orchestra (voc) Ella Fitzgerald
Savoy Ballroom
WEAF NBC Red NY
26 Feb 1940
Hold Tight
Glenn Miller Orchestra (voc) Marion Hutton and Band
Meadowbrook Ballroom
Cedar Grove NJ
WJZ NBC Blue NY
18 Apr 1939
Set 7
Swinging on early 1940s Radio
Johnny Zero
George Trevare Orchestra (voc) Joan Blake
Comm Rec
Sydney
1944
Shine
Jack Teagarden Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Joplin Mo
Mutual Network
18 Mar 1946
The Skaters’ Waltz
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Meadowbrook Ballroom
Cedar Grove NJ
WABC CBS NY
11 Feb 1941
Moonglow + Swanee River
Lionel Hampton Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Trianon Ballroom
Southgate Calif
AFRS Re-broadcast
16 Jun 1944
Set 8
Band Singers With Their Own Radio Shows
Beg Your Pardon
Dinah Shore (voc) Harry James Orchestra
‘Call For Music’
KNX CBS LA
4 May 1948
Evalina
Mildred Bailey (voc) Paul Baron Orchestra
‘Music Till Midnight’
WABC CBS NY
1944
Somebody Loves Me
Peggy Lee (voc) Dave Barbour Orchestra
‘Rexall Show’
KNX CBS LA
1951
Day By Day + Put Your Dreams Away For Another Day (theme)
Frank Sinatra and Jimmy Durante
‘Songs by Sinatra’
AFRS Re-broadcast
27 Feb 1946