2 May Phantom Dancer – Red Nichols Corrine Corrina (1930)


An all vinyl Phantom Dancer today – your non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-50s radio with Greg Poppleton.

The Phantom Dancer is heard on 107.3 2SER Sydney every Tuesday at 12:04 (after the 12 o’clock news) and on 22 stations across Australia.

It is also live-streamed at 2ser.com and archived there for your listening pleasure after the Tuesday show.

Today’s all vinyl Phantom Dancer has everything from a Doris Day live radio set, to Fats Waller on 23 September 1943 to a set of Dizzy Gillespie on 1950s radio and live Trad Bands including Turk Murphy broadcasting from Club Hangover, San Francisco in 1954.

And today’s Video of the Week is a real find. Red Nichols playing Corrine Corrina in 1930 including the clarinet of Benny Goodman and trombone of Glenn Miller. Enjoy…

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #263

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

Set 1
Swing and Sway with Doris Day on 1939-45 Radio
I’m Happy About The Whole Thing
Doris Day (voc) Barney Rapp and his New Englanders
NBC Cincinatti
17 Jun 1939
Blue Music
Doris Day (voc) Les Brown Orchestra
Peacock Room
Baker Hotel
CBS Dallas
9 Aug 1945
Long Ago and Far Away
Doris Day (voc) Les Brown Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS NY
7 Jul 1944
I Wish I Knew
Doris Day (voc) Les Brown Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS Hollywood
16 Aug 1945
Set 2
Fats Waller 23 Sep 1943 in Story and Song
Reefer Song
Fats Waller
Comm Rec
New York City
23 Sep 1943
Ain’t Misbehavin’ + There’s a Girl in my Life + Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller
’Personally, It’s Off The Record’
WABC CBS NY
23 Sep 1943
Set 3
1934 Radio Jazz and Dance
Maniacs’ Ball
Glen Gary and the Casa Loma Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1934
Intro + It Don’t Mean A Thing
Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
’Chrysler Program’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1934
Song of the Vipers
Louis Armstrong
Comm Rec
Paris
Oct 1934
Swingy Little Thingy
Hal Kemp Orchestra
’Lavena Program’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1934
Set 4
Bop and Hop On 1940s-50s Radio
A Night In Tunisia
Charlie Parker
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
12 Mar 1949
Now’s The Time
Howard McGee
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
Oct 1951
I’m Glad There’s You
Charlie Ventura (voc) Jackie Kain and Roy Kral
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
1949
Set 5
Dizzy Gillespie on 1940s-50s Radio
Lady Byrd
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra
Aircheck
Apollo Ballroom
Harlem NY
22 Jan 1947
Manteca
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra
Winter Palace
Stockholm
Radio Sweden
2 Feb 1948
Doodlin’
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra
Birdland
WCBS CBS NY
Jul 1956
Jam Session
Dizzy Gillespie with Orchestra
Rex Theatre
RTF Paris
Feb 1953
Set 6
Piano Playing Band Leaders on the Air
If You Can’t Smile and Say Yes
Nat King Cole Trio
Trocadero
KHJ Mutual LA
26 Apr 1945
Body and Soul
Teddy Wilson Orchestra
’America Dances’
BBC London via WABC CBS NY
1939
Every Tub
Count Basie Orchestra
’Stars in Jazz’
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
14 Jan 1953
Flying Home
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Blue Note
WMAQ NBC Chicago
13 Aug 1952
Set 7
1930s Radio Jazz and Dance Bands
Black and Blue Rhythm
Jack Hylton Orchestra
Comm Rec
London
26 Sep 1933
Crazy Rhythm
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Helen Ward
’Let’s Dance’
WEAF NBC Red
New York City
8 Dec 1934
Dardenella
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
’Saturday Night Swing Club’
WABC CBS NY
31 Oct 1936
Haunting Me
Henry Busse Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1935
Set 8
Trad Bands on Radio
Beale Street Blues
Jimmy Dorsey Dorseyland Band
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1950
Heebie Jeebies
Eddie Condon Group
’Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue NY
9 Sep 1944
I’m Confessin’
Hot Lips Page
’Doctor Jazz’
Stuyvesant Casino
WMGM New York City
1950
That’s A Plenty
Muggsy Spanier
Club Hangover
KCBS San Francisco
18 Apr 1953

18 April Phantom Dancer – 1946 周璇 Zhou Xuan – 夜上海 Ye Shang Hai (Nightlife in Shanghai)


Here’s your Phantom Dancer radio show play list and Video of the Week for Tuesday 18 April.

Hear the show online now at Radio 2SER.com

Two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV presented by Greg Poppleton on radio 2SER 107.3 Sydney since 1985.

In this week’s mix hear Jo Stafford and a set of women pop singers on 1930s-50s radio, a set of Dizzy Gillespie radio and a set of 1940s radio swing bands lead by trumpet players Barzizza, Spivak and Randy Brooks.

The last hour is all vinyl.

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

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week this week is ‘Shanghai Nightlife’ filmed in 1946 and sung by Zhou Xuan one of China’s seven great singing stars.
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 #260

107.3 2SER Tuesday 18 April 2017
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+10 hours GMT)
National Program:
2RRR Gladesville Thurs 11am – 12
ArtSoundFM Canberra Sunday 7 – 8pm
and early morning on 22 other stations.

Set 1
Swing Bands of Trumpet Playing Leaders on 1940s Radio
Non Hai Piu La Veste A Fiori Blu
Alberto Rabagliati e Quartetto Vocale Hot (voc) Pippo Barzizza Orchestra
Comm Rec
Cetra, Rome
1946
Open + Stomping Room Only
Charlie Spivak Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Steel Pier
Atlantic City NJ
AFRS Re-broadcast
1947
Perdido + Theme
Randy Brooks Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Roseland Ballroom
New York City
AFRS Re-broadcast
14 Jul 1945
Set 2
Mickey Mouse Bands On 1950s – 60s Radio
Open + Tea For Two
Leon Kellner Orchestra
Blue Room
Roosevelt Hotel
WWL CBS New Orleans
1964
Mississippi Mud
Dick Jurgens Orchestra (voc) Al Galante and Band
Aragon Ballroom
Aragon Ballroom
WBBM CBS Chicago
Dec 1950
Little Girl + Goodnight My Love + Drifting and Dreaming (Close)
Orrin Tucker Orchestra (voc) OT
Boulevarde Room
Stevens Hotel
ABC Chicago
1951
Set 3
Women Pop Singers on 1930s-50s Radio
More Than You Know
Jo Stafford (voc) Victor Young Orchestra
’Your Melody Hour’
KFI NBC Los Angeles
5 Aug 1951
If This Is Love, I Don’t Want Love
Kay Thompson
’Dodge Show’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1935
Brahm’s Lullaby + Close
Ginny Simms + Chorus (voc) Cookie Fairchild Orchestra
’Personal Album’
AFRS Hollywood
1944
Set 4
Crooners on 1940s Radio
Open + Careless Hands
Frank Sinatra and The Hit Paraders (voc) Alex Stordahl Orchestra
’Your Hit Parade’
KFI NBC LA
30 Apr 1949
Open + Let’s Have Another Cup Of Coffee + Rise and Shine
Gordon MacRae
’The Railroad Hour’
KFI NBC Los Angeles
7 Aug 1950
Lucky Ol’ Sun
Dick Haymes and The Andrew Sisters (voc) Jerry Gary Orchestra
’Club 15’
KNX CBS Los Angeles
23 Sep 1949
Set 5
Dizzy Gillespie on 1940s-50s Radio
Lady Byrd
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra
Aircheck
Apollo Ballroom
Harlem NY
22 Jan 1947
Manteca
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra
Winter Palace
Stockholm
Radio Sweden
2 Feb 1948
Doodlin’
Dizzy Gillespie Orchestra
Birdland
WCBS CBS NY
Jul 1956
Jam Session
Dizzy Gillespie with Orchestra
Rex Theatre
RTF Paris
Feb 1953
Set 6
Piano Playing Band Leaders on the Air
If You Can’t Smile and Say Yes
Nat King Cole Trio
Trocadero
KHJ Mutual LA
26 Apr 1945
Body and Soul
Teddy Wilson Orchestra
’America Dances’
BBC London via WABC CBS NY
1939
Every Tub
Count Basie Orchestra
’Stars in Jazz’
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
14 Jan 1953
Flying Home
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Blue Note
WMAQ NBC Chicago
13 Aug 1952
Set 7
1930s Radio Jazz and Dance Bands
Black and Blue Rhythm
Jack Hylton Orchestra
Comm Rec
London
26 Sep 1933
Crazy Rhythm
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Helen Ward
’Let’s Dance’
WEAF NBC Red
New York City
8 Dec 1934
Dardenella
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
’Saturday Night Swing Club’
WABC CBS NY
31 Oct 1936
Haunting Me
Henry Busse Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1935
Set 8
Trad Bands on Radio
Beale Street Blues
Jimmy Dorsey Dorseyland Band
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1950
Heebie Jeebies
Eddie Condon Group
’Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue NY
9 Sep 1944
I’m Confessin’
Hot Lips Page
’Doctor Jazz’
Stuyvesant Casino
WMGM New York City
1950
That’s A Plenty
Muggsy Spanier
Club Hangover
KCBS San Francisco
18 Apr 1953

11 April Phantom Dancer – Sheik of Araby in Kings Cross, Sydney


Here’s your Phantom Dancer radio show play list and Video of the Week for Tuesday 11 April.

You can hear it now, any time, archived online at radio 2SER

Two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV presented by Greg Poppleton on radio 2SER 107.3 Sydney since 1985.

In this week’s mix we swing and sway with Doris Day on 1939-45 radio, spend 23 Sep 1943 with Fats Waller in the studio and on radio and play the bop from the 21 March show time stopped me from playing for you.

The last hour is all vinyl.

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

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week this week is: I sing The Sheik of Araby, live at a restaurant called Concrete Blonde in Kings Cross, Sydney. Grahame Conlon (bj) Rod Herbert (sousaphone) Bob Gillespie (drums – drummer for the Maynard Ferguson English Orchestra and drummer/musical director for Lovelace Watkins, drummer for the Glenn Miller and Les Brown Orchestras touring Australia in the 1990s).

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 #259

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

Set 1
Big Bands on 1940s Radio
Theme + The Moon Is Low
Ray McKinley Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Century Room
Hotel Commodore
AFRS Re-broadcast
1946
Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
Jack Barrow Orchestra (voc) Dolores Crane
‘One Night Stand’
Aragon Ballroom
Ocean Park Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
Jul 1945
I Can’t Get Started + Theme
Jack Jenney (tb) Frank DeVol Orchestra
’Music Depreciation Revue’
KHJ Mutual – Don Lees
Los Angeles
4 Feb 1945
Set 2
Smooth On 1950s Radio
Open + It’s A Good Day
Perry Como and the Ray Charles Singer (voc) Mitchell Ayres Orchestra
’Let’s Go To Town’
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1954
Champagne Music (theme) + Red Petticoats
Lawrence Welk Orchestra
Aragon Ballroom
Ocean Park Ca
KECA ABC LA
1958
Medley: How Deep Is The Ocean? + I’m In The Mood For Love + Avalon + Close
Sammy Kaye Orchestra
’One Night Stand’
Hotel Astor Roof NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
27 Aug 1945
Set 3
Dixie on 1920s-50s Radio
Muskrat Ramble
Bob Crosby Bobcats
’Bob Crosby Show’
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1955
I Want To Be Happy
Eddie Condon
’Dr Jazz’
Eddie Condon’s
WMGM NY
10 Dec 1951
Jazz Me Blues
Little Buster and the Corn Poppers (Red Nichols)
’Dickenson Program’
Radio Transcription
New York City
Nov 1929
Set 4
1930 Radio Jazz
Tin Ear
Bob Effros and The Philco Orchestra
’Philco Program’
WABC CBS NY
1930
Singing River
Boswell Sisters
Continental Broadcasting Corporation
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1930
I Don’t Need Atmosphere To Fall In Love With You + Close
Little Jack Little
’Little Jack Little Program’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1930
Set 5
Swing and Say with Doris Day on 1939-45 Radio
I’m Happy About The Whole Thing
Doris Day (voc) Barney Rapp and his New Englanders
NBC Cincinatti
17 Jun 1939
Blue Music
Doris Day (voc) Les Brown Orchestra
Peacock Room
Baker Hotel
CBS Dallas
9 Aug 1945
Long Ago and Far Away
Doris Day (voc) Les Brown Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS NY
7 Jul 1944
I Wish I Knew
Doris Day (voc) Les Brown Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS Hollywood
16 Aug 1945
Set 6
Fats Waller 23 Sep 1943 in Story and Song
Reefer Song
Fats Waller
Comm Rec
New York City
23 Sep 1943
Ain’t Misbehavin’ + There’s a Girl in my Life + Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller
’Personally, It’s Off The Record’
WABC CBS NY
23 Sep 1943
Set 7
1934 Radio Jazz and Dance
Maniacs’ Ball
Glen Gary and the Casa Loma Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1934
Intro + It Don’t Mean A Thing
Dorsey Brothers Orchestra
’Chrysler Program’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1934
Song of the Vipers
Louis Armstrong
Comm Rec
Paris
Oct 1934
Swingy Little Thingy
Hal Kemp Orchestra
’Lavena Program’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1934
Set 8
Bop and Hop On 1940s-50s Radio
A Night In Tunisia
Charlie Parker
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
12 Mar 1949
Now’s The Time
Howard McGee
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
Oct 1951
I’m Glad There’s You
Charlie Ventura (voc) Jackie Kain and Roy Kral
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
1949

28 February Phantom Dancer – Julius Sumner Miller Investigates Heat Energy Transfer By Conduction


Dear Phantom Dancers,

12 noon Tuesday 28 February is Phantom Dancer time on 107.3 2SER Sydney. Swing, jazz and dance from live 1920s-60s radio and TV presented by Greg Poppleton on 22 CRN stations across Australia.

HEAR THE SHOW AT 2SER ONLINE

This week, in the 2 hour radio mix, you’ll hear live swing and jazz by Buddy Rich, The Mills Brothers, Helen Forrest and more. Listen online at http://www.2ser.com.

See the play list below…

As this week’s Phantom Dancer Video of the Week, recorded at ABC-TV in Sydney in 1969, Julius Sumner Miller investigates Heat Energy Transfer By Conduction. Enjoy!

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

2SER Tuesday 28 Feb 2015
12 noon – 2:00pm (+11 hours GMT)

Set 1
Should I?
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon’s Town Hall Jazz Concert’
Ritz Theatre
WJZ Blue Network NY
10 Feb 1945
Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
Buddy Morrow Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln NY
AFRS re-broadcast
27 May 1945
I Ain’t Got Nothin’ But The Blues + Blue Flame (theme)
Woody Herman Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS NY
21 Aug 1944
Set 2
A Setting In Motion
Stan Kenton Orchestra (feat. Howard Rumsey)
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
20 Oct 1941
Instrumental + Fab TV Ad (1955)
Stan Kenton Orchestra (feat. Frank Russolino and Lee Konitz)
‘Concert in Miniature’
Rustic Cabin NJ
WNBC NBC NY
1953
To Each His Own + Body and Soul + Mood Indigo
Larry Green Orchestra
Starlight Roof
Hotel Chase
KMOX CBS St Louis
1958
Set 3
Now You’ve Got Me Doing It
Phil Harris Orchestra  (voc) PH
Comm Rec
New York
16 Sep 1935
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love
Connie Boswell
‘Dodge Show’
Radio Transcription
New York
13 Feb 1936
Break ‘Em Down + Let’s Get Together (theme)
Ella Fitzgerald Orchestra
Savoy Ballroom
Harlem
WEAF NBC Red NY
25 Jan 1940
Set 4
Open + You’re Driving Me Crazy + Easy Street
Billy May Orchestra
‘Let’s Go To Town’
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
1954
Let’s Be Sweethearts Again
Bob Crosby Orchestra (voc) BC and Margaret Whiting
Club 15
KNX CBS LA
25 Nov 1949
Rock Island Flagstaff + Close
Glen Gray and the Casa Loma Orchestra
‘Yank Swing Session’
AFRS Hollywood
1940s
Set 5
Jealousy
Les Brown Orchestra (voc) Billy Eckstine
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
Sep 1949
Lazy River
Louis Armstrong Orchestra (voc) LA
‘Spotlight Bands’
Dallas Tx
Blue Network
17 Aug 1943
It’s Dawn Again
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln
AFRS Re-broadcast
1 May 1946
Jenny
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Aquarium Restaurant
WABC CBS NY
25 Oct 1946
Set 6
Starburst (theme) + Blue Moon
Gene Krupa Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Newport, RI
Blue Network
2 Oct 1944
Swanee River
Lionel Hampton Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
3 Dec 1945
Come To Baby Do
Charlie Barnet Orchestra (voc) Lena Horne
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Oct 1945
That’s it!
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
ABC
5 Nov 1945
Set 7
Fraulein, kleines Fraulein (Cheek to Cheek)
Die Goldene Sieben
Comm Rec
Berlin
Feb 1936
Nightmare (theme) + Yesterdays
Artie Shaw Orchestra
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WEAF NBC Red NY
20 Oct 1939
Pennies From Heaven
Mills Brothers
‘Norge Program’
New York
1937
When My Dream Boat Comes Home
Count Basie Orchestra (voc) Jimmy Rushing
Savoy Ballroom
Harlem NY
30 Jun 1937
Set 8
Flat Foot Floogie
Slim Gaillard
‘Symphony Sid Show’
WJZ ABC NY
26 May 1951
Walkin’
Miles Davis (tp) John Coltrane (ts) Cannonball Adderley (as) Red Garland (p) Paul Chanbers (b) Philly joe Jones (d)
‘Bandstand USA’
Birdland
WOR Mutual NY
3 Jan 1959

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

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

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