16 May Phantom Dancer – Remember My Forgotten Man ‘Gold Diggers of 1933’

Here’s your Phantom Dancer radio show play list and Video of the Week for Tuesday 16 May.

Your 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 tune into evening radio on WCBS New York City with Count Basie, Joe Williams and Faye Adams on the Rock’n’Roll Dance Party followed by Shelley Manne and Stan Getz on the Basin Street Jazz Show.

The last hour is all vinyl.

Live-streamed and archived online at 2ser.com. In fact, here it is (expires in a month).  Your Phantom Dancer is heard on over 22 radio stations.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week this week is Remember My Forgotten Man from the movie Gold Diggers of 1933. The second singer, in this clip, Etta Moten, died in 2004 aged 102. The main singer is Joan Blondell.

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 #264

107.3 2SER Tuesday 16 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
Early Jazz Sides and Radio
Carl Fenton Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York City
2 Apr 1927
Boy! Oh! Boy! I’ve Got It Bad
Boswell Sisters
Philco Radio Hour
Radio Transcription
New York City
Dancing With The Daffodils + Sweet and Lovely (theme)
Gus Arnheim Orchestra
’Cocoanut Grove’
Radio Transcription
Los Angeles
Set 2
Rock ’n’ Roll Dance Party WCBS NY 21 April 1956
One O’Clock Jump (theme) + Blue Blog Blues
Count Basie Orchestra
’Rock ’n’ Roll Dance Party’
21 Apr 1956
Shake a Hand
Faye Adams (voc) Count Basie Orchestra
’Rock ’n’ Roll Dance Party’
21 Apr 1956
All Right, OK, You Win
Joe Williams (voc) Count Basie Orchestra
’Rock ’n’ Roll Dance Party’
21 Apr 1956
I’ll Be True
Faye Adams (voc) Count Basie Orchestra
’Rock ’n’ Roll Dance Party’
21 Apr 1956
Basie Land + One O’Clock Jump
Count Basie Orchestra
’Rock ’n’ Roll Dance Party’
21 Apr 1956
Set 3
Basin Street Jazz Show WCBS NY 21 April 1956
Gem From Tiffany (theme) + The Dart Game
Shelley Manne Quartet
Basin Street
21 April 1956
B’s Flat
Shelley Manne Quartet
Basin Street
21 April 1956
Little Girl Blue + Lover Come Back To Me + Jumping With Symphony Sid (theme)
Stan Getz Quartet
Basin Street
21 April 1956
Set 4
Big Bands on 1945 Radio
Open + St Louis Breakdown
Lucky Millinder Orchestra
’One Night Stand’
Savoy Ballroom
AFRS Re-broadcast
17 Jul 1945
Sentimental Journey
Jan Savitt Orchestra
’One Night Stand’
Palladium Ballroom
AFRS Re-broadcast
20 Sep 1945
Candy Kids Note To a Classy Cat + Twilight Time
Vaughan Monroe Orchestra
’One Night Stand’
Commodore Hotel
New York City
AFRS Re-broadcast
8 Feb 1945
Set 5
Kay Starr 16 Year Old Swing Band Singer 1944-48
Nobody’s Known The Trouble I’ve Seen
Kay Starr (voc) Charlie Barnett Orchestra
New York City
May 1945
Honeysuckle Rose
Kay Starr (voc) Benny Goodman Orchestra
AFRS Hollywood
Jan 1948
A Sunday Kind Of Love
Kay Starr (voc) Benny Goodman Orchestra
AFRS Hollywood
Jan 1948
Them There Eyes
Kay Starr (voc) Benny Goodman Orchestra
AFRS Hollywood
Jan 1948
Set 6
Pop Songs On 1940s Radio
Blue Barron Orchestra (voc) Charlie Fisher
Green Room
Hotel Edison
New York City
Chi-Baba Chi-Baba
Lionel Hampton Orchestra (voc) Herman McCoy and the Hamp Tones
Casa Manana
Culver City Ca
20 Jul 1947
My Future Just Passed
Shep Fields and his Rippling Rhythm Orchestra (voc) Toni Arden
Glen Island Casino
New Rochelle
WOR Mutual NY
Ill Walk Alone + So Long For A While (theme)
Frank Sinatra
‘Your Hit Parade’
WABC CBS New York City
16 Sep 1944
Set 7
Artie Shaw and his Orchestra 1939 – 45 Radio
Jungle Drums
Artie Shaw Orchestra
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln
18 Jan 1939
Love Walked In
Artie Shaw Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Santa Barbara Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
10 Oct 1945
Artie Shaw Gramercy Five
‘Spotlight Bands’
Fort Ord Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
19 Sep 1945
Many Dreams Ago
Artie Shaw Orchestra (voc) Helen Forrest
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
19 Oct 1939
Set 8
Kings Of Jazz Trumpet on 1930s-5Radio
Night Song
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
Manhattan Centre
26 Sep 1939
I’m Confessin’ That I Love You
Louis Armstrong
Mar 1943
It Don’t Mean A Thing
Roy Eldridge (voc) Anita Love
Unissued Comm Rec
9 Jun 1950
Down South Camp Meeting
Harry James Orchestra (voc) Anita Love
Hotel Astor Roof
25 May 1953

Greg Poppleton ‘Swinging At The Speakeasy’ in Palmer & Co.

Wednesday night, 26 April, Greg Poppleton and band returned to Palmer & Co to play at the Wednesday night ‘Swinging At The Speakeasy‘ curated by Pia Andersen.

One couple at the bar, enjoying Greg Poppleton and band, told me that our energetic, swinging, 1920s performance made them think they were back in New York City.

With Greg Poppleton in the band were Paul Furniss clarinet, Paul Baker banjo and Greg Chilcott sousaphone.

Pia has put together a fine collection of bands for this free Wednesday night event in the 1920s styled brick-lined vaults of this Sydney underground nightclub.

And what is absolutely fantastic is that the newest Sydney swing dance school, All About Swing, headed by Siobhan and Matthew, dress up for Swinging at the Speakeasy and dance to live bands. Free!

Yep, Swinging At The Speakeasy is free. It’s very Wednesday. Bands play from 7-10pm and it’s at Palmer & Co, Abercrombie Lane off George Street near Circular Quay.

Authentic 1920s singer Greg Poppleton with his 1920s-30s duo to full 1920s orchestra is also available for all your entertainment needs. Request a quote now…

Here are some photos from Greg Poppleton Swinging At The Speakeasy.
Photo credits: Pia, Siobhan, Tarsh and Katrina…

1920s jazz trio
Greg Poppleton, authentic 1920s-30s singer and band (Paul Baker banjo, Greg Chilcott sousaphone, Paul Furniss clarinet (out of shot) Swinging At The Speakeasy.
swing dancers and audience
The vibe at Swinging At The Speakeasy as Greg Poppleton played.
dancers and 1920s Greg poppleton jazz band
Greg Poppleton 1920s band with the All About Swing dancers
swing dancers dip with Greg Poppleton swing jazz band
The dipsy doodle
singing to the swing dancer
Greg Poppleton singing to dancer Siobhan Ford

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Looking for 1920s Jazz? Looking to Swing Dance in Sydney Wednesday 26 April?

Looking to Swing Dance in Sydney this Wednesday night, 26 April. Greg Poppleton and his 1920s band will be at Palmer & Co 7 – 10pm? Free

Greg Poppleton brings his hotcha 1920s jazz band to Palmer & Co for 3 hours of authentic 1920s jazz for dancing.

Palmer & Co is a 1920s speakeasy downstairs, Abercrombie Lane in Sydney, near Circular Quay and off George Street.

In the band, the best in world-toured 1920s jazz:
Greg Poppleton – authentic 1920s singer. 1 million YouTube views
Paul Furniss – clarinet. He’s played the Sidney Bechet Society
Paul Furniss – banjo. He’s toured the world with his banjo on his knee
Greg Chilcott – sousaphone. At Waiheke NZ with the band. Just back from Canada

Limelight Magazine has the story

Greg Poppleton Swinging at the Speakeasy See you at Palmer & Co this Wednesday.

Photos Gin Mill Social 21 April

Greg Poppleton opened the final Gin Mill Social to be held at Slide with a 75 minute set of 1920s jazz, Charleston and hotcha.

In the band with Greg were Geoff Power sousaphone doubling cornet and Bradley Newman, piano.

Stay tuned for the next Gin Mill Social at another venue soon.

In the meantime, authentic 1920s – 1930s singer and band can be booked for your event, wedding corporate or party. Request a booking

Photos from the 21 April Gin Mill Social

Authentic 1920s – 1930s singer and band can be booked for your event, wedding corporate or party. Request a booking

Greg will be bring his 1920s music next to Swinging At The Speakeasy, Palmer & co, Abercrombie Lane, Sydney, Wednesday 26 April, 7-10pm. FREE

Speakeasy poster

Greg Poppleton Show Photos Builders Club, Wollongong

Greg Poppleton, 1920s – 30s singer and band, returned to The Builders Club Wollongong, Sunday 16th April.

It was the second show on the band’s Easter Tour 2017, with a enthusiastic audience in The Basement at The Builders.

Greg often took a walk through the audience to sing to everyone personally, his booming 3-octave baritone filling the room without a microphone.

On stage: Greg Poppleton (1920s-30s vocals), Grahame Conlon (guitar and banjo) Dave Clayton (double bass) and Damon Poppleton (soprano sax).

We’ll be back at the The Builders Sunday 25 June and Sunday 22 October.

Both shows are free. Music starts 2:30pm. Lights up at 5:30pm.

Meantime, we also love playing weddings, corporate events and parties. Request a quote.

For your wedding, corporate event and party, Request a quote.

The final Greg Poppleton on the Easter Tour 2017 will be the 1920s Gin Mill Social at Slide Cabaret, Friday 21 April. More Info and Tickets

Then, Wednesday April 26, dance to Greg Poppleton Swingin’ at the Speakeasy at Palmer & Co, Abercrombie Lane, City, 7-10pm. Free.

Penrith RSL 1920s Show Photos – 15 April 2017

Here are some photos taken today at the Penrith RSL 1920s Show – the first leg of the Greg Poppleton Easter Tour 2017 – and a clip from the local Penrith Press.

Tomorrow we’re at The Basement, Master Builders’ Club, 61 Church St Wollongong, 2:30-5:30pm. Free!

In the photos: Greg Poppleton 1920s-30s singer with red megaphone, Grahame Conlon guitar and banjo, Dave Clayton double bass, Bob Gillespie drums and Damon Poppleton soprano sax.

We also play for weddings, corporate events and parties. Request a quote.

Greg Poppleton article 1920s Penrith show

Greg Poppleton Easter Tour 2017 - Penrith RSL 15 April, Builders Club Wollongong 16 April, Gin Mill Social 21 April

We also play for weddings, corporate events and parties. Request a quote.