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.

Live-streamed and archived online at 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

7 February Phantom Dancer – Julius Sumner Miller ‘Why Is It So?’


Where has the year gone?

7 February already? It’s almost Christmas!

Well, it feels like Christmas now because today’s Phantom Dancer is ONLINE at Radio 2SER

Never mind, here’s your The Phantom Dancer play list for 7 February, your two hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio and TV.

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.

In the Phantom Dancer mix this week: Australia swing on 1930s – 40s radio, Trad Jazz on the air with Kid Ory, Louis Armstrong and more plus a mix of women big bands on live 1940s radio.

See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is Professor Julius Sumner Miller examining reflected images on glass slabs from the 1960s ABC TV series, ‘Why Is It So?’

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 #250

107.3 2SER Tuesday 7 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
Post Swing Era Swing on 1948 – 53 Radio
Open + Blue Flame + Woodchoppers’ Ball
Woody Herman Third Herd
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Royal Grove
Peony Park
WOW NBC Omaha Nebraska
1948
Grieg’s Grotto
Dorsey Brothers’ Orchestra (voc) Frances Caldwell
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Hotel Claridge
WMC NBC Memphis Tenn.
19 Jun 1953
Blue Velvet + Close
Bob Crosby Orchestra (voc) Alan Copeland and The Modernaires
‘Bob Crosby Show’
Television Centre Hollywood
AFRTS Re-broadcast
1955
Set 2
1930s-1940s Australian Radio
Mortein Commercial
Rex ‘Wacka’ Dawe
‘Yes, What?’
5AD Adelaide
1938
Minnie’s In The Money
Barbara James (voc) Reg Lewis Orchestra
‘Hit Parade’
2UE
Sydney
1945
My Song Goes Around The World + With A Sweet Melody + Sweet Lucy Brown
Frank Coughlan Trocadero Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Featuradio
Sydney
Apr 1936
Set 3
1943 – 45 Swing Bands
Open + Swingin’ The Blues
Clyde McCoy Fort Huachuca Band
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Oct 1943
Open + Whispering
Gene Krupa Orchestra
‘Spotlight Bands’
Blue Network
11 Nov 1944
On The Sunny Side of the Street + Close
Tommy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) The Sentimentalists
‘GI Jive’
AFRS Re-broadcast
1945
Set 4
1930s Radio Dance Orchestra
In The Mood
Russ Morgan Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1939
Sugar Foot Stomp
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Madhattan Room
WOR Mutual NY
21 Oct 1937
Hold Tight
Glenn Miller Orchestra (voc) Marion Hutton
Glen Island Casino
New Rochelle NY
WEAF NBC Red
20 Jun 1939
Set 5
1938-39 Radio Mickey Mouse Bands
I’ll See You In My Dreams
Jan Garber Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1939
The Man I Love
Del Courtney Orchestra
Aircheck
Rainbow Room
New Kenmore Hotel
Albany NY
31 Oct 1938
Annabelle
Gray Gordon and his Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1939
You’re The Only Star In My Blue Heaven
Blue Barron Orchestra (voc) Russ Carlyle and The Glee Club
Radio Trancription
New York City
1939
Set 6
Trad Bands On The Air
Wailing Blues
The Cellar Boys
Comm Rec
Chicago
24 Jan 1930
Bay City (theme) + Down Home Rag
Turk Murphy’s San Francisco Jazz Band
Easy Street
KCBS San Francisco
2 Dec 1958
Singing The Blues
Jack Parnell’s Jazzmen
‘Swing Session’
BBC London
13 Feb 1945
Basin Street Blues
Louis Armstrong and Jack Teagarden (voc)
‘Spotlight Bands’
Metropolitan Opera House
WJZ NBC Blue NY
18 Jan 1944
Set 7
Women Swing Singers on 1940s Radio
Blueberry Hill
Raymond Scott Orchestra (voc) Nan Wynn
Panther Room
Hotel Sherman
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
1940
Every Time We Say Goodbye
Charlie Spivak Orchestra (voc) Irene Day
Spotlight Bands
Jamestown NY
Blue Network
19 Jan 1945
Long Ago And Far Away
Les Brown Orchestra (voc) Doris Day
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
WABC CBS NY
7 Jul 1944
Nobody Knows The Trouble I’ve Seen
Charlie Barnet Orchestra (voc) Kay Starr
‘For The Record’
WEAF NBC NY
11 Sep 1944
Set 8
Moderne Sounds on the Radio Apparatus
I Keep Rollin’ On
Hot Lips Page Hot 7
Comm Rec
New York City
14 Jun 1944
Slipped Disc
Benny Goodman Sextet
‘Kings of Jazz’
BBC NY
8 Dec 1945
Love For Sale
Stan Kenton Orchestra
‘Concert In Miniature’
Fort Sheridan, Illinois
NBC
2 Sep 1952
Elevation
Elliot Lawrence Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
5 Dec 1947

17 January 2017 Phantom Dancer – Wireless Send-up From 1926 With The Savoy Orpheans


The Phantom Dancer two hour non-stop mix playlist for 17 January.

You can hear this show now, archived at radio 2ser.com

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.

In the mix this week: harmony on 1930s-50s radio by The Inskspots and King Sisters, swing bands from 1930s radio including Bunny Berrigan and Artie Shaw, and a complete Paramount on the Air radio trailer for the Marx Brothers movie, Duck Soup, with jazz soundtrack by Nathaniel Finston’s Paramount Orchestra.

See the full play list below.

Your Phantom Dancer video of the Week is a send-up of radio recorded in London in January 1926 featuring the Savoy Orpheans Orchestra and comedian Norman Long.

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!

Greg Poppleton will be bringing his 1920s-30s Show to the Foundry 616 Jazz Club, Thursday 19 January.
With Paul Furniss (reeds) Geoff Power (trumpet, trombone, sousaphone) Grahame Conlon (banjo and guitar) Adam Barnard (drums and washboard)

TICKETS. Dinner sittings 7pm and 8pm. Show only 8:30pm. General admission and concession tix available.

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 1920s Show - Foundry 616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris St Ultimo

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 1920s-30s Show – Foundry 616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris St Ultimo, Thurs 19 January 8:30pm . TICKETS

 

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #248

107.3 2SER Tuesday 17 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
Modern Swing Sounds on 1950s Radio
At Sundown
Les Brown Orchestra
Hershey Park Ballroom
WLAN ABC Lancaster Penn.
1957
Indiana
Lester Young Quartet + Idrees Sulieman (tp)
‘Bandstand USA’
Cafe Bohemia
WOR Mutual NY
22 Dec 1956
Perdido
Ray Anthony Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
25 Dec 1952
Set 2
Sweet Bands on 1950s Radio
Theme + I Concentrate On You
Chuck Cabot Orchestra
Empire Room
Rice Hotel
KTRH CBS Houston
Apr 1953
Chevrolet Ad + Walkin’ Down The Road
Dinah Shore (voc) Frank deVol Orchestra
‘Chevrolet Show’
WRCA NBC NY
25 Dec 1954
Afternoon of a Faun for Dance
Vincent Lopez (piano) Vincent Lopez Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Grill Room
Hotel Taft NYC
AFRTS Re-broadcast
1959
Set 3
Progressive Jazz on 1950s Radio
Open + Well You Needn’t
Miles Davis
‘Bandstand USA’
Cafe Bohemia
WOR Mutual NY
15 Sep 1956
Jet Propulsion + Black Velvet
Illinois Jacquet
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Birdland
WNBC NBC NY
1952
Set 4
1930s Swing Bands on the Air
Sandman
Benny Goodman Orchestra
Joseph Urban Room
Congress Hotel
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
3 Feb 1936
Lonesome Road
Larry Clinton Orchestra (voc) Ford Leary
Coconut Grove
Hotel Park Central
WEAF NBC Red NY
7 Jul 1939
Running Wild + Chicken and Waffles
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
‘Saturday Night Swing Club’
WABC CBS NY
31 Oct 1936
Set 5
1939 Radio Swing
Mahogany Hall Stomp
Roy Eldridge Orchestra
Aircheck
Arcadia Ballroom
New York City
1939
Beer Barrel Polka
Bob Crosby Orchestra
‘Camel Caravan’
WABC CBS NY
11 Jul 1939
I Know That You Know
Teddy Wilson Orchestra
‘America Dances’
BBC London
1939
Carioca + Nightmare (theme)
Artie Shaw Orchestra
Summer Terrace
Ritz Carlton Hotel
WNAC NBC Boston
19 Aug 1939
Set 6
Marx Brothers 1933
Duck Soup Radio Trailer
Marx Bros with Nathaniel Finston’s Orchestra
‘Paramount Movie Parade’
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1933
Set 7
The Dixie Revival on 1940s-50s Radio
Beale St Blues
Jimmy Dorsey’s Dorseyland Band
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1950
St James Infirmary
Red Allen’s Dixelanders
‘Doctor Jazz’
Stuyvesant Casino
WMGM NY
1952
Someday
Louis Armstrong All-Stars (voc) Louis Armstrong
Wintergarden Theatre
WNBC NBC NY
19 Jun 1947
Impromptu Ensemble
Eddie Condon Group
‘Eddie Condon Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ NBC Blue NY
9 Sep 1944
Set 8
Harmony on the Wieless
Miss Otis Regrets
King Sisters
Radio Transcription
Hollywood
1947
Kate
The Town Criers (voc) Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Casino Gardens
Ocean Park Ca
KECA ABC LA
6 Dec 1947
I’ve Got No Strings
Andrew Sisters (voc) Glenn Miller Orchestra
‘Chesterfield Show’
WABC CBS NY
13 Feb 1940
Tiger Rag
The Inkspots
WFIL NBC Red Philadelphia
12 Jul 1939
Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 1920s Show - Foundry 616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris St Ultimo, Thurs 19 January 8:30pm . TICKETS

Greg Poppleton and the Bakelite Broadcasters 1920s-30s Show – Foundry 616 Jazz Club, 616 Harris St Ultimo, Thurs 19 January 8:30pm. TICKETS

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.

greg-poppleton-500-foundry616TICKETS

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

29 November Phantom Dancer – German Musical Movie (1944) Es Lebe Die Liebe


Your Tuesday 29 Nov Phantom Dancer goes for a whole two hours on radio and online.

It’s a non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s-60s radio.

Hear it ONLINE NOW at 2ser.com

The presenter is Greg Poppleton.

He’s been doing the show since 1985. Back then swing was a dirty word.

Greg is an authentic 1920s-1930s style singer and band leader.

He just released a new album of songs from the 1920s and 1930s. It’s called Back In Your Own Backyard.

It’s on Bandcamp.

I’ve been told it’s very good.

Today’s Phantom Dancer has a set of swing from live 1937 radio.

There’s also a set of bop singers from 1940s-50s radio.

There are 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. Music by the amazing Peter Kreuder. 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 #241

107.3 2SER Tuesday 29 November 2016
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+11 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
Swing and Jazz on 1949 Radio
Oye Negra
Adrian Rollini Trio
‘Guest Star’
Radio Transcription
New York City
1949
Flying Home (theme) + Empty Glass
Lionel Hampton Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Aquarium Restaurant
New York City
AFRS Re-broadcast
1949
One For My Baby + Lovely To Look At (Close)
Eddie Duchin Orchestra (voc) Bea Wain
‘Eddie Duchin Show’
Radio Transcription
1949
Set 2
Dance Bands
Isn’t It Romantic (open) + We Belong Together
Matt Dennis Trio
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Chi-Chi Club
WRCA NBC NY
13 Jun 1955
Cirribirribin
Whitey Berquist and the NBC Symphony Orchestra Chicago
‘Monitor’
WRCA NBC NY
19 Jun 1955
Medley: Easter Parade / You’ll Never Know / Stars Fell on Alabama / The Best Things In Life Are Free / Close
Chuck Cabot Orchestra (voc) Lynn Avalon
Empire Room
Rice Hotel
CBS Houston
Apr 1953
Set 3
Gypsy Jazz on 1945 Radio
Improvisation No. 6
Django Reinhardt
‘Beaucoup de Music’
AFN Paris
1 Dec 1945
Bei Dir War Es Immer So Schoen
Django Reinhardt with the Fud Candrix Orchestra
Comm Rec
Brussels
16 Apr 1942
Honeysuckle Rose
Django Reinhardt Quintet
‘Beaucoup de Music’
AFN Paris
1 Dec 1945
Set 4
Jazz and Schmaltz on 1947-48 Radio
Theme + The Great Lie
Dodo Marmarosa
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1947
Poor Butterfly
Bobby Troup Trio (voc) Bobby Troup and Trio
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1 Mar 1948
Medley: The Egg and I / I Can’t Believe It Was All Make-Believe + Hawaiian War Chant (Close)
Jack Barrow Orchestrad
‘One Night Stand’
Aragon Ballroom
Ocean Park Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
1947
Set 5
1937 Radio Bands
I’d Do Anything For You
Seger Ellis and his Choirs of Brass
Radio Transcription
New York City
1937
Swing, Benny, Swing
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Bloch and Sully, Martha Tilton, Alexander Chorus
‘Camel Caravan’
KNX CNS Los Angeles
10 Aug 1937
Never In A Million Years
Hal Kemp Orchestra (voc) Bob Allen
‘Chesterfield Show’
WABC CBS NY
1937
Blue Skies
George Hall Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1937
Set 6
Eddie Condon’s Blue Network Jazz Concerts 1944-45
Pee Wee’s Town Hall Stomp
Eddie Condon Group (cl) Pee Wee Russell
‘Eddie Condon’s Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue NY
1944
Blues ‘Round My Head
Eddie Condon Group (cl and voc) Woody Herman
Eddie Condon’s Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue NY
27 Jan 1945
Wherever There’s Love
Eddie Condon Group (voc) Lee Wiley
Eddie Condon’s Town Hall Jazz Concert’
WJZ Blue NY
23 Sep 1944
I Got Rhythm
Eddie Condon Group
Eddie Condon’s Town Hall Jazz Concert’
AFRS Rebroadcast
14 oct 1944
Set 7
Bop Vocals on 1948-50 Radio
Embraceable You
Charlie Parker Quintet (voc) Chubby Newsome
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Birdland
WMCA NY
30 Jun 1950
Salt Peanuts
Charlie Parker Quintet (voc) Band
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
22 Jan 1949
I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles
Jackie Cain and Roy Kral
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
1949
How High The Moon
Lester Young and Jam Band
‘Symphony Sid Show’
Royal Roost
WMCA NY
27 Nov 1948
Set 8
Great Women Jazz Singers on The Air 1944-45
What More Can A Woman Do?
Sarah Vaughan
Comm Rec
New York City
25 May 1945
Summertime
Mildred Bailey
‘Music Till Midnight’
WABC CBS NY
12 Jan 1945
No Love No Nothin’
Dinah Washington
‘One Night Stand’
Trianon Ballroom
Southgate Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
16 Jun 1944
Deed I Do
Lena Horne
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1944

4 Oct Phantom Dancer – ‘The Home Electrical’ (1915 film)


To whom it may concern,

Please find tabled below the play list for The Phantom Dancer non-stop swing and jazz mix from live 1920s-60s radio for 4 October 2016.

That’s the Tuesday Greg Poppleton presents it over 107.3 2SER Sydney and online.

After the broadcast the show is archived at 2ser.com. Listen now

The Phantom Dancer is also heard over 22 stations of the Community Radio Network including ArtSound Canberra, 7RGY Huon Valley and 2RRR Ryde.

Highlight sets for the show this week include
– The great women jazz singers on 1940s-50s radio
– jazz and popular song on 1920s radio
– Erskine Hawkins, the 20th Century Gabriel and his Orchestra.

There are eight sets covering all types of jazz and swing from 1920s-60s radio and TV for your audio pleasure.
The last hour is all vinyl.

This week’s Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is certainly instructional.

“If you get into my electric (car), I’ll show you my electric home.” Marvel at all the labour-saving electrical devices by GE in ‘The Home Electrical’ (1915)

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 #234

107.3 2SER Tuesday 4 October 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 Bands on Radio
Open + Leap Frog +
Les Brown Orchestra
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Palladium Ballroom
KFI NBC LA
12 Oct 1953
Nina Never Knew
Sauter – Finegan Orchestra (voc) Andy Roberts
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Blue Note
WMAQ NBC Chicago
12 Sep 1953
Scianina Mia + Close
Ralph Flanagan Orchestra
‘Treasury Bandstand’
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Statler
WCBS CBS New York City
1950
Set 2
Radio Jazz from the late 1920s
To-Wa-Bac-A-Wa
Louis Dumaine’s Jazzola Eight
Comm Rec
New Orleans
7 Mar 1927
Shut The Door They’re Coming Through The Window
Murray and Scanlon (voc) Colonial Club Orchestra
‘Brunswick Brevities’
Radio Transcription
New York
Nov 1929
Jazz Me Blues
Little Buster and the Corn Poppers (Red Nichols)
‘Dickenson Program’
Radio Transcription
New York
Nov 1929
Set 3
Three Unique Jazz Guitarists on 1930s-50s Radio
Djangology
Django Reinhardt and the Air Transport Command Band
‘AFN Bandstand’
AFN Bandstand
26 Oct 1945
Chick a la Swing
Carl Kress and Dick McDonough
‘Saturday Night Swing Club’
WABC CBS NY
12 Jun 1937
You Don’t Know What Love Is
Tal Farlow (g) Trio
‘All-Star Parade of Bands’
Composer Club
WRCA NBC NY
23 Apr 1956
Set 4
Holding The 8 Bar Vocal Note on Radio
In The Evening When The Sun Goes Down
Count Basie Orchestra (voc) Joe Williams
‘Al Freed Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party’
KFWB CBS Hollywood
1956
Meniana Ae
Harry Owens Orchestra (voc) Eddie Bush
‘Sweet Leilani Time’
Mural Room
Hotel St Francis
KGO NBC San Francisco
1946
Ev’ry Day
Count Basie Orchestra (voc) Joe Williams
‘Al Freed Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party’
KFWB CBS Hollywood
1956
I’ll See You In My Dreams
Greg Poppleton (voc) and the Bakelite Broadcasters
From the new album
‘Back In Your Own Backyard’
Pre-order Bandcamp
Set 5
1930s Jazz Bands and Singers on the Radio
Minor Mania
Claude Hopkins Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York City
1935
Swinging On The Strings
The Inkspots
WEAF NBC Red NY
9 Aug 1935
One, Two, Button Your Shoe
Duke Ellington Orchestra (voc) Ivie Anderson
Cotton Club
WABC CBS NY
18 Mar 1937
St Louis Blues
Count Basie Orchestra (voc) Jimmy Rushing
Hotel William Penn
WCAE NBC Pittsburgh
8 Feb 1937
Set 6
Women Jazz Stars on 1940s-50s Radio
Once In A While
Sarah Vaughan (voc) Jimmy Jones (piano)
‘Jazz Club USA’
Carnegie Hall, New York City
Voice of America
25 Dec 1949
I Cover The Waterfront
Billie Holliday
Storyville Club
WMEX Boston
29 Oct 1951
There’ll Be A Jubilee
Dinah Washington (voc) Lionel Hampton Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Trianon Ballroom
Southgate Ca
AFRS Re-broadcast
16 Jun 1944
Deed I Do
Lena Horne (voc) Fletcher Henderson Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Re-broadcast
Hollywood
1944
Set 7
Erskine Hawkins – The 20th Century Gabriel on Radio
Baltimore Bounce
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York City
20 Dec 1939
Open + Eelibuj Boogie
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1943
Uncle Bud
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra
Aircheck
New York City
Jun 1942
It’s Dawn Again
Erskine Hawkins Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Blue Room
Hotel Lincoln NY
AFRS Re-broadcast
1 May 1946
Set 8
Jump Blues on 1944-45 Radio
Hey Lawdy Mama
Miss Rhapsody
Comm Rec
New York City
6 Jul 1944
How High The Moon
Jubilee All-Stars
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Oct 1945
Dee Dee’s Dance
Herbie Fields Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York City
19 Dec 1944
Jam Session Blues
Johnny Otis Orchestra (voc) Ivie Anderson and Joe Turner
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Oct 1945