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Forgotten songs from the broom cupboard

May 7, 2021

No messing about this time round. Another back to back music episode.  Blues in my condition- Cootie Williams, Numbers Boogie- Sugar Chile Robinson, My Alf- Susette Tarri, Wang, Wang Blues- Teresa Brewer, To Menneker- Lulu Ziegler, Forever and ever- Dinah Shore, Bradshaw's boogie- Tiny Bradshaw, Your feets too...


Apr 24, 2021

Very little chat this time round. Back to back great music. Tex Benneke- St Louis Blues March, Lionel Hampton- The Munson Street breakdown, Lucky Thompson- Just one more chance, Albert Ammons- Boogie Woogie Stomp, Anita O'Day- The lady is a tramp, Harry Parry- Mr five by five, Carl Barriteau- Primrose Hill, Hal...


Apr 17, 2021

Cupid on the cake, from Jock McDermott and his New Calton Players starts us off. Cake in the title, perfect. Its on a lovely Piccadilly Record label, the label only ran from 1927 to 1931. Our oldest record for a long time is, By the light of the silvery moon.  A 1910 rendition of this classic song by Mr Jack Charman. He...


Apr 10, 2021

A complete mix of tunes and some chat about 78rpm records. Dame Clara Butt from 1918. The top English contralto of her era. Three jolly tunes from eight inch budget record labels. Don Porto's Novelty band(Harry Bidgood), Alfredo and his band and Billy Whitlock. Sandy Powell is on a Broadcast budget record too. A...


Apr 3, 2021

A particularly upbeat selection of music this time round. Two from Bob Crosby and two Shakespeare sonnets, fabulous vocals from Marion Mann. Two from Bob Skyles and the Skyrockets- Lets play love and My darling Texas cow girl. Elias and his zig zag jive flutes with Tom Hark, the original and a massive world wide hit....