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Forgotten songs from the broom cupboard

Sep 30, 2020

Tennessee Ernie with Smokey Mountain Boogie start us off. Thrillingly its a shout out to the daughter and niece of the Kendrick Brothers- Bob Skyles and his Skyrockets- when I play their track, I'm gonna die with a broken heart.  Jean Goldkette Orchestra with My pretty girl stomp and Harry Roy with You and I. Vocals on...


Sep 23, 2020

Bob Skyles and his Skyrockets and Tex Beneke start us off with a flourish. Sadly its the 'last chance saloon' for three of the records in this episode. Condition is a little far gone. Theses copies of Frank and James McCravy (Swinging on the golden gate), Leo Reisman(For my sweetheart) and Lucky Millinder(The spider...


Sep 9, 2020

Its a right old mix this time round. We start with the familiar and Bob Crosby and his Bob Cats from 1937.Then four from the 1920s. Hal Kemp, the purveyor of 'soothing, sweet dance music,' 1928. He sadly died at the age of 36. The Sunshine Boys from 1929. They were brothers Joe and Dan Mooney and they only recorded...


Sep 2, 2020

Some old favourites and an episode not without a few double entendres. That cheeky fellow George Formby starts us off in his little Wigan garden. I don't think its all about plants and insects though. Fats Waller extolls the virtues of rump steak.  Tennessee Ernie Ford sings 'kiss me big!' We get all cynical...