6/5/2007 Dig Up The Roots

 

Todays music was focused, primarily, on a several year period in the mid to late 1930's. We heard two hours worth of some great early swing music, before it became the trecal covered sentimental journey of an overplayed nostalgia soundtrack.

Playlist Tracks: 
Glenn Miller - Runnin Wild
Album: Swing Time For Dancing; Label: Membran Music
Chick Webb and his Orchestra - Harlem Congo
Album: Big Band Jazz (BBJ); Label: Simthsonian Records
Jimmie Lunceford and his Orchestra - Stratosphere
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Charlie Barnet and his Orchestra - Cherokee
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Slim Slam - Bassology
Album: Laughing In Rhythm; Label: Proper
Something To Pay Your Foot To - Johnny Hodges
Album: Swing Time For Dancing; Label: Membran Music
Count Basie Orchestra - Stompin at the Woodside / Volcano
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Woody Herman and his Orchestra - Bijou (Rhumba A'La Jazz)
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Benny Goodman and his Sextet - Till Tom Special
Album: Hittin On All Six; Label: Proper
Edmond Hall Celeste Quartet - Wholly Cats
Album: Hittin On All Six; Label: Proper
Mildred Baily with The Cosa Loma Orchestra - Doin The Uptown Lowdown
Album: Mrs Swing: Mildred Baily; Label: Proper
Mildred Baily Orchestra - Posin
Album: Mrs Swing: Mildred Baily; Label: Proper
Mildred Baily - A Bee Gezindt
Album: From Avenue A to the Great White Way; Label: Columbia/Legacy
Slim Slam - 8, 9 and 10 / Ferdinand The Bull / Vout Oreenee
Album: Laughing In Rhythm; Label: Proper
Earl Hines and his Orchestra - Mahouse Fat Babes
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Benny Carter - Shufflebug Shuffle
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Erskine Hawkins and his Orchestra - Tuxedo Junction / Midnight Stroll
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Roy Eldridge - The Gasser
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Peggy Lee - Everythings Movin To Fast
Album: Rock N' Roll 1938 - 1946 Vol 2; Label: Fremeaux et Associes
Mary Osborne - Spotlite / Allen's Alley
Album: Hittin On All Six; Label: Proper
Duke Ellington and His Orchestra - Happy Go Lucky Local
Album: BBJ; Label: Smithsonian Records
Slam Stewart - Haw Haw
Album: Swing Time For Dancing; Label: Membran Music
Air Date: 
June 5, 2007

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