12/2/2008 Dig Up The Roots

 

When it's 78 O'Clock, the past is always the present. Today's show was a sampling of lighter, pop music found on 78 RPM records.

Groups like Herbert Gordon's Adelphi Hotel Whispering Orchestra The Manhatten Merrymakers provide music suitable for either foreground or background. Nothing very stellar or memorable here: Accordion, Marimba, Xylophone, Harmonica Novelty groups provide a nice, smoothly polished way to spend a few hours.

Playlist Tracks: 
Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra - I Wonder Where We've Met Before
Album: ; Label: Victor 78
Herbert Gordon's Adelphi Hotel Whispering Orchestra - If You Want The Rainbow
Album: ; Label: Brunswick 78
Selvin's Novelty Orchestra - I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles
Album: ; Label: Victor 78
Royal Miramba Band - Beloved
Album: ; Label: Banner 78
Lawrence Welk His Sparkling Sextet - Moritat / Nimble Fingers / Stompin' At The Savoy
Album: ; Label: Coral 78's
The Harmonicats - Fantasy Impromptu
Album: ; Label: VITAcoustic 78
Al Sack His Orchestra - Caravan
Album: ; Label: Black White 78
Ray McKinley His Orchestra - Sand Storm
Album: ; Label: Majestic 78
Charlie Barnett His Orchestra - The Duke's Idea
Album: ; Label: Bluebird 78
Prince's Dance Band - Dardenella
Album: ; Label: Columbia 78
Charlie Barnett His Orchestra - The Count's Idea
Album: ; Label: Bluebird 78
Pete Handy - Dardenella
Album: ; Label: Mercury 78
Al Goodman His Orchestra - Mazurka
Album: ; Label: Victor 78
Liberace - Malaguena
Album: ; Label: Columbia 78
Al Goodman His Orchestra - Artist's Life
Album: ; Label: Columbia 78
Jose Iturbi - Dance Of Terror / Ritual Fire Dance
Album: ; Label: Victor 78
Will Bradley His Orchestra - Celery Stalks At Midnight
Album: ; Label: Columbia 78
Larry Douglas with Ray Bloch's Radio Seven - The Egg And I
Album: ; Label: Signature 78
Bennie Kruger's Orchestra - Don't Bring Lulu
Album: ; Label: Brunswick 78
Leo Fuchs Orchestra - Coney Ireland Wedding
Album: ; Label: Rca Victor 78
Ray Blooch His TV Orchestra - Unless
Album: ; Label: Hi-Tone 78
Nev Simons and his Ambassadors Of Note - Corn Belt Symphony
Album: ; Label: M-G-M 78
Manhatten Merrymakers - Down On The Farm
Album: ; Label: Victor 78
Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra - Spain / Mr Radio Man (Tell my mammy to come back home)
Album: ; Label: Victor 78
Horace Heidt and his Musical Knights - I Don't Want To Set The World On Fire
Album: ; Label: Columbia 78
Air Date: 
December 2, 2008

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