Monthly Archives: August 2015

Financial Follies, Paper Moons and Pennies From Heaven

Hijinks from Wall Street make us hope for the trickle down of Pennies From Heaven. The music played on this show, broadcast 09.30.2008 all dealt with double dealings and money.

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Playlist Tracks:

Arthur Tracy – Pennies From Heaven
Album: Pennies From Heaven Soundtrack; Label: Warner Brothers

Hazekiah Jenkins – The Panic Is On
Album: Songs of War History; Label: Library Of Congress Records

Cincinnati’s Columbian Singers – The Future Of America
Album: The Hand That Holds The Bread: Progress and Protest in the Gilded Age; Label: New World Records

Randy Newman – Lonely At The Top
Album: Randy Newman Live; Label: Reprise

Sophie Tucker – There’ll Be Some Changes Made
Album: Yes Sir, That’s My Baby: The Golden Years of Tin Pan Alley 1920 – 1929; Label: New World Records

The Boswell Sisters – Old Yazoo
Album: 1930s Jazz: The Singers; Label: Columbia

Ramona with Paul Whiteman’s Orchestra – Are You Making Any Money?
Album: Where Have We Meet Before? Forgotten songs from Broadway, Hollywood and Tin Pan Alley; Label: New World Records

Piano Roll – It’s Only A Paper Moon
Album: Thanks For The Memory; Label: Biograph Records

Duke Ellington – Money Jungle
Album: Money Jungle

Jimmy Smith – Any Number Can Win
Album: Any Number Can Win; Label: Verve

Jimmy Dean – Paper Love Affair
Album: Country Western Stars; Label: Pickwick

Leon Redbone – Nobodies Sweetheart
Album: Double Time; Label: Warner Brothers

Carolina Tar Heels – Got The Farm Land Blues
Album: Anthology of American Folk Music; Label: Smithsonian / Folkways

Charlie Bowman – Moonshiner and his Money
Album: Roots ‘N’ Blues; Label: Columbia

Woody Guthrie – My Last Five Dollars / I Ain’t Got No Home / Many and the Few / What Are We Waiting On?
Album: Woody Guthrie Vol 3 Asch Recordings; Label: Smithsonian

Fats Waller – Lookin’ Good But Feelin Bad
Album: Yazoos History of Jazz; Label: Yazoo

Merritt Brunies and his Friars Inn Orchestra – Up Jumped The Devil
Album: ‘That Toddlin’ Town’ Chicago 1926-28; Label: Swaggie

Mugsy Spanier – That’s A Plenty
Album: Yazoos History of Jazz; Label: Yazoo

Red McKenzie and his Music Box – There’ll Be Some Changes Made
Album: ‘That Toddlin’ Town’ Chicago 1926-28; Label: Swaggie

Fred Astaire – Let’s Face The Music And Dance
Album: Pennies From Heaven; Label: Warner Brothers

Wall Of Voodoo – Lost Weekend
Album: Call Of The West; Label: IRS

Snakefinger’s Vestial Virgins – The Golden King
Album: Night Of Desirable Objects; Label: Ralph

Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers – We Need Some Money
Album: Paint The White House Black: Go Go Funk, D.C.

Country Dance Tunes

Country dance tunes, from different countries and different times. This show was at least a toe-tapper if not a hip sway-er, in the traditional and folkloric senses of course. Very good natured music, suitable for both indoor and outdoor activities.

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Playlist Tracks:

Negativeland – Michael Jackson
Album: Escape From Noise; Label: SST

Morris Motors Band – Speed The Plough
Album: 78 RPM; Label: Columbia

Walter Daisy Bulwer, Billy Cooper – Jenny Lind / The Girl I Left Behind Me
Album: Tap Roots: A History of the New Wave of English Country Dance Music; Label: Folk Roots

The Deller Consort – Sumer Is Icumen In
Album: Folk Song And Minstrelsy; Label: Vanguard

John Renborn Group – Sidi Brahim
Album: Live In America; Label: Flying Fish

Davey Graham – Anji
Album: Electric Muse Vol 1; Label: Island

Joseph Taylor: The Lincolnshire Singer – Sprig O’ Thyme
Album: Sprigs Of Time: 78s From The EMI Archive; Label: Honest Jon

Penelope Houston – Wild Mountain Thyme / Putting Me In The Ground
Album: Birdboys; Label: Subterranean

Blowzabella – Jan Mijne Man Go Mauve
Album: Vanilla; Label: Green Linnet

Boiled In Lead – French Tunes
Album: Hot Heads; Label: Atomic Theory

Les Negress Vertes – C’est Pas La Mer La Boie
Album: Mlah; Label: Sire

Gypsy Kings – Hotel California
Album: 45 Single; Label: Capitol

Tiger Moth – Radio Polka International / Moth To California
Album: Mothballs; Label: Omnium

Blowzabella – Spaghetti Panic
Album: Vanilla; Label: Green Linnet

Vashti Bunyan – Come Wind Come Rain
Album: White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960’s: The Joe Boyd Story; Label: Fledg’ling

The Nu Grape Twins – Ice Cold Nu Grape
Album: American Primitive Vol ll; Label: Revenant

Negativeland – The Nesbitts Lime Soda Song
Album: Escape From Noise; Label: SST

The Cock and Bull Band – One For Dan
Album: Tap Roots: A History of the New Wave of English Country Dance Music; Label: Folk Roots

Edward ll The Red Hot Polkas – Another Fine Mess
Album: Tap Roots: A History of the New Wave of English Country Dance Music; Label: Folk Roots