Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Podcast-The Island of Misfit Records Pt 1

The Island Of Misfit Records Part 1
Just like on the Rudolph Christmas special, there’s also an island for those records I want to play but don’t know where to put them…or I’m just too lazy to sit down and come up with a theme…

Anyway–there’s lots of good rockin’ roots music from Washboard Sam, Romeo Nelson, Cripple Clarence Lofton, Al Urban, Mad Man Taylor, The El Capris,Lonnie Glosson,Bob Wills, Paul Peek, Ronnie Love, and lots more

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Saturday, May 16, 2009

Podcast- Vocal Group Harmony from The Modern/RPM/Flair/Kent Labels

West Coast Group Harmony From the Modern/RPM/Flair/Kent Labels• )
No crazy title-just great group harmony [doo wop for some]–taken from the West Coast Modern family of labels and featuring The jacks, The Cadets, The Flairs, The Rocketeers, The Robins, The Meadowlarks, and folks like Ricahrd Berry and B B King with back-up vocals groups—-and Paul Anka’s first record!!

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Friday, May 8, 2009

Ricky Nelson- You Tear Me Up [1958]

In honor of Rick's birthday [May 8th 1940]--I thought I would share this

This tune was never issued on a single--but it shows that even his album filler was decent

Monday, May 4, 2009

Popeye Cartoon-A Clean Shaven Man [1936]

One of the classic Fleischer produced cartoons--listen as Jack Mercer mumbles Popeye's dialogue

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Betty Boop and Louis Armstrong [1932]

I'll Be Glad When You're Dead You Rascal You--gotta love it
made by Max and Dave Fleischer in 1932 and released by Paramount

It may be A BIT POLITICALLY INCORRECT but I still find it funny and strange!!