From the Record Shelves #148 - Shivery StompFrom the Record Shelves #148 – Shivery Stomp. On May 19, 1929, The Orchestra played at Metropolitan Opera House in New York, and a few days later they started on their trip to California to shoot the film King of Jazz by appearing in Philadelphia (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #118 - Concentratin’ On YouFrom the Record Shelves #118 – Concentratin’ On You. There are vocal records and there are records with orchestras featuring a vocal refrain. In the beginning of the 1930s Mildred Bailey was doing records of both kinds. Here she is mostly in a sentimental mood (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #32 - The Day You Came AlongFrom the Record Shelves #32 – The Day You Came Along. During the four-year span of this record Bing Crosby’s pursuit of success led him in the direction of becoming one of the greatest stars of all time. His got his ticket to Hollywood (…) read more and listenread more and listen

From the Record Shelves #10 - You Took Advantage of MeFrom the Record Shelves #10 – You Took Advantage of Me. This happens to be the first record that I ever played. I was in my teens and I had already heard a lot of 1920’s jazz on reel to reel tapes and also over and over the few records (…) read more and listenread more and listen

Let the Good Times Roll #57 - If I Had a Talking Picture of You - The Absalon OrchestraLet the Good Times Roll #57 – If I Had a Talking Picture of You – The Absalon Orchestra. Hade det varit fråga 78-varvsskiva och A- och B-sida hade den här låten som också spelades av Whiteman nog parats ihop med den nyligen presenterade. Ljudfilmen var ny 1929 och (…) läs merläs mer

Let the Good Times Roll #56 - Reaching for Someone - The Absalon OrchestraLet the Good Times Roll #56 – Reaching for Someone – The Absalon Orchestra. En av melodierna som vi tog med på vår demo-tape och som vi hade hämtat från Paul Whiteman’s repertoar var Reaching for Someone. Där fick jag tillfälle att sjunga och vädra min ukulele och (…) läs merläs mer