Wayne’s Music 24/25 March 2012. 1930s.
When It’s Springtime In The Rockies Ben Selvin Originally a violinist, probably made more records than any other bandleader of the 78 rpm era, his career in the record industry spanning decades.
The Lion Sleeps Tonight written in the 1920s by Solomon Linda a South African singer of Zulu origin, who worked for the Gallo record Company as a cleaner and record packer, and who performed with a choir, The Evening Birds. Mbube" became a hit and Linda a star throughout South Africa. By 1948 the song had sold about 100,000 copies in Africa and among black South African immigrants in Great Britain and had lent its name to a style of African acapella music.
If I Could Be With You One Hour Tonight Louis Armstrong and His Sebastian new Cotton Club orchestra.
Penny Serenade Sammy Kaye with vocal from Jimmy Brown and The Three Barons in 1939.
Sitting On Top of The World Mississippi Sheiks a popular country blues band of the 1930s.
Beer Barrel Polka The Andrews Sisters with a song that was composed in 1927.
Embraceable You Red Nichols - climbed onto the pop charts within weeks of its Broadway introduction.
I let A Song Go Out Of My Heart While with "Three Hits and a Miss," Martha Tilton was the first girl singer to sing four-part harmony with a pop group.
Three O’Clock In The Morning ted Lewis orchestra – one of the best selling bands of the 1920s.
Alexander’s Ragtime Band Bing Crosby with Conee Boswell. Irving Berlin’s first major hit in 1911, and it has almost none of ragtimes characteristic features.
My baby Just cares For me Ted Weems -
Any Old Time Artie Shaw signed Billie Holiday as his band's vocalist in 1938, becoming the first white bandleader to hire a full-timeblack female singer to tour the segregated Southern US
Sugar Blues Clyde McCoy a lowdown blues number" dating from 1932.
I Found A Million Dollar baby Fred Waring
Lady Of Spain Ray Noble - with his favourite singer Albert Allick 'Al' Bowlly (January 7, 1899 April 17, 1941) was a popular British Jazz singer in the United Kingdom during the 1930s, making more than 1,000 recordings between 1927 and 1941.
At The Woodchoppers Ball Woody Herman always said that Woodchoppers started out slowly at first.
Wayne’s Music Sunday 25 March 2012 1930s. PART ONE.
Shortnin’ Bread Andrews Sisters with a number that is often thought of as a “ traditional plantation” song.
Song Of India Tommy Dorsey - lifted from Rimsky-Korsakov’s 1898 Opera “Sadko” …
Lonesome Valley The Carter Family, A P, Sara and Maybelle with the 1930 folk song.
You Can’t Stop me From Dreaming teddy Wilson.
I’ve Got The World On A String Cab Calloway
The Lady is A Tramp Sophie Tucker
Smoke gets In Your Eyes Charlie Kunz became immensely popular as a result of BBC radio broadcasts that were transmitted from the Casani Club in Regents Street, London.
They All Laughed Fred Astaire
Try A Little Tenderness Ray Noble - Val Rosing may be forever best-known as the vocalist on the BBC’s original recording of the classic children’s song, Teddy Bears' Picnic. But Rosing was one of England’s most prolific vocalists of the 1930s Dance Hall era and recorded more than 100 songs with many of Britain’s top orchestras, including the Henry Hall BBC Orchestra, Ray Noble’s New Mayfair Dance Orchestra, Jack Payne’s BBC Dance Orchestra, Spike Hughes and His Decca-Dents, Jay Wilbur’s band and Rosing’s own swing combos, the Radio Rhythm Rascals and the Swing Stars.
The First Time I Saw You Bunny Berigan, one of the great swing era jazz trumpeters, until he lost his battle with the bottle at the age of 33. As Louis Armstrong said – “the only thing wrong with Bunny Berigan was that he died too young.”
In A Shanty In old Shanty Town Ted Lewis orchestra - performed it with his orchestra in the film "The Crooner" in 1932.
I’ve Got My Love To keep me warm Billie Holiday recorded this Irving Berlin song in 1937.
Jazz Me Blues Joe Venuti, the father of jazz violin – what a catalogue – it’s huge – Venuti enjoyed a recording career under his own billing that stretched from 1926 to 1978;
In The Chapel In The Moonlight Shep Fields and His Ripplin Rhythm with vocal by Bob Goday.
How Come You Do me Like You Do Spike Hughes with a song from 1924 that is now part of the standard jazz repertoire – he has Coleman Hawkins on tenor sax in this pressing from 1933.
Great Speckled Bird Roy Acuff and his Smokey Mountain Boys – the grand old man of country music with a Southern hymn whose lyrics were written by the Reverend Guy Smith.
These Foolish Things leslie Hutchinson
Steel Guitar rag Bob Wills – with a favourite number written by his long serving steel guitarist and vocalist leon McAuliffe.
Moon Glow benny Goodman
Until The Real Thing Comes Along Andy Kirk
Honey Suckle Rose fats Waller
She’s A latin From Manhattan Victor Young
Inka Dinka Do Jimmy Durante in 1934 His distinctive clipped gravelly speech, comic language butchery, jazz-influenced songs, and large nose helped make him one of America's most familiar and popular personalities of the 1920s through the 1970s.
Fanlight Fanny George Formby with his little ukulele.
The Very Thought Of You Ray Noble, the wonderful piano player, but he seldom played at all when he was directing his orchestras.
In A Little Gypsy Tearoom Bob Crosby. The Baby of the seven Crosby Children. There was Larry, Everett, Ted, Harry (popularly known as Bing) – two girls, Catherine and Mary Rose and Bob rounding out the family.