7. Do I Worry - 1940

September 3, 2017

Ink Spots
"Do I Worry"
"Java Jive"
Decca 3432
1940

Ink Spots, "If I Didn't Care"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=vH_zodj-5Vo

Sanford & Son clip
www.youtube.com/watch?v=usx1ZMW23lg

Fallout clip
www.youtube.com/watch?v=ICcoOtqYVYY

A Wild Hare clip
archive.org/details/AWildHare1940

Tommy Dorsey, "I'll Never Smile Again"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=5I_pLiWLZPU

Ringo Starr, "No No Song"
www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCSjKXEy65g

Star Trek The Next Generation Make It So Compilation
www.youtube.com/watch?v=FaLyasJPyUU

Alex Trebek, 1st clip
www.youtube.com/watch?v=R0rCTN4p4w8

Coffee Crossroads

http://www.coffeecrossroads.com/coffee-and-the-arts/music/java-jive-by-the-ink-spots

Alex Trebek, 2nd clip
www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFl2Eg1Vjws

 

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6. Ma - 1921

July 24, 2017

This episode is dedicated to Polly Kennedy. Thank you Reggie and Gi!

Isham Jones Orchestra
"Ma"
Brunswick 5065
1921

Johnny Otis and His Orchestra with Marie Adams and the Three Tons of Joy
"Ma (He's Making Eyes at Me)"
Capitol 45-CL 14794
1957
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xWYhMyinQ9o

Popular American Recording Pioneers, 1895 - 1925
Tim Gracyk with Frank Hoffman
The Haworth Press
2000

The Big Bands, 4th Edition
George T. Simon
Schirmer Trade Books
2012

Isham Jones Guest Conductor
with Ray Miller's Orchestra
Vocal Chorus by Frank Bessinger
"I'll See You In My Dreams"
Brunswick 2788
1924
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WfxfKbYKdNs

Isham Jones Orchestra
"It Had To Be You"
Brunswick 2614
1924
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Ay3oEh-BmM

Theodore Case Sound Test: Gus Visser and His Singing Duck
1925 ‧
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LwQ6v_nYPMs

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5. Your Flag and Mine - 1940

July 2, 2017

Orrin Tucker and his Orchestra
Your Flag and Mine
Columbia 35622
1940

Orrin Tucker and His Orchestra
Oh Johnny, Oh Johnny, Oh!
Columbia 35228
1939
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jKJHI8svBeQ

Ace Collins
Songs Sung Red, White and Blue: The Stories Behind America’s Best-Loved Patriotic Songs
Harper
2003

God Bless America
Written by Irving Berlin and sung by Kate Smith
Victor 26198
1940
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6dlc-kL06w

Oxford University Press Blog
This land is your land
https://blog.oup.com/2015/07/woody-guthrie-folk-music-national-anthem/

NPR
The Story of Woody Guthrie's 'This Land Is Your Land'
http://www.npr.org/2000/07/03/1076186/this-land-is-your-land

Cisco Houston
I Ain't Got No Home
Vanguard SRV-73006
1967

Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians
This Is My Country
Decca 18270
1942

Library of Congress Song Collection
This is My Country
https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200000021/

FDR, Selective Service Draft Lottery, 1940
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=19-8TY0LUdo

 

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4. They’re Either Too Young or Too Old - 1943

June 18, 2017

Decca 23291, Hildegarde, They're Either Too Young or Too Old, I'll Be Seeing You, recorded November 1943, published 1944

“The Incomparable Hildegarde; The Sexuality, Style and Image of an Entertainment Icon” by Monica Storme Gallamore.  Monica Storme Gallamore's Facebook page.

Dick Cavett Interview

Twelth Street Rag, written by Euday L. Bowman, played by Aaron Robinson

Darling, je vous aime beaucoup

The Diary of Anne Frank

Joni Mitchell, "River," from the album "Blue," published in 1971

Billie Jean King newsreel, 1966, Universal Newsreel, 1966 Wimbledon Finals

Randy Newman, "Short People," from the album, "Little Criminals," published in 1977

Norton Antivirus commercial

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3. Kissin’ Bug Boogie - 1951

June 2, 2017

Episode 3 features two songs by Jo Stafford - Kissin' Bug Boogie and Hawaiian War Chant.  Sources for this epidsode include Wikipedia, YouTube, the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting and History.com.  Collier's Weekly article: April 21, 1951, "Jo Stafford: Her Songs Upset Joe Stalin." Birthday clips are from "Love Shack" by The B-52's, Addams Family Values (1993), a 1984 WWF interview with Jesse Ventura, Mork & Mindy and the original Wonder Woman theme song. The Andrews Sisters, "Hold Tight," Decca, 1938. Jo Stafford, "You Belong to Me," Columbia, 1952.  You can visit Michael McKenna's wonderful YouTube channel here.   Special thanks to Greta for helping me with this episode!  That78Life@gmail.com

 

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2. Viper Mad - 1940

May 23, 2017

Episode 2 features Viper Mad by Sidney Bechet and Early Morning Blues by Albert Ammons.  Rebecca talks about pot culture in the 1920s and 30s and provides a brief overview of 1940 events. That78Life@gmail.com 

Abbott & Costello sound clips come from the 1940 movie, One Night in the Tropics.  Tacoma Narrows news reel is from British Pathe's video on YouTube.

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1. Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life - 1928

May 9, 2017

In this episode, you'll hear two songs: Ah! Sweet Mystery of Life and The Song of Songs, sung by Richard Cooks, released on RCA Victor 1342 in 1928. And Rebecca talks about Madeline Kahn, Young Frankenstein, Naughty Marietta, Jeanette McDonald, Mario Lanza, Sarah Vaughn, Bing Crosby, Tom & Jerry, world population, the history of transatlantic flight, the Oxford English Dictionary, Calvin Coolidge, Maya Angelou, Shirley Temple and the Yo-Yo Manufacturing Company. All in less than 11 minutes. Short and sweet. Just like a 78.

 

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