July 24, 2017
This episode is dedicated to Polly Kennedy. Thank you Reggie and Gi!
Isham Jones Orchestra
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
Popular American Recording Pioneers, 1895 - 1925
Tim Gracyk with Frank Hoffman
The Haworth Press
The Big Bands, 4th Edition
George T. Simon
Schirmer Trade Books
Isham Jones Guest Conductor
with Ray Miller's Orchestra
Vocal Chorus by Frank Bessinger
"I'll See You In My Dreams"
Isham Jones Orchestra
"It Had To Be You"
Theodore Case Sound Test: Gus Visser and His Singing Duck
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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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
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.
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.