Face The Music 20: Questionable Content No. 2


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from T. Lawrence Cook, Joe “Wingy” Manone & his Club Royale Orchestra, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Bud Freeman & his Windy City Five, Mattie Dorsey, Joe Venuti’s Blue Four, Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra, Fats Waller, Edmond Hall Quartet, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Dick Hyman, Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Big Maceo, Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe, Black Billy Sunday, Papa Charlie Jackson, and Big Joe & his Rhythm.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
QUESTIONABLE CONTENT ​NO. 2
FACE THE MUSIC 20
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T. Lawrence Cook: What Is This Thing Called Love?
Joe “Wingy” Manone & his Club Royale Orchestra: Isn’t There a Little Love?
King Oliver & his Orchestra:  Can I Tell You?
Bud Freeman & his Windy City Five: What Is There To Say?
Mattie Dorsey: Oh, Wasn’t It Nice?
Joe Venuti’s Blue Four; Pardon Me, Pretty Baby
Xavier Cugat & his Orchestra: Porque?
Fats Waller: Baby, Oh Where Can You Be?
Edmond Hall Quartet: Where or When?
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: What Am I Here For?
Dick Hyman: How About Me?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: What Will I Do In The Morning?
Big Maceo: Do You Remember?
Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe: What’s The Matter with the Mill?
Black Billy Sunday: Will You Spend Your Eternity in Hell?
Papa Charlie Jackson: What’s That Thing She’s Shaking?
Big Joe & his Rhythm: What Will I Do?
 
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Face The Music 19: Questionable Content, Part I

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Fats Waller & his Rhythm, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Muggsy Spanier & his Orchestra, Bud Freeman & his Gang, Benny Goodman Trio, Washboard Sam, King Oliver & his Orchestra, King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, Thomas Morris Orchestra, Jeanette’s Synco Jazzers, the Memphis Jug Band, Othar Turner-Napoleon Strickland-R.L. Boyce, Old Ced Odom, Jelly Roll Morton’s Hot Six, Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra, Joe Daniels & his Hot Shots, Rubberlegs Williams, and Illinois Jacquet.

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QUESTIONABLE CONTENT, PART I

FACE THE MUSIC 19

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Fats Waller & his Rhythm: How Ya Baby?
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: Are You Sticking?
Muggsy Spanier & his Orchestra: Can’t We Be Friends?
Bud Freeman & his Gang: What’s the Use?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm: How Can I?
Benny Goodman Trio: Where or When?
Washboard Sam: Why Did You Do That To Me?
King Oliver & his Orchestra: What You Want Me To Do?
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band: Where Did You Stay Last Night?
Thomas Morris Orchestra: Who’s Dis Heah Stranger?
Jeanette’s Synco Jazzers: What’s That Thing?
Memphis Jug Band: What’s the Matter?
Othar Turner-Napoleon Strickland-R.L. Boyce: Granny Will Your Dog Bite?
Old Ced Odom: What You Gonna Do?
Jelly Roll Morton’s Hot Six: Why?
Fletcher Henderson’s Orchestra: an You Take It?
Joe Daniels & his Hot Shots: Who?
Rubberlegs Williams: What’s the Matter Now?
Illinois Jacquet: What’s This?

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Face The Music 18: From The Gutter To The Crossroads

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Art Hodes, Jimmy Blythe, Cannon’s Jug Stompers, the Chicago Hottentots, Peetie Wheatstraw & his Blue Blowers, Cow Cow Davenport, Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band, O’Bryant’s Washboard Band, Banjo Joe with Blind Blake, Eddie Mapp & Guy Lumpkin, Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers, the Halfway House Orchestra, Speckled Red, Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon with Bill Johnson’s Louisiana Jug Band, Robert Johnson, Big Bill Broonzy, Jack Teagarden with Bud Freeman’s Famous Chicagoans, and Valaida Snow.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

FROM THE GUTTER TO THE CROSSROADS

FACE THE MUSIC 18

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Art Hodes: A Selection from the Gutter

Jimmy Blythe: Alley Rat

Cannon’s Jug Stompers: Mule Get Up in the Alley

Chicago Hottentots: Put Me in the Alley Blues

Peetie Wheatstraw & his Blue Blowers: Throw Me in the Alley

Cow Cow Davenport: Back in the Alley

Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band: Down the Alley

O’Bryant’s Washboard Band: Back Alley Rub

Banjo Joe with Blind Blake: Madison Street Rag

Eddie Mapp & Guy Lumpkin: Decatur Street Drag

Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers: Shady Lane Blues

Halfway House Orchestra: Wylie Avenue Blues

Speckled Red: Wilkins Street Stomp

Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon with Bill Johnson’s Louisiana Jug Band: Get the El On Down the Road

Robert Johnson: Crossroads Blues

Big Bill Broonzy: Key to the Highway

Jack Teagarden with Bud Freeman’s Famous Chicagoans: Jack Hits the Road

Valaida Snow: Lonesome Road

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Face The Music 17: Avenues & Thoroughfares


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Jimmy Blythe, Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra, Fats Waller, Frank Bunch & his Fuzzy Wuzzies, Herve Duerson, Montana Taylor, Duke Ellington & his Orchestra, Three Fifteen and his Squares, Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra, Trummy Young & his All Stars, Artie Shaw’s Gramercy Five, Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson, Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra, Bud Powell, and Roland Kirk with the Jaki Byard Experience.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AVENUES & THOROUGHFARES
FACE THE MUSIC 17
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Jimmy Blythe: Armour Avenue Struggle
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra: The Gouge of Armour Avenue
Fats Waller: Lenox Avenue Blues
Frank Bunch & his Fuzzy Wuzzies: Fourth Avenue Stomp
Herve Duerson: Avenue Strut
Montana Taylor: Indiana Avenue Stomp
Duke Ellington & his Orchestra: I’m Slapping Seventh Avenue with the Sole of My Shoe
Three Fifteen and his Squares: Saturday Night on Texas Avenue
Jimmie Lunceford & his Orchestra: Slumming on Park Avenue
Trummy Young & his All Stars: Seventh Avenue
Artie Shaw’s Gramercy Five: Summit Ridge Drive
Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson: Sixth Avenue Express
Lionel Hampton & his Orchestra: Central Avenue Breakdown
Bud Powell: Parisian Thoroughfare
Roland Kirk with the Jaki Byard Experience: Parisian Thoroughfare
 
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Face The Music 16: Easy Street


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from George Lewis with Kid Shots Madison, Johnny Dodds, Harlem Hamfats, the New Orleans Blue Five, Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra, Billie Holiday, The Fat Babies, Henry Thomas, Washboard Sam, Trummy Young with Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra, Thelonious Monk, Lennie Tristano, and John Coltrane.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
EASY STREET
FACE THE MUSIC 16
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George Lewis with Kid Shots Madison: Dumaine Street Drag
Johnny Dodds: Gravier Street Blues
Harlem Hamfats: Rampart & Gravier Blues
New Orleans Blue Five: South Rampart Street Blues
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra: Kater Street Rag
Billie Holiday: On the Sunny Side of the Street
The Fat Babies: Eighteenth & Racine
Henry Thomas: Texas Easy Street Blues
Washboard Sam: Good Old Easy Street
Trummy Young with Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra: Easy Street
Thelonious Monk: Easy Street
Lennie Tristano: East Thirty Second
John Coltrane: Straight Street
 
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Face The Music 15: Hitting The Streets II


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Mamie Smith’s Jazz Hounds, King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, Lovie Austin & her Blues Serenaders, New Orleans Wanderers, Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers, Nelson’s Paramount Serenaders, Louis Dumaine’s Jazzola Eight, Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces, Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang, Blind Blake & Charlie Spand, Jimmy Yancey, Fats Waller, Walter Davis, the Pete Johnson Blues Trio, Shakin’ Jake Woods, the Jay McShann Trio, and Illinois Jacquet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HITTING THE STREETS II
FACE THE MUSIC 15
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Mamie Smith’s Jazz Hounds: Decatur Street Blues
King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band: Canal Street Blues
Lovie Austin & her Blues Serenaders: Rampart Street Blues
New Orleans Wanderers: Perdido Street Blues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Beale Street Blues
Nelson’s Paramount Serenaders: Philips Street Blues
Louis Dumaine’s Jazzola Eight: Franklin Street Blues
Jabbo Smith’s Rhythm Aces: Decatur Street Tutti
Lonnie Johnson & Eddie Lang: Church Street Sobbin’ Blues
Blind Blake & Charlie Spand: Hastings Street
Jimmy Yancey: State Street Special
Fats Waller: Bond Street
Walter Davis: Biddle Street Blues
Pete Johnson Blues Trio: Vine Street Bustle
Shakin’ Jake Woods: State Street Boogie
Jay McShann Trio: Vine Street Boogie
Illinois Jacquet: South Street Special


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Face The Music 14: Streets By Number


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with music named for sreets with numbers by  Jelly Roll Morton, Henry Brown, Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra, immy Bertrand’s Washboard Wizards, Cow Cow Davenport, Bernice Edwards & Black Boy Shine, Richard M. Jones, Johnny Dodds & Tiny Parham, Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra, Jack Teagarden & Bobby Hackett, the Richard M. Jones Jazzmen, The Beale Street Boys, the Memphis Jug Band, Chu Berry’s Little Jazz Ensemble, Joseph Robichaux & his New Orleans Rhythm Boys, Mary Lou Williams with Andy Kirk & his Twelve Clouds of Joy, Kenny Clarke & his Fifty Second Street Boys, and Illinois Jacquet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
STREETS BY NUMBER
FACE THE MUSIC 14
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Jelly Roll Morton: Thirty Fifth Street Blues
Henry Brown: Twenty First Street Stomp
Fletcher Henderson & his Orchestra: Thirty First Street Blues
Jimmy Bertrand’s Washboard Wizards: Forty Seventh Street Stomp
Cow Cow Davenport: Fifth Street Blues
Bernice Edwards & Black Boy Shine: Ninth Street Stomp
Richard M. Jones: Twelfth Street Rag
Johnny Dodds & Tiny Parham: Nineteenth Street Blues
Bennie Moten’s Kansas City Orchestra: Eighteenth Street Strut
Jack Teagarden & Bobby Hackett: Fifty Fifth and Broadway
Richard M. Jones Jazzmen: Twenty Ninth and Dearborn
The Beale Street Boys: Fourth and Beale
Memphis Jug Band: Fourth Street Mess Around
Chu Berry’s Little Jazz Ensemble: Forty Six West Fifty Two
Joseph Robichaux & his New Orleans Rhythm Boys: Forty Second Street
Mary Lou Williams with Andy Kirk & his Twelve Clouds of Joy: Forty Seventh Street Jive
Kenny Clarke & his Fifty Second Street Boys: Fifty Second Street Theme
Illinois Jacquet: Riffin’ at Twenty Fourth Street
 
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Face The Music 13: Washboards Get Together


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from W.E. “Buddy” Burton, The Chicago Footwarmers, The Five Harmaniacs, Jimmy O’Bryant’s Washboard Band, Jasper Taylor, The Barrelhouse Five Orchestra, Jimmy Bertrand’s Washboard Wizards, The Alabama Jug Band, Bruce Johnson with the Duke Ellington Band, the Washboard Serenaders, the Washboard Rhythm Kings, Clarence Williams Washboard Band, Big Joe & his Rhythm, Washboard Sam, Cliff Jackson’s Washboard Wanderers, and Gus Cannon.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
WASHBOARDS GET TOGETHER
FACE THE MUSIC 13
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W.E. “Buddy” Burton: Bohunkus Blues
The Chicago Footwarmers: My Girl
The Five Harmaniacs: Carolina Bound
Jimmy O’Bryant’s Washboard Band: Stepping On The Gas
Jasper Taylor: The Jasper Taylor Blues
The Barrelhouse Five Orchestra: Mama Stay Out
Jimmy Bertrand’s Washboard Wizards: I Won’t Give You None
The Alabama Jug Band: The Jazz It Blues
Bruce Johnson with the Duke Ellington Band: Going Nuts:
Washboard Serenaders: Washboards Get Together
Washboard Rhythm Kings: Every Man For Himself
Clarence Williams Washboard Band: Whoop It Up
Big Joe & his Rhythm: What Will I Do?
Washboard Sam: Don’t Allow
Washboard Sam: Digging My Potatoes
Washboard Sam: Went Out With the Wrong Woman
Cliff Jackson’s Washboard Wanderers: I Found A New Baby
Gus Cannon:  Walk Right In
 
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