Face The Music 25: Harlem Woogie


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with a stride piano marathon featuring great music from the works of Thomas “Fats” Waller and James P. Johnson, plus Richard Zimmerman, The Mills Brothers, The Max Morath Quartet, Anna Robinson, Bessie Smith, and the Clarence Williams Blue Five with Sidney Bechet.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
HARLEM WOOGIE
FACE THE MUSIC 25
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Richard Zimmerman: A Real Slow Drag
Thomas Waller: Lenox Avenue Blues
James P. Johnson: Snowy Morning Blues
Thomas Waller: Muscle Shoals Blues
Thomas Waller: Birmingham Blues
James P. Johnson: Harlem Strut
Fats Waller: Alligator Crawl
The Mills Brothers: Sweet Sue
The Max Morath Quartet: A Real Slow Drag
Anna Robinson with James P. Johnson & his Orchestra: Hungry Blues
Bessie Smith: Squeeze Me
Thomas Waller: St. Louis Blues
Clarence Williams Blue Five with Sidney Bechet: Wild Cat Blues
James P. Johnson: Black Bottom Stomp
Fats Waller: 18th Street Strut
Fats Waller: Blue Black Bottom Stomp
Anna Robinson with James P. Johnson & his Orchestra: Harlem Woogie
Fats Waller:The Joint Is Jumping
 
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Face The Music 24: Ain’t Gonna Run You Down


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band, Eubie Blake, Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers, Jimmy Blythe, King Oliver & his Orchestra, Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers, River Raisin Ragtime Revue, Big Bill Broonzy, Big Joe Turner & Willie the Lion Smith, Jimmy Yancey, Big Maceo-Ransome Knowling-Tampa Red, Count Basie & his Instrumentalists, Todd Rhodes & his Orchestra, and Cecil Taylor.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
AIN’T GONNA RUN YOU DOWN
FACE THE MUSIC 24
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Wilbur Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band: Rainy Day Blues
Eubie Blake: Good Fellow Blues
Jelly Roll Morton’s Red Hot Peppers: Wild Man Blues
Jimmy Blythe: Ain’t Gonna Run You Down
King Oliver & his Orchestra: Frankie and Johnny
Clifford Hayes’ Louisville Stompers: You’re Ticklin’ Me
River Raisin Ragtime Revue: Black and Blue
Big Bill Broonzy: Black, Brown and White
Big Joe Turner : Doggin’ the Dog
with Willie the Lion Smith
Jimmy Yancey: Tell ‘Em About Me
Big Maceo-Ransome Knowling=Tampa Red:County Jail Blues
Count Basie & his Instrumentalists: Basie’s Basement
Todd Rhodes & his Orchestra: Blues for the Red Boy
Cecil Taylor: Things Ain’t What They Used To Be

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Face The Music 23: Questionable Content No. 4

arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from Ciro’s Club Coon Orchestra, The Five Harmaniacs, Bert Williams with the Charles Adams Prince Orchestra, Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon, Georgia White, Chick Webb & his Orchestra, Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra, Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Rosa Henderson & Fletcher Henderson, Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe, Ed & Lonnie Young, Jim Kweskin Jug Band, Donovan, and The Animals.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
QUESTIONABLE CONTENT NO. 4
FACE THE MUSIC 23
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Ciro’s Club Coon Orchestra: Where Did Robinson Crusoe Go With Friday on Saturday Night?
Five Harmaniacs: What Did Romie-O Juliet When He Climbed Her Balcony?
Bert Williams with the Charles Adams Prince Orchestra: O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?
Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon: Can’t You Wait ‘Til You Get Home?
Georgia White: Was I Drunk?
Chick Webb & his Orchestra: Who Ya Hunchin’?
Jimmie Lunceford’s Orchestra: Ain’t She Sweet?
Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis: That Certain Party
Dean Martin: Ain’t That a Kick in the Head?
Rosa Henderson & Fletcher Henderson: How Come You Do Me Like You Do?
Memphis Minnie & Kansas Joe Can I Do It For You? (Parts 1 & 2)
Ed & Lonnie Young: Chevrolet
Jim Kweskin Jug Band: Chevrolet
Donovan: Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)
The Animals: Hey Gyp

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Face The Music 22: Questionable Content No. 3


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from George Gershwin, the White Star Orchestra, Lillie Delk Christian with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four, Jack Purvis & his Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins, Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band, Bill Coleman & his Orchestra with Django Reinhardt, Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders, Henry Thoma, Lena Wilson, Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon, Charley Taylor & Ishman Bracey, Wooden Joe Nicholas, Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band, Othar Turner, Washboard Sam, Wingy Manone & his Orchestra, and Nora Lee King with Sammy Price.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
QUESTIONABLE CONTENT NO. 3
FACE THE MUSIC 22
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George Gershwin: When Do We Dance?
White Star Orchestra: Music Hall Waltz Medley
Lillie Delk Christian with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four: Was It a Dream?
Jack Purvis & his Orchestra: What’s the Use of Cryin’ Baby?
Coleman Hawkins: How Deep is the Ocean?
Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band: What Did I Do to Be So Black and Blue?
Bill Coleman & his Orchestra with Django Reinhardt: Baby Won’t You Please Come Home?
Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders: Honey Where You Been So Long?
Henry Thomas: Honey Won’t You Allow Me One More Chance?
Lena Wilson: What’s Your Price?
Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie Half Pint Jaxon: How Long How Long Blues
Charley Taylor & Ishman Bracey: Where My Shoes At?
Wooden Joe Nicholas: Any Rags?
Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band: Oh Didn’t He Ramble?
Othar Turner: How Many Mo’ Years?
Washboard Sam: Wasn’t He Bad?
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra: Corrine Corrini Where You Been So Long?
Nora Lee King with Sammy Price: Why Don’t You Do Right?
 
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Face The Music 21: Questionable Content No. 3


arwulf arwulf is holding forth at WCBN-FM, Ann Arbor with his weekly dose of great music from George Gershwin, the White Star Orchestra, Lillie Delk Christian with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four, Jack Purvis & his Orchestra, Coleman Hawkins, Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band, Bill Coleman & his Orchestra with Django Reinhardt, Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders, Henry Thoma, Lena Wilson, Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon, Charley Taylor & Ishman Bracey, Wooden Joe Nicholas, Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band, Othar Turner, Washboard Sam, Wingy Manone & his Orchestra, and Nora Lee King with Sammy Price.
 
The John Sinclair Foundation Presents
QUESTIONABLE CONTENT NO. 3
FACE THE MUSIC 21
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George Gershwin: When Do We Dance?
White Star Orchestra: Music Hall Waltz Medley
Lillie Delk Christian with Louis Armstrong’s Hot Four: Was It a Dream?
Jack Purvis & his Orchestra: What’s the Use of Cryin’ Baby?
Coleman Hawkins: How Deep is the Ocean?
Muggsy Spanier’s Ragtime Band: What Did I Do to Be So Black and Blue?
Bill Coleman & his Orchestra with Django Reinhardt: Baby Won’t You Please Come Home?
Ma Rainey with Lovie Austin’s Blues Serenaders: Honey Where You Been So Long?
Henry Thomas: Honey Won’t You Allow Me One More Chance?
Lena Wilson: What’s Your Price?
Tampa Red’s Hokum Jug Band with Frankie “Half Pint” Jaxon: How Long, How Long Blues
Charley Taylor & Ishman Bracey: Where My Shoes At?
Wooden Joe Nicholas: Any Rags?
Kid Ory’s Creole Jazz Band: Oh, Didn’t He Ramble?
Othar Turner: How Many Mo’ Years?
Washboard Sam: Wasn’t He Bad?
Wingy Manone & his Orchestra: Corrine Corrina, Where You Been So Long?
Nora Lee King with Sammy Price: Why Don’t You Do Right?
 
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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.

The John Sinclair Foundation Presents

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?

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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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

A JOINT PRODUCTION

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