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07 December 2009

Non-Stop Flight




Desperately trying to post more than once a month, for Dec. 7th here is another Shaw collection from the time when Europe was already in the early stages of WWII. If you're like me, you'll like the imperfect sound from these live airchecks of Artie Shaw for the fact that they're not crisp and clean. It helps me imagine the music coming from the one big speaker from a 30's radio. I don't mind the announcer talking over the intros, or the corny chit-chat. In any case, the music is great and there are some very good tunes here. I just wish we had more of these live broadcasts. In the future I will post another Shaw broadcast with Robert Benchley. Enjoy. +

Tracks

1. Nightmare (Theme)
2. Begin the Beguine
3. Deep in a Dream
4. Back Bay Shuffle
5. Non-Stop Flight
6. I Have Eyes
7. Carioca
8. Better Than Average Girl
9. Jungle Drums
10. I Cried for You
11. Back Bay Shuffle
12. My Heart Belongs to Daddy
13. I Want My Share of Love
14. Diga Diga Doo, Pt. 1
15. Diga Diga Doo, Pt. 2
16. It's All Yours
17. Rosalie
18. Zigeuner
19. Copenhagen
20. Pastel Blue
21. Traffic Jam
22. I'm in Love With the Honorable Mr. So-And-So
23. Chant
24. Prosschai (Goodbye, Goodbye)
25. Nightmare (Theme)

6 comments:

samlarmisse said...

Thanks for everything you post!

Chester Proudfoot said...

You're welcome!

Anonymous said...

Hope all is going well with the move. Thanks for the posts! - d.

Chester Proudfoot said...

Thanks, D. I'm still waiting for our stuff to arrive. Once that happens I'll be able to post more frequently - and listen to my 78s again!

mrb394ever said...

Thank you! Great post.

I'm with you . . . the music is GREAT, but the radio broadcasts add a real flavor of the times that make the whole experience just more fun.

I wonder what band those wild and crazy college kids voted their favorite at this year's Princeton prom?

Chester Proudfoot said...

Lady Gaga, perhaps?