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Snips & Snails met Sugar & Spice

here are the sounds of 1947 : well traveled big band jazz, classic country & western, the first Atlantic R&B sides, a few words from the president, the blues, themes from the earliest children’s television shows, bebop and the Academy Award winner for best original song. made with luv for ma & pa.
image : Detail of a wallpaper sample from “Wallpaper: what it is and how to use it” by Devoe and Raynolds Co., 1947
Tracklist:
  1. Intro from Carnegie Hall Concert on December 27, 1947 – Duke Ellington – Prestige (1947/1977)
  2. “1947” excerpt from The Sounds of History Record 12 : From 1945 The Great Age Of Change – Fredric March – Time-Life Records (1964)
  3. Honeysuckle Rose – King Cole Trio – MCA (1947/1973) > buy link
  4. Fly Trouble – Hank Williams & The Drifting Cowboys – MGM Records / Polygram (1947/1985) > buy link
  5. Riverboat Shuffle – Hoagy Carmichael – Decca / MCA (1947/1982) > buy link
  6. Half Step Down, Please – Coleman Hawkins Orchestra – RCA (1947/1964) > buy link
  7. Emanon – Dizzy Gillespie – Savoy (1947/1953) > buy link
  8. Rockin’ Chair – Louis Armstrong – RCA (1947/1978) > buy link
  9. Lowe Groovin’ – Joe Morris – Atlantic (1947/1985) > buy link
  10. I Can’t Believe That You’re In Love With Me – Duke Ellington and his Orchestra – CBS (1947/1973) > (searching for buy link)
  11. Bird’s Nest – Charlie Parker Quartet – Dial Records / Warner Bros. (1947/1977) > buy link
  12. excerpt from President Harry S. Truman’s speech to Congress describing the Truman Doctrine (June 5th, 1947) – Time-Life Records (1964)
  13. The Cross On The Hill – The Blue Sky Boys – Bluebird / RCA (1947/1976) > buy link
  14. September Song (version 1) – Django Reinhardt et le Quintette du Hot Club de France – Barclay (1947/1975) > buy link
  15. Call It Stormy Monday – T-Bone Walker – Capitol New World Records (1947/1958/1977) > buy link
  16. Gray Goose – Leadbelly – Smithsonian Folkways (1947/1989) > buy link
  17. That Old Black Magic – Tiny Grimes – Atlantic (1947/1985) > buy link
  18. The Spinach Song (I Didn’t Like It The First Time) – Julia Lee and Her Boy Friends – Capitol / Stash Records (1947/1977) > buy link
  19. Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah – James Baskett – Disneyland Records (1946/1970) > buy link
  20. Hang The Key On The Bunkhouse Door – Wilf Carter (a.k.a. Montana Slim) – RCA / Camden (1947/1962) > buy link
  21. Here We Are (Kukla, Fran and Ollie theme) – Burr Tillstrom, Fran Allison & Jack Fascinato – TVT Records (1947/1996) > (searching for buy link)
  22. Cumana – Freddy Martin & his Orchestra – Victor / Time-Life Records (1947/1972) > buy link
  23. Mister Roberts’ Roost – Count Basie and his Orchestra – RCA (1947/1971) > buy link
  24. Good Rockin’ Tonight – Wynonie “Blues” Harris – King / New World Records (1947/1977) > buy link
  25. It’s Howdy Doody Time! – Buffalo Bob & Howdy Doody – TeeVee Toons (1947/1985) > (searching for buy link)
  26. A Night In Tunisia – Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Savoy Jazz (1947/1987) > buy link
  27. Blue Lou – Wardell Gray – Giants of Jazz (1947/1985) > buy link
  28. April In Paris – Thelonious Monk – Blue Note (1947) > buy link
  29. There Is No Greater Love – Billie Holiday – MCA (1947/1972) > buy link
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2 thoughts on “luv147

  1. Cool mix Lew, post war spirits in musical form! I got 2 white label 78’s from Manitoba from the 30’s, very funny and quite sexual for the time, one of them is like a soft porn jingle. To think its canadian… : 0

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