Options Old Codger with Courtney T. Edison: Playlist from January 6, 2014 Options

The Old Codger: playing 78 RPM records like they're going out of style!

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Options January 6, 2014: Life was so much simpler when there were only three Stooges.

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Artist Track Approx. start time
Edmond Hall  Celestinal Express   Options 0:00:00 (MP3 | )
Oscar Buddy Woods  Don't Sell It, Don't Give It Away   Options 0:03:21 (MP3 | )
Stuff Smith  Sam, The Vegetable Man   Options 0:09:38 (MP3 | )
George Formby  Like the Big Pots Do   Options 0:12:22 (MP3 | )
Lydia Mendoza  Los Besos de mi Negra   Options 0:15:03 (MP3 | )
Fats Navarro & Tadd Dameron  Jahbero   Options 0:18:16 (MP3 | )
Roy Brown & His Mighty-Mighty Men  Butcher Pete, Pt. 1   Options 0:20:57 (MP3 | )
Ruth Etting  Me!   Options 0:26:15 (MP3 | )
Peerless Quartet  In Blinky, Winky, Chinky Chinatown   Options 0:28:58 (MP3 | )
Tom Crowley Orchestra  Doc O'ligy   Options 0:31:58 (MP3 | )
Cab Calloway & His Orchestra  The Jumpin' Jive   Options 0:34:43 (MP3 | )
Cliff Edwards  Sunday   Options 0:37:42 (MP3 | )
Lil Johnson  Hottest Gal in Town   Options 0:40:38 (MP3 | )
Sophie Tucker  She Knows It   Options 0:48:17 (MP3 | )
Gene Krupa & His Orchestra  Jungle Madness   Options 0:50:38 (MP3 | )
Norton "Clubfoot" Grubbage  The Stuttering Polkalypso   Options 0:53:23 (MP3 | )

Listener comments!

Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:03pm Matt from Springfield:

Was the Celestinal Express a Trolley?
Avatar Mon. 1/6/14 8:03pm another old man:

Twice within a week. About time you had a regular gig again you old fool.
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:04pm Minnie May Wong:

Intestinal Express?
Avatar Mon. 1/6/14 8:08pm Droll:

It is nice to have the old fool back, shame we had to give up Bethany's show though. Ahhh, the "hey you kids" rant!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:09pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...I got them oldage classical butterknife slide 78 no Bethany Stochastic elastik slyde blooz...
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:09pm Matt from Springfield:

I can't even whine over the sound of their whining!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Mon. 1/6/14 8:09pm Ken From Hyde Park:

en.wikipedia.org... - 78: "With 3 distinct prime factors 78 is a sphenic number. It is an abundant number with an aliquot sum of 90. As a multiple of a perfect number, 78 is itself a semiperfect number."
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:11pm Minnie May Wong:

The Jook Joint is jumpin!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:11pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

I got them 78 semiperfect noStochastic jivetastik hippiehatin' post-neopagan bllooz...
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:12pm Matt from Springfield:

Stuff Smith and his Onyx Club Boys!!!
Food desert my ass! In urban areas there are plenty of "Vegetable Men" willing to sell you all kinds of natural produce and herbs!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:14pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...I got them Post-Syd 21stCentury 2014 VeggieMahn hippiehatin' Jamaican Vodoun N'OrleansDrownin' PolarVortex record-settin' 78 temperature Blooz...
Avatar Mon. 1/6/14 8:15pm groucho:

I'm enjoying this with all of my ears
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:15pm Matt from Springfield:

@Rev: Too long a title--but put it on both sides as "Pts 1 & 2".
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:15pm Matt from Springfield:

Uke Juke!!
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:16pm Tyler:

My name is Potts! Loving this.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:18pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...I gaht them 12String RekkidFlippin' VinoTinto LatinaLovin' HippieHatin' Post-Post-Punk BaradoBaracho FMU 78Codger LewynLooserDavis Blooz...
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:19pm Monks:

"leave your fags on the plate like the big pots do." Geez, I can hear that rolling off my grandfather's tongue.
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:20pm Minnie May Wong:

Courtney, sounds like you're up for a little Chino-Latino, eh? (It's a very popular cuisine in the Big City.)
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:23pm Minnie May Wong:

My virgin ears are burning!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:24pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

My virgin ears are bleedin'.
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:24pm Matt from Springfield:

Pt 1! You ain't hoird nuthin' yet!!
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:25pm fleep:

Does Bethany have a cold? She sounds hoarse.
Avatar Mon. 1/6/14 8:25pm Droll:

Turn that record over! I wanna hear part 2! What's on the flip side of Part 3?
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:25pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...it's only an hour...she has to play these short sides...
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:27pm Matt from Springfield:

The Codger knows what they say--prob because he's said it all already, many years ago too.
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:28pm JakeGould:

Hey, can you play that lovely spanish lady Lydia Mendoza again? I like her. Ruth Etting is good now? You know what these ladies got that you you don’t? A healthy digestive system because they are not cantankerous & bitter.
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:28pm Beans:

I wanna hear the one about the chopsticks!
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:29pm Matt from Springfield:

Ruth's one of my faves of the Old Time 78s.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:29pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...does Etting do Eephing ? 
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:30pm Minnie May Wong:

Now the Jook Joint is really jumpin'!
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:31pm Minnie May Wong:

Courtney, you can slide around in my congee any old time you want!
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:32pm JakeGould:

There is something wrong about this song but I am not too sure what it is exactly.
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:32pm Matt from Springfield:

Wuh oh, PC Police on your tail...

Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:32pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

Ting !
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:33pm Matt from Springfield:

More like a Junk Joint, down by the harbor. You can unload cargo of, you guessed it...tea, from those ships.
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:34pm Minnie May Wong:

Why, on occasion I do enjoy eating jook on a junk.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:35pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...iz a Mad Tea Party awlright after the vino tinto...New England Conswervatives...
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:36pm Matt from Springfield:

WOOOO!!! Cab's Jumpin' Jive!! THIS is one of my all time faves, of all time!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:37pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...it's Cab Colorado & his Funny Eepher Men...
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:37pm fleep:

Sheet music for Blinky, Winky, Chinky Chinatown
Avatar Mon. 1/6/14 8:38pm Droll:

I prefer the crispy 78 sound to the restored CD sound. 78 surface noise sounds "older" than 45 and 33 surface noise, but not as old as drifting AM radio noise.
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:38pm Matt from Springfield:

Makes you dig your kicks on the MALLOW side!
Makes you 9 foot tall when you're 4 foot 5"!
Makes you like your eggs on the JERSEY side!!
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:38pm Matt from Springfield:

@fleep: From the "Writers of Chinatown, My Chinatown"
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:40pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...it's Monday night - but we're not in WWOZ anymore Toto...
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:44pm Matt from Springfield:

Glad Lil's the hottest gal in town, cause it's colder than a walrus's tit outside right now!
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:46pm JakeGould:

How does Li’l Johnson get the hottest gal in town?
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:47pm Matt from Springfield:

The late Valentino: Last of the Red-Hot Bozos
Wow, that means the Red-Hot Bozos have been gone a long long time now...
  Mon. 1/6/14 8:47pm Flora-Jean:

My offer still stands, Courtney.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:48pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...I got them MattLovin' horn-recordin' 78 anaolog hotgal insider-joke welcome worn-out overCommentin' codger colder Pledger poverty pusillanimous SophieTucker pokin' RoyalCommandPerformance Nov63 bornin' Beatlemaniac all Bohos on thiss Buzz Bloooooz...
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:49pm Matt from Springfield:

1/20 a wit.
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:50pm Matt from Springfield:

@Rev: Why thankee! Plus, we're all in this Boho Rapsody together.
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:52pm Matt from Springfield:

Gene Krupa!
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:55pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

...I got them Krupa drumhead breakin' krazycat protoRawkin' Swing War-winning AntiFascist groove thang Modern Post-Post-Post-Modern 78 streamin' runnin'Blooz awlright...
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:56pm Matt from Springfield:

Excessive surface noise, tacky organ, locked grooves + skipping galore: Iiiiiiiiii LIKE it! The Grooveyard never sounded so good! Long die Polkalypso(es)!!
Avatar Mon. 1/6/14 8:57pm Droll:

Even Courtney's gone remix! Thanks for bringing the show up to date, so to speak. Great to see you, old coot. Now go take a nap.
Avatar Swag For Life Member Mon. 1/6/14 8:58pm Revolution Avant Retard Nov63:

I got them PolkAPoCalypso PolarVortex runnin'Commentary Graveyard DrollBuhloon Bloooz
Avatar    Mon. 1/6/14 8:59pm Matt from Springfield:

Courtney's the Man!
Thanks for the Apocalypso, as always a fun time! Have a good night everyone!
  Tue. 12/27/16 5:19pm Lucinda Sanderson:

At my San Diego, California 92123 home, we will play all The Old Codger we can; from his play list.
  Tue. 12/27/16 5:20pm Lucinda Sanderson:

We listen to all the playlist we can.
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