The Old Codger: playing 78 RPM records like they're going out of style!
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|Helen Kane||He's So Unusual|
|Butterbeans and Susie||Hydrant Love (Turn It On, Shut It Off)|
|Blind Blake||No Dough Blues|
|Blind Blake||Rumblin' And Ramblin' Boa Constrictor Blues|
|Mississippi Jook Band||Hittin' the Bottle Stomp|
|Slim Gaillard||Potato Chips|
|Louise Johnson||Off the Wall|
|Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer (vocal: Irving Kaufmann)||I'm Wonderin' Who|
|Julia Lee and Her Boyfriends||Do You Want It?|
|Joe Daniels and His Hot Shots||Down Beat|
|The Brox Sisters||Kentucky's Way of Saying Good Morning|
|Alan Holmes and the New Tones||Supercalafajalistickespeealadojus|
|The Happiness Boys||She'll Never Find a Fellow Like Me|
|Ambrose and His Orchestra||Message from Mars|
|Sophie Tucker||Stay at Home Papa|
|Sophie Tucker||I Ain't Taking Orders from No One|
|Duke Ellington Orchestra||The Mooch|
|Charlie Parker||Bongo Bop|
|Fats Noel||Duck Soup|
|Felix and His Krazy Cats with the Duke of Iron||True Confession|
|Zeke Manners and His Swing Billies||Mr. Ghost Goes to Town|
|Dorothy Shay||Finishing School Was the Finish of Me|
|Claude Thornhill Orchestra||Arab Dance|
|Louisiana Sugar Babes (with Fats Waller)||Willow Tree|
|Ramon Novarro||Long Ago in Alcala|
|Bing Crosby||Swingin' on a Star|
|The Brox Sisters||Bring on the Pepper|
|Julia Gerity||Sittin' on a Rubbish Can|
|The Sultans||Lemon Squeezing Daddy|
|Eddie Davis with the Bill Doggett Trio||Mountain Oysters|
|Slim & Slam||B-19|
|Walter Cole||Mama Keep Your Yes Ma'am Clean|
|May Irwin||May Irwin's Frog Song|
|Joseph Cawthorn||You Can't Play Every Instrument in the Band|
|Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||The Vamp|
|Connorized Jazzers||Virginia Blues|
|Marion Byron and Edward Martindell||I'm Just the Type -- A Tiger!|
|Rummy Delbarton||Hollywood Koan|
|Duke of Iron||Coldest Woman|
|Leon Redbone Sr.||Diddy Wah Diddy|
|Sophie Tucker||Vitamins, Hormones and Pills|
|Bix Beiderbecke and Frankie Trumbauer||At The Jazz Band Ball|
|Duke Ellington Orchestra||Pyramid|
|The Bell-Lyttelton Jazz Ten||Midnight Creep|
|Bert Williams||Eve Cost Adam Just One Bone|
|The Stone Mountain Quartet||Satan Don't You Hinder Me|
Tue. 7/3/07 5:56pm
He's got *shoes* older than you!
Fri. 7/13/07 8:40am
You are the best, Old Codger! We need you every week - neigh, every day! When cds have been beaten into coasters you will still be swirling these frantic platters! Spin on!
Fri. 7/13/07 8:43am
I am disgusted by some of the lyrics of these songs. What is Hydrant Love? I can enjoy a Bongo Bop will the best of them but a Midnight Creep is too far for me. Some self-censorship is in order, Mr Codger.
Tue. 7/17/07 3:43pm
Steven G. Levine:
C. T. Edison --- The Legend Lives On (despite numerous roach traps and cans of Raid sprayed his way). Yes, Virginia, there is a codger.
(The man has hemorrhoids older than me!)
Sun. 7/22/07 1:05pm
Sean A. Garrison:
His phone number is "6".
Sun. 7/22/07 3:42pm
Victor O. K. Brunswick:
Regarding the songs cited in the request for self-censorship, be aware that the recording of "Hydrant Love" was made in 1925. California Playboys performed "Midnight Creep" in 1949, although Bell-Lyttelton probably did this one in the '50's.
Censoring the archives of musical history would be as repulsive as circumcizing the Codger.
Mon. 7/23/07 3:46pm
Percival P. Poopdeck:
Ye Olde Codger:
In the words of Hell 'n' Cain, "He's so unusual."
Thu. 3/6/08 5:32pm
Thank You for your show, Lovin' it!
Sun. 6/6/10 4:52am
chuck in ct:
love the old codger the miserable prick
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