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by Gong-Oh
Sun May 01, 2011 11:51 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Songs about taxes
Replies: 4
Views: 2335

Thank you for all your suggestions.

Lorenzo
PS
A comment to Synecdoche's post: I'd rather label the Mississippi Sheiks as Country Blues than Country Swing.
by Gong-Oh
Sun May 01, 2011 11:41 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Bob Crosby CD recommendations?
Replies: 17
Views: 6739

dogpossum wrote:There's some fucking GREAT Crosby stuff on this transcripts album on emusic.
Nice recommendation! :) I've just downloaded "Rag Mop".
by Gong-Oh
Sat Apr 30, 2011 11:17 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What's your most played track?
Replies: 11
Views: 4243

That's interesting (and partly why I wanted to do this topic); I occasionally DJ "The Breaks" when I'm feeling evil, but otherwise Ammons doens't really get on my playlist. Variety is the spice of life! I played "The Breaks" only once, just because I had forgotten my headphones and that it has so m...
by Gong-Oh
Fri Apr 29, 2011 12:40 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What's your most played track?
Replies: 11
Views: 4243

Funnily enough, I heard this track for the first time last week! Just give it a couple of years and it'll beat Li'l Dog on your iTunes. :) I actually DJ Albert Ammons a lot. He is among my top 'automatic pilot' artists/bands. In other words, if I need to chose a song during one of my sets, without ...
by Gong-Oh
Fri Apr 29, 2011 12:24 am
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: What's your most played track?
Replies: 11
Views: 4243

The most played track for my own listening over the past couple years, according to iTunes, is: Swanee River Boogie , by Albert Ammons & his Rhythm Kings (1946). If I had to make a list of my top 10 favorite tracks to DJ, this tune would most likely be there. BTW, according to Wikipedia, that record...
by Gong-Oh
Sat Apr 09, 2011 7:09 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Songs about taxes
Replies: 4
Views: 2335

Songs about taxes

Do you know any swinging songs that refer to taxes ? Taxes are due on April 15th, in the U.S. However, I'm posting this just for fun and not out of any particular DJ-ing needs. :) Preferably, you should suggest tunes either recorded between the 1920s and the early 1960s, or recorded later, but with ...
by Gong-Oh
Wed Mar 23, 2011 3:53 am
Forum: Song IDs
Topic: [Answered] I Don't Mind, Pee Wee King
Replies: 1
Views: 1915

It's 'I Don't Mind' by Pee Wee King and The Golden West Cowboys.

Lorenzo
by Gong-Oh
Tue Mar 22, 2011 7:38 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Australian jazz
Replies: 22
Views: 12007

Thank you for the list! I hope that some of these artists become available on Amazon or eMusic USA. :) I'd like to mention one more Australian artist, even if his focus is vintage Blues, instead of vintage Jazz, and not all is material is danceable: C.W. Stoneking ! I saw him performing in Los Angel...
by Gong-Oh
Wed Mar 02, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: eMusic Song/Album recomendations
Replies: 210
Views: 76811

I think that the above link is wrong. Is it supposed to point to an eMusic list of songs?

[edit] Or maybe, his compilations are not available on eMusic USA. Did he make them from his 78 collection?[/edit]

Thanks,
Lorenzo
by Gong-Oh
Fri Feb 25, 2011 1:44 pm
Forum: DJ Skillz
Topic: The last 5 songs of the night - managing the ending
Replies: 10
Views: 9911

I suppose it's a bit different when it comes to the end of the night though. You can't respond to the crowd if they want to carry on dancing for another hour but the promoter said you have to finish by 12 ;). I normally find I shortlist a few possible 'last songs'. And then when it gets to 20 minut...
by Gong-Oh
Tue Feb 22, 2011 12:38 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Fast competition music once more
Replies: 11
Views: 5122

There's a brilliant version of 'Whoa Babe' by Bob Wills getting around here in Australia atm which is about 200bpm that'd rock. Dunno the date, though, but there's a copy on emusic . Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys recorded that version of 'Whoa Babe' in 1938. I like very much the Texas Playboys' ...
by Gong-Oh
Thu Feb 17, 2011 6:10 pm
Forum: Swinging Music
Topic: Fast competition music once more
Replies: 11
Views: 5122

If you are really looking for something different :), how about some 1950's Western Swing ? Billy Jack Wills , C Jam Blues (1952) - 240 Pee Wee King , Seven Come Eleven (1955) - 210 Or some Hillbilly Boogie ? 'Little' Jimmy Dickens , Country Boy Bounce (1956) - 210 And some Hawaiian Jazz for the Bal...
by Gong-Oh
Tue Feb 15, 2011 6:28 pm
Forum: Song IDs
Topic: [Answered] Karl Jerker speleman, Charles Norman
Replies: 21
Views: 12631

Mr Awesomer wrote:What I don't get is why someone would want to keep such a mediocre song "secret."
The secrecy is actually the trick that got that song discussed on this forum. :)
by Gong-Oh
Mon Feb 14, 2011 12:28 am
Forum: Song IDs
Topic: [Answered] Karl Jerker speleman, Charles Norman
Replies: 21
Views: 12631

In my opinion, this is the most interesting among the song ID questions left open. Here is the clip again (alternate link ). I sent this tune to a couple of friends more knowledgeable than me, but none of them could identify it. My guess is that the song was recorded in the early 1940s (there is a h...
by Gong-Oh
Sun Feb 13, 2011 12:06 pm
Forum: Song IDs
Topic: Trying to identify a song? Here's the place!
Replies: 9
Views: 10807

Reuben, this is one more thread that should be moved to to the 'Song IDs' folder and should get labeled as '[Answered] Algiers Hoodoo Woman, Dr. Michael White', when you have time. I'm done checking the couple ones I contributed to, so I won't bother anymore with such requests. :) Thank you, Lorenzo