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Your Old Pal Will takes you on a journey through the peaks and valleys of all recordings vinyl. A through Z, organized alphabetically by artist/compilation title, irregardless of genre. Maybe it’s by title. Maybe it’s by album. Who knows what path we take next. New episode every Wednesday. Get your Vinyl-O-Matic tshirt here! (https://teespring.com/stores/vinylomatic)
 
The Old Dingy Jukebox features a wide variety of down home American music styles played from a collection of 78rpm, 45rpm and LP records. Each show will take the listener on an aural journey exploring the great American musical heritage. The show’s repertoire is deep and wide with an emphasis on early to middle 20th century Americana. Styles played on the show include the blues, jazz, old time string bands, traditional folk music, honky tonk, bluegrass and early country music. Informative, y ...
 
Are you addicted to collecting records? Do you have black wax coursing through your veins? Has your vinyl dependance gotten out of control? Amassing 45s has become an obsession? This podcast will help you get you through until your next fix. Do our hosts Ben Shulman and Patrick Foisy offer a cure? No they don't. In fact, they are afflicted by the same sweet disease. Get ready for a fresh new podcast to hit your data stream. When analog clashes into the digital world! Addicted To The Needle - ...
 
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Down Home Cajun Music- Doc Guidry On this episode of the podcast, we focus on the recordings of Oran "Doc Guidry". Born in Lafayette, he started his career with Happy Fats. In 1939 he formed the Sons of Acadians and recorded for Decca. But Doc recorded with everybody, it would impossible to provide all the records he played on. He recorded with Hap…
 
This episode doesn't have one, but two record dealers to contend with. Bargains are flying left and right! Our special guest Félix B. Desfossés is not only an author, a radio personality and an endless fountain of musical knowledge but he's also a record collector like no other. Northern Soul, RnB, Garage, British Freakbeat and Power Pop are all up…
 
Coro Trentino [00:23] "Not en Val Gardena" Music of the Italian Alps Capitol Records T10120 A quick little Tyrolean excursion. "Bald" Bill Hagan and his Trocarderons [02:04] "Frankie and Johnny" Music to Strip By Somerset P-16800 1966 Not exactly a song I would associate with burlesque. Carlene Carter with Dave Edmunds [04:26] "Baby Ride Easy" Musi…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Octa Clark and Hector Duhon On this episode of the Down Home Cajun Music podcast, we look at the music of Octa Clark and Hector Duhon. Octa and Hector began playing music together first in 1928. Later they formed the Dixie Ramblers, but when Cajun went out of style and went toward country; Octa left the group. The duo would r…
 
One of the most powerful figures in Cajun music was Cleoma Breaux Falcon. From 1928-1937 she recorded with Joe Falcon for a variety of labels, leaving behind a vast musical legacy. This episode is devoted to the voice of this powerful musician. Down Home Cajun Music- Cleoma Breaux Falcon Marie Buller (Columbia 40502) 1928 Le Vieux Soulard Et Sa Fem…
 
Yes, that's me: Mighty Mischka doing a show by myself on new years eve. You'll hear much better noise than the fireworks outside, including some LP-only stuff, but unfortunately you won't hear that funny lady's voice this time. Got nothing working now but my good ol' fashioned records: Big Jim DeNoone (voc. by Bill Carter) - A Woman's Way (4Star Pr…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Bonne Annee' Nathan Abshire- Point De Lou (Khoury's 645) Jimmy Choates- Petite Negres (Fais Do Do 1009) Sidney Brown- Noir Chaussette's Two Step (Goldband 1061) Floyd LeBlanc- You Musn't Cry (Opera 111) Terry Clement- La Valse De Te Maurice (Feature 1090) Lawrence Walker- Creole Waltz (Khoury's 617) Harry Choates- Te Petite E…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Angelas LeJeune One of the most obscure Cajun artists of the late 20's and 30's was Angelas Lejeune. As a teenager, As a teenager, Angelas was collaborating and interacting with both Amede Ardoin and Dennis McGee. Angelas developed into a visible figure on southwest Louisiana's dance circuit, sometimes performing five nights …
 
Sit back and enjoy an episode featuring some of my favorite records across a variety of down home styles. Just good records. Please subscribe to the show if you haven't done so already and share with family and friends. If you could be so kind leave a review Apple podcasts…it sure does help the show. Also, go take a visit to the show's new website …
 
Down Home Cajun Music - Aldus Roger 1963-1967 Aldus Roger had been recording since the early 1950's. By 1960, he retired but his retirement was short lived for in 1962, he was chosen by the State of Louisiana in the National Folklore Festival in Washington, DC. As a result of the honor, Roger was persuaded to reorganize his band. In 1963 he started…
 
For our holiday special, we welcome our new celebrity mascot and a special guest all the way from Vancouver, BC. A Northern Soul Wigan Casino classic exchange hands, a few Canadian obscurities are played for the first time in decades and one of the best Mod RnB records ever laid on vinyl is featured. Festive fun for the whole family!…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Iry Lejeune Part Two On this episode we continue exploring the recordings of the most influential Cajun musicians after WWII. Iry Lejeune grew up listening to the sounds of early accordion players such as Amede Ardoin, Joe Falcon, Angelas Lejeune and Amadee Breaux. Those early influences were woven into the songs he created d…
 
Caudal [00:37] "Murk" Murk Midira Records MD 015 2015 An excellent spatial excursion from Aidan Baker on guitar, Gareth Sweeney on bass, and Felipe Salazar on drums. Kermit the Frog & Fozzie Bear [15:08] "Movin' Right Along" The Muppet Movie - Original Soundtrack Recording Atlantic SD 16001 1979 A little travelling music, please. Red Fang [18:06] "…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Les Blues De Voyage Joe Falcon & Cleoma Breaux- Aimer Et Perdre Leo Soileau & Moise Robin- Je Vieux Merrier Blind Uncle Gaspard- Assi Dans Les Fentre De Ma Chambre Guillory & LeFleur- Stop That Soileau Couzens- Trois Jours Apres Ma Mort Amede Ardoin & Dennis McGee- Les Blues De Voyage Dennis McGee & Sady Courville- Madame You…
 
Our addict is living a double life as a collector and a record picker, just like our beloved dealer. While Pat went to check a collection of 1200 records, our expert negotiator Ben picked up a mere 15 000 45s. A few gems inevitably surfaced. Some 60s Garage punkers, driving Northern Soul and a Mod cover of a country staple made its way into our add…
 
Down Home Cajun Music - Rayne Bo Ramblers 1946 RCA Victor Session At this point, Happy and the Rayne Bo Ramblers had stayed busy recording since 1935. In 1946, Happy and the band recorded their last recordings for a major label when they recorded this session for RCA Victor. 1946 seemed to be the end of an era and beginning of a new one. This sessi…
 
So here's this year's last show before Miss Highfalutin' Mama takes off for a visit to her old home. You get the usual bunch of random nonsense... like the kinda stuff you get for xmas i lost my faith in the human race... Bobby Roberts - Cravin' (HUT) Bill & Doree Post - Born For The Open Road (CREST) Bobby Darin - Similau (ATCO) The Dixie Nighting…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Bee Records Elton Bee Cormier founded the Church Point Playboys in 1949. In the 1970's he wanted to record him and his band. But at that time , not many studios wanted to record Cajun music. He purchased a tape recorder and started to record musicians. Bee Records was born from his early recordings. This episode features many…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Dennis McGee and Ernest Fruge: November 1930 Dennis McGee recorded his last pre war session of his own in November of 1930. Recorded in New Orleans, McGee brought along fiddler Ernest Fruge to accompany him on these recordings. The recordings suffered from poor record sales, due to the Depression, and were mostly forgotten. I…
 
This one is an all-Garage extravaganza with our special guests, legendary Montreal band The Gruesomes! On this episode, a ton of fuzz laden rare 45s with drunk singers that don't know the lyrics to well-known covers. Plus, The Gruesomes confront our unsuspecting addict Pat with a bold, unvarnished intervention. Don't miss this one!…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Riverside Ramblers The Riverside Ramblers were actually the Hackberry Ramblers recording by a different name. By 1936, the band was broadcasting from the Montgomery Ward store in Lake Charles and the station held a contest as to what to name the group. The store's most popular tire was the "Riverside" and some listener won wi…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Hot Rod Records After Virgil Bozeman's failed attempt at the Opera label, and then his finances for his O.T. label dried up, he moved back to San Antonio where he started the Hot Rod label with local record man Bob Tanner. There are only 7 known records made by this label; dating from 1949-1951, including songs by artists suc…
 
We just noticed that todays titles tell a weird story on their own. If we hadn't been distracted by the greatness of the 45s, we could probably write a book about atomic bombs, aliens, pills, whiskey, taxes, welfare, minimum wage, misery... and one little baby. What a nightmare! The how and why and what we do: Steve Barry - The Nightmare (VERUS) Sa…
 
Today’s episode is an examination and celebration of the musical roots of the Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia. Garcia’s musical roots begin in the early 1960s with traditional American folk music. With styles ranging from bluegrass, old time country music, folk, blues and jug band music, Garcia was a well known performer in SanFrancisco and Bay Area c…
 
Down Home Cajun Music-Joe Bonsall and the Orange Playboys: Cajun Jamboree Singles Volume One John “Tee Bruce” Broussard answered the telephone for Huey Meaux's Cajun show on KPAC Radio station and later at KOLE Radio. He then was able to start his own Cajun show on KOGT Radio in Orange, Texas. During the period of time between 1964 and 1982, he pro…
 
How does our dealer just keep on supplying some quality 45s to our addict over and over on a steady stream? Will he reveal his secret this time? If there's one common theme on this episode, it's that we have some RARE stuff for your listening pleasure. A little bit of Garage, Northern Soul and New Breed RnB are just waiting to be discovered.…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Nathan Abshire 1973-1978 After recording for Floyd Soileau for the most part of the late 60's and early 1970's; in April of 1973, Nathan started recording for La Louisianne Records. In March of 1978, Nathan recorded a album for the Sonnet label with a great backing band of Sady Courville and Preston Manuel. In August of 1978,…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Leo Soileau's Four Aces 1935-1936 Leo Soileau was the first Cajun fiddler to record back in 1928. After the Depression Leo returned to recording with a group in the string band style and recorded for Decca. While the group recorded songs in Cajun French; they also covered songs by the Carter Family and other country groups, a…
 
Cat Stevens [00:34] "I Wish, I Wish" Mona Bone Jakon A&M Records SP4260 1970 The less said about the title of this album, the better. Tommy Gumina [04:15] "Love Theme From 'La Strada'" Mood Italiano Decca DL 8630 1958 Some lovely Italiano-Americano accordion playing. Dick Hyman [06:43] "The Topless Dancers of Corfu" Moog - The Electric Eclectics of…
 
DHCM- The Breaux Brothers 1929-1966 This episode we take a look at the various recordings the Breaux Brothers made from 1929 to their last in 1966. Amadie and Ophy, along with their sister made their first recordings in 1929, where they recorded the classic, "Ma Blonde Est Partie" for Columbia Records. After the Depression the boys were called back…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Belton Richard Meets Aldus Roger In the early 1960's Belton Richard was riding on the success of his first singles on Dago Redlich's Chamo label out of Crowley. Aldus Roger had just come out of his first retirement and was recording for La Louisianne Records. Someone had the great idea for Belton and Aldus to record together.…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Louisiana Special Cliff LeMaire- Cow Island Special (Hot Rod 104) Leo Soileau- Basile Waltz (Victor 21769) Harry Choates- Jole Brun (Cajun Classics 1009) Adam Hebert- Jolie Petite Fille (Cajun 500) Dixie Ramblers- Dixie Ramblers Waltz (Bluebird 6352) Hackberry Ramblers- Te Petite (DeLuxe 5035) Jean Bertrand- Vos Yeux Bleu (Im…
 
Yes it's true! We have friends! And he came to visit! For the very first time we have a special mystery guest: Nobody will ever know the identity of Sheik Inkhazi, but everyone will enjoy his fine black gold! Even the better organised guest couldn't fix this particularily chaotic episode: Nicky Robbins - Going To A Party (ROYALTY) Wee Willie Harris…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Floyd LeBlanc On this episode, we celebrate the music of Floyd LeBlanc. The Mermentau born Cajun fiddler started off recording as a member of the Oklahoma Tornadoes in 1947. Floyd released his first records on the Opera label in 1948. In 1949, he recorded for Virgil Bozeman's O.T. label. After that he retired from playing and…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Robert Bertrand Part 2 On this episode we continue on with the recordings of Robert Bertrand. While Part One focused on his early recordings; we continue on with his recordings through 1970. "La Sha Chere" Robert Bertrand with Phil Menard (Folk Star 1210) 1967 "A Million Miles Away" Robert Bertrand and Louisiana Ramblers (Gol…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Clifton Chenier: Bayou Records The rare Bayou 45 label was the idea of Arhoolie founder Chris Strachwitz. He wanted 45's of Clifton's recordings on Arhoolie to be put out on jukeboxes throughout Louisiana and Texas. He contacted Floyd at Swallow Records to press the 45's and to distribute them. Here is episode one of those re…
 
Down Home Cajun Music - Rayne Bo Ramblers Part Two We continue on with the recordings of The Rayne Bo Ramblers through the late 1930's into the 1940's. La Response De Blues De Bosco (Bluebird 2049) Jus Pasque (Bluebird 2037) Te Jolie Te Petite (Bluebird 2037) Dans Le Chere De La Lune (Bluebird 2042) Ta Oblis De Vernier (Bluebird 2042) Give My Baby …
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Independent Cajun Labels on 45 rpm: Volume Two Aldus Roger- Channel 10 Two Step (Acadian Artists 1000) Ervin Lejeune & Jake Bertrand- Calcasieu Playboys Waltz (Buck 501) Wayne Hebert- Circle D Special (Circle D 1003) Ernest Thibodeaux and Danny Shuff- Pine Grove Waltz (Lanor Custom Series 1005) Jake Broussard- Iowa Two Step (…
 
Come on and join the society for the prevention of organized quality radio presentation! A good record is hard to find - that's why we haven't got many of those today. Tell'em lies and feed'em records: Lee Duncan - Little Did I Know (PERFECTION) Dianne Renner - Quicksand (ACCENT) The Clovers - In The Morning Time (ATLANTIC) Jilla Webb - Devil In A …
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Independent Cajun Labels on 45 rpm: Volume One This episode focuses on some of the releases from smaller, independent labels to come out of south Louisiana from 1950's to the 1980's. With the recording advancements of the time, many of these smaller labels started recording many local artists. Some of these records were put o…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- The Clement Brothers Terry Clement grew up in a musical family. He and his brothers started a band, modeling their style after their hero; Nathan Abshire. In the mid 50's they recorded one record for JD Miller's Feature label; "Te Maurice" and "Diggy Liggy Lo". As rock and roll became popular, they recorded not only Cajun Fre…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Lionel Cormier & The Sundown Playboys Formed in 1947, The Sundown Playboys were the musical journey of the Lionel Cormier family. The group recorded for JD Miller's Feature label in 1951 and didn't record again till 1956, this time with Goldband records. For the 1956-1957 recordings, Dewey Balfa replaced Wallace Toucet on fid…
 
The B-52's [00:31] "Throw that Beat in the Garbage Can" Mesopotamia Warner Bros. Records MINI 3641 1982 The Athens natives 3rd studio effort, this time with David Byrne on production duties. Martha and the Muffins [05:03] "Echo Beach" Metro Music Dindisc DID.1 1980 Every day someone is born who has never heard "Echo Beach". Perhaps one of those peo…
 
Down Home Cajun Music- Leo Soileau Anthology 1928-1937 Leo Soileau was one of the pioneer artists of recorded Cajun music. He was the first Cajun fiddler to record starting in 1928 and had a recording career that lasted until 1937. He made more than 100 recordings during these years and many of the later ones have not been reissued. Along his with …
 
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