Shellac Stack No. 249 revels in seventh heaven with more than a dozen Banner records of the 1920s by Frank Leithner’s Orchestra, the California Ramblers, Lizzie Miles, Hal Kemp, the Pickard Family, Ben Pollack’s Orchestra, the Original Memphis Five, Ford Dabney’s Syncopated Orchestra, Mendello’s Five Gee-Gees, and many more! Thank you for supporting the Shellac Stack on Patreon.
Shellac Stack No. 248 buttons up our overcoat with Tommy Gott’s orchestra. We hear from Roberto Firpo in Argentina, Johnny Wittwer in San Francisco, and Billy Cotton in London. Along the way we’ve got excellent jazz from Bob Wilber’s Wildcats and Joe Venuti, the music of Gershwin played by Jerry Murad’s Harmonicats, and a trio of pretty hot “dime store” dance records. More too! Thanks for your support on Patreon: patreon.com/shellacstack
Shellac Stack No. 247 shimmies with the Dorsey Brothers! We hear from Turk Murphy’s Jazz Band, the Royal Hawaiian Serenaders, Helen Forrest, Shep Fields, Coon-Sanders, Frankie Marvin, Sam Lanin, the Drifters, and many more in this variety-packed musical hour. Thanks for keeping the Shellac Stack spinning with your contribution on Patreon: patreon.com/shellacstack
Shellac Stack No. 246 gets caught in a wind storm with Jesse Stone and His Orchestra. We toddle along with Carl Fenton, burn up with the Wolverines, “do it” with Rudy Vallee, and lounge ‘neath Egyptian skies with Joseph Franklin. We also hear from Irish fiddlers Michael Coleman and Patrick J. Cawley, pianist Lee Sims, and Harry Roy’s band. More too! Thanks for supporting the Shellac Stack on Patreon: patreon.com/shellacstack
Shellac Stack No. 245 creeps with Jelly Roll Morton and dances with a ghost. We hear from Fess Williams’s Royal Flush Orchestra, Vivian Ellis, the Rev. J. M. Gates, Josef Hofmann, Bert Lown, Zeke Manners and His Swing Billies, Hazel Scott, and many more in this spooky installment. Boo! Throw something into our virtual Trick-or-Treat jar here: patreon.com/shellacstack — thanks!
Shellac Stack No. 244 drifts and dreams with George Olsen, Blue Steele, and Jean Goldkette. We speak loudly with Ethel Waters, wabble with Bud Freeman, and spend some quiet time with Ivy Anderson and Duke Ellington. Hank Williams, Fred Van Eps, Carroll Gibbons, Georgie Price, and more, too! Where else but Shellac Stack?
Shellac Stack No. 243 rambles right along with a trusty Ford (or is it a Subaru?) and Arthur Fields. We head for Harlem with the Brown-Morris Orchestra and enjoy selections by Billy Mayerl, Kate Smith, Jack Teagarden, Smith Ballew, Louis Armstrong, Irving Kaufman, and more. Join us! Thanks for supporting the Shellac Stack on Patreon: patreon.com/shellacstack.
Shellac Stack No. 242 knows that you know! We hear from banjo virtuoso Bill Haid, singer Donald Peers, the voices of Dorothy Collins, and pianists Frankie Carle and Meade “Lux” Lewis. Good dance selections too from Jack Chapman, Ted Weems, Benny Goodman, Johnny Johnson, and much more. As always, your support of The Shellac Stack on Patreon is greatly appreciated: patreon.com/shellacstack
Shellac Stack No. 241 takes it crosstown with Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller. We spend time with Annette Hanshaw, Les Paul and Mary Ford, Rudy Wiedoeft, Bing Crosby, Margaret Whiting, and a marvelous swing arrangement by the little-known Margie Gibson. More too! Thanks for listening, and thanks for supporting the Shellac Stack on Patreon: patreon.com/shellacstack
Shellac Stack No. 240 polkas, tangos, black bottoms, and waltzes through a tuneful hour that features performances from John Molinari, Paul Whiteman, Orrin Tucker, Nick Lucas, the Wailana Grass Shack Boys, Don Redman, Coleman Hawkins, the Rollickers, and more. Thank you for your continued support on Patreon: patreon.com/shellacstack