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Friday, December 6, 2013

It's: The Food Show!

I was pre-empted on the day itself, but did the Thanksgiving Dinner show on Dec. 5. It was some toothsome fare, if I do say so myself. Take a look at the playlist and then listen to the show. Bon appetit!

Here's the show

Ray Charles “One Mint Julep”  (ABC 1961)

Louis Armstrong “Cornet Chop Suey” (Okeh 1926)

Mickey Katz “Herring Boats”  (Capital 1961)

Dizzy Gillespie “Salt Peanuts” (Guild 1945)

Eddie Lang “Cheese and Crackers”  (1927)

Benny Goodman, Fats Navarro “Stealin Apples”  (Capital 1948)

Howard McGhee “Turnip Blood”  (Savoy 1947)

Louis Jordan “Beans and Cornbread” S (1949)

Bessie Smith “Gimme a Pigfoot”  (Okeh 1933)

John Lee Hooker “One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer”
from one bourbon, one scotch, one beer MP3 (chess 1975)

Leadbelly “Grey Goose” (RCA)

Memphis Minnie “Keep On Eatin'”  (Vocalion 1938)

Louis Armstrong “Struttin With Some Barbeque” (Okeh 1927)

Morganna King “Taste Of Honey”  (Mainstream 1971)

Bob Dorough “The Coffee Song”  (Blue Note 2000)

Coleman Hawkins And His Orchestra “Fine Dinner” (1939)

Jazztet “Milano”  (ARGO 1961)


Brew said...

Hi Steve --

Hilarious choice of titles ;) -- Here's my listing of food-tunes; maybe there are some doubles, anyway, it's big fun:

01 - Hungry Man 2:19 Bobby Troup

02 - Mama, Don't Want No Peas And Rice And Coconut Oil (Jimmy Rushing, voc) 2:49 Count Basie & His Orchestra

03 - Sing For Your Supper (Helen Humes, voc) 2:41 Count Basie & His Orchestra

04 - Hey Pete, Let's Eat More Meat 3:04 Dizzy Gillespie & His Orchestra

05 - The Frim Fram Sauce 3:12 Ella & Louis

06 - You're Not The Only Oyster In My Stew 3:16 Fats Waller & His Rhythm

07 - It Must Be Jelly ('Cause Jam Don't Shake Like That) (GM) 3:00 Glenn Miller & His Orchestra

08 - Fat Meat Is Greasy 2:49 Jackie Brenston
Pineapple Pete 2:39 Johnny Mercer

09 - All That Meat And No Potatoes 5:17 Louis Armstrong

10 - Salt Pork, West Virginia 3:00 Louis Jordan & His Tympani Five

11- Flambee Montalbanese 3:04 Madeleine Peyroux & William Galison

12 - Dinner At Eight 3:30 Mavis Rivers

13 - Gelato Al Limon 4:28 Paolo Conte

14 - All That Meat And No Potatoes (Ray McKinley, voc) 3:21 Will Bradley & His Orchestra

15 - Chicken Gumboog(ie) (Ray McKinley, voc) 2:53 Will Bradley & His Orchestra

16 - Fry Me A Cookie, With A Can Of Lard (Ray McKinley, voc) 3:16 Will Bradley & His Orchestra

17 - It Must Be Jelly ('Cause Jam Don't Shake Like That) (Woody Herman & Frances Wayne, voc-1) 3:20 Woody Herman & His Orchestra

18 - It Must Be Jelly ('Cause Jam Don't Shake Like That) (Woody Herman & Frances Wayne, voc-2) 2:53 Woody Herman & His Orchestra

Steve Provizer said...

HI Brew-Thanks for your great choices. I don't think there are a lot of jazz anorexics.

Brew said...

Yeah, Steve, I don't think that either; most of our heros - when there were no hard drugs involved of course - most of those folks were full of sap, and great eaters ;)

Chris Albertson said...

I would have thrown Josh White's One Meat Ball into the pot. :)

Steve Provizer said...

The problem is getting it to stay in the pot.