OTRS 76 – JONATHAN WARD’S 78 RPM RECORDS PART 1 “GREAT ETHNIC MUSIC”

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Johnathan ward’s ethnic 78 rpm records Pt. 1
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Jon Ward. “GREAT ETHNIC MUSIC”. Special Guest Jonathan Ward plays 78 rpm records from around the world from his legendary collection on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. MONGOLIA – Dolgorjav, Tszrgiin duu bujgin ansambli Udirdagch Tszrzndorj – Dörvön Tsag

Mongolian singer – horsehead fiddle of Mongolia, known as the morin khuur – played upright. Mongolian People’s Republic label – BNMAU, or Bügd Nairamdakh Mongol Ard Uls. Russia? If so, not Melodiya pressed.

2. KAZAKHSTAN – Temirbek Akhmetov – Sharniaz 

Dombra solo – recorded 1948, Tashkentski Zavod. Discuss Soviet system. Dombra – 2 strings, sinew.

3. BRAZIL – Quarteto Brasil – Reboliço

Obscure Luperce! 1945, Continental. With Jose Meneses and Tute. Choro – discuss. Title means “round” basically – (HEY-bo-lee-su)…although it also mean rustling…

4. BRAZIL – Os Desafiadores do Norte – Chorando no Pinho

João Miranda’s group – late 1929. “Crying in the Pines.” Joao…brother of Luperce. Had own group, disappeared on record 1931.

5. JAPAN – Kunaisho Gakubu Gagakubu (Imperial Household Orchestra) – Etenraku, Pt 2

Japanese court music, recorded ca. 1946 (I think). Gaguku music. Over 1200 years old – strings, wind instruments, percussion – can hear the sho, mouth organ – large free reed ( like khaen ). Well known piece – sometimes performed at weddings today.

6. OKINAWA – Itokazu Kame & Hunakoshi Kiyo – Tanchia-me Bushi; Katsurin Bushi

Okinawa – different country. Many hundreds of islands – b/t Japan and Taiwan. Became part of Japan in late 1800s before that Ryukyu kingdom. Different dialect. Marutaka lbl, private client label of Japan Victor (JVC at the time). 1957. (Mark Jihoon Sook) Two tunes – Tanchia-me Bushi is about the tradition of harvesting the Sururu fish on the beach at Onna, a town in Okinawa. Katsurin Bushi is a song about how fisherman long for the beautiful women who live on Katsurin island.

7. GUADELOUPE – Les Freres Martial – Krakador, Son Ti Coin Capesterra La…

Biguine – piano duo, recorded February 1933 in Paris. Claude Martial and Bruno Sylva Martial, brothers from Guadeloupe.

8. VENEZUELA – Cuarteto Caraquita – Miraflores

Belasco tune – Turpial records (oriole) – history, group: Alberto Munoz Burguillos (clarinet), cuatro, piano and bass. Belasco recorded track for Victor in 1933 but never released.

9. INDIA – T. Chowdiah – Thanam, Pt 1

Violin solo, recorded ca. 1933 or so, Columbia. Carnatic tradition, “thanam” type of improvisation on a raga. Chowdiah in late 20s added 3 string to violin, boost volume. South Indian records.

10. INDIA – G. J. Gabriel – Rag Dayanjee

North Indian sitar improvisation – early 1945. No idea…

11. KENYA – Siti Masika and Party with Suleman Orchestra – Chubwi Ndani

Classic late taarab music from Mombasa – oud, Gulf Music, khaleeji style. Mzuri label – MJ Shah, anomalous taarab.

12. MOZAMBIQUE – Jose Matirandze and Josefa – Chinguavilane

Mid 1950s music from Mozambique in the Tsonga language (then Shangaan). Hard edged repetitive guitar – became a modern music “marrabenta.”

13. PERU – Estudiantina Duncker – Recuerdo Moheño

Recorded in 1928 in Arequipa, Peru by Victor – classic Andean music. Group from Puno, right on Lake Titicaca near the Bolivian border. Associated with local Andean culture, yet slightly highbrow for the time. Dance music with costumes. Founded by Alberto Rivarola Miranda.

OTRS 75 – R. CRUMB’S RECORD ROOM 32 “MORE TURKISH/ARMENIAN MUSIC”

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R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 32
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb. “MORE TURKISH/ARMENIAN MUSIC”. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show. With East Village jokester Eden Brower.

1. OUD SOLO – SAM VOSBIKIAN

2. INSTRUMENTAL – KONDOURAJIAN & ARZIV ORCHESTRA

3. “UNTITLED” – YAYLA KEZE AND ORCHESTRA

4. “UNTITLED” – AYDEN ZEYBEK AND ORCHESTRA

5. CAMLARDA BEKLE BENI – KANUNI GARBIS & ORCHESTRA

6. CIFTE TELLI – MARKO MELKON

7. NEVA CIFTE TELLI – KEMANI MEMDUH EFENDI

8. PENCEREDEN BAKMA – KUCUK NEZIHE

9. SUZNAK SAZ SEMAI – INSTRUMENTAL QUARTET

10. GEVREYE – NICK DONEFF/KANUNI GARBIS/MARKO MELKON

Eden Brower & Robert Crumb

Vosbikian Orchestra 1939

Arziv Orchestra

Bernard Kondourajian

Kanuni Garbis

Marko Melkon

Marko Melkon

OTRS 74 – TADD KOTICK “POST WAR COUNTRY BLUES RECORDS”

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“POST WAR COUNTRY BLUES”
John’s Old Time Radio Show. TADD KOTICK plays great post war country blues 78 rpm records from his record collection on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show. With special guest Pat Conte.

1. WALKING BLUES – MUDDY WATERS

2. ELOISE – RALPH WILLIS

3. ALABAMA BOOGIE – JOHN LEE (JOHN ARTHUR)

4. WALKING DOWN HILL – OTIS HINTON

5. SAME OLD STUFF – JESSE THOMAS THE BLUES TROUBADOUR

6. RIDE TO A FUNERAL IN A V-8 – DAN PICKETT

7. WEST COAST BLUES – ERNEST LEWIS

8. PLEASE DON’T THINK I’M NOSEY – EDDIE KIRKLAND

9. EARLY IN THE MORNING – ROBERT HENRY

10. OLD BATTLE AX – ROBERT HENRY

11. WORLD OF TROUBLE – MEMPHIS MINNIE

12. LOVIN’ GUITAR MAN – JOHN LEE HOOKER & EDDIE KIRKLAND

13. TAKE A LITTLE WALK WITH ME – BOYD GILMORE

14. BROKE DOWN ENGINE – BARREL HOUSE SAMMY (BLIND WILLIE MCTELL)

15. ON THE ROAD AGAIN – FLOYD JONES

16. SAD STORY – BLUE SMITTY AND HIS STRING MEN

Blind Willie McTell

Blue Smitty

Dan Pickett (standing)

Ediie Kirkland

Floyd Jones

John Lee Hooker

Memphis Minnie

TADD KOTICK

Ralph Willis

Muddy Waters

John Lee Aurthur

Bob Guida, Tadd Kotick & Pat Conte

OTRS 73 – R. CRUMB’S RECORD ROOM 31 “MUSIC OF SOUTH AMERICA”

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R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 31
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb. “MUSIC OF SOUTH AMERICA”. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show. With the always charming Eden Brower.

1. Mentiroso – Americo Jacomino

2. Saxophone, Porque Choras? – Severino Rangel

3. Ironia – Chico Viola

4. Nego De Pe Espaiado – Conjuncto Tupy

5. Criolita – Les Loups

6. Mi Novia Se Liama Narda – Trio Odeon

7. Recuverdo De Mi Barrio – Mario A. Pardo

8. Mis Consejos – Pelaia & Italo

9. La Tamisquena – Domingo Aguirre

10. Clavelito – Felipe V. Rivera

11. Pandillera – Estudiantina Duncker

12. Acomodate Chichi – Franqueza Y Su Orquesta

13. Sevillanas Num 2 – Nino Ricardo

14. Caracoles – Ramon Montoya

Americo Jacomino

Oscar Aleman of Les Loups

Robert Crumb & John Heneghan

Echave Family Orchestra Cuzco, 1931

Popular Musicians Cuzco, 1931

OTRS 72 – PAT CONTE PART 3 “VISIT TO THE SECRET MUSEUM”

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PAT CONTE PART 3
John’s Old Time Radio Show. “VISIT TO THE SECRET MUSEUM”. John Henegahn visits legendary ethnic 78 collector Pat Conte at his “secret Museum”. Pat plays 78 rpm records from his record collection on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show. With special guest Tadd Kotick.

1. WIMBUSH RAG – THEO & GUS CLARK

2. I HAS THE BLUES FOR THEE BARBADOES – JACK “SWEET WILLIE” JACKSON & ONE STRING WILLIE

3. HILDALEN – GUNNULF BORGEN

4. VANAJAKSHI PT 2 – MR T. CHOWDIAH

5. C & N W. RAILROAD BLUES – BYRON PARKER AND HIS MOUNTAINEERS

6. BEDIT BISMAK – YOUSEF FOUNI

7. NONGOANGA LISHONILE – ORBERT NENTANBO ZAKHE

8. DOWN THE HIGHWAY – CHARLIE PICKETT

9. SI EL QUE TE QUIERE YO DEBE DE SER RESPETA – RAMON MONTOYA

10. RABELA DO DOUR – MARGARIDA

11. SEGIAH GAZEL – ACHILLEAS POLOUS & CO.

12. THE ROVING COWBOY – FRANK JENKINS

Pat Conte

Achilleas Polous

Achilleas Polous

Byron Parker

OTRS 71 – R. CRUMB’S RECORD ROOM 30 “MORE MUSIC OF AFRICA”

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John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb. “MORE MUSIC OF AFRICA”. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show. With Eden Brower.

1. BA DMIE YAZEGAYA – PATRIOT ASSOCIATION ORCHESTRA

2. ETOU MIN EDANO – ASSAFA ABATTA WITH CHOIR

3. SALAM LA MEODEH – ABAINESH GABREMARIAM WITH CHOIR

4. GAGREMARIAM – TEZASSOU ADMAW & LACCO ABEBE

5. BINA ADAMU PART 2 – HADIJA BIATI ABDULLA

6. MUSIQUE DE FETE – PAR L’ORPHEON DE YAOUNDE CHOEUR CUIVRES ET TAMBOUR

7. KWA BHANKI – POINT DOCKS STRING COMBO

8. FZINTABFNI – POINT DOCKS STRING COMBO

9. MASANGA – MWENDA JEAN BOSCO

10. PIANELLA – JERRY’S JIVERS

11. MAGONDE (NJARI ICHESE) – MUDUMA/UZKAWI/CHIGOGO

Eden Brower & R. Crumb

 

OTRS 70 – DON HILL Part 3 “EARLY CALYPSO MUSIC & MORE”

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OTRS 70 – DON HILL “EARLY CALYPSO MUSIC & MORE”
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Don Hill. Special Guest Don Hill plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show. With Tony Beyers.

1. Graf Zeppelin – Raymond Quevedo (Atilla The Hun)

2. Trinidad-Paseo – Banda Mixta Lovey

3. My Way Is Cloudy – Dinwiddie Colored Quartet

4. El Preso #9 – Los Tecolotes Mexicanos

5. La Melancolia – Montes Y Manrique

6. Small Island – Lord Invader with Belasco & His Orchestra

7. You Can’t Get Anything Out Of Me – Sam Manning

8. A Qunstin Banderas – Martin Silveira

 

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Don Hill’s arrest report for traveling with Wade Walker in 1961.


OTRS 69 – JOHN’S RECORDS “GREAT AMERICAN SONGSTERS”

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“GREAT AMERICAN SONGSTERS”
John’s Old Time Radio Show. “GREAT AMERICAN SONGSTERS”. John Henegahn plays early 20th century 78 rpm records from his record collection on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show.

1. Bib-A-Lolie-Boo – Chubby Parker

2. Green Grass – Stovepipe Johnson

3. Jimbo Jambo Land – Shorty Godwin

4. Don’t Think I’m Santa Claus – Lil McClintock

5. I Am Surely Living A Ragtime Life – Ad Lindsay & Alvin Conder

6. G. Burns Is Gonna Rise Again – John Nelson Porkchop

7. Jerry, Go Ile That Car – Harry “Mac” McClintock

8. Fishing Blues – Henry Thomas

9. I Love Somebody – Land Norris

10. Traveling Coon – Luke Jordan

11. I Learned About Women From Her – Goebel Reeves

12. Dago Blues – Virgil Childers

13. You’ve Gotta Stop Drinking Shine – Gid Tanner

14. Mysterious Coon – Alec Johnson

15. Lonely As I Can Be – W. L. “Rustic” Waters

16. She Could Toodle-oo – Hambone Willie Newbern

17. The Panic Is On – Hezekiah Jenkins

18. Railroadin’ And Gamblin’ – Uncle Dave Macon

19. I’m Not Jealous – Richard “Rabbit” Brown

Henry Thomas

Harry McClintock

Goebel Reeves (left)

Gid Tanner

Luke Jordan

Dave Macon

Shorty Godwin


OTRS 68 – R. CRUMB’S RECORD ROOM 29 “JUG BANDS”

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R. Crumb’s Record Room Pt. 29
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Robert Crumb. “JUG BANDS & JUG BANDS THAT DON’T USE JUGS”. Special Guest Robert Crumb plays 78 rpm records from his legendary record collection from the South of France on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show. Featuring that nutty protagonist Eden Brower.

1. House Rent Rag – Clifford Hayes & His Dixieland Jug Blowers

2. The Wild Cat Squawl – Birmingham Jug Band

3. Walking Cane Stomp – Philip’s Louisville Jug Band (Kentucky Jug Band)

4. Lindberg Hop – Memphis Jug Band

5. Cocaine Habit – Memphis Jug Band featuring Hattie Hart

6. Gator Wobble – Memphis Jug Band

7. Elm Street Woman Blues – Dallas Jamboree Jug Band

8. Knox County Stomp – Tennessee Chocolate Drops

9. She Won’t Quit But She’ll Slow Down – Earl McDonald’s Louisville Jug Band

10. Foldin’ Bed – Whistler & His Jug Band

11. Springdale Blues – Cannon’s Jug Stompers

12. Beale Street Breakdown – Jed Davenport’s Beale Street Jug Band

 

Howard Armstrong & members of Tennessee Chocolate Drops

Gus Cannon


Will Shade

Will Shade

Cliffor Haye’s Dixielabd Jug Blowers

Cannon’s Jug Stompers

member’s of Earl McDonald’s Louisville Jug Band

Whistler’s Jug Band

Whistler


OTRS 67 – DON HILL PT. 2 “FIELD RECORDINGS & EARLY CARIBBEAN 78 RECORDS”

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OTRS 67 – DON HILL PART 2 “FIELD RECORDINGS, CARIBBEAN/COUNTRY & EARLY CARIBBEAN 78 RECORDS”
John’s Old Time Radio Show w/ Don Hill. Special Guest Don Hill plays  on John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show. With Tony Beyers.

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1. Cromanti Cudjoe (Beg Pardon Big Drum Song) – People of the Carriacou Islands, the largest of the Grenadine Islands in the Caribbean

2. January Has Gone Far Away (Patois Song)/ The Waggoner’s Lad – Carriacou People

3. Announcement Of Players/ Cripple Creek – The People Of Delaney Arkansas

4. Yaa Ampdmca (Highlife) – E. T. Mensah And His Tempos Band

5. Cuando La Vista Perdi (When The View Is Lost) – El Hombre Orchestra

6. Song No. 99 – Wilmoth Houdini

7. Cumbia Sampuesana – Conj. Tipico Vallenato

8. Flores De Mayo; vals Vanazolauo – Ulises Acosta

9. El Clavo – Penaranda Y Su Conjunto

10. Sukuma – Nzila Joseph

11. Lamento Cubano – Cuarteto Machin

12. Lab Le Wold – Demisse Desta with Harp

13. Mi Nata – Quezada Y Su Orquesta Union

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