OTRS #22 – Roots of Cheap Suit Serenaders

John's Old Time Radio Show
John Heneghan’s Old Time Radio Show

Roots of the Cheap Suit Serenaders from John’s 78 rpm record collection.

1. Alabama Jubilee (The Gang’s All Here) – Hoke Rice

2. Chasin’ Rainbows – Dallas String Band

3. I Want A Little Girl – Mckinney’s Cotton Pickers

4. She Lived Down By The Firehouse – Pie Plant Pete

5. Make My Cot Where The Cot-Cot-Cotton Grows – Red Nichols’ Stompers

6. Moana March – Kalua Players

7. Laughing Rag – Roy Smeck

8. I’m Gonna Get It – Hokum Boys

9. I Had But Fifty Cents – Jack Golding

10. Singin’ In The Bathtub – Four Hawaiian Guitars

11. Chile Blues – Rodney Rogers’ Red Peppers

12. Hapa Haole Hula Girl – Kalama’s Quartette

13. Sing Song Girl – Leroy Sheild

14. My Gal Sal – Tom Gerunovich And His Roof Garden Orchestra

15. Ready For The River – Emerson Gill & His Bamboo Garden Ocrh.

16. HanoHano Hawaii – Waikiki Stone-Wall Boys

17. Pussy – Harry Roy And His Bat Club Boys

Robert Crumb & Robert Armstrong

Robert Crumb Robert Armstrong & Allan Dodge

on the street circa 1975

Zwigoff, Dodge, Armstrong & Brozman

Crumb & Armstrong

Cheap Suit Serenaders circa 1977

Dodge, Crumb & Armstrong 2009

East River String Band w/ Meredith Axelrod, Robert Armstrong & Blind Boy Paxton SF 2010

scene from Ghost World, “Not a very good band…”

One thought on “OTRS #22 – Roots of Cheap Suit Serenaders

  1. great show as usual sir!…but where’s the version of “persian rug”???

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