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1930's and 1940's Swing Era music programs by Bud Pearson
The Swing Era 


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Links
Jazzbites radio
www.billieholiday78rpm.nl
KCEA-89.FM
Just Jazz
The Duke Ellington Chronicle
Blues World Auctions
Jan's 78-toeren Pakhuis
Le guide de la musique
Tyrone's Record and Phonograph Page
Jazzmasters
VJM'S Jazz & Blues Mart
Mark Berresford Rare Records

Internet Radio
Bill's Swing era music links (open to public) Install VLC (Free): http://www.videolan.org/ Then enter the URLs in VLC to access these streams.

Big Blue Swinghttp://209.236.126.18:8002
Fred Hall http://198.178.123.2:9116
KCEAhttp://streaming.rubinbroadcasting.com/kcea
KDKIhttp://37.59.37.139:12398
Radio Dismukehttp://early1900s.org/radiodismuke/radiodismuke.asx
Swing FMhttp://swingfm.ice.infomaniak.ch/swingfm-128.mp3
Swingstreet Radiohttp://198.178.123.17:11312/listen.pls
Swiss Internet Radiohttp://www.swissradio.ch/streams/6054.m3u
UK 1940's Jazzhttp://radio3.citrus3.com:2199/tunein/1940sradiostation.asx
WGBH Jazz Decadeshttp://audio.wgbh.org/otherWaysToListen/jazzDecades.asx
WHRO 1920's Radiohttp://tess.fast-serv.com:8570/listen.pls
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Monday 27, 2017

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Original Dixieland Jazz Band Livery Stable Blues NY, Feb 26, 1917
Nick LaRocca (cnt,dir) Eddie Edwards (tb) Larry Shields (cl) Henry Ragas (p) Tony Sbarbaro (d)
19331-1 Victor 18255 MP3
The Original Dixie Land Jazz Band Livery Stable Blues NY, Feb 26, 1917
Nick LaRocca, cornet, Larry Shields, clarinet, Eddie Edwards, trombone, Henry Ragas, piano, Tony Sbarbaro, drums
B-19331-1 Victor 18255 MP3
Original Dixieland Jazz Band Barnyard Blues (Livery Stable Blues) NY, Aug 17, 1917
Nick LaRocca (cnt,dir) Eddie Edwards (tb) Larry Shields (cl) Henry Ragas (p) Tony Sbarbaro (d)
Aeolian Vocalion 1205 MP3
W.C. Handy's Orchestra Livery Stable Blues NY, Sep 25, 1917
W.C. Handy (tp, ldr), Sylvester Bevard (tb), Wilson Townes, Alex Poole (cl, as), Charles Harris, Nelson Kincaid (cl, ts), Edward Alexander, William Tyler, Darnell Howard (vn), Henry Graves (vc), Charles Hillman (p), Archie Walls (bb, sb), Jasper Taylor (dm, xyl)
77377-1 Columbia A-2419 MP3
New Orleans Rhythm Kings Livery Stable Blues Richmond, Aug 30, 1922
Paul Mares (cnt) George Brunies (tb) Leon Roppolo (cl) [aka Leon Rappolo (cl) ] Jack Pettis (ts,c-mel) Elmer Schoebel (p,arr,dir) Lou Black (bj) Steve Brown (b) Frank Snyder (d)
11184 Parlophone 14028 MP3
Fletcher Henderson And His Orchestra Livery Stable Blues NY, Apr 28, 1927
Russell Smith, Joe Smith, Tommy Ladnier (tp) Jimmy Harrison, Benny Morton (tb) Buster Bailey (cl,as) Don Redman (cl,as,arr) Coleman Hawkins (ts,cl) Fletcher Henderson (p) Charlie Dixon (bj) June Cole (tu) Kaiser Marshall (d)
144064-3 Columbia 1002-D MP3
The Original Dixie Land Jazz Band Barnyard Blues (Livery Stable Blues) NY, Nov 10, 1936
Nick LaRocca, trumpet, Larry Shields, clarinet, Eddie Edwards, trombone, J. Russel Robinson, piano, Tony Sbarbaro, drums
BS-02488-1 Victor 25502 MP3
Bunny Berigan And His Orchestra Livery Stable Blues NY, Sep 13, 1938
Bunny Berigan, Irving Goodman, Steve Lipkins (tp) Ray Conniff, Nat Lobovsky (tb) George Bohn, Gus Bivona (as) Georgie Auld, Clyde Rounds (ts) Joe Bushkin (p) Dick Wharton (g) Hank Wayland (b) Buddy Rich (d)
026871-1 Victor 26068 MP3
Muggsy Spanier And His Ragtime Band Livery Stable Blues [Barnyard Blues] NY, Nov 10, 1939
Muggsy Spanier (cnt) George Brunies (tb) Rod Cless (cl) Bernie Billings (ts) Joe Bushkin (p) Bob Casey (b) Don Carter (d)
BS043378-2 Bluebird B10518 MP3

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