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Linda Keene – Phantom Dancer 23 June 2020

A special request by a researcher into 1930s-40s singer Linda Keene, is this week’s Phantom Dancer classic with a Linda Keene vocal from 1939.

The Phantom Dancer is produced and presented by 1920s-30s singer and actor Greg Poppleton. The show has been on-air over 107.3 2SER Sydney since 1985.

You can hear it online from 12:04pm AEST Tuesday 23 June at https://2ser.com/phantom-dancer/

The finyl hour is vinyl.

Here’s a photo of Linda Keene taken in 1946 by famous Billboard photographer William Gottlieb

linda keene

Also, on this week’s 2 hour non-stop mix of swing and jazz from live 1920s – 1960s radio you’ll hear swing band sets from live 1930s and 1940s radio, live radio bop and live early radio dance bands.

Your Phantom Dancer Video of the Week is Julius Sumner Miller giving Dramatic Demonstrations in Physics on the matter of Electrostatic Phenomena. This is program 38, recorded at ABC-TV in Sydney in 1969. Enjoy…

23 JUNE PLAY LIST

Play List – The Phantom Dancer
107.3 2SER-FM Sydney, Live Stream, Digital Radio
Community Radio Network Show CRN #442

107.3 2SER Tuesday 23 June 2020
After the 2SER 12 noon news, 12:04 – 2:00pm (+10 hours GMT)
and Saturdays 5 – 5:55pm
National Program:
1ART ArtsoundFM Canberra Sunday 10 – 11pm
5GTR Mt Gambier Monday 2:30 – 3:30am
3MBR Murrayville Monday 3 – 4am
4NAG Keppel FM Monday 3 – 4am
2SEA Eden Monday 3 – 4am
2MIA Griffith Monday 3 – 4pm
2BAR Edge FM Bega Monday 3 – 4pm
3VKV Alpine Radio Monday 6 – 7pm
7MID Oatlands Tuesday 8 – 9pm
2MCE Bathurst / Orange / Central West NSW Wednesday 9 – 10am
2ARM Armidale Friday 12 – 1pm
7LTN Launceston Sunday 5 – 6am
3MGB Mallacoota Sunday 5 – 6am
6GME Radio Goolarri Broome Sunday 5 – 6am

Set 1
Trocadero Promotion
Frank Coughlan Orchestra
Radio Transcription
Sydney
Apr 1936
You Are The Spring Breeze
Bai Hung
Comm Rec
Pathe, Shanghai
1948
Waltzing Matilda
116th Rhythm Ensemble
(voc) Ron Williams
Aircheck
Sydney
1943
Set 2
Instrumental
Ray McKinley Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Century Room
Hotel Commodore
New York
AFRS Re-broadcast
1946
Artistry in Rhythm (open) + I Know That You Know
Stan Kenton Orchestra
‘One Night Stand’
Cafe Rouge
Hotel Pennsylvania
New York
AFRS Re-broadcast
27 Sep 1945
Study in Blue
Larry Clinton Orchestra
Coconut Grove
Hotel Park Central
WEAF NBC Red NY
7 Jul 1939
Set 3
Happy Feet
Paul Whiteman Orchestra (voc) Rhythm Boys (Bing Crosby / Al Rinker / Harry Barris) (vln) Joe Venuti
‘Comm Rec’
Hollywood
10 Feb 1930
Thou Swell
Philco Orchestra
‘The Philco Hour’
WABC CBS NY
1931
Ballin’ The Jack
Henry Levine Dixieland Octet
‘Chamber Music Society of Lower Basin Street’
Radio City
WJZ NBC Blue NY
18 Aug 1941
Set 4
Colorado Sunset
Jim Davidson and his ABC Dance Orchestra (voc) Alice Smith
Comm Rec
Sydney
14 Mar 1939
Open (Lullaby of Birdland) + Love For Sale
Erroll Garner Trio
‘The All-Star Parade of Bands’
Birdland
WRCA NBC NY
24 Jul 53
Mean To Me
Sarah Vaughan
‘Stars in Jazz’
Birdland
WRCA NBC NY
21 Apr 1952
Set 5
My First Impression Of You
Teddy Wilson Orchestra
Comm Rec
New York
17 Dec 1937
Solitude
Benny Goodman Orchestra (voc) Helen Ward
‘Let’s Dance’
Radio City
WEAF NBC Red Ny
9 Mar 1935
A Fine Romance
Hal Kemp Orchestra (voc) Skinnay Ennis
‘R.H. Macy Morning Show’
Oct 1935
Tears From My Inkwell
Jack Teagarden Orchestra (voc) Linda Keene
‘Young Man With A Band’
WABC CBS NY
Nov 1939
Set 6
Chatanooga Choo Choo
Jan Savitt Orchestra
Comm Rec
Chicago
6 Aug 1941
Dancing Room Only
Tony Pastor Orchestra
Aircheck
New York City
1945
Cirribirribin (Open) + Joe Blow
Harry James Orchestra
Palladium Ballroom
KNX CBS LA
1945
Oh So Good
Glenn Miller Orchestrs
‘Chesterfield Show’
WABC CBS NY
23 Jun 1942
Set 7
Wearing of the Green
Bunny Berrigan Orchestra
Radio Transcription
New York
1938
Open + Harlem Speaks
Duke Ellington Orchestra
Cotton Club
WABC CBS NY
18 Mar 1937
Sweet Sue
Benny Goodman Orchestra
‘Camel Caravan’
WABC CBS NY
10 Jan 1939
Dogtown Blues
Bob Crosby Orchestra
‘Swing Concert’
Congress Hotel
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
18 May 1937
Set 8
Ain’t Misbehavin’
Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra (voc) Dee Parker
Casino Gardens
Ocean Park
KECA ABC LA
19 Sep 1946
Open + Baby Don’t Tell On Me
Ozzie Nelson Orchestra
Blackhawk Restaurant
WGN Mutual Chicago
10 Mar 1940
Don’t Cry Baby
Helen Ward (voc) Harry James Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
1945
There I Go
Fats Waller Rhythm (voc) Kay Perry
Panther Room
Hotel Sherman
WMAQ NBC Red Chicago
10 Dec 1940
Set 9
Crazy Chris
Dave Brubeck Quartet
Birdland
WJZ ABC NY
Dec 1953
What Is This Thing Called Love?
Charlie Shavers Quartet
London House
WBBM CBS Chicago
May 1962
Ain’t You a Mess
Stan Getz Quartet
Red Hill Inn
Pennsauken
WOR Mutual NY
16 Feb 1957
Smoke Signals + The Gentle Art of Love (theme)
Oscar Pettiford Orchestra
Birdland
WRCA NBC NY
28 May 1957
Set 10
Shout the Boogie
Memphis Minnie
Comm Rec
Chicago
27 Dec 1947
S.K Blues
Joe Turner (voc) Johnny Otis Orchestra
‘Jubilee’
AFRS Hollywood
Oct 1945
Kansas City Man
Muggsy Spanier
‘This is Jazz’
WOR Mutual NY
22 Mar 1947
Memphis Blues + Bay City Blues (theme)
Turk Murphy’s San Francisco Jazz Band
Easy Street
KCBS San Francisco
9 Dec 1958

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