Greg Poppleton

Greg features 1930s John Kirby Sextet on this week's Phantom Dancer 107. 3 2SER Tues 9 March TUNE IN


– John Kirby Sextet – Phantom Dancer Radio 9 March 2021

John Kirby, double bassist, tuba and trombone player, 1930s proponent of ‘Chamber Jazz’, Bach fan, and band leader is this week’s Phantom Dancer feature artist with Greg Poppleton. Read his story, see videos, see the radio playlist and listen to the show here

– Phil Harris – Phantom Dancer 23 February 2021

Phil Harris is this week’s Phantom Dancer feature artist. Wonga Phil Harris was a drummer, band leader, singer, comedian, actor, Academy Award winner and voice-over artist.

Hear him on Greg Poppleton’s award-winning Phantom Dancer radio show. Every Tuesday on 107.3 2SER Sydney and online.

– Rudy Vallee, The First Teen Idol – Phantom Dancer 19 January 2021

Rudy Vallée was an American singer, composer, musician, actor and radio host. He was one of the first teen idols, the first to sing into a PA, the first to use a theremin and an electric banjo in a dance band, and one of the first to admit to using recording equipment in his daily music practice. He’s this week’s Phantom Dancer feature artist.

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– Big Maybelle – Phantom Dancer 6 October 2020

Big Maybelle, r’n’b singer, is this week’s Phantom Dancer feature artist. You’ll hear her from a 1956 Rock ‘n’ Roll Dance Party radio show. You’ll also hear from the bands she sang with before her solo singing career.

– Hal Kemp – Phantom Dancer 21 July 2020

Hal Kemp is this week’s Phantom Dancer feature artist in 1930s radio broadcasts and his last musical short film from 1940. The Phantom Dancer is on-air and online from this Tuesday 21 July on 107.3 2SER Sydney.

– La Paloma Video

La Paloma video from my new swingy, jazzy album with songs in English, German & Spanish (all in an Australian accent) called Tin Pan Alley Vol. 2. Out 2 July on SPOTIFY, APPLE. 4 of my favourite tracks will be on BANDCAMP

– 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 presented by Greg Poppleton since 1985 – non-stop swing from live 1920s-60s radio.


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