Face The Music
This week, let's honor Spencer Williams - not the actor who appeared on TV's Amos & Andy show, but the songwriter who was born in New Orleans Louisiana on October 14 1889 and passed away in Flushing New York on July 14 1965. This remarkable man composed quite a number of early jazz standards.
This week's core sample seems to be composed of obtuse & obscure delights,
with an emphasis upon untitled pieces and unidentified artists.
Face the Music WCBN 88.3 FM - 8.23.12
Unlabeled Test Pressing Medley
Unknown Flexo Disc Orchestra - c. 1930
At a Georgia Camp Meeting – Cake Walk
You might want to listen carefully to this week's broadcast as it could contain all or much of what's listed here.In addition to a rare example of an instrumental Rudy Vallee record, the
This list was cobbled together intuitively on Sunday eveningThe actual broadcast coordinates might well resemble what you see here
Face the Music 8.02.12
Michigan is experiencing severe drought and record breaking high temperatures. My response is to initiate a series of programs serenading the earth and especially the water element. Most of these recordings were made in the 1920s, 30s & 40s. The titles on this list will potentially and even probably air, but not necessarily in the exact sequence you see here.
As Ann Arbor prepares to be occupied by a lot of people from out of town who will use a lot of the town to sell a lot of stuff to a lot of other people from out of town, this is at least the seed bed for the playlist I plan to use during Thursday night's broadcast on WCBN 88.3 FM www.wcbn.org
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This blog has been created in order to provide background for WCBN's Face the Music show. It is also an educational tool intended to illustrate what goes into the making of this broadcast each week.