Options Old Codger with Courtney T. Edison: Playlist from August 4, 2009 Options

The Old Codger: playing 78 RPM records like they're going out of style!

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Options August 4, 2009: Spearheading the derrière-garde since 1948

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Artist Track
Fats Waller  Stayin' At Home   Options
Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five  Open the Door, Richard   Options
Coot Grant and Kid Wilson  Have Your Chill, I'll Be Here When Your Fever Rises   Options
Hillbilly Charley Vaughn  Father's a Drunkard, and Mother Is Dead   Options
Whispering Jack Smith  Baby Face   Options
Billie Holiday  Yankee Doodle Never Went To Town   Options
Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians  Fu Manchu, Why Can't You Behave?   Options
Frank Crumit  I Wish't I Was In Peoria   Options
Al Jolson  Lazy   Options
Victoria Spivey with The Clarence Williams Blue Five  My Handy Man   Options
Vaughn De Leath  Keep Sweeping the Cobwebs off the Moon   Options
Harry Hudson & His Melody Men (voc: Leslie Sarony)  My Wife Is On A Diet   Options
Henry Burr  Stay Down Here Where You Belong   Options
Kate Smith  (In The Gloaming) By The Fireside   Options
Henry Hall Orchestra (voc: Kitty Masters)  Little Man, You've Had a Busy Day   Options

Listener comments!

  Tue. 8/4/09 7:18pm Mrs. Whispering Jack Smith:

Just for the record, he sounded that way even before I shot him.
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:19pm Mr. Green Beans:

Can he please speak up and stop whisperin'?? My hearin' ain't what it once was.
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:22pm Your Wake-Up Call, Inc.:

Mr. Codger, you asked us to wake you up at 7:22
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:28pm harumph:

guard you own damn derriere, and leave the world at large out of it. thanks :-P
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:31pm Iow-ay:

i wisht i were in council bluffs
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:31pm George Lucas:

I felt a great disturbance in the Force, as if dozens of listeners suddenly cried out in terror and and disappeared.
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:32pm Bob Crumit:

What the hell kind of a name is "Frank Crumit?"
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:33pm Frank:

my down-low name, that's what.
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:42pm doc:

Place a nitroglycerin pill under your tongue immediately, Mr. Edison
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:45pm Technical Support:

Vaughn De Leath is a MAN. You're playing that disc way too fast.
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:53pm old cadger:

mebbe someun shuld call him up on at-ere newefangled teleephony so's he don't sleep through the end of his own consarn show
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:54pm The Channel 11 Yule Log:

I just got one of those new microwave fireplaces. You can spend an entire evening by the fire in only 8 minutes.
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:55pm inquiring minds:

do you play those 1950s christmas 33-1/3s on 78, too?
  Tue. 8/4/09 7:57pm transition:

little known fact -- those beatles songs tom scharpoling likes are now much closer to the 78 era than they are to the present
  Tue. 8/4/09 9:40pm Ruy de Lima e Silva:

It's a shame you don't put the year of the recordings. A must for any collector, Codge. You just seem not to take your job as seriously as in those ol' KDKA-Wilson days!
  Sat. 8/8/09 8:48am The Old Critter:

Why in tarnation ain't this guy on the radio like, every week?! THOUY! THOUY on that, I say!
  Sat. 8/22/09 4:00pm Old Grot:

Good to hear you again...another superb selection. Thanks
  Sat. 8/22/09 4:22pm Gertie:

Courtney are you the guy who used to be a disk jocky on the make belief ballpark? I was in a child then. I don't have a computere. This is my nehpew's internet. Bye..!
  Mon. 9/21/09 4:08pm Stanley:

I want a palm-sized 78RPM Palm Victrola!
  Wed. 12/30/09 12:49am stanford crumbly:

ain't you dead yet?
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