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Playlist for February 3, 2015 Options
Black History Month

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Hear this show:

Title Artist Recording Approx. start time
Mama's Black Baby Boy   Options Unique Quartette  Edison 1893   0:00:00 )  
Negro Laughing Song   Options George W. Johnson  Columbia ca.1905   0:05:30 )  
I Don't Like That Face You Wear   Options Williams and Walker  Victor Monarch 1901   0:11:03 )  
My Creole Sue   Options Columbia Quartette  Columbia A866 1909   0:16:44 )  
Gentle Annie   Options Carroll Clark  Columbia A1109 1910   0:21:50 )  
Great Camp Meetin' Day   Options Noble Sissle  Pathe 1920   0:26:20 )  
Golden Slippers   Options Fisk University Jubilee Quartet  Victor 16453-B 1909   0:30:10 )  
That Moaning Trombone   Options Lieut. Jim Europe's 369th U.S. Infantry Hell Fighters Band  Pathe 1919   0:35:09 )  
Fuzzy Wuzzy Rag   Options Handy's Orchestra of Memphis  Columbia A2421 1917   0:39:32 )  
Goodnight Angeline   Options The Four Harmony Kings  Black Swan 1921   0:44:52 )  
Deep River   Options Marian Anderson  Victor 19227-A 1924   0:49:59 )  
She's Getting More Like the White Folks   Options Bert Williams  Victor Monarch 1901   0:55:33 )  

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 2/3/15 8:08pm bobdoesthings:

good evening
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:09pm Claw!:

Howdy howdy!
Nice start to the show.
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:09pm JakeGould:

Avatar Swag For Life Member Tue. 2/3/15 8:13pm Karen in Sleepy Hollow:

Great theme guys!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 2/3/15 8:13pm bobdoesthings:

I once was told that part of the reason people did not smile was because it just hadn't been considered and/or/also I think people early on in photography's history thought portraits were suppose to be that way, it makes sense when you think of what painted portraits looked like. Makes sense to me.. if a camera is a foreign concept and someone points on at you.. a blank stare makes sense.
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 2/3/15 8:14pm bobdoesthings:

Hah I said "makes sense" a lot.
  Tue. 2/3/15 8:24pm V Priceless:

Howdy all!
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:30pm Claw!:

Hey, V!
So didja end up going to the show last night??
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:30pm JakeGould:

@bobdoesthings: It also doesn’t hurt that exposure times for film back in the day were longer than nowadays. So you had to sit still and not move or else things get blurred. And if they were blurred? Well then that thar is one of them ghost photos!
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:31pm Webhamster Henry:

The Fisk Jubilee Singers are the subject of my Sister-in- law's PHD thesis.
  Tue. 2/3/15 8:32pm V Priceless:

@ Claw! Couldn't get in to the city last night for anything - thwarted by ice and snow and assorted freezing crapola! So goes winter in our neck o the woods, I guess!
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:33pm Claw!:

Oh, noes! Sorry to hear that. :(
  Tue. 2/3/15 8:33pm V Priceless:

A buddy of mine who took my tix said it was great. Mostly older thrash stuff...
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 2/3/15 8:33pm bobdoesthings:

@jake - ahhh yeah very true, that's probably a better explanation.. but that was only a problem for large view cameras (the ones with the black sheets and large plate negatives) - when Kodak Eastman made mass-manufactured 35mm cameras and printing services .. that's probably when people started having fun with the medium.. but I don't know.. just rambling
  Tue. 2/3/15 8:34pm vavavivi:

Pretty please have a Valentine's themed show next week!
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:35pm Claw!:

Yeah, it was great! I'm really glad I got to go. It was my first time seein em.
  Tue. 2/3/15 8:37pm V Priceless:

Cool to know the new bass player is slammin' though! Catch 'em next time. Hopefully they'll tour here in support of the next full-length.
  Tue. 2/3/15 8:38pm V Priceless:

Thanks again for heads-up on start time!
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:41pm JakeGould:

@bobdoesthings: FWIW, you know that saying, “Do you want to come up to my place and see my etchings?” Well etchings aren’t photographs, but they were a popular, mass form of naked lady pictures back in the day.
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:41pm Claw!:

Yeah, Man, don't mention it! :)

I'm gonna skidaddle of the board here - gonna get some grub together and watch "The Thing" - Devon's John Carpenter show got me in the mood to watch it again. I'll talk to you again soon. Have a good night!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 2/3/15 8:42pm bobdoesthings:

Is this the same tune Dr Gameshow starts with? (mondays at 7pm)
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 2/3/15 8:44pm bobdoesthings:

@jake - actually have heard that before
  Tue. 2/3/15 8:50pm V Priceless:

Cool! 'The Thing' is the perfect cold-weather horror flick - Have fun, Claw! See ya!
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 8:55pm JakeGould:

“The Thing” is a great film for cold weather. I mean when you go to throw out the garbage with a flare in one hand, a gun and garbage bag in another and a dog comes up to you… You will feel just like you are caught in the Arctic with a shape-shifting alien beast.
  Tue. 2/3/15 8:59pm V Priceless:

@ Jake: right on! I remember seeing the Carpentar re-make when it came out, and it was winter, and the theatre had the AC cranking! Clever, huh? I can still feel the cold of that flick!
Avatar Swag For Life Member    Tue. 2/3/15 8:59pm bobdoesthings:

thanks guys!
  Tue. 2/3/15 9:00pm V Priceless:

Cool show gents!
Avatar    Tue. 2/3/15 9:00pm JakeGould:

Gotta go hrow out the garbage with a flare in one hand, a gun and garbage bag in another… Will let you know if a dog shows up.
Avatar Tue. 2/3/15 9:02pm gongoleer:

Hi Irene. How quickly a week passes. Another round of fine tunes. I'll be here. What's cookin?
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