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With Guest Paul Combs, author of "Dameronia: The Life and Music of Tadd Dameron"
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Artist Track Year Comments Approx. start time
Tadd Dameron Band  Lady Bird   Options 1948    0:00:00 Pop‑up)  
Tadd Dameron Band  Lady Bird (alt. take)   Options 1948    0:06:54 Pop‑up)  
Dizzy Gillespie Orch.  Lady Bird   Options 1947  aircheck  0:07:26 Pop‑up)  
Harlan Leonard & His Rockets  Rock & Ride   Options 1940    0:09:33 Pop‑up)  
Harlan Leonard & His Rockets  My Dream   Options 1940    0:11:42 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's  
Jimmy Lunceford Orchestra  I'm Losing My Mind Because of You   Options 1941    0:39:21 Pop‑up)  
Earl Warren Orch  Poor Little Plaything   Options 1944    0:44:12 Pop‑up)  
Billy Eckstine & His Orch  I Want to Talk about You   Options 1944    0:47:05 Pop‑up)  
Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie   Hot House   Options 1945    0:50:09 Pop‑up)  
Buddy Rich Orch  Just you, Just Me   Options 1946    0:55:05 Pop‑up)  
Tadd Dameron Big Ten  Casbah   Options 1949    0:57:08 Pop‑up)  
Ted Heath Orch  Lyonia   Options 1949    1:01:41 Pop‑up)  
Dexter Gordon  So Easy   Options 1947    1:03:37 Pop‑up)  
Tadd Dameron Band  Philly J.J.   Options 1953    1:07:13 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's  
      1:12:08 Pop‑up)  
Max Roach-Clifford Brown Quintet  Flossie Lou   Options 1956    1:31:02 Pop‑up)  
Carmen McRae  Blue Moon   Options 1956    1:33:23 Pop‑up)  
Sabby Lewis Orch  Embracable You   Options 1944    1:37:00 Pop‑up)  
Dizzy Gillespie Orch.  Nearness   Options 1947    1:39:50 Pop‑up)  
Tadd Dameron Orch  Fontainebleu   Options 1956    1:44:05 Pop‑up)  
Blue Mitchell  Strollin'   Options 1961    1:49:28 Pop‑up)  
Tadd Dameron  Lament for the Living   Options 1961    1:52:31 Pop‑up)  
Music behind DJ:
"frogs and more frogs" @ Joe Bauer's  
      1:57:01 Pop‑up)  

Listener comments!

  9:06am David in ATL from NJ:

No intro today, Bob? I was not properly prepared for the show.
Avatar 9:08am Sem Chumbo:

Along for the morning whilst slogging thru tax work, sounds great, BB.
  9:10am David in ATL from NJ:

Taxwork, too?
  9:10am Jack:

No Hank Levine & Orch? how unusual.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:12am Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...I just don't 'get' Jazz
- I have it Delivered Special, baby! : D

...First reference to 'Rock' in AfricanAmerican Music? Prob. 13 B.C.(E.)...
Avatar 9:13am Sem Chumbo:

@David: April 30 in Canada, pedal to the metal.
Avatar 9:14am SmokinJ:

This is swell!
  9:16am David in ATL from NJ:

@Sem: I know the feeling. Just because 4/15 has come and gone, though, I still have lots going on. Always enjoy WFMU on working Saturdays! Good luck to you!
Avatar 9:18am Sem Chumbo:

@David: good thing my minor was in Creative Writing,
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:26am Mike East:

good morning, bob. Happy Record Store Day, fellow music lovers.
Avatar 9:26am Pdxlistener:

My 6:00 am wake up call here on the west coast. Lovin the Tadd Dameron special
Avatar 9:32am w41:

TAD reuniting July 13, 2013. I wish I could be there
  9:55am Marmalade Kitty:

I have one of these Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie recordings on vinyl I think!
  9:59am Emile:

Nicely nicely!
  10:10am Josh Norton:

This all sounds wonderful - what a great era of music. Thanks to both Bob & Paul for bringing it to us.
  10:14am Emile:

Wow what a show!!
Avatar 10:15am guglielm:

Can anybody help me identify these tracks?
Avatar 10:31am guglielm:

all recorded from WFMU 20-30 years ago...
  10:35am ?:

thank you for this show. I am a Dameron obsessive, bought Paul's book as soon as it came out. please play Half Step Down Please, a great Dameron tune from Coleman Hawkins' 1947 date for Victor. thanks again, Graham Connah
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:39am dinatekno:

This is just fantastic. Thank you Bob, for making my Saturday morning so wonderful. This music is sublime.
  10:40am Emile:

18 thumbs up
Avatar Swag For Life Member 10:45am dinatekno:

@Mike East - thank you for reminding me! Happy Record Store Day everyone! (And happy 420 as well!)
Avatar 10:56am glenn:

420 news news.nationalpost.com...
  10:58am Ginzberg:

Ha! That sounded a little like "Flower is a Lovesome Thing". I thought maybe you responded immediately to my email. Great stuff anyway. Thanks.
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