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Peggy Lee

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FS92: Early Peggy Lee to Taft Jordon, The Joe Corrie players and Dave willis

Forgotten songs from the broom cupboard.

A couple of cheery and cheeky wartime songs. George Formby with Ukelele Man. Not nearly enough ukelele playing on it quite frankly. Next Dave Willis with ARP( Air raid patrol.) More commonly known as My Wee Gas Mask. Probably the best known Scottish song from WW2. Joe Corrie was a Fife coal miner, poet and playright. His style was naturalistic and his subject matter the working class. He was pretty much ignored by the Scottish theatre establishment of the time. Here we have The shilling a week man. A humerous tale of money owed, performed in broad Scots. Humerous it maybe but for many life was 'hand to mouth' and the shilling a week man was a fact of life.  Bunny Berigan's blues boys with Chicken and Waffles and then he plays trumpet on Gold diggers of 1933 with The bell boys of Broadway. Two from the magnificent Mildred Bailey with her orchestra- St Louis Blues and with her Oxford Greys- Arkanas Blues. Great vocals from her. We split those two tracks with Charlie Barnet and Wandering blues, vocals by Mary Ann McCall. Ring dem bells from The Harlem Footwarmers(1929.) They also performed under 25 aliases and members included Duke Ellington and Cottie Williams. Johnny Dodds and his orch- Red onion blues. His brother 'Baby' Dodds is on drums. Bit of Boogie from Will Brady's six Texan hot dogs- Basin Street boogie(1941) Not the best condition but Taft Jordon and his mob play Devil in the moon. Taft only made two records with own group but played with the best, from Ella to Ellington. His trumpet can be heard on Miles Davis's Sketches of Spain. Quite an acolade to be asked to play trumpet with Miles! E.C Kirkeby Wallace bandleader, songwriter, vocalist and manager. He looked after Fats Waller. He also started the Californian Ramblers while working at Columbia. Benny Goodman with Blues in the night, vocals by Peggy Lee. Early peggy. She certainly hits some uncharactistic high notes toward the end. We finish with Freddy Gardner and his Swing Orch. The self composed 10am Blues from 1939. A great track from this forgotten British saxphonist, who died young at 39. Its an Indian pressing on the Rex label. 


11 Sep 2022

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Bing Crosby -- Peggy Lee

Big Variety Old Time Radio Podcast. (OTR) Presented by Chemdude

Bing and Peggy Sing


27 Jun 2022

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Ryan's Riffs, 6/2: Cross Canadian Ragweed, Fireflies, Harvey Danger, Black Crowes, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Peggy Lee

Dan Caplis

Sick and Tired - Cross Canadian Ragweed, Heidi - Fireflies, Flagpole Sitta - Harvey Danger, Remedy - The Black Crowes, Soul to Squeeze - Red Hot Chili Peppers, Fever - Peggy Lee


3 Jun 2022

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Your Story Will Change The World. Stand Up & Speak Up with Debby Montgomery Johnson and Peggy Lee Hanson

Stand Up & Speak Up With Debby Montgomery Johnson

This episode of Stand Up & Speak Up with Debby Montgomery Johnson and Peggy Lee Hanson shares the importance of life's experiences, the good, the bad, and the ugly! Each of us has something we're hiding because of embarrassment or shame. Writing your story is the first step to healing and recovery. Speaking about your story is the first step to helping someone else. Going PUBLIC with your story will start a movement to change the world. Be courageous one word at a time. You never know who might be impacted by your story. Peggy Lee Hanson is the Founder of Courageous Women Publications and works with women around the world in crafting their unique message. She's got a story to tell herself - one that's been "nudging" her for years. Today is her day to shed the guilt over hiding and RELEASE her full potential.

1hr 1min

28 Apr 2022

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Radio Richard | Richard Niles Podcast

Featuring a rare interview with PEGGY LEE herself, we learn how she got her start UPFRONT with the King of Swing, BENNY GOODMAN at the age of 19. And in this POT-CAST, she tells why their big hit “Why Don’t You Do Right” was actually about Marijuana! Also interviewed in my 2002 documentary, her daughter, Nicky LEE Foster, friend Phoebe Jacobs, authors Stephanie Stien Crease, David Hajdu, Will Friedwald and Gene Lees. APOLOGY: The sound of this documentary has some minor distortion, but we felt the CONTENT overrides the TECHNICAL considerations. Thanks for your understanding and don’t let that stop you subscribing! “Upfront Theme” ©2022Niles Smiles Music (BMI) by Richard Niles PEGGY LEE & Benny GOODMAN! How Pot gave them a HIT! A SPECIAL POT-CAST! Watch this episode in video HERE #RadioRichard #PeggyLee #BennyGoodman #KingofSwing #NickyLEEFoster #PhoebeJacobs #StephanieSteinCrease #DavidHajdu #WillFriedwald #GeneLees #DaveBarbour #jazz #classicjazz #swingmusic #marijuana #pot #jazzsinging #jazzvocalists #bigband #jazzarranging #BBCRadio2 Please Like, Share, and Subscribe to our YouTube channel: 💞https://www.youtube.com/user/DRRICHARDNILES?sub_confirmation=1 Check our channel's official online shop for great & exclusive memorabilia here:https://richardniles.com/shop/ If you want to see more content like this, or support my channel, you can donate through this links: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/NilesSmilesMusic?locale.x=en_US https://www.patreon.com/radiorichard Get Richard's books HERE Get Richard's music HERE “Upfront Theme” ©2022Niles Smiles Music (BMI) by Richard Niles “Radio Richard Theme” by Richard Niles ©2022 Niles Smiles Music (BMI) FAIR USE DECLARATION “Copyright Disclaimer Under Section 107 of the Copyright Act 1976, allowance is made for “fair use” for purposes such as criticism, comment, news reporting, teaching, scholarship, and research. Fair use is a use permitted by copyright statute that might otherwise be infringing. Non-profit, educational, or personal use tips the balance in favor of fair use.” This YouTube channel and its videos may contain copyrighted recordings, the use of which may not always be specifically authorized by the copyright owner. In such a case, Dr. Richard Niles, an established educator, is making the material available in our efforts to educate and advance understanding of music through research and criticism. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. All content and shows that are on this page that are copyrighted are used under the fair use rationale.


26 Apr 2022

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Celebrating: Peggy Lee

The Big Band and Swing Podcast

In this special Podcast Extra of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Miss Peggy Lee. Ronnaldo plays some of her most popular recordings and takes a closer look at this vocal icon of the Big Band Era.  If you are a fan of Peggy Lee, then don't miss this episode. Consider supporting The Big Band and Swing Podcast by becoming a Hepcat.  Learn more at SupportSwing.com. * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.


12 Oct 2021

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Peggy Lee Cellist Improvisor

Conversations with Musicians, with Leah Roseman

I speak with the innovative cellist, improvisor and composer Peggy Lee, who is a band-leader and sought-after collaborator in Vancouver, Canada. Peggy collaborates frequently with  Ron Samworth and Tony Wilson  and with her husband, drummer Dylan van der Schyff, as well as with many other longtime musical associates including Dave Douglas, Wayne Horvitz, Robin Holcomb, Veda Hille and Lisa Miller. She also leads or co-leads a number of musical projects: The Peggy Lee Band, Film in Music, Waxwing (with Tony Wilson and Jon Bentley) and Beautiful Tool (with Mary Margaret O’Hara).    She has also collaborated extensively in theatre and dance with companies and artists such as Ruby Slippers, Rumble Theatre, Presentation House, David Hudgins, Peter Bingham and Delia Brett.   In 2005, Peggy received the Freddie Stone Award for integrity and innovation in music and in 2010 she was awarded a Jesse Richardson Theatre Award for outstanding composition.    http://www.peggylee.net/about-peggy.html The original video versions of this series are here: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLYOGF0ZHOdI0236QiDT_SGzUdALNXW06z As a bonus episode, you can hear me play a free improvisation with her.  photo credit: Rita Taylor --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/leah-roseman/message


15 Sep 2021

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Let’s Remember…Peggy Lee and Stevie Wonder

Yesterday Once More

This week Yesterday Once More pays tribute to 2 exceptional entertainers. Under the theme LET’S REMEMBER we present the music of Miss Peggy Lee and the wonderful Stevie Wonder. Peggy’s... LEARN MORE The post Let’s Remember…Peggy Lee and Stevie Wonder appeared first on Yesterday Once More.


29 May 2021

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Jailhouse Radio

"The Round Mound of Sound" graces this episode of Jailhouse Radio, with his beautiful voice and a man who brought so many memories into the minds of so many people of the years. Known primarily for his role on the award winning television series, "Hee Haw", Kenny Price will forever be remembered as a great talent and a friend to so many. Peggy Lee, a musical talent of yesteryear, performs songs that will live forever. Grady L. performs his unique talent, and that is, making people laugh. Enjoy!


2 May 2021

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Quarantine, Cabaret, and Cocktails Episode 29- A Tribute to Peggy Lee with Holly Foster Wells & Stacy Sullivan

Quarantine, Cabaret, and Cocktails

A Tribute to an Icon! Peggy Lee was a trailblazer for sure! Her her journey from her own family. Her granddaughter Holly Foster Wells is here. She shows us how she keeps her legacy alive.  Then the incredibly talented Stacy Sullivan is here. Aside from her amazing recordings, she has a show that tours as a tribute to Ms. Peggy Lee. It is a lovely hour about an amazing singer.

1hr 4mins

28 Jan 2021