Hey Mister Jesse #004

Episode #004 of the Hey Mister Jesse podcast is now available to download and enjoy. In my fourth show, I interview Lavay Smith and Chris Siebert, play a track by Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, feature a brand new swinging cut by Anita O'Day recorded at age 86!!! and discuss 8 of my favorite swinging spiritual songs.

01:04 Welcome to episode #004 of Hey Mister Jesse
- Don't forget: you don't need an iPod to listen to the show! You can listen to the show on your desktop.
03:00 News: Yehoodi Radio
- April Guest DJ is Chad Kubo - from San Francisco, runs The Doghouse
- Listener feedback from Ken in Mississippi
04:07 News: New album Indestructible! from Anita O'Day
- First new studio recording in 13 years
- Completed on Anita's 86th Birthday
- Produced by Robbie Cavolina
- Release date is April 18th
- For more Information check out www.anitaoday.com
- Album will be available from Amazon.com.
- Documentary coming soon as well - check out the 20 minute teaser here.
07:02 Song: "A Slip Of The Lip" by Anita O'day - Indestructible!
10:27 News: Review of Chick Webb's Proper box set Stomping At The Savoy
11:52 8-Count Swing: Taking the 8-Count Swing to a higher level!
8 of my favorite swinging spiritual songs

8. "Up Above My Head" by Maria Muldaur & Tracy Nelson - Shout sister Shout - Tribute To Sister Rosetta Tharpe
7. "Shadrack" by Louis Armstrong - Louis and The Good Book
6. "Operator" by Gene Harris w/ Niki Harris - In His Hands
5. "Mary Don't You Weep" by The Swan Silvertones - The Swan Silvertones/Saviour Pass Me Not
4. "Wade In The Water" by Eva Cassidy - Sophisticated Swing Vol 1 or Songbird
3. "Sermonette" by Earl Grant - Singin' and Swingin'
2. "On Revival Day" by LaVern Baker - LaVern Sings Bessie Smith
1. "This Little Light Of Mine" by The Steeles - Corrina Corrina Soundtrack

- For more powerful music like The Steeles', definitely visit Glide on a Sunday when in San Francisco.

New Trivia: What is the name of this swinging spiritual number? And who does it and off of what album? You'll have to listen to the show to hear the song!

Past Trivia: What notable Lindy Hop performance was done to the following pieces of music (see last month's show for songs)? And what was so notable about it?
- The group was called The Grease Monkeys, Paul and Sharon's performance group in San Francisco in 2000
- The notable thing was that there were 20 couples in the group
- I received correct answers from Dave Wong and Jeanine Walters, both members of The Grease Monkeys

- If you know the answer, drop us an email.

29:08 Interview: Lavay Smith and Chris Siebert

To purchase albums and find out more about Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers, visit www.lavaysmith.com.

1:02:37 Song: "Honey Pie" by the Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers - Everybody's Talkin' 'Bout Miss Thing!
1:06:42 Audio Feedback
Audio feedback from Rayned Wiles and Stacy Spaulding (Washington DC area). Email comments from Brian Renehan (Australia), Scott Nichols (Portland, OR), and Marc D'Olimpio (Prague).

Submit your audio or written feedback to jesse@yehoodi.com

1:11:40 Thanks

Theme music: "Hey Mister Jesse!" by The Johnny Nocturne Band