Hey Mister Jesse #018

Welcome to episode #018 of Hey Mister Jesse. June's show features a ton of news, a brand new track from Gordon Webster, the Neo-Swing edition of 2-Second Spins, an excerpt from the recent Philly Lindy Love DJ Summit, and listener comments. (64 minutes)

00:52 Welcome to episode #018 of Hey Mister Jesse.
02:18 News: Yehoodi Radio
- June Guest DJ is Russell Turner (Canberra, Australia)

- Update on the royalty issue regarding Yehoodi Radio: we're still on the air, and we will let you know when things change

04:55 News: Update on Frankie Manning's Autobiography
- Thanks to everyone for purchasing the book on Frankie's birthday, May 26th. The book reached #7 in Amazon.com's book best-seller list!
- If you purchased the book on May 26th on Amazon.com, go to frankiemanning.com to get your free bonus 5 unreleased swinging tunes!
- If you haven't purchased it yet, you can do so at Amazon.com.
08:13 News: CD Release: George Gee - If Dreams Come True (available in iTunes)
10:05 News: New label - Lone Hill Jazz
- Buddy DeFranco - Wholly Cats / I Hear Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw
- Johnny Hodges and Wild Bill Davis - Mess Of Blues (this doesn't seem to be available online yet)
- Visit their website: www.lonehilljazz.net (not much information currently)
14:31 News: We All Love Ella
- Various Artists - We All Love Ella (available in iTunes)
- We Love Ella! A Tribute To The First Lady Of Song premieres on June 6, 2007 on PBS.
18:20 News: Female Vocal Groups
- "Alexander's Ragtime Band" by The Star Sisters - Stars on 45 Proudly Presents: The Star Sisters (available in iTunes)
- Check out The Star Sisters on YouTube.com.
- "Local Boys" by Na Leo Pilimehana - Local Boys (available in iTunes)
- Visit their website: www.naleo.net
- "I Will Survive" by The Puppini Sisters - Betcha Bottom Dollar (available in iTunes)
- Visit their website: www.thepuppinisisters.com
- Contest: Call the voice mail line (201-984-7469) and let us know what you think of The Puppini Sisters to enter to win a free copy of their "Betcha Bottom Dollar" CD! (Clarification: we are giving away a single copy of the CD, and your call enters you in a drawing to win it)
26:19 News: Gordon Webster's new CD "Blues Till Dawn"
- For more information visit feeltheblues.com
29:56 Song: "Don't Go To Strangers" by Gordon Webster
35:51 News: Another follow up on the kid-friendly 8-Count Swing
- "Nursery Rhyme Rock" by Wynona Carr - Jump Jack Jump! (available in iTunes)
- Marc D'Olimpio sends us a link to the Elmo's Potty Time video on YouTube.com

2 Second Spins: Neo-Swing Edition
- Jesse has to guess songs based on 2-second intros to swinging songs.
- Play along at home!

ANSWERS (don't read if you haven't listened to the show already):

- Song 1: "Hell" by The Squirrel Nut Zippers - Hot
- Song 2: "You & Me & The Bottle Makes 3 Tonight (Baby)" by Big Bad Voodoo Daddy - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy (available in iTunes)
- Song 3: "Zoot Suit Riot" by The Cherry Poppin' Daddies - Zoot Suit Riot (available in iTunes)
- Song 4: "Regular Joe" by Indigo Swing - All Aboard! (available in iTunes)


Interview: Excerpt from Philadelphia Lindy Exchange 2007 DJ Summit
- Short clip from a 3-hour discussion we had about all things DJ-related.
- The entire recording should be available online eventually. I will let you know once it is.
- For more information about the Philadelphia Lindy Exchange: www.phillylindylove.com

56:40 Feedback
- Ryan Mascaro (New York, New York) recommends two sets of 1930's Duke Ellington:
- Duke's Men: The Small Groups, Vol. 1 (available in iTunes) and Duke's Men: The Small Groups, Vol. 2 (available in iTunes)
- Email from Jonas Pettersson (Uppsala, Sweden) about the interview we did with Jonathan Stout
- Marc D'Olimpio is looking for a swing dancing lead to move to Prague!
1:02:39 Thanks