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
ANSWERS (don't read if you haven't listened to the show already):
- Song 1: "Hell" by The Squirrel Nut Zippers - Hot
Interview: Excerpt from Philadelphia Lindy Exchange 2007 DJ Summit
- 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!