Crackleton Manor – 18th Episode

Some vintage tunes 1919-1950 from various countries, including a bunch from France for Bastille Day.

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  • “General Machado”(excerpt) by Orquesta de Felix Gonzalez from “The Cuban Danzón– Before There Was Jazz 1906-1929”
  • “¿Quien Tiro La Bomba?” by Trio Matamoros from “The Legendary Trio Matamoros”
  • “Rimagmeni Zoi” by A. Hadzichristos from “A Unique Greek Voice –Selected Recordings 1937-1953 – Remastered”
  • “Honky Tonk Train Blues” by Meade Lux Lewis from “Boogies & Blues”
  • “Utah Carroll” by the Cartwright Brothers from “When I Was A Cowboy – Vol.1”
  • “Clair De Lune” by Victor Borge from “Unstarted Symphony”
  • “Le Petit One-Step” by LeJeune & Fruge from “Cajun – Rare & Authentic”
  • “Murphy’s (Hornpipe)” by Michael Coleman from “Ceolthóir Mórthionchair na hAoise”
  • “Taksim” by Kemani Memduh Bey from “Haydar Haydar – Masters of Turkish Music”
  • “(Schubert’s) The Hurdy Gurdy Man (Der Leiermann from “Wintereisse”) sung by Harry Plunket Greene from “YouTube via Telegraph blogs
  • “(Couperain’s) L’Arlequine” by Wanda Landowska from “Treasury of Harpsichord/Dances of Ancient Poland -1946-1951”
  • “Qabadan Qabadan (Never, Never, Mr. Ticket Inspector, do not take from this lady the ticket’s fee” by Ratibah Ahmed & Zakariyah Ahmed from “Women of Egypt 1924-1931 – pioneers of stardom and fame”
  • “Egyptian Ella” by Jack Hylton and his Orchestra – feat. Pat O’Malley from “Silly Songs”
  • “Chartreuse” by Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five from “Jump Jive! The very best of…”
  • “Hey! Hey! Hey!” by The Stanley Brothers from “Echoes of Clinch Mountain”
  • “Ritual din Calus. Joc: Floricica” by Nicolae Zlataru from “Roumanie – Musique de villages: Olténie – Runc et les villages du Gorj”
  • “Kozak Dla Starych” by Ukrainska Selska Orchestra from “Ukrainian & Lemko String Bands in America”
  • “Soft Winds (alt. take 2)” by Art Tatum Trio from “Trio Days”
  • “Summertime” by Billie Holiday and Her Orchestra from “Columbia Original Masters – The best of Billie Holiday – The master takes and singles”
  • “Xtabay (Lure of the Unknown Love)” by Yma Sumac from “Voice of the Xtabay”
  • “Cielito lindo” by Roriguez & Mendoza from “Norteño & Tejano Accordion Pioneers – 1929-1939”
  • “Belleville” by Django Reinhardt et Le Quintet du Hot Club de France from “Djangology”
  • “Marche Militaire Francaise” by Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns from “Legends of the Piano – Acoustic Recordings 1901-1924”
  • “Congo” by Jeanty Banquet from “France – Une Anthologie des Musiques Traditionelles”
  • “Tout Contre Toi” by Orchestre Tzigane de Monte Carlo from “Early Tzigane Records”
  • “Paris Beguine” by Orchestre du Bal Antillais from “Au Bal Antillais – Créole Biguines from Martinique”
  • “Cloud Castles” by Michel Warlop et son Orchestre from “Gypsy Jazz”
  • “Lentement Madamoiselle” by Django Reinhardt et Le Quintet du Hot Club de France from “Djangology”
  • “Le Grand Voyage Du Pauvre Nègre” by Edith Piaf from “Edith Piaf – Her greatest recordings 1935-1943”
  • “Los Cantares de Abacua” by María Teresa Vera y Rafael Zequeira from “El legendario Dúo de la Trova Cubana – Grabaciones Históricas 1916-1924”
  • “I’m A Stranger Here Myself” by Mary Martin & One Touch of Venus Orchestra from “Kurt Weill”
  • “Blues Stay Away From Me” by Les Paul & Mary Ford from “Les Paul & Mary Ford Shows – May & June 1950”
  • “Cuando llegue el otoño” by Rosita Quiroga from “Se Va La Vida – Tango Ladies 1923-1954”