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Category Archives: 1921

Hey there! Today we listen to Victor 18701 which features two sides by the Benson Orchestra of Chicago performing a medley of “I Love You Sunday” with “Ev’rybody Calls Me Honey” on side A and on side B “Oh Gee! Oh Gosh! (My Feet Won’t Behave)” Also: health updates all around.

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This fortnight we listen to Victor 18735 featuring two sides with medleys by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra: “Bright Eyes” with “You Oughta See My Baby” and “Love Bird” with “Under the Honeymoon” (maybe?). Also: breaking things.

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Super late (tune in next time for apologies) but here we are: listening to Victor 45203 featuring Olive Kline and Elsie Baker singing duets on “That Naughty Waltz” and “Alabama Moon”. Also: birds.

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This week we listen to Victor 18790 featuring two sides by the All-Star Trio and Their Orchestra: “Ilo” and “Mimi” featuring a vocal refrain by Billy Murray. Also: bird/fish names.

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Hey there! It’s waltz time again as we listen to Victor 18783 featuring two riparian-themed waltzes performed by the Hackel-Bergè Orchestra: “In My Tippy Canoe” with a vocal chorus performed by Arthur Fields, and “Where the Lazy Mississippi Flows”. Also: Birthdays.

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Happy Valentine’s Day! We’ve got two romantic waltzes today on Victor 18739: “Kiss a Miss” and “Romance” performed by Joseph C. Smith’s Orchestra. Also: pills.

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We’re doing things that make us happy this week on The Talking Machine and one of the things that makes us happy is listening to records. This week we listen to Victor 18789 which features Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra performing “In a Boat” and “Sweetheart”. Also: My parents bring me stuff.

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Predictable apologies for the lateness! This (last) week’s episode we listen to Victor 18778 featuring “Learn to Smile” and “Oh Me! Oh My!” in a medley with “Dolly” Performed by Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra. Also: I have become a distinguished gentleman.

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It’s been a better week. We listen to Victor 18797 featuring “Bring Back My Blushing Rose” in a medley with “Sally Won’t You Come Back” performed by the Shilking Orchestra, and “Stolen Kisses” performed by E. Coleman and His Orchestra, both from the Zeigfeld Follies of 1921. Also: Beach Party!

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We get in-depth (and a little emotional) this week and listen to Victor 18802 featuring “I Ain’t Nobody’s Darling” (which includes “Bring Back My Bonnie to Me”, “O Dem Golden Slippers” and “The Quilting Party”) performed by All Star Trio and Their Orchestra and a vocal side, “Yoo-Hoo” Performed by the Hackel-Bergè Orchestra with tenor vocal by Irving Kaufman. Also: Car update.

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