Playing tracks by
Ivory Joe Hunter, Neyzen Tevfik, Harry Reser and His Orchestra, Harry Revel Orchestra conducted by Billy May, Mae Questel and more.
Besides an exclusive phone-in interview with legendary Bay Area artiste, Guadalajara Joe (https://guadalajarajoe.bandcamp.com/) there's a TREMENDOUS selection of recordings from the late-1920s-1950, including a few festively-themed tunes, the centerpiece of which is a 1947 Russian recording of Prokofiev's "The Battle on the Ice" from his soundtrack to the 1938 film "Alexander Nevsky", requested by a listener last week, because what could be more Christmassy than music inspired by a medieval battle between the Ruthenian army and the Teutonic Knights?
Alas, it was not all plain-sailing, as i received a phone-call from a very disappointed admirer of Edith Piaf whose birthday was that day, and none of whose recordings were included in the program. Obviously I have yet to learn to to please all the listeners all the time. I am a disgrace.
Here's the more detailed playlist from Spinitron: http://spinitron.com/radio/playlist.php?station=kpoo&month=Dec&year=2016&playlist=12648#here