Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Face the Music 6.27.13
Fats Waller {Chapter 9}

Tea for Two
piano solo 1937

Honeysuckle Rose
“a la Bach/Beethoven/Brahms/Waller”
piano solo 1941

San Anton {instrumental take}
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Original E Flat Blues
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Buck Jumpin’
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Dry Bones
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Until the Real Thing Comes Along
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

Abercrombie Had a Zombie
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Pantin’ in the Panther Room
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Mamacita
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Yacht Club Swing
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1938

How Ya Baby?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Black Raspberry Jam
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

Buckin’ the Dice
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Pent Up in a Penthouse
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm 1938

Hold Tight
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939

Flat Foot Floogie
Fats Waller & his Continental Rhythm 1938

'Tain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Chant of the Groove
Fats Waller, his Rhythm & Orchestra 1941





Monday, June 17, 2013


Face the Music 6.20.13
Fats Waller {Chapter 8}

Viper’s Drag
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

What Will I Do in the Morning?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Blues
Jam Session at Victor 1937
{Fats Waller, Bunny Berigan, Tommy Dorsey
Dick McDonough, George Wettling}

Sugar Blues
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

How Can I?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Paswonky
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1936

You’ve Got Me Under Your Thumb
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

My Very Good Friend the Milkman
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

You’re My Dish
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

A Good Man is Hard to Find
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1939

Why Do Hawaiians Sing Aloha?
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1938

Truckin’
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

I’d Rather Call You Baby
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Honeysuckle Rose {long instrumental}
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Everybody Loves My Baby
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1940

Twenty Four Robbers
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1941

Blue, Turning Grey Over You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

There’ll Be Some Changes Made
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Monday, June 10, 2013

Face the Music 6.12.13 - Fats Waller VII

This list contains some of his
finest solo and ensemble recordings
from the middle 1930s.

"Dream Man" is a love song which gradually
morphs into a refusal to pay the landlady.

Dream Man
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

African Ripples
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

If It Isn’t Love
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

I’m a Hundred Per Cent for You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Believe It, Beloved
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

I Believe In Miracles
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

I’m Growing Fonder of You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Clothesline Ballet
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

Breakin’ the Ice
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Spring Cleaning
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Alligator Crawl
Fats Waller piano solo 1934

Boo Hoo
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

I Ain’t Got Nobody
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

The Love Bug Will Bite You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

You Fit Into the Picture
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Sweet Heartache
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1937

Oh Susannah, Dust Off That Old Pianna
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1935

Honeysuckle Rose
Jam Session at Victor 1937 with Fats Waller,
Bunny Berigan, Tommy Dorsey,
Dick McDonough & George Wettling

Monday, June 3, 2013


Face the Music 6.06.13
The Fats Waller Story Part VI

This broadcast will mainly feature the first of many recordings made by Fats Waller & his Rhythm.

A Shine on Your Shoes/Louisiana Hayride
the pianist accompanies Monette Moore 1932

Smashing Thirds
piano solo 1929

A Porter’s Love Song to a Chambermaid
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Armful of Sweetness
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

I Wish I Were Twins
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Georgia May
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Do Me a Favor
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Mandy
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Gladyse
piano solo 1929

My Fate is In Your Hands
piano solo 1929

Then I’ll Be Tired of You
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Let’s Pretend There’s a Moon
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

I’m Sorry Dear
Fats Waller with
Jack Teagarden’s Orchestra 1931
vocal by Gene Austin

You’re Not the Only Oyster in the Stew
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Basin Street Blues
piano solo 1937

Have a Little Dream on Me
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934

Serenade for a Wealthy Widow
Fats Waller & his Rhythm 1934