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The Old Dingy Jukebox features a wide variety of down home American music styles played from a collection of 78rpm, 45rpm and LP records. Each show will take the listener on an aural journey exploring the great American musical heritage. The show’s repertoire is deep and wide with an emphasis on early to middle 20th century Americana. Styles played on the show include the blues, jazz, old time string bands, traditional folk music, honky tonk, bluegrass and early country music. Informative, yet entertaining, the show’s host, Christian Gallo, includes brief historical tidbits and anecdotes that accompany a selection of often rare or obscure recordings. Sit back and have a listen

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The Old Dingy Jukebox features a wide variety of down home American music styles played from a collection of 78rpm, 45rpm and LP records. Each show will take the listener on an aural journey exploring the great American musical heritage. The show’s repertoire is deep and wide with an emphasis on early to middle 20th century Americana. Styles played on the show include the blues, jazz, old time string bands, traditional folk music, honky tonk, bluegrass and early country music. Informative, yet entertaining, the show’s host, Christian Gallo, includes brief historical tidbits and anecdotes that accompany a selection of often rare or obscure recordings. Sit back and have a listen

    Episode #32- "Big Legged Women, Spiked Ovaltine and Shortnin' Free Bread"

    Episode #32- "Big Legged Women, Spiked Ovaltine and Shortnin' Free Bread"

    Sit back and enjoy an episode featuring some choice records from the stacks. Early country, western swing, jazz, rockabilly, Mexican string band music, blues and old time music. We’re going to hit it all in this episode. Please subscribe to the show if you haven't done so already and share with family and friends. If you could be so kind, leave a review over at Apple podcasts as well as over at Spotify. Spotify has enabled a five star review system similar to Apple podcasts. Positive rankings sure do help the show. Also, go take a visit to the show's new website https://www.olddingyjukebox.com/home and have a look around. I appreciate the support.
    Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy this episode of the Old Dingy Jukebox: “Big Leg Women, Spiked Ovaltine and Shortnin’ Free Bread”
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    Sister O.M. Terrell- “Going To That City” Columbia, 1953Bob WIlls and his Texas Playboys “This Is Southland” Columbia, 1945Carolina Chocolate Drops “Boodle Bum Bum” Nonesuch 2012 (buddy miller pr.)Charlie Poole and his North Carolina Ramblers “Leavin’ Home” Columbia 1927R. Crumb and the Cheap Suit Serenaders “Dream Of Heaven”.....”Pedal Your Blues Away”... Blue Goose #3 1978Chicago Black Swans “Don’t You tear My Clothes #2” Conqueror 1935Frank Fairfield “Cumberland Gap” Tompkins Square 2011El Ciego Melquiades “Viva Laredo” Bluebird 1936Joe Thompson “Georgia Buck” Rounder Records 1999Gene O’Quin “You Name It (She’s Got It)” Capitol 1954Hackberry Ramblers “Rice City Stomp” Bluebird 1937Hoke Rice & His Hoky Poky Boys “I Don’t Love Nobody” Brunswick 1930Harry “The Hipster” Gibson “Who Put The Benzadrine In Mrs. Murphy’s Ovaltine” Musicraft 1946Cootie Williams & His Rug Cutters “Ol Man River (Smoke A Little Tea)” Vocalion 1938Jimmie Rodgers “Miss The Mississippi & You” Bluebird 1932Johnny Temple “Big Leg Woman” Decca 1938King Oliver & His Orchestra “St. James Infirmary” Victor 1930





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    Episode #31- Rockabilly, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time Records: “Too Many Taverns, Faulty Excuses & Good ‘Ol Mexican Beans”

    Episode #31- Rockabilly, Country, Bluegrass & Old Time Records: “Too Many Taverns, Faulty Excuses & Good ‘Ol Mexican Beans”

    Sit back and enjoy an episode featuring some of my favorite country style records. Early country, bluegrass, hillbilly, western swing, rockabilly, and old time music. We’re going to hit it all in this episode. Please subscribe to the show if you haven't done so already and share with family and friends. If you could be so kind, leave a review over at Apple podcasts as well as over at Spotify. Spotify has enabled a five star review system similar to Apple podcasts. Positive rankings sure do help the show. Also, go take a visit to the show's new website https://www.olddingyjukebox.com/home and have a look around. I appreciate the support.
    Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy this episode of the Old Ding Jukebox: Country, Rockabilly and Hillbilly Records: “Too Many Taverns, Faulty Excuses & Good ‘Ol Mexican Beans”
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    Glenn and Vivian Watson- “Just Keep On Going” BMC Records, 1959 (with Red Allen)Merle Travis- “If You Can’t Go Right, Don’t Go Wrong”  Live at Town Hall Party, 1958 Released on Sundazed Music, 2005Modern Mountaineers- “Pipe Liner’s Blues” Bluebird, 1940 (Moon Mullican)The Delta Sisters “Port Arthur Blues” Rooster Records 1980Art Rosenbaum and Al Murphy- “Callahan” Meadowlands 1972Donny Young (with Roger Miller) “High On This Mountain Top” Decca 1958 (Johnny Paycheck)SLO County Stumblers (feat. Laura Foxx) “Mexican Beans”> “Elzic’s Farewell” Self Produced 2022Luke Gordon “Mustache on a Cabbage Head” Quincy 1955King Sterling “Too Many Taverns” Starday 1956Art Rosenbaum “Drunken Sailor” (same as track 5)Merle Travis “Main Street Breakdown” Live At Town Hall Party 1958 released on Sundazed Music 2005Pat Conte “Been All Around This World” Folk Music of the United States, Jalopy Records 2010Red Allen & The Kentuckians “Trouble ‘Round My Door” Starday 1961Freddie Hart “Dig Boy” Columbia 1956Tommy Jarrell “John Henry” County Records 1974Lewis Tally & The Whackers “Ole What’s Her Name” Tally 1965Ken Hammock “Blue Guitar Jump” Dixie 1958Carl Perkins “Gone, Gone, Gone” Sun 1955



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    Episode #30- Good Records “Disagreeable Situations, The Trouble With Whiskey, and Knockin' Around a Jug"

    Episode #30- Good Records “Disagreeable Situations, The Trouble With Whiskey, and Knockin' Around a Jug"

    Sit back and enjoy an episode featuring some of my favorite records across a variety of records from the African American tradition. Just good records covering the blues, jazz, gospel and early rock n’ roll. Please subscribe to the show if you haven't done so already and share with family and friends. If you could be so kind, leave a review over at Apple podcasts as well as over at Spotify. Spotify has enabled a five star review system similar to Apple podcasts. Positive rankings sure do help the show. Also, go take a visit to the show's new website https://www.olddingyjukebox.com/home and have a look around. I appreciate the support.


    Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy this episode of the Old Ding Jukebox: “Disagreeable Situations, The Trouble With Whiskey and Heavenly Strolls”


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    Hokum Boys- “I Ain’t Goin’ That Way” Vocalion 1936Louis Armstrong & His Orchestra “Knockin’ A Jug” Okeh 1929Elmore James “Dust My Broom” Trumpet 1951Charlie Parker Quintet “Scrapple From The Apple” Dial 1948Ike Turner & His Kings Of Rhythm “Way Down Here” Modern 1954Mance Lipscomb “Where Did You Stay Last Night” Recorded in Berkeley California 1964 By Chris Strachwitz. Released on Arhoolie Records 1965Lowell Fulson “Mean Old Lonesome Song” Swing Time 1956Cab Calloway & His Orchestra “You Dog” 1931Jelly Roll Morton “Don’t Leave Me Here” General 1939John Lee “Down At The Depot” UnknownArt Landry’s Orchestra “Hugs and Kisses” Victor 1927Ellington, Mingus & Roach “Wig Wise” Recorded New York City 1962Lightning Hopkins “Whiskey Blues” Gold Star Sometime between 1947-49Walter Davis “Just Thinking” Bluebird 1940Johnny “Guitar” Watson “Ruben” RPM 1955Tiny Parham and his Musicians “Sud Buster’s Dream” Victor 1929


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    Episode #29- Good Records:“Fiddle Bust-downs, Fair Warnings and Gully Jumpers”

    Episode #29- Good Records:“Fiddle Bust-downs, Fair Warnings and Gully Jumpers”

    Episode #29. Just Good Records. “Fiddle Bustdowns, Fair Warnings and Gully Jumpers” Enjoy a nice selection of records across a variety of styles. Please subscribe to the show if you haven't done so already and share with family and friends. Also, go take a visit to the show's new website olddingyjukebox.com and have a look around. Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy the show. 
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    Paul Warmack and his Gully Jumpers-”Robertson County” Victor 1929Johnny Shines-”Ride, Ride, Woman” Columbia 1946 Unissued TestThe Johnson Family- “Precious Lord” George Mitchell Field Recording Skene Mississippi, July of 1969The Grant Brothers and Their Music- “Tell It To Me” Columbia 1928Coy Jackson- “Lookout Heart” Rimrock 1966The Vicksburg Blowers- “Twin Blues” Gennett 1927Jim Kweskin & The Jug Band w/ Sippie Wallace “Separation Blues” Mountain Railroad Records 1967D.L Menard & The Louisiana Aces “Lacassine Special” Rounder Records Recorded 1973 in DL’s KitchenBlind Alfred Reed “How Can A Poor Man Stand Such Times And Live?” Victor 1929Earl Hooker “Dust My Broom” Cuca 1967Ford & Grace “Hideaway” Okeh 1928Ocie Stockard and his Wanderers “Twin Guitar Polka” King 1947Fats Waller “Sweet & Low” RCA Victor 1935James “Thunderbird” Davis “Instrumental #4” George Mitchell Field Recording Mississippi 1960sCliff Bruner & His Boys “Truck Driver’s BLues” Decca 1939Joke & The Jokers “I’ve Got The Time” Tennessee Records 1965Charlie Poole and the North Carolina Ramblers “Flyin’ Clouds” Columbia 1926


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    Episode #28- Good Records: "Reefer Headed Men, Puissant Manes and Crumbling Walls"

    Episode #28- Good Records: "Reefer Headed Men, Puissant Manes and Crumbling Walls"

    Episode #28. Good Records. Enjoy a nice selection of records across a variety of styles. Please subscribe to the show if you haven't done so already and share with family and friends. Also, go take a visit to the show's new website olddingyjukebox.com and have a look around. Thanks for listening and I hope you enjoy the show. “Reefer Headed Men, Puissant Manes and Crumbling Walls” 


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    Blind Willie Johnson “If I Had My Way, I’d Tear This Building Down” Vocalion 19127George & Earl “Done Gone” Mercury 1956Don Rafael y su Orquesta “Carioca” Vocalion 1930 McKinney’s Cotton Pickers “Beedle Um Bum” Bluebird 1929The Farmer Boys “Oh, How It Hurts” Capitol 1956North Carolina Hawaiians “Soldiers Joy” Okeh 1928Big Bill Broonzy “Match Box” Lydia Mendoza “Piensa En Mi” Bluebird 1936Billie Morgan “Life To Live” Starday 1959Houston Stackhouse “Big Road Blues” George Mitchell Recordings, Dundee Mississippi, 1967El Ciego Melquiades Rodriguez “Jalisco Nunca Pierda Bluebird 1938Cab Calloway “Reefer Man” Brunswick 1932Byron Parker & His Mountaineers “Married Life Blues” Bluebird 1941Ukrainska Selska Orchestra “Polka Mazurka” Victor 1930Josh White “Paul & Silas Bound In Jail” Conqueror 1935Dixieland Jug Blowers “Memphis Shake” Victor 1927Blind Willie Johnson “Rail Don’t Fall On Me” Columbia 1929Support the show

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    Episode #27- Folklorist Alan Lomax and his Southern Journey 1959-60

    Episode #27- Folklorist Alan Lomax and his Southern Journey 1959-60

    This episode examines the field recordings made by Alan Lomax during his 1959-60 visits to the American South collecting American vernacular music styles found in the region. Episode also includes a partial examination of the Lomax's recordings made for the Library of Congress including those of Leadbelly and Jelly Roll Morton.
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36 Ratings

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Listening from Oklahoma

My favorite show can’t wait for more episodes.

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Excellent Show!

The perfect balance of great music, Americana and history. Keep the episodes coming.

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Love That Jukebox

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