13 episodes

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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    • 4.8 • 25 Ratings

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 #13- Beer Thievery, Dead Dictators and Inebriated Truck Drivers

    Episode #13- Beer Thievery, Dead Dictators and Inebriated Truck Drivers

    For this episode of the Old DIngy Jukebox, I figured it being election time and all, it would be a good idea to feature records about drinking and politics. As it turns out, the show is mostly songs about drinking. I have a few records in my collection...

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Episode #12- Down Home Music From Arhoolie Records

    Episode #12- Down Home Music From Arhoolie Records

    This episode of the Old, Dingy Juke Box features some of my favorite tracks from the great record label, Arhoolie Records. This great record label had a great impact on my musical development and music tastes when I was younger. It still does, and I...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode #11- Labor Day: Unwieldy Hammers, Big Boss Men and Mining Disasters

    Episode #11- Labor Day: Unwieldy Hammers, Big Boss Men and Mining Disasters

    In honor of Labor Day, this episode of the Old, Dingy Jukebox features songs revolving around the theme of work. I had a great time going through my records and finding a variety of songs from different styles, across different eras, that deal with a...

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode #10- Just Good Records: Sugar Coated Cinders, Rubber Tired Hearses and Lazy Rivers

    Episode #10- Just Good Records: Sugar Coated Cinders, Rubber Tired Hearses and Lazy Rivers

    This episode of the Old, Dingy Jukebox is a show without a theme. Every so often I’ll just comb through the records and pick some fun ones from across a variety of different genres. From 1950s honky tonk, early jazz, blues, western swing and a few...

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode #9- Saturday Night and Sunday Morning: Rascally Paramours, Satan's Burning Hell, Reefer and Streets of Glory

    Episode #9- Saturday Night and Sunday Morning: Rascally Paramours, Satan's Burning Hell, Reefer and Streets of Glory

    This episode of the Old, Dingy Jukebox features records about sin and redemption. Songs for Saturday nights and songs for Sunday mornings. I thought it would be a fun idea to have an episode that features records of various styles of music dealing with...

    • 55 min
    Episode #8- Special Guest Episode: David Bragger- Pig Feet, Yodels, Moonshine and Circus Fires.

    Episode #8- Special Guest Episode: David Bragger- Pig Feet, Yodels, Moonshine and Circus Fires.

    Today's episode features some great 78rpm records from the collection of David Bragger. Traditional fiddler and banjoist David Bragger has become a ubiquitous figure in traditional American folk music. He is a musician, documentarian, UCLA ensemble...

    • 1 hr 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

alfonso leonardo ,

Love That Jukebox

I love the knowledge you share. Awesome idea. Great to know that these artists are getting the recognition they very well deserve thanks to you.

Frank32Terry42! ,

Man! This is Great Stuff!

My husband and I celebrated our anniversary tuned in to tonight’s show :-) This is a gem! We love the stories behind the songs and artists, and the playlists are reminiscent of those created by the wise and inspired djs of days gone past. This is a great listen! 👏🎙

freiday ,

Love it

Great podcast! I love hearing the histories behind the songs and all the tunes cued up that I would never know about but totally love. It’s definitely like a really fantastic old jukebox.

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