28 Aug 2011

Blue Smoke Series 2 Episode 1 - After Hours

From Blue Smoke, 7:00 pm on 28 August 2011

Part One

After Hours: Musical comedians, cabaret acts and solo artists.

Chris Bourke considers the changes in New Zealand’s nightlife during the late 50s and early 60s. Includes early recordings of New Zealand musical comedians, cabaret acts and solo artists including Kahu Pineaha, Lou and Simon, Noel McKay, Bas Tubert and Ash Burton.

Music Details - After Hours:

Track: A Maori Song - comedy skit
Artist: Lou and Simon
Composer: Clauson/Meihana
Album: On Stage with Lou and Simon and Peter Posa
Label: Viking VP138

Track: A Hippopotamus for Christmas
Artist: Pat McMinn
Composer: John Rox
Album: Kiwi Nostalgia: 25 Hits of the 50s
Label: Platinum CD PLAT 370

Track: Alley Cat
Artist: Nancy Harrie
Composer: not listed
45rpm single
Label: Zodiac Z45 1098

Track: Surfin' Paekakariki
Artist: Bas Tubert
Composer: Ken Avery
EP: Ricochet
Label: Kiwi EA93

Track: The Circus Galop
Artist: Walter Sinton and the National Band
Composer: not listed
Album: Walter Sinton and His Xylophone
Label: Lyric L1

Track: Passion Flower (Fur Elise)
Artist: Jeff Hemingway
Composer: Beethoven
45rpm single
Label: Zodiac Z45 1075

Track: The Wahine Whose Waiata Wouldn't Poi
Artist: Dorothy McKegg
Composer: Peter Harcourt
EP: Wellington Repertory Show Tunes (various artists)
Label: Tanza 24466

Track: Johnny's Little Yo-Yo
Artist: Noel McKay
Composer: Wallis
EP: Party Songs for Adults Only, Volume One
Label: Viking VE46

Track: So Many Beautiful Men
Artist: Marlene Tong
Composer: White
EP: Marlene Tong at the Colony
Label: La Gloria GEP326

Track: Muskrat Ramble
Artist: Hughie Gordon
Composer: Kid Ory
45rpm single
Label: Tanza ZF321

Track: The Little Fly
Artist: Kahu Pineaha
Composer: Lyons
45rpm single
Label: Prestige PSP 0128

Track: Juanita Banana
Artist: Isabel Cowan
Composer: not listed
45rpm single
Label: Kiwi SA54

Track: My Old Man's an All Black
Artist: Howard Morrison Quartet
Composer: Merito/Donegan
Album: Showtime Spectacular
Label: La Gloria GLP633

Track: Johnny Guitar
Artist: Bob Paris
Composer: Victor Young
Album: Showtime Spectacular
Label: La Gloria GLP633

Track: Puha and Pakeha
Artist: Rod Derrett
Composer: Rod Derrett
EP: Puha and Pakeha
Label: HMV 7EGM6093

Track: Scratch Me Horse from the Race, Mate
Artist: The Deuces, with Will Jess and the Jesters
Composer: Rolf Harris
45rpm single
Label: Viking VS38

Track: Begin the Beguine
Artist: Harmony Cats
Composer: Cole Porter
EP: The Harmony Catas Are Here
Label: Viking VL20

Track: When Your Washing Machine Begins the Beguine, It's Monday
Artist: Bas Tubert
Composer: Ken Avery
EP: Ricochet
Label: Kiwi EA93

Track: Senora
Artist: Fia Chaplin
Composer: not listed
45rpm single
Label: Zodiac Z45 1125

Track: The Language Song
Artist: Rama White
Composer: not listed
Album: Showtime Spectacular
Label: La Gloria GLP633

Track: Teddy Boy's Picnic
Artist: Rod Derrett
Composer: Rod Derrett
Album: Pie Cart Rock'n'Roll
Label: Zerox DZEROX02

Track: If You Were a Rock'n'Roll Record
Artist: Ray Woolf
Composer: Goodis
45rpm single
Label: Zodiac Z45 1099

Track: I Just Don't Understand
Artist: Tommy Adderley
Composer: not listed
45rpm single
Label: Viking VS156

Track: I'll Take you Home Again, Kathleen
Artist: Max Merritt and the Meteors
Composer: traditional
Album: Early Rock'n'Roll from New Zealand, vol 5 & 6
Label: Collector CLCD 7755 A/B

Track: He Can't Do the Blue Beat
Artist: Dinah Lee
Composer: Mike Perjanik
45rpm single
Label: Viking VS172

Track: Message to Michael
Artist: Eliza Keil
Composer: Bacharach/David
Album: Live at Logan Park
Label: Salem XP5036

Track: There's a Boat Leaving/It Ain't Necessarily So
Artist: Toni Williams
Composer: Gershwin/Gershwin
Album: The Late Show
Label: Zodiac ZLP 1035