Songs The Bonzo Dog Band Taught Us - A Pre-History Of The Bonzos - Vinyl

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Irreverent and anarchic, the Bonzo Dog Band were one of Britain's best-loved 1960s groups. But their eccentric brand of musical humor was not without precedent; they drew much inspiration from so-called novelty foxtrot records of the 1930s, which they lovingly learned from 78 rpm discs. This compilation presents the original recordings of all such songs that they recorded and performed live. Painstakingly remastered, it comes with detailed notes, rare images, and an introduction from the great Legs Larry Smith, core Bonzo Dog Band member. Includes tracks by Leslie Sarony, The BBC Dance Orchestra, The Savoy Havana Band, Jack Hylton & His Orchestra, Percival Mackey & His Band, The Rhythmic Troubadours, Hal Swain & His Band, Albert Whelan, Jack Hylton's Jazz Band, Whispering Jack Smith, Noel Coward, Bebe Daniels & Ben Lyon, Jack Payne & His Dance Orchestra, Jay Wilbur & His Band, Billy Cotton & His Band, The Continental Five, Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers, Ray Starita & His Ambassadors, Jay Whidden & His Band, Roy Leslie, Jack Hodges the Raspberry King, and Guy Lombardo & His Royal Canadians.

A1. Leslie Sarony, Jack Hylton And His Orchestra - Jollity Farm
A2. The BBC Dance Orchestra, Dan Donovan (2) - Mickey's Son And Daughter
A3. Savoy Havana Band, Cyril Ramon Newton - I'm Gonna Bring A Watermelon To My Girl Tonight
A4. Jack Hylton And His Orchestra, Sam Browne - Button Up Your Overcoat
A5. Percival Mackey And His Band, Unknown Artist - On Her Doorstep Last Night
A6. The Rhythmic Troubadours, Fred Douglas - Ali Baba's Camel
A7. Jack Hylton And His Orchestra, J. Pat O'Malley - By A Waterfall
B1. Hal Swain And His Band - Hunting Tigers Out In India (Yah)
B2. Albert Whelan - My Brother Makes The Noises For The Talkies
B3. Jack Hylton's Jazz Band - Laughing Waltz
B4. Whispering Jack Smith - All By Yourself In The Moonlight
B5. Noël Coward - A Room With A View
B6. Bebe Daniels & Ben Lyon, The Three Ginx - Little Sir Echo
B7. Jack Payne, The BBC Dance Orchestra - Make Yourself A Happiness Pie
C1. Jay Wilbur And His Band, Sam Browne - We'll All Go Riding On A Rainbow
C2. Billy Cotton And His Band, Sam Browne - Skirts
C3. The Continental Five - The Sheik Of Araby
C4. Jack Hylton And His Orchestra, J. Pat O'Malley - Bell Bottom Trousers
C5. Jelly Roll Morton's Red Hot Peppers - Dr. Jazz Stomp
C6. Ray Starita And His Ambassadors Band - The Flies Crawled Up The Window
D1. Jay Whidden And His Band, Fred Douglas - I Lift Up My Finger And I Say "Tweet, Tweet"
D2. Savoy Havana Band, Cyril Ramon Newton - Masculine Women And Feminine Men
D3. Leslie Sarony - Misery Farm
D4. Roy Leslie - Omar Khayam's Cave
D5. Jack Hodges The Raspberry King - Everything Is Fresh Today
D6. Savoy Havana Band, Cyril Ramon Newton - Last Night On The Back Porch
D7. Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians, Lombardo Trio - I Love To Bumpity Bump (On A Bumpy Road With You)

Barcode: 5056297100621
Release Date: 2016

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