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Toe Tappin' Ragtime  Original Recordings (1974)  Guy Lombardo, Benny Moten, Harry Reser, others CD

Toe Tappin' Ragtime Original Recordings (1974) Guy Lombardo, Benny Moten, Harry Reser, others CD

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"This item is part of the Folkways archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

After World War I, orchestras were hot: they provided music for listening and especially for dancing. To meet the demand for popular novelty ragtime tunes, orchestra leaders arranged the complex piano compositions for their ensemblesa creative and complicated endeavor. This recording features energetic performances of these orchestral rags.

Tracks
1. Maple Leaf Rag     Herb Wiedoeft's Cinderella Roof Orchestra     2:58    
2. Tenth Interval Rag     Gene Rodemich's Orchestra     3:08    
3. Pianoflage     Fate Marable's Society Syncopators     3:16    
4. Springtime Rag     Vic Meyers and his Orchestra     2:59    
5. Pork and Beans     Earl Fuller's Rector Novelty Orchestra     3:24    
6. Gloria     Vincent Lopez' Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra     2:32    
7. Cannon Ball Rag     Guy Lombardo and the Royal Canadians     2:27    
8. Ginger Snaps     Rosario Bourdon Symphony     2:20    
9. Dog on the Piano     Eddie Ward and the Arcadian Peacock Orchestra     2:30    
10. Lolly Pops     Harry Reser and the Tuxedo Orchestra     2:55    
11. Nightingale Rag Blues     Hitch's Happy Harmonists     2:31    
12. Cataract Rag Blues     Hitch's Happy Harmonists     2:31    
13. Carolina Shout     Jimmy Johnson's Jazz Boys     2:59    
14. Goofy Dust     Bennie Moten's Kansas City Orchestra     2:36    
15. The Arm Breaker     Clarence Jones and his Wonder Orchestra     3:06    
16. Hobson Street Blues     Bob Zurke and his Orchestra     2:43


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