Inspired by the beat of the big band and the swingin’ hot rhythms of the ’30s and ’40s…. This collection of swing comes from the vaults of “Swingin’ Dick’s 78 Social”. Renown the world over as “The Original Gramophone Operative”, Swingin’ Dick shares his collection of shellac shaking phonographic 78rpm records for your edification. Join the enigmatic Dick as he spins his unique brand of hot jive and R&B swing, ten inches at a time! Swingin’ Dick’s Shellac Shakers Vol. 1 of 78s will have you jumpin’ and jitterbugging to the sounds of a bygone era, in all its gramophonic glory. Features: Horace Henderson & His Orchestra, Mezzrow-Ladnier Quintet, Fats Waller, Stuff Smith & His Onyx Club Orchestra, Charlie Barnet & His Orchestra, Rex Stewart’s Big Eight, Slim Gaillard, Count Basie & His Orchestra, Jay McShann & His Orchestra, and Woody Herman.