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Greg Poppleton

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Hi, I’m Greg Poppleton. When I was 3, I saw Louis Armstrong on TV and have been hooked on 1920s – 1930s jazz and swing ever since. Now the Greg Poppleton 1920s jazz band and 1930s swing band play clubs, restaurants, balls, hotels and festivals.

I appear in the movies Moulin Rouge! and Chronicles of Narnia Voyage of the Dawn Treader.

On screen with film stars Adrien Brody, John Goodman and Nicole Kidman.

8 albums released.
2 played on commercial radio.
5 radio awards for his national Phantom Dancer swing and jazz radio show.
1.3 Million TOTAL YouTube plays.  

Greg Poppleton has released 8 albums of 1920s-30s jazz and swing:

2006 - The Phantom Dancer 

2012 - Doin' The Charleston 

2013 - Sweet Sue 

2014 - 1920s-30s Background Chill Mix 1

2015 - 1920s-30s Background Chill Mix 2

2016 - Back In Your Own Backyard

2019 - Tin Pan Alley Vol

Album

Tin Pan Alley Vol. 2

Label: PopTone
Released: 2020
Track listing: San Antonio Rose, La Paloma, Corrine Corrina, Amapola, St Louis Blues, Sweet Sue, You Are My Sunshine, Sugar, Carolina in the Morning

Album

20s 30s Tin Pan Alley Volume 1

Label: PopTone
Released: 2019
Track listing: 1. I Wish I Could Shimmy Like My Sister Kate 02:50 2. St James Infirmary (re-mix) 3. Happy Days Are Here Again 4. Five Foot Two Eyes of Blue 5. My Canary Has Circles Under His Eyes 6. The Charleston (re-mix) 7. Ain't She Sweet 8. My Gal Sal (re-mix) 9. Singin' in the Bathtub

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Article: Album Review

Greg Poppleton: Back In Your Own Backyard

Read "Back In Your Own Backyard" reviewed by Budd Kopman


There is something about early jazz before the Swing Era, especially that of the 1920s. Its infectious happiness, innocence and floating lightness, its close ties to Tin Pan Alley and the Great American Songbook and how much this music was an integral part of the times makes it irresistible to almost anyone even remotely interested in ...

Album

Back In Your Own Backyard

Label: PopTone
Released: 2016
Track listing: 1. Cake Walkin' Babies From Home 02:33 2. Too Marvellous 03:11 3. They Didn't Believe Me 02:49 4. I'll See You In My Dreams 02:36 5. Egyptian Ella 02:36 6. Back In Your Own Backyard 02:25 7. When My Dreamboat Comes Home 03:15 8. Makin' Whoopee! 03:56 9. Nobody's Sweetheart 03:37 10. Honeysuckle Rose 03:14 11. The Lady Is A Tramp 03:29 12. Yes, We Have No Bananas! 02:07 13. Free Bonus Track with Digital Album - I'll See You In My Dreams, Waiheke Island Atmospheric Mix 02:36 14. Free Bonus Track with Digital Album - Yes, We Have No Bananas with Cows, Songbirds and Crows 02:18

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Track of the Day

Too Marvelous

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Label: Self Produced
Released: 2017
Duration: 03:13

Album

1920s - 1930s Jazz Swing Background Chill Mix 2

Label: PopTone
Released: 2015
Track listing: Mix Song List - 00'00 I Found A Million Dollar Baby (In The 5 and 10 Cent Store) from the album Doin' The Charleston 03'19 Bei Mir Bist Du Schoen (with verse) from the album The Phantom Dancer 06'25 Sweet Lorraine from the album Doin' The Charleston 10'06 On The Road To Gundagai from he album Doin' The Charleston 12'57 As Time Goes By from the album Sweet Sue 17'10 St James Infirmary (featuring Al Davey trumpet) from the album Doin' The Charleston 20'41 Button Up Your Overcoat from the album Doin' The Charleston 23'03 My Blue Heaven from the album The Phantom Dancer 26'09 Stormy Weather from the album Doin' The Charleston 30’29 Carolina in the Morning from the album Sweet Sue 34'32 Three Little Words from the album Doin' The Charleston 36'31 Would You Like To Take A Walk? from the album The Phantom Dancer 40'42 The Way You Look Tonight from the album Sweet Sue 44'45 My Gal Sal from the album Doin' The Charleston 48'15 Am I Blue? from the album Sweet Sue 53'58 Sweet Sue (Alternative Take to Chill Mix 1) 56'50 My Blue Heaven (wild live version)

Album

1920s - 1930s Jazz Swing Background Chill Mix 1

Label: PopTone
Released: 2014
Track listing: 1. 0:00 Sweet Sue 2. 2:15 St James Infirmary (featuring Paul Furniss soprano sax) 3. 5:29 It's Only A Paper Moon 4. 7:51 Tip Toe Through The Tulips 5. 11:39 Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams 6. 14:17 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter 7. 17:12 South Of The Border 8. 20:24 Blue Skies 9. 23:27 Love Me Or Leave Me 10. 27:28 Walkin' My Baby Back Home 11. 31:05 I Can't Give You Anything But Love 12. 34:45 Do, Do, Do 13. 37:50 Exactly Like You 14. 40:03 Falling In Love Again - Ich bin von Kopf bis Fuss auf Liebe eingestellt 15. 43:21 On The Sunny Side Of The Street 16. 48:35 If I Could Be With You (One Hour Tonight) 17. 51:25 The Charleston

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Track of the Day

Sweet Sue

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Label: PopTone
Released: 2013
Duration: 02:18

Album

Sweet Sue

Label: PopTone
Released: 2013
Track listing: 1. Sweet Sue 02:18 2. I Can't Give You Anything But Love 03:44 3. Walking My Baby Back Home 03:39 4. Blue Skies 03:07 5. Carolina In The Morning 03:43 6. The Way You Look Tonight 04:25 7. Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams 02:39 8. Am I Blue? 05:06 9. St Louis Blues 05:32 10. Am I Blue (with Tango) 04:51 11. As Time Goes By 04:05 12. These Foolish Things 03:54 13. Sweet Sue (Different vocal style and improvisations) 02:18 14. I've Got The World On A String 03:26 15. Blue Moon 03:51


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