Music From 100 Years Ago
Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.

Songs include: I Found a Million Dollar Baby, My Last Dollar, I've Got Five Dollars, Give Me 20 Nickels For a Dollar, I Wish I Had a Dollar and Dollar Bill Blues.

Performers include: Blanche Calloway, Lee Wiley, The Boswell Sisters, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway, Laurence Welk, Joe Turner and Charley Jordan.

Direct download: Dollar_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:03am CST

Love songs for Valentine's Day, Songs include: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, How Deep Is the Ocean?, Armful of Sweetness, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Prelude to a Kiss and Stairway to the Stars.

Performers include: Billie  Holiday, Bing Crosby, Maxine Sullivan, the Mills Brothers, the Shannon Quartet, Glenn Miller and Svend Asmussen.

Direct download: Valentines_Day_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:58pm CST

Highlights  from the Armed Forces Radio show, Jubilee. Artists include: Count Basie, Lena Horne, Jimmy Rushing, Harry James, Tampa Red, Helen Humes and Louis Armstrong.

Music includes: Ain't Misbehavin, Lady Be Good, Perdido, I'll Be Up Again Someday, Sho Sho Baby and Honeysuckle Rose. 

Direct download: Music_From_Jubilee.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:33pm CST

Songs include: When You're Smiling, I'll Never Smile Again, If You Can't Smile and Say Yes, Smile Up At the Sun and Smile.

Performers include: Nat King Cole, Ted Lewis, Louis Armstrong, Sunny Gale, Shirley Temple, The Three Peppers and Thomas "Fats" Waller.

Direct download: Smile.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:57am CST

To celebrate Mozart's 261st birthday, a 1934 recording of his Symphony #39 K. 543 by the BBC Symphony conducted by Bruno Walter.

Direct download: Mozart_Birthday_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:28pm CST

More musicians born in 1917, one hundred years ago this year.

Musicians include: Dean Martin, Jo Stafford, Dennis Day, Lena Horne, Buddy Rich, Danielle Darrieux and Vera Lynn.

Songs include: Goodnight Irene, Route 66, I Will Always Love You, Confessin the Blues, A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square and Day by Day.

Direct download: Centennials_2017_Part_Two.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:57pm CST

A tribute to musicians born in 1917, including Ella Fitzgerald, Desi Arnaz, Dizzy Gillespie, Bea Wain Tex Williams, Dinu Lipatti, Helen Forrest and Thelonious Monk.

Music includes: My Reverie,  Skylark, How High the Moon?, Babalu, In Walked Bud, A Night In Tunisia and Chopin's Waltz #14.

Direct download: Centennials_2017_Part_One.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:23pm CST

Hit songs from 1917, including: Livery Stable Blues, Oh Johnny Oh, Till the Clouds Roll By, Poor Butterfly, Over There and No Place Like Home.

Performers include: the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Bert Williams, Nora Bayes, Irving Kaufman, W.C. Handy and the American Quartet.

Direct download: 1917.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:13pm CST

Records left off earlier podcasts, and a tribute to musicians who passed away in 2016 . Songs include: Red Sails In the Sunset, Dizzy Fingers, Pig Foot Pete, Steel Guitar Blues, Caprice #24, Drummin' Man and Stomping At the Savoy.

Performers include: Ella Mae Morse, Roy Acuff, Zez Confrey, Monette More, George Shearing and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: Leftovers_22.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:47pm CST

Songs include: The Lady in Red, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Orange Colored Sky, Green Eyes, Blue Orchids and Violets For Your Furs.

Performers include: Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters, Louis Prima, Nat King Cole and Helen Forrest.

Direct download: Rainbow_Colors.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:45am CST