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

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

Music for Beethoven's 246th birthday, including: Symphony #5, Cello Sonata #1 and Piano Sonata 24.

Performers include: Wilhelm Furtwangler, Walter Gieseking and Pablo Casals.

Direct download: Beethoven_Birthday_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:48pm CST

The annual Christmas show features some unusual songs and performers this year.  Songs include: Boogie Woogie Christmas,  My Christmas Song For You, The Night Before Christmas, Winter Wonderland,  All I Want For Christmas Is my Two Front Teeth and Caroling Caroling.

Performers include: Mabel Scott, the Andrews Sisters, Homer & Jethro, Tommy Dorsey, Basil Rathbone and Nat King Cole.

Direct download: Unusual_Christmas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:32pm CST

Songs about shoes, including: Shoe Shine Shuffle, Vagabond Shoes,  Got a Pebble In My Shoe, Take Your Shoes Off and One, Two, button Your Shoes.

Artists  include: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Vic Damone, Nat King Cole, Hot Lips Page, Louis Prima and Pat Flowers.

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Direct download: Shoe_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:36am CST

Songs include: Red Sails In the Sunset, Sunset Is Coming, But the Sunrise We'll See, Sunset Eyes, Sultry Sunset, As We Walk Into the Sunset and Sunset Cafe Stomp.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Clifford Brown, Claude Thornhill, The Chuck Wagon Gang, Sidney Bechet, Isham Jones and Frank Sinatra.

Direct download: Sunset_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:51pm CST

Songs include: Hobo Bill's Last Ride, Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train and Hobo Blues.

Performers include: Al Jolson, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, Bing Crosby, Burl Ives, Riley Puckett and John Lee Hooker.

Direct download: Hobo_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:18pm CST