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

A musical feast to celebrate Thanksgiving.  Songs include: Turkey Hop, Low Gravy, Blueberry Hill, Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee and Solid Potato Salad.  Performers include: Cab Calloway, Nat King Cole, Glenn Miller, Jelly Roll Morton, Hot Lips Page and Lionel Hampton.

Direct download: Food_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:06 PM

Classic Hawaiian guitarists from the 1920s and 1930s, including Lani McIntire, Frank Ferera, Sol Hoopi, Andy Iona, Tau & Rose Moe, Sam Ku West and Bennie Nawahi.  Songs include : Twilight Blues, Blue Hawaii, Aloha Oe, Mai Kai No Kauai, St Louis Blues and Hula O Ka Aima.

Direct download: Hawaiian_Guitar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:49 PM

Songs about the road. Tunes include: Crossroads Blues, Hit the Road, One For My Baby and One More For the Road, Stay On the Right Side of the Road, Waiting at the End of the Road and Lonesome Road.  Performers include: Robert Johnson, the Andrews Sisters, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Lena Horne, Cliff Bruner, Bing Crosby and Maxine Sullivan.

Direct download: Road_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:52 AM

Great sax men from the 1930s and 1940s. Performers include: Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Sidney Bechet, Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster and Benny Carter.  Songs include: Body and Soul. Bird's Nest, Summertime. Four Brothers, Warm Valley and Perdido.

Direct download: Saxophonists.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:40 PM

The annual Halloween show.  Songs include: The Halloween Dance, Mr Ghost Goes to Town, Riders In The Sky, Coffin Blues, The House is Haunted and Music For Stings, Percussion and Celeste.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ida Cox, Fred Astaire, the Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Bessie Smith, Russ Colombo and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

The podcast concludes with a reading of Dream-Land by Edgar Allen Poe.

Direct download: Halloween_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:23 PM

Historical recordings of Chopin favorites. Works include: Polonaise #3, Scherzo #1, Berceuse, Waltz # 7, and Nocturne #19.  Pianists include: Vladimir Horowitz, Artur Rubinstein, Eileen Joyce, Cyrill Smith, Louis  Kentner and Vladimir de Pachmann.

Direct download: Chopin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:07 AM

Jug Bands from the 1920s and 1930s.  Bands include: the Memphis Jug Band, Cannon's Jug Stompers, King David's Jug Band, the Louisville Jug Band and Noah Lewis' Jug Band. Songs include: Stingy Woman Blues, Hear Me Talking to You, My Good Gal's Gone, Stealin Stealin and You Ought to Move Out of Town.

Direct download: Early_Jug_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:24 PM

Songs  with blue in the title that aren't blues songs.  Songs include: Blue Skies, When the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, Blue Tango, Blue Tail Fly, My Blue Heaven and Blue Interlude.  Performers include: Bing Crosby Gene Austin, the Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Gene Autry, Leroy Anderson and Spike Jones .

Direct download: Nonblues_Blue_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:27 AM

Songs include: Puttin On The Ritz, Heat Wave, I've got My Love To Keep Me Warm, How Deep Is The Ocean, Easter Parade and God Bless  America.  Performers include: Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Ozzie Nelson, Jimmie Lunceford and Kate Smith.

Direct download: Irving_Berlin_1930s.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:39 PM

Songs include: Potato Head Blues, I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover, Original Jelly Roll Blues, You've Got to Get Hot and Creole Love Call.  Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Jean Goldkette, Duke Ellington and Fletcher Henderson.

Direct download: 1920s_Jazz_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:09 AM