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

The life  and music of song lyricist, Ted Koehler. Songs include: Stormy Weather, Animal Crackers, I've Gotta Right to Sing the Blues, Get Happy, Love For Love and Let's Fall In Love.

Artists include: Cab Calloway, Eddie Duchin, Pearl Bailey, Ethyl Waters, Shirley Temple, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Ted_koehler.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37pm CST

This is a repost of a show from 2006 that was accidentally deleted from the archives.

Songs from the first two years of World War I.

Direct download: songs_of_the_great_war_repost.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:54pm CST

Songs include: Mountain Greenery, On Green Dolphin Street, The Green Grass Grows All Around, If The Moon Turns Green and Garbo Green.

Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Jimmy Dorsey, Roger Wolfe Khan, Louis Jordan, Fletcher Henderson and Xavier Cugat.

Direct download: Green.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:45am CST

More hits form 1940.  Songs include: I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Flying Home, Sweet Loraine, Jailhouse Blues, Barbara Allen, Meeting In The Air and When You Wish Upon a Star.

Performers include: Lionel Hampton, Maxine Sullivan, the Chuck Wagon Gang, the Ink Spots, Guy Lombardo, Sleepy John Estes and Harry James

Direct download: 1940_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:21pm CST

Hit records from 1940, including: Summit Ridge Drive, Tuxedo Junction, Stardust, Falling In Love Again, New San Antonio Rose, I'll Get Along Somehow and A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square.

Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Pete Johnson, Billie Holiday, Ernest Tubb, Leopold Stokowski, Artie Shaw and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: 1940_part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:40am CST

Jazz bands led by women from the 1920s to the 1940s.  Performers include: Lovie Austin, Ina May Hutton, Mary Lou Williams, Blanche Calloway, Valida Snow, Ivy Benson and Ana Mae Winburn.

Songs include; Tuxedo Junction, I Gotta Swing, Some of These Days, Doing the Suzie Q, Lover and Scratching the Gravel.

Direct download: Female_Band_Leaders.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:15pm CST

The annual Halloween show featuring Ghost Walkin Blues, Mr. Ghost Goes to Town, Witch Doctor, The Halloween Dance, Bloody Razor Blues, Chopin's Funeral March and I'm Scared.

Performers include: Ina Rae Hutton, Sarah Vaughn, Fred Astaire, The 5 Jones Boys, Adrian Boult, Helen Gross and the American Symphony Orchestra.

Direct download: Halloween_2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:24pm CST

Celebrating Country Music Month with classic records from the 1920s through the 1940s. Songs include: Alabama Jubilee, I Am Thinking Tonight Of My Blue eyes, Blue Yodel #3, South of the Border, Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Jole Blon, Milk Cow Blues and Little Liza  Jane.  Performers include: Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family, The Monroe Brothers, Darby and Tarlton, The Maddox Brothers and Rose, Bob Wills and Moon Mullican.

Direct download: Country_Music_Month.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:57pm CST

Songs of New York, including: Night Game in Brooklyn, Lullaby of Broadway, Fifth Avenue, The Man From Harlem, New York City Blues and Slumming On Park Avenue.

Performers include: The Swift Jewel Cowboys, Alice Faye, Tony Pastor, Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday.

Direct download: The_Big_Apple_Part_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:01pm CST

Songs include: My Window Faces the South, Swanee, Mint Julep, Down South Camp Meeting, Alabama Jubilee and  Georgia On My Mind.

Performers include: Phil Harris, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Mildred Bailey, Glenn Miller, Bill Monroe, Al Jolson and Jelly Roll Morton.

Direct download: Songs_of_the_South.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:21pm CST