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

Songs include: Hey Good Lookin, The Shadow Waltz, I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, I'm Happy With the Whole Thing and It's Magic.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Anita O'Day, Sarah Vaughn, The Happiness Boys, Cab Calloway and Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Summer_Love_Songs_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:09pm CDT

Performances by solo musicians, including: Roland Hayes, Jelly Roll Morton, DeFord Bailey, Pablo Casals, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Cliff Edwards and Jimmie Rodgers.

Works include: T For Texas, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Whistling Blues, Bach Cello Suite #6, All Alone and Cohen Telephones About His Automobile.

Direct download: One_Alone.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:16pm CDT

Songs from the final years of the Rodgers and Hart partnership.  Songs include: It Never Entered My Mind, Have You Met Miss Jones, Bewitched, Spring Is Here, I Didn't know What Time It Was, Wait Till You See Her, This Can't Be Love and I Could Write a Book.

Artists include: Shirley Ross, Leo Reisman, Ella Fitzgerald, Helen Forest, Maxine Sullivan, Blossom Dearie and Margaret Whiting.

Direct download: Lorenz_Hart_Part_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:47pm CDT

Music for July 4th and a tribute to composer, Harl McDonald.  Music includes: The Stars and Stripes Forever, Strike Up the Band, The Maple Leaf Rag, The Washington Post March,  and When the Saints Go Marching In.

Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Frankie Lane, Edwin Franco Goldman, The Philadelphia  Orchestra, The New Orleans Feetwarmers and Red Nichols.

Direct download: Independence_Day_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:21am CDT

Songs about bears, including: The Teddy Bear's Picnic, Jack the Bear, The Preacher and the Bear, Bear Creek Blues and Teddy Bear Blues.

Performers include: Phil Harris, Duke Ellington, the Carter Family, Henry Hall, Erskine Hawkins, Meade Lux Lewis and the Hillbilly Boys.

Direct download: Bears_Oh_My.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:26pm CDT

Performers include: Ray Nance, Cootie Williams, Harry James, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro, Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis.

Music includes: St Louis Blues, Salt Peanuts, Venus de Milo, Night in Tunisia, Trumpet Rhapsody and Ice Freezes Red.

Direct download: Jazz_Trumpeters_1940s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:34pm CDT

Records left off of previous shows.  Music includes: Walking In My Sleep, Dos Arbolitos, Rainy Day Blues, Mahler's 9th Symphony, How High the Moon?, I Love a Piano and a tribute to Moondog on his 100th birthday.

Performers include: Roy Acuff, Bruno Walter, The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, Art Tatum, Big Joe Turner and Moondog.

Direct download: Leftovers_21.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:46pm CDT

Rodgers and Hart songs from the years 1930- 1937.  Songs include: There's a Small Hotel, My Romance, My Funny Valentine, Mimi, Spring Is Here, I've Got Five Dollars and The Lady is a Tramp.

Performers include: Ruth Etting, Hal Kemp, Sarah Vaughan, Buddy Clark, Janette McDonald and Ben Selvin.

Direct download: Lorenz_Hart_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:03pm CDT

Part one of a series featuring the music of Broadway lyricist, Lorenz hart.  This week. we look at Rodgers & Hart musicals from the 1920s.

Songs include; Manhattan, With a Song In My Heart, Thou Swell. You Took Advantage of Me, A Ship Without a Sail, The Blue Room and My Heart Stood Still.

Performers include: Lee Wiley, Doris Day, Ben Selvin, Frank Black, Buddy Rodgers and Leslie Hutchinson.

Direct download: Lorenz_Hart_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:13pm CDT

Songs include: Into Each Life, Some Rain Must Fall, Come Rain or Come Shine, Ridin' Around In the Rain, I'm Always Chasing Rainbows, Raindrop Prelude, Rainy Weather Blues and September In the Rain.

Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Perry Como, Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Charles Harrison, The Ink Spots, Bing Crosby, George Shearing and Sarah Vaughan.

Direct download: Rain.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:40pm CDT