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

Songs about frogs, including : Leap Frog, Froggy Went a Courtin, Froggy More Rag, Frog Legs Rag, Bull Frog Blues and The Nightingale and the Frog.

Performers include: Ma Rainey, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Parker, Lovie Austin, William Harris and Burl Ives.

Direct download: Frogs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:18pm CDT

Performers include: Duke Ellington DeFord Bailey, Ted Goon, Woody Herman, Albert Ammons, Peter Johnson and Arthur Fiedler.

Music includes: Fast Freight Blues, Sixth Avenue Express, Bahn Frei, Dixie Flyer Blues, Locomotive and  Whistle Stop.

Direct download: Train_Instrumentals_Part_Two.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:18pm CDT

Works include: Train Whistle Blues, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Super Chief, Dixie Flyer, Pacific 231, The Orient Express and Take the A Train.

Performers include: Glenn Miller, Arthur Honegger, Sonny Terry, Count Basie and Lionel Hampton.

Direct download: Train_Intrumentals_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:55am CDT

Musicians who were killed including: Robert Johnson, Pinetop Smith, James Reese Europe, Lee Morgan and Eddie Jefferson.

Songs include: Parker's Mood, Pinetop's Boogie Woogie, Prisoner of Love, Whiskey Head Woman, Preachin Blues and P.S. I Love You.

Direct download: Murdered_Musicians.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:09pm CDT

A tribute to jazz guitarist, Charlie Christian on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Songs include: Solo Flight, Flying Home, Profoundly Blue and Topsy.

Direct download: Charlie_Christian_Centennial.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:43am CDT

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