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

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Russian pianist, Sviatoslav Richter.  Music includes: Liszt: Transendental Etude #5, Chopin: Military Polanaise and Beethoven: Piano Sonata #23.

Direct download: Richter_Centennial.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:44 AM

Songs written by Harlod Arlen in the 1940s and 1950s.  Songs include: My Shining Hour, Ac Cent Uate The Positive, One for My Baby, That Old Black Magic, The Man That Got Away and Blues in the Night.

Performers include: Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore, Kay Kayser, Glenn Miller, Johnny Mercer and Chris Conner.

Direct download: Harlod_Arlen_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:25 PM

Irish music for St. Patrick's Day.  Songs include: The Morning Dew, My Wild Irish Rose,  Flannagan's Mother-In_Law, The Isle of Innisfree, There's a Long, Winding Road and When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.

Performers include: Michael Coleman, John McCormack, Bing Crosby, Morton Downey, The Brunswick Quartet and Paddy Kiloran.

Direct download: St_Patricks_Day_2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:34 PM

Celebrating nine years of Music From 100 Years Ago with some of the host's favorite records. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, the Tune Wranglers, Ella Fitzgerald, Meade Lux Lewis, Vladimir Horowitz, Leadbelly and Robert Johnson.

Music includes: If I Had Possesion Over Judgment Day, Put Em Down Blues, Nocturne #15, Manhattan Masquarade, Ragtime Cowboy Joe, Rock Island Line and Basin Street Blues.

Direct download: Ninth_Anniversary_Show.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:34 PM

The life and music of composer, Harlod Arlen, from the 1920s and 1930s.  Songs include: It's Only a Paper Moon, Get Happy, Let's Fall In Love, Over the Rainbow, Stormy Weather, I've Got the World On a String and I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ethyl Waters, Cliff Edwards, Louis Armstrong, Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway,Ethyl Merman, Eddie Duchin and Judy Garland.

Direct download: Harold_Arlen_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:44 PM

Sister singing groups from the 1920s through the 1950s. Groups include: the Brox Sisters, the Boswell Sisters, the Andrews Sisters, the Fontane Sisters, the King Sisters, the DeMarco Sisters and the De Castro Sisters.

Songs include: Oh Johnny Oh, Please Don't Talk About Me, Teach Me Tonight, Red Hot Mama, Hop, Skip and Jump, My Happiness and Alexander's Ragtime Band.

Direct download: Sister_Acts.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:36 PM

Songs about the Lone Star State given a jazz treatment. Songs include: Deep In The Heart Of Texas, The Eyes Of Texas Are Upon You, Dallas Blues, Across The Alley From The Alamo, The Texas Polka and A Taste of Texas.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Martha Tilton, Count Basie, the Mills Brothers, Freddie Martin, Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet.

Direct download: Deep_In_the_Heart_of_Texas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:03 PM

African-American recording stars from 1900 through 1925.  Performers include: Bert Williams, James Reese Europe, Mamie Smith, Eubie Blake, George Washington Johnson and Ethyl Waters.

Songs include: Broadway Blues, Crazy Blues, Good Morning Carrie, Nobody,The Castle House Rag,  The Laughing Song and Sweet Man Blues.

Direct download: Early_African_American_Stars.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:53 PM

Love songs, both happy and sad, for Valentine's Day.  Songs include: Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Heart and Soul, You're So Darn Charming, Easy to Love and Don't Explain.

Performers include: The Peerless Quartet, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Mildred Bailey, Hank Thompson, Johnny Mercer and Billie Holiday.

Direct download: Love_Songs_Happy_and_Sad.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:26 PM

A special, short podcast in honor of Mozart's 259th birthday.  Music includes the Symphony 38, the Piano Sonata 12 and the Marriage of Figaro Overture.  Performers include: Eugene Ormandy, Eileen Joyce and Thomas Beecham.

Direct download: Mozarts_Birthday_2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:46 AM