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

Songs that are fun. Tunes include: And The Green Grass Grew All Around, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby, Take An Old Cold Tater, The Joint Is Jumpin and Don't Take Everybody To Be Your Friend.

Performers include: The Six Jumping Jacks, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Louis Jordan, Meade Lux Lewis and Fred Astaire.

Direct download: Fun_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:40 PM

Celebrating Beethoven's 244th birthday with historical recordings.  Works include movements from: Symphony #2, Bagateles Op. 33, String Quartet #5, Piano Concerto #5, Variations on a Theme by Mozart & Symphony #7.

Performers include: Arthur Schnabel. Rudolph Serkin, Herbert von Karajan, Arturo Toscanini & Pablo Casals.

Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_2014.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:08 PM

Famous Christmas songs written by Jewish-American songwriters.  Songs include: Winter Wonderland, White Christmas, I'll Be Home for Christmas, Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Silver Bells and Let It Snow Let it Snow Let It Snow. 

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Gene Autry, Billie Holiday, Johnny Mercer, Doris Day and David Rose.

Direct download: A_Jewish-American_Christmas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:06 AM

Songs with truth or true in the title.  Songs include: It Must Be True, My Untrue Cowgirl, The Truth of the Matter, It's Sad But True and If Dreams Come True.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Una Mae Carlise, the Swift Jewel Cowboys, Bill Monroe, Benny Goodman and Count Basie.

Direct download: To_Tell_The_Truth.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:11 AM

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