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

Songs with red in the title, including: Red Sails in the Sunset, Stop, the Red Light's On, How Could Red Riding Hood?, Red Hot Momma, Red Cross and Red Roses For a Blue Lady.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Sophie Tucker, The Six Jumping Jacks, Vaughn Monroe, Bessie Smith, Charlie Parker and Whispering Jack Smith.

Direct download: Red.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:21am CDT

Lesser-known blues singers from the 1920s, including: Bessie Brown, Helen Gross, Rosa Henderson. Mary Johnson and Edna Hicks.

Songs include: Death Cell Blues, Afternoon Blues Gulf Coast Blues, Black Snake Blues and Early In the Morning.

Direct download: Obscure_Blues_Singers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:49pm CDT

For National Piano Month, a collection of piano music from the first half of the 20th Century.

Artists include: Jelly Roll Morton, Teddy Wilson, Albert Ammons,  Dinu Lipatti, Moon Mullican, Art Tatum and Hazel Scott.

Works include: Boogie Woogie Stomp, Chopin's Nocturne #8, I Left My Heart In Texas, Tiger Rag, Sweetheart O Mine and Warsaw Concerto.

Direct download: Piano_Month_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:27pm CDT

Artists include: Gene Autry, The  Chuck Wagon Gang, Uncle Dave Macon, Roy Acuff,  The Carter Family, Patsy Montana and Bob Wills.

Songs include: With a Banjo On My Knee, Boots and Saddles, Texas Star, One More River To Cross, I Saw Your Face In the Moon and Hello Stranger.

Direct download: Country_Music_1937.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:57am CDT

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