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

Songs include: I Love You, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter, Somebody Loves Me, Watching the Clouds Roll By and My Fate Is In Your Hands.

Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Josephine Baker, Cliff Edwards, The Boswell Sisters, Nat King Cole, Jo Stafford, Anita O'Day, Bing Crosby, Teddy Wilson and Ruth Etting.

Direct download: Valentines_Day_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:19pm CST

Songs include: Baby Mine, So In Love, That Old Black Magic, White Christmas, Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Swinging On a Star and the Woody Woodpecker Song.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford, Johnny Mercer, Kay Kayser, Glenn Miller, Sarah Vaughn and Gordon MacRae.

Direct download: Academy_Award_Nominated_Songs_1940s_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:40pm CST

In honor of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 260th birthday, a 1940 recording of the Symphony #39 by the London Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.

Direct download: Mozarts_Birthday_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:35pm CST

Songs include: I Got a Gal In Kalamazoo, Blues In the Night, It Might As Well Be Spring, Zip a Dee Do Dah, You Keep Coming Back Like a Song and When You Wish Upon a Star.

Performers include: Billy Ecksteine, Dinah Shore, Jo Stafford, Tony Martin, Cliff Edwards and Johnny Mercer.

Direct download: Academy_Award_Nominated_Songs_1940s_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:28pm CST

A tribute to musicians born in 1916; one hundred years ago this year. Musicians include: Harry James, Dinah Shore, Lydia Mendoza, Charlie Christian, Jackie Gleason, Ken Curtis and Yehudi Menuhin.

Direct download: Centennials_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:01am CST

The music and events of 1916.  Songs include: Keep the Home Fires Burning, Pretty Baby, M O T H E R, The Missouri Waltz , Hello Hawaii and America, I Love You.

Performers include: Al Jolson, Nora Bayes, Henry Burr, The American Quartet and Enrico Caruso.

Direct download: 1916.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:38pm CST

Songs left over from earlier podcasts.  Songs include: What Is This Thing Called Love?, Harlem Heat, Blue Prelude, As Long As I Live, No More Sweet Potatoes, They Can't Take That Away From Me and Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina.

Performers include: Anita O'Day, Woody Herman, Fred Astaire, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Blue Ridge Highballers, Conway's Band and the Big Three Trio.

Direct download: Leftovers_20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:26am CST

Songs include: Jeepers Creepers, Over the Rainbow, Cheek to Cheek, The Way You Look Tonight, I've Got You Under My Skin, The Continental and Lullaby of Broadway.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, Hal Kemp, Bea Wain, Peggy Lee, Leo Reisman and Fred Astaire.

Direct download: Academy_Award_Nominated_Songs_1930s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:08pm CST

Celebrating the 245th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven with three recordings from 1947. Works include movements from the Symphony #9, the Piano Concerto #4 and The Consecration of the House Overture.

Performers include: Herbert von Karajan, Arturo Toscanini, Eugene Ormandy and Arthur Rubinstein.

Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:31pm CST

Songs include: Christmas Swing, Silent Night, Christmas Out On the Prairie, What Will Santa Claus Say? , Santa Claus Blues and Winter Wonderland.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, The Hill Billies, Dick Robertson, Louis Prima, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Django Reinhardt.

Direct download: Christmas_1930s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:54am CST