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

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

Pianists include: Thomas 'Fats" Waller, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Thelonius Monk, George Shearing, Errol Garner, Dave Brubeck, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Bud Powell.

Works include: Tea For Two, Running Wild, Honeysuckle Rose, Perdido, Ruby My Dear and Barrelhouse Boogie.

Direct download: Jazz_piano_1940s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:13 AM

More musicians born 100 years ago, this year. Perfomers include: Billie Holiday, Frankie Yankovic, Willie Dixon, Edith Piaf, Sviatoslav Richter, Brownie McGee and Bobby Hackett.

Songs include: Key To My Door, Lie Vie En Rose, Blue Skirt Waltz, God Bless The Child, Exactly Like You and Chopin's Nocturne Op 9 No. 1.

Direct download: Centennials_2015_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:50 AM

A tribute to musicians born in 1915. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Una May Carlise, Les Paul, Alice Faye, Turk Murphy, Billy Strayhorn, Earl Wild, Al Hibbler & Memphis Slim.

Music inclues: Begin the Beguine, Brazil, I'm Crazy Bout My Baby, Grandpa's Spells, Ther's a Lull In My Life, Every Day i Have the Blues and Rachmanioff's Prelude #5 Op 32.

Direct download: Centennials_2015_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:11 PM

Songs from 1915, including: It's a Long Way to Tipperarary, Listen to the Mockingbird, Swing Low, I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier, St Louis Blues and The Little Ford Rambled.

Performers include: Billy Murrary, Tuskeege Institute Singers, Alma Gluck, John McCormack, Bert Williams and  Prince's Band.

Direct download: 1915.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:41 PM

Records left off earlier podcasts.  Songs include: Tennessee Waltz, Knock Me a Kiss, Round and Round, You're Laughing At Me and Limehouse Blues.  Performers include: Patty Page, Chu Berry, Pete Seeger, Count Basie, Kay Starr, Licia Albanese and the Memphis Jug Band.

Direct download: Leftovers_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:08 AM

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