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

Songs about shoes, including: Shoe Shine Shuffle, Vagabond Shoes,  Got a Pebble In My Shoe, Take Your Shoes Off and One, Two, button Your Shoes.

Artists  include: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Vic Damone, Nat King Cole, Hot Lips Page, Louis Prima and Pat Flowers.


Direct download: Shoe_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:36am CST

Songs include: Red Sails In the Sunset, Sunset Is Coming, But the Sunrise We'll See, Sunset Eyes, Sultry Sunset, As We Walk Into the Sunset and Sunset Cafe Stomp.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Clifford Brown, Claude Thornhill, The Chuck Wagon Gang, Sidney Bechet, Isham Jones and Frank Sinatra.

Direct download: Sunset_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:51pm CST

Songs include: Hobo Bill's Last Ride, Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train and Hobo Blues.

Performers include: Al Jolson, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, Bing Crosby, Burl Ives, Riley Puckett and John Lee Hooker.

Direct download: Hobo_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:18pm CST

Celebrating Drum and Percussion Month.  Works include: Drum Boogie, Sing, Sing, Sing, Ionization, Strictly Drums, Bughouse and Quiet Riot.

Performers include: Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa. Cozy Cole, Red Norvo, Milt Jackson and Shelly Manne.

Direct download: Drum_Month.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:28am CST

Oscar nominated songs from 1950 to 1952, including: Mona Lisa, High Noon, A Kiss to Build a Dream On, Too Late Now, Be My Love and Mule Train.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Frankie Laine, Jane Powell, Vaughn Monroe, Maro Lanza, Louis Armstrong and Nat King Cole.

Direct download: Academy_Awards_Best_Song_Early_1950s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:46am CST

Songs about dirt, dust and sand. Songs include: Angels With Dirty Faces, Dusty Rag, I Believe I'll Dust My Broom, Sand In My Shoes, Talking Dust Bowl Blues and Crying Sands.

Performers include: Bunk Johnson, Woody Herman, Robert Johnson, Connee Boswell, Al Jolson and Woody Guthrie.

Direct download: Dirty_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm CST

Accordion music! Including: Just Because, Tick Tock Polka, My Blue Heaven, Peg O' My Heart, Underneath the Arches, No Minors Allowed  and Cherokee.

Performers include: George Shearing, The Three Suns, Frankie Yankovic, The New York Jazz Quartet, The Boudini Brothers and Henri Rene.

Direct download: Accordionfest.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:47pm CST

Music for Halloween.  Including: The Halloween Dance, Blue Ghost Blues, Bloody Razor Blues, Spellbound soundtrack, The Richest Guy In the Graveyard, Skeleton Rag, Lonesome Graveyard and Catacombs. Plus, the host reads, The Sleeper, by Edgar Allen Poe.

Performers include: Helen Gross, Etta Jones, Miklos Rozsa, Big Joe Turner, The American Quartet and Lonnie Johnson.

Direct download: Halloween_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:54pm CST

Nicolai: Overture to the Merry Wives of Windsor, Sullivan: Overture to The Yeoman of the Guard, Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Gershwin: Cuban Overture & Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus.

Direct download: Classical_Overtures.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16pm CST

The development of ragtime during the 1920s. Featuring: Zez Confrey, Vincent Lopez, Jelly Roll Morton, Benny Moten, Blind Blake and Bessie Smith.

Songs include: Alexander's Ragtime Band, Kitten On the Keys, Dizzy Fingers, The Pearls, Nola, Twelfth Street Rag and Southern Rag.

Direct download: 1920s_Ragtime.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:11pm CST