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

Part one of a series on great records recorded in 1937. Records include: One O'Clock Jump, Sing,Sing,Sing, Let's Call The Whole Thing Off, Hellhound On My Trail, Loch Lomand, In The Shade of The Old Apple Tree & Mozart's 40th Symphony. 

Performers include: Count Basie, Benny Goodman, Maxine Sullivan, the Mills Brothers, Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Robert Johnson, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Arturo Toscanini.

Direct download: 1937_Part_one.mp3
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Songs include: Summertime, Indian Summer, In the  Good Old Summertime, Summer Holiday, Summer Night and Summertime Is Past And Gone. 

Performers include: Bill Monroe, Sarah Vaughn, Artie Shaw, Abe Lyman, Greta Keller, the John Philip Sousa Band and Charlie Patton.

Direct download: Summer_Songs_2015.mp3
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The songs of lyricist, Mitchell Parish.  Songs include: Stardust, Sleigh Ride, Stars Fell On Alabama, The Lamp is Low, My Window Faces the South,Sweet Loraine, Stairway to the Stars and Moonlight Serenade.

Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Dinah Shore, Hoagy Carmichael, Nat King Cole, Jack Teagarden and Beverly Kenney.

Direct download: Mitchell_Parish.mp3
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Alternate versions of the same song.  Songs include: Runnin Wild, Tiger Rag, Open the Door Richard, Caravan and San Antonio Rose.

Performers include: Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Bob Wills, Louis Jordan, Bing Crosby, Larry Adler, Sy Oliver and Les Paul & Mary Ford.

Direct download: Double_Plays_Part_2.mp3
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Songs include: Tumbling Tumbleweeds, I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart, Are You Tired of Me My Darlin, Taking Off, I Ain't Got Nobody and I'm Rolling On.  Performers include: The Prairie Ramblers, The Girls of the Golden West, Gene Autry, the Delmore Brothers, Milton Brown, Bob Wills, Jimmie Davis and patsy Montana.

Direct download: Country_Music_1935.mp3
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Female big band singers form the 1930s and 1940s, including: Edyth Wright, Ella Fitzgerald, Kitty Kallen, Blanche Calloway, June Christy, Jo Stafford and Ivy Anderson.

Songs include: It Don't Mean a Thing, If It Ain't Got That Swing, It's Been a Long, Long, Time, Skylark, The Music Goes Round and Round, The Dipsy Doodle and Lonely Woman.

Direct download: Girl_Singer.mp3
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   Jazz bands play train songs.  Songs include: Daybreak Express,  Take the A Train, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Night Train, Cannonball Express and Down By the Station.

Performers include: Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Forrest, Bob Crosby and Slim Gillard.

Direct download: All_Aboard_The_Jazz_Train.mp3
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Bach works transcribed for orchestra.  Works include: Toccata and Fugue in d Minor, Trio Sonata BVW 525, Sheep May Safely Graze, and Fantasia and Fugue in c Minor BWV 537 .  Conductors include: Leopold Stokowski, John Barbaroli, Eugene Ormandy, Aturo Toscanini and Albert Coates.

Direct download: Bach_Transcriptions.mp3
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Performers include: Gene Autry, Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, The Sons of the Pioneers, The Carter Family, Slim Whitman and Patsy Montana.  Songs include: Cattle Call, Jingle, Jangle. Jingle, Ride, Ranger, Ride, I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart and Happy Trails.

Direct download: Cowboy_Songs.mp3
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Popular songs from the second year of the First World War.  Songs include: It's a Long Way to Tipperary, Don't Take My Darling Boy Away, My Old Iron Cross, When We've Wound Up the Watch On the Rhine and Keep the Home Fires Burning.

Performes include: Al Jolson, Robert Carr, Stanley Kirby, Violet Lorraine and Harry Champion.

Direct download: World_War_I_1915.mp3
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