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

Songs include: Dallas Blues, Del Rio Boogie, Across the Alley From the Alamo, Deep Ellum Blues, Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas, Streets of Laredo, Big Ball's In Cowtown and San Antonio Rose.

Performers include T Bone Walker, The Delmore Brothers, Burl Ives, Phil Harris, Louis Armstrong, Hoyle Nix, and the Prairie Ramblers.

Direct download: Texas_Cities.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:51am CDT

Songs inspired by deserts. Music includes: Desert Blues, Cool Water, Searching the Desert For the Blues, On the Trail, the Cactus Polka and Texas Sand.

Musicians include: Jimmie Rodgers, the Sons of the Pioneers, John Kirby, Duke Ellington, Paul Whiteman and Bing Crosby.

Direct download: The_Desert.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:14pm CDT

Songs about being alone.  Music includes: One Alone, Travelin Alone, Alone Together, I'll Walk Alone, I'm Alone Without You and I'm All Alone.

Musicians include: Cliff Edwards, Billie Holiday, Jo Stafford, Lil Hardin Armstrong, The Three Blazers & Don Vorhees.

Direct download: Alone.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:24pm CDT

A tribute to musicians who died in 1976, including: Connee Boswell, Howlin Wolf, Percy Faith, Benjamin Britten, Victoria Spivey, Paul Robeson, Johnny Mercer and Alexander Brailowsky.

Music includes: Old Man River, Heart and Soul, Libestramume #3, Candy, Moaning the Blues, All My Love and Nocturne.

Direct download: Obituaries_1976.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:22am CDT

Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald on her 100th birthday. Songs include: A Tisket A Tasket, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, Lady Be Good and I Get A Kick Out Of you.

Direct download: Ella_Fitzgerald_Centennial.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:11am CDT

Music of Johannes Brahms, including excerpts from the Violin Concerto, Symphony #4, Waltzes Op. 39 along with Von ewiger Leibe.

Performers include: Marian Anderson, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Anatole Kitain, David Oppenheim, Eugene Ormandy and Josef Szigeti.

Direct download: Brahms.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40am CDT

Chicken songs for those in a fowl mood.  Songs include: A Chicken Ain't Nothin But a Bird, Chicken Reel, The Egg and I, Chicken Rhythm, Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Chicken Blues, I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket and The Chicken Song.

Performers  include: The Cliquot Club Eskimo Orchestra, Phil Harris, Les Paul, Louis Jordan, Fred Astaire, The York Brothers, Guy Lombardo, Larry Douglas & Lionel Hampton.

Direct download: Chicken_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:48pm CDT

Highlights  from the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.  Performers include: Big Mama Thornton, Harry Richman, Red Foley, Duke Ellington, Judy Garland,  The Chuck Wagon Gang, Edward R. Murrow and Kitty Wells.

Music includes: Puttin On the Ritz, Hound Dog, Harlem Air Shaft, Over the Rainbow, I'll Fly Away, Peace In the Valley, Lift Every Voice and Sing and It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels.

Direct download: National_Recording_Registry_9.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:56pm CDT

Music includes: For Sentimental Reasons, Divorce Me COD, Good Morning Heartache, Lover Man, Prisoner of Love, Chopin Prelude #6 and Down In the Valley.

Performers include: Billie Holiday, Burl Ives, Perry Como, Nat King Cole, Charlie Parker, Merle Travis, Arthur Rubinstein, Albert Ammons and Spike Jones.

Direct download: 1946_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:21pm CDT

Songs include: Time After Time, Blue Moon of Kentucky, Doing What Comes Naturally, A Mozart Opera, Candy and One Bass Hit.

Performers include: Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Al Jolson, Victor Borge, Lu Watters, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughn and Bill Monroe.

Direct download: 1946_Part_One.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:28pm CDT