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

The annual Halloween show!  Music includes: My Friend the Ghost, The Halloween Dance, Undertaker's Blues, Haunted Heart, The Nightmare, The Goblin Band, The Walls Keep Talking and Mysterious Mose.  The host also reads, The Sleeper, by Edgar Allen Poe.

Musicians include: Tommy Dorsey, Helen Gross, Bessie Smith, Perry Como, Anita O'Day, Ozzy Nelson, Wingy Manone, Cab Calloway and The American Symphony Orchestra.

Direct download: Halloween_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:10pm CDT

We celebrate Country Music Month with songs from the 1920s through the 1940s.

Music includes: She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain, Blue Yodel #4, I Don't Care If I Lose, Wildwood Flower, Pistol Packing Mama, South of the Border and Chuckwagon Swing.

Performers include: The Skillet Lickers, Jimmie Rodgers, Ernest Tubb, Bob Wills, The Carter Family, The Swift Jewel Cowboys, The Sons of the Pioneers and Charlie Poole.

Direct download: Country_Music_Month_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52am CDT

A special, short podcast celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thelonious Monk.

Direct download: Monk_Centennial.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:29pm CDT

After a week's delay, here's More Froggy Music,  Songs include: Froggy Went a Courting, Frog and Mule, Froggy Moore, Grandpa Frog, Old Bullfrog and Hopping Toad Frog Blues.

Perfromers include: Les Brown, Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, J. T. Smith, Nelson Eddy, Mary Lou Williams, Andy Kirk and Ben Webster.

Direct download: More_Froggy_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:46pm CDT

Early jazz records from the acoustic era. Musicians include: King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton,Kid Ory,  The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, James P. Johnson, Bix Beiderbeck and Fletcher Henderson.

Music includes: King Porter Stomp, Riverboat Shuffle, Livery Stable Blues, Grandpa's Spells, Carolina Shout, Dippermouth Blues and Cakewalking Babies From Home.

Direct download: Jazz_Classics_1917-1924.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:34pm CDT

Songs include: I Get a Kick Out Of You, You And The Night And The Music, Autumn In New York, I'll Follow My Secret Heart, One Day When We Were Young, You're The Top and Zing Went The Strings of My Heart.

Performers include: Ethyl Merman, Frank Sinatra, The Dorsey Brothers, Webster Booth, Libby Holman and Paul Whiteman.

Direct download: Broadway_1934.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:14pm CDT

Songs include: And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine, If Teardrops Were Pennies, Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes, He's Not worth Your Tears and Too Many Tears.

Performers include: Ambrose & His Orchestra, Mildred Bailey, Buddy Clark, Jimmy Rodgers, The Carter Family, The Ink Spots, Doris Day and Wesley Tuttle.

Direct download: Tears_Part_Two.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:38am CDT

Songs include: After the Laughter Came Tears, Dancing With Tears In My Eyes, Yesterday's Tears, Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry and Time Out For Tears.

Performers include: Kay Starr, Ella Fitzgerald, Ernest Tubb, Tex Ritter, Cliff Edwards, Ruth Etting, Nat King Cole and Harry James.

Direct download: Tears_Part_One.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:41am CDT

A tribute to musicians who died in 1973, Including: Clara Ward, Gene Krupa, Ben Webster, Kid Ory, Memphis Minnie, Vaughan Monroe, Joseph Szigeti, Willie the Lion Smith and Noel Coward.

Music includes: Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Drum Boogie, Brahms Violin Concerto, How I Got Over, The Things We Did Last Summer and Ory's Creole Trombone.

Direct download: Obituaries_1973.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:42pm CDT

Compositions by the Australian-American, Percy Grainger. Works include: Country Gardens, Molly On the Shore, Mock Morris, Irish Tune From County Derry and Handel in the Strand.

Perfomers include: Percy Grainger, Eugene Ormandy,  Boyd Neel, Peter Pears, Leopold Stokowski and the  Virtuoso String Quartet.

Direct download: Percy_Grainger.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:38am CDT