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

Songs include: Things Are Looking Up, I'm 100 Percent For You, Indian Love Call, She's the Lass For Me, The Lady's In Love With You, Take Care of You For Me and Ain't She Sweet?

Artists include: Sir Harry Lauder, Gene Austin, Ella Fitzgerald, Valaida Snow, Bob Hope, Ethel Waters, Fred Astaire and Slim Whitman.

Direct download: Love_Songs_of_the_Summer_2017.mp3
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 Excerpts from: Tchaikovsky: Serenade For Strings, Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, Rimsky Korsakov: Scherazade, Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia and Rubinstein: Melody in F.

Direct download: Russian_Composers_19th_Century.mp3
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Songs about alcoholic drinks, including: Beer Barrel Polka, Cocktails For Two, Rye Whiskey, One Mint Julip Abercombie Had a Zombie, Candlelight and Wine and Bubbles in the Wine.

Performers include: Bessie Smith, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Memphis Slim, Lawrence Welk, Jimmy Dorsey, Tex Ritter and the Andrews Sisters.

Direct download: Name_Your_Poison.mp3
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Hit songs from Broadway musicals from 1928. Songs include: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Diga Diga Do, How Long Has This Been Going On, Love Me Or Leave Me, Makin Whoopee, Lover Come Back to Me and Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love.

Performers include: Adelaide Hall, Paul Whiteman. Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Eddie Cantor, Ruth Etting, Frank Sinatra, Mildred Bailey and the Mills Brothers.

Direct download: Broadway_1928.mp3
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Songs include: You Go to My Head, At the Jazz Band Ball, Sing Sing Sing, Body and Soul, Jungle Blues, Begin the Beguine and Texas Shuffle.

Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Billie Holiday, Jelly Roll Morton, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Larry Adler, Count Basie and Bobby Hackett.

Direct download: Jazz_1938.mp3
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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
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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
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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
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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
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