Music From 100 Years Ago
Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.
Records left off of previous podcasts. Music includes: God's Got a Crown, Grinder Man Blues, Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, Horses and Tea For Two.  Performers include: Memphis Slim, Arizona Dranes, Red Norvo, the Berlin Philharmonic and Blanche Calloway.
Direct download: Leftovers__6.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:23pm CDT

Songs from the Great Depression, including: Brother Can You Spare a Dime?, Wrap Up Your Troubles in Dreams, Hobo Jungle Blues and When You Wish Upon a Star.

Performers include: Mildred Bailey, Bing Crosby, Ted Lewis, Cliff Edwards and Sleepy John Estes.

Direct download: Great_Depression.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:52am CDT

For Beethoven's birthday, a special, short podcast featuring the final movment of the symphony #6 by the BBC Symphony conducted by Arturo Toscanini from 1937.
Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:36am CDT

Christmas records from the teens through the 30s.  Songs include:  I Want You For Christmas, Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, The Nutcracker and Auld Lang Syne.

Artists include: The Carol Singers, Tommy Dorsey, Rev. J.M. Gates and Guy Lombardo.

Direct download: Christmas_Show.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:45pm CDT

Songs include: Blue Drag, Varsity Drag, Saratoga Drag and Five O'Clock Drag.  Performers include: Cab Calloway, George Olson, Jelly Roll Morton and Cow Cow Davenport.
Direct download: Drags.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:58am CDT

More number songs including: Dinner at Eight, Five Foot Two, You Are the One and Three O' Clock in the Morning.

Artist include: Gene Austin, Hazel Scott, Bing Crosby and Bem Selvin.

Direct download: Count_Up_1_to_8.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:56am CDT

Songs with numbers in the titles; plus pointless trivia about numbers.  Songs include: Tea For Two, The Fives, I'm In Seventh Heaven and Three Little Words.
Artists include: Ethyl Waters, Count Basie, Fats Waller, Marion Harris and Wingy Manone.
Direct download: countdown_7_to_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:56am CDT

Songs about stars.  Songs include: Dancing Under the Stars, Come Down My Evening Star, I Saw Stars and Stardust.  Performers include: Lillian Russel, Willie the Lion Smith, Bing Crosby and Cab Calloway.
Direct download: Star_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:04am CDT

The musicians who brought boogie woogie into mainstream popularity in the 1930s and 1940s.  Pianists include: Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Meade Lux Lewis, Hazel Scott and Jimmy Yancey.

Tunes include: Boogie Woogie Prayer, Bass Goin Crazy, Hazel's Boogie and Movin the Boogie.

Direct download: Boogie_Woogie_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:16am CDT

Early boogie woogie pianists including: Jimmy Blythe, Cow Cow Davenport, Pinetop Smith and Romeo Nelson.

Tunes include: Pinetop's Boogie Woogie, Chicago Stomp, Cow Cow Blues and Head Rag Hop.

Direct download: Boogie_Woogie_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:24am CDT