Music From 100 Years Ago
Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.
Records left off of previous podcasts. Songs include: Sabre Dance, Nightmare, Come Rain Or Come Shine and Blue Shadows On the Trail.  Performers include: Artie Shaw, Margaret Whiting, the Andrews Sisters, and Frank Sinatra.
Direct download: Leftovers_8.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:12am CDT

Special records made for the military during the World War II era.  Songs include: Pistol Packin Mama, Song of India, Baby Won't You Please Come Home  and You Tell Your Dream.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford, Louis Armstrong, The Mills Brothers, The Andrews Sisters and Ezio Pinza.

Direct download: V-discs_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:46am CDT

A special, short podcast celebrating the 239th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven.  The show includes Artur Schnabel performing the first movement of the Moonlight Sonata and Willem Mengelberg conducting the Concertgebouw Orchestra in the second movement of the Symphony # 7.

Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

The annual Christmas show. Songs include: Oh Come All Ye Faithful, Winter Wonderland, The Nutcracker, Jingle Bells and Silent Night.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Les Paul, Eddie Duchin, Guy Lombardo and The Phildelphia Orchestra.

Direct download: Christmas_2009.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:33am CDT

More songs from lyricist, Johnny Mercer. Songs include: Blues in the Night, Tangerine, Laura, Autumn Leaves and Dream.

Performers include; Vaughn Monroe, Dinah Shore, The Pied Pipers and Frank Sinatra.

Direct download: Johnny_Mercer_part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:53pm CDT

Celebrating the 100th birthday of songwriter, Johnny Mercer.  Songs include: Lazy Bones, Too Marvelous For Words, I Thought About You and Day In Day Out.

Performers include: The Mills Brothers, Mildred Bailey, Louis Armstrong and Tommy Dorsey.

Direct download: Johnny_Mercer_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:15pm CDT

Songs include: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot, On the Battlefield, God's Got a Crown and God Shall Wipe All Tears Away.

Performers include: The Fisk Jubilee Quartet, The Rev. J.M. Gates, The Rev. Gary Davis, Arizonia Dranes and Mahalia Jackson.

Direct download: Gospel.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00am CDT

Million selling records from the late 1930s.  Songs include: Little Brown Jug, Lili Marlene, Body and Soul, Three Little Fishes and Moonlight Serenade.  Performers include: Kay Kayser. Glenn Miller, Ella Fitzgerald, the Phildelphia Orchestra and Artie Shaw.

Source for this weeks show: Million Selling Recods, An Illustrated directory by Joseph Murrells.

Direct download: Million_Sellers_1930s_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:06am CDT

Songs include: Heartaches, I Want To Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart, Tiger Rag, The Beer Barrel Polka and Jalousie.

Artists include: The Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, Patsy Montana, The Boston Pops Orchestra, Ted Weems and The Mills Brothers. 

Direct download: Million_Sellers_1930s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:13am CDT

Glenn Miller hits performed by rival bands. Musicians include: Count Basie, The Andrews Sisters, Benny Goodman and John Kirby.

Songs include: Moonlight Serenade, In The Mood, Tuxedo Junction and I've Got a Gal In Kalamazoo.

Direct download: Miller_Covers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:36am CDT