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

Cover versions of Duke Ellington tunes.  Songs include: Mood Indigo, It Don't Mean a Thing, Take the A Train, All Too Soon and Caravan.

Performers include: Benny Goodman, the Mills Brothers, Harry James, Valaida Snow and Mildred Bailey.

Direct download: Ellington_Covers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:24am CDT

Pianists include: James P. Johnson, Fats Waller, Art Tatum Dorothy Donegan , Joe Sullivan and Jimmy Yancey.

Songs include: Carolina Shout, Handful of Keys, Deep Purple and If I Had You.

Direct download: Stride_Piano.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:35am CDT

Songs with who, what, where, when, why and how in the title.  Songs include: Where Are You? ,Who's Sorry Now?, When Did You Leave Heaven? and How Can You Face Me?

Performers include: Guy Lombardo, Mildred Bailey, Billie Holliday, Bing Crosby and the Casa Loma Orchestra.

Direct download: The_Five_Ws_and_How.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:16am CDT

The story of Mother's Day in words and music.  Songs include: Mother of Mine, I Still Have You, You Will Never Miss Your Mother Until She's Gone, My Mother's Eyes and M-O-T-H-E-R.

Performers include: Al Jolson, John Carson, Sophie Tucker, The Carter Family and John McCormack.

Direct download: Mothers_Day.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:32am CDT

Songs include: Ain't Misbehavin, Ain't She Sweet, I Ain't Got Nobody and You Ain't Heard Nothin Yet.

Performers include: Fats Waller, Ruth Etting, Mississippi John Hurt, Louis Jordan , The Skillet Lickers and Cab Calloway.

Direct download: Aint_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:26pm CDT