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

Records left off of previous podcasts.  Songs include: Lazy River, On Revival Day, Pound Your Table Polka and Religion is a Fortune.

Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Bessie Smith, Mary Martin, Henry Thomas, Benny Goodman and Ella Fitzgerald.

Direct download: Leftovers_10.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:06pm CDT

Million-selling records from the first half of the 20th Century.  Records include: It's Magic, Don't Fence Me In, American Patrol, Cohen on the Telephone, The Blue Danube and Humpty Dumpty Heart.

Artists include: Enrico Caruso, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Leopold Stokowski, Ernest Stoneman and Cab Calloway.

Direct download: miscellaneous_million_sellers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:14am CDT

Celebrating the 240th anniversary of Beethoven's birth.  Works include: the finale of the Symphony #8, the slow  movement of the Piano Sonata #8 and the final movement of the String Quartet # 12.

Performers include: Felix Weingartner , Arthur Rubinstein and the Busch String Quartet.

Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_2010.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37pm CDT

Highlights from the National Recording Registry. Records include: West End Blues, T For Texas, The Poem of Fire and the Stars and Stripes Forever.  Performers include: Bessie Smith, Jimmie rogers, Leopold Stokowski, Benny Goodman and Thomas Edison.

Direct download: National_Recording_Registry_part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41am CDT

Kissing Music

Songs include: I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?, Knock Me a Kiss, Kissing is a Crime and Kiss Me With Your Eyes.

Performers include: Frankie Laine, Billie Holliday, Whispering Jack Smith, Fats Waller and the Carter Family.

Direct download: Kissing_Music.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:43am CDT

Christmas music featured on radio programs from the 1940s and 1950s. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Spike Jones, The NBC Symphony and Gene Autry.

Songs include: Jingle Bells, Here Comes Santa Claus,Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Sleighride.

Direct download: Radio_Christmas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm CDT

Music from the first full year of the Great Depression.  Songs include: Embraceable You, Mood Indigo, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Blude Yodel #9 and My Love parade.

Performers include: Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, the Phildelphia Orchestra, Jimmie Rodgers and Red Nichols.

Direct download: 1930.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:58am CDT

Performers include: Bob Hope, Mae West, Eddie Anderson, Fred Astaire, Marlene Dietrich, Ken Curtis and Rudolph Valentino.

Songs include: Breathless, Falling in Love Again, The Lady's in Love With You, Sweeping the Clouds Away and I Like a Guy What Takes His Time. 

Direct download: Singing_Actors_Acting_Singers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01am CDT

A special podcast marking the 50th anniversary of the death of A.P. Carter, the founder and leader of the Carter Family.  Songs include: Wildwood Flower, Lonsome Valley, Worried Man Blues and Heaven's Radio.

Direct download: A_P_Carter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16am CDT

Highlights from the Command Performance radio show of the 1940s.  Performers include: Bob Hope, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Count Basie, Bing Crosby,James Cagney and Frank Sinatra.

Songs include: Embraceable You, I'll Be Back, Just One of Those Things and Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child.

Direct download: Command_Performance.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:32am CDT