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

Artists include: The Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Spade Cooley, Frankie Yankovich, Martha Tilton and Will Glahe.

Polkas include: Pennsylvania Polka, The Four Fiddle Polka, Texas Polka, Page Boy and The Beer Barrel Polka.

Direct download: Polkas_of_the_1940s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:59pm CDT

Musicians from the Garden State, including: Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughn, Count Basie, James P. Johnson and Carl Kress.

Songs include: All or Nothing At All, Heat Wave, September Song and Jive at Five.

Direct download: New_Jersey.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:06am CDT

Classical music released as part of the U.S. military's V-Disc program.  Works include: Verdi: La Forza del Destino Overture, Gershwin: I Got Rhythm Variations, Schubert: Impromptu, Saint Saens: The Swan and Glinka: Russlan and Ludmila Overture.

Performers include: Arturo Toscanini, Arthur Rubenstein, Earl Wild, Jascha Heifetz, Lawrence Tibbett and Arthur Rodinski. 
 

 

Direct download: Classical_V-discs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52am CDT

Highlights form radio comedies of the 1940s. Performers include: Bob Hope, Bing Crosby, Fanny Brice, Minnie Pearl, Groucho Marx, Jimmie Durante and Eddie Anderson.

Direct download: radio_comedy.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:48pm CDT