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

In the spring and summer of 1939, John and Ruby Lomax traveled through nine southern states making field recordings of folk music.  Today's show features highlights from the Lomax's recordings. 

Songs include: Rock Island Line, La Rancherita, Barbara Allen, Ain't No heaven On The County Road and What a Morning That Will Be.

Most of the Lomax field recordings are available at: http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/lohtml/lohome.html

Direct download: The_Lomax_Recordings.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:10am CDT

Famous orchestral marches including: Bizet's March of the Toreadors, Chopin's Funeral March, Elgar's Pomp and Circumstance #1 and Mendelsshon's Wedding March.

Conductors include: Thomas Beecham, George Szell, Adrian Boult, Arthur Rodinski, Henry Wood and Leopold Stokowski.

Direct download: Marches_For_Orchestra.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:46pm CDT

Songs with salt in the title, including: Let Me Be Your Salty Dog, Salt Water Blues, Salt Peanuts and I'm Gonna Salt Away Some Sugar.

Performers include: Bessie Smith, Dizzy Gillespie, Diana Washington, Tony Pastor, Rosetta Crawford and Fats Waller.

Direct download: Salty_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:12am CDT

More highlights from the Library of Congress National Recording Registry. Records include: Canal Street Blues, Your the Top, Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow, The Rite of Spring  The Lous/Schmeling Fight and Jole Blon.  Performers include: Harry Choates, Bob Hope, The Carter Family, Igor Stravinsky and Clem McCarthy.

Direct download: National__Recording_Registery_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31am CDT