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

Highlights from the Armed Forces Radio show, Mail Call from the 1940s. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Diana Shore, June Allison, Bing Crosby, the Mills Brothers and Robert Benchley.  Songs include: Don't Fence Me In, Till Then, Oh What a Beautiful Morning, Begin the Beguine and Speak Low.

Direct download: Mail_Call.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:02pm CDT

Tangos from the 1910s through the 1940s.  Performers include: Carlos Gardel, Roberto Firpo, Carlos di Sarli, Anibal Troilo and Juan Canaro.  Tangos include: La Cumparsita, La Brisa, Paloma Blanca, El Amanecer and Caminito.

Direct download: Tangos.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:43am CDT

A special program marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.  Songs include: When That Great Ship Went Down, The Sinking of the Titanic, Nearer My God to Thee, God Moves On the Water , plus interviews with two Titanic survivors.   Performers include:  Leadbelly, the Knickerbocker Quartet, Ernest Stoneman, Blind Willie Johnson, Charles Lightoller and Edith Rosenbaum Russel.

More interviews with Titanic survivors can be heard at: bbc.co.uk/archive/titanic.

Direct download: Titanic.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37am CDT