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

Songs about America's favorite fruit, Iincluding; Yes, We Have No Bananas, Banana Oil, Banana In Your Fruit Basket and I Like Bananas.  Performers include: Billy Jones, Vaughn  de Leuth, Louis Prima, Bo Carter and Xavier Cugat.

Direct download: Banana_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:41pm CST

Tenors from the second decade of the 20th Century, including: Al Jolson,  Billy Murray, Enrico Caruso, Henry Burr, Bob Roberts and Will Oakland.  Songs include; O Solo Mio, Ragtime Cowboy Joe, Avalon, I've got Rings on My Fingers and It's a Long Way to Tipperary.

Direct download: Tenors_1910-1920.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:50pm CST

Music for National Piano Month.  Pianists include: Art Tatum, Artur Rubinstein, Moon Mullican, Pinetop Smith, Thelonius Monk,  Erroll Garner, Liberace and Edwin Fischer.  Works include: Jump steady Blues, Turkish Rondo, September Song, Mazurka #10, Perdidio and April in Paris.

Direct download: Piano_Month.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:57pm CST

The life and music of songwriter, Harry M. Woods.  Songs include: I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover, Try a Little Tenderness, Side By Side, Just An Echo In the Valley and When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain.  Performers include: Al Jolson, Kate Smith, Bing Crosby, Ruth Etting, the Ames Brothers, Cliff Edwards and Billie Holiday.

Direct download: Harry_Woods.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:07pm CST

Recordings from the 1930s and 1940s of the Hammond electric organ and novachord.  Performers include: Thomas"Fats" Waller, Ethyl Smith, Milt Herth, Ken Griffin, Vera Lynn and Glenn Hardman.  Songs include: Apple Blossom, We'll Meet Again, Mamacita, Tico Tico and You Can't Be True Dear.

Direct download: Hammond_Organ.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:31am CST