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

Theme songs from these bands: Cab Calloway, Hal Kemp, Benny Goodman, Eddie Duchin, Count Basie, Louis Prima, Bob Zurke and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: big_band_themes_part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:36am CDT

Songs include: The Anniversary Song, Clancey's Wooden Wedding, The Golden Wedding, I'll Dance At Your Wedding, The Wedding March and Wedding Bells Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of Mine.  Performers include: Woddy Herman, Al Jolson, Peggy Lee, The Andrews Sisters, The Cleveland Orchestra and Frankie Trambauer.

Direct download: Wedding_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:24am CDT

Early banjo masters, including: Vess Ossman, Fred Van Epps, Harry Reser, Molly O Day, Uncle Dave Macon, Gus Cannon and Earl Scruggs. Songs include: I'm Going Home On the Morning Train, Doin My Time, Maple Leaf Rag and Can You Blame a Colored Man?.

Direct download: Banjo_Legends.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:11pm CDT

Pianists who double as singers, including: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Pat Flowers, Hadda Brooks, Cleo Brown, Hoagy Carmichael, Fats Domino and Whispering Jack Smith.  Songs include: Me And My Wonderful One, Sposin, Stardust, Out of the Blue and The Fat Man.

Direct download: Singer_Pianists.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:20am CDT

The music of 1943, including, Song of India, Paper Doll, Night Train to Memphis, I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say No and Cherokee.  Performers include: Frank Sinatra, the Mills Brothers, Celeste Holm, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Noel Coward and Roy Acuff.

Direct download: 1943.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:17pm CDT