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

Songs left over from earlier podcasts.  Songs include: What Is This Thing Called Love?, Harlem Heat, Blue Prelude, As Long As I Live, No More Sweet Potatoes, They Can't Take That Away From Me and Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina.

Performers include: Anita O'Day, Woody Herman, Fred Astaire, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Blue Ridge Highballers, Conway's Band and the Big Three Trio.

Direct download: Leftovers_20.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:26am CDT

Songs include: Jeepers Creepers, Over the Rainbow, Cheek to Cheek, The Way You Look Tonight, I've Got You Under My Skin, The Continental and Lullaby of Broadway.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, Hal Kemp, Bea Wain, Peggy Lee, Leo Reisman and Fred Astaire.

Direct download: Academy_Award_Nominated_Songs_1930s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:08pm CDT

Celebrating the 245th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven with three recordings from 1947. Works include movements from the Symphony #9, the Piano Concerto #4 and The Consecration of the House Overture.

Performers include: Herbert von Karajan, Arturo Toscanini, Eugene Ormandy and Arthur Rubinstein.

Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:31pm CDT

Songs include: Christmas Swing, Silent Night, Christmas Out On the Prairie, What Will Santa Claus Say? , Santa Claus Blues and Winter Wonderland.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, The Hill Billies, Dick Robertson, Louis Prima, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Django Reinhardt.

Direct download: Christmas_1930s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:54am CDT

A special, short podcast in honor of Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday. Songs include: Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night of the Week, All Or Nothing At All, How About You? and Time After Time.

Direct download: Sinatra_100th_Birthday.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:41pm CDT

More recordings from 1940 including: In The Mood, Playmates, Java Jive, How High the Moon, I Concentrate On You, Mozart's Symphony #38, I Ain't Got No Home and Frenesi.

Performers include: Glenn Miller, Woody Guthrie, Benny Goodman, the Ink Spots, Ella Fitzgerald, Sir Thomas Beecham and Art Tatum.

Direct download: 1940_Part_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:53am CDT

Songs with questions in the title.  Songs include: Whose Honey Are You? How Deep is the Ocean? Why Was I Born?  Why Don't You Do Right? Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby? and Who's Sorry Now?

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Louis Jordan, Artie Shaw, Marion Harris, Billie Holiday, Ethyl Merman and Thomas "Fats" Waller.

Direct download: Questions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:42am CDT

The life  and music of song lyricist, Ted Koehler. Songs include: Stormy Weather, Animal Crackers, I've Gotta Right to Sing the Blues, Get Happy, Love For Love and Let's Fall In Love.

Artists include: Cab Calloway, Eddie Duchin, Pearl Bailey, Ethyl Waters, Shirley Temple, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Ted_koehler.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37pm CDT

This is a repost of a show from 2006 that was accidentally deleted from the archives.

Songs from the first two years of World War I.

Direct download: songs_of_the_great_war_repost.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:54pm CDT

Songs include: Mountain Greenery, On Green Dolphin Street, The Green Grass Grows All Around, If The Moon Turns Green and Garbo Green.

Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Jimmy Dorsey, Roger Wolfe Khan, Louis Jordan, Fletcher Henderson and Xavier Cugat.

Direct download: Green.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:45am CDT