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

Sister singing groups from the 1920s through the 1950s. Groups include: the Brox Sisters, the Boswell Sisters, the Andrews Sisters, the Fontane Sisters, the King Sisters, the DeMarco Sisters and the De Castro Sisters.

Songs include: Oh Johnny Oh, Please Don't Talk About Me, Teach Me Tonight, Red Hot Mama, Hop, Skip and Jump, My Happiness and Alexander's Ragtime Band.

Direct download: Sister_Acts.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:36am CST

Songs about the Lone Star State given a jazz treatment. Songs include: Deep In The Heart Of Texas, The Eyes Of Texas Are Upon You, Dallas Blues, Across The Alley From The Alamo, The Texas Polka and A Taste of Texas.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Martha Tilton, Count Basie, the Mills Brothers, Freddie Martin, Louis Armstrong and Sidney Bechet.

Direct download: Deep_In_the_Heart_of_Texas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:03am CST

African-American recording stars from 1900 through 1925.  Performers include: Bert Williams, James Reese Europe, Mamie Smith, Eubie Blake, George Washington Johnson and Ethyl Waters.

Songs include: Broadway Blues, Crazy Blues, Good Morning Carrie, Nobody,The Castle House Rag,  The Laughing Song and Sweet Man Blues.

Direct download: Early_African_American_Stars.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:53am CST

Love songs, both happy and sad, for Valentine's Day.  Songs include: Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Heart and Soul, You're So Darn Charming, Easy to Love and Don't Explain.

Performers include: The Peerless Quartet, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Mildred Bailey, Hank Thompson, Johnny Mercer and Billie Holiday.

Direct download: Love_Songs_Happy_and_Sad.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:26am CST