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

Records left off earlier podcasts, and a tribute to musicians who passed away in 2016 . Songs include: Red Sails In the Sunset, Dizzy Fingers, Pig Foot Pete, Steel Guitar Blues, Caprice #24, Drummin' Man and Stomping At the Savoy.

Performers include: Ella Mae Morse, Roy Acuff, Zez Confrey, Monette More, George Shearing and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: Leftovers_22.mp3
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Songs include: The Lady in Red, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Orange Colored Sky, Green Eyes, Blue Orchids and Violets For Your Furs.

Performers include: Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters, Louis Prima, Nat King Cole and Helen Forrest.

Direct download: Rainbow_Colors.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:45am CDT

Music for Beethoven's 246th birthday, including: Symphony #5, Cello Sonata #1 and Piano Sonata 24.

Performers include: Wilhelm Furtwangler, Walter Gieseking and Pablo Casals.

Direct download: Beethoven_Birthday_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:48pm CDT

The annual Christmas show features some unusual songs and performers this year.  Songs include: Boogie Woogie Christmas,  My Christmas Song For You, The Night Before Christmas, Winter Wonderland,  All I Want For Christmas Is my Two Front Teeth and Caroling Caroling.

Performers include: Mabel Scott, the Andrews Sisters, Homer & Jethro, Tommy Dorsey, Basil Rathbone and Nat King Cole.

Direct download: Unusual_Christmas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:32pm CDT

Songs about shoes, including: Shoe Shine Shuffle, Vagabond Shoes,  Got a Pebble In My Shoe, Take Your Shoes Off and One, Two, button Your Shoes.

Artists  include: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Vic Damone, Nat King Cole, Hot Lips Page, Louis Prima and Pat Flowers.


Direct download: Shoe_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:36am CDT

Songs include: Red Sails In the Sunset, Sunset Is Coming, But the Sunrise We'll See, Sunset Eyes, Sultry Sunset, As We Walk Into the Sunset and Sunset Cafe Stomp.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Clifford Brown, Claude Thornhill, The Chuck Wagon Gang, Sidney Bechet, Isham Jones and Frank Sinatra.

Direct download: Sunset_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:51pm CDT

Songs include: Hobo Bill's Last Ride, Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train and Hobo Blues.

Performers include: Al Jolson, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, Bing Crosby, Burl Ives, Riley Puckett and John Lee Hooker.

Direct download: Hobo_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:18pm CDT

Celebrating Drum and Percussion Month.  Works include: Drum Boogie, Sing, Sing, Sing, Ionization, Strictly Drums, Bughouse and Quiet Riot.

Performers include: Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa. Cozy Cole, Red Norvo, Milt Jackson and Shelly Manne.

Direct download: Drum_Month.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:28am CDT

Oscar nominated songs from 1950 to 1952, including: Mona Lisa, High Noon, A Kiss to Build a Dream On, Too Late Now, Be My Love and Mule Train.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Frankie Laine, Jane Powell, Vaughn Monroe, Maro Lanza, Louis Armstrong and Nat King Cole.

Direct download: Academy_Awards_Best_Song_Early_1950s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:46am CDT

Songs about dirt, dust and sand. Songs include: Angels With Dirty Faces, Dusty Rag, I Believe I'll Dust My Broom, Sand In My Shoes, Talking Dust Bowl Blues and Crying Sands.

Performers include: Bunk Johnson, Woody Herman, Robert Johnson, Connee Boswell, Al Jolson and Woody Guthrie.

Direct download: Dirty_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm CDT