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

In honor of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 260th birthday, a 1940 recording of the Symphony #39 by the London Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.

Direct download: Mozarts_Birthday_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:35pm CST

Songs include: I Got a Gal In Kalamazoo, Blues In the Night, It Might As Well Be Spring, Zip a Dee Do Dah, You Keep Coming Back Like a Song and When You Wish Upon a Star.

Performers include: Billy Ecksteine, Dinah Shore, Jo Stafford, Tony Martin, Cliff Edwards and Johnny Mercer.

Direct download: Academy_Award_Nominated_Songs_1940s_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:28pm CST

A tribute to musicians born in 1916; one hundred years ago this year. Musicians include: Harry James, Dinah Shore, Lydia Mendoza, Charlie Christian, Jackie Gleason, Ken Curtis and Yehudi Menuhin.

Direct download: Centennials_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:01am CST

The music and events of 1916.  Songs include: Keep the Home Fires Burning, Pretty Baby, M O T H E R, The Missouri Waltz , Hello Hawaii and America, I Love You.

Performers include: Al Jolson, Nora Bayes, Henry Burr, The American Quartet and Enrico Caruso.

Direct download: 1916.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:38pm CST