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

Records left off earlier podcasts. Songs include: Running Water, It's De-Lovely , Yellow Fire, Butterflies,  The Convict and the Rose, Devil In the Lion's Den and Cello Suite #6.

Artists include: Bob Wills, Crying Sam Collins, The Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra, Patty Page, Pablo Casals, Ella Fitzgerald and Stan Getz.

Direct download: Leftovers_24.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:49pm CST

Iconic jazz recordings from the early 1930s. Songs include: I Got a Right to Sing the Blues, Minnie the Moocher, Tiger Rag, After You're Gone, Sophisticated Lady, Georgia On My Mind, Moten's Swing and What a Little Moonlight Can Do.

Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Bix Beiderbeck, Art Tatum, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Benny Moten, Duke Ellington and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France.

Direct download: Jazz_Classics_Part_3_1930_1935.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:25am CST

A special podcast in honor of Beethoven's birthday. Movements from the Waldstein piano sonata, the String Quartet #13 and the Piano Concerto #3,

Performers include Walter Gieseking, Wilhelm Furtwangler and Wilhelm Bachaus.

Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:14pm CST

The annual Christmas Show. Songs include: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Winter Wonderland, The 12 Days of Christmas, Merry Christmas Baby, The Dixieland Band From Santa Claus Land, Blue Christmas, I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You and Christmas, Christmas Blues.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Vernon Dalhart, Jimmy Dorsey, The Andrews Sisters, Charles Brown, Nelson Eddy, Doris Day, Charley Jordan and Errol Garner.

Direct download: Christmas_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:13pm CST

Honoring musicians who passed away in 1971. Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Ted Lewis, Libby Holman, Doc Boggs, Igor Stravinsky, Zez Confrey and Cliff Edwards.

Music includes: Stardust, Second-hand Rose, Sugar Baby, Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?, Love Letters In the Sand, Brown Gal and It's Only a Paper Moon.

Direct download: Obituaries_1971.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:14pm CST

Songs include: Oh Dem Golden Slippers, The Gold In Africa, The Golden Gate Gospel Train, Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, The Golden Wedding, It's the Gold and Silver Threads Among the Gold.

Artists include: Bing Crosby, Buddy & Ella Johnson,  Walter Gieseking, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Dinah Shore, Woody Herman, The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet and John McCormack.

Direct download: Golden_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:46pm CST

Songs include: Blue Tail Fly, Bees Knees, Poor Butterfly, Mosquito Moan, La Cucaracha, Flight of the Bumble Bee, The Glow-worm and They Ain't No Flies On Me.

Musicians include: Harry James, Burl Ives, Valaida Snow, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Hot Lips Page, Ted Lewis, The Andrews Sisters, Johnny Mercer, Art Tatum and Charlie Parker.

Direct download: Insect_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:12pm CST

Iconic jazz recordings from the late 1920s. Recordings include: Hebbie Jeebies, Black Bottom Stomp, In a Mist, A Monday Date, Weather Bird, Creole Love Call and Rhapsody In Blue.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington, Bix Beiderbeck, Earl Hines and George Gershwin.

Direct download: Jazz_Classics_Part_2_The_Jazz_Age.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:59am CST

Music includes: Maple Leaf Rag, Sensation Rag, Ragtime Oriole, Charleston  Rag, Kitten On the Keys, Nola and 12th Street Rag.

Performers include: Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake, Kid Ory, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Jones, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Vincent Lopez and Zez Confrey.

Direct download: Ragtime.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:55am CST

The annual Halloween show!  Music includes: My Friend the Ghost, The Halloween Dance, Undertaker's Blues, Haunted Heart, The Nightmare, The Goblin Band, The Walls Keep Talking and Mysterious Mose.  The host also reads, The Sleeper, by Edgar Allen Poe.

Musicians include: Tommy Dorsey, Helen Gross, Bessie Smith, Perry Como, Anita O'Day, Ozzy Nelson, Wingy Manone, Cab Calloway and The American Symphony Orchestra.

Direct download: Halloween_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:10pm CST

We celebrate Country Music Month with songs from the 1920s through the 1940s.

Music includes: She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain, Blue Yodel #4, I Don't Care If I Lose, Wildwood Flower, Pistol Packing Mama, South of the Border and Chuckwagon Swing.

Performers include: The Skillet Lickers, Jimmie Rodgers, Ernest Tubb, Bob Wills, The Carter Family, The Swift Jewel Cowboys, The Sons of the Pioneers and Charlie Poole.

Direct download: Country_Music_Month_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:52am CST

A special, short podcast celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thelonious Monk.

Direct download: Monk_Centennial.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:29pm CST

After a week's delay, here's More Froggy Music,  Songs include: Froggy Went a Courting, Frog and Mule, Froggy Moore, Grandpa Frog, Old Bullfrog and Hopping Toad Frog Blues.

Perfromers include: Les Brown, Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, J. T. Smith, Nelson Eddy, Mary Lou Williams, Andy Kirk and Ben Webster.

Direct download: More_Froggy_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:46pm CST

Early jazz records from the acoustic era. Musicians include: King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton,Kid Ory,  The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, James P. Johnson, Bix Beiderbeck and Fletcher Henderson.

Music includes: King Porter Stomp, Riverboat Shuffle, Livery Stable Blues, Grandpa's Spells, Carolina Shout, Dippermouth Blues and Cakewalking Babies From Home.

Direct download: Jazz_Classics_1917-1924.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:34pm CST

Songs include: I Get a Kick Out Of You, You And The Night And The Music, Autumn In New York, I'll Follow My Secret Heart, One Day When We Were Young, You're The Top and Zing Went The Strings of My Heart.

Performers include: Ethyl Merman, Frank Sinatra, The Dorsey Brothers, Webster Booth, Libby Holman and Paul Whiteman.

Direct download: Broadway_1934.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:14pm CST

Songs include: And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine, If Teardrops Were Pennies, Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes, He's Not worth Your Tears and Too Many Tears.

Performers include: Ambrose & His Orchestra, Mildred Bailey, Buddy Clark, Jimmy Rodgers, The Carter Family, The Ink Spots, Doris Day and Wesley Tuttle.

Direct download: Tears_Part_Two.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:38am CST

Songs include: After the Laughter Came Tears, Dancing With Tears In My Eyes, Yesterday's Tears, Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry and Time Out For Tears.

Performers include: Kay Starr, Ella Fitzgerald, Ernest Tubb, Tex Ritter, Cliff Edwards, Ruth Etting, Nat King Cole and Harry James.

Direct download: Tears_Part_One.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:41am CST

A tribute to musicians who died in 1973, Including: Clara Ward, Gene Krupa, Ben Webster, Kid Ory, Memphis Minnie, Vaughan Monroe, Joseph Szigeti, Willie the Lion Smith and Noel Coward.

Music includes: Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Drum Boogie, Brahms Violin Concerto, How I Got Over, The Things We Did Last Summer and Ory's Creole Trombone.

Direct download: Obituaries_1973.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:42pm CST

Compositions by the Australian-American, Percy Grainger. Works include: Country Gardens, Molly On the Shore, Mock Morris, Irish Tune From County Derry and Handel in the Strand.

Perfomers include: Percy Grainger, Eugene Ormandy,  Boyd Neel, Peter Pears, Leopold Stokowski and the  Virtuoso String Quartet.

Direct download: Percy_Grainger.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:38am CST

Songs include: The Night Was Yellow, Yellow Dog Blues, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Yellow Rose of Texas and Yellow Fire.

Performers include: Bessie Smith, Cisco Houston, Bob Wills, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Ozzie Nelson and The Andrews Sisters.

Direct download: Yellow_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:03pm CST

Songs include: Silver Bells, Great Speckled Bird, Back In the Saddle Again, Don't Be Blue, Truck Driver's Blues, Back On the Montana Plains and When I Put On My Long White Robe.

Performers include: Bob Wills, Gene Autry, Patsy Montana, Roy Acuff, The Swift Jewel Cowboys, Floyd Tillman and Hank Snow.

Direct download: Country_Music_1939.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:55am CST

Songs include: Runnin Wild, You Run Your Mouth, A Hit and Run Affair, Running a Temperature, Run Little Rabbit and You Can't Run Away From Love Tonight.

Musicians include: Josh White, Jimmy Rushing, Benny Goodman, Thomas "Fats' Waller, Stan Getz, Dick Powell and Tommy Dorsey.

Direct download: Running_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:16pm CST

Iconic songs of the World War II era. Songs include: Opus One, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Coming In On a Wing and a Prayer, I'll Be Seeing You, Sentimental Journey and God Bless America.

Performers include: The Andrews Sisters, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Les Brown. The Song Spinners, Bing Crosby, The Oklahoma cast and Glenn Miller.

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

Records left off of earlier podcasts. Songs include: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine, Telephoning the Blues, The Lady In Bed, Me and the Devil Blues, Borodin: Symphony #2, Send Me Away with a Kiss, Alice From Dallas & You Can't Stop Me From Loving You.

Performers include: Hot Lips Page, The Weavers, Connee Boswell, Robert Johnson, The New York Philharmonic, Bojangles Robinson, Ethel Waters, Buddy Jones and John MacCormack.

Direct download: Leftovers_23.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:32am CST

Songs include: There's Going  to Be the Devil to Pay, At the Devil's Ball, Pack Up Your Sins and Go to the Devil, Paging the Devil, That Old Devil Moon and The Devil's Gonna Get You.

Artists include: Bessie Smith, The Peerless Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Skip James, The Kansas City Six, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Ella Fitzgerald and Margaret Whiting.

Direct download: Devil_Music.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24pm CST

Music includes: The Star Spangled Banner, America, Here's My Boy, Appalachian
Spring, Naval Reserve March, On the Alert and Strike Up the Band.

Performers include: Boston Pops Orchestra, Shep Fields, Peerless Quartet, Goldman Band, Boston Symphony, The High Hatters and Conway's Band.

Direct download: Fourth_of_July_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:15am CST

A special, short podcast celebrating Lena Horne on the 100th anniversary of her birth. With songs: St Louis Blues, Stormy Weather and The Lady Is a Tramp.

Direct download: Lena_Horne_100th_Birthday.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:19pm CST

Songs include: Things Are Looking Up, I'm 100 Percent For You, Indian Love Call, She's the Lass For Me, The Lady's In Love With You, Take Care of You For Me and Ain't She Sweet?

Artists include: Sir Harry Lauder, Gene Austin, Ella Fitzgerald, Valaida Snow, Bob Hope, Ethel Waters, Fred Astaire and Slim Whitman.

Direct download: Love_Songs_of_the_Summer_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:28pm CST

 Excerpts from: Tchaikovsky: Serenade For Strings, Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, Rimsky Korsakov: Scherazade, Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia and Rubinstein: Melody in F.

Direct download: Russian_Composers_19th_Century.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:48pm CST

Songs about alcoholic drinks, including: Beer Barrel Polka, Cocktails For Two, Rye Whiskey, One Mint Julip Abercombie Had a Zombie, Candlelight and Wine and Bubbles in the Wine.

Performers include: Bessie Smith, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Memphis Slim, Lawrence Welk, Jimmy Dorsey, Tex Ritter and the Andrews Sisters.

Direct download: Name_Your_Poison.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:58pm CST

Hit songs from Broadway musicals from 1928. Songs include: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Diga Diga Do, How Long Has This Been Going On, Love Me Or Leave Me, Makin Whoopee, Lover Come Back to Me and Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love.

Performers include: Adelaide Hall, Paul Whiteman. Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Eddie Cantor, Ruth Etting, Frank Sinatra, Mildred Bailey and the Mills Brothers.

Direct download: Broadway_1928.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:12pm CST

Songs include: You Go to My Head, At the Jazz Band Ball, Sing Sing Sing, Body and Soul, Jungle Blues, Begin the Beguine and Texas Shuffle.

Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Billie Holiday, Jelly Roll Morton, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Larry Adler, Count Basie and Bobby Hackett.

Direct download: Jazz_1938.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:28pm CST

Songs include: Dallas Blues, Del Rio Boogie, Across the Alley From the Alamo, Deep Ellum Blues, Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas, Streets of Laredo, Big Ball's In Cowtown and San Antonio Rose.

Performers include T Bone Walker, The Delmore Brothers, Burl Ives, Phil Harris, Louis Armstrong, Hoyle Nix, and the Prairie Ramblers.

Direct download: Texas_Cities.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:51am CST

Songs inspired by deserts. Music includes: Desert Blues, Cool Water, Searching the Desert For the Blues, On the Trail, the Cactus Polka and Texas Sand.

Musicians include: Jimmie Rodgers, the Sons of the Pioneers, John Kirby, Duke Ellington, Paul Whiteman and Bing Crosby.

Direct download: The_Desert.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:14pm CST

Songs about being alone.  Music includes: One Alone, Travelin Alone, Alone Together, I'll Walk Alone, I'm Alone Without You and I'm All Alone.

Musicians include: Cliff Edwards, Billie Holiday, Jo Stafford, Lil Hardin Armstrong, The Three Blazers & Don Vorhees.

Direct download: Alone.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:24pm CST

A tribute to musicians who died in 1976, including: Connee Boswell, Howlin Wolf, Percy Faith, Benjamin Britten, Victoria Spivey, Paul Robeson, Johnny Mercer and Alexander Brailowsky.

Music includes: Old Man River, Heart and Soul, Libestramume #3, Candy, Moaning the Blues, All My Love and Nocturne.

Direct download: Obituaries_1976.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:22am CST

Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald on her 100th birthday. Songs include: A Tisket A Tasket, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, Lady Be Good and I Get A Kick Out Of you.

Direct download: Ella_Fitzgerald_Centennial.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:11am CST

Music of Johannes Brahms, including excerpts from the Violin Concerto, Symphony #4, Waltzes Op. 39 along with Von ewiger Leibe.

Performers include: Marian Anderson, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Anatole Kitain, David Oppenheim, Eugene Ormandy and Josef Szigeti.

Direct download: Brahms.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40am CST

Chicken songs for those in a fowl mood.  Songs include: A Chicken Ain't Nothin But a Bird, Chicken Reel, The Egg and I, Chicken Rhythm, Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Chicken Blues, I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket and The Chicken Song.

Performers  include: The Cliquot Club Eskimo Orchestra, Phil Harris, Les Paul, Louis Jordan, Fred Astaire, The York Brothers, Guy Lombardo, Larry Douglas & Lionel Hampton.

Direct download: Chicken_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:48pm CST

Highlights  from the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.  Performers include: Big Mama Thornton, Harry Richman, Red Foley, Duke Ellington, Judy Garland,  The Chuck Wagon Gang, Edward R. Murrow and Kitty Wells.

Music includes: Puttin On the Ritz, Hound Dog, Harlem Air Shaft, Over the Rainbow, I'll Fly Away, Peace In the Valley, Lift Every Voice and Sing and It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels.

Direct download: National_Recording_Registry_9.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:56pm CST

Music includes: For Sentimental Reasons, Divorce Me COD, Good Morning Heartache, Lover Man, Prisoner of Love, Chopin Prelude #6 and Down In the Valley.

Performers include: Billie Holiday, Burl Ives, Perry Como, Nat King Cole, Charlie Parker, Merle Travis, Arthur Rubinstein, Albert Ammons and Spike Jones.

Direct download: 1946_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:21pm CST

Songs include: Time After Time, Blue Moon of Kentucky, Doing What Comes Naturally, A Mozart Opera, Candy and One Bass Hit.

Performers include: Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Al Jolson, Victor Borge, Lu Watters, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughn and Bill Monroe.

Direct download: 1946_Part_One.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:28pm CST

Songs about beds, including, Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed, Empty Bed Blues, Don't Sit On My Bed, Feather Bed, I Should of Stood In Bed and Don't Smoke In Bed.

Performers include: Bessie Smith, Mel Torme, Blind Willie Johnson, Peggy Lee, Pearl Bailey, Big Joe Turner, Jimmie Davis and Cab Calloway.

Direct download: To_Bed.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:04pm CST

Songs include: Did Your Mother Come From Ireland, My Wild Irish Rose,  The Blind Fiddlers, I'll Take You home Again Kathleen, She Moved Through the Fair and Dwyer's Favorite.

Performers include: John McCormack, Paddy Killoran, William Butler Yeats, Arthur Tracey, Muggsy Spanier and Chancey Olcott.

Direct download: St_patricks_Day_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:53pm CST

Celebrating 11 years of the podcast with some of the host's favorite records.

Songs include: Crying All Day, Cheek to Cheek, I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, Prelude to a Kiss, Eine Kline Gigue, Step It Up And Go , San Antonio Rose and Lamb's Blood Has Washed Me Clean.

Performers include: Fred Astaire, Bix Beiderbeck, Ella Fitzgerald, Blind Boy Fuller, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Yancey, Walter Gieseking, Bob Wills  and Arizona Dranes

Direct download: 11th_Anniversary.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:48am CST

Songs include: Stop the Sun, Stop the Moon, The Music Stopped, Nonstop Flight, Stop That Thing, Hey, Stop Kissing My Sister and I Can't Stop Loving You.

Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Thomas "Fats" Waller, the Boswell Sisters, Una Mae Carlisle, Ella Fitzgerald and Wingy Manone.

Direct download: Stop_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:39pm CST

Songs include: I Found a Million Dollar Baby, My Last Dollar, I've Got Five Dollars, Give Me 20 Nickels For a Dollar, I Wish I Had a Dollar and Dollar Bill Blues.

Performers include: Blanche Calloway, Lee Wiley, The Boswell Sisters, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway, Laurence Welk, Joe Turner and Charley Jordan.

Direct download: Dollar_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:03am CST

Love songs for Valentine's Day, Songs include: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, How Deep Is the Ocean?, Armful of Sweetness, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Prelude to a Kiss and Stairway to the Stars.

Performers include: Billie  Holiday, Bing Crosby, Maxine Sullivan, the Mills Brothers, the Shannon Quartet, Glenn Miller and Svend Asmussen.

Direct download: Valentines_Day_2017.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:58pm CST

Highlights  from the Armed Forces Radio show, Jubilee. Artists include: Count Basie, Lena Horne, Jimmy Rushing, Harry James, Tampa Red, Helen Humes and Louis Armstrong.

Music includes: Ain't Misbehavin, Lady Be Good, Perdido, I'll Be Up Again Someday, Sho Sho Baby and Honeysuckle Rose. 

Direct download: Music_From_Jubilee.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:33pm CST

Songs include: When You're Smiling, I'll Never Smile Again, If You Can't Smile and Say Yes, Smile Up At the Sun and Smile.

Performers include: Nat King Cole, Ted Lewis, Louis Armstrong, Sunny Gale, Shirley Temple, The Three Peppers and Thomas "Fats" Waller.

Direct download: Smile.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:57am CST

To celebrate Mozart's 261st birthday, a 1934 recording of his Symphony #39 K. 543 by the BBC Symphony conducted by Bruno Walter.

Direct download: Mozart_Birthday_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:28pm CST

More musicians born in 1917, one hundred years ago this year.

Musicians include: Dean Martin, Jo Stafford, Dennis Day, Lena Horne, Buddy Rich, Danielle Darrieux and Vera Lynn.

Songs include: Goodnight Irene, Route 66, I Will Always Love You, Confessin the Blues, A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square and Day by Day.

Direct download: Centennials_2017_Part_Two.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:57pm CST

A tribute to musicians born in 1917, including Ella Fitzgerald, Desi Arnaz, Dizzy Gillespie, Bea Wain Tex Williams, Dinu Lipatti, Helen Forrest and Thelonious Monk.

Music includes: My Reverie,  Skylark, How High the Moon?, Babalu, In Walked Bud, A Night In Tunisia and Chopin's Waltz #14.

Direct download: Centennials_2017_Part_One.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:23pm CST

Hit songs from 1917, including: Livery Stable Blues, Oh Johnny Oh, Till the Clouds Roll By, Poor Butterfly, Over There and No Place Like Home.

Performers include: the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Bert Williams, Nora Bayes, Irving Kaufman, W.C. Handy and the American Quartet.

Direct download: 1917.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:13pm CST