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

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT

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 CDT