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

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 CDT

Hawaiian Guitar

Classic Hawaiian guitarists from the 1920s and 1930s, including Lani McIntire, Frank Ferera, Sol Hoopi, Andy Iona, Tau & Rose Moe, Sam Ku West and Bennie Nawahi.  Songs include : Twilight Blues, Blue Hawaii, Aloha Oe, Mai Kai No Kauai, St Louis Blues and Hula O Ka Aima.

Direct download: Hawaiian_Guitar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am CDT

Patriotic music performed by Edwin Franco Goldman and the Goldman Band. Music includes: The Stars And Stripes Forever, On The Mall, King Cotton, The Chimes of Liberty, The Dance of The Hours and The National Emblem.

Direct download: 4th_of_July_With_the_Goldman_Band.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am CDT

A repost of the Wagner bicentennial podcast with improved sound.

Direct download: Wagner_Bicentennial.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:14pm CDT

More highlights from the Library of Congress National Recording Registry. Records include: Canal Street Blues, Your the Top, Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow, The Rite of Spring  The Lous/Schmeling Fight and Jole Blon.  Performers include: Harry Choates, Bob Hope, The Carter Family, Igor Stravinsky and Clem McCarthy.

Direct download: National__Recording_Registery_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31am CDT

Blues singers opine on the Grim Reaper. Songs include: See That My Grave Is Kept Clean, Lonesome Graveyard Blues, Jesus, Make Up My Dying Bed and Stones in My Passway.

Performers include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Skip James, Victoria Spivey, Rev. J.M. Gates and Robert Johnson.

Direct download: Death_Blues.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:03am CDT

Irish music for Saint Patrick's Day! Performers include: Michael Coleman, Joseph Locke, Delia Murphy, Tom Enis and Joh McCormack.

Songs include: Hello Patsy Fagan, Three Lovely Lassies, I'll Walk Beside You, The Sunny Banks and I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen.

Direct download: St_Patricks_Day_2011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am CDT

Celebrating five years of podcasting, the host plays some of his favorite recordings from the first half of the 20th Century.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, The Carter Family, Jo Stafford, Duke Ellington and Ignatz Friedman.

Music includes: 12 Street Rag, The Things We Did Last Summer, Night And Day and La Campanella.

Direct download: 5th_Anniversary.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02am CDT

The Songs of lyricist, Ned Washington.  Songs include: The High and the Mighty, When You Wish Upon a Star, The Nearness of You, Baby Mine and Rawhide.

Performers include: Frankie Lane, Frank Sinatra, Connie Boswell, Tex Ritter, Glenn Miller and The Ink Spots.

Direct download: Ned_Washington.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14am CDT

Famous classical melodies given the jazz treatment.  Works include: Moonlight Sonata, Bolero, Arab Dance, Ritual Fire Dance and Two-Part Invention #12.

Musicians include: Benny Goodman, Larry Clinton, Hazel Scott, Spike Jones, Harry James and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: Classics_Into_Jazz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07pm CDT