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

Celebrating Country Music Month with classic records from the 1920s through the 1940s. Songs include: Alabama Jubilee, I Am Thinking Tonight Of My Blue eyes, Blue Yodel #3, South of the Border, Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Jole Blon, Milk Cow Blues and Little Liza  Jane.  Performers include: Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family, The Monroe Brothers, Darby and Tarlton, The Maddox Brothers and Rose, Bob Wills and Moon Mullican.

Direct download: Country_Music_Month.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:57pm CDT

Songs about the road. Tunes include: Crossroads Blues, Hit the Road, One For My Baby and One More For the Road, Stay On the Right Side of the Road, Waiting at the End of the Road and Lonesome Road.  Performers include: Robert Johnson, the Andrews Sisters, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Lena Horne, Cliff Bruner, Bing Crosby and Maxine Sullivan.

Direct download: Road_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:52pm CDT

Great sax men from the 1930s and 1940s. Performers include: Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Sidney Bechet, Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster and Benny Carter.  Songs include: Body and Soul. Bird's Nest, Summertime. Four Brothers, Warm Valley and Perdido.

Direct download: Saxophonists.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:40am CDT

The annual Halloween show.  Songs include: The Halloween Dance, Mr Ghost Goes to Town, Riders In The Sky, Coffin Blues, The House is Haunted and Music For Stings, Percussion and Celeste.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ida Cox, Fred Astaire, the Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Bessie Smith, Russ Colombo and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

The podcast concludes with a reading of Dream-Land by Edgar Allen Poe.

Direct download: Halloween_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:23am CDT

Historical recordings of Chopin favorites. Works include: Polonaise #3, Scherzo #1, Berceuse, Waltz # 7, and Nocturne #19.  Pianists include: Vladimir Horowitz, Artur Rubinstein, Eileen Joyce, Cyrill Smith, Louis  Kentner and Vladimir de Pachmann.

Direct download: Chopin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:07pm CDT

Jug Bands from the 1920s and 1930s.  Bands include: the Memphis Jug Band, Cannon's Jug Stompers, King David's Jug Band, the Louisville Jug Band and Noah Lewis' Jug Band. Songs include: Stingy Woman Blues, Hear Me Talking to You, My Good Gal's Gone, Stealin Stealin and You Ought to Move Out of Town.

Direct download: Early_Jug_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:24am CDT

Songs  with blue in the title that aren't blues songs.  Songs include: Blue Skies, When the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, Blue Tango, Blue Tail Fly, My Blue Heaven and Blue Interlude.  Performers include: Bing Crosby Gene Austin, the Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Gene Autry, Leroy Anderson and Spike Jones .

Direct download: Nonblues_Blue_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:27pm CDT

Songs include: Puttin On The Ritz, Heat Wave, I've got My Love To Keep Me Warm, How Deep Is The Ocean, Easter Parade and God Bless  America.  Performers include: Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Ozzie Nelson, Jimmie Lunceford and Kate Smith.

Direct download: Irving_Berlin_1930s.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:39am CDT

Songs include: Potato Head Blues, I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover, Original Jelly Roll Blues, You've Got to Get Hot and Creole Love Call.  Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Jean Goldkette, Duke Ellington and Fletcher Henderson.

Direct download: 1920s_Jazz_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:09pm CDT

Female singers who recorded for the V-Disc program in the 1940s.  Performers include: Kay Starr, Billie Holliday, Ginny Simms, Georgia Gibbs, Peggy lee, Pearl Bailey and Jo Stafford.  Songs include: I'll See You In My Dreams, Milkman Keep Those Bottles Quiet, I'll Be Seeing You, Ain't Goin No Place and The Day After Forever.

Direct download: V_Disc_Ladies.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:30am CDT