Sat, 29 December 2007
Records left off of previous podcasts. Plus a tribute to Oscar Peterson and Lydia Mendoza.
Artists include: Oscar Peterson, Lydia Mendoza, Mound City Blue Blowers, Floyd Smith, Valaida Snow and John Philip Sousa.
Direct download: leftovers_4.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:10pm CDT
Sat, 22 December 2007
Guitar Music from the 1920s and 1930s. Guitarists include: Nick Lucas, Eddie Lang, Blind Boy Fuller, Bennie Nawahi, Ramon Montoya, Andre Segovia and Django Reinhardt.
Songs include; Pickin on the Guitar, Dark was the Night, Clouds, El Rosa and Mauna Kea.
Direct download: Guitar_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:06pm CDT
Sat, 15 December 2007
Christmas records from 1917 to 1936.
Songs include: Silent Night, Jingle Bells, We Three Kings and Christmas Morning Blues.
Performers include: Fats Waller, Victoria Spivey, Louis Prima, Eddie Cantor and Bing Crosby.
Direct download: christmas_tunes.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:06pm CDT
Sat, 8 December 2007
More records from 1929.
Performers include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bing Crosby, Kate Smith, Pinetop Smith and Ethyl Waters.
Songs include: Am I Blue, Freakish, Guitar Blues, Waiting at the End of the Road and Soldier's Joy.
Direct download: 1929_part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:52am CDT
Sat, 24 November 2007
Recordings released in the pivotal year of 1929.
Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Fats Waller, Jimmie Rodgers, Sophie Tucker and Helen Kane.
Songs include: Ain't Misbehavin, My Rough and Rowdy Ways, Numb Fumblin, Pony Blues and In the Fall of 29.
Sat, 17 November 2007
Songs about prison and prison life. Songs include : The Prisoner's Song, Birmingham Jail, Chain Gang Blues and No Room in the Jailhouse.
Artists include: Jimmie Rodgers, Ma Rainey, Darby & Tarleton , Blind Willie McTell and the Rev. J.M. Gates
Direct download: Prison_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:00pm CDT
Sat, 10 November 2007
Songs from World War I in honor of Veteran's Day.
Songs include: Over There, Pack Up Your Troubles, Tell That to the Marines and My Dream of the Big Parade.
Performers include: Al Jolson, The Peerless Quartet, Nora Bayes and The Hotel Taft Orchestra.
Direct download: veterans_day.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:16pm CDT
Sun, 4 November 2007
Songs with shuffle in the title.
Songs include: Band Box Shuffle, Dry Bone Shuffle, Lennox Avenue Shuffle and Riverboat Shuffle.
Artists include : Blind Blake, Bennie Moten, Jelly Roll Morton, Fletcher Henderson and Bix Biederbeck.
Direct download: Shuffle.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:43am CDT
Sat, 27 October 2007
Spooky songs for Halloween. Songs include: Ghost Walking Blues, Haunted House Blues, Halloween Dance, The Ragtime Goblin Man and Mr. Ghost Goes to Town.
Artists include: Bessie Smith, Louis Prima, Collins and Harlin and Helen Gross.
Direct download: halloween_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:48pm CDT
Mon, 22 October 2007
Records featuring the kazoo. Artists include: Ma Rainey, The Allen Brothers, The Five Harmaniacs and Tampa Red.
Direct download: kazoo_music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:48pm CDT
Sat, 13 October 2007
Men and women complaining about each other. Songs include: Mother-in-law Blues, I'm Sorry We Met, Aint Gonna Marry No More and Let the Doorknob Hit You In the Back.
Artists include: Ethyl Waters, Jimmie Rogers, Darby and Tarlton, Annette Handshaw and the Allen Brothers.
Direct download: battle_of_sexes.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:32pm CDT
Sun, 7 October 2007
A tribute to blues singer and guitarist, Memphis Minnie.
Direct download: memphis_minnie.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:37pm CDT
Fri, 28 September 2007
Novelty songs from the teens and 20s. Songs include: Yes. We Have No Bananas, I Faw Down and Go Boom and I Want to Yodel.
Performers include: Ada Jones, Eddie Cantor, Josephine Baker, Billy Jones and Helen Kane.
Direct download: Novelty_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:25pm CDT
Sun, 23 September 2007
Songs about farm life, including: Old McDonald, The Farmer Is the Man, Farm Relief and How You Gonna Keep Em Down On the Farm.
Direct download: Down_On_the_Farm.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:15pm CDT
Sat, 15 September 2007
Three pioneering jazz women: Lovie Austin, Lil Hardin Armstrong and Valaida Snow.
Songs include: Just For a Thrill, Traveling Blues, Some of These Days and Georgia Grind.
Direct download: 3_jazz_women.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:29pm CDT
Sun, 2 September 2007
Songs for the end of summer.
Direct download: summer_into_fall.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:37pm CDT
Sat, 25 August 2007
Artists include: Caruso & Melba, Darby & Tarlton, Butterbeans & Susie and Venuti & Lang.
Direct download: more_duets.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:53pm CDT
Sun, 19 August 2007
Songs include: I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover, Lady Luck, Rabbit Foot Blues, Beginner's Luck and Last Chance Blues.
Performers include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Smith Ballew, Fred Astaire and Cannon's Jug Stompers.
Direct download: Lucky_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:40pm CDT
Sat, 11 August 2007
More songs about dogs. Songs include: Poor Old Rover, That Doggone Dog, Yellow Dog Blues and Fido Is a Hot Dog Now.
Performers include: Dick Justice, Bing Crosby, the New Orleans Bootblacks and Bessie Smith.
Direct download: more_dog_songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:05pm CDT
Sun, 5 August 2007
Songs about food, including: Mixed Salad, Tattie Soup, Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries and Cornfed.
Performers include: Nick Lucas, Ted Lewis, Rudy Vallee and Lil Hardin Armstrong.
Direct download: food_songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:11am CDT
Mon, 30 July 2007
Vintage recordings of early Irving Berlin hits.
Direct download: Early_Berlin.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:35am CDT
Fri, 13 July 2007
Records left off of previous podcasts.
Artists include: The Memphis Jug Band, Eddie Cantor, The Sousa Band, Helen Kane and Washington Phillips.
Songs include: Get Out and Get Under the Moon, Peaches in the Springtime, Denomination Blues, The Liberty Loan March and The first of May.
Direct download: leftovers_number_3.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:31pm CDT
Sat, 7 July 2007
French Music for Bastille Day.
Performers include: Maurice Chevalier , Josephine Baker, Madame Bolduc, Joe Falcone and Django Reinhardt.
Songs include: La Marseillaise, Louise, Les Femmes, Avelon and Allons à Lafayette.
Direct download: french_music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:16pm CDT
Sat, 30 June 2007
Vintage recordings of Sousa marches, including: The Stars and Stripes Forever, Washington Post, The Liberty Bell and The Thunderer.
Performers include: Sousa's Band, The New York Military Band and the U.S. Marine Band.
Direct download: sousa_marches.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:13pm CDT
Sat, 23 June 2007
Jazz dance tunes from the 1920s.
Works include: King Porter Stomp, Tar Paper Stomp, Shirt Tail Stomp and Brush Stomp.
Performers include: Jelly Roll Morton, Benny Goodman, Wingy Manone and Fats Waller.
Direct download: Stomps.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:55pm CDT
Sat, 16 June 2007
Early recordings of Hawaiian music.
Artists include: Kalama's Quartet, Waikiki Hawaiian Orchestra, King Bennie Nawahi and Frank Ferreira.
Songs include: Ranbow Isle, Hawaiian Capers, Every Does It In Hawaii and Wahine Ui.
Direct download: hawaii.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:40am CDT
Sun, 10 June 2007
Songs with north, south east and west in the title.
Songs include: North Port, Belle of the East, The Girl Who Comes in From the West and I'm Going South.
Artists include: Benny Moten, The Alabama Sacred harp Singers, Duke Ellington and Harry McDonough.
Direct download: compass_points.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:05am CDT
Sun, 3 June 2007
Bands include: The Memphis Jug Band, Cannon's Jug Stompers, The Seven Gallon Jug Band and The Dixieland Jug Blowers.
Songs include: Whitewash Station Blues, Wipe It Off, Sweet Potato Blues and The Jug Band Waltz.
Direct download: Jug_Bands.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:19am CDT
Sun, 27 May 2007
Voices of Thomas Edison, Arthur Sullivan, Ernest Shackleton, William Butler Yates, Eugene Debs, Booker T. Washington and Will Rodgers.
Direct download: famous_voices.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:13pm CDT
Sat, 12 May 2007
Military brass bands playing music other than marches.
Music includes: Blue Danube, Hungarian Rhapsody #2, Ramshackle Rag and Nearer My God to Thee.
Bands include: Sousa's Band, The Arthur Pryor Band and the New York Military Band.
Direct download: nonmarches.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:56pm CDT
Sun, 6 May 2007
Guitarists from the Piedmont school of the blues.
Artists include: Blind Blake, Blind Boy Fuller, Gary Davis, Mississippi John Hurt and Skip James.
Songs include: Devil Got My Woman, Dry Bone Shuffle, Louis Collins and I Belong to the Band.
Direct download: piedmont_blues.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:45am CDT
Sat, 28 April 2007
Early violin recordings. Artists include: Joe Venuti, Jascha Heifetz, Eck Robertson and Charles D'Almaine.
Songs include, Hell's Broke Loose in Georgia, Caprice Number 20, Beating the Dog, Air For the G String and Kitty O'Neil.
Direct download: Fiddle_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:20pm CDT
Sat, 21 April 2007
Religious music from the teens and twenties.
Performers include: The Calvary Choir, Blind Lemon Jefferson, The Edison Mixed Quartet, the Tuskegee Institute Singers and the Alabama Sacred Harp Singers.
Songs include: Rock of Ages, Go Down Moses, Nearer my God to Thee and Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed.
Direct download: hymns_and_gospel.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:41pm CDT
Sat, 14 April 2007
Great tenors of the acoustic era. Singers include: Enrico Caruso, Billy Murray, John McCormack, Cliff Edwards and Florencio Constantino.
Songs include: When You and I Were Young, Santa Lucia, Give My Regards to Broadway and Keep the Home Fires Burning.
Direct download: tenors.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:41pm CDT
Fri, 6 April 2007
Country music pioneers including : Eck Robertson, Fiddlin John Carson,
Ernest Stoneman and the Carter Family.
Songs include: Cripple Creek, The Little Old Log Cabin and Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow.
Direct download: country_music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:16pm CDT
Sat, 31 March 2007
Songs with red, green and blue in the title.
Songs include: The Red Pepper Rag, The Green Isle of Erin and I'd Rather Be Blue.
Performers include: The Peerless Quartet, Ma Rainey, Sophie Tucker and John McCormack.
Direct download: primary_colors.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:17pm CDT
Sat, 24 March 2007
Performers include: Collins & Harlin, Bessie Smith & Clara Smith, Ada Jones & Billy Murray and Jack Norworth & Nora Bayes.
Songs include: Come Josephine In My Flying Machine, Waiting For the Robert E. Lee, I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles and I'm Going Back to My Used to Be.
Sat, 17 March 2007
Artists Include; Al Jolson, Fanny Brice, Irving Kaufman, Nora Bayes and Arthur Fields.
Direct download: jewish_Stars.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:10pm CDT
Sat, 10 March 2007
Looking back at the first year of podcasts.
Performers include: Billy Murrary, Irving Kaufmann, Bert Williams, Blind Blake and George Hamilton Green.
Songs include: You're a Grand Old Rag, Police Dog Blues, Triplets and Home Call.
Direct download: One_Year_Anniversary.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:15pm CDT
Sat, 3 March 2007
A salute to the Emerald Isle.
Songs include: There's a Little Bit of Irish in Us All, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Too-Ra-Loo-Ra and My Wild Irish Rose.
Performers include: Chauncey Olcott, John MacCormack, Aileen Stanley, Steve Porter and the Brunswick Quartet.
Direct download: Ireland.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:45pm CDT
Sat, 24 February 2007
Songs about dreaming and dreamers.
Songs include: I'll See You in My Dreams, I Must Be Dreaming, The Ragtime Dream and I'm a Dreamer.
Singers include: Collins and Harlin, Cliff Edwards, Annette Hanshaw, Smith Ballew and Jon Finnegan.
Direct download: Dream_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:00am CDT
Sat, 17 February 2007
Nautical tunes for landlubbers. Songs include: I Love to be a Sailor, Barnacle Bill, By the Sea and My Bonnie.
Performers include: Alma Gluck, Cal Stewart, the Knickerbocker Quartet and Billy Murray.
Direct download: sea_songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:01pm CDT
Sun, 11 February 2007
Songs for Valentine's Day.
Songs include: I'm Falling in Love With Someone, I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Pretty Baby and For You Alone.
Performers include: John McCormack, Cliff Edwards, Ethyl Waters and Enrico Caruso.
Direct download: valentine_songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:35am CDT
Sat, 3 February 2007
An appendix to episode # 41. Two versions of Button Up Your Overcoat by Helen Kane and Annette Hanshaw.
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:54pm CDT
Sat, 3 February 2007
An appendix to episode #41. Two versions of Button Up Your Overcoat by Helen Kane and Annette Hanshaw.
Direct download: Button_Up.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:54pm CDT
Sat, 3 February 2007
Songs about Texas and songs by Texans.
Artists include: Jimmie Davis, Lydia Mendoza, The Red Onion Jazz Babies, Jimmie Rodgers and Gene Autry.
Songs include: Beautiful Texas, Texas Moaner Blues, Chinatown, My Chianatown and Mal Hombre.
Direct download: Texas_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:13pm CDT
Mon, 29 January 2007
Songs about real-life disasters. Songs include: The Baltimore Fire, The Titanic Blues, The Death of Floyd Collins and Ben Dewberry's Final Run. Artists include: Jimmie Rogers, Vernon Dalhart,Virginia Liston and Bessie Smith.
Direct download: Disasters.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:13pm CDT
Mon, 22 January 2007
Female singers of the 1920s. Performers include: Helen Kane, Josephine Baker, Annette Handshaw, Sophie Tucker and Marion Harris.
Songs include: Button Up Your Overcoat, 50 Million Frenchmen Can't Be Wrong, Bye Bye Blackbird and Loveable and Sweet.
Direct download: Flappers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:47pm CDT
Sun, 14 January 2007
Early piano recordings. Performers include: Johannes Brahms, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake, Pinetop Smith and Jelly Roll Morton.
Direct download: Piano_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:35am CDT
Sun, 7 January 2007
Records released in 1907.
Artists include: Enrico Caruso, Billy Murrary, Ada Jones, the Arthur Pryor Band, Bob Roberts and Steve Porter.
Songs include: Vesti La Giubba, I'm Gettin Ready for My Mother-In-Law, And a Little Child Will Lead Them and the International Martch.