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

Glenn Miller hits performed by rival bands. Musicians include: Count Basie, The Andrews Sisters, Benny Goodman and John Kirby.

Songs include: Moonlight Serenade, In The Mood, Tuxedo Junction and I've Got a Gal In Kalamazoo.

Direct download: Miller_Covers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:36am CST

Music for Halloween, plus a tribute to Edgar Allen Poe.  Songs include: The House Is Haunted, Mr Ghost Goes to Town, Danse Macabre, The Ghost of Smokey Joe and Them's Graveyard words. 

Performers include: Cab Calloway, Gracie Fields, Lonnie Johnson, Tommy Dorsey and the Cleveland Orchestra.

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

Early 20th Century harmonica greats, including: Sonny Terry, Larry Adler, Sonny Boy Williamson #1, DeFord Bailey and Gwen Foster.

Songs include: Sloppy Drunk Blues, I Love My Baby, No More Good Water and I Got Rhythm.

Direct download: Harmonica.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:25am CST

A special, short podcast celebrating the 100th anniversary of jazz pianist, Art Tatum's birth.  Songs include: Tiger Rag, Wee Baby Blues and It Had to Be You.

Direct download: Art_Tatum_100th_Birthday.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:32pm CST

Classic female blues singers from the 1920s & 1930s, including, Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Ida Cox, Victoria Spivey and Ethyl Waters.

Songs include: Coffee Grindin Blues, Empty Bed Blues, Moaning the Blues and Crazy Blues.

Direct download: Ladies_Sing_the_Blues.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:43pm CST

The songs of lyricist, Johnny Burke.  Songs include: Swinging on a Star, I've Got a Pocketfull of Dreams. What's New and Pennies From Heaven.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, Billy Eckstein and Guy Lombardo.

Direct download: Johnny_Burke.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:59am CST