Sat, 30 January 2010
Excerpts from Jubilee, a little-known radio programs produced by Armed Forces Radio during the World War II era and aimed at African-American servicemen. Performers include: Cab Calloway, Lena Horne, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Ethyl Waters, Louis Jordan and the Inernational Sweethearts of Rhythm.
Songs include: Dizzy Atmosphere. Tea For Two, Mad About the Boy and Lady Be Good.
Direct download: Jubilee_Highlights.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:25am CDT
Tue, 26 January 2010
A special, short podcast honoring Mozart on his 254th birthday. Music includes Der Vogelfänger bin ich ja from the Magic Flute and the first movement of the Piano Sonata 11 in A, K. 331. Performers include Gerhard Husch, Sir Thomas Beecham and Edwin Fischer.
Direct download: Happy_Birthday_Mozart.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:46pm CDT
Sat, 23 January 2010
Special records made for the military during World War II. Songs include: Anchors Away, Let's Fall In Love, Who's On First, Blues In Berlin, When I Love and Circus Polka.
Performers include: Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, The Cactus Cowboys, Igor Stravinsky, Carmen Miranda and Josh White.
Direct download: V-discs_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:03pm CDT
Sat, 16 January 2010
Musicians born 100 years ago this year, including: Django Reinhardt, Artie Shaw, Kitty Carlisle , Samuel Barber, Howlin Wolf and Eddie Duchin.
Music includes: Shiek of Araby, Adagio for Strings, Of Thee I Sing and Frenesi.
Direct download: centenials_2010.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:21am CDT
Sun, 10 January 2010
Songs include: There's a Rainbow Round My Shoulder, Look to the Rainbow, Rainbow Rhapsody and God Gave Noah the Rainbow sign.
Performers include: Ella Logan, Al Jolson, Glenn Miller, Lee Morse, Woody Herman and the Carter Family.
Direct download: Rainbows.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:30am CDT
Sat, 2 January 2010
The hits from a century ago. Songs include: By the Light of the Silvery Moon, We parted on the Shore, I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now and Silver Bell. Performers include: Billy Murray, Ada Jones, The Peerless
Quartet, Nora Bayes and the Harry Lauder.
Direct download: 1910_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:26pm CDT