Sat, 24 April 2010
A selection of V-discs released after World War II. Songs include: Summertime, No Moon At All, Lost In the Stars, Laura and Scarecrow.
Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Doris Day, Errol Garner, Artie Shaw and Spike Jones.
Direct download: V-Discs_Postwar.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:02am CDT
Sat, 17 April 2010
Songs about the Big Easy. Tunes include: Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?, Way Down Younder In New Orleans, New Orleans Joys and Basin Street Blues.
Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Bessie Smith, Al Jolson, Mamie Smith and Jimmie Rodgers.
Direct download: New_Orleans.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:10pm CDT
Mon, 12 April 2010
A special podcast to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of jazz singer Beverly Kenney. Songs include: If I Were a Bell, Tis Autumn, For All We Know and More Than You know.
Direct download: Beverly_Kenney.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:42pm CDT
Sun, 11 April 2010
Small jazz groups derived from big bands. Bands include: The Benny Goodman Quartet, Artie Shaw and the Gramarcy 5, Tommy Dorsey and the Clambake 7 and The Kansas City 5.
Tunes include: Nice Work if You Can Get it, A Handfull of Keys, Woo Woo, Yardbird Shuffle and AC DC Current.
Direct download: Small_Groups.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:02pm CDT
Sat, 3 April 2010
Early recordings of sacred harp and sanctified hymn singing. Hymns include: Present Joys, Journey Home, Jesus Walk With Me, Rocky Road and Rejoicing on the Way.
Performers include: Allison's Sacred Harp Singers, Fa Sol La Singers, Alabama Sacred Harp Singers, Bessie Johnson's Sanctified Singers and Louisville Sanctified Singers.
Direct download: Sacred_Harp_Singing.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:22am CDT