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Christmas music featured on radio programs from the 1940s and 1950s. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Spike Jones, The NBC Symphony and Gene Autry.

Songs include: Jingle Bells, Here Comes Santa Claus,Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Sleighride.

Direct download: Radio_Christmas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm CST

Music from the first full year of the Great Depression.  Songs include: Embraceable You, Mood Indigo, On the Sunny Side of the Street, Blude Yodel #9 and My Love parade.

Performers include: Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, the Phildelphia Orchestra, Jimmie Rodgers and Red Nichols.

Direct download: 1930.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:58am CST

Performers include: Bob Hope, Mae West, Eddie Anderson, Fred Astaire, Marlene Dietrich, Ken Curtis and Rudolph Valentino.

Songs include: Breathless, Falling in Love Again, The Lady's in Love With You, Sweeping the Clouds Away and I Like a Guy What Takes His Time. 

Direct download: Singing_Actors_Acting_Singers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01am CST

A special podcast marking the 50th anniversary of the death of A.P. Carter, the founder and leader of the Carter Family.  Songs include: Wildwood Flower, Lonsome Valley, Worried Man Blues and Heaven's Radio.

Direct download: A_P_Carter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16am CST

Highlights from the Command Performance radio show of the 1940s.  Performers include: Bob Hope, Judy Garland, Lena Horne, Count Basie, Bing Crosby,James Cagney and Frank Sinatra.

Songs include: Embraceable You, I'll Be Back, Just One of Those Things and Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child.

Direct download: Command_Performance.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:32am CST