Sat, 27 November 2010
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 CDT
Sat, 20 November 2010
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.
Sun, 14 November 2010
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 CDT
Sun, 7 November 2010
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 CDT
Sat, 6 November 2010
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 CDT