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Music of George Gershwin as perfored on radio broadcasts in the 1930s and 1940s.  Music includes: Lady Be Good, I Got Rhythm Variations, Summertime, Piano Prelude #1 and They Can't take that Away From Me.  Musicians include: George Gershwin, Fred Astaire, Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra and Lewis Armstrong.

Direct download: Gershwin_on_the_Radio.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:27am CDT

A special podcast to honor Mozart on his 256th birthday. Performers include: Thomas Beecham, The Budapest String Quartet, Wanda Landowsky and Hamilton Harty.

Direct download: Mozart_Birthday_2012.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:40pm CDT

Songs about eyes, including: I Only Have Eyes For You, Green Eyes, Them There Eyes, Angel Eyes and Dark Eyes.  Performers include: Billie Holiday. Jame Froman, Herb Jeffries, Bing Crosby, Gene Austin and Helen Forest.

Direct download: The_Eyes_Have_It.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:33am CDT

A tribute to performers born 100 years ago this year, including: Perry Como, Lightnin Hopkins, Woody Guthrie, Georg Solti, Don Byas & Marta Eggerth.  Music Includes: Some Enchanted Evening, Short Haired Woman, Tis Autumn, Summertime & Brahms Violin Sonata #3.

Direct download: 2012_Centennials.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:18am CDT

Hit songs from 1912, including: When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Oh You Beautiful Doll, Love Is Mine, Come Down My Evening Star and Waiting For the Robert E Lee.  Performers include: Al Jolson, Lilian Russel, Fisk University Jubilee Singers, Enrico Caruso and Collins & Harlin.

Direct download: 1912.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:12pm CDT