Music From 100 Years Ago
Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.

Works include: The Star Spangled Banner, The Stars and Stripes Forever, On the Mall and the 1812 Overture.  Performers include: John Philip Sousa, Edwin Franco Goldman, Deanna Durbin, The Boston Pops and Vladimir Horowitz.

Direct download: Independence_Day_2012.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:40pm CST

Shirley Temple singing in Japanese, Nazi Jazz, a musical saw, the worst opera singer, a creepy Christmas poem and other strange records.

Direct download: Strange_Records.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:11am CST

A special podcast marking the death of scifi writer, Ray Bradburry.  The show includes a radio performance of Bradbury's story, The Veldt from 1951.

Direct download: In_Memorium_Ray_Bradbury.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:40am CST

Records left off of earlier podcasts.  Sarah Vaughn sings Just Friends.  The Norwalk Symphony plays Elegy by Sibleius. Western swing by Jimmie Revard.  Woody Guthrie sings a Titaniac song. Plus Blind Boy Fuller plays Step it Up And Go.

Direct download: leftovers_13.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:19pm CST

The early history of western swing music.  Performers include: The Light Crust Doughboys, Milton Brown, Bob  Wills, Cliff Bruner,  Adolph Hofner, The Tune Wranglers and the Swift Jewel Cowboys.  Songs include: Pass the Biscuits Pappy, Beautiful Texas, Get A Long Home Cindy, Taking Off and My Untrue Cowgirl.

Direct download: western_swing_1930s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:12pm CST

The life and music of songwriter Sam Lewis.  Songs include: For All We Know, Just Friends, I'm Sitting On Top Of The World, Dinah, Five foot Two and Hello Central.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Russ Columbo, Nora Bayes, Ted Lewis, Gene Austin and Isham Jones.

Direct download: Sam_Lewis.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:10pm CST