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

Bands that revived New Orleans style jazz in the 1930s and 40s. Performers include: Lu Watters, Bunk Johnson, Turk Murphy, Muggsy Spainer, Eddie Condon and the Bob Cats.  Tunes include: Riverboat Shuffle, Ace in the Hole, Maple Leaf Rag, 12th Street Rag and Trouble In Mind.

Direct download: dixieland_revival.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:26am CST

Themes include: Take the A Train, Cherokee, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Blue Prelude, Nightmare and Bubbles In the Wine.  Performers include: Duke Ellington, Bob Crosby, Lawrence Welk, Tommy Dorsey, Fletcher Henderson and Artie Shaw.

Direct download: Bing_Band_Themes_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:03pm CST

Mack Gordon's movie songs from the 1940s, including: I Had the Craziest Dream, Chattanooga Choo Choo, You'll Never Know, Down Argentine Way, At Last and You Make Me Feel So Young. Performers include: Glenn Miller, Harry James, Sammy Kaye, Frank Sinatra and Dick Haymes.

Direct download: Mack_Gordon_part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:19am CST

The 1930s songs of lyricist, Mack Gordon, including: Paris In the Spring, Goodnight My Love, Don't Let It Bother You, Help Youself to Happiness and I've Got a Date With a Dream.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Billie Holliday, the Casa Loma Orchestra, Alice Faye, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Ella Fitzgerald.

Direct download: Mack_Gordon_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:15am CST