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

Records left off earlier podcasts.  Songs include: Tennessee Waltz, Knock Me a Kiss, Round and Round, You're Laughing At Me and Limehouse Blues.  Performers include: Patty Page, Chu Berry, Pete Seeger, Count Basie, Kay Starr, Licia Albanese and the Memphis Jug Band.

Direct download: Leftovers_18.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:08pm CST

Songs that are fun. Tunes include: And The Green Grass Grew All Around, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby, Take An Old Cold Tater, The Joint Is Jumpin and Don't Take Everybody To Be Your Friend.

Performers include: The Six Jumping Jacks, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Louis Jordan, Meade Lux Lewis and Fred Astaire.

Direct download: Fun_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:40am CST

Celebrating Beethoven's 244th birthday with historical recordings.  Works include movements from: Symphony #2, Bagateles Op. 33, String Quartet #5, Piano Concerto #5, Variations on a Theme by Mozart & Symphony #7.

Performers include: Arthur Schnabel. Rudolph Serkin, Herbert von Karajan, Arturo Toscanini & Pablo Casals.

Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_2014.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:08pm CST

Famous Christmas songs written by Jewish-American songwriters.  Songs include: Winter Wonderland, White Christmas, I'll Be Home for Christmas, Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Silver Bells and Let It Snow Let it Snow Let It Snow. 

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Gene Autry, Billie Holiday, Johnny Mercer, Doris Day and David Rose.

Direct download: A_Jewish-American_Christmas.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:06pm CST

Songs with truth or true in the title.  Songs include: It Must Be True, My Untrue Cowgirl, The Truth of the Matter, It's Sad But True and If Dreams Come True.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Una Mae Carlise, the Swift Jewel Cowboys, Bill Monroe, Benny Goodman and Count Basie.

Direct download: To_Tell_The_Truth.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:11pm CST

A musical feast to celebrate Thanksgiving.  Songs include: Turkey Hop, Low Gravy, Blueberry Hill, Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee and Solid Potato Salad.  Performers include: Cab Calloway, Nat King Cole, Glenn Miller, Jelly Roll Morton, Hot Lips Page and Lionel Hampton.

Direct download: Food_Music.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:06am CST

Hawaiian Guitar

Classic Hawaiian guitarists from the 1920s and 1930s, including Lani McIntire, Frank Ferera, Sol Hoopi, Andy Iona, Tau & Rose Moe, Sam Ku West and Bennie Nawahi.  Songs include : Twilight Blues, Blue Hawaii, Aloha Oe, Mai Kai No Kauai, St Louis Blues and Hula O Ka Aima.

Direct download: Hawaiian_Guitar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am CST

Songs about the road. Tunes include: Crossroads Blues, Hit the Road, One For My Baby and One More For the Road, Stay On the Right Side of the Road, Waiting at the End of the Road and Lonesome Road.  Performers include: Robert Johnson, the Andrews Sisters, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Lena Horne, Cliff Bruner, Bing Crosby and Maxine Sullivan.

Direct download: Road_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:52pm CST

Great sax men from the 1930s and 1940s. Performers include: Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Sidney Bechet, Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster and Benny Carter.  Songs include: Body and Soul. Bird's Nest, Summertime. Four Brothers, Warm Valley and Perdido.

Direct download: Saxophonists.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:40am CST

The annual Halloween show.  Songs include: The Halloween Dance, Mr Ghost Goes to Town, Riders In The Sky, Coffin Blues, The House is Haunted and Music For Stings, Percussion and Celeste.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ida Cox, Fred Astaire, the Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Bessie Smith, Russ Colombo and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

The podcast concludes with a reading of Dream-Land by Edgar Allen Poe.

Direct download: Halloween_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:23am CST

Historical recordings of Chopin favorites. Works include: Polonaise #3, Scherzo #1, Berceuse, Waltz # 7, and Nocturne #19.  Pianists include: Vladimir Horowitz, Artur Rubinstein, Eileen Joyce, Cyrill Smith, Louis  Kentner and Vladimir de Pachmann.

Direct download: Chopin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:07pm CST

Jug Bands from the 1920s and 1930s.  Bands include: the Memphis Jug Band, Cannon's Jug Stompers, King David's Jug Band, the Louisville Jug Band and Noah Lewis' Jug Band. Songs include: Stingy Woman Blues, Hear Me Talking to You, My Good Gal's Gone, Stealin Stealin and You Ought to Move Out of Town.

Direct download: Early_Jug_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:24am CST

Songs  with blue in the title that aren't blues songs.  Songs include: Blue Skies, When the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, Blue Tango, Blue Tail Fly, My Blue Heaven and Blue Interlude.  Performers include: Bing Crosby Gene Austin, the Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Gene Autry, Leroy Anderson and Spike Jones .

Direct download: Nonblues_Blue_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:27pm CST

Songs include: Puttin On The Ritz, Heat Wave, I've got My Love To Keep Me Warm, How Deep Is The Ocean, Easter Parade and God Bless  America.  Performers include: Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Ozzie Nelson, Jimmie Lunceford and Kate Smith.

Direct download: Irving_Berlin_1930s.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:39am CST

Songs include: Potato Head Blues, I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover, Original Jelly Roll Blues, You've Got to Get Hot and Creole Love Call.  Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Jean Goldkette, Duke Ellington and Fletcher Henderson.

Direct download: 1920s_Jazz_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:09pm CST

Female singers who recorded for the V-Disc program in the 1940s.  Performers include: Kay Starr, Billie Holliday, Ginny Simms, Georgia Gibbs, Peggy lee, Pearl Bailey and Jo Stafford.  Songs include: I'll See You In My Dreams, Milkman Keep Those Bottles Quiet, I'll Be Seeing You, Ain't Goin No Place and The Day After Forever.

Direct download: V_Disc_Ladies.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:30am CST

Songs include: Sugar, My Sugar Is So Refined, Sugar Daddy, My Brown Skin Sugar Plum, Sugar Baby and Sugar Foot Rag.  Performers include: Harry James, Dock Boggs, Alberta Hunter, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Mercer and the Mills Brothers.

Direct download: Sugar.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:32pm CST

Singers include: Hank Williams, Eddie Arnold,Moon Mullican, Bill Monroe, Jack Guthrie, Ernie Ford, Bob Wills  and Hank Snow.  Songs include: Boquet of Roses, Along About Daybreak, Mule Train, Faded Love, Jole Blon and I'm Movin On.

Direct download: Country_Muisc_1945-1950.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:37am CST

Performers include: Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Fats Navarro, Charlie Christian, Bud Powell, Lu Watters, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Billie Holiday.  Songs include: Marmaduke, The Chase, Sage Hen Strut, Raincheck, Air Mail Special and There Is No Greater Love.

Direct download: 1940s_Jazz.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:29am CST

Songs include: Hot Time in the Town of Berlin, There's a New Moon Over My Shoulder, Night and Day, Artistry In Rhythm, Holiday For Strings and He's Funny that Way.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Jo Stafford, Frank Sinatra, Josh White and Tex Ritter.

Direct download: 1944_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:03pm CST

Popular dance bands from the Roaring 20s, including: Paul Whiteman, Leo Reisman, Nat Shilkret, Art Hickman, Ben Selvin and Isham Jones.  Songs include: I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover, Avalon, Baby Face, What'll I Do, Dardenella and Sweet Georgia Brown.

Direct download: 1920s_Dance_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:58pm CST

Marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, Songs include: Your King and Country Want You, I Didn't Raise My Boy To Be a Soldier, Keep the Home Fires Burning and It's a Long Way To Tipperary.  Performers include: Helen Clark, The American Quartet, Violet Lorraine, Al Jolson  and Stanley Kirby.

Direct download: First_World_War.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:23am CST

Songs in 3/4 time. Tunes include: Sidewalks of New York, Always, Missouri Waltz, Goodnight Irene, After the Ball and Oh What a Beautiful Morning.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Dennis Day, Tino Rossi, Roy Acuff and Nick Lucas.

Direct download: Waltz_Time.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:37am CST

A program marking the 264th anniversary of J.S. Bach's death. Works include: Brandenburg Concerto #1, The Musical Offering, The St Matthew Passion, The French Suite #5 and Ich Habe Genug.  Performers include: Albert Schweitzer, Fritz Reiner, Walter Gieseking and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

Direct download: Bach_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm CST

Music of George Gershwin performed by Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra.  Works include: Rhapsody In Blue, I'll Build A Stairway, The Man I Love, Concerto In F, Let Em' Eat Cake  and The Cuban Overture.

Direct download: Whiteman_Plays_Gershwin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:24am CST

Songs include: You Fit Into the Picture, I Only Have Eyes For You, Day By Day, If You Knew Susie, Cuddle Up and I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm.  Performers include: Billie Holliday, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Jo Stafford, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Frankie Laine and Cliff Edwards.

Direct download: Summer_Love_Songs_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:54am CST

Patriotic music performed by Edwin Franco Goldman and the Goldman Band. Music includes: The Stars And Stripes Forever, On The Mall, King Cotton, The Chimes of Liberty, The Dance of The Hours and The National Emblem.

Direct download: 4th_of_July_With_the_Goldman_Band.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am CST

Records left off previous podcasts, including: Charleston, Gnomes, Got a Penny, Screech Owl Man, Do I Love You? and Freilecher Yontov.  Performers include: Ivory Joe Hunter, Ma Rainey, Leopold Stokowski, Artie Shaw, The Quintet of the Hot Club of France, Naftule Brandwein and The Skillet Lickers.

Direct download: Leftovers__17.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:12pm CST

Shirley Temple singing in Japanese. A 1932 Duke Ellington record, in stereo! John Guilgud reciting Shakespeare.  King Tut's trumpets played.  A Fred Astaire composition. A seven year-old Judy Garland singing.  Glenn Miller attempting German and a little-known George Gershwin concert work.

Direct download: Rarities.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:17am CST

The music and life of songwriter, Saul Chaplin.  Songs include: Bei Mir Bist Du Schon, The Anniversary Song, Rhythm Is Our Business, Please Be Kind and Until the Real Thing Comes Along.  Peformers include: Louis Armstrong, The Andews sisters, The Mills Brothers, Maxine Sullivan, The Ink Spots and Al Jolson.

Direct download: Saul_Chaplin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm CST

Songs include: Let's Take An Old Fashioned Walk, Walking Blues, In Walked Bud, Walking the Floor, Sidewalk Blues, My Walking Stick  and I Don't Want to Walk Without You. Performers include: Dinah Shore, Louis Armstrong, Thelonius Monk, Tommy Dorsey, Dave Brubeck, Ernest Tubb and Ada Jones.

Direct download: Walking_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:43am CST

The music of 1944, including:  Swinging On a Star-- Bing Crosby, I'll Be Seeing You -- Billie Holiday, Dancing In the Dark -- Artie Shaw,  Tiny's Tempo -- Charlie Parker, Born to Lose -- Ted  Daffan and Jo Stafford -- I Love You.

Direct download: 1944_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:26am CST

Songs include: Love Letters  In the Sand, Sand Dunes, Miami Beach Rhumba, Texas Sand and Pushing Sand.  Performers incluce: Lee Morse, Kay Kayser, Glenn Miller, Count Basie and the Tune Wranglers.

Direct download: Sand.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:25pm CST

Songs celebrating wine, including, Drinking Wine, Wine, Women and Song, Blue Champagne, Kisses Sweeter Than Wine and Bubbles In The Wine. Performers include: Jimmy Dorsey, Lawrence Welk, Ella Fitzgerald, Eddie Cantor and Sticks McGee.

Direct download: Wine.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:41am CST

Female blues singers from the 1920s, including: Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Eva Taylor, Mamie Smith, Ethyl Waters, Lucille Bogan, Alberta Hunter and Mary Johnson.  Songs include: West End Blues, Careless Love, He's Your Dog, But He's Wearing My Collar, Bring It With You, Payroll Blues and Organ Grinder Blues.

Direct download: Ladies_Sing_the_Blues_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:51pm CST

Player piano rolls from 1905 to 1928.  Performers include: James P Johnson, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Geroge Gershwin, Gustav Mahler, Vladimir Horowitz , Eubie Blake and Conlon Nancarrow.  Works include: Grace and Beauty, Charlston Rag, Mahler's Symphony #4, Rachmanioff's Prelude in G Minor, Rialto Ripples and Study For Player Piano 3A.

Direct download: Player_Piano_Rolls.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:12am CST

Highlights from the Library Of Congress' National Recording Registery. Performers include: Charley Parker, Roland Hayes, Erich Von Korngold, Bing Crosby, Jasha Heifetz and Duke Ellington.  Recordings include: Caldonia, The Goldbergs, Were You There?, The Adventures of Robin Hood and Brother Cna You Spare a Dime?.

Direct download: National_Recording_Registery_Part_6.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:45pm CST

Jazz quintets featuring: Louis Armstrong, Dexter Gordon, Raymond Scott, Thelonius Monk, George Shearing and Django Reinhardt.  Songs include: Dinah, Twlight in Turkey, September In the Rain, I'm Not Rough and Cris Cross.

Direct download: Jazz_Quintets.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:54am CST

Composers conducting their own works.  Composers include: Edward Elgar, Richard Strauss, Igor Stravinsky, Sergi Prokofiev,  Gustav Holst and Pietro Mascagni.  Works include highlights from: The Planets, An Alpine Symphony, Cavalleria Rusticana, Romeo and Juliet and The Firebird.

Direct download: Composer_Conductors.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:12am CST

Classic early klezmer recordings featuring Dave Tarras, Abe Schwatrtz, Naftule Brandwein, Joseph Solinski , Israel Hochmann, and Mishka Ziganoff. Songs include: A Dance For Everyone, The Rabbi's Dance, The Dearest One From Bukowina and Romanian Fantasy.

Direct download: Klezmer.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:03am CST

Some of the host's favorite records, including Sepia Panaroma, Come On Baby, I Shall Wear A Crown, Mock Morris, You're From Texas and Candlelights.  Performers include: Blind Willie McTell, Duke Ellington, Arizona Dranes, Ella Fitzgerald, The Queen's hall Orchestra and Bob Wills.

Direct download: 8th_annivarsary.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm CST

Highlights from the first two years of Music From 100 years Ago.

Direct download: 400th_Episode.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:19am CST

Irish Music for St. Patrick's Day.  Songs include: My Wild Irish Rose, Dear Irish Boy, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, The Blackthorn Stick and Gilda Ray.  Performers include: John McCormack, Michael Coleman, Tom Ennis, Dennis Day, Paddy Kiloran and Chauncy Olcott.

Direct download: St_Patricks_Day_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm CST

Song writer, Cole Porter's work from the 1930s.  Songs include: My Heart Belongs to Daddy, You're the Top, Night and Day, Anything Goes, At Long Last Love, Begin The Beguine, Miss Otis Regrets and Don't Fence Me In. Performers include: Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Ethyl Merman, Richard Himbler, Bing Crosby, Mary Martin and Bea Wain.

Direct download: Cole_Porter.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:33pm CST

Pianists of the 1920s, including: George Gershwin, Jelly Roll Morton, James P. Johnson, Vladimir Horowitz, Bix Beiderbeck, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Duke Ellington.  Works include: Ive Got a Feeling I'm Falling, Weeping Blues, Prelude  In C Sharp Minor, Glad Rag Doll and Kitten On The Keys.

Direct download: 1920s_Piano.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:55pm CST

Highlights from the World War II era radio show, Jubilee. Jubilee was an Armed Forces Radio request show targeting African-American servicemen and women.  Songs include: Paper Doll, Straighten Up and Fly Right, Buzz Me, One O'Clock Jump and Please Don't Cry.  Performers include: Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Ella Mae Morse, Count Basie, The Golden Gate Quartet, Andy Kirk  and Dinah Washington.

Direct download: Highlights_From_Jubilee.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:44pm CST

Love songs by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, The Boswell Sisters, Jo Stafford, Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers.  Songs include: Stairway to the Stars, I Only Have Eyes For You, Sweetheart Waltz, Thing Are Looking Up and Sweet Sue.

Direct download: Valentines_Day_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:53pm CST

A special, short podcast in honor of the 258th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Works include: the Symphony #1, Dove Sono and The overture to Cosi  Fan Tutte.  Artists include the New York Philharmonic, Elizabeth Schwartzkopf, Peter Colombo and Burno Walter.

Direct download: Mozarts_Birtday_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:17pm CST

Artists include: Thomas A. Dorsey, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mahalia Jackson, The Rev. Gary Davis, The Golden Gate Quartet and the Heavenly Gospel Singers. Music includes: Gospel Train, Percious Lord, This Train, Have a Little More Faith In Jesus, Oh My Lord and Rock My Soul.

Direct download: Gospel_Music_1930s.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:53am CST

Songs include: Pennies From Heaven, Dime a Dozen, Betcha Nickel, Penny Seranade and Brother, Can You Spae a Dime?  Performers include: Rudy Vallee, Ruth Etting, The Pied Pepers, Bing Crosby and Louis Prima.

Direct download: Loose_Change.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:39am CST

Musicians born 100 years ago this year, including: Ernest Tubb, Dorothy Lamour, Sonny Boy Williamson, Larry Adler, Erskine Hawkins, Rafael Kubelik, Billy Eckstine and Hank Snow.  Songs include: The Man I Love, I'm Moving On, Waiting For a Train, Legends, Tuxedo Junction and My Cabin in Caroline.

Direct download: Centennials_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:09am CST

The hit records of 1914, including: Trusting Eyes, Aba Daba Honeymoon, The Memphis Blues,  The Good Ship Mary Ann, Cohen on the Telephone and It's a Long Way to Tipperary.  Performers include: Enrico Caruso, Nora Bayes, The American Quartet, Joe Hayman and Prince's Orchestra.

Direct download: 1914.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:06am CST