Mon, 30 March 2015
Highlights from the Library of Congress National Recording Registry. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Patricia Morison, Blind Lemon Jefferson, The Almanac Singers, Jasha Heiftz, Michael Coleman, Johnny Mercer and Elmore James.
Recordings include: So In Love, Gut Bucket Blues, George Johnson's Slave Narrative, Dust My Broom, Slavonic Dance #2, Matchbox Blues and Which Side Are You On?
Caution: Some listners may find some of the language in George Johnson's slave narrative to be offensive.
Direct download: National_Recording_Registry_7.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:37pm CDT
Wed, 25 March 2015
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Russian pianist, Sviatoslav Richter. Music includes: Liszt: Transendental Etude #5, Chopin: Military Polanaise and Beethoven: Piano Sonata #23.
Direct download: Richter_Centennial.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:44pm CDT
Sun, 22 March 2015
Songs written by Harlod Arlen in the 1940s and 1950s. Songs include: My Shining Hour, Ac Cent Uate The Positive, One for My Baby, That Old Black Magic, The Man That Got Away and Blues in the Night.
Performers include: Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra, Dinah Shore, Kay Kayser, Glenn Miller, Johnny Mercer and Chris Conner.
Direct download: Harlod_Arlen_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:25am CDT
Sun, 15 March 2015
Irish music for St. Patrick's Day. Songs include: The Morning Dew, My Wild Irish Rose, Flannagan's Mother-In_Law, The Isle of Innisfree, There's a Long, Winding Road and When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.
Performers include: Michael Coleman, John McCormack, Bing Crosby, Morton Downey, The Brunswick Quartet and Paddy Kiloran.
Direct download: St_Patricks_Day_2015.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:34am CDT
Sun, 8 March 2015
Celebrating nine years of Music From 100 Years Ago with some of the host's favorite records. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, the Tune Wranglers, Ella Fitzgerald, Meade Lux Lewis, Vladimir Horowitz, Leadbelly and Robert Johnson.
Music includes: If I Had Possesion Over Judgment Day, Put Em Down Blues, Nocturne #15, Manhattan Masquarade, Ragtime Cowboy Joe, Rock Island Line and Basin Street Blues.
Direct download: Ninth_Anniversary_Show.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:34pm CDT
Sun, 1 March 2015
The life and music of composer, Harlod Arlen, from the 1920s and 1930s. Songs include: It's Only a Paper Moon, Get Happy, Let's Fall In Love, Over the Rainbow, Stormy Weather, I've Got the World On a String and I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues.
Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ethyl Waters, Cliff Edwards, Louis Armstrong, Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway,Ethyl Merman, Eddie Duchin and Judy Garland.
Direct download: Harold_Arlen_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:44pm CDT