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Alternate versions of the same song.  Songs include: Runnin Wild, Tiger Rag, Open the Door Richard, Caravan and San Antonio Rose.

Performers include: Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Bob Wills, Louis Jordan, Bing Crosby, Larry Adler, Sy Oliver and Les Paul & Mary Ford.

Direct download: Double_Plays_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:49pm CST

Songs include: Tumbling Tumbleweeds, I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart, Are You Tired of Me My Darlin, Taking Off, I Ain't Got Nobody and I'm Rolling On.  Performers include: The Prairie Ramblers, The Girls of the Golden West, Gene Autry, the Delmore Brothers, Milton Brown, Bob Wills, Jimmie Davis and patsy Montana.

Direct download: Country_Music_1935.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:08pm CST

Female big band singers form the 1930s and 1940s, including: Edyth Wright, Ella Fitzgerald, Kitty Kallen, Blanche Calloway, June Christy, Jo Stafford and Ivy Anderson.

Songs include: It Don't Mean a Thing, If It Ain't Got That Swing, It's Been a Long, Long, Time, Skylark, The Music Goes Round and Round, The Dipsy Doodle and Lonely Woman.

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

   Jazz bands play train songs.  Songs include: Daybreak Express,  Take the A Train, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Night Train, Cannonball Express and Down By the Station.

Performers include: Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Forrest, Bob Crosby and Slim Gillard.

Direct download: All_Aboard_The_Jazz_Train.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:32pm CST

Bach works transcribed for orchestra.  Works include: Toccata and Fugue in d Minor, Trio Sonata BVW 525, Sheep May Safely Graze, and Fantasia and Fugue in c Minor BWV 537 .  Conductors include: Leopold Stokowski, John Barbaroli, Eugene Ormandy, Aturo Toscanini and Albert Coates.

Direct download: Bach_Transcriptions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:48pm CST