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Syndication

Songs with questions in the title.  Songs include: Whose Honey Are You? How Deep is the Ocean? Why Was I Born?  Why Don't You Do Right? Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby? and Who's Sorry Now?

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Louis Jordan, Artie Shaw, Marion Harris, Billie Holiday, Ethyl Merman and Thomas "Fats" Waller.

Direct download: Questions.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:42am CDT

The life  and music of song lyricist, Ted Koehler. Songs include: Stormy Weather, Animal Crackers, I've Gotta Right to Sing the Blues, Get Happy, Love For Love and Let's Fall In Love.

Artists include: Cab Calloway, Eddie Duchin, Pearl Bailey, Ethyl Waters, Shirley Temple, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Ted_koehler.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:37pm CDT

This is a repost of a show from 2006 that was accidentally deleted from the archives.

Songs from the first two years of World War I.

Direct download: songs_of_the_great_war_repost.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:54pm CDT

Songs include: Mountain Greenery, On Green Dolphin Street, The Green Grass Grows All Around, If The Moon Turns Green and Garbo Green.

Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Jimmy Dorsey, Roger Wolfe Khan, Louis Jordan, Fletcher Henderson and Xavier Cugat.

Direct download: Green.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:45am CDT

More hits form 1940.  Songs include: I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Flying Home, Sweet Loraine, Jailhouse Blues, Barbara Allen, Meeting In The Air and When You Wish Upon a Star.

Performers include: Lionel Hampton, Maxine Sullivan, the Chuck Wagon Gang, the Ink Spots, Guy Lombardo, Sleepy John Estes and Harry James

Direct download: 1940_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:21pm CDT

Hit records from 1940, including: Summit Ridge Drive, Tuxedo Junction, Stardust, Falling In Love Again, New San Antonio Rose, I'll Get Along Somehow and A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square.

Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Pete Johnson, Billie Holiday, Ernest Tubb, Leopold Stokowski, Artie Shaw and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: 1940_part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:40am CDT