Tue, 26 January 2016
In honor of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 260th birthday, a 1940 recording of the Symphony #39 by the London Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.
Direct download: Mozarts_Birthday_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:35pm CDT
Sun, 24 January 2016
Songs include: I Got a Gal In Kalamazoo, Blues In the Night, It Might As Well Be Spring, Zip a Dee Do Dah, You Keep Coming Back Like a Song and When You Wish Upon a Star.
Performers include: Billy Ecksteine, Dinah Shore, Jo Stafford, Tony Martin, Cliff Edwards and Johnny Mercer.
Direct download: Academy_Award_Nominated_Songs_1940s_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:28pm CDT
Sun, 17 January 2016
A tribute to musicians born in 1916; one hundred years ago this year. Musicians include: Harry James, Dinah Shore, Lydia Mendoza, Charlie Christian, Jackie Gleason, Ken Curtis and Yehudi Menuhin.
Direct download: Centennials_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:01am CDT
Mon, 4 January 2016
The music and events of 1916. Songs include: Keep the Home Fires Burning, Pretty Baby, M O T H E R, The Missouri Waltz , Hello Hawaii and America, I Love You.
Performers include: Al Jolson, Nora Bayes, Henry Burr, The American Quartet and Enrico Caruso.