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

Songs about dirt, dust and sand. Songs include: Angels With Dirty Faces, Dusty Rag, I Believe I'll Dust My Broom, Sand In My Shoes, Talking Dust Bowl Blues and Crying Sands.

Performers include: Bunk Johnson, Woody Herman, Robert Johnson, Connee Boswell, Al Jolson and Woody Guthrie.

Direct download: Dirty_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:00pm CST

Accordion music! Including: Just Because, Tick Tock Polka, My Blue Heaven, Peg O' My Heart, Underneath the Arches, No Minors Allowed  and Cherokee.

Performers include: George Shearing, The Three Suns, Frankie Yankovic, The New York Jazz Quartet, The Boudini Brothers and Henri Rene.

Direct download: Accordionfest.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:47pm CST

Music for Halloween.  Including: The Halloween Dance, Blue Ghost Blues, Bloody Razor Blues, Spellbound soundtrack, The Richest Guy In the Graveyard, Skeleton Rag, Lonesome Graveyard and Catacombs. Plus, the host reads, The Sleeper, by Edgar Allen Poe.

Performers include: Helen Gross, Etta Jones, Miklos Rozsa, Big Joe Turner, The American Quartet and Lonnie Johnson.

Direct download: Halloween_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:54pm CST

Nicolai: Overture to the Merry Wives of Windsor, Sullivan: Overture to The Yeoman of the Guard, Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Gershwin: Cuban Overture & Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus.

Direct download: Classical_Overtures.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:16pm CST

The development of ragtime during the 1920s. Featuring: Zez Confrey, Vincent Lopez, Jelly Roll Morton, Benny Moten, Blind Blake and Bessie Smith.

Songs include: Alexander's Ragtime Band, Kitten On the Keys, Dizzy Fingers, The Pearls, Nola, Twelfth Street Rag and Southern Rag.

Direct download: 1920s_Ragtime.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:11pm CST