Sun, 29 January 2017
Songs include: When You're Smiling, I'll Never Smile Again, If You Can't Smile and Say Yes, Smile Up At the Sun and Smile.
Performers include: Nat King Cole, Ted Lewis, Louis Armstrong, Sunny Gale, Shirley Temple, The Three Peppers and Thomas "Fats" Waller.
Thu, 26 January 2017
To celebrate Mozart's 261st birthday, a 1934 recording of his Symphony #39 K. 543 by the BBC Symphony conducted by Bruno Walter.
Direct download: Mozart_Birthday_2016.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:28pm CDT
Sun, 22 January 2017
More musicians born in 1917, one hundred years ago this year.
Musicians include: Dean Martin, Jo Stafford, Dennis Day, Lena Horne, Buddy Rich, Danielle Darrieux and Vera Lynn.
Songs include: Goodnight Irene, Route 66, I Will Always Love You, Confessin the Blues, A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square and Day by Day.
Direct download: Centennials_2017_Part_Two.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:57pm CDT
Sun, 15 January 2017
A tribute to musicians born in 1917, including Ella Fitzgerald, Desi Arnaz, Dizzy Gillespie, Bea Wain Tex Williams, Dinu Lipatti, Helen Forrest and Thelonious Monk.
Music includes: My Reverie, Skylark, How High the Moon?, Babalu, In Walked Bud, A Night In Tunisia and Chopin's Waltz #14.
Direct download: Centennials_2017_Part_One.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:23pm CDT
Sun, 8 January 2017
Hit songs from 1917, including: Livery Stable Blues, Oh Johnny Oh, Till the Clouds Roll By, Poor Butterfly, Over There and No Place Like Home.
Performers include: the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Bert Williams, Nora Bayes, Irving Kaufman, W.C. Handy and the American Quartet.