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

For the final podcast of 2020, records left off earlier podcasts and a tribute to musicians who passed away this year.

Musicians include: Hildergarde, Fred Astaire, Count Basie, Ethyl Waters, Frank Sinatra, Jackie Gleason and Bert Lahr.

Direct download: Leftovers_29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:38pm CDT

The final episode of our Beethoven 250 series features a 1947 recording of the Symphony #9 by the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan with Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, Elizabeth Hongen, Julius Patzak and Hans Hotter.

Direct download: Beethoven_250_Part_12_Symphony_9.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:35pm CDT

Songs include: Rockin In Rhythm, Rhythm King, I Got Rhythm Variations, Swing Out Rhythm and I Got a Heart Full of Rhythm.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Duke Ellington, Valaida Snow, Blanche Calloway, Lonnie Johnson and Dave Brubeck.

Direct download: Rhythm.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:49am CDT

Holiday records from the 1940s and early 1950s. Songs include: Jingle Bells, Here Comes Santa Claus, Blue Christmas, the Nutcracker, Silent Night, Christmas Chopsticks, Frosty the Snowman and Christmas Time.

Artists include: Vera Lynn, Bob Crosby, Mel Blanc, Sergiu Celibidache, Doris Day, the Mills Brothers and Billy Ecksteine.

Direct download: Christmas_2020.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:40am CDT