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

To mark the 251st birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, here is a 1947 recording of the Piano Sonata #24 played by Rudolf Serkin.

Direct download: Beethoven_Birthday_2021.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:29pm CDT

Holiday hits and misses from the 1940s and early 1950s.  Songs include: Silver Bells, Jingle Bells,  Silent Night, The Birthday of a King, Socko the Smallest Snowball, Santa Claus Blues, The First Noel, I Getting Nutin For Christmas and Sleigh Ride.

Performers include: Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, The Fontane Sisters, The Bell Sisters, Turk Murphy, Woody Herman, Merv Griffin and The Ferko String Band.

Direct download: Christmas_2021.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:22pm CDT

Songs include: You Can't Get a Man With a Gun, Rose Room, Shotgun Boogie, Moonlight and Roses, Pistol Packin Mama, Rose Marie and San Antonio Rose.

Performers include: Ethyl Merman, Kaye Kayser, John McCormack, Bob Wills, Al Dexter and Ernie Ford.

Direct download: Guns_and_Roses.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:16pm CDT