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Syndication

Records left of earlier podcasts, plus a tribute to musicians who died in 2022. 

Performers include: Julie London, Bing Crosby, Spike Jones, Harry James, Alexander Boroweski, Henry Thoma and Jackie Gleason.

Direct download: Leftovers_31.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39pm CST

To mark Beethoven's 252nd birthday, we have a 1951 recording of the Piano Sonata #13 performed by Wilhelm Kempff. Also included is a long-winded discussion of the work by your host.

Direct download: Beethoven_Birthday_2022.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:21pm CST

Songs include: I'm a Fool To Want You, Keep Cool Fool, A Fool Such As I, A Fool Am I, Them Durn Fool Things and These Foolish Things.

Performers include: Frank Sinatra, The Ink Spots, June Foray, Glenn Miller , Billy Eckstein, Stan Getz, Nat King Cole & Benny Carter.

Direct download: more_foolish_songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:24pm CST

Songs include: Silent Night, I Saw Mommy Smoochin Santy Claus, Boogie Woogie Santa Claus, Oh Little Town of Bethlehem, The Nutcracker, Christmas and You, Jingle Bells and Here Comes Santa Claus.

Performers include: Joni James, Percy Faith, Perry Como, Doris Day, Mable Scott, The NY Philharmonic, Homer and Jethro, Johnny Mercer and Les Paul and Mary Ford.

Direct download: Christmas_2022.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:41pm CST

Songs include: Don't Be That Way, A-Tisket  A-Tasket, Two Sleepy People, Begin the Beguine, My Reverie, Nice Work If You Can Get It & Bei Mir Bist du Schoen.

Performers include: Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, the Andrews Sisters, Fats Waller, Artie Shaw, Larry Clinton and Fred Astaire.

The show concludes with a tribute to Louise Tobin, who passed away this week at 104.

Direct download: Number_1_Hits_of_1938.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:39pm CST

Songs include: Lazy, Lazy River, I Ain't Lazy, I'm Just Dreaming, Lazy Mama, Lazy Susan, Lazy Day and I'm Lazy, That's All.

Performers include: the Mills Brothers, Pearl Bailey, Woody Hermann, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Miles Davis, King Oliver, Teddy Wilson and Benny Goodman.

Direct download: Lazy_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:34pm CST

Celebrating the songwriting partnership of Harry Warren and Mack Gordon.  Songs include: At Last, I Gotta Gal In Kalamazoo , I Had the Craziest Dream, You'll Never Know and Down Argentine Way.

Performers include: Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Kate Smith, Helen Forrest, Dick Haymes and the Andrews Sisters.

Direct download: The_Songs_of_Warren_and_Gordon.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:01pm CST

Artists include: Lemon Jefferson, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Willie MeTell, Blind Willie Johnson, Victoria Spivey, the Memphis Jug Band and Mississippi John Hurt.

Songs Include: Thinking Blues, Deep Moaning Blues, No Papa No, Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning, Pine Top's Blues and Kansas City Blues.

Direct download: More_1928_Blues.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:06pm CST

Songs include: Where Or When? , Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight,  Bess, Where's My Bess, Where Can I Go Without You? and Where Has My Little Dog Gone?

Artists include: Peggy Lee, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby,  Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, Dolly Dawn and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France.

Direct download: Where_Songs.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:53pm CST

The werewolf skit from the 1957 Stan Freberg radio show.  Also; the Witches' Sabbath movement from the Symphonie Fantastique and a holliday poem by Carl Sandberg.

Direct download: Halloween_2022_Part_2_Werwolves_and_Witches.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:32pm CST

Songs include: Spooky Spook, The Halloween Dance, Spider Web Blues, I Want To Be Evil, The Spell of the Blues, Haunted Nights, The Nightmare and Everything Is Scary Now.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ray Noble, Victoria Spivey, The Casa Loma Orchestra, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway & Joshua Castro.

Direct download: Halloween_2022_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:31pm CST

Music includes: When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain, Mountain Dew, The Old Man of the Mountain, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Mountain Top Blues and In the Hall of the Mountain King.

Performers include: Al Jolson, Kate Smith, Bessie Smith, Grandpa Jones, Flat and Scruggs and Eugene Ormandy.

Direct download: Mountain_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:13pm CST

Songs include: Remember Me, September In the Rain, Goodnight My Love, You Can't Stop Me From Dreaming and Whispers In the Dark.

Musicians Include: Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Guy Lombardo, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman.

Direct download: Number_1_Hits_of_1937.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:48pm CST

Songs include: Cry, Crying In the Chapel, I Cried, Must I Cry Again, Mama, Don't Cry At My Wedding, My Heart Cries For You & I Won't Cry Anymore.

Performers include: Johnny Ray, Patti Page, Tony Bennett, The Hiltoppers, The Orioles, Joni James & Stan Freberg.

Direct download: Crying_In_the_Fifties.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:48pm CST

Songs include: Autumn Leaves, Autumn In New York, Early Autumn, The Autumn Waltz, Tis Autumn & Autumn Nocturne.

Performers include: Harry James, Jo Stafford, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Claude Thornhill, Ella Fitzgerald and Roger Williams.

Direct download: Autumn_Songs_2022.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:22pm CST

Songs include: Why Was I Born? , I Know Why, and So Do You, Why Don't You Do Right?, Why Don't You Haul Off and Love Me, Why Don't You Love Me Like You Used To Do?  and Why Don't You Believe Me?

Performers include: Helen Morgan, Peggy Lee, Hank Williams, Nick Lucas, Joni James, Wayne Raney and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: Why_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:22pm CST

Pianists include: Floyd Cramer, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Sviatoslav Richter, Hazel Scott, Nat King Cole, Albert Ammons,, Pete Johnson, Art Tatum, Pinetop Perkins & Henry Cowell.

Music includes: Over the Rainbow, In the Wee Small Hours, Fancy Pants, Prelude In C Sharp Minor, Pinetop's Boogie Woogie, April In Paris, The Man I Love and the Banshee.

Direct download: National_Piano_Month_2022.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:29pm CST

Musicians include: Percy Faith, Ray Conniff, Ferrante & Teicher, Charlie Parker, Henry Mancini, Mantovani, Roger Williams and Jackie Gleason.

Music includes: My One and Only Love, Be My Love, Marie, Autumn Leaves, Laura, Around the World and Bugler's Holiday.

Direct download: Easy_Listening_1950s.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:22pm CST

Musicians include: Peggy Lee, Stan Kenton, Oscar Levant, Margaret Whiting, Stan Freberg, Buddy Rich, Dean Martin and Ray Conniff.

Songs include: Stardust, Careless Hands, Artistry In Rhythm, That's Amore, I Don't Know Enough About You and Quiet Riot.

Direct download: Musicians_With_Somethin_In_Common.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:53pm CST

Music By Bach, Mendelsshon, Beethoven, Hindemith, Strauss and Debussy.

Performers include William Primrose, Jesus Maria Sanroma, Bruno Walter, Toscha Sidel & Walter Giesking.

Direct download: Classical_Recordings_1938.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:50pm CST

Movie Songs by Harry Warren and Al Dubin.

Songs include: 42nd Street, I Only Have Eyes For You, We're In the Money, September In the Rain, Shadow Waltz and You're Getting To Be a Habit With Me.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, Frankie Lane, Billie Holiday, Ben Selvin, Hal Kemp, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Doris Day.

Direct download: Warren_and_Dubin.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:20pm CST

Songs include: Trouble In Mind, Women's Trouble Blues, Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen, Keep Smiling At Trouble and Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams.

Performers include: Big Joe Turner, Hot Lips Page, Marian Anderson, Stan Getz, Bessie Smith and Louie Jordan.

Direct download: Here_Comes_Trouble.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:04pm CST

Songs include: A Bouquet of Roses, Sunflower, Wildflower Rag, Apple Blossom Wedding, Flowers of Dawn and Dance of the Flowers.

Musicians include: Larry Clinton, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Clark, Ozzy Nelson, Clarence Williams, Duke Ellington and Eddy Arnold.

Direct download: Flowers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:18pm CST

Actors who took a crack at singing. "Singers" include: Joan Crawford, Mel Blanc, Robert Mitchum, Betty Hutton, Fred Astaire, Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Dick Powell and Julie London.

Direct download: Movie_Stars_Sing.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:33pm CST

Music includes: Salt Peanuts, Skippy, Bird's Nest, Boplicity, Dexter Digs In, Lady Bird & A Night In Tunisia.

Musicians include: Dizzy Gillespie, Charley Parker, Bud Powell, Dexter Gordon, Miles Davis, Fats Navarro and Thelonious Monk.

Direct download: Bebop_Jazz.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:15pm CST

Musicians include: Hank Thompson, Hank Williams, Hank Locklin, Ernest Tubb, Little Jimmy Dickens, Eddie Arnold and Flatt & Scruggs.

Music includes: Send Me The Pillow, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Slipping Around, Lovesick Blues and Mule Train.

Direct download: Country_Music_1949.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:07pm CST

Tunes include: How High the Moon? , How About You?, How Deep Is the Ocean?, How Lucky You Are & How Much Is That Doggie In the Window?

Performers include: Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Dick Haymes, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters & Patty Page.

Direct download: How_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:59pm CST

Records left of previous podcasts. Music by Jimmie Rodgers, Marlene Dietrich, June Christy, Dinah Shore, The Roth String Quartet, Belle Baker and Miles Davis.

Direct download: Leftovers_No_30.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:57pm CST

Singers include: Doris Day, Helen Forrest, Bea Wain, Ivy Anderson, Diana Washington, Anita O'Day & Louise Tobin.

Songs include: It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing, Deep Purple, Sentimental Journey, What's New, I Remember You and Why Don't You Do Right?

Direct download: Female_Big_Band_Singers.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:18pm CST

Songs include: I Love You, Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On, Beautiful Love, I Concentrate On You, Crazy He Calls Me and I've Got a Crush On You.

Performers include: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Art Tatum, Hank Locklin, Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, Les Brown and Jo Stafford.

Direct download: Summer_Love_Songs_2022.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 7:20pm CST

Tunes include: On a Slow Boat to China, Sweet and Slow, Sunflower Slow Drag, Slow Motion Blues, Slow and Easy Man, Slow Dance, Slow Poke & Slow Down.

Performers include: Bessie Smith, Benny Goodman, Nat King Cole, Cleo Brown, Frank Sinatra, Lester Young, Stan Getz, Thomas "Fats" Waller & Glenn Miller.

Direct download: Slow.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:39pm CST

Songs include: Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn, San Francisco, San Antonio Rose, St. Louis Blues, Moon Over Miami , Seattle Hunch, Chicago and Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Victoria Spivey, Tommy Dorsey, The Mills Brothers, Eddie Duchin, Count Basie & Bob Wills.

Direct download: Cities.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:08am CST

Songs include:Row,Row. Row, Riverboat Shuffle, On a Slow Boat to China, Ferryboat Serenade, On the Good Ship Lollypop, Sloop John B. and Sit Down, You're Rockin the Boat.

Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbeck, The Andrews Sisters, Guy Lombardo, Thomas Fats Waller and Art Lund.

Direct download: Boats.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:05pm CST

Historical recordings of music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, Scarlatti, Telemann & Pachelbel.

Direct download: Go_For_Baroque.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:17pm CST

Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Anita O'Day, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, The Quintet of the Hot Club of France, Benny Goodman and Charlie Parker.

Direct download: Jazz_Appreciation_Month_2022.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:40pm CST

Songs include: In the Cool Cool Cool of the Evening, Boogie Woogie Bugle Bay, Buttons and Bows, I'll Always Love You, Concerto For Clarinet and It Might As Well Be Spring.

Musicians include: Artie Shaw, Bing Crosby, Margret Whiting, Glenn Miller, Judy Garland and Johnny Mercer.

Direct download: Movie_Songs.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:56pm CST

Celebrating 16 years with music by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Marcelle Meyer, Bob Wills, Blind Boy Fuller, Art Tatum, Charlie Parker and The Golden Gate Gospel Quartet.

Direct download: Sweet_16th_Anniversary_Show.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:12pm CST

Songs include: Wabash Cannonball, Lonesome Whistle,The Wreck of the Old 97, Waiting For a Train, Eastbound Freight Train, The Devil's Train & Ben Dubery's Final Run.

Performers include Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, The Monroe Brothers, Vernon Dalhart and Grandpa Jones.

Direct download: Country_Music_Train_Songs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07pm CST

Songs include: Let's Fall In Love, Into Each Life, Some Rain Must Fall, I Believe I'll Fall In Love, I Faw Down and Go Boom, I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling and I Fall In Love Too Easily.

Performers include: Annette Handshaw, Billie Holiday, Johnny Hartman, Dinah Shore, Dave Brubeck, Helen Humes, Eddie Cantor and Wynonie Harris.

Direct download: Falling.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:03pm CST

Songs include: My Foolish Heart, Heart and Soul, I'm Gonna Lock My Heart, Cold, Cold Heart, Deep In the Heart of Texas & My Heart Belongs to Daddy.

Performers include: Billie Holiday, Mary Martin, Billy Ecksteine, Larry Clinton, Hank Williams, Bing Crosby, Buddy Clark and Dinah Shore.

Direct download: Gotta_Have_Heart.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:00pm CST

Celebrating musicians born 100 years ago this year. Musicians include: Judy Garland, Doris Day, Lord Kitchner, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Charles Mingus, Kay Starr, Gale Storn, Al Hirt and Janis Paige.

Direct download: Centennials_2022.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:39pm CST

Songs include: Toot Toot Tootsie, My Buddy, Kitten On the Keys, Who Cares, Downhearted Blues & The World Is Waiting For the Sunrise.

Performers include: Al Jolson, Alberta Hunter, Isham Jones, The Empire State Military Band, Paul Whiteman and Jones & Hare.

Direct download: 1922.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:58pm CST

Songs include: Honky Tonk Train, To a Wild Rose, Turkish Rondo, Just a Baby's Prayer, Bongo Bop, Mr Ghost Takes the Air & The Pearls.

Musicians include: Jelly Roll Morton, Savannah Churchill, Ben Selvin, Nat King Cole, Charlie Parker & Bob Crosby.

Direct download: Leftovers_No_29.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:08pm CST