Mon, 27 February 2023
Songs include: I've Got It Bad, Bad, Bad, Whisky, Whose Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf, Bad Little Girl, Bad Boy and Bad Motorcycle.
Performers include: Ivy Anderson, Amos Wilburn, The Storey Sisters, Eartha Kitt, the Casa Loma Orchestra and Chuck Willis.
Direct download: Bad_Songs.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:44pm CDT
Mon, 30 January 2023
Songs include: Many Happy Returns of the Day, River of No Return, Return to Paradise, Return Trip, If You Never Return & Lemminkainen's Return.
Performers include: Bing Crosby, Marylin Monroe, Buddy Johnson, Eugene Ormandy, Nat King Cole and Arden & Ohman.
Direct download: Many_Happy_Returns.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:42pm CDT
Mon, 22 August 2022
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 CDT
Mon, 7 March 2022
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 CDT
Mon, 25 May 2020
Songs include: By the Light of the Silvery Moon, Look For the Silver Lining, Silver Bells, The Moon's a Silver Dollar, He wears a Pair of Silver Wings and High Yo Silver.
Performers include: Ted Lewis, Lawrence Welk, Bing Crosby, Margaret Whiting, Dale Robertson & Claude Thornhill.
Direct download: Silver.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:17pm CDT
Mon, 8 April 2019
In time for Jazz Appreciation Month, a program of solo jazz piano. Artists include: Teddy Wilson, Jelly Roll Morton, Lennie Tristano, Art Tatum, Mary Lou Williams and Billy Strayhorn.
Music includes: Blue Skies, Body and Soul, Shreveport Stomps, Bass Goin Crazy, Spontaneous Combustion and It Had to Be You.
Direct download: Solo_Jazz_Piano.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:39pm CDT
Sun, 31 March 2019
Highlights from the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.
Artists include: Cab Calloway, Pablo Casals, Merle Travis, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, Sonny Rollins and the Victor Military Band.
Records include: Memphis Blues, Gunsmoke: The Cabin, You Don't Know What Love is, Stardust, Blue Serge and Brother, Can You Spare a Dime.
Direct download: national_Recording_Registry_11.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:14pm CDT
Sat, 8 July 2017
Songs include: There's Going to Be the Devil to Pay, At the Devil's Ball, Pack Up Your Sins and Go to the Devil, Paging the Devil, That Old Devil Moon and The Devil's Gonna Get You.
Artists include: Bessie Smith, The Peerless Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Skip James, The Kansas City Six, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Ella Fitzgerald and Margaret Whiting.
Direct download: Devil_Music.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24pm CDT
Sun, 16 November 2014
Classic Hawaiian guitarists from the 1920s and 1930s, including Lani McIntire, Frank Ferera, Sol Hoopi, Andy Iona, Tau & Rose Moe, Sam Ku West and Bennie Nawahi. Songs include : Twilight Blues, Blue Hawaii, Aloha Oe, Mai Kai No Kauai, St Louis Blues and Hula O Ka Aima.
Direct download: Hawaiian_Guitar.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:49am CDT
Sun, 29 June 2014
Patriotic music performed by Edwin Franco Goldman and the Goldman Band. Music includes: The Stars And Stripes Forever, On The Mall, King Cotton, The Chimes of Liberty, The Dance of The Hours and The National Emblem.
Direct download: 4th_of_July_With_the_Goldman_Band.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04am CDT
Thu, 6 June 2013
A repost of the Wagner bicentennial podcast with improved sound.
Direct download: Wagner_Bicentennial.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:14pm CDT
Sat, 2 April 2011
More highlights from the Library of Congress National Recording Registry. Records include: Canal Street Blues, Your the Top, Bury Me Under the Weeping Willow, The Rite of Spring The Lous/Schmeling Fight and Jole Blon. Performers include: Harry Choates, Bob Hope, The Carter Family, Igor Stravinsky and Clem McCarthy.
Direct download: National__Recording_Registery_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31am CDT
Fri, 18 March 2011
Blues singers opine on the Grim Reaper. Songs include: See That My Grave Is Kept Clean, Lonesome Graveyard Blues, Jesus, Make Up My Dying Bed and Stones in My Passway.
Performers include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Skip James, Victoria Spivey, Rev. J.M. Gates and Robert Johnson.
Direct download: Death_Blues.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:03am CDT
Sun, 13 March 2011
Irish music for Saint Patrick's Day! Performers include: Michael Coleman, Joseph Locke, Delia Murphy, Tom Enis and Joh McCormack.
Songs include: Hello Patsy Fagan, Three Lovely Lassies, I'll Walk Beside You, The Sunny Banks and I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen.
Direct download: St_Patricks_Day_2011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42am CDT
Sun, 6 March 2011
Celebrating five years of podcasting, the host plays some of his favorite recordings from the first half of the 20th Century.
Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, The Carter Family, Jo Stafford, Duke Ellington and Ignatz Friedman.
Music includes: 12 Street Rag, The Things We Did Last Summer, Night And Day and La Campanella.
Direct download: 5th_Anniversary.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02am CDT
Sun, 27 February 2011
The Songs of lyricist, Ned Washington. Songs include: The High and the Mighty, When You Wish Upon a Star, The Nearness of You, Baby Mine and Rawhide.
Performers include: Frankie Lane, Frank Sinatra, Connie Boswell, Tex Ritter, Glenn Miller and The Ink Spots.
Direct download: Ned_Washington.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14am CDT
Sat, 19 February 2011
Famous classical melodies given the jazz treatment. Works include: Moonlight Sonata, Bolero, Arab Dance, Ritual Fire Dance and Two-Part Invention #12.
Musicians include: Benny Goodman, Larry Clinton, Hazel Scott, Spike Jones, Harry James and Glenn Miller.
Direct download: Classics_Into_Jazz.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:07pm CDT
Mon, 14 February 2011
A special, short podcast in memory of jazz pianist, George Shearing. Songs include: September In the Rain, I Only Have Eyes For You, Fly Me to the Moon and Lulabye of Birdland.
Direct download: George_Shearing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm CDT
Sat, 12 February 2011
Love songs for Valentine's Day. Songs include: Have I Told You Lately That I Love You?, Am I Blue?, You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To and When I Grow Too Old To Dream.
Artists include: Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Dinah Shore, Nelson Eddy, Cliff Edwards, Louis Armstrong and Helen Kane.
Direct download: Valentines_2011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:49pm CDT
Sat, 29 January 2011
Jubilee was a program that aired on Armed Forces Radio during the 1940s. Aimed at an African-American audience, it featured some of the most popular Jazz and R&B acts of the time. This week's show features highlights from broadcasts from 1943-1948. Performers include: Count Basie, Nat King Cole, Dinah Washington, The Golden Gate Quartet, Ida James and Josh White.
Songs include: Knock Me a Kiss, Evil Hearted Blues, Exactly Like You and Back Bay Boogie.
Direct download: Jubilee_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48am CDT
Wed, 26 January 2011
A special, short podcast for Mozart's 255th birthday. Music includes: the finale from the Linz Symphony, the slow movement from the Hunt Quartet and the finale from the Sonata for Two Pianos in D.
Performers include: Thomas Beecham, The Lener Quartet and Josef and Rosina Lhevinne.
Direct download: Mozarts_Birthday_2011.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:50pm CDT
Sat, 22 January 2011
A special, short podcast featuring a 1945 recording of Rhapsody in Blue in its rarely-heard choral version. The recording is conducted by Paul Whiteman features has Earl Wild on piano.
Direct download: Rhapsody_in_Blue.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:45am CDT
Sat, 22 January 2011
Songs with blue in the title, including Blue Moon, Little Girl Blue, Blue Yodel #3, Blue Tango and Once In a Blue Moon. Performers include: Margaret Whiting, Bing Crosby, Bill Monroe, Jimmie Rodgers and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.
Direct download: Blue_Music.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:24am CDT
Fri, 31 December 2010
The hits from 1911, including: Alexander's Ragtime Band, Some of These Days, I Want a Girl, Let Me Call You Sweetheart and Romin In the Glomin.
Performers include: Harry Lauder, Billy Murray, Sophie Tucker and the Sousa Band.
Sat, 18 December 2010
Million-selling records from the first half of the 20th Century. Records include: It's Magic, Don't Fence Me In, American Patrol, Cohen on the Telephone, The Blue Danube and Humpty Dumpty Heart.
Artists include: Enrico Caruso, Bing Crosby, Doris Day, Leopold Stokowski, Ernest Stoneman and Cab Calloway.
Direct download: miscellaneous_million_sellers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:14am CDT
Wed, 15 December 2010
Celebrating the 240th anniversary of Beethoven's birth. Works include: the finale of the Symphony #8, the slow movement of the Piano Sonata #8 and the final movement of the String Quartet # 12.
Performers include: Felix Weingartner , Arthur Rubinstein and the Busch String Quartet.
Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_2010.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37pm CDT
Sat, 11 December 2010
Highlights from the National Recording Registry. Records include: West End Blues, T For Texas, The Poem of Fire and the Stars and Stripes Forever. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Jimmie rogers, Leopold Stokowski, Benny Goodman and Thomas Edison.
Direct download: National_Recording_Registry_part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41am CDT
Sat, 4 December 2010
Songs include: I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now?, Knock Me a Kiss, Kissing is a Crime and Kiss Me With Your Eyes.
Performers include: Frankie Laine, Billie Holliday, Whispering Jack Smith, Fats Waller and the Carter Family.
Direct download: Kissing_Music.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:43am CDT
Sat, 27 November 2010
Christmas music featured on radio programs from the 1940s and 1950s. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Spike Jones, The NBC Symphony and Gene Autry.
Songs include: Jingle Bells, Here Comes Santa Claus,Fantasia on Christmas Carols and Sleighride.
Direct download: Radio_Christmas.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm CDT
Sun, 14 November 2010
Performers include: Bob Hope, Mae West, Eddie Anderson, Fred Astaire, Marlene Dietrich, Ken Curtis and Rudolph Valentino.
Songs include: Breathless, Falling in Love Again, The Lady's in Love With You, Sweeping the Clouds Away and I Like a Guy What Takes His Time.
Direct download: Singing_Actors_Acting_Singers.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01am CDT
Sun, 7 November 2010
A special podcast marking the 50th anniversary of the death of A.P. Carter, the founder and leader of the Carter Family. Songs include: Wildwood Flower, Lonsome Valley, Worried Man Blues and Heaven's Radio.
Direct download: A_P_Carter.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16am CDT
Sat, 23 October 2010
Million-sellers from the last two years of the 1940s, including: With My Eyes Wide Open, Nature Boy, Buttons and Bows, Mule Train and Whispering Hope.
Performers include: Fats Domino, Diana Shore, Frankie Laine, Patty Page and Nat King Cole.
Direct download: million_selling_records_1948-1949.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:27pm CDT
Sat, 16 October 2010
Songs include: Smoke, Smoke, Smoke, Here Comes Santa Claus, The Anniversary Song, Confess and Move On Up a Little Higher.
Performers include: Bing Crosby, Mahalia Jackson, Doris Day, Gene Autry and Spike Jones.
Direct download: Million_Selling_Records_1946-1947.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:01am CDT
Sat, 9 October 2010
Songs with hour in the title, including: If I Could Be with You One Hour Tonight, Now is the Hour, One Hour and Every minute of Every Hour.
Performers include: Glenn Miller, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Joe Sullivan and Spike Jones.
Direct download: Hourly_Music.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47pm CDT
Sat, 23 September 2006
Mp3s of Cal Stewart's Uncle Josh recordings can be found here: http://www.archive.org/details/CalStewart_part1
Mp3s of the Avon Comedy Four can be found here:
The official Will Rogers web page is here:
Direct download: comedy_records.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:08am CDT