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

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

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: Whose Honey Are You?, All the Things You Are, I Concentrate On You, Apple Blossom Time, The Band Played On and September Song.

Performers include: Bing Crosby, the Andrews Sisters, Guy Lombardo, Fats Waller, Walter Huston , Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: Summer_Love_Songs_2021.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:17pm CST

Songs include: Four Bars Short, Long Tall Moma, Short Dress Gal, Cut Off My Legs and Call Me Shorty, She's Tall, She's Tan, She's Terrific and Short Stop.

Musicians include: Sister Rosette Tharpe, Big Bill Broonzy, Dexter Gordon, George Shearing, Shorty Rogers and Louis Armstrong.

Also a tribute to saxophonist, Lee Konitz.

Direct download: Short_and_Tall.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:45pm CST

Celebrating Country Music Month with classic records from the 1920s through the 1940s. Songs include: Alabama Jubilee, I Am Thinking Tonight Of My Blue eyes, Blue Yodel #3, South of the Border, Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Jole Blon, Milk Cow Blues and Little Liza  Jane.  Performers include: Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family, The Monroe Brothers, Darby and Tarlton, The Maddox Brothers and Rose, Bob Wills and Moon Mullican.

Direct download: Country_Music_Month.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:57pm CST

Songs about the road. Tunes include: Crossroads Blues, Hit the Road, One For My Baby and One More For the Road, Stay On the Right Side of the Road, Waiting at the End of the Road and Lonesome Road.  Performers include: Robert Johnson, the Andrews Sisters, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Lena Horne, Cliff Bruner, Bing Crosby and Maxine Sullivan.

Direct download: Road_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:52pm CST

Great sax men from the 1930s and 1940s. Performers include: Coleman Hawkins, Lester Young, Charlie Parker, Sidney Bechet, Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster and Benny Carter.  Songs include: Body and Soul. Bird's Nest, Summertime. Four Brothers, Warm Valley and Perdido.

Direct download: Saxophonists.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:40am CST

The annual Halloween show.  Songs include: The Halloween Dance, Mr Ghost Goes to Town, Riders In The Sky, Coffin Blues, The House is Haunted and Music For Stings, Percussion and Celeste.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ida Cox, Fred Astaire, the Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Bessie Smith, Russ Colombo and the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra.

The podcast concludes with a reading of Dream-Land by Edgar Allen Poe.

Direct download: Halloween_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:23am CST

Historical recordings of Chopin favorites. Works include: Polonaise #3, Scherzo #1, Berceuse, Waltz # 7, and Nocturne #19.  Pianists include: Vladimir Horowitz, Artur Rubinstein, Eileen Joyce, Cyrill Smith, Louis  Kentner and Vladimir de Pachmann.

Direct download: Chopin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:07pm CST

Jug Bands from the 1920s and 1930s.  Bands include: the Memphis Jug Band, Cannon's Jug Stompers, King David's Jug Band, the Louisville Jug Band and Noah Lewis' Jug Band. Songs include: Stingy Woman Blues, Hear Me Talking to You, My Good Gal's Gone, Stealin Stealin and You Ought to Move Out of Town.

Direct download: Early_Jug_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:24am CST

Songs  with blue in the title that aren't blues songs.  Songs include: Blue Skies, When the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, Blue Tango, Blue Tail Fly, My Blue Heaven and Blue Interlude.  Performers include: Bing Crosby Gene Austin, the Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller, Gene Autry, Leroy Anderson and Spike Jones .

Direct download: Nonblues_Blue_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:27pm CST

Songs include: Puttin On The Ritz, Heat Wave, I've got My Love To Keep Me Warm, How Deep Is The Ocean, Easter Parade and God Bless  America.  Performers include: Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Ozzie Nelson, Jimmie Lunceford and Kate Smith.

Direct download: Irving_Berlin_1930s.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:39am CST

Songs include: Potato Head Blues, I'm Looking Over a Four Leaf Clover, Original Jelly Roll Blues, You've Got to Get Hot and Creole Love Call.  Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton, Jean Goldkette, Duke Ellington and Fletcher Henderson.

Direct download: 1920s_Jazz_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:09pm CST

Female singers who recorded for the V-Disc program in the 1940s.  Performers include: Kay Starr, Billie Holliday, Ginny Simms, Georgia Gibbs, Peggy lee, Pearl Bailey and Jo Stafford.  Songs include: I'll See You In My Dreams, Milkman Keep Those Bottles Quiet, I'll Be Seeing You, Ain't Goin No Place and The Day After Forever.

Direct download: V_Disc_Ladies.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:30am CST

Songs include: Sugar, My Sugar Is So Refined, Sugar Daddy, My Brown Skin Sugar Plum, Sugar Baby and Sugar Foot Rag.  Performers include: Harry James, Dock Boggs, Alberta Hunter, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Mercer and the Mills Brothers.

Direct download: Sugar.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:32pm CST

Singers include: Hank Williams, Eddie Arnold,Moon Mullican, Bill Monroe, Jack Guthrie, Ernie Ford, Bob Wills  and Hank Snow.  Songs include: Boquet of Roses, Along About Daybreak, Mule Train, Faded Love, Jole Blon and I'm Movin On.

Direct download: Country_Muisc_1945-1950.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:37am CST

Performers include: Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker, Fats Navarro, Charlie Christian, Bud Powell, Lu Watters, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Billie Holiday.  Songs include: Marmaduke, The Chase, Sage Hen Strut, Raincheck, Air Mail Special and There Is No Greater Love.

Direct download: 1940s_Jazz.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:29am CST

Songs include: Hot Time in the Town of Berlin, There's a New Moon Over My Shoulder, Night and Day, Artistry In Rhythm, Holiday For Strings and He's Funny that Way.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Jo Stafford, Frank Sinatra, Josh White and Tex Ritter.

Direct download: 1944_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:03pm CST

Popular dance bands from the Roaring 20s, including: Paul Whiteman, Leo Reisman, Nat Shilkret, Art Hickman, Ben Selvin and Isham Jones.  Songs include: I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover, Avalon, Baby Face, What'll I Do, Dardenella and Sweet Georgia Brown.

Direct download: 1920s_Dance_Bands.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:58pm CST

Marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, Songs include: Your King and Country Want You, I Didn't Raise My Boy To Be a Soldier, Keep the Home Fires Burning and It's a Long Way To Tipperary.  Performers include: Helen Clark, The American Quartet, Violet Lorraine, Al Jolson  and Stanley Kirby.

Direct download: First_World_War.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:23am CST

Songs in 3/4 time. Tunes include: Sidewalks of New York, Always, Missouri Waltz, Goodnight Irene, After the Ball and Oh What a Beautiful Morning.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Dennis Day, Tino Rossi, Roy Acuff and Nick Lucas.

Direct download: Waltz_Time.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:37am CST

A program marking the 264th anniversary of J.S. Bach's death. Works include: Brandenburg Concerto #1, The Musical Offering, The St Matthew Passion, The French Suite #5 and Ich Habe Genug.  Performers include: Albert Schweitzer, Fritz Reiner, Walter Gieseking and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau.

Direct download: Bach_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm CST

Music of George Gershwin performed by Paul Whiteman And His Orchestra.  Works include: Rhapsody In Blue, I'll Build A Stairway, The Man I Love, Concerto In F, Let Em' Eat Cake  and The Cuban Overture.

Direct download: Whiteman_Plays_Gershwin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:24am CST

Songs include: You Fit Into the Picture, I Only Have Eyes For You, Day By Day, If You Knew Susie, Cuddle Up and I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm.  Performers include: Billie Holliday, Glenn Miller, Frank Sinatra, Jo Stafford, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Frankie Laine and Cliff Edwards.

Direct download: Summer_Love_Songs_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:54am CST

Records left off previous podcasts, including: Charleston, Gnomes, Got a Penny, Screech Owl Man, Do I Love You? and Freilecher Yontov.  Performers include: Ivory Joe Hunter, Ma Rainey, Leopold Stokowski, Artie Shaw, The Quintet of the Hot Club of France, Naftule Brandwein and The Skillet Lickers.

Direct download: Leftovers__17.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:12pm CST

Shirley Temple singing in Japanese. A 1932 Duke Ellington record, in stereo! John Guilgud reciting Shakespeare.  King Tut's trumpets played.  A Fred Astaire composition. A seven year-old Judy Garland singing.  Glenn Miller attempting German and a little-known George Gershwin concert work.

Direct download: Rarities.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:17am CST

The music and life of songwriter, Saul Chaplin.  Songs include: Bei Mir Bist Du Schon, The Anniversary Song, Rhythm Is Our Business, Please Be Kind and Until the Real Thing Comes Along.  Peformers include: Louis Armstrong, The Andews sisters, The Mills Brothers, Maxine Sullivan, The Ink Spots and Al Jolson.

Direct download: Saul_Chaplin.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:26pm CST

Songs include: Let's Take An Old Fashioned Walk, Walking Blues, In Walked Bud, Walking the Floor, Sidewalk Blues, My Walking Stick  and I Don't Want to Walk Without You. Performers include: Dinah Shore, Louis Armstrong, Thelonius Monk, Tommy Dorsey, Dave Brubeck, Ernest Tubb and Ada Jones.

Direct download: Walking_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:43am CST

The music of 1944, including:  Swinging On a Star-- Bing Crosby, I'll Be Seeing You -- Billie Holiday, Dancing In the Dark -- Artie Shaw,  Tiny's Tempo -- Charlie Parker, Born to Lose -- Ted  Daffan and Jo Stafford -- I Love You.

Direct download: 1944_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:26am CST

Songs celebrating wine, including, Drinking Wine, Wine, Women and Song, Blue Champagne, Kisses Sweeter Than Wine and Bubbles In The Wine. Performers include: Jimmy Dorsey, Lawrence Welk, Ella Fitzgerald, Eddie Cantor and Sticks McGee.

Direct download: Wine.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:41am CST

Female blues singers from the 1920s, including: Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Eva Taylor, Mamie Smith, Ethyl Waters, Lucille Bogan, Alberta Hunter and Mary Johnson.  Songs include: West End Blues, Careless Love, He's Your Dog, But He's Wearing My Collar, Bring It With You, Payroll Blues and Organ Grinder Blues.

Direct download: Ladies_Sing_the_Blues_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:51pm CST

Player piano rolls from 1905 to 1928.  Performers include: James P Johnson, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Geroge Gershwin, Gustav Mahler, Vladimir Horowitz , Eubie Blake and Conlon Nancarrow.  Works include: Grace and Beauty, Charlston Rag, Mahler's Symphony #4, Rachmanioff's Prelude in G Minor, Rialto Ripples and Study For Player Piano 3A.

Direct download: Player_Piano_Rolls.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:12am CST

Highlights from the Library Of Congress' National Recording Registery. Performers include: Charley Parker, Roland Hayes, Erich Von Korngold, Bing Crosby, Jasha Heifetz and Duke Ellington.  Recordings include: Caldonia, The Goldbergs, Were You There?, The Adventures of Robin Hood and Brother Cna You Spare a Dime?.

Direct download: National_Recording_Registery_Part_6.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 5:45pm CST

Jazz quintets featuring: Louis Armstrong, Dexter Gordon, Raymond Scott, Thelonius Monk, George Shearing and Django Reinhardt.  Songs include: Dinah, Twlight in Turkey, September In the Rain, I'm Not Rough and Cris Cross.

Direct download: Jazz_Quintets.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:54am CST

Composers conducting their own works.  Composers include: Edward Elgar, Richard Strauss, Igor Stravinsky, Sergi Prokofiev,  Gustav Holst and Pietro Mascagni.  Works include highlights from: The Planets, An Alpine Symphony, Cavalleria Rusticana, Romeo and Juliet and The Firebird.

Direct download: Composer_Conductors.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:12am CST

Classic early klezmer recordings featuring Dave Tarras, Abe Schwatrtz, Naftule Brandwein, Joseph Solinski , Israel Hochmann, and Mishka Ziganoff. Songs include: A Dance For Everyone, The Rabbi's Dance, The Dearest One From Bukowina and Romanian Fantasy.

Direct download: Klezmer.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:03am CST

Some of the host's favorite records, including Sepia Panaroma, Come On Baby, I Shall Wear A Crown, Mock Morris, You're From Texas and Candlelights.  Performers include: Blind Willie McTell, Duke Ellington, Arizona Dranes, Ella Fitzgerald, The Queen's hall Orchestra and Bob Wills.

Direct download: 8th_annivarsary.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:38pm CST

Highlights from the first two years of Music From 100 years Ago.

Direct download: 400th_Episode.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:19am CST

Irish Music for St. Patrick's Day.  Songs include: My Wild Irish Rose, Dear Irish Boy, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, The Blackthorn Stick and Gilda Ray.  Performers include: John McCormack, Michael Coleman, Tom Ennis, Dennis Day, Paddy Kiloran and Chauncy Olcott.

Direct download: St_Patricks_Day_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:12pm CST

Song writer, Cole Porter's work from the 1930s.  Songs include: My Heart Belongs to Daddy, You're the Top, Night and Day, Anything Goes, At Long Last Love, Begin The Beguine, Miss Otis Regrets and Don't Fence Me In. Performers include: Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Ethyl Merman, Richard Himbler, Bing Crosby, Mary Martin and Bea Wain.

Direct download: Cole_Porter.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:33pm CST

Highlights from the World War II era radio show, Jubilee. Jubilee was an Armed Forces Radio request show targeting African-American servicemen and women.  Songs include: Paper Doll, Straighten Up and Fly Right, Buzz Me, One O'Clock Jump and Please Don't Cry.  Performers include: Lena Horne, Duke Ellington, Ella Mae Morse, Count Basie, The Golden Gate Quartet, Andy Kirk  and Dinah Washington.

Direct download: Highlights_From_Jubilee.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:44pm CST

Love songs by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire, The Boswell Sisters, Jo Stafford, Bing Crosby and the Mills Brothers.  Songs include: Stairway to the Stars, I Only Have Eyes For You, Sweetheart Waltz, Thing Are Looking Up and Sweet Sue.

Direct download: Valentines_Day_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:53pm CST

A special, short podcast in honor of the 258th birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.  Works include: the Symphony #1, Dove Sono and The overture to Cosi  Fan Tutte.  Artists include the New York Philharmonic, Elizabeth Schwartzkopf, Peter Colombo and Burno Walter.

Direct download: Mozarts_Birtday_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:17pm CST

Artists include: Thomas A. Dorsey, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Mahalia Jackson, The Rev. Gary Davis, The Golden Gate Quartet and the Heavenly Gospel Singers. Music includes: Gospel Train, Percious Lord, This Train, Have a Little More Faith In Jesus, Oh My Lord and Rock My Soul.

Direct download: Gospel_Music_1930s.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:53am CST

Songs include: Pennies From Heaven, Dime a Dozen, Betcha Nickel, Penny Seranade and Brother, Can You Spae a Dime?  Performers include: Rudy Vallee, Ruth Etting, The Pied Pepers, Bing Crosby and Louis Prima.

Direct download: Loose_Change.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:39am CST

Musicians born 100 years ago this year, including: Ernest Tubb, Dorothy Lamour, Sonny Boy Williamson, Larry Adler, Erskine Hawkins, Rafael Kubelik, Billy Eckstine and Hank Snow.  Songs include: The Man I Love, I'm Moving On, Waiting For a Train, Legends, Tuxedo Junction and My Cabin in Caroline.

Direct download: Centennials_2014.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:09am CST

The hit records of 1914, including: Trusting Eyes, Aba Daba Honeymoon, The Memphis Blues,  The Good Ship Mary Ann, Cohen on the Telephone and It's a Long Way to Tipperary.  Performers include: Enrico Caruso, Nora Bayes, The American Quartet, Joe Hayman and Prince's Orchestra.

Direct download: 1914.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:06am CST

Records left off of previous shows.  Songs include: Oh What a Beautiful Morning, Ko Ko, No Wedding Bells For Me, La Traviata Prelude, Trouble in Mind and Down Home Rag.  Performers include: The Yerba Buena Jazz Band, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Bing Crosby, Shep Fields, Billy Murray and Arturo Toscanini.

Direct download: Leftovers__16.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:53pm CST

The life and music of song writer, Haven Gillespie.  Songs include: Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, You Go to My Head, Whose Honey Are You?, Right Or Wrong, Kiss, Beautiful Love and That Lucky Old Sun.  Performers include:  Bing Crosby, Billy Holliday, Harry Resser, Sarah Vaughn, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Marylin Monroe and Henry "Red" Allen.

Direct download: Haven_Gillespie.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:04pm CST

Celebrating Beethoven's birthday with three historic recordings.  Works include: Fur Elise, Violin Sonata #7 and The Concecration of the House Overture.  Performers include: Artur Schnabel, Yehudi Menuhin and Arturo Toscanini.

Direct download: Beethovens_Birthday_2013.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:42am CST

Music about being cold.  Works include: Baby It's Cold Outside, Cold, Cold Heart, Massas In the Cold, Cold Ground, It's Getting Chilly, Out In the Cold Again and The Winter's Passed.  Performers include: Doris Day, Hal Kemp, Helen Kane, Louis Armstrong, Slim and Sam and the Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet.

Direct download: Cold_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:36am CST

More highlights from the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.  Music includes: 12th Street Rag, In a Mellotone, Can't Help Lovin That Man, The Adventures of Robin Hood and Honky Tonk Blues.  Perfromers include: Louis Armstrong, Helen Morgan. Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Erich Korngold and Iry Lejeune.

Direct download: National_Recording_Registry_part_5.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:24am CST

Songs include: Winter Wonderland, Santa Claus Got Stuck In the Chimney, Let It Snow, Don't Wait Until Christmas Night and Canon in D.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Perry Como, Arthur Fiedler, Ella Fitzgerald and Kay Kyser.

Direct download: Christmas_Show_2013.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:14pm CST

Pioneering women in country music from the 1930s and 1940s, including: Patsy Montana, The Girls of the Golden West, Moonshine Kate, Shirley Thoms, Lulu Belle and Scotty  and Kitty Wells.  Songs include: Worried Man Blues, My Man's a Jolly Railroad Man, That's Where the West Begins and I'll Be All Smiles Tonight.

Direct download: Early_Country_Women.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:37am CST

Songs about being thankful, including: Thanks For the Memory, I Want To Thank You Folks, Thanks a Million, Thank Your Father and Thank You Mr. Moon.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, The Boswell Sisters, Louis Armstrong, Perry Como and Helen Kane.

Direct download: Thanks.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:11pm CST

Sidemen of the Duke Ellinbgton Orchestra from the 1930s and 1940s.  Performers include: Johnny Hodges, Ben Webster, Herb Jeffries, Al Hibbler, Ray Nance and Juan Tizol.  Songs include: Empty Ballroom Blues, I've Got It Bad, Bakiff, Cotton Tail, Nine O' Clock Beer and Halfway to Dawn.

Direct download: Ellingtonians_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:31am CST

Blues singers of the Mississippi Delta, including: Charlie Patton, Robert Johnson, Son House, Bukka White, Memphis Minnie and Skip James.  Songs include: Banty Rooster Blues, I'm a Bad Luck Woman, Traveling Riverside Blues, Cherry Ball Blues and Your Biscuits Are Big Enough.

Direct download: Return_to_the_Delta.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:35pm CST

Songs include: Sunrise Serenade, Manhatthan Serenade, Serenade For a Wealthy Widow, Sleepy Serenade and Shepard's Serenade.  Performers include: The Casa Loma Orchestra, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters, Jelly Roll Morton, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Artie Shaw, Fritz  Kreisler and Harry James.

Direct download: Serenades.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:57pm CST

The annual Halloween show.  Songs include: My Friend the Ghost, The Halloween Dance, Ghost Riders In the Sky, I'd Rather Be Dead and Buried and Here Comes the Boogie Man.  Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Tommy Dorsey, Henry Hall, Peggy Lee and Eugene Ormandy

Direct download: Haloween_2013.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:47am CST

Female singers featured on V-Discs from the 1940s.  Performers include: Billie Holiday, Ginny Simms, Kay Starr, Dinah Shore, Marian Anderson and the Andrews Sisters.  Songs include: Bell Bottom Trousers, Moonlight in Vermont, He's Funny That Way and Let Us Break Bread Together.

Direct download: V-Disc_Ladies.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:45pm CST

Celebrating the 200th birthday of Italian opera composer, Giuseppe Verdi.  Works include: The Force of Destiny Overture, La Donna e Mobile, Requiem Mass, Triumphal March and Libiamo Ne' Lieti Calici.  Performers include: Arturo Toscanini, Jan Pierce, Licia Albanese, Jussi Bjorling and Herbert von Karajan.

Direct download: Verdi_Bicentennial.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 2:59pm CST

Theme songs from these bands: Cab Calloway, Hal Kemp, Benny Goodman, Eddie Duchin, Count Basie, Louis Prima, Bob Zurke and Glenn Miller.

Direct download: big_band_themes_part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:36am CST

Songs include: The Anniversary Song, Clancey's Wooden Wedding, The Golden Wedding, I'll Dance At Your Wedding, The Wedding March and Wedding Bells Are Breaking Up That Old Gang of Mine.  Performers include: Woddy Herman, Al Jolson, Peggy Lee, The Andrews Sisters, The Cleveland Orchestra and Frankie Trambauer.

Direct download: Wedding_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:24am CST

Early banjo masters, including: Vess Ossman, Fred Van Epps, Harry Reser, Molly O Day, Uncle Dave Macon, Gus Cannon and Earl Scruggs. Songs include: I'm Going Home On the Morning Train, Doin My Time, Maple Leaf Rag and Can You Blame a Colored Man?.

Direct download: Banjo_Legends.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:11pm CST

Pianists who double as singers, including: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Pat Flowers, Hadda Brooks, Cleo Brown, Hoagy Carmichael, Fats Domino and Whispering Jack Smith.  Songs include: Me And My Wonderful One, Sposin, Stardust, Out of the Blue and The Fat Man.

Direct download: Singer_Pianists.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:20am CST

The music of 1943, including, Song of India, Paper Doll, Night Train to Memphis, I'm Just a Girl Who Can't Say No and Cherokee.  Performers include: Frank Sinatra, the Mills Brothers, Celeste Holm, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Noel Coward and Roy Acuff.

Direct download: 1943.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:17pm CST

Songs  include: That Old Black Magic, It's Magic, Grandpa's Spells, South Sea Island Magic and My Name Is John Wellington Welles.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Eddie Durham, Dorris Day, Margret Whiting, Raymond Scott and Django Reinhardt.

Direct download: Magic_Music.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:31pm CST

Songs include: Beer Barrel Polka, More Beer, Gimmie a Pigfoot, Beer Bottle Woman & The Bartender's Just Like a Mother.  Performers include: Will Glahe, the Andrews Sisters, Bessie Smith, Bob Wills, Barney Bigard and the 101 Ranch Boys.

Direct download: Beer_Songs.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:57am CST

Highlights from the music of composer Robert Schumann, including excerpts from the piano concerto, Kinderszenen, the Piano Quintet, the Symphony #3 and Arabeske.  Performers include: Arthur Rubinstein , Arturo Toscanini, Albert Cortot and Myra Hess.

Direct download: Robert_Schumann.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:36pm CST

Songs include: Let's Fall In Love, Summertime, I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, Armful of Sweetness and Pretty Baby.  Performers include: Les Paul & Mary Ford, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday and Frankie Laine.

Direct download: Summer_Love_Songs_2013.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:48am CST

Bands that revived New Orleans style jazz in the 1930s and 40s. Performers include: Lu Watters, Bunk Johnson, Turk Murphy, Muggsy Spainer, Eddie Condon and the Bob Cats.  Tunes include: Riverboat Shuffle, Ace in the Hole, Maple Leaf Rag, 12th Street Rag and Trouble In Mind.

Direct download: dixieland_revival.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:26am CST

Themes include: Take the A Train, Cherokee, I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Blue Prelude, Nightmare and Bubbles In the Wine.  Performers include: Duke Ellington, Bob Crosby, Lawrence Welk, Tommy Dorsey, Fletcher Henderson and Artie Shaw.

Direct download: Bing_Band_Themes_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:03pm CST

Mack Gordon's movie songs from the 1940s, including: I Had the Craziest Dream, Chattanooga Choo Choo, You'll Never Know, Down Argentine Way, At Last and You Make Me Feel So Young. Performers include: Glenn Miller, Harry James, Sammy Kaye, Frank Sinatra and Dick Haymes.

Direct download: Mack_Gordon_part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:19am CST

The 1930s songs of lyricist, Mack Gordon, including: Paris In the Spring, Goodnight My Love, Don't Let It Bother You, Help Youself to Happiness and I've Got a Date With a Dream.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, Billie Holliday, the Casa Loma Orchestra, Alice Faye, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Ella Fitzgerald.

Direct download: Mack_Gordon_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:15am CST

Music for U.S. Independence Day, including: Star Spangled Banner, Here Comes the Navy, El Capitan and God Bless America. Performers include: Ernest Tubb, Arturio Toscanini, the Andrews Sisters, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Phil Hanna and Leopold Stokowski.

Direct download: July_4th.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:55am CST

Jazz times two.  Performers include: Duke Ellington & Jimmy Blanton, Django Reinhart & Eddie South, Albert Ammons & Meade Lux Lewis and Louis Armstrong & Earl Hines.  Songs include: I Got Rhythm, Eddie's Blues, Weather Bird and Big Noise From Winnetka.

Direct download: Jazz_Duets.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 4:45pm CST

Two versions of these songs: Stardust, Caravan, Steel Guitar Rag, You Are My Sunshine and Matchbox Blues.  Artists include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Valaida Snow, Gene Autry, Cab Calloway, Bing Crosby, Harry James and Billy Eckstine.

Direct download: Double_Plays.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:35pm CST

Records left off of previous podcasts.  Music inclues: I'm a Happy Go Lucky Cowboy, K.C. Moan, Schubert's Impromptu #2, We've Got a Parrot At Our House, Whoop Em Up, Cindy and Harlem Nocturne.  Performers include: Ray Noble, Eilene Joyce, Collins & Harlin, Smokey Dawson, Ben Webster and Uncle Dave Macon.

Direct download: Leftovers__15.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:45am CST

Performers include: Blind Blake, Buddy Moss, Scrapper Blackwell, Peg Leg Howell, Josh White and Reverend Gary Davis.  Songs include: Lord, I Want to Die Easy, Ain't No Tellin, Peg Leg Stomp, He's In the Jailhouse, If I Call You Mama and The Great Change In Me.

Direct download: More_Piedmont_Blues.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:15am CST

More songs about New York, including: Broadway Rose, Let Me Off Uptown, Brooklyn Bridge, Slaughter on 10th Avenue and Manhattan Minuet.  Performers include: Raymond Scott, Ted Lewis, Dolly Dawn, Billy Muray and Lenny Hayton.

Direct download: The_Big_Apple_part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:58pm CST

Songs include: Honeymoon Hotel, Putin' On the Ritz, There's a Small Hotel, Rose Room and Lounging at the Waldorf.  Performers include: Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Bing Crosby, Mary Martin, The Nite Owls and Thomas "Fats" Waller.

Direct download: Hotel_Songs.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:32pm CST

Songs include: Waiting For a Train,  Fast Mail Rambler, Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train, Take the A Train, Texas and Pacific and It Takes a Long, Long Train.  performers include: Louis Armstrong, The Rev. J.M. Gates, Dinah Shore, Lighting Hopkins, Johnny Mercer , Jimmie Rogers and Duke Ellington.

Direct download: Train_Songs_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:13pm CST

Songs include: Get On Board, Train Whistle Blues, Waiting For the Train to Come In, My Savior's Train, Rock Island Line and Cannonball Express.  Performers include: Roy Acuff, Lionel Hampton, The Andrews Sisters, Ella May Morse, The Monroe Brothers , Leadbelly and Sonny Terry.

Direct download: Train_Songs_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 6:04pm CST

A tribute to musicians born in 1913, including: Sammy Cahn, Helen Humes, Frankie Laine, Cowboy Copas, Licia Albanese, Richard Tucker and Carmen Cavellero.  Songs include: Time After Time The Flower Song, Georgia On My Mind and September Song.

Direct download: Centenials_2013_Part_3.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:30pm CST

Songs celebrating New York City, Including: The Sidewalks of New York, Harlem Holliday, 42nd Street, Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn and Coney Island Washboard.  Performers include: Bing Crosby, The Mills Brothers, Frank Sinatra, Hal Kemp, Guy Lombardo and Jelly Roll Morton.

Direct download: The_Big_Apple_Part_1.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 11:27am CST

A special podcast for J.S. Bach's 328th birthday featuring a 1946 recording of the Concerto for Two Violins by Jascha Heifetz.

Direct download: Bachs_Birthday.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 7:35pm CST

The life and music of songwriter Irving Caesar.  Songs include: Tea For Two, Animal Crackers In My Soup, I Want To Be Happy, Swanee, Is It True What They Say About Dixie and Sometimes I'm Happy.  Performers include: Al Jolson, Mildred Bailey, Bing Crosby, Shirley Temple, Wingy Manone, Mildred Bailey and Jimmy Durrante.

Direct download: Irving_Caesar.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 12:27pm CST

Bands that influenced the development of bluegrass music.  Artists include: Bill Monroe, The Skillet Lickers, Charlie Poole, The Delmore Brothers, Uncle Dave Macon and Ernest Phipps and His Holiness Singers.  Songs include: Molly and Tenbrooks, Orange Blossom Special, Buddy Won't You Roll Down the Line, Bright Tomorrow and Hand Me Down My Walking Cane.

Direct download: Roots_of_Bluegrass.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:54pm CST

Celebrating seven years of podcasting with: Louis Armstrong, Patti Page, the Memphis Jug Band, Duke Ellington, Thomas "Fats"  Waller, Johnny Mercer, the Rev. J.M. Gates and Blind Lemon Jefferson.  Songs include: Keyhole Blues, the Goldberg Variations, So In Love, Zip A Dee Do Dah, The Girl I Left Behind Me and Lock Step Blues.

Direct download: Seventh_Anniversary_Show.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:15pm CST

The music of composer Franz Schubert, including: Erlkonig, The Trout, Symphony #5, the Death and the Maiden Quartet and the Impromptu in B Flat.  Performers include: Arthur Schnabel, Marian Anderson, Hans Hotter, Bruno Walter and the Roth Quartet.

Direct download: Schubert.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:20pm CST

Musicians who played in the Duke Ellington Orchestra, including: Johnny Hodges, Rex Stewart, Ivy Anderson, Jimmy Blanton, Billy Strayhorn and Jaun Tizol.  Songs include: It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing, Warm Valley, Plunked Again., Rexations, Mood Indigo and Black and Tan Fantasy.

Direct download: Ellingtonians.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:05am CST

Singing Cowboys of the 1920s through the 1940s, including: Carl T. Sprague, Harry McClintock, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers and Tex Ritter.  Songs include: Back in the Saddle, Time Changes Everything, When the Work's All Done This Fall and Moonlight on the Prairie.

Direct download: Singing_Cowboys.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 3:08pm CST

Love songs for Valentines Day, including: Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, My Heart Stood Still, One Hour Tonight, Let's Fall In Love and I Can't Beleive That You're In Love with Me.  Performers include: Ella Fitzgerald, Harlod Arlen, Annette Handshaw, The Pied Pipers and Louis Armstrong.

Direct download: Valentines_Day_2013.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 8:21am CST

A special, short podcast in tribute to Patty Andrews, of the Andrews Sisters, who passed away January 30th, 2013 at 94.

Direct download: In_Memorium_Patty_Andrews.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 10:34pm CST

Musicians who played at the famous Cotton Club in Harlem including: Duke Ellington, Adelaide Hall. Cab Calloway, Ethyl Waters, Jimmy Lunceford and the Mills Blue Rhythm Band.  Songs include: Creole Love Call, White Lightning, Rhythm Is Our Business and I Must Have That Man.

Direct download: Cotton_Club.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:48pm CST

Music Of British dance bands of the 1930s, including: Bert Ambrose, Jack Jackson, Ray Noble, Billy Cotton and Roy Fox. Songs include: Too Marvelous For Words, Dinah, The Sweetest Music This Side of Heaven, The Bouncing Ball and Embassy Stomp.

Direct download: British_Dance_Bands_1930s.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:04am CST

More musicians born 100 years ago this year, including: Judy Canova, Woody Herman, Bob Crosby, Jimmy Van Heusen, Ella Logan and Muddy Waters.  Songs include: Swinging On a Star, Woodchopper's Ball, Hoochie Coochie Man and Honky Tonk Train.

Direct download: Centennials_2013_Part_2.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:43am CST

A tribute to musicians born in 1913, including: Mary Martin, Grandpa Jones, Morton Gould, Charley Barnet, Danny Kaye and Rise Stevens. Songs inclue: My Heart Belongs  to Daddy, Mountain Dew, Simple Symphony, Cherokee and I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts.

Direct download: Centennials_2013.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:58am CST

Hit music from 1913, including: Peg O' My Heart, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, The Rite of Spring, Sweethearts and Because.  Performers include: Caunchey Olcott, Al Jolson, Christie McDonald, Bert williams and Igor Stravinsky.

Direct download: 1913.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 9:13am CST

Records left off of previous podcasts.  Songs include: I Found a New Baby, Roadside Rag, Don't Grieve After Me, Nola and Puck's Dance.  Performers include: Sonny Boy Williamson #1, Count Basie, Ernest Phipps, Roy Eldrige, Alfred Cortoit and Cliff Bruner.

Direct download: Leftovers_14.mp3
Category:podcast -- posted at: 1:16pm CST