Music From 100 Years Ago
Country Music 193505/24/15
Songs include: Tumbling Tumbleweeds, I Want to Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart, Are You Tired of Me My Darlin, Taking Off, I Ain't Got Nobody and I'm Rolling On. Performers include: The Prairie Ramblers, The Girls of the Golden West, Gene Autry, the Delmore...
Female big band singers form the 1930s and 1940s, including: Edyth Wright, Ella Fitzgerald, Kitty Kallen, Blanche Calloway, June Christy, Jo Stafford and Ivy Anderson. Songs include: It Don't Mean a Thing, If It Ain't Got That Swing, It's Been a Long,...
All Aboard the Jazz Train
Jazz bands play train songs. Songs include: Daybreak Express, Take the A Train, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Night Train, Cannonball Express and Down By the Station. Performers include: Duke Ellington, Lionel Hampton, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Forrest, Bob...
Bach works transcribed for orchestra. Works include: Toccata and Fugue in d Minor, Trio Sonata BVW 525, Sheep May Safely Graze, and Fantasia and Fugue in c Minor BWV 537 . Conductors include: Leopold Stokowski, John Barbaroli, Eugene Ormandy, Aturo...
Performers include: Gene Autry, Roy Rogers & Dale Evans, The Sons of the Pioneers, The Carter Family, Slim Whitman and Patsy Montana. Songs include: Cattle Call, Jingle, Jangle. Jingle, Ride, Ranger, Ride, I Want to be a Cowboy's Sweetheart and Happy...
World Watr I 1915
Popular songs from the second year of the First World War. Songs include: It's a Long Way to Tipperary, Don't Take My Darling Boy Away, My Old Iron Cross, When We've Wound Up the Watch On the Rhine and Keep the Home Fires Burning. Performes include:...
Billie Holiday Centennial
A special, short podcast to mark the 100th birthday of Jazz singer, Billie Holiday. Songs include: A Fine Romance, Don't Explain, What's new? and God Bless the Child.
For National Guitar Month, a show featuring great guitarists from the 1920s through the 1950s. Guitarists include: George Barnes, Charlie Christian, Eddie Lang, Lonnie Johnson, George van Eps, Alvino Ray, Frank Ferera, Django Reinhardt, Les Paul and...
National Recording Registry #7
Highlights from the Library of Congress National Recording Registry. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Patricia Morison, Blind Lemon Jefferson, The Almanac Singers, Jasha Heiftz, Michael Coleman, Johnny Mercer and Elmore James. Recordings include:...
Sviatoslav Richter Centennial
Celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Russian pianist, Sviatoslav Richter. Music includes: Liszt: Transendental Etude #5, Chopin: Military Polanaise and Beethoven: Piano Sonata #23.
Harlod Arlen Part 2
Songs written by Harlod Arlen in the 1940s and 1950s. Songs include: My Shining Hour, Ac Cent Uate The Positive, One for My Baby, That Old Black Magic, The Man That Got Away and Blues in the Night. Performers include: Judy Garland, Frank Sinatra,...
St Patrick's Day 2015
Irish music for St. Patrick's Day. Songs include: The Morning Dew, My Wild Irish Rose, Flannagan's Mother-In_Law, The Isle of Innisfree, There's a Long, Winding Road and When Irish Eyes Are Smiling. Performers include: Michael Coleman, John McCormack,...
Ninth Anniversary Show
Celebrating nine years of Music From 100 Years Ago with some of the host's favorite records. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Count Basie, the Tune Wranglers, Ella Fitzgerald, Meade Lux Lewis, Vladimir Horowitz, Leadbelly and Robert Johnson. Music...
Harlod Arlen Part 1
The life and music of composer, Harlod Arlen, from the 1920s and 1930s. Songs include: It's Only a Paper Moon, Get Happy, Let's Fall In Love, Over the Rainbow, Stormy Weather, I've Got the World On a String and I've Got a Right to Sing the Blues....
Sister singing groups from the 1920s through the 1950s. Groups include: the Brox Sisters, the Boswell Sisters, the Andrews Sisters, the Fontane Sisters, the King Sisters, the DeMarco Sisters and the De Castro Sisters. Songs include: Oh Johnny Oh,...
Deep In The Heart Of Texas
Songs about the Lone Star State given a jazz treatment. Songs include: Deep In The Heart Of Texas, The Eyes Of Texas Are Upon You, Dallas Blues, Across The Alley From The Alamo, The Texas Polka and A Taste of Texas. Performers include: Bing Crosby,...
Early African American Stars
African-American recording stars from 1900 through 1925. Performers include: Bert Williams, James Reese Europe, Mamie Smith, Eubie Blake, George Washington Johnson and Ethyl Waters. Songs include: Broadway Blues, Crazy Blues, Good Morning Carrie,...
Love Songs: Happy and Sad
Love songs, both happy and sad, for Valentine's Day. Songs include: Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Heart and Soul, You're So Darn Charming, Easy to Love and Don't Explain. Performers include: The Peerless Quartet, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Mildred Bailey,...
Mozart's Birthday 2015
A special, short podcast in honor of Mozart's 259th birthday. Music includes the Symphony 38, the Piano Sonata 12 and the Marriage of Figaro Overture. Performers include: Eugene Ormandy, Eileen Joyce and Thomas Beecham.
Jazz Piano 1940s
Pianists include: Thomas 'Fats" Waller, Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, Thelonius Monk, George Shearing, Errol Garner, Dave Brubeck, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson and Bud Powell. Works include: Tea For Two, Running Wild, Honeysuckle Rose, Perdido, Ruby My...