Music From 100 Years Ago
Songs of the South09/28/15
Songs include: My Window Faces the South, Swanee, Mint Julep, Down South Camp Meeting, Alabama Jubilee and Georgia On My Mind. Performers include: Phil Harris, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Mildred Bailey, Glenn Miller, Bill Monroe, Al Jolson and Jelly Roll...
Highlights from the music of Austrian composer, Franz Joseph Haydn. Works include movements from the Surprise Smphony, the String Quartet #50, the Hen Symphony, the Piano Sonata #62 and the Oxford Symphony. Performers include: Vladimir Horowitz,...
Records made on cylinders from 1902 to 1919, including: The Thunderer, In the Garden, I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles, Shine On Harvest Moon, The Carmen March and The Stars and Stripes Forever. Performers include: The Sousa Band, Ada Jones, Billy Murray,...
Songs include: Stardust, Hebbie Jeebies, Born to Swing, The Yam, A Sailboat In the Moonlight and Songs of Native Birds. Performers include: James Reese Europe, The Boswell Sisters, David Rose, Charles Kellogg, Billie Holiday, Earl Hines, Geroge Van...
Songs include: Frankie and Johnny, Down on the Banks of the Ohio, White House Blues, Louis Collins, Pretty Polly, Tom Dooley and Stack O Lee Blues. Performers include: Jimmie Rodgers, The Coon Creek Girls, Mississippi John Hurt, Charlie Poole, Woody...
Records featuring the potato & the sweet potato. Songs include: Potato Head Blues, Solid Potato Salad, The Yam, Sweet Potato Piper, All That Meat and No Potatoes, Sweet Potato Swing & Hot Potato. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Ella Mae Morse,...
1937 Part 2
Songs include: I Can't Get Started, Bei Mir Bist du Shoen, Nobodys Darlin But Mine, Why Was I Born, The Dipsy Doodle, The Merry Go Round Broke Down and Dinner Music For a Pack of Hungry Cannibals. Performers include: Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Davis, Billie...
Independence Day 2015
Songs include: God Bless America, The Stars and Stripes Forever, Belle, Belle, My Liberty Belle, Victory Stride, America and Song of Freedom. Performers include: Sousa's Band, The Goldman Band, Bing Crosby, Glenn Miller, Guy Mitchell and Bob Crosby.
1937 Part One
Part one of a series on great records recorded in 1937. Records include: One O'Clock Jump, Sing,Sing,Sing, Let's Call The Whole Thing Off, Hellhound On My Trail, Loch Lomand, In The Shade of The Old Apple Tree & Mozart's 40th Symphony. Performers...
Summer Songs 2015
Songs include: Summertime, Indian Summer, In the Good Old Summertime, Summer Holiday, Summer Night and Summertime Is Past And Gone. Performers include: Bill Monroe, Sarah Vaughn, Artie Shaw, Abe Lyman, Greta Keller, the John Philip Sousa Band and...
The songs of lyricist, Mitchell Parish. Songs include: Stardust, Sleigh Ride, Stars Fell On Alabama, The Lamp is Low, My Window Faces the South,Sweet Loraine, Stairway to the Stars and Moonlight Serenade. Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller,...
Double Plays Part 2
Alternate versions of the same song. Songs include: Runnin Wild, Tiger Rag, Open the Door Richard, Caravan and San Antonio Rose. Performers include: Art Tatum, Benny Goodman, Bob Wills, Louis Jordan, Bing Crosby, Larry Adler, Sy Oliver and Les Paul &...
Country Music 1935
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...