Music From 100 Years Ago
Harlod Arlen Part 103/01/15
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...
Centennials 2015 Part 2
More musicians born 100 years ago, this year. Perfomers include: Billie Holiday, Frankie Yankovic, Willie Dixon, Edith Piaf, Sviatoslav Richter, Brownie McGee and Bobby Hackett. Songs include: Key To My Door, Lie Vie En Rose, Blue Skirt Waltz, God...
Centennials 2015 Part 1
A tribute to musicians born in 1915. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Una May Carlise, Les Paul, Alice Faye, Turk Murphy, Billy Strayhorn, Earl Wild, Al Hibbler & Memphis Slim. Music inclues: Begin the Beguine, Brazil, I'm Crazy Bout My Baby,...
Songs from 1915, including: It's a Long Way to Tipperarary, Listen to the Mockingbird, Swing Low, I Didn't Raise My Boy to Be a Soldier, St Louis Blues and The Little Ford Rambled. Performers include: Billy Murrary, Tuskeege Institute Singers, Alma...
Records left off earlier podcasts. Songs include: Tennessee Waltz, Knock Me a Kiss, Round and Round, You're Laughing At Me and Limehouse Blues. Performers include: Patty Page, Chu Berry, Pete Seeger, Count Basie, Kay Starr, Licia Albanese and the...
Songs that are fun. Tunes include: And The Green Grass Grew All Around, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby, Take An Old Cold Tater, The Joint Is Jumpin and Don't Take Everybody To Be Your Friend. Performers include: The Six...
Beethoven's Birthday 2014
Celebrating Beethoven's 244th birthday with historical recordings. Works include movements from: Symphony #2, Bagateles Op. 33, String Quartet #5, Piano Concerto #5, Variations on a Theme by Mozart & Symphony #7. Performers include: Arthur Schnabel....
A Jewish-American Christmas
Famous Christmas songs written by Jewish-American songwriters. Songs include: Winter Wonderland, White Christmas, I'll Be Home for Christmas, Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer, Silver Bells and Let It Snow Let it Snow Let It Snow. Performers include:...
To Tell the Truth
Songs with truth or true in the title. Songs include: It Must Be True, My Untrue Cowgirl, The Truth of the Matter, It's Sad But True and If Dreams Come True. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Una Mae Carlise, the Swift Jewel Cowboys, Bill Monroe, Benny...
A musical feast to celebrate Thanksgiving. Songs include: Turkey Hop, Low Gravy, Blueberry Hill, Let's Have Another Cup of Coffee and Solid Potato Salad. Performers include: Cab Calloway, Nat King Cole, Glenn Miller, Jelly Roll Morton, Hot Lips Page...
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...
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...
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...
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...