Music From 100 Years Ago
Mozart's Birthday 201501/28/15
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...
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.
Early Jug Bands
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,...
Nonblues Blue Music
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...
Irving Berlin 1930s
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.
1920s Jazz Bands
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...