Music From 100 Years Ago
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...
V Disc Ladies
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...
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...
Country Music 1945-1950
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.
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...
1944 Part 2
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...
1920s Dance Bands
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...
First World War
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...
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.
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...
Whiteman Plays Gershwin
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.