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Recordings from the first 5 decades of the 20th Century with commentary.

Recordings from the first 5 decades of the 20th Century with commentary.
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Recordings from the first 5 decades of the 20th Century with commentary.

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English


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Guitar Music 1940s

4/15/2018
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Guitarists include: Charlie Christian, T-Bone Walker, Billy Bauer, Leadbelly, Django Reinhardt, Tony Motola, Les Paul, Oscar Moore and Joaquin Murphey. Song include: Solo Flight, Call It Stormy Monday, Supersonic, Lover, House of the Rising Sun and To Wild Rose.

Duration:00:44:55

Window Music

4/8/2018
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Songs include: Bluebird On Your Windowsill, Stars Are the Windows of Heaven, My Window Faces the South, Out the Window, The Sun Is At My Window and Ticket Agent, Ease Your Window Down. Performers include: Bessie Smith, the Andrews Sisters, Leo Reisman, Count Basie, Doris Day, Billy Eckstine and Thomas "Fats" Waller.

Duration:00:29:55

National Recording Registry #10

3/31/2018
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More highlights from the National Recording Registry. Records by: Merle Travis, Clara Ward, Benny Goodman, The Mississippi Sheiks, Will Rogers, Victor Herbert, The Ink Spots and the ivory-billed woodpecker. Records include: How I Got Over, Sitting On Top of the World, The Man I Love, If I Didn't Care, Luck Be A Lady, the Moonlight Sonata, Sixteen Tons and The Dream Medley.

Duration:00:55:16

Black Women In Jazz Month

3/25/2018
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Celebrating Black Women In Jazz Month with: Mary Lou Williams, Lovie Austin, Lil Hardin Armstrong, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Blanche Calloway, Billie Holiday, Hazel Scott, Terry Pollard & Valaida Snow. Songs include: I Wish That I Were Twins, Seven Come Eleven, Heebie Jebbies, Doing the Suzie Q, Capricorn, Embraceable You, My Last Dollar and Tuxedo Junction.

Duration:00:49:45

St Patrick's Day 2018

3/16/2018
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Irish music for St. Patrick's Day. Musicians include: Michael Coleman, John McCormack, Bing Crosby, Paddy Kiloran, The Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Morton Downey and James Melton. Songs include: I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen, O'Dowd's Favorite, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Galway Bay and The Girls of Bainbridge.

Duration:00:38:17

12th Anniversary Show

3/11/2018
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To mark 12 years of the podcast, your host plays some of his favorite records. Music includes: My Blue Heaven, Dr. Jazz, I Cover the Waterfront, I'm Praying Humble, How High the Moon, Bach's B Minor Prelude, All of Me and Tis' Autumn. Artists include: Frank Sinatra, The Bob Crosby Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Edwin Fischer, Jelly Roll Morton, Nat King Cole, Art Tatum, Artie Shaw and Thelonious Monk.

Duration:00:51:40

Vivaldi Birthday

3/6/2018
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A special.short podcast marking the 340th birthday of composer, Antonio Vivaldi. Includes a 1949 recording of the Oboe Concerto in D Minor Opus 8 Number 9 by Leon Goossens.

Duration:00:12:18

Jazz Classics 1936-1940: Part One

3/3/2018
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Iconic jazz records from the late in30s. Songs include: Begin the Beguine, Strange Fruit, Avalon, One O'Clock Jump. Yancey Stomp. Sing Sing Sing and Big Noise From Winnetka. Performers include: Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Yancey, Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald.

Duration:00:52:50

African-American Song Writers

2/18/2018
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Classic songs by Andy Razaf, James P. Johnson, Duke Ellington, Tony Jackson, Eubie Blake, W.C. Handy and Billy Strayhorn. Songs include: Memories of You, Memphis Blues, Pretty Baby, In My Solitude, Black and Blue and Lush Life. Performers include: Ethyl Waters, Nat King Cole, Billy Murray, Etta Jones, Billie Holiday and Kathrine Handy.

Duration:00:39:19

Valentines Day 2018

2/10/2018
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Songs include: Button Up Your Overcoat, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, AS Long As I Live, I'm In the Mood For Love, All My Love and You Can't Lose a Broken Heart. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Helen Kane, Vaughn Monroe, Stella Brooks, Billy Ecksteine, Frank Sinatra, Patty Page. Nat King Cole and Anita O'Day.

Duration:00:39:33

Broadway 1937

2/4/2018
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Selections from Babes In Arms, Between the Devil, Pins and Needles, The Cradle Will Rock and I'd Rather Be Right. Performers include: Lena Horne, Mildred Bailey, Sophie Tucker, Vincent Lopez, Millie Weitz & Leo Reisman.

Duration:00:41:59

Cowboy Songs

1/28/2018
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Songs include: I Want To Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart, Cowboy Swing, The Barstool Cowboy, The Cowboy From Brooklyn, Ragtime Cowboy Joe, The Dying Cowboy's Lament and The Cowboy Serenade. Performers include: Patsy Montana, Glenn Miller, Hank Penny, The Girls of the Golden West, Jimmy Dorsey and The Calgary Kid.

Duration:00:32:57

Centennials 2018

1/21/2018
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A tribute to musicians born in 1918, including: Elmore James, Patty Andrews, Dick Haymes, Leonard Bernstein, Juan Garcia Esquivel, Eugene List, Jimmy Rowles, Eddy Arnold and Joe Williams. Songs include: A Bouquet of Roses, Rum and Coca Cola, Laura, Christopher Street, Detour Ahead, Topsy and Old Man, You've Been Away Too Long.

Duration:00:50:10

1918

1/1/2018
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Hit songs from the last year of World War I. Songs include: I'm Always Chasing Rainbows, Hello Central. Give Me No Man's Land, Oh, How I Hate To Get Up In the Morning, At the Jazz Band Ball, After You're Gone, Over There and Rock A Bye Your Baby. Performers include: Al Jolson, Irving Kaufman, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Enrico Caurso and Charles Harrison.

Duration:00:43:11

Leftovers #24

12/25/2017
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Records left off earlier podcasts. Songs include: Running Water, It's De-Lovely , Yellow Fire, Butterflies, The Convict and the Rose, Devil In the Lion's Den and Cello Suite #6. Artists include: Bob Wills, Crying Sam Collins, The Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra, Patty Page, Pablo Casals, Ella Fitzgerald and Stan Getz.

Duration:00:45:53

Jazz Classics Part 3 1930-1935

12/19/2017
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Iconic jazz recordings from the early 1930s. Songs include: I Got a Right to Sing the Blues, Minnie the Moocher, Tiger Rag, After You're Gone, Sophisticated Lady, Georgia On My Mind, Moten's Swing and What a Little Moonlight Can Do. Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Bix Beiderbeck, Art Tatum, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Benny Moten, Duke Ellington and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France.

Duration:00:51:34

Beethoven's Birthday 2017

12/16/2017
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A special podcast in honor of Beethoven's birthday. Movements from the Waldstein piano sonata, the String Quartet #13 and the Piano Concerto #3, Performers include Walter Gieseking, Wilhelm Furtwangler and Wilhelm Bachaus.

Duration:00:28:54

Christmas 2017

12/9/2017
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The annual Christmas Show. Songs include: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Winter Wonderland, The 12 Days of Christmas, Merry Christmas Baby, The Dixieland Band From Santa Claus Land, Blue Christmas, I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You and Christmas, Christmas Blues. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Vernon Dalhart, Jimmy Dorsey, The Andrews Sisters, Charles Brown, Nelson Eddy, Doris Day, Charley Jordan and Errol Garner.

Duration:00:48:46

Obituaries 1971

12/3/2017
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Honoring musicians who passed away in 1971. Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Ted Lewis, Libby Holman, Doc Boggs, Igor Stravinsky, Zez Confrey and Cliff Edwards. Music includes: Stardust, Second-hand Rose, Sugar Baby, Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?, Love Letters In the Sand, Brown Gal and It's Only a Paper Moon.

Duration:00:54:50

Golden Songs

11/18/2017
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Songs include: Oh Dem Golden Slippers, The Gold In Africa, The Golden Gate Gospel Train, Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, The Golden Wedding, It's the Gold and Silver Threads Among the Gold. Artists include: Bing Crosby, Buddy & Ella Johnson, Walter Gieseking, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Dinah Shore, Woody Herman, The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet and John McCormack.

Duration:00:36:48

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