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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.

Location:

TX

Description:

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

Language:

English


Episodes

Country Music 1942

2/23/2020
Songs include: There's a Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere, Jingle Jangle, Deep In the Heart of Texas, Try Me One More Time, Cherokee Maiden, Rosalita and Wreck on the Highway. Performers include: Bob Wills, Patsy Montana, Ernest Tubb, Al Dexter, Tex Ritter, Roy Acuff and Jimmie Davis. St

Duration:00:35:42

Beethoven 250 Part 2 The Choral Fantasy

2/20/2020
This month's salute to Beethoven on his 250th anniversary year, is a 1939 performance of the Choral Fantasy Op. 80. The NBC Symphony & the Westminster Choir are conducted by Arturo Toscanini. Ania Dorfmann is the pianist.

Duration:00:20:40

More Yellow Music

2/16/2020
Another color-themed show, with songs concerning yellow. Songs include: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Yellow Dog Blues, The Moon Was Yellow, A Little Yellow Ribbon, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Yellow Fire and Yellow Duck. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Bing Crosby, Gene Autry, Zoot Sims, Ella Fitzgerald, Earl Hines, Nat King Cole and Eddie Condon.

Duration:00:35:47

Valentine's Day 2020

2/9/2020
Songs include: My Love Comes Down, I'm In the Mood For Love, Lover, Falling In Love Again, Love Walked In, That's How Much I Love You and Comes Love. Performers include: Rudy Vallee, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Artie Shaw, Art Tatum, Frank Sinatra, Russ Colombo and Ella Fitzgerald.

Duration:00:39:00

Harlem On My Mind

2/2/2020
Songs include: Harlem On a Saturday Night, Harlem Strut, Drop Me Off In Harlem, I'm Red Hot From Harlem and Harlem On My Mind. Artists include: Duke Ellington, Ethyl Waters. Adelaide Hall, Cab Calloway, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Slim Gaillard and James P. Johnson.

Duration:00:37:54

Beethoven 250 Part 1 Marches

1/29/2020
The first of a monthly series marking Beethoven's 250th birthday. Music includes the Turkish March form the Ruins of Athens and the Funeral March form the Eroica Symphony.

Duration:00:21:32

Sheep and Goats

1/26/2020
Music includes: Billy Goat Stomp, Sheep May Safely Graze, Goat Blues, Black Sheep Blues, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Hymn to a Goat and I Wanna Count Sheep. Performers include: Jelly Roll Morton, Willie"the Lion" Smith, Hal McInttyre, Roy Rogers, Bartlett & Robertson, Teddy Wilson and Pete Daily.

Duration:00:34:49

Centennials 2020

1/19/2020
Celebrating musicians born 100 years ago this year. Musicians include: Charlie Parker, Hazel Scott, Peggy Lee, Dave Brubeck, Jimmy Witherspoon, Bonnie Davis, Eileen Farrell & Mickey Rooney.

Duration:00:38:53

1920

1/3/2020
Some of the top hits of 1920, including Swanee, Apple Blossom Time, Whispering, You'd Be Surprised, Crazy Blues and The Japanese Sandman. Performers include: Al Jolson, Mamie Smith, Eddie Cantor, Nora Bayes, Paul Whiteman and Marion Harris.

Duration:00:47:22

Leftovers #27

12/28/2019
Records left off of earlier podcasts and a tribute to musicians who passed away in 2019. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Montana Taylor, Jelly Roll Morton, Lena Horne, Charlie Parker, Ada Brown, Django Rheinhart and Anita O'Day.

Duration:00:42:06

Step

12/22/2019
Songs include: Steps, Five Step, I'm Stepping Out With a Memory, Everybody Step, You Stepped Out Of a Dream and Step Up and Shake My Hand. Performers include: Chick Webb, Paul Whiteman, Dave Brubeck, Coleman Hawkins, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington and Glenn Miller.

Duration:00:36:05

Beethoven's Birthday 2019

12/16/2019
A special, short podcast marking the 249th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven. Works performed are the Creatures of Prometheus overture and the Coriolan overture. Arturo Toscanini and Reginald Goodall conduct.

Duration:00:14:59

666 Evil Music

12/14/2019
For episode 666, a collection of evil music., including: Sinful Blues, Hard Time Killing Floor, Oh I'm Evil, Witches' Sabbath, Pretty Polly, Me and the Devil and It Ain't Necessarily So. Performers include: Maxine Sullivan, Robert Johnson, Skip James, Ella Fitzgerald, Una Mae Carlise, Pierre Monteux, Dock Boggs, Bessie Smith and Count Basie.

Duration:00:43:26

Christmas 2019

12/7/2019
Songs include: Jingle Bells, The Twelve Days of Christmas, the Merry Christmas Waltz, Here Comes Santa Claus, If It Doesn't Snow On Christmas, May Every Day Be Christmas and What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? Performers include: Bing Crosby, the Andrews Sisters, Woody Herman, Nelson Eddy, Doris Day, George Hall, Louis Jordan and Gene Autry.

Duration:00:40:53

Cool Songs

12/1/2019
Songs include: In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening, Cool Breeze, Cool Blues, Cool Train and Keep Cool Fool. Artists include: Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Otis, Bing Crosby, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Kenton.

Duration:00:37:09

Blues 1929

11/24/2019
Artists include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Lonnie Johnson, Victoria Spivey, Cow Cow Davenport, The Memphis Jug Band, Blind Willie McTell Charlie Patton & Blind Willie Johnson Songs include: Blue Spirit Blues, Let Your Light Shine On Me, I Can't Stand It, Tin Cup Blues, Down the Dirt Road Blues and Police Dog Blues.

Duration:00:43:56

A Stomping Good Time

11/17/2019
Songs include: King Porter Stomp, Cotton Club Stomp, Steamboat Stomp, Black Spider Stomp and Special Delivery Stomp. Musicians include: Jelly Roll Morton, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Harry James, James P, Johnson, Artie Shaw and Kid Ory.

Duration:00:38:28

"Rock Music"

11/10/2019
Songs include: Rock Me To Sleep, Little Rock Getaway, I Want to Rock. Bed Rock Blues, Rock It Boogie and Solid As a Rock. Performers include: Harry James, Count Basie, Helen Humes, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Pete Johnson, Art Hodes and Big Joe Turner.

Duration:00:34:44

Leaves

11/3/2019
To celebrate autumn, a show about leaves. Songs include: Autumn Leaves, I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover, Tea Leaves, Leaf By Leaf the Roses Fall, Maple Leaf Rag and When the Leaves bid the Trees Goodbye. Performers include: Art Moody, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Frankie Carle, Connie Boswell, Victor Young and the Edison Male Quartet.

Duration:00:35:31

Jazz Classics 1946-1951

10/27/2019
The final episode in the Jazz Classics series features ionic jazz recordings from the late 1940s & early 50s. Records include: Relaxin at Camarillo, Lady Bird, Four Brothers, Crosscurrent, Tempus Fugit, Manteca, Overtime and Criss Cross. Performers include: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Narvarro, Bud Powell, Woody Herman, Miles Davis, Lennie Tristanio , Dave Brubeck and the Metronone All Stars.

Duration:00:45:53