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The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a weekly podcast that focuses on the music, artists and history of the Big Band Era of the 1930's and 1940's. Vinyl pops and crackles are included. Don't forget to subscribe.

The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a weekly podcast that focuses on the music, artists and history of the Big Band Era of the 1930's and 1940's. Vinyl pops and crackles are included. Don't forget to subscribe.

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The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a weekly podcast that focuses on the music, artists and history of the Big Band Era of the 1930's and 1940's. Vinyl pops and crackles are included. Don't forget to subscribe.

Language:

English


Episodes

Mercer, Miller and The Revers-o-scope

1/22/2021
Episode 45 includes some great songs from Johnny Mercer, Frank Sinatra, Liz Tilton and Tony Pastor. Ronnaldo also unpacks an audio clip from 1944 which, in his opinion, is simply a ridiculous masterpiece. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:30:55

Big Band Birthdays - January 19: Raymond Eberle

1/19/2021
In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Raymond Eberle. If you would like access to Podcast Extras and Bonus Content then join our Patreon and become a "Hepcat". It's a great way to support the Podcast and Swing City Radio. Check it out at: https://www.patreon.com/swingcityradio* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:08:01

Monroe, Pied Pipers and Oats

1/15/2021
Episode 44 features tracks from Vaughn Monroe, Artie Shaw, The Pied Pipers and others. We will also listen to a great version of Tuxedo Junction by Harry James. Ronnaldo reads a listener's review and we learn who is the Giant of the Cereals. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the...

Duration:00:33:22

Kaye, Wain and Eckstine

1/8/2021
Episode 43 features tracks from Earl "Fatha" Hines, Sammy Kaye, Bea Wain, Billy Eckstine and many more. If you've been cold this winter, I've got an old ad just for you. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:32:26

Big Band Birthdays - January 7: Red Allen

1/7/2021
In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Red Allen. If you would like access to Podcast Extras and Bonus Content then join our Patreon and become a "Hepcat". It's a great way to support the Podcast and Swing City Radio. Check it out at: https://www.patreon.com/swingcityradio * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:08:45

Collection of Big Band Favorites - Part 2

1/1/2021
Hey there People of Swing! I'm going to be taking a small break during the holidays but I DID NOT want to leave you empty handed. So I've put together a collection of songs from past episodes that I really enjoyed cleaning up and playing just for you. Peggy Lee, Harry James and The Andrews sisters are just a few of the artists you'll hear in this episode. Enjoy the music and see you soon! ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to...

Duration:00:33:27

Collection of Big Band Favorites - Part 1

12/25/2020
Hello everyone! I'm going to be taking a little break during the holidays but I DID NOT want to leave you empty handed. So I've put together a collection of songs from past episodes that I really enjoyed cleaning up and playing for you. The King Sisters, Tex Beneke and Count Basie are just a few of the artists you'll hear in this episode. Enjoy! ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the...

Duration:00:36:44

A Chick, a Tiger and a Boyd

12/18/2020
Episode 42 features music from Chick Webb, The Original Dixie Land Band, Boyd Raeburn and many more. We also learn where to go if you need a gift for the Johnsons. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:27:49

A Little Dab of Kenton, Basie and Goodman

12/11/2020
Episode 41 features some Stan Kenton, Ina Ray Hutton, Frank Sinatra, Lionel Hampton and more. We also learn that Brylcream may make your hair disturbingly healthy. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:30:46

Big Bands and Beer

12/4/2020
Episode 40 features music from Duke Ellington, Vaughn Monroe, Artie Shaw, Lucky Millinder and many more. Ronnaldo sings a song in this one? What? You can't be serious! ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:15:26

Bunnies and Wells

11/27/2020
Episode 39 features "hopping" tunes from Bunny Berigan, Charlie Barnet, Glenn Miller, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm and more. We also listen to an old radio ad from Groves Nose Drops. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:17:34

Celebrating: A Big Band Christmas

11/26/2020
Hi there Big Band Fans! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate Christmas music from some of the biggest names of The Big Band Era. We play some great, festive songs from Glenn Miller, Bing Crosby, Perry Como, Dinah Shore and more. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are...

Duration:00:17:12

The Big Band and Swing Podcast Trailer

11/24/2020
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Duration:00:01:11

Soundies and Ironized Yeast Tablets

11/20/2020
Episode 38 features music by Larry Clinton, Louis Jordan, Ginny Simms, Frank Sinatra and more. We also listen to an old radio ad promoting Ironized Yeast Tablets. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:32:42

Big Band Hits, Fits and Fear

11/13/2020
Episode 37 features classic tunes from Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, Charlie Barnet, The Dorsey Brothers and many more. Ronnaldo also plays a "comforting" Atomic Bomb public service announcement. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:01:09:55

Brown and Gray Smoke Rings

11/6/2020
Episode 36 features music by Ray Anthony, Glen Gray, Les Brown, Harry James and so much more. We also hear an old advertisement from Chesterfield and learn that 30 years of tobacco research was behind their cigarettes. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:26:16

I Can't Drive 35!

10/30/2020
Episode 35 features music by Bunny Berigan, Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman and more. We also hear a classic live recording from Duke Ellington and learn all about Goodyear Lifeguard Tires. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:32:19

Anthony, Mundy and "Shore, I'll Buy a Chevy"

10/23/2020
Episode 34 features music by Ray Anthony, Jimmy Mundy, Wilbert Baranco, Jimmy Lunceford, Red Norvo and more. Dinah Shore also recommends to See the USA in Your Chevrolet. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:31:44

Celebrating: Bing Crosby

10/16/2020
Hi there Big Band Fans! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Bing Crosby. We play some great songs from Bing and we take a deeper look at America's first multimedia star. Join us in this musical celebration of Bing Crosby. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists...

Duration:00:29:46

Webb, Berigan and the Importance of Hat Room

10/16/2020
Episode 33 features music by Chick Webb, Vincent Lopez, Kay Kyser, Bunny Berigan and more. Ronnaldo also rambles on about Rambler. ...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today! * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons. Artists are credited within the podcast.

Duration:00:31:15