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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


Episodes

Insect Songs

11/11/2017
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Songs include: Blue Tail Fly, Bees Knees, Poor Butterfly, Mosquito Moan, La Cucaracha, Flight of the Bumble Bee, The Glow-worm and They Ain't No Flies On Me. Musicians include: Harry James, Burl Ives, Valaida Snow, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Hot Lips Page, Ted Lewis, The Andrews Sisters, Johnny Mercer, Art Tatum and Charlie Parker.

Duration: 00:45:47


Jazz Classics Part 2 1925-1929 The Jazz Age

11/5/2017
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Iconic jazz recordings from the late 1920s. Recordings include: Hebbie Jeebies, Black Bottom Stomp, In a Mist, A Monday Date, Weather Bird, Creole Love Call and Rhapsody In Blue. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Fletcher Henderson, Duke Ellington, Bix Beiderbeck, Earl Hines and George Gershwin.

Duration: 00:53:45


Ragtime

10/29/2017
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Music includes: Maple Leaf Rag, Sensation Rag, Ragtime Oriole, Charleston Rag, Kitten On the Keys, Nola and 12th Street Rag. Performers include: Scott Joplin, Eubie Blake, Kid Ory, Jelly Roll Morton, Billy Jones, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Vincent Lopez and Zez Confrey.

Duration: 00:49:04


Halloween 2017

10/21/2017
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The annual Halloween show! Music includes: My Friend the Ghost, The Halloween Dance, Undertaker's Blues, Haunted Heart, The Nightmare, The Goblin Band, The Walls Keep Talking and Mysterious Mose. The host also reads, The Sleeper, by Edgar Allen Poe. Musicians include: Tommy Dorsey, Helen Gross, Bessie Smith, Perry Como, Anita O'Day, Ozzy Nelson, Wingy Manone, Cab Calloway and The American Symphony Orchestra.

Duration: 00:44:42


Country Music Month 2017

10/14/2017
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We celebrate Country Music Month with songs from the 1920s through the 1940s. Music includes: She'll Be Coming Around the Mountain, Blue Yodel #4, I Don't Care If I Lose, Wildwood Flower, Pistol Packing Mama, South of the Border and Chuckwagon Swing. Performers include: The Skillet Lickers, Jimmie Rodgers, Ernest Tubb, Bob Wills, The Carter Family, The Swift Jewel Cowboys, The Sons of the Pioneers and Charlie Poole.

Duration: 00:48:42


Thelonious Monk Centennial

10/10/2017
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A special, short podcast celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thelonious Monk.

Duration: 00:12:36


More Froggy Music

10/7/2017
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After a week's delay, here's More Froggy Music, Songs include: Froggy Went a Courting, Frog and Mule, Froggy Moore, Grandpa Frog, Old Bullfrog and Hopping Toad Frog Blues. Perfromers include: Les Brown, Gene Autry, Smiley Burnette, J. T. Smith, Nelson Eddy, Mary Lou Williams, Andy Kirk and Ben Webster.

Duration: 00:35:41


Jazz Classics 1917-1924

9/24/2017
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Early jazz records from the acoustic era. Musicians include: King Oliver, Jelly Roll Morton,Kid Ory, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, James P. Johnson, Bix Beiderbeck and Fletcher Henderson. Music includes: King Porter Stomp, Riverboat Shuffle, Livery Stable Blues, Grandpa's Spells, Carolina Shout, Dippermouth Blues and Cakewalking Babies From Home.

Duration: 00:44:58


Broadway 1934

9/17/2017
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Songs include: I Get a Kick Out Of You, You And The Night And The Music, Autumn In New York, I'll Follow My Secret Heart, One Day When We Were Young, You're The Top and Zing Went The Strings of My Heart. Performers include: Ethyl Merman, Frank Sinatra, The Dorsey Brothers, Webster Booth, Libby Holman and Paul Whiteman.

Duration: 00:38:15


Tears Part Two

9/10/2017
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Songs include: And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine, If Teardrops Were Pennies, Brush Those Tears From Your Eyes, He's Not worth Your Tears and Too Many Tears. Performers include: Ambrose & His Orchestra, Mildred Bailey, Buddy Clark, Jimmy Rodgers, The Carter Family, The Ink Spots, Doris Day and Wesley Tuttle.

Duration: 00:42:04


Tears Part One

9/3/2017
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Songs include: After the Laughter Came Tears, Dancing With Tears In My Eyes, Yesterday's Tears, Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry and Time Out For Tears. Performers include: Kay Starr, Ella Fitzgerald, Ernest Tubb, Tex Ritter, Cliff Edwards, Ruth Etting, Nat King Cole and Harry James.

Duration: 00:37:59


Obituaries 1973

8/27/2017
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A tribute to musicians who died in 1973, Including: Clara Ward, Gene Krupa, Ben Webster, Kid Ory, Memphis Minnie, Vaughan Monroe, Joseph Szigeti, Willie the Lion Smith and Noel Coward. Music includes: Mad Dogs and Englishmen, Drum Boogie, Brahms Violin Concerto, How I Got Over, The Things We Did Last Summer and Ory's Creole Trombone.

Duration: 00:56:05


Percy Grainger

8/20/2017
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Compositions by the Australian-American, Percy Grainger. Works include: Country Gardens, Molly On the Shore, Mock Morris, Irish Tune From County Derry and Handel in the Strand. Perfomers include: Percy Grainger, Eugene Ormandy, Boyd Neel, Peter Pears, Leopold Stokowski and the Virtuoso String Quartet.

Duration: 00:39:58


Yellow Music

8/13/2017
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Songs include: The Night Was Yellow, Yellow Dog Blues, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Yellow Rose of Texas and Yellow Fire. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Cisco Houston, Bob Wills, Ella Fitzgerald, Nat King Cole, Ozzie Nelson and The Andrews Sisters.

Duration: 00:37:09


Country Music 1939

8/6/2017
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Songs include: Silver Bells, Great Speckled Bird, Back In the Saddle Again, Don't Be Blue, Truck Driver's Blues, Back On the Montana Plains and When I Put On My Long White Robe. Performers include: Bob Wills, Gene Autry, Patsy Montana, Roy Acuff, The Swift Jewel Cowboys, Floyd Tillman and Hank Snow.

Duration: 00:39:38


Running Music

7/30/2017
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Songs include: Runnin Wild, You Run Your Mouth, A Hit and Run Affair, Running a Temperature, Run Little Rabbit and You Can't Run Away From Love Tonight. Musicians include: Josh White, Jimmy Rushing, Benny Goodman, Thomas "Fats' Waller, Stan Getz, Dick Powell and Tommy Dorsey.

Duration: 00:40:30


World War II Classics

7/23/2017
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Iconic songs of the World War II era. Songs include: Opus One, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Coming In On a Wing and a Prayer, I'll Be Seeing You, Sentimental Journey and God Bless America. Performers include: The Andrews Sisters, Harry James, Tommy Dorsey, Les Brown. The Song Spinners, Bing Crosby, The Oklahoma cast and Glenn Miller.

Duration: 00:41:22


Leftovers #23

7/16/2017
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Records left off of earlier podcasts. Songs include: Kisses Sweeter Than Wine, Telephoning the Blues, The Lady In Bed, Me and the Devil Blues, Borodin: Symphony #2, Send Me Away with a Kiss, Alice From Dallas & You Can't Stop Me From Loving You. Performers include: Hot Lips Page, The Weavers, Connee Boswell, Robert Johnson, The New York Philharmonic, Bojangles Robinson, Ethel Waters, Buddy Jones and John MacCormack.

Duration: 00:45:12


Devil Muisc

7/8/2017
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Songs include: There's Going to Be the Devil to Pay, At the Devil's Ball, Pack Up Your Sins and Go to the Devil, Paging the Devil, That Old Devil Moon and The Devil's Gonna Get You. Artists include: Bessie Smith, The Peerless Quartet, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Skip James, The Kansas City Six, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Ella Fitzgerald and Margaret Whiting.

Duration: 00:39:14


Fourth of July 2017

7/2/2017
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Music includes: The Star Spangled Banner, America, Here's My Boy, Appalachian Spring, Naval Reserve March, On the Alert and Strike Up the Band. Performers include: Boston Pops Orchestra, Shep Fields, Peerless Quartet, Goldman Band, Boston Symphony, The High Hatters and Conway's Band.

Duration: 00:38:20

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