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Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.

Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.

Location:

TX

Description:

Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.

Language:

English


Episodes

National Accordion Month

6/13/2021
A salute to the squeeze box. Accordionists include: Lawrence Welk, Frankie Yankovic, Art Van Damme, Pietro Diero, Charles Magnante, The Three Suns and Dick Contino. Music includes: Lady of Spain, Bubbles In the Wine, Underneath the Arches, The Accordion Man and Black Eyes.

Duration:00:39:05

Summer Love Songs 2021

6/6/2021
Songs include: Whose Honey Are You?, All the Things You Are, I Concentrate On You, Apple Blossom Time, The Band Played On and September Song. Performers include: Bing Crosby, the Andrews Sisters, Guy Lombardo, Fats Waller, Walter Huston , Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller.

Duration:00:37:36

When

5/29/2021
Songs include: When the Saints Go Marching In, When Your Lover Has Gone, Where Or When, When a Woman Loves a Man, I'm Sharp When I Hit the Coast and Who Will Be With You When I'm Far Away. Performers include: Jimmy Durante, Maxine Sullivan, Bessie Smith, Benny Goodman, Whispering Jack Smith, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and Lionel Hampton.

Duration:00:37:58

Blues 1927

5/15/2021
Performers include: Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Barbecue Bob, Meade Lux Lewis, Henry Thomas, Victoria Spivey and the Memphis Jug Band. Songs include: Backwater Blues, Old County Stomp, Barbecue Blues, Blues Oh Blues, Kansas City Blues and Southern Rag.

Duration:00:37:15

Fish

5/8/2021
Songs include: Three Little Fishies, Gone Fishin, Don't Fish In My Sea, Fish For Supper, Saturday Night Fish Fry and Fishin Around. Performers include: Kay Kyser, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Lee Konitz, Louis Jordan, Ma Rainey, Lionel Hampton and Mildred Bailey.

Duration:00:36:48

Fire

5/1/2021
Songs include: Baltimore Fire, I Don't Want To Set the World On Fire, Fireworks, Swamp Fire, Ritual Fire Dance, Setting the Woods On Fire and I'm Playing With Fire. Performers include: Charlie Poole, Jo Stafford, Leopold Stokowski, Larry Adler, The Ink Spots, Jimmy Dorsey and Donald Thorne.

Duration:00:35:58

Street Music

4/25/2021
Songs include: On the Sunny Side of the Street, 12th Street Rag, Walking the Street, Annie Street Rock, 52nd Street Theme and 42nd Street. Performers include: Hal Kemp, June Christy, Alberta Hunter, Nat King Cole, Dizzy Gillespie, Richard M. Jones and Bob Crosby.

Duration:00:35:27

Classical Adagios

4/17/2021
Slow movements from composers: Mozart, Bach, Ravel, Barber, Chopin & Holst, Performers include: Wilhelm Giesking, Yehudi Menuhin, Adrian Bolt, Ignancy Paderewski & Arturo Toscanini.

Duration:00:46:39

Birds of a Feather

4/4/2021
Songs about birds. Including: When the Swallows Come Back to Capistrano, Listen to the Mockingbird, Weather Bird, Skylark, His Eye Is On the Sparrow, Bluebirds in the Moonlight & A Chicken Aint Nothin But a Bird. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Glen Miller, The Ink Spots, Louis Jordan, Mary Martin, The Soul Stirrers & Bob Crosby.

Duration:00:40:52

National Recording Registry #13

3/28/2021
Highlights from the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. Performers include: Hjalmer Peterson, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, FDR, Marika Papagika, Uncle Dave Macon & Pablo Casals.

Duration:00:44:52

15th Anniversary Show

3/13/2021
Celebrating 15 years of Music From 100 Years Ago with records by Lu Watters, Arizona Dranes, the Mills Brothers, Charlie Parker, Bob Wills, Mozart and Blind Willie McTell. Thanks for your support through the years!

Duration:00:38:57

Five

2/28/2021
Songs include: Five Foot Two, Five O' Clock Whistle, Deep Fives, Five Minutes More, Mr. Five By Five and Swinging At the Circle Five. Musicians include: Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, the Andrews Sisters, the Swift Jewel Cowboys, Meade Lux Lewis, the Mills Brothers and Stan Getz.

Duration:00:39:28

It's Cold

2/20/2021
Songs include: It's Getting Chilly, Cold, Cold Heart, Baby It's Cold Outside, There's Frost On the Moon, Frosty Morning Blues, Blow, Blow Thou Winter Wind and Out In the Cold Again. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, the Casa Loma Orchestra, Jame P. Johnson, Bob Crosby and the Bob Cats, Alberta Prime and the Duke Ellington Orchestra.

Duration:00:43:05

Kansas City Jazz

2/11/2021
Celebrating the Kansas City jazz sound. Musicians include: Benny Moten, Count Basie, Juli Lee, Andy Kirk, Mary Lou Williams and Charley Parker. Music Includes: Them There Eyes, Good Morning Blues, Jive At Five, Confessin the Blues, I've Found a New Baby and Swing For Joy.

Duration:00:37:14

Mozart Birthday 2021

1/27/2021
In honor of Mozart's 265th birthday, a special podcast featuring the Piano Concerto #19 in F, KV459. Pianist Clara Haskil is accompanied by the Winterthur Symphony conducted by Henry Swoboda in a recording from 1950.

Duration:00:31:03

Blues 1928

1/18/2021
Musicians include: Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Scrapper Blackwell, Lonnie Johnson, Victoria Spivey, Mississippi John Hurt and Blind Lemon Jefferson. Songs include: Candy Man Blues, Empty Bed Blues, Organ Grinder Blues, Down the Alley Way Blues, Peaches In the Springtime and See That My Grave Is Kept Clean.

Duration:00:41:52

1921

1/10/2021
The hits and history of 1921. Songs include: April Showers, Ain't We Got Fun, Look For the Silver Lining, Carolina Shout, They'll Be Some Changes Made and Song of India. Performers include: James P. Johnson, Paul Whiteman, Marion Harris, Eube Blake, Al Jolson and the California Ramblers.

Duration:00:41:55

Leftover #29

12/31/2020
For the final podcast of 2020, records left off earlier podcasts and a tribute to musicians who passed away this year. Musicians include: Hildergarde, Fred Astaire, Count Basie, Ethyl Waters, Frank Sinatra, Jackie Gleason and Bert Lahr.

Duration:00:36:37

Beethoven 250 Part 12: Symphony #9

12/27/2020
The final episode of our Beethoven 250 series features a 1947 recording of the Symphony #9 by the Vienna Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan with Elizabeth Schwarzkopf, Elizabeth Hongen, Julius Patzak and Hans Hotter.

Duration:01:11:44

Rhythm

12/23/2020
Songs include: Rockin In Rhythm, Rhythm King, I Got Rhythm Variations, Swing Out Rhythm and I Got a Heart Full of Rhythm. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Fred Astaire, Duke Ellington, Valaida Snow, Blanche Calloway, Lonnie Johnson and Dave Brubeck.

Duration:00:42:49