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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

Drag

11/23/2020
Tunes include: Sunflower Slow Drag, Viper's Drag, Varsity Drag, Shim Sham Drag and Shoe Shiner's Drag. Musicians include: Thomas"Fats" Waller, Eddie Condon, The Kansas City Six, Garland Wilson and Jazz At the Philharmonic.

Duration:00:36:16

Breakdown

11/16/2020
Songs include: Harlem Breakdown, Central Avenue Breakdown, Rehearsing For a Nervous Breakdown, Bayou Breakdown and Vine Street Breakdown. Performers include: Cab Calloway, Lionel Hampton, Pete Johnson, John Kirby. Charley Barnet and Floyd Hunt.

Duration:00:31:48

Thankful

11/8/2020
Songs about being thankful. Songs include: Thanks a Million, Crazy Bout My Baby, Count Your Blessings, I've Got Plenty to be Thankful For, Thank Your Lucky Stars and Let a Smile Be Your Umbrella. Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, The Boswell Sisters, Vaughn Monroe, Jimmy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Freddy Martin.

Duration:00:34:33

Beethoven 250 Part 10: Six Bagatelles Op 126

10/30/2020
Beethoven's last major piano work, the Six Bagatelles Op 126 in a 1937 performance by Artur Schnabel.

Duration:00:22:01

On the Town

10/24/2020
Songs include: Lulu's Back In Town, Bach Goes to Town, Get Out of Town, There's a Tavern In the Town, Let Me Off Uptown and It's the Talk of the Town. Performers include: Stan Kenton, Dexter Gordon, Ethyl Waters, Artie Shaw, Roy Eldrige, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman and Nat King Cole.

Duration:00:36:09

Halloween 2020

10/17/2020
Songs include: The Skeleton Rag, Mr. Ghost Goes to Town, Ghost Riders in the Sky, The Halloween Dance, Is the Rope Around Your Neck? and Devil's Gonna Get You. Also, a Halloween-themed poem read by the host. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Glenn Miller, Rev. J.M. Gates, Woody Herman, The American Quartet and Stan Jones.

Duration:00:32:15

Country Music Month 2020

10/11/2020
Performers include: Jimmy Rodgers, Gene Autry, the Carter Family, The Chuck Wagon Gang, Ernest Tubb, Roy Acuff, Ray Price and Bob Wills. Songs include: Mule Skinner Blues, Heaven Is My Home, Back In the Saddle Again, Time Changes Everything and The Little Old Log Cabin.

Duration:00:39:32

Novelty Tunes

10/4/2020
Oddball songs from the 1920s to the 1950s. Songs include: I've Never Seen a Straight Banana, I've Got a Lovely Bunch of Coconuts, The Thing, Dinner Music For a Pack of Hungry Cannibals, The Duke of Dubuque and I'm Wild About Horns On Automobiles. Performers include: The Six Jumping Jacks, Danny Kaye, the Four Vagabonds, Phil Harris and Louis Jordan.

Duration:00:41:35

Beethoven 250 Part 9: Waldstein Sonata

9/27/2020
This month's Beethoven podcast features a 1952 recording of the Waldstein Sonata by the English pianist, Solomon, along with a windy introduction by your host.

Duration:00:28:09

Hollywood Musicals 1937

9/19/2020
Songs include: September In the Rain, Nice Work If You Can Get It, That Old Feeling, I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm, In the Still of the Night, They Can't Take That Away From Me and Sweet Leilanai. Performers include: Midge Williams, Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Tommy Dorsey, Fred Astaire, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Eddie Duchin.

Duration:00:42:43

On Sale

9/12/2020
Songs include: A Cottage For Sale, Love For Sale, No Sale, She's Got the Blues For Sale, Swing For Sale and There's a House In Harlem For Sale. Artists include: Louis Jordan, Billy Eckstine, Libby Holman, Guy Lombardo, The Original Memphis Five and Joe Turner.

Duration:00:29:05

700th Show

9/6/2020
To mark 700 episodes, we look back at episodes 1, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500 & 600. Thanks to all of you for listening for all these years.

Duration:00:40:25

Beethoven 250 Part 8 Symphony #6

8/29/2020
This month's Beethoven podcast features a 1946 recording of the Symphony #6 (Pastoral) by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Bruno Walter.

Duration:00:42:14

Baby Songs

8/22/2020
Songs include: I'm Crazy Bout My Baby, Baby Mine, Pretty Baby, You Must of Been a Beautiful Baby, One For My Baby and Baby Doll. Musicians include: Bessie Smith, Bing Crosby, Louis Armstrong, Glen Miller, The Mills Brothers, Whispering Jack Smith and Lena Horne.

Duration:00:42:56

Jazz Piano 1939

8/15/2020
Performers include: Art Tatum, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Albert Ammons, Jimmy Yancey, Jess Stacy, James P. Johnson, Thomas "Fats" Waller And Willie The Lion Smith. Works include: Sporting House Rag, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Tea For Two, Monday Struggle and Yancey Stomp.

Duration:00:50:09

Lips

8/7/2020
Songs include: Hot Lips, The Touch of Your Lips, Loose Lips, Candy Lips, Take, Oh Take Those Lips From Me, And Then Your Lips Met Mine and My Lips Remember Your Kisses. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ozzy Nelson, Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole, The Quintet of the Hot Club of France, Gerry More and John McCormack.

Duration:00:42:42

Beethoven 250 Part 7: String Quartet #14

7/29/2020
This month's Beethoven podcast features the Barylli Quartet performing the String Quartet #14 in C Sharp Minor, in a recording from 1952. Plus, a long-winded introduction by your host.

Duration:00:44:24

Songs of New York Part 2

7/26/2020
Another tribute to the Big Apple. Performers include: Artie Shaw, The Mills Brothers, Ada Jones, Ray Nobel, Andy Kirk and Harry Richman. Songs include: Give My Regards to Broadway, Nesting Time in Flatbush, She's a Latin From Manhattan, 52nd Street and Harlem Nocturne.

Duration:00:42:15

Clouds

7/16/2020
Songs include: Sweeping the Clouds Away, Brain Cloudy Blues, Waltzing In the Clouds, The Little White Cloud That Cried and Clouds In My Heart. Performers include: Buddy Rogers, Deanna Durbin, Johnny Ray, Duke Ellington, George Shearing, Benny Goodman, Andy Kirk and Al Jolson.

Duration:00:41:29

Obituaries 1967

7/5/2020
Paying tribute to musicians who died in 1967. These include: Ida Cox, Nelson Eddy, Paul Whiteman, Woody Guthrie, Pete Johnson, Billy Strayhorn, Muggsy Spanier, Moon Mullican and Stuff Smith. Music includes: I've Got You Under My Skin, One Hour Mama, Concerto In F, Dive Bomber, Chelsea Bridge and Rose Marie.

Duration:00:45:41