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Music From 100 Years Ago

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Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.

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TX

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Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.

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English


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Country Music 1952

5/12/2024
Musician include: Hank Thompson, Kitty Wells, Slim Whitman, Hank Williams, Red Foley and Ernest Tubb. Songs include: The Wild side of Life, Salty Dog Rag, Jambalya, It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels and Too Old to Cut the Mustard.

Duration:00:38:12

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Lose

4/29/2024
Songs include: Born to Lose, Lost and Found, I'd Hate to Lose You, What Have We Got to lose?, Lost April and She Had to Go and Lose It At the Astor. Performers include: Benny Carter, the Andrews Sisters, Ted Daffran, the Ink Spots, Richard Himbler, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Nat King Cole.

Duration:00:36:49

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It Don't mean a Thing If It Ain't got That Swing

4/23/2024
Songs include: It Don't Mean a Thing, If It Ain't Got That Swing, Swing It Sister, Waltz In Swing Time, Rug Cutter's Swing, Swing Low, Sweet Chariot and Swinging On a Star. Performers include: Duke Ellington, Les Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Glenn Miller, the Mills Brothers and the Fisk Jubilee Quartet.

Duration:00:39:27

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Apples

4/15/2024
Songs include: Apple Blossom Time, Apple Honey, Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, Scrapple From the Apple, The Big Apple and Cherry Pink and Apple Blossom White. Performers include: Glenn Miller, Jo Stafford, Tommy Dorsey, the Andrews Sisters, Bing Crosby, Charley Parker and Woody Herman.

Duration:00:42:57

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Female Singers of 1939

4/3/2024
Singers include: Judy Garland, Billie Holiday, Louise Tobin, Vera Lynn, Ella Fitzgerald, Helen Forest, the Andrews Sisters, Carmen Miranda, and Kate Smith. Songs include: We'll Meet Again, Somewhere Over the Rainbow, Beer Barrel Polka, Undecided, What's New, Strange Fruit and God Bless America.

Duration:00:42:55

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J. S. Bach's Birthday 2024

3/31/2024
To mark Bach's 339th birthday, historical recordings of the Brandenburg Concerto 3 and the B Minor Prelude and Fugue from the Well Tempered Clavier.

Duration:00:23:45

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Horse Music

3/25/2024
Songs include: Wild Horses, His Rocking Horse Ran Away, Black Horse Blues, Empty Saddles, Riders In the Sky, Horses Don't Bet On People and The Ride of the Valkeries. Performers include: Betty Hutton, Bing Crosby, Burl Ives, Kay Kyser and Perry Como.

Duration:00:36:41

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Because

3/18/2024
Songs include: I Love You Because You're You, Because of Once Upon a Time, Just Because, Because Of You and Because it's Love. Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Perry Como, Leon Payne and Johnny Mercer.

Duration:00:39:30

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18th Anniversary Show

3/11/2024
Celebrating 18 years of the podcast. Music includes: Confirmation, Go Where I Send Thee, Alabama Song, I'm Beginning to See the Light, Caravan, The Great Gate At Kiev, Worried Man Blues and Truckin' My Blues Away. Performers include: The Golden Gate Quartet, The Carter Family, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Arturo Toscanini, Duke Ellington and Lotte Lenya.

Duration:00:45:03

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George Gershwin's Movie Songs

3/4/2024
Songs from Gershwin's Hollywood period, including: They Can't Take That Away From Me, Let's Call The Whole Thing Off, Love Walked In, Nice Work If You Can Get It, They All Laughed and Love Is Here To Stay. Performers include: Fred Astaire, The Andrews Sisters, Bea Wain, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Kenny Baker and Ozzie Nelson.

Duration:00:41:26

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Day

2/26/2024
Songs include: Bizet Has His Day, Day By Day, Day In Day Out, What a Difference a Day Made, Isn't This a Lovely Day, Night and Day and Oh Happy Day. Musicians include: Fred Astaire, Jo Stafford, Frank Sinatra, Helen Forest, Don Howard, Les Brown and Ben Selvin.

Duration:00:39:00

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Country Music 1934

2/19/2024
Songs include: Tumbling Tumbleweeds, Montana Plains, There's No Hiding Place, Nobody's Darlin, Cattle Call and Beautiful Texas. Performers include: The Sons of the Pioneers, W. Lee O'Daniel, Red Foley, Patsy Montana, the Carter Family and Milton Brown.

Duration:00:39:26

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A Great Day In Harlem

2/12/2024
Musicians who appeared in Art Kane's iconic 1958 photograph, celebrating the golden age of jazz. Musicians include: Oscar Pettiford, Maxine Sullivan, Jimmy Rushing, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonius Monk, Sonny Rolling, Count Basie and Lester Young.

Duration:00:44:33

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Champagne and Cocktails

1/31/2024
Songs include: Bubbles In the Wine, Pink Champagne, Abercrombie Had a Zombie, Salty Dog Blues, Rum and Coca-Cola, Scotching With the Soda and Cocktails For Two. Performers include: Lawrence Welk, the King Cole Trio, Glenn Miller, the Andrews Sisters Joe Liggins and Fats Waller.

Duration:00:38:06

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Mozart's Birthday 2024

1/22/2024
Celebrating the 268th Birthday of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. Excerpts from the Symphony #39, Piano Sonata #17, String Quartet #23, Horn Concerto #4 and The Magic Flute. Performers include: Herbert Von Karajan, Claudio Arrau, The Budapest String Quarter and Dennis Brain.

Duration:00:39:14

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Centenials 2024

1/16/2024
Celebrating performers born 100 years ago, this year, including, Dinah Washington, Bud Powell, Earl Scruggs, Roger Williams, Ella Mae Morse, Chet Atkins, Sarah Vaughn,Slim Whitman, Max Roach and Henry Mancini. Songs include: Cow Cow Boogie, Autumn Leaves, April In Paris, Baby, Get Back, Foggy Mountain Breakdown and Black Coffee.

Duration:00:46:43

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Nobody and No One

1/8/2024
Songs include: Nobody's Sweetheart, Nobody's Darlin But Mine, Time Waits For No One, I Ain't Got Nobody and You're Nobody Till Somebody Loves You. Musicians include: Helen Forrest, Thomas "Fats" Waller, the Mills Brothers, Judy Garland, Blind Willie Johnson and Doris Day.

Duration:00:36:51

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Hits of 1924

1/2/2024
Songs include: California Here I come, It Had To Be You, Tea For Two, Jellybean Blues, You Will Never Miss Your Mother Until She's Gone, All Alone and Somebody Loves Me. Artists include: Al Jolson, Bessie Smith, John McCormack, Jones & Hare, Marion Harris. Fiddlin John Carson and Paul Whiteman.

Duration:00:41:58

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Leftovers #33

12/26/2023
Records left off of previous podcasts, along with a tribute to musics whom we lost this year. Performers include: Sarah Vaughn, Frank Sinatra, Artie Shaw, Les Paul, Moriz Rosenthal, Dick "Two Ton" Baker, Blind Lemon Jefferson and Fred Astaire.

Duration:00:42:08

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Beethoven's Birthday 2023

12/16/2023
Celebrating Beethoven's 253rd birthday. Movements from the Cello Sonata #3 and the String Quartet #7, along with the Leonore Overture #3. Performers include: Pablo Casals, Rudolf Serkin, Karl Bohm and the Vienna Comcethouse Quartet.

Duration:00:42:07