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Music From 100 Years Ago

Music Podcasts

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

Christmas 2022

12/6/2022
Songs include: Silent Night, I Saw Mommy Smoochin Santy Claus, Boogie Woogie Santa Claus, Oh Little Town of Bethlehem, The Nutcracker, Christmas and You, Jingle Bells and Here Comes Santa Claus. Performers include: Joni James, Percy Faith, Perry Como, Doris Day, Mable Scott, The NY Philharmonic, Homer and Jethro, Johnny Mercer and Les Paul and Mary Ford.

Duration:00:37:22

Number 1 Hits of 1938

11/28/2022
Songs include: Don't Be That Way, A-Tisket A-Tasket, Two Sleepy People, Begin the Beguine, My Reverie, Nice Work If You Can Get It & Bei Mir Bist du Schoen. Performers include: Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, the Andrews Sisters, Fats Waller, Artie Shaw, Larry Clinton and Fred Astaire. The show concludes with a tribute to Louise Tobin, who passed away this week at 104.

Duration:00:51:18

Lazy

11/22/2022
Songs include: Lazy, Lazy River, I Ain't Lazy, I'm Just Dreaming, Lazy Mama, Lazy Susan, Lazy Day and I'm Lazy, That's All. Performers include: the Mills Brothers, Pearl Bailey, Woody Hermann, Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Miles Davis, King Oliver, Teddy Wilson and Benny Goodman.

Duration:00:39:23

The Songs of Warren and Gordon

11/14/2022
Celebrating the songwriting partnership of Harry Warren and Mack Gordon. Songs include: At Last, I Gotta Gal In Kalamazoo , I Had the Craziest Dream, You'll Never Know and Down Argentine Way. Performers include: Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Kate Smith, Helen Forrest, Dick Haymes and the Andrews Sisters.

Duration:00:38:46

More 1928 Blues

11/7/2022
Artists include: Lemon Jefferson, Ma Rainey, Bessie Smith, Willie MeTell, Blind Willie Johnson, Victoria Spivey, the Memphis Jug Band and Mississippi John Hurt. Songs Include: Thinking Blues, Deep Moaning Blues, No Papa No, Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning, Pine Top's Blues and Kansas City Blues.

Duration:00:39:16

Where Songs

10/31/2022
Songs include: Where Or When? , Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, I Wonder Where My Baby Is Tonight, Bess, Where's My Bess, Where Can I Go Without You? and Where Has My Little Dog Gone? Artists include: Peggy Lee, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, Dolly Dawn and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France.

Duration:00:40:43

Halloween 2022 Part 2 Werewolves and Witches

10/24/2022
The werewolf skit from the 1957 Stan Freberg radio show. Also; the Witches' Sabbath movement from the Symphonie Fantastique and a holliday poem by Carl Sandberg.

Duration:00:35:00

Halloween 2022 Part 1

10/17/2022
Songs include: Spooky Spook, The Halloween Dance, Spider Web Blues, I Want To Be Evil, The Spell of the Blues, Haunted Nights, The Nightmare and Everything Is Scary Now. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Ray Noble, Victoria Spivey, The Casa Loma Orchestra, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway & Joshua Castro.

Duration:00:43:01

Mountain Songs

10/11/2022
Music includes: When the Moon Comes Over the Mountain, Mountain Dew, The Old Man of the Mountain, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Mountain Top Blues and In the Hall of the Mountain King. Performers include: Al Jolson, Kate Smith, Bessie Smith, Grandpa Jones, Flat and Scruggs and Eugene Ormandy.

Duration:00:31:55

Number 1 Hits of 1937

10/3/2022
Songs include: Remember Me, September In the Rain, Goodnight My Love, You Can't Stop Me From Dreaming and Whispers In the Dark. Musicians Include: Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Guy Lombardo, Tommy Dorsey and Benny Goodman.

Duration:00:38:03

Crying In the Fifties

9/26/2022
Songs include: Cry, Crying In the Chapel, I Cried, Must I Cry Again, Mama, Don't Cry At My Wedding, My Heart Cries For You & I Won't Cry Anymore. Performers include: Johnny Ray, Patti Page, Tony Bennett, The Hiltoppers, The Orioles, Joni James & Stan Freberg.

Duration:00:37:57

Autumn Songs 2022

9/19/2022
Songs include: Autumn Leaves, Autumn In New York, Early Autumn, The Autumn Waltz, Tis Autumn & Autumn Nocturne. Performers include: Harry James, Jo Stafford, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Claude Thornhill, Ella Fitzgerald and Roger Williams.

Duration:00:34:29

Why Songs

9/13/2022
Songs include: Why Was I Born? , I Know Why, and So Do You, Why Don't You Do Right?, Why Don't You Haul Off and Love Me, Why Don't You Love Me Like You Used To Do? and Why Don't You Believe Me? Performers include: Helen Morgan, Peggy Lee, Hank Williams, Nick Lucas, Joni James, Wayne Raney and Glenn Miller.

Duration:00:35:40

National Piano Month 2022

9/5/2022
Pianists include: Floyd Cramer, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Sviatoslav Richter, Hazel Scott, Nat King Cole, Albert Ammons,, Pete Johnson, Art Tatum, Pinetop Perkins & Henry Cowell. Music includes: Over the Rainbow, In the Wee Small Hours, Fancy Pants, Prelude In C Sharp Minor, Pinetop's Boogie Woogie, April In Paris, The Man I Love and the Banshee.

Duration:00:48:22

Easy Listening 1950s

8/29/2022
Musicians include: Percy Faith, Ray Conniff, Ferrante & Teicher, Charlie Parker, Henry Mancini, Mantovani, Roger Williams and Jackie Gleason. Music includes: My One and Only Love, Be My Love, Marie, Autumn Leaves, Laura, Around the World and Bugler's Holiday.

Duration:00:52:45

Musicians With Something In Common

8/22/2022
Musicians include: Peggy Lee, Stan Kenton, Oscar Levant, Margaret Whiting, Stan Freberg, Buddy Rich, Dean Martin and Ray Conniff. Songs include: Stardust, Careless Hands, Artistry In Rhythm, That's Amore, I Don't Know Enough About You and Quiet Riot.

Duration:00:46:28

Classical Recordings 1938

8/15/2022
Music By Bach, Mendelsshon, Beethoven, Hindemith, Strauss and Debussy. Performers include William Primrose, Jesus Maria Sanroma, Bruno Walter, Toscha Sidel & Walter Giesking.

Duration:00:40:24

Warren and Dubin

8/9/2022
Movie Songs by Harry Warren and Al Dubin. Songs include: 42nd Street, I Only Have Eyes For You, We're In the Money, September In the Rain, Shadow Waltz and You're Getting To Be a Habit With Me. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Frankie Lane, Billie Holiday, Ben Selvin, Hal Kemp, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Doris Day.

Duration:00:37:23

Here Comes Trouble

8/3/2022
Songs include: Trouble In Mind, Women's Trouble Blues, Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen, Keep Smiling At Trouble and Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams. Performers include: Big Joe Turner, Hot Lips Page, Marian Anderson, Stan Getz, Bessie Smith and Louie Jordan.

Duration:00:36:45

Flowers

7/26/2022
Songs include: A Bouquet of Roses, Sunflower, Wildflower Rag, Apple Blossom Wedding, Flowers of Dawn and Dance of the Flowers. Musicians include: Larry Clinton, Frank Sinatra, Buddy Clark, Ozzy Nelson, Clarence Williams, Duke Ellington and Eddy Arnold.

Duration:00:36:51