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Music From 100 Years Ago

English, Music, 1 season, 940 episodes, 3 days, 17 hours, 13 minutes
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Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.
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Broadway Musicals 1949

Featuring songs from: South Pacific, Texas Lil Darlin, Lost In the Stars, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Along Fifth Avenue and Miss Liberty.
7/23/202437 minutes, 57 seconds
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Andrews Sisters Duets

Duet partners include: Bing Crosby, Dick Haymes, Carmen Miranda, Les Paul, Dan Dailey, Burl Ives and Danny Kaye.  Songs include: Take Me Out to the Ball Game, The Woody Woodpecker Song, Rumors Are Flying, Smile, Smile, Smile and There's No Business Like Show Business. 
7/16/202437 minutes, 5 seconds
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Chopin Piano Music

Works include: Nocturne in E flat, Fantaisie Impromptu, minute Waltz, Grand Valse Brilliante and Etude Op 10 No. 3. Pianists include: Arthur Rubinstein. Alfred Cortot, Claudio Arrau, Margarete Long, Sergi Rachmanioff and William Kapell. 
7/9/202443 minutes, 35 seconds
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Independence Day 2024

Music includes: Oklahoma Highlights, On the Mall, Route 66, Bugle Call Rag, Happy Go Lucky Local and Salute to Our Fighting Men. Performers include: the Boston Pops, the Andrews Sisters, the Mills Brothers, Duke Ellington, Ralph Flanagan and the Goldman Band. 
7/1/202446 minutes, 40 seconds
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Leftovers #34

Records left off of previous shows, including: It's a Sin to Tell a Lie by the Ink Spots, When Winter Comes by Mary Healy, Swing Them Jingle Bells by Fats Waller, Worried Blues by Gladys Bentley and Prison Cell Blues by Blind Lemon Jefferson. 
6/24/202437 minutes, 43 seconds
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Lies and Liars

Here is the actual playlist: It's a Sin To Tell a Lie (Fats Waller 1936) Who Told You That Lie? (Vaughn Monroe 1946) My Bonnie Lie Over The Ocean (Ella Logan 1938) Darling, You Lied (Wayne King, Buddy Clark 1941) How Could You Believe Me ect. (Bing Crosby Judy Garland 1951) Little White Lies (Dick Haymes 1948) Why Do I Lie To Myself About You (Johnny Johnson 1936) Lovely Lies (Manhattan Brothers & Miriam Makeba 1956) How It Lies (Connie Haines 1949)
6/18/202431 minutes, 33 seconds
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Forgotten African American Musicans

Artists include: Bert Williams, Helen Gross, Bubber Miley, Cats and Fiddle, Elmo Hope, DeFord Bailey and Hazel Scott. Songs include: Pan-American Blues, Ten Little Bottles, Nevertheless, East St. Louis Toodle-oo, Nuts To You & I Gotta Swing.
6/11/202440 minutes, 11 seconds
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Ships and Boats 2

Songs include: On a Slow Boat to China, Song of the Volga Boatmen, Don't Give Up the Ship, Ferry Boat Serenade and Shrimp Boats.  Musicians include: Jo Stafford, Glenn Miller, Dick Powell, Benny Goodman, John McCormack and Moon Mullican. 
6/3/202436 minutes, 9 seconds
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Texas Blues Musicians

Performers include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Victoria Spivey, T-Bone Walker, Ida Mae Mack, Lightnin Hopkins, Blind Willie Johnson and Harmonica Slim. Songs include: Don't Trust Nobody, God Don't Never Change, Big Mama Jump, Howlin Wolf Blue and You Better Believe It.   
5/28/202441 minutes, 37 seconds
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Fats Waller 120th Birthday

A special, short podcast honoring Thomas "Fats" Waller on his 120th birthday.  Songs include: Honeysuckle Rose, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Whose Honey Are You.
5/21/202416 minutes, 8 seconds
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Brown Color Show

Songs include: Sweet Georgia Brown, Little Brown Jug, Brown Eyes, Why Are you Blue?, Fine Brown Frame and The Little Brown Gal. Musicians include: Brother Bones, Rosemary Clooney, Glen Miller, Joe Turner, Bob Wills, Nick Lucas and Nellie Lutcher. 
5/21/202438 minutes, 59 seconds
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Country Music 1952

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.
5/12/202438 minutes, 12 seconds
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Lose

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.
4/29/202436 minutes, 49 seconds
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It Don't mean a Thing If It Ain't got That Swing

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. 
4/23/202439 minutes, 27 seconds
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Apples

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. 
4/16/202442 minutes, 57 seconds
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Female Singers of 1939

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.
4/3/202442 minutes, 55 seconds
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J. S. Bach's Birthday 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. 
4/1/202423 minutes, 45 seconds
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Horse Music

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. 
3/25/202436 minutes, 41 seconds
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Because

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. 
3/19/202439 minutes, 30 seconds
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18th Anniversary Show

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. 
3/12/202445 minutes, 3 seconds
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George Gershwin's Movie Songs

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. 
3/5/202441 minutes, 26 seconds
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Day

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.
2/27/202439 minutes
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Country Music 1934

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. 
2/20/202439 minutes, 26 seconds
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A Great Day In Harlem

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. 
2/13/202444 minutes, 33 seconds
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Champagne and Cocktails

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. 
1/31/202438 minutes, 6 seconds
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Mozart's Birthday 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. 
1/23/202439 minutes, 14 seconds
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Centenials 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. 
1/16/202446 minutes, 43 seconds
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Nobody and No One

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.
1/8/202436 minutes, 51 seconds
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Hits of 1924

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. 
1/2/202441 minutes, 58 seconds
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Leftovers #33

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. 
12/26/202342 minutes, 8 seconds
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Beethoven's Birthday 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. 
12/16/202342 minutes, 7 seconds
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A Christmas Christmas Part 2

Songs include: A Christmas Festival, Christmas Island, Christmas In Killarney, The Twelve Days of Christmas, All Around the Christmas Tree, I Want a Hippopotamus For Christmas and Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.  Performers include: Leroy Anderson, Judy Garland, The Andrews Sisters, The DeCastro Sisters, Gayla Peevy, Buddy Clark and Sammy Kaye. 
12/11/202341 minutes, 48 seconds
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A Christmas Christmas Part 1

Songs include: White Christmas, Little Christmas Tree, It's Gonna Be a Lonely Christmas, Christmas Roses, A Christmas Symphony, Christmas Blues and The Christmas Song. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Rosemary Clooney, Mantovani, The Orioles, Dean Martin, Nat King Cole, Jo Stafford and Doris Day.   
12/5/202344 minutes, 6 seconds
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Someone and Somebody

Songs include: Everybody Loves Somebody, Somebody Stole My Gal, I'm Falling In Love With Someone, Someone To Watch Over Me, Somebody Loves Me and Like Someone In Love. Musicians include: George Gershwin, Joni James, Frank Sinatra, Fats Waller, Tommy Dorsey, Jo Stafford, Benny Goodman and Nelson Eddy. 
11/20/202339 minutes, 56 seconds
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No

Songs include: No Strings, No Arms Can Ever Hold You, No Moon At All, No Other Love, Time Waits For No One and No Can Do. Performers include: Ella Mae Morse, Perry Como, Fred Astaire, Helen Forrest, Guy Lombardo and Pat Boone. 
11/13/202339 minutes, 17 seconds
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Time Changes Everything

Songs about the passing of time, including: Time Changes Everything, Every Night About This Time, Time After Time, Moonlight Savings Time, As Time Goes By and Time Waits For No One.  Performers include: Dooley Wilson the Ink Spots, Helen Merrill, Artie Shaw, Guy Lombardo, Frank Sinatra and Harry James. 
11/7/202343 minutes, 19 seconds
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National Recording Registry 2023

Songs include: Sugar Foot Stomp, Jesus Give Me Water, Walking the Floor Over You, Piano Sonata #13, El Chivo and Jeep's Blues. Performers include: Cuarteto Coculense, James P. Johnson, Ernest Tubb, Arthur Schnabel, FDR and the Soul Stirrers. 
11/1/202341 minutes, 40 seconds
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Halloween 2023

The annual Halloween show, Songs include: At the Devil's Ball, I Got the Jitters, Bloody Razor Blues, You Got Me Voodooed, Punky Punkin and What's Halloween? Performers include: Rosemary Clooney, The Peerless Quartet, Helen Gross, Don Redman, Mary Ann  McCall and Mel Torme.
10/18/202338 minutes, 23 seconds
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Black Is the Color Of My True Love's Podcast

Songs include: Black Is the Color Of My True Love's Hair, Black Bottom Stomp, That Old Black Magic, Black and Blue, Black Snake Moan, Black Coffee, Black Eyes and Black and Tan Fantasy. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughn, Glenn Miller, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Jo Stafford, Nat King Cole and Spike Jones.  
10/10/202337 minutes, 35 seconds
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Oscar Nominated Songs 1940-1955

Songs include: Love Is a Many Splendored Thing, Lavender Blue, It Might As Well Be Spring, The High and the Mighty, Mona Lisa, Count Your Blessings and I Fall In Love Too Easily.  Performers include: Count Basie, Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Dinah Shore, Fred Astaire,  Bing Crosby, Margaret Whiting and Eddie Fischer.
10/3/202352 minutes, 43 seconds
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Ballads 1947

Songs include: Just One Of Those Things, Midnight Sun, Interlude, Golden Earrings, There Is No Greater Love and Blue Shadows On the Trail. Performers include: Jo Stafford, Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughn, Bing Crosby, Stan Kenton, Lionel Hampton and Al Jolson. 
9/26/202344 minutes, 44 seconds
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Mozart Overtures

Overtures to The Impresario, The Marriage of Figaro, Cosi fan Tutte, The Clemency of Titus, Don Giovanni and more.  Conductors include: Arturo Toscanini, Thomas Beecham, Bruno Walter, Wilhelm Furtwangler and Karl Bohm. 
9/19/202348 minutes, 27 seconds
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A Kiss To Build a Show On

Songs include: A Kiss To Build a Dream On, We Kiss In a Shadow, Kiss the Boys Goodbye, I Still Love To Kiss You Goodnight and Kiss Of Fire. Perfomers include: Georgia Gibbs, Bing Crosby, Rudy Vallee, Louis Armstrong, Freddie Slack and Dinah Shore.
9/12/202334 minutes, 46 seconds
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Train Wrecks

Songs include: Casey Jones, Ben Dewberry's Final Run, Wreck of the Old 97 and Wreck of the Royal Palm. Singers include: Eddie Arnold, Marty Robbins, Blind Alfred Reed, Jimmie Rodgers and Vernon Dalhart.
9/6/202333 minutes, 25 seconds
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Big Band Small Groups Part 2

Small jazz combos drawn from big bands. Including: Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Harry James, Count Basie, Woody Herman and Bunny Berigan. Tunes include: I Can't Get Started, Seven Come Eleven, The Lady Is a Tramp. Home James and Hop, Skip and Jump.
8/29/202351 minutes, 11 seconds
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Hollywood Musicals 1936

Songs from the movies: Show Boat, Swingtime, Rose Marie, Follow the Fleet, Pennies From Heaven and Gold Diggers of 1937 Performers include: Paul Robeson, Bing Crosby, Helen Forest, Fats Waller, Jeannette McDonald and Fred Astaire.
8/22/202339 minutes, 18 seconds
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Lady

Songs include: Oh Lady Be Good, Lady of Spain, The Lady In Red, The Lady Is a Tramp. Red Roses For a Blue Lady and The Lady's In Love With You/ Musicians include: Glenn Miller, the Andrews Sisters, Johnny Hodges, Vaughn Monroe, Tommy Dorsey, Xavier Cugat and Cliff Edwards.   
8/15/202341 minutes, 55 seconds
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Veggies

Songs include: Solid Potato Salad, Mixed Salad, Beans and Cornbread, The Yam, Onions, Dill Pickle Rag and Celery Stalks At Midnight. Performers include: Louis Jordan, Duke Ellington, Doris Day, Fred Astaire, Cab Calloway and the New Orleans Bootblacks. 
8/8/202335 minutes, 47 seconds
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Music Of Chopin

Works include:  Waltzes #3 &6, The Revolutionary Etude, Prelude #17, Scherzo #1, Nocturne #13 and Mazurka # 26. Pianists include: Alfred Cortot, Arthur Rubinstein, Sviatoslav Richter, Claudio Arrau, Dinu Lipatti and Wilhelm Backhaus. 
7/25/202342 minutes, 51 seconds
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Strange Music

Songs include: Strange Enchantment, Strange Things Are Happening, A Strange Fact, Strange As It Seems, Strange Fruit and Strange Blues. Musicians include: Billie Holiday, Artie Shaw, Red Buttons, June Valli, Nat King Cole, Harlin Lattimore and Coleman Hawkins. 
7/19/202343 minutes, 13 seconds
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Leftovers #32

Songs include: Old Devil Moon, Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out, On the Mall, I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night, Beer Barrel Polka and Body and Soul. Musicians include: The Andrews Sisters, The Goldman Band, Frank Sinatra, Duke Ellington, Pinetop Smith, Serge Charlof, Charlie Parker and Gene Krupa. 
7/11/202344 minutes, 20 seconds
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Independence Day 2023

Music includes: Anchors Aweigh, Semper Fidelis, The Caissons Go Rolling Along, Promenade, I Got Rhythm Variations, Look Sharp, Be Sharp and God Bless America.
7/3/202351 minutes
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Unusual Pairings

Performers include: Mae West & Duke Ellington, Jimmie Rodgers & Louis Armstrong, Perry Como & Betty Hutton, Dick Powell & the Mills Brothers and Carmen Miranda & the Andrews Sisters.  Songs include: Breezing Along With the Breeze, My Old Flame, Out For No Good, Confess, Too Old To Cut the Mustard and A Bushel and a Peck. 
6/26/202338 minutes, 37 seconds
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Broadway 1947

Songs from Brigadoon, Finian's Rainbow, Allegro, High Button Shoes, The Medium and Angel In the Wings. Songs include: Almost Like Being In Love, Look To the Rainbow, A Fellow Needs a Girl. Civilization and Fron This Day On. 
6/21/202339 minutes, 14 seconds
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Summer love Songs 2023

Songs include: Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Love Is Sweeping the Country, Love Me Tonight, Body and Soul, For Sentimental Reasons and Ain't She Sweet. Singers include: Bing Crosby, Sarah Vaughn, Bull Moose Jackson, Joni James, the 1952 Broadway cast of Of Thee I Sing and Perry Como. 
6/13/202339 minutes, 25 seconds
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Black Music Month 2023

Performers include: Charlie Patton, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Sarah Vaughn, Louis Armstrong and Big Joe Turner. Songs include: After You're Gone, He's Funny That Way, Fireworks, House Party, Dedicated To You and Shake, Rattle and Roll. 
6/6/202337 minutes, 31 seconds
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Hits of 1928

Songs include: Sonny Boy, Ramona, I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Old Man River, Black and Tan Fantasy and Struttin With Some Barbecue.  Performers include: Al Jolson, Duke Ellington, Fred Waring, Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Gene Austin and Cliff Edwards. 
5/24/202336 minutes, 47 seconds
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Night Music

Songs include: Blues In the Night, Saturday Night, Thief In the Night, Night Train, When the Blue Of the Night Meets the Gold Of the Day and Tomorrow Night. Performers include: Fed Astaire, Ethyl Waters, Johnny Mercer, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, the Ink Spots and Dizzy Gillespie. 
5/16/202337 minutes, 56 seconds
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Chamber Music Month

Works include: Schumann's Violin Sonata #1, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto #2, Brahms' Horn Trio, Vivaldi's Cello Sonata #1 and Varese's Ionization. 
5/9/202340 minutes, 36 seconds
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Sing

Songs include: Sing, Sing ,Sing, I Gotta Right To Sing the Blues, Let Me Sing and I'm Happy, Sing, You Sinners, And the Angels Sing and It's a Grand Night For Singing.  Performers include: Dick Haymes, Billie Holliday, Louis Prima, Tony Bennett, Guy Mitchell and Martha Tilton. 
5/3/202333 minutes, 52 seconds
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Forgotten Delta Blues Singers

Performers include: Furry Lewis, Bo Weavil Jackson, Louise Johnson, Kid Bailey, King Soloman Hill, Peatie Wheatstraw and Robert Petway. 
4/25/202335 minutes
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The Eyes Have It

Songs include: Them There Eyes, Green Eyes, Smoke Gets In Your Eyes, Teardrops From My Eyes, Dark Eyes and Why Do You Want to Make Those Eyes At Me For? Performers include: Vincent Lopez, Bob Crosby, Billie Holiday, Jimmy Dorsey, Betty Hutton, Patti Page, Bing Crosby and Artie Shaw.
4/18/202339 minutes, 37 seconds
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Bebop 1950

Musicians include: Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Bud Powell, Kenny Clarke, Leo Parker, Gerald Wiggins and Thelonious Monk. Works include: April In Paris, Coast To Coast, Fluid Drive, Limehouse Blues, Bye Bye and No Figs. 
4/12/202342 minutes, 30 seconds
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Trail Songs

Songs include: Along the Santa Fe Trail, Down the Trail of Achin Hearts, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, On the Trail, It's a Lonely Trail and Blue Shadows on the Trail. Musicians include: Bing Crosby, Dinah Shore, Patti Page, Arthur Godfrey, Paul Whiteman and Larry Clinton. 
4/4/202339 minutes, 33 seconds
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A Capella Singers 1943-1944

Singers include: Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, The King Sisters, Dick Haymes, The Sportsmen Quartet, Perry Como and Dinah Shore.  Songs include: Coming In On a Wing And a Prayer, People Will Say We're In Love, The Trolley Song, Sunday, Monday Or Always, I'll Walk Alone and Wait For Me, Mary. 
3/28/202343 minutes, 48 seconds
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17th Anniversary Show

Marking 17 years of podcasting. Songs include: Nice Work If You Can Get It, Original Jelly Roll Blues. The Prince of Denmark's March, There Stands the Glass and I Wish That I Were Twins. Performers include: Fats Waller, Sarah Vaughn, Charley Parker, Webb Pierce, The Golden Gate Quartet and Lu Watters. 
3/21/202336 minutes, 26 seconds
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The 800th Show

Celebrating 800 episodes with a show devoted to number songs. Tunes include: Seven Come Eleven, Two Sleepy People, Twenty-Four Hours a Day, A Thousand Goodnights and I See a Million People.  Performers include: Billie Holiday, the Mills Brothers, Jack Teagarden, Glenn Miller, Fats Waller, Cab Calloway, Jackie Gleason & Joe Marsala. 
3/13/202341 minutes, 56 seconds
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Bad Songs

Songs include: I've Got It Bad, Bad, Bad, Whisky, Whose Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf, Bad Little Girl,  Bad Boy and Bad Motorcycle. Performers include: Ivy Anderson, Amos Wilburn, The Storey Sisters, Eartha Kitt, the Casa Loma Orchestra and Chuck Willis.
2/28/202337 minutes, 5 seconds
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African-American Soundies

Soundies were music videos produced from 1940  to 1947, and played on portable video jukeboxes. Today, we sample the audio from soundies featuring African-American performers. These include: Count Basie, Dorothy Dandridge, Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Meade Lux Lewis and Fats Waller.
2/19/202338 minutes, 57 seconds
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Centennials 2023 Part 2

More musicians born in 1923.  Performers include: Bert Kaempfert, Jim Reeves, Dexter Gordan, Slim Whitman, Victoria de los Angeles, Barney Kessel, Fats Narvarro and Eddie Kendrick.  With a special shout out to Glynis Johns.
2/7/202341 minutes, 20 seconds
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Many Happy Returns

Songs include: Many Happy Returns of the Day, River of No Return, Return to Paradise, Return Trip, If You Never Return & Lemminkainen's Return. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Marylin Monroe, Buddy Johnson, Eugene Ormandy, Nat King Cole and Arden & Ohman.
1/31/202332 minutes, 59 seconds
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Mozart's Birthday 2023

In honor of Mozart's 267th birthday, a special podcast featuring three historical recordings of overtures from three of his most popular operas.
1/27/202320 minutes, 54 seconds
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#1 Hits 1940

Songs include: In the Mood, All The Things You Are, Darn That Dream, Only Forever, Frenesi and Tuxedo Junction. Performers include: Glen Miller, Benny Goodman, the Andrews Sisters, Artie Shaw, Bing Crosby, Charley Barnet and Tommy Dorsey.
1/25/202345 minutes, 29 seconds
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Centennials 2023 Part 1

A tribute to musicians born 100 years ago, this year.  Performers include: Hank Williams, Maria Callas, Wes Montgomery, Albert King, Milt Jackson, Buddy DeFranco and Ida Haendel.
1/16/202349 minutes, 39 seconds
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Polka Month

Songs include: Pennsylvania Polka, Charlie Was a Boxer, The Happy Wanderer, Strip Polka, Laughing Trombone Polka, Just Another Polka and Guitar Polka. Performers include: Al Dexter, The Andrews Sisters, Frank Weir, Bing Crosby, Russ Morgan and Frankie Yankovich.
1/10/202334 minutes, 44 seconds
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1923

Some of the top hits of 1923.  Songs include: I'll Build a Stairway To Paradise, Yes, We Have No Bananas, The Parade of Wooden Soldiers, Dippermouth Blues, Down Hearted Blues and That Old Gang of Mine.   performers include: Bessie Smith, Al Jolson, Jellyroll Morton, Ben Selvin, Isham Jones, Paul Whiteman and King Oliver.
1/3/202341 minutes, 44 seconds
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Leftovers #31

Records left of earlier podcasts, plus a tribute to musicians who died in 2022.  Performers include: Julie London, Bing Crosby, Spike Jones, Harry James, Alexander Boroweski, Henry Thoma and Jackie Gleason.
12/28/202242 minutes, 58 seconds
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Beethoven's Birthday 2022

To mark Beethoven's 252nd birthday, we have a 1951 recording of the Piano Sonata #13 performed by Wilhelm Kempff. Also included is a long-winded discussion of the work by your host.
12/16/202220 minutes, 12 seconds
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More Foolish Songs

Songs include: I'm a Fool To Want You, Keep Cool Fool, A Fool Such As I, A Fool Am I, Them Durn Fool Things and These Foolish Things. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, The Ink Spots, June Foray, Glenn Miller , Billy Eckstein, Stan Getz, Nat King Cole & Benny Carter.
12/13/202234 minutes, 21 seconds
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Christmas 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.
12/7/202237 minutes, 22 seconds
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Number 1 Hits of 1938

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.
11/29/202251 minutes, 18 seconds
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Lazy

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.
11/23/202239 minutes, 21 seconds
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The Songs of Warren and Gordon

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.
11/15/202238 minutes, 46 seconds
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More 1928 Blues

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.
11/8/202239 minutes, 16 seconds
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Where Songs

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.
11/1/202240 minutes, 43 seconds
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Halloween 2022 Part 2 Werewolves and Witches

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.
10/25/202235 minutes
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Halloween 2022 Part 1

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.
10/18/202243 minutes, 1 second
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Mountain Songs

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.
10/12/202231 minutes, 55 seconds
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Number 1 Hits of 1937

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.
10/4/202238 minutes, 5 seconds
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Crying In the Fifties

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.
9/27/202237 minutes, 57 seconds
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Autumn Songs 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.
9/20/202234 minutes, 31 seconds
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Why Songs

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.
9/14/202235 minutes, 41 seconds
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National Piano Month 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.
9/6/202248 minutes, 20 seconds
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Easy Listening 1950s

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.
8/30/202252 minutes, 44 seconds
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Musicians With Something In Common

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.
8/23/202246 minutes, 28 seconds
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Classical Recordings 1938

Music By Bach, Mendelsshon, Beethoven, Hindemith, Strauss and Debussy. Performers include William Primrose, Jesus Maria Sanroma, Bruno Walter, Toscha Sidel & Walter Giesking.
8/16/202240 minutes, 25 seconds
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Warren and Dubin

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.
8/10/202237 minutes, 23 seconds
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Here Comes Trouble

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.
8/4/202236 minutes, 45 seconds
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Flowers

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.
7/27/202236 minutes, 51 seconds
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Movie Stars Sing

Actors who took a crack at singing. "Singers" include: Joan Crawford, Mel Blanc, Robert Mitchum, Betty Hutton, Fred Astaire, Bob Hope, Jane Russell, Dick Powell and Julie London.
7/20/202244 minutes, 33 seconds
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Bebop Jazz

Music includes: Salt Peanuts, Skippy, Bird's Nest, Boplicity, Dexter Digs In, Lady Bird & A Night In Tunisia. Musicians include: Dizzy Gillespie, Charley Parker, Bud Powell, Dexter Gordon, Miles Davis, Fats Navarro and Thelonious Monk.
7/12/202244 minutes, 25 seconds
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Country Music 1949

Musicians include: Hank Thompson, Hank Williams, Hank Locklin, Ernest Tubb, Little Jimmy Dickens, Eddie Arnold and Flatt & Scruggs. Music includes: Send Me The Pillow, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Slipping Around, Lovesick Blues and Mule Train.
7/5/202234 minutes, 41 seconds
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How Songs

Tunes include: How High the Moon? , How About You?, How Deep Is the Ocean?, How Lucky You Are & How Much Is That Doggie In the Window? Performers include: Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Dick Haymes, Bing Crosby, The Andrews Sisters & Patty Page.
6/28/202238 minutes, 39 seconds
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Leftovers #30

Records left of previous podcasts. Music by Jimmie Rodgers, Marlene Dietrich, June Christy, Dinah Shore, The Roth String Quartet, Belle Baker and Miles Davis.
6/21/202234 minutes, 59 seconds
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Female Big Band Singers

Singers include: Doris Day, Helen Forrest, Bea Wain, Ivy Anderson, Diana Washington, Anita O'Day & Louise Tobin. Songs include: It Don't Mean a Thing If It Ain't Got That Swing, Deep Purple, Sentimental Journey, What's New, I Remember You and Why Don't You Do Right?
6/14/202238 minutes, 32 seconds
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Summer Love Songs 2022

Songs include: I Love You, Send Me The Pillow That You Dream On, Beautiful Love, I Concentrate On You, Crazy He Calls Me and I've Got a Crush On You. Performers include: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Art Tatum, Hank Locklin, Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, Les Brown and Jo Stafford.
6/7/202233 minutes, 49 seconds
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Slow

Tunes include: On a Slow Boat to China, Sweet and Slow, Sunflower Slow Drag, Slow Motion Blues, Slow and Easy Man, Slow Dance, Slow Poke & Slow Down. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Benny Goodman, Nat King Cole, Cleo Brown, Frank Sinatra, Lester Young, Stan Getz, Thomas "Fats" Waller & Glenn Miller.
5/30/202245 minutes, 13 seconds
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Cities

Songs include: Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn, San Francisco, San Antonio Rose, St. Louis Blues, Moon Over Miami , Seattle Hunch, Chicago and Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans? Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Victoria Spivey, Tommy Dorsey, The Mills Brothers, Eddie Duchin, Count Basie & Bob Wills.
5/15/202241 minutes, 37 seconds
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Boats

Songs include:Row,Row. Row, Riverboat Shuffle, On a Slow Boat to China, Ferryboat Serenade, On the Good Ship Lollypop, Sloop John B. and Sit Down, You're Rockin the Boat. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbeck, The Andrews Sisters, Guy Lombardo, Thomas Fats Waller and Art Lund.
5/3/202232 minutes, 32 seconds
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Go For Baroque

Historical recordings of music by Bach, Handel, Vivaldi, Purcell, Scarlatti, Telemann & Pachelbel.
4/18/202245 minutes, 44 seconds
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Jazz Appreciation Month 2022

Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Jelly Roll Morton, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Anita O'Day, Miles Davis, Dave Brubeck, The Quintet of the Hot Club of France, Benny Goodman and Charlie Parker.
4/5/202242 minutes, 40 seconds
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Movie Songs

Songs include: In the Cool Cool Cool of the Evening, Boogie Woogie Bugle Bay, Buttons and Bows, I'll Always Love You, Concerto For Clarinet and It Might As Well Be Spring. Musicians include: Artie Shaw, Bing Crosby, Margret Whiting, Glenn Miller, Judy Garland and Johnny Mercer.
3/29/202244 minutes, 18 seconds
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Sweet 16: The Anniversary Show

Celebrating 16 years with music by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Marcelle Meyer, Bob Wills, Blind Boy Fuller, Art Tatum, Charlie Parker and The Golden Gate Gospel Quartet.
3/16/202239 minutes, 35 seconds
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Country Music Train Songs

Songs include: Wabash Cannonball, Lonesome Whistle,The Wreck of the Old 97, Waiting For a Train, Eastbound Freight Train, The Devil's Train & Ben Dubery's Final Run. Performers include Jimmie Rodgers, Hank Williams, The Monroe Brothers, Vernon Dalhart and Grandpa Jones.
3/8/202239 minutes, 2 seconds
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Falling

Songs include: Let's Fall In Love, Into Each Life, Some Rain Must Fall, I Believe I'll Fall In Love, I Faw Down and Go Boom, I've Got a Feeling I'm Falling and I Fall In Love Too Easily. Performers include: Annette Handshaw, Billie Holiday, Johnny Hartman, Dinah Shore, Dave Brubeck, Helen Humes, Eddie Cantor and Wynonie Harris.
2/22/202234 minutes, 38 seconds
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Gotta Have Heart

Songs include: My Foolish Heart, Heart and Soul, I'm Gonna Lock My Heart, Cold, Cold Heart, Deep In the Heart of Texas & My Heart Belongs to Daddy. Performers include: Billie Holiday, Mary Martin, Billy Ecksteine, Larry Clinton, Hank Williams, Bing Crosby, Buddy Clark and Dinah Shore.
2/8/202238 minutes, 28 seconds
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Centennials 2022

Celebrating musicians born 100 years ago this year. Musicians include: Judy Garland, Doris Day, Lord Kitchner, Jean-Pierre Rampal, Charles Mingus, Kay Starr, Gale Storn, Al Hirt and Janis Paige.
2/1/202246 minutes, 12 seconds
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1922

Songs include: Toot Toot Tootsie, My Buddy, Kitten On the Keys, Who Cares, Downhearted Blues & The World Is Waiting For the Sunrise. Performers include: Al Jolson, Alberta Hunter, Isham Jones, The Empire State Military Band, Paul Whiteman and Jones & Hare.
1/17/202243 minutes, 36 seconds
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Leftovers #29

Songs include: Honky Tonk Train, To a Wild Rose, Turkish Rondo, Just a Baby's Prayer, Bongo Bop, Mr Ghost Takes the Air & The Pearls. Musicians include: Jelly Roll Morton, Savannah Churchill, Ben Selvin, Nat King Cole, Charlie Parker & Bob Crosby.
1/1/202241 minutes, 17 seconds
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Beethoven's Birtday 2021

To mark the 251st birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, here is a 1947 recording of the Piano Sonata #24 played by Rudolf Serkin.
12/16/202113 minutes, 25 seconds
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Christmas 2021

Holiday hits and misses from the 1940s and early 1950s.  Songs include: Silver Bells, Jingle Bells,  Silent Night, The Birthday of a King, Socko the Smallest Snowball, Santa Claus Blues, The First Noel, I Getting Nutin For Christmas and Sleigh Ride. Performers include: Judy Garland, Bing Crosby, The Fontane Sisters, The Bell Sisters, Turk Murphy, Woody Herman, Merv Griffin and The Ferko String Band.
12/14/202138 minutes, 16 seconds
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Guns and Roses

Songs include: You Can't Get a Man With a Gun, Rose Room, Shotgun Boogie, Moonlight and Roses, Pistol Packin Mama, Rose Marie and San Antonio Rose. Performers include: Ethyl Merman, Kaye Kayser, John McCormack, Bob Wills, Al Dexter and Ernie Ford.
12/7/202138 minutes, 46 seconds
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Lost

Songs include: Let's Get Lost, Lost In the Stars. I'm Lost, Little Jack Frost Get Lost, Baby, Get Lost & Lost Love. Musicians Include: Todd Duncan, Billie Holiday, Vaughn Monroe, Bessie Smith, Nat King Cole, Connee Boswell and Thomas "Fats" Waller.
11/28/202136 minutes, 31 seconds
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Walking

Songs include: I Don't Want To Walk Without You, Walking My Baby Back Home, The Mule Walk, Would You Like To Take a Walk?, Just a Closer Walk With Thee and In Walked Bud. Performers include: Bessie Smith,  Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Una Mae Carlisle, Artie Shaw, James P. Johnson, Annette Hanshaw and Thelonious Monk.
11/16/202135 minutes, 4 seconds
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On the Boogie Woogie Train

Songs include: Honky Tonk Train Blues, Barrelhouse Boogie, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Scrub Me Mama With a Boogie Beat, Roots of the Blues and Woo Woo. Performers include: Meade lux Lewis, Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Harry James, the Andrews Sisters, Count Basie, Charlie Barnet and Jimmy Yancey.
11/7/202138 minutes, 2 seconds
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Gems and Precious Metals

Songs include: Jack O Diamond Blues, A String of Pearls, Lover's Gold, Sapphire. Ruby My Dear and The Moon Is a Silver Dollar. Performers include: Lawrence Welk, Glenn Miller, Lionel Hampton, Sippie Wallace, Stuff Smith and Carol Channing.
10/25/202136 minutes, 39 seconds
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The Five

Bands include: Clarence Williams Blue Five, Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five, Artie Shaw and the Gramercy Five, Kay Starr and the Lamplighter Five, The Original Memphis Five, The Kansas City Five and the Firehouse Five Plus Two. Songs include: When the Saints Go Marching In, After School Swing Session, Where  Or When, Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do and Under a Blanket of Blue.
10/20/202145 minutes, 23 seconds
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Country Music Month 2021

Early country music performers, including: Fiddlin John Carson, Billie Maxwell, The Carter Family, Darby and Tarlton, Henry Whitter, Ernest Stoneman, The Skillet Lickers & Jimmie Rodgers. Songs include: Birmingham Jail, The Cowboy Wife, Mule Skinner Blues, Are You Washed In the Blood? amd Hand Me Down My Walking Cane.
10/12/202139 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ghost

Songs include: I Don't Stand a Ghost of a Chance, Ghost Riders In the Sky, Me and the Ghost Upstairs, The Ghost of Love, Mr Ghost Goes to Town and Ghost of Yesterday. Musicians include: Billie Holiday, Fred Astaire, Cab Calloway, Peggy Lee, Andy Kirk, Tommy Dorsey, Sarah Vaughn and Harry Gold.
10/3/202138 minutes, 2 seconds
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Brown

Songs include: Sweet Georgia Brown, Brown Gal, Brown Eyes, Why Are You Blue, I Dream of Jeannie With the Light Brown Hair and Brown Bee Boogie. Performers include: Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway, Alberta Hunter, the Mills Brothers, Clifford Brown and Nick Lucas.  
9/21/202137 minutes, 50 seconds
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Jazz Quintets 2021

Quintets led by: Charlie Parker, George Shearing, Benny Goodman, Stan Getz, Tadd Dameron, Charlie Shavers and Django Reinhardt. Songs include: Stardust, Lullaby of Birdland, Don't Blame Me, The Tadd Walk, Lady Be Good and Salt Peanuts.  
9/13/202141 minutes, 40 seconds
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Classical Music Month 2021

Historical recordings of music by Mozart, Schumann, Debussy, Respighi, Chopin & Bach. Performers include : Eileen Joyce, Eugene Ormandy, Joseph Szigeti and Hans Hotter.
9/6/202138 minutes, 22 seconds
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Singing Pianists

Musicians include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Pat Flowers, Una Mae Carlisle, Blossom Dearie, Nina Simone, Whispering Jack Smith & Arizona Dranes. Songs include: Too Marvelous For Words, Lover Man, Then I'll Be Happy, Bring Me Some Money, Honey, Pardon My Love and God's Got a Crown.
8/24/202135 minutes, 12 seconds
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Fool

Songs include: These Foolish things, Fools Rush In, Who's Foolin Who?, Foolish Tears, Keep Cool Fool & Why Fool Yourself? Performers include: Ivory Joe Hunter, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Kay Starr & Lee Wiley.
8/15/202134 minutes, 7 seconds
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Jazz All Stars

The Metronome All Star records from 1939-1953 Songs include: Bugle Call Rag, Saint Louis Blues, Sweet Loraine, King Porter Stomp, Overtime and Blue Lou.
8/9/202147 minutes, 2 seconds
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Wind

Songs include: Windy City Boogie Woogie, Gone With the Wind, Night Winds, They Call the Wind Mariah, The Four Winds and the Seven Seas and Ill Wind. Musicians include: Maxine Sullivan, the Dorsey Brothers, Nat King Cole, Chet Baker, Big Joe Turner, Mel Torme and Stan Getz.
8/2/202136 minutes, 28 seconds
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At Twilight

Songs include: At Twilight, Twilight Time, Twilight In Turkey, Twilight Rag, A Little Kiss At Twilight and Twilight Blues. Performers include: Benny Goodman, Les Brown, James P Johnson, Raymond Scott, Sol Ho'opi'i , Eddie Condon and Thomas " Fats" Waller.
7/27/202138 minutes, 16 seconds
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Classical Preludes

Historical recordings of preludes by Bach, Chopin, Rachmaninoff, Gershwin, Debussy, Shostakovich and Scriabin. Pianists include: Edwin Fischer, Oscar Levant, Walter Gieseking, Gaby Casadesus and Alfred Cortot.
7/18/202139 minutes, 46 seconds
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Stormy Music

Songs include: After the Storm, Stormy Weather, Call It Stormy Monday, Sandstorm, I've Been In the Storm Too Long and Stormy Blues. Musicians include: Billie Holiday, Fletcher Henderson, Spike Hughes, T-Bone Walker Louis Kaufman and Art Tatum.
7/12/202139 minutes, 17 seconds
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Independence Day 2021

Music includes: The Star Spangled Banner, God Bless America, Lift Every Voice And Sing, Blues From An American In Paris, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, American Patrol and El Capitan. Performers include: Sousa's Band, Edwin Franco Goldman, The Andrews Sisters, Fred Waring, Ralph Flanagan, The Boston Pops Orchestra and Horace Heidt.  
7/3/202132 minutes, 22 seconds
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Centennials 2021

Celebrating musicians born in 1921. Mario Lanza, Betty Hutton, Arthur Smith, Dennis Brain, Herb Ellis, Deanna Durbin, Nelson Riddle, Gordon MacRae and Mary Osborne. 
6/28/202147 minutes, 44 seconds
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National Accordion Month

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.
6/14/202139 minutes, 6 seconds
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Summer Love Songs 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.
6/6/202137 minutes, 37 seconds
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When

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.
5/29/202137 minutes, 58 seconds
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Blues 1927

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.
5/16/202137 minutes, 16 seconds
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Fish

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.
5/9/202136 minutes, 49 seconds
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Fire

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.  
5/1/202135 minutes, 59 seconds
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Street Music

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.
4/25/202135 minutes, 28 seconds
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Classical Adagios

Slow movements from composers: Mozart, Bach, Ravel, Barber, Chopin & Holst, Performers include: Wilhelm Giesking, Yehudi Menuhin, Adrian Bolt, Ignancy Paderewski & Arturo Toscanini.
4/18/202146 minutes, 40 seconds
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Birds of a Feather

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.
4/4/202140 minutes, 51 seconds
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National Recording Registry #13

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.
3/28/202144 minutes, 53 seconds
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15th Anniversary Show

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!
3/13/202138 minutes, 58 seconds
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Five

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.
2/28/202139 minutes, 29 seconds
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It's Cold

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.
2/21/202143 minutes, 6 seconds
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Kansas City Jazz

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.
2/12/202137 minutes, 15 seconds
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Kansas City Jazz

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.
2/12/20210
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Mozart Birthday 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.
1/28/202131 minutes, 5 seconds
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Blues 1928

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.
1/19/202141 minutes, 53 seconds
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1921

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.
1/11/202141 minutes, 57 seconds
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Leftover #29

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.
12/31/202036 minutes, 38 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 12: Symphony #9

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.
12/28/20201 hour, 11 minutes, 45 seconds
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Rhythm

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.
12/23/202042 minutes, 50 seconds
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Christmas 2020

Holiday records from the 1940s and early 1950s. Songs include: Jingle Bells, Here Comes Santa Claus, Blue Christmas, the Nutcracker, Silent Night, Christmas Chopsticks, Frosty the Snowman and Christmas Time. Artists include: Vera Lynn, Bob Crosby, Mel Blanc, Sergiu Celibidache, Doris Day, the Mills Brothers and Billy Ecksteine.
12/6/202041 minutes, 58 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 11: Symphony #7

The penultimate Beethoven 250 podcast features a 1944 recording of the Symphony #7 in A by the Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Ormandy. 
11/28/202038 minutes, 2 seconds
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Drag

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.
11/24/202036 minutes, 17 seconds
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Breakdown

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.
11/17/202031 minutes, 49 seconds
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Thankful

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.
11/8/202034 minutes, 34 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 10: Six Bagatelles Op 126

Beethoven's last major piano work, the Six Bagatelles Op 126 in a 1937 performance by Artur Schnabel.
10/31/202022 minutes, 3 seconds
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On the Town

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.
10/25/202036 minutes, 10 seconds
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Halloween 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.
10/18/202032 minutes, 16 seconds
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Country Music Month 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.
10/12/202039 minutes, 33 seconds
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Novelty Tunes

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.
10/4/202041 minutes, 36 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 9: Waldstein Sonata

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.  
9/27/202028 minutes, 9 seconds
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Hollywood Musicals 1937

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.
9/20/202042 minutes, 43 seconds
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On Sale

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.
9/13/202029 minutes, 7 seconds
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700th Show

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.
9/7/202040 minutes, 26 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 8 Symphony #6

This month's Beethoven podcast features a 1946 recording of the Symphony #6 (Pastoral) by the Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Bruno Walter.
8/29/202042 minutes, 15 seconds
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Baby Songs

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.
8/23/202042 minutes, 57 seconds
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Jazz Piano 1939

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.   
8/16/202050 minutes, 11 seconds
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Lips

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.
8/8/202042 minutes, 43 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 7: String Quartet #14

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.
7/30/202044 minutes, 26 seconds
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Songs of New York Part 2

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.
7/27/202042 minutes, 16 seconds
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Clouds

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.
7/17/202041 minutes, 30 seconds
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Obituaries 1967

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.
7/6/202045 minutes, 42 seconds
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Leftovers #28

Songs left off earlier podcasts. Music includes: Japanese Sandman, Dill Pickles Rag, Promenade, The Man From Harlem, Golden Earrings, No Strings and Who's Sorry Now? Musicians include: Peggy Lee, Fred Astaire, Paul Whiteman, Cab Calloway, Eddie Condon, The Chicago Symphony, Harry James and Bob Wills.
6/30/202037 minutes, 45 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 6: Kreutzer Sonata

This month's Beethoven podcast is a historic recording of the Violin Sonata #9 (Kreutzer Sonata).  This 1952 recording features violinist, Wolfgang Schneiderhan & pianist, Wilhelm Kempf.
6/28/202050 minutes, 32 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 6: Kreutzer Sonata

This month's Beethoven podcast is a historic recording of the Violin Sonata #9 (Kreutzer Sonata).  This 1952 recording features violinist, Wolfgang Schneiderhan & pianist, Wilhelm Kempf.
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Songs of New York Part 1

Songs include: Sidewalks of New York, Take the A Train, Manhattan Serenade, Give Me the Moon Over Brooklyn, Lenox Avenue, Lullaby of Broadway and Harlem Holiday. Performers include: The Shannon Quartet, Frank Sinatra, Jo Stafford, Guy Lombardo, Jelly Roll Morton, The Delta Rhythm Boys and Joe Haymes.
6/23/202041 minutes, 5 seconds
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Summer Love Songs 2020

Songs include: All The Things You Are, In the Good Old Summer Time, That's All, Button Up Your Overcoat, I Didn't Know What Time It was and All Or Nothing. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Benny Goodman, Nat King Cole, Artie Shaw, Helen Kane, The Six Jumping Jacks, The Haydn Quartet and Tommy Dorsey.
6/16/202039 minutes, 11 seconds
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It's About Time

Songs include: Alexander's Ragtime Band, It's Been a Long, Long Time, Now's The Time, I Didn't Know What Time It Was, Let The Good Times Roll and Baby, Baby All The Time. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Dave Brubeck, Louis Jordan, Charlie Parker, Harry James, Billie Holiday, Eddie Condon and Nat  King Cole.
6/7/202040 minutes, 6 seconds
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Blues 1930

Musicians include: Charley Patton, Son House, Bessie Smith, Blind Willie McTell, Victoria Spivey, the Memphis Jug Band and Lonnie Johnson. Songs include: Dry Well Blues, Talkin To Myself, Long Black Train, New York Blues, Clarksdale Moan and Bad Luck's My Buddy.
6/2/202038 minutes, 59 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 5 Symphony #5

This month's Beethoven podcast features a 1947 live recording of the symphony #5 by the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Wilhelm Furtwangler.
5/29/202040 minutes, 1 second
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Silver

Songs include: By the Light of the Silvery Moon, Look For the Silver Lining, Silver Bells, The Moon's a Silver Dollar, He wears a Pair of Silver Wings and High Yo Silver. Performers include: Ted Lewis, Lawrence Welk, Bing Crosby, Margaret Whiting, Dale Robertson & Claude Thornhill.
5/25/202040 minutes, 22 seconds
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Hollywood Musicals 1935

Songs from Top Hat, The Big Broadcast of 1936, Curly Top, Naughty Marietta, Roberta and In Caliente. Performers include: Fred Astaire, Janette McDonald, Billie Holiday, Smith Ballew, Hal Kemp and Xavier Cugat.
5/17/202042 minutes, 42 seconds
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First Ragtime Revival

Musicians include: Turk Murphy, Lu Watters, James P. Johnson, Pee Wee Hunt, Johnny Wittwer and Milt Raskin. Music includes: Maple Leaf Rage, 12th Street Rag, Grace and Beauty, 1919 Rag, Ragtime Nightingale, Nola and Pastime Rag #5.
5/11/202041 minutes, 50 seconds
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I'm Sorry

Songs include: Who's Sorry Now, I'm Sorry I Made You Cry, You Don't Have To Say You're Sorry, Sorry I Lost My Head and Sorry Wrong Rhumba. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Judy Canova, Guy Lombardo, George Shearing, Ella Fitzgerald & Fred Warring.
5/5/202036 minutes, 35 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 4: Violin Concerto

This month's Beethoven podcast features a 1945 radio broadcast of the Violin Concerto in D Major Op. 61.  Jascha Heifetz is joined by the NY Philharmonic conducted by Artur Rodzinski.
5/2/202043 minutes, 35 seconds
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Hollywood Musiocals 1933

Songs from 42nd Street, Flying Down to Rio, The Gold Diggers of 1933, Going Hollywood, The Three Little Pigs and Footlight Parade. Numbers include: We're In the Money, Remember My Forgotten Man, By a Waterfall, 42nd Street, Beautiful Girl, Music Makes Me, Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf and You're Getting to Be a Habit With Me.
4/26/202043 minutes, 41 seconds
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Short and Tall

Songs include: Four Bars Short, Long Tall Moma, Short Dress Gal, Cut Off My Legs and Call Me Shorty, She's Tall, She's Tan, She's Terrific and Short Stop. Musicians include: Sister Rosette Tharpe, Big Bill Broonzy, Dexter Gordon, George Shearing, Shorty Rogers and Louis Armstrong. Also a tribute to saxophonist, Lee Konitz.
4/20/202038 minutes, 6 seconds
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Left Turn

Songs about left. Songs include: The Girl I Left Behind Me, Left Turn, Never Let Your Left Hand Know, My Baby Left Me, and Two Left Feet. Musicians include: Arthur Crudup, Ginny Simms, Josh White, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Jimmy Dorsey, Fud Candrix. Louis Jordan and The Squadronaires.
4/12/202035 minutes, 16 seconds
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Guitar Month 2020

Guitarists include: George Barnes, Django Reinhardt, Luise Walker, Ramon Montoya, Charlie Christian, Blind Willie Johnson, Gabby Pahinui and Joe Maphis. Music includes: Sweetheart Land, Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed, Rondena, Flying Home, A Handful of Riffs and Under the Double Eagle.
4/6/202044 minutes, 7 seconds
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National Recording Registry #12

Highlights from this year's list of inductees to the National Recording Registry. Artists include: Paul Whiteman, Narcisco Martinez, Maria Callas, Alex North, Memphis Minnie, Russ Hodges and Chet Baker.
3/30/202037 minutes, 42 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 3 Moonlight Sonata

This month's Beethoven podcast features  a 1951 recording of the Moonlight Sonata by German pianist Walter Gieseking.
3/27/202019 minutes, 33 seconds
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Metals

Songs include: 'When the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, Copper Colored Gal, On the Mercury, The Iron Hat, The Moon Is a Silver Dollar, Tin Roof Blues & Platinum Love. Musicians include: King Oliver, Bing Crosby, Ben Webster, They Raye Sisters, Bob Wills, Colman Hawkins & the Firehouse Five + Two.
3/23/202038 minutes, 35 seconds
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Black Women In Jazz Month 2020

Performers include: Lovie Austin, Terry Pollard, Valaida Snow, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Hazel Scott, Mary Lou Williams, Sarah Vaughan & Billie Holiday. Music Includes: You Can't Lose a Broken Heart, Caravan, Mamblues, Let's Get Happy Together, Aquarius & Swingin the Boogie.
3/16/202040 minutes, 17 seconds
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14th Anniversary Show

Celebrating 14 years of this podcast! Music includes: Ain't Misbehavin, Step It Up and Go, Down Home Rag, Go Where I Send Thee, Waltz in C-Sharp Minor, Cross Your Heart and I Shall Wear a Golden Crown. Performers include: Artie Shaw, Blind Boy Fuller, Anita O'Day, Arizona Dranes, Alfred Cortot and the Swift Jewel Cowboys.
3/10/202041 minutes, 17 seconds
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A and B Sides

Famous 78s, along with their lesser-known B sides. Musicians include: Glenn Miller, Billie Holiday, Coleman Hawkins, Nat King Cole and Frank Sinatra.
3/1/202041 minutes, 29 seconds
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Country Music 1942

Songs include: There's a Star Spangled Banner Waving Somewhere, Jingle Jangle, Deep In the Heart of Texas, Try Me One More Time, Cherokee Maiden, Rosalita and Wreck on the Highway. Performers include: Bob Wills, Patsy Montana, Ernest Tubb, Al Dexter, Tex Ritter, Roy Acuff and Jimmie Davis. St
2/23/202035 minutes, 43 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 2 The Choral Fantasy

This month's salute to Beethoven on his 250th anniversary year, is a 1939 performance of the Choral Fantasy Op. 80. The NBC Symphony & the Westminster Choir are conducted by Arturo Toscanini. Ania Dorfmann is the pianist.
2/21/202020 minutes, 41 seconds
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More Yellow Music

Another color-themed show, with songs concerning yellow. Songs include: She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Yellow Dog Blues, The Moon Was Yellow, A Little Yellow Ribbon, The Yellow Rose of Texas, Yellow Fire and Yellow Duck. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Bing Crosby, Gene Autry, Zoot Sims, Ella Fitzgerald, Earl Hines, Nat King Cole and Eddie Condon.
2/17/202035 minutes, 48 seconds
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Valentine's Day 2020

Songs include: My Love Comes Down, I'm In the Mood For Love, Lover, Falling In Love Again, Love Walked In, That's How Much I Love You and Comes Love. Performers include: Rudy Vallee, Bessie Smith, Billie Holiday, Artie Shaw, Art Tatum, Frank Sinatra, Russ Colombo and Ella Fitzgerald.
2/9/202039 minutes, 1 second
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Harlem On My Mind

Songs include: Harlem On a Saturday Night, Harlem Strut, Drop Me Off In Harlem, I'm Red Hot From Harlem and Harlem On My Mind. Artists include: Duke Ellington, Ethyl Waters. Adelaide Hall, Cab Calloway, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Slim Gaillard and James P. Johnson.
2/3/202037 minutes, 55 seconds
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Beethoven 250 Part 1 Marches

The first of a monthly series marking Beethoven's 250th birthday.  Music includes the Turkish March form the Ruins of Athens and the Funeral March form the Eroica Symphony.
1/29/202021 minutes, 33 seconds
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Sheep and Goats

Music includes: Billy Goat Stomp, Sheep May Safely Graze, Goat Blues, Black Sheep Blues, Mary Had a Little Lamb, Hymn to a Goat and I Wanna Count Sheep. Performers include: Jelly Roll Morton, Willie"the Lion" Smith, Hal McInttyre,  Roy Rogers, Bartlett & Robertson, Teddy Wilson and Pete Daily.
1/26/202034 minutes, 50 seconds
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Centennials 2020

Celebrating musicians born 100 years ago this year.  Musicians include: Charlie Parker, Hazel Scott, Peggy Lee, Dave Brubeck, Jimmy Witherspoon, Bonnie Davis, Eileen Farrell & Mickey Rooney.
1/20/202038 minutes, 54 seconds
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1920

Some of the top hits of 1920, including Swanee, Apple Blossom Time, Whispering, You'd Be Surprised, Crazy Blues and The Japanese Sandman. Performers include: Al Jolson, Mamie Smith, Eddie Cantor, Nora Bayes, Paul Whiteman and Marion Harris.
1/3/202047 minutes, 23 seconds
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Leftovers #27

Records left off of earlier podcasts and a tribute to musicians who passed away in 2019. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Montana Taylor, Jelly Roll Morton, Lena Horne, Charlie Parker, Ada Brown, Django Rheinhart and Anita O'Day.
12/28/201942 minutes, 8 seconds
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Step

Songs include: Steps, Five Step, I'm Stepping Out With a Memory, Everybody Step, You Stepped Out Of a Dream and Step Up and Shake My Hand. Performers include: Chick Webb, Paul Whiteman, Dave Brubeck, Coleman Hawkins, Woody Herman, Duke Ellington and Glenn Miller.
12/22/201936 minutes, 6 seconds
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Beethoven's Birthday 2019

A special, short podcast marking the 249th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven. Works performed are the Creatures of Prometheus overture and the Coriolan overture. Arturo Toscanini and Reginald Goodall conduct.
12/16/201914 minutes, 50 seconds
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666 Evil Music

For episode 666, a collection of evil music., including: Sinful Blues, Hard Time Killing Floor, Oh I'm Evil, Witches' Sabbath, Pretty Polly, Me and the Devil and It Ain't Necessarily So. Performers include: Maxine Sullivan, Robert Johnson, Skip James, Ella Fitzgerald, Una Mae Carlise, Pierre Monteux, Dock Boggs, Bessie Smith and Count Basie.
12/15/201943 minutes, 27 seconds
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Christmas 2019

Songs include: Jingle Bells, The Twelve Days of Christmas, the Merry Christmas Waltz, Here Comes Santa Claus, If It Doesn't Snow On Christmas, May Every Day Be Christmas and What Are You Doing New Year's Eve? Performers include: Bing Crosby, the Andrews Sisters, Woody Herman, Nelson Eddy, Doris Day, George Hall, Louis Jordan and Gene Autry.
12/7/201940 minutes, 54 seconds
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Cool Songs

Songs include: In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening, Cool Breeze, Cool Blues, Cool Train and Keep Cool Fool. Artists  include: Ella Fitzgerald, Johnny Otis, Bing Crosby, Lionel Hampton, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Stan Kenton.
12/1/201937 minutes, 10 seconds
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Blues 1929

Artists include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Bessie Smith, Lonnie Johnson, Victoria Spivey, Cow Cow Davenport, The Memphis Jug Band, Blind Willie McTell Charlie Patton & Blind Willie Johnson Songs include: Blue Spirit Blues, Let Your Light Shine On Me, I Can't Stand It, Tin Cup Blues, Down the Dirt Road Blues and Police Dog Blues.
11/25/201943 minutes, 57 seconds
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A Stomping Good Time

Songs include: King Porter Stomp, Cotton Club Stomp, Steamboat Stomp, Black Spider Stomp and Special Delivery Stomp. Musicians include: Jelly Roll Morton, Nat King Cole, Louis Armstrong, Harry James, James P, Johnson, Artie Shaw and Kid Ory.
11/17/201938 minutes, 29 seconds
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"Rock Music"

Songs include: Rock Me To Sleep, Little Rock Getaway, I Want to Rock. Bed Rock Blues, Rock It Boogie and Solid As a Rock. Performers include: Harry James, Count Basie, Helen Humes, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Pete Johnson, Art Hodes and Big Joe Turner.
11/10/201934 minutes, 45 seconds
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Leaves

To celebrate autumn, a show about leaves.  Songs include: Autumn Leaves, I'm Looking Over a Four-Leaf Clover, Tea Leaves, Leaf By Leaf the Roses Fall, Maple Leaf Rag and When the Leaves bid the Trees Goodbye. Performers include: Art Moody,  Ella Fitzgerald, Bing Crosby, Frankie Carle, Connie  Boswell, Victor Young and the Edison Male Quartet.
11/3/201935 minutes, 32 seconds
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Jazz Classics 1946-1951

The final episode in the Jazz Classics series features ionic jazz recordings from the late 1940s & early 50s. Records include: Relaxin at Camarillo, Lady Bird, Four Brothers, Crosscurrent, Tempus Fugit, Manteca, Overtime and Criss Cross. Performers include: Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Narvarro, Bud Powell, Woody Herman, Miles Davis, Lennie Tristanio , Dave Brubeck and the Metronone All Stars.
10/27/201945 minutes, 54 seconds
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Hand

Songs include: Careless Hands, Handful of Keys, I'm An Old Cowhand, Time On My Hands, Cold In Hand Blues, Overhand & Precious Lord, Hold My Hand. Performers include: Mel Torme, Bessie Smith, Whispering Jack Smith, Billie Holiday, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Benny Goodman Quartet & Thomas "Fats" Waller.
10/19/201940 minutes, 49 seconds
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Halloween 2019

Our annual Halloween show, featuring: Bessie Smith, Bing Crosby, Lena Horne, Borrah Minevitch, Patsy Montana, Cyril Smith and the Victor Military Band. Songs include: The Ghost Walk, The Headless Horseman, Haunted Town, Cemetery Blues, Zombie and With Her Head Tucked Under Her Arm.
10/12/201938 minutes, 49 seconds
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Moan

Songs include: Moaning Low, Out In the New Moan Hay, Moaning the Blues, K.C. Moan, Texas Moaner Blues, Moaning In the Morning and That Moaning Saxophone Rag. Musicians include: Blind Lemon Jefferson, Libby Holman, Hank Williams, Tommy Dorsey, Clara Smith, The Six Brown Brothers, The Mills Brothers and the Six Jumping Jacks.
10/5/201941 minutes, 30 seconds
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All Aboard

Songs about trains.  Songs include: Honky Tonk Train Blues, Take the A Train, Night Train, Train Whistle Blues, Uptown Express and Freight Train Boogie. Performers include: The Delmore Brothers, Jimmy Forest, Harry James, Cab Calloway, Milt Hearth, Woody Guthrie and Trixie Smith.
9/29/201941 minutes, 48 seconds
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Obituaries 1965

A tribute to musician who died in 1965.  Musicians Include: Nat King Cole, Dorothy Dandridge, Joe Falcon, Albert Schweitzer, Tadd Dameron, Mayra Hess and Janette MacDonald.  
9/15/201944 minutes
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On the Trail

Songs include: On the Trail, The Trail of the Lonesome Pine, Blue Shadows On the Trail, The Oregon Trail, Hellhound On My Trail and North of the Mohawk Trail. Performers include: Roy Rogers, Robert Johnson, Patti Page, Ozzie Nelson, Cab Calloway, Henry Burr and Woody Guthrie.
9/8/201938 minutes, 7 seconds
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Classical Music Month 2019

Works include: Mendelssohn: Scherzo from Midsummer Night's Dream, Beethoven: Moonlight Sonata, Vaughan Williams: Fantasia On Greensleeves, Bach: Sonata #3 for Solo Violin & Chopin: Polonaise In A Flat. Performers include: Arthur Fiedler, Dennis Brain, Vladimir Horowitz, Rudolf Serkin, Leopold Stokowski and George Enescu.  
9/1/201947 minutes, 41 seconds
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It's Magic

Songs dealing with magic, including: Some Enchanted Evening, That Old Black Magic, Voodoo Woman Blues, The Magic Tree, Grandpa's Spells and Mister Magician. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Mel Torme, Nat King Cole, Llene Woods, Dave Brubeck, Jimmy Witherspoon, Charlie Barnet & Ozzie Nelson.
8/25/201938 minutes, 5 seconds
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Jazz Classics 1941-1945

Iconic jazz recordings from the early 1940s. Music includes: Take the A Train, Night In Tunisia, Round Midnight, Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby, Laura, Lover Man  & Boogie Woogie Man. Performers include: Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Woody Herman, Albert Ammons & Pete Johnson, Stan Kenton and Dizzy Gillespie.
8/18/201946 minutes, 50 seconds
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Mountain Music

Songs include: Mountain Music, When The Moon Comes Over The Mountain, Mountain Dew, Foggy Mountain Breakdown, Mountain Greenery & Mountain Top Blues. Artists include: Kate Smith, Bessie Smith, Ozzie Nelson, Eugene Ormandy, Flatt & Scruggs, Cab Calloway, Roger Wolfe Kahn & Charlie Shavers.
8/11/201939 minutes, 40 seconds
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Country Music 1941

Songs include: You Are My Sunshine, San Antonio Rose, I Hung My Head And Cried, Be Honest With Me and Walking the Floor Over You. Performers include: Bob Wills, Hank Penny, Roy Acuff, Ernest Tubb, Gene Autry and Elton Britt.
8/5/201943 minutes, 25 seconds
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Big Band Hits of 1938

Musicians include: Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Lawrence Welk, Bob Crosby, Count Basie, Larry Clinton & Ray Noble. Music includes: Don't Be That Way, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Boogie Woogie, My Reverie, Jumpin At the Woodside & Begin the Beguine.
7/28/201943 minutes, 10 seconds
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Summer Love Songs 2019

Songs include: I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me. Dancing In the Moonlight, Believe It Beloved, Body and Soul, I'm In the Mood For Love and Yours Is My Heart Alone. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Etting, Art Tatum and Louis Jordan.
7/21/201941 minutes, 16 seconds
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Million Sellers 1952

Songs include: You Belong to Me, Tenderly, Flamingo, Wild Side of Life, Oh Happy Day, Kiss of Fire and Caravan. Performers include: Georgia Gibbs, Earl Bostic, Karen Chandler, Guy Mitchell, Winifred Atwell, Don Howard and Hank Thompson.
7/14/201950 minutes, 10 seconds
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Independence Day 2019

After a long delay, our annual July 4th show. Marches by the Boston Pops, Bunk Johnson, Bob Crosby, The Goldman Band, Ralph Flanagan and (?) The Berlin Philharmonic. Marches include: The Stars and Stripes Forever, Washington Post, National Emblem, American Patrol, Strike Up the Band & When the Saints Go Marching In.
7/4/201933 minutes, 25 seconds
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Royalty

Songs include: King Porter Stomp. Queen Isabella, Duke For Dinner, Walking With the King, The Count and Prince Charming. Performers include: Benny Goodman Sol Hoopii, Erroll Garner, Andy Kirk, Cab Calloway, Harry James and George Lewis.
4/21/201941 minutes, 58 seconds
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Solo Jazz Piano

In time for Jazz Appreciation Month, a program of solo jazz piano. Artists include: Teddy Wilson, Jelly Roll Morton, Lennie Tristano, Art Tatum, Mary Lou Williams and Billy Strayhorn. Music includes: Blue Skies, Body and Soul, Shreveport Stomps, Bass Goin Crazy, Spontaneous Combustion and It Had to Be You.
4/9/201946 minutes, 5 seconds
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National Recording Registry 11

Highlights from the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry. Artists include: Cab Calloway, Pablo Casals, Merle Travis, Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, Sonny Rollins and the Victor Military Band. Records include: Memphis Blues, Gunsmoke: The Cabin, You Don't Know What Love is, Stardust, Blue Serge and Brother, Can You Spare a Dime.
3/31/201946 minutes, 1 second
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Obituaries 1963

Paying tribute to musicians who died in 1963.  Performers include: Patsy Cline, Elmore James,Lizzie Miles,  Alec Templeton, Edith Piaf, Herbie Nichols, Dick Powell and Dinah Washington. Songs include: I'll String Along With You, Heartaches, Blue Chopsticks, I Wanna Be Loved, Summertime and  La vie en Rose.
3/26/201947 minutes, 16 seconds
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Rats and Mice

Songs include: Churchmouse On a Spree, Black Rat Blues, Mickey Mouse's Birthday Party, Three Blind Mice, The Rats and Experiments With Mice. Performers include: Jimmy Dorsey, Nat King Cole, Robert Wilkins, Ted Fio Rito, Milt Herth and John Dankworth.
3/17/201939 minutes, 50 seconds
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13th Anniversary Show

Celebrating 13 years of Music From 100 Years Ago. Music by, Bix Beiderbeck, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Bob Wills, Mozart, Django Reinhardt, Blind Boy Fuller and Beverly Kenney.
3/11/201950 minutes, 35 seconds
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Boogie Woogie 1939

Boogie Woogie classics from 1939. Tunes include: Steady Rock Blues, Shout For Joy, Deep Fives, Woo Woo and Pinetop's Boogie Woogie. Performers include: Albert Ammons, Pete Johnson, Meade Lux Lewis, Harry James, Woody Herman and Clarence Lofton.
3/3/201938 minutes, 34 seconds
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Million-Selling Records 1952

Songs include: Blue Tango, You Belong To Me, Wheel of Fortune, Delicado, The Glo-Worm, Cry and I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus. Performers include: Kay Starr, The Mills Brothers, Al Martino, Patti Page, Johnnie Ray and Leroy Anderson.
2/24/201943 minutes, 9 seconds
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Sailors andf Sailing

Songs include: Red Sails At Sunset, Barnacle Bill the Sailor, Popeye the Sailor Man, Smooth Sailing and Sail On Blues Blues. Performers include: Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Lee Wiley, Ella Fitzgerald, Tommy Dorsey, the BBC Dance Orchestra, Hoagy Carmichael and the Six Jumping Jacks.
2/17/201939 minutes, 25 seconds
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African American Band Leaders on the Radio

Radio transcription of famous African American Big bands from the 1940s. Musicians include: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Jimmie Lunceford, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Teddy Wilson and Benny Carter.
2/12/201945 minutes, 48 seconds
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It's a Crime

Songs about crime and criminals.  Songs include: It's Murder, The Life and Death of John Dillinger, Pickpocket Blues, She's a Killer, Stealing Love, Pretty Boy Floyd and In the Jailhouse Now. Performers include: Lil  Harding Armstrong, Ivory Joe Hunter, Pat Flowers, Woody Guthrie, Dizzy Gillespie and Bessie Smith.
2/4/201940 minutes, 31 seconds
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Throwing Shade

Songs with shade in the title. Songs include: In the Sade of the Old Apple Tree, Purple Shades, 90 In the Shade, In the Shade of the Palm and Pull Down the Shade, Marie. Performers include: Lionel Hampton, the Mills Brothers, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, Germaine Sablon and Joni James.
1/29/201932 minutes, 14 seconds
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Centennials 2019 Part Two

More musicians  born 100 years ago this year. Performers include: George Shearing, Anita O'Day, Art Blakey, Lennie Tristanio, Marion Hutton and Pete Seeger.
1/21/201946 minutes, 40 seconds
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Centennials 2019 Part One

Celebrating musicians born in 1919. Performers include: Ernie Ford, Kitty Wells, Georgie Auld, Nat King Cole, Carol Bruce, Billy Vaughn and Liberace.
1/15/201944 minutes, 59 seconds
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1919

Some of the hits from 100 years ago.  Songs include: Dardanella, You Ain't Heard Nothing Yet, Till We Meet Again, Take Me to the Land of Jazz, A Pretty Girl Is Like a Melody and I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles. Performers include: Ben Selvin, Al Jolson, Marion Harris, Vernon Dalhart, Bert Williams and John Steel.
1/8/201950 minutes, 4 seconds
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Leftovers #26

Records left off of earlier shows. Songs include: Poor Butterfly, Sittin In a Corner, Fussin, Fudin and Fightin, The House is Haunted, Moonlight Rhapsody, Cannonball and The Whisper Waltz. Performers include: Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Dorothy Shay, Cannonball Adderly, Donald Novis and Cab Calloway.
1/1/201940 minutes, 54 seconds
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Jazz Singers of the 1940s

Singers include: Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Torme, Jimmy Rushing, Anita O'Day, Mildred Bailey, Maxine Sullivan & Nat King Cole. Songs include: Blue Moon, Jimmy's Blues, When Your Lover Has Gone, Lady Be Good,  Sweet Loraine, Night in Tunisia & More Than You Know.
12/24/201847 minutes, 1 second
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Beethoven's Birthday 2018

To mark the 248th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven, a 1953 recording of the Symphony #2 by Herbert von Karajan and the Philaharmonia Orchestra.
12/18/201836 minutes, 20 seconds
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Forgotten Christmas Songs Part 2

Songs include: The Christmas Spell, The Man With the Bag, The Sleigh, Barnyard Christmas, Christmas In Jail, The Mistletoe Kiss and Death Might Be Your Santa Claus. Performers include: Kay Starr, Eddie Arnold, The Mills Brothers, Spike Jones, Peggy Lee, Mitch Miller, The Rev. J.M. Gates and  Leroy Carr.
12/16/201838 minutes, 11 seconds
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Forgotten Christmas Songs Part One

Lesser-known Christmas music from the 1930s through the 1950s. Songs include: Christmas Candles, Shake Hands With Santa Claus, Santa Claus' Party, Little Christmas Tree, Santa Claus Got Stuck In My Chimney and Christmas Swing. Performers include: Ella Fitzgerald, Les Baxter, Kay Kyser, the Andrews Sisters, Nat King Cole, The Orioles and Django Reinhardt.
12/8/201838 minutes, 30 seconds
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Corner Music

Songs include: Love Is Just Around the Corner, A Table In a Corner, Blue Skies Are Just Around the Corner, There Are Bad Times Just Around the Corner and Dark Corners. Musicians include: Ben Webster, Jack Hylton, Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, Noel Coward, Rex Stewart and Artie Shaw.
12/2/201833 minutes, 4 seconds
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Father of the Symphony

Historic Recordings of the symphonies of Franz Joseph Haydn. Works include:  movements from the London, Farewell, Oxford, Passion and Drumroll symphonies. Performers include: Charles Munch, Arthur Goldschmidt, George Szell, Wilhelm Furtwangler and Eduard van Beinum.
11/25/201848 minutes, 45 seconds
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Easy Music

Songs include: Easy to Love, It's So Easy, Easy As Pie, Slow and Easy Man, Easy Does It and Take It Easy. Performers include: Doris Day, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Bessie Smith, Lester Young, Stan Kenton, Nat King Cole, Wally Rose, and  Maxine Sullivan.
11/18/201837 minutes, 40 seconds
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Armistice Centennial

Special episode marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.  Songs include: The Americans Come, Till We Meet Again, Hands Across the Sea, I Don't Want to Get Well. Break the News to Mother and I've Got My Captain Working For Me Now. Performers include: Arthur Middleton, Ada Jones, Al Bernard, the New York Military Band, George Wilton Ballard and Thomas Edison.
11/11/201849 minutes, 18 seconds
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Three Quarter Time Part 2

More vintage waltzes. Songs include: The Merry Go Round Waltz, It's a Sin To Tell a Lie, When I Grow to Old to Dream, Always, the Minute Waltz, the Merry Christmas Waltz and the Merry Widow Waltz. Musicians include: Jeanette McDonald, Riley Puckett, Glenn Miller, Victor Young, Buddy Clark, Al Goodman and the Casa Loma Orchestra.
11/4/201842 minutes, 18 seconds
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Three Quarter Time Part One

Famous waltzes, including: Sidewalks of New York, I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles, The Tennessee Waltz, The Band Played On, The Waltz of the Flowers and the Blue Skirt Waltz. Musicians include: Guy Lombardo, Bradley Kincaid, Cowboy Copas, Arthur Rubinstein, Tino Rossi and Ted Lewis.
10/28/201846 minutes
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Country Music Month 2018

Songs include: Cotton-Eyed Joe, Wabash Cannonball, Banjo Pickin Girl, Why Don't You Love Me, Time Changes Everything and If the River Was Whisky. Musicians include: Fiddlin John Carson, the Carter Family, Roy Acuff, Bob Wills, the Coon Creek Girls, Hank Williams and Charlie Poole.
10/21/201843 minutes, 10 seconds
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Halloween 2018

Our annual look at spooky music for Halloween. Songs include: Mr Ghost Goes to Town, Skeleton in the Closet, The Halloween Dance, Music For Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Graveyard Blues and Mysterious Mose. Performers include: Helen Gross, Wingy Manone, Bob Dunn, the Hudson-DeLange Orchestra, the Los Angeles Chamber Symphony, Nat Gonella and Harry Resser. The episode concludes with the host reading, Haunted, by Siegfried Sassoon.
10/14/201844 minutes, 56 seconds
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Children's Songs

Songs include: How Much is That Doggie In the Window?, The Green Grass Grows All Around, Old McDonald, The Teddy Bear's Picnic, The Hokey Pokey, The Little White Duck and London Bridge Is Falling Down. Performers include: Patty Page, Nat King Cole, Burl Ives, Count Basie, Ray Anthony, Louis Jordan, Ella Fitzgerald and Henry Hall.
10/9/201837 minutes, 15 seconds
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Million Selling Records 1950

Songs include: The Thing, The Third Man Theme, Be My Love, La Viv En Rose, I'm Movin On, Frosty the Snowman, Mona Lisa and The Hot Canary. Performers include: Phil Harris, Patty Page, Edith Piaf, Hank Snow, Anton Karas, Mario Lanza, Nat King Cole and Gene Autry.
10/1/201842 minutes, 19 seconds
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Musical Medleys

Medley recordings by Louis Armstrong, The Andrews Sisters, Abe Lyman, Art Tatum The Boston Pops and Richard Rodgers.
9/23/201845 minutes, 54 seconds
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The Solar System

Songs include: You Are My Sunshine, Venus di Milo, The Moon Got In My Eyes, Mercury,  Jumpin Jupiter, On a Planet, Men From Mars and Meteor. Musicians include: Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, Adrian Boult, Wayne King, Miles, Davis, Woody Herman, Lennie Tristano and Tal Farlow.
9/17/201843 minutes, 27 seconds
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Classical Music Month 2018

Celebrating Classical Music Month with historical recordings by Eugene Ormandy, Jascha Heifetz, Oscar Levant and Vladimir Horowitz. Music includes: Mozart: Marriage of Figaro Overture, Bizet: Symphony In C, Handel: Organ Concerto #2, Gershwin: Three Preludes & Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto.
9/9/201846 minutes, 40 seconds
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Million-Selling Records 1951 Part 2

Songs include: Shrimp Boats, Blue Tango, Cold, Cold Heart, Would I Love You?, Down Yonder, The Loveliest Night of the Year and Come-On-a-My-House. Performers include: Hank Williams, Tony Bennett, Del Wood, Jo Stafford, Patty Page, Les Paul. Leroy Anderson and Rosemary Clooney.
9/3/201842 minutes, 20 seconds
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Butterfly Songs

Songs include: Poor Butterfly, Just Like a Butterfly, Butterfly Kick, New Orleans Butterfly & Big Fat Butterfly. Musicians include: Elizabeth Welch, Duke Ellington, Harry Richman, The All Star Trio, Skeets Tolbert, Hazel Scott & Joe Bushkin.
8/26/201837 minutes, 23 seconds
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Obituaries 1975

Musicians who passed away in 1975. Musicians include: Bob Wills, Josephine Baker, Louis Jordan, T-Bone Walker, Bernard Hermann, Lefty Frizzell, Leroy Anderson and Dmitri Shostakovich. Music includes: Caldonia, If You've Got the Money, Prelude & Fugue In A, Bye Bye Blackbird, The Waltzing Cat, Maiden's Prayer and No Worry Blues.
8/21/201852 minutes, 29 seconds
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Million Selling Records 1951 Part One

Songs include: Mocking Bird Hill, Chains of Love, Indian Love Call, Detour, Jezebel, Too Young and the Syncopated Clock. Performers include: The Ames Brothers, Patti Page, Slim Whitman, Frankie Laine, Les Paul & Mary Ford and The Weavers.
8/12/201849 minutes, 9 seconds
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Door Songs

Tunes include: Open the Door Richard, River, Stay Away From My Door, The Boy Next Door, Somebody Changed the Lock On My Door and Who's That Knocking At My Door. Musicians include: Count Basie, Libby Holman, the Casa Loma Orchestra, Cab Calloway, Ethel Waters and Louis Jordan.
8/4/201842 minutes, 16 seconds
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1929 Blues

Songs include: Nobody Know You, Chime's Blues, Jump Steady Blues, Don't Leave Me Daddy, God Moves On the Water, Screamin and Hollarin the Blues and Georgia Bound. Artists include: Bessie Smith, Charlie Patton, Blind Willie Johnson, Lillian Glinn , Blind Willie McTell and Whistlin Alex Moore.
7/28/201847 minutes, 35 seconds
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Broadway 1944

Highlights from the 1944 Broadway season., including: On the Town, Song of Norway, Bloomer Girl, Porgy and Bess, The Seven Lively Arts and Mexican Hayride. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Maxine Sullivan, Igor Stravinsky, Frank Sinatra and Jack Smith.
7/22/201849 minutes, 48 seconds
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Light Music

Songs with "light" in the title, including: Blue Moonlight, Lights Out, I'm Beginning to See the Light, By the Light of the Stars and I'll Keep the Lovelight Burning. Musicians include: Bing Crosby, Duke Ellington, Lee Wiley, Eddie Duchin, James P. Johnson, Rudy Valee and Eddie Condon.
7/16/201841 minutes, 15 seconds
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Jazz Classics 1936-1940 Part 2

Songs include: Cottontail, Cherokee, Woodchopper's Ball, Frenesi, Rocking Chair, I Can't Get Started and Lester Leaps In. Performers include: Lester Young, Woody Herman, Coleman Hawkins, Duke Ellington, Mildred Bailey, Artie Shaw, Django Reinhardt, Charlie Barnett and Art Tatum.
7/8/201847 minutes, 13 seconds
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Independence Day 2018

Songs include: Star Spangled Banner, Stars and Stripes Forever, Victory Polka, Battle Hymn of the Republic, American Fantasy and On the Mall. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Janette McDonald, the Lynn Murrary  Singers, the Goldman Band, the Boston pops Orchestra & the NBC Symphony.
7/1/201837 minutes, 14 seconds
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Leftovers #25

Records left off earlier podcasts. Songs include: Keepin Out of Mischief Now, The Cross-Eyed Cowboy From Abilene, Doggie In the Window, Lazy Daddy, Thanks For the Memory, Swingin For Joy and This Can't Be Love. Musicians include: The Light Crust Doughboys, Patty Page, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Les Paul, Josh White and the ODJB.
6/25/201839 minutes, 12 seconds
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Ducks and Geese

Songs include: Little White Duck, The Goose Hangs High, The Ugly Duckling, Wild Goose Chase, Lucky Duck and Blue Goose. Performers include: Duck Ellington, Raymond Scott, Burl Ives, Frank Loesser, Nat King Cole, Bunny Berigan and Coleman Hawkins. 
6/17/201836 minutes, 12 seconds
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600th Show

To mark the 600th show, highlights from the last 12 years of podcasts. Thanks for all the support over the years. 
6/10/201840 minutes, 53 seconds
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Hitler Songs

Songs include: Der Fuhrer's Face, Stalin Wasn't Stalin, Hitler Lives, Berlin Or Bust, Mr. Hitler, Hot Time In the Town of Berlin, Hitler and Hell and Hitler Blues. Performers include: Spike Jones, Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, Rev. J.M. Gates, Rosalie Allen, Bing Crosby, Leadbelly and the Florida Kid.
6/1/201845 minutes, 2 seconds
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Country Music 1950

Country Hits from the beginning of the Nashville Era. Songs include: I'm Movin On, I Love You Because, Ain't Nobody's Business, You Don't Have To Be a Baby To Cry, Take Me In Your Arms, Long Gone Lonesome Blues and If You've Got the Money. Performers include: Hank Snow, Kay Starr, Lefty Frizzell, Gene Autry, Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb and Red Foley.
5/27/201841 minutes, 26 seconds
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Memories

Songs with memory in the title. Songs include: Thanks For the Memory, Memories of You, I can't Put My Arms Around a Memory, You're My Favorite Memory and Blue Memories. Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Kate Smith, Bob Hope, Benny Goodman, Teddy Wilson, Billy Ecksteine Woody Herman, Andy Iona and Sarah Vaughan.
5/19/201843 minutes, 2 seconds
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Orchestral Tanscriptions

Orchestra versions of famous keyboard works. Music includes: Bach's Toccata and Fugue in d Minor, Chopin's Funeral March, Brahms' Hungarian Dance #5 and Beethoven's Piano Sonata #29. Performers include: Harry Horlick, Leopold Stokowski, Felix Weingartner & Artur Rodzinski.
5/6/201844 minutes, 43 seconds
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Obituaries 1969

A tribute to musicians who died in 1969, including: Judy Garland, Pee Wee Russel. Skip James, Ella Logan, Wilhelm Backhaus, Wynonie Harris, Spade Cooley and Coleman Hawkins. Music includes: The Trolley Song, Chopin's Etude #3 Op 10, Body and Soul, Devil Got My Woman, Somebody Changed the Lock On My Door, Detour and Come to the Fair.  
4/29/201842 minutes, 25 seconds
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Bounce

Songs include: Bounce the Ball, Bouncing With Bud, Jersey Bounce, Salt Lake City Bounce, Battery Bounce & Billie's Bounce. Musicians include: Charlie Parker, Benny Goodman, Bud Powell, Anita O'Day, Errol Gardner, Art Tatum and Lionel Hampton.
4/23/201834 minutes, 55 seconds
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Guitar Music 1940s

Guitarists include: Charlie Christian, T-Bone Walker, Billy Bauer, Leadbelly, Django Reinhardt, Tony Motola, Les Paul, Oscar Moore and Joaquin Murphey. Song include: Solo Flight, Call It Stormy Monday, Supersonic, Lover, House of the Rising Sun and To Wild Rose.  
4/15/201844 minutes, 56 seconds
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Window Music

Songs include: Bluebird On Your Windowsill, Stars Are the Windows of Heaven, My Window Faces the South, Out the Window, The Sun Is At My Window and Ticket Agent, Ease Your Window Down. Performers include: Bessie Smith, the Andrews Sisters, Leo Reisman, Count Basie, Doris Day, Billy Eckstine and Thomas "Fats" Waller.
4/9/201829 minutes, 56 seconds
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National Recording Registry #10

More highlights from the National Recording Registry. Records by: Merle Travis, Clara Ward, Benny Goodman, The Mississippi Sheiks, Will Rogers, Victor Herbert,  The Ink Spots and the ivory-billed woodpecker. Records include: How I Got Over, Sitting On Top of the World, The Man I Love, If I Didn't Care, Luck Be A Lady, the Moonlight Sonata, Sixteen Tons and The Dream Medley.
4/1/201855 minutes, 18 seconds
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Black Women In Jazz Month

Celebrating Black Women In Jazz Month with: Mary Lou Williams, Lovie Austin, Lil Hardin Armstrong, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm, Blanche Calloway, Billie Holiday, Hazel Scott, Terry Pollard & Valaida Snow. Songs include: I Wish That I Were Twins, Seven Come Eleven, Heebie Jebbies, Doing the Suzie Q, Capricorn, Embraceable You, My Last Dollar and Tuxedo Junction.
3/25/201849 minutes, 46 seconds
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St Patrick's Day 2018

Irish music for St. Patrick's Day. Musicians include: Michael Coleman, John McCormack, Bing Crosby, Paddy Kiloran, The Mills Blue Rhythm Band, Morton Downey and James Melton. Songs include: I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen, O'Dowd's Favorite, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, Galway Bay and The Girls of Bainbridge.
3/17/201838 minutes, 17 seconds
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12th Anniversary Show

To mark 12 years of the podcast, your host plays some of his favorite records. Music includes: My Blue Heaven, Dr. Jazz, I Cover the Waterfront, I'm Praying Humble, How High the Moon, Bach's B Minor Prelude, All of Me and Tis' Autumn. Artists include: Frank Sinatra, The Bob Crosby Orchestra, Ella Fitzgerald, Edwin Fischer, Jelly Roll Morton, Nat King Cole, Art Tatum, Artie Shaw and Thelonious Monk.
3/11/201851 minutes, 41 seconds
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Vivaldi Birthday

A special.short podcast marking the 340th birthday of composer, Antonio Vivaldi. Includes a 1949 recording of the Oboe Concerto in D Minor Opus 8 Number 9 by Leon Goossens.
3/6/201812 minutes, 19 seconds
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Jazz Classics 1936-1940: Part One

Iconic jazz records from the late in30s. Songs include: Begin the Beguine, Strange Fruit, Avalon, One O'Clock Jump. Yancey Stomp. Sing Sing Sing and Big Noise From Winnetka. Performers include: Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Yancey, Count Basie and Ella Fitzgerald.
3/4/201852 minutes, 52 seconds
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African-American Song Writers

Classic songs by Andy Razaf, James P. Johnson, Duke Ellington, Tony Jackson, Eubie Blake, W.C. Handy and Billy Strayhorn. Songs include: Memories of You, Memphis Blues, Pretty Baby, In My Solitude, Black and Blue and Lush Life. Performers include: Ethyl Waters, Nat King Cole, Billy Murray, Etta Jones, Billie Holiday and Kathrine Handy.
2/19/201839 minutes, 20 seconds
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Valentines Day 2018

Songs include: Button Up Your Overcoat, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, AS Long As I Live, I'm In the Mood For Love, All My Love and You Can't Lose a Broken Heart. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Helen Kane, Vaughn Monroe, Stella Brooks, Billy Ecksteine, Frank Sinatra, Patty Page. Nat King Cole and Anita O'Day.
2/10/201839 minutes, 35 seconds
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Broadway 1937

Selections from Babes In Arms, Between the Devil, Pins and Needles, The Cradle Will Rock and I'd Rather Be Right. Performers include: Lena Horne, Mildred Bailey, Sophie Tucker, Vincent Lopez, Millie Weitz & Leo Reisman.
2/4/201842 minutes
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Cowboy Songs

Songs include: I Want To Be a Cowboy's Sweetheart, Cowboy Swing, The Barstool Cowboy, The Cowboy From Brooklyn, Ragtime Cowboy Joe, The Dying Cowboy's Lament and The Cowboy Serenade. Performers include: Patsy Montana, Glenn Miller, Hank Penny, The Girls of the Golden West, Jimmy Dorsey and The Calgary Kid.
1/28/201832 minutes, 58 seconds
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Centennials 2018

A tribute to musicians born in 1918, including: Elmore James, Patty Andrews, Dick Haymes, Leonard Bernstein, Juan Garcia Esquivel, Eugene List, Jimmy Rowles, Eddy Arnold and Joe Williams. Songs include: A Bouquet of Roses, Rum and Coca Cola, Laura, Christopher Street, Detour Ahead, Topsy and Old Man, You've Been Away Too Long.
1/21/201850 minutes, 11 seconds
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1918

Hit songs from the last year of World War I. Songs include: I'm Always Chasing Rainbows, Hello Central. Give Me No Man's Land, Oh, How I Hate To Get Up In the Morning, At the Jazz Band Ball, After You're Gone, Over There and Rock A Bye Your Baby. Performers include: Al Jolson, Irving Kaufman, The Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Enrico Caurso and Charles Harrison.
1/1/201843 minutes, 12 seconds
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Leftovers #24

Records left off earlier podcasts. Songs include: Running Water, It's De-Lovely , Yellow Fire, Butterflies,  The Convict and the Rose, Devil In the Lion's Den and Cello Suite #6. Artists include: Bob Wills, Crying Sam Collins, The Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra, Patty Page, Pablo Casals, Ella Fitzgerald and Stan Getz.
12/25/201745 minutes, 54 seconds
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Jazz Classics Part 3 1930-1935

Iconic jazz recordings from the early 1930s. Songs include: I Got a Right to Sing the Blues, Minnie the Moocher, Tiger Rag, After You're Gone, Sophisticated Lady, Georgia On My Mind, Moten's Swing and What a Little Moonlight Can Do. Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Billie Holiday, Cab Calloway, Bix Beiderbeck, Art Tatum, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Benny Moten, Duke Ellington and the Quintet of the Hot Club of France.
12/19/201751 minutes, 35 seconds
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Beethoven's Birthday 2017

A special podcast in honor of Beethoven's birthday. Movements from the Waldstein piano sonata, the String Quartet #13 and the Piano Concerto #3, Performers include Walter Gieseking, Wilhelm Furtwangler and Wilhelm Bachaus.
12/16/201728 minutes, 55 seconds
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Christmas 2017

The annual Christmas Show. Songs include: Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Winter Wonderland, The 12 Days of Christmas, Merry Christmas Baby, The Dixieland Band From Santa Claus Land, Blue Christmas, I Told Santa Claus to Bring Me You and Christmas, Christmas Blues. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Judy Garland, Vernon Dalhart, Jimmy Dorsey, The Andrews Sisters, Charles Brown, Nelson Eddy, Doris Day, Charley Jordan and Errol Garner.
12/10/201748 minutes, 48 seconds
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Obituaries 1971

Honoring musicians who passed away in 1971. Musicians include: Louis Armstrong, Lil Hardin Armstrong, Ted Lewis, Libby Holman, Doc Boggs, Igor Stravinsky, Zez Confrey and Cliff Edwards. Music includes: Stardust, Second-hand Rose, Sugar Baby, Do You Know What It Means To Miss New Orleans?, Love Letters In the Sand, Brown Gal and It's Only a Paper Moon.
12/4/201754 minutes, 51 seconds
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Golden Songs

Songs include: Oh Dem Golden Slippers, The Gold In Africa, The Golden Gate Gospel Train, Where the Blue of the Night Meets the Gold of the Day, The Golden Wedding, It's the Gold and Silver Threads Among the Gold. Artists include: Bing Crosby, Buddy & Ella Johnson,  Walter Gieseking, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Dinah Shore, Woody Herman, The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet and John McCormack.
11/19/201736 minutes, 49 seconds
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Insect Songs

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.
11/11/201745 minutes, 48 seconds
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Jazz Classics Part 2 1925-1929 The Jazz Age

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.
11/5/201753 minutes, 46 seconds
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Ragtime

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.
10/29/201749 minutes, 4 seconds
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Halloween 2017

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.
10/22/201744 minutes, 43 seconds
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Country Music Month 2017

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.
10/14/201742 minutes, 25 seconds
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Thelonious Monk Centennial

A special, short podcast celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Thelonious Monk.
10/10/201712 minutes, 37 seconds
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More Froggy Music

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.
10/7/201735 minutes, 28 seconds
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Jazz Classics 1917-1924

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.
9/24/201744 minutes, 59 seconds
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Broadway 1934

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.
9/17/201738 minutes, 16 seconds
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Tears Part Two

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.
9/10/201742 minutes, 5 seconds
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Tears Part One

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.
9/3/201738 minutes
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Obituaries 1973

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.
8/28/201756 minutes, 6 seconds
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Percy Grainger

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.
8/20/201739 minutes, 59 seconds
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Yellow Music

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.
8/13/201737 minutes, 10 seconds
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Country Music 1939

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.
8/6/201739 minutes, 39 seconds
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Running Music

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.
7/31/201740 minutes, 31 seconds
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World War II Classics

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.
7/23/201741 minutes, 23 seconds
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Leftovers #23

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.
7/16/201745 minutes, 13 seconds
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Devil Muisc

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.
7/9/201739 minutes, 16 seconds
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Fourth of July 2017

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.
7/2/201738 minutes, 21 seconds
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Lena Horne 100th Birthday

A special, short podcast celebrating Lena Horne on the 100th anniversary of her birth. With songs: St Louis Blues, Stormy Weather and The Lady Is a Tramp.
6/30/201713 minutes, 55 seconds
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Love Songs of the Summer 2017

Songs include: Things Are Looking Up, I'm 100 Percent For You, Indian Love Call, She's the Lass For Me, The Lady's In Love With You, Take Care of You For Me and Ain't She Sweet? Artists include: Sir Harry Lauder, Gene Austin, Ella Fitzgerald, Valaida Snow, Bob Hope, Ethel Waters, Fred Astaire and Slim Whitman.
6/26/201741 minutes, 32 seconds
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Russian Composers 19th Century

 Excerpts from: Tchaikovsky: Serenade For Strings, Mussorgsky: Pictures at an Exhibition, Rimsky Korsakov: Scherazade, Borodin: In the Steppes of Central Asia and Rubinstein: Melody in F.
6/20/201743 minutes, 47 seconds
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Name Your Poison

Songs about alcoholic drinks, including: Beer Barrel Polka, Cocktails For Two, Rye Whiskey, One Mint Julip Abercombie Had a Zombie, Candlelight and Wine and Bubbles in the Wine. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Memphis Slim, Lawrence Welk, Jimmy Dorsey, Tex Ritter and the Andrews Sisters.
6/11/201740 minutes, 40 seconds
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Broadway 1928

Hit songs from Broadway musicals from 1928. Songs include: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, Diga Diga Do, How Long Has This Been Going On, Love Me Or Leave Me, Makin Whoopee, Lover Come Back to Me and Let's Do It, Let's Fall In Love. Performers include: Adelaide Hall, Paul Whiteman. Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Eddie Cantor, Ruth Etting, Frank Sinatra, Mildred Bailey and the Mills Brothers.
6/6/201742 minutes, 38 seconds
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Jazz 1938

Songs include: You Go to My Head, At the Jazz Band Ball, Sing Sing Sing, Body and Soul, Jungle Blues, Begin the Beguine and Texas Shuffle. Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Billie Holiday, Jelly Roll Morton, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Larry Adler, Count Basie and Bobby Hackett.
5/29/201750 minutes, 53 seconds
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Texas Cities

Songs include: Dallas Blues, Del Rio Boogie, Across the Alley From the Alamo, Deep Ellum Blues, Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas, Streets of Laredo, Big Ball's In Cowtown and San Antonio Rose. Performers include T Bone Walker, The Delmore Brothers, Burl Ives, Phil Harris, Louis Armstrong, Hoyle Nix, and the Prairie Ramblers.
5/20/201740 minutes, 27 seconds
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The Desert

Songs inspired by deserts. Music includes: Desert Blues, Cool Water, Searching the Desert For the Blues, On the Trail, the Cactus Polka and Texas Sand. Musicians include: Jimmie Rodgers, the Sons of the Pioneers, John Kirby, Duke Ellington, Paul Whiteman and Bing Crosby.
5/15/201744 minutes, 10 seconds
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Alone

Songs about being alone.  Music includes: One Alone, Travelin Alone, Alone Together, I'll Walk Alone, I'm Alone Without You and I'm All Alone. Musicians include: Cliff Edwards, Billie Holiday, Jo Stafford, Lil Hardin Armstrong, The Three Blazers & Don Vorhees.
5/7/201735 minutes, 48 seconds
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Obituaries 1976

A tribute to musicians who died in 1976, including: Connee Boswell, Howlin Wolf, Percy Faith, Benjamin Britten, Victoria Spivey, Paul Robeson, Johnny Mercer and Alexander Brailowsky. Music includes: Old Man River, Heart and Soul, Libestramume #3, Candy, Moaning the Blues, All My Love and Nocturne.
4/30/201745 minutes, 32 seconds
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Ella Fitzgerald Centennial

Celebrating Ella Fitzgerald on her 100th birthday. Songs include: A Tisket A Tasket, Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall, Lady Be Good and I Get A Kick Out Of you.
4/25/201718 minutes, 10 seconds
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Brahms

Music of Johannes Brahms, including excerpts from the Violin Concerto, Symphony #4, Waltzes Op. 39 along with Von ewiger Leibe. Performers include: Marian Anderson, Wilhelm Furtwangler, Anatole Kitain, David Oppenheim, Eugene Ormandy and Josef Szigeti.
4/23/201751 minutes, 24 seconds
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Chicken Music

Chicken songs for those in a fowl mood.  Songs include: A Chicken Ain't Nothin But a Bird, Chicken Reel, The Egg and I, Chicken Rhythm, Ain't Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Chicken Blues, I'm Putting All My Eggs In One Basket and The Chicken Song. Performers  include: The Cliquot Club Eskimo Orchestra, Phil Harris, Les Paul, Louis Jordan, Fred Astaire, The York Brothers, Guy Lombardo, Larry Douglas & Lionel Hampton.
4/16/201739 minutes, 56 seconds
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National Recording Registry #9

Highlights  from the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.  Performers include: Big Mama Thornton, Harry Richman, Red Foley, Duke Ellington, Judy Garland,  The Chuck Wagon Gang, Edward R. Murrow and Kitty Wells. Music includes: Puttin On the Ritz, Hound Dog, Harlem Air Shaft, Over the Rainbow, I'll Fly Away, Peace In the Valley, Lift Every Voice and Sing and It Wasn't God Who Made Honky Tonk Angels.
4/9/201746 minutes, 16 seconds
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1946 part 2

Music includes: For Sentimental Reasons, Divorce Me COD, Good Morning Heartache, Lover Man, Prisoner of Love, Chopin Prelude #6 and Down In the Valley. Performers include: Billie Holiday, Burl Ives, Perry Como, Nat King Cole, Charlie Parker, Merle Travis, Arthur Rubinstein, Albert Ammons and Spike Jones.
4/2/201741 minutes, 58 seconds
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1946 Part One

Songs include: Time After Time, Blue Moon of Kentucky, Doing What Comes Naturally, A Mozart Opera, Candy and One Bass Hit. Performers include: Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Al Jolson, Victor Borge, Lu Watters, Dizzy Gillespie, Sarah Vaughn and Bill Monroe.
3/26/201744 minutes, 4 seconds
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To Bed

Songs about beds, including, Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed, Empty Bed Blues, Don't Sit On My Bed, Feather Bed, I Should of Stood In Bed and Don't Smoke In Bed. Performers include: Bessie Smith, Mel Torme, Blind Willie Johnson, Peggy Lee, Pearl Bailey, Big Joe Turner, Jimmie Davis and Cab Calloway.
3/18/201733 minutes, 30 seconds
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St Patrick's Day 2017

Songs include: Did Your Mother Come From Ireland, My Wild Irish Rose,  The Blind Fiddlers, I'll Take You home Again Kathleen, She Moved Through the Fair and Dwyer's Favorite. Performers include: John McCormack, Paddy Killoran, William Butler Yeats, Arthur Tracey, Muggsy Spanier and Chancey Olcott.
3/13/201731 minutes, 54 seconds
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11th Anniversary Show

Celebrating 11 years of the podcast with some of the host's favorite records. Songs include: Crying All Day, Cheek to Cheek, I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, Prelude to a Kiss, Eine Kline Gigue, Step It Up And Go , San Antonio Rose and Lamb's Blood Has Washed Me Clean. Performers include: Fred Astaire, Bix Beiderbeck, Ella Fitzgerald, Blind Boy Fuller, Duke Ellington, Jimmy Yancey, Walter Gieseking, Bob Wills  and Arizona Dranes
3/5/201739 minutes, 58 seconds
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Stop Songs

Songs include: Stop the Sun, Stop the Moon, The Music Stopped, Nonstop Flight, Stop That Thing, Hey, Stop Kissing My Sister and I Can't Stop Loving You. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Thomas "Fats" Waller, the Boswell Sisters, Una Mae Carlisle, Ella Fitzgerald and Wingy Manone.
2/25/201737 minutes, 55 seconds
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Dollar Songs

Songs include: I Found a Million Dollar Baby, My Last Dollar, I've Got Five Dollars, Give Me 20 Nickels For a Dollar, I Wish I Had a Dollar and Dollar Bill Blues. Performers include: Blanche Calloway, Lee Wiley, The Boswell Sisters, Lionel Hampton, Cab Calloway, Laurence Welk, Joe Turner and Charley Jordan.
2/19/201738 minutes, 51 seconds
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Valentine's Day 2017

Love songs for Valentine's Day, Songs include: I Can't Give You Anything But Love, How Deep Is the Ocean?, Armful of Sweetness, Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Prelude to a Kiss and Stairway to the Stars. Performers include: Billie  Holiday, Bing Crosby, Maxine Sullivan, the Mills Brothers, the Shannon Quartet, Glenn Miller and Svend Asmussen.
2/12/201740 minutes, 44 seconds
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Music From Jubilee

Highlights  from the Armed Forces Radio show, Jubilee. Artists include: Count Basie, Lena Horne, Jimmy Rushing, Harry James, Tampa Red, Helen Humes and Louis Armstrong. Music includes: Ain't Misbehavin, Lady Be Good, Perdido, I'll Be Up Again Someday, Sho Sho Baby and Honeysuckle Rose. 
2/6/201740 minutes, 18 seconds
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Smile

Songs include: When You're Smiling, I'll Never Smile Again, If You Can't Smile and Say Yes, Smile Up At the Sun and Smile. Performers include: Nat King Cole, Ted Lewis, Louis Armstrong, Sunny Gale, Shirley Temple, The Three Peppers and Thomas "Fats" Waller.
1/29/201733 minutes, 24 seconds
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Mozart's Birthday 2017

To celebrate Mozart's 261st birthday, a 1934 recording of his Symphony #39 K. 543 by the BBC Symphony conducted by Bruno Walter.
1/27/201726 minutes, 56 seconds
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Centennials 2017 Part Two

More musicians born in 1917, one hundred years ago this year. Musicians include: Dean Martin, Jo Stafford, Dennis Day, Lena Horne, Buddy Rich, Danielle Darrieux and Vera Lynn. Songs include: Goodnight Irene, Route 66, I Will Always Love You, Confessin the Blues, A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square and Day by Day.
1/22/201740 minutes, 59 seconds
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Centennials 2017 Part One

A tribute to musicians born in 1917, including Ella Fitzgerald, Desi Arnaz, Dizzy Gillespie, Bea Wain Tex Williams, Dinu Lipatti, Helen Forrest and Thelonious Monk. Music includes: My Reverie,  Skylark, How High the Moon?, Babalu, In Walked Bud, A Night In Tunisia and Chopin's Waltz #14.
1/16/201745 minutes, 52 seconds
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1917

Hit songs from 1917, including: Livery Stable Blues, Oh Johnny Oh, Till the Clouds Roll By, Poor Butterfly, Over There and No Place Like Home. Performers include: the Original Dixieland Jazz Band, Bert Williams, Nora Bayes, Irving Kaufman, W.C. Handy and the American Quartet.
1/9/201740 minutes, 13 seconds
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Leftovers #22

Records left off earlier podcasts, and a tribute to musicians who passed away in 2016 . Songs include: Red Sails In the Sunset, Dizzy Fingers, Pig Foot Pete, Steel Guitar Blues, Caprice #24, Drummin' Man and Stomping At the Savoy. Performers include: Ella Mae Morse, Roy Acuff, Zez Confrey, Monette More, George Shearing and Glenn Miller.
12/31/201645 minutes, 52 seconds
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Rainbow Colors

Songs include: The Lady in Red, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, Orange Colored Sky, Green Eyes, Blue Orchids and Violets For Your Furs. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters, Louis Prima, Nat King Cole and Helen Forrest.
12/25/201637 minutes, 21 seconds
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Beethoven's Birthday 2016

Music for Beethoven's 246th birthday, including: Symphony #5, Cello Sonata #1 and Piano Sonata 24. Performers include: Wilhelm Furtwangler, Walter Gieseking and Pablo Casals.
12/18/201643 minutes, 17 seconds
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Unusual Christmas

The annual Christmas show features some unusual songs and performers this year.  Songs include: Boogie Woogie Christmas,  My Christmas Song For You, The Night Before Christmas, Winter Wonderland,  All I Want For Christmas Is my Two Front Teeth and Caroling Caroling. Performers include: Mabel Scott, the Andrews Sisters, Homer & Jethro, Tommy Dorsey, Basil Rathbone and Nat King Cole.
12/11/201640 minutes, 13 seconds
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Shoe Songs

Songs about shoes, including: Shoe Shine Shuffle, Vagabond Shoes,  Got a Pebble In My Shoe, Take Your Shoes Off and One, Two, button Your Shoes. Artists  include: Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Vic Damone, Nat King Cole, Hot Lips Page, Louis Prima and Pat Flowers. S
12/4/201635 minutes, 5 seconds
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Sunset Songs

Songs include: Red Sails In the Sunset, Sunset Is Coming, But the Sunrise We'll See, Sunset Eyes, Sultry Sunset, As We Walk Into the Sunset and Sunset Cafe Stomp. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Clifford Brown, Claude Thornhill, The Chuck Wagon Gang, Sidney Bechet, Isham Jones and Frank Sinatra.
11/26/201645 minutes, 28 seconds
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Hobo Songs

Songs include: Hobo Bill's Last Ride, Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?, Big Rock Candy Mountain, Hobo, You Can't Ride This Train and Hobo Blues. Performers include: Al Jolson, Louis Armstrong, Woody Guthrie, Bing Crosby, Burl Ives, Riley Puckett and John Lee Hooker.
11/21/201637 minutes, 10 seconds
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Drum Month

Celebrating Drum and Percussion Month.  Works include: Drum Boogie, Sing, Sing, Sing, Ionization, Strictly Drums, Bughouse and Quiet Riot. Performers include: Buddy Rich, Gene Krupa. Cozy Cole, Red Norvo, Milt Jackson and Shelly Manne.
11/13/201653 minutes, 8 seconds
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Academy Awards Best Song Early 1950s

Oscar nominated songs from 1950 to 1952, including: Mona Lisa, High Noon, A Kiss to Build a Dream On, Too Late Now, Be My Love and Mule Train. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Frankie Laine, Jane Powell, Vaughn Monroe, Maro Lanza, Louis Armstrong and Nat King Cole.
11/6/201639 minutes, 35 seconds
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Dirty Songs

Songs about dirt, dust and sand. Songs include: Angels With Dirty Faces, Dusty Rag, I Believe I'll Dust My Broom, Sand In My Shoes, Talking Dust Bowl Blues and Crying Sands. Performers include: Bunk Johnson, Woody Herman, Robert Johnson, Connee Boswell, Al Jolson and Woody Guthrie.
10/29/201639 minutes, 45 seconds
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Accordionfest

Accordion music! Including: Just Because, Tick Tock Polka, My Blue Heaven, Peg O' My Heart, Underneath the Arches, No Minors Allowed  and Cherokee. Performers include: George Shearing, The Three Suns, Frankie Yankovic, The New York Jazz Quartet, The Boudini Brothers and Henri Rene.
10/23/201635 minutes, 40 seconds
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Halloween 2016

Music for Halloween.  Including: The Halloween Dance, Blue Ghost Blues, Bloody Razor Blues, Spellbound soundtrack, The Richest Guy In the Graveyard, Skeleton Rag, Lonesome Graveyard and Catacombs. Plus, the host reads, The Sleeper, by Edgar Allen Poe. Performers include: Helen Gross, Etta Jones, Miklos Rozsa, Big Joe Turner, The American Quartet and Lonnie Johnson.
10/15/201640 minutes, 8 seconds
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Classical Overtures

Nicolai: Overture to the Merry Wives of Windsor, Sullivan: Overture to The Yeoman of the Guard, Mendelssohn: Ruy Blas Overture, Gershwin: Cuban Overture & Beethoven: Overture to The Creatures of Prometheus.
10/9/201646 minutes, 16 seconds
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1920s Ragtime

The development of ragtime during the 1920s. Featuring: Zez Confrey, Vincent Lopez, Jelly Roll Morton, Benny Moten, Blind Blake and Bessie Smith. Songs include: Alexander's Ragtime Band, Kitten On the Keys, Dizzy Fingers, The Pearls, Nola, Twelfth Street Rag and Southern Rag.
10/3/201640 minutes, 33 seconds
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Red

Songs with red in the title, including: Red Sails in the Sunset, Stop, the Red Light's On, How Could Red Riding Hood?, Red Hot Momma, Red Cross and Red Roses For a Blue Lady. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Sophie Tucker, The Six Jumping Jacks, Vaughn Monroe, Bessie Smith, Charlie Parker and Whispering Jack Smith.
9/25/201636 minutes, 3 seconds
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Obscure Blues Singers

Lesser-known blues singers from the 1920s, including: Bessie Brown, Helen Gross, Rosa Henderson. Mary Johnson and Edna Hicks. Songs include: Death Cell Blues, Afternoon Blues Gulf Coast Blues, Black Snake Blues and Early In the Morning.
9/18/201639 minutes, 12 seconds
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Piano Month 2016

For National Piano Month, a collection of piano music from the first half of the 20th Century. Artists include: Jelly Roll Morton, Teddy Wilson, Albert Ammons,  Dinu Lipatti, Moon Mullican, Art Tatum and Hazel Scott. Works include: Boogie Woogie Stomp, Chopin's Nocturne #8, I Left My Heart In Texas, Tiger Rag, Sweetheart O Mine and Warsaw Concerto.
9/11/201640 minutes, 20 seconds
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Country Music 1937

Artists include: Gene Autry, The  Chuck Wagon Gang, Uncle Dave Macon, Roy Acuff,  The Carter Family, Patsy Montana and Bob Wills. Songs include: With a Banjo On My Knee, Boots and Saddles, Texas Star, One More River To Cross, I Saw Your Face In the Moon and Hello Stranger.
9/4/201637 minutes, 58 seconds
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Frogs

Songs about frogs, including : Leap Frog, Froggy Went a Courtin, Froggy More Rag, Frog Legs Rag, Bull Frog Blues and The Nightingale and the Frog. Performers include: Ma Rainey, Jelly Roll Morton, Charlie Parker, Lovie Austin, William Harris and Burl Ives.
8/28/201633 minutes, 47 seconds
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Train Instrumentals Part Two

Performers include: Duke Ellington DeFord Bailey, Ted Goon, Woody Herman, Albert Ammons, Peter Johnson and Arthur Fiedler. Music includes: Fast Freight Blues, Sixth Avenue Express, Bahn Frei, Dixie Flyer Blues, Locomotive and  Whistle Stop.
8/22/201638 minutes, 2 seconds
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Train Instrumentals Part One

Works include: Train Whistle Blues, Honky Tonk Train Blues, Super Chief, Dixie Flyer, Pacific 231, The Orient Express and Take the A Train. Performers include: Glenn Miller, Arthur Honegger, Sonny Terry, Count Basie and Lionel Hampton.
8/13/201642 minutes, 8 seconds
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Murdered Musicians

Musicians who were killed including: Robert Johnson, Pinetop Smith, James Reese Europe, Lee Morgan and Eddie Jefferson. Songs include: Parker's Mood, Pinetop's Boogie Woogie, Prisoner of Love, Whiskey Head Woman, Preachin Blues and P.S. I Love You.
8/4/201647 minutes
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Charlie Christian Centennial

A tribute to jazz guitarist, Charlie Christian on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Songs include: Solo Flight, Flying Home, Profoundly Blue and Topsy.
7/29/201629 minutes, 7 seconds
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Summer Love Songs 2016

Songs include: Hey Good Lookin, The Shadow Waltz, I Can't Believe That You're In Love With Me, I'm Happy With the Whole Thing and It's Magic. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Anita O'Day, Sarah Vaughn, The Happiness Boys, Cab Calloway and Louis Armstrong.
7/24/201634 minutes, 25 seconds
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One Alone

Performances by solo musicians, including: Roland Hayes, Jelly Roll Morton, DeFord Bailey, Pablo Casals, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Cliff Edwards and Jimmie Rodgers. Works include: T For Texas, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Whistling Blues, Bach Cello Suite #6, All Alone and Cohen Telephones About His Automobile.
7/17/201643 minutes, 7 seconds
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Lorenz Hart Part 3

Songs from the final years of the Rodgers and Hart partnership.  Songs include: It Never Entered My Mind, Have You Met Miss Jones, Bewitched, Spring Is Here, I Didn't know What Time It Was, Wait Till You See Her, This Can't Be Love and I Could Write a Book. Artists include: Shirley Ross, Leo Reisman, Ella Fitzgerald, Helen Forest, Maxine Sullivan, Blossom Dearie and Margaret Whiting.
7/10/201653 minutes, 13 seconds
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Independence Day 2016

Music for July 4th and a tribute to composer, Harl McDonald.  Music includes: The Stars and Stripes Forever, Strike Up the Band, The Maple Leaf Rag, The Washington Post March,  and When the Saints Go Marching In. Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Frankie Lane, Edwin Franco Goldman, The Philadelphia  Orchestra, The New Orleans Feetwarmers and Red Nichols.
7/2/201639 minutes, 48 seconds
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Bears Oh My

Songs about bears, including: The Teddy Bear's Picnic, Jack the Bear, The Preacher and the Bear, Bear Creek Blues and Teddy Bear Blues. Performers include: Phil Harris, Duke Ellington, the Carter Family, Henry Hall, Erskine Hawkins, Meade Lux Lewis and the Hillbilly Boys.
6/26/201633 minutes, 57 seconds
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Jazz Trumpeters 1940s

Performers include: Ray Nance, Cootie Williams, Harry James, Dizzy Gillespie, Fats Navarro, Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis. Music includes: St Louis Blues, Salt Peanuts, Venus de Milo, Night in Tunisia, Trumpet Rhapsody and Ice Freezes Red.
6/18/201640 minutes, 37 seconds
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Leftovers #21

Records left off of previous shows.  Music includes: Walking In My Sleep, Dos Arbolitos, Rainy Day Blues, Mahler's 9th Symphony, How High the Moon?, I Love a Piano and a tribute to Moondog on his 100th birthday. Performers include: Roy Acuff, Bruno Walter, The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, Art Tatum, Big Joe Turner and Moondog.
6/12/201643 minutes, 3 seconds
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Lorenz Hart Part 2

Rodgers and Hart songs from the years 1930- 1937.  Songs include: There's a Small Hotel, My Romance, My Funny Valentine, Mimi, Spring Is Here, I've Got Five Dollars and The Lady is a Tramp. Performers include: Ruth Etting, Hal Kemp, Sarah Vaughan, Buddy Clark, Janette McDonald and Ben Selvin.
6/6/201641 minutes, 53 seconds
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Lorenz 'Hart Part One

Part one of a series featuring the music of Broadway lyricist, Lorenz hart.  This week. we look at Rodgers & Hart musicals from the 1920s. Songs include; Manhattan, With a Song In My Heart, Thou Swell. You Took Advantage of Me, A Ship Without a Sail, The Blue Room and My Heart Stood Still. Performers include: Lee Wiley, Doris Day, Ben Selvin, Frank Black, Buddy Rodgers and Leslie Hutchinson.
5/29/201645 minutes, 1 second
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Rain

Songs include: Into Each Life, Some Rain Must Fall, Come Rain or Come Shine, Ridin' Around In the Rain, I'm Always Chasing Rainbows, Raindrop Prelude, Rainy Weather Blues and September In the Rain. Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Perry Como, Ella Fitzgerald, Bessie Smith, Charles Harrison, The Ink Spots, Bing Crosby, George Shearing and Sarah Vaughan.
5/23/201644 minutes, 35 seconds
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500th Show

Our 500th episode!  In celebration, here's highlights from some of the most downloaded shows of the past 10 years, including: sacred harp singing, Dixieland revival. guitar and harmonica music, a Halloween song, western swing and polka music.
5/15/201643 minutes, 57 seconds
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Trees

Songs celebrating trees.  Songs include: Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree, The Magic Tree, Autumn Leaves, The Green Grass Grows All Around, In The Shade of the Old Apple Tree , Willow Weep For Me and Way Over By the  Cherry Tree. Performers include: the Andrews Sisters, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Stan Getz, Margaret Whiting, Louis Jordan, Glenn Miller and Johnny Moore's Three Blazes. Also, the host reads, Trees, by Joyce Kilmer.
4/28/201637 minutes, 14 seconds
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Shakespeare

A special podcast marking the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. Music includes: film music from Henry V (Walton), ballet music from Romeo and Juliet (Prokofiev) Serenade to the Music (Vaughan Williams) and the Wedding March ( Mendelssohn).
4/23/201635 minutes, 37 seconds
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French Composers

Works include: La Mer (Debussy), Sonatine (Ravel), Espana (Chabrier), Gypsy Dance (Bizet) and Pavane (Faure). Performers include: Arthur Rodinski, Thomas Beecham, Leopole Stokowski and Robert Casadesus.
4/19/201645 minutes, 2 seconds
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Jazz Appreciation Month

For Jazz Appreciation Month, great jazz records from the 1920s-1050s.  Artists include: Louis Armstrong, Jelly Roll Morton, Billle Holiday, Coleman Hawkins, Count Basie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Lu Watters, Art Tatum and Django Reinhardt. Songs include: Stardust, Cake Walking Babies, Body and Soul, Freeway, The Blue Room, Kansas City Stomps, Cool Blues and Bugle Call Rag.
4/10/201648 minutes, 5 seconds
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National Recording Registry #8

Highlights from the Library of Congress' National Recording Registry.  Records include: Let Me Call You Sweetheart, Wildcat Blues, Statesboro Blues, My Funny Valentine, Conga Brava, I've Never Been In Love Before and Over The Rainbow. Artists include: The Peerless Quartet, Blind Willie McTell, the cast of Guys and Dolls, W.H. Stepp, Duke Ellington, Gerry Mulligan and Judy Garland.
4/5/201642 minutes, 7 seconds
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Gospel Vocal Groups

Gospel vocal groups from 1914 to 1951.  Artists include: The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet, Ernest Phipps Holiness Singers, The Five Blind Boys of Mississippi, The Chuck Wagon Gang, the Rev. J. M. Gates and Smith's Sacred Singers. Songs include: Go Down Moses, Rock My Soul, I'm a Soldier In The Army Of My Lord, Antioch, Our Father and Gospel Train.
3/26/201637 minutes, 22 seconds
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St Patrick's Day 2016

Irish Music for St. Patrick's Day.  Artists include: Dennis Day, John McCormack, Paddy Kiloran, Michael Coleman, Morton Downey Sr. and Pakie Dolan.
3/16/201630 minutes, 34 seconds
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10th Anniversary Show

Celebrating 10 years of Music From 100 Years Ago; some of the host's favorite records from the first half of the 20th Century. Music selections include: Old Dan Tucker, Lover Man, French Suite #5, Stairway to the Stars, Shout For Joy, Searching the Desert For the Blues and Rose Room. Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Ella Fitzgerald, Charlie Parker, the Swift Jewel Cowboys, Albert Ammons, Louis Jordan, Bix Beiderbeck, Blind Willie McTell and Rudolf Serkin.
3/6/201648 minutes, 28 seconds
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Country Music 1940

Songs include: Time Changes Everything, You Are My Sunshine, My Home Among the Hills, Worried Mind, Will the Circle Be unbroken and The Precious Jewel. Performers include: Bob Wills, Ernest Tubb, the Carter Family, Ted Daffan, Elton Britt, Gene Autry and Jimmie Davis.
2/29/201635 minutes, 9 seconds
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Africian American Big Bands

Musicians include: Fletcher Henderson, Don Redman, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, Benny Moten, Count Basie, Lucky Millinder, Lionel Hampton and Louis Armstrong. Songs include: Cotton Tail, Jumping At the Woodside, Moten Swing, Sweethearts On Parade, King Porter Stomp, Apollo Jump and Flying Home.
2/16/201638 minutes, 58 seconds
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Valentine's Day 2016

Songs include: I Love You, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down and Write Myself a Letter, Somebody Loves Me, Watching the Clouds Roll By and My Fate Is In Your Hands. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Josephine Baker, Cliff Edwards, The Boswell Sisters, Nat King Cole, Jo Stafford, Anita O'Day, Bing Crosby, Teddy Wilson and Ruth Etting.
2/9/201638 minutes, 20 seconds
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Academy Award Nominated Songs 1940s Part 2

Songs include: Baby Mine, So In Love, That Old Black Magic, White Christmas, Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy, Swinging On a Star and the Woody Woodpecker Song. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Jo Stafford, Johnny Mercer, Kay Kayser, Glenn Miller, Sarah Vaughn and Gordon MacRae.
2/1/201639 minutes, 16 seconds
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Mozart's Birthday 2016

In honor of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 260th birthday, a 1940 recording of the Symphony #39 by the London Philharmonic orchestra conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham.
1/27/201626 minutes, 52 seconds
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Academy Award Nominated Songs 1940s Part 1

Songs include: I Got a Gal In Kalamazoo, Blues In the Night, It Might As Well Be Spring, Zip a Dee Do Dah, You Keep Coming Back Like a Song and When You Wish Upon a Star. Performers include: Billy Ecksteine, Dinah Shore, Jo Stafford, Tony Martin, Cliff Edwards and Johnny Mercer.
1/24/201636 minutes, 41 seconds
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Centennials 2016

A tribute to musicians born in 1916; one hundred years ago this year. Musicians include: Harry James, Dinah Shore, Lydia Mendoza, Charlie Christian, Jackie Gleason, Ken Curtis and Yehudi Menuhin.
1/17/201638 minutes, 1 second
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1916

The music and events of 1916.  Songs include: Keep the Home Fires Burning, Pretty Baby, M O T H E R, The Missouri Waltz , Hello Hawaii and America, I Love You. Performers include: Al Jolson, Nora Bayes, Henry Burr, The American Quartet and Enrico Caruso.
1/5/201638 minutes, 36 seconds
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Leftovers # 20

Songs left over from earlier podcasts.  Songs include: What Is This Thing Called Love?, Harlem Heat, Blue Prelude, As Long As I Live, No More Sweet Potatoes, They Can't Take That Away From Me and Just a Little Bit South of North Carolina. Performers include: Anita O'Day, Woody Herman, Fred Astaire, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Blue Ridge Highballers, Conway's Band and the Big Three Trio.
12/29/201536 minutes, 29 seconds
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Academy Award Nominated songs 1930s

Songs include: Jeepers Creepers, Over the Rainbow, Cheek to Cheek, The Way You Look Tonight, I've Got You Under My Skin, The Continental and Lullaby of Broadway. Performers include: Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby, Mildred Bailey, Hal Kemp, Bea Wain, Peggy Lee, Leo Reisman and Fred Astaire.
12/21/201538 minutes, 36 seconds
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Beethoven's Birthday 2015

Celebrating the 245th birthday of Ludwig van Beethoven with three recordings from 1947. Works include movements from the Symphony #9, the Piano Concerto #4 and The Consecration of the House Overture. Performers include: Herbert von Karajan, Arturo Toscanini, Eugene Ormandy and Arthur Rubinstein.
12/16/201530 minutes, 16 seconds
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Christmas 1930s

Songs include: Christmas Swing, Silent Night, Christmas Out On the Prairie, What Will Santa Claus Say? , Santa Claus Blues and Winter Wonderland. Performers include: Bing Crosby, Tommy Dorsey, The Hill Billies, Dick Robertson, Louis Prima, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Django Reinhardt.
12/13/201539 minutes, 49 seconds
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Sinatra 100th Birthday

A special, short podcast in honor of Frank Sinatra's 100th birthday. Songs include: Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night of the Week, All Or Nothing At All, How About You? and Time After Time.
12/12/201515 minutes, 23 seconds
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1940 Part 3

More recordings from 1940 including: In The Mood, Playmates, Java Jive, How High the Moon, I Concentrate On You, Mozart's Symphony #38, I Ain't Got No Home and Frenesi. Performers include: Glenn Miller, Woody Guthrie, Benny Goodman, the Ink Spots, Ella Fitzgerald, Sir Thomas Beecham and Art Tatum.
12/6/201547 minutes, 1 second
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Questions?

Songs with questions in the title.  Songs include: Whose Honey Are You? How Deep is the Ocean? Why Was I Born?  Why Don't You Do Right? Is You Is Or Is You Ain't My Baby? and Who's Sorry Now? Performers include: Bing Crosby, Peggy Lee, Louis Jordan, Artie Shaw, Marion Harris, Billie Holiday, Ethyl Merman and Thomas "Fats" Waller.
11/29/201537 minutes, 18 seconds
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Ted Koehler

The life  and music of song lyricist, Ted Koehler. Songs include: Stormy Weather, Animal Crackers, I've Gotta Right to Sing the Blues, Get Happy, Love For Love and Let's Fall In Love. Artists include: Cab Calloway, Eddie Duchin, Pearl Bailey, Ethyl Waters, Shirley Temple, Thomas "Fats" Waller and Louis Armstrong.
11/23/201541 minutes, 59 seconds
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Songs of the Great War Part 1 Repost

This is a repost of a show from 2006 that was accidentally deleted from the archives. Songs from the first two years of World War I.
11/17/201531 minutes, 9 seconds
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Green

Songs include: Mountain Greenery, On Green Dolphin Street, The Green Grass Grows All Around, If The Moon Turns Green and Garbo Green. Performers include: Thomas "Fats" Waller, Jimmy Dorsey, Roger Wolfe Khan, Louis Jordan, Fletcher Henderson and Xavier Cugat.
11/15/201539 minutes, 1 second
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1940 Part Two

More hits form 1940.  Songs include: I'm Getting Sentimental Over You, Flying Home, Sweet Loraine, Jailhouse Blues, Barbara Allen, Meeting In The Air and When You Wish Upon a Star. Performers include: Lionel Hampton, Maxine Sullivan, the Chuck Wagon Gang, the Ink Spots, Guy Lombardo, Sleepy John Estes and Harry James
11/8/201540 minutes, 5 seconds
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1940 Part One

Hit records from 1940, including: Summit Ridge Drive, Tuxedo Junction, Stardust, Falling In Love Again, New San Antonio Rose, I'll Get Along Somehow and A Nightingale Sang in Barkley Square. Performers include: Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Pete Johnson, Billie Holiday, Ernest Tubb, Leopold Stokowski, Artie Shaw and Glenn Miller.
11/1/201546 minutes, 31 seconds
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Feamle Band Leaders

Jazz bands led by women from the 1920s to the 1940s.  Performers include: Lovie Austin, Ina May Hutton, Mary Lou Williams, Blanche Calloway, Valida Snow, Ivy Benson and Ana Mae Winburn. Songs include; Tuxedo Junction, I Gotta Swing, Some of These Days, Doing the Suzie Q, Lover and Scratching the Gravel.
10/26/201544 minutes, 18 seconds
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Halloween 2015

The annual Halloween show featuring Ghost Walkin Blues, Mr. Ghost Goes to Town, Witch Doctor, The Halloween Dance, Bloody Razor Blues, Chopin's Funeral March and I'm Scared. Performers include: Ina Rae Hutton, Sarah Vaughn, Fred Astaire, The 5 Jones Boys, Adrian Boult, Helen Gross and the American Symphony Orchestra.
10/18/201537 minutes, 8 seconds
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Country Music Month

Celebrating Country Music Month with classic records from the 1920s through the 1940s. Songs include: Alabama Jubilee, I Am Thinking Tonight Of My Blue eyes, Blue Yodel #3, South of the Border, Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms, Jole Blon, Milk Cow Blues and Little Liza  Jane.  Performers include: Jimmie Rodgers, The Carter Family, The Monroe Brothers, Darby and Tarlton, The Maddox Brothers and Rose, Bob Wills and Moon Mullican.
10/11/201544 minutes, 23 seconds
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The Big Apple Part 3

Songs of New York, including: Night Game in Brooklyn, Lullaby of Broadway, Fifth Avenue, The Man From Harlem, New York City Blues and Slumming On Park Avenue. Performers include: The Swift Jewel Cowboys, Alice Faye, Tony Pastor, Glenn Miller, Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday.
10/5/201538 minutes, 44 seconds
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Songs of the South

Songs include: My Window Faces the South, Swanee, Mint Julep, Down South Camp Meeting, Alabama Jubilee and  Georgia On My Mind. Performers include: Phil Harris, Thomas "Fats" Waller, Mildred Bailey, Glenn Miller, Bill Monroe, Al Jolson and Jelly Roll Morton.
9/28/201537 minutes, 46 seconds
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Haydn

Highlights from the music of Austrian composer, Franz Joseph Haydn.  Works include movements from the Surprise Smphony, the String Quartet #50, the Hen Symphony, the Piano Sonata #62 and the Oxford Symphony. Performers include: Vladimir Horowitz, George Szell, the Pro Arte Quartet, Wilhelm Furtwangler and John Barbiroli.
9/21/201540 minutes, 8 seconds
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Cylinder Recordings

Records made on cylinders from 1902 to 1919, including: The Thunderer, In the Garden, I'm Forever Blowing Bubbles, Shine On Harvest Moon, The Carmen March and The Stars and Stripes Forever. Performers include: The Sousa Band, Ada Jones, Billy Murray, The Apollo Quartet of Boston, The Edison Symphony Orchestra and Victor Herbert.
9/14/201547 minutes, 17 seconds
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Leftovers #19

Songs include: Stardust, Hebbie Jeebies, Born to Swing, The Yam, A Sailboat In the Moonlight and Songs of Native Birds. Performers include: James Reese Europe, The Boswell Sisters, David Rose, Charles Kellogg, Billie Holiday, Earl