Music From 100 Years Ago

Recordings from the early 20th Century with comments.

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Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-05-20 10:55
last episode published
2019-04-21 23:59
publication frequency
6.94 days
Contributors
Brice Fuqua owner   author  
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Number of Episodes
691
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
21.04.2019

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.
9.04.2019

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 G...
31.03.2019

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...
26.03.2019

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 Chopst...
17.03.2019

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.
11.03.2019

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.
3.03.2019

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.
24.02.2019

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.
17.02.2019

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 C...
12.02.2019

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.
4.02.2019

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...
29.01.2019

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 Callo...
21.01.2019

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.
15.01.2019

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.
8.01.2019

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, Ma...
1.01.2019

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...
24.12.2018

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 Lorai...
18.12.2018

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.
16.12.2018

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...
8.12.2018

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 ...
2.12.2018

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 Cowar...
25.11.2018

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 Edua...
18.11.2018

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.
11.11.2018

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. Perfor...
4.11.2018

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, Gl...
28.10.2018

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...
21.10.2018

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, Han...
14.10.2018

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 Man...
9.10.2018

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, Bur...
1.10.2018

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 G...
23.09.2018

Musical Medleys

Medley recordings by Louis Armstrong, The Andrews Sisters, Abe Lyman, Art Tatum The Boston Pops and Richard Rodgers.
17.09.2018

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 Tr...
9.09.2018

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 Pr...
3.09.2018

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 Ander...
26.08.2018

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.
21.08.2018

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 & Fug...
12.08.2018

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.
4.08.2018

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 ...
28.07.2018

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 , Blin...
22.07.2018

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.
16.07.2018

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. Joh...
8.07.2018

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, Cha...
1.07.2018

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 pop...
25.06.2018

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 Doughb...
17.06.2018

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. 
10.06.2018

600th Show

To mark the 600th show, highlights from the last 12 years of podcasts. Thanks for all the support over the years. 
1.06.2018

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 A...
27.05.2018

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 i...
19.05.2018

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...
6.05.2018

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 Weingartn...