Music From 100 Years AgoAuthor: Brice Fuqua
17 Nov 2018

Music From 100 Years Ago

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Music from the early days of the 20th Century with comments.

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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.


  • Posted on 11 Nov 2018

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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.


  • Posted on 04 Nov 2018

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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.


  • Posted on 28 Oct 2018

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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.


  • Posted on 21 Oct 2018

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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.


  • Posted on 14 Oct 2018

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