Music From 100 Years AgoAuthor: Brice Fuqua
20 Aug 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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    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.

  • Posted on 12 Aug 2018

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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.

  • Posted on 04 Aug 2018

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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.

  • Posted on 28 Jul 2018

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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.

  • Posted on 22 Jul 2018

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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.

  • Posted on 16 Jul 2018


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