Music From 100 Years AgoAuthor: Brice Fuqua
21 Feb 2019

Music From 100 Years Ago

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

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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.


  • Posted on 17 Feb 2019

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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.


  • Posted on 12 Feb 2019

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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.


  • Posted on 04 Feb 2019

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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.


  • Posted on 29 Jan 2019

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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.


  • Posted on 21 Jan 2019

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