The Big Band and Swing Podcast
Episode 18: Celery Stalks, Barbeque and Woodchucks

Episode 18: Celery Stalks, Barbeque and Woodchucks

July 3, 2020

Hello there people! In this episode you will hear some fantastic music from Will Bradley, Kay Starr, Tex Beneke, Peggy Lee, Bob Crosby and more. We also learn about Sensible Jane and her "ducky" new slip!

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 17: Tiskets and Taskets

Episode 17: Tiskets and Taskets

June 26, 2020

Hey there People of Swing! This episode features some great tracks from Benny Goodman, Will Bradley, Charlie Barnet, Bing Crosby and Ella Fitzgerald. We also listen in on an old radio performance by Glen Gray from April of 1944. You will also learn where to send your letters to the makers of Lava Soap.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 16: Shaw, Cootie and Krinkles

Episode 16: Shaw, Cootie and Krinkles

June 19, 2020

Hey there Swingers! This episode features music by Cee Pee Johnson, Cootie Williams, Don Redman, Dorothy Dandridge and Harry James. We also listen to a great live radio performance by Artie Shaw from 1945. If you have a clown phobia, then proceed with caution.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 15: Kyser, Kirk and Long Distance Calls

Episode 15: Kyser, Kirk and Long Distance Calls

June 12, 2020

Hello Swingers and Swingettes! In this episode you will hear music by Fletcher Henderson, Andy Kirk and His Clouds of Joy, Kay Kyser and Raymond Scott. We listen to a fantastic recording of a Glenn Miller Radio Remote from 1939 and we also learn the importance of calling ahead, long distance.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 14: Names like Elmer and so on…

Episode 14: Names like Elmer and so on…

June 5, 2020

Hello People of Swing! This episode includes some great music from Glenn Miller, Bobby Sherwood, Teddy Wilson and Louis Jordan. We take a peek at the history behind the song "Elmer's Tune." Ronnaldo also compares the most popular names from the 1910's and the 2010's.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 13: Boyd Raeburn and the Secret Behind “Go Power”

Episode 13: Boyd Raeburn and the Secret Behind “Go Power”

May 29, 2020

Greetings People of Swing. This episode features some fine music by Boyd Raeburn and His Band from an on air live performance recorded in 1944. We also listen to songs from Duke Ellington, Tommy Dorsey, Larry Clinton and Hal Bourne with the Murtah Sisters. Ronnaldo also explores the tall tales of Hunter Harry.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 12: Soundies, a Blonde Bombshell and Catsup

Episode 12: Soundies, a Blonde Bombshell and Catsup

May 22, 2020

Hey there everyone. Hold onto your hats, because you will finally be introduced to The Panoram 2000. So get ready to hear some Soundies in this episode. We'll be listening to some great songs from Stan Kenton, Jimmie Lunceford, Mal Hallett and England's Original Blonde Bombshell, Evelyn Dall. A live radio recording of Louis Prima from January of 1945 will also be played.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 11: Play Nice With Your Brothers and Sisters

Episode 11: Play Nice With Your Brothers and Sisters

May 15, 2020

Hello People of Swing! This episode features music from some of the best "Brothers" and "Sisters" of the Big Band Era. We will hear songs from The Dinning Sisters, The Mills Brothers, The King Sisters and The Andrews Sisters. We also listen to a historic recording from The Dorsey Brothers as well as a live radio performance from Bing and Bob Crosby. The Panoram 2000 makes it's podcast debut as we listen to the audio of a Soundie by The Stuart Sisters.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 10: Les and More

Episode 10: Les and More

May 8, 2020

Hello there members of the Swing community! In this episode we hear songs from Jimmie Lunceford, Claude Thornhill and the Boswell Sisters. We also listen to a Les Brown performance from The Hollywood Palladium recorded in September of 1945. This episode will leave you feeling clean and fresh scented.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

Episode 9: The Sentimental Journey of Johnny Zero

Episode 9: The Sentimental Journey of Johnny Zero

May 1, 2020

Hello there people of Swing! In this episode we hear songs from Count Basie, Marion Hutton and the Modernaires, Johnny Mercer and Doris Day. We also listen to Benny Goodman performing Sing, Sing, Sing from a V-Disc issued in October of 1943. Warning: Gremlins may appear in this episode.

...and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out SwingCityRadio.com to hear Your Big Band Favorites from the 1930's, 40's and Today!

* All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.

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