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The Big Band and Swing Podcast

The Big Band and Swing Podcast

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The Big Band and Swing Podcast is a weekly podcast that focuses on the music, artists and history of the Big Band Era of the 1930's and 1940's. You will hear both classic and forgotten Big Band recordings and performances rescued from Old Time Radio Broadcasts (OTR), Soundies, V-Discs and other AFRS archives.

If you are a fan of The Big Bands and Swing Music then check out The Big Band and Swing Podcast presented by Swing City Radio.com.
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Episode 66 features music from Les Brown, Glenn Miller, Dinah Shore and no, I don't have that high energy delivery of Ernie Bubbles Whitman.   ...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 65 includes recordings from Ella Fitzgerald, The Ink Spots, Larry Clinton and more.  Ronnaldo thanks some new Hepcats for supporting the podcast. ...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 64 features music from Ina Ray Hutton, John Kirby, Artie Shaw and more.  We also learn a little bit about vocalist and actress, Thelma White.   ...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 63 includes recordings from Johnny Mercer, Bea Wain, Glenn Miller and more.  An upbeat way to recognize Memorial Day. ...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.
In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Peggy Lee.  If you would like access to Podcast Extras and Bonus Content then join our Patreon and become a "Hepcat".  It's a great way to support the Podcast and Swing City Radio. Check it out at: http://www.SupportSwing.com * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.
Episode 62 features the audio portions from Soundies by Tony Pastor, Billy Eckstine, Buddy Clark and more. Ronnaldo also plays tracks from Jan Savitt and The Andrews 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.
In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Bobby Sherwood. We play some of his popular recordings and take a closer look at this multi-talented artist of the Big Band Era.  Join me this musical celebration of Bobby Sherwood. ...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 61 includes music from Glenn Miller, Woody Herman, Count Basie, Frank Sinatra and more.  We also learn some informative tips on what to do on a date. ...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 60 features songs by Louis Jordan, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey and more. Ronnaldo discusses cleaning up old audio and welcomes new Hepcats.  ...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.
Hello there! In this special episode of The Big Band and Swing Podcast we celebrate the music of Stan Kenton. We play some of his Hits, his Soundies and take a deeper look at this innovative, Big Band Icon.  Join me in this musical celebration of Stan Kenton. ...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 59 includes tracks from Bobby Sherwood, Woody Herman, Glenn Miller, Tony Pastor and more.  We also listen to some clips from a helpful educational film that focuses on How To Be Well Groomed. ...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.
In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Ella Fitzgerald.  If you would like access to Podcast Extras and Bonus Content then join our Patreon and become a "Hepcat".  It's a great way to support the Podcast and Swing City Radio. Check it out at: http://www.SupportSwing.com * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.
Episode 58 is quite an interesting one. We listen to music by Will Bradley, Count Basie, Harry James, Les Brown and many more.  We also take a fun little trip back in time to one of Glenn Miller's last broadcast performances as a civilian.  ...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.
I Got Rhythm, Man!

I Got Rhythm, Man!

2021-04-1632:00

Episode 57 includes music from Artie Shaw, Jan Savitt, Glenn Miller, Jimmie Lunceford and much more.  Ronnaldo thanks some of the newest Hepcats and Anacin helps us with our headaches. ...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 56 features songs from Vaughn Monroe, Bob Chester, The Andrews Sisters, Hal McIntyre and many more. We also hear some tracks from an old radio show called The Saturday Night Swing Club.  ...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 55 includes music from Jimmy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, Johnny Mercer, Valaida Snow and much more.  We also learn how to make your bath a real pleasure. ...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 54 features songs from The Andrews Sisters, Frances Carroll and The Coquettes, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm and more.  Ronnaldo discusses the passing of both Viola Smith and Helen Jones Woods in 2020. ...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.
Who's Buzz Adlam?

Who's Buzz Adlam?

2021-03-1927:09

Episode 53 includes music from Bunny Berigan, Jan Savitt, Duke Ellington and Bobby Sherwood. ...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.
In this Podcast Extra of "The Big Band and Swing Podcast" we celebrate the Birthday of Nat King Cole.  If you would like access to Podcast Extras and Bonus Content then join our Patreon and become a "Hepcat".  It's a great way to support the Podcast and Swing City Radio. Check it out at: http://www.SupportSwing.com * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.
My Favorite Object

My Favorite Object

2021-03-1227:53

Episode 52 features songs from The Boswell Sisters, Jimmie Lunceford, Cab Calloway and more.  Ronnaldo thanks the newest Hepcats for their support. ...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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