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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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The Bandleader Factory

The Bandleader Factory

2021-03-0534:24

Episode 51 features music from former members of the great Ben Pollock Orchestras from the 1920's and 1930's. These talented musicians later became the iconic bandleaders of the 1940'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.
A Cheesy Powerhouse

A Cheesy Powerhouse

2021-02-2632:30

Episode 50 includes songs from Raymond Scott, Artie Shaw, Ina Ray Hutton and Frank Sinatra.  Ronnaldo plays a very cheesy radio ad and we hear some great Soundies. ...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 49 features some fantastic music from Tommy Dorsey, Count Basie, Helen Forrest and more.  Ronnaldo plays an old clip that focuses on Jitterbugs and we hear a great Benny Goodman track from 1939....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 Charlie Spivak. 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 48 features some great tracks from Bob Chester, Buddy Rich, Glenn Miller and more.  Ronnaldo thanks some of the newest Hepcats and we take a quick look at some Big Band music with a Hawaiian flavor....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 Chick Webb.  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 47 includes some great music from Andy Kirk, Doris Day, Benny Goodman and more.  We also learn the secret behind the unmade-up look....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 Roy Eldridge.  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.
Soundies and Some Jam

Soundies and Some Jam

2021-01-2931:56

Episode 46 features some great music from Glenn Miller, Stan Kenton, Larry Clinton and more.  Ronnaldo also plays a bunch of Soundies and an All-Star Jam Session from 1946....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 45 includes some great songs from Johnny Mercer, Frank Sinatra, Liz Tilton and Tony Pastor.  Ronnaldo also unpacks an audio clip from 1944 which, in his opinion, is simply a ridiculous masterpiece....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 Raymond Eberle.  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: https://www.patreon.com/swingcityradio * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.
Episode 44 features tracks from Vaughn Monroe, Artie Shaw, The Pied Pipers and others.  We will also listen to a great version of Tuxedo Junction by Harry James.  Ronnaldo reads a listener's review and we learn who is the Giant of the Cereals....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 43 features tracks from Earl "Fatha" Hines, Sammy Kaye, Bea Wain, Billy Eckstine and many more.  If you've been cold this winter, I've got an old ad just for you....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 Red Allen.  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: https://www.patreon.com/swingcityradio * All music in this podcast are Creative Commons.  Artists are credited within the podcast.
Hey there People of Swing! I'm going to be taking a small break during the holidays but I DID NOT want to leave you empty handed. So I've put together a collection of songs from past episodes that I really enjoyed cleaning up and playing just for you.  Peggy Lee, Harry James and The Andrews sisters are just a few of the artists you'll hear in this episode.  Enjoy the music and see you soon! ...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 everyone! I'm going to be taking a little break during the holidays but I DID NOT want to leave you empty handed. So I've put together a collection of songs from past episodes that I really enjoyed cleaning up and playing for you.  The King Sisters, Tex Beneke and Count Basie are just a few of the artists you'll hear in this episode.  Enjoy!...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 42 features music from Chick Webb, The Original Dixie Land Band, Boyd Raeburn and many more.  We also learn where to go if you need a gift for the Johnsons. ...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 41 features some Stan Kenton, Ina Ray Hutton, Frank Sinatra, Lionel Hampton and more.  We also learn that Brylcream may make your hair disturbingly healthy. ...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.
Big Bands and Beer

Big Bands and Beer

2020-12-0428:14

Episode 40 features music from Duke Ellington, Vaughn Monroe, Artie Shaw, Lucky Millinder and many more.  Ronnaldo sings a song in this one?  What?  You can't be serious! ...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.
Bunnies and Wells

Bunnies and Wells

2020-11-2728:38

Episode 39 features "hopping" tunes from Bunny Berigan, Charlie Barnet, Glenn Miller, The International Sweethearts of Rhythm and more.  We also listen to an old radio ad from Groves Nose Drops. ...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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