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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 classic recordings, performances, and radio remotes from artists like Glenn Miller, Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, The Andrews Sisters, Cab Calloway and many, many more. 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. Vinyl pops and crackles are included. Don't forget to subscribe.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This episode features music Tex Beneke, Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington, Ina Ray Hutton and more. We enjoy a classic performance by Harry James from Casino Gardens recorded in August of 1944. Also, you don't want to miss Ronnaldo going off on a small rant about smoking after listening to some old cigarette ads. Fred and Barney make an appearance....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.
This episode is focused on the life and music of Charlie Barnet. Charlie was a fantastic sax player and an even better band leader. We listen to many of his hits including "Pompton Turnpike" and "Skyliner." We also enjoy some of his stomping live performances. So have a listen and celebrate with us the wild, talented and always interesting Charlie Barnet....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.
Yummy! You can almost smell this delicious episode just waiting to be played. In this episode we hear songs from Stan Kenton, Buddy Clark, Bob Crosby and Charlie Barnet. We also listen to a segment of a Jerry Gray radio performance recorded at the Edgewater Beach Hotel in Chicago from 1951. The cost of living is also discussed as we look back at the prices of items in 1930....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.
Greetings people of Swing! In this episode we hear songs from Martha Tilton, The Andrews Sisters, Glenn Miller and Gene Krupa. We also check out a great Benny Goodman performance on Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands from September of 1943....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.
We listen to some great Big Band music including songs from Charlie Spivak, Jimmy Dorsey and Count Basie. We also enjoy a radio performance by Ozzie Nelson and His Orchestra which was recorded at the Blackhawk Hotel in 1940....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 episode Ronnaldo plays some Swingin' music by Woody Herman, Glen Gray, Sammy Kaye and many more.  We will also hear from the "Drummer Boy" himself, Gene Krupa. We will be listening to some selected songs from a great performance by Gene from February of 1940. Ronnaldo discusses the challenges of recording the podcast in the presence of five cats that are eager to join the show....and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out Swing City Radio.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 episode your host Ronnaldo plays some hopping music by Tommy Dorsey, Gene Krupa, Harry James and many more.  We will also listen to some highlights from a Glenn Miller Orchestra radio remote recorded at the Glen Island Casino. Ronnaldo explains some of the sound quality you can expect to hear on this podcast....and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out Swing City Radio.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.
Host Ronnaldo introduces The Big Band and Swing Podcast.  In this episode you will hear some great music by Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Jim Lunceford, Charlie Barnet and many more.  You will also get to hear some selected songs from a fantastic performance by Bob Chester and His Orchestra on Victory Parade of Spotlight Bands from April of 1943....and remember, if you want to listen to more Big Band and Swing Music check out Swing City Radio.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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