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New York Blues

Christian Friedrich Ludwig Buschmann was, perhaps, one of music’s great inventors…and, probably, one of 19th-century Germany’s worst neighbors.

May 2, 2022
That’s Stovepipe No. 1, If You Please

That's Stovepipe No. 1, If You Please

April 27, 2022
Feel Like Going to Town?

The Harlem Hamfats…born at the wrong time.

April 19, 2022
Workin’ on the Railroad

This favorite folk song is All American, but railways themselves predate the country…by more than 2,000 years.

April 13, 2022
12th Street Rag

Few today recognize the name Euday Bowman, yet during ragtime’s heyday Bowman’s 12th Street Rag was one of the most well-known tunes around.

April 12, 2022
Hey! Ba-Ba-Re-Bop!

You’re listening to Lionel Hampton and his Orchestra with Herbie Fields on sax.

April 8, 2022
Old Man Atom

Up and Atom! It’s the Music of the Atomic Age.

April 7, 2022
The Colonel Bogey March

One of the most famous, and best-selling, marches of all time.

April 1, 2022
You Ain’t Nothin’ But A Hounddog

You might know Elvis’ version better, but Jerry Lieber and Mike Stoller wrote the song for Big Mama Thornton.

March 25, 2022
Il Miserere

Giuseppe Verdi: revered by music lovers, his countrymen and…the bearding community.

March 23, 2022