September 8, 2013

Back To School Music History

The kids are back in school and I'm updating my links for US History and American Studies. There are still lots of holes, so let me know if you know of any sites that cover groups or genres missing.

Radio Shows and Online Audio Sites 

Native and Colonial America - Oral Tradition and Sheet Music
Juba and Djembe: Music Helps Interpret Slavery

Revolution and Early US
Steven Foster
Music in Slave Life
Blackface Minstrelsy 1830-1852

Earliest Sound Recordings 1857-1860 - Phonoautograph
First Sounds

1877-1920 - Phonograph Cylinder and Piano Roll
Edison Cylinder Recordings
The Marches of John Philip Sousa
Ragtime - The Library of Congress
The Ragtime Centennial Show
Lt. James Europe Reese's 369th Hellfighters Jazz Band

Twenties - Phonograph 78 rpm Record
Edison Sound Recordings
The Roots Music Listening Room
Antique Phonograph Music Program
Folk-Songs of America: Robert Winslow Gordon Collection 1922-32
Jazz Roots

Thirties - “Talkies” Sound Film and Portable Reel to Reel Tape
Cultural Equity – Alan Lomax’s field recordings
Manufacturing Memory - American Popular Music in the 1930's
Radio Hits of the 1930's
Traditional Music and Spoken Word - American Folklife Ctr 1933-50
Labor Sings! - Union and workers songs
WJSV Radio Complete Broadcast Day On September 21, 1939

Forties - Radio
1940's Sounds & Music
Postwar Blues Records from Small Independent Labels
Route 66 - Jump Blues Radio Show on WMNF
Superman vs. The Clan of the Fiery Cross – 1946 radio broadcasts that revealed the secrets and terror of the KKK

Fifties - 33 rpm Long Player (LP) Record and 45 rpm Single
Sun Studio - Memphis Tennessee
SuperOldies - Internet radio streaming hits from 1955-69
Oldies Television - 100's of TV shows and songs from the 50s & 60s

Sixties - Stereophonic LP
Wolfman Jack on XERB original "border blaster" radio shows 1966-71
Garage Hangover - Obscure garage punk singles
WFMU's Rock & Soul Ichiban - Goofy and bizarre music blog!
Music to Spazz By - WFMU
Downtown Soulville - WFMU
Beyond the Beat Generation - 60's Underground Music
The CONET Project - Shortwave Numbers Stations (Spy Transmissions)
Fiddle Tunes of the Old Frontier - 1967-68 Appalachia
Psychedelic Jukebox

Seventies - 8-Track Tape
Funky16Corners - Soul radio blog
RadioDisco – Punk Rock Playlists
Punk FM

Eighties - Cassette Tape and College Radio
New Wave for the Week
Post Punk Progressive Pop Party
Lo Finest - Homemade avant garde cassette recordings from the 80's and 90's
The Living Archive of Underground Music - Cassette culture, home taping, tape trading...from the 1980s to the present.
Rise Above – Hardcore punk mix

Nineties - Compact Disc

Early 21st Century - Mp3 and Podcast

Twenty Teens – The Cloud, Internet Radio, and Low-Power FM
Free Music Archive
G-Town Radio
Prometheus Radio Project

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