MUSI : Popular Music: Blues to Big Bands, 1900–1940 (Rev. C1/C1) Report a Broken Link

Humanities/Music 315—Popular Music: Blues to Big Bands, 1900–1940 is a three-credit, second-year course on the history of popular music between 1900 and 1940. The focus is mainly on American popular music, with an emphasis on folksong, hillbilly music, blues, New Orleans–style jazz, swing, and musical theatre.

Unit 1—Introduction: Four Decades of Popular Music, 1900–1940


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 2, "Jazz, Blues, and Novelty Records." Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 4, “Country Music, Blues, and Jazz.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 5, “Panorama of Popular Music.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 11, “Popular Music at the Beginning of the Thirties.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 12, “The Depression Years.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 13, “The Start of the Swing Era.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 14, “Swing, Blues, and Bluegrass.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 15, “Popular Music at the End of the Thirties.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Listening List for Unit 1

Unit 2—Popular Music before 1900


Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 1, “Study Tape No. 1: Ballads and Folk Lyrics.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 1

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 2

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 3

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 4

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 5

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 6

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 7

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 8

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 9

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 10

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 11

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 12

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 13

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 14

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 15

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 16

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 17

Ballads and Folk Lyrics, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 22, “Study Tape No. 22: The Anglo-American Folk Tradition.” Athabasca University, 1988.
The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 1

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 2

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 3

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 4

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 5

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 6

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 7

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 8

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 9

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 10

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 11

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 12

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 13

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 14

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 15

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 16

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 17

The Anglo-American Folk Tradition, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 2, “Study Tape No. 2: Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 1

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 2

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 3

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 4

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 5

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 6

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 7

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 8

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 9

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 10

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 11

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 12

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 13

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 14

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 15

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 16

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 17

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 18

Negro Spirituals and Folk Songs, Track 19

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 21, “Study Tape No. 21: Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 1

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 2

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 3

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 4

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 5

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 6

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 7

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 8

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 9

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 10

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 11

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 12

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 13

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 14

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 15

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 16

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 17

Afro-American Sources of Blues and Jazz, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 3, “Study Tape No. 3: Ragtime.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Ragtime, Track 1

Ragtime, Track 2

Ragtime, Track 3

Ragtime, Track 4

Ragtime, Track 5

Ragtime, Track 6

Ragtime, Track 7

Ragtime, Track 8

Ragtime, Track 9

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Ragtime, Track 11

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Ragtime, Track 14

Ragtime, Track 15

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Ragtime, Track 18

Ragtime, Track 19

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 1, “Ragtime (1897–1914).” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 1, “Scott Joplin and Friends.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Unit 3—To the First World War and After


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 3, “The Beginnings of Jazz.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.
Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 11, “Study Tape No. 11: Early Jazz.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Early Jazz 11, Track 1

Early Jazz 11, Track 2

Early Jazz 11, Track 3

Early Jazz 11, Track 4

Early Jazz 11, Track 5

Early Jazz 11, Track 6

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Early Jazz 11, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 12, “Study Tape No. 12: Early Jazz.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Early Jazz 12, Track 1

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Early Jazz 12, Track 19

Unit 4—Folk and Hillbilly Music in the 1920s


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 6, “Hillbilly Music between the Wars.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 10, “Dave Macon and the Hillbilly Pioneers.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 11, “String Band Music from the Appalachians.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 9, “Cajun Music between the Wars.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 15, “Study Tape No. 15: Hillbilly Music.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Hillbilly Music 15, Track 1

Hillbilly Music 15, Track 2

Hillbilly Music 15, Track 3

Hillbilly Music 15, Track 4

Hillbilly Music 15, Track 5

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Hillbilly Music 15, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 16, “Study Tape No. 16: Hillbilly Music.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Hillbilly Music 16, Track 1

Hillbilly Music 16, Track 2

Hillbilly Music 16, Track 3

Hillbilly Music 16, Track 4

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Hillbilly Music 16, Track 18

Hillbilly Music 16, Track 19

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 17, “Study Tape No. 17: Hillbilly Music.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Hillbilly Music 17, Track 1

Hillbilly Music 17, Track 2

Hillbilly Music 17, Track 3

Hillbilly Music 17, Track 4

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Hillbilly Music 17, Track 11

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Hillbilly Music 17, Track 13

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Hillbilly Music 17, Track 15

Hillbilly Music 17, Track 16

Hillbilly Music 17, Track 17

Hillbilly Music 17, Track 18

Unit 5—Blues in the 1920s


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 5, “Country Blues Pioneers.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 8, “Blind Lemon and the Country Blues.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. “Early Texas Blues.” Aired on CKUA.
Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. “Blues from Sunflower County.” Aired on CKUA.
Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. “Memphis Blues.” Aired on CKUA.
Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. “Georgia Blues.” Aired on CKUA.
Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 6, “Study Tape No. 6: Country Blues.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Country Blues 6, Track 1

Country Blues 6, Track 2

Country Blues 6, Track 3

Country Blues 6, Track 4

Country Blues 6, Track 5

Country Blues 6, Track 6

Country Blues 6, Track 7

Country Blues 6, Track 8

Country Blues 6, Track 9

Country Blues 6, Track 10

Country Blues 6, Track 11

Country Blues 6, Track 12

Country Blues 6, Track 13

Country Blues 6, Track 14

Country Blues 6, Track 15

Country Blues 6, Track 16

Country Blues 6, Track 17

Country Blues 6, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 7, “Study Tape No. 7: Country Blues.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Country Blues 7, Track 1

Country Blues 7, Track 2

Country Blues 7, Track 3

Country Blues 7, Track 4

Country Blues 7, Track 5

Country Blues 7, Track 6

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Country Blues 7, Track 19

Country Blues 7, Track 20

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 24, “Study Tape No. 24: Country Blues.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Country Blues 24, Track 1

Country Blues 24, Track 2

Country Blues 24, Track 3

Country Blues 24, Track 4

Country Blues 24, Track 5

Country Blues 24, Track 6

Country Blues 24, Track 7

Country Blues 24, Track 8

Country Blues 24, Track 9

Country Blues 24, Track 10

Country Blues 24, Track 11

Country Blues 24, Track 12

Country Blues 24, Track 13

Country Blues 24, Track 14

Country Blues 24, Track 15

Country Blues 24, Track 16

Country Blues 24, Track 17

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 6, “Ma Rainey and the Smith Girls.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 4, “Study Tape No. 4: Classic Blues.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Classic Blues 4, Track 1

Classic Blues 4, Track 2

Classic Blues 4, Track 3

Classic Blues 4, Track 4

Classic Blues 4, Track 5

Classic Blues 4, Track 6

Classic Blues 4, Track 7

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Classic Blues 4, Track 18

Classic Blues 4, Track 19

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 5, “Study Tape No. 5: Classic Blues.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Classic Blues 5, Track 1

Classic Blues 5, Track 2

Classic Blues 5, Track 3

Classic Blues 5, Track 4

Classic Blues 5, Track 5

Classic Blues 5, Track 6

Classic Blues 5, Track 7

Classic Blues 5, Track 8

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Classic Blues 5, Track 10

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Classic Blues 5, Track 16

Classic Blues 5, Track 17

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 25, “Study Tape No. 25: Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 1

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 2

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 3

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 4

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 5

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 6

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 7

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 8

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 9

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 10

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 11

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 12

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 13

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 14

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 15

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 16

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 17

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 18

Classic Blues, Jug Bands, and Barrelhouse Piano, Track 19

Unit 6—Jazz in the 1920s


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 2, “Early Jazz: New Orleans and Chicago.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 3, “King Oliver and Clarence Williams.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 4, “Johnny Dodds and Sidney Bechet.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 9, “Jelly Roll Morton.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. “Paul Whiteman Orchestra.” Aired on CKUA.
Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 10, “Bix Beiderbecke.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 13, “Study Tape No. 13: Jazz in the Twenties.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 1

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 2

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 3

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 4

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 5

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 6

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 7

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 8

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 9

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 10

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 11

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 12

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 13

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 14

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 15

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 16

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 17

Jazz in the Twenties 13, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 14, “Study Tape No. 14: Jazz in the Twenties.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 1

Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 2

Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 3

Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 4

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Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 11

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Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 15

Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 16

Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 17

Jazz in the Twenties 14, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 26, “Study Tape No. 26: Jazz in the Twenties.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 1

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 2

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 3

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 4

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 5

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Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 9

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 10

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 11

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 12

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 13

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 14

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 15

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 16

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 17

Jazz in the Twenties 26, Track 18

Unit 7—Musical Theatre and Popular Song during the 1920s


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. “Paul Whiteman Orchestra.” Aired on CKUA.

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Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. “Frank Trumbauer.” Aired on CKUA.

Unit 8—Five Great Artists: Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, and Jimmy Rodgers


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 7, “Bessie Smith and the Classic Blues.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 18, “Louis Armstrong.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 10, “Bix Beiderbecke.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 16, “Jimmie Rodgers.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 19, “Duke Ellington Orchestra.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Please re-listen to “Study Tape No. 4: Classic Blues” in Unit 5.
Please re-listen to “Study Tape No. 5: Classic Blues” in Unit 5.
Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 27, “Study Tape No. 27: Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 1

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 2

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 3

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 4

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 5

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 6

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 7

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 8

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 9

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 10

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 11

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 12

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 13

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 14

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 15

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 16

Armstrong, Beiderbecke, and Ellington, Track 17

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 23, “Study Tape No. 23: Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 1

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 2

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 3

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 4

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 5

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 6

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 7

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 8

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 9

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 10

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 11

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 12

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 13

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 14

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 15

Hillbilly Music to Jimmie Rodgers, Track 16

Unit 9—Folk and Country Music in the 1930s


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 12, “The Skillet Lickers and the Carter Family.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 13, “The Beginnings of Bluegrass.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 14, “Western Swing.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 28, “Study Tape No. 28: Country and Western in the Thirties.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 1

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 2

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 3

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 4

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 5

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 6

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 7

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 8

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 9

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 10

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 11

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 12

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 13

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 14

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 15

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 16

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 17

Country and Western in the Thirties, Track 18

Unit 10—Blues in the 1930s


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 7, “Jug and Washboard Bands.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 8, “Chicago Blues in the Thirties.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. “Tampa Red.” Aired on CKUA.
Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 8, “Study Tape No. 8: Urban Blues.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Urban Blues 8, Track 1

Urban Blues 8, Track 2

Urban Blues 8, Track 3

Urban Blues 8, Track 4

Urban Blues 8, Track 5

Urban Blues 8, Track 6

Urban Blues 8, Track 7

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Urban Blues 8, Track 11

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Urban Blues 8, Track 13

Urban Blues 8, Track 14

Urban Blues 8, Track 15

Urban Blues 8, Track 16

Urban Blues 8, Track 17

Urban Blues 8, Track 18

Urban Blues 8, Track 19

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 9, “Study Tape No. 9: Urban Blues.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Urban Blues 9, Track 1

Urban Blues 9, Track 2

Urban Blues 9, Track 3

Urban Blues 9, Track 4

Urban Blues 9, Track 5

Urban Blues 9, Track 6

Urban Blues 9, Track 7

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Urban Blues 9, Track 15

Urban Blues 9, Track 16

Urban Blues 9, Track 17

Urban Blues 9, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 10, “Study Tape No. 10: Jug and Washboard Bands.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 1

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 2

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 3

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 4

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 5

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 6

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Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 8

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 9

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 10

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 11

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 12

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 13

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 14

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 15

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 16

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 17

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 18

Jug and Washboard Bands, Track 19

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 29, “Study Tape No. 29: Urban Blues in the Thirties.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 1

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 2

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 3

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 4

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 5

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 6

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 7

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 8

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 9

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 10

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 11

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 12

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 13

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 14

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 15

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 16

Urban Blues in the Thirties, Track 17

Unit 11—Jazz and Swing in the 1930s


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 1, program 17, “Fletcher Henderson Orchestra.” Aired 1981 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 15, “The Jimmie Lunceford Orchestra.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 16, “The Count Basie Orchestra.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 18, “Benny Goodman and Tommy Dorsey.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 21, “Coleman Hawkins and Roy Eldridge.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 18, “Study Tape No. 18: Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 1

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 2

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 3

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 4

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 5

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 6

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 7

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 8

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 9

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 10

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 11

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 12

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 13

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 14

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 15

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 16

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 17

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 18

Big Band Jazz in the Early Thirties, Track 19

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 19, “Study Tape No. 19: Big Band Jazz in the Thirties.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 1

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 2

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 3

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 4

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 5

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 6

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 7

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 8

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 9

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 10

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 11

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 12

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 13

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 14

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 15

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 16

Big Band Jazz in the Thirties, Track 17

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 20, “Study Tape No. 20: Big Band Swing.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Big Band Swing, Track 1

Big Band Swing, Track 2

Big Band Swing, Track 3

Big Band Swing, Track 4

Big Band Swing, Track 5

Big Band Swing, Track 6

Big Band Swing, Track 7

Big Band Swing, Track 8

Big Band Swing, Track 9

Big Band Swing, Track 10

Big Band Swing, Track 11

Big Band Swing, Track 12

Big Band Swing, Track 13

Big Band Swing, Track 14

Big Band Swing, Track 15

Big Band Swing, Track 16

Big Band Swing, Track 17

Big Band Swing, Track 18

Gregory, David. Blues to Big Bands. Program 30, “Study Tape No. 30: Jazz in the Swing Era.” Athabasca University, 1988.
Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 1

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 2

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 3

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 4

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 5

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 6

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 7

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 8

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 9

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 10

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 11

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 12

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 13

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 14

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 15

Jazz in the Swing Era, Track 16

Unit 12—Songwriters, Singers, and Shows in the 1930s


Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 17, “Billie Holiday and Lester Young.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 19, “Harry James and Glenn Miller.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.

Dunsmore, Brian, and David Gregory. Ragtime to Rolling Stones/The Long Weekend. Series 2, program 20, “Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra.” Aired 1983 on CKUA.