American Music links  

    19th century

Turkey in the Straw (1824)
    Solo Violin
    Violin, banjo, mandolin, guitar, bass

Dixie (1859)

Stephen Foster (1826-64)
    Oh Susanna (1840)
    Camptown Races (1850)
    I Dream of Jeannie (1854)

    20th century (Tin Pan Alley)

Ballin' the Jack (Jim Burris, 1913) Judy Garland and Gene Kelly song/dance 1942
St. Louis Blues
(W.C. Handy, 1914).  Bessie Smith 1933
Somebody Loves Me
(Gershwin, 1924)
Ain’t She Sweet (Milton Ager, 1927)
I Got Rhythm (Gershwin, 1930) Ethyl Waters
I Got Rhythm (Gershwin playing piano)
42nd Street  (Harry Warren, 1933)
Take the A Train (Billy Strayhorn, 1941) Duke Ellington band
Lullaby of Birdland (George Shearing, 1952)
Misty (Garner, 1955)

    Gospel Music

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Fisk Singers)
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Clara Ward Singers)

Say Amen Somebody (with Japanese subtitles)


Gut Bucket Blues (Louis Armstrong, 1925)
Empty Bed Blues (Bessie Smith, 1928)
You Don't Love Me Baby (Magic Sam, 1968)
Hand Me Down My Shotgun (The Fieldstones, 1970's)
Ain't Enough Comin' In (Otis Rush, 1994)