Jimmie Rodgers in The Singing Brakeman – 1930

In 1930, Jimmie Rodgers was probably one of the hottest Americana pop artists in America. Five years later, he would

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Trailer: Doomsday is Coming – 1950s

The Day of Doom is coming. Your blood will turn white. Your face will turn green. Your eyeballs will POP

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Zip Code with the Swingin’ Six – 1960’s

As the American communities and cities grew in the mid-twentieth century, so did the complexity of managing the immense mass

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Calypso Blues – Nat King Cole

Tremendous performance of Calypso Blues by one of the true originators of modern popular music, Nat King Cole. In this

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The Hut Sut Song – 1940’s

Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little brawla, brawla too it, Hut-Sut Rawlson on the rillerah add a little

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The Three Suns: Beyond the Blue Horizon

On the other side of the musical spectrum, here is the organ-accordion-guitar combo The Three Suns. Composed of Al &

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Kodak Instamatic Flash Cubes – 1960’s

It’s new. It’s now. It’s flash cubes. Flash cube. Flash cube? Flash cube! Only with the newest Kodak instamatic camera

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Lionel Hampton: Bongo Interlude – 1950’s

Lionel Hampton performs Bongo Interlude, a number that oozes with the exotica motifs prevalent in American pop culture at that

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Jimmy Wakely: You Are My Sunshine – 1940’s

In this clip, western-swing act Jimmy Wakely & the Sunshine Girls perform “You Are My Sunshine.” Jimmy Wakely was a

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RCA-Victor Magic of Music – 1957

Take any home. Your home! Set it aglow with the magic of music. Then watch as it opens a new

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