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1920s and 1930s Jazz and Pop guaranteed to wake up the mind and make it smile. Music that shimmers with wit and levity and beats with the pulse of life. Updated weekly! Playlists at http://radiolablog.blogspot.com

About Andy Senior

I have been a fan of early 20th century music as long as I can remember. Consequently, over the past 40+ years I have amassed a huge trove of pre-1940 recordings which I transfer and restore to create each week's edition of Radiola.

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The music of the 1920s and 1930s has a lightness and a vitality totally lacking in other musical realms. Also, it could be sophisticated, smart, and funny. It is not the over-processed, demographically-targeted pop of later years. It was all in one take, all on one mike, spontaneous, and totally in the moment. Hence it is still fresh, joyous, and new, even after eight decades. Playlists and original broadcast dates for each program may be found at my Radiola! blog.

ANOTHER ROUND This RADIOLA! raises a glass to another supposed milestone.

PARTIAL ECLIPSE This RADIOLA! is half-hidden even from itself.

UNREQUITED INFECTION This RADIOLA! is taking certain precautions against hypochondria.

OVERSPECIALIZATION This RADIOLA! suggests that there are worse things than being a dilettante.

THE NOT FOUND ERA This RADIOLA! might be losing it.

A LITTLE BIT STAGNANT This RADIOLA! discerns that it's Midnight at the Stasis Oasis

STILL GETTING THERE This RADIOLA! is arriving somewhere on schedule.

JELLOPHANT IN THE ROOM This RADIOLA! is trying not to think about the obvious.

WHAT REMAINS This RADIOLA! has more leftovers than it knows what to do with.

OFF DEMAND This RADIOLA! is full of great music that nobody asked for.