5 Song Set is a five song music podcast, featuring an eclectic mix of generally upbeat music. You can listen to the individual episodes and find more information in the show notes on the shows page, or if you want to subscribe to the podcast, you can do so by pointing your podcatcher at the feed page. You can find more detailed instructions on this website. Also, the podcast is available for free at the iTunes Store.

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 Play Episode 149: A Lady Leads The Band from November 26, 2019 - or check out the show notes for links to the songs, the bands and more information.

There are lots of famous big band leaders, but did you know that some of them were women? In this episode, we'll hear five songs by the women who led the bands. The songs are:

  • "Traveling Blues" by Lovie Austin And Her Blues Serenaders
  • "Last Dollar" by Blanche Calloway and Her Orchestra
  • "Georgia's Gorgeous Gal" by Ina Ray Hutton and Her Melodears
  • "Honeysuckle Rose" by Mildred Bailey And Her Alley Cats
  • "Jump Children" by International Sweethearts of Rhythm

If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact 5songset@gmail.com. Also, a big thanks to all the musicians in these podcasts for giving me permission to use their songs and to Alexander Piterskiy for the theme music.