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Hooray For Captain Spaulding!

From Coast Coast, from every state in the Union…it’s Groucho Marx and…

The Coffee Cantata

Two keys to any good marriage: understanding and coffee.

Luck Be A Lady

Okay, so you probably know Sinatra’s version better. Frankie was even considered for Marlon’s Sky Masterson role, but studio execs wanted Brando’s box-office appeal ...

Tell Tchaikowksky to Move!

That riff can only mean one thing…you’re listening to Chuck Berry…and you’re on the Sound Beat. Okay, two things.

The 1000 Islands Song

Arthur Godfrey was a 50’s tv and radio icon, an aviator, equestrian…but not such a great tour leader. You’re on the Sound Beat You’re ...

Everything Melba

Dame Nellie Melba’s Farewell speech, recorded at Covent Garden in 1926. Plus...dessert!

Whoopin’ the Blues

One of the most distinctive signature sounds in all of recorded music.

In the Still of the Night

Nighttime is often the right time for thoughtful reflection..especially when one is on guard duty in the Army.

Seattle Hunch

How Jelly Roll Morton struck jazz gold in the Emerald City.

Double Trouble

Frankie Jaxon had a rather unique performing edge.

Gracie Discovers A Movie Star

George Burns knew the secret to his success…his wife Gracie.

Slow and Low

Barbecue is the best thing to happen to picnics since sliced bread…though if you want to get technical about it, you’d reverse the two.
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